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  1. An ideal synthetic spacer for medial opening wedge high tibial osteotomy (MOWHTO) has not yet been developed. The authors have developed a new β-tricalcium phosphate (β-TCP) spacer with 60% porosity (N-CP60) b...

    Authors: Jun Yamaguchi, Eiji Kondo, Kazunori Yasuda, Jun Onodera, Koji Yabuuchi, Takuma Kaibara, Kimiaki Takami, Norimasa Iwasaki and Tomonori Yagi
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:441
  2. Low back pain (LBP) is a common health condition and the leading cause of years lived with disability worldwide. Most LBP episodes have a favourable prognosis, but recurrences within a year are common. Despite...

    Authors: Diogo Pires, Susana Duarte, Ana Maria Rodrigues, Carmen Caeiro, Helena Canhão, Jaime Branco, Joana Alves, Marta Marques, Pedro Aguiar, Rita Fernandes, Rute Dinis Sousa and Eduardo B. Cruz
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:440
  3. The use of reverse total shoulder arthroplasty (RTSA) has increased at a greater rate than other shoulder procedures. In general, clinical and functional outcomes after RTSA have been favorable regardless of i...

    Authors: J. R. W. Crutsen, F. O. Lambers Heerspink, E. A. P. van Leent and E. R. C. Janssen
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:439
  4. Machine learning (ML) has shown exceptional promise in various domains of medical research. However, its application in predicting subsequent fragility fractures is still largely unknown. In this study, we aim...

    Authors: Mozhdeh Zabihiyeganeh, Alireza Mirzaei, Pouria Tabrizian, Aryan Rezaee, Abbas Sheikhtaheri, Azade Amini Kadijani, Bahare Amini Kadijani and Ali Sharifi Kia
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:438
  5. Osteosarcoma (OS) is the most common bone malignant tumor in children, and its prognosis is often poor. Anoikis is a unique mode of cell death.However, the effects of Anoikis in OS remain unexplored.

    Authors: Zhouwei Wu, Jiapei Yu, Tao Han, Yiting Tu, Fang Su, Shi Li and Yixing Huang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:437
  6. Patients with osteonecrosis of the femoral head secondary to DDH frequently require total hip arthroplasty (THA), but it is not well understood which factors necessitate this requirement. We determined the inc...

    Authors: Sandeep Krishan Nayar, Avi Marks, Aresh Hashemi-Nejad and Andreas Roposch
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:436
  7. Prior studies have suggested a potential relationship between osteoporosis and sarcopenia, both of which can present symptoms of compromised mobility. Additionally, fractures among the elderly are often consid...

    Authors: Xiaoli Zhou, Lina Zhao, Zepei Zhang, Yang Chen, Guangdong Chen, Jun Miao and Xiaohui Li
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:435
  8. This study presents a systematic literature review and meta-analysis of pseudarthrosis risk factors following lumbar fusion procedures. The odds ratio (OR) and 95% confidence interval (95% CI) were used for ou...

    Authors: Win Boonsirikamchai, Sirichai Wilartratsami, Monchai Ruangchainikom, Ekkapoj Korwutthikulrangsri, Sasima Tongsai and Panya Luksanapruksa
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:433
  9. Osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures (OVCF) in the elderly increase refracture risk post-surgery, leading to higher mortality rates. Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have identified susceptibilit...

    Authors: Bingtao Wen, Yaning Zhang, Jianhua He, Lei Tan, Guanggui Xiao, Zunliang Wang, Wei Cui, Bingxuan Wu, Xianhai Wang, Lei He, Ming Li, Zhongjiao Zhu, Dacheng Sang, Changqing Zeng, Peilin Jia, Fan Liu…
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:432
  10. This study aimed to assess the outcomes of conservative management in patients with thoracolumbar fractures classified with a Thoracolumbar Injury Classification and Severity (TLICS) score of 4 or 5, and to an...

