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Panu Kiviranta

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  1. Saarakkala S, Julkunen P, Kiviranta P, Makitalo J, Jurvelin JS and Korhonen RK. Depth-wise progression of osteoarthritis in human articular cartilage: investigation of composition, structure and biomechanics. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2010 Jan;18(1):73-81. doi: 10.1016/j.joca.2009.08.003.

  2. Kiviranta P, Lammentausta E, Toyras J, Nieminen HJ, Julkunen P, Kiviranta I and Jurvelin JS. Differences in acoustic properties of intact and degenerated human patellar cartilage during compression. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2009 Aug;35(8):1367-75. doi:

  3. Kiviranta P, Lammentausta E, Toyras J, Kiviranta I and Jurvelin JS. Indentation diagnostics of cartilage degeneration. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2008 Jul;16(7):796-804. doi:

  4. Lammentausta E, Kiviranta P, Toyras J, Hyttinen MM, Kiviranta I, Nieminen MT and Jurvelin JS. Quantitative MRI of parallel changes of articular cartilage and underlying trabecular bone in degeneration. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2007 Oct;15(10):1149-57. doi:

  5. Kiviranta P, Toyras J, Nieminen MT, Laasanen MS, Saarakkala S, Nieminen HJ, Nissi MJ and Jurvelin JS. Comparison of novel clinically applicable methodology for sensitive diagnostics of cartilage degeneration. Eur Cell Mater. 2007 Apr 3;13:46-55; discussion 55.

  6. Julkunen P, Kiviranta P, Wilson W, Jurvelin JS and Korhonen RK. Characterization of articular cartilage by combining microscopic analysis with a fibril-reinforced finite-element model. J Biomech. 2007;40(8):1862-70. doi: 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2006.07.026. Epub 2006 Oct

  7. Kiviranta P, Rieppo J, Korhonen RK, Julkunen P, Toyras J and Jurvelin JS. Collagen network primarily controls Poisson's ratio of bovine articular cartilage in compression. J Orthop Res. 2006 Apr;24(4):690-9. doi: 10.1002/jor.20107.

  8. Lammentausta E, Kiviranta P, Nissi MJ, Laasanen MS, Kiviranta I, Nieminen MT and Jurvelin JS. T2 relaxation time and delayed gadolinium-enhanced MRI of cartilage (dGEMRIC) of human patellar cartilage at 1.5 T and 9.4 T: Relationships with tissue mechanical properties. J Orthop Res. 2006 Mar;24(3):366-74. doi: 10.1002/jor.20041.

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