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  1. Elbow dislocations can be classified as simple or complex. Simple dislocations are characterized by the absence of fractures, while complex dislocations are associated with fractures. After reduction of a simp...

    Authors: Jeroen de Haan, Dennis den Hartog, Wim E Tuinebreijer, Gijs IT Iordens, Roelf S Breederveld, Maarten WGA Bronkhorst, Milko MM Bruijninckx, Mark R De Vries, Boudewijn J Dwars, Denise Eygendaal, Robert Haverlag, Sven AG Meylaerts, Jan-Willem R Mulder, Kees J Ponsen, W Herbert Roerdink, Gert R Roukema…

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2010 11:263

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  2. The health-related quality of life (HRQoL) is currently weighted more heavily when evaluating health status, particularly regarding medical treatments and interventions. However, it is rarely used by physician...

    Authors: Hon-Yi Shi, Je-Ken Chang, Chi-Yin Wong, Jun-Wen Wang, Yuan-Kun Tu, Herng-Chia Chiu and King-Teh Lee

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2010 11:261

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  3. Upper neck ligament high-signal changes on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) have been found in patients with whiplash-associated disorders (WAD) but also in non-injured controls. The clinical relevance of such...

    Authors: Nils Vetti, Jostein Kråkenes, Geir E Eide, Jarle Rørvik, Nils E Gilhus and Ansgar Espeland

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2010 11:260

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  4. The costs of arm, shoulder and neck symptoms are high. In order to decrease these costs employers implement interventions aimed at reducing these symptoms. One frequently used intervention is the RSI QuickScan...

    Authors: Erwin M Speklé, Judith Heinrich, Marco JM Hoozemans, Birgitte M Blatter, Allard J van der Beek, Jaap H van Dieën and Maurits W van Tulder

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2010 11:259

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  5. Around about 1970, a gentamicin-loaded poly (methylmethacrylate) (PMMA) bone cement brand (Refobacin Palacos R) was introduced to control infection in joint arthroplasties. In 2005, this brand was replaced by ...

    Authors: Daniëlle Neut, Otto S Kluin, Jonathan Thompson, Henny C van der Mei and Henk J Busscher

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2010 11:258

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  6. Osteoarthritis (OA) is a common degenerative joint disease causing pain, stiffness, reduced motion, swelling, crepitus, and disability. Dickkopf-1 (Dkk-1) is a critical mediator of osteoblastogenesis and regul...

    Authors: Sittisak Honsawek, Aree Tanavalee, Pongsak Yuktanandana, Srihatach Ngarmukos, Natthaphon Saetan and Saran Tantavisut

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2010 11:257

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  7. With an ever-increasing elderly population, orthopaedic surgeons are faced with treating a high number of fragility fractures. Biomechanical tests have demonstrated the potential role of osteoporosis in the in...

    Authors: Sabine Goldhahn, Franz Kralinger, Daniel Rikli, Marta Marent and Jörg Goldhahn

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2010 11:256

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  8. The Pain Self-Perception Scale (PSPS) is a 24-item questionnaire used to assess mental defeat in chronic pain patients. The aim of this study was to develop a Spanish language version of the PSPS (PSPS-Spanish...

    Authors: J García-Campayo, B Rodero, Y López del Hoyo, JV Luciano, M Alda and M Gili

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2010 11:255

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  9. Lumbar spinal stenosis is the most frequent reason for spinal surgery in elderly people. For patients with moderate or severe symptoms different conservative and surgical treatment modalities are recommended, ...

    Authors: Johann Steurer, Alexander Nydegger, Ulrike Held, Florian Brunner, Jürg Hodler, François Porchet, Kan Min, Anne F Mannion and Beat Michel

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2010 11:254

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  10. Osteoarthritis (OA) is a prevalent joint disorder with a need for efficient and evidence-based management strategies.

    Authors: Rikke Helene Moe, Till Uhlig, Ingvild Kjeken, Kåre Birger Hagen, Tore Kristian Kvien and Margreth Grotle

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2010 11:253

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  11. The annual incidence of revision hip replacements has increased in both Canada and United States, particularly in younger adults. Patients following revision hip replacements often require longer hospital leng...

    Authors: So-Mei Teresa Yeung, Aileen M Davis and Rajka Soric

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2010 11:252

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  12. Fibromyalgia (FM) is a prevalent and disabling disorder characterised by widespread pain and other symptoms such as insomnia, fatigue and depression. Catastrophisation is considered to be a key clinical sympto...

