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:13592 
Citing articles:7310 
Average citations per item:23.04
Source: Web of Science
Updated: Mar 26th 2018

Most recent BBC publications:

  1. Bhattarai A, Honkanen JTJ, Myller KAH, Prakash M, Korhonen M, Saukko AEA, Viren T, Joukainen A, Patwa AN, Kroger H, Grinstaff MW, Jurvelin JS and Toyras J. Quantitative Dual Contrast CT Technique for Evaluation of Articular Cartilage Properties. Ann Biomed Eng. 2018 Apr 13. pii: 10.1007/s10439-018-2013-y. doi: 10.1007/s10439-018-2013-y.

  2. Salonius E, Rieppo L, Nissi MJ, Pulkkinen HJ, Brommer H, Brunott A, Silvast TS, Van Weeren PR, Muhonen V, Brama PAJ and Kiviranta I. Critical-sized cartilage defects in the equine carpus. Connect Tissue Res. 2018 Apr 12:1-12. doi: 10.1080/03008207.2018.1455670.

  3. Saari J, Kallioniemi E, Tarvainen M and Julkunen P. Oscillatory TMS-EEG-Responses as a Measure of the Cortical Excitability Threshold. IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng. 2018 Feb;26(2):383-391. doi: 10.1109/TNSRE.2017.2779135.

  4. Gustafsson A, Mathavan N, Turunen MJ, Engqvist J, Khayyeri H, Hall SA and Isaksson H. Linking multiscale deformation to microstructure in cortical bone using in situ loading, digital image correlation and synchrotron X-ray scattering. Acta Biomater. 2018 Mar 15;69:323-331. doi: 10.1016/j.actbio.2018.01.037. Epub 2018 Feb 2.

  5. Orozco GA, Tanska P, Mononen ME, Halonen KS and Korhonen RK. The effect of constitutive representations and structural constituents of ligaments on knee joint mechanics. Sci Rep. 2018 Feb 2;8(1):2323. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-20739-w.

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