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. Leino A, Westeren-Punnonen S, Toyras J, Myllymaa S, Leppanen T, Yla-Herttuala S, Muraja-Murro A, Kantanen AM, Autere J, Jakala P, Mervaala E and Myllymaa K. Acute stroke and TIA patients have specific polygraphic features of obstructive sleep apnea. Sleep Breath. 2020 Jan 14. pii: 10.1007/s11325-019-02010-2. doi: 10.1007/s11325-019-02010-2.

  2. Korkalainen H, Leppanen T, Aakko J, Nikkonen S, Kainulainen S, Leino A, Duce B, Afara IO, Myllymaa S and Toyras J. Accurate Deep Learning-Based Sleep Staging in a Clinical Population with Suspected Obstructive Sleep Apnea. IEEE J Biomed Health Inform. 2019 Dec 19. doi: 10.1109/JBHI.2019.2951346.

  3. Tornquist E, Isaksson H and Turunen MJ. Mineralization of cortical bone during maturation and growth in rabbits. J Bone Miner Metab. 2019 Dec 5. pii: 10.1007/s00774-019-01068-y. doi: 10.1007/s00774-019-01068-y.

  4. Ojanen SP, Finnila MAJ, Makela JTA, Saarela K, Happonen E, Herzog W, Saarakkala S and Korhonen RK. Anterior cruciate ligament transection of rabbits alters composition, structure and biomechanics of articular cartilage and chondrocyte deformation 2weeks post-surgery in a site-specific manner. J Biomech. 2020 Jan 2;98:109450. doi: 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2019.109450. Epub 2019 Oct 23.

  5. Reijonen J, Saisanen L, Kononen M, Mohammadi A and Julkunen P. The effect of coil placement and orientation on the assessment of focal excitability in motor mapping with navigated transcranial magnetic stimulation. J Neurosci Methods. 2020 Feb 1;331:108521. doi: 10.1016/j.jneumeth.2019.108521. Epub 2019 Nov 13.

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