S Kurl

Summary

Affiliation: University of Kuopio
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Plasma N-terminal fragments of natriuretic peptides predict the risk of stroke and atrial fibrillation in men
    S Kurl
    Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, PO Box 1627, Kuopio 70211, Finland
    Heart 95:1067-71. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Metabolic syndrome and the risk of stroke in middle-aged men
    Sudhir Kurl
    Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Stroke 37:806-11. 2006
  3. doi request reprint Exercise workload, cardiovascular risk factor evaluation and the risk of stroke in middle-aged men
    S Kurl
    Research Institute of Public Health Unit, School of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    J Intern Med 265:229-37. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Cardiorespiratory fitness, lifestyle factors and cancer risk and mortality in Finnish men
    Jari A Laukkanen
    Research Institute of Public Health, School of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Eur J Cancer 46:355-63. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Cardiac power during exercise and the risk of stroke in men
    S Kurl
    Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Stroke 36:820-4. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Association of exercise-induced, silent ST-segment depression with the risk of stroke and cardiovascular diseases in men
    S Kurl
    Research Institute of Public Health, Kuopio, Finland
    Stroke 34:1760-5. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Systolic blood pressure response to exercise stress test and risk of stroke
    S Kurl
    Research Institute of Public Health, Department of Public Health and General Practice, University of Kuopio, Finland
    Stroke 32:2036-41. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Exercise-induced silent myocardial ischemia and coronary morbidity and mortality in middle-aged men
    J A Laukkanen
    Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, Finland
    J Am Coll Cardiol 38:72-9. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Plasma vitamin C modifies the association between hypertension and risk of stroke
    S Kurl
    Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Stroke 33:1568-73. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint The predictive value of cardiorespiratory fitness combined with coronary risk evaluation and the risk of cardiovascular and all-cause death
    J A Laukkanen
    Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    J Intern Med 262:263-72. 2007

