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  1. Early prediction of tracheostomy in traumatic cervical spinal cord injury (TCSCI) patients is often difficult. This study aims to clarify the association between shoulder abductor strength (SAS) and tracheosto...

    Authors: Yunbo Jian, Zhiping Mu, Dawei Sun, Dan Zhang, Chunmei Luo and Zhengfeng Zhang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:1029
  2. Hip-preserving revision in patients with failed treatment of femoral trochanteric fracture is still a major challenge. Whether the medial support reconstruction could benefit the patients and improve the succe...

    Authors: Lin Qi, Wei Zhang, Zuhao Chang, Zhaoxia Zuo, Jiaqi Li, Jiantao Li, Hua Chen and Peifu Tang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:1028
  3. Both denosumab and bisphosphonates have been demonstrated effective for glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis. However, evidence-based medicine is still lacking to prove the clinical results between denosumab an...

    Authors: Lianghai Jiang, Jian Dong, Jianwei Wei and Lantao Liu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:1027
  4. The study of sex and gender patterns in psychosocial resources is a growing field of interest in pain research with importance for pain rehabilitation and prevention. The aims of this study were first, to esti...

    Authors: Anke Samulowitz, Gunnel Hensing, Inger Haukenes, Stefan Bergman and Anna Grimby-Ekman
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:1026
  5. The spine is the most frequently affected part of the skeletal system to metastatic tumors. External radiotherapy is considered the first-line standard of care for these patients with spine metastases. Recurre...

    Authors: Baohu Wang, Kaixian Zhang, Xusheng Zhang, Sen Yang, Miaomiao Hu, Peishun Li, Wanying Yang, Jing Fan, Chao Xing and Qianqian Yuan
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:1025
  6. Shoulder pigmented villonodular synovitis (PVNS) is a severe clinical condition, while few studies have focused on this situation due to its rarity. This study was to investigate the efficacy of arthroscopic t...

    Authors: Yinghao Li, Lu Mei, Tao Li, Long Pang, Xin Tang and Jian Li
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:1023
  7. Many studies have shown that hypoplasia of knee bone morphology is related to the morphological features of the discoid lateral meniscus (DLM). However, few studies have focused on hypoplasia of tibial eminenc...

    Authors: Wei Liu, Chunxu Fu, Kai Kang, Teng Huang, Shigang Jiang, Juyuan Gu and Shijun Gao
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:1022
  8. Knee osteoarthritis (OA) has enormous medical and socioeconomic burdens, which early diagnosis and intervention can reduce. We investigated the influence of knee effusion on the progression of knee OA in patie...

    Authors: Kyota Ishibashi, Eiji Sasaki, Daisuke Chiba, Tetsushi Oyama, Seiya Ota, Hikaru Ishibashi, Yuji Yamamoto, Eiichi Tsuda, Kaori Sawada, Songee Jung and Yasuyuki Ishibashi
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:1021
  9. Steroid-induced osteonecrosis of femoral head (SANFH) involves impaired differentiation of bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells (BMSC), the mechanism of which is regulated by multiple microRNAs. Studies have sho...

    Authors: Pengfei Xu, Jun Chang, Guangwen Ma, Faxue Liao, Tangbing Xu, Yunfeng Wu and Zongsheng Yin
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:1020
  10. The clinical outcomes of open-wedge high tibial osteotomy (OWHTO) for medial knee osteoarthritis primarily depend on the corrective precision. The present study aimed to determine the efficacy and feasibility ...

    Authors: Zhe Xu, Guang Tian, Ruguo Zhang, Zhanyu Wu, Chen Liu and Chuan Ye
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:1019
  11. Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs) are very common conditions in the workplace. Among professional drivers, there would be an increased risk of developing these disorders. Identifying the associated factors woul...

    Authors: Chrystelle Cassandre Ngatcha Tchounga, Marcel Azabji Kenfack, Wiliam Richard Guessogo, Jerson Mekoulou Ndongo, Elysée Claude Bika Léle, Clarisse Noël Ayina Ayina, Abdou Temfemo, Bienvenu Bongue, Samuel Honoré Mandengue, Laurent Serge Etoundi Ngoa and Peguy Brice Assomo Ndemba
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:1018
  12. This study assessed surgical accuracy and functional outcomes using hand-held accelerometer-based navigation following total knee arthroplasty (TKA). Question: (1) Does hand-held navigation (the iAssist system...

