Harri Sievänen

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Affiliation: University of Tampere
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. pmc Targeted exercise against osteoporosis: A systematic review and meta-analysis for optimising bone strength throughout life
    Riku Nikander
    Department of Medicine, The University of Melbourne, Western Hospital, Australia
    BMC Med 8:47. 2010
  2. pmc Physical activity reduces the risk of fragility fracture
    Harri Sievänen
    Bone Research Group, UKK Institute, Tampere, Finland
    PLoS Med 4:e222. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Hormonal influences on the muscle-bone feedback system: a perspective
    H Sievanen
    Bone Research Group, UKK Institute, Tampere, Finland
    J Musculoskelet Neuronal Interact 5:255-61. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Fragile external phenotype of modern human proximal femur in comparison with medieval bone
    Harri Sievänen
    Bone Research Group, UKK Institute, Tampere, Finland
    J Bone Miner Res 22:537-43. 2007
  5. doi request reprint A novel DXA-based hip failure index captures hip fragility independent of BMD
    H Sievanen
    Bone Research Group, UKK Institute, Tampere, Finland
    J Clin Densitom 11:367-72. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging of the femoral neck cortex
    H Sievanen
    Bone Research Group, UKK Institute, Tampere, Finland
    Acta Radiol 48:308-14. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Immobilization and bone structure in humans
    Harri Sievänen
    UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, FI 33501 Tampere, Finland
    Arch Biochem Biophys 503:146-52. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Effect of four-month vertical whole body vibration on performance and balance
    Saila Torvinen
    Bone Research Group, UKK Institute, Kaupinpuistonkatu 1, FIN 33500 Tampere, Finland
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 34:1523-8. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Renal insufficiency-induced bone loss is associated with an increase in bone size and preservation of strength in rat proximal femur
    Jarkko Jokihaara
    Medical School and the Institute of Medical Technology, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Bone 39:353-60. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Interference screw fixation of soft tissue grafts in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: part 2: effect of preconditioning on graft tension during and after screw insertion
    Janne T Nurmi
    Medical School and the Institute of Medical Technology, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Am J Sports Med 32:418-24. 2004

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  1. pmc Targeted exercise against osteoporosis: A systematic review and meta-analysis for optimising bone strength throughout life
    Riku Nikander
    Department of Medicine, The University of Melbourne, Western Hospital, Australia
    BMC Med 8:47. 2010
    ..The primary purpose of this systematic review and meta-analysis was to evaluate the effects of long-term supervised exercise (> or =6 months) on estimates of lower-extremity bone strength from childhood to older age...
  2. pmc Physical activity reduces the risk of fragility fracture
    Harri Sievänen
    Bone Research Group, UKK Institute, Tampere, Finland
    PLoS Med 4:e222. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Hormonal influences on the muscle-bone feedback system: a perspective
    H Sievanen
    Bone Research Group, UKK Institute, Tampere, Finland
    J Musculoskelet Neuronal Interact 5:255-61. 2005
    ..Although plausible, the present view is necessarily speculative and awaits corroborative experimental evidence...
  4. ncbi request reprint Fragile external phenotype of modern human proximal femur in comparison with medieval bone
    Harri Sievänen
    Bone Research Group, UKK Institute, Tampere, Finland
    J Bone Miner Res 22:537-43. 2007
    ..These changes in the present external phenotype alone account for approximately 50% higher fall-induced stress compared with the medieval situation...
  5. doi request reprint A novel DXA-based hip failure index captures hip fragility independent of BMD
    H Sievanen
    Bone Research Group, UKK Institute, Tampere, Finland
    J Clin Densitom 11:367-72. 2008
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging of the femoral neck cortex
    H Sievanen
    Bone Research Group, UKK Institute, Tampere, Finland
    Acta Radiol 48:308-14. 2007
    ..To determine the in vivo precision and accuracy of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in evaluating the thin (approximately mm) femoral neck cortex...
