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:12397 
Citing articles:6724 
Average citations per item:22.34
Source: Web of Science
Updated: Aug 1st 2017

Most recent BBC publications:

  1. Pitkanen M, Kallioniemi E and Julkunen P. Correction to: Extent and Location of the Excitatory and Inhibitory Cortical Hand Representation Maps: A Navigated Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Study. Brain Topogr. 2017 Oct 14. doi: 10.1007/s10548-017-0600-0.

  2. Khayyeri H, Blomgran P, Hammerman M, Turunen MJ, Lowgren A, Guizar-Sicairos M, Aspenberg P and Isaksson H. Achilles tendon compositional and structural properties are altered after unloading by botox. Sci Rep. 2017 Oct 12;7(1):13067. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-13107-7.

  3. Joukainen A, Viren T, Penttila P, Liukkonen J, Puhakka PH, Kroger H and Toyras J. Ultrasound Arthroscopy of Hip in Treatment of Osteochondritis Dissecans. Arthrosc Tech. 2017 Jul 17;6(4):e1063-e1068. doi: 10.1016/j.eats.2017.03.022. eCollection 2017 Aug.

  4. Stewart RC, Honkanen JTJ, Kokkonen HT, Tiitu V, Saarakkala S, Joukainen A, Snyder BD, Jurvelin JS, Grinstaff MW and Toyras J. Contrast-Enhanced Computed Tomography Enables Quantitative Evaluation of Tissue Properties at Intrajoint Regions in Cadaveric Knee Cartilage. Cartilage. 2017 Oct;8(4):391-399. doi: 10.1177/1947603516665443. Epub 2016 Sep 1.

  5. Saukko AEA, Honkanen JTJ, Xu W, Vaananen SP, Jurvelin JS, Lehto VP and Toyras J. Dual Contrast CT Method Enables Diagnostics of Cartilage Injuries and Degeneration Using a Single CT Image. Ann Biomed Eng. 2017 Sep 18. doi: 10.1007/s10439-017-1916-3.

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