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  1. The digital artery-based V–Y advancement flap is a widely used flap for soft tissue coverage in the treatment of flexion contracture of the proximal interphalangeal (PIP) joint. A standard method for the flap ...

    Authors: Po-Han Su, Cheng-En Hsu, Tsung-Yu Ho, Bor-Han Wei, Wei-Chih Wang and Yung-Cheng Chiu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:33
  2. Conservative treatments including bracing and exercise therapy are prescribed on the first-line in adults with degenerative scoliosis. However, adherence to conservative treatments is low. We aimed to assess b...

    Authors: Flora Dureigne, Marie-Ombeline Chagnas, Alexandra Roren, Emmanuel Couzi, Marie-Martine Lefèvre-Colau, Sylvain Moreau, Vanina Nicol, François Rannou, Camille Daste and Christelle Nguyen
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:32
  3. Total knee and hip arthroplasty are considered a clinically and cost-effective intervention, however, persistent pain post-surgery can occur, and some continue to take opioid medications long-term. One factor ...

    Authors: Deanne E. Jenkin, Ian A. Harris, Joseph Descallar and Justine M. Naylor
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:31
  4. Minimally invasive scoliosis surgery (MISS) is currently introduced on novel technique for surgical treatment of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS). This study is aimed to evaluate the efficacy of facet fus...

    Authors: Jae Hyuk Yang, Hong Jin Kim, Dong-Gune Chang and Seung Woo Suh
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:30
  5. The prevalence of degenerative spinal deformity (DSD) and the increased cost of correction surgery impose substantial burdens on the health care and insurance system. The aim of our study was to investigate th...

    Authors: Yi Yuan, Shuai-Kang Wang, Xin-Yi Chai, Peng Wang, Xiang-Yu Li, Chao Kong and Shi-Bao Lu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:29
  6. The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between surgical segment mobility and fatty infiltration of the adjacent segment paravertebral muscles in patients with single-segment lumbar degen...

    Authors: Jianbin Guan, Dingyan Zhao, Tao Liu, Xing Yu, Ningning Feng, Guozheng Jiang, Wenhao Li, Kaitan Yang, He Zhao and Yongdong Yang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:28
  7. To assess the compound effects of BMI and sustained depressive symptoms on changes in knee structure, cartilage composition, and knee pain over 4 years using statistical interaction analyses.

    Authors: Gabby B. Joseph, Charles E. McCulloch, Michael C. Nevitt, John Lynch, Nancy E. Lane, Valentina Pedoia, Sharmila Majumdar and Thomas M. Link
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:27
  8. Hip fractures are common in elderly patients. The surgery is usually delayed due to underlying conditions, and pain control is crucial while the patient is cleared for surgery. In this randomized controlled tr...

    Authors: Sara Kheiri, Hossein Akbari Aghdam, Mehdi Motififard, Navid Gharib Gashteh Shahi, Mohammad Saleki Mehrjardi and Tayebe Rezaei
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:25
  9. To investigate the clinical efficacy of transforaminal endoscopic discectomy (TED) in treating recurrent lumbar disc herniation.

    Authors: Gang Xu, Xuexue Zhang, Mengye Zhu, Yi Yan, Yong Zhang, Jinjin Zhang, Fan Li, Mu Xu and Daying Zhang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:24
  10. Undifferentiated arthritis is a condition in which the problem cannot be classified into any definite diagnosis category. Various methods have been suggested to clarify the definite diagnosis in this class. Th...

    Authors: Soosan G Soroosh, Ali Ghatfan, Abolfazl Farbod and Elahe Meftah
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:23
  11. To evaluate the cost-effectiveness of Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP), Plasma Rich in Growth Factors (PRGF), Hyaluronic Acid (HA) and ozone as effective treatment approaches in knee osteoarthritis management from I...

    Authors: Seyed Ahmad Raeissadat, Mohammad Rahimi, Seyed Mansoor Rayegani and Najmeh Moradi
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:22
  12. Early Onset Scoliosis (EOS) is a progressive spinal deformity in children, and a potentially life-threatening disease. “Growth-friendly” surgical techniques aim to control the deformity, while allowing the spi...

