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:14070 
Citing articles:7574 
Average citations per item:23.14
Source: Web of Science
Updated: Aug 17th 2018

Most recent BBC publications:

  1. 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.

  2. 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. 2018 Nov 19. pii: S0021-9290(18)30859-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2018.11.024.

  3. Kulkas A, Leppanen T, Nikkonen S, Oksenberg A, Duce B, Mervaala E and Toyras J. Required CPAP usage time to normalize AHI in obstructive sleep apnea patients: a simulation study. Physiol Meas. 2018 Nov 28;39(11):115009. doi: 10.1088/1361-6579/aae7fe.

  4. Bolcos PO, Mononen ME, Mohammadi A, Ebrahimi M, Tanaka MS, Samaan MA, Souza RB, Li X, Suomalainen JS, Jurvelin JS, Toyras J and Korhonen RK. Comparison between kinetic and kinetic-kinematic driven knee joint finite element models. Sci Rep. 2018 Nov 26;8(1):17351. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-35628-5.

  5. Ebrahimi M, Mohammadi A, Ristaniemi A, Stenroth L and Korhonen RK. The effect of different preconditioning protocols on repeatability of bovine ACL stress-relaxation response in tension. J Mech Behav Biomed Mater. 2018 Nov 2;90:493-501. doi: 10.1016/j.jmbbm.2018.10.041.

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