Sudhir Kurl

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Duration of QRS complex in resting electrocardiogram is a predictor of sudden cardiac death in men
    Sudhir Kurl
    Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, School of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland
    Circulation 125:2588-94. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Cardiorespiratory fitness, lifestyle factors and cancer risk and mortality in Finnish men
    Jari A Laukkanen
    Research Institute of Public Health, School of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Eur J Cancer 46:355-63. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Low levels of plasma carotenoids are associated with an increased risk of atrial fibrillation
    Jouni Karppi
    Department of Medicine, Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Eastern Finland, P O Box 1627, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Eur J Epidemiol 28:45-53. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Alcohol consumption and the risk of stroke among hypertensive and overweight men
    Sanna H Rantakömi
    Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Eastern Finland, P O Box 1627, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    J Neurol 260:534-9. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Serum β-carotene in relation to risk of prostate cancer: the Kuopio Ischaemic Heart Disease Risk Factor study
    Jouni Karppi
    Department of Medicine, Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland
    Nutr Cancer 64:361-7. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Metabolic syndrome and the risk of stroke in middle-aged men
    Sudhir Kurl
    Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Stroke 37:806-11. 2006
  7. pmc Asymptomatic ST-segment depression during exercise testing and the risk of sudden cardiac death in middle-aged men: a population-based follow-up study
    Jari A Laukkanen
    Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Eur Heart J 30:558-65. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Relationship between alcohol consumption and myocardial infarction among ageing men using a marginal structural model
    Jenni Ilomäki
    Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland
    Eur J Public Health 22:825-30. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Low serum lycopene and β-carotene increase risk of acute myocardial infarction in men
    Jouni Karppi
    Department of Medicine, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland
    Eur J Public Health 22:835-40. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Cardiorespiratory fitness is related to the risk of sudden cardiac death: a population-based follow-up study
    Jari A Laukkanen
    Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Eastern Finland, and Department of Clinical Physiology and Nuclear Medicine, University Hospital of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    J Am Coll Cardiol 56:1476-83. 2010

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Publications31

  1. doi request reprint Duration of QRS complex in resting electrocardiogram is a predictor of sudden cardiac death in men
    Sudhir Kurl
    Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, School of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland
    Circulation 125:2588-94. 2012
    ..Our aim was to examine the relation of QRS duration with SCD in a population-based sample of men...
  2. doi request reprint Cardiorespiratory fitness, lifestyle factors and cancer risk and mortality in Finnish men
    Jari A Laukkanen
    Research Institute of Public Health, School of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Eur J Cancer 46:355-63. 2010
    ..We examined the relationship between common lifestyle factors such as energy expenditure, physical activity and maximal oxygen uptake (VO(2max)), nutrition and smoking habits and the risk of cancer...
  3. doi request reprint Low levels of plasma carotenoids are associated with an increased risk of atrial fibrillation
    Jouni Karppi
    Department of Medicine, Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Eastern Finland, P O Box 1627, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Eur J Epidemiol 28:45-53. 2013
    ..Results of the present study suggest that low plasma concentrations of lutein and zeaxanthin were associated with an increased risk of AF in elderly population...
  4. doi request reprint Alcohol consumption and the risk of stroke among hypertensive and overweight men
    Sanna H Rantakömi
    Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Eastern Finland, P O Box 1627, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    J Neurol 260:534-9. 2013
    ..14-2.57; p = 0.010) for ischemic stroke after being adjusted for risk factors. In conclusion, this population-based prospective study shows that hypertensive and overweight men who consumed alcohol had an increased risk for stroke...
  5. doi request reprint Serum β-carotene in relation to risk of prostate cancer: the Kuopio Ischaemic Heart Disease Risk Factor study
    Jouni Karppi
    Department of Medicine, Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland
    Nutr Cancer 64:361-7. 2012
    ..29, 95% CI: 1.12-4.66; P = 0.023). α-Tocopherol and retinol were not associated with prostate cancer. This prospective study suggests that high-serum β-carotene concentrations may increase the risk of prostate cancer in middle-aged men...
  6. ncbi request reprint Metabolic syndrome and the risk of stroke in middle-aged men
    Sudhir Kurl
    Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Stroke 37:806-11. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the relationship of metabolic syndrome, as defined by National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP) and World Health Organization (WHO) criteria, with the risk for stroke...
  7. pmc Asymptomatic ST-segment depression during exercise testing and the risk of sudden cardiac death in middle-aged men: a population-based follow-up study
    Jari A Laukkanen
    Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Eur Heart J 30:558-65. 2009
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  8. doi request reprint Relationship between alcohol consumption and myocardial infarction among ageing men using a marginal structural model
    Jenni Ilomäki
    Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland
    Eur J Public Health 22:825-30. 2012
    ..This study aimed at investigating the association between alcohol consumption and MI considering time-varying alcohol consumption and time-varying confounders...
