Research Group

Jani Teerijoki
M.Sc., B.Eng.

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  1. Hakulinen MA, Toyras J, Saarakkala S, Hirvonen J, Kroger H and Jurvelin JS. Ability of ultrasound backscattering to predict mechanical properties of bovine trabecular bone. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2004 Jul;30(7):919-27. doi:

  2. Saarakkala S, Toyras J, Hirvonen J, Laasanen MS, Lappalainen R and Jurvelin JS. Ultrasonic quantitation of superficial degradation of articular cartilage. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2004 Jun;30(6):783-92. doi:

  3. Nieminen HJ, Saarakkala S, Laasanen MS, Hirvonen J, Jurvelin JS and Toyras J. Ultrasound attenuation in normal and spontaneously degenerated articular cartilage. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2004 Apr;30(4):493-500. doi:

  4. Laasanen MS, Saarakkala S, Toyras J, Hirvonen J, Rieppo J, Korhonen RK and Jurvelin JS. Ultrasound indentation of bovine knee articular cartilage in situ. J Biomech. 2003 Sep;36(9):1259-67.

  5. Laasanen MS, Toyras J, Vasara AI, Hyttinen MM, Saarakkala S, Hirvonen J, Jurvelin JS and Kiviranta I. Mechano-acoustic diagnosis of cartilage degeneration and repair. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2003;85-A Suppl 2:78-84.

  6. Laasanen MS, Toyras J, Korhonen RK, Rieppo J, Saarakkala S, Nieminen MT, Hirvonen J and Jurvelin JS. Biomechanical properties of knee articular cartilage. Biorheology. 2003;40(1-3):133-40.

  7. Laasanen MS, Toyras J, Hirvonen J, Saarakkala S, Korhonen RK, Nieminen MT, Kiviranta I and Jurvelin JS. Novel mechano-acoustic technique and instrument for diagnosis of cartilage degeneration. Physiol Meas. 2002 Aug;23(3):491-503.

  8. Toyras J, Nieminen HJ, Laasanen MS, Nieminen MT, Korhonen RK, Rieppo J, Hirvonen J, Helminen HJ and Jurvelin JS. Ultrasonic characterization of articular cartilage. Biorheology. 2002;39(1-2):161-9.

  9. Korhonen RK, Laasanen MS, Toyras J, Rieppo J, Hirvonen J, Helminen HJ and Jurvelin JS. Comparison of the equilibrium response of articular cartilage in unconfined compression, confined compression and indentation. J Biomech. 2002 Jul;35(7):903-9.

  10. Nieminen HJ, Toyras J, Rieppo J, Nieminen MT, Hirvonen J, Korhonen R and Jurvelin JS. Real-time ultrasound analysis of articular cartilage degradation in vitro. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2002 Apr;28(4):519-25.

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