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  1. Most modern spinal implants contain titanium and remain in the patient’s body permanently. Local and systemic effects such as tissue necrosis, osteolysis and malignant cell transformation caused by implants ha...

    Authors: Ingmar Ipach, Ralf Schäfer, Falk Mittag, Carmen Leichtle, Petra Wolf and Torsten Kluba

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2012 13:159

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  2. Patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) are known to be at increased risk of infection, particularly if they are taking drugs with immunomodulatory effects. There is a need for more information on the risk of ...

    Authors: William A Blumentals, Anna Arreglado, Pavel Napalkov and Stephen Toovey

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2012 13:158

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  3. Currently, no validated instruments are available to measure the health status of Bangladeshi patients with fibromyalgia (FM). The aims of this study were to cross-culturally adapt the modified Fibromyalgia Im...

    Authors: Mohammed A Muquith, Md Nazrul Islam, Syed A Haq, Peter M ten Klooster, Johannes J Rasker and Muhammad B Yunus

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2012 13:157

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  4. Sick-listed employees with low back pain had similar return to work (RTW) rates at one-year follow-up in a randomized trial comparing two interventions, but the effects were modified by specific workplace rela...

    Authors: Chris Jensen, Ole Kudsk Jensen and Claus Vinther Nielsen

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2012 13:156

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  5. This cross validation study examined the reliability of the Multidimensional Pain Inventory (MPI) and the stability of the Multidimensional Pain Inventory Classification System of the empirically derived subgr...

    Authors: Martin L Verra, Felix Angst, J Bart Staal, Roberto Brioschi, Susanne Lehmann, André Aeschlimann and Rob A de Bie

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2012 13:155

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  6. Osteoclasts and osteoblasts regulate bone resorption and formation to allow bone remodeling and homeostasis. The balance between bone resorption and formation is disturbed by abnormal recruitment of osteoclast...

    Authors: Ruofan Ma, Jie Xu, Bin Dong, Max Daniel Kauther, Marcus Jäger and Christian Wedemeyer

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2012 13:154

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  7. The aim of this study was to document the development of bilateral knee osteoarthritis over a 12 year period using a middle-aged population-based cohort with knee pain at inclusion.

    Authors: Andrew J Metcalfe, Maria LE Andersson, Rhian Goodfellow and Carina A Thorstensson

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2012 13:153

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  8. Preventive interventions improve healthy behaviours and they also increase knowledge regarding back care in children and adolescents, but studies exhibit great variability in their contents, duration and numbe...

    Authors: Inmaculada Calvo-Muñoz, Antonia Gómez-Conesa and Julio Sánchez-Meca

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2012 13:152

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  9. The aim of this randomized clinical trial was to assess the effect of early orthodontic treatment for unilateral posterior cross bite in the late deciduous and early mixed dentition using orthopedic parameters.

    Authors: Carsten Lippold, Tatjana Moiseenko, Burkhard Drerup, Markus Schilgen, András Végh and Gholamreza Danesh

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2012 13:151

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  10. There is accumulating evidence for an increased cardiovascular burden in inflammatory arthritis, but the true magnitude of this cardiovascular burden is still debated. We sought to determine the prevalence rat...

    Authors: Markus MJ Nielen, Alper M van Sijl, Mike JL Peters, Robert A Verheij, François G Schellevis and Michael T Nurmohamed

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2012 13:150

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  11. Approximately 20% of patients report persistent and disabling pain following total knee arthroplasty (TKA) despite an apparently normally functioning prosthesis. One potential risk factor for unexplained persi...

    Authors: Daniel L Riddle, Francis J Keefe, Dennis Ang, Khaled J, Levent Dumenci, Mark P Jensen, Matthew J Bair, Shelby D Reed and Kurt Kroenke

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2012 13:149

    Content type: Study protocol

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  12. Foot deformities and related problems of the forefoot are very common in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. The laxity of the medial cuneometatarsal joint and its synovitis are important factors in the develo...

    Authors: Stanislav Popelka, Rastislav Hromádka, Pavel Vavřík, Vladislav Barták, Stanislav Popelka Jr and Antonín Sosna

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2012 13:148

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  13. The clinical results of removal of metal implants after fracture healing are unknown and the question whether to remove or to leave them in is part of discussion worldwide. We present the design of a prospecti...

