T Saaresranta

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Affiliation: University of Turku
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Does leptin link sleep loss and breathing disturbances with major public diseases?
    Tarja Saaresranta
    Sleep Research Unit, Department of Physiology, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Ann Med 36:172-83. 2004
  2. pmc Medroxyprogesterone improves nocturnal breathing in postmenopausal women with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Tarja Saaresranta
    Sleep Research Unit, Department of Physiology, University of Turku, Dentalia, Lemminkaisenkatu 2, 20520 Turku, Finland
    Respir Res 6:28. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Sleep-disordered breathing and hormones
    T Saaresranta
    Dept of Pulmonary Diseases, Turku University Central Hospital, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Eur Respir J 22:161-72. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Sleep quality, daytime sleepiness and fasting insulin levels in women with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Tarja Saaresranta
    Sleep Research Unit at the Department of Physiology, University of Turku, Dentalia, Lemminkaisenkatu 2, 20520 Turku, Finland
    Respir Med 99:856-63. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Effect of medroxyprogesterone on arterial blood gases, leptin and neuropeptide Y in postmenopausal females
    T Saaresranta
    Dept of Pulmonary Diseases, Turku University Central Hospital and University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Eur Respir J 20:1413-8. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Hormones and breathing
    Tarja Saaresranta
    Department of Pulmonary Diseases, Turku University Central Hospital, Kiinamyllynkatu 4 8, FIN 20520 Turku, Finland
    Chest 122:2165-82. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Medroxyprogesterone-induced endocrine alterations after menopause
    Tarja Saaresranta
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Turku University Central Hospital, Finland
    Menopause 9:288-92. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Effect of medroxyprogesterone on pulmonary arterial pressure, exhaled nitric oxide, ECG and arterial blood gases
    T Saaresranta
    Department of Pulmonary Diseases, Turku University Central Hospital, Finland
    J Intern Med 251:421-8. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Menopausal estrogen therapy predicts better nocturnal oxyhemoglobin saturation
    Tarja Saaresranta
    Sleep Research Unit, Department of Physiology, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Maturitas 55:255-63. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint IGF-I and ventilation after short-term progestin in postmenopausal women with chronic respiratory insufficiency
    T Saaresranta
    Department of Pulmonary Diseases, Turku University Hospital, Finland
    Respir Med 94:909-16. 2000

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  1. ncbi request reprint Does leptin link sleep loss and breathing disturbances with major public diseases?
    Tarja Saaresranta
    Sleep Research Unit, Department of Physiology, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Ann Med 36:172-83. 2004
    ....
  2. pmc Medroxyprogesterone improves nocturnal breathing in postmenopausal women with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Tarja Saaresranta
    Sleep Research Unit, Department of Physiology, University of Turku, Dentalia, Lemminkaisenkatu 2, 20520 Turku, Finland
    Respir Res 6:28. 2005
    ..However, sleep and gender may influence therapeutic responses. We investigated the effects of a 2-week medroxyprogesterone acetate (MPA) therapy on sleep and nocturnal breathing in postmenopausal women...
  3. ncbi request reprint Sleep-disordered breathing and hormones
    T Saaresranta
    Dept of Pulmonary Diseases, Turku University Central Hospital, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Eur Respir J 22:161-72. 2003
    ..Better understanding of hormones and breathing may open new perspectives in developing strategies to prevent, alleviate or cure sleep-disordered breathing and its systemic consequences...
  4. ncbi request reprint Sleep quality, daytime sleepiness and fasting insulin levels in women with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Tarja Saaresranta
    Sleep Research Unit at the Department of Physiology, University of Turku, Dentalia, Lemminkaisenkatu 2, 20520 Turku, Finland
    Respir Med 99:856-63. 2005
    ..To test the clinical observations that patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) have impaired sleep quality without excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS), and to analyse the aetiological factors...
  5. ncbi request reprint Effect of medroxyprogesterone on arterial blood gases, leptin and neuropeptide Y in postmenopausal females
    T Saaresranta
    Dept of Pulmonary Diseases, Turku University Central Hospital and University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Eur Respir J 20:1413-8. 2002
    ..The results suggest that a decrease in the carbon dioxide tension of > or = 0.9 kPa is necessary for a reduction in serum leptin concentration...
  6. ncbi request reprint Hormones and breathing
    Tarja Saaresranta
    Department of Pulmonary Diseases, Turku University Central Hospital, Kiinamyllynkatu 4 8, FIN 20520 Turku, Finland
    Chest 122:2165-82. 2002
    ..Somatostatin, dopamine, and neuropeptide Y have a depressing effect on breathing. Animal models and experimental human studies suggest that also many other hormones may be involved in respiratory control...
  7. ncbi request reprint Medroxyprogesterone-induced endocrine alterations after menopause
    Tarja Saaresranta
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Turku University Central Hospital, Finland
    Menopause 9:288-92. 2002
    ..To evaluate endocrine responses to short-term medroxyprogesterone acetate (MPA) administered as a respiratory stimulant in postmenopausal women with mild nocturnal hypoxemia...
