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  1. Content type: Research article

    It was reported that Fas (rs1800682, rs2234767) and FasL (rs5030772, rs763110) gene polymorphism might be related to the risk of musculoskeletal degenerative diseases (MSDD), such as osteoarthritis (OA), inter...

    Authors: Donghua Huang, Jinrong Xiao, Xiangyu Deng, Kaige Ma, Hang Liang, Deyao Shi, Fashuai Wu and Zengwu Shao

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:137

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    Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is commonly used to assess the health of the lumbar spine and supporting structures. Studies have suggested that fatty infiltration of the posterior lumbar muscles is important...

    Authors: David B. Berry, Jennifer Padwal, Seth Johnson, Callan L. Parra, Samuel R. Ward and Bahar Shahidi

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:135

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  3. Content type: Research article

    Painful shoulders pose a substantial socioeconomic burden accounting for 2.4% of all primary care consultations in the UK. There is a strong evidence to indicate that the majority of this shoulder pain can be ...

    Authors: Anthony W. Gilbert, Iva Hauptmannova and Anju Jaggi

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:133

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  4. Content type: Research article

    Several patient reported outcome measures (PROMs) are available for assessing the outcomes of ankle fracture but few have been compared for recommended measurement properties. This study compares the measureme...

    Authors: Andrew M. Garratt, Markus G. Naumann, Ulf Sigurdsen, Stein Erik Utvåg and Knut Stavem

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:134

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  5. Content type: Study protocol

    To increase the uptake of key clinical recommendations for non-surgical management of knee osteoarthritis (OA) and improve patient outcomes, we developed a new model of service delivery (PARTNER model) and an ...

    Authors: David J. Hunter, Rana S. Hinman, Jocelyn L. Bowden, Thorlene Egerton, Andrew M. Briggs, Stephen J. Bunker, Jessica Kasza, Andrew B. Forbes, Simon D. French, Marie Pirotta, Deborah J. Schofield, Nicholas A. Zwar and Kim L. Bennell

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:132

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  6. Content type: Study protocol

    Distal radial fractures are one of the most common orthopaedic cases that present to the A&E department. Surgical intervention is warranted in displaced intraarticular fractures and fractures with more than th...

    Authors: V. D. Varghese, Peter Smitham, Stuart Howell, Suzanne Edwards and Mark Rickman

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:131

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  7. Content type: Research article

    Concurrent prophylactic femoral varization osteotomy (FVO) for stable hips has been performed in patients with cerebral palsy (CP) undergoing hip reconstructive surgery for the contralateral displaced hip. How...

    Authors: Ki Hyuk Sung, Soon-Sun Kwon, Chin Youb Chung, Kyoung Min Lee, Jaeyoung Kim, Seung Yeol Lee and Moon Seok Park

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:130

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  8. Content type: Research article

    It was indicated that inhibition of PPARγ probably represents a novel therapy for steroid-related osteonecrosis. In this study, we investigated the preventive effects of PPARγ inhibition on steroid-related ost...

    Authors: Na Yuan, Jia Li, Meng Li, Wenchen Ji, Zhaogang Ge, Lihong Fan and Kunzheng Wang

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:129

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  9. Content type: Research article

    The aim of this study was to investigate the prospective association between insomnia and risk of chronic musculoskeletal complaints (CMSC) and chronic widespread musculoskeletal complaints (CWMSC). A second a...

    Authors: B. L. Uhlig, T. Sand, T. I. Nilsen, P. J. Mork and K. Hagen

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:128

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  10. Content type: Research article

    The objective of this analysis is to evaluate the necessity of large clinical trials using FLOW trial data.

    Authors: Sheila Sprague, Paul Tornetta III, Gerard P. Slobogean, Nathan N. O’Hara, Paula McKay, Brad Petrisor, Kyle J. Jeray, Emil H. Schemitsch, David Sanders and Mohit Bhandari

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:124

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  11. Content type: Study protocol

    Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction is today’s surgical gold standard for ACL rupture. Although it provides satisfactory results, not all patients return to their previous activity level and moreov...

    Authors: Barbara C. Boer, Roy A. G. Hoogeslag, Reinoud W. Brouwer, Anna Demmer and Rianne M. H. A. Huis in ‘t Veld

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:127

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  12. Content type: Case report

    Inflammatory back pain is a condition characterized by inflammation of the sacroiliac joints and lower spine. It is frequently seen in patients with spondyloarthropathies like ankylosing spondylitis, psoriatic...