    Authors: Justin V.C. Lemans, Casper S. Tabeling, E. Pauline Scholten, Hilde W. Stempels, Lotfi Miladi, René M. Castelein and Moyo C. Kruyt
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:20
  13. Dog Bone™ button fixation is frequently used to treat acromioclavicular joint (ACJ) dislocation. However, various studies have reported complications after fixation.

    Authors: Rangshan Gao, Wendong Zhang, Yuxia Yang, Yucheng Zhang, Yangyang Hu, Honghai Wu, Mingsheng Liu, Wenyong Fei and Jingcheng Wang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:18
  14. Approximately 26% of patients undergoing major orthopedic elective procedures have preoperative anemia. This study aimed to investigate the effect of intravenous (IV) iron supplementation on the hemoglobin (Hb...

    Authors: Sung-Sahn Lee, Jeounghun Lee and Young-Wan Moon
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:17
  15. This systematic review and meta-analysis examined the effectiveness of orthoses for flexible flatfeet in terms of patient-reported outcomes in children and adults.

    Authors: Leonoor N. T. Oerlemans, Charles M. M. Peeters, Roelina Munnik-Hagewoud, Ingrid M. Nijholt, Adhiambo Witlox and Cees C. P. M. Verheyen
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:16
  16. As healthcare economics shifts towards outcomes-based bundled payment models, providers must understand the evolving dynamics of medical optimization and fluid resuscitation prior to elective surgery. Dehydrat...

    Authors: Brandon Lung, Kylie Callan, Maddison McLellan, Matthew Kim, Justin Yi, William McMaster, Steven Yang and David So
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:15
  17. During medial opening wedge high tibial osteotomy (MOWHTO), sometimes the plate tends to be positioned anteromedially. The plate position can affect the length of the proximal screw, which significantly affect...

    Authors: Dong Jin Ryu, Sang Jun Park, Dae Hee Lee, Kyeu-Back Kwon, Geun Hong Choi, Il Su Kim and Joon Ho Wang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:14
  18. In some trigger finger patients, tenderness is found in the dorsal proximal interphalangeal (PIP) joint. The etiology and prevalence of this condition are unclear. Furthermore, surgical outcomes for trigger fi...

    Authors: Yuwarat Monteerarat, Pimolpan Misen, Panai Laohaprasitiporn, Pattarawat Wongsaengaroonsri, Nittaya Lektrakul and Torpon Vathana
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:13
  19. To determine the volume and applicability of local autogenous morselized bone (LAMB) harvested and used during posterior-transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (P-TLIF) in the lower lumbar spine.

    Authors: Jin Yang, Yong Yang, Gaoju Wang, Shuang Xu, Guangzhou Li, Shuai Zhang, Chaohua Yang, Song Wang and Qing Wang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:12
  20. The aging of China's population has led to an increase in the incidence rate of osteoporosis, which indirectly increases the risk of OVCF in osteoporosis patients. Low back pain is the main symptom of OVCF, an...

    Authors: Wei Wang, Yi Liu, Hao Wan, LiangPing Zeng, ZongLi Peng, DanDan Yang and Kun Tian
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:11
  21. Ulnar shortening osteotomy (USO) is a common surgical procedure for the treatment of ulnar impaction syndrome (UIS). The purpose of this study was to compare the results of metaphyseal and diaphyseal USO. 

    Authors: Haoyu Yang, Weiya Qi, Fei Zhang, Qian Zhang, Yuzhou Liu, Zhengfeng Lu, Jingyi Mi and Gang Zhao
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:10
  22. Distal femoral resection knee arthroplasty is a limb salvage procedure. The impact of distal femoral resection arthroplasty on patient function and health status is unknown. The aim of this study was to report...

    Authors: Yasemin Corap, Michael Brix, Julie R. Brandt, Claus Emmeluth and Martin Lindberg-Larsen
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:9
  23. Bipolar clavicle injury is a rare injury involving any combination of dislocation and/or fracture at both ends of the clavicle. Most reports of bipolar clavicle injury have been based on a single case, and tre...

