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  1. The results of studies exploring the association between serum uric acid (SUA) and bone mineral density (BMD) have been controversial and inconsistent. We thus sought to explore whether SUA levels were indepen...

    Authors: Min-zhe Xu, Ke Lu, Xu-feng Yang, Yao-wei Ye, Si-ming Xu, Qin Shi, Ya-qin Gong and Chong Li
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:306
  2. Approximately 20% of total knee arthroplasty patients experience persistent postsurgical pain one year after surgery. No qualitative studies have explored previous stories of painful or stressful life experien...

    Authors: Vibeke Bull Sellevold, Unni Olsen, Maren Falch Lindberg, Simen A. Steindal, Arild Aamodt, Anners Lerdal and Alfhild Dihle
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:305
  3. Restoration of sagittal balance is a crucial consideration in posterior lumbar interbody fusion (PLIF) surgery and adverse postoperative outcomes are associated with inadequate restoration of sagittal alignmen...

    Authors: Lin Han, Hongdao Ma, Qisheng Li, Jincan Yuan, Haisong Yang, Yuchen Qin and Xuhua Lu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:304

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:403

  4. The objective of this study was to compare the clinical efficacy of DRTR (Double Reverse Traction Repositor, DRTR)and traction table in the treatment of femoral shaft fractures with the aid of AN-IMN (Antegrad...

    Authors: Wei Song, Yueying Wang, Weihao Chen, Zhenqian Zhang, Xuzhou Liu, Guoji Ou, Benqiang Cheng and Hongsheng Lin
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:303
  5. The advantages of unicompartmental knee arthroplasty (UKA) have led to the procedure being increasingly performed worldwide. However, revision surgery is required after UKA failure. According to the literature...

    Authors: Shih-Hui Peng, Chun-Chieh Chen, Sheng-Hsun Lee, Yu-Chih Lin, Jui-Fan Chiang, Szu-Yuan Chen, Chih-Chien Hu, Yuhan Chang, Pang-Hsin Hsieh, Hsin-Nung Shih and Chih-Hsiang Chang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:302
  6. The mutual compensatory relationship between the upper cervical sagittal alignment and the lower cervical sagittal alignment has been repeatedly reported. However, the evaluation of the upper cervical sagittal...

    Authors: Shicai Xu, Fei Ma, Chao Tang, Yehui Liao, Qiang Tang, Shiyu Chen, Qing Wang and Dejun Zhong
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:301
  7. Aims were to examine gender differences in patients with gout with regard to a) self-reported gout severity, b) illness perceptions (IP), c) impact on daily activities and Quality of Life (QoL), d) advice from...

    Authors: Ulrika Bergsten, Mats Dehlin, Eva Klingberg, Anton J. Landgren and Lennart T. H. Jacobsson
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:300
  8. The Joint tissueActivity and Damage Exam (JADE) is a point-of-care (POC) musculoskeletal ultrasound (MSKUS) protocol for non-radiologists to evaluate hemophilic arthopathy. Our aim was to determine the consistenc...

    Authors: Richard F. W. Barnes, Peter Aguero, Cris Hanacek, Andres Flores, Bruno Steiner, Cindy Bailey, Doris V. Quon, Rebecca Kruse-Jarres and Annette von Drygalski
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:299
  9. Although disease-modifying properties of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) for osteoarthritis (OA) have been reported, the effects of NSAIDs on OA progression remain controversial. The purpose of t...

    Authors: Shingo Higa, Ken Nakata, Yusuke Karasawa and Kazuhiro Ohwaki
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:297
  10. Osteoporosis has been associated with several disorders; however, there have been only a limited number of reports on heroin-induced osteoporosis. We report a rare case presented with bilateral femoral neck in...

    Authors: Yu-Jen Shih, Wei-Ning Chang and Shan-Wei Yang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:296
  11. This study aimed to compare total blood loss (TBL) and hidden blood loss (HBL) in patients undergoing single-level open transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (O-TLIF) and unilateral biportal endoscopic transf...

