I Helenius

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Affiliation: University of Helsinki
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Long-term health-related quality of life after surgery for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis and spondylolisthesis
    Ilkka Helenius
    Hospital for Children and Adolescents, Helsinki University Central Hospital, FIN 00029 HUS, Helsinki, Finland
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 90:1231-9. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Harrington and Cotrel-Dubousset instrumentation in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. Long-term functional and radiographic outcomes
    Ilkka Helenius
    ORTON Orthopaedic Hospital, Invalid Foundation, Tenholantie 10, Helsinki FIN 00280, Finland
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 85:2303-9. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Scoliosis research society outcome instrument in evaluation of long-term surgical results in spondylolysis and low-grade isthmic spondylolisthesis in young patients
    Ilkka Helenius
    ORTON Orthopaedic Hospital, Invalid Foundation, Helsinki, Finland
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:336-41. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Does gender affect outcome of surgery in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis?
    Ilkka Helenius
    ORTON Orthopaedic Hospital, Invalid Foundation, Helsinki, Finland
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:462-7. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Asthma, airway inflammation and treatment in elite athletes
    Ilkka Helenius
    Department of Allergy, Skin and Allergy Hospital, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Sports Med 35:565-74. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Spine after solid organ transplantation in childhood: a clinical, radiographic, and magnetic resonance imaging analysis of 40 patients
    Ilkka Helenius
    Hospital for Children and Adolescents, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:2130-6. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Posterolateral, anterior, or circumferential fusion in situ for high-grade spondylolisthesis in young patients: a long-term evaluation using the Scoliosis Research Society questionnaire
    Ilkka Helenius
    ORTON Orthopaedic Hospital, Invalid Foundation, Finland
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:190-6. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Operative treatment of fractures in children is increasing. A population-based study from Finland
    Ilkka Helenius
    Section of Pediatric Surgery, Turku Children s Hospital, Turku University Central Hospital, P O Box 499, FIN 20521, Turku, Finland
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 91:2612-6. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Incidence and predictors of fractures in children after solid organ transplantation: a 5-year prospective, population-based study
    Ilkka Helenius
    Hospital for Children and Adolescents, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    J Bone Miner Res 21:380-7. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Avascular bone necrosis of the hip joint after solid organ transplantation in childhood: a clinical and MRI analysis
    Ilkka Helenius
    Hospital for Children and Adolescents, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Transplantation 81:1621-7. 2006

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  1. doi request reprint Long-term health-related quality of life after surgery for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis and spondylolisthesis
    Ilkka Helenius
    Hospital for Children and Adolescents, Helsinki University Central Hospital, FIN 00029 HUS, Helsinki, Finland
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 90:1231-9. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the long-term health-related quality of life after surgery for idiopathic scoliosis and spondylolisthesis in adolescence...
  2. ncbi request reprint Harrington and Cotrel-Dubousset instrumentation in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. Long-term functional and radiographic outcomes
    Ilkka Helenius
    ORTON Orthopaedic Hospital, Invalid Foundation, Tenholantie 10, Helsinki FIN 00280, Finland
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 85:2303-9. 2003
    ..We are not aware of any long-term studies comparing Harrington and Cotrel-Dubousset instrumentation...
  3. ncbi request reprint Scoliosis research society outcome instrument in evaluation of long-term surgical results in spondylolysis and low-grade isthmic spondylolisthesis in young patients
    Ilkka Helenius
    ORTON Orthopaedic Hospital, Invalid Foundation, Helsinki, Finland
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:336-41. 2005
    ..A retrospective follow-up study of low-grade (slip < or = 50%) isthmic spondylolisthesis after posterior or posterolateral fusion in young patients...
  4. ncbi request reprint Does gender affect outcome of surgery in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis?
    Ilkka Helenius
    ORTON Orthopaedic Hospital, Invalid Foundation, Helsinki, Finland
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:462-7. 2005
    ..A retrospective follow-up study comparing 2 matched groups...