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. doi request reprint Plasma N-terminal fragments of natriuretic peptides predict the risk of stroke and atrial fibrillation in men
    S Kurl
    Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, PO Box 1627, Kuopio 70211, Finland
    Heart 95:1067-71. 2009
    ..Prognostic value of natriuretic peptides has been established in patients with heart failure. However, the prognostic significance of natriuretic peptides with respect to stroke is not well known in general populations...
  2. ncbi request reprint Metabolic syndrome and the risk of stroke in middle-aged men
    Sudhir Kurl
    Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Stroke 37:806-11. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the relationship of metabolic syndrome, as defined by National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP) and World Health Organization (WHO) criteria, with the risk for stroke...
  3. doi request reprint Exercise workload, cardiovascular risk factor evaluation and the risk of stroke in middle-aged men
    S Kurl
    Research Institute of Public Health Unit, School of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    J Intern Med 265:229-37. 2009
    ..Background. There are no data on exercise workload combined with European Systematic Coronary Risk Evaluation (SCORE) in the prediction of stroke...
  4. doi request reprint Cardiorespiratory fitness, lifestyle factors and cancer risk and mortality in Finnish men
    Jari A Laukkanen
    Research Institute of Public Health, School of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Eur J Cancer 46:355-63. 2010
    ..We examined the relationship between common lifestyle factors such as energy expenditure, physical activity and maximal oxygen uptake (VO(2max)), nutrition and smoking habits and the risk of cancer...
  5. ncbi request reprint Cardiac power during exercise and the risk of stroke in men
    S Kurl
    Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Stroke 36:820-4. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the relationship of exercise cardiac power (ECP), defined as a ratio of VO2max with peak systolic blood pressure (SBP) during exercise, with the risk for stroke...
  6. ncbi request reprint Association of exercise-induced, silent ST-segment depression with the risk of stroke and cardiovascular diseases in men
    S Kurl
    Research Institute of Public Health, Kuopio, Finland
    Stroke 34:1760-5. 2003
    ..In this prospective study, we investigated the relation of silent myocardial ischemia and the risk of stroke and CVD death in men with and without conventional risk factors...
  7. ncbi request reprint Systolic blood pressure response to exercise stress test and risk of stroke
    S Kurl
    Research Institute of Public Health, Department of Public Health and General Practice, University of Kuopio, Finland
    Stroke 32:2036-41. 2001
    ..Exercise SBP testing may be recommended as an additional tool in the prediction of future stroke...
  8. ncbi request reprint Exercise-induced silent myocardial ischemia and coronary morbidity and mortality in middle-aged men
    J A Laukkanen
    Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, Finland
    J Am Coll Cardiol 38:72-9. 2001
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  9. ncbi request reprint Plasma vitamin C modifies the association between hypertension and risk of stroke
    S Kurl
    Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Stroke 33:1568-73. 2002
    ..We sought to examine whether plasma vitamin C modifies the association between overweight and hypertension and the risk of stroke in middle-aged men from eastern Finland...
  10. ncbi request reprint The predictive value of cardiorespiratory fitness combined with coronary risk evaluation and the risk of cardiovascular and all-cause death
    J A Laukkanen
    Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    J Intern Med 262:263-72. 2007
    ..We investigated the prognostic significance of risk scores and cardiorespiratory fitness with respect to cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality...
  11. doi request reprint Intensity of leisure-time physical activity and cancer mortality in men
    J A Laukkanen
    Research Institute of Public Health, School of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Kuopio, Finland
    Br J Sports Med 45:125-9. 2011
    ..The relationship of leisure-time physical activity with cancer mortality was therefore assessed...
  12. pmc Peak oxygen pulse during exercise as a predictor for coronary heart disease and all cause death
    J A Laukkanen
    Kuopio Research Institute of Exercise Medicine, Kuopio, Finland
    Heart 92:1219-24. 2006
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  13. doi request reprint Hangover and the risk of stroke in middle-aged men
    S H Rantak├Âmi
    Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland
    Acta Neurol Scand 127:186-91. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the association between hangover and the risk of stroke...
  14. ncbi request reprint Low maximal oxygen uptake is associated with elevated depressive symptoms in middle-aged men
    T Tolmunen
    Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital, P O Box 1777, FIN 70211, Kuopio, Finland
    Eur J Epidemiol 21:701-6. 2006
    ..38; 95% CI: 1.60-7.14; p < 0.001). In conclusion, low VO(2max) is associated with having elevated depressive symptoms in middle-aged men...
  15. doi request reprint LDL oxidative modification and carotid atherosclerosis: results of a multicenter study
    K Nyyssonen
    Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland
    Atherosclerosis 225:231-6. 2012
    ..We investigated the relationship between LDL conjugated dienes and cross-sectional subclinical atherosclerosis assessed by carotid IMT in high-risk subjects of a multicenter study...
  16. doi request reprint Plasma carotenoids are related to intima--media thickness of the carotid artery wall in men from eastern Finland
    J Karppi
    Department of Medicine, Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland
    J Intern Med 270:478-85. 2011
    ..Several previous epidemiological studies have suggested that high plasma concentrations of carotenoids may slow the development of early atherosclerosis, but results have been inconclusive...
  17. ncbi request reprint Systolic blood pressure response to exercise testing is related to the risk of acute myocardial infarction in middle-aged men
    Jari A Laukkanen
    Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 13:421-8. 2006
    ..We assessed the association of systolic blood pressure response to exercise with the risk of an acute myocardial infarction...
  18. ncbi request reprint Cardiorespiratory fitness and physical activity as risk predictors of future atherosclerotic cardiovascular diseases
    Jari A Laukkanen
    Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, PO 1627, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Curr Atheroscler Rep 4:468-76. 2002
    ..In the future, well-defined, disease-specific training programs for exercise prescriptions in different risk groups are needed as a clinical tool...
  19. ncbi request reprint Cardiorespiratory fitness and the risk for stroke in men
    Sudhir Kurl
    Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Arch Intern Med 163:1682-8. 2003
    ..We also compared VO(2)max with conventional risk factors as a predictor for future strokes...
  20. ncbi request reprint The predictive value of cardiorespiratory fitness for cardiovascular events in men with various risk profiles: a prospective population-based cohort study
    Jari A Laukkanen
    Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, Finland
    Eur Heart J 25:1428-37. 2004
    ..Our objective was to determine whether VO2peak could predict fatal and non-fatal cardiac events in 2361 men aged 42-60 years with and without conventional risk predictors of CVD or with documented CVD during a 13-year follow-up...
  21. ncbi request reprint Systolic blood pressure during recovery from exercise and the risk of acute myocardial infarction in middle-aged men
    Jari A Laukkanen
    Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, PO Box 1627, FIN 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Hypertension 44:820-5. 2004
    ..This emphasizes the importance of SBP measurements after the exercise test because it provides additional valuable prognostic measure with regard to acute myocardial infarction...
  22. ncbi request reprint Left atrium size and the risk of cardiovascular death in middle-aged men
    Jari A Laukkanen
    Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Arch Intern Med 165:1788-93. 2005
    ..Although echocardiography is widely used in the evaluation of cardiac structures and function, the prognostic value of echocardiographic assessment of left atrium (LA) size for risk stratification of cardiovascular death is unknown...
  23. doi request reprint Exercise workload, coronary risk evaluation and the risk of cardiovascular and all-cause death in middle-aged men
    Jari A Laukkanen
    School of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, Department of Clinical Physiology and Nuclear Medicine, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 15:285-92. 2008
    ..We therefore investigated the prognostic significance of risk scores and exercise capacity with respect to cardiovascular diseases...
  24. doi request reprint Alcohol consumption and risk of colorectal cancer: the Findrink study
    Adetunji T Toriola
    School of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Kuopio, P O Box 1627, 70211, Kuopio, Finland
    Eur J Epidemiol 23:395-401. 2008
    ..In conclusion, this study gives further evidence of a positive association between alcohol consumption and the risk of colorectal cancer...
  25. ncbi request reprint Plasma N-terminal fragments of natriuretic propeptides predict the risk of cardiovascular events and mortality in middle-aged men
    Jari A Laukkanen
    Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, P O Box 1627, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Eur Heart J 27:1230-7. 2006
    ..We, therefore, studied if both NT-proANP and NT-proBNP are predictive for overall death, cardiovascular events, and atrial fibrillation (AF) among middle-aged men without heart failure or AF at baseline...