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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Total times cited:11829 
Citing articles:6402 
Average citations per item:21.95
Source: Web of Science
h-index:55
Updated: Mar 13th 2017

Most recent BBC publications:

  1. Tong X, Burton IS, Jurvelin JS, Isaksson H and Kroger H. Iliac crest histomorphometry and skeletal heterogeneity in men. Bone Rep. 2016 Nov 28;6:9-16. doi: 10.1016/j.bonr.2016.11.004. eCollection 2017 Jun.

  2. Rieppo L, Kokkonen HT, Kulmala KA, Kovanen V, Lammi MJ, Toyras J and Saarakkala S. Infrared microspectroscopic determination of collagen cross-links in articular cartilage. J Biomed Opt. 2017 Mar 1;22(3):35007. doi: 10.1117/1.JBO.22.3.035007.

  3. Eneh CT, Afara IO, Malo MK, Jurvelin JS and Toyras J. Porosity predicted from ultrasound backscatter using multivariate analysis can improve accuracy of cortical bone thickness assessment. J Acoust Soc Am. 2017 Jan;141(1):575. doi: 10.1121/1.4973572.

  4. Casula V, Nissi MJ, Podlipska J, Haapea M, Koski JM, Saarakkala S, Guermazi A, Lammentausta E and Nieminen MT. Elevated adiabatic T1rho and T2rho in articular cartilage are associated with cartilage and bone lesions in early osteoarthritis: A preliminary study. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2017 Jan 24. doi: 10.1002/jmri.25616.

  5. Henn LL, Hughes J, Iisakka E, Ellermann J, Mortazavi S, Ziegler C, Nissi MJ and Morgan P. Disease severity classification using quantitative magnetic resonance imaging data of cartilage in femoroacetabular impingement. Stat Med. 2017 Apr 30;36(9):1491-1505. doi: 10.1002/sim.7213. Epub 2017 Jan 15.

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