    Authors: Eun Kyung Khil, Il Choi, Kyoung Yeon Lee and Young Woo Kim
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:431
  11. Following spinal cord injury (SCI), gait function reaches a post-recovery plateau that depends on the paralysis severity. However, the plateau dynamics during the recovery period are not known. This study aime...

    Authors: Hiroki Okayasu, Tetsuo Hayashi, Kazuya Yokota, Osamu Kawano, Hiroaki Sakai, Yuichiro Morishita, Muneaki Masuda, Kensuke Kubota, Hiroshi Ito and Takeshi Maeda
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:430
  12. This article reports a case of a female patient admitted with swelling and subcutaneous mass in the right forearm, initially suspected to be multiple nerve fibroma. However, through preoperative imaging and su...

    Authors: Yinwei Zhang, Weijie Zhou, Jun Zhou, Weitao Chu, Jun Fan and Hui Lu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:429
  13. There has long been discussion regarding the impact of medial malleolar osteotomies (MMO) as an adjunctive treatment for osteochondral lesions of the talus (OCLT). MMO may improve the visibility and accessibil...

    Authors: Lukas Klein, Gerrit Bode, Markus Wenning, Max Behrens, Hagen Schmal and Jan Kühle
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:427
  14. The morphology of coxa profunda remains inadequately understood. However, knowledge about the characteristics of the acetabulum in coxa profunda can help to predict pelvic morphology in three dimensions based ...

    Authors: Michitaka Kato, Takanori Ando and Shingo Mitamura
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:426
  15. The Ponseti method for treating clubfoot consists of initial treatment with serial casting accompanied by achillotenotomy if needed, followed by the maintenance phase including treatment with a foot abduction ...

    Authors: Josefine Eriksson Naili, Malin Lindeberg and Anna-Clara Esbjörnsson
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:425
  16. The emerging of the C2 isthmus screw fixation technique is gaining popularity in the setting of atlantoaxial dislocation or other conditions requiring fixation of C2. However, the biomechanical stability of th...

    Authors: Minming Lu, Zhenqiang Wang, Bo Yuan, Yifan Tang, Changjiang Gu, Shengyuan Zhou and Xiongsheng Chen
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:423
  17. In Germany, exercise therapy represents the most commonly prescribed physiotherapy service for non-specific, chronic low back pain (NSCLBP). So far, little is known about current practice patterns of German ph...

    Authors: Lukas Kühn, Diane Rosen, Nils Lennart Reiter, Robert Prill and Kyung-Eun (Anna) Choi
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:422
  18. Osteonecrosis of the femoral head (ONFH) is a common clinical disease. Improper treatment can lead to femoral head collapse and hip joint dysfunction. Core decompression is particularly important for early ONF...

    Authors: Shihong Li, Chen Huang, Wei Wang, Song Chen, Bing Deng, Li Yin, Yida Amu, Lijuan Ye, Dan Jing, Benjing Song, Qingyun Xie and Dongfa Liao
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:420
  19. Work-related musculoskeletal disorders are one of the most common public health problems throughout the world. It is a major cause of occupational injury, illness, and disability that leads to an increased rat...

    Authors: Fiseha Sefiwu Zinabu, Kefale Getie, Kassaw Belay Shiferaw, Gashaw Jember Belay, Mihret Dejen Takele, Molla Fentanew, Belaynew Addis Mekuria, Bewunetu Fenta Getaneh, Yeshambel Ejigu Anteneh and Alemu Kassaw Kibret
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:419
  20. It was reported the paraspinal muscle played an important role in spinal stability. The preoperative paraspinal muscle was related to S1 screw loosening. But the relationship between preoperative and postopera...

    Authors: Siyu Zhou, Fei Xu, Zhuoran Sun, Shuai Jiang, Zhuofu Li, Gengyu Han and Weishi Li
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:418
  21. To digitally measure the fixation trajectory of anatomical plates used in the combined reduction of quadrilateral acetabular fractures via the posterior approach, and to develop anatomical plates that align wi...

