Harri Niinikoski

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Affiliation: University of Turku
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Alexander disease as a cause of nocturnal vomiting in a 7-year-old girl
    Harri Niinikoski
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Turku, Kiinamyllynkatu 4 8, Turku, 20900, Finland
    Pediatr Radiol 39:872-5. 2009
  2. pmc Growth hormone therapy is safe and effective in patients with lysinuric protein intolerance
    Harri Niinikoski
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Turku, Kiinamyllynkatu 4 8, Turku, Finland
    JIMD Rep 1:43-7. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Is carbohydrate intake in the first years of life related to future risk of NCDs?
    H Niinikoski
    Turku University Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Kiinamyllynkatu 4 8, 20520 Turku, Finland
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 22:770-4. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Blood pressure is lower in children and adolescents with a low-saturated-fat diet since infancy: the special turku coronary risk factor intervention project
    Harri Niinikoski
    Department of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Hypertension 53:918-24. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Impact of repeated dietary counseling between infancy and 14 years of age on dietary intakes and serum lipids and lipoproteins: the STRIP study
    Harri Niinikoski
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Turku, Kiinamyllynkatu 4 8, 20520 Turku, Finland
    Circulation 116:1032-40. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Association of fitness with vascular intima-media thickness and elasticity in adolescence
    Katja Pahkala
    Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku and Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Pediatrics 132:e77-84. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Left ventricular mass and geometry in adolescence: early childhood determinants
    Hanna Hietalampi
    University of Turku, Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, Kiinamyllynkatu 10, FI 20520 Turku, Finland
    Hypertension 60:1266-72. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Effect of repeated dietary counseling on serum lipoproteins from infancy to adulthood
    Harri Niinikoski
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Turku and Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Pediatrics 129:e704-13. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Carbohydrate intake, serum lipids and apolipoprotein E phenotype show association in children
    Soile Ruottinen
    Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Acta Paediatr 98:1667-73. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Association of physical activity with vascular endothelial function and intima-media thickness
    Katja Pahkala
    University of Turku, Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, FI 20520 Turku, Finland
    Circulation 124:1956-63. 2011

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Publications32

  1. ncbi request reprint Alexander disease as a cause of nocturnal vomiting in a 7-year-old girl
    Harri Niinikoski
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Turku, Kiinamyllynkatu 4 8, Turku, 20900, Finland
    Pediatr Radiol 39:872-5. 2009
    ..Alexander disease should be considered in young patients with atypical anorexia nervosa-type symptoms...
  2. pmc Growth hormone therapy is safe and effective in patients with lysinuric protein intolerance
    Harri Niinikoski
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Turku, Kiinamyllynkatu 4 8, Turku, Finland
    JIMD Rep 1:43-7. 2011
    ..7-1.8 SDS. There were no episodes of hyperammonemias. Conclusions: Our data support safety and growth-promoting potential of long-term GH therapy in patients with LPI...
  3. doi request reprint Is carbohydrate intake in the first years of life related to future risk of NCDs?
    H Niinikoski
    Turku University Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Kiinamyllynkatu 4 8, 20520 Turku, Finland
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 22:770-4. 2012
    ..Clinical Trial Registration Information: NCT00223600...
  4. doi request reprint Blood pressure is lower in children and adolescents with a low-saturated-fat diet since infancy: the special turku coronary risk factor intervention project
    Harri Niinikoski
    Department of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Hypertension 53:918-24. 2009
    ..The importance of childhood lifestyle counseling and primary prevention of hypertension should be emphasized, especially in those children with a family history of hypertension or atherosclerotic vascular disease...
  5. ncbi request reprint Impact of repeated dietary counseling between infancy and 14 years of age on dietary intakes and serum lipids and lipoproteins: the STRIP study
    Harri Niinikoski
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Turku, Kiinamyllynkatu 4 8, 20520 Turku, Finland
    Circulation 116:1032-40. 2007
    ..The aims of the present study were to evaluate the effect of low-saturated-fat, low-cholesterol dietary counseling on fat intakes, growth, serum cholesterol values, and pubertal development in children and adolescents...
  6. doi request reprint Association of fitness with vascular intima-media thickness and elasticity in adolescence
    Katja Pahkala
    Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku and Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Pediatrics 132:e77-84. 2013
    ..Data on the effect of cardiorespiratory fitness on these measures of vascular health in adolescence are scarce. The aim was to examine the association of fitness with aortic and carotid artery IMT and elasticity in adolescents...
  7. doi request reprint Left ventricular mass and geometry in adolescence: early childhood determinants
    Hanna Hietalampi
    University of Turku, Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, Kiinamyllynkatu 10, FI 20520 Turku, Finland
    Hypertension 60:1266-72. 2012
    ..0003), were associated with higher body mass index. Our results indicate that birth weight has a long-lasting impact on LVM and normal body weight is beneficial for cardiac structure in adolescents...