    Authors: Safi Alqatari, Roberta Visevic, Nina Marshall, John Ryan and Grainne Murphy

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:126

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  13. Content type: Research article

    The purpose of this study was to evaluate and compare knee kinematics and stability following either triangular or anatomical reconstruction of the superficial medial collateral ligament (sMCL) and posterior o...

    Authors: Xiaomeng Wang, Huixin Liu, Guman Duan, Yingzhen Niu, Chang Liu and Fei Wang

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:125

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  14. Content type: Research article

    Previous studies have suggested that distinct and homogenous sub-groups of gait patterns exist among runners with patellofemoral pain (PFP), based on gait analysis. However, acquisition of 3D kinematic data us...

    Authors: Ricky Watari, Sean T. Osis, Angkoon Phinyomark and Reed Ferber

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:120

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  15. Content type: Research article

    Health and physical capacity are commonly associated with disease, age, and socioeconomic factors. The primary objective of this study was to investigate the degree to which physical capacity, defined as muscl...

    Authors: Anette Larsson, Annie Palstam, Jan Bjersing, Monika Löfgren, Malin Ernberg, Eva Kosek, Björn Gerdle and Kaisa Mannerkorpi

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:121

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  16. Content type: Research article

    For a distal tibial spiral fracture combined with a non-displaced posterior malleolar fragment (PMF), we proposed a hypothesis that the treating surgeon could assess the size of the PMF to determine the need f...

    Authors: Yu Zhang, Xiaodong Qin, Lijun Song and Xiang Li

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:123

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  17. Content type: Research article

    Hip arthroscopic treatment is not equally beneficial for every patient undergoing this procedure. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to develop a clinical prediction model for functional outcome after su...

    Authors: Patrick Stephan, Maarten A. Röling, Nina M. C. Mathijssen, Gerjon Hannink and Rolf M. Bloem

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:122

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  18. Content type: Research article

    Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) is the classic surgical treatment for symptomatic cervical degenerative disc disease (CDDD). However, there is controversy over the best surgical management in pa...

    Authors: Zongyu Zhang, Yawei Li and Weimin Jiang

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:119

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  19. Content type: Research article

    Although the Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand (DASH) questionnaire is widely used in the UK, no British English version is available. The aim of this study was to linguistically validate the DASH int...

    Authors: Alison Hammond, Yeliz Prior and Sarah Tyson

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:118

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  20. Content type: Research article

    Volar locking plating through the flexor carpi radialis is a well-established technique for treating unstable distal radial fractures, with few reported complications. In certain circumstances, including metap...

    Authors: Jae-Man Kwak and Gu-Hee Jung

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:117

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  21. Content type: Research article

    Low back pain is a common health complaint resulting in substantial economic burden. Each year, upwards of 20 randomised controlled trials (RCTs) evaluating interventions for non-specific low back pain are pub...

    Authors: Pål André Amundsen, David W. Evans, Dévan Rajendran, Philip Bright, Tom Bjørkli, Sandra Eldridge, Rachelle Buchbinder, Martin Underwood and Robert Froud

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:113

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  22. Content type: Research article

    The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of two diagnostic tests routinely used for diagnosing carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS)—ultrasonography (US) and nerve conduction studies (NCS)—by comparing t...

    Authors: Benedito Felipe Rabay Pimentel, Flávio Faloppa, Marcel Jun Sugawara Tamaoki and João Carlos Belloti

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:115

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  23. Content type: Research article

    To explore the relationship between the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) characteristics of osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures (OVCFs) and the efficacy of percutaneous vertebroplasty (PVP).

    Authors: Wei Xu, Silian Wang, Chao Chen, Yifan Li, Yunhan Ji, Xiaodong Zhu and Zhikun Li

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:114

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  24. Content type: Research article

    Tendon is a commonly injured soft musculoskeletal tissue, however, poor healing potential and ineffective treatment strategies result in persistent injuries and tissue that is unable to perform its normal phys...

    Authors: Katie Joanna Lee, Peter David Clegg, Eithne Josephine Comerford and Elizabeth Gail Canty-Laird

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:116

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