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:15857 
Citing articles:8574 
Average citations per item:23.48
Source: Web of Science
Updated: Oct 17th 2019

Most recent BBC publications:

  1. Myller KAH, Korhonen R, Toyras J, Tanska P, Vaananen S, Jurvelin JS, Saarakkala S and Mononen ME. Clinical Contrast-enhanced Computed Tomography with Semiautomatic Segmentation Provides Feasible Input for Computational Models of the Knee Joint. J Biomech Eng. 2019 Oct 1. pii: 1066004. doi: 10.1115/1.4045279.

  2. Karhula SS, Finnila MAJ, Rytky SJO, Cooper DM, Thevenot J, Valkealahti M, Pritzker KPH, Haapea M, Joukainen A, Lehenkari P, Kroger H, Korhonen RK, Nieminen HJ and Saarakkala S. Quantifying Subresolution 3D Morphology of Bone with Clinical Computed Tomography. Ann Biomed Eng. 2019 Oct 3. pii: 10.1007/s10439-019-02374-2. doi: 10.1007/s10439-019-02374-2.

  3. Garcia JP, Longoni A, Gawlitta D, J W P Rosenberg A, Grinstaff MW, Toyras J, Weinans H, Creemers LB and Pouran B. Contrast enhanced computed tomography for real-time quantification of glycosaminoglycans in cartilage tissue engineered constructs. Acta Biomater. 2019 Sep 30. pii: S1742-7061(19)30626-9. doi: 10.1016/j.actbio.2019.09.014.

  4. Honkanen MKM, Saukko AEA, Turunen MJ, Xu W, Lovric G, Honkanen JTJ, Grinstaff MW, Lehto VP and Toyras J. Triple Contrast CT Method Enables Simultaneous Evaluation of Articular Cartilage Composition and Segmentation. Ann Biomed Eng. 2019 Oct 1. pii: 10.1007/s10439-019-02362-6. doi: 10.1007/s10439-019-02362-6.

  5. Honkanen MKM, Saukko AEA, Turunen MJ, Shaikh R, Prakash M, Lovric G, Joukainen A, Kroger H, Grinstaff MW and Toyras J. Synchrotron MicroCT Reveals the Potential of the Dual Contrast Technique for Quantitative Assessment of Human Articular Cartilage Composition. J Orthop Res. 2019 Sep 19. doi: 10.1002/jor.24479.

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