  8. doi request reprint Effect of repeated dietary counseling on serum lipoproteins from infancy to adulthood
    Harri Niinikoski
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Turku and Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Pediatrics 129:e704-13. 2012
    ..Our aim was to study the influences of repeated low saturated fat dietary counseling on dietary intakes and lipoprotein measures from infancy to adulthood...
  9. ncbi request reprint Carbohydrate intake, serum lipids and apolipoprotein E phenotype show association in children
    Soile Ruottinen
    Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Acta Paediatr 98:1667-73. 2009
    ..To study the association between carbohydrate intake and serum lipids in children, and influence of apolipoprotein E phenotype (apoE) on the association...
  10. doi request reprint Association of physical activity with vascular endothelial function and intima-media thickness
    Katja Pahkala
    University of Turku, Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, FI 20520 Turku, Finland
    Circulation 124:1956-63. 2011
    ..We investigated prospectively the association of leisure-time physical activity with endothelial function (brachial artery flow-mediated dilatation; FMD) and aortic IMT in adolescents...
  11. doi request reprint Ideal cardiovascular health in adolescence: effect of lifestyle intervention and association with vascular intima-media thickness and elasticity (the Special Turku Coronary Risk Factor Intervention Project for Children [STRIP] study)
    Katja Pahkala
    Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku and Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Circulation 127:2088-96. 2013
    ..Additionally, we investigated the association between the concept and vascular intima-media thickness and elasticity in adolescence...
  12. doi request reprint Effects of a home-based exercise program on metabolic risk factors and fitness in long-term survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Liisa S Järvelä
    Department of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 59:155-60. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of a simple, inexpensive home-based exercise program on cardiometabolic risk factors and fitness in long-term ALL survivors...
  13. doi request reprint Endothelial function in long-term survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia: effects of a home-based exercise program
    Liisa S Järvelä
    Department of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 60:1546-51. 2013
    ..IMT and FMD are intermediate markers of CVD. We studied endothelial function and the effects of an exercise program on vascular endothelium in long-term survivors of childhood ALL...
  14. ncbi request reprint Dietary patterns and nutrient intakes of 7-year-old children taking part in an atherosclerosis prevention project in Finland
    Minna Räsänen
    Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku, Finland
    J Am Diet Assoc 102:518-24. 2002
    ..To evaluate the dietary patterns of 7-year-old children participating in an atherosclerosis prevention project and the relationship of those dietary patterns to nutrient intakes and serum cholesterol values...
  15. ncbi request reprint Endothelial function in healthy 11-year-old children after dietary intervention with onset in infancy: the Special Turku Coronary Risk Factor Intervention Project for children (STRIP)
    Olli T Raitakari
    Department of Clinical Physiology, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Circulation 112:3786-94. 2005
    ..Early childhood introduction of nutritional habits aimed at atherosclerosis prevention reduces children's serum total cholesterol concentration, but its effect on vascular endothelial function is unknown...
  16. doi request reprint High sucrose intake is associated with poor quality of diet and growth between 13 months and 9 years of age: the special Turku Coronary Risk Factor Intervention Project
    Soile Ruottinen
    Research Center of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku, Kiinamyllynkatu 10, FI 20520 Turku, Finland
    Pediatrics 121:e1676-85. 2008
    ..Previous studies have suggested that interventions to lower dietary fat content and improved fat quality lead to a compensatory increase in sucrose content...
  17. ncbi request reprint Combined hyperlipidemia in patients with lysinuric protein intolerance
    Laura M Tanner
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    J Inherit Metab Dis 33:S145-50. 2010
    ..The objective of this retrospective study was to investigate lipid values and efficacy of lipid-lowering therapy in patients with LPI...
  18. doi request reprint Carnitine deficiency and L-carnitine supplementation in lysinuric protein intolerance
    Laura M Tanner
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Turku, 20520 Turku, Finland
    Metabolism 57:549-54. 2008
    ..Furthermore, decreased ratio of free and total serum carnitine was common even in LPI patients with normal total serum carnitine concentration...
  19. ncbi request reprint Nutrient intake, weight, and Leu7Pro polymorphism in prepro-neuropeptide Y in children
    Matti K Karvonen
    Department of Neurology, University of Turku, 20520 Turku, Finland
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:4664-8. 2006
    ..Pro7 substitution has been associated with the following: plasma NPY concentration, the risk factors of cardiovascular disease, birth weight of children, serum triglyceride concentration, and the function of vascular endothelium...