    Authors: Bao Chongshuai, Yan Xuhang, He Li, Yao Qingshuang, Chen Lin and Ao Jun
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:417
  22. To compare the clinical and radiological outcomes of limited discectomy (LD) and aggressive discectomy (AD) performed via spinal endoscopy using the transforaminal approach in patients with lumbar disc herniat...

    Authors: Sulaiman Reheman, XiangYu Meng, Tuerhongjiang Abudurexiti, Abuduwupuer Haibier and Weibin Sheng
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:416
  23. Biomechanical alterations in patients with low back pain (LBP), as reduced range of motion or strength, do not appear to be exclusively related to the trunk. Thus, studies have investigated biomechanical chang...

    Authors: Gustavo Zanotti Pizol, Gisela Cristiane Miyamoto and Cristina Maria Nunes Cabral
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:415
  24. Randomized clinical trials (RCTs) are the gold standard for assessing treatment effectiveness; however, they have been criticized for generalizability issues such as how well trial participants represent those...

    Authors: Brent D. Leininger, Pamela Jo Johnson, Gert Bronfort, Karen M. Kuntz, Eva Enns, James S. Hodges and Roni Evans
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:414
  25. Femoral fractures significantly contribute to disability, predominantly in the elderly. Despite this, data on postoperative pneumonia following femoral fracture surgeries remains sparse. Our study sought to ex...

    Authors: Mohammad Hamdan, Bassem I. Haddad, Jamil Almohtasib, Mira Eid, Tasneem Jamal Al-Din, Hashem A. Rayyan, Ahmad M. Altantawi, Abdussalam S. Akaheal and Mohammad Ali Alshrouf
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:413
  26. Dysfunctional gliding of deep fascia and muscle layers forms the basis of myofascial pain and dysfunction, which can cause chronic shoulder pain. Ultrasound shear strain imaging may offer a non-invasive tool t...

    Authors: Lingyi Zhao, Jonny Huang, Muyinatu A. Lediju Bell and Preeti Raghavan
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:412
  27. Lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) and spondylolisthesis (SPL) are characterized as degenerative spinal pathologies and share considerable similarities. However, opinions vary on whether to recommend exercise or res...

    Authors: Jun-Hoe Kim, Yebin Chegal, Suhyun Kim, Hangeul Park, Young Rak Kim, Sum Kim, Kwangsoo Kim, Chang-Hyun Lee, Chi Heon Kim and Chun Kee Chung
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:411
  28. To compare the morphometry of paraspinal muscles in patients with degenerative spondylolisthesis (DS), isthmic spondylolisthesis (IS), and healthy individuals.

    Authors: Xing-Bin Li, Lu Wang, Qian Deng, Bang Wang, Zhao-Rui Wang, Chun-Ming Zhao, Xiao-Jing Li and Ai-Bing Huang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:410
  29. The hallux dorsiflexion resistance test is a frequently employed clinical maneuver for assessing the initiation of the windlass mechanism This maneuver involves dorsiflexion of the phalanx of the hallux, there...

    Authors: Álvaro Gómez-Carrión, Rubén Sánchez-Gómez, José Manuel Reguera-Medina, Carlos Martínez-Sebastián, Salvador Márquez-Reina, Manuel Coheña-Jiménez and Gabriel Moisan
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:409
  30. Tenodesis of the long head of the biceps tendon is frequently performed in shoulder surgery, and all-suture anchors have become more popular as fixation methods. However, uncertainty still exists regarding the...

    Authors: Prisca S. Alt, Christian Marx and Sepp Braun
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:408
  31. Health services utilization related to hip osteoarthritis imposes a significant burden on society and health care systems. Our aim was to analyse the epidemiological and health insurance disease burden of hip ...

    Authors: Luca Fanni Kajos, Bálint Molics, Diána Elmer, Dalma Pónusz-Kovács, Bettina Kovács, Lilla Horváth, Tímea Csákvári, József Bódis and Imre Boncz
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:406
  32. Femoral head varus is an important complication in intertrochanteric fracture patients treated with proximal femoral nail anti-rotation (PFNA) fixation. Theoretically, extending the length of the intramedullar...

