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  1. Precise causes of musculoskeletal complaints among nurses are not known well, but many studies have pointed to manual patient handling tasks. Subjective judgment and decision-making process for patient lifting...

    Authors: Rashid Heidarimoghadam, Saeedeh Mosaferchi, Pradip Kumar Ray, Hamid Saednia, Khadijeh Najafi Ghobadi and Alireza Mortezapour
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:359
  2. Neuropathic pain arises as a direct consequence of a lesion or disease affecting the somatosensory system. Pharmacological treatments for neuropathic pain often fail despite following guidelines. Interdiscipli...

    Authors: Nazdar Ghafouri, Emmanuel Bäckryd, Elena Dragioti, Marcelo Rivano Fischer, Åsa Ringqvist and Björn Gerdle
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:357
  3. Chronic low back pain (CLBP) is a leading cause of disability globally. Exercise therapies are one of the commonly prescribed treatment options for CLBP. The specific exercise therapies for CLBP most commonly ...

    Authors: Jani Mikkonen, Hannu Luomajoki, Olavi Airaksinen, Liesbet Goubert and Ville Leinonen
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:354
  4. Moving Well is a behavioral intervention for patients with knee osteoarthritis (KOA) scheduled for a total knee replacement (TKR). The objective of this intervention is to help patients with KOA mentally and phys...

    Authors: Assem Jabri, Yuliana Domínguez Páez, Mackenzie Brown, Geyanne Lui, Wai-Kwong Hui, Noelia Hernandez, Michael L. Parks, Alejandro Gonzalez Della Valle, Susan M. Goodman, Samprit Banerjee, Monika M. Safford and Iris Navarro-Millán
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:353
  5. Wound complication, skin blister formation in particular, causes devastating consequences after total knee arthroplasty (TKA). Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT) tries to improve wound management leading t...

    Authors: Wai-Wang Chau, Kelvin Chin-Hei Lo, Lawrence Chun-Man Lau, Michael Tim-Yun Ong and Kevin Ki-Wai Ho
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:351
  6. To design a cross-inverted triangular pattern to insert compression screw nails for the treatment of femoral neck fractures and to compare the biomechanics of inserting compression screw nails in cross-inverte...

    Authors: Min Wang, Yunlong Wang, Fa Zou, Lin Tan and Yunjuan Wang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:350
  7. The present study was conducted to estimate the prevalence and distribution of MSDs in different anatomical regions among Doctors and NO and to determine their ergonomic risk factors and predictors.

    Authors: Diksha Mahajan, Manoj Kumar Gupta, Neha Mantri, Nitin Kumar Joshi, Sridevi Gnanasekar, Akhil Dhanesh Goel, Srikanth Srinivasan, Nitesh Manohar Gonade, Suresh Kumar Sharma, Mahendra Kumar Garg and Pankaj Bhardwaj
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:349
  8. Chikungunya fever is an infection transmitted by the Chikungunya virus (CHIKV), which is an arbovirus that is transmitted by the mosquitoes Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus. The most common sequelae caused b...

    Authors: Weslley Barbosa Sales, Djavan Gomes Leite, Caroline Sousa Truta Ramalho, Sabrina Gabrielle Gomes Fernandes Macêdo, Gérson Fonseca de Souza and Álvaro Campos Cavalcanti Maciel
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:347
  9. Plate fixation using a tricortical iliac bone graft can provide a high ratio of bone union and restore clavicle length in cases of atrophic nonunion. However, the surgical treatment of clavicle oblique nonunio...

    Authors: Ryogo Furuhata, Yuya Yokoyama, Atsushi Tanji and Shota Fujita
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:346
  10. Early ambulation in patients undergoing transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (TLIF) surgery is recommended, however, the precise time interval after open surgery has never been specified. Current retrospecti...

    Authors: Jingwen Liao, Zhou Qi, Biying Chen and Purun Lei
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:345
  11. Osteoarthritis (OA) is a chronic degenerative joint disorder for which there is no known cure. Non-surgical management for people with mild-to-moderate hip OA focuses mainly on alleviating pain and maximising ...

    Authors: Thomas W Wainwright, Erika P Parkinson, Tikki Immins, Sharon Docherty, Elizabeth Goodwin, Annie Hawton, Matthew Low, Joanna Samways, Tim Rees, Geoff Saunders and Robert G Middleton
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:344
  12. Leg length change after knee arthroplasty is one of the most concerned problems for patients and doctors. However, as there was only one literture focused on the leg length change after unicompartmental knee a...