    Authors: Dagmar I Vos, Michael HJ Verhofstad, Beate Hanson, Yolanda van der Graaf and Chris van der Werken

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2012 13:147

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  14. Sympathetic nervous activity contributes to the maintenance of muscle oxygenation. However, patients with chronic pain may suffer from autonomic dysfunction. Furthermore, insufficient muscle oxygenation is obs...

    Authors: Yukiko Shiro, Young-Chang P Arai, Takako Matsubara, Shunsuke Isogai and Takahiro Ushida

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2012 13:146

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  15. Prolonged sitting has been associated with musculoskeletal dysfunction. For desk workers, workstation modifications frequently address the work surface and chair. Chairs which can prevent abnormal strain of th...

    Authors: Sjan-Mari van Niekerk, Quinette Abigail Louw and Susan Hillier

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2012 13:145

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  16. Osteoarthritis (OA) is a multifactorial disease characterized by destruction of the articular cartilage due to environmental, mechanical and genetic components. The genetics of OA is complex and is not complet...

    Authors: Silvia Díaz-Prado, Claudia Cicione, Emma Muiños-López, Tamara Hermida-Gómez, Natividad Oreiro, Carlos Fernández-López and Francisco J Blanco

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2012 13:144

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  17. Various risk of mortality due to hip fracture has been reported by different studies. There is scarce controlled study on hip fracture mortality from developing countries and no data from Middle East region. T...

    Authors: Majid Valizadeh, Saeideh Mazloomzadeh, Somayeh Golmohammadi and Bagher Larijani

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2012 13:143

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  18. To investigate the efficacy of the sole core decompression surgery for the treatment of steroid-induced femoral head osteonecrosis.

    Authors: Wei Wang, Liying Liu, Xiaoqian Dang, Shuqiang Ma, Mingyu Zhang and Kunzheng Wang

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2012 13:142

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  19. A minimal invasive approach for elective hip surgery has been implemented in our institution in the past. It is widely hypothesized that implanting artificial hips in a minimal invasive fashion decreases surgi...

    Authors: Felix Renken, Svenja Renken, Andreas Paech, Michael Wenzl, Andreas Unger and Arndt P Schulz

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2012 13:141

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  20. The treatment of rotator cuff tears is still challenging. Tendon tissue engineering (TTE) might be an alternative in future. Tenocytes seem to be the most suitable cell type as they are easy to obtain and no d...

    Authors: Markus U Wagenhäuser, Matthias F Pietschmann, Birte Sievers, Denitsa Docheva, Matthias Schieker, Volkmar Jansson and Peter E Müller

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2012 13:140

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  21. The aim was to compare the return-to-sports-time (RTST) following stress fractures on the basis of site and severity of injury. This retrospective study was set up at a single institution. Diagnosis was confir...

    Authors: Oliver Dobrindt, Birgit Hoffmeyer, Juri Ruf, Max Seidensticker, Ingo G Steffen, Frank Fischbach, Alina Zarva, Gero Wieners, Gerhard Ulrich, Christoph H Lohmann and Holger Amthauer

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2012 13:139

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  22. Muscle injuries are one of the commonest injuries affecting athletes. It often leads to significant pain and disability causing loss of training and competition time. With current treatment, the duration to re...

    Authors: Mohamad Shariff A Hamid, Mohamed Razif Mohamed Ali, Ashril Yusof and John George

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2012 13:138

    Content type: Study protocol

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  23. Pain conditions of the musculoskeletal system are very common and have tremendous socioeconomic impact. Despite its high prevalence, musculoskeletal pain remains poorly understood and predominantly non-specifi...

    Authors: Andreas Gerhardt, Mechthild Hartmann, Jonas Tesarz, Susanne Janke, Sabine Leisner, Günter Seidler and Wolfgang Eich

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2012 13:136

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  24. Few studies have investigated the use of a 3-dimensional gyroscope for measuring the range of motion (ROM) in the impaired shoulder. Reproducibility of digital inclinometer and visual estimation is poor. This ...

    Authors: Ludo I F Penning, Nick A Guldemond, Rob A de Bie and Geert H I M Walenkamp

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2012 13:135

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  25. Various treatments for unicameral bone cyst have been proposed. Recent concern focuses on the effectiveness of closed methods. This study evaluated the effectiveness of demineralized bone matrix as a graft mat...

