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Susanna Melkas, Assistant professor (tenure track) in neurologic rehabilitation

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2019

Comparison of reconstruction and acquisition choices for quantitative T2* maps and synthetic contrasts

Ruuth, R., Kuusela, L., Mäkelä, T., Melkas, S. & Korvenoja, A., 2019, In : European journal of radiology open. 6, p. 42-48 7 p.

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Music therapy enhances executive functions and prefrontal structural neuroplasticity after traumatic brain injury

Siponkoski, S-T., Martinez Molina, N., Kuusela, L., Laitinen, S., Holma, M., Ahlfors, M., Jordan-Kilkki, P., Ala-Kauhaluoma, K., Melkas, S., Pekkola, M. J., Rodriguez-Fornells, A., Laine, M., Ylinen, A., Rantanen, P., Koskinen, S. K. & Särkämö, T. T., 2019, (Submitted) In : Journal of Neurotrauma.

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Trendejä aivoinfarktin kuntoutuksessa tehokkaan valtimotukoksen avaavan hoidon aikakaudella

Melkas, S., Curtze, S. & Putaala, J., 2019, In : Kuntoutus. 42, 1, p. 45-46 2 p.

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2018

Työhönpaluu lievän tai keskivaikean aivovamman jälkeen onnistuu useimmilta

Nybo, T., Toivanen, V., Isokuortti, H., Ylinen, A. & Melkas, S., 2018, In : Suomen lääkärilehti. 73, 46, p. 2722-2724 3 p.

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2017

Haptoglobin Hp2 Variant Promotes Premature Cardiovascular Death in Stroke Survivors

Ijas, P., Melkas, S., Saksi, J., Jula, A., Jauhiainen, M., Oksala, N., Pohjasvaara, T., Kaste, M., Karhunen, P. J., Lindsberg, P. & Erkinjuntti, T., Jun 2017, In : Stroke. 48, 6, p. 1463-+ 10 p.

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STROKOG (stroke and cognition consortium): An international consortium to examine the epidemiology, diagnosis, and treatment of neurocognitive disorders in relation to cerebrovascular disease

Sachdev, P. S., Lo, J. W., Crawford, J. D., Mellon, L., Hickey, A., Williams, D., Bordet, R., Mendyk, A-M., Gelé, P., Deplanque, D., Bae, H-J., Lim, J-S., Brodtmann, A., Werden, E., Cumming, T., Köhler, S., Verhey, F. R. J., Dong, Y-H., Tan, H. H., Chen, C. & 47 othersXin, X., Kalaria, R. N., Allan, L. M., Akinyemi, R. O., Ogunniyi, A., Klimkowicz-Mrowiec, A., Dichgans, M., Wollenweber, F. A., Zietemann, V., Hoffmann, M., Desmond, D. W., Linden, T., Blomstrand, C., Fagerberg, B., Skoog, I., Godefroy, O., Barbay, M., Roussel, M., Lee, B-C., Yu, K-H., Wardlaw, J., Makin, S. J., Doubal, F. N., Chappell, F. M., Srikanth, V. K., Thrift, A. G., Donnan, G. A., Kandiah, N., Chander, R. J., Lin, X., Cordonnier, C., Moulin, S., Rossi, C., Sabayan, B., Stott, D. J., Jukema, J. W., Melkas, S., Jokinen, H., Erkinjuntti, T., Mok, V. C. T., Wong, A., Lam, B. Y. K., Leys, D., Hénon, H., Bombois, S., Lipnicki, D. M. & Kochan, N. A., 2017, In : Alzheimer's & Dementia: Diagnosis, Assessment & Disease Monitoring. 7, p. 11-23 13 p.

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2016

Cerebral White Matter Lesions and Post-Thrombolytic Remote Parenchymal Hemorrhage

Curtze, S., Putaala, J., Sibolt, G., Melkas, S., Mustanoja, S., Haapaniemi, E., Sairanen, T., Tiainen, M., Tatlisumak, T. & Strbian, D., Oct 2016, In : Annals of Neurology. 80, 4, p. 593-599 7 p.

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Cognitive reserve moderates long-term cognitive and functional outcome in cerebral small vessel disease

Jokinen, H., Melkas, S., Madureira, S., Verdelho, A., Ferro, J. M., Fazekas, F., Schmidt, R., Scheltens, P., Barkhof, F., Wardlaw, J. M., Inzitari, D., Pantoni, L. & Erkinjuntti, T., Dec 2016, In : Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry. 87, 12, p. 1296-1302 7 p.

