Affiliation: University of Helsinki
- Gastroesophageal reflux disease: prevalence, clinical, endoscopic and histopathological findings in 1,128 consecutive patients referred for endoscopy due to dyspeptic and reflux symptomsM Voutilainen
Department of Medicine, Jyvaskyla Central Hospital, Jyvaskyla, Finland
Digestion 61:6-13. 2000..The aim of the present study was to examine the prevalence of GERD as well as the clinical, endoscopic and histologic variables that associate with GERD in patients referred for endoscopy...
- Inflammation in the cardiaM Voutilainen
Jyvaskyla Central Hospital, FIN 40620 Jyväskylä, Finland
Curr Gastroenterol Rep 3:215-8. 2001..In this paper we review recent published studies in this field...
- Impact of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug and aspirin use on the prevalence of dyspepsia and uncomplicated peptic ulcer diseaseM Voutilainen
Dept of Internal Medicine and Pathology, Jyvaskyla Central Hospital, Finland
Scand J Gastroenterol 36:817-21. 2001..The aim of the present study was to examine the role of NSAIDs in the occurrence and clinical features of uncomplicated peptic ulcer disease...
- Immunohistochemical study of neuroendocrine cells at the gastric cardia mucosaM Voutilainen
Department of Medicine, South Karelia Central Hospital, Valto Käkelän katu 14 A, FIN 53130 Lappeenranta, Finland
J Clin Pathol 55:767-9. 2002..The gastric cardia mucosa is a narrow band of tissue between the oesophagus and the stomach. The physiological role of this tissue is unknown. This study examined the presence and characteristics of neuroendocrine cells at this site...
- Is it possible to reduce endoscopy workload using age, alarm symptoms and H. pylori as predictors of peptic ulcer and oesophagogastric cancers?M Voutilainen
Department of Internal Medicine, Jyvaskyla Central Hospital, Finland
Dig Liver Dis 37:526-32. 2005..We examined referrals to oesophagogastroduodenoscopy and the impact of demographic and clinical variables to predict major findings (peptic ulcer, cancer) on oesophagogastroduodenoscopy...
- Gastric metaplasia and chronic inflammation at the duodenal bulb mucosaM Voutilainen
South Karelia Central Hospital, Department of Internal Medicine, Valto Käkelän katu 14 A, FIN 53130 Lappeenranta, Finland
Dig Liver Dis 35:94-8. 2003..Chronic inflammation and gastric metaplasia are often observed in biopsy specimens from the duodenal bulb of Heliobacter pylori positive patients with duodenal ulcer disease (DU)...
- Impact of clinical symptoms and referral volume on endoscopy for detecting peptic ulcer and gastric neoplasmsM Voutilainen
Dept of Internal Medicine, South Karelia Central Hospital, Lappeenranta, Finland
Scand J Gastroenterol 38:109-13. 2003..We also examined the correlation between clinical symptoms and endoscopic findings...
- Foveolar hyperplasia at the gastric cardia: prevalence and associationsM Voutilainen
Department of Medicine and Pathology, Jyvaskyla Central Hospital, FIN 40620 Jyväskylä, Finland
J Clin Pathol 55:352-4. 2002..The aim of this study was to examine the occurrence and clinical relevance of gastric cardiac foveolar hyperplasia...
- Open-access gastroscopy in primary health-care offices to prevent peptic ulcer-related hospitalization and mortalityM Voutilainen
Dept of Internal Medicine, Jyvaskyla Central Hospital, Jyvaskyla, Finland
Scand J Gastroenterol 39:1289-92. 2004..The aim of the present study was to examine whether this practice influences peptic ulcer-related hospitalization and mortality...
- A survey of open-access endoscopy in primary health care centres: outcome of gastric carcinoma patients diagnosed by general practitioners compared with hospital-referred endoscopyM Voutilainen
Department of Internal Medicine, Jyvaskyla Central Hospital, Keskussairaalantie 19, FIN 40620 Jyväskylä, Finland
Dig Liver Dis 37:119-23. 2005..We examined open-access endoscopy service based on general practitioner endoscopists...
- The role of surgery in Crohn's disease: a retrospective analysis from a single hospitalM T Aarnio
Department of Gastroenterological Surgery and 2 Internal Medicine, Jyvaskyla Central Hospital, Jyvaskyla, Finland
Scand J Surg 99:208-12. 2010..Traditionally, in Crohn's disease (CD), surgery has played an essential role in the treatment of complications. TNF-α-blockers have significantly improved results of conservative treatment but they do not definitely cure Crohn's disease...