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  1. Osteoarthritis (OA) represents a leading cause of disability with limited data available for the Greek patients.

    Authors: P. Savvari, I. Skiadas, S. A. Papadakis, V. Psychogios, O. D. Argyropoulou, A. P. Pastroudis, G. A. Skarpas, A. Tsoutsanis, A. Garofalakis, G. Katsifis, D. Boumpas and D. Menegas
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:651
  2. Traditionally, the size of total knee arthroplasty (TKA) components is predicted by preoperative radiographic templating, which is of limited accuracy. This study aimed to evaluate the role of demographic data...

    Authors: Mohsen Ostovar, Mahmoud Jabalameli, Mohammad Reza Bahaeddini, Abolfazl Bagherifard, Mansour Bahardoust and Alireza Askari
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:650
  3. Lateral condyle fracture of the humerus is the second most common elbow fracture in children. Non-displaced lateral condyle fractures can often be managed with cast and conservative care, while reduction and f...

    Authors: Yoon Joo Cho, Se Hyun Kang and Mu Hyun Kang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:649
  4. Postoperative limb length discrepancy (LLD) is a common complication of total hip arthroplasty, and several methods exist to prevent LLD, but each has its benefits and drawbacks. The study investigates the app...

    Authors: Junzhe Wu, Xunrong Zhuang, Chaohui Lin, Lijiang He and Rongmou Zhang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:648
  5. Knee osteoarthritis (OA) is a progressive and degenerative condition. Several pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatments are able to improve the OA symptoms and the structural characteristics of the af...

    Authors: Alessandra Colombini, Gianluca Doro, Enrico Ragni, Luca Forte, Laura de Girolamo and Fabio Zerbinati
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:647
  6. Lower back pain (LBP) is a common musculoskeletal disorder that may affect students’ daily lives. Recent psychological research showed a relevant connection between LBP and multidimensional health. However, th...

    Authors: Mohammed M Alshehri, Amjad M Alqhtani, Shahd H Gharawi, Raghad A Sharahily, Wajd A Fathi, Shahad G Alnamy, Shaima A Alothman, Yasir S. Alshehri, Ahmed S. Alhowimel, Bader A. Alqahtani and Aqeel M. Alenazi
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:646
  7. Our objective was to summarize, synthesize, and integrate the evidence evaluating the effectiveness of biophysical agents compared to other conservative treatments, for the management of carpal tunnel syndrome...

    Authors: Armaghan Dabbagh, Christina Ziebart, Joy C MacDermid, Tara Packham and Ruby Grewal
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:645
  8. Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are a common reason for seeking primary health care. The STarT Musculoskeletal (MSK) tool is designed to stratify patients suffering from MSDs to risk groups, based on prognost...

    Authors: Eva Rasmussen-Barr, Maria Sövelid, Rasmus Krantz and Jonathan C. Hill
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:644
  9. Sagittal imbalance is a common cause of low back pain and dysfunction in patients with degenerative spinal deformity (DSD), which greatly affects their quality of life. Strength and endurance are important fun...

    Authors: Can Chen, Sen Yang, Yong Tang, Xueke Yu, Chunhua Chen, Chengmin Zhang and Fei Luo
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:643
  10. Low back pain is a common condition that becomes even more prevalent with aging. A non-pharmacological multidisciplinary approach for chronic non-specific low back pain (CNSLBP) has been recommended, but integ...

    Authors: Iago Garreta-Catala, Rosa Planas-Balagué, Reza Abouzari, Thiago Carnaval, Joan M. Nolla, Sebastián Videla and José-Luis Agulló-Ferré
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:642
  11. After the COVID-19 outbreak, many Chinese high school students have increased their dependence on electronic devices for studying and life, which may affect the incidence of neck and shoulder pain (NSP) in Chi...

    Authors: Ruilong Wang, Yue Yin, Haoliang Zhang, Letian Pan, Yuanting Zhu, Mingxiu Wang, Ziyin Huang, Weiheng Wang and Guoying Deng
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:641
  12. Amputation is a serious complication of acute compartment syndrome (ACS), and predicting the risk factors associated with amputation remains a challenge for surgeons. The aim of this study was to analyze the r...