    Authors: Dongxu Feng, Yong Liu, Zijun Li, Jie Huang, Mei Fan, Xiaomin Kang and Jun Zhang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:8
  24. The transplantation of temporalis myofascial flap (TMF) is an indispensable method to treat severe temporomandibular joint disorders with disk failure. How to select the indication and the ways of transplantat...

    Authors: Chen-xi Li, Peng Yu, Zhong-cheng Gong and Xu Liu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:7
  25. Total hip arthroplasty (THA) is a successful treatment for many hip diseases. Length of stay (LOS) and hospital cost are crucial parameters to quantify the medical efficacy and quality of unilateral primary TH...

    Authors: Guoqing Li, Fei Yu, Su Liu, Jian Weng, Tiantian Qi, Haotian Qin, Yixiao Chen, Fangxi Wang, Ao Xiong, Deli Wang, Liang Gao and Hui Zeng
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:6
  26. Tranexamic acid (TXA) has been widely applied in total knee arthroplasty (TKA) to significantly reduce perioperative blood loss and improve knee function recovery in patients after surgery. The choice of antit...

    Authors: Li-Bo Zhou, Chao-Chao Wang, Lan-Tao Zhang, Tao Wu and Guo-Qiu Zhang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:5
  27. Musculoskeletal disorders are one of the most common causes of physical disability. The rehabilitation process after musculoskeletal disorders is long and tedious, and patients are not motivated to follow reha...

    Authors: Shamim Kiani, Iman Rezaei, Sanaz Abasi, Somayyeh Zakerabasali and Azita Yazdani
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:4
  28. Localized tibial strain is one of the hypotheses to explain residual pain after Oxford UKA. We evaluate whether the depth of the vertical cut during tibial resection correlates with medial knee pain. We aimed...

    Authors: Chaturong Pornrattanamaneewong, Naruepol Ruangsillapanan, Pakpoom Ruangsomboon, Rapeepat Narkbunnam, Keerati Chareancholvanich and Pacharapol Udomkiat
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:3
  29. Spinal alignment in patients with adult spinal deformity (ASD) changes between rest and during gait. However, it remains unclear at which point the compensated walking posture breaks down and how muscles respo...

    Authors: Tomoyuki Asada, Kousei Miura, Hideki Kadone, Kotaro Sakashita, Toru Funayama, Hiroshi Takahashi, Hiroshi Noguchi, Kosuke Sato, Fumihiko Eto, Hisanori Gamada, Kento Inomata, Masao Koda and Masashi Yamazaki
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:2
  30. Clinical management of musculoskeletal shoulder pain can be challenging due to diagnostic uncertainty, variable prognosis and limited evidence for long-term treatment benefits. The UK-based PANDA-S programme (...

    Authors: B. Saunders, C. Burton, D. A. van der Windt, H. Myers, R. Chester, T. Pincus and G. Wynne-Jones
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:1
  31. To compare the clinical outcomes of patients with lumbar disc herniation treated with robot-assisted percutaneous endoscopic lumbar discectomy (r-PELD) or conventional PELD under fluoroscopy guidance (f-PELD).

    Authors: Zongjiang Wang, Ying Tan, Kai Fu, Zhaowu Meng and Liang Wang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:1144
  32. The impact and costs associated with work-related sprains and strains in New Zealand and globally are substantial and a major occupational and public health burden. In New Zealand around one-third of all sprai...

    Authors: Ian Laird, Justine McIntyre, Barry Borman, Rod Adank and Liz Ashby
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:1143
  33. To explore the clinical effect of antibiotic artificial bone (Calcium phosphate) in the treatment of infection after internal fixation of tibial plateau fractures.

    Authors: Haotian Hua, Lei Zhang, Zairan Guo, Wenlong Zhong, Jiangfei Chen, Jiangang Guo, Yang Zhang, Peijian Tong and Xinwei Wang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:1142
  34. With the growing number of traditional posterior open surgery, the incidence of failed back surgery syndrome (FBSS) increases gradually. We aimed to investigate the incidence and risk factors for FBSS followin...

