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  1. Due to demographic change, the number of older people in Germany and worldwide will continue to rise in the coming decades. As a result, the number of elderly and frail patients undergoing total hip and knee a...

    Authors: Tobias Kappenschneider, Günther Maderbacher, Markus Weber, Felix Greimel, Dominik Holzapfel, Lukas Parik, Timo Schwarz, Franziska Leiss, Michael Knebl, Jan Reinhard, Amadeus Dominik Schraag, Max Thieme, Agathe Turn, Julia Götz, Magdalena Zborilova, Loreto C. Pulido…
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:1079
  2. There exists a vast number of surgical treatment options for acromioclavicular (AC) joint injuries, and the current literature has yet to determine an equivocally superior treatment. AC joint repair has a long...

    Authors: Daniel P. Berthold, Lukas N. Muench, Felix Dyrna, Augustus D. Mazzocca, Patrick Garvin, Andreas Voss, Bastian Scheiderer, Sebastian Siebenlist, Andreas B. Imhoff and Knut Beitzel
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:1078
  3. To evaluate the accuracy of different preoperative calculation methods of osteotomy size in ankylosing spondylitis with thoracolumbar or lumbar kyphosis and analyze its clinical significance.

    Authors: Jie Cheng, Shuwen Zhang and Weibin Sheng
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:1076
  4. The proper cage positioning and height in lateral lumbar interbody fusion (LLIF). This study evaluated their effects on clinical and radiographic outcome measures in patients undergoing LLIF.

    Authors: Changyuan Wu, Hanming Bian, Jie Liu, Dong Zhao, Haiyun Yang, Chao Chen, Xun Sun, Binggang Guan, Guiming Sun, Gang Liu, Baoshan Xu, Xinlong Ma, Zheng Wang and Qiang Yang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:1075
  5. Previous studies have investigated the imaging changes of the paravertebral muscles (PVM) in patients with degenerative lumbar scoliosis (DLS); however, most of these studies focused on the apical vertebra (AV...

    Authors: Hongru Xie, Qin Zhang, Jianan Liu, Yinchuan He, Zepei Zhang, Lin Meng and Jun Miao
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:1074
  6. The use of cement or cementless femoral stem prosthesis for hip arthroplasty in elderly patients has been controversial. This study investigated the efficacy and safety of cementless femoral stem in elderly pa...

    Authors: Jun Wang, Zhibo Deng, Bin Huang, ZhengMing Zhao, HaiMing Wan and Hong Ding
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:1070
  7. Periprosthetic joint infection (PJI) following total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is a severe complication in terms of disability, morbidity, and cost. We performed a study to investigate whether early PJI (within ...

    Authors: Olof Thompson, Annette W-Dahl and Anna Stefánsdóttir
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:1069
  8. The commonly used technique for treating unstable pelvic fractures with sacroiliac screws and anterior internal fixator (INFIX) is prone to complications, such as injury to the pelvic vasculature and nerves, l...

    Authors: Xu-Song Li, Li-Ben Huang, Yu Kong, Meng-Qiang Fan, Yang Zheng and Jie-Feng Huang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:1068
  9. Accurate puncture and localization are critical for percutaneous transforaminal endoscopic lumbar discectomy surgery. However, several punctures are often required, followed by X-ray fluoroscopy, which can inc...

    Authors: Xincheng Fan, Qiting He, Chaofan Yi, Wei Zhao, Derui Xu, Guoqing Peng, Feng Liu and Lei Cheng
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:1067
  10. To investigate the clinical application of modified Crain classification in anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction (ACLR) with remnant preservation.

    Authors: Zheng Wang, Hai-bing Tao, Yu Wang, Bin Liu, Wen-feng Han and Liang-bi Xiang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:1066
  11. Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common form of arthritis, with the knee being the joint most frequently affected, and symptomatic knee OA affecting around one quarter of the general population. For patients wh...

    Authors: N Fukui, PG Conaghan, K Togo, N Ebata, L Abraham, J Jackson, M Berry, JC Cappelleri and H Pandit
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:1065
  12. The purpose of this study was analyzing the effect of subsequent vertebral body fractures on the clinical outcome in geriatric patients with thoracolumbar fractures treated operatively.

    Authors: U. J. Spiegl, J.-S. Jarvers, G. Osterhoff, P. Kobbe, P.-L. Hölbing, K. J. Schnake and C.-E. Heyde
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:1064
  13. Reports combining patient-reported outcome measures, clinical evaluation, and radiographic assessment of postoperative healing after arthroscopic repair of bucket-handle meniscal tears (BHMT) are scarce.

    Authors: Lukas N. Muench, Andrea Achtnich, Lukas Krivec, Theresa Diermeier, Klaus Woertler, Sepp Braun, Andreas B. Imhoff and Lukas Willinger
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:1063
  14. Functional tests are important clinical tools, since they are non-invasive methods, with simple applicability, and low cost. However, there are few tests adapted for individuals with chronic low back pain. Thu...