    Authors: Donglei Wei, Jianwen Cheng, Yage Jiang, Nanchang Huang, Jianhui Xiang, Junfeng Li, Hui Wang, Wei Su and Jinmin Zhao
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:640
  13. The aim was to study associations between chronic widespread pain, widespread pain sensitivity, leptin, and metabolic factors in individuals with knee pain. A secondary aim was to study these associations in a...

    Authors: Maria L.E. Andersson, Emelie Thorén, Charlotte Sylwander and Stefan Bergman
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:639
  14. The anterior ilioinguinal and the posterior Kocher-Langenbeck approach have long been the standard surgical approaches to the acetabulum. The last decade has witnessed the development of so-called intrapelvic ...

    Authors: Sebastian Lippross, Clara Wehrenpfennig, Thilo Wedel, Andreas Seekamp, Daniar Osmonov, Babak Moradi, Stefanie Fitschen-Oestern, Joerg Finn, Tim Klueter, Bodo Kurz and Ibrahim Alkatout
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:638
  15. The purpose of this retrospective study was to introduce an alternative technique for the treatment of type II symptomatic ulnar styloid nonunion by the reinsertion of the triangular fibrocartilage complex and...

    Authors: Xiaofei Yu, Yadong Yu, Xu Zhang, Jia Li, Tong Zhou and Huan Chen
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:637
  16. In calcaneal fractures, the percutaneous screw fixation (PSF) is currently considered to be the better choice, but it is difficult to accurately place the screw into the sustentaculum tali (ST) during the oper...

    Authors: Xian. Li, Xiao-ke. Wang, Lian-kui. Yu, Chao. Zhang, Ming-ming. Zhao, Jun. Yan and Li-ren. Han
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:636
  17. Patient-reported outcomes are commonly used to assess patient symptoms. The effect of specific hip pathology on relationships between perceived and objectively measured symptoms remains unclear. The purpose of...

    Authors: Brandon Nunley, Edward P. Mulligan, Avneesh Chhabra, Nicholas P. Fey and Joel Wells
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:635
  18. Metabolic Syndrome (MetS) has been associated with knee osteoarthritis (KOA) in animal studies, but epidemiologic evidence of the association remains controversial. We investigated the association between MetS...

    Authors: Talal Ibrahim, Abdulaziz F Ahmed, Mariam Nofal, Abdelsalam Hegazy and Hassan M. K. Ghomrawi
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:634
  19. Osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee is one of the most common and disabling conditions worldwide. A neglected aspect of knee OA is its psychosocial impact, such as shame. However, assessment tools to measure shame...

    Authors: Jia Ying Yeo, Chien Joo Lim and Bryan Yijia Tan
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:633
  20. Recent studies have shown that immobilization enhances reactive oxygen species (ROS) production and mitophagy activity in atrophic skeletal muscle. However, there are relatively few studies examining the biolo...

    Authors: Feng Wang, Ting Zhou, Chen Xu Zhou, Quan Bing Zhang, Hua Wang and Yun Zhou
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:632
  21. The purpose of this study was to clarify the attachment types of the tibialis anterior tendon (TAT) in Japanese fixed cadavers and to determine the attachment site area in three dimensions.

    Authors: Tomoki Hirai, Mutsuaki Edama, Ryoya Togashi, Haruki Osanami, Rina Saito, Koyo Kato, Mayuu Shagawa, Chie Sekine, Hirotake Yokota, Ryo Hirabayashi, Tomonobu Ishigaki, Hiroshi Akuzawa, Yuki Yamada, Taku Toriumi and Ikuo Kageyama
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:631
  22. Different types of grafts can be used for anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR). There is little published data regarding skeletally immature patients. The purpose of this systematic review was to a...

    Authors: S Verhagen, M Dietvorst, EJLG Delvaux, MC van der Steen and RPA Janssen
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:630
  23. This study compares the symptomatic 90-day venous thromboembolism (VTE) rates in patients receiving aspirin to patients receiving low-molecular weight heparin (LMWH) or direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs), afte...

    Authors: Verinder Sidhu, Helen Badge, Timothy Churches, Justine Maree Naylor, Sam Adie and Ian A Harris
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:629
  24. To investigate the characteristics and seasonal patterns of distal radius fractures (DRFs) over the preceding five years, with the aim of establishing a clinical foundation for the prevention and management of...

    Authors: Zhenyu Luo, Wei Zhu, Chao Jiang, Wei He and Hua Zuo
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:627
  25. Under the restriction of social activities during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, there was concern about the loss of muscle mass due to a decrease in physical activity for the elderly. The p...

