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  1. To explore orthopaedic and musculoskeletal clinicians’ views and experiences of legal, safety, safeguarding and security issues regarding the use of virtual consultations (VC) during the COVID-19 pandemic. A s...

    Authors: Anthony W Gilbert, Gregory Booth, Tony Betts and Andy Goldberg

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2021 22:245

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  2. Placebo can have a significant therapeutic effect in patients with hand osteoarthritis (OA). This aim of the study is to identify factors associated with a clinically meaningful placebo response in patients wi...

    Authors: Jin Kyun Park, Se Han Ahn, Kichul Shin, Yun Jong Lee, Yeong Wook Song and Eun Bong Lee

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2021 22:244

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  3. Non - pharmacological management of migraine, tension-type headache (TTH), and cervicogenic headache (CGH) may include spinal manual therapy and exercise. Mulligan Manual Therapy (MMT) utilizes a protocol of h...

    Authors: Kiran Satpute, Nilima Bedekar and Toby Hall

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2021 22:243

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  4. Although it is well-established that osteoarthritis (OA) impairs daily-life gait, objective gait assessments are not part of routine clinical evaluation. Wearable inertial sensors provide an easily accessible ...

    Authors: Ramon J. Boekesteijn, José M. H. Smolders, Vincent J. J. F. Busch, Alexander C. H. Geurts and Katrijn Smulders

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2021 22:242

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  5. The FINE total knee was developed in Japan and clinical use began in 2001. It has unique design features, including an oblique 3o femorotibial joint line that reproduces anatomical geometry. Although 20 years hav...

    Authors: Arata Nakajima, Manabu Yamada, Masato Sonobe, Yorikazu Akatsu, Masahiko Saito, Keiichiro Yamamoto, Junya Saito, Masaki Norimoto, Keita Koyama, Hiroshi Takahashi, Yasuchika Aoki, Toru Suguro and Koichi Nakagawa

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2021 22:241

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  6. Intraoperative pelvic tilt changes that occurs during total hip arthroplasty (THA) in the supine position affects cup placement and sometimes causes malalignment. The relationship between body mass index (BMI)...

    Authors: Masanori Okamoto, Masashi Kawasaki, Toshiaki Okura, Taisuke Seki and Shiro Imagama

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2021 22:240

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  7. To explore the value of magnetic resonance quantitative analysis using diffusion tensor imaging, T2 mapping, and intravoxel incoherent motion in the evaluation of eccentric exercise-induced muscle damage and t...

    Authors: Xiaohong Lyu, Yue Gao, Qiang Liu, Heng Zhao, Huadong Zhou and Shinong Pan

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2021 22:239

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  8. Mechanical overload applied on the articular cartilage may play an important role in the pathogenesis of osteoarthritis. However, the mechanism of chondrocyte mechanotransduction is not fully understood. The p...

    Authors: Yuki Takeda, Yasuo Niki, Yusuke Fukuhara, Yoshitsugu Fukuda, Kazuhiko Udagawa, Masayuki Shimoda, Toshiyuki Kikuchi, Shu Kobayashi, Kengo Harato, Takeshi Miyamoto, Morio Matsumoto and Masaya Nakamura

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2021 22:238

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  9. Many women develop pelvic girdle pain (PGP) during pregnancy and about 10% have chronic pain several years after delivery. Self-administered pain provocation tests are one way to diagnose and evaluate this pai...

    Authors: Monika Fagevik Olsén, Paulina Körnung, Sophie Kallin, Helen Elden, Gunilla Kjellby Wendt and Annelie Gutke

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2021 22:237

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  10. Recently, a percutaneous spinal endoscopy unilateral posterior interlaminar approach to perform bilateral decompression has been proposed for use in treatment of lumbar spinal stenosis, As a development and su...

    Authors: Jingbo Xue, Haoxiang Chen, Bin Zhu, Xuelin Li, Zhihua Ouyang, Shan Li, Zhun Xu, Yong Xie and Yiguo Yan

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2021 22:236

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  11. Bone-tendon interface (enthesis) plays a pivotal role in relaxing load transfer between otherwise structurally and functionally distinct tissue types. Currently, decellularized extracellular matrix (DEM) from ...

    Authors: Qiang Shi, Can Chen, Muzhi Li, Yang Chen, Yan Xu, Jianzhong Hu, Jun Liu and Hongbin Lu

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2021 22:235

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  12. The aim of this retrospective monocentric study was to investigate the outcomes of surgically treated intra-articular calcaneus fractures in a maximum care trauma center.