  8. ncbi request reprint Effect of medroxyprogesterone on pulmonary arterial pressure, exhaled nitric oxide, ECG and arterial blood gases
    T Saaresranta
    Department of Pulmonary Diseases, Turku University Central Hospital, Finland
    J Intern Med 251:421-8. 2002
    ..To evaluate the effect of medroxyprogesterone acetate (MPA) therapy on pulmonary arterial pressure (PAP), exhaled nitric oxide (NO), electrocardiogram (ECG), and on arterial blood gases (ABG)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Menopausal estrogen therapy predicts better nocturnal oxyhemoglobin saturation
    Tarja Saaresranta
    Sleep Research Unit, Department of Physiology, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Maturitas 55:255-63. 2006
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint IGF-I and ventilation after short-term progestin in postmenopausal women with chronic respiratory insufficiency
    T Saaresranta
    Department of Pulmonary Diseases, Turku University Hospital, Finland
    Respir Med 94:909-16. 2000
    ..The role of these two hormones to induce prolonged ventilatory stimulation could not be excluded and further studies in larger populations are warranted...
  11. ncbi request reprint Prolonged endocrine responses to medroxyprogesterone in postmenopausal women with respiratory insufficiency
    T Saaresranta
    Department of Pulmonary Diseases Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Obstet Gynecol 96:243-9. 2000
    ..To evaluate the endocrinologic changes associated with, and possibly responsible for, prolonged ventilatory improvement after short-term medroxyprogesterone acetate (MPA) in chronic respiratory failure...
  12. ncbi request reprint Long-term progestin therapy for female chronic respiratory insufficiency?
    Tarja Saaresranta
    Department of Pulmonary Diseases, Turku University Central Hospital, Kiinamyllynkatu 4 8, 20520 Turku, Finland
    Respir Med 98:194-5. 2004
    ..This case documents successful control of chronic respiratory failure with medroxyprogesterone in a postmenopausal woman during 1-year follow-up...
  13. ncbi request reprint Respiratory insufficiency in postmenopausal women: sustained improvement of gas exchange with short-term medroxyprogesterone acetate
    T Saaresranta
    Department of Pulmonary Diseases, Turku University Hospital, Finland
    Chest 115:1581-7. 1999
    ..The degree and duration of respiratory stimulation of medroxyprogesterone acetate (MPA) in postmenopausal women...
  14. ncbi request reprint Climacteric vasomotor symptoms do not predict nocturnal breathing abnormalities in postmenopausal women
    P Polo-Kantola
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Turku University Central Hospital, FIN 20520 Turku, Finland
    Maturitas 39:29-37. 2001
    ..To study the association of climacteric vasomotor symptoms and nocturnal breathing abnormalities in a sample of healthy postmenopausal women...
  15. ncbi request reprint Medroxyprogesterone in postmenopausal females with partial upper airway obstruction during sleep
    T Saaresranta
    Dept of Pulmonary Diseases, Turku University Hospital, Finland
    Eur Respir J 18:989-95. 2001
    ..Medroxyprogesterone acetate was more efficient in decreasing the partial pressure of carbon dioxide but continuous positive airway pressure was superior in decreasing respiratory efforts...
  16. doi request reprint Transcutaneous carbon dioxide profile during sleep reveals metabolic risk factors in post-menopausal females
    J Aittokallio
    Sleep Research Unit, Dept of Physiology, University of Turku, Lemminkäisenkatu 14 18 A, FI 20014, Turku, Finland
    Eur Respir J 34:1132-9. 2009
    ..Neither nocturnal S(a,O2) indices nor the apnoea/hypopnoea index had a predictive power. The results suggest that nocturnal TcCO2 events revealed metabolic risk factors already present in healthy post-menopausal females...
  17. ncbi request reprint Classification of nasal inspiratory flow shapes by attributed finite automata
    T Aittokallio
    Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Turku, Turku, 20014
    Comput Biomed Res 32:34-55. 1999
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Aetiology and treatment of sleep disturbances during perimenopause and postmenopause
    P Polo-Kantola
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Turku University Central Hospital, Turku, Finland
    CNS Drugs 15:445-52. 2001
    ..Many age-related conditions without a direct link with the menopause should also be considered when treating postmenopausal sleep disorders...
  19. ncbi request reprint Analysis of inspiratory flow shapes in patients with partial upper-airway obstruction during sleep
    T Aittokallio
    Turku Centre for Computer Science, Turku University Central Hospital, Finland
    Chest 119:37-44. 2001
    ..To study the spectrum of inspiratory flow signal shapes in patients with partial upper airway obstruction during sleep...
  20. doi request reprint Nocturnal transcutaneous carbon dioxide tension in postmenopausal estrogen users and non-users
    Jenni Aittokallio
    Sleep Research Unit, Department of Physiology, University of Turku, Dentalia, Turku, Finland
    Menopause Int 15:107-12. 2009
    ..Therefore, we hypothesized that estrogen therapy (ET) would normalize this sleep-induced TcCO(2) increase...