    Authors: Rapeepat Narkbunnam, Chaturong Pornrattanamaneewong, Pakpoom Ruangsomboon and Keerati Chareancholvanich
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:1017
  13. In recent years, mitochondrial dysfunction has been extensively studied and published, but research on the effects of mitochondrial dysfunction on bone metabolism and related diseases is only just beginning. F...

    Authors: Wei Zhang, Chang-Liang Xia, Jun-Nan Ma, Jia-Xuan Li, Qi Chen, Shuan-Ji Ou, Yang Yang, Yong Qi and Chang-Peng Xu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:1016
  14. Nuclear factor erythroid 2–related factor 2 (Nrf2) is a crucial transcription factor for cellular redox homeostasis. The association of Nrf2 with elderly female osteoporotic has yet to be fully described. The ...

    Authors: Yusuke Kubo, Jesus Abraham Herrera Gonzalez, Rainer Beckmann, Marek Weiler, Helda Pahlavani, Mauricio Cruz Saldivar, Katharina Szymanski, Stefanie Rosenhain, Athanassios Fragoulis, Sander Leeflang, Alexander Slowik, Felix Gremse, Michael Wolf, Mohammad Javad Mirzaali, Amir Abbas Zadpoor, Christoph Jan Wruck…
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:1015
  15. Arthroplasty procedures in low-income countries are mostly performed at tertiary centers, with waiting lists exceeding 12 to 24 months. Recently, this is further exacerbated by the impact of the Covid Pandemic...

    Authors: Kim Laubscher, Roopam Dey, Marc Nortje, Michael Held and Ntambue Kauta
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:1014
  16. During pelvic Sarcoma resections, Surgeons often struggle to obtain negative margins while minimizing collateral damage and maintaining limb function. These complications are usually due to the complex anatomy...

    Authors: Amit Benady, Yair Gortzak, Summer Sofer, Yuval Ran, Netta Rumack, Avital Elias, Ben Efrima, Eran Golden, Ortal Segal, Omri Merose, Amir Sternheim and Solomon Dadia
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:1012
  17. Teriparatide was the first anabolic agent recommended for the treatment of osteoporosis. Long-term real-world, controlled studies are not available. The purpose was to evaluate the long-term effects of treatme...

    Authors: Georgios Kontogeorgos, Emily Krantz, Penelope Trimpou, Christine M. Laine and Kerstin Landin-Wilhelmsen
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:1011
  18. The primary goal of palliative treatment of spinal metastases is to maintain or improve health-related quality of life (HRQOL). We translated and validated a Dutch version of The Spine Oncology Study Group Out...

    Authors: Roxanne Gal, Joanne M van der Velden, Daimy C Bach, Jorrit-Jan Verlaan, Ruth E Geuze, Joost PHJ Rutges, Helena M Verkooijen and Anne L Versteeg
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:1009
  19. Traumatic lacerations of the prepatellar (PB) and olecranon bursa (OB) are common injuries. The aim of this study was to gain descriptive data and to identify risk factors associated with complications that ma...

    Authors: T. Schöbel, G. Hantusch, R. Hennings, S. Schleifenbaum, C. Kleber and U. Spiegl
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:1008
  20. During prolonged standing, insufficient calf muscle pumping accompanies venous stasis and hypertension in the lower legs, resulting in valve dysfunction, venous wall problems, and sub-sequent inflammation. Com...

    Authors: Da-Sol Kim, Yu Hui Won and Myoung-Hwan Ko
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:1007
  21. The purpose of this study was to define the features of scapular morphology that are associated with changes in the critical shoulder angle (CSA) by developing the best predictive model for the CSA based on mu...

    Authors: Geoffrey C. S. Smith, Peter Geelan-Small and Michael Sawang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:1006
  22. Acromioclavicular (AC) joint cysts are relatively rare. There are two distinct etiologies of AC cysts. Type 1 is isolated to the AC joint, while type 2, is related to a tear or rupture of the rotator cuff (RC)...

    Authors: Mohammed Emam, Neil Singhani, Christine Persaud and William Aibinder
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:1005
  23. We hypothesized that posterior osteotomy prior to ACR (Anterior column realignment) through P-A-P surgical sequence would permit a greater correction for deformity corrective surgery than the traditional A-P s...

    Authors: Sung-Min Kim, Yong-Chan Kim, Ki-Tack Kim, Kee-Yong Ha, Qiang Luo, Xiongjie Li and JunBum Park
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:1004
  24. This study aims to examine the use of 3D printing technology to treat clavicular fractures by skilled and inexperienced surgeons.

