Erkka Valovirta

Summary

Country: Finland

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The voice of the patients: allergic rhinitis is not a trivial disease
    Erkka Valovirta
    Turku Allergy Center, Turku, Finland
    Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 8:1-9. 2008
  2. pmc Asthma out of control? A structured review of recent patient surveys
    Stephen T Holgate
    Infection, Inflammation and Repair AIR Division, Level F, South Block, MP810, Southampton General Hospital, Tremona Road, Southampton, SO16 6YD, UK
    BMC Pulm Med 6:S2. 2006
  3. pmc Survey on the impact of comorbid allergic rhinitis in patients with asthma
    Erkka Valovirta
    Turku Allergy Centre, 20610 Turku, Finland
    BMC Pulm Med 6:S3. 2006
  4. doi request reprint Parental attitudes toward new dosage forms of desloratadine in an online survey: results from four European countries
    Erkka Valovirta
    Turku Allergy Center, Turku, Finland
    Curr Med Res Opin 25:2061-7. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Design and recruitment for the GAP trial, investigating the preventive effect on asthma development of an SQ-standardized grass allergy immunotherapy tablet in children with grass pollen-induced allergic rhinoconjunctivitis
    Erkka Valovirta
    Suomen Terveystalo Allergy Clinic, Turku, Finland
    Clin Ther 33:1537-46. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Non-injection routes for immunotherapy of allergic diseases
    Erkka Valovirta
    Turku Allergy Center, Turku, Finland
    Clin Allergy Immunol 18:607-23. 2004
  7. doi request reprint Clinical outcome and IL-17, IL-23, IL-27 and FOXP3 expression in peripheral blood mononuclear cells of pollen-allergic children during sublingual immunotherapy
    Kaisa Nieminen
    Department of Pulmonary Diseases and Clinical Allergology, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 21:e174-84. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Preventive capacity of subcutaneous immunotherapy
    Erkka Valovirta
    Turku Allergy Center, Turku, Finland
    Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 2:553-6. 2002
  9. doi request reprint Intermittent or daily montelukast versus placebo for episodic asthma in children
    Erkka Valovirta
    Allergy Clinic, Suomen Terveystalo AllergyClinic, Turku, Finland
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 106:518-26. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Variations in pediatric asthma hospitalization rates and costs between and within Nordic countries
    Vasilisa Sazonov Kocevar
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA
    Chest 125:1680-4. 2004

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. doi request reprint The voice of the patients: allergic rhinitis is not a trivial disease
    Erkka Valovirta
    Turku Allergy Center, Turku, Finland
    Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 8:1-9. 2008
    ..Background information on allergic rhinitis, severity of allergic rhinitis symptoms and their impact on lives, nonmedical measures for relieving of symptoms, types of medications, and concomitant conditions were evaluated...
  2. pmc Asthma out of control? A structured review of recent patient surveys
    Stephen T Holgate
    Infection, Inflammation and Repair AIR Division, Level F, South Block, MP810, Southampton General Hospital, Tremona Road, Southampton, SO16 6YD, UK
    BMC Pulm Med 6:S2. 2006
    ..The primary goal of the present review was to assess patient perspectives on key issues in asthma and its management, as captured in patient surveys...
  3. pmc Survey on the impact of comorbid allergic rhinitis in patients with asthma
    Erkka Valovirta
    Turku Allergy Centre, 20610 Turku, Finland
    BMC Pulm Med 6:S3. 2006
    ..This global survey was undertaken to understand patient perspectives regarding symptoms, treatments, and the impact on their well-being of comorbid AR and asthma...
  4. doi request reprint Parental attitudes toward new dosage forms of desloratadine in an online survey: results from four European countries
    Erkka Valovirta
    Turku Allergy Center, Turku, Finland
    Curr Med Res Opin 25:2061-7. 2009
    ..These excipients, however, are associated with dental caries, gastrointestinal intolerance, and dermatologic reactions...
  5. doi request reprint Design and recruitment for the GAP trial, investigating the preventive effect on asthma development of an SQ-standardized grass allergy immunotherapy tablet in children with grass pollen-induced allergic rhinoconjunctivitis
    Erkka Valovirta
    Suomen Terveystalo Allergy Clinic, Turku, Finland
    Clin Ther 33:1537-46. 2011
    ..No regulatory guidance exists in this area, and, to our knowledge, no clinical investigations meeting modern regulatory standards have been published...
  6. ncbi request reprint Non-injection routes for immunotherapy of allergic diseases
    Erkka Valovirta
    Turku Allergy Center, Turku, Finland
    Clin Allergy Immunol 18:607-23. 2004
  7. doi request reprint Clinical outcome and IL-17, IL-23, IL-27 and FOXP3 expression in peripheral blood mononuclear cells of pollen-allergic children during sublingual immunotherapy
    Kaisa Nieminen
    Department of Pulmonary Diseases and Clinical Allergology, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 21:e174-84. 2010
    ..Increased allergen-induced IL-17 responses during SLIT are associated with elevated SMS. Increased tolerogenic, allergen-specific Treg responses are also observed in children during SLIT...
  8. ncbi request reprint Preventive capacity of subcutaneous immunotherapy
    Erkka Valovirta
    Turku Allergy Center, Turku, Finland
    Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 2:553-6. 2002
    ..The scope of this review is to highlight important and interesting articles about the preventive aspects and capacity of allergen-specific subcutaneous injection immunotherapy...
  9. doi request reprint Intermittent or daily montelukast versus placebo for episodic asthma in children
    Erkka Valovirta
    Allergy Clinic, Suomen Terveystalo AllergyClinic, Turku, Finland
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 106:518-26. 2011
    ..No standard, optimal treatment exists for severe intermittent (ie, episodic) asthma in children. However, evidence suggests that both daily and episode-driven montelukast are effective for this phenotype...
  10. ncbi request reprint Variations in pediatric asthma hospitalization rates and costs between and within Nordic countries
    Vasilisa Sazonov Kocevar
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA
    Chest 125:1680-4. 2004
    ..We assessed variations in hospitalization parameters and costs among asthmatic children in four Nordic countries by geographic location and age groups...
  11. ncbi request reprint How strong is the evidence that immunotherapy in children prevents the progression of allergy and asthma?
    Lars Jacobsen
    Allergy Learning and Consulting, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 7:556-60. 2007
    ..The purpose of this review is to describe the scientific evidence that specific immunotherapy can prevent the development of asthma in patients suffering from rhinoconjunctivitis as well as reduce the number of new allergies developing...
  12. doi request reprint The Inhaled Steroid Treatment As Regular Therapy in Early Asthma (START) study 5-year follow-up: effectiveness of early intervention with budesonide in mild persistent asthma
    William W Busse
    Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, J5 219 CSC, Box 2454, 600 Highland Ave, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 121:1167-74. 2008
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  13. doi request reprint New visions in specific immunotherapy in children: an iPAC summary and future trends
    Susanne Halken
    HC Andersen Childrens Hospital, Odense University Hospital, Odense, Denmark
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 19:60-70. 2008
    ..This review was initiated by iPAC (international Pediatric Allergy and Asthma Consortium) and aims to review current knowledge related to specific immunotherapy in childhood, and to identify needs for future research in this field...
  14. ncbi request reprint Pollen immunotherapy reduces the development of asthma in children with seasonal rhinoconjunctivitis (the PAT-study)
    Christian Möller
    Department of Paediatrics, Umea University, Sweden
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 109:251-6. 2002
    ..Children with allergic rhinitis are likely to develop asthma...