  5. ncbi request reprint Asthma, airway inflammation and treatment in elite athletes
    Ilkka Helenius
    Department of Allergy, Skin and Allergy Hospital, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Sports Med 35:565-74. 2005
    ..Switching training to less irritating environments should be considered whenever possible. It appears to be difficult to change the 'natural course' of asthma in athletes by anti-inflammatory treatment...
  6. ncbi request reprint Spine after solid organ transplantation in childhood: a clinical, radiographic, and magnetic resonance imaging analysis of 40 patients
    Ilkka Helenius
    Hospital for Children and Adolescents, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:2130-6. 2006
    ..A cross-sectional study of the spine in 40 young adults after solid organ transplantation in childhood...
  7. ncbi request reprint Posterolateral, anterior, or circumferential fusion in situ for high-grade spondylolisthesis in young patients: a long-term evaluation using the Scoliosis Research Society questionnaire
    Ilkka Helenius
    ORTON Orthopaedic Hospital, Invalid Foundation, Finland
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:190-6. 2006
    ..A retrospective, comparative follow-up study...
  8. doi request reprint Operative treatment of fractures in children is increasing. A population-based study from Finland
    Ilkka Helenius
    Section of Pediatric Surgery, Turku Children s Hospital, Turku University Central Hospital, P O Box 499, FIN 20521, Turku, Finland
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 91:2612-6. 2009
    ..Our aim was to determine the incidence of in-hospital-treated fractures and of the surgical treatment of these fractures in children and adolescents...
  9. ncbi request reprint Incidence and predictors of fractures in children after solid organ transplantation: a 5-year prospective, population-based study
    Ilkka Helenius
    Hospital for Children and Adolescents, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    J Bone Miner Res 21:380-7. 2006
    ..35 fractures/1000 persons/year; p < 0.001) in the study group compared with the control population. Thus, screening of vertebral fractures at regular intervals is recommended, and preventive strategies should be studied...
  10. ncbi request reprint Avascular bone necrosis of the hip joint after solid organ transplantation in childhood: a clinical and MRI analysis
    Ilkka Helenius
    Hospital for Children and Adolescents, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Transplantation 81:1621-7. 2006
    ..The occurrence of osteonecrosis in growing age has been studied after kidney transplantation, but no systematic evaluation of the joints has been reported after heart or liver transplantation in childhood...
  11. ncbi request reprint Therapy insight: orthopedic complications after solid organ transplantation in childhood
    Ilkka Helenius
    Hospital for Children and Adolescents, Helsinki University Central Hospital, PO Box 281, 00029 HUS, Helsinki, Finland
    Nat Clin Pract Nephrol 3:96-105. 2007
    ..By contrast, routine MRI of the joints seems unnecessary...
  12. doi request reprint Uninstrumented in situ fusion for high-grade childhood and adolescent isthmic spondylolisthesis: long-term outcome. Surgical technique
    Ilkka Helenius
    Children s Hospital, Helsinki University Central Hospital, P O Box 281, 00029 HUS, Finland
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 90:145-52. 2008
    ..We are not aware of any long-term comparative studies in which these three methods have been evaluated with regard to functional outcome, including systematic spinal mobility and trunk strength measurements...
  13. ncbi request reprint Total knee arthroplasty in patients with diastrophic dysplasia
    Ilkka Helenius
    ORTON Orthopaedic Hospital, Invalid Foundation, Helsinki, Finland
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 85:2097-102. 2003
    ..The purpose of our study was to evaluate the clinical and radiographic results of total knee arthroplasty in a series of patients with diastrophic dysplasia...
  14. ncbi request reprint Total hip arthroplasty in diastrophic dysplasia
    Ilkka Helenius
    ORTON Orthopaedic Hospital, Invalid Foundation, Helisinki, Finland
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 85:441-7. 2003
    ..The purpose of our study was to evaluate prospectively the midterm results of total hip arthroplasty in a consecutive series of patients with diastrophic dysplasia...
  15. ncbi request reprint Hip arthroscopy in osteoarthritis. A review of 68 patients
    I Helenius
    Department of Surgery, Paijat Hame Central Hospital, Lahti, Finland
    Ann Chir Gynaecol 90:28-31. 2001
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate diagnostic and therapeutic aspects of hip arthroscopy in primary osteoarthritis...
