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  1. It has been reported that miR-93-5p and long non-coding RNA (lncRNA) Cancer Susceptibility 2 (CASC2) play opposite roles in regulating chondrocyte apoptosis, indicating the possible interaction between them. T...

    Authors: Yun Sun, Simiao Kang, Shuyan Pei, Changmin Sang and Yijun Huang

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:26

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  2. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the association between epidemiological, clinical and radiographic factors of patients with tibial shaft fractures and the occurrence of acute compartment syndrome.

    Authors: Lydia Wuarin, Amanda I. Gonzalez, Matthieu Zingg, Patrick Belinga, Pierre Hoffmeyer, Robin Peter, Anne Lübbeke and Axel Gamulin

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:25

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  3. Subacromial decompression, that consists of the release of the coracoid-acromial ligament, subacromial bursectomy and anterior-inferior acromioplasty, has traditionally been performed in the management of this...

    Authors: Umile Giuseppe Longo, Stefano Petrillo, Vincenzo Candela, Giacomo Rizzello, Mattia Loppini, Nicola Maffulli and Vincenzo Denaro

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:24

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  4. With ever-increasing numbers of patients undergoing elective total knee arthroplasty (TKA) and as TKA is performed in increasingly younger patients, patient demands and expectations have also increased. With i...

    Authors: Valerio Sansone, Peter Fennema, Rachel C. Applefield, Stefano Marchina, Raffaella Ronco, Walter Pascale and Valerio Pascale

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:23

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  5. The objective of this study is to investigate the prognostic values of median nerve strain and applied pressure measurement for the assessment of clinical recovery after carpal tunnel release.

    Authors: Yuichi Yoshii, Wen-lin Tung, Hiroshi Yuine and Tomoo Ishii

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:22

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  6. The direct anterior approach for total hip arthroplasty (THA) has specific advantages, but injury to the tensor fasciae lata muscle (TFLM) remains a concern. This injury in part negates some of the advantages ...

    Authors: Gongyin Zhao, Ruixia Zhu, Shijie Jiang, Nanwei Xu, Hongwei Bao and Yuji Wang

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:21

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  7. Lateral tibial split fractures (LTSF) usually require surgical therapy with screw or plate osteosynthesis. Excellent anatomical reduction of the fracture is thereby essential to avoid post-traumatic osteoarthr...

    Authors: Christian Walter, Alexander Beck, Christopher Jacob, Ulf Krister Hofmann, Ulrich Stöckle and Fabian Stuby

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:20

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  8. Bone mineral density of the humeral head is an independent determining factor for postoperative rotator cuff tendon healing. Bisphosphonates, which are commonly used to treat osteoporosis, have raised concerns...

    Authors: Chang-Meen Sung, Ra Jeong Kim, Young-Sool Hah, Ji-Yong Gwark and Hyung Bin Park

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:19

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  9. The CHD7 (chromosome domain helicase DNA binding protein 7) gene has been associated with familial idiopathic scoliosis (IS) in families of European descent. The CHD7 single-nucleotide polymorphisms have never be...

    Authors: Karolina Borysiak, Piotr Janusz, Mirosław Andrusiewicz, Małgorzata Chmielewska, Mateusz Kozinoga, Tomasz Kotwicki and Małgorzata Kotwicka

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:18

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  10. The management of thoracolumbar burst fractures traditionally involves posterior pedicle screw fixation, but it has some drawbacks. The aim of this study is to evaluate the clinical and radiological outcomes o...

    Authors: Xuhong Xue and Sheng Zhao

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:17

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  11. Elastofibroma is a benign soft tissue tumor characterized by the presence of elastic fibers in a stroma of collagen and mature adipose tissue. It is reported to have a prevalence of 2.73%, as shown by a study ...

    Authors: Omran Al Dandan, Ali Hassan, Mona Al Muhaish, Jumanah AlMatrouk, Haidar Almuhanna and Tarek Hegazi

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:16

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  12. Extension stems provide stability to revision total knee arthroplasty (RTKA). Little is known regarding the relationship between stem characteristics and RTKA stability. We aimed to identify the relationship b...

    Authors: Sheng-Hsun Lee, Hsin-Nung Shih, Chih-Hsiang Chang, Tung-Wu Lu, Yu-Han Chang and Yu-Chih Lin

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:15

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  13. Neck pain is the major cause of morbidity and absenteeism from university lessons among medical students worldwide. Medical students are more exposed and appear to have neck pain because of their length of stu...