    Authors: Masaru Tanaka, Masahiro Kanayama, Tomoyuki Hashimoto, Fumihiro Oha, Yukitoshi Shimamura, Takeru Tsujimoto, Yuichi Hasegawa, Tsutomu Endo, Hidetoshi Nojiri and Muneaki Ishijima
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:626
  26. The risks associated with deep vein thrombosis (DVT) have gained significant recognition over time. A prevalent form of distal DVT is isolated calf muscular venous thrombosis (ICMVT). Despite its common clinic...

    Authors: Jian Peng, Bin Feng, Weizhi Ren, Shijie Jiang, Chenying Wu, Zhenghui Hu and Wei Xu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:625
  27. Myofascial Pain Syndrome (MPS) is a common pain disorder. Diagnostic criteria include physical findings which are often unreliable or not universally accepted. A precise biosignature may improve diagnosis and ...

    Authors: Aishwarya Pradeep, Aybike Birerdinc, Travis Branigan, Vy Phan, Hailey Morris, Jay Shah, Secili DeStefano, Siddhartha Sikdar, John Srbely, Dinesh Kumbhare, Antonio Stecco, James Paik and Lynn H. Gerber
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:624
  28. Garden I femoral neck fractures are nondisplaced femoral neck fractures. Nonoperative treatment and in situ fixation are the preferred treatments. However, the postoperative outcome is not satisfactory and the...

    Authors: Ying Wang, Jianxiong Ma, Haohao Bai, Hongqi Zhan, Bin Lu, Lei Sun, Hongzhen Jin, Xingwen Zhao, Yanfei Wu, Jiahui Chen and Xinlong Ma
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:623
  29. Little evidence has been provided regarding physical performance and flat-footedness in school-age children. Although flat feet may decrease the level of motor performance, findings remain inconsistent. Theref...

    Authors: Peter Sagat, Peter Bartik, Lovro Štefan and Vangelis Chatzilelekas
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:622
  30. Congenital scoliosis(CS) is associated with multiple organs defect, and cardiac abnormalities have been reported commonly associated with CS. Hemivertebra is caused by the failure of vertebral formation, which...

    Authors: Shengru Wang, Yiwei Zhao, You Du, Jianguo Zhang and Bin Yu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:621
  31. Adult spinal deformity has a substantially debilitating effect on older people’s physical and mental health. However, the impact of sagittal malalignment on locomotive syndrome (LS), sarcopenia, and physical f...

    Authors: Mio Yahata, Kei Watanabe, Hideki Tashi, Masayuki Ohashi, Takuya Yoda, Atsushi Nawata, Kazutoshi Nakamura and Hiroyuki Kawashima
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:620
  32. Evidence exists demonstrating the negative impacts of chronic musculoskeletal pain on key measures of gait. Despite neck pain being the second most common musculoskeletal pain condition, there is a paucity of ...

    Authors: Wren Burton, Yan Ma, Brad Manor, Jeffrey M. Hausdorff, Matthew H. Kowalski, Paul A. Bain and Peter M. Wayne
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:618
  33. Wii Fit exergames have been less commonly used for the rehabilitation of athletes after Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction (ACLR). This study aims to investigate the effects of an expert system using Wi...

    Authors: Anoshirvan Kazemnejad, Abbas Asosheh, Azar Moezy and Arezoo Abasi
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:617
  34. The effectiveness of physiotherapy to reduce low back pain depends on patient adherence to treatment. Facilitators and barriers to patient adherence are multifactorial and include patient and therapist-related...

    Authors: Andreas Alt, Hannu Luomajoki and Kerstin Luedtke
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:615
  35. Meta-analyses on the use of tranexamic acid (TXA) in intertrochanteric fractures have shown inconsistent results due to variations in inclusion criteria and clinical heterogeneity. To address these limitations...

    Authors: Jiakai Zhang, Xiaoyuan Fan, Yi Zheng, Junlong Wu and Xinhua Yuan
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:614
  36. Fat infiltration (FI) of the deep neck extensor muscles has been shown to be associated with poor outcomes in cervical injury, mechanical neck pain, and axial symptoms after cervical spine surgery. However, in...

