Dissertations 2018

MRC Oulu dissertations 2018



Lackman Jarkko: Glycosylation and dimerization of the human delta-opioid receptor polymorphic variants

Saukko Ekaterina: Medical use of radiation in gastroenterology. Optimising patient radiation exposure during endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)

Hoikka Marko: Prehospital risk assessment and patient outcome - a population based study in Northern Finland

Wiens Varpu: Pohjoissuomalaisten nuorten tyttöjen hyvinvointi – hypoteettinen malli

Pääkkö Tero: Predictors of left ventricular hypertrophy, diastolic dysfunction and atrial fibrillation : the roles of adiponectin, ambulatory blood pressure and dietary sodium intake

Kylmäoja Elina: Osteoclastogenesis from bone marrow and peripheral blood monocytes : the role of gap junctional communication and mesenchymal stromal cells in the differentiation



Ervasti Tytti-Maarit: Elämänkulkutietoisen ikäjohtamisen vaikutus terveysalan eri-ikäisen henkilöstön työhyvinvointiin

Kraatari Minna: The heritability and genetic risk factors of Modic changes

Härkin Pia: Closure of patent ductus arteriosus in very preterm infants. Potential role of paracetamol and consequences of current treatments.

Karhula Sakari: Quantification of osteochondral tissue modifications during osteoarthritis using micro-computed tomography

Lieslehto Johannes: Early adversity, psychosis risk and brain response to faces 

West Sammeli: Excess body weight, hyperandrogenism and polycystic ovary syndrome: impact on women’s reproductive and metabolic health 

Krooks Laura: Malocclusions in relation to facial soft tissue characteristics, facial aesthetics and temporomandibular disorders in the Northern Finland Birth Cohort 1966

Toukola Tomi: Physical exercise and sudden cardiac death. Characteristics and risk factors.



Hoque Apu Ehsanul: Migration and invasion pattern analysis of oral cancer cells in vitro

Järviaho Tekla: Germline predisposition to childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia and bone marrow failure, and mitochondrial DNA variants in leukemia

Isohookana Joel: Emerging novel prognostic markers in pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma



Mustonen Antti: Adolescent substance use and risk of psychosis in the Northern Finland Birth Cohort 1986

Honkila Minna: Chlamydia trachomatis infections in neonates and infants

Paakkola Teija: Novel genetic causes and functional studies of severe neurological and multi-organ diseases in children



Alakortes Jaana: Social-emotional and behavioral development problems in 1 to 2-year-old children in Northern Finland. Reports of mothers, fathers and healthcare professionals 

Puhto Teija: The burden of healthcare-associated infections in primary and tertiary healthcare wards and the cost of procedure-related prosthetic joint infections 

Lantto Ulla: Etiology and outcome of PFAPA (periodic fever, aphthous stomatitis, pharyngitis and adenitis) syndrome among patients operated with tonsillectomy in childhood

Hintsala Heidi: Cardiovascular responses to cold exposure in untreated hypertension



Mahlman Mari: Genetic background and antenatal risk factors of bronchopulmonary dysplasia

Haapanen Henri: Preconditioning against ischemic injury of the central nervous system in aortic surgery: an experimental study in a porcine model with remote ischemic preconditioning and diazoxide



Isojärvi Henri: Association of glucose metabolism, physical activity and fitness with peripheral nervous system function in overweight people

Bur Hamid: Biological prognostic and predictive markers in Hodgkin lymphoma

Matinolli Hanna-Maria: Nutrition and early life programming of health. Focus on preterm birth and infant feeding in relation to energy-balance and related traits in adulthood.

Juvonen-Posti Pirjo: Work-related rehabilitation for strengthening working careers - a multiperspective and mixed methods study of its mechanism

Pasanen Anu: Genetic susceptibility to childhood bronchiolitis

Tikanmäki Marjaana: Preterm birth and parental and pregnancy related factors in association with physical activity and fitness in adolescence and young adulthood

Lunkka Nina: Making sense of hospital change project actuality

Käkelä Juha: Family history of mental disorders and long-term outcome in schizophrenia

Klemola Tero: Flexible hallux valgus. Results of a new surgical technique



Virtanen Mari: The development of ubiquitous 360° learning environment and its effects on student satisfaction and histotechnological knowledge

Vuollo Ville: 3D imaging and nonparametric function estimation methods for analysis of infant cranial shape and detection of twin zygosity

Tervaskanto-Mäentausta Tiina: Interprofessional education during undergraduate medical and health care studies

Peroja Pekka: Oxidative stress in diffuse large B-cell lymphoma and follicular lymphoma, and TP53 mutations and translocations of MYC, Bcl-2 and Bcl-6 in diffuse large B-cell lymphoma



Järvimäki Voitto: Lumbar spine surgery, results and factors predicting outcome in working-aged patients

Kajula Outi: Hypothetical model of genetic counseling for male hereditary breast cancer mutation (BRCA1/2) carriers



Jurvelin Heidi: Transcranial bright light - The effect on human psychophysiology

Klets Olesya: Subject-specific finite element modeling of the knee joint to study osteoarthritis development and progression



Sinikumpu Suvi-Päivikki: Skin diseases and their association with systemic diseases in the Northern Finland Birth Cohort 1966

Sundquist Elias: The role of tumor microenvironment on oral tongue cancer invasion and prognosis

Nortunen Simo: Stability assessment of isolated lateral malleolar supination-external rotation-type ankle fractures

Keto Jaana: The middle-aged smoker in health care. Primary health care use, cardiovascular risk factors, and physician’s help in quitting.

Tiisanoja Antti: Sedative load and oral health among community-dwelling older people

Alaraudanjoki Viivi: Erosive tooth wear and associated factors in Northern Finland Birth Cohort 1966

Huhtaniska Sanna: The association between antipsychotic and benzodiazepine use with brain morphology and its changes in schizophrenia

Hagnäs Magnus: The association of cardiorespiratory fitness, physical activity and ischemic ECG findings to coronary heart disease-related deaths among men

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