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  1. The leptin receptor-deficient knockout (db/db) mouse is a well-established model for studying type II diabetes mellitus (T2DM). T2DM is an important risk factor of intervertebral disc degeneration (IVDD). Alth...

    Authors: Xinhua Li, Xiaoming Liu, Yiru Wang, Fuming Cao, Zhaoxiong Chen, Zhouyang Hu, Bin Yu, Hang Feng, Zhaoyu Ba, Tao Liu, Haoxi Li, Bei Jiang, Yufeng Huang, Lijun Li and Desheng Wu

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:77

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  2. Ulnar neuropathy is a common reason for referral to hand surgeons, and 10 to 30% of cubital tunnel syndrome (CuTS) is idiopathic. We hypothesized that the cause of idiopathic CuTS is in the bony structure.

    Authors: Sang Ki Lee, Seok Young Hwang and Won Sik Choy

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:76

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  3. The purpose of this retrospective cohort study was to compare treatment strategies of two level-one trauma centers regarding clinical and radiological outcomes focusing on non-osteoporotic AOSpine type A3 frac...

    Authors: Christoph J. Erichsen, Christoph-Eckhard Heyde, Christoph Josten, Oliver Gonschorek, Stephanie Panzer, Christian von Rüden and Ulrich J. Spiegl

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:74

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  4. Posterior lumbar fusion is a widely accepted surgical technique; however, it has been related to the possibility of paraspinal muscle atrophy after surgery. We investigated 1-year postoperative changes in para...

    Authors: Sung-Min Cho, Se-Hoon Kim, Sung-Kon Ha, Sang-Dae Kim, Dong-Jun Lim, Jaehyung Cha and Bum-Joon Kim

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:73

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  5. Lumbar spinal disease causes disabilities in performing daily activities. Operative treatments are aimed at pain relief and rapid return to routine activity. Patient-based outcome measures are used to evaluate...

    Authors: Masahiro Inoue, Sumihisa Orita, Kazuhide Inage, Miyako Suzuki, Kazuki Fujimoto, Yasuhiro Shiga, Hirohito Kanamoto, Koki Abe, Hideyuki Kinoshita, Masaki Norimoto, Tomotaka Umimura, Takashi Sato, Masashi Sato, Masahiro Suzuki, Keigo Enomoto, Yawara Eguchi…

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:72

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  6. Total knee replacement (TKR) or total hip replacement (THR) are common and effective procedures in patients with osteoarthritis (OA) to restore physical function and reduce joint related pain. Patient educatio...

    Authors: Anja Stauber, Nadine Schüßler, Sarah Palmdorf, Nina Schürholz, David Bruns, Jürgen Osterbrink and Nadja Nestler

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:71

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  7. Simple bone cysts (SBCs) are common benign lytic bone lesions in children. This study focused on exploring a clinical treatment method, minimally invasive intramedullary decompression and drainage with elastic...

    Authors: Peng Zhang, Naiqiang Zhu, Lilong Du, Jihui Zheng, Sibin Hu and Baoshan Xu

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:70

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  8. En bloc excision has been increasingly used for the management of giant cell tumors (GCTs) in the distal radius. An osteoarticular allograft has been used extensively for decades, and custom-made prosthesis re...

    Authors: Yitian Wang, Li Min, Minxun Lu, Yong Zhou, Jie Wang, Yuqi Zhang, Xinzhu Yu, Fan Tang, Yi Luo, Hong Duan and Chongqi Tu

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:69

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  9. The objective of this study was to evaluate the clinical effect and correlation between preoperative imaging parameters and the clinical effect of endoscopic transforaminal decompression for lumbar spinal sten...

    Authors: Lijun Li, Feng Chang, Yong Hai, Jincai Yang, Cheng Xu, Jie Yuan, Jiuqiang Sun, Qinghua Wang, Shengqiang Ding and Xiaowen Yang

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:68

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  10. A previous randomized clinical trial found that a Group Physical Therapy (PT) program for knee osteoarthritis yielded similar improvements in pain and function compared with traditional individual PT. Based on...

    Authors: Kelli D. Allen, Brandon Sheets, Dennis Bongiorni, Ashley Choate, Cynthia J. Coffman, Helen Hoenig, Kim Huffman, Elizabeth P. Mahanna, Eugene Z. Oddone, Courtney Van Houtven, Virginia Wang, Sandra Woolson and Susan N. Hastings

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:67

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  11. Referral letters from primary care contain a large amount of information that could be used to improve the appropriateness of the referral pathway for individuals seeking specialist opinion for knee or hip pai...

    Authors: Kate Button, Irena Spasić, Rebecca Playle, David Owen, Mandy Lau, Liam Hannaway and Stephen Jones

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:66

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  12. Non-adherence to physical therapy ranges from 14 to 70%. This could adversely affect physical functioning and requires careful monitoring. Studies that describe designing and validation of adherence measuring ...

