Simo Saarakkala

Summary

Affiliation: University of Oulu
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. pmc In vivo quantitative ultrasound image analysis of femoral subchondral bone in knee osteoarthritis
    Jana Podlipská
    Department of Medical Technology, University of Oulu, Aapistie 7A, P O Box 5000, 90014 Oulu, Finland
    ScientificWorldJournal 2013:182562. 2013
  2. doi Diagnostic performance of knee ultrasonography for detecting degenerative changes of articular cartilage
    S Saarakkala
    Department of Medical Technology, Institute of Biomedicine, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 20:376-81. 2012
  3. doi Characterization of center frequency and bandwidth of broadband ultrasound reflected by the articular cartilage to subchondral bone interface
    Simo Saarakkala
    Department of Health Technology and Informatics, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China
    Ultrasound Med Biol 37:112-21. 2011
  4. doi Quantification of the optical surface reflection and surface roughness of articular cartilage using optical coherence tomography
    Simo Saarakkala
    Department of Health Technology and Informatics, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, People s Republic of China
    Phys Med Biol 54:6837-52. 2009
  5. doi Effects of optical beam angle on quantitative optical coherence tomography (OCT) in normal and surface degenerated bovine articular cartilage
    Yan Ping Huang
    Department of Health Technology and Informatics, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, People s Republic of China
    Phys Med Biol 56:491-509. 2011
  6. ncbi Assessment of risk of femoral neck fracture with radiographic texture parameters: a retrospective study
    Jérôme Thevenot
    From the Department of Medical Technology J T, J H, P P, M M, R K, S S, T J and Institute of Health Sciences R K, University of Oulu, PO Box 5000, Oulu 90014, Finland Department of Sports and Exercise Medicine, Oulu Deaconess Institute, Oulu, Finland R K Institute of Health Sciences R K and Department of Diagnostic Radiology S S, T J, Medical Research Center Oulu, Oulu University Hospital and University of Oulu J T, J H, P P, M M, R K, S S, T J
    Radiology 272:184-91. 2014
  7. doi Quantification of stiffness change in degenerated articular cartilage using optical coherence tomography-based air-jet indentation
    Yan Ping Huang
    Department of Health Technology and Informatics, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Kowloon, Hong Kong, PR China
    Connect Tissue Res 52:433-43. 2011
  8. doi Quantitative assessment of articular cartilage with morphologic, acoustic and mechanical properties obtained using high-frequency ultrasound
    Shu Zhe Wang
    Department of Health Technology and Informatics, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China
    Ultrasound Med Biol 36:512-27. 2010
  9. ncbi Trabecular homogeneity index derived from plain radiograph to evaluate bone quality
    Jérôme Thevenot
    Department of Medical Technology, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    J Bone Miner Res 28:2584-91. 2013
  10. doi Standard radiography: untapped potential in the assessment of osteoporotic fracture risk
    Pasi Pulkkinen
    Department of Medical Technology, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    Eur Radiol 23:1375-82. 2013

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. pmc In vivo quantitative ultrasound image analysis of femoral subchondral bone in knee osteoarthritis
    Jana Podlipská
    Department of Medical Technology, University of Oulu, Aapistie 7A, P O Box 5000, 90014 Oulu, Finland
    ScientificWorldJournal 2013:182562. 2013
    ..006, resp.) or femoral arthroscopic scoring (r = 0.332, P = 0.039; r = 0.335, P = 0.037, resp.). This novel quantitative noninvasive US analysis technique is promising for detection of femoral subchondral bone changes in knee OA...
  2. doi Diagnostic performance of knee ultrasonography for detecting degenerative changes of articular cartilage
    S Saarakkala
    Department of Medical Technology, Institute of Biomedicine, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 20:376-81. 2012
    ..To investigate the diagnostic performance of non-invasive knee ultrasonography (US) to detect degenerative changes of articular cartilage using arthroscopic grading as the gold standard...
  3. doi Characterization of center frequency and bandwidth of broadband ultrasound reflected by the articular cartilage to subchondral bone interface
    Simo Saarakkala
    Department of Health Technology and Informatics, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China
    Ultrasound Med Biol 37:112-21. 2011
    ..The results suggest that proteoglycan loss, typical to OA, may be detected via the changes in the center frequency of the ultrasound reflected from the cartilage-bone interface...
  4. doi Quantification of the optical surface reflection and surface roughness of articular cartilage using optical coherence tomography
    Simo Saarakkala
    Department of Health Technology and Informatics, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, People s Republic of China
    Phys Med Biol 54:6837-52. 2009
    ..Further studies are still necessary to demonstrate the clinical capability of the introduced parameters for naturally occurring early OA changes in the cartilage...
  5. doi Effects of optical beam angle on quantitative optical coherence tomography (OCT) in normal and surface degenerated bovine articular cartilage
    Yan Ping Huang
    Department of Health Technology and Informatics, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, People s Republic of China
    Phys Med Biol 56:491-509. 2011
    ....
  6. ncbi Assessment of risk of femoral neck fracture with radiographic texture parameters: a retrospective study
    Jérôme Thevenot
    From the Department of Medical Technology J T, J H, P P, M M, R K, S S, T J and Institute of Health Sciences R K, University of Oulu, PO Box 5000, Oulu 90014, Finland Department of Sports and Exercise Medicine, Oulu Deaconess Institute, Oulu, Finland R K Institute of Health Sciences R K and Department of Diagnostic Radiology S S, T J, Medical Research Center Oulu, Oulu University Hospital and University of Oulu J T, J H, P P, M M, R K, S S, T J
    Radiology 272:184-91. 2014
    ..The combination of the entropy parameter with NSA and BMD can further enhance predictive accuracy. © RSNA, 2014. ..
  7. doi Quantification of stiffness change in degenerated articular cartilage using optical coherence tomography-based air-jet indentation
    Yan Ping Huang
    Department of Health Technology and Informatics, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Kowloon, Hong Kong, PR China
    Connect Tissue Res 52:433-43. 2011
    ....
  8. doi Quantitative assessment of articular cartilage with morphologic, acoustic and mechanical properties obtained using high-frequency ultrasound
    Shu Zhe Wang
    Department of Health Technology and Informatics, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China
    Ultrasound Med Biol 36:512-27. 2010
    ..This study showed that high-frequency ultrasound can be a comprehensive tool to quantitatively and systematically analyze the morphologic, acoustic and mechanical properties of articular cartilage in association with its degeneration...
  9. ncbi Trabecular homogeneity index derived from plain radiograph to evaluate bone quality
    Jérôme Thevenot
    Department of Medical Technology, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    J Bone Miner Res 28:2584-91. 2013
    ..The HI also had good correlation with DXA and computed tomography-derived data...
  10. doi Standard radiography: untapped potential in the assessment of osteoporotic fracture risk
    Pasi Pulkkinen
    Department of Medical Technology, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    Eur Radiol 23:1375-82. 2013
    ..Assessment of osteoporotic fracture risk is based primarily on bone mineral density (BMD) measurements using dual X-ray absorptiometry (DXA)...