H Kiviranta

Summary

Affiliation: National Public Health Institute
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Dietary intakes of polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins, dibenzofurans and polychlorinated biphenyls in Finland
    H Kiviranta
    Division of Environmental Health, National Public Health Institute, Kuopio, Finland
    Food Addit Contam 18:945-53. 2001
  2. pmc Polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins, dibenzofurans, and biphenyls in fishermen in Finland
    Hannu Kiviranta
    National Public Health Institute, Department of Environmental Health, Kuopio, Finland
    Environ Health Perspect 110:355-61. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint PCDD/Fs and PCBs in Baltic herring during the 1990s
    Hannu Kiviranta
    Department of Environmental Health, National Public Health Institute, P O Box 95, FIN 70701 Kuopio, Finland
    Chemosphere 50:1201-16. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins, dibenzofurans, and biphenyls in the general population in Finland
    Hannu Kiviranta
    Department of Environmental Health, National Public Health Institute, P O Box 95, FI 70701 Kuopio, Finland
    Chemosphere 60:854-69. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Market basket study on dietary intake of PCDD/Fs, PCBs, and PBDEs in Finland
    Hannu Kiviranta
    Department of Environmental Health, National Public Health Institute, PO Box 95, Kuopio 70701, Finland
    Environ Int 30:923-32. 2004
  6. doi request reprint Dioxins, polychlorinated biphenyls, methyl mercury and omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids as biomarkers of fish consumption
    A W Turunen
    Department of Environmental Health, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Kuopio, Finland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 64:313-23. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Fish consumption, omega-3 fatty acids, and environmental contaminants in relation to low-grade inflammation and early atherosclerosis
    A W Turunen
    Department of Environmental Health, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Neulaniementie 4, P O Box 95, FI 70210 KUOPIO, Finland
    Environ Res 120:43-54. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Dietary accumulation efficiencies and biotransformation of polybrominated diphenyl ethers in farmed Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar)
    P Isosaari
    Department of Environmental Health, National Public Health Institute, PO Box 95, FI 70701 Kuopio, Finland
    Food Addit Contam 22:829-37. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Endotoxins and IgG antibodies as indicators of occupational exposure to the microbial contaminants of metal-working fluids
    S Laitinen
    Kuopio Regional Institute of Occupational Health, P O Box 93, FIN 70701 Kuopio, Finland
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 72:443-50. 1999
  10. doi request reprint Pollutant concentrations in placenta
    O Leino
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, Terveyden ja hyvinvoinnin laitos, Kuopio, Finland
    Food Chem Toxicol 54:59-69. 2013

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  1. ncbi request reprint Dietary intakes of polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins, dibenzofurans and polychlorinated biphenyls in Finland
    H Kiviranta
    Division of Environmental Health, National Public Health Institute, Kuopio, Finland
    Food Addit Contam 18:945-53. 2001
    ..Thus, the total intake of PCDD/Fs and PCBs was 100 pg TEqday(-1) (1.3pg TEqkg(-1) b.w. day(-1)), which is within the range of tolerable daily intake (TDI) proposed by the WHO (1-4pg TEqkg(-1) b.w. day(-1))...
  2. pmc Polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins, dibenzofurans, and biphenyls in fishermen in Finland
    Hannu Kiviranta
    National Public Health Institute, Department of Environmental Health, Kuopio, Finland
    Environ Health Perspect 110:355-61. 2002
    ..Age was the only significant predictor of ln WHO(PCDD/F)-TEq, whereas age, amount of fish eaten, and place of residence were significant predictors of ln WHO(PCB)-TEq, and ln total WHO-TEq...
  3. ncbi request reprint PCDD/Fs and PCBs in Baltic herring during the 1990s
    Hannu Kiviranta
    Department of Environmental Health, National Public Health Institute, P O Box 95, FIN 70701 Kuopio, Finland
    Chemosphere 50:1201-16. 2003
    ..Between the two studied time points no clear downward trend in concentrations was observed...
  4. ncbi request reprint Polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins, dibenzofurans, and biphenyls in the general population in Finland
    Hannu Kiviranta
    Department of Environmental Health, National Public Health Institute, P O Box 95, FI 70701 Kuopio, Finland
    Chemosphere 60:854-69. 2005
    ..Age, lactation, place of residence, and fish consumption frequencies were significant predictors in the models...
  5. ncbi request reprint Market basket study on dietary intake of PCDD/Fs, PCBs, and PBDEs in Finland
    Hannu Kiviranta
    Department of Environmental Health, National Public Health Institute, PO Box 95, Kuopio 70701, Finland
    Environ Int 30:923-32. 2004
    ..This additional source seemed to be found in the market basket that included beverages, spices, and sweets...
  6. doi request reprint Dioxins, polychlorinated biphenyls, methyl mercury and omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids as biomarkers of fish consumption
    A W Turunen
    Department of Environmental Health, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Kuopio, Finland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 64:313-23. 2010
    ..To assess biomarkers and frequency questions as measures of fish consumption...