    Authors: Sulamizia Filomena Costa de Jesus, Daniela Bassi-Dibai, André Pontes-Silva, Aliny da Silva de Araujo, Silvana de Freitas Faria Silva, Christiano Eduardo Veneroso, Cid André Fidelis de Paula Gomes and Almir Vieira Dibai-Filho
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:1062
  15. The aims of this work are to present a classification of “complex fracture” and “simple fracture”, to compare their features, treatments and prognosis in patients with giant cell tumour with pathologic fractur...

    Authors: Liming Zhao, Jiapei Chen, Yongcheng Hu, Zhaoming Ye and Kun Tao
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:1061
  16. Although the effectiveness of arthroscopic rotator cuff repair (ARCR) for structural and functional outcomes has been widespread proven, few researchers investigated the impact of ARCR on patients with Parkins...

    Authors: Yufan Qian, Kailun Wu, Feng Zhou, Li Li and Jiong Jiong Guo
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:1060
  17. Low back pain (LBP) is a common musculoskeletal condition and a major cause of disability worldwide. Previous studies have found associations of biomarkers with pain and pain-related disability in LBP patients...

    Authors: Valerio Tonelli Enrico, Michael Schneider, Mitchell Haas, Nam Vo, Wan Huang, Christine McFarland, Nick Weber and Gwendolyn Sowa
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:1059
  18. Posterior lumbar interbody fusion (PLIF) has become a classic treatment modality for lumbar degenerative diseases, with cage subsidence as a potentially fatal complication due to low bone mineral density (BMD)...

    Authors: Hong-yu Pu, Qian Chen, Kun Huang, Rui Zeng and Peng Wei
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:1058
  19. The prognosis of conservative treatment for fragility fracture of the pelvis (FFP) in the older patients remains poor. Percutaneous pelvic screw placement (PPSP), which aids in the treatment of FFP, can be cha...

    Authors: Mika Takaesu, Satoshi Nakasone, Yoshihide Miyata and Kotaro Nishida
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:1057
  20. To compare proprioception recovery after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR) with a hamstring tendon autograft versus the artificial Ligament Advanced Reinforcement System (LARS).

    Authors: Changli Xu, Tianze Liu, Miao Wang, Chang Liu, Bo Li, Qiujian Lian, Tongjiang Chen, Fengmei Chen, Suchi Qiao and Zhiwei Wang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:1056
  21. Low back pain (LBP) is one of the most common musculoskeletal problems affecting daycare (nursery) workers. We aimed to identify the psychosocial factors influencing LBP in daycare workers.

    Authors: Xuliang Shi, Megumi Aoshima, Tadayuki Iida, Shuichi Hiruta, Yuichiro Ono and Atsuhiko Ota
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:1055
  22. Percutaneous epiphysiodesis using a transphyseal screw (PETS) or tension-band plating (TBP) has shown favourable correction results; however, the physeal behaviours in terms of rebound, stable correction, or o...

    Authors: Byoung Kyu Park, Hyun Woo Kim, Hoon Park, Seung-Kyu Lee and Kun-Bo Park
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:1052
  23. To evaluate the clinical outcomes of one-stage posterior instrumentation combined with anterior debridement and reconstruction using allogenic strut bone for the surgical treatment of multilevel lumbar spinal ...

    Authors: Jingyu Wang, Xueying Zhang, Yi Zhang, Guohua Lv, Xiaobin Wang and Jing Li
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:1051
  24. Chronic low back pain is a common musculoskeletal disease. With the increasing number of patients, it has become a huge economic and social burden. It is urgent to relieve the burden of patients. There are man...

    Authors: Ji Ma, Teng Zhang, Yapeng He, Xin Li, Haoyang Chen and Qian Zhao
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:1050
  25. The reduction in androgen level gives rise to a decrease in bone mineral density (BMD) and muscle strength, but the exact mechanisms are unclear. We investigated the roles of novel cytokines of sclerostin and ...

    Authors: Bing-na Zhou, Qian Zhang, Xiao-yun Lin, Jing Hu, Di-chen Zhao, Yan Jiang, Xiao-ping Xing and Mei Li
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:1049
  26. To identify magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) predictors (cartilage [C], osteophytes [O] and meniscus [M] scores) of prevalent and 3-year incident medial tibiofemoral (MTF) and lateral tibiofemoral (LTF) knee j...

    Authors: Eric C. Sayre, Ali Guermazi, Savvas Nicolaou, John M. Esdaile, Jacek A. Kopec, Joel Singer, Hubert Wong, Anona Thorne and Jolanda Cibere
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:1048
  27. Osteoporosis is a complex multifactorial disease characterized by reduced bone mass and microarchitectural deterioration of bone tissue linked to an increase of fracture risk. Fragility fractures occur in oste...

    Authors: Eleonora Piccirilli, Ida Cariati, Matteo Primavera, Rebecca Triolo, Elena Gasbarra and Umberto Tarantino
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:1046
  28. The spatial position of internal fixation play a role in determining the stability of internal fixations, both in clinical practice and research. Researchers have examined the stability of FNS (Femoral neck sy...

