Eveliina Lammentausta


Eveliina Lammentausta
PhD, Medical physicist
+358 8 315 2662
Oulu University Hospital,
Department of diagnostic Radiology, POB 50, FI-90029, OYS, Finland
Born: 1977

  • Present position
    • Medical Physicist at Oulu University Hospital, Department of Diagnostic Radiology
  • Current research interests
    • Quantitative MRI of articular cartilage and other joint tissues
    • Clinical applications of quantitative MRI
  • Previous working experience
    • Post doc researcher, Department of Clinical Sciences, Joint and Soft Tissue Unit, Lund University (Malmö University Hospital, Malmö), Sweden, October 2008 –
    • Specializing Medical Physicist, Oulu University Hospital, Department of Diagnostic Radiology, September 2006 – December 2009 (leave of absence October 2008 – September 2009)
    • Researcher, University of Kuopio, Department of Physics, April 2004 – August 2006
  • Education
    • Academic
      • Adjunct Professor (Title of Docent) in Medical Physicist at Oulu University Hospital, Department of Diagnostic Radiology
      • Ph.D. (Medical Physics), University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland, 2007
      • M.Sc. (Physics), University of Jyväskylä, Jyväskylä, Finland, 2004
    • Professional
      • Medical Physicist, University of Oulu, 2010
    • PhD thesis supervision
      • Zana Hawezi (Lund University, Sweden): delayed gadolinium enhanced MRI of cartilage: clinical protocol and analysis methods (2013)
      • Ann Carstens (University of Pretoria, South Africa): Delayed Gadolinium-enhanced magnetic resonance Imaging of cartilage in the normal horse (2013)
      • Eva Bengtsson Moström (Karolinska Institutet, Sweden): Traumatic patellar dislocations in children – Late effects on knee function and cartilage (TBD 2016)
      • Victor Casula (University of Oulu): Clinical implementation of novel quantitative magnetic resonance imaging methods for diagnosis of osteoarthritis in articular cartilage (TBD 2016)


  • MSc thesis supervision
    • Päivi Tahvanainen (University of Oulu): Kaksienerginen digitaalinen röntgenkuvausmenetelmä luun mineraalitiheyden arvioinnissa (Dual energy X-ray imaging as a tool of bone mneral density measurement, in Finnish) (2008)
    • Annamari Herronen (University of Oulu): Nivelrikon riskiryhmässä esiintyvät T2-relaksaatioajan muutokset (T2 relaxation time reveals early cartilage changes in subjects at risk of osteoarthritis, in Finnish) (2011)
    • Pia Puhakka (University of Oulu): Magnetic resonance image quality of three clinical scanners and determination of scanner specific action limits (2011)
    • Gamzegul Behrouz (University of Oulu): Amorphous manganese oxide as a novel contrast agent in articular cartilage (2013)
    • Joonas Hekkala (University of Oulu): Comparison of ultrasonography and MRI findings in knee osteoarthritis (2014)
    • Tuomas Heikka (University of Oulu): Fantomin suunnittelu ja valmistaminen MRI-angiografiesekvenssien optimointiin ja käyttökoulutukseen (Design and composing of a phantom for MR angiography sequence optimization and training, in Finnish) (TBD 2015)


  • Scientific expert positions
    • Peer reviewer for  international scientific journals:
        1. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage
        2. Radiology
        3. Physics in Medicine
        4. Medical Physics
        5. Veterinary Radiology and Ultrasound
        6. Acta Radiologica
        7. Journal of Biomechanics
        8. MAGMA
        9. Arthritis and Rheumatism
        10. Medical Engineering & Physics

Scientific Publications