    Authors: Zhifei Li, Qinqiu Liang, He Li, Xiaocheng Lin, Jiwen Meng, Daishui Yang, Chengwei Li, Yuanyao Liang, Yin Yang, Yuanfang Lin and Ziyang Liang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:613
  37. Many surgical treatment methods exist for clavicle shaft fractures. A locking compression plate (LCP) fixation with three screws per fracture side is commonly used. For certain fractures a stabilization with 2...

    Authors: Antonia Schlüßler, Manuel Fehrenbacher, Richard Frank Richter, Eric Tille, Achim Biewener and Jörg Nowotny
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:612
  38. Conventional progressive concentric strengthening exercise (CSE) to improve bone mineral density (BMD) and bone mineral content (BMC) may not be feasible for populations with chronic musculoskeletal and/or met...

    Authors: Harshvardhan Singh, Bethany A. Moore, Roshita Rathore, William R Reed, William R. Thompson, Gordon Fisher, Donald H. Lein and Gary R. Hunter
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:611

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:696

  39. Total knee replacement (TKR) is considered one of the most common elective orthopaedic procedures. The main focus of TKR is to offer patient's symptomatic relief from persistent knee pain. To achieve this it i...

    Authors: Bartosz M. Maciąg, Tomasz Kordyaczny, Dawid Jegierski, Marcin Łapiński, Monika Dorocińska, Krystian Żarnovsky, Grzegorz J. Maciąg, Olga Adamska and Artur Stolarczyk
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:610
  40. Steroid-induced necrosis of the femoral head (SONFH) is a refractory orthopedic hip disease occurring in young and middle-aged people, with glucocorticoids being the most common cause. Previous experimental st...

    Authors: Jin-Lian Chai, Bo-Wen Lu, Hai-Tao Du, Ming-Tao Wen, Xue-Zhen Liang and Ping Wang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:609
  41. Total hip arthroplasty (THA) decreases pain and improves function in patients with osteoarthritis. In some cases, both hips have been operated simultaneously. Our aim was to report patients’ pain and physical ...

    Authors: Leena Ristolainen, Jyrki Kettunen, Jouni Lohikoski, Hannu Kautiainen and Mikko Manninen
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:608

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:708

  42. The objective of this study was to assess the expression profile of CD44v6, a potential cancer stem cell marker, and its diagnostic and predictive significance in three distinct types of primary bone tumors.

    Authors: Ameinh Hosseini, Amir Reza Eghtedari, Alireza Mirzaei, Pegah Babaheidarian, Samira Nekoufar, Narges Khademian, Khodamorad Jamshidi and Masoumeh Tavakoli-Yaraki
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:607
  43. Being a scavenger of free radicals, C60 fullerenes can influence on the physiological processes in skeletal muscles, however, the effect of such carbon nanoparticles on muscle contractility under acute muscle inf...

    Authors: Danylo O. Zavodovskiy, Nataliya V. Bulgakova, Inna Sokolowska, Yuriy I. Prylutskyy, Uwe Ritter, Olga O. Gonchar, Alexander I. Kostyukov, Oleh V. Vlasenko, Kamila Butowska, Agnieszka Borowik, Jacek Piosik and Andriy Maznychenko
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:606
  44. Little research was available to explore which surgical fixation was better between fixation of both clavicle and scapula and clavicle alone in management of floating shoulder injury.

    Authors: Yijie Shao, Xu Zhu, Bo Liu, Chenchen Ji, Jiajia Sun and Guangdong Chen
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:605
  45. Tibial stress fracture is a debilitating musculoskeletal injury that diminishes the physical performance of individuals who engage in high-volume running, including Service members during basic combat training...

    Authors: Aravind Sundaramurthy, Junfei Tong, Adhitya V. Subramani, Vivek Kote, Michael Baggaley, W. Brent Edwards and Jaques Reifman
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:604
  46. Tension band wiring (TBW) is a common surgical intervention for olecranon fractures. However, high rate of complications such as loss of reduction, skin irritation, and migration of the K-wires were reported u...

    Authors: Nuo Yin, Mingmang Pan, Chenglei Li, Li Du and Liang Ding
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:603
  47. Segmental fusion operations assume paramount significance for individuals afflicted by full layers of annulus tears as they avert the perils of rapid disc degeneration and segmental instability. Structures wit...

    Authors: Shengyu Wan, Jian Zhang, Chao Wu, Xu Lin, Jingchi Li, Fan Wu, Zifan Zhang and Lipeng He
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:602

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