Simo Saarakkala

Summary

Affiliation: University of Oulu
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. doi request reprint 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
  2. doi request reprint 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
  3. doi request reprint 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
  4. doi request reprint 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
  5. doi request reprint 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
  6. doi request reprint 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

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. doi request reprint 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...
  2. doi request reprint 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...
  3. doi request reprint 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...
  4. doi request reprint 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
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  5. doi request reprint 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...
  6. doi request reprint 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
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