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  1. Robot-assisted spine surgery is increasingly used in clinical work, and the installation of tracers as a key step in robotic surgery has rarely been studied.

    Authors: Meng Yi, Jipeng Song, Yao Zhang, Wancheng Lin, Mingtao Yao, Yuyu Fan and Lixiang Ding
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:421
  2. The purpose of this study was to explore the feasibility and evaluate the clinical outcomes of treatment for phalangeal and metacarpal segmental defects with the induced membrane technique and autologous struc...

    Authors: Jie Fang, Rongjian Shi, Weiya Qi, Dawei Zheng and Hui Zhu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:418
  3. Interventions provided after hip fracture surgery have been shown to reduce mortality and improve functional outcomes. While some systematic studies have evaluated the efficacy of post-surgery interventions, t...

    Authors: Jie Kie Phang, Zhui Ying Lim, Wan Qi Yee, Cheryl Yan Fang Tan, Yu Heng Kwan and Lian Leng Low
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:417
  4. Periprosthetic joint infection (PJI) is a serious complication with total joint arthroplasty (TJA), that necessitates reoperation. Pre-closure irrigation with dilute povidone-iodine (PI) is among the preventiv...

    Authors: Mohammad-H Ebrahimzadeh, Mohammad-R Safdari, Ali Moradi, Sedighe Rastaghi and Mahla Daliri
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:416
  5. Chronic low back pain (cLBP) is widespread, costly, and burdensome to patients and health systems. Little is known about non-pharmacological treatments for the secondary prevention of cLBP. There is some evide...

    Authors: Gert Bronfort, Anthony Delitto, Michael Schneider, Patrick J. Heagerty, Roger Chou, John Connett, Roni Evans, Steven George, Ronald M. Glick, Carol Greco, Linda Hanson, Francis Keefe, Brent Leininger, John Licciardone, Christine McFarland, Eric Meier…
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:415
  6. The aim of this study was to search for key genes in ankylosing spondylitis (AS) through comprehensive bioinformatics analysis, thus providing some theoretical support for future diagnosis and treatment of AS ...

    Authors: Dongxu Li, Ruichao Cao, Wei Dong, Minghuang Cheng, Xiaohan Pan, Zhenming Hu and Jie Hao
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:413
  7. Negative buttress reduction should be avoided in the treatment of femoral neck fractures (FNFs) using conventional fixation. As the femoral neck system (FNS) has been recently developed and utilized widely to ...

    Authors: Qilong Jiang, Yang Liu, Xinwen Bai, Yu Deng, Yong Cao, Chengxiang Yu, Qizhi Song and Yan Li
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:412
  8. Osteoarthritis, a common degenerative osteochondral disease, has a close relationship between its mechanism of occurrence and oxidative stress. However, there are relatively few relevant studies in this field,...

    Authors: Jin-Yu Gu, Fei Han, Si-Yu Chen and Qing Zhang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:411
  9. Unipedicular and bipedicular approaches for percutaneous kyphoplasty are reportedly both effective in treating osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures (OVCFs). However, most studies have reported thoracol...

    Authors: Yunfan Qian, Yimin Li, Guangjie Shen, Xiqiang Zhong, Chengxuan Tang and Shaoqi He
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:410
  10. Transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion is an effective surgical treatment of intervertebral disk herniation. However, its clinical efficacy for adjacent segment disk degeneration (ASDD) after hybrid bilateral ...

    Authors: Rui Zhang, Alafate Kahaer, Hanqian Niu, Jingwen Wang, Ayididaer Jumahan, Yanning Qiu, Hailong Guo and Paerhati Rexiti
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:409
  11. Intermediate vertebral collapse is a newly discovered complication of consecutive two-level anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF). There have been no analytical studies related to the effects of endpl...

