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  1. Content type: Research article

    Most people suffering chronic pain are plagued by sleeping difficulties. Cognitive behaviour therapy has produced promising results for insomnia comorbid with chronic pain, but the access to such treatment is ...

    Authors: Tobias Wiklund, Steven J. Linton, Peter Alföldi and Björn Gerdle

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:111

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  2. Content type: Research article

    Habitual postural patterns are associated with musculoskeletal pain, and improving a maladaptive posture requires postural awareness in order to lead to clinical improvements. This study aimed to develop and e...

    Authors: Holger Cramer, Wolf E. Mehling, Felix J. Saha, Gustav Dobos and Romy Lauche

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:109

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  3. Content type: Research article

    Due to the intraarticular and complex nature of the coronal shear fracture of the humeral capitellum and its rarity, it has been difficult to formulate a universally accepted method of surgical management. The...

    Authors: Tengbo Yu, Hao Tao, Fenglei Xu, Yanling Hu, Chengdong Zhang and Guangjie Zhou

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:108

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  4. Content type: Study protocol

    In the literature, there are numerous studies that compare different surgical procedures in the treatment of distal radius fractures (DRF). It is, however, unknown whether operative treatment and better restor...

    Authors: Teemu P. Hevonkorpi, Antti P. Launonen, Lauri Raittio, Toni Luokkala, Juha Kukkonen, Aleksi Reito, Bakir O. Sumrein, Minna K. Laitinen and Ville M. Mattila

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:106

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  5. Content type: Research article

    In patients with ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament (OPLL) in the cervical spine, it is well known that the thoracic ossified lesions often coexist with the cervical lesions and can cause seve...

    Authors: Takashi Hirai, Toshitaka Yoshii, Narihito Nagoshi, Kazuhiro Takeuchi, Kanji Mori, Shuta Ushio, Akio Iwanami, Tsuyoshi Yamada, Shoji Seki, Takashi Tsuji, Kanehiro Fujiyoshi, Mitsuru Furukawa, Soraya Nishimura, Kanichiro Wada, Takeo Furuya, Yukihiro Matsuyama…

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:107

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  6. Content type: Research article

    To evaluate the mid- to long-term clinical and radiographic outcomes of anterior cervical discectomy and dynamic cervical implant (DCI) arthroplasty for degenerative cervical disc disease.

    Authors: Lin-nan Wang, Bo-wen Hu, Lei Wang, Yue-ming Song, Xi Yang, Li-min Liu and Hao Liu

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:101

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  7. Content type: Technical advance

    The design and application of assisted instrumentation for internal fixation of femoral neck fractures with multiple screws are still evolving. A novel guide based on a femoral neck section was designed to imp...

    Authors: Qiuliang Zhu, Bin Xu, Jinzhu Lv and Maohua Yan

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:104

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Whether reconstruction is more beneficial after iliosacral bone tumor resection remains controversial. Because of high rates of complications and recurrence, few patients benefit from reconstruction. The aim o...

    Authors: Tao JIN, Weifeng LIU, Hairong XU, Yuan LI, Lin HAO and Xiaohui NIU

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:102

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  9. Content type: Research article

    We studied anteromedial varus angulation (VA) in the proximal third of the ulna. The importance of restoration of the anatomical orientation of the ulnar after a proximal fracture is unclear. The purpose of th...

    Authors: Xuchao Shi, Tianlong Pan, Dengying Wu, Rong Chen, Zeng Lin and Jun Pan

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:103

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  10. Content type: Research article

    Magnesium (Mg) released from Mg-based implants degradation is believed to be effective in improving osteogenesis, however, studies focusing on Mg-based interbody cages are limited and fusion success was never ...

    Authors: Fan Zhang, Haocheng Xu, Hongli Wang, Fang Geng, Xiaosheng Ma, Minghao Shao, Shun Xu, Feizhou Lu and Jianyuan Jiang

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:105

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  11. Content type: Research article

    A progressive deformity associated with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) negatively affects a patient’s health-related quality of life (HRQOL). Although the Scoliosis Research Society-22 (SRS-22) is the s...

    Authors: Toru Doi, Hirokazu Inoue, Yasuhisa Arai, Osamu Shirado, Tokuhide Doi, Ken Yamazaki, Koki Uno, Haruhisa Yanagida and Katsushi Takeshita

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:99

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  12. Content type: Study protocol

    Osteoporotic vertebral fractures are common, and are associated with reduced functioning and health related quality of life. The primary aims of this randomized controlled trial are to examine the immediate an...

    Authors: Brita Stanghelle, Hege Bentzen, Lora Giangregorio, Are Hugo Pripp and Astrid Bergland

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:100

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  13. Content type: Research article

    The presence of bridging syndesmophytes (BS) in spinal osteotomy region serves traditionally as one critical determinant for selection of osteotomy techniques. While nowadays the proportion of kyphotic ankylos...

