Anna Hielm-Björkman

Adjunct Professor, Principal Investigator, PI

  • PL 57 (Koetilantie 2)

    00014

    Finland

20012019
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Publications 2001 2019

2019

Owners perception of acquiring infections through raw pet food: a comprehensive internet-based survey

Anturaniemi (o.s. Roine), J., Barrouin-Melo, S., Zaldivar-López, S., Sinkko, H. & Hielm-Bjorkman, A., 20 Aug 2019, In : Veterinary Record.

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2018

Assessing adverse effects of intra-articular botulinum toxin A in healthy Beagle dogs: A placebo-controlled, blinded, randomized trial

Heikkilä, H. M., Jokinen, T. S., Syrjä, P., Junnila, J., Hielm-Björkman, A. & Laitinen-Vapaavuori, O., 10 Jan 2018, In : PLoS One. 13, 1, 20 p., 0191043.

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Cross-sectional area and fat content in dachshund epaxial muscles: a MRI and CT reliability study

Boström, A., Lappalainen, A. K., Danneels, L., Jokinen, T. S., Vapaavuori, O. M. I. & Hielm-Bjorkman, A., 2018, In : Veterinary record open. 5, 9 p., e000256.

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Developing a testing battery for measuring dogs' stifle functionality: the Finnish Canine Stifle Index (FCSI)

Hyytiäinen, H. K., Mölsä, S. H., Junnila, J. J. T., Laitinen-Vapaavuori, O. M. & Hielm-Björkman, A. K., Sep 2018, In : Veterinary Record. 183, 10, 6 p., 324.

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Development of the Finnish neurological function testing battery for dogs and its intra- and inter-rater reliability

Boström, A. F., Hyytiäinen, H. K., Koho, P., Cizinauskas, S. & Hielm-Björkman, A. K., 17 Sep 2018, In : Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica. 60, 9 p., 56.

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Urban environment predisposes dogs and their owners to allergic symptoms

Hakanen, E., Lehtimäki, J., Salmela, E., Tiira, K., Anturaniemi, J., Hielm-Björkman, A., Ruokolainen, L. & Lohi, H., 25 Jan 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, 9 p., 1585.

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2017

Effects of Intra-Articular Botulinum Toxin A on Joint Cartilage and Synovium in the Canine Stifle Joint

Heikkilä, H. M., Syrjä, P. E. S., Junnila, J., Hielm-Bjorkman, A. & Vapaavuori, O. M. I., 13 Jul 2017.

Research output: Conference materialsPosterResearchpeer-review

Prevalence of house dust mites in the homes of atopic dogs in Finland

Schildt, K. J. M., Seppänen, R. T. K., Hielm-Björkman, A. K., Saijonmaa-Koulumies, L. E. & Belova, S., Apr 2017, In : Veterinary Dermatology. 28, 2, p. 225-E54 5 p.

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Raw Meat-Based Diets in Dogs and Cats

Fredriksson-Ahomaa, M., Heikkilä, T., Pernu, N., Kovanen, S., Hielm-Bjorkman, A. & Kivistö, R., 28 Jun 2017, In : Veterinary sciences . 4, 3, 9 p., 33.

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Syringomyelia and Craniocervical Junction Abnormalities in Chihuahuas

Kiviranta, A. -M., Rusbridge, C., Laitinen-Vapaavuori, O., Hielm-Björkman, A., Lappalainen, A. K., Knowler, S. P. & Jokinen, T. S., 2017, In : Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine. 31, 6, p. 1771-1781 11 p.

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The effect of intra-articular botulinum toxin A on substance P, prostaglandin E-2, and tumor necrosis factor alpha in the canine osteoarthritic joint

Heikkilä, H. M., Hielm-Björkman, A. K., Innes, J. F. & Laitinen-Vapaavuori, O. M., 21 Mar 2017, In : BMC Veterinary Research. 13, 11 p., 74.

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Evaluating oxidative stress, serological- and haematological status of dogs suffering from osteoarthritis, after supplementing their diet with fish or corn oil

Barrouin-Melo, S. M., Anturaniemi (o.s. Roine), J., Sankari, S., Griinari, M., Atroshi, F., Ounjaijean, S. & Hielm-Bjorkman, A. K., 26 Aug 2016, In : Lipids in Health and Disease. 15, 16 p., 139.

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Owner assessment of chronic pain intensity and results of gait analysis of dogs with hip dysplasia treated with acupuncture

Teixeira, L. R., Luna, S. P. L., Matsubara, L. M., Capua, M. L. B., Santos, B. P. C. R., Mesquita, L. R., Faria, L. G., Agostinho, F. S. & Hielm-Björkman, A., 1 Nov 2016, In : Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 249, 9, p. 1031-1039 9 p.

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Population genetics and antimicrobial susceptibility of canine Campylobacter isolates collected before and after a raw feeding experiment

Olkkola, S., Kovanen, S., Roine, J., Hänninen, M-L., Hielm-Björkman, A. & Kivistö, R., 14 Jul 2015, In : PLoS One. 10, 7, 15 p., 0132660.

