Harri Pihlajamaki

Summary

Affiliation: University of Helsinki
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. pmc Monitoring and analysis of dynamic growth of human embryonic stem cells: comparison of automated instrumentation and conventional culturing methods
    Susanna Narkilahti
    REGEA, Institute for Regenerative Medicine, University of Tampere and Tampere University Hospital, 33520 Tampere, Finland
    Biomed Eng Online 6:11. 2007
  2. pmc Low physical fitness is a strong predictor of health problems among young men: a follow-up study of 1411 male conscripts
    Henri Taanila
    Tampere Research Centre of Sports Medicine, The UKK Institute, PO Box 30, 33501 Tampere, Finland
    BMC Public Health 11:590. 2011
  3. pmc Mortality and cause of death in hip fracture patients aged 65 or older: a population-based study
    Jorma Panula
    Department of Surgery, City Hospital of Pori, Pori, Finland
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:105. 2011
  4. pmc Recovery of brachial plexus lesions resulting from heavy backpack use: a follow-up case series
    Tuula Nylund
    Centre for Military Medicine, Finnish Defense Forces, Hennalankatu 259, Lahti, Finland
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:62. 2011
  5. pmc Aetiology and risk factors of musculoskeletal disorders in physically active conscripts: a follow-up study in the Finnish Defence Forces
    Henri Taanila
    Tampere Research Centre of Sports Medicine, The UKK Institute, PO Box 30, 33501 Tampere, Finland
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:146. 2010
  6. pmc Neuromuscular training with injury prevention counselling to decrease the risk of acute musculoskeletal injury in young men during military service: a population-based, randomised study
    Jari Parkkari
    Tampere Research Centre of Sports Medicine, UKK Institute, 33501 Tampere, Finland
    BMC Med 9:35. 2011
  7. pmc Genetic predisposition for femoral neck stress fractures in military conscripts
    Johanna Korvala
    Oulu Center for Cell Matrix Research, Biocenter and Department of Medical Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    BMC Genet 11:95. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Long-term outcome after surgical treatment of unresolved Osgood-Schlatter disease in young men
    Harri K Pihlajamaki
    Research Department, Centre for Military Medicine, P O Box 50, FIN 00301 Helsinki, Finland
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 91:2350-8. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Reliability of clinical findings and magnetic resonance imaging for the diagnosis of chondromalacia patellae
    Harri K Pihlajamaki
    Research Unit, Centre for Military Medicine, P O Box 50, FIN 00301 Helsinki, Finland
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 92:927-34. 2010
  10. pmc Tissue restoration after implantation of polyglycolide, polydioxanone, polylevolactide, and metallic pins in cortical bone: an experimental study in rabbits
    Harri K Pihlajamaki
    Research Department, Center for Military Medicine, Töölönkatu 44 48 D 65, 00250, Helsinki, Finland
    Calcif Tissue Int 87:90-8. 2010

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  1. pmc Monitoring and analysis of dynamic growth of human embryonic stem cells: comparison of automated instrumentation and conventional culturing methods
    Susanna Narkilahti
    REGEA, Institute for Regenerative Medicine, University of Tampere and Tampere University Hospital, 33520 Tampere, Finland
    Biomed Eng Online 6:11. 2007
    ..Continuous monitoring of living cell cultures can reveal more information and is faster than using laborious traditional methods such as microscopic evaluation, immunohistochemistry and flow cytometry...
  2. pmc Low physical fitness is a strong predictor of health problems among young men: a follow-up study of 1411 male conscripts
    Henri Taanila
    Tampere Research Centre of Sports Medicine, The UKK Institute, PO Box 30, 33501 Tampere, Finland
    BMC Public Health 11:590. 2011
    ....
  3. pmc Mortality and cause of death in hip fracture patients aged 65 or older: a population-based study
    Jorma Panula
    Department of Surgery, City Hospital of Pori, Pori, Finland
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:105. 2011
    ..The purpose of the present study was to evaluate mortality and cause of death in patients after hip fracture surgery and to compare their mortality and cause of death to those in the general population...
  4. pmc Recovery of brachial plexus lesions resulting from heavy backpack use: a follow-up case series
    Tuula Nylund
    Centre for Military Medicine, Finnish Defense Forces, Hennalankatu 259, Lahti, Finland
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:62. 2011
    ..Here we evaluated the clinical course and pattern of recovery of backpack palsy (BPP) in a large series of patients...
  5. pmc Aetiology and risk factors of musculoskeletal disorders in physically active conscripts: a follow-up study in the Finnish Defence Forces
    Henri Taanila
    Tampere Research Centre of Sports Medicine, The UKK Institute, PO Box 30, 33501 Tampere, Finland
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:146. 2010
    ..The purpose of the study was to examine associations between various risk factors and MSDs with special attention to the physical fitness of the conscripts...