    Authors: Baltasar Rodero, Benigno Casanueva, Javier García-Campayo, Miquel Roca, Rosa Magallón and Yolanda López del Hoyo

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2010 11:251

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  13. Bone resorption is initiated by osteoclastic acidification of the resorption lacunae. This process is mediated by secretion of protons through the V-ATPase and chloride through the chloride antiporter ClC-7. T...

    Authors: Mette G Sørensen, Morten A Karsdal, Morten H Dziegiel, Jean A Boutin, Olivier Nosjean and Kim Henriksen

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2010 11:250

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  14. Total knee (TKR) and hip (THR) replacement (arthroplasty) are effective surgical procedures that relieve pain, improve patients' quality of life and increase functional capacity. Studies on variations in medic...

    Authors: Raquel Cobos, Amaia Latorre, Felipe Aizpuru, Jose I Guenaga, Cristina Sarasqueta, Antonio Escobar, Lidia García and Carmen Herrera-Espiñeira

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2010 11:249

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  15. Osteoporosis treatment guidelines recommend calcium and vitamin D supplementation for both prevention as well as treatment, however, compliance with these guidelines is often unsatisfactory. This study investi...

    Authors: Siew Pheng Chan, Boyd B Scott and Shuvayu S Sen

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2010 11:248

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  16. In drug development, it is important to have an understanding of the full spectrum of co-morbidities to be expected in the group of patients with the disease of interest. It is usually a challenge to identify ...

    Authors: Hans Petri, Debra Maldonato and Noah Jamie Robinson

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2010 11:247

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  17. The efficacy of selective cox-2 inhibitors in postoperative pain reduction were usually compared with conventional non-selective conventional NSAIDs or other types of medicine. Previous studies also used selec...

    Authors: Tanarat Boonriong, Boonsin Tangtrakulwanich, Prapakorn Glabglay and Sasikaan Nimmaanrat

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2010 11:246

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  18. Total joint replacements represent a considerable part of day-to-day orthopaedic routine and a substantial proportion of patients undergoing unilateral total hip arthroplasty require a contralateral treatment ...

    Authors: Emin Aghayev, Andreas Beck, Lukas P Staub, Daniel Dietrich, Markus Melloh, Weniamin Orljanski and Christoph Röder

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2010 11:245

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  19. Osteoarthritis (OA) is a degenerative disease, considered to be one of the major public health problems. Research suggests that patient education is feasible and valuable for achieving improvements in quality ...

    Authors: Eva Ekvall Hansson, Malin Jönsson-Lundgren, Anne-Marie Ronnheden, Eva Sörensson, Åsa Bjärnung and Leif E Dahlberg

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2010 11:244

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  20. We studied which factor could predict aseptic loosening in ABG I hip prosthesis with hydroxyapatite coating. Aseptic loosening and periprosthetic osteolysis are believed to be caused, at least in part, by incr...

    Authors: Jiri Gallo, Vitezslav Havranek, Jana Zapletalova and Jiri Lostak

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2010 11:243

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  21. Preoperative expectations of outcome of total hip and knee arthroplasty are important determinants of patients' satisfaction and functional outcome. Aims of the study were (1) to translate the Hospital for Spe...

    Authors: Inge van den Akker-Scheek, Jos JAM van Raay, Inge HF Reininga, Sjoerd K Bulstra, Wiebren Zijlstra and Martin Stevens

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2010 11:242

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  22. Low back pain in junior Australian Rules footballers has not been investigated despite findings that back pain is more prevalent, severe and frequent in senior footballers than non-athletic controls and findin...

    Authors: Wayne Hoskins, Henry Pollard, Chris Daff, Andrew Odell, Peter Garbutt, Andrew McHardy, Kate Hardy and George Dragasevic

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2010 11:241

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    The Retraction Note to this article has been published in BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2011 12:159

  23. The ICF core sets for patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) acknowledge sexual function and intimate relationships as important since the patients' sexual health can be affected by the disease. About 36-70% ...

    Authors: Kristina Areskoug Josefsson and Gunvor Gard

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2010 11:240

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  24. Shoulder pain is common with rotator cuff disease as the most frequently used clinical diagnosis. There is a wide range of treatment options for this condition, but limited evidence to guide patients and clini...