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2014

Comparison of cross sectional area and fat infiltration of the epaxial muscles in dogs with and without spinal cord compression

Boström, A., Hielm-Bjorkman, A., Chang, Y-M., Weller, R. & Davies, E., 2014, In : Research in Veterinary Science. 97, 3, p. 646-651 6 p.

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Intra-articular botulinum toxin A for the treatment of osteoarthritic joint pain in dogs: A randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled clinical trial

Heikkilä, H. M., Hielm-Björkman, A. K., Morelius, M., Larsen, S., Honkavaara, J., Innes, J. F. & Laitinen-Vapaavuori, O. M., 2014, In : The Veterinary Journal. 200, 1, p. 162-169 8 p.

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Randomized double blinded placebo controlled efficacy study of a berry product for treating recurrent urinary tract infection in dogs

Beasley, S., Palmunen, M. & Hielm-Bjorkman, A., Sep 2014, (Submitted) In : Reproduction in Domestic Animals. 49, Supplement s3, p. 57-58 2 p.

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2013

Intra-articular botulinum toxin A in treatment of osteoarthritic joint pain in dogs: A randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled clinical trial

Heikkilä, H. M., Hielm-Bjorkman, A., Morelius, K. M., Larsen, S., Innes, J. F. & Vapaavuori, O. M. I., 2013.

Research output: Conference materialsPosterResearchpeer-review

Phenotypic and genetic analysis of tail chasing in dogs-suitable animal model for human OCD?

Tiira, K., Hakosalo, O., Kareinen, L., Hielm-Bjoerkman, A., Thomas, A., Escriou, C., Arnold, P. & Lohi, H., Jul 2013, In : European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. 22, p. S187-S187 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference articleProfessional

Recognition and Assessment of Chronic Pain in Dogs

Hielm-Björkman, A., 2013, Pain Management in Veterinary Practice . Egger, C. M., Love, L. & Doherty, T. (eds.). Oxford: Wiley Blackwell, p. 227-237 11 p.

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Topiramate as an add-on antiepileptic drug in treating refractory canine idiopathic epilepsy

Kiviranta, A-M., Laitinen-Vapaavuori, O., Hielm-Bjorkman, A. & Jokinen, T., Oct 2013, In : Journal of Small Animal Practice. 54, 10, p. 512-520 9 p.

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Treatment of Chronic Pain in Dogs

Hielm-Björkman, A., 2013, Pain Management in Veterinary Practice . Egger, C. M., Love, L. & Doherty, T. (eds.). Oxford: Wiley Blackwell, p. 239-268 29 p.

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2012

A comparison of thermographic imaging, physical examination and modified questionnaire as an instrument to assess painful conditions in cats

Vainionpää, M. H., Raekallio, M. R., Junnila, J. J. T., Hielm-Björkman, A. K., Snellman, M. P. M. & Vainio, O. M., 2012, In : Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery. 15, 2, p. 124-131

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Akupunktiota eläimille?

Hielm-Björkman, A., 2012, In : Suomen eläinlääkärilehti. 118, 2, p. 76-79 3 p.

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Canine total knee replacement performed due to osteoarthritis subsequent to distal femur fracture osteosynthesis: two-year objective outcome

Eskelinen, E. V., Liska, W. D., Hyytiäinen, H. K. & Hielm-Björkman, A., 13 Jun 2012, In : Veterinary and Comparative Orthopaedics and Traumatology. 25, 5, p. 427-432 6 p.

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Comparison of three thermal cameras with canine hip area thermographic images

Vainionpää, M., Raekallio, M., Tuhkalainen, E., Hänninen, H., Alhopuro, N., Savolainen, M., Junnila, J., Hielm-Björkman, A., Snellman, M. & Vainio, O., 2012, In : Journal of Veterinary Medical Science. 74, 12, p. 1539–1544

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Environmental effects on compulsive tail chasing in dogs

Tiira, K., Hakosalo, O., Kareinen, L., Thomas, A., Hielm-Björkman, A., Escriou, C., Arnold, P. & Lohi, H., 26 Jul 2012, In : PLoS One. 7, 7, p. e41684 14 p.

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2011

Reliability and validity for use of a visual analogue scale by owners to measure chronic pain attributable to osteoarthritis in their dogs.

Hielm-Björkman, A. K., Kapatkin, A. & Rita, H. J., 2011, In : American Journal of Veterinary Research. 72, 5, p. 601–607 7 p.

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2010

Effect of a single acupuncture treatment on surgical wound healing in dogs: a randomized, single blinded, controlled pilot study

Saarto, E., Hielm-Björkman, A. K., Hette, K., Kuusela, E., Brandao, CV. & Luna, S., 2010, In : Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica. 52, 57, 6 p.

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Custom total knee replacement in a dog with femoral condylar bone loss

Liska, W. D., Marcellin-Little, D. J., Eskelinen, E. V., Sidebotham, C. G., Harrysson, O. L. A. & Hielm-Björkman, A., 2007, In : Veterinary Surgery. 36, 4, p. 293-301 9 p.

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