  6. pmc Neuromuscular training with injury prevention counselling to decrease the risk of acute musculoskeletal injury in young men during military service: a population-based, randomised study
    Jari Parkkari
    Tampere Research Centre of Sports Medicine, UKK Institute, 33501 Tampere, Finland
    BMC Med 9:35. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate whether a neuromuscular training programme with injury prevention counselling is effective in preventing acute musculoskeletal injuries in young men during military service...
  7. pmc Genetic predisposition for femoral neck stress fractures in military conscripts
    Johanna Korvala
    Oulu Center for Cell Matrix Research, Biocenter and Department of Medical Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    BMC Genet 11:95. 2010
    ..Genetic factors may increase the risk, but no major susceptibility genes have been identified. The purpose of this study was to search for possible genetic factors predisposing military conscripts to femoral neck stress fractures...
  8. doi request reprint Long-term outcome after surgical treatment of unresolved Osgood-Schlatter disease in young men
    Harri K Pihlajamaki
    Research Department, Centre for Military Medicine, P O Box 50, FIN 00301 Helsinki, Finland
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 91:2350-8. 2009
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Reliability of clinical findings and magnetic resonance imaging for the diagnosis of chondromalacia patellae
    Harri K Pihlajamaki
    Research Unit, Centre for Military Medicine, P O Box 50, FIN 00301 Helsinki, Finland
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 92:927-34. 2010
    ..This diagnostic study was performed to determine the correlation between anterior knee pain and chondromalacia patellae and to define the reliability of magnetic resonance imaging for the diagnosis of chondromalacia patellae...
  10. pmc Tissue restoration after implantation of polyglycolide, polydioxanone, polylevolactide, and metallic pins in cortical bone: an experimental study in rabbits
    Harri K Pihlajamaki
    Research Department, Center for Military Medicine, Töölönkatu 44 48 D 65, 00250, Helsinki, Finland
    Calcif Tissue Int 87:90-8. 2010
    ..Within the follow-up period, there were no significant differences in biocompatibility between the implants and no adverse inflammatory foreign-body reactions...
  11. doi request reprint Surgical versus functional treatment for acute ruptures of the lateral ligament complex of the ankle in young men: a randomized controlled trial
    Harri Pihlajamaki
    Research Department, Centre for Military Medicine, P O Box 50, FIN 00301, Helsinki, Finland
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 92:2367-74. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to establish whether surgery provides better long-term results than functional treatment for acute ruptures of the lateral ligaments of the ankle...
  12. doi request reprint Long-term outcome after surgical treatment of unresolved osgood-schlatter disease in young men: surgical technique
    Harri K Pihlajamaki
    Research Department, Centre for Military Medicine, P O Box 50, FIN 00301 Helsinki, Finland
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 92:258-64. 2010
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Enveloping bioabsorbable polyglycolide membrane and immobilization in Achilles tendon repair: A comparative experimental study on rabbits
    Harri Pihlajamaki
    Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Helsinki University Hospital, P O Box 266, 00029 HUS, Helsinki, Finland
    J Orthop Res 26:264-70. 2008
    ..Moreover, inflammatory cells were similar in both groups and reflected a transient tissue reaction to the membrane. Within the follow-up, the seam area (cross-sectional) approached that of intact controls...
  14. ncbi request reprint Displaced femoral neck fatigue fractures in military recruits
    Harri K Pihlajamaki
    Research Institute of Military Medicine, P O Box 50, FIN 00301 Helsinki, Finland
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 88:1989-97. 2006
    ..This study was performed to examine the incidence, long-term consequences, radiographic findings, risk factors, and complications associated with this fracture...
  15. ncbi request reprint Long-term tissue response to bioabsorbable poly-L-lactide and metallic screws: an experimental study
    Harri Pihlajamaki
    Research Institute of Military Medicine, Central Military Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Bone 39:932-7. 2006
    ..The results of this study showed no significant differences between the bioabsorbable PLLA screws and the metallic screws in biocompatibility, and no signs of inflammatory foreign-body reactions occurred during the follow-up...
  16. ncbi request reprint The impact of polyglycolide membrane on a tendon after surgical rejoining. A histological and histomorphometric analysis in rabbits
    Harri Pihlajamaki
    Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Helsinki University Hospital, P O Box 266, 00029 HUS, Helsinki, Finland
    J Biomed Mater Res A 81:987-93. 2007
    ..Inflammatory cells in the SR-PGA membrane groups reflected a tissue reaction to the membrane. When placed in soft tissues, SR-PGA membranes degraded almost completely within 24 weeks...
