Juha Hartikainen
University of Eastern Finland
Publications 243
#1Deepak L. Bhatt (Brigham and Women's Hospital)H-Index: 119
#2Philippe Gabriel Steg (French Institute of Health and Medical Research)H-Index: 4
Last.Wilhelm Ridderstråle (AstraZeneca)H-Index: 1
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Summary Background Patients with stable coronary artery disease and diabetes with previous percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), particularly those with previous stenting, are at high risk of ischaemic events. These patients are generally treated with aspirin. In this trial, we aimed to investigate if these patients would benefit from treatment with aspirin plus ticagrelor. Methods The Effect of Ticagrelor on Health Outcomes in diabEtes Mellitus patients Intervention Study (THEMIS) was a pha...
#1Ville VasankariH-Index: 1
#2Jari HalonenH-Index: 6
Last.Tommi VasankariH-Index: 29
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Introduction Personalized intervention to increase physical Activity and reduce sedentary behaviour in rehabilitation after Cardiac Operations (PACO) is a smartphone-based and accelerometer-based eHealth intervention to increase physical activity (PA) and reduce sedentary behaviour (SB) among patients recovering from cardiac surgery. Design Prospective randomised controlled trial. Methods and analysis The present protocol describes a randomised controlled clinical trial to be conducted in the He...
#1E S Väliaho (University of Eastern Finland)
#2Pekka Kuoppa (University of Eastern Finland)H-Index: 3
Last.J Halonen (University of Eastern Finland)
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#1Tuomas Kiviniemi (TYKS: Turku University Hospital)H-Index: 15
#2Joonas Lehto (TYKS: Turku University Hospital)H-Index: 2
Last.K.E. Juhani Airaksinen (TYKS: Turku University Hospital)H-Index: 44
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Abstract Objective Stroke is a frequent complication occurring early and late after surgical aortic valve replacement. There is an unmet clinical need for simple tools to assess postoperative stroke risk. We sought to assess the predictive performance of Congestive heart failure; Hypertension; Age ≥75 (doubled); Diabetes mellitus; prior Stroke, transient ischemic attack or thromboembolism (doubled); Vascular disease; Age 65 to 74; Sex category (female) (CHA 2 DS 2 -VASc) score in patients underg...
#2Harri HyppöläH-Index: 1
Last.Juha Hartikainen (University of Eastern Finland)H-Index: 40
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Background:Pharmacological cardioversion of atrial fibrillation is a reasonable alternative for electrical cardioversion in acute atrial fibrillation. We compared the efficacy and safety of intravenous vernakalant and intravenous flecainide in patients with recent-onset (< 48 h) atrial fibrillation.Methods:A total of 200 consecutive patients, 100 patients undergoing cardioversion with intravenous vernakalant and 100 patients undergoing cardioversion with intravenous flecainide, were included in ...
#1Heidi LehtolaH-Index: 2
#2Antti PalomäkiH-Index: 5
Last.Juha HartikainenH-Index: 40
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Background Intracranial hemorrhage is the most devastating complication in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) receiving oral anticoagulation (OAC). It can be either spontaneous or caused by head trauma. We sought to address the prevalence, clinical characteristics, and prognosis of traumatic and spontaneous intracranial hemorrhages in AF patients on OAC. Methods Multicenter FibStroke registry of 5,629 patients identified 592 intracranial hemorrhages during warfarin treatment between 2003 and...