  16. ncbi request reprint Comparison of long-term functional and radiologic outcomes after Harrington instrumentation and spondylodesis in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: a review of 78 patients
    Ilkka Helenius
    ORTON Orthopaedic Hospital, Invalid Foundation, Helsinki, Finland
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:176-80. 2002
    ..A retrospective follow-up study of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis after Harrington instrumentation and spondylodesis was conducted...
  17. ncbi request reprint Exercise-induced changes in pulmonary function of healthy, elite long-distance runners in cold air and pollen season exercise challenge tests
    I Helenius
    Department of Allergology, Skin and Allergy Hospital, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Sports Med 23:252-61. 2002
    ..Thus, even small postexercise falls in FEV(1) may be considered as deviate exercise responses in elite athletes...
  18. ncbi request reprint No effect of montelukast on asthma-like symptoms in elite ice hockey players
    I Helenius
    Department of Allergy, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Allergy 59:39-44. 2004
    ..Controlled clinical trials on the effects of leukotriene antagonists on asthma-like symptoms, bronchial hyperresponsiveness and airway inflammation have not been performed in elite athletes...
  19. ncbi request reprint Respiratory symptoms, bronchial hyper-responsiveness, and eosinophilic airway inflammation in patients with moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis
    H Kyllönen
    Skin and Allergy Hospital, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Clin Exp Allergy 36:192-7. 2006
    ..Patients with atopic dermatitis (AD) often have symptoms suggestive of asthma or rhinitis. The prevalence and signs of respiratory disease in AD patients have been studied to a limited extent...
  20. ncbi request reprint Scoliosis after solid organ transplantation in children and adolescents
    I Helenius
    Hospital for Children and Adolescents, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Transplant 6:324-30. 2006
    ..The risk of scoliosis is increased in patients with solid organ transplantation. Pediatricians treating these patients should be aware of this increased risk to diagnose early curves and to refer these patients to an orthopedic surgeon...
  21. ncbi request reprint Clinical, radiographic and MRI findings of the temporomandibular joint in patients with different rheumatic diseases
    L M J Helenius
    Departments of Oral and Maxillofacial Diseases, Helsinki University Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 35:983-9. 2006
    ..A panoramic recording is not indicated when MRI is planned...
  22. pmc Focal sialadenitis in patients with ankylosing spondylitis and spondyloarthropathy: a comparison with patients with rheumatoid arthritis or mixed connective tissue disease
    L M Helenius
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Ann Rheum Dis 60:744-9. 2001
    ..To investigate the occurrence of and risk factors for focal sialadenitis in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), mixed connective tissue disease (MCTD), ankylosing spondylitis (AS), and spondyloarthropathy (SpA)...
  23. ncbi request reprint Snuff use and smoking in Finnish olympic athletes
    A Alaranta
    Department of Social Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Sports Med 27:581-6. 2006
    ..Tobacco free elite athletes are valuable in health counselling because athletes are considered role models influencing their peers and the sport. Sport associations are challenged to ban all forms of tobacco...
  24. ncbi request reprint Airway inflammation, bronchial hyperresponsiveness and asthma in elite ice hockey players
    A Lumme
    Dept of Allergy, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur Respir J 22:113-7. 2003
    ..Inhalation of cold air associated with exposure to indoor pollutants during intensive training is a possible causative factor...
  25. ncbi request reprint Impaired bone health in adolescents after liver transplantation
    H Valta
    Department of Pediatric Nephrology and Transplantation, Hospital for Children and Adolescents, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Transplant 8:150-7. 2008
    ..004) and higher LS Z-score (p = 0.005) than older patients. In conclusion, adolescent liver recipients are prone to osteoporosis and prevention should be targeted especially to this age group...
  26. ncbi request reprint Uninstrumented in situ fusion for high-grade childhood and adolescent isthmic spondylolisthesis: long-term outcome
    Tommi Lamberg
    ORTON Orthopaedic Hospital, Tenholantie 10, FIN 00280 Helsinki, Finland
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 89:512-8. 2007
    ..We are not aware of any long-term comparative studies in which these three methods have been evaluated with regard to functional outcome, including systematic spinal mobility and trunk strength measurements...