    Authors: Jiarui Zhang, Wenzhao Chen, Rui Weng, De Liang, Xiaobing Jiang and Hongheng Lin
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:407
  12. Follow-ups more than 20 years after neck surgery are extremely rare. No previous randomized studies have investigated differences in pain and disability more than 20 years after ACDF surgery using different te...

    Authors: Anna Hermansen, Rune Hedlund, Peter Zsigmond and Anneli Peolsson
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:406
  13. Impaired healing is a feared complication with devastating outcomes for each patient. Most studies focus on geriatric fracture fixation and assess well known risk factors such as infections. However, risk fact...

    Authors: Sascha Halvachizadeh, David Paul Martin, Roman Pfeifer, Gerrolt Nico Jukema, Boyko Gueorguiev, Hans-Christoph Pape and Till Berk
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:405
  14. At present, the optimal treatment for posterior cruciate ligament tibial avulsion fracture (PCLTAF) combined with concomitant ipsilateral lower limb fractures remains unclear. The present study aimed to assess...

    Authors: Hua-zhang Xiong, Hong-jie Yang, Lian-rong Du, Xiu-qi Liu, Lv Sun, Ying Jin and Li-ming Dong
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:404
  15. To compare antibiotic-impregnated bone cement coverage (bone cement surface technique; BCS-T) versus vacuum sealing drainage (VSD) for tibial fracture with infected bone and soft tissue defect.

    Authors: Yanlong Zhang, Shuwei Tian, Meiyu Liu, Wenfang Zhai, Yujie Zhou and Aqin Peng
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:401
  16. Conventional polyethylene (PE) wear has been reported to be associated with femoral offset reconstruction and cup orientation after THA. Thus, the present study aimed (1) to determine the polyethylene wear rat...

    Authors: Johannes Weishorn, Samira Heid, Thomas Bruckner, Christian Merle, Tobias Renkawitz and Moritz M. Innmann
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:400
  17. The Constant-Murley Score (CMS) is a relatively unique shoulder assessment tool because it combines patient-reported outcomes (pain and activity), performance measurement and clinician-reported outcomes (stren...

    Authors: Gil Augusto Pires Rodrigues, Philippe Vuistiner, Cyrille Burrus, Michel Konzelmann, Bertrand Léger and François Luthi
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:399
  18. The thoracic area has mainly been neglected in research compared to the lumbar and cervical regions. No clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) for non-specific thoracic spine pain (TSP) have been compiled. Theref...

    Authors: Marco Risetti, Riccardo Gambugini, Marco Testa and Simone Battista
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:398
  19. People with patellofemoral pain (PFP) exhibit impaired psychological and pain processing factors (i.e., kinesiophobia, pain catastrophizing and pressure pain thresholds [PPTs]). However, it remains unclear whe...

    Authors: Ana Flavia Balotari Botta, Júlia de Cássia Pinto da Silva, Helder dos Santos Lopes, Michelle C. Boling, Ronaldo Valdir Briani and Fábio Mícolis de Azevedo
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:397
  20. Patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) have shown increased levels of neutrophils generating kallikrein-kinin peptides in blood which are potent mediators of inflammation. This study investigated the associat...

    Authors: Dino B. A. Tan, Chantalia Tedja, Lukas Kuster, Warren D. Raymond, Andreea Harsanyi, Priya V. Chowalloor, Neil L. Misso, Shashi Argawal, Kanti D. Bhoola and Helen I. Keen
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:396
  21. In lumbar spinal stabilization pedicle screws are used as standard. However, especially in osteoporosis, screw anchorage is a problem. Cortical bone trajectory (CBT) is an alternative technique designed to inc...

    Authors: Stefan Schleifenbaum, Ann-Cathrin Vogl, Robin Heilmann, Nicolas Heinz von der Hoeh, Christoph-Eckhard Heyde and Jan-Sven Jarvers
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:395
  22. Chronic musculoskeletal pain (CMP) is a complex condition that is mainly treated with analgesic drugs. However, antidepressant intervention is also an important factor in the treatment of CMP. Duloxetine is an...