    Authors: Gidey Gomera Weleslassie, Hagazi Gebre Meles, Tsiwaye Gebreyesus Haile and Gebreslassie Kahsay Hagos

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:14

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  14. Mucosal melanomas are rare and have a high potential for metastasizing. Surgical resection is the treatment of choice for single distant metastases. Malignant melanoma usually shows the highest uptake of fluor...

    Authors: Yu-An Yen, Li-Chun Wu, Na-Mi Lu and Chiang Hsuan Lee

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:13

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  15. The standard diagnostic work-up for hand and wrist fractures consists of history taking, physical examination and imaging if needed, but the supporting evidence for this work-up is limited. The purpose of this...

    Authors: Patrick Krastman, Nina M. Mathijssen, Sita M. A. Bierma-Zeinstra, Gerald Kraan and Jos Runhaar

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:12

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  16. Proper reduction method for Lumbar degenerative spondylolisthesis (LDS) is still controversial. The aim of this study was to determine the safety and effectiveness of lever reduction combined with traditional ...

    Authors: Chao Kong, Wei Wang, Xiangyu Li, Xiangyao Sun, Junzhe Ding and Shibao Lu

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:11

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  17. First-line treatment for hip and knee osteoarthritis (OA) including education and supervised exercises, delivered as a self-management program, is considered one of the mainstays in OA treatment. However, the ...

    Authors: Kristin Gustafsson, Joanna Kvist, Marit Eriksson, Leif E. Dahlberg and Ola Rolfson

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:10

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  18. Total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is the major surgical treatment for end-stage osteoarthritis (OA). Despite its effectiveness, there are about 20% of patients who are dissatisfied with the outcome. Predicting the...

    Authors: Kaoru Toguchi, Arata Nakajima, Yorikazu Akatsu, Masato Sonobe, Manabu Yamada, Hiroshi Takahashi, Junya Saito, Yasuchika Aoki, Toru Suguro and Koichi Nakagawa

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:9

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  19. A larger daily cumulative hip loading, which is the product of the external hip adduction moment (HAM) impulse during gait and the number of steps per day has been identified as a factor associated with the pr...

    Authors: Hiroshige Tateuchi, Haruhiko Akiyama, Koji Goto, Kazutaka So, Yutaka Kuroda and Noriaki Ichihashi

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:8

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  20. Osteoradionecrosis (ORN) is a complication that occurs after radiotherapy for head or neck malignancies. ORN of the spine is rare, with only few cases affecting the cervical spine reported to date. To our know...

    Authors: Cong Jin, Minghua Xie, Wengqing Liang and Yu Qian

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:7

    Content type: Case report

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  21. Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI) is characterized by bone fragility, and features such as blue sclerae, dentinogenesis imperfecta, hearing loss, ligamentous laxity and short stature can be present. It has long bee...

    Authors: Arjan G. J. Harsevoort, Koert Gooijer, Fleur S. van Dijk, Daniëlle A. F. M. van der Grijn, Anton A. M. Franken, Anne Marieke V. Dommisse and Guus J. M. Janus

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:6

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  22. The International Hip Outcome Tool 12 (iHOT-12) is a shorter version of the iHOT-33 which measures health related quality of life following treatment of hip disorders in young, active patients. The purpose of ...

    Authors: Patrick G. Robinson, Julian F. Maempel, Conor S. Rankin, Paul Gaston and David F. Hamilton

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:5

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  23. The present study is to highlight the challenges in managing cervical spine injuries in toddlers (less than 4 years of age) without neurological deficit. Cases of unilateral cervical C4–C5 facet dislocation in...

    Authors: Wongthawat Liawrungrueang, Rattanaporn Chamnan, Weera Chaiyamongkol and Piyawat Bintachitt

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:4

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  24. Gorham-Stout disease, also known as vanishing bone disease, idiopathic massive osteolysis, is a rare entity of unknown etiopathology. This disease is characterized by destruction of osseous matrix and prolifer...

    Authors: Chuanxi Zheng, Fan Tang, Li Min, Yong Zhou, Yi Luo, Chongqi Tu and Shiquan Zhang

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2019 21:3

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  25. The supercapsular percutaneously-assisted total hip arthroplasty (SuperPath) was proposed to be minimally invasive and tissue sparing with possible superior postoperative outcomes to traditional approaches of ...

