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  1. In transtendinous full thickness rotator cuff tears (FTRCT) with remnant cuff, conventionally, cuff remnant of the greater tuberosity (GT) is debrided for better tendon to bone healing. However, larger cuff de...

    Authors: Jae Min Lee, Jong-Hun Ji, Sang-Eun Park, Dongwhan Suh and Ki-Jeon Song
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:302
  2. From the perspective of graft protection and early rehabilitation during the maturation and remodeling phases of graft healing, suture augmentation (SA) for anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR) has...

    Authors: Qingyang Meng, Ruilan Dai, Cheng Wang, Weili Shi, Yanfang Jiang, Ningjing Liu, Rui Li, Yingfang Ao, Xi Gong and Yong Ma
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:301
  3. Obesity influences the development of osteoarthritis via low-grade inflammation. Progression of local inflammation (= synovitis) increased with weight gain in overweight and obese women compared to stable weig...

    Authors: Maximilian T. Löffler, Chotigar Ngarmsrikam, Paula Giesler, Gabby B. Joseph, Zehra Akkaya, John A. Lynch, Nancy E. Lane, Michael Nevitt, Charles E. McCulloch and Thomas M. Link
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:300
  4. Comorbidities, as components of these heterogeneous features, often coexist with knee osteoarthritis, and are particularly prevalent in end-stage knee osteoarthritis. Here, we attempted to identify the differe...

    Authors: Jun Ma, Kai Zhang, Xilong Ma, Hao Wang, Chao Ma, Yahui Zhang and Ruiyu Liu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:299
  5. To investigate factors that have an impact on the risk of falls and determine whether radiographic knee osteoarthritis (KOA) is a factor involved in falls independent of knee pain, psychological factors, and p...

    Authors: Tatsuru Sonobe, Koji Otani, Miho Sekiguchi, Kenichi Otoshi, Takuya Nikaido, Mari Sato, Shinichi Konno and Yoshihiro Matsumoto
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:298
  6. The efficacy and safety of perforator-based propeller flaps (PPF) versus free flaps (FF) in traumatic lower leg and foot reconstructions are debated. PPFs are perceived as simpler due to advantages like avoidi...

    Authors: Mitsutoshi Ota, Makoto Motomiya, Naoya Watanabe, Kohei Shimoda and Norimasa Iwasaki
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:297
  7. Early assessment of the risk of nonunion in osteoporotic vertebral compression fracture (OVCF) is beneficial to early clinical decision making. However, a comprehensive understanding of the risk factors for OV...

    Authors: Shichuan Liao, Yan Xu, Jing Liu, Ling Jiang, Guogang Dai and Yi Wang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:295
  8. To assess the clinical safety, accuracy, and efficacy of percutaneous kyphoplasty (PKP) surgery using an enhanced method of unilateral puncture on the convex side for the treatment of painful osteoporotic vert...

    Authors: Qiuhan Li, Song Wang, Qing Wang, Pijun Yan and Jin Yang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:294
  9. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) can diagnose meniscal lesions anatomically, while quantitative MRI can reflect the changes of meniscal histology and biochemical structure. Our study aims to explore the associ...

    Authors: Lingtao Zhang, Wenfeng Mai, Xukai Mo, Ruifen Zhang, Dong Zhang, Xing Zhong, Shuangquan Zhao and Changzheng Shi
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:292
  10. The aim of this study was to explore the long non-coding RNA (lncRNA) expression profiles in serum of patients with ankylosing spondylitis (AS). The role of these lncRNAs in this complex autoimmune situation n...

    Authors: Jianqiang Kou, Yongchen Bie, Mingquan Liu, Liqin Wang, Xiangyun Liu, Yuanliang Sun and Xiujun Zheng
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:291
  11. The proximal femoral nail anti-rotation (PFNA) with cement enhancement enhances the anchorage ability of internal fixation in elderly with osteoporotic intertrochanteric fracture. However, whether it is superi...

