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  1. There is an increasing interest in assessing paraspinal morphology and composition in relation to low back pain (LBP). However, variations in methods and segmentation protocols contribute to the inconsistent f...

    Authors: Meagan Anstruther, Bianca Rossini, Tongwei Zhang, Terrance Liang, Yiming Xiao and Maryse Fortin
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:909
  2. The ramifications of osteoporotic fractures and their subsequent complications are becoming progressively detrimental for the elderly population. This study evaluates the clinical ramifications of postoperativ...

    Authors: Abuduwupuer Haibier, Alimujiang Yusufu, Hang Lin, Aiben Kayierhan, Yimuran Abudukelimu, Alimujiang Aximu and Tuerhongjiang Abudurexiti
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:908
  3. Prolonged inflammation during tendon healing and poor intrinsic healing capacity of tendon are causal factors associated with tendon structural and functional degeneration. Tendon cells, consisting of mature t...

    Authors: Nadine Altmann, Charles Bowlby, Haley Coughlin, Zarah Belacic, Stasia Sullivan and Sushmitha Durgam
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:907
  4. Hip osteoarthritis (OA) is a leading global cause of chronic pain and disability. Given there is no cure for OA, patient self management is vital with education and exercise being core recommended treatments. ...

    Authors: Kim L. Bennell, Rachel K. Nelligan, Michelle Hall, Sarah Stratulate, Fiona McManus, Karen Lamb, Jennifer Marlow and Rana S. Hinman
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:906
  5. This study aims to investigate the feasibility of the anterior transpedicular root screw (ATPRS) intervertebral fusion system for the cervical spine and provide a basis for the design of the ATPRS intervertebr...

    Authors: Sen-qi Ye, Liu-jun Zhao, Zhi-peng Hou, Ji-hui Zhang, Liang Yu and Yong-jie Gu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:905
  6. Unilateral laminotomy with bilateral spinal canal decompression has gained popularity recently.

    Authors: Nizar Algarni, Mohamed Al-Amoodi, Yousef Marwan, Rakan Bokhari, Abdullah Addar, Abdullah Alshammari, Abdulrahman Alaseem, Waleed Albishi, Ibrahim Alshaygy and Fahad Alabdullatif
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:904
  7. Surgical treatment has been increasingly performed in Hirayama disease (HD) patients to limit excessive neck flexion and restore cervical lordosis. However, postoperative recurrence of cervical lordosis loss m...

    Authors: Kaiwen Chen, Yang Yang, Xiaoqin Wang, Yu Zhu, Feizhou Lyu, Jianyuan Jiang, Xinlei Xia and Chaojun Zheng
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:903
  8. To investigate the efficacy of treating patients with HIV-positive osteonecrosis of the femoral head using drilled decompression autologous bone marrow and allogeneic bone grafting.

    Authors: Shengtao Li, Jie Wang, Rui Ma, Changsong Zhao, Zhengrong Gao, Xuemin Quan and Qiang Zhang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:902
  9. Congenital muscular torticollis (CMT) is a common musculoskeletal disease affecting infants and young children. If CMT is not treated correctly and timely, it can lead to limited head and neck movements, head ...

    Authors: Zhenhui Zhao, Hansheng Deng, Yuanheng Li, Xinyu Wang, Gen Tang, Yueping Zeng, Hui Xu, Qisong Yang, Zhengyu Wu, Shicheng Li, Zhiwen Cui, Guoshuang Feng, Guibing Fu, Shengping Tang, Zhu Xiong and Xin Qiu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:901
  10. Cementing technique in total knee arthroplasty (TKA) may influence implant survival. There is limited knowledge about the results with clinically used techniques.

    Authors: Michelle Khan, Jan-Erik Gjertsen, Anne Marie Fenstad, Anders Refsum, Uy Nguyen, Geir Hallan, Paul Johan Høl and Ove Furnes
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:900
  11. The purpose of this study was to compare the therapeutic effects of Kirschner wire fixation and external fixation in the treatment of proximal humeral fractures in older children and adolescents.

    Authors: Yu Wang, Qian Wang, Wuyi Yao, Jingxin Zhao, Xiaobin Zhao and Man He
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:899
  12. Osteoporotic vertebral compression fracture (VCF) is the third most frequent fragility fracture in the world. Conservative treatment, vertebroplasty, and kyphoplasty are all recognized therapies. However, diag...

    Authors: Raquel Gutierrez-Gonzalez, A. Royuela and A. Zamarron
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:898
  13. The Lequesne Algofunctional Index of Knee Osteoarthritis (LAIKOA) is a widely used knee osteoarthritis (KOA) outcome measure and is recommended by many international authorities. It has been cross-culturally a...

