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:11829 
Citing articles:6402 
Average citations per item:21.95
Source: Web of Science
Updated: Mar 13th 2017

Most recent BBC publications:

  1. Lasanen R, Malo MKH, Airaksinen O, Karhu J, Toyras J and Julkunen P. Infrared thermography reveals effect of working posture on skin temperature in office workers. Int J Occup Saf Ergon. 2017 Jun 13:1-28. doi: 10.1080/10803548.2017.1336299.

  2. Muraja-Murro A, Nieminen O, Julkunen P, Toyras J, Laitinen T and Mervaala E. Peri-apneic hemodynamic reactions in obstructive sleep apnea. Pathophysiology. 2017 May 31. pii: S0928-4680(17)30007-X. doi: 10.1016/j.pathophys.2017.05.003.

  3. Rohrbach D, Inkinen SI, Zatloukalova J, Kadow-Romacker A, Joukainen A, Malo MK, Mamou J, Toyras J and Raum K. Regular chondrocyte spacing is a potential cause for coherent ultrasound backscatter in human articular cartilage. J Acoust Soc Am. 2017 May;141(5):3105. doi: 10.1121/1.4979339.

  4. Duce B, Kulkas A, Langton C, Toyras J and Hukins C. The prevalence of REM-related obstructive sleep apnoea is reduced by the AASM 2012 hypopnoea criteria. Sleep Breath. 2017 Jun 9. doi: 10.1007/s11325-017-1526-1.

  5. Kulkas A, Duce B, Leppanen T, Hukins C and Toyras J. Severity of desaturation events differs between hypopnea and obstructive apnea events and is modulated by their duration in obstructive sleep apnea. Sleep Breath. 2017 Jun 6. doi: 10.1007/s11325-017-1513-6.

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