Liisa Lehtonen

Summary

Affiliation: University of Turku
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Ontogeny of sleep and awake states in relation to breathing in preterm infants
    Liisa Lehtonen
    Department of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, Kiinamyllynkatu 4 8, 20520 Turku, Finland
    Semin Neonatol 9:229-38. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Ureaplasma urealyticum: no independent role in the pathogenesis of bronchopulmonary dysplasia
    Riikka Aaltonen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 85:1354-9. 2006
  3. doi request reprint Blood cell and iron status analytes of preterm and full-term infants from 20 weeks onwards during the first year of life
    Timo I Takala
    Department of Clinical Chemistry, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Clin Chem Lab Med 48:1295-301. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint 'Facilitated tucking by parents' in pain management of preterm infants-a randomized crossover trial
    Anna Axelin
    Department of Nursing Science, University of Turku, 20014 University of Turku, Finland
    Early Hum Dev 82:241-7. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Relations between brain volumes, neuropsychological assessment and parental questionnaire in prematurely born children
    Annika Lind
    Department of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 19:407-17. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Differences in the length of initial hospital stay in very preterm infants
    Emmi Korvenranta
    Department of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Acta Paediatr 96:1416-20. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Morbidities and hospital resource use during the first 3 years of life among very preterm infants
    Emmi Korvenranta
    Department of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Pediatrics 124:128-34. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Health-related quality of life in 5-year-old very low birth weight infants
    Liisi Rautava
    Department of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    J Pediatr 155:338-43.e1-3. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Interleukin-6 polymorphism is associated with chorioamnionitis and neonatal infections in preterm infants
    Milla Reiman
    Department of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    J Pediatr 153:19-24. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint The effect of birth in secondary- or tertiary-level hospitals in Finland on mortality in very preterm infants: a birth-register study
    Liisi Rautava
    Department of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, Kiinamyllynkatu 4 8, 20520 Turku, Finland
    Pediatrics 119:e257-63. 2007

Collaborators

  • L Rautava
  • Riikka Korja
  • M Sillanpaa
  • Emmi Korvenranta
  • Mikko Hallman
  • Jyrki Korkeila
  • Anna Axelin
  • M Korkman
  • Anna Alanen
  • Turkka Kirjavainen
  • Kaija Mikkola
  • Mark S Scher
  • Martha J Miller
  • Laura Airas
  • Vineta Fellman
  • Milla Reiman
  • Helena Lapinleimu
  • Leena Haataja
  • Suvi Stolt
  • Jonna Maunu
  • Päivi Rautava
  • Jaakko Matomäki
  • Harry Kujari
  • Eeva Ekholm
  • Petriina Munck
  • Riitta Parkkola
  • Hellevi Rikalainen
  • Pentti Kero
  • Annika Lind
  • Tuula Aärimaa
  • Hanna Manninen
  • Satu Ekblad
  • Pekka Niemi
  • Katriina Saarinen
  • Elina Savonlahti
  • Jorma Piha
  • Pertti Palo
  • Päivi Tuomikoski-Koiranen
  • Anniina Väliaho
  • Mira Huhtala
  • Mikael Ekblad
  • Marika Leppänen
  • Jarkko Kirjavainen
  • Timo I Takala
  • R Parkkola
  • A Lind
  • L Haataja
  • P Munck
  • H Lapinleimu
  • Viena Tommiska
  • Riikka Aaltonen
  • Reija Latva
  • Pauli Suominen
  • Päivi M Lähteenmäki
  • Enni Mäkelä
  • J Maunu
  • Allan Rajamäki
  • H Rikalainen
  • Kerttu Irjala
  • Annika Pihlgren
  • Päivi Tuomikoski Koiranen
  • Martti Virtanen
  • Outi Tammela
  • Kirsti Heinonen
  • Timo Saarela
  • Anu Klippi
  • Martin Renlund
  • Kaisa Launonen
  • Tero Vahlberg
  • Raili K Salmelin
  • Tuula Tamminen
  • Hans Helenius