  17. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcome of undisplaced fatigue fractures of the femoral neck in young male adults
    H K Pihlajamaki
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Research Institute of Military Medicine, Central Military Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 88:1574-9. 2006
    ..Undisplaced fatigue fractures of the femoral neck neither predispose to avascular necrosis nor the subsequent development of osteoarthritis of the hip...
  18. ncbi request reprint Tissue response to polyglycolide, polydioxanone, polylevolactide, and metallic pins in cancellous bone: An experimental study on rabbits
    Harri Pihlajamaki
    Research Institute of Military Medicine, Central Military Hospital, P O Box 50, FIN 00301 Helsinki, Finland
    J Orthop Res 24:1597-606. 2006
    ..The small-volume pins obviously did not exceed the local tissue tolerance and clearing capacity of the bone...
  19. pmc Incidence and trends of low back pain hospitalisation during military service--an analysis of 387,070 Finnish young males
    Ville M Mattila
    Centre for Military Medicine, Lahti and Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 10:10. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the incidence and trends of LBP hospitalisation among Finnish military conscripts...
  20. ncbi request reprint Association between serum 25(OH)D concentrations and bone stress fractures in Finnish young men
    Juha Petri Ruohola
    Research Institute of Military Medicine, Helsinki, Finland
    J Bone Miner Res 21:1483-8. 2006
    ..The average serum 25(OH)D concentration was significantly lower in the group with fracture, suggesting a relationship between vitamin D and fatigue bone stress fracture...
  21. doi request reprint Femoral avulsion of the medial patellofemoral ligament after primary traumatic patellar dislocation predicts subsequent instability in men: a mean 7-year nonoperative follow-up study
    Petri J Sillanpää
    Centre for Military Medicine, Lahti, Finland
    Am J Sports Med 37:1513-21. 2009
    ..The clinical relevance of medial patellofemoral ligament (MPFL) injury location in primary patellar dislocation has not been studied...
  22. doi request reprint Arthroscopic surgery for primary traumatic patellar dislocation: a prospective, nonrandomized study comparing patients treated with and without acute arthroscopic stabilization with a median 7-year follow-up
    Petri J Sillanpää
    Centre for Military Medicine, Lahti, Finland
    Am J Sports Med 36:2301-9. 2008
    ..No data exist whether patients with primary traumatic patellar dislocation benefit from initial arthroscopic medial repair surgery...
  23. doi request reprint Treatment with and without initial stabilizing surgery for primary traumatic patellar dislocation. A prospective randomized study
    Petri J Sillanpää
    Central Military Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 91:263-73. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to compare the clinical outcomes after treatment with and without initial stabilizing surgery for primary traumatic patellar dislocation in young adults...
  24. doi request reprint A mini-invasive adductor magnus tendon transfer technique for medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction: a technical note
    Petri J Sillanpää
    Research Unit, Centre for Military Medicine, Lahti, Finland
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 17:508-12. 2009
    ..The graft is tightened at 30 degrees knee flexion. Aftercare includes 4 weeks of brace treatment with restricted range of motion...
  25. doi request reprint Patellofemoral osteoarthritis in patients with operative treatment for patellar dislocation: a magnetic resonance-based analysis
    Petri J Sillanpää
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Tampere University Hospital, Teiskontie 35, 33521 Tampere, Finland
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 19:230-5. 2011
    ..The study hypothesis was that PF cartilage lesions and OA are associated with a poor long-term outcome after PF stabilizing surgery...
  26. ncbi request reprint In vivo degradation of poly(DTE carbonate) membranes. Analysis of the tissue reactions and mechanical properties
    Antti J Asikainen
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    J Mater Sci Mater Med 19:53-8. 2008
    ..This reaction was uniform throughout the study. Varying amounts of calcification was seen in the fibrous capsule surrounding the implant. The number of calcified bodies did not correlate to healing time...
  27. doi request reprint Food choices and health during military service: increases in sugar- and fibre-containing foods and changes in anthropometric and clinical risk factors
    Clarissa M L Bingham
    Department of Lifestyle and Participation, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    Public Health Nutr 15:1248-55. 2012
    ..To analyse changes in food choices, diet-related risk factors and their association during 6 months of military service...
  28. ncbi request reprint Nature and risk factors of injury hospitalization in young adults: a follow-up of 135,987 military conscripts
    Ville M Mattila
    Centre for Military Medicine, Lahti and Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Scand J Public Health 35:418-23. 2007
    ..This study attempted to investigate the nature and risk factors of injury hospitalization among Finnish conscripts in 1998-2002...