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Post-thrombolytic blood pressure and symptomatic intracerebral hemorrhage

Waltimo, T., Haapaniemi, E., Surakka, I. L., Melkas, S., Sairanen, T., Sibolt, G., Tatlisumak, T. & Strbian, D., Dec 2016, In : European Journal of Neurology. 23, 12, p. 1757-1762 6 p.

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Symptomatic post-thrombolytic intracerebral hemorrhage is not related to the cause of stroke

Curtze, S., Sibolt, G., Melkas, S., Mustanoja, S., Haapaniemi, E., Putaala, J., Sairanen, T., Tiainen, M., Tatlisumak, T. & Strbian, D., Dec 2016, In : European Journal of Neurology. 23, 12, p. 1700-1704 5 p.

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2015

Aivojen pienten suonten tauti: Salakavala uhka tiedonkäsittelylle

Melkas, S. & Erkinjuntti, T. J., 2015, In : AVH : aivoverenkiertohäiriöiden erikoislehti. 2015, 1, p. 22-23 2 p.

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Aivoverenkiertosairaus ja kognitiivinen heikentymä : huomio varhaisvaiheeseen

Melkas, S., Jokinen, H., Putaala, J., Valanne, L., Hietanen, M. & Erkinjuntti, T., 2015, In : Suomen lääkärilehti. 70, 1-2, p. 41-47 7 p.

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Cancer in Young Adults With Ischemic Stroke

Aarnio, K., Joensuu, H., Haapaniemi, E., Melkas, S., Kaste, M., Tatlisumak, T. & Putaala, J., Jun 2015, In : Stroke. 46, 6, p. 1601-+ 10 p.

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Cerebral Computed Tomography-Graded White Matter Lesions Are Associated With Worse Outcome After Thrombolysis in Patients With Stroke

Curtze, S., Melkas, S., Sibolt, G., Haapaniemi, E., Mustanoja, S., Putaala, J., Sairanen, T., Tiainen, M., Tatlisumak, T. & Strbian, D., Jun 2015, In : Stroke. 46, 6, p. 1554-+ 10 p.

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Higher neutrophil counts before thrombolysis for cerebral ischemia predict worse outcomes

Maestrini, I., Strbian, D., Gautier, S., Haapaniemi, E., Moulin, S., Sairanen, T., Dequatre-Ponchelle, N., Sibolt, G., Cordonnier, C., Melkas, S., Leys, D., Tatlisumak, T. & Bordet, R., 20 Oct 2015, In : Neurology. 85, 16, p. 1408-1416 9 p.

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Post-stroke cognitive impairment is common even after successful clinical recovery

Jokinen, H., Melkas, S., Ylikoski, R., Pohjasvaara, T., Kaste, M., Erkinjuntti, T. & Hietanen, M., 2015, In : European Journal of Neurology. 22, 9, p. 1288-1294 7 p.

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Severe cerebral white matter lesions in ischemic stroke patients are associated with less time spent at home and early institutionalization

Sibolt, G., Curtze, S., Melkas, S., Pohjasvaara, T., Kaste, M., Karhunen, P. J., Oksala, N. K. J. & Erkinjuntti, T., Dec 2015, In : International Journal of Stroke. 10, 8, p. 1192-1196 5 p.

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Synnytyksen jälkeinen aivojen sinustromboosi

Melkas, S., Harno, H., Pälvimäki, E. & Siironen, J., 2015, In : Duodecim. 131, 7, p. 680-683 4 p.

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Vaskulaarinen parkinsonismi on aivojen pienten suonten taudin ilmentymä

Melkas, S., Putaala, J. & Erkinjuntti, T., 2015, In : Duodecim. 131, 3, p. 284 1 p.

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White Matter Lesions Double the Risk of Post-Thrombolytic Intracerebral Hemorrhage

Curtze, S., Haapaniemi, E., Melkas, S., Mustanoja, S., Putaala, J., Sairanen, T., Sibolt, G., Tiainen, M., Tatlisumak, T. & Strbian, D., Aug 2015, In : Stroke. 46, 8, p. 2149-2155 7 p.