    Authors: Wenbo Xu, Bingbing Ran, Jianhui Zhao, Wenqi Luo and Rui Gu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:1141
  35. Autologous hamstrings and patellar tendon have historically been considered the gold standard grafts for anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR). In the last decades, the utilization of synthetic graf...

    Authors: Luca Ambrosio, Gianluca Vadalà, Rachele Castaldo, Gennaro Gentile, Lorenzo Nibid, Carla Rabitti, Luigi Ambrosio, Edoardo Franceschetti, Kristian Samuelsson, Eric Hamrin Senorski, Rocco Papalia and Vincenzo Denaro
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:1140
  36. It is important to reorient the acetabular fragment into an optimal position and version to ensure a good long-term outcome after Bernese periacetabular osteotomy (PAO). Unfortunately, the intraoperative balan...

    Authors: Jianping Peng, Fei Xiao, Junfeng Zhu, Chao Shen, Yang Li, Xiuguo Han, Yimin Cui and Xiaodong Chen
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:1139
  37. This study reports on the surgical technique used and clinical outcomes obtained during the treatment of basilar invagination (BI) without atlantoaxial dislocation (AAD) through the correction of the clivus ca...

    Authors: Zhe Hou, Tao Fan, Wayne Fan, Qiang Jian and Yinqian Wang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:1138
  38. This study aimed to evaluate the outcome of using an External Joint Stabilizer – Elbow (EJS-E) for persistent elbow instability based on biomechanical experiments and analysis of clinical results.

    Authors: Ching-Hou Ma, Chin-Hsien Wu, Yen-Chun Chiu, Kun-Ling Tsai, I-Ming Jou and Yuan-Kun Tu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:1137
  39. Conflicting results have been reported regarding the factors that can predict the discrepancy in the coronal alignment of the lower limb between radiographs taken in the standing and supine positions. Therefor...

    Authors: Hyun-Soo Moon, Sung-Hwan Kim, Dae-Kyung Kwak, Seung-Hun Lee, Yung-Hong Lee and Je-Hyun Yoo
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:1136
  40. Early and accurate assessment of lumbar intervertebral disc degeneration (IVDD) is very important to therapeutic strategy. This study aims to correlate and compare the performances of T1ρ, T2 and T2* mapping f...

    Authors: Li Yang, Cong Sun, Tao Gong, Quanlin Li, Xin Chen and Xinjuan Zhang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:1135
  41. The extension of diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH) from the low thoracic spine to the lumbar spine result in adjustment of spinal sagittal alignment in surgical patients. The aim of this study wa...

    Authors: Shengyu Ruan, Xiaoting Song, Xianquan Xu, Fangying Lu, Chiting Yuan, Binhao Zhang, Tao-Hsin Tung and Dun Hong
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:1134
  42. Open fusion and posterior instrumentation has traditionally been the treatment for adult degenerative scoliosis (ADS). However, minimally invasive treatment such as oblique lateral interbody fusion (OLIF) tech...

    Authors: Yu Zhang, Chen Liu and Xin Ge
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:1133
  43. Low back pain and sleep disturbance are common health problems worldwide which are also commonly observed among people after natural disasters. These symptoms are well known to coexist, and recent reports have...

    Authors: Yutaka Yabe, Yoshihiro Hagiwara, Yumi Sugawara and Ichiro Tsuji
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:1132

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  44. Upper trapezius (UT) pain with myofascial trigger points (MTrPs) can affect movement at the glenohumeral joint as well as at the scapulothoracic joint. The investigation of muscle recruitment patterns can disc...

    Authors: Hyun-A Kim, Oh-Yun Kwon, Chung-Hwi Yi, Hye-Seon Jeon, Woochol Joseph Choi and Jong-Hyuck Weon
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:1131
  45. To investigate the relationships between monosodium urate (MSU) crystals -induced neutrophil extracellular traps (NETs) and bone erosion in gout.

    Authors: Ertao Jia, Zhiling Li, Hongling Geng, Haiqiong Zhu, Yadong Wang, Feng Lin, Yubao Jiang and Jianyong Zhang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:1128

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