Publications

Journal articles

Anttinen, M., Mäkelä, P., Suomi, V., Kiviniemi, A., Saunavaara, J., Sainio, T., Horte A., Eklund, L., Taimen, P., Blanco Sequeiros, R. and Boström, P. J., 2019. Feasibility of MRI-guided transurethral ultrasound for lesion-targeted ablation of prostate cancer. Scandinavian Journal of Urology.

Anttinen, M., Yli-Pietilä, E., Suomi, V., Mäkelä, P., Sainio, T., Saunavaara, J., Eklund, L., Blanco Sequeiros, R., Taimen, P. and Boström, P. J., 2019, August. Histopathological evaluation of prostate specimens after thermal ablation may be confounded by the presence of thermally-fixed cells. 36.1: 915-925.

Suomi, V., Komar, G., Sainio, T., Joronen, K., Perheentupa, A. and Blanco Sequeiros, R., 2019, July. Comprehensive feature selection for classifying the treatment outcome of high-intensity ultrasound therapy in uterine fibroids. Scientific reports 9 (2019): 10907.

Sainio, T., Komar, G., Saunavaara, J., Suomi, V., Joronen, K., Perheentupa, A., Viitala, A. and Sequeiros, R.B., 2018. Wedged gel pad for bowel manipulation during MR-guided high-intensity focused ultrasound therapy to treat uterine fibroids: a case reportJournal of therapeutic ultrasound6(1), p.10.

Suomi, V., Treeby, B., Jaros, J., Makela, P., Anttinen, M., Saunavaara, J., Sainio, T., Kiviniemi, A. and Blanco, R., 2018. Transurethral ultrasound therapy of the prostate in the presence of calcifications: A simulation studyMedical physics45(11), pp.4793-4805.

Antila K., Nieminen H., Blanco Sequeiros R., Ehnholm G., 2014. Automatic segmentation for detecting uterine fibroid regions treated with MR-guided High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (MR-HIFU), Medical Physics. Jul;41(7):073502.

Conference proceedings

Suomi, V., Viitala, A., Sainio, T., Komar, G., and Blanco Sequeiros, R., 2019, July. High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound Therapy in the Uterine Fibroid: A Clinical Case Study of Poor Heating Efficacy. In 2019 41st Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC). IEEE.

Suomi, V., Treeby, B., Jaros, J., Saunavaara, J., Kiviniemi, A. and Blanco, R., 2018, July. The effect of tissue physiological variability on transurethral ultrasound therapy of the prostate. In 2018 40th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC) (pp. 5701-5704). IEEE.

Conference abstracts

Anttinen, M., Makela, P., Suomi, V., Kiviniemi, A., Saunavaara, J., Sainio, T., Blanco Sequeiros, R. and Bostrom, P. J., 2019, June. Early experience of palliative MRI-guided transurethral ultrasound ablation for symptomatic locally advanced prostate cancer. 5th European Focused Ultrasound Symposium (EUFUS).

Anttinen, M., Makela, P., Suomi, V., Kiviniemi, A., Saunavaara, J., Sainio, T., Blanco Sequeiros, R. and Bostrom, P. J., 2019, June. Early experience of salvage MRI-guided transurethral ultrasound ablation for locally radiorecurrent prostate cancer. 5th European Focused Ultrasound Symposium (EUFUS).

Suomi, V., Komar, G., Sainio, T., Joronen, K., Perheentupa, A. and Blanco Sequeiros, R., 2019, June. Feature selection for classifying the treatment outcome of high-intensity focused ultrasound therapy in uterine fibroids. 5th European Focused Ultrasound Symposium (EUFUS).

Pärssinen, H.E. and Blanco-Sequeiros, R. T., 2019, June. MRgFUS treatment of desmoid tumor with preparatory nerve protection using MR-guided hydrodissection. 5th European Focused Ultrasound Symposium (EUFUS).

Suomi, V., Komar, G., Sainio, T., Viitala, A. and Blanco, R., 2018, October. The effect of transducer orientation on the efficacy of high-intensity focused ultrasound treatment of uterine fibroids. In 6th International Symposium on Focused Ultrasound (FUS).

Pärssinen, H., Sainio, T., Huhtala, M. and Blanco, R., 2018, October. Achieving acoustic coupling with adjustable blades in high intensity focused ultrasound. The 12th Interventional MRI Symposium (iMRI).

Suomi, V., Treeby, B., Jaros, J., Saunavaara, J., Kiviniemi, A., Anttinen, M., Makela, P., and Blanco, R., 2018, May. Transurethral Ultrasound Treatment of the Prostate in the Presence of Calcifications and Cysts. In 2018 19th International Symposium on Therapeutic Ultrasound (ISTU). ISTU.