A Takala

Summary

Affiliation: University of Helsinki
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Markers of systemic inflammation predicting organ failure in community-acquired septic shock
    A Takala
    Department of Anesthesia, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Anestesiaosasto, P O Box 260, FIN 00029 HYKS, Finland
    Clin Sci (Lond) 97:529-38. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint Granulocyte colony-stimulating factor therapy and systemic inflammation in critically ill patients
    A Takala
    The Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Inflamm Res 54:180-5. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Systemic inflammation in hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome correlates with hypotension and thrombocytopenia but not with renal injury
    A Takala
    Department of Anesthesia, Helsinki University Central Hospital, FIN 00029 HUS, Finland
    J Infect Dis 181:1964-70. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint Markers of inflammation in sepsis
    Annika Takala
    Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Helsinki University Central Hospital, P O Box 340, FI 00029 HUS, Finland
    Ann Med 34:614-23. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Laboratory markers of systemic inflammation as predictors of bloodstream infection in acutely ill patients admitted to hospital in medical emergency
    H Aalto
    Department of Bacteriology and Immunology, The Haartman Institute, University of Helsinki, Haartmaninkatu 3, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 23:699-704. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Cellular markers of systemic inflammation and immune suppression in patients with organ failure due to severe acute pancreatitis
    M L Kylänpää-Bäck
    Dept of Surgery, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Finland
    Scand J Gastroenterol 36:1100-7. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Procalcitonin strip test in the early detection of severe acute pancreatitis
    M L Kylänpää-Bäck
    Department of Surgery, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Finland
    Br J Surg 88:222-7. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Procalcitonin, soluble interleukin-2 receptor, and soluble E-selectin in predicting the severity of acute pancreatitis
    M L Kylänpää-Bäck
    Department of Surgery, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Finland
    Crit Care Med 29:63-9. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Negative pressure tympanograms in children less than 2 years of age--different bacterial findings in otitis media by tympanometric results
    A Palmu
    National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 61:61-9. 2001
  10. pmc Circulating soluble E-selectin in early rheumatoid arthritis: a prospective five year study
    A Kuuliala
    Department of Bacteriology and Immunology, Haartman Institute, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Ann Rheum Dis 61:242-6. 2002