  7. doi request reprint Fish consumption, omega-3 fatty acids, and environmental contaminants in relation to low-grade inflammation and early atherosclerosis
    A W Turunen
    Department of Environmental Health, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Neulaniementie 4, P O Box 95, FI 70210 KUOPIO, Finland
    Environ Res 120:43-54. 2013
    ..However, most fish contain environmental contaminants such as dibenzo-p-dioxins and dibenzofurans (PCDD/Fs), polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), and methylmercury (MeHg) that may have adverse effects on cardiovascular health...
  8. ncbi request reprint Dietary accumulation efficiencies and biotransformation of polybrominated diphenyl ethers in farmed Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar)
    P Isosaari
    Department of Environmental Health, National Public Health Institute, PO Box 95, FI 70701 Kuopio, Finland
    Food Addit Contam 22:829-37. 2005
    ..The PBDE concentration in salmon of different ages, fed on a known concentration of PBDEs in fish feed, could be predicted by using the accumulation efficiencies determined in this study...
  9. ncbi request reprint Endotoxins and IgG antibodies as indicators of occupational exposure to the microbial contaminants of metal-working fluids
    S Laitinen
    Kuopio Regional Institute of Occupational Health, P O Box 93, FIN 70701 Kuopio, Finland
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 72:443-50. 1999
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate workers' exposure to microbes and bacterial endotoxins during the use of metal-working fluids (MWF)...
  10. doi request reprint Pollutant concentrations in placenta
    O Leino
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, Terveyden ja hyvinvoinnin laitos, Kuopio, Finland
    Food Chem Toxicol 54:59-69. 2013
    ..We also conclude that sources of the above four pollutants are similar but differ from the sources of polybrominated diphenyl ethers...
  11. pmc Associations between congenital cryptorchidism in newborn boys and levels of dioxins and PCBs in placenta
    H E Virtanen
    Departments of Physiology and Paediatrics, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Int J Androl 35:283-93. 2012
    ..In conclusion, no association between placenta levels of dioxins or PCBs and congenital cryptorchidism was found. Significant country differences in chemical levels were observed...
  12. pmc Cancer risk near a polluted river in Finland
    Pia K Verkasalo
    Department of Environmental Health, National Public Health Institute, Kuopio, Finland
    Environ Health Perspect 112:1026-31. 2004
    ..0 km from the river. Despite the limitations of exposure assessment, we cannot exclude the possibility that residence near the river may have contributed to a small increase in cancer risk, especially among farmers...
  13. pmc Flame retardants in placenta and breast milk and cryptorchidism in newborn boys
    Katharina Maria Main
    University Department of Growth and Reproduction, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Environ Health Perspect 115:1519-26. 2007
    ..Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) are widely used in Western countries...
  14. ncbi request reprint Organohalogen pollutants in herring from the northern Baltic Sea: concentrations, congener profiles and explanatory factors
    Jaana Koistinen
    National Public Health Institute, Department of Environmental Health, P O Box 95, FI 70701 Kuopio, Finland
    Environ Pollut 154:172-83. 2008
    ..Similar concentrations in small and large herring in the Gulf of Finland were possibly due to their common nutrition. In the other areas, differences between small and large herring most likely reflected their different food sources...
  15. doi request reprint Blood levels of organotin compounds and their relation to fish consumption in Finland
    Panu Rantakokko
    National Public Health Institute, Department of Environmental Health, P O Box 95, FIN 70701 Kuopio, Finland
    Sci Total Environ 399:90-5. 2008
    ..72-3.14). To the best of our knowledge, this study confirmed for the first time with human samples that fish consumption can be associated with triphenyltin concentration in whole blood...
  16. doi request reprint Mortality in a cohort with high fish consumption
    Anu W Turunen
    National Public Health Institute, Department of Environmental Health, Kuopio, Finland
    Int J Epidemiol 37:1008-17. 2008
    ..Our aim was to assess the mortality of fishermen and fishermen's wives in Finland, presuming that the mortality reflects their high consumption of contaminated fish...
  17. doi request reprint Profiles of polybrominated diphenyl ethers in aquatic biota
    Ott Roots
    Estonian Environmental Research Institute, Estonian Marine Institute, Tallinn, Estonia
    Arh Hig Rada Toksikol 59:153-9. 2008
    ..However, the profiles of PBDEs in fish from the Baltic are very similar and form a tight "cluster". PBDE profiles in crustaceans appear different from those in fish...
  18. ncbi request reprint Spatial distibution and temporal accumulation of polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins, dibenzofurans, and biphenyls in the Gulf of Finland
    Pirjo Isosaari
    Department of Environmental Health, National Public Health Institute, Kuopio, Finland
    Environ Sci Technol 36:2560-5. 2002
    ..Moreover, the reduced PCDD/F and PCB concentrations were partly due to the dilution by increased dry matter deposition. PCBs were uniformly distributed over the gulf, and the PCB load in the polluted area was 2020 kg or 0.14 kg WHO-TEG...