  9. doi request reprint Low serum lycopene and β-carotene increase risk of acute myocardial infarction in men
    Jouni Karppi
    Department of Medicine, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland
    Eur J Public Health 22:835-40. 2012
    ..The role of carotenoids on the risk of AMI remains inconsistent. The aim of the present study was to examine if serum concentrations of major carotenoids are related to AMI in men...
  10. doi request reprint Cardiorespiratory fitness is related to the risk of sudden cardiac death: a population-based follow-up study
    Jari A Laukkanen
    Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Eastern Finland, and Department of Clinical Physiology and Nuclear Medicine, University Hospital of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    J Am Coll Cardiol 56:1476-83. 2010
    ..Our aim was to examine the relation of cardiorespiratory fitness with sudden cardiac death (SCD) in a population-based sample of men...
  11. pmc Serum carotenoids reduce progression of early atherosclerosis in the carotid artery wall among Eastern Finnish men
    Jouni Karppi
    University of Eastern Finland, Department of Medicine, Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, Kuopio, Finland
    PLoS ONE 8:e64107. 2013
    ..We assessed the association between atherosclerotic progression, measured by intima-media thickness of the common carotid artery wall, and serum levels of carotenoids...
  12. doi request reprint Serum lycopene decreases the risk of stroke in men: a population-based follow-up study
    Jouni Karppi
    Department of Medicine, Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland
    Neurology 79:1540-7. 2012
    ..The aim of the present study was to examine whether serum concentrations of major carotenoids, α-tocopherol and retinol, are related to any stroke and ischemic stroke in men...
  13. doi request reprint Determinants of cardiorespiratory fitness in men aged 42 to 60 years with and without cardiovascular disease
    Jari Antero Laukkanen
    Kuopio Research Institute of Exercise Medicine, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Am J Cardiol 103:1598-604. 2009
    ..However, measurements of the function of pulmonary and cardiovascular systems, carbohydrate intake, and body composition were powerful determinants of cardiorespiratory fitness, especially in older middle-aged men...
  14. doi request reprint Flavonoid intake and the risk of ischaemic stroke and CVD mortality in middle-aged Finnish men: the Kuopio Ischaemic Heart Disease Risk Factor Study
    Jaakko Mursu
    Research Unit of Public Health, School of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Kuopio, PO Box 1627, Kuopio 70211, Finland
    Br J Nutr 100:890-5. 2008
    ..54 (95% CI 0.32, 0.92) and 0.65 (95% CI 0.40, 1.05), respectively. The present results suggest that high intakes of flavonoids may be associated with decreased risk of ischaemic stroke and possibly with reduced CVD mortality...
  15. doi request reprint Lycopene, lutein and beta-carotene as determinants of LDL conjugated dienes in serum
    Jouni Karppi
    Research Institute of Public Health, School of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Kuopio, P O Box 1627, FI 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Atherosclerosis 209:565-72. 2010
    ..Results of the present study suggest that plasma lycopene, lutein and beta-carotene are the most powerful antioxidants for explaining the content of in vivo oxidatively modified LDL in serum...
  16. ncbi request reprint Systolic blood pressure response to exercise testing is related to the risk of acute myocardial infarction in middle-aged men
    Jari A Laukkanen
    Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 13:421-8. 2006
    ..We assessed the association of systolic blood pressure response to exercise with the risk of an acute myocardial infarction...
  17. doi request reprint Elevated systolic blood pressure during recovery from exercise and the risk of sudden cardiac death
    Jari A Laukkanen
    aInstitute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio bLapland Central Hospital, Department of Internal Medicine, Rovaniemi, Finland cDepartment of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK dDivision of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Oulu, Oulu eKuopio Research Institute of Exercise Medicine, Kuopio and Department of Clinical Physiology and Nuclear Medicine, University Hospital of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    J Hypertens 32:659-66. 2014
    ..The value of SBP during exercise and recovery period as a risk marker for sudden cardiac death (SCD) is not known. Thus, we assessed the association of SBP during recovery from exercise testing with the risk of SCD...
  18. pmc Impaired fasting plasma glucose and type 2 diabetes are related to the risk of out-of-hospital sudden cardiac death and all-cause mortality
    Jari A Laukkanen
    Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland
    Diabetes Care 36:1166-71. 2013
    ..The aim of the study was to determine whether impaired fasting plasma glucose (FPG) and type 2 diabetes may be risk factors for sudden cardiac death (SCD)...
  19. doi request reprint Serum β-carotene and the risk of sudden cardiac death in men: a population-based follow-up study
    Jouni Karppi
    University of Eastern Finland, Department of Medicine, Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, P O Box 1627, FI 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Atherosclerosis 226:172-7. 2013
    ..To examine whether serum concentrations of carotenoids are related to the risk of sudden cardiac death (SCD) in middle-aged men...