    Authors: Sai-hu Mao, Zong-xian Feng, Bang-ping Qian and Yong Qiu

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:97

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  14. Content type: Research article

    Low back pain (LBP) encompasses heterogeneous patients unlikely to respond to a unique treatment. Identifying sub-groups of LBP may help to improve treatment outcomes. This is a hypothesis-setting study design...

    Authors: Marc Perron, Chantal Gendron, Pierre Langevin, Jean Leblond, Marianne Roos and Jean-Sébastien Roy

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:95

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  15. Content type: Research article

    Force steadiness is a quantitative measure of the ability to control muscle tonus. It is an independent predictor of functional performance and has shown to correlate well with different degrees of motor impai...

    Authors: Andreas W. Blomkvist, Fredrik Eika, Eling D. de Bruin, Stig Andersen and Martin Jorgensen

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:96

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  16. Content type: Research article

    Spondylolytic (or lytic) spondylolisthesis is often associated with disc degeneration at the index-level; however, it is not clear if disc degeneration is the cause or the consequence of lytic spondylolisthesi...

    Authors: Vivek A. S. Ramakrishna, Uphar Chamoli, Luke L. Viglione, Naomi Tsafnat and Ashish D. Diwan

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:98

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  17. Content type: Research article

    Pre-pubertal idiopathic scoliosis (IS) is associated with high risk of bracing ineffectiveness. Integrated multidimensional maturity assessments are useful but complex to predict the high-risk occurrence of cu...

    Authors: Sai-hu Mao, Xu Sun, Ben-long Shi, Yong Qiu, Bang-ping Qian and Jack C. Y. Cheng

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:88

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  18. Content type: Study protocol

    A variety of cast options are available for the non-surgical treatment of distal radius fractures (DRF) in adults. However, the literature is inconclusive regarding the need to immobilize the elbow joint after...

    Authors: Aldo Okamura, Gabriel Maciel de Mendonça, Jorge Raduan Neto, Vinicius Ynoe de Moraes, Flavio Faloppa and João Carlos Belloti

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:92

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  19. Content type: Research article

    Representing 3%–5% of shoulder girdle injuries scapula fractures are rare. Furthermore, approximately 1% of scapula fractures are intraarticularfractures of the glenoid fossa. Because of uncertain fracture mor...

    Authors: F. Gilbert, L. Eden, R. Meffert, F. Konietschke, J. Lotz, L. Bauer and W. Staab

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:89

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  20. Content type: Case report

    Trigger wrist is a rare condition first described by Marti in 1960, and various causes have been reported. The condition mostly occurs with finger flexion and extension, and rarely with flexion and extension o...

    Authors: Yuichiro Matsui, Daisuke Kawamura, Hiroaki Kida, Kanako C. Hatanaka and Norimasa Iwasaki

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:90

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  21. Content type: Research article

    The number of hip and knee arthroplasties completed is expected to double over the next decade. In public hospitals, regular post-arthroplasty orthopaedic review has commonly occurred for the duration of a pat...

    Authors: Bill Reynolds, Nick Maister, Stephen D. Gill, Shaun Waring, Peter Schoch, Sally Beattie, Andrew Thomson and Richard S. Page

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:91

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  22. Content type: Research article

    The treatment of comminuted radial head fractures can include prosthetic replacement or open reduction and internal fixation. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the results of two different internal fixa...

    Authors: Luigi Tarallo, Raffaele Mugnai, Martina Rocchi, Francesco Capra and Fabio Catani

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:94

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  23. Content type: Research article

    Steroid therapy, a key therapy for inflammatory, allergic, and immunological disorders, is often associated with steroid myopathy as one of the side effects. Steroid therapy is considered the first-line therap...

    Authors: Takashi Nawata, Makoto Kubo, Takafumi Nomura, Keiji Oishi, Kosaku Shiragami, Tadayoshi Ikegami, Munemasa Okada, Shigeki Kobayashi and Masafumi Yano

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:93

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  24. Content type: Research article

    Differences between staged bilateral total knee replacement (TKR) and simultaneous bilateral TKR have been investigated, but few studies have investigated differences in the functional improvements resulting f...

    Authors: Yu-Hao Huang, Chin Lin, Jia-Hwa Yang, Leou-Chyr Lin, Chih-Yuan Mou, Kwo-Tsao Chiang, Man-Gang Lee, Hsien-Feng Chang, Hsueh-Lu Chang, Wen Su, Shih-Jen Yeh, Hung Chang, Chih-Chien Wang and Sui-Lung Su

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:87

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  25. Content type: Research article

    A concomitant tibial shaft and posterior malleolar fracture is a type of regular compound fracture. The associated posterior malleolar fractures are mostly occult fractures, which often do not show a fracture ...

    Authors: Zhipeng Huang, Yuan Liu, Wenjun Xie, Xiang Li, Xiaodong Qin and Jun Hu

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:86

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