I Virkkunen

Summary

Affiliation: University of Tampere
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Bystander mouth-to-mouth ventilation and regurgitation during cardiopulmonary resuscitation
    I Virkkunen
    Department of Anaesthesia, Tampere University Hospital, Tampere, Finland
    J Intern Med 260:39-42. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Incidence of regurgitation and pulmonary aspiration of gastric contents in survivors from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    I Virkkunen
    Department of Surgery and Anaesthesiology, Tampere University Hospital, Tampere, Finland
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 51:202-5. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Pulseless electrical activity and unsuccessful out-of-hospital resuscitation: what is the cause of death?
    Ilkka Virkkunen
    Tampere University Hospital, Department of Surgery and Anaesthesiology, PO Box 2000, FIN 33521 Tampere, Finland
    Resuscitation 77:207-10. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Prehospital therapeutic hypothermia for comatose survivors of cardiac arrest: a randomized controlled trial
    A Kamarainen
    Medical School, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 53:900-7. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Induction of therapeutic hypothermia after cardiac arrest in prehospital patients using ice-cold Ringer's solution: a pilot study
    Ilkka Virkkunen
    Helsinki Area Emergency Medical Air Service, Vantaa, Finland
    Resuscitation 62:299-302. 2004
  6. doi request reprint Hypothermic preconditioning of donor organs prior to harvesting and ischaemia using ice-cold intravenous fluids
    Antti Kämäräinen
    Critical Care Medicine Research Group, Department of Critical Care Medicine, Tampere University Hospital, Tampere, Finland
    Med Hypotheses 73:65-6. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Statins for post resuscitation syndrome
    Antti Kämäräinen
    Medical School, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Med Hypotheses 73:97-9. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Induction of therapeutic hypothermia during prehospital CPR using ice-cold intravenous fluid
    Antti Kämäräinen
    Medical School, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Resuscitation 79:205-11. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Prehospital induction of therapeutic hypothermia during CPR: a pilot study
    Antti Kämäräinen
    Medical School, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Resuscitation 76:360-3. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Spontaneous defibrillation after cessation of resuscitation in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: a case of Lazarus phenomenon
    Antti Kämäräinen
    Medical School, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Resuscitation 75:543-6. 2007

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint Bystander mouth-to-mouth ventilation and regurgitation during cardiopulmonary resuscitation
    I Virkkunen
    Department of Anaesthesia, Tampere University Hospital, Tampere, Finland
    J Intern Med 260:39-42. 2006
    ..To determine whether there is an association between bystander mouth-to-mouth ventilation and regurgitation in prehospital cardiac arrest patients...
  2. ncbi request reprint Incidence of regurgitation and pulmonary aspiration of gastric contents in survivors from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    I Virkkunen
    Department of Surgery and Anaesthesiology, Tampere University Hospital, Tampere, Finland
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 51:202-5. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the association between clinical signs of regurgitation and radiological findings consistent with aspiration in resuscitated out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) patients admitted to hospital...
  3. doi request reprint Pulseless electrical activity and unsuccessful out-of-hospital resuscitation: what is the cause of death?
    Ilkka Virkkunen
    Tampere University Hospital, Department of Surgery and Anaesthesiology, PO Box 2000, FIN 33521 Tampere, Finland
    Resuscitation 77:207-10. 2008
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Prehospital therapeutic hypothermia for comatose survivors of cardiac arrest: a randomized controlled trial
    A Kamarainen
    Medical School, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 53:900-7. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy and safety of this method in comparison with conventional therapy with spontaneous cooling often observed in prehospital patients...
  5. ncbi request reprint Induction of therapeutic hypothermia after cardiac arrest in prehospital patients using ice-cold Ringer's solution: a pilot study
    Ilkka Virkkunen
    Helsinki Area Emergency Medical Air Service, Vantaa, Finland
    Resuscitation 62:299-302. 2004
    ..0 +/- 1.2 degrees C on arrival at hospital (P < 0.0001). No serious adverse haemodynamic effects occurred. It is concluded that the induction of therapeutic hypothermia using this technique in the prehospital setting is feasible...
  6. doi request reprint Hypothermic preconditioning of donor organs prior to harvesting and ischaemia using ice-cold intravenous fluids
    Antti Kämäräinen
    Critical Care Medicine Research Group, Department of Critical Care Medicine, Tampere University Hospital, Tampere, Finland
    Med Hypotheses 73:65-6. 2009
    ..The feasibility and effects of this hypothesis could be further evaluated in comparison to current treatment protocols in laboratory settings including evaluation of organ preservation...
  7. doi request reprint Statins for post resuscitation syndrome
    Antti Kämäräinen
    Medical School, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Med Hypotheses 73:97-9. 2009
    ..The generally good tolerance of statin therapy with minimal adverse effects would support this experiment, although a parenteral form of the drug to ensure adequate dosage might be a prerequisite...
  8. doi request reprint Induction of therapeutic hypothermia during prehospital CPR using ice-cold intravenous fluid
    Antti Kämäräinen
    Medical School, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Resuscitation 79:205-11. 2008
    ..Effects on return of spontaneous circulation (ROSC), rate of rearrest, temperature and haemodynamics were assessed. Additionally, the outcome was followed until discharge from hospital...
  9. ncbi request reprint Prehospital induction of therapeutic hypothermia during CPR: a pilot study
    Antti Kämäräinen
    Medical School, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Resuscitation 76:360-3. 2008
    ..We studied induction of therapeutic hypothermia during prehospital resuscitation from cardiac arrest using an infusion of ice-cold Ringer's solution in five adult patients...
  10. ncbi request reprint Spontaneous defibrillation after cessation of resuscitation in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: a case of Lazarus phenomenon
    Antti Kämäräinen
    Medical School, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Resuscitation 75:543-6. 2007
    ..The authors are unable to give an explanation to the event, but suspect the effect of adrenaline combined with mild hypothermia to have contributed to the self-defibrillation of the myocardium...
  11. ncbi request reprint Presumed futility in paramedic-treated out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: an Utstein style analysis in Tampere, Finland
    Antti Kämäräinen
    Medical School, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Resuscitation 75:235-43. 2007
    ..To report prospectively the outcome from prehospital cardiac arrest according to the Utstein template in the city of Tampere, Finland, with special reference to those patients in whom resuscitation was not attempted...
  12. pmc Prehospital therapeutic hypothermia after cardiac arrest--from current concepts to a future standard
    Antti Kämäräinen
    Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Tampere University Hospital, Tampere, Finland
    Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med 17:53. 2009
    ..Most reported studies present data on cooling rates, safety and feasibility of different methods, but are inconclusive as regarding to outcome effects...
  13. ncbi request reprint Emesis in sudden cardiac arrest
    Ilkka Virkkunen
    Resuscitation 75:389. 2007