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  1. The calcar of the proximal humerus is a fundamental structure for medial humeral column support. This study aimed to assess the outcome of osteosynthesis across cases of unstable proximal humerus fractures (PH...

    Authors: Jun-Hyuk Lim, Jaeyeon Hwang, Sungmin Kim and Myung-Sun Kim
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:580
  2. Although patients with shoulder complaints are frequently referred to physiotherapy, putative predictive factors for outcomes are still unclear. In this regard, only a limited amount of scientific data for pat...

    Authors: Thilo Oliver Kromer, Matthias Kohl and Caroline H.G. Bastiaenen
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:579
  3. To investigate (1) lateral atlantoaxial articulation (LAA) morphology in patients with basilar invagination (BI) with atlantoaxial dislocation (AAD) and healthy individuals and its relationship with the severi...

    Authors: Xia-Qing Sheng, Zi-Han Peng, Chen Ding, Bei-Yu Wang, Ying Hong, Peng-Fan Chen, Yang Meng and Hao Liu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:577
  4. Developmental dysplasia of the hip causes secondary osteoarthritis. Finite element analysis suggests high hip joint contact pressure in patients with hip dysplasia and a reduction in contact pressure after per...

    Authors: Tetsuya Tachibana, Hiroki Katagiri, Junpei Matsuda, Nobutake Ozeki, Toshifumi Watanabe, Ichiro Sekiya and Tetsuya Jinno
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:576
  5. In an ageing population, low impact fragility fractures are becoming increasingly common. However, fracture risk can be reduced where low bone density can be identified at an early stage. In this study we aim ...

    Authors: Ben Lopez, Robert Meertens, Mike Gundry, Paul Scott, Mr Ben Crone and Richard McWilliam
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:575
  6. Excessive smartphone usage among students can lead to discomfort in their hands and fingers. This study investigates the impact of smartphone holding posture, duration of usage, and the prevalence of wrist and...

    Authors: Faeze Dehghan Banadaki, Benyamin Rahimian, Fatemeh Moraveji and Sakineh Varmazyar
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:574
  7. Frozen Shoulder (FS) is a musculoskeletal pathology that leads to disability, functional decline, and a worsening in quality of life. Physiotherapists are the primary professionals involved in the treatment of...

    Authors: Fabrizio Brindisino, Giuseppe Girardi, Mauro Crestani, Raffaele Assenza, Arianna Andriesse, Giuseppe Giovannico, Leonardo Pellicciari, Mattia Salomon and Davide Venturin
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:573
  8. Previous studies have shown that surgical technique errors especially the wrong bone tunnel position are the primary reason for the failure of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction. In this study, we...

    Authors: Yan Dong, Yang Gao, Peng Cui, Yuanming He and Guke Yao
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:572
  9. The application of Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) tools in total (TKA) and unicompartmental knee arthroplasty (UKA) emerges with the potential to improve patient-centered decision-makin...

    Authors: Umile Giuseppe Longo, Sergio De Salvatore, Federica Valente, Mariajose Villa Corta, Bruno Violante and Kristian Samuelsson
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:571
  10. Chronic pain is a highly prevalent medical condition that negatively impacts quality of life and is associated with considerable functional disability. Certain diseases, such as fibromyalgia, headache, paraple...

    Authors: M. T. Valades, M. Montero-Torres, F. J. Lara-Abelenda, F. Carabot, M. A. Ortega, M. Álvarez-Mon and M. A. Alvarez-Mon
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:569
  11. Andersen’s lesion (AL) is a rare complication of ankylosing spondylitis (AS), characterized by nonneoplastic bone destruction, typically manifested as bone destruction and sclerosis in the vertebral body and/o...

    Authors: Hui Wu, Xiaoyun Wu, Tianlong Wu, Xinxin Miao, Sikuan Zheng, Guanfeng Huang and Xigao Cheng
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:568
  12. Limb salvage surgery is an important method for treating malignant tumors of the bone involving the adjacent parts of the major joints in children. This technique allows for preservation of limb function, espe...

