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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Total times cited:14660 
Citing articles:7906 
Average citations per item:23.23
Source: Web of Science
h-index:62
Updated: Jan 9th 2019

Most recent BBC publications:

  1. Saisanen L, Maatta S, Julkunen P, Niskanen E, Kallioniemi E, Grohn H, Kemppainen S, Lakka TA, Lintu N, Eloranta AM, Vanninen R, Makkonen I and Kononen M. Functional and structural asymmetry in primary motor cortex in Asperger syndrome: a navigated TMS and imaging study. Brain Topogr. 2019 May;32(3):504-518. doi: 10.1007/s10548-019-00704-0. Epub 2019 Apr 4.

  2. Venalainen MS, Mononen ME, Salo J, Rasanen LP, Jurvelin JS, Toyras J, Viren T and Korhonen RK. Publisher Correction: Quantitative Evaluation of the Mechanical Risks Caused by Focal Cartilage Defects in the Knee. Sci Rep. 2019 Apr 4;9(1):5660. doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-41384-x.

  3. Korkalainen H, Toyras J, Nikkonen S and Leppanen T. Mortality-risk-based apnea-hypopnea index thresholds for diagnostics of obstructive sleep apnea. J Sleep Res. 2019 Apr 3:e12855. doi: 10.1111/jsr.12855.

  4. Mustonen AM, Kakela R, Finnila MAJ, Sawatsky A, Korhonen RK, Saarakkala S, Herzog W, Paakkonen T and Nieminen P. Anterior cruciate ligament transection alters the n-3/n-6 fatty acid balance in the lapine infrapatellar fat pad. Lipids Health Dis. 2019 Mar 18;18(1):67. doi: 10.1186/s12944-019-1008-5.

  5. Huang L, Korhonen RK, Turunen MJ and Finnila MAJ. Experimental mechanical strain measurement of tissues. PeerJ. 2019 Mar 7;7:e6545. doi: 10.7717/peerj.6545. eCollection 2019.

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