V Pettila

Summary

Affiliation: University of Helsinki
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Thromboprophylaxis with low molecular weight heparin (dalteparin) in pregnancy
    V Pettila
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Finland
    Thromb Res 96:275-82. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint Zinc chloride smoke inhalation: a rare cause of severe acute respiratory distress syndrome
    V Pettila
    Department of Surgery, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Finland
    Intensive Care Med 26:215-7. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Safety of granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (filgrastim) in intubated patients in the intensive care unit: interim analysis of a prospective, placebo-controlled, double-blind study
    V Pettila
    Department of Surgery, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Finland
    Crit Care Med 28:3620-5. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life of multiple organ dysfunction patients one year after intensive care
    V Pettila
    Department of Surgery, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Finland
    Intensive Care Med 26:1473-9. 2000
  5. ncbi request reprint Intermittent hemodiafiltration in acute renal failure in critically ill patients
    V Pettila
    Department of Surgery, and Helsinki University Central Hospital, Espoo, Finland
    Clin Nephrol 56:324-31. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Late steroid therapy in primary acute lung injury
    T Varpula
    Department of Anesthesiology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Finland
    Intensive Care Med 26:526-31. 2000
  7. doi request reprint Serum markers of collagen synthesis and degradation in acute respiratory failure patients
    M Okkonen
    Division of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Department of Surgery, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 57:1193-200. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Long-term survival and health-related quality of life of patients with ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm
    S J Korhonen
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Helsinki University Central Hospital, HUCH, Finland
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 25:350-3. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Organ dysfunction and long term outcome in secondary peritonitis
    M Hynninen
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Helsinki University Central Hospital, PO Box 340, Haartmaninkatu 4, 00029 HUS Helsinki, Finland
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 393:81-6. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Association of ICU size and annual case volume of renal replacement therapy patients with mortality
    S T Vaara
    Intensive Care Units, Division of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Department of Surgery, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Finland
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 56:1175-82. 2012