    Authors: Aderonke O. Akinpelu, Oluwatosin J. Omosanya, Adesola C. Odole, Babatunde O.A. Adegoke and Olufemi O. Oyewole
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:897
  14. Patellofemoral pain (PFP) is one of the most common disorders of the knee joint. Home-based exercise is an effective intervention to achieve self-management for chronic diseases. This study evaluated the effec...

    Authors: Qiao-Mei Hong, Hao-Nan Wang, Xi-Hui Liu, Wen-Qi Zhou, Xiao Zhang and Xiao-Bing Luo
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:896
  15. Autologous bone grafts are the gold standard for spinal fusion; however, harvesting autologous bone can result in donor site infection, hematomas, increased operative time, and prolonged pain. Cellular bone al...

    Authors: Daniel K. Park, Joshua J. Wind, Todd Lansford, Pierce Nunley, Timothy A. Peppers, Anthony Russo, Hamid Hassanzadeh, Jonathan Sembrano, Jung Yoo and Jonathan Sales
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:895
  16. Steroid-induced avascular necrosis of the femoral head (SANFH) is characterized by osteoblast apoptosis, leading to a loss of bone structure and impaired hip joint function. It has been demonstrated that eryth...

    Authors: Tingwen Cai, Siyuan Chen, Chenghu Wu, Chao Lou, Weidan Wang, Chihao Lin, Hongyi Jiang and Xinxian Xu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:894
  17. The use of a tourniquet in combination with tranexamic acid (TXA) not only ensures clear vision, reduces intraoperative blood loss and shortens operative time but also improves cement-bone inter-digitation in ...

    Authors: Mingyou Wang, Yuping Lan, Hongping Wang, Chunyu Chen, Zhu Mei and Qifeng Tao
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:893
  18. Ilizarov method has become one of primary methods for treating bone defects. Currently, there is growing trend in the application of modified Ilizarov methods (e.g., applying unilateral external fixators or wi...

    Authors: Lijun Xie, Ye Huang, Libi Zhang, Shuting Si and Yunxian Yu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:891
  19. Osteoporosis is a common disease that leads to a reduction in bone density and increases the risk of fractures. Stable surgical treatment is particularly important for these fractures. The aim of this study wa...

    Authors: Fabian R. Bischoff, Eric Tille, Franziska Beyer, Olimpiu Bota, Achim Biewener and Jörg Nowotny
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:890
  20. The aim of this study is to evaluate the functional outcomes and complications after non-fusion knee arthrodesis with a modular segmental intramedullary implant used for infected total knee arthroplasty revisi...

    Authors: Kadir Büyükdoğan, Yusuf Öztürkmen, Barlas Goker, Melih Oral, Tolga Atay, Korhan Özkan, Ömür Çağlar and Mehmet Ayvaz
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:889
  21. The bone morphology of the greater tuberosity and lateral acromion plays a central role in subacromial impingement syndrome. The critical shoulder angle (CSA) and greater tuberosity angle (GTA) are two-dimensi...

    Authors: Rodrigo Brandariz, Caecilia Charbonnier, Alejandro Culebras Almeida, Alexandre Lädermann and Gregory Cunningham
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:888
  22. Skeletal deformities (SD) in children and adolescents can lead to arthritic conditions, impairment of quality of life, and high treatment costs in the long term. However, comprehensive data on the prevalence o...

    Authors: B. Scheckel, M. Naumann, D. Simic, S. Stock, O. Loose, M. Breig, K. Albrecht, K. Braun, R. Kucher, S. Deininger, L. Schmid, M. John, A. Grohnert, C. Giertz and T. Wirth
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:887
  23. Long bone defects resulting from primary trauma or secondary to debridement of fracture-related infection (FRI) remain a major clinical challenge. One approach often used is the induced membrane technique (IMT...

    Authors: Claudia Siverino, Niels Vanvelk, Dirk Nehrbass, Dominic Mischler, Robert Geoff Richards, Mario Morgenstern, Stephan Zeiter, Daniel Arens and Thomas Fintan Moriarty
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:886
  24. The purpose of this study was to report our surgical experience in patients with lumbosacral degenerative diseases who underwent posterior decompression and interbody fusion fixed with cortical bone trajectory...

    Authors: Aixing Pan, Fengqi Cheng, Zihao Ding, Li Guan, Wenguan Xie, Yong Hai and Yuzeng Liu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:885
  25. The position of the acetabular and femoral components is critical for stability and wear resistance. The aim of this study is to investigate whether the fluoroscopy-guided direct anterior approach in the supin...

