R L Antikainen
Affiliation: Oulu Municipal Health Center
- Systolic blood pressure, isolated systolic hypertension and risk of coronary heart disease, strokes, cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality in the middle-aged populationR Antikainen
Health Centre Hospital of Oulu, Finland
J Hypertens 16:577-83. 1998....
- The determinants of left ventricular hypertrophy defined by Sokolow-Lyon criteria in untreated hypertensive patientsR Antikainen
Imperial College School of Medicine, London, UK
J Hum Hypertens 17:159-64. 2003..This study confirms the adverse association between ECG LVH and SBP and DBP, male gender, black race and decreased BMI. It also addresses the less well-known associations of blood glucose, cholesterol, smoking and alcohol consumption...
- Left ventricular hypertrophy determined by Sokolow-Lyon criteria: a different predictor in women than in men?R L Antikainen
Imperial College Faculty of Medicine, London, UK
J Hum Hypertens 20:451-9. 2006..8 and 8.5% in men, respectively. In conclusion, the greater the baseline ECG voltage sum, the greater the associated CVD mortality risk. Women tended to have a high risk of stroke mortality owing to LVH despite adjustments...
- Despite evidence-based guidelines, systolic blood pressure remains inadequately controlled in older hypertensive adultsR L Antikainen
Oulu City Hospital, Oulu, Finland
J Hum Hypertens 24:439-46. 2010..001) and from 16 to 30% in women (P=0.003). Hypertension care in older adults has improved in Finland during 1997 to 2007. The situation is not optimal: the main problem in this age group is high SBP...
- Left ventricular hypertrophy by Sokolow-Lyon voltage criterion predicts mortality in overweight hypertensive subjectsR L Antikainen
Care of the Elderly, Division of Medicine, Imperial College, London, UK
J Hum Hypertens 23:20-6. 2009..The excess high risk of dying was evident especially in women with LVH in the highest BMI quartiles. When ECG detects LVH in overweight subjects, it is a good predictor of mortality despite the lower sensitivity in this group...
- Excess mortality associated with increased pulse pressure among middle-aged men and women is explained by high systolic blood pressureR L Antikainen
Health Center Hospital of Oulu and Department of Internal Medicine, Oulu University, Finland
J Hypertens 18:417-23. 2000..To assess the risk of death from coronary heart disease, stroke, all cardiovascular diseases and all-cause mortality associated with pulse pressure among the middle-aged population...