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  • Olli T. Raitakari, Markus Juonala, +9 authors Jorma S. A. Viikari
  • Medicine
  • JAMA
  • 2003 (First Publication: 5 November 2003)
  • CONTEXT Exposure to cardiovascular risk factors during childhood and adolescence may be associated with the development of atherosclerosis later in life. OBJECTIVE To study the relationship betweenContinue Reading
  • Markus Juonala, Jorma S. A. Viikari, +4 authors Olli T. Raitakari
  • Medicine
  • Circulation
  • 2004 (First Publication: 18 October 2004)
  • BACKGROUND Endothelial vasodilator dysfunction and carotid intima-media thickening (IMT) are 2 indicators of subclinical cardiovascular disease. We examined their correlation and interaction withContinue Reading
  • Markus Juonala, Mikko J. Järvisalo, Noora Mäki-Torkko, Mika Kähönen, Jorma S. A. Viikari, Olli T. Raitakari
  • Medicine
  • Circulation
  • 2005 (First Publication: 6 September 2005)
  • BACKGROUND Exposure to risk factors in childhood may have long-term influences on vascular function. We examined the relationship between risk factors identified in childhood and arterial elasticityContinue Reading
  • Tomi T Laitinen, Katja A Pahkala, +11 authors Markus Juonala
  • Medicine
  • Circulation
  • 2012 (First Publication: 24 April 2012)
  • BACKGROUND The American Heart Association (AHA) defined a new concept, cardiovascular health, and determined metrics needed to monitor it over time as part of its 2020 Impact Goal definition. IdealContinue Reading
  • Costan G Magnussen, Juha M Koskinen, +13 authors Olli T. Raitakari
  • Medicine
  • Circulation
  • 2010 (First Publication: 19 October 2010)
  • BACKGROUND The clinical utility of identifying pediatric metabolic syndrome (MetS) is controversial. This study sought to determine the status of pediatric MetS as a risk factor for adult subclinicalContinue Reading
  • Mika Kivimäki, Debbie A. Lawlor, +8 authors Olli T. Raitakari
  • Geography, Medicine
  • The American journal of clinical nutrition
  • 2008 (First Publication: 1 June 2008)
  • BACKGROUND It is unclear whether age at menarche is an independent determinant of future cardiovascular risk. OBJECTIVE We aimed to determine whether menarcheal age is an independent predictor ofContinue Reading