  19. ncbi request reprint Interference of contaminated sediment extracts and environmental pollutants with retinoid signaling
    Jiri Novak
    Research Centre for Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology, Masaryk University, Kamenice 3, 625 00 Brno, Czech Republic
    Environ Toxicol Chem 26:1591-9. 2007
    ..However, the effects of PAHs on the retinoic acid signaling pathways do not seem to be mediated directly by crosstalk with aryl hydrocarbon receptor...
  20. ncbi request reprint Human dietary intake of organochlorines from Baltic herring: implications of individual fish variability and fisheries management
    Mikko Kiljunen
    Department of Biological and Environmental Science, University of Jyvaskyla, Finland
    Ambio 36:257-64. 2007
    ..Increased fishing would only slightly decrease organochlorine concentrations of herring in the Finnish fish market...
  21. ncbi request reprint Accumulation and distribution of polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxin, dibenzofuran, and polychlorinated biphenyl congeners in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar)
    Pirjo Isosaari
    National Public Health Institute, Department of Environmental Health, P O Box 95, FIN 70701 Kuopio, Finland
    Environ Toxicol Chem 23:1672-9. 2004
    ..Differences in the behavior of PCDD/F and PCB congeners resulted in a selective enrichment of the most toxic congeners in salmon...
  22. ncbi request reprint Risk-benefit analysis of eating farmed salmon
    Jouni T Tuomisto
    Science 305:476-7; author reply 476-7. 2004
  23. ncbi request reprint Soft-tissue sarcoma and dioxin: A case-control study
    Jouni T Tuomisto
    Department of Environmental Health, National Public Health Institute, PO Box 95, FIN 70701 Kuopio, Finland
    Int J Cancer 108:893-900. 2004
    ..The results imply that dioxin does not increase the risk of soft-tissue sarcoma at the present population levels...
  24. ncbi request reprint The dependence of organohalogen compound concentrations on herring age and size in the Bothnian Sea, northern Baltic
    Raimo Parmanne
    Finnish Game and Fisheries Research Institute, P O Box 2, FI 00791 Helsinki, Finland
    Mar Pollut Bull 52:149-61. 2006
    ..More intensive fishing could reduce the concentrations of organohalogens, including the abundant, accumulative and toxic 2,3,4,7,8-PeCDF congener in the Baltic herring catch...
  25. ncbi request reprint Natal and neonatal teeth in relation to environmental toxicants
    Satu Alaluusua
    Department of Pedodontics and Orthodontics, Institute of Dentistry, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Pediatr Res 52:652-5. 2002
    ..No association was found between pollutant levels and occurrence of natal and neonatal teeth, indicating that the prevailing levels of PCDD/Fs and PCBs are likely to be below the threshold to cause perinatal eruption of teeth...
  26. ncbi request reprint Dioxin concentrations in sediments of the Baltic Sea--a survey of existing data
    Matti Verta
    Finnish Environment Institute SYKE, P O Box 140, FI 00251 Helsinki, Finland
    Chemosphere 67:1762-75. 2007
    ..Major areas with data gaps cover the south-eastern and eastern coastal regions of the Baltic Proper and the southern Gulf of Finland...
  27. ncbi request reprint Predicting effects of exploitation rate on weight-at-age, population dynamics, and bioaccumulation of PCDD/Fs and PCBs in herring (Clupea harengus L.) in the Northern Baltic Sea
    Heikki Peltonen
    Finnish Environment Institute, FI 00251 Helsinki, Finland
    Environ Sci Technol 41:1849-55. 2007
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  28. ncbi request reprint Polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins, dibenzofurans, biphenyls, naphthalenes and polybrominated diphenyl ethers in the edible fish caught from the Baltic Sea and lakes in Finland
    Pirjo Isosaari
    National Public Health Institute, Department of Environmental Health, P O Box 95, FI 70701 Kuopio, Finland
    Environ Pollut 141:213-25. 2006
    ..Dioxin-like PCBs contributed to the total dioxin-like toxicity of PCBs and PCDD/Fs by 49+/-12% in all the analysed samples...
  29. ncbi request reprint Control of workers' exposure to airborne endotoxins and formaldehyde during the use of metalworking fluids
    Markku Linnainmaa
    Kuopio Regional Institute of Occupational Health, P O Box 93, FIN 70701 Kuopio, Finland
    AIHA J (Fairfax, Va) 64:496-500. 2003
    ..Triazine levels in MWF can be followed by the method described in this article. Workers' exposure to contaminants of MWF can be reduced substantially by enclosing the machines and equipping them with local exhausts...
  30. doi request reprint Detecting AhR ligands in sediments using bioluminescent reporter yeast
    Piia Leskinen
    Department of Biology, University of Turku, FI 20014 Turku, Finland
    Biosens Bioelectron 23:1850-5. 2008
    ..The yeast assay described in this paper can be useful in screening and prioritization of samples prior to chemical analysis. Moreover, the strain can be used in the construction of fibre-optic biosensors...