    Authors: Ole M Ekeberg, Erik Bautz-Holter, Niels G Juel, Kaia Engebretsen, Synnøve Kvalheim and Jens I Brox

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2010 11:239

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  25. Hip osteoarthritis (OA) is a common condition leading to pain, disability and reduced quality of life. There is currently limited evidence to support the use of conservative, non-pharmacological treatments for...

    Authors: Kim L Bennell, Thorlene Egerton, Yong-Hao Pua, J Haxby Abbott, Kevin Sims, Ben Metcalf, Fiona McManus, Tim V Wrigley, Andrew Forbes, Anthony Harris and Rachelle Buchbinder

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2010 11:238

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  26. Patients with incomplete recovery from obstetric brachial plexus injury (OBPI) usually develop secondary muscle imbalances and bone deformities at the shoulder joint. Considerable efforts have been made to cha...

    Authors: Rahul K Nath, Faiz Mahmooduddin, Xiaomei Liu, Melissa J Wentz and Andrea D Humphries

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2010 11:237

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  27. Of all athletic knee injuries an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) rupture results in the longest time loss from sport. Regardless of the therapy chosen, conservative or reconstructive, athletes are often force...

    Authors: Anne Benjaminse, Koen APM Lemmink, Ron L Diercks and Bert Otten

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2010 11:235

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  28. Musculoskeletal pain in the low back and neck-shoulder regions is a major problem among the working population all over the world. The prevalence of musculoskeletal pain is found to be higher among women. Wome...

    Authors: Asbjørn T Binderup, Lars Arendt-Nielsen and Pascal Madeleine

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2010 11:234

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  29. Degenerative musculoskeletal disorders are among the most frequent diseases occurring in adulthood, often impairing patients' functional mobility and physical activity. The aim of the present study was to inve...

    Authors: Corinna C Winter, Mirko Brandes, Carsten Müller, Tim Schubert, Michael Ringling, Axel Hillmann, Dieter Rosenbaum and Tobias L Schulte

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2010 11:233

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  30. There are no proven therapies that modify the structural changes associated with osteoarthritis (OA). Preclinical data suggests that intra-articular recombinant human BMP-7 (bone morphogenetic protein-7) has r...

    Authors: David J Hunter, Marilyn C Pike, Beth L Jonas, Eugene Kissin, Julie Krop and Tim McAlindon

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2010 11:232

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  31. Differing levels of tendon retraction are found in full-thickness rotator cuff tears. The pathophysiology of tendon degeneration and retraction is unclear. Neoangiogenesis in tendon parenchyma indicates degene...

    Authors: Stefan Lakemeier, Johannes JA Reichelt, Thilo Patzer, Susanne Fuchs-Winkelmann, Juergen RJ Paletta and Markus D Schofer

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2010 11:230

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  32. We compared the healing response of tibial delayed unions between subjects treated with low-intensity pulsed ultrasound (LIPUS) (n = 51) and subjects treated with a sham device (n = 50). Fracture age was ≥ 4 m...

    Authors: Markus D Schofer, Jon E Block, Julia Aigner and Andreas Schmelz

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2010 11:229

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  33. Surgery for type II SLAP (superior labral anterior posterior) lesions of the shoulder is a promising but unproven treatment. The procedures include labral repair or biceps tenodesis. Retrospective cohort studi...

    Authors: Øystein Skare, Cecilie Piene Schrøder, Olav Reikerås, Petter Mowinckel and Jens Ivar Brox

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2010 11:228

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  34. Recent studies suggest that there is a learning curve for metal-on-metal hip resurfacing. The purpose of this study was to assess whether implant positioning changed with surgeon experience and whether positio...

    Authors: David R Marker, Michael G Zywiel, Aaron J Johnson, Thorsten M Seyler and Michael A Mont

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2010 11:227

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  35. The long-term effect of hip fracture on health-related quality of life (HRQOL) and global quality of life (GQOL) has not been thoroughly studied in prospective case-control studies.

    Authors: Gudrun Rohde, Glenn Haugeberg, Anne Marit Mengshoel, Torbjorn Moum and Astrid K Wahl

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2010 11:226

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  36. The effects of intervention programs on health-related quality of life (HRQOL) of patients with hip fracture have not been well studied. We hypothesized that older patients with hip fracture who received our i...

