Full papers in International Scientific Journals

        1. Määttä J.H., Rade M., Freidin M.B., Airaksinen O., Karppinen J., Williams F.M.K. (2018). Vertebral endplate defect as initiating factor for Modic change in the general population. Sci Rep Nature, 8(1):16630
        2. Rade M., Pesonen J., Könönen M., Marttila J., Shacklock M., Vanninen R., Kankaanpää M., Airaksinen O. (2017) 2017 Young Investigator Award Winner: Reduced neural movement with the straight leg raise test in patients with lumbar intervertebral disc herniation. Spine (Phila Pa 1976),  42(15):1117-1124.
        3. Rade M, Könönen M, Vanninen R, Marttila J, Shacklock M, Kankaanpää M, Airaksinen O. (2014). 2014 Young Investigator Award Winner: In vivo magnetic resonance imaging measurement of spinal cord displacement in the thoracolumbar region of asymptomatic subjects: Part 1: Straight leg raise test. Spine (Phila Pa 1976),  39(16):1288-1293.
        4. Rade M, Könönen M, Vanninen R, Marttila J, Shacklock M, Kankaanpää M, Airaksinen O. (2014). 2014 Young Investigator Award Winner: In vivo magnetic resonance imaging measurement of spinal cord displacement in the thoracolumbar region of asymptomatic subjects: Part 2: Comparison between unilateral and bilateral straight leg raise tests. Spine (Phila Pa 1976), 39(16):1294-1300.
        5. Tuomainen I, Pesonen J, Rade M, Pakarinen M., Leinonen V, Kröger H, Airaksinen O, Aalto T. (2020) Preoperative Predictors of Better Long-Term Functional Ability and Decreased Pain Following LSS Surgery: A Prospective Observational Study with a 10-year Follow-Up Period. Spine (Phila Pa 1976),  2020 Jan 9. [Epub ahead of print]
        6. Tuomainen I, Aalto T., Pesonen J, Rade M, Pakarinen M., Leinonen V, Kröger H, Airaksinen O, (2020). Unfolding the outcomes of surgical treatment of lumbar spinal stenosis-a prospective 5- and 10-year follow-up study. Eur Spine J Apr 27. doi: 10.1007/s00586-020-06424-5. Online ahead of print.
        7. Rade M.,Määttä J.H., Freidin M.B., Airaksinen O., Karppinen J., Williams F.M.K. (2018). Vertebral Endplate Defect as Initiating Factor in Intervertebral Disc Degeneration; Strong Association between Endplate Defect and Disc Degeneration in the General Population. Spine (Phila Pa 1976), 43(6):412-419.
        8. Pesonen J.,  Rade M., Könönen M., Marttila J., Shacklock M., Vanninen R., Kankaanpää M., Airaksinen O. (2019). Normalization of spinal cord displacement with the straight leg raise with resolution of sciatica in patients with lumbar intervertebral disc herniation: A 1.5-year follow-up study.   Spine (Phila Pa 1976), 44(15):1064-1077
        9. Munir S., Freidin M.B., Rade M., Määttä J.H.,  Livshits G., Williams F.M.K. Endplate damage is heritable, associated with low back pain and triggers intervertebral disc degeneration: a longitudinal study from TwinsUK. Spine (Phila Pa 1976), 43(21):1496-1501.
        10. Munir S., Freidin M.B., Rade M., Määttä J.H.,  Livshits G., Williams F.M.K. (2018). Intervertebral Disc Biology: Genetic Basis of Disc Degeneration. Current Molecular Biology Reports 2018;4(4):143-150.
        11. Rade M, Könönen M, Vanninen R, Marttila J, Shacklock M, Kankaanpää M, Airaksinen O. (2016). Correlation analysis of demographic and anthropometric factors, hip flexion angle and conus medullaris displacement with unilateral and bilateral straight leg raise. Eur Spine J., 25(3):724-31.
        12. Rade M., Shacklock M., Könönen M., Marttila J., Vanninen R., Kankaanpää M., Airaksinen O. (2015). Part 3: Developing Methods of in Vivo MRI Measurement of Spinal Cord Displacement in the Thoracolumbar Region of Asymptomatic Subjects With Unilateral and Bilateral Straight Leg Raise Tests. Spine (Phila Pa 1976), 40(12):935-41.
        13. Rade M, Könönen M, Marttila J, Shacklock M, Vanninen R, Kankaanpää M, Airaksinen O. (2016). In Vivo MRI Measurement of Spinal Cord Displacement in the Thoracolumbar Region of Asymptomatic Subjects with Unilateral and Sham Straight Leg Raise Tests. PLoS One. 2016 Jun 2;11(6).
        14. Rade M., Shacklock M., Könönen M., Marttila J., Vanninen R., Kankaanpää M., Airaksinen O. (2017). Normal Multiplanar Movement of the Spinal Cord During Unilateral and Bilateral Straight Leg Raise: Quantification, Mechanisms and Overview. J. Orthop. Res. 2017 Jun;35(6):1335-1342.
        15. Shacklock M, Yee B, Van Hoof T, Foley R, Boddie K, Lacey E, Poley J.B, Hamel C, Rade M, Kankaanpää M, Kröger H, Airaksinen O. (2015)  Contralateral Slump Test: Normative Study and Proposed Mechanism. Spine (Phila Pa 1976), 41(4).
        16. Rade M., Shacklock M., Peharec S., Bačić P., Candian C., Kankaanpää M., and Airaksinen O. (2012). Effect of Cervical Spine Position on Upper Limb Myoelectric Activity During Simulated Mills Manipulation: A New Model, Relations to Peripheral Nerve Biomechanics and Specificity of Mills Manipulation. J Electromyogr Kinesiol. 22 (2012) 363–369.
        17. Rade M., Shacklock M., Peharec S., Bačić P., Candian C., Kankaanpää M., and Airaksinen O. (2014). Effect of Shoulder Horizontal Flexion on Upper Limb Myoelectric Activity During Simulated Mills Manipulation: Relations to Peripheral Nerve Biomechanics and Specificity of Mills Manipulation. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 15:288.

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Note: For the purpose of synthesis, published abstracts in congress proceedings (30 abstract publication in the proceedings of international congresses and 38 lectures at international and domestic conferences) are not listed.

THESES

Doctoral thesis (article-based), May 2015: “Between Neuroradiology and Neurophysiology;  New Insights in Neural Mechanisms“, available at

http://epublications.uef.fi/pub/urn_isbn_978-952-61-1741-6/urn_isbn_978-952-61-1741-6.pdf

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