    Authors: Penglei Chen, Wangxin Liu, Cong Wu, Pengfei Ruan, Jicheng Zeng and Weifeng Ji
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:884
  26. The advancement of technology has contributed to a more sedentary lifestyle, and the extensive use of handheld devices among adolescents may potentially result in neck pain. This study aimed to assess the asso...

    Authors: Mohaddeseh Azadvari, Mojdeh Sarzaeim, Sarvin Rajabi, Alireza Yahyaee, Seyede Zahra Emami Razavi, Afarin Haghparast, Azam Biderafsh, Amin Nakhostin-Ansari, Maryam Hosseini and Masood Ghahvechi
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:883
  27. Tibiotalocalcaneal (TTC) arthrodesis with a retrograde intramedullary nail for severe tibiotalar and talocalcaneal arthritis has a high fusion rate; however, no studies have focused on how to handle the fibula...

    Authors: Wenbao He, Haichao Zhou, Zhendong Li, Youguang Zhao, Jiang Xia, Yongqi Li, Cheng Chen, Hui Huang, Yi Zhang, Bing Li and Yunfeng Yang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:882
  28. This study was to investigate the feasibility and treatment effect of using modified Kirschner wire (K-wire) percutaneous rotation prying reduction combined with Elastic Stable Intramedullary Nailing (ESIN) in...

    Authors: YongFei Fan, WenQiang Xu, QiXin Liu, ChaoYu Liu and Wei Wang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:881
  29. Ankle fracture–dislocations are among the most severe injuries, and the use of an external fixator as a recommended fixation method has some disadvantages. The aim of this study was to compare the clinical out...

    Authors: Wenjun Xie, He Li, Cheng Zhang, Xueliang Cui, Sheng Zhang, Yunfeng Rui and Hui Chen
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:880
  30. Which types of Modic changes (MCs) and whether or how specific factors associated to MCs work on lumbar instability have yet to be well understood. The purpose of this study was to investigate the influences o...

    Authors: Xiaoping Mu, Hansheng Deng, Xiaodong Wei, Jianxun Wei and Gianfilippo Caggiari
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:879
  31. The humeral head is the second most common site of osteonecrosis, after the femoral head. However, compared to osteonecrosis of the femoral head (ONFH), epidemiological information on osteonecrosis of the hume...

    Authors: Hyeon Jang Jeong, Jung-Wee Park, Young-Kyun Lee, Kyung-Hoi Koo and Joo Han Oh
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:878
  32. Central sensitization (CS) is becoming increasingly recognized as a significant factor in many chronic pain conditions, including knee osteoarthritis (KOA) and chronic low back pain (CLBP). Yet it presently re...

    Authors: Doha Dahmani, Fatima Zahrae Taik, Imane Berrichi, Maryam Fourtassi and Fatima Ezzahra Abourazzak
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:877
  33. Porous cages are considered a promising alternative to high-density cages because their interconnectivity favours bony ingrowth and appropriate stiffness tuning reduces stress shielding and the risk of cage su...

    Authors: Zhi Xu, Yuwan Li, Weijun Huang, Ziru Wang, Xing Xu and Shoujin Tian
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:876
  34. With percutaneous and minimally-invasive pulley release becoming more popular, safety and reliability of such minimally-invasive procedures remain a concern. Visualization of the technical steps by ultrasound ...

    Authors: Damian Sutter, Aline Treier and Esther Vögelin
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:875
  35. Movement behaviours, such as sedentary behaviour (SB) and moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA), are linked with multiple aspects of health and can be influenced by various pain-related psychological f...

    Authors: Max Jakobsson, Maria Hagströmer, Hanna Lotzke, Philip von Rosen and Mari Lundberg
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:874
  36. Purpose This study aims to explore the clinical efficacy of laminospinous process ligament complex reimplantation combined with mini-titanium plate fixation in the treatment of thoracolumbar intraspinal tumors.

    Authors: Guohua Dai, Min Zhang, Weiliang Su, Jiaqing Zhao, Xiankai Yu, Zhaozhong Sun, Yongfeng Dou and Xiaopeng Geng
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:873
  37. The aim of this study was examining the accuracy of accelerometer-based portable navigation systems (HipAlign) when measuring leg length changes using two-dimensional (2D) and three-dimensional (3D) methods.

    Authors: Masahiro Hasegawa, Yohei Naito, Shine Tone and Akihiro Sudo
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:872
  38. Patellar fractures have a comparatively low incidence compared to all fracture frequencies of the musculoskeletal system. However, surgical management is crucial to prevent postoperative complications that aff...