    Authors: Xiang Zhou, Tao Chen, Yu-lin Jiang, De-bin Chen and Zhi-yong Tian
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:290
  12. Teriparatide, a recombinant parathyroid hormone, is pivotal in osteoporosis treatment, particularly in post-surgical recovery for hip fractures. This study investigates its efficacy in functional recovery post...

    Authors: Ooi Chin Sheng, Wen-Tien Wu, Cheng-Huan Peng, Ting-Kuo Yao, Ing-Ho Chen, Jen-Hung Wang and Kuang-Ting Yeh
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:288
  13. An accessory extreme far anteromedial portal can improve visualisation and ease inferior leaf meniscectomy in patients with lateral meniscal anterior horn horizontal tears. However, the therapeutic outcomes of...

    Authors: Na Guo, Cheng-bing Yang, An-hong Wang, Ying Jin, Shu-hong Wu and Hua-zhang Xiong
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:287
  14. Femoral neck fractures (FNFs) are among the most common fractures in elderly individuals. Surgery is the main treatment for FNFs, and osteonecrosis of the femoral head (ONFH) is one of the unacceptable complic...

    Authors: Xiaoxiao Zhou, Shengyang Guo, Wenjun Pan, Linyuan Zhang, Houlin Ji and Yang Yang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:286
  15. To investigate the effect of bone cement on the vertebral body and biomechanical properties in percutaneous cement discoplasty (PCD) for degenerative lumbar disc disease.

    Authors: Cunheng Yang, Fumin Wang, Xingxing Huang, Hao Zhang, Shengbo Shi, Fangjun Meng Zhang, Junxiao Gao and Xiaobing Yu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:285
  16. The purpose of the study was to assess and compare the clinical efficacy of bone transport with either circular or unilateral external fixators over an intramedullary nail in the treatment of tibial bone defec...

    Authors: Xiayimaierdan Maimaiti, Kai Liu, Aihemaitijiang Yusufu and Zengru Xie
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:284
  17. This study aimed to report the long-term survival of fixed-bearing medial unicompartmental knee arthroplasty (UKA) with a mean of 14-year follow-up, and to determine possible risk factors of failure.

    Authors: Kung-Tseng Hung, Chun‑Chieh Chen, Yu-Chih Lin, Sheng-Hsun Lee, Chih-Chien Hu, Yu-Han Chang, Pang-Hsin Hsieh, Hsin-Nung Shih and Chih-Hsiang Chang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:283
  18. Ferritin heavy chain 1 (FTH1) is an important subunit of ferro-storing proteins and is indispensable for iron metabolism. Though it has been extensively studied in numerous organs and diseases, the relationshi...

    Authors: Zhikun Yuan, Lingfeng Yang, Yanhui Li, Xuming Li, Changgui Peng, Jianying Pan and Daozhang Cai
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:282
  19. The Swedish Fracture Register (SFR) is a national quality register for all types of fractures in Sweden. Spine fractures have been included since 2015 and are classified using a modified AOSpine classification...

    Authors: Simon Blixt, Fabian Burmeister, Sebastian Mukka, Lukas Bobinski, Peter Försth, Olof Westin and Paul Gerdhem
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:281
  20. The clinical efficacy of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) after Total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is still controversial, and the purpose of this meta-analysis was to evaluate the effect of CBT on pain, knee fun...

    Authors: Kun Liu, Yuandong Liu, Xukai Ma, Donglin Fu and Zongqing Fan
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:280
  21. There is evidence to suggest that assessing back-specific altered self-perception may be useful when seeking to understand and manage low back pain (LBP). The Fremantle Back Awareness Questionnaire (FreBAQ) is...

    Authors: Marco Monticone, Carolina Maurandi, Elisa Porcu, Federico Arippa, Benedict M. Wand and Giorgio Corona
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:279
  22. The number of primary and revision Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA) cases are expected to increase in future. There are various advantages and disadvantage to employing either of the two main types of stem fixati...

    Authors: Yogen Thever, Sir Young James Loh, Raghuraman Raghavan, Rong Chuin Toh and Ing How Moo
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:277
  23. Traditional total hip arthroplasty (THA) using the direct anterior approach (DAA) requires a hip extension. This study aimed to compare the clinical outcomes of patients undergoing THA with DAA using either th...