    Authors: Hwan Seong Cho, Sung Hwa Seo, So Hyun Park, Jong Hoon Park, Duk Seop Shin and Il Hyung Park

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2012 13:134

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  26. There are few data concerning the impact of inflammatory polyarthritis (IP) on quantitative heel ultrasound (QUS) measurements. The aims of this analysis were i) to determine the influence of IP on QUS measure...

    Authors: Stephen R Pye, Tarnya Marshall, Karl Gaffney, Robert Luben, Kay-Tee Khaw, Alan J Silman, Deborah PM Symmons and Terence W O’Neill

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2012 13:133

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  27. In adolescents, loss of bone mineral mass usually occurs during phases of reduced physical activity (PA), such as when an injured extremity spends several weeks in a cast. We recorded the PA of adolescents wit...

    Authors: Dimitri Ceroni, Xavier Martin, Léopold Lamah, Cécile Delhumeau, Nathalie Farpour-Lambert, Geraldo De Coulon and Victor Dubois Ferrière

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2012 13:131

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  28. Kashin-Beck Disease (KBD) is an endemic osteochondropathy. Mycotoxins are believed to play an important role in the pathogenesis of KBD. Because the molecular mechanism of mycotoxin-induced cartilage lesions r...

    Authors: Feng Zhang, Xiong Guo, Weizhuo Wang, Shixun Wu, Weijuan Ma and Hua Yan

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2012 13:130

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  29. Knee osteoarthritis (OA) is a prevalent chronic musculoskeletal condition with no cure. Pain is the primary symptom and results from a complex interaction between structural changes, physical impairments and p...

    Authors: Kim L Bennell, Yasmin Ahamed, Christina Bryant, Gwendolen Jull, Michael A Hunt, Justin Kenardy, Andrew Forbes, Anthony Harris, Michael Nicholas, Ben Metcalf, Thorlene Egerton and Francis J Keefe

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2012 13:129

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  30. The Functional Task Exercise programme is an evidence-based exercise programme for elderly people living at home. It enhances physical capacity with sustainable effects. FTE is provided by physiotherapists and...

    Authors: Margot A H Fleuren, Susan Vrijkotte, Marielle P Jans, Renske Pin, Ariette van Hespen, Nico L U van Meeteren and Petra C Siemonsma

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2012 13:128

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  31. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is associated with increased morbidity and mortality from cardiovascular disease (CVD). This can be only partially attributed to traditional CVD risk factors such as dyslipidaemia and...

    Authors: Aamer Sandoo, Jet J C S Veldhuijzen van Zanten, Tracey E Toms, Douglas Carroll and George D Kitas

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2012 13:127

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  32. Osteoarthritis (OA) and Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) are diseases which result in the degeneration of the joint surface articular cartilage. Matrix Metalloproteinases (MMPs) are enzymes that aid in the natural re...

    Authors: Bryan J Heard, Liam Martin, Jerome B Rattner, Cyril B Frank, David A Hart and Roman Krawetz

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2012 13:126

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  33. To determine the prevalence of vertebral fractures (VFs) after 5 years of disease activity score (DAS)-steered treatment in patients with early rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and to investigate the association of V...

    Authors: Linda Dirven, M van den Broek, J H L M van Groenendael, W M de Beus, P J S M Kerstens, T W J Huizinga, C F Allaart and W F Lems

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2012 13:125

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  34. Total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is associated with a significant blood loss. Several methods have been reported to reduce postoperative blood loss and avoid homologous blood transfusions. In this study, we inves...

    Authors: Keerati Chareancholvanich, Pichet Siriwattanasakul, Rapeepat Narkbunnam and Chaturong Pornrattanamaneewong

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2012 13:124

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  35. Lumbar spine fusion (LSF) effectively decreases pain and disability in specific spinal disorders; however, the disability rate following surgery remains high. This, combined with the fact that in Western count...

    Authors: Sami Tarnanen, Marko H Neva, Joost Dekker, Keijo Häkkinen, Kimmo Vihtonen, Liisa Pekkanen and Arja Häkkinen

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2012 13:123

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  36. The musculoskeletal disorders in working population represent one of the most worrying work-related health issues at the present time and although the very great majority of available data on the subject focus...