    Authors: Yea-Ing L Shyu, Jersey Liang, Chi-Chuan Wu, Huey-Shinn Cheng and Min-Chi Chen

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2010 11:225

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  37. In addition to general health and pain, sleep is highly relevant to judging the well-being of an individual. Of these three important outcome variables, however, sleep is neglected in most outcome studies.

    Authors: Emin Aghayev, Haiko Sprott, Dieter Bohler, Christoph Röder and Urs Müller

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2010 11:224

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  38. To investigate the association between myositis autoantibodies and clinical subsets of inflammatory myositis in Korean patients.

    Authors: Eun Ha Kang, Ran Nakashima, Tsuneyo Mimori, Jinhyun Kim, Yun Jong Lee, Eun Bong Lee and Yeong Wook Song

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2010 11:223

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  39. Assessment of sensorimotor function is useful for classification and treatment evaluation of neck pain disorders. Several studies have investigated various aspects of cervical motor functions. Most of these ha...

    Authors: Ulrik Röijezon, Mats Djupsjöbacka, Martin Björklund, Charlotte Häger-Ross, Helena Grip and Dario G Liebermann

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2010 11:222

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  40. The anti-human Fas/APO-1/CD95 (Fas) mouse/human chimeric monoclonal IgM antibody ARG098 (ARG098) targets the human Fas molecule. The cytotoxic effects of ARG098 on cells isolated from RA patients, on normal ce...

    Authors: Noriko Odani-Kawabata, Miwa Takai-Imamura, Osamu Katsuta, Hiroshi Nakamura, Kusuki Nishioka, Keiko Funahashi, Tsukasa Matsubara, Minoru Sasano and Hiroyuki Aono

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2010 11:221

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  41. Current research aims to develop innovative approaches to improve chondral and osteochondral regeneration. The objective of this study was to investigate the regenerative potential of platelet-rich plasma (PRP...

    Authors: Elizaveta Kon, Giuseppe Filardo, Marco Delcogliano, Milena Fini, Francesca Salamanna, Gianluca Giavaresi, Ivan Martin and Maurilio Marcacci

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2010 11:220

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  42. The effectiveness of bracing on preventing curve progression in coronal plane for mild and moderate adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) patients has been confirmed by previous radiographic researches. Howeve...

    Authors: Jun Jiang, Yong Qiu, Saihu Mao, Qinghua Zhao, Bangping Qian and Feng Zhu

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2010 11:219

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  43. Shoulder pain is a common complaint in primary health care and has an unfavourable outcome in many patients. The objectives were to identify predictors for pain and disability (SPADI) and work status in patien...

    Authors: Kaia Engebretsen, Margreth Grotle, Erik Bautz-Holter, Ole Marius Ekeberg and Jens Ivar Brox

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2010 11:218

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  44. Many patients who receive steroid pulse therapy go home the same day or the day after steroid administration. Nursing instructions are important for improving patient knowledge related to their diseases and tr...

    Authors: Yu-Chu Pai

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2010 11:217

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  45. Fatigue is increasingly recognized as an important symptom in fibromyalgia (FM). Unknown however is how fatigue is experienced by individuals in the context of FM. We conducted qualitative research in order to...

    Authors: Louise Humphrey, Rob Arbuckle, Philip Mease, David A Williams, Bente Danneskiold Samsoe and Claire Gilbert

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2010 11:216

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  46. Hallux valgus (HV) is a common condition involving the progressive subluxation of the first metatarsophalangeal joint due to lateral deviation of the hallux and medial deviation of the first metatarsal. The ob...

    Authors: Hylton B Menz, Mohammad R Fotoohabadi, Elin Wee and Martin J Spink

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2010 11:215

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  47. The quadriceps femoris muscle ruptures usually occur in the middle-aged population. We present a 4-year-old patient with partial rupture of the quadriceps femoris muscle. To our knowledge, this is the youngest...

    Authors: Gokhan Aydemir, Selami Cakmak and Secil Aydinoz

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2010 11:214

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  48. Total joint replacement (TJR) of the hip or knee for osteoarthritis is among the most common elective surgical procedures. There is some inequity in provision of TJR. How decisions are made about who will have...

    Authors: Rachael Gooberman-Hill, Anna Sansom, Caroline M Sanders, Paul A Dieppe, Jeremy Horwood, Ian D Learmonth, Susan Williams and Jenny L Donovan

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2010 11:213

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