  20. doi request reprint Relation of systemic blood pressure to sudden cardiac death
    Jari Antero Laukkanen
    Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland
    Am J Cardiol 110:378-82. 2012
    ..23 to 2.52, p = 0.003) adjusted risk for SCD compared to those with SBP <123 mm Hg. In conclusion, this study emphasizes the importance of the definition of SBP at rest because it provides a valuable prognostic measurement for SCD...
  21. doi request reprint Psychosocial problems in childhood and later alcohol consumption: a life course approach with historical information
    Janne Leino
    Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland
    Scand J Public Health 39:749-56. 2011
    ..Childhood psychosocial problems have been associated with poor alcohol habits in adulthood. The purpose of this study was to investigate further the association in men by using information from historical health records...
  22. doi request reprint Exercise workload, coronary risk evaluation and the risk of cardiovascular and all-cause death in middle-aged men
    Jari A Laukkanen
    School of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, Department of Clinical Physiology and Nuclear Medicine, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 15:285-92. 2008
    ..We therefore investigated the prognostic significance of risk scores and exercise capacity with respect to cardiovascular diseases...
  23. doi request reprint Binge drinking and the progression of atherosclerosis in middle-aged men: an 11-year follow-up
    Sanna H Rantakömi
    Research Institute of Public Health, School of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Atherosclerosis 205:266-71. 2009
    ..We investigated the association between the pattern of binge drinking and the 11-year progression of carotid atherosclerosis in a population-based sample of middle-aged men...
  24. doi request reprint Serum lycopene and the risk of cancer: the Kuopio Ischaemic Heart Disease Risk Factor (KIHD) study
    Jouni Karppi
    Research Institute of Public Health, School of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Ann Epidemiol 19:512-8. 2009
    ..Lycopene is thought to decrease the risk of cancers, although previous epidemiologic studies have produced inconsistent results. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the protective effect of lycopene against the risk of cancer...
  25. doi request reprint Insertion/deletion polymorphism in alpha2-adrenergic receptor gene is a genetic risk factor for sudden cardiac death
    Jari A Laukkanen
    Research Institute of Public Health, School of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Am Heart J 158:615-21. 2009
    ..Our aim was to study whether an insertion/deletion (I/D) polymorphism in the alpha(2B)-adrenoceptor gene is associated with the risk for sudden cardiac death...
  26. doi request reprint Blood pressure responses during exercise testing-is up best for prognosis?
    Jari A Laukkanen
    Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Eastern Finland, Finland
    Ann Med 44:218-24. 2012
    ..The normal limits of exercise blood pressure response could be very helpful for clinicians...
  27. doi request reprint Serum β-carotene concentrations and the risk of congestive heart failure in men: a population-based study
    Jouni Karppi
    University of Eastern Finland, Department of Medicine, Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, Kuopio, Finland Department of Internal Medicine, Lapland Central Hospital, Rovaniemi, Finland Electronic address
    Int J Cardiol 168:1841-6. 2013
    ..We therefore examined the association between carotenoid levels and the risk of CHF...
  28. doi request reprint Plasma lutein and zeaxanthin and the risk of age-related nuclear cataract among the elderly Finnish population
    Jouni Karppi
    Department of Medicine, Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland
    Br J Nutr 108:148-54. 2012
    ..In conclusion, we suggest that high plasma concentrations of lutein and zeaxanthin were associated with a decreased risk of age-related nuclear cataract in the elderly population...
  29. doi request reprint Alcohol consumption and risk of colorectal cancer: the Findrink study
    Adetunji T Toriola
    School of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Kuopio, P O Box 1627, 70211, Kuopio, Finland
    Eur J Epidemiol 23:395-401. 2008
    ..In conclusion, this study gives further evidence of a positive association between alcohol consumption and the risk of colorectal cancer...
  30. doi request reprint Higher blood hematocrit predicts hypertension in men
    Sae Young Jae
    aDepartment of Sport Science, University of Seoul, Seoul, South Korea bDepartment of Medicine, Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio cDepartment of Internal Medicine, Lapland Central Hospital, Rovaniemi, Finland dDepartment of Exercise Science, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, USA eCollege of Nursing, Korea University fCenter for Health Promotion, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine gDivision of Cardiology, Cheil General Hospital, Kwandong University College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea
    J Hypertens 32:245-50. 2014
    ..We investigated the relationship of higher hematocrit level with incident hypertension in men during a mean follow-up of 5 years...
  31. ncbi request reprint Cardiorespiratory fitness and the risk for stroke in men
    Sudhir Kurl
    Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Arch Intern Med 163:1682-8. 2003
    ..We also compared VO(2)max with conventional risk factors as a predictor for future strokes...