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:15520 
Citing articles:8389 
Average citations per item:23.48
Source: Web of Science
h-index:63
Updated: Aug 9th 2019

Most recent BBC publications:

  1. Miettinen T, Myllymaa K, Muraja-Murro A, Westeren-Punnonen S, Hukkanen T, Toyras J, Lappalainen R, Mervaala E, Sipila K and Myllymaa S. Polysomnographic scoring of sleep bruxism events is accurate even in the absence of video recording but unreliable with EMG-only setups. Sleep Breath. 2019 Aug 12. pii: 10.1007/s11325-019-01915-2. doi: 10.1007/s11325-019-01915-2.

  2. Kariminezhad S, Karhu J, Saisanen L, Kononen M and Julkunen P. Interaction between repetition suppression in motor activation and long-interval intracortical inhibition. Sci Rep. 2019 Aug 8;9(1):11543. doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-47932-9.

  3. Husso M, Nissi MJ, Kuivanen A, Halonen P, Tarkia M, Teuho J, Saunavaara V, Vainio P, Sipola P, Manninen H, Yla-Herttuala S, Knuuti J and Toyras J. Quantification of porcine myocardial perfusion with modified dual bolus MRI - a prospective study with a PET reference. BMC Med Imaging. 2019 Jul 26;19(1):58. doi: 10.1186/s12880-019-0359-8.

  4. Oksenberg A, Gadoth N, Toyras J and Leppanen T. Prevalence and characteristics of positional obstructive sleep apnea (POSA) in patients with severe OSA. Sleep Breath. 2019 Jul 20. pii: 10.1007/s11325-019-01897-1. doi: 10.1007/s11325-019-01897-1.

  5. Tormalehto S, Aarnio E, Mononen ME, Arokoski JPA, Korhonen RK and Martikainen JA. Eight-year trajectories of changes in health-related quality of life in knee osteoarthritis: Data from the Osteoarthritis Initiative (OAI). PLoS One. 2019 Jul 19;14(7):e0219902. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0219902. eCollection 2019.

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