Research Group

Jari Rautiainen
Ph.D.


Specializing medical physicist


Oulu University Hospital

Personal information

  • Email: jari.rautiainen[at]ppshp.fi (please fix the address before mailing!)

  • Current research interests: Musculoskeletal MRI

  • Research experience:
    • Post-doctoral researcher, University of Eastern Finland, Department of Applied Physics, 9/2015-1/2016
    • Researcher, Oulu University Hospital, 7/2015-8/2015
    • Post-doctoral researcher, University of Eastern Finland, Department of Applied Physics, 4/2015-6/2015
    • Visiting researcher, University of Eastern Finland, Department of Applied Physics, 1/2012-3/2015
    • Doctoral student, University of Oulu 1/2012-3/2015

  • Teaching:
    • Radiation Safety, Lapland University of Applied Sciences, 2017
    • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (exercises), University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, 2012-2013, 2015
    • Radiation Physics (exercises), Tampere University of Technology, 2009

  • Education:

  • Reviews for Scientific Journals:
    • Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging
    • Journal of Orthopaedic Research
    • Magnetic Resonance in Medicine
    • Osteoarthritis and Cartilage
    • Scientific Reports

  • Skills:
    • Qualified radiation safety officer in the area of general use of radiation in the medical sector

  • Awards:
    • The Best Doctoral thesis 2015, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oulu
    • Niveltieto-award for distinguished Ph.D. thesis, awarded by Finnish Osteoarthritis Research Society, 2015
    • Summa Cum Laude Merit Award in the 23rd Annual ISMRM meeting for the abstract entitled Response of Quantitative MRI to Artificial Collagen Cross-linking of Articular Cartilage, 2015
    • Magna Cum Laude Merit Award in 20th, 21st and 22nd Annual ISMRM meetings

Publications:

(full papers, conference proceedings)
  1. Hanninen N, Rautiainen J, Rieppo L, Saarakkala S and Nissi MJ. Orientation anisotropy of quantitative MRI relaxation parameters in ordered tissue. Sci Rep. 2017 Aug 29;7(1):9606. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-10053-2.

  2. Tormanen J, Rautiainen J, Tahvonen P, Leinonen K, Nieminen MT and Tervonen O. The "Air in the CT X-ray Tube Oil" Artifact-Examples of the Quality Control Images and the Evaluation of Four Potential Clinical Patients' Head Computed Tomography Cases. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2017 May/Jun;41(3):489-493. doi: 10.1097/RCT.0000000000000532.

  3. Finnila MAJ, Thevenot J, Aho OM, Tiitu V, Rautiainen J, Kauppinen S, Nieminen MT, Pritzker K, Valkealahti M, Lehenkari P and Saarakkala S. Association between subchondral bone structure and osteoarthritis histopathological grade. J Orthop Res. 2017 Apr;35(4):785-792. doi: 10.1002/jor.23312. Epub 2016 Jun 22.

  4. Rautiainen J, Nieminen MT, Salo EN, Kokkonen HT, Mangia S, Michaeli S, Grohn O, Jurvelin JS, Toyras J and Nissi MJ. Effect of collagen cross-linking on quantitative MRI parameters of articular cartilage. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2016 Sep;24(9):1656-64. doi: 10.1016/j.joca.2016.04.017. Epub 2016 Apr 30.

  5. Florea C, Malo MK, Rautiainen J, Makela JT, Fick JM, Nieminen MT, Jurvelin JS, Davidescu A and Korhonen RK. Alterations in subchondral bone plate, trabecular bone and articular cartilage properties of rabbit femoral condyles at 4 weeks after anterior cruciate ligament transection. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2015 Mar;23(3):414-22. doi: 10.1016/j.joca.2014.11.023. Epub 2014 Dec 3.

  6. Rautiainen J, Nissi MJ, Liimatainen T, Herzog W, Korhonen RK and Nieminen MT. Adiabatic rotating frame relaxation of MRI reveals early cartilage degeneration in a rabbit model of anterior cruciate ligament transection. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2014 Oct;22(10):1444-52. doi: 10.1016/j.joca.2014.04.023.