    Authors: Sijie Gui, Wangtong Xu, Zhengxiao Ouyang, Xiaoning Guo, Yi Shen, Huai Tao, Xia Chen and Dan Peng
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:567
  13. High ulnar nerve injuries is known to have unfavorable motor outcomes compared to other peripheral nerve injuries in the upper extremity. Functional muscle recovery after peripheral nerve injury depends on the...

    Authors: Mina Abaskhron, Mostafa Ezzat, Andrew Gamal Boulis and Yasser El Safoury
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:566
  14. Growth plate damage in long bones often results in progressive skeletal growth imbalance and deformity, leading to significant physical problems. Gangliosides, key glycosphingolipids in cartilage, are notably ...

    Authors: Yoshiaki Hosokawa, Masatake Matsuoka, Yuko Sakai, Ryuichi Fukuda, Keizumi Matsugasaki, Kentaro Homan, Jun-ichi Furukawa, Tomohiro Onodera and Norimasa Iwasaki
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:565
  15. The objective of this study was to investigate the initial stability of different screw placements in arthroscopic anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tibial avulsion fracture fixation.

    Authors: Yang Xiao, Changhao Shi, Geyang Deng, Zichu Ding, Jinhuang Xu and Bin Chen
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:564
  16. The potential influence of psychological factors on temporomandibular joint disorders has been clinically documented. To date, all research examining the impact of psychological stress on the temporomandibular...

    Authors: Fatemeh Ghasemzadeh, Nazanin Mortazavi, Mysa Mallahi, Mohammad Hadi Gharib, Naser Behnampour, Mohammad Taghi Badeleh and Negar Asgari
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:563
  17. Tendons are important dense fibrous structures connecting muscle to bone, and tendon stem cells (TDSCs) affect their repair and regeneration. The role of TDSC-derived exosomes (TDSC-Exos) is still being unexpl...

    Authors: Qing An, Zipeng Zhou, Chang Xu and Qiang Xiao
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:561
  18. For children with Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI), a rare genetic bone disease, walking can be difficult to carry out due to a combination of bone fragility and deformity, muscle weakness, joint hypermobility, an...

    Authors: Josefine E. Naili, Eva Åström, Josefin Löwing, Mikael Reimeringer and Kristina Löwing
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:560
  19. The inclusion of a connecting path in a porous implant can promote nutrient diffusion to cells and enhance bone ingrowth. Consequently, this study aimed to evaluate the biomechanical, radiographic, and histopa...

    Authors: Lien-Chen Wu, Yueh-Ying Hsieh, Ting-Shuo Hsu, Po-Yi Liu, Fon-Yih Tsuang, Yi-Jie Kuo, Chia-Hsien Chen, TIN Van Huynh and Chang-Jung Chiang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:559
  20. This prospective study aimed to compare the postoperative evaluation of the quadrant method measuring four points and Bernard method in femoral tunnel position evaluation on 3-Dimensional (3D) reconstructed co...

    Authors: Jingxin Li, Jie Yang, Zhaoguang Xu and Weican Wang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:558
  21. In this study, we aimed to investigate the effects of hyperbaric oxygen therapy and enoxaparin sodium, which are known to accelerate bone tissue healing as well as tendon and soft tissue healing, on the healin...

    Authors: Cafer Erman Aytekin, Yalcın Turhan, Zekeriya Okan Karaduman, Mehmet Arıcan, Sönmez Saglam, Sinem Kantarcıoglu Coskun and Veysel Uludag
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:556
  22. Concomitant knee injuries, such as meniscal tears, are observed in up to 80% of cases and can have a detrimental impact on outcomes following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR). Over recent decad...

    Authors: Izzet Bingol, Saygin Kamaci, Ibrahim Kaya, Ali Aykut Fidanci, Mustafa Okan Ayvali, Naim Ata, M. Mahir Ulgu, Suayip Birinci, Ozgur Ahmet Atay and Alper Kaya
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:554
  23. Tranexamic acid (TXA) is a widely employed intervention in orthopedic surgeries to minimize blood loss and the need for postoperative transfusions. This study focuses on assessing the efficacy and safety of TX...