    Authors: Atta Abbas Naqvi, Mohamed Azmi Hassali, Syed Baqir Shyum Naqvi, Sadia Shakeel, Madiha Zia, Mustajab Fatima, Wajiha Iffat, Irfanullah Khan, Amnah Jahangir and Muhammad Nehal Nadir

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:65

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  13. Back pain and neck pain are leading causes of the burden of disease worldwide, while information about their prevalence in Russia is missing.

    Authors: Mukharram M. Bikbov, Gyulli M. Kazakbaeva, Rinat M. Zainullin, Venera F. Salavatova, Timur R. Gilmanshin, Inga I. Arslangareeva, Nikolai A. Nikitin, Svetlana R. Mukhamadieva, Dilya F. Yakupova, Songhomitra Panda-Jonas, Renat I. Khikmatullin, Said K. Aminev, Ildar F. Nuriev, Artur F. Zaynetdinov, Yulia V. Uzianbaeva and Jost B. Jonas

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:64

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  14. The aim of the study was to evaluate patient reported outcome measures (PROM) before and after trapeziectomy with or without ligament reconstruction and tendon interposition for trapeziometacarpal joint arthri...

    Authors: Maria Wilcke, Martin Roginski, Mikael Åström and Marianne Arner

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:63

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  15. Decreasing the length of hospital stay is an ideal course of action to appropriately allocate medical resources. The aim of this retrospective study was to identify perioperative factors that may decrease the ...

    Authors: Xiaoxiao Song, Caiwei Xia, Qiangqiang Li, Chen Yao, Yao Yao, Dongyang Chen and Qing Jiang

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:62

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  16. The use of opioids to relieve chronic pain has increased during the last decades, but experiences of chronic opioid therapy (COT) (> 90 days) point at risks and loss of beneficial effects. Still, some patients...

    Authors: Hanna Ljungvall, Annica Rhodin, Sofia Wagner, Hedvig Zetterberg and Pernilla Åsenlöf

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:61

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  17. Prior research on accelerated knee osteoarthritis (AKOA) was primarily confined to the Osteoarthritis Initiative, which was enriched with people with risk factors for knee osteoarthritis (KOA). It is unclear h...

    Authors: Jeffrey B. Driban, Raveendhara R. Bannuru, Charles B. Eaton, Tim D. Spector, Deborah J. Hart, Timothy E. McAlindon, Bing Lu, Grace H. Lo and Nigel K. Arden

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:60

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  18. Poplital artery transection injury is potentially catastrophic, or even life-threatening. Severe traumas, including open fracture, gunshot, stabs, and knee dislocation and complex fracture of proximal tibia or...

    Authors: Yan-Wei Liu, Yan-Hui Li, Tiecheng Yu, Tianye Yang, Yuying Li and Lei Tan

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:59

    Content type: Case report

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  19. Hydrogen peroxide has been widely used in Orthopaedics including Orthopaedic oncology, trauma and joint surgeries. However, we encountered an oxygen embolism and myoglobinuria after hydrogen peroxide was used ...

    Authors: Zhengwu Peng, Hui Li, Ziqin Cao, Wenchao Zhang, Hongxin Li, Ruping Dai, Lei Liu, Xinzhan Mao, Daniel M. George and Tianlong Huang

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:58

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  20. Musculoskeletal disorders can result from prolonged repetitive and/or forceful movements. Performance of an upper extremity high repetition high force task increases serum pro-inflammatory cytokines and upper ...

    Authors: Tianqi Tenchi Gao Smith, Ann E. Barr-Gillespie, David M. Klyne, Michelle Y. Harris, Mamta Amin, Ryan W. Paul, Geneva E. Cruz, Huaqing Zhao, Sean Gallagher and Mary F. Barbe

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:57

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  21. This study was performed to investigate the association between lumbar disc herniation (LDH) and facet joint osteoarthritis (FJOA) using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).

    Authors: Kai Zhu, Qihang Su, Tao Chen, Jinbiao Zhang, Mingjie Yang, Jie Pan, Weiping Wan, Aihong Zhang and Jun Tan

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:56

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  22. Osteonecrosis of the femoral head (ONFH) is a common disease that greatly affects the quality of life of patients. Repair of the necrotic area is key to successful treatment. Currently, the combination of stem...

    Authors: Zhan Yu Wu, Qi Sun, Ming Liu, Brian E. Grottkau, Zhi Xu He, Qiang Zou and Chuan Ye

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:55

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  23. Hybrid stabilization is an accepted therapy strategy for unstable osteoporotic thoracolumbar fractures. However, a moderate reduction loss has been reported and it remains unclear which anatomic structure is resp...