    Authors: Meng Zhang, Jianglong Guo, Hongyi Li, Jingzhi Ye, Jun Chen, Jingfeng Liu and Mengqiang Xiao
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:1003
  25. Spinal injection has been an accepted part of conservative therapy for degenerative diseases. The drugs used can cause side effects and severe complications. The aim of this study was to determine the occurren...

    Authors: Anna Voelker, Markus Pirlich and Christoph-Eckhard Heyde
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:1002
  26. Systemic sclerosis (SSc) is an incurable autoimmune disease characterized by progressive skin fibrosis and organ failure. Tenosynovitis is a common musculoskeletal manifestation, but tendon rupture has seldom ...

    Authors: Cong Lin, Jun Shen, Zhixing Jiang, Yi Cheng, Yundong Shen, Guoqiang Ren, Wendong Xu, Weiguo Wan, Ling Cao, Hejian Zou and Xiaoxia Zhu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:1001
  27. As the most serious complication of total knee arthroplasty (TKA), periprosthetic joint infection (PJI) often leads to disastrous consequences. An accurate preoperative diagnosis plays a significant role in sa...

    Authors: Shuo Yan, Xiaofei Zhang, Zhen Lyu and Jun Liu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:1000
  28. Recently, tranexamic acid (TXA) and epsilon aminocaproic acid (EACA) have been applied in total hip arthroplasty (THA). However, doubts in clinicians’ minds about which medicine is more efficient and economica...

    Authors: Hui Xie, Yu-Shen Yang, Si-miao Tian, Ben-jie Wang, Wei-min Fu, Liang-liang Cheng, Nan-nan Jiang, Guishan Gu and De-wei Zhao
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:999
  29. Posterior instrumented fusion is the most widely accepted surgical treatment for spinal stenosis and disc herniation. However, fusion can affect daily activities due to lumbar stiffness. In recent years, dynam...

    Authors: Jianbin Guan, Tao Liu, Ningning Feng, Guozheng Jiang, Wenhao Li, Kaitan Yang, He Zhao, Yongdong Yang and Xing Yu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:998
  30. Subspine impingement is considered a source of residual hip symptoms after primary hip arthroscopy, and the role of the subspine space and soft tissue is not clear. The purpose of this study was to analyze the...

    Authors: Rongge Liu, Yuqing Zhao, Yan Xu and Huishu Yuan
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:997
  31. Previous studies have reported that vitamin D supplement could improve fracture healing, but evidence regarding the role of vitamin D supplements in spinal fusion was limited. Thus, this study aimed to evaluat...

    Authors: Ming-Hsien Hu, Yu-Kai Tseng, Yu-Hsuan Chung, Nai-Yuan Wu, Chi-Huan Li and Pei-Yuan Lee
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:996
  32. Hallux valgus is a foot deformity that may affect gait, thus increasing the risk of falls among older people. We investigated the relationship between foot morphology, muscle strength, and physical performance.

    Authors: Mieko Yokozuka, Kanako Okazaki and Masayuki Hoshi
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:995
  33. The objective of this study was to explore the morphological characteristics of paraspinal muscles in young patients with unilateral neurological symptoms of lumbar disc herniation.

    Authors: Xuan Zhao, Huiqiang Liang, Zijian Hua, Wenshuai Li, Jia Li, Linfeng Wang and Yong Shen
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:994
  34. Sliding compression fixation and length-stable fixation are two basic internal fixation concepts in the treatment of displaced femoral neck fractures. In this study, we aimed to compare the reoperation rates f...

    Authors: Xiao-zhong Zhu, Wei Wang, Sheng-hui Wu and Jiong Mei
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:993
  35. Clavicle fractures account for approximately 5% of all fractures in adults and 75% of clavicle fractures occur in the midshaft. Shortening greater than two centimeters is an indicative of surgical treatment. R...

    Authors: Guilherme Vieira Lima, Vitor La Banca, Joel Murachovsky, Luis Gustavo Prata Nascimento, Luiz Henrique Oliveira Almeida and Roberto Yukio Ikemoto
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:992
  36. Several surgical procedures are used to treat tuberculous kyphosis. However, the treatment of extreme spinal kyphosis is challenging, and associated with various complications. Halo traction has been used as a...

    Authors: Longtao Qi, Yao Zhao, Beiyu Xu, Chunde Li and Yu Wang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:991
  37. Treatment protocols for two-stage revision arthroplasty with diabetes mellitus (DM) have not yet been established. The control of glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) in two-stage revision arthroplasty is still debated...