    Authors: Tianlang Xie, Xufeng Jiao, Xiaomei Yao, Zheng Li, Shuai An and Guanglei Cao
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:343
  13. Increased incidence of fragility fractures of the proximal humerus has been reported. Proximal humerus Hounsfield unit (HU) measurements based on computed tomography (CT) scans of the shoulder can be used to e...

    Authors: Gang Liu, Lu Li, Chengzhi Yang, Lu Wei, Tao Li, Li Zhu and Juzheng Hu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:342
  14. After total knee arthroplasty, 10–30% of patients still complain about knee pain, even after exact positioning of the components. Altered knee kinematics are crucial in this regard.

    Authors: Andrea Lorenz, Alexander Winter, Moritz Mederake, Clemens Freidhager, Ulf Krister Hofmann and Ulf Gunther Leichtle
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:341
  15. There is no patient-reported functional scale specific for osteochondral lesion of the ankle (OCLA). Therefore, the objectives of this study were to develop a questionnaire that measures symptom severity, func...

    Authors: Heinz Lohrer, Stephanie Wagner, Markus Wenning, Jan Kühle, Hagen Schmal and Albert Gollhofer
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:340
  16. Lumbosacral canal stenosis is known as the most common cause of back surgery with several complications. Selecting a minimally invasive treatment with high efficacy in such patients is necessary. This study wa...

    Authors: Seyed Mansoor Rayegani, Vahid Soltani, Mohsen Cheraghi, Mohammad Reza Omid Zohor, Arash Babaei-Ghazani and Seyed Ahmad Raeissadat
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:339
  17. Femoral neck fractures are associated with substantial morbidity and mortality for older adults. Multi-system medical diseases and complications can lead to long-term care needs, functional decline and death, ...

    Authors: Weiming Liang, Gang Qin, Lizhi Yu and Yingying Wang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:338
  18. National and international clinical practice guidelines have stratified the value of osteoarthritis (OA) interventions. Interventions with strong evidence supporting effectiveness and benefit are ‘high value c...

    Authors: Kathryn Mills, Anne-Marie Brewster, Danella Hackett, Chris Cheung, Michael Solomon and Justine Naylor
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:337
  19. Lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) is a prevalent and disabling cause of low back and leg pain in elderly people and nerve root sedimentation sign (NRSS) has been demonstrated to have high sensitivity and specificit...

    Authors: Guizhen Qian, Yanshuang Wang, Jiarong Huang, Dehua Wang and Chongchang Miao
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:336
  20. Lumbar herniated disc (HNP) is mainly treated by conservative management. Epidural steroid injection (ESI) has been an option to treat failed cases prior to surgery. Triamcinolone has been widely used due to i...

    Authors: Asarn Wongjarupong, Saran Pairuchvej, Panyajarn Laohapornsvan, Vit Kotheeranurak, Khanathip Jitpakdee, Chunrutai Yeekian and Pongsthorn Chanplakorn
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:335
  21. Emerging adults (aged 18–29) report high levels of musculoskeletal pain; however, it is unknown if body location and intensity patterns are related to different biopsychosocial characteristics. This study iden...

    Authors: Kaitlin M. Gallagher, Erin K. Howie and Makayla Carney
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:334
  22. This study aimed to develop and externally validate prediction models of spinal surgery outcomes based on a retrospective review of a prospective clinical database, uniquely comparing multivariate regression a...

    Authors: Monika Halicka, Martin Wilby, Rui Duarte and Christopher Brown
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:333
  23. Robot-assisted total knee arthroplasty (r-TKA) can reportedly achieve more accurate implant positioning than conventional total knee arthroplasty (c-TKA), although its learning curve is controversial. Moreover...

    Authors: Ho Jung Jung, Min Wook Kang, Jong Hwa Lee and Joong Il Kim
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:332
  24. Sarcopenia is defined as an age-related progressive and systemic loss of muscle mass and function. World Health Organization (WHO) definition of health-related quality of life (QoL) states that health is consi...

    Authors: Zoltán Pap, Irina Kalabiska, Ádám Balogh and Harjit Pal Bhattoa
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:331
  25. Rotator cuff tear (RCT) is one of the main causes of shoulder pain and dysfunction. Rotator cuff repair (RCR) is a common surgical procedure for the management of RCTs. Presence of myofascial trigger points (M...

