Sargo Aalto

Summary

Affiliation: University of Turku
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Short-term psychodynamic psychotherapy and fluoxetine in major depressive disorder: a randomized comparative study
    Jouko K Salminen
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Psychother Psychosom 77:351-7. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Brain dopamine d1 receptors in twins discordant for schizophrenia
    Jussi Hirvonen
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Turku, Kunnallissairaalantie 20, Bldg 9, 20700 Turku, Finland
    Am J Psychiatry 163:1747-53. 2006
  3. doi request reprint Effects of antidepressant drug treatment and psychotherapy on striatal and thalamic dopamine D2/3 receptors in major depressive disorder studied with [11C]raclopride PET
    Jussi Hirvonen
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    J Psychopharmacol 25:1329-36. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Striatal dopamine D1 and D2 receptor balance in twins at increased genetic risk for schizophrenia
    Jussi Hirvonen
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Turku, 20520, Finland
    Psychiatry Res 146:13-20. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Sevoflurane and propofol increase 11C-flumazenil binding to gamma-aminobutyric acidA receptors in humans
    Elina Salmi
    Turku PET Centre, Turku University Hospital, PO Box 52, FIN 20521 Turku, Finland
    Anesth Analg 99:1420-6; table of contents. 2004
  6. doi request reprint Reproducibility of automated simplified voxel-based analysis of PET amyloid ligand [11C]PIB uptake using 30-min scanning data
    Sargo Aalto
    Turku PET Centre, University of Turku and Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 36:1651-60. 2009
  7. doi request reprint A follow-up study on 6-[18F]fluoro-L-dopa uptake in early Parkinson's disease shows nonlinear progression in the putamen
    Anna Brück
    Turku PET Centre, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Mov Disord 24:1009-15. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Measurement of central mu-opioid receptor binding in vivo with PET and [11C]carfentanil: a test-retest study in healthy subjects
    Jussi Hirvonen
    Turku PET Centre, University of Turku and Turku University Central Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 36:275-86. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Impaired cognitive performance in Parkinson's disease is related to caudate dopaminergic hypofunction and hippocampal atrophy
    Pekka Jokinen
    Turku University Hospital, University of Turku, FIN 20521 Turku, Finland
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 15:88-93. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Measurement of GABAA receptor binding in vivo with [11C]flumazenil: a test-retest study in healthy subjects
    Elina Salmi
    Turku PET Centre, University of Turku and Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Turku University Hospital, Finland
    Neuroimage 41:260-9. 2008