    Authors: Weikun Meng, Zhong Huang, Haoyang Wang, Duan Wang, Zeyu Luo, Yang Bai, Liang Gao, Guanglin Wang and Zongke Zhou

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2019 21:2

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  26. Radiographic imaging is an important tool to assess osteoarthritis (OA). Lateral compartment osteoarthritis (valgus OA) usually starts with cartilage degeneration along the posterior aspect of the lateral femo...

    Authors: Kilian Rueckl, Armin Runer, Ulrich Bechler, Martin Faschingbauer, Sebastian Philipp Boelch, Peter Keyes Sculco and Friedrich Boettner

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2019 20:636

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  27. The surgical indication and treatment of sacral meningeal cyst have not been well established and current methods are usually accompanied by complications and recurrence. The aim of this study is to discuss th...

    Authors: Kai Yang, Huiren Tao, Chaoshuai Feng, Jiawei Xu, Chunguang Duan, Weizhou Yang, Wei Su, Huan Li and Haopeng Li

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2019 20:635

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  28. Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is the commonest entrapment neuropathy. The aim of this study was to assess the accuracy and validity of high resolution musculoskeletal ultrasound (US) in the diagnosis of CTS in ...

    Authors: Basant Elnady, Elsayed M. Rageh, Tohamy Ekhouly, Sabry M. Fathy, Mohamed Alshaar, El Saeed Fouda, Mohammed Attar, Ahmed M. Abdelaal, Ahmed El Tantawi, Mohammed M. Algethami and David Bong

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2019 20:634

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  29. Suture anchor placement for subscapularis repair is challenging. Determining the exact location and optimum angle relative to the subscapularis tendon direction is difficult because of the mismatch between a d...

    Authors: Ivan Micic, Erica Kholinne, Hanpyo Hong, Hyunseok Choi, Jae-Man Kwak, Yucheng Sun, Jaesung Hong, Kyoung-Hwan Koh and In-Ho Jeon

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2019 20:633

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  30. Although the risk factors associated with osteonecrosis of femoral head (ONFH) after internal fixation of femoral neck fracture (IFFNF) have been frequently reported, the results remain controversial. Therefor...

    Authors: Jing-Li Xu, Zheng-Rong Liang, Bing-Lang Xiong, Qi-Zhao Zou, Tian-Ye Lin, Peng Yang, Da Chen and Qing-Wen Zhang

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2019 20:632

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  31. Patients with temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD) often complain of pain in other areas. Several studies have been conducted on spinal pain in TMD patients, but have contained only limited information. Ther...

    Authors: Doori Kim, Seong-Gyu Ko, Eun-Kyoung Lee and Boyoung Jung

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2019 20:631

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  32. Many patients will seek care from a podiatrist for plantar heel pain (PHP), while few of these patients will also be seen by a physical therapist. Physical therapists can provide treatment that is not a part o...

    Authors: Shane M. McClinton, Bryan C. Heiderscheit, Thomas G. McPoil and Timothy W. Flynn

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2019 20:630

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  33. Nowadays, Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion (ACDF) is considered a routine procedure. However, unexpected difficulties do occasionally arise, especially when anterior neck pathologies or anatomical varia...

    Authors: Konstantinos M. Themistoklis, Stefanos I. Korfias, Themistoklis I. Papasilekas, Konstantinos A. Boviatsis, Agis G. Kokkoros, Eleftherios D. Spartalis, Georgios P. Mimidis and Damianos E. Sakas

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2019 20:629

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  34. Hip hemiarthroplasty (HHA) is a common treatment for hip fractures in the elderly population. Because of the fatal effects of bone cement implantation syndrome, the safety of cement utilization to enhance impl...

    Authors: Ming-Che Tsai, Yee-Yung Ng, Wei-Ming Chen, Shang-Wen Tsai and Shiao-Chi Wu

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2019 20:628

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  35. Bone mineral density (BMD) measurements are widely used to assess fracture risk. However, the finding that some fracture patients had high BMD together with the low contribution of drugs to osteoporosis sugges...

    Authors: Yoshikuni Kida, Mitsuru Saito, Akira Shinohara, Shigeru Soshi and Keishi Marumo

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2019 20:627

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  36. Musculoskeletal disorders, and in particular low-back pain (LBP), are common among blue collar workers. In the work environment, both physical- and psychosocial risk factors exist. Working in warehouses in Den...