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2014

Long-term mortality after first-ever and recurrent stroke in young adults

Aarnio, K., Haapaniemi, E., Melkas, S., Kaste, K. A. M., Tatlisumak, T. & Putaala, J. M., Sep 2014, In : Stroke. 45, 9, p. 2670-2676

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White Matter Lesions Are Associated With Hospital Admissions Because of Hip-Fractures and Trauma After Ischemic Stroke

Sibolt, G., Curtze, S., Melkas, S., Pohjasvaara, T., Kaste, M., Karhunen, P. J., Oksala, N. K. J., Strandberg, T. & Erkinjuntti, T., Oct 2014, In : Stroke. 45, 10, p. 2948-2951 4 p.

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2013

Poststroke dementia is associated with recurrent ischaemic stroke

Sibolt, G., Curtze, S. T., Melkas, S., Putaala, J., Pohjasvaara, T., Kaste, M., Karhunen, P. J., Oksala, N. K. J. & Erkinjuntti, T., Jul 2013, In : Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry. 84, 7, p. 722-726 5 p.

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Post-Stroke Depression and Depression-Executive Dysfunction Syndrome Are Associated with Recurrence of Ischaemic Stroke

Sibolt, G., Curtze, S., Melkas, S., Pohjasvaara, T., Kaste, M., Karhunen, P. J., Oksala, N. K. J., Vataja, R. & Erkinjuntti, T., 2013, In : Cerebrovascular Diseases. 36, 5-6, p. 336-343 8 p.

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2012

Educational History Is an Independent Predictor of Cognitive Deficits and Long-Term Survival in Postacute Patients With Mild to Moderate Ischemic Stroke

Ojala-Oksala, J., Jokinen, H., Kopsi, V., Lehtonen, K., Luukkonen, L., Paukkunen, A., Seeck, L., Melkas, S., Pohjasvaara, T., Karhunen, P., Hietanen, M., Erkinjuntti, T. & Oksala, N., Nov 2012, In : Stroke. 43, 11, p. 2931-U273 10 p.

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Extensive white matter changes predict stroke recurrence up to 5 years after a first-ever ischemic stroke

Melkas, S., Sibolt, G., Oksala, N. K. J., Putaala, J., Pohjasvaara, T., Kaste, M., Karhunen, P. J. & Erkinjuntti, T. J., 2012, In : Cerebrovascular Diseases. 34, 3, p. 191-198 8 p.

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Koulutustausta ennustaa aivoinfarktin jälkeistä selviytymistä: In Press / Stroke

Ojala-Oksala, J., Jokinen, H., Kopsi, V., Lehtonen, K., Luukkonen, L., Paukkunen, A., Seeck, L., Melkas, S., Pohjasvaara, T., Karhunen, P., Hietanen, M., Erkinjuntti, T. & Oksala, N., 2012, In : Duodecim. 128, 20, p. 2107 1 p.

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Post-stroke delirium in relation to dementia and long-term mortality

Melkas, S., Laurila, J., Vataja, R., Oksala, N., Jokinen, H., Pohjasvaara, T., Leppävuori, A., Kaste, M., Karhunen, P. J. & Erkinjuntti, T., 2012, In : International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. 27, 4, p. 401-408 8 p.

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2011

Small-vessel disease relates to poor poststroke survival in a 12-year follow-up

Melkas, S., Putaala, J., Oksala, N. K. J., Pohjasvaara, T., Oksala, A., Kaste, M., Karhunen, P. J. & Erkinjuntti, T., 2011, In : Neurology. 76, 8, p. 734-739 6 p.

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2010

Depression-Executive Dysfunction Syndrome Relates to Poor Poststroke Survival

Melkas, S., Vataja, R., Oksala, N. K. J., Jokinen, H., Pohjasvaara, T., Oksala, A., Leppävuori, A., Kaste, M., Karhunen, P. J. & Erkinjuntti, T., 2010, In : American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. 18, 11, p. 1007-1016 10 p.

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2009

Cognitive impairment predicts poststroke death in long-term follow-up

Oksala, N. K. J., Jokinen, H., Melkas, S., Oksala, A., Pohjasvaara, T., Hietanen, M., Vataja, R., Kaste, M., Karhunen, P. J. & Erkinjuntti, T., 2009, In : Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry. 80, 11, p. 1230-1235 6 p.

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Poststroke dementia predicts poor survival in long-term follow-up: influence of prestroke cognitive decline and previous stroke

Melkas, S., Oksala, N. K. J., Jokinen, H., Pohjasvaara, T., Vataja, R., Oksala, A., Kaste, M., Karhunen, P. J. & Erkinjuntti, T., 2009, In : Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry. 80, 8, p. 865-870 6 p.

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