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Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint Markers of systemic inflammation predicting organ failure in community-acquired septic shock
    A Takala
    Department of Anesthesia, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Anestesiaosasto, P O Box 260, FIN 00029 HYKS, Finland
    Clin Sci (Lond) 97:529-38. 1999
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  2. ncbi request reprint Granulocyte colony-stimulating factor therapy and systemic inflammation in critically ill patients
    A Takala
    The Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Inflamm Res 54:180-5. 2005
    ..The effect of the granulocyte colony-stimulating factor filgrastim on systemic inflammation was investigated in a prospective, randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind study in critically ill patients...
  3. ncbi request reprint Systemic inflammation in hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome correlates with hypotension and thrombocytopenia but not with renal injury
    A Takala
    Department of Anesthesia, Helsinki University Central Hospital, FIN 00029 HUS, Finland
    J Infect Dis 181:1964-70. 2000
    ..Severity of inflammation in patients with NE is related to hypotension and platelet consumption but not to renal injury...
  4. ncbi request reprint Markers of inflammation in sepsis
    Annika Takala
    Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Helsinki University Central Hospital, P O Box 340, FI 00029 HUS, Finland
    Ann Med 34:614-23. 2002
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Laboratory markers of systemic inflammation as predictors of bloodstream infection in acutely ill patients admitted to hospital in medical emergency
    H Aalto
    Department of Bacteriology and Immunology, The Haartman Institute, University of Helsinki, Haartmaninkatu 3, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 23:699-704. 2004
    ..In conclusion, markers of systemic inflammation do not improve the diagnosis of community-acquired bloodstream infection; however, they may aid in identifying patients with fever due to occult infection...
  6. ncbi request reprint Cellular markers of systemic inflammation and immune suppression in patients with organ failure due to severe acute pancreatitis
    M L Kylänpää-Bäck
    Dept of Surgery, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Finland
    Scand J Gastroenterol 36:1100-7. 2001
    ..The aim of this study was to describe the cellular immune inflammatory status of patients with acute pancreatitis in relation to development of organ failure...
  7. ncbi request reprint Procalcitonin strip test in the early detection of severe acute pancreatitis
    M L Kylänpää-Bäck
    Department of Surgery, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Finland
    Br J Surg 88:222-7. 2001
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Procalcitonin, soluble interleukin-2 receptor, and soluble E-selectin in predicting the severity of acute pancreatitis
    M L Kylänpää-Bäck
    Department of Surgery, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Finland
    Crit Care Med 29:63-9. 2001
    ..To investigate whether marker(s) of systemic inflammation detect, at an early stage of acute pancreatitis, patients who may ultimately develop severe disease...
  9. ncbi request reprint Negative pressure tympanograms in children less than 2 years of age--different bacterial findings in otitis media by tympanometric results
    A Palmu
    National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 61:61-9. 2001
    ..Our purpose was to assess the occurrence and implications of negative pressure tympanograms and to study their association with bacterial pathogens in otitis media...
  10. pmc Circulating soluble E-selectin in early rheumatoid arthritis: a prospective five year study
    A Kuuliala
    Department of Bacteriology and Immunology, Haartman Institute, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Ann Rheum Dis 61:242-6. 2002
    ..Soluble E-selectin (sE-selectin) is a marker of activation of vascular endothelium...
  11. ncbi request reprint Peripheral blood phagocyte CD14 and CD11b expression on admission to hospital in relation to mortality among patients with community-acquired infection
    H Aalto
    The Haartman Institute, Department of Bacteriology and Immunology, University of Helsinki, Haartmaninkatu 3, P O Box 21, 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    Inflamm Res 54:428-34. 2005
    ..Prognostic value of markers of systemic inflammation were evaluated in patients admitted to hospital...
  12. ncbi request reprint Lowered yields of virus-induced interferon production in leukocyte cultures and risk of recurrent respiratory infections in children
    A Pitkaranta
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    J Clin Virol 14:199-205. 1999
    ..To study the correlation between the yield of virus-induced interferon (IFN) production in leukocyte cultures and the risk of recurrent respiratory infections...
  13. ncbi request reprint Cellular and humoral markers of systemic inflammation in acute reactive arthritis and early rheumatoid arthritis
    A Kuuliala
    Department of Bacteriology and Immunology, Haartman Institute, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Scand J Rheumatol 33:13-8. 2004
    ..To compare systemic inflammation in reactive arthritis (ReA), rheumatoid arthritis (RA), and sepsis using novel markers of systemic inflammation, and to study whether they are helpful in distinguishing between ReA and RA...
  14. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of documented viral respiratory infections and acute otitis media in a cohort of children followed from two to twenty-four months of age
    S Vesa
    Department of Vaccines, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 20:574-81. 2001
    ..Although rhinoviruses were definitely the most frequently found viruses in NPA specimens, the association of RS virus with concurrent AOM was relatively higher than that of any other virus...
  15. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of a pneumococcal conjugate vaccine against acute otitis media
    J Eskola
    National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    N Engl J Med 344:403-9. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: The heptavalent pneumococcal polysaccharide-CRM197 conjugate vaccine is safe and efficacious in the prevention of acute otitis media caused by the serotypes included in the vaccine...
  16. ncbi request reprint Economic burden and quality of life impairment increase with severity of PD
    T Keranen
    Tampere University Hospital, Tampere, Finland
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 9:163-8. 2003
    ..Scope. Two hundred and sixty consecutive outpatients with idiopathic PD participated. UPDRS, motor fluctuations, QoL, and the use of health care resources were measured. Direct and indirect costs were calculated...
  17. ncbi request reprint Intravenous levosimendan treatment is cost-effective compared with dobutamine in severe low-output heart failure: an analysis based on the international LIDO trial
    J G F Cleland
    Department of Cardiology, Castle Hill Hospital, Castle Road, Cottingham, University of Hull, Kingston upon Hull HU16 5JQ, UK
    Eur J Heart Fail 5:101-8. 2003
    ..Levosimendan, a novel calcium sensitiser, improves cardiac performance and symptoms without increasing oxygen consumption, and decreases the mortality of patients with low-output heart failure...