    Authors: Yu-Jian Peng, Zhi-Ying Fan, Qian-Liang Wang, Jun Dai, Qian-Zhong-Yi Zhang, Jun-Yin Cao, Xiao-Feng Liu and Jun Yan
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:295
  12. Maximal isometric muscle strength (MIMS) assessment is a key component of physiotherapists’ work. Hand-held dynamometry (HHD) is a simple and quick method to obtain quantified MIMS values that have been shown ...

    Authors: Marika Morin, Luc J. Hébert, Marc Perron, Émilie Petitclerc, Shanna-Rose Lake and Elise Duchesne
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:294
  13. Lumbar disc degeneration (LDD) is associated with low back pain (LBP). Although both insomnia and mental distress appear to influence the pain experience, their role in the association between LDD and LBP is u...

    Authors: Teija Mertimo, Eveliina Heikkala, Jaakko Niinimäki, Roberto Blanco Sequeiros, Juhani Määttä, Markku Kankaanpää, Petteri Oura and Jaro Karppinen
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:293
  14. Self-lock compression anti-rotation blade (SCAB) is a novel internal fixation implant for femoral neck fractures (FNF). We conducted this finite element analysis study to evaluate the biomechanical performance...

    Authors: Bo-Xuan Huang, Si-Zheng Zhan, Ming Yang and Dian-Ying Zhang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:292
  15. To evaluate the correlation between the degree of preoperative contralateral foraminal stenosis(CFS) and the incidence of contralateral root symptoms after unilateral transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion(TLI...

    Authors: Wenjie Lu, Lingqiao Wu, Yunlin Chen, Xudong Hu, Chaoyue Ruan, Yang Wang, Weihu Ma and Weiyu Jiang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:291
  16. The complications of the conventional medialized design for reverse total shoulder arthroplasty (RSA) are increased scapular notching, and decreased external rotation and deltoid wrapping. Currently, lateraliz...

    Authors: Hwan-Hee Lee, Sang-Eun Park, Jong-Hun Ji and Hyun-Sik Jun
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:290
  17. A prospective cohort study.

    Authors: So Kato, Junya Miyahara, Yoshitaka Matsubayashi, Yuki Taniguchi, Toru Doi, Hiroyasu Kodama, Akiro Higashikawa, Yujiro Takeshita, Masayoshi Fukushima, Takashi Ono, Nobuhiro Hara, Seiichi Azuma, Hiroki Iwai, Masahito Oshina, Shurei Sugita, Shima Hirai…
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:289
  18. Investigate the biomechanical properties of the hybrid fixation technique with bilateral pedicle screw (BPS) and bilateral modified cortical bone trajectory screw (BMCS) in L4-L5 transforaminal lumbar interbod...

    Authors: Alafate Kahaer, Rui Zhang, Yixi Wang, Haopeng Luan, Abulikemu Maimaiti, Dongshan Liu, Wenjie Shi, Tao Zhang, Hailong Guo and Paerhati Rexiti
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:288
  19. Osteoarthritis (OA) is one of the most commonly recorded diseases in clinical practice. Vibration therapy has been suggested for the treatment of knee OA. The purpose of the study was to determine the impact o...

    Authors: Alicja Pasterczyk-Szczurek, Joanna Golec and Edward Golec
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:287
  20. Hip arthroplasty (HA) is one of the most effective procedures for patients with hip fractures. The timing of surgery played a significant role in the short-term outcome for these patients, but conflicting evid...

    Authors: Shencai Liu, Li Qiang, Qinfeng Yang, Lei Fan, Jian Wang, Yusheng Yang, Zhanjun Shi and Tao Li
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:286
  21. Recently, some studies on the efficacy of the femoral neck system (FNS) in treating femoral neck fractures (FNFs) have been published. Therefore, a systematic review was performed to clarify the efficacy and s...

    Authors: Jiabao Jiang, Jialei Chen, Fei Xing, Hao Liu and Zhou Xiang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:285
  22. In total hip arthroplasty (THA), the correct position of the acetabular component directly determines the outcome of the surgery, or the success of the surgery. Therefore, how to accurately locate the position...

    Authors: Dongfang Ning, Feng Xu, Zhongxing Zhang, Xiaolong Yang and Jun Wei
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:284
  23. External fixation has been one of the conventional managements of unstable distal radius fracture. The main aim of this paper is to compare two methods of applying distractive force along the radius shaft vers...