    Authors: Christin Schindler, Andreas Schirm, Vilijam Zdravkovic, Primoz Potocnik, Bernhard Jost and Andreas Toepfer

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2021 22:234

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  13. We evaluated the 1-year safety and efficacy of diclofenac etalhyaluronate (DF-HA), a diclofenac-conjugated hyaluronate, in patients with osteoarthritis (OA).

    Authors: Yoshihiro Nishida, Kazuyuki Kano, Taiki Osato and Takayuki Seo

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2021 22:233

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  14. Transverse acetabular fractures, although classified as elementary, have worse outcomes than other types of acetabular fractures. Prognostic factors for this fracture type are not clearly established. This stu...

    Authors: Jae Hoon Jang, Nam Hoon Moon, Seung Joon Rhee, Seok Jin Jung and Tae Young Ahn

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2021 22:222

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  15. This study aimed to compare the radiological results between closed nailing without bone graft (BG) and open nailing with BG for aseptic subtrochanteric nonunion and to determine when an open procedure with BG...

    Authors: Won Chul Shin, Jae Hoon Jang, Nam Hoon Moon and Se Bin Jun

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2021 22:145

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  16. In recent years, technological improvements allowed imaging modalities to become increasingly essential in achieving early and precise diagnoses in the field of rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases (RMDs). T...

    Authors: Domenico Albano and Francesco Carubbi

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2021 22:227

    Content type: Editorial

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  17. To tailor physical activity treatment programs for patients with osteoarthritis, clinicians need valid and feasible measurement tools to evaluate habitual physical activity. The widely used International Physi...

    Authors: Kenth Louis Joseph, Hanne Dagfinrud, Anne Christie, Kåre Birger Hagen and Anne Therese Tveter

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2021 22:232

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  18. In osteoarthritis (OA), cartilage matrix is lost gradually despite enhanced matrix synthesis by chondrocytes. This paradox may be explained, at least partly, by reduced chondrocyte anabolism in degenerated are...

    Authors: Nobuho Tanaka, Hirotaka Tsuno, Satoru Ohashi, Mitsuyasu Iwasawa, Hiroshi Furukawa, Tomohiro Kato and Naoshi Fukui

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2021 22:231

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  19. Total hip arthroplasty (THA) is an effective procedure for patients with end-stage hip osteoarthritis. However, whether or not pre-operatively existing functional deficits are persisting several years post-sur...

    Authors: Stefanie John, David Weizel, Anna S. Heumann, Anja Fischer, Katja Orlowski, Kai-Uwe Mrkor, Jürgen Edelmann-Nusser and Kerstin Witte

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2021 22:230

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  20. The nucleotide-binding oligomerization domain-like receptor pyrin domain containing 3 (NLRP3) inflammasome signaling pathway is a highlighted topic in the field of inflammation. However, there is little resear...

    Authors: Mengying Jia, Yaoguang Lv, Yingjie Xu and Zhongcheng Gong

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2021 22:229

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  21. Pain is the principal symptom in knee osteoarthritis (OA). Current non-operative treatment options have only moderate effects and often patients experience persistent pain or side-effects. Novel advances in th...

    Authors: Niels-Peter Brøchner Nygaard, Carsten Koch-Jensen, Henrik Bjarke Vægter, Niels Wedderkopp, Morten Blichfeldt-Eckhardt and Bibi Gram

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2021 22:228

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  22. To evaluate the prevalence of work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WRMSDs) in perioperative nurses and to explore their association with personal characteristics.

    Authors: Marco Clari, Alessandro Godono, Giacomo Garzaro, Gianluca Voglino, Maria Rosaria Gualano, Giuseppe Migliaretti, Attilia Gullino, Catalina Ciocan and Valerio Dimonte

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2021 22:226

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  23. Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) is a common spinal deformity. Posterior spinal fusion remains an important surgical treatment for AIS. This study aims to determine the predictive factors for intraoperati...

    Authors: Chris Yuk Kwan Tang, Vijay H. D. Kamath, Prudence Wing Hang Cheung and Jason Pui Yin Cheung

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2021 22:225

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  24. The secondary fracture prevention gap in the osteoporosis field has been previously described as a ‘crisis’. Closing this gap is increasingly important in the context of accumulating evidence showing that an i...

    Authors: Jonathan D. Adachi, Jacques P. Brown, Emil Schemitsch, Jean-Eric Tarride, Vivien Brown, Alan D. Bell, Maureen Reiner, Millicent Packalen, Ponda Motsepe-Ditshego, Natasha Burke and Lubomira Slatkovska

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2021 22:224

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  25. Although varus inclination of the tibial plateau has increasingly been recognized as a major risk factor in the progression of Osteoarthritis of the knee (OA knee), little attention has been placed on the deve...