  21. ncbi request reprint Medroxyprogesterone improves cardiac autonomic control in postmenopausal women with respiratory insufficiency
    Irina Virtanen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Central Hospital of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Respir Med 98:126-33. 2004
    ..To study the effect of medroxyprogesterone acetate (MPA) on autonomic cardiac control in respiratory insufficiency in postmenopausal women...
  22. doi request reprint Reimbursed drugs in patients with sleep-disordered breathing: A static-charge-sensitive bed study
    Ulla Anttalainen
    Department of Pulmonary Diseases, Turku University Central Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Sleep Med 11:49-55. 2010
    ..Co-morbidities in men and women with sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) were compared retrospectively to an age-standardized, general Finnish population. The prevalence of diseases was based on the reimbursement refunds of medications...
  23. doi request reprint Is 'MILD' sleep-disordered breathing in women really mild?
    Ulla Anttalainen
    Department of Pulmonary Diseases, Turku University Hospital, Lemminkäisenkatu 14 18, Turku, Finland
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 89:605-11. 2010
    ..This commentary points out some differences of SDB between genders in terms of symptoms and findings and emphasizes the clinical relevance of partial upper airway obstruction, especially in women...
  24. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in age and BMI distributions in partial upper airway obstruction during sleep
    Ulla Anttalainen
    Department of Pulmonary Diseases, Turku University Central Hospital, Turku University, Turku, Finland
    Respir Physiol Neurobiol 159:219-26. 2007
    ..The apnea-hypopnea index is likely to underestimate the impact of sleep-disordered breathing, particularly in elderly patients...
  25. ncbi request reprint CPAP adherence and partial upper airway obstruction during sleep
    Ulla Anttalainen
    Department of Pulmonary Diseases, Turku University Central Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Sleep Breath 11:171-6. 2007
    ..There are no concerns of low adherence when treating symptomatic partial obstruction during sleep. Partial obstruction may not represent mild SDB but a different entity...
  26. ncbi request reprint Impact of menopause on the manifestation and severity of sleep-disordered breathing
    Ulla Anttalainen
    Department of Pulmonary Diseases, Turku University Central Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 85:1381-8. 2006
    ..Decreased production of female hormones might explain the increased prevalence of sleep-disordered breathing in postmenopausal women...
  27. ncbi request reprint Non-invasive respiratory monitoring during wakefulness and sleep in pre- and postmenopausal women
    Jenni Aittokallio
    Sleep Research Unit, Department of Physiology, University of Turku, FIN 20520 Turku, Finland
    Respir Physiol Neurobiol 150:66-74. 2006
    ..TcCO2 levels increased from wakefulness to sleep in both groups and the increase was greater in the postmenopausal group. The impact of sleep on the non-invasive measurements of blood and tissue gases is stronger in postmenopausal women...
  28. doi request reprint Increased risk of lost workdays prior to the diagnosis of sleep apnea
    Noora Sjösten
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Lemminkäisenkatu 14 18b, 20520 Turku, Finland
    Chest 136:130-6. 2009
    ..We sought to estimate the total number of lost workdays caused by sleep apnea either due to medically certified sickness absences or disability pensions during the 5 years prior to the year of a sleep apnea diagnosis...
  29. ncbi request reprint Effect of medroxyprogesterone on inspiratory flow shapes during sleep in postmenopausal women
    Tarja Saaresranta
    Department of Pulmonary Diseases, Turku University Central Hospital, Finland
    Respir Physiol Neurobiol 134:131-43. 2003
    ..The results suggest that postmenopausal women present with a significant proportion breaths with poor initial inspiratory flow, which is reversed with MPA-induced respiratory stimulation...
  30. doi request reprint Overnight variability in transcutaneous carbon dioxide predicts vascular impairment in women
    Jenni Aittokallio
    Sleep Research Unit, University of Turku, Dentalia, Lemminkaisenkatu 2, FI 20520 Turku, Finland
    Exp Physiol 93:880-91. 2008
    ..Non-invasive measurements combined with non-linear modelling techniques could be used to reveal potential markers of vascular impairment present in relatively healthy subjects...
  31. ncbi request reprint Overnight features of transcutaneous carbon dioxide measurement as predictors of metabolic status
    Arho Virkki
    Biomathematics Research Group, Department of Mathematics, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Artif Intell Med 42:55-65. 2008
    ..To systematically investigate whether overnight features in transcutaneous carbon dioxide (P(TcCO(2)) measurements can predict metabolic variables in subject with suspected sleep-disordered breathing...
  32. doi request reprint Glucose homeostasis in hypertensive subjects
    Paivi Korhonen
    Central Satakunta Health Federation of Municipalities, Harjavalta, Finland
    Hypertension 51:945-9. 2008
    ..An oral glucose tolerance test is reasonable to carry out at least for the hypertensive subjects with metabolic syndrome. Weight stabilization is an important goal to treat hypertensive patients...