    Authors: M. V. Neumann –Langen, V. Sontheimer, J. Näscher, K. Izadpanah, H. Schmal and E. J. Kubosch
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:871
  39. Acute traumatic Spinal cord injury (TSCI) is a devastating event that causes severe sensory and motor impairments as well as autonomic dysfunction in patients, yet relevant clinical biomarkers have not been es...

    Authors: Wu Zhou, Yihao Liu, Zhihua Wang, Zelu Mao and Meihua Li
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:870
  40. The Kellgren-Lawrence (KL) grading system is the most widely used method to classify the severity of osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee. However, due to ambiguity of terminology, the KL system showed inferior int...

    Authors: Ji Soo Yoon, Chang-Jin Yon, Daewoo Lee, Jae Joon Lee, Chang Ho Kang, Seung-Baik Kang, Na-Kyoung Lee and Chong Bum Chang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:869
  41. The proximal femoral nail anti-rotation (PFNA) is a commonly used internal fixation system for intertrochanteric fractures (IFs) in older adults. Knee osteoarthritis (KOA) is a degenerative lower extremity dis...

    Authors: Jiaxing Lv, Xiaolong Li, Wenkui Qiu, Jianjun Ji, Lichao Cao, Lei Li, Yihong Zhang and Zhenyan Su
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:868
  42. In minimally invasive lateral plate osteosynthesis of the humerus (MILPOH) the plate is introduced through a deltoid split proximally and advanced through the central portion of the deltoid insertion and betwe...

    Authors: D Flury, C Metzler, S Rauch, M Schläppi, E Benninger and C Meier
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:867
  43. Achieving soft tissue balance while maintaining limb alignment within acceptable boundaries is crucial for successful total knee arthroplasty (TKA). We proposed a sequential bone cutting (SBC) technique to tit...

    Authors: Mingxue Chen, Dejin Yang, Hongyi Shao, Shouwei Rui, Yuefeng Cao and Yixin Zhou
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:866
  44. The efficacy of anterior fusion with overcorrection in the instrumented vertebra for Lenke 1 AR type curves has been reported, but how to achieve overcorrection and how overcorrection affects spinal alignment ...

    Authors: Nobuki Tanaka, Satoshi Inami, Hiroshi Moridaira, Tsuyoshi Sorimachi, Haruki Ueda, Hiromichi Aoki, Satoshi Takada, Yutaka Nohara, Hirotaka Haro and Hiroshi Taneichi
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:865
  45. The clinical treatment of long bone defets in the extremities caused by trauma, infection, tumours, and nonunion has been a challenge for orthopaedic surgeons. Bone transport techniques have become the only wa...

    Authors: Dongwei Feng, Yaxin Zhang, Heping Jia, Guogang Xu, Weize Wu, Fan Yang, Jianan Ding, Dong Li, Kang Wang, Yongjie Luo, Xin Liu, Qi Guo and Zhiguo Zong
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:864
  46. Surgeons are routinely required to remove loose or failed pedicle screws and insert a new screw in their place. However, inserting a new screw into an existing hole may compromise the holding capacity of the p...

    Authors: Lien-Chen Wu, Yueh-Ying Hsieh, Fon-Yih Tsuang, Yi-Jie Kuo, Chia-Hsien Chen and Chang-Jung Chiang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:863
  47. Osteoarthritis (OA) is a common disease with a complex pathology. This study aimed to investigate the correlation between the aberrant upregulation of miR-181b and ferroptosis in chondrocytes during the progre...

    Authors: Dexin Wang, Yu Fang, Liang Lin, Wensuo Long, Lei Wang, Liwei Yu, Huaiming Deng and Dan Wang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:862
  48. Virtual Reality (VR) systems have been increasingly used across several medical fields. A crucial preliminary step for developing optimized VR-based applications for rehabilitation purposes is identifying pote...

    Authors: Umile Giuseppe Longo, Arianna Carnevale, Flavia Andreoli, Ilaria Mannocchi, Marco Bravi, Mohamed Saifeddine Hadj Sassi, Fabio Santacaterina, Marco Carli, Emiliano Schena and Rocco Papalia
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:859
  49. Acetabular dome impaction fractures (ADIF) are difficult to reduce and have a high failure rate. Consistency between the acetabulum and the femoral head is usually assessed using intraoperative X-ray fluorosco...

    Authors: Hongli Deng, Yuxuan Cong, Jinlai Lei, Dongyang Li, Chao Ke, Zhiqiang Fan, Hu Wang, Pengfei Wang and Yan Zhuang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:858

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