  7. doi request reprint Immobilization and bone structure in humans
    Harri Sievänen
    UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, FI 33501 Tampere, Finland
    Arch Biochem Biophys 503:146-52. 2010
    ..However, skeletal responses to disuse can be highly variable between individuals. Apparently the relative decline in individual's bone loading in relation to loading prior to immobilization accounts for inter-individual variation...
  8. ncbi request reprint Effect of four-month vertical whole body vibration on performance and balance
    Saila Torvinen
    Bone Research Group, UKK Institute, Kaupinpuistonkatu 1, FIN 33500 Tampere, Finland
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 34:1523-8. 2002
    ..This randomized controlled study was designed to investigate the effects of a 4-month whole body vibration-intervention on muscle performance and body balance in young, healthy, nonathletic adults...
  9. ncbi request reprint Renal insufficiency-induced bone loss is associated with an increase in bone size and preservation of strength in rat proximal femur
    Jarkko Jokihaara
    Medical School and the Institute of Medical Technology, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Bone 39:353-60. 2006
    ..Although high calcium diet suppressed plasma PTH to under normal physiological levels, it prevented the CRI-induced loss of bone mass without an adverse influence on bone strength...
  10. ncbi request reprint Interference screw fixation of soft tissue grafts in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: part 2: effect of preconditioning on graft tension during and after screw insertion
    Janne T Nurmi
    Medical School and the Institute of Medical Technology, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Am J Sports Med 32:418-24. 2004
    ..Preconditioning of tendon grafts is believed to eliminate natural viscoelasticity of the tendons and prevent knee laxity after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction...
  11. ncbi request reprint Porcine tibia is a poor substitute for human cadaver tibia for evaluating interference screw fixation
    Janne T Nurmi
    Medical School and the Institute of Medical Technology, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Am J Sports Med 32:765-71. 2004
    ..Animal tissues are commonly used in anterior cruciate ligament graft fixation studies...
  12. ncbi request reprint Effects of exercise on health-related quality of life and fear of falling in home-dwelling older women
    Saija Karinkanta
    UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    J Aging Phys Act 20:198-214. 2012
    ..This modest result may be partly because of insufficient responsiveness of the assessment instruments used...
  13. ncbi request reprint Why is the age-standardized incidence of low-trauma fractures rising in many elderly populations?
    Pekka Kannus
    The Bone Research Group, Accident and Trauma Research Centre, UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    J Bone Miner Res 17:1363-7. 2002
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Effect of 8-month vertical whole body vibration on bone, muscle performance, and body balance: a randomized controlled study
    Saila Torvinen
    Bone Research Group, UKK Institute, Tampere, Finland
    J Bone Miner Res 18:876-84. 2003
    ..In conclusion, the studied whole body vibration program had no effect on bones of young, healthy adults, but instead, increased vertical jump height. Future human studies are needed before clinical recommendations for vibration exercise...
  15. ncbi request reprint Effect of long-term impact-loading on mass, size, and estimated strength of humerus and radius of female racquet-sports players: a peripheral quantitative computed tomography study between young and old starters and controls
    Saija Kontulainen
    The Bone Research Group, UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    J Bone Miner Res 17:2281-9. 2002
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Interference screw fixation of soft tissue grafts in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: part 1: effect of tunnel compaction by serial dilators versus extraction drilling on the initial fixation strength
    Janne T Nurmi
    Medical School and the Institute of Medical Technology, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Am J Sports Med 32:411-7. 2004
    ..Compaction of the bone-tunnel walls by serial dilation is believed to enhance the interference screw fixation strength of the soft tissue grafts in anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction...
  17. ncbi request reprint Associations of calcium intake and physical activity with bone density and size in premenopausal and postmenopausal women: a peripheral quantitative computed tomography study
    Kirsti Uusi-Rasi
    The UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    J Bone Miner Res 17:544-52. 2002
    ..PA seemed to benefit particularly the weight-bearing tibia, whereas calcium intake was not associated with the tibia...