  20. doi request reprint Hyperglycemia and lower diet quality in pregnant overweight women and increased infant size at birth and at 13 months of age--STEPS study
    Johanna Mäkelä
    Turku Institute for Child and Youth Research, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Early Hum Dev 89:439-44. 2013
    ..To study whether maternal overweight and/or hyperglycemia combined with life-style factors in healthy women predisposes to adverse pregnancy or infant health outcomes, such as differences in growth...
  21. ncbi request reprint Nephropathy advancing to end-stage renal disease: a novel complication of lysinuric protein intolerance
    Laura M Tanner
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    J Pediatr 150:631-4, 634.e1. 2007
    ..To analyze systemically the prevalence of renal involvement in a cohort of Finnish patients with lysinuric protein intolerance (LPI) and to describe the course and outcome of end-stage renal disease in 4 patients...
  22. doi request reprint The initiatives and outcomes for cardiovascular risks that can be achieved through paediatric counselling
    Jorma Viikari
    Department of Medicine, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Curr Opin Lipidol 20:17-23. 2009
    ..Dietary patterns have a central role in the development of coronary heart disease through effects on serum lipids and development of body fatness. It is the purpose of this review to describe progress in this field...
  23. doi request reprint Growth patterns and obesity development in overweight or normal-weight 13-year-old adolescents: the STRIP study
    Hanna Lagström
    Turku Institute for Child and Youth Research, Turku, Finland
    Pediatrics 122:e876-83. 2008
    ..Our goal was to study childhood growth patterns and development of overweight in children who were overweight or normal weight at 13 years of age...
  24. ncbi request reprint Breast milk fatty acid composition differs between overweight and normal weight women: the STEPS Study
    Johanna Mäkelä
    Turku Institute for Child and Youth Research, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Eur J Nutr 52:727-35. 2013
    ..We studied differences in breast milk fatty acid (FA) composition between overweight and normal weight women and the effect of FA composition on children's cholesterol concentrations at 13 months and growth from birth to 13 months...
  25. doi request reprint When and how to start prevention of atherosclerosis? Lessons from the Cardiovascular Risk in the Young Finns Study and the Special Turku Coronary Risk Factor Intervention Project
    Costan G Magnussen
    Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku and Turku University Hospital, Kiinamyllynkatu 10, 20520, Finland, Finland
    Pediatr Nephrol 27:1441-52. 2012
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  26. ncbi request reprint Hazards associated with pregnancies and deliveries in lysinuric protein intolerance
    Laura Tanner
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Turku, 20520 Turku, Finland
    Metabolism 55:224-31. 2006
    ..We propose centralization of deliveries to obstetric units with capability to deal with bleeding complications and rare inborn errors of metabolism...
  27. ncbi request reprint Long-term oral lysine supplementation in lysinuric protein intolerance
    Laura M Tanner
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Turku, 20520 Turku, Finland
    Metabolism 56:185-9. 2007
    ..In conclusion, low-dose oral lysine supplementation is potentially beneficial to patients with LPI and can be started safely at an early age...
  28. doi request reprint Exploring the transcriptomic variation caused by the Finnish founder mutation of lysinuric protein intolerance (LPI)
    Maaria Tringham
    Department of Medical Biochemistry and Genetics, University of Turku, Kiinamyllynkatu 10, 20520 Turku, Finland
    Mol Genet Metab 105:408-15. 2012
    ..We conclude that changes in the expression of genes other than SLC7A7 may be linked to the various symptoms of LPI, indicating a complex interplay between amino acid transporters and various cellular processes...
  29. ncbi request reprint Genitopatellar syndrome in an adolescent female with severe osteoporosis and endocrine abnormalities
    Maila Penttinen
    Clinical Genetics Unit, Department of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Am J Med Genet A 149:451-5. 2009
    ..We suggest that these novel findings are also manifestations of GPS...
  30. ncbi request reprint Case 2: Two young children with polydipsia, polyuria and severe hypertension
    Timo Jahnukainen
    Department of Paediatrics, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Acta Paediatr 95:881-3; discussion 884-5. 2006
  31. doi request reprint Physical activity and fitness in adolescent and young adult long-term survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukaemia
    Liisa S Järvelä
    Department of Paediatrics, Turku University Hospital, Kiinamyllynkatu 4 8, FI 20520, Turku, Finland
    J Cancer Surviv 4:339-45. 2010
    ..There is a lack of data on physical activity (PA) and fitness of adolescent and young adult very long-term survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL)...
  32. ncbi request reprint [Phenylketonuria]
    Harri Niinikoski
    TYKS n lastenklinikka, Kiinamyllynkatu 4 8, 20520 Turku
    Duodecim 125:1069-75. 2009
    ..A newborn affected with phenylketonuria is asymptomatic but will rapidly become disabled without therapy. The leading principle of the therapy is careful limitation of phenylalanine intake...