    Authors: Shun-Ping Wang, Po-Kuan Wu, Cheng-Hung Lee, Cheng-Min Shih, Yung-Cheng Chiu and Cheng-En Hsu

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2021 22:223

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  26. The hexapod external fixator (HEF), such as the Taylor spatial frame (TSF), offering the ability of multidirectional deformities correction without changing the structure, whereas there are so many parameters ...

    Authors: Yanshi Liu, Hong Li, Jialin Liu, Xingpeng Zhang, Maimaiaili Yushan, Zhenhui Liu, Chuang Ma and Aihemaitijiang Yusufu

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2021 22:221

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  27. Myeloid sarcoma is a rare, extramedullary, solid tumor derived from immature myeloid cell precursors. It is most frequently accompanied by acute myelogenous leukemia, though infrequently found in non-acute mye...

    Authors: Cheng-Rui Bai, Xiang Li, Jing-Shi Wang, Jin-Jun Li, Ning Liu, Qi Fei, Dong Li and Yong Yang

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2021 22:220

    Content type: Case report

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  28. Musculoskeletal injuries, such as stress fractures, are the single most important medical impediment to military readiness in the U.S. Army. While multiple studies have established race- and sex-based risks as...

    Authors: Ginu Unnikrishnan, Chun Xu, Michael Baggaley, Junfei Tong, Sahil Kulkarni, W. Brent Edwards and Jaques Reifman

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2021 22:219

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  29. For patients with degenerative spondylolisthesis, whether additional posterior fixation can further improve segmental alignment is unknown, compared with stand-alone cage insertion in oblique lumbar interbody ...

    Authors: Jingye Wu, Tenghui Ge, Ning Zhang, Jianing Li, Wei Tian and Yuqing Sun

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2021 22:218

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  30. Spinal deformity is frequently identified in patients with cerebral palsy (CP). As it progresses, tracheal stenosis often develops due to compression between the innominate artery and anteriorly deviated verte...

    Authors: Yuki Taniguchi, Yoshitaka Matsubayashi, So Kato, Fumihiko Oguchi, Ayato Nohara, Toru Doi, Yasushi Oshima and Sakae Tanaka

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2021 22:217

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  31. Anterior scoliosis correction is a powerful technique with the disadvantage of a kyphotic effect on lumbar and thoracolumbar curves. We aimed to investigate whether a cognizant interposition of a rib graft ant...

    Authors: Mazda Farshad, Andrea Frey, Thorsten Jentzsch, Michael Betz, Jonas Widmer and José Miguel Spirig

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2021 22:216

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  32. One of the causes of dissatisfaction following total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is abnormal knee kinematics. A newly designed bi-cruciate stabilized (BCS) TKA system has been developed to produce close-to-normal ...

    Authors: Hiroshi Inui, Shuji Taketomi, Ryota Yamagami, Kenichi Kono, Kohei Kawaguchi, Kosuke Uehara and Sakae Tanaka

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2021 22:215

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  33. Although pelvic incidence (PI) is a key morphologic parameter in assessing spinopelvic sagittal alignment, accurate measurements of PI become difficult in patients with severe hip dislocation or femoral head d...

    Authors: Yasuhito Takahashi, Kei Watanabe, Masashi Okamoto, Shun Hatsushikano, Kazuhiro Hasegawa and Naoto Endo

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2021 22:214

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  34. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the short- and intermediate-term effects of the combined application of instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization (IASTM) techniques and neuromuscular exercises of ...

    Authors: Konstantinos Mylonas, Pavlos Angelopoulos, Evdokia Billis, Elias Tsepis and Konstantinos Fousekis

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2021 22:212

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  35. In this study, we investigated whether substance P (SP) or calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) expression is associated with tendon degeneration in patients with lateral epicondylitis.

    Authors: Soo-Hong Han, Hyung Kyung Kim, Yoon Jang, Hyeon Hae Lee, Jeongbae Rhie, Donghun Han, Jongbeom Oh and Soonchul Lee

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2021 22:210

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  36. This study aimed to evaluate the effects of different pretreatment methods on the microbial yield from infectious tissues.

    Authors: Yuanqing Cai, Xinyu Fang, Lvheng Zhang, Xurong Yang, Lixiong Nie, Zida Huang, Wenbo Li, Chaofan Zhang, Bin Yang, Zhenpeng Guan and Wenming Zhang

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2021 22:209

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  37. Measuring the strain patterns of ligaments at various joint positions informs our understanding of their function. However, few studies have examined the biomechanical properties of ankle ligaments; further, t...