    Authors: Rúni Bláfoss, Per Aagaard and Lars Louis Andersen

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2019 20:626

    Content type: Study protocol

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  37. There has long been a consensus that shortening of the first metatarsal during hallux valgus reconstruction could lead to postoperative transfer metatarsalgia. However, appropriate shortening is sometimes bene...

    Authors: Xiang Geng, Jiaqi Shi, Wenming Chen, Xin Ma, Xu Wang, Chao Zhang and Li Chen

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2019 20:625

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  38. Patellar tendinopathy is an extremely debilitating condition and its treatment usually requires a combination of clinical approaches. Therapeutic ultrasound (TUS) is one of the most available electrophysical a...

    Authors: Julio Fernandes de Jesus, Tadeu Aldrovando Brihy de Albuquerque, Leandro Girardi Shimba, Flavio Fernandes Bryk, Jill Cook and Carlos Eduardo Pinfildi

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2019 20:624

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  39. Sonication is a valuable tool in the diagnosis of periprosthetic joint infections (PJI). However, conditions and definition criteria for PJI vary among studies. The aim of this study was to determine the diagn...

    Authors: Petri Bellova, Veronika Knop-Hammad, Matthias Königshausen, Eileen Mempel, Sven Frieler, Jan Gessmann, Thomas A. Schildhauer and Hinnerk Baecker

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2019 20:623

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  40. Chronic musculoskeletal pain affects over 20% of the adult population and is one of the most common reasons for sick leave in Sweden. The aim of this study was to investigate which demographic, health and psyc...

    Authors: Lisa Mather, Annina Ropponen, Ellenor Mittendorfer-Rutz, Jurgita Narusyte and Pia Svedberg

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2019 20:622

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  41. The purpose of this study was to evaluate a new method for treating neglected hip dislocation with limb length discrepancy by using external fixation-assisted pre-reduction.

    Authors: Pengyu Li, Fulin Tao, Wenhao Song, Jinlei Dong, Daodi Qiu and Dongsheng Zhou

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2019 20:621

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  42. Bone scintigraphy with 99mTc-labeled diphosphonates can identify prostate cancer bone metastases with high sensitivity, but relatively low specificity, because benign conditions such as osteoarthritis can also tr...

    Authors: Flavian Tabotta, Mario Jreige, Niklaus Schaefer, Fabio Becce, John O. Prior and Marie Nicod Lalonde

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2019 20:619

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  43. To explore the relationship between radiographic spondylolisthesis and occupational factors in a case-control study nested within the Wakayama Spine Study (WSS).

    Authors: Yuyu Ishimoto, Cyrus Cooper, Georgia Ntani, Hiroshi Yamada, Hiroshi Hashizume, Keiji Nagata, Shigeyuki Muraki, Sakae Tanaka, Munehito Yoshida, Noriko Yoshimura and Karen Walker-Bone

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2019 20:618

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  44. Despite potential for improving patient outcomes, studies using three-dimensional measurements to quantify proximal tibial sclerotic bone and its effects on prosthesis stability after total knee arthroplasty (...

    Authors: Ye-Ran Li, Yu-Hang Gao, Chen Yang, Lu Ding, Xuebo Zhang, Hanzhe Chen, Jianguo Liu and Xin Qi

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2019 20:617

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  45. For a long time the attention given to the hip fracture patient group was minor and without any certain consideration to their frailty. To improve the care for these patients Skane University Hospital in Lund ...

    Authors: Emma Turesson, Kjell Ivarsson, Karl-Göran Thorngren and Ami Hommel

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2019 20:616

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  46. Sarcopenia and osteoporosis reduce life quality and worsen prognosis in patients with liver cirrhosis (LC). When these two complications coexist, a diagnosis of osteosarcopenia is made. We aimed to investigate...

    Authors: Chisato Saeki, Keiko Takano, Tsunekazu Oikawa, Yuma Aoki, Tomoya Kanai, Kazuki Takakura, Masanori Nakano, Yuichi Torisu, Nobuyuki Sasaki, Masahiro Abo, Tomokazu Matsuura, Akihito Tsubota and Masayuki Saruta

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2019 20:615

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  47. At present, most repair techniques for meniscal tears fix the meniscus directly over the capsule. This changes the normal anatomy and biomechanics and limits the activity of the meniscus during motion. We intr...

    Authors: Zhiqiang Wang, Yan Xiong, Xin Tang, Qi Li, Zhong Zhang, Jian Li and Gang Chen

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2019 20:614

    Content type: Technical advance

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