    Authors: Yu-Chih Lin, Yi-Hsuan Lin, Jian-Hong Chou, Yu-Tai Lo, Chih-Hsiang Chang, Sheng-Hsun Lee and Sheng-Hsuan Lin
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:990
  38. To analyze the association between adherence to a home exercise program and central sensitization, pain intensity, and functionality in individuals with knee osteoarthritis (KOA).

    Authors: Gabriela Nascimento de Santana, Almir Vieira Dibai-Filho, José Edson França da Silva Júnior, Aron Charles Barbosa da Silva, Sulamizia Filomena Costa de Jesus, Patrícia Gabrielle dos Santos and Cid André Fidelis-de-Paula-Gomes
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:989
  39. The IMI-APPROACH cohort is an exploratory, 5-centre, 2-year prospective follow-up study of knee osteoarthritis (OA). Aim was to describe baseline multi-tissue semiquantitative MRI evaluation of index knees and...

    Authors: Frank W. Roemer, Mylène Jansen, Anne C. A. Marijnissen, Ali Guermazi, Rafael Heiss, Susanne Maschek, Agnes Lalande, Francisco J. Blanco, Francis Berenbaum, Lotte A. van de Stadt, Margreet Kloppenburg, Ida K. Haugen, Christoph H. Ladel, Jaume Bacardit, Anna Wisser, Felix Eckstein…
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:988
  40. Temporomandibular joint osteoarthritis (TMJOA) is characterized by abnormal subchondral bone remodeling and cartilage degeneration. As a non-invasive biophysical technology, pulsed electromagnetic field (PEMF)...

    Authors: Yuanjun Ma, Xiaohua Chen, Feng He, Shi Li, Rui He, Qian Liu, Qingshan Dong, Shuncheng Zhou, Hui Miao, Qian Lu, Feifei Li, Hongxu Yang, Mian Zhang, Yuan Lin and Shibin Yu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:987

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  41. Various authors have successfully demonstrated that the distance from the greater trochanter to the femoral head center (GTFHC) and the distance from the lesser trochanter to the femoral head center (LTFHC) ca...

    Authors: Zui Tian, Xingjia Mao, Zhenzhong Gao, Bohong Chen, Zehua Wang, Zhiwen Yin, Zijian Guo, Ze Gao and Chuan Xiang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:986
  42. Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) possess the potential to differentiate into chondrocytes, which makes them an ideal source for healing cartilage defects. Here, we seek to identify the essential genes participati...

    Authors: Tongzhou Liang, Pengfei Li, Anjing Liang, Yuanxin Zhu, Xianjian Qiu, Jincheng Qiu, Yan Peng, Dongsheng Huang, Wenjie Gao and Bo Gao
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:985
  43. Pharmacological and mechanical thromboprophylaxis are frequently used together after total knee arthroplasty (TKA). Most studies in this context compare anticoagulants versus a combination of these drugs with ...

    Authors: João Alberto Ramos Maradei-Pereira, Marcel Lobato Sauma and Marco Kawamura Demange
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:984
  44. Bracing and exercise methods were used in scoliosis rehabilitation and proven effective. There was little evidence about the efficacy of insoles on scoliosis.

    Authors: Bin Wang, Yue Sun, Xiaoqi Guo, Jiangang Cao, Haoyuan Lu, Wei Chen, Jie Chen, Qian Zhu, Chong Zhang, Ming Zhang and Feilong Zhu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:983
  45. Tendon and nerve transfers are used for functional reconstruction in cases of proximal radial nerve injury complicated by humeral fractures in patients who do not show functional recovery after primary nerve r...

    Authors: Jia Tian, Minghao Leng, Kun Wang and Qishun Huang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:980
  46. Postoperative fever (POF) is a common problem after total joint arthroplasty (TJA). The goal of this research is to analyze the characteristics and risk factors of fever following TJA.

    Authors: MingYang Li, ChengYu Lyu, Yuan Fang, ZhenShuai Shao, Kun Liu and Ning Liu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:979
  47. The Roland-Morris Disability Questionnaire (RMDQ) is one of the most used instruments to measure self-reported disability in patients with low back pain, however, the uncertainty on which version to use may le...

    Authors: Natália Teixeira Frota, Cid André Fidelis-de-Paula-Gomes, André Pontes-Silva, Jocassia Silva Pinheiro, Sulamizia Filomena Costa de Jesus, Gabriel Henrique Santin Apahaza, Cesário da Silva Souza, Mariana Arias Avila and Almir Vieira Dibai-Filho
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:978

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