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:14660 
Citing articles:7906 
Average citations per item:23.23
Source: Web of Science
Updated: Jan 9th 2019

Most recent BBC publications:

  1. Eskelinen ASA, Mononen ME, Venalainen MS, Korhonen RK and Tanska P. Maximum shear strain-based algorithm can predict proteoglycan loss in damaged articular cartilage. Biomech Model Mechanobiol. 2019 Jan 10. pii: 10.1007/s10237-018-01113-1. doi: 10.1007/s10237-018-01113-1.

  2. Grassi L, Vaananen SP, Ristinmaa M, Jurvelin JS and Isaksson H. Corrigendum to "How accurately can subject-specific finite element models predict strains and strength of human femora? Investigation using full-field measurements" [J. Biomech. 49 (2016) 802-806]. J Biomech. 2019 Jan 4. pii: S0021-9290(18)30931-X. doi: 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2018.12.032.

  3. Leppanen T, Kulkas A, Mervaala E and Toyras J. Increase in Body Mass Index Decreases Duration of Apneas and Hypopneas in Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Respir Care. 2019 Jan;64(1):77-84. doi: 10.4187/respcare.06297.

  4. Mononen ME, Liukkonen MK and Korhonen RK. Utilizing Atlas-Based Modeling to Predict Knee Joint Cartilage Degeneration: Data from the Osteoarthritis Initiative. Ann Biomed Eng. 2018 Dec 13. pii: 10.1007/s10439-018-02184-y. doi: 10.1007/s10439-018-02184-y.

  5. Ronkainen AP, Tanska P, Fick JM, Herzog W and Korhonen RK. Interrelationship of cartilage composition and chondrocyte mechanics after a partial meniscectomy in the rabbit knee joint - Experimental and numerical analysis. J Biomech. 2019 Jan 23;83:65-75. doi: 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2018.11.024. Epub 2018 Nov 19.

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