    Authors: Davood Jafari, Ali Birjandinejad, Mahla Daliri, Kimia Emami and Ali Moradi
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:283
  24. Hypercholesterolemia is associated with tendon pathology, but the reasons underpinning this relationship are not well understood. Cholesterol can accumulate in the tendon non-collagenous matrix which may affec...

    Authors: Charlie M. Waugh, Rouhollah Mousavizadeh, Jenny Lee, Hazel R. C. Screen and Alexander Scott
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:282
  25. Spinal giant cell tumor (SGCT) is a relatively rare primary tumor. En bloc resection is the preferred surgical procedure for it due to its aggressiveness, meanwhile leading to more complications. We reported t...

    Authors: Jiacheng Liu, Panpan Hu, Hua Zhou, Ben Wang, Xiaoguang Liu, Fengliang Wu, Yan Li, Xiao Liu, Lei Dang, Yanchao Tang, Zihe Li, Zhongjun Liu and Feng Wei
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:281
  26. Patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) are prone to muscle atrophy due to inflammatory cytokines and corticosteroid use and immobility due to joint pain and deformity. Although resistance training is effectiv...

    Authors: Akira Onishi, Mie Torii, Yu Hidaka, Ryuji Uozumi, Yohei Oshima, Hiroki Tanaka, Hideo Onizawa, Takayuki Fujii, Koichi Murata, Kosaku Murakami, Masao Tanaka, Shuichi Matsuda, Akio Morinobu, Hidenori Arai and Motomu Hashimoto
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:280
  27. The aim of this study was to investigate the biomechanical performance of novel anterior variable-angle locking plates versus tension band wiring used for fixation of simple and complex patella fractures.

    Authors: Karl Stoffel, Ivan Zderic, Torsten Pastor, William Woodburn, Richard Castle, Jessica Penman, Eladio Saura-Sanchez, Boyko Gueorguiev and Christoph Sommer
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:279
  28. Hallux valgus (HV) is a common toe deformity with various contributory factors. The interactions between intrinsic risk factors of HV, such as arch height, sex, age, and body mass index (BMI) should be conside...

    Authors: Do-Young Jung, Sung-hoon Jung and Gyeong-tae Gwak
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:278
  29. Although clinical practice guidelines recommend pain education as the first-line option for the management of chronic musculoskeletal pain, there is a lack of pain education programmes in healthcare. Thus, dig...

    Authors: Marina P. Baroni, Luiz Hespanhol, Gisela C. Miyamoto, Christiane R. Daniel, Lívia G. Fernandes, Felipe J. J. dos Reis, Joshua W. Pate and Bruno T. Saragiotto
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:277
  30. Subchondral bone sclerosis is a major feature of osteoarthritis (OA), and bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells (BMSCs) are presumed to play an important role in subchondral bone sclerosis. Accumulating evidence ...

    Authors: Zhiqiang Meng, Lujun Xin and Bosheng Fan
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:275
  31. Currently, hidden blood loss (HBL) has been paid more and more attention by spine surgeons. Simultaneously, it has been the effort of spine surgeons to explore more advantages of minimally invasive surgery. Mo...

    Authors: Xinle Huang, Wenkai Wang, Guangxing Chen, Xiangchen Guan, Yue Zhou and Yu Tang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:274
  32. The aim of this study is to report our institution’s experience regarding the application of allogeneic tendons for the reconstruction of malunited lateral malleolar avulsion fractures with chronic lateral ank...

    Authors: Yu Zhang, Xin Wang, Xiaomeng Wang, Jianming Cao, Huijuan Wang and Fengqi Zhang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:273
  33. In the dynamic condition, knee osteoarthritis (OA) usually presents with pain. In the weight-bearing condition, a medial meniscus extrusion (MME) may cause severe symptoms and pathological progression. However...

    Authors: Yosuke Ishii, Masakazu Ishikawa, Yuko Nakashima, Takato Hashizume, Saeko Okamoto, Yoshitaka Iwamoto, Kaoru Okada, Kazuya Takagi, Makoto Takahashi and Nobuo Adachi
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:272
  34. Soong classification is used to estimate volar locking plate prominence and evaluate the risk for flexor tendon ruptures after surgical treatment of distal radius fractures (DRFs). However, the scientific comm...