    Authors: Chong Nan, Liang Ma, Yuechuang Liang, Yanjun Li and Zhanbei Ma
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:1045
  29. Uncemented reverse total shoulder arthroplasty (RTSA) for the primary treatment of proximal humerus fractures (PHF) in elderly patients was introduced at our institution in 2017. Recent reports have raised con...

    Authors: Manuel Kramer, Martin Olach, Vilijam Zdravkovic, Melanie Manser, Bernhard Jost and Christian Spross
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:1043
  30. Various clinical measures of static foot posture have been developed and used. However, consensus among clinical measures to classify foot posture remains to be established. Therefore, this study aimed to dete...

    Authors: Torkamol Hunsawong, Phornchanok Motantasuta, Lugkana Mato and Wanida Donpunha
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:1042
  31. This study aimed to develop and validate a lasso regression algorithm model which was established by correlation factors of bone mineral density (BMD) and could be accurately predicted a high-risk population o...

    Authors: Xinhua Jiang, Na Yan, Yaqin Zheng, Jintao Yang and Yanfei Zhao
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:1041
  32. Performance-based physical tests have been widely used as objective assessments for individuals with knee osteoarthritis (KOA), and the core set of tests recommended by the Osteoarthritis Research Society Inte...

    Authors: Si-Huei Lee, Chi-Chun Kao, Huey-Wen Liang and Hung-Ta Wu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:1040
  33. Emerging knowledge has highlighted the role of periostin (POSTN) in osteoarthritis (OA) process; however, whether POSTN is suitable as a biomarker of OA remains unclear. This study aimed to investigate the pot...

    Authors: Qizhao Tan, Zhongwei Yang, Xing Xin, Bin Yang, Zhili Xing, Feng Li, Ke Zhang, Yun Tian and Tengjiao Zhu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:1039
  34. To analyze the clinical efficacy of transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (TLIF) in the treatment of continuous double-level lumbar spondylolisthesis with sagittal imbalance.

    Authors: Haopeng Luan, Yao Wang, Kai Liu, Weibin Sheng and Qiang Deng
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:1038
  35. Wire cerclages play a fundamental role in fracture fixation. With an increasing variety of designs being commercially available the question arises which cerclage should be used.

    Authors: L. M. Hägerich, F. G. E. Dyrna, J. C. Katthagen, P. A. Michel, L. F. Heilmann, A. Frank, M. J. Raschke, B. Schliemann and O. Riesenbeck
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:1037
  36. Gustilo type III tibial fractures commonly involve extensive soft tissue and bony defects, requiring complex reconstructive operations. Although several methods have been proposed, no research has elucidated t...

    Authors: Ching-Yu Lan, Po-Hao Lien, Yu-Te Lin, Cheng-Hung Lin, Chung-Cheng Hsu, Chih-Hung Lin, Shih-Heng Chen and Yi-Hsun Yu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:1036
  37. The preservation or restoration of hip geometry following total hip arthroplasty (THA) is of importance, considering that alterations in the centrum-collum-diaphysis (CCD)-angle, femoral offset (FO), acetabula...

    Authors: Werner Maurer-Ertl, Joerg Friesenbichler, Michael Pfann, Michael Maier, Patrick Reinbacher, Andreas Leithner and Maria A. Smolle
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:1035
  38. Internal fixation of complex proximal humeral fractures (PHF) with osteoporosis is associated with a high incidence of complications. This study introduces the technique and clinical results of a novel intrame...

    Authors: Xuedong Bai, Zhengguo Zhu, Zuhao Chang, Lijun Sun, Peifu Tang and Hua Chen
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:1033
  39. If the bony region indicating the ilioischial line is established on the preoperative axial computed tomography (CT) image, the distance between the simulated cup and the ilioischial line can be measured on th...

    Authors: Michitaka Kato, Hideki Warashina, Akito Kataoka, Takanori Ando and Shingo Mitamura
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:1032
  40. Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) is a common procedure for treating cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM), however, ACDF may cause pseudoarthrosis, accelerated degeneration of adjacent segments, ...

    Authors: Yanyan Ma, Zhijun Xin, Weijun Kong, Longsheng Zhang, Qian Du and Wenbo Liao
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:1031

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  41. Comparison of 4 cannulated lag screws (3 inverted triangular cannulated screws + anti-rotating screws;4 CLS), dynamic hip screws + derotational screws (DHS + DS), and femoral neck fixation system (FNS) in the ...

    Authors: Ji Ma, Ziying Zhao, Xiaodong Zhi, Hao Wang and Wei Wang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:1030
  42. Given the ever-increasing rate of failure related to proximal femoral nail antirotation (PFNA), it is expected that an increasing number of PFNA individuals will undergo conversion to total hip arthroplasty (T...

    Authors: Yi Li, Yaodong Zhang, Minji Yu, Tao Huang, Kunhong Li, Junxing Ye, Heng Huang and Weiguang Yu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:1024

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