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Obesity and metabolic changes are common in young childhood brain tumor survivors
- S. Pietilä, A. Mäkipernaa, H. Sievänen, A. Koivisto, T. Wigren, H. Lenko
- Pediatric blood & cancer
- 1 July 2009
A population based cross‐sectional study was used to examine the prevalence of metabolic syndrome and its components in childhood brain tumor survivors.
Urinary excretion of kappa light chains in patients with diabetes mellitus.
The urinary excretion of kappa light chains, beta 2-microglobulin and albumin was examined in patients with newly diagnosed and long-standing insulin-dependent (IDDM) and non-insulin-dependent… Expand
Recombinant human granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor in the treatment of febrile neutropenia: a double blind placebo-controlled study in children.
- P. Riikonen, U. Saarinen, +4 authors H. Jalanko
- The Pediatric infectious disease journal
- 1 March 1994
In a double blind study of 58 episodes of fever and profound neutropenia, children with cancer received either recombinant human granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor (rhGM-CSF) or… Expand
Cerebral sinus venous thromboses in children with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia – a multicentre study from the Nordic Society of Paediatric Haematology and Oncology
- S. Ranta, R. Tuckuviene, +12 authors J. Helgestad
- British journal of haematology
- 1 February 2015
We present a prospective multicentre cohort of 20 children with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) and cerebral sinus venous thrombosis (CSVT). The study covers a period of 5 years and comprises… Expand
Genetic aberrations in pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia by comparative genomic hybridization.
- R. Karhu, S. Siitonen, +5 authors J. Isola
- Biology, Medicine
- Cancer genetics and cytogenetics
- 1 June 1997
Classical cytogenetic analysis plays an important role in the diagnosis and classification of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). However, poor in vitro growth of the malignant cells and… Expand
In vivo purging of bone marrow in children with poor-risk neuroblastoma for marrow collection and autologous bone marrow transplantation.
- U. Saarinen, S. Wikström, +5 authors H. Sariola
- Journal of clinical oncology : official journal…
- 1 October 1996
PURPOSE To evaluate the following prospectively in poor-risk neuroblastoma (NBL) patients: (1) the feasibility and efficacy of in vivo purging of bone marrow; and (2) the outcome after autologous… Expand
Metabolic characterization of childhood brain tumors
Positron emission tomography (PET) scans of primary brain tumors were performed in pediatric patients to examine whether metabolic characteristics could be used as an index of clinical aggressiveness.
Neuropsychologic late effects in children with malignant brain tumors treated with surgery, radiotherapy and "8 in 1" chemotherapy.
Sixty-eight children with malignant brain tumors were treated with the "8 in 1" chemotherapy protocol from 1986 to 1993 in Finland. The overall 5-year survival rate was 43%. Thirty-one children are… Expand
Renal growth and function 11–28 years after treatment of Wilms' tumour
- A. Mäkipernaa, O. Koskimies, J. Jääskeläinen, A. Teppo, M. Siimes
- European Journal of Pediatrics
- 1 April 1991
In order to obtain more information on the long-term effects of treatment of Wilm's tumour we investigated 30 subjects treated at the Children's Hospital between 1960 and 1976. All had been… Expand
Testicular function in adult males surviving childhood malignancy.
- M. A. Siimes, J. Rautonen, A. Mäkipernaa, I. Sipilä
- Pediatric hematology and oncology
- 18 March 1995
Testicular function was studied in 109 males aged 16 to 25 years surviving leukemia or solid tumors in childhood. The mean follow-up time was 10.3 years after diagnosis. Of the patients studied, 18… Expand