  7. Rautiainen J, Nissi MJ, Salo EN, Tiitu V, Finnila MA, Aho OM, Saarakkala S, Lehenkari P, Ellermann J and Nieminen MT. Multiparametric MRI assessment of human articular cartilage degeneration: Correlation with quantitative histology and mechanical properties. Magn Reson Med. 2014 Aug 7. doi: 10.1002/mrm.25401.

  8. Rautiainen J, Lehto LJ, Tiitu V, Kiekara O, Pulkkinen H, Brunott A, van Weeren R, Brommer H, Brama PA, Ellermann J, Kiviranta I, Nieminen MT and Nissi MJ. Osteochondral repair: evaluation with sweep imaging with fourier transform in an equine model. Radiology. 2013 Oct;269(1):113-21. doi: 10.1148/radiol.13121433. Epub 2013 May 14.

  1. Hänninen N, Rautiainen J, Rieppo L, Saarakkala S, Nissi MJ. Orientation anisotropy of quantitative MRI relaxation parameters in articular cartilage. Proc. Intl. Soc. Mag. Reson. Med 25 (5102), Honolulu, HI, USA, 2017.

  2. Elsayed H, Zbyn S, Nissi MJ, Rautiainen J, Hanni M, Nieminen MT. Correlation Time Mapping of Articular Cartilage: correlation with tissue composition and structure. Proc. Intl. Soc. Mag. Reson. Med 25 (658), Honolulu, HI, USA, 2017.

  3. Rautiainen J, Rieppo L, Saarakkala S, Nissi MJ. Orientation anisotropy of quantitative rotating and laboratory frame relaxation parameters in articular cartilage. Proc. Intl. Soc. Mag. Reson. Med 24 (264), Singapore, 2016.

  4. Rautiainen J, Nissi MJ, Salo E-N, Kokkonen HT, Michaeli S, Mangia S, Grohn O, Toyras J, Nieminen MT. Response of Quantitative MRI to Artificial Collagen Cross-linking of Articular Cartilage. Proc. Intl. Soc. Mag. Reson. Med 23 (111), Toronto, 2015.

  5. Hanni M, Nissi MJ, Rautiainen J, Saarakkala S, Ellermann J, Nieminen MT. Determination of correlation time in articular cartilage by T1rho relaxation dispersion. Proc. Intl. Soc. Mag. Reson. Med 23 (117), Toronto, 2015.

  6. Rautiainen J, Salo E-N, Tiitu V, Finnila MAJ, Aho O-M, Lehenkari P, Ellermann J, Saarakkala S, Nissi MJ, Nieminen MT. Assessment of Human Articular Cartilage Using Novel Quantitative MRI Relaxation Parameters with Correlation to Histology and Biomechanical Properties. Proc. Intl. Soc. Mag. Reson. Med 22, Milan, 2014.

  7. Rautiainen J, Salo E-N, Tiitu V, Finnila MAJ, Aho O-M, Lehenkari P, Ellermann J, Saarakkala S, Nissi MJ, Nieminen MT. Assessment of human tibial cartilage-bone interface in osteoarthritis using SWIFT. Proc. Intl. Soc. Mag. Reson. Med 21, Salt Lake City, 2013.

  8. Salo E-N, Rautiainen J, Tiitu V, Finnila MAJ, Aho O-M, Lehenkari P, Ellermann J, Saarakkala S, Nissi MJ, Nieminen MT. Multi-parametric MRI assessment of degeneration of human articular cartilage - association to histopathological grade. Proc. Intl. Soc. Mag. Reson. Med 21, Salt Lake City, 2013.

  9. Rautiainen J, Nissi MJ, Liimatainen T, Herzog W, Korhonen RK, Nieminen MT. Multiparametric MRI Assessment of Early Osteoarthritis in a Rabbit Model of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Transection. Proc. Intl. Soc. Mag. Reson. Med 20 (283), Melbourne, 2012.

  10. Nissi MJ, Rautiainen J, Lehto LJ, Tiitu V, Kiviranta O, Pulkkinen H, Brunott A, van Weeren R, Brama P, Kiviranta I, Ellermann J, Nieminen MT. SWIFT Imaging of Osteochondral Repair in Equine Model with correlation to μCT. Proc. Intl. Soc. Mag. Reson. Med 19 (564), Montreal, 2011.

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