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

Most recent BBC publications:

  1. Leppanen T, Kulkas A, Oksenberg A, Duce B, Mervaala E and Toyras J. Differences in arousal probability and duration after apnea and hypopnea events in adult OSA patients. Physiol Meas. 2018 Sep 25. doi: 10.1088/1361-6579/aae42c.

  2. Torniainen J, Ristaniemi A, Sarin JK, Mikkonen S, Afara IO, Stenroth L, Korhonen RK and Toyras J. Near Infrared Spectroscopic Evaluation of Ligament and Tendon Biomechanical Properties. Ann Biomed Eng. 2018 Sep 20. pii: 10.1007/s10439-018-02125-9. doi: 10.1007/s10439-018-02125-9.

  3. Sarin JK, Te Moller NCR, Mancini IAD, Brommer H, Visser J, Malda J, van Weeren PR, Afara IO and Toyras J. Arthroscopic near infrared spectroscopy enables simultaneous quantitative evaluation of articular cartilage and subchondral bone in vivo. Sci Rep. 2018 Sep 7;8(1):13409. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-31670-5.

  4. Myller KAH, Honkanen JTJ, Jurvelin JS, Saarakkala S, Toyras J and Vaananen SP. Method for Segmentation of Knee Articular Cartilages Based on Contrast-Enhanced CT Images. Ann Biomed Eng. 2018 Aug 21. pii: 10.1007/s10439-018-2081-z. doi: 10.1007/s10439-018-2081-z.

  5. Mohammadi A, Ebrahimi M, Kaartinen S, Jarnefelt G, Karhu J and Julkunen P. Individual characterization of fast intracortical facilitation with paired biphasic-wave transcranial magnetic stimulation. IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng. 2018 Aug 8. doi: 10.1109/TNSRE.2018.2864311.

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