    Authors: Xuezhi Ma, Shijie Zhou, Wenyuan Sun, Jie Sun, Guangguang Li, Lining Wang and Yang Guo
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:394
  23. Both Kinesio Tape (KT) and Compression Sleeves (CS) can relieve Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS) to a certain extent, but there is no study report on the difference in the effectiveness of the KT and CS wh...

    Authors: Xiali Xue, Yuerong Hao, Xinwei Yang, Chaoyang Zhang, Jie Xu, Xiaolei Wu, Zhongyi Deng and Ning Li
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:392
  24. It has been suggested that the posterior tibial slope (PTS) plays an important role in increasing the anteroposterior stability following total knee arthroplasty. Although the relationship between the PTS and ...

    Authors: Mehmet Ersin, Mehmet Demirel, Melih Civan, Mehmet Ekinci, Turgut Akgül and Cengiz Şen
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:390
  25. Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is one of the most common immune-mediated arthritic diseases worldwide. Despite considerable efforts to elucidate its pathogenesis, the molecular mechanisms underlying AS are still ...

    Authors: Han Wang, Hongbo Jin, Zhiyang Liu, Chengju Tan, Lin Wei, Mingfen Fu and Yizhuan Huang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:389
  26. While fear of movement is an important predictor of pain and disability in osteoarthritis (OA), its impact on patients with hip OA remains uncertain. This study aimed to determine whether fear of movement, eva...

    Authors: Ryo Hidaka, Takeyuki Tanaka, Kazuaki Hashikura, Hiroyuki Oka, Ko Matsudaira, Toru Moro, Kenta Matsuda, Hirotaka Kawano and Sakae Tanaka
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:388
  27. The commonly used treatments of adult degeneration scoliosis (ADS) were posterior long segment screw fixation with osteotomies. Recently, lateral lumbar intervertebral fusion combined two-stage posterior screw...

    Authors: Dingli Xu, Kaifeng Gan, Xuchen Zhao, Leidong Lian, Xudong Hu, Ni Luo and Weihu Ma
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:387
  28. Thoracolumbar spine injury (TLSI) is a major concern worldwide despite its low prevalence. Studies demonstrate a gradual rise in annual incidence. There have been improvements in its management. However, a lot...

    Authors: Paul Chinonso Shu, Mathieu Motah, Daniel Gams Massi, Yannick Lechedem Ngunyi, Ngenge Michael Budzi and Alain Chichom Mefire
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:386
  29. This retrospective cohort study aimed to compare the clinical and radiological outcomes between two treatment strategies focusing on non-osteoporotic AOSpine-type A3 fractures of the thoracolumbar spine with n...

    Authors: Xin Song, Donglin Ren, Feng Zhang, Shuai Han, Desheng Wu and Jian Wang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:385
  30. Implant-associated infection (IAI) is a potential complication following total hip (THA) or knee arthroplasty (TKA). The initial phase of the inflammatory process can be measured by applying one of the inflamm...

    Authors: Petr Domecky, Anna Rejman Patkova, Katerina Mala-Ladova and Josef Maly
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:383
  31. Giant Cell Arteritis (GCA) is a large vessel vasculitis that most commonly presents with headache, scalp tenderness, jaw claudication, and vision changes. Various other, less common, manifestations have been r...

    Authors: Young Min Cho, Lara El Khoury, Jonathan Paramo, Diane Michelle Horowitz, Jian Yi Li and Nina Kello
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:382
  32. Osteoarthritis (OA) is a prevalent, chronic joint condition that commonly affects the knee and hip causing pain, impaired function, and reduced quality of life. As there is no cure, the main goal of treatment ...

    Authors: Rachel K. Nelligan, Rana S. Hinman, Thorlene Egerton, Maya Gregory, Neil Bidgood, Ms Fiona McManus, Anurika P. De Silva, Karen E. Lamb and Kim L. Bennell
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:381
  33. This study aimed to present a safe zone for distal pin insertion for external fixation using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) images.