  18. doi request reprint Skeletal effects of estrogen and mechanical loading are structurally distinct
    Ilari Pajamäki
    Department of Surgery and the Institute of Medical Technology, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Bone 43:748-57. 2008
    ..In conclusion, the present results indicate that that the actions of estrogen and loading on bone structure are independent and additive in nature...
  19. ncbi request reprint Loading modalities and bone structures at nonweight-bearing upper extremity and weight-bearing lower extremity: a pQCT study of adult female athletes
    Riku Nikander
    Bone Research Group, UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    Bone 39:886-94. 2006
    ..Thus, different loading history and other features of loading seemed to govern the skeletal adaptation at the upper and lower extremity...
  20. ncbi request reprint Determinants of changes in bone mass and femoral neck structure, and physical performance after menopause: a 9-year follow-up of initially peri-menopausal women
    Kirsti Uusi-Rasi
    UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, P O Box 30, 33501, Tampere, Finland
    Osteoporos Int 16:616-22. 2005
    ..However, HRT had no effect on physical fitness, which is highly associated with the risk of falling, the most important cause of fractures...
  21. doi request reprint Improved femoral neck BMD in older Finnish women between 2002 and 2010
    Kirsti Uusi-Rasi
    UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    Maturitas 75:241-5. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate differences in femoral neck BMD between older Finnish women born about a decade apart...
  22. ncbi request reprint The bone gain induced by exercise in puberty is not preserved through a virtually life-long deconditioning: a randomized controlled experimental study in male rats
    Ilari Pajamäki
    Department of Surgery, Medical School and the Institute of Medical Technology, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    J Bone Miner Res 18:544-52. 2003
    ..Further studies should focus on assessing the minimal level of activity needed to maintain the exercise-induced bone gains...
  23. pmc Study protocol for prevention of falls: a randomized controlled trial of effects of vitamin D and exercise on falls prevention
    Kirsti Uusi-Rasi
    The UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, PO Box 30, FI 33501 Tampere, Finland
    BMC Geriatr 12:12. 2012
    ..Balance represents a complex motor skill determined by reaction time, muscle strength, and speed and coordination of movement...
  24. pmc Pathogenesis of age-related osteoporosis: impaired mechano-responsiveness of bone is not the culprit
    Olli V Leppänen
    Medical School and the Institute of Medical Technology, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    PLoS ONE 3:e2540. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate whether the capacity of senescent skeleton to respond to increased loading is indeed reduced as compared to young mature skeleton...
  25. ncbi request reprint Age-related decline in trabecular and cortical density: a 5-year peripheral quantitative computed tomography follow-up study of pre- and postmenopausal women
    Kirsti Uusi-Rasi
    The Bone Research Group, UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Kaupinpuistonkatu 1, Tampere, Finland
    Calcif Tissue Int 81:249-53. 2007
    ..In conclusion, volumetric TrD in the weight-bearing tibia and non-weight-bearing radius showed similar age-related declines among pre- and postmenopausal women, while the decline in CoD was greater among postmenopausal women...
  26. ncbi request reprint The effects of loading and estrogen on rat bone growth
    Olli V Leppänen
    Medical School, Institute of Medical Technology, University of Tampere, and Department of Trauma, Musculoskeletal Surgery and Rehabilitation, Tampere University Hospital, Tampere, Finland
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 108:1737-44. 2010
    ....
  27. doi request reprint Three-month weight reduction does not compromise bone strength in obese premenopausal women
    Kirsti Uusi-Rasi
    The UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    Bone 46:1286-93. 2010
    ..These results indicate that in obese premenopausal women, 3-month weight reduction resulted in increased bone turnover but was not deleterious for bone mass or strength at 3 months or after 9-month weight maintenance...