Detail Information

Publications32

  1. ncbi request reprint Ontogeny of sleep and awake states in relation to breathing in preterm infants
    Liisa Lehtonen
    Department of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, Kiinamyllynkatu 4 8, 20520 Turku, Finland
    Semin Neonatol 9:229-38. 2004
    ..Optimizing the sleep cycling might improve the long-term outcome of preterm infants. More studies in this area are clearly needed...
  2. ncbi request reprint Ureaplasma urealyticum: no independent role in the pathogenesis of bronchopulmonary dysplasia
    Riikka Aaltonen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 85:1354-9. 2006
    ..We wanted to analyze if it has an independent role in the pathogenesis of bronchopulmonary dysplasia if prenatal history with possible exposure to intrauterine infection is taken into account...
  3. doi request reprint Blood cell and iron status analytes of preterm and full-term infants from 20 weeks onwards during the first year of life
    Timo I Takala
    Department of Clinical Chemistry, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Clin Chem Lab Med 48:1295-301. 2010
    ..The goal of this study was to evaluate the dynamics of blood cell and iron status laboratory analytes in preterm and full-term infants during the first year of life...
  4. ncbi request reprint 'Facilitated tucking by parents' in pain management of preterm infants-a randomized crossover trial
    Anna Axelin
    Department of Nursing Science, University of Turku, 20014 University of Turku, Finland
    Early Hum Dev 82:241-7. 2006
    ..The parents could be given an active role in the pain management which may help the parents to cope with the stress related to painful situations of the infant...
  5. doi request reprint Relations between brain volumes, neuropsychological assessment and parental questionnaire in prematurely born children
    Annika Lind
    Department of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 19:407-17. 2010
    ..In conclusion, altered brain volumes at term equivalent age appear to affect development still at 5 years of age. The FTF seems to be a good instrument when used in combination with other neuropsychological assessment...
  6. ncbi request reprint Differences in the length of initial hospital stay in very preterm infants
    Emmi Korvenranta
    Department of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Acta Paediatr 96:1416-20. 2007
    ..In addition, rehospitalization rate within the first year from the initial discharge was studied...
  7. doi request reprint Morbidities and hospital resource use during the first 3 years of life among very preterm infants
    Emmi Korvenranta
    Department of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Pediatrics 124:128-34. 2009
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  8. doi request reprint Health-related quality of life in 5-year-old very low birth weight infants
    Liisi Rautava
    Department of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    J Pediatr 155:338-43.e1-3. 2009
    ..To investigate the effect of preterm birth, the time of birth, and birth hospital level and district on health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and quality-adjusted life years (QALYs)...
  9. doi request reprint Interleukin-6 polymorphism is associated with chorioamnionitis and neonatal infections in preterm infants
    Milla Reiman
    Department of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    J Pediatr 153:19-24. 2008
    ..To evaluate whether genotypes of interleukin (IL)-6 gene promoter positions -174 and -572 are associated with histologic chorioamnionitis and neonatal inflammatory disease in preterm infants...
  10. ncbi request reprint The effect of birth in secondary- or tertiary-level hospitals in Finland on mortality in very preterm infants: a birth-register study
    Liisi Rautava
    Department of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, Kiinamyllynkatu 4 8, 20520 Turku, Finland
    Pediatrics 119:e257-63. 2007
    ..Our goal was to test the hypothesis that the level of the delivery hospital affects 1-year mortality of very preterm infants in Finland...
  11. doi request reprint Interleukin-6 -174 and -572 genotypes and the volume of deep gray matter in preterm infants
    Milla Reiman
    Department of Pediatrics, Turku University Central Hospital, 20521 Turku, Finland
    Pediatr Res 65:90-6. 2009
    ..009, 0.009, respectively). The association of IL-6 -174 and -572 genetic polymorphisms with smaller volumes in deep gray matter provides us new ways to understand the processes leading to neurologic impairments in preterm infants...
  12. ncbi request reprint Acoustic quality of cry in very-low-birth-weight infants at the age of 1 1/2 years
    Liisi Rautava
    Department of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, Kiinanmyllynkatu 4 8, 20520 Turku, Finland
    Early Hum Dev 83:5-12. 2007
    ..Cry characteristics of preterm infants after the first year of life have not been studied...
  13. doi request reprint Cognitive outcome at 2 years of age in Finnish infants with very low birth weight born between 2001 and 2006
    P Munck
    Department of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Acta Paediatr 99:359-66. 2010
    ..To study cognitive outcome of premature, very low birth weight (VLBW) infants in relation to parental education and neonatal data...
  14. ncbi request reprint Sleep of excessively crying infants: a 24-Hour Ambulatory Sleep Polygraphy study
    Jarkko Kirjavainen
    Pediatric Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Pediatrics 114:592-600. 2004
    ..Parents' reports suggest that excessively crying or colicky infants sleep less compared with control subjects. The aim of this study was to determine the sleep-wake structure of excessively crying infants throughout a 24-hour cycle...
  15. doi request reprint Five-year follow-up of prematurely born children with postnatally developing caudothalamic cysts
    A Lind
    Department of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Acta Paediatr 99:304-7. 2010
    ..To assess the long-term developmental outcome of very low birth weight children with postnatally developing caudothalamic cysts...
  16. doi request reprint Maternal smoking during pregnancy and regional brain volumes in preterm infants
    Mikael Ekblad
    Department of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital and University of Turku, Kiinamyllynkatu 4 8, 20520 Turku, Finland
    J Pediatr 156:185-90.e1. 2010
    ..To evaluate the association between maternal smoking during pregnancy and both brain volumes and head circumference in very-low-birth-weight/very-low-gestational-age infants...
  17. ncbi request reprint [Treatment of premature infant is changing]