    Authors: Faeze Naseri, Mehdi Dadgoo, Mohammadreza Pourahmadi, Morteza Nakhaei Amroodi, Shirin Azizi, Pouria Tabrizian and Ali Amiri
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:330
  26. Despite current best practices, pressure injuries (PI) remain a devastating and prevalent hospital-acquired complication for patients with acute traumatic spinal cord injuries (SCIs). This study examined assoc...

    Authors: Phumeena Balasuberamaniam, Abeer Wasim, Mopina Shrikumar, Tan Chen, Tracey Anthony, Andrea Phillips, Avery Nathens, Martin Chapman, Eric Crawford, Carolyn E. Schwartz and Joel Finkelstein
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:329
  27. One of the current choices of treatment for Trapeziometacarpal (TMC) joint arthritis is trapeziectomy with ligament reconstruction and tendon interposition arthroplasty. The Ceruso’s technique consists of comp...

    Authors: Marco Passiatore, Giuseppe Taccardo, Vitale Cilli, Giuseppe Rovere, Francesco Liuzza, Lucia Pannuto and Rocco De Vitis
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:328
  28. To analyze evolution and factors related with greater gains in Health Related Quality of Life (HRQOL) and with a greater probability of exceed their corresponding minimal clinically important differences (MCID...

    Authors: Marta González-Sáenz-de-Tejada, Jose M. Quintana, Juan C. Arenaza, Jesús R. Azcarate-Garitano, Pedro M. Esnaola-Guisasola, Isidoro García-Sánchez, Alejandro Baguer-Antonio and Amaia Bilbao-González
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:327
  29. The infrapatellar fat pad (IFP) may have bilateral influence on knee osteoarthritis (KOA). IFP evaluation may be a key contributor to the diagnostic and clinical management of KOA. Few studies have evaluated K...

    Authors: Qin Ye, Dong He, Xiaonan Ding, Yajie Wang, Yuguo Wei and Jing Liu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:326
  30. To explore the mechanism of the healing of tendon tissue and anti-adhesion, and to discuss the role of the transforming growth factor-β3 (TGF-β3)/cAMP response element binding protein-1 (CREB-1) signaling path...

    Authors: Li-Ming Wu, Yun-Jiao Wang, Shuai-Feng Li, Jing-Kun Wang, Jun Liu, Chao-Chao Fan and Yan Xiong
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:325
  31. The association of cognition with hand grip and pinch strength has been well-recognized in older adults. The authors sought to explore: (1) associations among forward head posture (FHP), cognition, and hand gr...

    Authors: Halil Ibrahim Celik, Banu Unver, Eda Akbas and Emin Ulas Erdem
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:324
  32. Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is a chronic inflammatory disease involving the sacroiliac joint and axial spine. AS may render the ankylosed spine prone to trauma and cause an increased frequency of associated ep...

    Authors: Dae Kyun Kim and Seok Won Kim
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:323
  33. Mechanically aligned total knee arthroplasty (MATKA) is a well-established procedure. Kinematically aligned TKA (KATKA) has been proposed to restore and preserve pre-arthritic knee anatomy. However, normal kn...

    Authors: Takanori Miura, Tsuneari Takahashi, Jun Watanabe, Yuki Kataoka, Ryusuke Ae, Hidetomo Saito, Katsushi Takeshita and Naohisa Miyakoshi
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:322
  34. Volumetric muscle loss overwhelms skeletal muscle’s ordinarily capable regenerative machinery, resulting in severe functional deficits that have defied clinical repair strategies. In this manuscript we pair th...

    Authors: Kevin Roberts, John Taehwan Kim, Tai Huynh, Jacob Schluns, Grady Dunlap, Jamie Hestekin and Jeffrey C Wolchok
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:321
  35. Acute low energy pubic rami fractures in the elderly receive primarily conservative treatment. There is debate to what extent posterior ring involvement, which is detected superiorly by CT compared to X-ray, h...

    Authors: Guy Putzeys, Thomas Dekeyser, Patrick Garré, Tim Chesser and Hans Pottel
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:320
  36. To investigate whether the application of a curved rasp on the femoral side is effective in reducing the incidence of stem malalignment in total hip replacement with direct anterior approach (DAA-THA), followe...

