Ahti Tarkkanen

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Affiliation: Helsinki University Central Hospital
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint John G. Lindberg and the discovery of exfoliation syndrome
    Ahti Tarkkanen
    Helsinki University Eye Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Acta Ophthalmol Scand 80:151-4. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Blindness of Johann Sebastian Bach
    Ahti Tarkkanen
    Helsinki University Eye Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Acta Ophthalmol 91:191-2. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Is exfoliation syndrome a sign of systemic vascular disease?
    Ahti Tarkkanen
    Helsinki University Eye Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Acta Ophthalmol 86:832-6. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Frequency of systemic vascular diseases in patients with primary open-angle glaucoma and exfoliation glaucoma
    Ahti Tarkkanen
    Department of Ophthalmology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Finland
    Acta Ophthalmol 86:598-602. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Cumulative incidence of converting from clinically unilateral to bilateral exfoliation syndrome
    Ahti Tarkkanen
    Department of Ophthalmology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    J Glaucoma 13:181-4. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Fungal endophthalmitis caused by Paecilomyces variotii following cataract surgery: a presumed operating room air-conditioning system contamination
    Ahti Tarkkanen
    Ophthalmic Pathology Laboratory, Helsinki University Eye Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Acta Ophthalmol Scand 82:232-5. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Iodine brachytherapy as an alternative to enucleation for large uveal melanomas
    Ilkka Puusaari
    Ocular Oncology Service, Department of Ophthalmology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Ophthalmology 110:2223-34. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Chemoimmunotherapy with bleomycin, vincristine, lomustine, dacarbazine (BOLD), and human leukocyte interferon for metastatic uveal melanoma
    Seppo Pyrhonen
    Department of Oncology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Cancer 95:2366-72. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Population-based assessment of clinical characteristics predicting outcome of conjunctival melanoma in whites
    Seppo Tuomaala
    Ocular Oncology Service, Department of Ophthalmology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 43:3399-408. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the clinical association between exfoliation syndrome and abdominal aortic aneurysm
    Jaana Hietanen
    Department of Opthalmology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helseinki, Finland
    Acta Ophthalmol Scand 80:617-9. 2002

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Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint John G. Lindberg and the discovery of exfoliation syndrome
    Ahti Tarkkanen
    Helsinki University Eye Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Acta Ophthalmol Scand 80:151-4. 2002
    ..Thus Lindberg was forgotten by his contemporaries as a scientist. However, his main conclusions on exfoliation are still valid today. The life of this remarkable ophthalmologist is described in the present paper...
  2. ncbi request reprint Blindness of Johann Sebastian Bach
    Ahti Tarkkanen
    Helsinki University Eye Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Acta Ophthalmol 91:191-2. 2013
    ..He died <4 months after surgery. In this paper, as the plausible diagnosis, intractable glaucoma because of pupillary block or secondary to phacoanaphylactic endophthalmitis is suggested...
  3. ncbi request reprint Is exfoliation syndrome a sign of systemic vascular disease?
    Ahti Tarkkanen
    Helsinki University Eye Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Acta Ophthalmol 86:832-6. 2008
    ..At present there are no known medical indications that infer an increased systemic vascular risk or imply a need for the complete internal medical examination of a symptom-free patient with newly diagnosed ES in the eye...
  4. ncbi request reprint Frequency of systemic vascular diseases in patients with primary open-angle glaucoma and exfoliation glaucoma
    Ahti Tarkkanen
    Department of Ophthalmology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Finland
    Acta Ophthalmol 86:598-602. 2008
    ..We conducted a national registry-based survey to further assess the first two of these associations...
  5. ncbi request reprint Cumulative incidence of converting from clinically unilateral to bilateral exfoliation syndrome
    Ahti Tarkkanen
    Department of Ophthalmology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    J Glaucoma 13:181-4. 2004
    ..To obtain long-term cumulative incidence estimates of time to conversion of clinically unilateral to bilateral exfoliation syndrome (ES)...
  6. ncbi request reprint Fungal endophthalmitis caused by Paecilomyces variotii following cataract surgery: a presumed operating room air-conditioning system contamination
    Ahti Tarkkanen
    Ophthalmic Pathology Laboratory, Helsinki University Eye Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Acta Ophthalmol Scand 82:232-5. 2004
    ..To report a case of delayed fungal endophthalmitis by Paecilomyces variotii following uncomplicated cataract surgery. To our knowledge this is the first reported case of postoperative endophthalmitis by this species...
  7. ncbi request reprint Iodine brachytherapy as an alternative to enucleation for large uveal melanomas
    Ilkka Puusaari
    Ocular Oncology Service, Department of Ophthalmology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Ophthalmology 110:2223-34. 2003
    ..To evaluate the safety and efficacy of iodine 125 plaque brachytherapy (IBT) for large uveal melanomas...
  8. ncbi request reprint Chemoimmunotherapy with bleomycin, vincristine, lomustine, dacarbazine (BOLD), and human leukocyte interferon for metastatic uveal melanoma
    Seppo Pyrhonen
    Department of Oncology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Cancer 95:2366-72. 2002
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  9. ncbi request reprint Population-based assessment of clinical characteristics predicting outcome of conjunctival melanoma in whites
    Seppo Tuomaala
    Ocular Oncology Service, Department of Ophthalmology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 43:3399-408. 2002
    ..To identify the clinical determinants of prognosis and the incidence of malignant conjunctival melanoma in whites...
  10. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the clinical association between exfoliation syndrome and abdominal aortic aneurysm
    Jaana Hietanen
    Department of Opthalmology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helseinki, Finland
    Acta Ophthalmol Scand 80:617-9. 2002
    ..To assess the validity of the suggested association between intraocular exfoliation syndrome and aneurysm of the abdominal aorta...
  11. doi request reprint Frequency of age-related macular degeneration among patients with primary chronic open-angle glaucoma and exfoliation glaucoma
    Ahti Tarkkanen
    Acta Ophthalmol 86:697-8. 2008
  12. ncbi request reprint Neovascular membrane over the ciliary body as a potential complication of transscleral diode laser cyclophotocoagulation
    Tero Kivela
    Acta Ophthalmol Scand 85:344-5. 2007
  13. pmc Evaluation of LOXL1 gene polymorphisms in exfoliation syndrome and exfoliation glaucoma
    Jose A Aragon-Martin
    Molecular Ophthalmic Genetics Laboratory, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    Mol Vis 14:533-41. 2008
    ..To evaluate genetic susceptibility of lysyl oxidase-like 1 (LOXL1) gene polymorphisms to exfoliation syndrome (XFS) and exfoliation glaucoma (XFG) in a case-control cohort of American and European patients...
  14. ncbi request reprint Nordic research in ophthalmology
    Anders Heijl
    Department of Ophthalmology, Malmo University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    Acta Ophthalmol Scand 83:278-88. 2005
    ..This paper does not represent a comprehensive review of all Nordic research in the field, but attempts to give an overview of some of the activities underway in eye research in this part of the world...