M Heiro

Summary

Affiliation: University of Turku
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Utility of serum C-reactive protein in assessing the outcome of infective endocarditis
    Maija Heiro
    Department of Medicine, Turku University Central Hospital, Kiinamyllynkatu 4 8, 20520 Turku, Finland
    Eur Heart J 26:1873-81. 2005
  2. pmc Infective endocarditis in a Finnish teaching hospital: a study on 326 episodes treated during 1980-2004
    M Heiro
    Department of Medicine, Turku University Hospital, Finland
    Heart 92:1457-62. 2006
  3. pmc Short-term and one-year outcome of infective endocarditis in adult patients treated in a Finnish teaching hospital during 1980-2004
    Maija Heiro
    Department of Medicine, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    BMC Infect Dis 7:78. 2007
  4. pmc Long-term outcome of infective endocarditis: a study on patients surviving over one year after the initial episode treated in a Finnish teaching hospital during 25 years
    Maija Heiro
    Department of Medicine, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    BMC Infect Dis 8:49. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Utility of C-reactive protein in assessing the disease severity and complications of community-acquired pneumonia
    U Hohenthal
    Department of Medicine, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Clin Microbiol Infect 15:1026-32. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Aetiological diagnosis of infective endocarditis by direct amplification of rRNA genes from surgically removed valve tissue. An 11-year experience in a Finnish teaching hospital
    Pirkko Kotilainen
    Department of Medicine, Turku University Hospital, Finland
    Ann Med 38:263-73. 2006

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. ncbi request reprint Utility of serum C-reactive protein in assessing the outcome of infective endocarditis
    Maija Heiro
    Department of Medicine, Turku University Central Hospital, Kiinamyllynkatu 4 8, 20520 Turku, Finland
    Eur Heart J 26:1873-81. 2005
    ..To evaluate the diagnostic usefulness of serial serum C-reactive protein determinations in monitoring the outcome of infective endocarditis (IE)...
  2. pmc Infective endocarditis in a Finnish teaching hospital: a study on 326 episodes treated during 1980-2004
    M Heiro
    Department of Medicine, Turku University Hospital, Finland
    Heart 92:1457-62. 2006
    ..To evaluate potential changes of infective endocarditis (IE) in patients treated in a Finnish teaching hospital during the past 25 years...
  3. pmc Short-term and one-year outcome of infective endocarditis in adult patients treated in a Finnish teaching hospital during 1980-2004
    Maija Heiro
    Department of Medicine, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    BMC Infect Dis 7:78. 2007
    ..Previous studies on factors predicting the prognosis of infective endocarditis have given somewhat conflicting results. Our aim was to define the factors predicting the outcome of patients treated in a Finnish teaching hospital...
  4. pmc Long-term outcome of infective endocarditis: a study on patients surviving over one year after the initial episode treated in a Finnish teaching hospital during 25 years
    Maija Heiro
    Department of Medicine, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    BMC Infect Dis 8:49. 2008
    ..Our purpose was to delineate factors potentially associated with the long-term outcome of IE, recurrences of IE and requirement for late valve surgery...
  5. doi request reprint Utility of C-reactive protein in assessing the disease severity and complications of community-acquired pneumonia
    U Hohenthal
    Department of Medicine, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Clin Microbiol Infect 15:1026-32. 2009
    ..It may also be useful to assess the disease severity, thus being complementary to the assessment of the PSI. In our patients, high CRP levels were associated with a failure to reach clinical stability...
  6. ncbi request reprint Aetiological diagnosis of infective endocarditis by direct amplification of rRNA genes from surgically removed valve tissue. An 11-year experience in a Finnish teaching hospital
    Pirkko Kotilainen
    Department of Medicine, Turku University Hospital, Finland
    Ann Med 38:263-73. 2006
    ..We sought to assess the value of this methodology in a routine clinical setting...