Sara Maatta

Summary

Affiliation: Kuopio University Hospital
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Processing of highly novel auditory events in children and adults: an event-related potential study
    Sara Maatta
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Kuopio University Hospital, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Neuroreport 16:1443-6. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint P3 amplitude and time-on-task effects in distractible adolescents
    Sara Maatta
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Kuopio University Hospital, P O Box 1777, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Clin Neurophysiol 116:2175-83. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Event-related potentials to elementary auditory input in distractible adolescents
    Sara Maatta
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Kuopio University Hospital, P O Box 1777, Kuopio 70211, Finland
    Clin Neurophysiol 116:142-50. 2005
  4. doi request reprint Motor cortical plasticity is impaired in Unverricht-Lundborg disease
    Nils Danner
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    Mov Disord 26:2095-100. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Navigated TMS combined with EEG in mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease: a pilot study
    Petro Julkunen
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Kuopio University Hospital, POB 1777, Kuopio, Finland
    J Neurosci Methods 172:270-6. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Human brain cortical correlates of short-latency afferent inhibition: a combined EEG-TMS study
    Florinda Ferreri
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Kuopio University Hospital, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland
    J Neurophysiol 108:314-23. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Selective attention event-related potential effects from auditory novel stimuli in children and adults
    Sara Maatta
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Kuopio University Hospital, University of Kuopio, P O Box 1777, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Clin Neurophysiol 116:129-41. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Paraspinal muscle denervation, paradoxically good lumbar endurance, and an abnormal flexion-extension cycle in lumbar spinal stenosis
    Ville Leinonen
    Department of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:324-31. 2003
  9. doi request reprint Corticospinal output and cortical excitation-inhibition balance in distal hand muscle representations in nonprimary motor area
    Selja Vaalto
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland
    Hum Brain Mapp 32:1692-703. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Non-invasive preoperative localization of primary motor cortex in epilepsy surgery by navigated transcranial magnetic stimulation
    Laura Säisänen
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    Epilepsy Res 92:134-44. 2010