    Liisa Lehtonen
    TYKS n lastenklinikka, Kiinamyllynkatu 4 8, 20520 Turku
    Duodecim 125:1333-9. 2009
    ..It is therefore important to provide for the developmental follow-up of premature infants. Regionalization of very premature deliveries into university hospitals will decrease mortality...
  18. doi request reprint Development and behaviour of 5-year-old very low birthweight infants
    Liisi Rautava
    Department of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, Kiinamyllynkatu 4 8, Turku, Finland
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 19:669-77. 2010
    ..Thus, the survival advantage in level III hospitals seems not to be gained at the expense of behavioural or developmental problems...
  19. doi request reprint Impact of very preterm birth on health care costs at five years of age
    Emmi Korvenranta
    Turku University Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Turku, Finland
    Pediatrics 125:e1109-14. 2010
    ..We assessed the effects of very preterm birth (gestational age <32 weeks or birth weight <1501 g) and prematurity-related morbidities on health care costs during the fifth year of life...
  20. doi request reprint Hospital costs and quality of life during 4 years after very preterm birth
    Emmi Korvenranta
    Department of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, Kiinamyllynkatu 4 8, 20520 Turku, Finland
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 164:657-63. 2010
    ..To evaluate the effect of gestational age and prematurity-related morbidities on hospital costs and cost per quality-adjusted life-year (QALY) during the first 4 years of life...
  21. doi request reprint Attachment representations in mothers of preterm infants
    Riikka Korja
    Department of Child Psychiatry, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Infant Behav Dev 32:305-11. 2009
    ..We suggest that despite the qualitative differences in the mothers' representations, mothers of preterm infants are as likely to form balanced attachments with their infants as mothers of full-term infants...
  22. doi request reprint Does placental inflammation relate to brain lesions and volume in preterm infants?
    Milla Reiman
    Turku University Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Turku, Finland
    J Pediatr 152:642-7, 647.e1-2. 2008
    ..To evaluate the association between histologic inflammation of placenta and brain findings in ultrasound examinations and regional brain volumes in magnetic resonance imaging in very-low-birth-weight (VLBW) or in very preterm infants...
  23. doi request reprint Maternal depression is associated with mother-infant interaction in preterm infants
    Riikka Korja
    Department of Child Psychiatry, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Acta Paediatr 97:724-30. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the prevalence and the background factors of maternal depressive symptoms and their relation to the quality of mother-infant interaction in a group of preterm infants and their mothers...
  24. ncbi request reprint Effect of newborn hospitalization on family and child behavior: a 12-year follow-up study
    Päivi Rautava
    Department of Public Health, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Pediatrics 111:277-83. 2003
    ..To study the effects of a critical illness and hospitalization of a newborn on family functioning and child behavior during the subsequent 12 years...
  25. ncbi request reprint [Treatment of relapsing multiple sclerosis during pregnancy]
    Laura Airas
    Duodecim 120:428-9; author reply 429-30. 2004
  26. ncbi request reprint Visiting less than every day: a marker for later behavioral problems in Finnish preterm infants
    Reija Latva
    Department of Child Psychiatry, University of Tampere and Tampere University Hospital, Tampere, Finland
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:1153-7. 2004
    ..To investigate the effect of parental visits during neonatal intensive care on the behavioral and emotional development of the child at school age...
  27. ncbi request reprint Neurodevelopmental outcome at 5 years of age of a national cohort of extremely low birth weight infants who were born in 1996-1997
    Kaija Mikkola
    Hospital for Children and Adolescents, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Pediatrics 116:1391-400. 2005
    ..Few studies have reported long-term follow-up of representative regional cohorts. The objective of this study was to assess the 5-year outcome of a prospectively followed national ELBW infant cohort...
  28. ncbi request reprint Relation of prematurity and brain injury to crying behavior in infancy
    Jonna Maunu
    Department of Pediatric Neurology, Turku University Central Hospital, Pediatric Research Unit, Vähä Hämeenkatu 1 A 3, 20500 Turku, Finland
    Pediatrics 118:e57-65. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to assess crying behavior during infancy in very preterm infants with or without brain injury...
  29. ncbi request reprint No improvement in outcome of nationwide extremely low birth weight infant populations between 1996-1997 and 1999-2000
    Viena Tommiska
    National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health, Helsinki, Finland
    Pediatrics 119:29-36. 2007
    ..Our goal was to investigate whether outcome in extremely low birth weight infants changes over time in Finland...
  30. ncbi request reprint Size and composition of the lexicon in prematurely born very-low-birth-weight and full-term Finnish children at two years of age
    Suvi Stolt
    University of Helsinki and Turku University Central Hospital, Finland
    J Child Lang 34:283-310. 2007
    ..Furthermore, it also seems that there are differences between prematurely born and full-term children in the composition of the lexicon at 2;0. The findings support the universal sequence in the development of lexical categories...
  31. ncbi request reprint Mother-infant interaction is influenced by the amount of holding in preterm infants
    Riikka Korja
    Department of Psychology, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Early Hum Dev 84:257-67. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate associations between infant crying, holding and mother-infant interaction...
  32. ncbi request reprint Relation of sleep state to hypoxemic episodes in ventilated extremely-low-birth-weight infants
    Liisa Lehtonen
    Department of Pediatrics Neonatology, Pediatric Neurology, Rainbow Babies and Childrens Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    J Pediatr 141:363-8. 2002
    ..Nonparametric statistics were used to test for differences in the proportion of time hypoxemic (oxygen saturation </=85%) between behavioral states...