Päivi Polo
MD, PhD, Professor

Professor, Obstetrics and Gynaecology (Department of Clinical Medicine)

paipol@utu.fi
+358 29 450 4569
+358 50 344 5708

Lemminkäisenkatu 3 b
Turku





Areas of expertise
Gynecology; Obstetrics; Menopause; Climacteric; Sleep; Cognition; Hormone replacement therapy; Pregnancy; Pregnancy complications; Hyperemesis gravidarum; Medical education

Biography

MD, University of Turku, 1986

PhD, University of Turku, 1999

Specialist in Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Turku, 1998

Specialist in Perinatology, University of Turku, 2001

Adjunct Professor in Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Turku, 2004

Specialist in Sleep Medicine, 2016

Professor in Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Turku, 2018




Research

International expert in female sleep medicine, especially during menopause and the effect of  hormone replacement therapy.

International expert in menopausal cognition and the effect of hormone replacement therapy.

Expert in pregnancy related sleep problems.

Expert in hyperemesis gravidarum.



Teaching

Menopause; climacteric; hormone replacement therapy; pergnancy; pregnancy complicatrions; hyperemesis gravidarum,



Publications
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Menopause, a curse or an opportunity? An evolutionary biological view (2019)
Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica
Polo-Kantola P, Rantala MJ
(
B1 Journal article)

First-night effect on cardiac autonomic function in different female reproductive states (2018)
Journal of Sleep Research
Virtanen Irina, Kalleinen Nea, Urrila Anna S, Polo-Kantola Päivi
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Long-term offspring epilepsy outcomes following planned assisted homebirth versus hospital birth (2018)
Journal of Epileptology
Matti Sillanpää, Maiju M. Saarinen, Päivi Polo-Kantola
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Mid-luteal phase gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist support in frozen-thawed embryo transfers during artificial cycles: A prospective interventional pilot study (2018) Jaana Seikkula, Katja Ahinko, Päivi Polo-Kantola, Leena Anttila, Saija Hurme, Helena Tinkanen, Varpu Jokimaa
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Nausea and vomiting of pregnancy: A study with pregnancy-unique quantification of emesis questionnaire (2018)
European Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Biology
Pauliina Ellilä, Linda Laitinen, Miina Nurmi, Päivi Rautava, Mari Koivisto, Päivi Polo-Kantola
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Pregnancy and perinatal outcomes after transfer of binucleated or multinucleated frozen-thawed embryos: A case-control study (2018)
Reproductive BioMedicine Online
Jaana Seikkula, Sanna Oksjoki, Saija Hurme, Harri Mankonen, Päivi Polo-Kantola, Varpu Jokimaa
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Recurrence patterns of hyperemesis gravidarum (2018)
American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Miina Nurmi, Päivi Rautava, Mika Gissler, Tero Vahlberg, Päivi Polo-Kantola
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Seksuaali- ja lisääntymisterveyden osaamista kartoitetaan (2018)
Kätilölehti
Manninen Sanna-Mari, Kero Katja, Polo Päivi
(
D1 Article in a trade journal)

Seksuaalilääketieteen opetusta kartoitetaan (2018)
Yleislääkäri
Sanna-Mari Manninen, Katja Kero, Päivi Polo
(
D1 Article in a trade journal)

Sleep and Sleep Disorders in the Menopausal Transition (2018)
Sleep Medicine Clinics
Baker FC, Lampio L, Saaresranta T, Polo-Kantola P
(
A2 Review article in a scientific journal)

Sleeping problems during pregnancy—a risk factor for postnatal depressiveness (2018)
Archives of Women's Mental Health
Johanna T. Pietikäinen, Päivi Polo-Kantola, Pirjo Pölkki, Outi Saarenpää-Heikkilä, Tiina Paunio, E. Juulia Paavonen
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

The relationship between diurnal cortisol secretion and climacteric-related symptoms (2018)
Maturitas
Riina Katainen, Nea Kalleinen, Simo Teperi, Tero Vahlberg, Ursula Turpeinen, Esa Hämäläinen, Lassi Nelimarkka, Päivi Polo-Kantola
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Unettomuus – Käypä hoito -suositus (2018) Unettomuus – Käypä hoito -suositus Partinen M, Huutoniemi A, Kajaste S, Lagerstedt R, Markkula J, Mäkinen E, Paakkari I, Partonen T, Polo P, Saarenpää-Heikkilä O, Seppälä M, Kukkonen-Harjula K, Tuunainen A.
(
D2 Article in a professional research book)

Unettomuusoireet vaihdevuosien aikana (2018)
Duodecim
Lampio L, Saaresranta T, Polo P
(
A2 Review article in a scientific journal)

Longitudinal associations between sleep and anxiety during pregnancy, and the moderating effect of resilience, using parallel process latent growth curve models (2017)
Sleep Medicine
van der Zwan JE, de Vente W, Tolvanen M, Karlsson H, Buil JM, Koot HM, Paavonen EJ, Polo-Kantola P, Huizink AC, Karlsson L
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Pregnancy outcomes after liver transplantation in Finland (2017)
Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica
Mattila M, Kemppainen H, Isoniemi H, Polo-Kantola P
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Psychometric properties of the Finnish version of the Women's Health Questionnaire (2017)
Menopause
Katainen RE, Engblom JR, Vahlberg TJ, Polo-Kantola P
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Raskaus ja levottomat jalat -oireyhtymä (2017)
Lääkärilehti
Lepistö M, Lampio A, Polo P
(
D1 Article in a trade journal)

Sleep during menopausal transition: A six-year follow-up (2017)
SLEEP
Laura Lampio, Päivi Polo-Kantola, Sari-Leena Himanen, Samu Kurki, Eero Huupponen, Janne Engblom, Olli J. Heinonen, Olli Polo, Tarja Saaresranta
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)


Last updated on 2019-21-09 at 02:20