Doctoral dissertations

Jukka Jurvelin:
Biomechanical Properties of the Knee Articular Cartilage Under Various Loading Conditions

Tiina Lyyra:
Development, Validation and Clinical Application of Indentation Technique for Arthroscopic Measurement of Cartilage Stiffness

Juha Töyräs:
Mechano-Acoustic Characterization of Articular Cartilage and Trabecular Bone

Miika Nieminen:
Quantitative Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Articular Cartilage

Mikko Laasanen:
Development and Validation of Mechano-Acoustic Techniques and Instrument for Evaluation of Articular Cartilage

Rami Korhonen:
Experimental Analysis and Finite Element Modeling of Normal and Degraded Articular Cartilage

Mikko Hakulinen:
Prediction of Density, Structure and Mechanical Properties of Trabecular Bone Using Ultrasound and X-ray Techniques

Simo Saarakkala:
Pre-Clinical Ultrasound Diagnostics of Articular Cartilage and Subchondral Bone

Heikki Nieminen:
Acoustic Properties of Articular Cartilage

Eveliina Lammentausta:
Structural and Mechanical Characterization of Articular Cartilage and Trabecular Bone with Quantitative NMR

Chengjuan Qu:
Articular Cartilage Proteoglycan Biosynthesis and Sulfation

Joanna Sierpowska:
Electrical and Dielectric Characterization of Trabecular Bone Quality

Jatta Berberat née Kurkijärvi:
Quantitative Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Native and Repaired Articular Cartilage

Mikko Nissi:
Magnetic Resonance Parameters in Quantitative Evaluation of Articular Cartilage

Petro Julkunen:
Relationships between Structure, Composition and Function of Articular Cartilage

Ossi Riekkinen:
Development and Application of Ultrasound Backscatter Methods for the Diagnostics of Trabecular Bone

Panu Kiviranta:
Novel Quantitative Methods for the Diagnosis of Cartilage Degeneration

Pekka Tiihonen:
Novel Portable Devices for Recording Sleep Apnea and Evaluating Altered Consciousness

Erna Kaleva:
Optimization of Quantitative High-Frequency Ultrasound Imaging of Articular Cartilage

Jarno Rieppo:
Microscopic and Spectroscopic Analysis of Immature and Mature Articular Cartilage

Antti Aula né Kallioniemi:
Computed Tomography and Ultrasound Methods for Simultaneous Evaluation of Articular Cartilage and Subchondral Bone

Janne Karjalainen
Novel Pulse-Echo Ultrasound Methods for Diagnostics of Osteoporosis

Tuomas Virén
Arthroscopic Ultrasound Imaging of Articular Cartilage

Harri Kokkonen
Development and Evaluation of Delayed CT Arthrography of Cartilage

Lassi Rieppo
Infrared Spectroscopic Characterization of Articular Cartilage

Mika Mononen
Computational Modeling of Knee Joint Mechanics Under Impact and Gait Cycle Loading

Siru Turunen
Osmotic and Mechanical Loading of Chondrocytes in Situ: Effect of the Extracellular and Pericellular Matrix on Cell Volume and Morphology

Katariina Nissinen
Diffusion of X-ray Contrast Agents in Intact and Repaired Articular Cartilage

Mikael Turunen
Spectroscopic Characterization of Bone Composition

Jussi Kinnunen
Reflectance and fluorescence analysis of articular cartilage

Inari Tamminen
Assessment of Bone Quality in Pediatric and Adult Patients with Osteoporosis

Cristina Florea
Characterization of articular cartilage, chondrocyte and bone properties using nano- and microscale techniques

Yevgeniya Kobrina
Infrared Microspectroscopic Cluster Analysis of Bone and Cartilage

Jarkko Iivarinen
Diagnostics of human forearm soft tissues using indentation and suction measurements

Markus Malo
Quantitative Characterization of Proximal Femur Using Pulse-Echo Ultrasound Measurements

Sami Väänänen
Functional imaging of proximal femur by combining dual energy X-ray imaging and finite element simulations

Jari Rautiainen
Novel Magnetic Resonance Imaging Techniques for Articular Cartilage and Subchondral Bone

Jukka Liukkonen
Ultrasound Arthroscopy of Articular Cartilage and Subchondral Bone

Kimmo Halonen
Validation and application of computational knee joint models

Roope Lasanen
Infrared thermography in the evaluation of skin temperature

Tuomo Silvast
Contrast enhanced computed tomography of articular cartilage

Pia Puhakka
Optical Coherence Tomography of Articular Cartilage

Janne Mäkelä
Structural and Functional Alterations of Articular Cartilage in Osteoarthritis

Lasse Räsänen
Functional MR Imaging and Biomechanical Modeling of The Knee

Juuso Honkanen
Computed Tomography of Cartilage and Meniscus Using Anionic and Cationic Contrast Agents

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