    Authors: Henri Vasara, Petra Tarkiainen, Antti Stenroos, Jussi Kosola, Turkka Anttila, Anni Aavikko, Panu H Nordback and Samuli Aspinen
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:271
  35. Chronic pain and depression are frequent comorbidities in primary care. Depression among other psychosocial factors play a role in the clinical course of chronic pain.

    Authors: Concepció Rambla, Enric Aragonès, Meritxell Pallejà-Millán, Catarina Tomé-Pires, Germán López-Cortacans, Elisabet Sánchez-Rodríguez and Jordi Miró
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:270
  36. Knee arthroscopic arthrolysis serves as an effective treatment for knee arthrofibrosis. However, hemarthrosis is the most common complication in arthroscopic surgery, which has potential adverse effects on pos...

    Authors: Junqiao Li, Mingke You, Lei Yao, Weili Fu, Qi Li, Gang Chen, Xin Tang, Jian Li and Yan Xiong
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:269

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:352

  37. To compare the effect of vancomycin presoak treatment of grafts during anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction on the incidence of postoperative infection or septic arthritis.

    Authors: Mingwei Hu, Yifan Zhang, Guangqian Shang, Jianjun Guo, Hao Xu, Xue Ma, Xue Yang and Shuai Xiang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:267
  38. Rupture of the pectoralis major (PM) muscle is a rare injury, with increasing incidence over the last decades, mainly due to participation in weightlifting and contact sports. Surgical management of PM injurie...

    Authors: Nikolaos Stefanou, Nikolaos Karamanis, Effrosyni Bompou, Dionysia Vasdeki, Thomas Mellos and Zoe H. Dailiana
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:264
  39. The incidence of periprosthetic femur fracture (PPFF) in the setting of total hip arthroplasty (THA) is steadily increasing. We seek to address whether there is a difference in outcomes between Vancouver B fra...

    Authors: Ameen Barghi, Philip Hanna, Nelson Merchan, Michael J. Weaver, John Wixted, Paul Appleton and Edward Rodriguez
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:263
  40. Osteoporosis (OP) is a common bone disease marked by decreased bone strength. Increasing evidence suggests that long non-coding RNA (lncRNAs) play important roles in the occurrence and progression of OP. This ...

    Authors: Hongtao Wang, Weilin Xu, Xiaoqing Chen, Xiongfeng Mei, Zhonghua Guo and Juan Zhang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:262
  41. To retrospectively compare the clinical and radiological outcomes of staged lateral lumbar interbody fusion (LLIF) combined with posterior instrumented fusion(PIF)with PIF alone for the treatment of adult dege...

    Authors: Oujie Lai, Hao Li, Qixing Chen, Yong Hu and Yunling Chen
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:260
  42. Rotator Cuff Related Shoulder Pain (RCRSP) is the most common type of shoulder pain and the most disabling common symptom in people with Rotator Cuff Tear (RCT). The patient’s point of view concerning health s...

    Authors: Umile Giuseppe Longo, Nicolò Panattoni, Sergio De Salvatore, Anna Marchetti, Maria Grazia De Marinis and Vincenzo Denaro
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:259
  43. Lumbar vertebral endplates lesions (LEPLs), one of the etiologies of low back pain (LBP), are one of the most prevalent causes of health-care costs. Despite progressively becoming the focus in recent years, al...

    Authors: Jingzhe Pei, Aihong Yu, Jian Geng, Yandong Liu, Ling Wang, Jia Shi, Fengyun Zhou, Tianyu Zhang, Pengju Huang and Xiaoguang Cheng
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:258
  44. Supraspinatus (SSP) strength tests are an important shoulder examination tool for clinical evaluations of patients with a suspected SSP tear. While the empty can (EC) test is widely used to diagnose SSP dysfun...

    Authors: Chusak Kijkunasathian, Supajed Niyomkha, Patarawan Woratanarat and Chaiyanun Vijittrakarnrung
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2023 24:255

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