    Authors: Bei Lin, Yiping Lan, Zhiming Lu, Shiwei Xie, Feitai Lin, Yan Weng, Eryou Feng and Jinhua Chen
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:319
  37. Intraoperative cell salvage (ICS) is an important component of blood management in patients undergoing orthopedic surgery. However, the role of ICS is less well defined in total hip arthroplasty (THA) with sub...

    Authors: Enze Zhao, Xiaoyan Zhu, Kai Zhou, Zunhan Liu, Hanpeng Lu, Jiali Chen and Zongke Zhou
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:318
  38. We aimed to compare the effects of peripherally inserted central catheters (PICC) and implantable venous access devices (TIVADs) in terms of complications and shoulder function in patients with malignant bone ...

    Authors: Jing Shan, Sumei Lv, Haihong Li, Donglai Wang, Xiaoyu Zhang and Wei Liu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:317
  39. In patients with axial spondyloarthritis, vertebral fracture risk is elevated and not always correlated with bone mineral density (BMD). Trabecular bone score (TBS) may offer some advantages in the assessment ...

    Authors: Elia Valls-Pascual, Ana Victoria Orenes-Vera, Ana Sendra-García, Àngels Martínez-Ferrer, Lydia Montolío-Chiva, Ignacio Vázquez-Gómez, Eduardo Flores-Fernández, Desamparados Ybáñez-García, María Vega-Martínez, Luis García-Ferrer, Magdalena Graells-Ferrer and Juan José Alegre-Sancho
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:316
  40. Persistent pain and reduced mobility and dexterity are the typical characteristics of Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). We aimed to determine the prevalence of back and joint pain, back, and joint stiffness, a...

    Authors: Farid Najafi, Mitra Darbandi, Sepideh Kazemi Neya, Masoud Tokazebani Belasi, Neda Izadi, Yahya Pasdar and Akbar Barzegar
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:315
  41. This study aimed to determine the feasibility of ultrasonography in the assessment of cervical vertebral artery (VA) injury as an alternative to computed tomography angiography (CTA) in the emergency room.

    Authors: Yuyu Ishimoto, Hiroshi Iwasaki, Mayumi Sonekatsu, Shizumasa Murata, Takuhei Kozaki, Hiroshi Hashizume, Shunji Tsutsui, Masanari Takami, Keiji Nagata, Kazuhiro Hira, Seiya Kato and Hiroshi Yamada
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:314
  42. Multiple surgical interventions exist for the treatment of symptomatic knee osteoarthritis, but the surgeon and patient may often have difficulty deciding which interventions are the best option.

    Authors: Geng Bin, Liu Jinmin, Tian Cong, Tang Yuchen, Zhang Xiaohui and Xia Yayi
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:313
  43. Femoral head fractures are rare injuries often associated with poor functional outcomes and complications. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the incidence, treatment methods and approaches, complicatio...

    Authors: Sujan Shakya, Jialei Chen, Jiachen Sun and Zhou Xiang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:311
  44. Lower back pain is a common issue, but little is known about the prevalence of pain in patients with liver cirrhosis during hospitalisation. Therefore, the objective of this study was to determine lower back p...

    Authors: R. Bednár, D. Líška, D. Gurín, J. Vnenčaková, A. Melichová, T. Koller and Ľ. Skladaný
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:310
  45. Osteoporosis leads to more serious consequences in men than in women, but less is known about its impacts on health-related quality of life (HRQoL) of men, and whether the anti-osteoporosis treatment can impro...

    Authors: Di-chen Zhao, Xiao-yun Lin, Jing Hu, Bing-na Zhou, Qian Zhang, Ou Wang, Yan Jiang, Wei-bo Xia, Xiao-ping Xing and Mei Li
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:309
  46. There is a great debate on the routine use of open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF) for midshaft clavicle fractures, and one concern is the adverse events after ORIF, such as implant removal after bone u...

    Authors: Yurun Zhu, Jianping Hu, Taicheng Zhan, Kunpeng Zhu and Chunlin Zhang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:308
  47. Popularity of joint replacement surgery due to ever aging population surges the demand for a proper national joint registry. Our Chinese University of Hong Kong – Prince of Wales Hospital (CUHK-PWH) joint regi...

    Authors: Kevin Ki-Wai Ho, Wai-Wang Chau, Lawrence Chun-Man Lau, Jonathan Patrick Ng, Kwok-Hing Chiu and Michael Tim-Yun Ong
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:307

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