H Forssell

Summary

Affiliation: University of Turku
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Sensory dysfunction in burning mouth syndrome
    Heli Forssell
    Department of Oral Diseases, Turku University Central Hospital, Lemminkaisenkatu 2, FIN 20520 Turku, Finland
    Pain 99:41-7. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Striatal dopamine D1 and D2 receptors in burning mouth syndrome
    Nora Hagelberg
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Turku University Central Hospital, PO Box 52, FIN 20521, Turku, Finland
    Pain 101:149-54. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Striatal dopamine D2 receptors in modulation of pain in humans: a review
    Nora Hagelberg
    Turku PET Centre, Turku University Central Hospital and University of Turku, 20520 Turku, Finland
    Eur J Pharmacol 500:187-92. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint [Facial pain--a complicated problem]
    Heli Forssell
    TYKS n suusairauksien klinikka ja kipuklinikka, Turku
    Duodecim 120:2073-8. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Pain and pain behavior in burning mouth syndrome: a pain diary study
    Heli Forssell
    Department of Oral Diseases and Pain Clinic, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    J Orofac Pain 26:117-25. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Venlafaxine in the treatment of atypical facial pain: a randomized controlled trial
    Heli Forssell
    Department of Oral Diseases Pain Clinic, Turku University Central Hospital Turku, Finland
    J Orofac Pain 18:131-7. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Occlusal treatments in temporomandibular disorders: a qualitative systematic review of randomized controlled trials
    H Forssell
    Department of Oral Diseases, Turku University Central Hospital, Lemminkaisenkatu 2, FIN 20520, Turku, Finland
    Pain 83:549-60. 1999
  8. ncbi request reprint Application of principles of evidence-based medicine to occlusal treatment for temporomandibular disorders: are there lessons to be learned?
    Heli Forssell
    Department of Oral Diseases Pain Clinic, Turku University Central Hospital, Turku, Finland
    J Orofac Pain 18:9-22; discussion 23-32. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Sensory regeneration following intraoperatively verified trigeminal nerve injury
    S K Jääskeläinen
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Turku University Hospital, Finland
    Neurology 62:1951-7. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative monitoring of the inferior alveolar nerve during mandibular sagittal-split osteotomy
    S K Jääskeläinen
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Turku University Central Hospital, PL 52, FI 20521 Turku, Finland
    Muscle Nerve 23:368-75. 2000

