Markus Pääkkönen

Summary

Affiliation: University of Helsinki
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Treatment of acute septic arthritis
    Markus Pääkkönen
    Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, University of Turku, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 32:684-5. 2013
  2. doi request reprint C-reactive protein versus erythrocyte sedimentation rate, white blood cell count and alkaline phosphatase in diagnosing bacteraemia in bone and joint infections
    Markus Pääkkönen
    Children s Hospital, Helsinki University Central Hospital, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    J Paediatr Child Health 49:E189-92. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Bone and joint infections
    Markus Pääkkönen
    Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Turku University Hospital, University of Turku, Turku 20521, Finland
    Pediatr Clin North Am 60:425-36. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Shortened hospital stay for childhood bone and joint infections: analysis of 265 prospectively collected culture-positive cases in 1983-2005
    Markus Pääkkönen
    University of Helsinki, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Scand J Infect Dis 44:683-8. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Management of osteoarticular infections caused by Staphylococcus aureus is similar to that of other etiologies: analysis of 199 staphylococcal bone and joint infections
    Markus Pääkkönen
    Children s Hospital, Helsinki University Central Hospital, and University of Helsinki, Finland
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 31:436-8. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Simplifying the treatment of acute bacterial bone and joint infections in children
    Markus Pääkkönen
    University of Helsinki, and Children s Hospital, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 9:1125-31. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Management of a child with suspected acute septic arthritis
    M Paakkonen
    University of Helsinki and Children s Hospital, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Arch Dis Child 97:287-92. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Antibiotic treatment for acute haematogenous osteomyelitis of childhood: moving towards shorter courses and oral administration
    M Paakkonen
    Helsinki University Central Hospital, Hospital for Children and Adolescents, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 38:273-80. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Pediatric septic hip with or without arthrotomy: retrospective analysis of 62 consecutive nonneonatal culture-positive cases
    Markus Pääkkönen
    Helsinki University Central Hospital, Hospital for Children and Adolescents, Helsinki bMikkeli Central Hospital, Mikkeli, Finland
    J Pediatr Orthop B 19:264-9. 2010
  10. pmc Sensitivity of erythrocyte sedimentation rate and C-reactive protein in childhood bone and joint infections
    Markus Pääkkönen
    Helsinki University Central Hospital, Hospital for Children and Adolescents, Helsinki, Finland
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 468:861-6. 2010