  27. doi request reprint The incidence and outcomes of vertebral column resection in paediatric patients: a population-based, multicentre, follow-up study
    I Helenius
    Department of Paediatric Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Turku University Central Hospital, Kiinamyllynkatu 4 8, FIN 20521, Finland
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 94:950-5. 2012
    ..There was one paraparesis in the anteroposterior group necessitating urgent re-decompression, with a full recovery. Patients undergoing VCR are highly satisfied after a successful procedure...
  28. ncbi request reprint Treatment of severe spondylolisthesis in adolescence with reduction or fusion in situ: long-term clinical, radiologic, and functional outcome
    Mikko Poussa
    Orton Orthopedic Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:583-90; discussion 591-2. 2006
    ..Retrospective follow-up study with two cohorts: one treated with reduction and the other with fusion in situ...
  29. ncbi request reprint HLA-DRB1* alleles and temporomandibular joint erosion in patients with various rheumatic diseases
    L M J Helenius
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Diseases, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Scand J Rheumatol 33:24-9. 2004
    ..To investigate the association between HLA antigens and temporomandibular joint (TMJ) erosion, salivary composition, and focal sialadenitis in patients with rheumatic diseases...
  30. ncbi request reprint Self-reported attitudes of elite athletes towards doping: differences between type of sport
    A Alaranta
    Division of Social Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Sports Med 27:842-6. 2006
    ..Males are at higher risk than females. Controlling doping only by tests is not sufficient. A profound change in the attitudes is needed, which should be monitored repeatedly...
  31. ncbi request reprint Ample use of physician-prescribed medications in Finnish elite athletes
    A Alaranta
    Division of Social Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Sports Med 27:919-25. 2006
    ..All these medicines have potential adverse effects that may have a deleterious impact on the maximum exercise performance of elite athletes. Adverse effects were commonly reported in connection with NSAID use...
  32. doi request reprint Severity of vertebral fracture and risk of hip fracture: a nested case-control study
    V Puisto
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    Osteoporos Int 22:63-8. 2011
    ..Severe vertebral fractures strongly predicted subsequent hip fracture in this population-based study. Such high-risk patients should be provided with clinical evaluation and care for osteoporosis...
  33. doi request reprint Treatment of spinal deformities in patients with diastrophic dysplasia: a long-term, population based, retrospective outcome study
    Tuomas Jalanko
    Hospital for Children and Adolescents, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:2151-7. 2009
    ..A long-term, population based, retrospective follow-up study...
  34. doi request reprint Mortality in the presence of a vertebral fracture, scoliosis, or Scheuermann's disease in the thoracic spine
    Ville Puisto
    National Public Health Institute and the Hospital for Children and Adolescents, Helsinki, Finland
    Ann Epidemiol 18:595-601. 2008
    ..Vertebral fractures and scoliosis, unlike Scheuermann's disease, have been associated with increased mortality. Total and cause-specific mortalities of these spinal deformities were studied to produce epidemiologic knowledge...
  35. doi request reprint Acute patellar dislocation in children and adolescents: a randomized clinical trial
    Sauli Palmu
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 90:463-70. 2008
    ..The present report describes the long-term subjective and functional results of a randomized controlled trial of nonoperative and operative treatment of primary acute patellar dislocation in children less than sixteen years of age...
  36. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcome after posterolateral, anterior, and circumferential fusion for high-grade isthmic spondylolisthesis in children and adolescents: magnetic resonance imaging findings after average of 17-year follow-up
    Ville Remes
    Orton Orthopedic Hospital, Finland
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:2491-9. 2006
    ..A cross-sectional study to evaluate the long-term result of posterolateral (PLF), anterior (AF), and circumferential fusion (CF) for isthmic spondylolisthesis...
  37. ncbi request reprint Bone densitometry in the diagnosis of vertebral fractures in children: accuracy of vertebral fracture assessment
    Mervi K Mäyränpää
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Helsinki University Hospital, Finland
    Bone 41:353-9. 2007
    ..It is unknown whether the method could be used in pediatrics. This study evaluated the diagnostic accuracy of DXA images in vertebral fracture assessment (VFA) in children...