    Authors: Hua-zhang Xiong, Kuan Xiang, Xiu-qi Liu, Ying Jin, He-he Zhong, Shu-hong Wu and Jia-chen Peng
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:276
  24. Osteochondromas, classified as a new benign subtype of lipomas and characterised by chondroid and osseous differentiation, are rare lesions that have been infrequently reported in previous literature. The maxi...

    Authors: Fawzi Aljassir, Musab Alageel, Malak N. AlShebel, Abdulaziz M. Alsudairi, Ahmed Hashim and Ibrahim Alshaygy
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:275
  25. There are a few studies on the effectiveness and safety of intravenous administration of tranexamic acid(TXA) in patients who underwent foot and ankle surgery, especially for preoperative hidden blood loss in ...

    Authors: Gang Tan, Jia Li, Jing Xu, Yongzhan Zhu and Hui Zhang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:274
  26. Musculoskeletal pain is one of the leading causes of work productivity loss. Long-term conditions (LTCs) commonly occur alongside musculoskeletal pain. However, the incidence of sick leave and disability pensi...

    Authors: Anna Marcuzzi, Paul Jarle Mork, Lene Aasdahl, Eivind Skarpsno, Karoline Moe and Tom Ivar Lund Nilsen
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:273
  27. Single limb support phase of the gait-cycle in patients who are treated for a pertrochanteric fracture is characterized by transversal loads acting on the lag screw, tending to block its dynamization. If the s...

    Authors: Milan M Mitkovic, Nikola D Korunovic, Sasa S Milenkovic, Predrag M Stojiljkovic, Miodrag T Manic and Miroslav D Trajanovic
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:271
  28. Fractures of hands and feet are common in children, but relevant epidemiological studies are currently lacking. We aim to study the epidemiological characteristics of hand and foot fractures and growth plate i...

    Authors: Tianfeng Zhu, Xin Qiu, Hansheng Deng, Haoran Feng, Jianlin Chen, Zilong Huang, Jiahui Li, Shizhe Liu, Shuaiyin Wang, Zhenkun Gu, Zhengyu Wu, Qisong Yang, Gen Liu, Leonardo Antonio Sechi, Gianfilippo Caggiari, Chao You…
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:270
  29. Patients seeking medical care for back pain often have coexisting painful joints and the effects of different combinations and number of coexisting pain sites (hip, knee, foot/ankle) to back pain on physical f...

    Authors: Shawn McGargill, Michael Sein, Kimberly T. Sibille, Zane Thompson, Michael Brownstein and Heather K. Vincent
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:269
  30. Knee osteoarthritis (KOA) is a prevalent and debilitating condition that markedly affects the sit-to-stand (STS) activity of patients, a prerequisite for daily activities. Biomechanical recognition of movement...

    Authors: Jing Pan, Wei Fu, Jinmiao Lv, Huiyi Tang, Zhiguan Huang, Yu Zou, Xiaohui Zhang and Bagen Liao
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:268
  31. To identify the differences of lumbar lordosis (LL) and sacral slope (SS) angles between two types of postoperative lumbar disc re-herniation, including the recurrence of same level and adjacent segment hernia...

    Authors: Zhijia Shen, Wenhao Wang, Li Ni, Hongcheng Zhao, Lianda Yang, Huilin Yang and Linlin Zhang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:267
  32. To translate and cross-culturally adapt the Spine Functional Index (SFI) into Brazilian Portuguese (SFI-Br) in individuals with musculoskeletal spine disorders.

    Authors: Devyd Weyder do Nascimento Freitas, Almir Vieira Dibai-Filho, André Pontes-Silva, Gabriel Gardhel Costa Araujo, Augusto Ribeiro de Oliveira, Plinio da Cunha Leal, Charles Philip Gabel, Cid André Fidelis-de-Paula-Gomes and Christian Emmanuel Torres Cabido
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:266
  33. The prevalence and cost of musculoskeletal diseases increased dramatically over the past few decades. Therefore, several institutions have begun to re-evaluate the quality of their musculoskeletal educational ...

