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Satu Irene Inkinen
Ph.D. Student


Junior Researcher


Ultrasound Imaging of Cartilage

Personal information

  • Room: Me/359
  • Email: satu.inkinen[at]uef.fi (please fix the address before mailing!)

  • Year of birth: 1990

  • Current research interests: Ultrasound imaging of articular cartilage

  • Education:
    • M.Sc, Medical Physics, University of Eastern Finland, 2013
    • B.Sc, Medical Physics, University of Eastern Finland, 2012

  • Language proficiency:
    • Finnish, native language
    • English, good
    • Swedish, fair

  • Skills:
  • Matlab

  • Hobbies:
  • Karate and Music

Publications:

  1. Rohrbach D, Inkinen SI, Zatloukalova J, Kadow-Romacker A, Joukainen A, Malo MK, Mamou J, Toyras J and Raum K. Regular chondrocyte spacing is a potential cause for coherent ultrasound backscatter in human articular cartilage. J Acoust Soc Am. 2017 May;141(5):3105. doi: 10.1121/1.4979339.

  2. Sarin JK, Brommer H, Arguelles D, Puhakka PH, Inkinen SI, Afara IO, Saarakkala S and Toyras J. Corrigendum to "Multimodality scoring of chondral injuries in the equine fetlock joint ex vivo" [Osteoarthritis Cartilage 25 (5) (2017 May) 790-798]. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2017 Aug;25(8):1377-1378. doi:

  3. Sarin JK, Brommer H, Arguelles D, Puhakka PH, Inkinen SI, Afara IO, Saarakkala S and Toyras J. Multimodality scoring of chondral injuries in the equine fetlock joint ex vivo. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2017 May;25(5):790-798. doi:

  4. Ojanen X, Toyras J, Inkinen SI, Malo MK, Isaksson H and Jurvelin JS. Differences in acoustic impedance of fresh and embedded human trabecular bone samples-Scanning acoustic microscopy and numerical evaluation. J Acoust Soc Am. 2016 Sep;140(3):1931. doi: 10.1121/1.4962347.

  5. Inkinen SI, Liukkonen J, Malo MK, Viren T, Jurvelin JS and Toyras J. Finite difference time domain model of ultrasound propagation in agarose scaffold containing collagen or chondrocytes. J Acoust Soc Am. 2016 Jul;140(1):1. doi: 10.1121/1.4953021.

  6. Mannicke N, Schone M, Liukkonen J, Fachet D, Inkinen S, Malo MK, Oelze ML, Toyras J, Jurvelin JS and Raum K. Species-Independent Modeling of High-Frequency Ultrasound Backscatter in Hyaline Cartilage. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2016 Jun;42(6):1375-84. doi:

  7. Inkinen SI, Liukkonen J, Tiitu V, Viren T, Jurvelin JS and Toyras J. Ultrasound Backscattering Is Anisotropic in Bovine Articular Cartilage. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2015 Jul;41(7):1958-66. doi:

  8. Inkinen S, Liukkonen J, Ylarinne JH, Puhakka PH, Lammi MJ, Viren T, Jurvelin JS and Toyras J. Collagen and chondrocyte concentrations control ultrasound scattering in agarose scaffolds. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2014 Sep;40(9):2162-71. doi:

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