  29. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for bone stress injuries: a follow-up study of 102,515 person-years
    Ville M Mattila
    Centre for Military Medicine, Lahti, Finland
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 39:1061-6. 2007
    ....
  30. pmc Ligament reconstruction versus distal realignment for patellar dislocation
    Petri Sillanpää
    Centre for Military Medicine, Lahti, Finland
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 466:1475-84. 2008
    ..Adductor magnus tenodesis is a reliable method to treat recurrent patellar dislocation. The medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction seems to reduce the risk of osteoarthrosis compared with distal realignment surgery...
  31. doi request reprint Coverage and accuracy of diagnosis of cruciate ligament injury in the Finnish National Hospital Discharge Register
    Ville M Mattila
    Centre for Military Medicine, Lahti, Finland
    Injury 39:1373-6. 2008
    ..In this study, cruciate ligament rupture was used to assess the coverage and accuracy of the Finnish National Hospital Discharge Register (NHDR)...
  32. ncbi request reprint Trends in hospitalization for firearm-related injury in Finland from 1990 to 2003
    Ville M Mattila
    Centre for Military Medicine, Lahti, Finland
    J Trauma 61:1222-7; discussion 1227. 2006
    ..The firearm-related mortality in Finland is one of the highest in Europe. The study objective was to describe the incidence trends and nature of firearm-related injury hospitalizations in Finland between 1990 and 2003...
  33. pmc Low back pain and its risk indicators: a survey of 7,040 Finnish male conscripts
    Ville M Mattila
    Research Centre of Military Medicine, PL 50, 00301, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur Spine J 17:64-9. 2008
    ..This presents challenges for prevention programme planning and implementation. Longitudinal cohort studies are urgently needed to enhance understanding of adolescent risk indicators of LBP...
  34. ncbi request reprint Transmission electron microscopic visualization of the degradation and phagocytosis of a poly-L-lactide screw in cancellous bone: a long-term experimental study
    Outi Laitinen
    Department of Clinical Veterinary Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Helsinki, P O Box 57, 00014, Finland
    J Biomed Mater Res 61:33-9. 2002
    ..The findings indicate that the ultimate degradation process of PLLA is much longer than it previously was thought to be. Complete degradation probably still would have taken years after the 4.5-year span of this study...
  35. pmc Tyrosine-derived polycarbonate membrane in treating mandibular bone defects. An experimental study
    Antti J Asikainen
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Institute of Dentistry, University of Helsinki, 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    J R Soc Interface 3:629-35. 2006
    ..Based on findings of this study it was concluded that PDTE carbonate membranes have good biocompatibility and are sufficient to enhance bone growth without additional supportive matrix...
  36. pmc Sports activity and the use of cigarettes and snus among young males in Finland in 1999-2010
    Ville M Mattila
    Research Department, Centre of Military Medicine, Helsinki, Finland
    BMC Public Health 12:230. 2012
    ..We examined the association between sports activity (intensity and type of sport) and the current use of snus (Swedish snuff), cigarette smoking, and the combined use of cigarettes and snus (dual use) among young males in Finland...
  37. ncbi request reprint Physical fitness and performance. Body composition by DEXA and its association with physical fitness in 140 conscripts
    Ville M Mattila
    Centre for Military Medicine, Lahti, Finland
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 39:2242-7. 2007
    ..The aim of the study was to determine the body composition of healthy young men and to investigate whether there exists an association between body composition and physical fitness...
  38. ncbi request reprint Hospitalisation for injuries among Finnish conscripts in 1990-1999
    Ville M Mattila
    Research Institute of Military Medicine, Central Military Hospital, PL 50, 00301 Helsinki, Finland
    Accid Anal Prev 38:99-104. 2006
    ..To describe the incidence, trends and nature of hospitalisation for injuries among Finnish conscripts between 1990 and 1999...
  39. ncbi request reprint Trends in musculoskeletal disorders and related health care utilization among conscripts in Finland, 1967-2006
    Heikki Frilander
    Centre of Expertise for Health and Work Ability, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Topeliuksenkatu 41 a A, FI 00250, Helsinki, Finland
    Mil Med 177:1069-74. 2012
    ..The aim was to investigate time trends in musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) among Finnish conscripts over a period of 40 years...
  40. ncbi request reprint Brachial plexus lesions after backpack carriage in young adults
    Jyrki P Mäkelä
    Centre for Military Medicine, Finnish Defense Forces, Lahti, Finland
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 452:205-9. 2006
    ..Vulnerability to brachial plexopathy was not predictable from body structure or physical fitness level. To prevent these lesions, awareness of the condition and its symptoms should be increased and backpack designs should be improved...