Biophysics of Bone and Cartilage (BBC)

The BBC group in University of Eastern Finland is globally one of the leading research groups in cartilage and bone biophysics and -engineering. The group has extensively contributed to basic, applied and clinical research of the musculoskeletal disorders during the past 20 years.

Published items in each year

Citations in each year

Total times cited:15857 
Citing articles:8574 
Average citations per item:23.48
Source: Web of Science
Updated: Oct 17th 2019

Most recent BBC publications:

  1. Tornquist E, Isaksson H and Turunen MJ. Mineralization of cortical bone during maturation and growth in rabbits. J Bone Miner Metab. 2019 Dec 5. pii: 10.1007/s00774-019-01068-y. doi: 10.1007/s00774-019-01068-y.

  2. Ojanen SP, Finnila MAJ, Makela JTA, Saarela K, Happonen E, Herzog W, Saarakkala S and Korhonen RK. Anterior cruciate ligament transection of rabbits alters composition, structure and biomechanics of articular cartilage and chondrocyte deformation 2weeks post-surgery in a site-specific manner. J Biomech. 2019 Oct 23:109450. doi: 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2019.109450.

  3. Reijonen J, Saisanen L, Kononen M, Mohammadi A and Julkunen P. The effect of coil placement and orientation on the assessment of focal excitability in motor mapping with navigated transcranial magnetic stimulation. J Neurosci Methods. 2019 Nov 13;331:108521. doi: 10.1016/j.jneumeth.2019.108521.

  4. Myller KAH, Korhonen R, Toyras J, Tanska P, Vaananen S, Jurvelin JS, Saarakkala S and Mononen ME. Clinical Contrast-enhanced Computed Tomography with Semiautomatic Segmentation Provides Feasible Input for Computational Models of the Knee Joint. J Biomech Eng. 2019 Oct 1. pii: 1066004. doi: 10.1115/1.4045279.

  5. Karhula SS, Finnila MAJ, Rytky SJO, Cooper DM, Thevenot J, Valkealahti M, Pritzker KPH, Haapea M, Joukainen A, Lehenkari P, Kroger H, Korhonen RK, Nieminen HJ and Saarakkala S. Quantifying Subresolution 3D Morphology of Bone with Clinical Computed Tomography. Ann Biomed Eng. 2019 Oct 3. pii: 10.1007/s10439-019-02374-2. doi: 10.1007/s10439-019-02374-2.

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