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Publications15

  1. doi request reprint Treatment of acute septic arthritis
    Markus Pääkkönen
    Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, University of Turku, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 32:684-5. 2013
    ..Treatment of neonates, patients with immunodeficiency or cases caused by methicillin-resistant S. aureus, may deserve a different approach. ..
  2. doi request reprint C-reactive protein versus erythrocyte sedimentation rate, white blood cell count and alkaline phosphatase in diagnosing bacteraemia in bone and joint infections
    Markus Pääkkönen
    Children s Hospital, Helsinki University Central Hospital, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    J Paediatr Child Health 49:E189-92. 2013
    ..Instead, no information is available on serum alkaline phosphatase whose concentration is known to increase in septic conditions...
  3. doi request reprint Bone and joint infections
    Markus Pääkkönen
    Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Turku University Hospital, University of Turku, Turku 20521, Finland
    Pediatr Clin North Am 60:425-36. 2013
    ..Early diagnosis and prompt treatment remain pivotal in avoiding complications in acute bacterial bone and joint infections...
  4. doi request reprint Shortened hospital stay for childhood bone and joint infections: analysis of 265 prospectively collected culture-positive cases in 1983-2005
    Markus Pääkkönen
    University of Helsinki, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Scand J Infect Dis 44:683-8. 2012
    ..In recent decades the treatment of childhood acute bone and joint infections has shifted towards shorter antibiotic courses and rapid transition to oral therapy...
  5. doi request reprint Management of osteoarticular infections caused by Staphylococcus aureus is similar to that of other etiologies: analysis of 199 staphylococcal bone and joint infections
    Markus Pääkkönen
    Children s Hospital, Helsinki University Central Hospital, and University of Helsinki, Finland
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 31:436-8. 2012
    ..Acute hematogenous osteomyelitis, septic arthritis, and their combination are considered to warrant especially aggressive treatment if caused by Staphylococcus aureus...
  6. doi request reprint Simplifying the treatment of acute bacterial bone and joint infections in children
    Markus Pääkkönen
    University of Helsinki, and Children s Hospital, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 9:1125-31. 2011
    ..Clindamycin, vancomycin and expensive linezolid are options against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Extensive surgery beyond a diagnostic sample by aspiration is rarely needed in uncomplicated cases...
  7. doi request reprint Management of a child with suspected acute septic arthritis
    M Paakkonen
    University of Helsinki and Children s Hospital, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Arch Dis Child 97:287-92. 2012
    ..The above guidance is not applicable to neonates and immunocompromised patients who may require a different approach...
  8. doi request reprint Antibiotic treatment for acute haematogenous osteomyelitis of childhood: moving towards shorter courses and oral administration
    M Paakkonen
    Helsinki University Central Hospital, Hospital for Children and Adolescents, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 38:273-80. 2011
    ..aureus strains. AHOM in neonates and immunocompromised patients probably requires a different approach. Because sequelae may develop slowly, follow-up for at least 1 year post hospitalisation is recommended...
  9. doi request reprint Pediatric septic hip with or without arthrotomy: retrospective analysis of 62 consecutive nonneonatal culture-positive cases
    Markus Pääkkönen
    Helsinki University Central Hospital, Hospital for Children and Adolescents, Helsinki bMikkeli Central Hospital, Mikkeli, Finland
    J Pediatr Orthop B 19:264-9. 2010
    ..All patients recovered completely. Routine arthrotomy in nonneonatal hip arthritis warrants reconsideration...
  10. pmc Sensitivity of erythrocyte sedimentation rate and C-reactive protein in childhood bone and joint infections
    Markus Pääkkönen
    Helsinki University Central Hospital, Hospital for Children and Adolescents, Helsinki, Finland
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 468:861-6. 2010
    ..Measuring ESR and CRP on admission can help the clinician rule out an acute osteoarticular infection. CRP normalizes faster than ESR, providing a clear advantage in monitoring recovery...
  11. doi request reprint Short- versus long-term antimicrobial treatment for acute hematogenous osteomyelitis of childhood: prospective, randomized trial on 131 culture-positive cases
    Heikki Peltola
    Helsinki University Central Hospital, Hospital for Children and Adolescents, Helsinki, Finland
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 29:1123-8. 2010
    ..Often they are administered for 1 to 2 months, the first 1 to 2 weeks intravenously, and decompressive surgery is usually added. No prospective, randomized, sufficiently powered comparative trial has been available...
  12. doi request reprint Prospective, randomized trial of 10 days versus 30 days of antimicrobial treatment, including a short-term course of parenteral therapy, for childhood septic arthritis
    Heikki Peltola
    Helsinki University Central Hospital, Hospital for Children and Adolescents, Helsinki, Finland
    Clin Infect Dis 48:1201-10. 2009
    ..No sufficiently powered study has examined the true need for these treatments...
  13. doi request reprint Preceding trauma in childhood hematogenous bone and joint infections
    Markus Pääkkönen
    aDepartment of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Turku University Hospital, University of Turku, Turku bChildren s Hospital, Helsinki University Central Hospital, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    J Pediatr Orthop B 23:196-9. 2014
    ..Preceding minor trauma did not prove to be significant as an etiological or as a prognostic factor. ..
  14. doi request reprint Acute osteomyelitis in children
    Heikki Peltola
    From Children s Hospital, University of Helsinki, and Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki H P and the Division of Diseases of the Musculoskeletal System, University of Turku, and Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland M P
    N Engl J Med 370:352-60. 2014
    ..Unless acute osteomyelitis in children is diagnosed promptly and treated appropriately, it can be a devastating or even fatal disease. This review summarizes the current approach to the treatment of acute osteomyelitis in children. ..