  38. ncbi request reprint Lung function in diastrophic dysplasia
    Ville Remes
    Hospital for Children and Adolescents, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Eerikinkatu 22 B 48, FIN 00100 Helsinki, Finland
    Pediatr Pulmonol 33:277-82. 2002
    ..Although the patients with DD had, on average, normal lung volumes, large individual variation occurred. Airway resistance was increased in adults. The angle of scoliosis correlated inversely with lung volume parameters...
  39. doi request reprint Natural history of spinal anomalies and scoliosis associated with esophageal atresia
    Saara J Sistonen
    Section of Pediatric Surgery, Hospital for Children and Adolescents, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Pediatrics 124:e1198-204. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the incidence and natural history of spinal anomalies and scoliosis in patients with EA...
  40. ncbi request reprint Total hip arthroplasty for rheumatoid arthritis in younger patients: 2,557 replacements in the Finnish Arthroplasty Register followed for 0-24 years
    Antti Eskelinen
    Orton Orthopedic Hospital, Invalid Foundation, Helsinki, Finland
    Acta Orthop 77:853-65. 2006
    ..On a nationwide level, the outcome of THA in these patients is unknown. We evaluated the population-based survival of THA in patients under 55 years of age with RA and factors affecting the survival...
  41. ncbi request reprint Asthma medication in Finnish olympic athletes: no signs of inhaled beta2-agonist overuse
    Antti Alaranta
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 36:919-24. 2004
    ..However, epidemiologic data comparing the use of antiasthmatic medication in different sport events are mostly missing...
  42. ncbi request reprint Allergic rhinitis and pharmacological management in elite athletes
    Antti Alaranta
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 37:707-11. 2005
    ..The aim of the study was to assess the frequency of allergic rhinitis and the use of antiallergic medication within the subgroups of elite athletes as compared with a representative sample of young adults of the same age...
  43. pmc Operative treatment of isthmic spondylolisthesis in children: a long-term, retrospective comparative study with matched cohorts
    Tuomas Jalanko
    ORTON Orthopaedic Hospital, Invalid Foundation, Tenholantie 10, 00280, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur Spine J 20:766-75. 2011
    ..7%. In conclusion, spinal fusion can be carried out at an early age for low- and high-grade spondylolisthesis with good long-term clinical, functional, radiographic and health-related quality-of-life outcomes when the indications are met...
  44. pmc Surgical correction of spinal deformities after solid organ transplantation in childhood
    Jari Peltonen
    Hospital for Children and Adolescents, Helsinki University Central Hospital, P O Box 281, 00029 HUS, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur Spine J 15:1230-8. 2006
    ..Primary correction of these deformities was satisfactory, but during follow-up, a certain amount of recurrence of the curves was evident. Poor bone quality may explain some of the loss of correction...
  45. ncbi request reprint Clinical and radiographic findings of the temporomandibular joint in patients with various rheumatic diseases. A case-control study
    L Miia J Helenius
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Diseases, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 99:455-63. 2005
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint Oral and salivary parameters in patients with rheumatic diseases
    L Miia J Helenius
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Diseases, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Finland
    Acta Odontol Scand 63:284-93. 2005
    ..The findings may reflect the autoimmune inflammation of the salivary glands frequently observed in these patients...
  47. ncbi request reprint Emergency procedure skills of graduating medical doctors
    Ville Remes
    Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Finland
    Med Teach 25:149-54. 2003
    ..Conclusions are that final-year medical students have good theoretical knowledge of emergency procedures, but practical teaching should be encouraged, since even in emergency procedures students' experience of practical measures was low...
  48. ncbi request reprint Cotrel-Dubousset (CD) or Universal Spine System (USS) instrumentation in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS): comparison of midterm clinical, functional, and radiologic outcomes
    Ville Remes
    Orton Orthopedic Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:2024-30. 2004
    ..A retrospective comparison of the clinical, radiologic, and functional results of Cotrell-Dubousset (CD) and Universal Spine System (USS) instrumentation for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS)...