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  1. doi request reprint Short-term psychodynamic psychotherapy and fluoxetine in major depressive disorder: a randomized comparative study
    Jouko K Salminen
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Psychother Psychosom 77:351-7. 2008
    ..We conducted a comparative study on the efficacy of STPP versus fluoxetine treatment in patients with major depressive disorder in a primary care setting...
  2. ncbi request reprint Brain dopamine d1 receptors in twins discordant for schizophrenia
    Jussi Hirvonen
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Turku, Kunnallissairaalantie 20, Bldg 9, 20700 Turku, Finland
    Am J Psychiatry 163:1747-53. 2006
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Effects of antidepressant drug treatment and psychotherapy on striatal and thalamic dopamine D2/3 receptors in major depressive disorder studied with [11C]raclopride PET
    Jussi Hirvonen
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    J Psychopharmacol 25:1329-36. 2011
    ..The effects of fluoxetine on thalamic dopamine systems need to be further explored...
  4. ncbi request reprint Striatal dopamine D1 and D2 receptor balance in twins at increased genetic risk for schizophrenia
    Jussi Hirvonen
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Turku, 20520, Finland
    Psychiatry Res 146:13-20. 2006
    ..In this sample, we did not find evidence for an association between increased genetic risk for schizophrenia and altered D1/D2 receptor balance in the striatum...
  5. ncbi request reprint Sevoflurane and propofol increase 11C-flumazenil binding to gamma-aminobutyric acidA receptors in humans
    Elina Salmi
    Turku PET Centre, Turku University Hospital, PO Box 52, FIN 20521 Turku, Finland
    Anesth Analg 99:1420-6; table of contents. 2004
    ..Our findings support the involvement of GABA(A) receptors in the mechanism of action of both anesthetics in humans...
  6. doi request reprint Reproducibility of automated simplified voxel-based analysis of PET amyloid ligand [11C]PIB uptake using 30-min scanning data
    Sargo Aalto
    Turku PET Centre, University of Turku and Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 36:1651-60. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate both region- and voxel-level reproducibility of automated and simplified [11C]PIB quantitation when using only 30 min of imaging data...
  7. doi request reprint A follow-up study on 6-[18F]fluoro-L-dopa uptake in early Parkinson's disease shows nonlinear progression in the putamen
    Anna Brück
    Turku PET Centre, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Mov Disord 24:1009-15. 2009
    ..3 between 2 and 5 years (P = 0.4). These results suggest that progression of putaminal dopaminergic hypofuncion in PD follows a nonlinear pattern at least in the contralateral side being faster in the beginning of the disease...
  8. doi request reprint Measurement of central mu-opioid receptor binding in vivo with PET and [11C]carfentanil: a test-retest study in healthy subjects
    Jussi Hirvonen
    Turku PET Centre, University of Turku and Turku University Central Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 36:275-86. 2009
    ..11)C]Carfentanil has been widely used in positron emission tomography (PET) studies for measuring micro-opioid receptor binding in humans, but the reproducibility of the binding parameter estimates is unknown...
  9. doi request reprint Impaired cognitive performance in Parkinson's disease is related to caudate dopaminergic hypofunction and hippocampal atrophy
    Pekka Jokinen
    Turku University Hospital, University of Turku, FIN 20521 Turku, Finland
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 15:88-93. 2009
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Measurement of GABAA receptor binding in vivo with [11C]flumazenil: a test-retest study in healthy subjects
    Elina Salmi
    Turku PET Centre, University of Turku and Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Turku University Hospital, Finland
    Neuroimage 41:260-9. 2008
    ..The voxel-based analysis methods are proper alternative as the reliability is preserved and analysis automated...
  11. doi request reprint Xenon does not affect gamma-aminobutyric acid type A receptor binding in humans
    Elina Salmi
    Turku PET Centre, Turku, Finland
    Anesth Analg 106:129-34, table of contents. 2008
    ..The mechanism of anesthetic action of xenon in the living human brain still remains to be determined...
  12. ncbi request reprint Mobile phone affects cerebral blood flow in humans
    Sargo Aalto
    Turku PET Centre, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    J Cereb Blood Flow Metab 26:885-90. 2006
    ..Our results provide the first evidence, suggesting that the EMF emitted by a commercial mobile phone affects rCBF in humans. These results are consistent with the postulation that EMF induces changes in neuronal activity...
  13. ncbi request reprint Regression analysis utilizing subjective evaluation of emotional experience in PET studies on emotions
    Sargo Aalto
    Department of Psychology, Abo Akademi University, FIN 20500 Turku, Finland
    Brain Res Brain Res Protoc 15:142-54. 2005
    ..Thus, SSRA might be able to catch the idiosyncratic aspects of the emotional response better than traditional subtraction analysis...
  14. ncbi request reprint Subanesthetic ketamine does not affect 11C-flumazenil binding in humans
    Elina Salmi
    Turku PET Centre, PO Box 52, FIN 20521 Turku, Finland
    Anesth Analg 101:722-5, table of contents. 2005
    ..Ketamine did not affect (11)C-flumazenil binding to GABA(A) receptor in the brain, indicating that this mechanism is of minor importance in the actions of subanesthetic ketamine...
  15. ncbi request reprint S-ketamine anesthesia increases cerebral blood flow in excess of the metabolic needs in humans
    Jaakko W Långsjö
    Turku PET Centre, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Anesthesiology 103:258-68. 2005
    ..Animal studies have demonstrated neuroprotective properties of S-ketamine, but its effects on cerebral blood flow (CBF), metabolic rate of oxygen (CMRO2), and glucose metabolic rate (GMR) have not been comprehensively studied in humans...
  16. ncbi request reprint The worried young adult as a primary care patient
    Virpi Laakso
    Primary Health Care Centre, PL 42, FIN 30101 Forssa, Finland
    Fam Pract 22:406-11. 2005
    ..Being worried about one's complaint is common among primary health care patients. Persistent and intensive worry may, however, have negative consequences...
  17. ncbi request reprint Effects of a 902 MHz mobile phone on cerebral blood flow in humans: a PET study
    Christian Haarala
    Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Neuroreport 14:2019-23. 2003
    ..Therefore, it is not reasoned to attribute this finding to the EMF emitted by the phone. Further study on human rCBF during exposure to EMF of a mobile phone is needed...
  18. pmc Reproducibility of striatal and thalamic dopamine D2 receptor binding using [11C]raclopride with high-resolution positron emission tomography
    Kati Alakurtti
    Turku PET Centre, University of Turku and Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    J Cereb Blood Flow Metab 31:155-65. 2011
    ..However, the ICC values were only moderate, in the range of 0.34 to 0.66, for all regions except the putamen (0.87). Experimental signal processing methods improved neither ICC nor VAR values significantly...
  19. ncbi request reprint Effects of fluoxetine on dopamine D2 receptors in the human brain: a positron emission tomography study with [11C]raclopride
    Jani Penttilä
    Department of Psychiatry, Paijat Hame Central Hospital, FIN 15850 Lahti, Finland
    Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 7:431-9. 2004
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Increased presynaptic dopamine function in Asperger syndrome
    Taina S Nieminen-von Wendt
    Department of Child Neurology, Hospital for Children and Adolescents, Helsinki University Central Hospital, PL 280, FIN 00029 HYKS, Helsinki, Finland
    Neuroreport 15:757-60. 2004
    ..Partially similar results have also been obtained in schizophrenia, suggesting an overlap not only of the clinical features but also of pathogenesis...