    Authors: Jun Xie and Shinkichi Himeno
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:553
  24. To evaluate the effectiveness of a sequential internal fixation strategy and intramedullary nailing with plate augmentation (IMN/PA) for bone reconstruction in the management of infected femoral shaft defects ...

    Authors: Xiaoyong Yang, Xiaoyan Xu, Junyi Li, Muguo Song, Han Sun, Hu Zhang, Xijiao Zhang, Yongqing Xu and Jian Shi
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:552
  25. The high prevalence of diabetic kidney disease (DKD) in the United States necessitates further investigation into its impact on complications associated with total hip arthroplasty (THA). This study utilizes a...

    Authors: An-dong Zhou, Jie Ding, Qi Zhou, Qin-feng Yang, Xiang Cai, Yi Shi, Hui-yu Zou and Meng-yin Cai
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:551
  26. Knee osteoarthritis (KOA) is a prevalent chronic condition associated with significant pain, disability, and healthcare costs, particularly among the elderly population. Despite the considerable burden of KOA,...

    Authors: Farshad Amirkhizi, Soudabeh Hamedi-Shahraki and Mehran Rahimlou
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:550
  27. In chronic low back pain (CLBP), the relationship between spinal pathologies and paraspinal muscles fat infiltration remains unclear. This study aims to evaluate the relationship between MRI findings and paras...

    Authors: Heyi Gu†, Jingrui Hong†, Zhongwei Wang, Jiaxin Chen, Feng Yuan, Yuanming Jiang, Yingjuan Yang, Mingbin Luo, Zhenguang Zhang, Bo He, Yilong Huang and Li Sun
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:549
  28. Proprotein convertase subtilisin/kexin type 9 (PCSK9) inhibitors represent an effective strategy for reducing cardiovascular disease risk. Yet, PCSK9’s impact on osteoporosis remains unclear. Hence, we employe...

    Authors: Ding-Qiang Chen, Wen-Bin Xu, Ke-Yi Xiao, Zhi-Qiang Que, Jin-Yi Feng, Nai-Kun Sun, Di-Xin Cai and Gang Rui
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:548
  29. This study aimed to evaluate a new deep-learning model for diagnosing avascular necrosis of the femoral head (AVNFH) by analyzing pelvic anteroposterior digital radiography.

    Authors: Nima Rakhshankhah, Mahdi Abbaszadeh, Atefeh Kazemi, Soroush Soltan Rezaei, Saeid Roozpeykar and Masoud Arabfard
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:547
  30. Limited healing potential of the meniscus remains a burden for the successful repair of meniscus injuries in the orthopaedic fields. Silk-elastin (SE) is a novel recombinant protein with favorable properties f...

    Authors: Tadashi Inoue, Toshiya Kano, Tomoyuki Nakasa, Masakazu Ishikawa, Keiichiro Inoue, Shingo Kawabata, Shigeru Miyaki, Naosuke Kamei and Nobuo Adachi
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:545
  31. We aimed to compare the clinical efficacy of inverted triangular cannulated compression screws combined with Gotfried positive or negative buttress reduction in the healing of femoral neck fractures.

    Authors: Gang Wang, Cui Tang, Yong Tang, Rui Wang, Tugang Shen, Chundao Xu, Jian Yu and Gaokai Li
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:544
  32. To assess the clinical outcomes and identify the ideal indication for implementing dorsal distal radioulnar joint (DRUJ) capsular imbrication after triangular fibrocartilage complex (TFCC) repair in cases of D...

    Authors: Chen-Wei Yeh, Cheng-En Hsu, Tsung-Yu Ho, Wei-Chih Wang, Alvin Kai-Xing Lee, Bor-han Wei and Yung-Cheng Chiu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:543
  33. In this study, we aimed to investigate the preoperative and postoperative anteroposterior position (AP) of the femur relative to the tibia in total knee arthroplasty (TKA) and assess the influence of change in...

