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Tarja
Saaresranta
Professor, Pulmonary Diseases and Clinical Allergology
MD, PhD, Professor
sleep-disordered breathing, sleep in middle-aged women, chronic respiratory failure, telemonitoring

Contact

+358 29 450 4571
+358 46 921 6342
Lemminkäisenkatu 3 b
20014
Turku

Areas of expertise

sleep-disordered breathing
chronic respiratory failure

Biography

Current positions

  • Professor of Pulmonary Diseases (50%)

Chief Specialist (50%), Division of Medicine, Dept of Pulmonary Diseases, Turku University Hospital
Coordinating Director (20%), Sleep and Breathing Centre, Turku University Hospital

  • ​​​​​​​Education and degrees awarded

• Specialist in Respiratory Allergology, University of Turku, Finland, 2005
• Degree in Administration and Leadership in Health Care, University of Turku, Finland, 2005
• Registered Educator in Sleep Medicine, Finnish Sleep Research Society, 2005
• Special Competence in Sleep Medicine, Finnish Medical Association, 2001
• PhD, Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine, University of Turku, Finland, 2000
• Pulmonary Medicine Specialist, University of Turku, Finland, 1993
• Medical Degree, University of Turku, Turku, Finland, 1986
• Title of docent: Pulmonary Medicine, University of Turku, Finland, 2005


Teaching

sleep disorders

sleep-disorderd breathing

chronic respiratory failure

Research

Main research interests:

sleep-disordered breathing; sleep in menopausal women; treatment of chronic respiratory failure


Publications

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The association between high risk of sleep apnea, comorbidities, and risk of COVID-19: a population-based international harmonized study (2021)

Sleep and Breathing
Chung F, Waseem R, Pham C, Penzel T, Han F, Bjorvatn B, Morin CM, Holzinger B, Espie CA, Benedict C, Cedernaes J, Saaresranta T, Wing YK, Nadorff MR, Dauvilliers Y, De Gennaro L, Plazzi G, Merikanto I, Matsui K, Leger D, Sieminski M, Mota-Rolim S, Inoue Y, Partinen M; International COVID Sleep Study (ICOSS) group
(A1 Alkuperäisartikkeli tieteellisessä aikakauslehdessä)

Uniapnea (2021)

Saaresranta Tarja, Polo Olli
(D2 Artikkeli ammatillisessa kokoomateoksessa)

Impact of temperature on obstructive sleep apnoea in three different climate zones of Europe: Data from the European Sleep Apnoea Database (ESADA) (2021)

Journal of Sleep Research
Staats Richard, Bailly Sébastien, Bonsignore Maria Rosaria, Ryan Silke, Riha Renata L, Schiza Sophia, Verbraecken Johan, Basoglu Ozen K, Saaresranta Tarja, Pataka Athanasia, Ludka Ondrej, Lombardi Carolina, Hedner Jan Anders, Grote Ludger; European Sleep Apnoea Database (ESADA) collaborators
(A1 Alkuperäisartikkeli tieteellisessä aikakauslehdessä)

Excessive Daytime Sleepiness in Obstructive Sleep Apnea Patients Treated With Continuous Positive Airway Pressure: Data From the European Sleep Apnea Database (2021)

Frontiers in Neurology
Bonsignore Maria R., Pepin Jean L., Cibella Fabio, Barbera Calogero D., Marrone Oreste, Verbraecken Johan, Saaresranta Tarja, Basoglu Ozen K., Trakada Georgia, Bouloukaki Izolde, McNicholas Walter T., Bailly Sebastien, Pataka Athanasia, Kvamme John A., Hein Holger, Mihaicuta Stefan, Grote Ludger, Fanfulla Francesco; ESADA Study Group
(A1 Alkuperäisartikkeli tieteellisessä aikakauslehdessä)