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint Processing of highly novel auditory events in children and adults: an event-related potential study
    Sara Maatta
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Kuopio University Hospital, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Neuroreport 16:1443-6. 2005
    ..This is consistent with the findings showing that the structural maturation of the frontal cortex does not appear to be completed until late adolescence...
  2. ncbi request reprint P3 amplitude and time-on-task effects in distractible adolescents
    Sara Maatta
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Kuopio University Hospital, P O Box 1777, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Clin Neurophysiol 116:2175-83. 2005
    ..The aim of our study was to examine the role of brain activity related to stimulus evaluation processes in distractibility by analyzing the P3 event-related potential...
  3. ncbi request reprint Event-related potentials to elementary auditory input in distractible adolescents
    Sara Maatta
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Kuopio University Hospital, P O Box 1777, Kuopio 70211, Finland
    Clin Neurophysiol 116:142-50. 2005
    ..The aim of our study was to examine the role of brain activity related to orienting in distractibility...
  4. doi request reprint Motor cortical plasticity is impaired in Unverricht-Lundborg disease
    Nils Danner
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    Mov Disord 26:2095-100. 2011
    ..The impaired cortical plasticity may be associated with the previously reported structural and physiological abnormalities of the primary motor cortex...
  5. doi request reprint Navigated TMS combined with EEG in mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease: a pilot study
    Petro Julkunen
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Kuopio University Hospital, POB 1777, Kuopio, Finland
    J Neurosci Methods 172:270-6. 2008
    ..This pilot study suggests that the method may provide a novel tool for examining the degree and progression of dementia...
  6. doi request reprint Human brain cortical correlates of short-latency afferent inhibition: a combined EEG-TMS study
    Florinda Ferreri
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Kuopio University Hospital, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland
    J Neurophysiol 108:314-23. 2012
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  7. ncbi request reprint Selective attention event-related potential effects from auditory novel stimuli in children and adults
    Sara Maatta
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Kuopio University Hospital, University of Kuopio, P O Box 1777, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Clin Neurophysiol 116:129-41. 2005
    ..We investigated differences between children and adults in selective attention...
  8. ncbi request reprint Paraspinal muscle denervation, paradoxically good lumbar endurance, and an abnormal flexion-extension cycle in lumbar spinal stenosis
    Ville Leinonen
    Department of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:324-31. 2003
    ..A descriptive study was conducted to investigate the paraspinal muscle function in patients with lumbar spinal stenosis...
  9. doi request reprint Corticospinal output and cortical excitation-inhibition balance in distal hand muscle representations in nonprimary motor area
    Selja Vaalto
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland
    Hum Brain Mapp 32:1692-703. 2011
    ..The lower SICI in NPMA at an ISI of 2 ms may reflect less strict topographic organization and readiness to reorganization of neural circuits during motor learning or after motor deficits...
  10. doi request reprint Non-invasive preoperative localization of primary motor cortex in epilepsy surgery by navigated transcranial magnetic stimulation
    Laura Säisänen
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    Epilepsy Res 92:134-44. 2010
    ..Navigated transcranial magnetic stimulation (nTMS) is a non-invasive method to localize the primary motor cortex (M1)...
  11. doi request reprint Long-term plasticity may be manifested as reduction or expansion of cortical representations of actively used muscles in motor skill specialists
    Selja Vaalto
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Neuroreport 24:596-600. 2013
    ..Larger cortical representations are related to skill demanding coactivation of proximal and distal lower limb muscles. ..
  12. pmc New insights into Alzheimer's disease progression: a combined TMS and structural MRI study
    Eini Niskanen
    Department of Applied Physics, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland
    PLoS ONE 6:e26113. 2011
    ..Combination of structural and functional data of the human brain can provide detailed information of neurodegenerative diseases and the influence of the disease on various local cortical areas...
  13. doi request reprint Factors influencing cortical silent period: optimized stimulus location, intensity and muscle contraction
    Laura Säisänen
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    J Neurosci Methods 169:231-8. 2008
    ..MEP should be included in SP as the error from marking the onset diminishes. This study provides a guideline for the consistent measurement of SP, which is applicable when using navigated or traditional TMS...
  14. ncbi request reprint Increased number of febrile seizures in children born very preterm: relation of neonatal, febrile and epileptic seizures and neurological dysfunction to seizure outcome at 16 years of age
    Eila A Herrgård
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Neurology, University and University Hospital of Kuopio, P O Box 1777, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Seizure 15:590-7. 2006
    ..The aim of our study was to assess seizures in prematurely born children from birth up to 16 years and to evaluate the contribution of different seizures, and of neurological dysfunction to the seizure outcome...
  15. ncbi request reprint Spatial span in very prematurely born adolescents
    Pia Saavalainen
    Department of Psychology, University of Joensuu, Joensuu, Finland
    Dev Neuropsychol 32:769-85. 2007
    ..Our results are encouraging and indicate only minor neuropsychological consequences due to very preterm birth...
  16. ncbi request reprint School performance of adolescents born preterm: neuropsychological and background correlates
    Pia M Saavalainen
    Department of Psychology, University of Joensuu, PO Box 111, 80101 Joensuu, Finland
    Eur J Paediatr Neurol 12:246-52. 2008
    ..The results suggest a good outcome, measured by school grade scores at 16 years of age, of the subjects born very preterm...
  17. ncbi request reprint Naming skills of children born preterm in comparison with their term peers at the ages of 9 and 16 years
    Pia Saavalainen
    Department of Psychology, University of Joensuu, Finland
    Dev Med Child Neurol 48:28-32. 2006
    ..Maternal education level was not associated with naming skills. Thus, the consequences of preterm birth seem to be minor in relation to linguistic skills during school age and diminish by adolescence...
  18. ncbi request reprint Impaired lumbar movement perception in association with postural stability and motor- and somatosensory-evoked potentials in lumbar spinal stenosis
    Ville Leinonen
    Department of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, Kuopio University Hospital, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:975-83. 2002
    ..A descriptive study of the associations between different neurophysiologic findings in patients with lumbar spinal stenosis...