    Authors: Tomofumi Kinoshita, Kazunori Hino, Tatsuhiko Kutsuna, Kunihiko Watamori, Hiroshi Kiyomatsu, Takashi Tsuda and Masaki Takao
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:542
  34. Meniscal repair should be the gold standard. However, the meniscus is poorly vascularized and even an excellent meniscus repair may not heal. Therefore, numerous studies and systematic reviews have been carrie...

    Authors: David Mazy, Jessica Wang, Philippe Dodin, Daisy Lu, Florina Moldovan and Marie-Lyne Nault
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:541
  35. Extracellular matrix (ECM) remodeling in skeletal muscle is a significant factor in the development of sarcopenia. This study aims to evaluate changes in ECM remodeling in the lumbar paravertebral muscles of s...

    Authors: Xin-Chen Huang, Ji-Yao Ma, Chao Gao, Jia-Xin Chen, Chun-Li Li, Yi-Long Huang and Bo He
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:540
  36. All orthopaedic procedures, comprising foot and ankle surgeries, seemed to show a positive trend, recently. Bone grafts are commonly employed to fix bone abnormalities resulting from trauma, disease, or other ...

    Authors: Amir Human Hoveidaei, Amirhossein Ghaseminejad-Raeini, Sina Esmaeili, Amirmohammad Sharafi, Ali Ghaderi, Kasra Pirahesh, Alireza Azarboo, Basilia Onyinyechukwu Nwankwo and Janet D. Conway
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:539
  37. How to quickly read and interpret intraoperative ultrasound (IOUS) images of patients with degenerative cervical myelopathy (DCM) to obtain meaningful information? Few studies have systematically explored this...

    Authors: Wenfen Liu, Jiachun Li, Tao Shu, Qiao Ji, Xianxiang Wang, Renjie Li, Yajuan Sui, Danni He and Zuofeng Xu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:538
  38. Human intervertebral disk degeneration (IVDD) is a sophisticated degenerative pathological process. A key cause of IVDD progression is nucleus pulposus cell (NPC) degeneration, which contributes to excessive e...

    Authors: Guang Qian, Yueming Yu, Youhai Dong, Yang Hong and Minghai Wang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:537
  39. Hypertension is a common comorbidity of osteoarthritis (OA). Joint pain is the main clinical manifestation of OA. Knowledge about the relationship between hypertension and OA pain is limited. This study aimed ...

    Authors: Yao Liu and Guiying Du
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:536
  40. The study aimed to determine the grade of retraction and atrophy according to the time elapsed in traumatic isolated full-thickness supraspinatus (SS) tears in young patients.

    Authors: Gokhan Ilyas, Fikri Burak Ipci, Oguzhan Gokalp and Ercument Egeli
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:535
  41. The rotational change after using a flexible intramedullary (IM) nail for femoral shaft fractures has been a concern for many surgeons. Recently, a statistical shape model (SSM) was developed for the three-dim...

    Authors: Jae Jung Min, Soon-Sun Kwon, Kibeom Youn, Daehyun Kim, Ki Hyuk Sung and Moon Seok Park
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:534
  42. The Sauvé–Kapandji (S-K) method is a surgical procedure performed for chronic deformities of the distal radial ulnar joint (DRUJ). Changes to the joint contact surface from pre- to postoperatively under physio...

    Authors: Tomoaki Suzuki, Daisuke Momma, Nozomu Inoue, Eiji Kondo, Yuichiro Matsui and Norimasa Iwasaki
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:532
  43. Few studies have focused on the risk factors leading to postoperative blood transfusion after open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF) of proximal humeral fractures (PHFs) in the elderly. Therefore, we desi...

    Authors: Lu-ying Chen, Ji-qi Wang, You-ming Zhao and Yong-zeng Feng
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:530

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