  28. doi request reprint Association of the FTO and ADRB2 genes with body composition and fat distribution in obese women
    Anne Rauhio
    Fimlab Laboratories Ltd, Tampere, Finland
    Maturitas 76:165-71. 2013
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Rising incidence of low-trauma fractures of the calcaneus and foot among Finnish older adults
    Pekka Kannus
    UKK Institute, PO Box 30, FIN 33501 Tampere, Finland
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 63:642-5. 2008
    ..Although various low-trauma fractures among older adults are said to be a major public health concern in contemporary societies with aging populations, reliable epidemiologic information on their secular trends is scarce...
  30. doi request reprint Estrogen receptor-1 genotype is associated with bone structure in premenopausal obese women
    Anne Rauhio
    Centre for Laboratory Medicine, Pirkanmaa Hospital District, Tampere, Finland
    Maturitas 68:362-7. 2011
    ..Thus, this gene polymorphism seems to be associated specifically with bone structural traits rather than bone mass...
  31. doi request reprint Declining age-adjusted incidence of fall-induced injuries among elderly Finns
    Niina Korhonen
    Injury and Osteoporosis Research Center, UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    Age Ageing 41:75-9. 2012
    ..Elderly people's fall-induced injuries are a major public health challenge...
  32. doi request reprint Rate of proximal humeral fractures in older Finnish women between 1970 and 2007
    Pekka Kannus
    Injury and Osteoporosis Research Center, UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    Bone 44:656-9. 2009
    ..Reasons for this are largely unknown, but a cohort effect toward a healthier aging population with improved functional ability and reduced risk of injurious falls cannot be ruled out...
  33. ncbi request reprint Three-point bending of rat femur in the mediolateral direction: introduction and validation of a novel biomechanical testing protocol
    Olli Leppanen
    Department of Surgery and the Institute of Medical Technology, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    J Bone Miner Res 21:1231-7. 2006
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Effects of exercise on health-related quality of life and fear of falling in home-dwelling older women
    Saija Karinkanta
    UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    J Aging Phys Act 20:198-214. 2012
    ..This modest result may be partly because of insufficient responsiveness of the assessment instruments used...
  35. ncbi request reprint Effect of long-term impact-loading on mass, size, and estimated strength of humerus and radius of female racquet-sports players: a peripheral quantitative computed tomography study between young and old starters and controls
    Saija Kontulainen
    The Bone Research Group, UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    J Bone Miner Res 18:352-9. 2003
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Femoral neck response to exercise and subsequent deconditioning in young and adult rats
    Teppo L N Järvinen
    Department of Surgery, Medical School and the Institute of Medical Technology, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    J Bone Miner Res 18:1292-9. 2003
    ..Loss of the exercise-induced bone benefits did not depend on age...
  37. ncbi request reprint Femoral neck structure in adult female athletes subjected to different loading modalities
    Riku Nikander
    Bone Research Group, UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    J Bone Miner Res 20:520-8. 2005
    ..Loading modality is a strong external determinant of structure and concomitant strength of the femoral neck. Particularly effective seem to be loadings, which arise from high impacts or impacts from atypical loading directions...
  38. pmc Bone quality: an empty term
    Harri Sievänen
    Bone Research Group, UKK Institute, Tampere, Finland
    PLoS Med 4:e27. 2007
  39. doi request reprint Degree of damage to the small bowel and serum antibody titers correlate with clinical presentation of patients with celiac disease
    Juha Taavela
    Pediatric Research Centre, University of Tampere and Tampere University Hospital, Tampere, Finland
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 11:166-71.e1. 2013
    ..We investigated whether the degree of mucosal damage to the small bowel correlates with clinical presentation and serum markers of celiac disease...
  40. doi request reprint Obesity and metabolic changes are common in young childhood brain tumor survivors
    Sari Pietilä
    Department of Pediatrics, Tampere University Hospital, Tampere, Finland
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 52:853-9. 2009
    ..A population based cross-sectional study was used to examine the prevalence of metabolic syndrome and its components in childhood brain tumor survivors...
