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Tuomo Sakari Silvast
Ph.D. Student


Junior Researcher


Contrast enhanced cartilage tomography, CECT

Personal information

  • Phone: +358 50 4109505
  • Room: Me/247
  • Email: tuomo.silvast[at]uef.fi (please fix the address before mailing!)

  • Current research interests: Contrast enhanced cartilage tomography, CECT

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

  • Hobbies: Photography, shooting sports, forestry.

Publications:

(full papers, conference proceedings)
  1. Isaksson H, Tolvanen V, Finnilä MAJ, Iivarinen J, Turunen A, Silvast TS, Tuukkanen J, Seppänen K, Arokoski JPA, Brama PA, Jurvelin JS and Helminen HJ, Long-term voluntary exercise of male mice induces more beneficial effects on cancellous and cortical bone than on the collagenous matrix. Exp. Gerontol., 44: 708-717, 2009.

  2. Silvast TS, Kokkonen HT, Jurvelin JS, Quinn TM, Nieminen MT and Töyräs J, Diffusion and near-equilibrium distribution of MRI and CT contrast agents in articular cartilage. Phys. Med. Biol., 54: 6823-6836, 2009.

  3. Tiitu V, Silvast T, Kiviranta O, Pulkkinen H, Lammi MJ, Brunott A, van Weeren R, Brama PAJ and Kiviranta I, µCT analyses of bone reactions in equine carpal joints, associated with chondral defects. Orthopaedic Research Society Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, USA, 2009.

  4. Silvast TS, Kokkonen HT, Nieminen MT, Lammi MJ, Quinn T, Jurvelin JS and Töyräs J, Diffusion rate and near-equilibrium distribution of MRI and CT contrast agents in articular cartilage. Orthopaedic Research Society Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, USA, 2009.

  5. Silvast TS, Jurvelin JS, Lammi MJ and Töyräs J, pQCT study on diffusion and equilibrium distribution of iodinated anionic contrast agent in human articular cartilage - associations to matrix composition and integrity. Osteoarthritis Cartilage, 17: 26-32, 2009.

  6. Lammentausta E, Silvast TS, Närväinen J, Jurvelin JS, Nieminen MT and Gröhn OHJ, T2, Carr-Purcell T2 and T1rho of fat and water as surrogate markers of trabecular bone structure. Phys. Med. Biol., 53: 543-555, 2008.

  7. Silvast TS, Jurvelin JS, Lammi MJ and Töyräs J, The contrast agent enhanced cartilage tomography: diffusion and equilibrium distribution of contrast agent in human articular cartilage. Orthopaedic Research Society Annual Meeting, San Francisco, USA, 2008.

  8. Silvast TS, Jurvelin JS, Kallioniemi AS and Töyräs J, Contrast agent enhanced x-ray tomography of cartilage with clinical pQCT instrument. Orthopaedic Research Society Annual Meeting, San Diego, USA, 2007.

  9. Silvennoinen R, Peiponen K-E and Silvast T, Brownian motion of clusters of chinese tea-ethanol, chlorophyll-ethanol, and their aqueous solutions: an optical study. Optik, 104: 100-106, 1997.

Contact: +358 29 4451111 (Switch), email: bbc-l [at] lists.uef.fi