Research Group

Katariina Aino Maria Nissinen née Kulmala
Ph.D.

Patent engineer, Tampereen Patenttitoimisto Oy

Contrast Enhanced Cartilage Tomography

Personal information

  • Email: katariina.nissinen [at] iki.fi (please fix the address before mailing!)

  • Date of birth: 31 July 1982

  • Education:

  • Language proficiency:
    • Finnish, native language
    • English, fluent
    • French, good
    • Swedish, fairly good
    • Spanish, basics

  • Skills: Signal processing, Matlab, COMSOL

  • Hobbies: Orienteering, Skiing, Enjoying music, Scouting, Geogaching

Publications:

(full papers, conference proceedings)
  1. Kulmala KAM, Karjalainen HM, Kokkonen HT, Tiitu V, Kovanen V, Lammi MJ, Jurvelin JS, Korhonen RK, Töyräs J: Diffusion of Ionic and Non-ionic Contrast Agents in Articular Cartilage with Increased Cross-linking – Contribution of Steric and Electrostatic Effects. Medical Engineering & Physics, 35(10):1415-20, 2013.

  2. Hirvasniemi J, Kulmala KAM (equal contribution with Hirvasniemi J), Lammentausta E, Ojala R, Lehenkari P, Kamel A, Jurvelin JS, Töyräs J, Nieminen MT, Saarakkala S: In vivo comparison of delayed gadolinium-enhanced MRI of cartilage and delayed quantitative CT arthrography in imaging of articular cartilage.Osteoarthritis and Cartilage, 21:434-42, 2012.

  3. Kulmala KAM, Pulkkinen H, Rieppo L, Tiitu V, Kiviranta I, Brommer H, Brünott A, van Weeren R, Brama PAJ, Mikkola MT, Korhonen RK, Jurvelin JS, Töyräs J: Contrast-enhanced micro-computed tomography in evaluation of spontaneous repair of equine cartilage. Cartilage, 3(3):235-44, 2012.

  4. Kokkonen HT, Mäkelä J, Kulmala KAM, Rieppo L, Jurvelin JS, Tiitu V, Karjalainen H, Korhonen RK, Kovanen V, Töyräs J: Contrast-enhanced computed tomography detects aging related changes of collagen network in articular cartilage. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage, 19:1190-98, 2011.

  5. Salo E-N, Nissi MJ, Kulmala KAM, Töyräs J, Nieminen MT: Diffusion of Gd-DTPA2- into articular cartilage. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage, 20(2):117-26, 2012.

  6. Kulmala KAM, Korhonen RK, Julkunen P, Jurvelin JS, Quinn TM, Kröger H, Töyräs J: Diffusion coefficients of articular cartilage for different CT and MRI contrast agents. Medical Engineering & Physics, 32:878–82, 2010.

  7. Hirvasniemi J, Kulmala KAM (equal contribution with Hirvasniemi J), Lammentausta E, Ojala R, Lehenkari P, Kamel A, Jurvelin JS, Töyräs J, Nieminen MT, Saarakkala S: Comparison of Intravenous and Intra-articular dGEMRIC and delayed Quantitative CT Arthrography. Proc. Intl. Soc. Mag. Reson. Med. 21:1817, 2013.

  8. Hirvasniemi J, Kulmala KAM (equal contribution with Hirvasniemi J), Lammentausta E, Ojala R, Lehenkari P, Kamel A, Jurvelin JS, Töyräs J, Nieminen MT, Saarakkala S: In vivo comparison of delayed gadolinium-enhanced MRI of cartilage and delayed quantitative CT arthrography in imaging of articular cartilage. Transactions of the Orthopaedic Research Society vol. 38:0215, 2013.

  9. Kulmala KAM, Pulkkinen H, Rieppo L, Tiitu V, Kiviranta I, Brommer H, Brünott A, van Weeren R, Brama PAJ, Mikkola MT, Korhonen RK, Jurvelin JS, Töyräs J: Contrast Enhanced Computed Tomography in Evaluation of Spontaneous Cartilage Repair. International Workshop on Osteoarthritis Imaging, 2011.

  10. Salo E-N, Nissi MJ, Kulmala KAM, Töyräs J, Nieminen MT: Dynamics of contrast agent enhancement of intact and enzymatically degraded articular cartilage. Proc. Intl. Soc. Mag. Reson. Med. 18 (2010), 3177.

  11. Salo E-N, Nissi MJ, Kulmala KAM, Töyräs J, Nieminen MT: Diffusivity and kinetics of gadopentetate in articular cartilage in vitro. Proc. Intl. Soc. Mag. Reson. Med. 18 (2010), 234.

  12. Kulmala KAM, Korhonen RK, Julkunen P, Jurvelin JS, Quinn TM, Kröger H, Töyräs J: Diffusion of CT and MRI contrast agents in articular cartilage in vitro. Transactions of the Orthopaedic Research Society vol. 35:1352, 2010.

  13. Salo E-N, Nissi MJ, Kulmala KAM, Töyräs J, Nieminen MT: Temporal dynamics and diffusivity of gadopentetate in articular cartilage at MRI concentrations in vitro. Transactions of the Orthopaedic Research Society vol. 35:1348, 2010.

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