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.

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Citations in each year

Total times cited:14070 
Citing articles:7574 
Average citations per item:23.14
Source: Web of Science
Updated: Aug 17th 2018

Most recent BBC publications:

  1. Prittinen J, Ylarinne J, Piltti J, Karhula SS, Rieppo L, Ojanen SP, Korhonen RK, Saarakkala S, Lammi MJ and Qu C. Effect of centrifugal force on the development of articular neocartilage with bovine primary chondrocytes. Cell Tissue Res. 2018 Oct 23. pii: 10.1007/s00441-018-2938-3. doi: 10.1007/s00441-018-2938-3.

  2. Orozco GA, Tanska P, Florea C, Grodzinsky AJ and Korhonen RK. A novel mechanobiological model can predict how physiologically relevant dynamic loading causes proteoglycan loss in mechanically injured articular cartilage. Sci Rep. 2018 Oct 22;8(1):15599. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-33759-3.

  3. Leppanen T, Kulkas A, Oksenberg A, Duce B, Mervaala E and Toyras J. Differences in arousal probability and duration after apnea and hypopnea events in adult obstructive sleep apnea patients. Physiol Meas. 2018 Nov 6;39(11):114004. doi: 10.1088/1361-6579/aae42c.

  4. Torniainen J, Ristaniemi A, Sarin JK, Mikkonen S, Afara IO, Stenroth L, Korhonen RK and Toyras J. Near Infrared Spectroscopic Evaluation of Ligament and Tendon Biomechanical Properties. Ann Biomed Eng. 2018 Sep 20. pii: 10.1007/s10439-018-02125-9. doi: 10.1007/s10439-018-02125-9.

  5. Sarin JK, Te Moller NCR, Mancini IAD, Brommer H, Visser J, Malda J, van Weeren PR, Afara IO and Toyras J. Arthroscopic near infrared spectroscopy enables simultaneous quantitative evaluation of articular cartilage and subchondral bone in vivo. Sci Rep. 2018 Sep 7;8(1):13409. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-31670-5.

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