    Authors: Giuseppe Giovannico, Marco Pappaccogli, Matteo Cioeta, Leonardo Pellicciari, Saad Youssef, Domenico Angilecchia, Gabriele Giannotta and Fabrizio Brindisino
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:265
  34. Patients with idiopathic scoliosis commonly present with an imbalance of the paraspinal muscles. However, it is unclear whether this muscle imbalance is an underlying cause or a result of idiopathic scoliosis....

    Authors: Yinchuan He, Hongtao Dong, Ming Lei, Jianan Liu, Hongru Xie, Zepei Zhang, Jun Pang, Mengyue Jin, Jian Wang, Ziming Geng, Jing’an Zhang, Gang Li, Qilong Yang, Lin Meng and Jun Miao
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:263
  35. Radiculopathy of the lower limb after acute osteoporotic vertebral fractures (OVFs) in the lower lumbar spine is uncommon in geriatric patients. Moreover, surgical intervention is generally recommended in pati...

    Authors: Yao Zhang, Yuzheng Lu, Wancheng Lin, Mingtao Yao, Jipeng Song and Lixiang Ding
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:262
  36. Non-operative management is typically indicated for extra-articular distal radius fractures. Conservative treatments such as Sugar tong splints (STs) and Muenster splints (MUs) are commonly used. However, ther...

    Authors: Young-Hoon Jo, Myoung Keun Lee, Young Seok Lee, Wan-Sun Choi, Joo-Hak Kim, Jiwhan Kim and Chang-Hun Lee
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:261
  37. Frozen Shoulder (FS) is a painful condition characterized by severe pain and progressive restriction of shoulder movement, leading to functional impairment and reduced quality of life. While different Patient ...

    Authors: Fabrizio Brindisino, Davide Venturin, Matteo Bartoli, Serena Caselli, Leonardo Pellicciari and Antonio Poser
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:260
  38. Arthrodesis of finger joints is often the last line of treatment of severe pain due to osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, or mallet finger. At the Department of Orthopedic and Hand Surgery, Örebro Universit...

    Authors: Philip Silvano, Evelina Pantzar-Castilla and Eva Lundqvist
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:258
  39. A few patients with inflammatory myopathy showed anti-mitochondrial antibody (AMA) positivity. This study aimed to report the clinical and pathological findings with vacuoles in 3 cases of such patients.

    Authors: Yuanchong Chen, Wei Zhang, He Lv, Zhaoxia Wang, Hongjun Hao, Yun Yuan and Yiming Zheng
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:257
  40. Musculoskeletal discomforts (MSDs) are prevalent occupational health issues that are associated with a wide range of risk factors. This study aimed to investigate some of the occupational hidden risk factors a...

    Authors: Ebrahim Darvishi, Hiva Osmani, Abbas Aghaei and Emran Ali Moloud
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:256
  41. Arthroplasty registries are rarely used to inform encounters between clinician and patient. This study is part of a larger one which aimed to develop an information tool allowing both to benefit from previous ...

    Authors: Gianluca Fabiano, Sophie Cole, Christophe Barea, Stéphane Cullati, Thomas Agoritsas, Nils Gutacker, Alan Silman, Didier Hannouche, Anne Lübbeke and Rafael Pinedo-Villanueva
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:255
  42. The purpose of this study was to examine two techniques for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, mini-Open Carpal Tunnel Release (mini-OCTR) and Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release (ECTR), to compare their therapeutic efficacy.

    Authors: Ryo Nakamichi, Taichi Saito, Yasunori Shimamura, Masanori Hamada, Keiichiro Nishida and Toshifumi Ozaki
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:251
  43. Obesity represents an epidemic of rising numbers worldwide year after year. In the Orthopedic field, obesity is one of the major causes leading to osteoarthritis needing Total Joint Arthroplasty (TJA). Still, ...

    Authors: D. De Mauro, G. Balato, E. Festa, A. Di Cristo, L. Marasco, G. Loffredo, P. Di Lauro, D. Di Gennaro, G. Maccauro and D. Rosa
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:248

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