    Authors: Ulrich J. Spiegl, Annette B. Ahrberg, Christine Anemüller, Jan-Sven Jarvers, Stefan Glasmacher, Nicolaus von der Höh, Christoph Josten and Christoph-Eckhard Heyde

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:54

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  24. Chondromyxoid fibroma-like osteosarcoma (CMF-OS) is an exceedingly rare subtype of low-grade central osteosarcoma (LGCO), accounting for up to 10% of cases and making it difficult to diagnose. CMF-OS is freque...

    Authors: Jingyu Zhong, Liping Si, Jia Geng, Yue Xing, Yangfan Hu, Qiong Jiao, Huizhen Zhang and Weiwu Yao

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:53

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  25. Arthroscopic surgery procedures vary depending on the types of meniscus tear, including meniscectomy and meniscus repair. Among the several types of meniscus tear, the horizontal tear of the lateral meniscus a...

    Authors: Chao-Hua Fang, Hua Liu, Zheng-Lin Di and Jun-Hui Zhang

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:52

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  26. Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is the most common peripheral neuropathy. Moreover, carpal tunnel release (CTR) surgery generally has excellent results. The present study aimed to investigate the predictors of cl...

    Authors: Ehsan Alimohammadi, Seyed Reza Bagheri, Homa Hadidi, Parisa Rizevandi and Alireza Abdi

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:51

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  27. Subtrochanteric or supracondylar femoral rotational osteotomies are established surgical treatments for femoral rotational deformities. Unintended change of the mechanical leg axis is an identified problem. Di...

    Authors: Lukas Jud, Lazaros Vlachopoulos, Thomas V. Häller, Sandro F. Fucentese, Stefan Rahm and Patrick O. Zingg

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:50

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  28. The aim of this study was to evaluate the potential of whole-body CT for diagnosis of hand and forearm fractures in intubated patients with suspected polytrauma.

    Authors: F. Münn, R. A. Laun, A. Asmus, R. Bülow, S. Bakir, L. Haralambiev, A. Eisenschenk and S. Kim

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:49

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  29. Malignant fibrous neoplasms (MFN) of long bones are rare lesions. Moreover, the prognostic determinants of MFN of long bones have not been reported. This study aimed to present epidemiological data and analyse...

    Authors: Yiting Huang, Jianqiao Hong, Jiahong Meng, Haobo Wu, Mingmin Shi, Shigui Yan and Wei Wang

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:48

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  30. According to clinical guidelines, advice to stay active despite experiencing pain is recommended to patients with non-specific low back pain (LBP). However, not all patients receive guideline-concordant inform...

    Authors: Allan Riis, Emma Louise Karran, Janus Laust Thomsen, Anette Jørgensen, Søren Holst and Nanna Rolving

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:47

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  31. Calf muscle strain and Achilles tendon injuries are common in many sports. For the treatment of muscular and tendinous injuries, one of the newer approaches in sports medicine is capacitive-resistive electric ...

    Authors: Carlos López-de-Celis, César Hidalgo-García, Albert Pérez-Bellmunt, Pablo Fanlo-Mazas, Vanessa González-Rueda, José Miguel Tricás-Moreno, Sara Ortiz and Jacobo Rodríguez-Sanz

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:46

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  32. To describe the frequency and the distribution of degenerative disc disease (DDD) detected in athletes who underwent spine MRI in the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

    Authors: Mohamad Abdalkader, Ali Guermazi, Lars Engebretsen, Frank W. Roemer, Mohamed Jarraya, Daichi Hayashi, Michel D. Crema and Asim Z. Mian

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:45

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  33. Peripheral nerve injury causes limb muscle/bone atrophy, leading to chronic pain. However, the mechanisms underlying muscle/bone atrophy after peripheral nerve injury remain unknown. It was recently reported t...

    Authors: Nobuhiro Shimada, Asuka Sakata, Takashi Igarashi, Mamoru Takeuchi and Satoshi Nishimura

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:44

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  34. Carpal tunnel syndrome is a common upper-limb nerve compression disease. Carpal tunnel syndrome can lead to several symptoms such as tingling or numbness, pain in the hand or wrist, and reduced grip strength. ...

    Authors: Sebastian Breddam Mosegaard, Maiken Stilling and Torben Bæk Hansen

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:42

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  35. Studies on characteristic spinal deformities in Japanese patients with ankylosing spondylitis (AS) and data demonstrating a relationship between health-related quality of life (HRQOL) and spinopelvic alignment...

    Authors: Tatsuya Sato, Ikuho Yonezawa, Hisashi Inoue, Kurisu Tada, Shigeto Kobayashi, Eri Hayashi, Naoto Tamura and Kazuo Kaneko

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:41

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  36. The purpose of this study was to investigate residual rotation of patients with forearm amputation and the contribution of involved muscle to residual rotation.