  41. ncbi request reprint Effect of discontinuation of alendronate treatment and exercise on bone mass and physical fitness: 15-month follow-up of a randomized, controlled trial
    Kirsti Uusi-Rasi
    UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, FIN 33501 Tampere, Finland
    Bone 35:799-805. 2004
    ..Based on these results, it was evident that to maintain the benefits of alendronate or exercise, therapy should be continued...
  42. ncbi request reprint Estrogen and bone--a reproductive and locomotive perspective
    Teppo L N Järvinen
    Medical School, Institute of Medical Technology, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    J Bone Miner Res 18:1921-31. 2003
    ..Accordingly, the unpacking of this reproductive safety deposit at menopause denotes the origin of type I osteoporosis...
  43. ncbi request reprint Rapid increase in fall-induced cervical spine injuries among older Finnish adults between 1970 and 2011
    Niina Korhonen
    Injury and Osteoporosis Research Center, UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    Age Ageing 43:567-71. 2014
    ..fall-related injuries in older adults are a major public heath challenge...
  44. doi request reprint Femoral neck cross-sectional geometry and exercise loading
    Nathaniel Narra
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Tampere University of Technology, Tampere, Finland
    Clin Physiol Funct Imaging 33:258-66. 2013
    ..In conclusion, our one-dimensional polar treatment for geometrical traits and intuitive presentation of differences in trends between exercise groups and controls provides a basis for analysis with high angular accuracy...
  45. doi request reprint Concern about falling in older women with a history of falls: associations with health, functional ability, physical activity and quality of life
    Radhika Patil
    The UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere University Hospital, Tampere, Finland
    Gerontology 60:22-30. 2014
    ..Factors that distinguish persons with a high concern about falling from those with low concern have not been systematically studied...
  46. ncbi request reprint Bone density and insertion torque as predictors of anterior cruciate ligament graft fixation strength
    Teppo L N Järvinen
    Medical School and Institute of Medical Technology, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Am J Sports Med 32:1421-9. 2004
    ..Bone mineral density and interference screw insertion torque are thought to be useful predictors of anterior cruciate ligament graft fixation strength...
  47. doi request reprint Threshold-free automatic detection of cortical bone geometry by peripheral quantitative computed tomography
    Tomas Cervinka
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Tampere University of Technology, Tampere, Finland
    J Clin Densitom 15:413-21. 2012
    ..In conclusion, the OBS method improved assessment of all observed measures of cortical geometry and can enhance the cortical bone analysis of pQCT images in clinical research studies...
  48. doi request reprint MRI texture analysis of femoral neck: Detection of exercise load-associated differences in trabecular bone
    Lara C V Harrison
    Tampere University Medical School, Tampere, Finland Department of Biomedical Engineering, Tampere University of Technology, Tampere, Finland Medical Imaging Centre, Tampere University Hospital, Tampere, Finland
    J Magn Reson Imaging 34:1359-66. 2011
    ..To assess the ability of co-occurrence matrix-based texture parameters to detect exercise load-associated differences in MRI texture at the femoral neck cross-section...
  49. ncbi request reprint Alarming rise in fall-induced severe head injuries among elderly people
    Pekka Kannus
    Injury and Osteoporosis Research Center, UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    Injury 38:81-3. 2007
    ..The finding underscores an increasing influence of falls on well-being of our elderly persons, and therefore, effective fall-prevention actions should be initiated to control this development...
  50. ncbi request reprint Prevention of falls and consequent injuries in elderly people
    Pekka Kannus
    Accident and Trauma Research Centre, UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    Lancet 366:1885-93. 2005
    ..Care must be taken, however, to rigorously select the right actions for those people most likely to benefit, such as vitamin D and calcium supplementation and hip protectors for elderly people living in institutions...
