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.

Published items in each year

Citations in each year

Total times cited:15520 
Citing articles:8389 
Average citations per item:23.48
Source: Web of Science
Updated: Aug 9th 2019

Most recent BBC publications:

  1. 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.

  2. Nikkonen S, Afara IO, Leppanen T and Toyras J. Artificial neural network analysis of the oxygen saturation signal enables accurate diagnostics of sleep apnea. Sci Rep. 2019 Sep 13;9(1):13200. doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-49330-7.

  3. Stenroth L, Sefa S, Arokoski J and Toyras J. Does Magnetic Resonance Imaging Provide Superior Reliability for Achilles and Patellar Tendon Cross-Sectional Area Measurements Compared with Ultrasound Imaging? Ultrasound Med Biol. 2019 Sep 4. pii: S0301-5629(19)31396-1. doi: 10.1016/j.ultrasmedbio.2019.08.001.

  4. Kainulainen S, Toyras J, Oksenberg A, Korkalainen H, Sefa S, Kulkas A and Leppanen T. Severity of Desaturations Reflects OSA-Related Daytime Sleepiness Better Than AHI. J Clin Sleep Med. 2019 Aug 15;15(8):1135-1142. doi: 10.5664/jcsm.7806.

  5. Sarin JK, Torniainen J, Prakash M, Rieppo L, Afara IO and Toyras J. Dataset on equine cartilage near infrared spectra, composition, and functional properties. Sci Data. 2019 Aug 30;6(1):164. doi: 10.1038/s41597-019-0170-y.

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