  49. ncbi request reprint Walking ability in patients with diastrophic dysplasia: a clinical, electroneurophysiological, treadmill, and MRI analysis
    Ville Remes
    Hospital for Children and Adolescents, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    J Pediatr Orthop 24:546-51. 2004
    ..The walking difficulties seem to have a multifactorial etiology: flexion contractures of the knees, early and rapid osteoarthrosis, equinus or equinovarus foot deformities, and obesity, but only rarely spinal stenosis...
  50. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging analysis of hip joint development in patients with diastrophic dysplasia
    Ville Remes
    Hospital for Children and Adolescents, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    J Pediatr Orthop 22:212-6. 2002
    ..Of the 17 visible epiphyses, 7 showed avascular necrosis, indicated as a decrease in signal intensity in both T1- and T2-weighted images. It seems that proximal femoral epiphysis fails to bear normal weight pressure...
  51. ncbi request reprint Uncemented total hip arthroplasty for primary osteoarthritis in young patients: a mid-to long-term follow-up study from the Finnish Arthroplasty Register
    Antti Eskelinen
    ORTON Orthopaedic Hospital, Invalid Foundation, Helsinki, Finland
    Acta Orthop 77:57-70. 2006
    ..We evaluated the population-based survival of uncemented THA for primary osteoarthritis (OA) in patients under 55 years of age and the factors affecting survival...
  52. doi request reprint Incidence of spinal and spinal cord injuries and their surgical treatment in children and adolescents: a population-based study
    Ville Puisto
    Section of Pediatric Surgery, Hospital for Children and Adolescents, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:104-7. 2010
    ..A population based, epidemiological study...
  53. ncbi request reprint In-hospital treated pediatric injuries are increasing in Finland--a population based study between 1997 and 2006
    J S Suominen
    Section of Paediatric Surgery, Hospital for Children and Adolescents, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Scand J Surg 100:129-35. 2011
    ..Our aim was to longitudinally explore the incidence of in-hospital treated traumas, their operative treatment and related mortality among pediatric patients in Finland...
  54. doi request reprint The function of the hand after operations for obstetric injuries to the brachial plexus
    M Kirjavainen
    Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Finland
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 90:349-55. 2008
    ..26 (1 to 5) (C5-7) and 2.16 (0 to 5) in patients with total injury. The location of impaired sensation was related to the distribution of the root injury. Avulsion type of injury correlated with poor recovery of hand function...
  55. ncbi request reprint Smoking and atopy as determinants of sputum eosinophilia and bronchial hyper-responsiveness in adults with normal lung function
    T Petays
    Skin and Allergy Hospital, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Meilahdentie 2, 000250 Helsinki, Finland
    Respir Med 97:947-54. 2003
    ..Atopy was identified as a risk factor, albeit of borderline significance, for BHR in Finland only, suggesting that there may be differences in the aetiology and nature of BHR between the two countries...
  56. pmc Direct repair for treatment of symptomatic spondylolysis and low-grade isthmic spondylolisthesis in young patients: no benefit in comparison to segmental fusion after a mean follow-up of 14.8 years
    Dietrich Schlenzka
    ORTON Orthopaedic Hospital, Invalid Foundation, Tenholantie 10, 00280 Helsinki, Finland
    Eur Spine J 15:1437-47. 2006
    ..Secondary segmental instability above the spinal fusion was not detected. The procedure does not seem to be capable of preventing the olisthetic disc from degeneration. The theoretical benefits of direct repair could not be proven...
  57. ncbi request reprint Total hip arthroplasty for primary osteoarthrosis in younger patients in the Finnish arthroplasty register. 4,661 primary replacements followed for 0-22 years
    Antti Eskelinen
    Department of Orthopedics, Surgical Hospital, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Acta Orthop 76:28-41. 2005
    ..Many studies have found a higher risk of revision after hip arthroplasty in younger patients. We evaluated the population-based survival of total hip arthroplasty (THA) in patients under 55 years of age and the factors affecting survival...