    Authors: Jae Jung Min, Young Jin Ryu, Ki Hyuk Sung, Jisoo Lee, Ji Young Kim and Moon Seok Park
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:380

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  34. The efficacy and safety of tranexamic acid (TXA) in reducing blood loss following total knee arthroplasty (TKA) in patients with osteoarthritis have been widely confirmed. However, there is still a paucity of ...

    Authors: Guorui Cao, Shaoyun Zhang, Yixuan Wang, Hong Xu, Songtao Quan, Litao Cai, Wei Feng, Junna Yao, Honglue Tan and Fuxing Pei
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:379
  35. Knee osteoarthritis (KOA) causes not only pain, stiffness, and dysfunction of the knee, but also the reduction of the joint range of motion (ROM). This study explored the demographic and radiographic factors f...

    Authors: Ge Zhou, Minwei Zhao, Xinguang Wang, Xiao Geng and Hua Tian
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:378
  36. Myofascial pain syndrome (MPS) is a common musculoskeletal pain and dysfunction, which is characterised by myofascial trigger points. Therapeutic physical modalities, as potentially effective treatment options...

    Authors: Peijue He, Wenxuan Fu, Hang Shao, Meng Zhang, Zhuoli Xie, Juan Xiao, Lijuan Li, Yiwei Liu, Yi Cheng and Qian Wang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:376
  37. Hip resurfacing arthroplasty (HRA) is a less common but effective alternative method to total hip arthroplasty (THA) for hip reconstruction. In this study, we investigated the incidences of in-hospital complic...

    Authors: Yuanyuan Huang, Qinfeng Yang, Ziqi Wang, Zhijie Pan, Yang Zhang, Zhanjun Shi and Sheng Yang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:375
  38. In open-wedge high-tibial-osteotomy (OWHTO), most surgeons use a preoperative planning software and realise that they should match the intraoperative alignment correction with the preoperative plan. We aimed t...

    Authors: Moritz Mederake, Georgios Eleftherakis, Daniel Schüll, Fabian Springer, Nicola Maffulli, Filippo Migliorini and Christian Konrads
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:373
  39. Patellofemoral pain (PFP) is a common knee disorder that causes persistent pain, lower self-reported function and quality of life. People with PFP also present with altered psychological factors, which are ass...

    Authors: Liliam Barbuglio Del Priore, Vitoria Ozores Perez, Ronaldo Valdir Briani, Lucca Andre Liporoni Bego Farinelli, Júlia de Cássia Pinto da Silva, Odisséia Marli Gimenes Martins, Fábio Arruda Lopes, Anita Barros Amorim, Evangelos Pappas and Fábio Mícolis de Azevedo
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:372
  40. Open reduction and plate osteosynthesis are considered as a successful technique for the treatment of proximal humerus fracture (PHF) despite high complication rates. The objective of our study was to review t...

    Authors: Antoine Dewarrat, Alexandre Terrier, Bardia Barimani and Frédéric Vauclair
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:371
  41. To evaluate the influence of various factors on CT attenuation values (HUs) of acute and old fracture vertebra, and to determine the efficacy of HU differences (△HUs) in the differentiation of the two type of ...

    Authors: Limin Liang, Ya Wang, Yaya Zhao, Chunyuan Luo, Jianghua Zhu, Xin Zhang, Zhaotao Zhang, Yinquan Ye, Weiwei Deng, Yun Peng and Lianggeng Gong
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:370
  42. Steroid-induced osteonecrosis of the femoral head (SONFH) is the necrosis of the femur bone caused by prolonged and massive use of corticosteroids. The present study probed into the significance of Astragalus ...

    Authors: Shenyao Zhang, Kefang Dong, Xiangjing Zeng, Fan Wang and Min Lu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:369

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