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. ncbi request reprint Sensory dysfunction in burning mouth syndrome
    Heli Forssell
    Department of Oral Diseases, Turku University Central Hospital, Lemminkaisenkatu 2, FIN 20520 Turku, Finland
    Pain 99:41-7. 2002
    ..4) There were only five patients with normal findings in both tests. The present findings with strong evidence for neuropathic background in BMS will hopefully provide insights for new therapeutic strategies...
  2. ncbi request reprint Striatal dopamine D1 and D2 receptors in burning mouth syndrome
    Nora Hagelberg
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Turku University Central Hospital, PO Box 52, FIN 20521, Turku, Finland
    Pain 101:149-54. 2003
    ..65+/-0.05 vs. 0.70+/-0.05, P=0.05) when compared to controls. Increased 11C-raclopride uptake and the subsequent decrease in the D1/D2 ratio may indicate a decline in endogenous dopamine levels in the putamen in burning mouth patients...
  3. ncbi request reprint Striatal dopamine D2 receptors in modulation of pain in humans: a review
    Nora Hagelberg
    Turku PET Centre, Turku University Central Hospital and University of Turku, 20520 Turku, Finland
    Eur J Pharmacol 500:187-92. 2004
    ..We propose that the striatal dopamine D2 receptor may be an important target for the diagnosis and treatment of chronic pain...
  4. ncbi request reprint [Facial pain--a complicated problem]
    Heli Forssell
    TYKS n suusairauksien klinikka ja kipuklinikka, Turku
    Duodecim 120:2073-8. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Pain and pain behavior in burning mouth syndrome: a pain diary study
    Heli Forssell
    Department of Oral Diseases and Pain Clinic, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    J Orofac Pain 26:117-25. 2012
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Venlafaxine in the treatment of atypical facial pain: a randomized controlled trial
    Heli Forssell
    Department of Oral Diseases Pain Clinic, Turku University Central Hospital Turku, Finland
    J Orofac Pain 18:131-7. 2004
    ..To study in a randomized placebo-controlled design the efficacy of the antidepressant venlafaxine, a serotonin and a weak noradrenaline reuptake inhibitor, in the treatment of atypical facial pain (AFP)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Occlusal treatments in temporomandibular disorders: a qualitative systematic review of randomized controlled trials
    H Forssell
    Department of Oral Diseases, Turku University Central Hospital, Lemminkaisenkatu 2, FIN 20520, Turku, Finland
    Pain 83:549-60. 1999
    ..The use of occlusal splints may be of some benefit in the treatment of TMD. Evidence for the use of occlusal adjustment is lacking. There is an obvious need for well designed controlled studies to analyse the current clinical practices...
  8. ncbi request reprint Application of principles of evidence-based medicine to occlusal treatment for temporomandibular disorders: are there lessons to be learned?
    Heli Forssell
    Department of Oral Diseases Pain Clinic, Turku University Central Hospital, Turku, Finland
    J Orofac Pain 18:9-22; discussion 23-32. 2004
    ..None of the occlusal adjustment studies provided evidence supporting the use of this treatment method. The clinical implications of the findings and future perspectives are discussed...
  9. ncbi request reprint Sensory regeneration following intraoperatively verified trigeminal nerve injury
    S K Jääskeläinen
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Turku University Hospital, Finland
    Neurology 62:1951-7. 2004
    ..To follow recovery of sensory function mediated by both myelinated and unmyelinated axons in relation to the type of inferior alveolar nerve (IAN) injury...
  10. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative monitoring of the inferior alveolar nerve during mandibular sagittal-split osteotomy
    S K Jääskeläinen
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Turku University Central Hospital, PL 52, FI 20521 Turku, Finland
    Muscle Nerve 23:368-75. 2000
    ..This technique for intraoperative monitoring of the IAN seems to be a feasible and promising tool for objective evaluation of intraoperative events and for prevention of nerve injury during BSSO...
  11. ncbi request reprint An evaluation of clinical and electrophysiologic tests in nerve injury diagnosis after mandibular sagittal split osteotomy
    T Teerijoki-Oksa
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Clinical Neurophysiology, Turku University Central Hospital, Lemminkaisenkatu 2, 20520 Turku, Finland
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 32:15-23. 2003
    ..To increase the diagnostic accuracy of the testing and to detect different types of damage in different nerve fibre populations, a combination of different sensory and electrophysiologic tests is recommended...
  12. ncbi request reprint Recovery of nerve injury after mandibular sagittal split osteotomy. Diagnostic value of clinical and electrophysiologic tests in the follow-up
    T Teerijoki-Oksa
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Turku University Hospital, Lemminkaisenkatu 2, 20520, Turku, Finland
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 33:134-40. 2004
    ..The W/C, BSD, S/B and WDT tests had the best early positive predictive values. Electrophysiologic tests had higher negative predictive values compared to clinical tests...
  13. ncbi request reprint Abnormalities of the blink reflex in burning mouth syndrome
    S K Jääskeläinen
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Turku University Central Hospital, Finland
    Pain 73:455-60. 1997
    ..The abnormalities of the BR tests appeared to be related to longer disease duration. Our results suggest a possible pathologic involvement of the nervous system in chronic BMS...
  14. ncbi request reprint Differences and similarities between atypical facial pain and trigeminal neuropathic pain
    Heli Forssell
    Department of Oral Diseases, University Hospital, PL 52, FIN 20521 Turku, Finland
    Neurology 69:1451-9. 2007
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  15. ncbi request reprint Electrophysiological testing of the trigeminofacial system: aid in the diagnosis of atypical facial pain
    S K Jääskeläinen
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Turku University Central Hospital, Finland
    Pain 80:191-200. 1999
    ..Electrophysiological testing may offer a valuable tool for both the clinical evaluation, and the scientific study of AFP...
  16. ncbi request reprint Expectations and perceptions regarding treatment: a prospective study of patients undergoing orthognathic surgery
    H Forssell
    Department of Oral Diseases, Turku University Central Hospital, Finland
    Int J Adult Orthodon Orthognath Surg 13:107-13. 1998
    ..The finding that functional issues were of greater significance to patients than esthetic concerns differs from findings in most previous studies. The difference may at least partly be explained by sociocultural differences...
  17. ncbi request reprint Role of the dopaminergic system in chronic pain -- a fluorodopa-PET study
    S K Jääskeläinen
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Turku University Central Hospital, PL 52, FI 20 521 Turku, Finland
    Pain 90:257-60. 2001
    ..The present result provides direct evidence of the involvement of the nigrostriatal dopaminergic system in pain for the first time in a clinical pain condition...
  18. ncbi request reprint Integrative group therapy outcome related to psychosocial characteristics in patients with chronic pain
    S Talo
    The Social Insurance Institution, Research and Development Centre, Turku, Finland
    Int J Rehabil Res 24:25-33. 2001
    ..However, the results also suggested that cluster analysis technique may be a very robust method to divide patients into 'homogenized' subgroups...
  19. ncbi request reprint Neurophysiologic and quantitative sensory testing in the diagnosis of trigeminal neuropathy and neuropathic pain
    Satu K Jääskeläinen
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Turku University Hospital, P O Box 52, FIN 20521 Turku, Finland
    Pain 117:349-57. 2005
    ..012). Neurophysiologic tests and thermal QST provide sensitive tools for accurate diagnosis of trigeminal neuropathy and study of pathophysiological features characteristic to human neuropathic pain...
  20. ncbi request reprint Searching for an assessment instrument to determine temporomandibular disorder pain profiles for the purposes of primary health care
    Heli Forssell
    Department of Oral Diseases Pain Clinic, Turku University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Rehabil Res 28:203-9. 2005
    ..The results seem to support the main assumption of our study that the GCP scale is a simple screening tool suitable for identifying primary care TMD patients with various types of pain profiles...
  21. ncbi request reprint Risk factors of nerve injury during mandibular sagittal split osteotomy
    T Teerijoki-Oksa
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Turku University Central Hospital, Finland
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 31:33-9. 2002
    ..52, P = 0.02) may increase the risk of IAN injury. There was no correlation between the age of the patients and the electrophysiological grade of nerve damage...
  22. ncbi request reprint Altered dopamine D2 receptor binding in atypical facial pain
    Nora Hagelberg
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Turku University Central Hospital, P O Box 52, FIN 20521 Turku, Finland
    Pain 106:43-8. 2003
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  23. ncbi request reprint Interventions for the treatment of burning mouth syndrome: a systematic review
    Joanna M Zakrzewska
    Department of Clinical and Diagnostic Oral Sciences, Barts and The London, Queen Mary s School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, United Kingdom
    J Orofac Pain 17:293-300. 2003
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