    Authors: Geon Lee, Sung-Jae Kim, Joo Hyung Ha, Chang-Hun Lee, Young Jin Choi and Kwang-Hyun Lee

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:40

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  37. Limitations in the lumbar spine movement reduce lumbar vertebral motion and affect spinopelvic kinematics. We studied the influence of lumbar intervertebral disc degeneration on spinofemoral movement, from sta...

    Authors: Jianming Gu, Huixiong Feng, Xiao Feng and Yixin Zhou

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:39

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  38. Septic arthritis of the elbow joint is a rare condition. Limited data is available on infections of the elbow joint following trauma or prior surgery on this joint. The aim of this study was to describe the et...

    Authors: Valentin Rausch, Alexander von Glinski, Thomas Rosteius, Matthias Königshausen, Thomas A. Schildhauer, Dominik Seybold and Jan Gessmann

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:38

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  39. Cam and pincer-type morphologies can cause femoroacetabular impingement syndrome (FAI) and can be measured on plain radiographs using the alpha angle and the center edge angle. As an addition to plain radiogra...

    Authors: Maarten A. Röling, Nina M. C. Mathijssen and Rolf M. Bloem

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:37

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  40. Chronic widespread pain (CWP) has a negative impact on health status, but results have varied regarding gender-related differences and reported health status. The aim was to study the impact of CWP on health s...

    Authors: Charlotte Sylwander, Ingrid Larsson, Maria Andersson and Stefan Bergman

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:36

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  41. Reverse shoulder arthroplasty (RSA) is a common treatment for proximal humeral fractures. (PHF) in the elderly. This study evaluates the functional outcome and the influence of. tuberosity healing (TH) followi...

    Authors: Jonas Schmalzl, Malik Jessen, Nadine Sadler, Lars-Johannes Lehmann and Christian Gerhardt

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:35

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  42. Intertrochanteric femoral fractures are prevalent among the elderly, and usually demands surgical treatments. Proximal femoral nail antirotation Asian version (PFNA-II) is widely used for intertrochanteric fra...

    Authors: Dongdong Wang, Kun Zhang, Minfei Qiang, Xiaoyang Jia and Yanxi Chen

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:34

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  43. Human adipose-derived Mesenchymal stem cells (HADMSCs) have proven their efficacy in treating osteoarthritis (OA), in earlier preclinical and clinical studies. As the tissue repairers are under the control of ...

    Authors: Mohammad Nasb, Huang Liangjiang, Chenzi Gong and Chen Hong

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:33

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  44. To clarify the risk factors for subsidence of titanium mesh cage (TMC) following single-level anterior cervical corpectomy and fusion (ACCF) to reduce subsidence.

    Authors: Chengyue Ji, Shunzhi Yu, Ning Yan, Jiaxing Wang, Fang Hou, Tiesheng Hou and Weihua Cai

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:32

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  45. In highly active older individuals, end-stage ankle osteoarthritis has traditionally been treated using tibiotalar arthrodesis, which provides considerable pain relief. However, there is a loss of ankle joint ...

    Authors: Koji Nozaka, Naohisa Miyakoshi, Takeshi Kashiwagura, Yuji Kasukawa, Hidetomo Saito, Hiroaki Kijima, Shuichi Chida, Hiroyuki Tsuchie and Yoichi Shimada

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:31

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  46. There is no available literature for comparison on muscle atrophy between the “stand-alone” oblique lateral interbody fusion (OLIF) and regular OLIF (i.e., combined with percutaneous pedicle screws fixation (P...

    Authors: Wei He, Da He, Yuqing Sun, Yonggang Xing, Mingming Liu, Jiankun Wen, Weiheng Wang, Yanhai Xi, Wei Tian and Xiaojian Ye

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:30

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  47. Total knee arthroplasty is a common procedure with generally good results. However, there are still patients who are dissatisfied without known explanation. Satisfaction and dissatisfaction have previously bee...

    Authors: Aamir Mahdi, Mia Svantesson, Per Wretenberg and Maria Hälleberg-Nyman

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:29

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  48. Osteotomies in the cervical spine are technically challenging. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the feasibility of the modified pedicle subtraction osteotomy (PSO) technique at C7 to be used for the t...

    Authors: Yichen Meng, Jun Ma, Lun Shu, Jia Yin, Rui Gao, Ce Wang and Xuhui Zhou

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:28

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  49. There is some limited evidence for the presence of viruses in herniated disc material including a previous case series that claimed to provide “unequivocal evidence of the presence of herpes virus DNA in inter...

    Authors: B. F. Walker, A. J. Armson, M. A. O’Dea, J. R. White, C. R. P. Lind and P. R. Woodland

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:27

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