  58. ncbi request reprint Use of prescription drugs in athletes
    Antti Alaranta
    Nutrimed Ltd, Helsinki, Finland
    Sports Med 38:449-63. 2008
    ..The attitudes and beliefs leading to ample use of legal medicines in athletes is an interesting area of future research...
  59. ncbi request reprint Normal behavior of plasma procalcitonin in adolescents undergoing surgery for scoliosis
    J Syvanen
    Department of Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Turku University Central Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Scand J Surg 103:60-5. 2014
    ..Plasma procalcitonin has been suggested to be a useful indicator for bacterial infection. However, there are no studies evaluating behavior of procalcitonin in patients undergoing major spine surgery with instrumentation...
  60. ncbi request reprint Upper cervical spine fusion in children with skeletal dysplasia
    N Pakkasjärvi
    Children s Hospital, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Scand J Surg 102:189-96. 2013
    ..Many patients are initially asymptomatic, but the instability may progress to subluxation and dislocation and complications thereof, including death. Surgery is hampered by petite osseous structures and low bone formation rate...
  61. ncbi request reprint Long-term results of surgery for brachial plexus birth palsy
    Mikko Kirjavainen
    Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Hospital for Children and Adolescents, Helsinki University Central Hospital, PL 266, 0029 HUS, Finland
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 89:18-26. 2007
    ..We present the findings of a nationwide study, with a minimum five-year follow-up, of the outcomes of surgery for brachial plexus birth palsy in Finland...
  62. ncbi request reprint Surgical procedure skills of graduating medical students: effects of sex, working, and research experience
    Ilkka Helenius
    Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki FIN 00029 HUS, Finland
    J Surg Res 102:178-84. 2002
    ....
  63. ncbi request reprint Effect of continuing or finishing high-level sports on airway inflammation, bronchial hyperresponsiveness, and asthma: a 5-year prospective follow-up study of 42 highly trained swimmers
    Ilkka Helenius
    Division of Allergy, Helsinki University Central Hospital, and the Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Finland
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 109:962-8. 2002
    ..The persistence of airway inflammation, bronchial hyperresponsiveness, and asthma in this population is not known, however, inasmuch as follow-up studies of athletes' asthma have not been performed...
  64. pmc Cementless total hip arthroplasty in patients with severely dysplastic hips and a previous Schanz osteotomy of the femur: techniques, pitfalls, and long-term outcome
    Antti Eskelinen
    Orton Orthopedic Hospital, Invalid Foundation, Helsinki, Finland
    Acta Orthop 80:263-9. 2009
    ..In such hips, total hip arthroplasty is a technically demanding operation. We report the long-term results of cementless total hip arthroplasty in a group of patients who had all undergone a Schanz osteotomy earlier...
  65. ncbi request reprint Marked initial displacement predicts complications in physeal fractures of the distal radius: an analysis of fracture characteristics, primary treatment and complications in 109 patients
    Yrjänä Nietosvaara
    Department of Surgery, Children s Hospital, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Acta Orthop 76:873-7. 2005
    ..Factors predicting redisplacement in the cast and early complications in distal radial physeal injuries have not been analyzed before...
  66. doi request reprint Graduating medical students and emergency procedure skill teaching in Finland--does a clinical skills centre make the difference?
    Leila Niemi-Murola
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Helsinki University Hospital, Finland
    Med Teach 29:821-6. 2007
    ..Since our previous study in 1997, three of five medical schools have introduced clinical skills centres...
  67. ncbi request reprint Re: Mardjetko S, Albert T, Andersson G, et al. Spine/SRS Spondylolisthesis Summary Statement. Spine 2005;30:S3
    Ilkka Helenius
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:1909-10. 2005
  68. ncbi request reprint Cementless total hip arthroplasty in patients with high congenital hip dislocation
    Antti Eskelinen
    Koivuviita 12 B 6, Espoo FIN 02130, Finland
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 88:80-91. 2006
    ..The optimal surgical treatment for patients with high congenital dislocation of the hip remains controversial. The purpose of our study was to evaluate the mid-term to long-term results of cementless total hip arthroplasty in such patients...
  69. ncbi request reprint [Sudden edema and pain in the knee]
    Ville Remes
    Duodecim 119:1675, 1677. 2003