    Authors: Yoshitaka Takeuchi, Ryota Inokuchi, Masato Takao, Mark Glazebrook, Xavier Martin Oliva, Takayuki Yamazaki, Maya Kubo, Danielle Lowe, Kentaro Matsui, Mai Katakura and Satoru Ozeki

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2021 22:208

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  38. 3D Surgical planning has become a key tool in complex hip revision surgery. The restoration of centre of rotation (CoR) of the hips and leg length (LL) are key factors in achieving good clinical outcome. Pelvi...

    Authors: Anna Di Laura, Johann Henckel, Elisabetta Dal Gal, Mohammed Monem, Maria Moralidou and Alister J. Hart

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2021 22:207

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  39. Walking is an easily prescribed physical activity for people with low back pain (LBP). However, the evidence for its effectiveness to improve pain and disability levels for people with chronic low back pain (C...

    Authors: Angelica E. Lang, Paul A. Hendrick, Lynne Clay, Prosanta Mondal, Catherine M. Trask, Brenna Bath, Erika D. Penz, Samuel A. Stewart, G. David Baxter, Deidre A. Hurley, Suzanne M. McDonough and Stephan Milosavljevic

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2021 22:206

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  40. Although the Nirschl technique was introduced approximately 40 years ago, only limited information is available about the long-term results, especially concerning extensor power changes after surgery.

    Authors: Soonchul Lee, In-Tae Hong, Soohyun Lee, Tae-sup Kim, Kyunghun Jung and Soo-Hong Han

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2021 22:205

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  41. Pediatric deformity surgery traditionally involves major blood loss. Patients refusing blood transfusion add extra clinical and medicolegal challenges; specifically the Jehovah’s witnesses population. The obje...

    Authors: Alexander Mihas, Subaraman Ramchandran, Sebastian Rivera, Ali Mansour, Jahangir Asghar, Harry Shufflebarger and Stephen George

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2021 22:204

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  42. The surgical treatment of acetabular fracture has adverse outcomes and high risk, and minimally invasive method is a good way to reduce complications and improve hip joint function. This study is to investigat...

    Authors: Sheng Yao, Kaifang Chen, Fengzhao Zhu, Jia Liu, Yulong Wang, Lian Zeng, Yizhou Wan, Yanzhen Qu, Liang Yang, Xiaodong Guo and Xu Yang

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2021 22:203

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  43. In the present study, we aimed to determine whether decompression of suprascapular nerve (SSN) at the spinoglenoid notch could lead to a better functional outcome for the patients who underwent repairment of r...

    Authors: Pu Yang, Chen Wang, Dongfang Zhang, Yi Zhang, Tengbo Yu and Chao Qi

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2021 22:202

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  44. This study aimed to assess the surgical outcomes of two kinds of demineralized bone matrix (DBM) putties/local autograft composites in instrumented posterolateral lumbar fusion (PLF).

    Authors: Dong-Gune Chang, Jong-Beom Park and Yangjun Han

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2021 22:200

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  45. To evaluate and quantify the intraoperative effect of capsulorrhaphy on the deep seating of femoral head within the acetabulum as measured by medial joint space, a surrogate measure of acetabular-head contact.

    Authors: Ramin Zargarbashi, Mohammadreza Bozorgmanesh, Behnam Panjavi and Fardis Vosoughi

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2021 22:199

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  46. Chronic ankle instability (CAI) arises from the two etiological factors of functional (FAI) and mechanical ankle instability (MAI). To distinguish the contributions of the two etiologies, it is necessary to qu...

    Authors: Markus Wenning, Dominic Gehring, Thomas Lange, David Fuerst-Meroth, Paul Streicher, Hagen Schmal and Albert Gollhofer

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2021 22:198

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  47. The purpose of this study was to use MRI and CT to observe osteoporosis vertebral fracture (OVF) combined with endplate-disc complex (EDC) injury and to classify the degree of EDC injury according to the chang...

    Authors: Shuai Zhang, Song Wang, Qing Wang, Jin Yang and Shuang Xu

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2021 22:197

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  48. A mismatch between the femoral component and trochlear resection surface is observed in kinematically aligned total knee arthroplasty (KA-TKA) when conventional prostheses are employed. This mismatch is mainly...

    Authors: Zhiwei Wang, Liang Wen, Liang Zhang, Desi Ma, Xiang Dong and Tiebing Qu

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2021 22:196

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