  51. doi request reprint Transmission of vertical whole body vibration to the human body
    Juha Kiiski
    Bone Research Group, UKK Institute, Tampere, Finland
    J Bone Miner Res 23:1318-25. 2008
    ..5 mm may result in greater peak accelerations than imposed at the platform and thus pose a potential hazard for the fragile musculoskeletal system...
  52. doi request reprint Influence of calcium intake and physical activity on proximal femur bone mass and structure among pre- and postmenopausal women. A 10-year prospective study
    Kirsti Uusi-Rasi
    The UKK Institute, P O Box 30, 33501 Tampere, Finland
    Calcif Tissue Int 82:171-81. 2008
    ..High calcium intake seemed to slow the decline in trochanter BMC in premenopausal women, while high physical activity was beneficial for proximal femur, particularly among older women...
  53. ncbi request reprint Bone loss patterns in cortical, subcortical, and trabecular compartments during simulated microgravity
    Tomas Cervinka
    Department of Electronics and Communications Engineering, Tampere University of Technology, Tampere, Finland Institute of Bioscience and Medical Technology, Tampere, Finland
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 117:80-8. 2014
    ..With longer study duration, trabecular loss may become more prominent. ..
  54. doi request reprint Anatomical sector analysis of load-bearing tibial bone structure during 90-day bed rest and 1-year recovery
    Tomas Cervinka
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Tampere University of Technology, Tampere, Finland
    Clin Physiol Funct Imaging 31:249-57. 2011
    ..This approach is considered also useful for evaluating the bone responses from the biomechanical point of view...
  55. ncbi request reprint Effect of a vibration exposure on muscular performance and body balance. Randomized cross-over study
    Saila Torvinen
    Bone Research Group, UKK Institute, Tampere, Finland
    Clin Physiol Funct Imaging 22:145-52. 2002
    ..We have shown in this study that a single bout of whole body vibration transiently improves muscle performance of lower extremities and body balance in young healthy adults...
  56. doi request reprint Physical therapy approaches to reduce fall and fracture risk among older adults
    Saija Karinkanta
    The UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Bone Research Group, PO Box 30, FIN 33501 Tampere, Finland
    Nat Rev Endocrinol 6:396-407. 2010
    ..Additionally, the benefits of multifaceted interventions, which include risk factor assessment, dietary supplements, elements of physical therapy and exercise, are addressed...
  57. pmc Is childhood obesity associated with bone density and strength in adulthood?
    Kirsti Uusi-Rasi
    The UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Bone Research Group, Tampere, P O Box 30, 33501 Tampere, Finland
    J Osteoporos 2010:904806. 2010
    ..Current preliminary observations bring up an interesting question whether childhood obesity can result in denser trabecular bone in adulthood. However, prudence must be exercised in the statistical adjustment...
  58. ncbi request reprint Effect of a vigorous aerobic regimen on physical performance in breast cancer patients - a randomized controlled pilot trial
    Riku Nikander
    Bone Research Group, UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    Acta Oncol 46:181-6. 2007
    ..The present exercise regimen turned out to be feasible and effective among breast cancer patients in terms of physical performance. Large controlled trials are necessary to confirm these findings...
  59. ncbi request reprint Bone mineral density is reduced in brain tumour patients treated in childhood
    Sari Pietilä
    Department of Paediatrics, Tampere University Hospital, Tampere, Finland
    Acta Paediatr 95:1291-7. 2006
    ..To determine the prevalence of low bone mineral density among children surviving brain tumours and to identify possible factors underlying impaired bone health...
  60. doi request reprint Gastrointestinal symptoms, quality of life and bone mineral density in mild enteropathic coeliac disease: a prospective clinical trial
    Kalle Kurppa
    Paediatric Research Centre, University of Tampere and Tampere University Hospital, Tampere, Finland
    Scand J Gastroenterol 45:305-14. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate gastrointestinal symptoms, quality of life and bone mineral density in patients with mild enteropathy, and the effect of a gluten-free diet...