    Authors: Xiaofeng Cha, Qin Zhou, Jujie Li, Hong Xu, Wenqiang Xu and Jingchi Li
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:405
  33. Authors: Rokhsaneh Tehrany, Dana Maki, Maria J C Teixeira, Tanya Chumak and Christine Hoerz
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:404

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  34. Physiological thoracic kyphosis (TK) allows sagittal balance of human body. Unlike lumbar lordosis (LL), TK has been relatively neglected in the literature. EOS is an imaging technique employing high-sensitivi...

    Authors: Hasan Ghandhari, Mohammad Javanbakht, Farshad Nikouei, Mohammadreza Shakeri, Luca Cegolon and Mohsen Motalebi
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:403
  35. Osteoporosis (OP), the “silent epidemic” of our century, poses a significant challenge to public health, predominantly affecting postmenopausal women and the elderly. It evolves from mild symptoms to pronounce...

    Authors: Zichen Feng, Zixuan Wu and Yongchen Zhang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:402
  36. The frequency of anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) has increased up to 400% since 2011, underscoring the need to preoperatively anticipate adverse postoperative outcomes given the procedure’s expa...

    Authors: Mert Karabacak, Abhiraj D. Bhimani, Alexander J. Schupper, Matthew T. Carr, Jeremy Steinberger and Konstantinos Margetis
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:401
  37. Muscle dysfunction caused by repetitive work or strain in the neck region can interfere muscle responses. Muscle dysfunction can be an important factor in causing cervical spondylosis. However, there has been ...

    Authors: Rui Li, Yang Liu, Yanzhen Zhang, Can Yang, Zhaojie Zhang and Juying Huang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:400
  38. Work-related musculoskeletal disorders are common among healthcare workers (HCWs) but might be prevented by risk assessment and further promotion of occupational safety and health.

    Authors: Charlotte Wåhlin, Sebastian Buck, Paul Enthoven, Maria Andreassen, Jan Sandqvist, Patrik Haraldsson, Jenni Fock and Emma Nilsing Strid
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:399
  39. to investigate the association between cartilage lesion-related features observed in knee osteoarthritis (OA) patients’ first MRI examination and incident knee surgery within 5 years. Additionally, to assess t...

    Authors: Liu Xiao-feng, Zhang Jin-shan, Zheng Yong-qiang, Wang Ze-feng, Xu Yong-quan, Fang Yang-zhen, Lin Zhen-yu, Lin Liang, Zhang Hong-peng and Huang Xiao-peng
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:398
  40. Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) ruptures are common injuries that typically affect young, physically active individuals and may require surgical reconstruction. Studies have shown that the long time success o...

    Authors: Sehmuz Kaya, Yunus Can Unal, Necip Guven, Can Ozcan, Abdulrahim Dundar, Tulin Turkozu, Sezai Ozkan, Cihan Adanas and Mehmet Ata Gokalp
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:395
  41. Early identification of patients at risk of osteopenia is an essential step in reducing the population at risk for fractures. We aimed to develop and validate a prediction model for osteopenia in Chinese middl...

    Authors: Ting Li, Jing Zeng, Zimo Pan, Fan Hu, Xiaoyan Cai, Xinjiang Wang, Guanzhong Liu, Xinghe Hu, Xinli Deng, Meiliang Gong, Xue Yang, Yanping Gong, Nan Li and Chunlin Li
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:394
  42. The aim of the study was to assess factors affecting the popliteal angle and foot dorsiflexion, in particular gender. The subjects were 142 students from the 2nd and 3rd year of Poznań junior high schools.

    Authors: Krzysztof Pietrzak, Artur Bania, Krzysztof Nowocień, Bartosz Kraszewski and Marzena Wiernicka
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2024 25:393

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