    Authors: Elsa Parot-Schinkel, Alexis Descatha, Catherine Ha, Audrey Petit, Annette Leclerc and Yves Roquelaure

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2012 13:122

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  37. Recent studies have shown an important reduction of joint overload during locomotion in elderly women with knee osteoarthritis (OA) after short-term use of minimalist shoes. Our aim is to investigate the chron...

    Authors: Francis Trombini-Souza, Ricardo Fuller, Alessandra Matias, Mariane Yokota, Marco Butugan, Claudia Goldenstein-Schainberg and Isabel C N Sacco

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2012 13:121

    Content type: Study protocol

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  38. Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic inflammatory condition that affects the joints causing unpredictable episodes of pain, stiffness and disability. People with rheumatoid arthritis usually require lifelong spec...

    Authors: Priyamvada Paudyal, Mark Perry, Sue Child and Christian A Gericke

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2012 13:120

    Content type: Study protocol

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  39. Sjögren’s syndrome is a tissue-specific autoimmune disease that affects exocrine tissues, especially salivary glands and lacrimal glands. Despite a large body of evidence gathered over the past 60 years, signi...

    Authors: Sven-Ulrik Gorr, Trevor J Wennblom, Steve Horvath, David TW Wong and Sara A Michie

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2012 13:119

    Content type: Database

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  40. Quadriceps femoris muscle (QFM) weakness is a feature of knee osteoarthritis (OA) and exercise programs that strengthen this muscle group can improve function, disability and pain. Traditional supervised resis...

    Authors: Robert A Bruce-Brand, Raymond J Walls, Joshua C Ong, Barry S Emerson, John M O’Byrne and Niall M Moyna

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2012 13:118

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  41. The WOMAC is the most widely used self-report measure to evaluate physical functioning in hip or knee osteoarthritis, however its ability to discriminate pain and physical functioning (i.e. discriminate validi...

    Authors: Thomas J Hoogeboom, Rob A de Bie, Alfons A den Broeder and Cornelia HM van den Ende

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2012 13:117

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  42. The purpose of the study is to evaluate the self-reported outcomes in the first year after primary total knee arthroplasty (TKA), and to determine factors influencing the quality of life (QoL) 6 weeks, 3, 6, a...

    Authors: Ippolyti Papakostidou, Zoe H Dailiana, Theodoros Papapolychroniou, Lycurgos Liaropoulos, Elias Zintzaras, Theophilos S Karachalios and Konstantinos N Malizos

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2012 13:116

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  43. If anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction is to be performed, decision regarding graft choice and its fixation remains one of the most controversial. Multiple techniques for ACL reconstruction are ava...

    Authors: Wojciech Widuchowski, Malgorzata Widuchowska, Bogdan Ko czy, Szymon Dragan, Andrzej Czamara, Wieslaw Tomaszewski and Jerzy Widuchowski

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2012 13:115

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  44. Orthopaedic surgeons disagree considerably when classifying fractures of the proximal humerus. However, the clinical implications of low observer agreement remain unclear. The purpose of the study was to compa...

    Authors: Stig Brorson, Bo Sanderhoff Olsen, Lars Henrik Frich, Steen Lund Jensen, Anne Kathrine Sørensen, Michael Krogsgaard and Asbjørn Hróbjartsson

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2012 13:114

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  45. Recently anti-CCP testing has become popular in the diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). However, the inadequate reporting of the relevant diagnostic studies may overestimate and bias the results, directing...

    Authors: Elias Zintzaras, Afroditi A Papathanasiou, Dimitrios C Ziogas and Michael Voulgarelis

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2012 13:113

    Content type: Correspondence

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  46. The Time Trade-Off (TTO) is a widely used instrument for valuing preference-based health-related quality of life (HRQoL). The TTO reveals preferences for own current health (‘utilities’) on a scale anchored be...

    Authors: Laurien Buitinga, Louise MA Braakman-Jansen, Erik Taal and Mart AFJ van de Laar

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2012 13:112

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  47. Pain catastrophizing has been found to be an important predictor of disability and days lost from work in patients with low back pain. The most commonly used outcome measure to identify pain catastrophizing is...

    Authors: Linda Fernandes, Kjersti Storheim, Ida Lochting and Margreth Grotle

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2012 13:111

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