Markku Hauta-Kasari, PhD, Professor

Head of the Spectral Color Research Group
School of Computing
UEF Joensuu Campus, Finland


Roman Bednarik, PhD, Docent

UEF Interactive Technologies Research Group
School of Computing
UEF Joensuu Campus, Finland


Pasi Vahimaa, PhD, Professor

Head of the Biophotonic Research Group
Department of Physics and Mathematics
UEF Joensuu Campus, Finland


Jukka Jurvelin, PhD, Professor

Head of the Medical Physics Research Group
Department of Applied Physics
UEF Kuopio Campus, Finland


Juha E. Jääskeläinen, MD, PhD, Professor

Chairman of Neurosurgery
KUH NeuroCenter
Kuopio University Hospital, Finland


Kai Kaarniranta, MD, PhD, Professor

Chairman of Ophthalmology
Department of Ophthalmology
Kuopio University Hospital, Finland


Some collected principles of microneurosurgery: simple and fast, while preserving normal anatomy: a review.

Hernesniemi J, Niemelä M, Karatas A, Kivipelto L, Ishii K, Rinne J, Ronkainen A, Koivisto T, Kivisaari R, Shen H, Lehecka M, Frösen J, Piippo A, Jääskeläinen JE.

Surg Neurol. 2005 Sep;64(3):195-200. Review.

Microneurosurgical management of anterior communicating artery aneurysms.

Hernesniemi J, Dashti R, Lehecka M, Niemelä M, Rinne J, Lehto H, Ronkainen A, Koivisto T, Jääskeläinen JE.

Surg Neurol. 2008 Jul;70(1):8-28; discussion 29. Epub 2008 May 2. Review.

Microscope-integrated quantitative analysis of intraoperative indocyanine green fluorescence angiography for blood flow assessment: first experience in 30 patients.

Kamp MA, Slotty P, Turowski B, Etminan N, Steiger HJ, Hänggi D, Stummer W.

Neurosurgery. 2012 Mar;70 Suppl Operative:ons65-74.

Fluorescence-guided surgery with 5-aminolevulinic acid for resection of malignant glioma: a randomised controlled multicentre phase III trial.

Stummer W, Pichlmeier U, Meinel T, Wiestler OD, Zanella F, Reulen HJ; ALA-Glioma Study Group.

Lancet Oncol. 2006 May;7(5):392-401.

Spectral imaging of neurosurgical target tissues through operation microscope.

Antikainen J, Fraunberg M, Orava J, Jääskeläinen JE, Hauta-Kasari M.

Optical Review, ISSN: 1340-6000, Volume: 18, Issue: 6, Date: 2011-11-01, Pages: 458-461

Optical spectral reflectance of human articular cartilage - relationships with tissue structure, composition and mechanical properties.

Kinnunen J, Saarakkala S, Hauta-Kasari M, Vahimaa P, Jurvelin JS.

Biomed Opt Express. 2011 Apr 29;2(5):1394-402.

Optical spectral imaging of degeneration of articular cartilage.

Kinnunen J, Jurvelin JS, Mäkitalo J, Hauta-Kasari M, Vahimaa P, Saarakkala S.

J Biomed Opt. 2010 Jul-Aug;15(4):046024.

Spectral Imaging of the Human Retina and Computationally Determined Optimal Illuminants for Diabetic Retinopathy Lesion Detection.

Falt P, Hiltunen J, Hauta-Kasari M, Sorri I, Kalesnykiene V, Pietilä J, and Uusitalo H.

Journal of Imaging Science and Technology, Vol. 55, No. 3, 2011, pp. 030509-1 - 030509-10

Extending Diabetic Retinopathy Imaging from Color to Spectra, in Proceedings.

Fält P, Hiltunen J, Hauta-Kasari M, Sorri I, Kalesnykiene V, and Uusitalo H.

The 16th Scandinavian Conference on Image Analysis (SCIA 2009), Oslo, Norway, June 15 - 18, 2009, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 5575, Springer 2009, pages 149-158.

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