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. ncbi request reprint Thromboprophylaxis with low molecular weight heparin (dalteparin) in pregnancy
    V Pettila
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Finland
    Thromb Res 96:275-82. 1999
    ..Recurrence of venous thromboembolism and safety of treatments were assessed. Dalteparin administered once daily was safe and effective in thromboprophylaxis during pregnancy and postpartum...
  2. ncbi request reprint Zinc chloride smoke inhalation: a rare cause of severe acute respiratory distress syndrome
    V Pettila
    Department of Surgery, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Finland
    Intensive Care Med 26:215-7. 2000
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Safety of granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (filgrastim) in intubated patients in the intensive care unit: interim analysis of a prospective, placebo-controlled, double-blind study
    V Pettila
    Department of Surgery, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Finland
    Crit Care Med 28:3620-5. 2000
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life of multiple organ dysfunction patients one year after intensive care
    V Pettila
    Department of Surgery, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Finland
    Intensive Care Med 26:1473-9. 2000
    ..To assess the quality of life (QOL) of intensive care survivors 1 year after discharge with special emphasis on multiple organ dysfunction (MOD)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Intermittent hemodiafiltration in acute renal failure in critically ill patients
    V Pettila
    Department of Surgery, and Helsinki University Central Hospital, Espoo, Finland
    Clin Nephrol 56:324-31. 2001
    ..The objective was to study the effects of daily intermittent on-line predilution hemodiafiltration (IHDF) on laboratory parameters, and on multiple organ dysfunction score (MODS), compared with intermittent hemodialysis (IHD)...
  6. ncbi request reprint Late steroid therapy in primary acute lung injury
    T Varpula
    Department of Anesthesiology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Finland
    Intensive Care Med 26:526-31. 2000
    ..To investigate the effect of steroid treatment in the late phase of primary acute lung injury (ALI) with special emphasis on pneumococcal pneumonia...
  7. doi request reprint Serum markers of collagen synthesis and degradation in acute respiratory failure patients
    M Okkonen
    Division of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Department of Surgery, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 57:1193-200. 2013
    ..We studied the collagen metabolism to find out if changes seen in acute respiratory distress syndrome patients are observed in patients with acute respiratory failure (ARF), and whether multiple organ dysfunction (MOD) has impact on it...
  8. ncbi request reprint Long-term survival and health-related quality of life of patients with ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm
    S J Korhonen
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Helsinki University Central Hospital, HUCH, Finland
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 25:350-3. 2003
    ..However, survival alone is not an indicator of quality of the treatment. Assessment of quality of life (QoL) is used increasingly and is a relevant measure of outcome...
  9. ncbi request reprint Organ dysfunction and long term outcome in secondary peritonitis
    M Hynninen
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Helsinki University Central Hospital, PO Box 340, Haartmaninkatu 4, 00029 HUS Helsinki, Finland
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 393:81-6. 2008
    ..Good prognostic tools to predict long term outcome in individual patients are lacking and therefore require further study...
  10. doi request reprint Association of ICU size and annual case volume of renal replacement therapy patients with mortality
    S T Vaara
    Intensive Care Units, Division of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Department of Surgery, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Finland
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 56:1175-82. 2012
    ..We aimed to reveal whether the size of an intensive care unit (ICU) or its annual case volume of patients treated with renal replacement therapy (RRT) for acute kidney injury (AKI) is associated with hospital mortality...
  11. ncbi request reprint Prediction of survival after 48-h of intensive care following open surgical repair of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm
    S J Laukontaus
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 30:509-15. 2005
    ..To identify predictive factors for 30-day mortality after 48 h of maximal treatment in intensive care unit (ICU) after repair for ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm (RAAA)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Evolution and predictive power of serum cystatin C in acute renal failure
    A Ahlstrom
    Department of Surgery, Division of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Intensive Care Unit, Helsinki University Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Clin Nephrol 62:344-50. 2004
    ..Little is known about cystatin C in critical illness. We assessed serum cystatin C as a marker of renal function in acute renal failure (ARF) and its power in predicting survival of ARF patients...
  13. ncbi request reprint Increased thromboxane production in women with a history of venous thromboembolic event: effect of heparins
    R Kaaja
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Helsinki University Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Br J Haematol 114:655-9. 2001
    ..Thus, women with a history of venous thromboembolic events have thromboxane dominance during and after pregnancy, but this dominance can be eliminated through the use of heparins...
  14. ncbi request reprint Therapeutic hypothermia after cardiac arrest: implementation and outcome in Finnish intensive care units
    T Oksanen
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Jorvi Hospital, Helsinki University Hospital, Espoo, Finland
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 51:866-71. 2007
    ..We also determined the outcomes and describe demographic variables of the patients treated with TH...
  15. ncbi request reprint Fluid responsiveness predicted by elevation of PEEP in patients with septic shock
    E Wilkman
    Intensive Care Unit, Division of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Department of Surgery, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 58:27-35. 2014
    ..Our aim was to assess whether haemodynamic changes during a short elevation of PEEP would predict fluid responsiveness in patients with septic shock...
  16. ncbi request reprint The effect of emergency department delay on outcome in critically ill medical patients: evaluation using hospital mortality and quality of life at 6 months
    K A Saukkonen
    Emergency Care, Department of Medicine, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    J Intern Med 260:586-91. 2006
    ..The 15D is a generic, 15-dimensional, standardized measure of HRQoL. We hypothesized that prolonged stay in the ED is related to worse outcome...
  17. doi request reprint N-terminal-pro-BNP in critically ill patients with acute respiratory failure: a prospective cohort study
    M Okkonen
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Division of Surgery, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Finland
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 55:749-57. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the prognostic value of plasma N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide (NT-pro-BNP) in unselected critically ill patients with acute respiratory failure (ARF)...
  18. doi request reprint Quality of pharmacokinetic studies in critically ill patients receiving continuous renal replacement therapy
    S Vaara
    Division of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Department of Surgery, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Finland
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 56:147-57. 2012
    ..The general quality of the studies during CRRT in the critically ill was only moderate and would be greatly improved by reports in concordant with the ADQI recommendations...
  19. doi request reprint Association between inotrope treatment and 90-day mortality in patients with septic shock
    E Wilkman
    Department of Surgery, Intensive Care Units, Division of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Helsinki, Finland
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 57:431-42. 2013
    ..However, the impact of inotrope use on the outcome of these patients is controversial. We aimed to analyse the association of inotrope treatment with 90-day mortality...
  20. ncbi request reprint Community-acquired septic shock: early management and outcome in a nationwide study in Finland
    M Varpula
    Department of Surgery, Helsinki University Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 51:1320-6. 2007
    ..To determine how the early treatment guidelines were adopted, and what was the impact of early treatment on mortality in septic shock in Finland...
  21. ncbi request reprint Predictive value of interleukins 6, 8 and 10, and low HLA-DR expression in acute renal failure
    A Ahlstrom
    Department of Surgery, Division of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Helsinki University Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Clin Nephrol 61:103-10. 2004
    ....
  22. doi request reprint Severe hypoglycemia during intensive insulin therapy
    K M Kaukonen
    Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 53:61-5. 2009
    ..As the safety of intensive insulin therapy has been questioned, we screened all patients during a 17-month period to reveal the incidence of hypoglycemia and its effects on the outcome of the patients...
  23. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and predictive value of ionized hypocalcemia among critically ill patients
    J Hästbacka
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 47:1264-9. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the performance and independence of ionized calcium (Ca2+) in prediction of all-cause day-30 mortality among critically ill adult patients...
  24. ncbi request reprint Granulocyte colony-stimulating factor therapy and systemic inflammation in critically ill patients
    A Takala
    The Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Inflamm Res 54:180-5. 2005
    ..The effect of the granulocyte colony-stimulating factor filgrastim on systemic inflammation was investigated in a prospective, randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind study in critically ill patients...
  25. ncbi request reprint Vasodilatory shock in severe acute pancreatitis without sepsis: is there any place for hydrocortisone treatment?
    A Eklund
    Intensive Care Unit, Division of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 49:379-84. 2005
    ..We therefore performed a study to assess the effects of hydrocortisone on catecholamine-dependent shock among patients with severe acute pancreatitis...
  26. ncbi request reprint Corticosteroids combined with continuous veno-venous hemodiafiltration for treatment of hantavirus pulmonary syndrome caused by Puumala virus infection
    E Seitsonen
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Stenbackinkatu 11, P O B 281, 00029 HUS, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 25:261-6. 2006
    ..These cases emphasize the role of the inflammatory response in the pathogenesis of hantavirus pulmonary syndrome...