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  1. Content type: Research article

    Degenerative adult de novo (DAD) scoliosis appears characteristically in the sixth or seventh decade with symptoms of severe back pain and radiculopathy or spinal claudication. The aim of this study was to enh...

    Authors: Maciej J. K. Simon, Henry F. H. Halm and Markus Quante

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:10

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    Chondrosarcoma is the second most common primary malignant bone tumor. Because of their heterogeneity, with differences in invasive and metastatic behavior, it is important to identify biological markers that ...

    Authors: Dominik Malcherczyk, Thomas J. Heyse, Bilal F. El-Zayat, Vanessa Kunzke, Roland Moll, Susanne Fuchs-Winkelmann and Jürgen R. J. Paletta

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:9

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    Ankle tape is widely used by athletes to prevent ankle sprain. Although there is growing evidence that ankle tape improve joint position sense, but yet it is not clear even if tape improve joint position sense...

    Authors: Akram Jahjah, Dietmar Seidenspinner, Karl Schüttler, Antonio Klasan, Thomas J. Heyse, Dominik Malcherczyk and Bilal Farouk El-Zayat

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:8

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  4. Content type: Research article

    Traumatic sternoclavicular joint dislocations are rare; closed reduction is the primary treatment. The failure of closed reduction or a prominent insult to the skin may require surgery to ensure the best possi...

    Authors: Rongguang Ao, Yalong Zhu, Jianhua Zhou, Zhen Jian, Jifei Shi, Cheng Li, Wankun Hu and Baoqing Yu

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:7

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    Clinical examinations are subjective and often show a low validity and reliability. Objective and highly reliable quantitative assessments are available in laboratory settings using 3D motion analysis, but the...

    Authors: Wilhelmus Johannes Andreas Grooten, Lisa Sandberg, John Ressman, Nicolas Diamantoglou, Elin Johansson and Eva Rasmussen-Barr

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:6

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  6. Content type: Research article

    Joint awareness was recently introduced as a new concept for outcome assessment after total knee arthroplasty (TKA). Findings from qualitative and psychometric studies suggest that joint awareness is a distinc...

    Authors: F. L. Loth, M. C. Liebensteiner, J. M. Giesinger, K. Giesinger, H. R. Bliem and B. Holzner

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:5

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  7. Content type: Research article

    Persisting fatigue has been reported to be a common complaint by individuals with connective tissue disorders, including Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI). This controlled study evaluated in an adult OI population ...

    Authors: Heidi Arponen, Janna Waltimo-Sirén, Helena Valta and Outi Mäkitie

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:3

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Cross-sectional imaging is not currently used in planning Total Hip Arthroplasty (THA). The aim of our study is to determine correlations between CT parameters and outcomes following THA.

    Authors: Michael A. Heffler, Ryan Barlow, Yin Xi, Daichi Hayashi, Hayden Box, Michael Huo and Avneesh Chhabra

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:4

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  9. Content type: Research article

    Greater age and body mass index are strong risk factors for osteoarthritis (OA). Older and overweight individuals may be more susceptible to OA because these factors alter tissue turnover in menisci, articular...

    Authors: Alina C. Stout, Mary F. Barbe, Charles B. Eaton, Mamta Amin, Fatimah Al-Eid, Lori Lyn Price, Bing Lu, Grace H. Lo, Ming Zhang, Jincheng Pang, Timothy E. McAlindon and Jeffrey B. Driban

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:1

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  10. Content type: Research article

    Desmoid-type fibromatosis (DF) is a aggressive (myo)fibroblastic neoplasm with an infiltrative growth and a tendency to local recurrence. Resection of the tumour and/or radiation were proposed as principal tre...

    Authors: Laura Wirth, Alexander Klein, Andrea Baur-Melnyk, Thomas Knösel, Lars H. Lindner, Falk Roeder, Volkmar Jansson and Hans Roland Dürr

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:2

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  11. Content type: Research article

    Whiplash Associated Disorders (WAD) are common and costly, and are usually managed initially by general practitioners (GPs). How GPs manage WAD is largely unstudied, though there are clinical guidelines. Our a...

    Authors: Jane Nikles, Michael Yelland, Clare Bayram, Graeme Miller and Michele Sterling

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2017 18:551

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  12. Content type: Research article

    The objective of this study was to evaluate the extent of stromal cell-derived factor-1’s (SDF-1) involvement in the pathogenesis of idiopathic versus post-traumatic OA by comparing differences in synovial mem...

    Authors: Nathan P. Thomas, Wesley J. Wu, Braden C. Fleming, Fangyuan Wei, Qian Chen and Lei Wei

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2017 18:556

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  13. Content type: Research article

    Transplanting myogenic cells and scaffolds for tissue engineering in skeletal muscle have shown inconsistent results. One of the limiting factors is neovascularization at the recipient site. Low intensity shoc...

    Authors: Lise K. Hansen, Henrik D. Schrøder, Lars Lund, Karthikeyan Rajagopal, Vrisha Maduri and Jeeva Sellathurai

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2017 18:557

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  14. Content type: Research article

    Defining the optimal cutting plane for derotational osteotomy at the distal femur for correction of torsion in cases of patellofemoral instability is still challenging. This preliminary study investigates chan...

    Authors: Florian B. Imhoff, Bastian Scheiderer, Philip Zakko, Elifho Obopilwe, Franz Liska, Andreas B. Imhoff, Augustus D. Mazzocca, Robert A. Arciero and Knut Beitzel

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2017 18:553

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  15. Content type: Research article

    Studies have investigated the correlation between tumor necrosis factor related apoptosis-inducing ligand (TRAIL) gene polymorphisms and the susceptibility and severity of intervertebral disc degeneration (IDD...

    Authors: Qi-ling Yuan, Liang Liu, Yong-song Cai and Yin-gang Zhang

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2017 18:555

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  16. Content type: Case report

    Even though internal fixation has expanded the indications for cervical spine surgery, it carries the risks of fracture or migration, with associated potential life threatening complications. Removal of metal ...

    Authors: Luca Denaro, Umile Giuseppe Longo, Alberto Corrado Di Martino, Nicola Maffulli and Vincenzo Denaro

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2017 18:552

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  17. Content type: Research article

    Tears of the Ligamentum Teres are a common cause of groin pain. Tears of the ligament frequently co-exist alongside other bony or labral intra-articular hip lesions, which are also treated at the time of arthr...

    Authors: Nicholas Pergaminelis, Jesse Renouf, Camdon Fary, Oren Tirosh and Phong Tran

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2017 18:554

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  18. Content type: Research article

    Individual Placement and Support (IPS) is an evidence-based work rehabilitation model with well-documented effects for people with mental illness. The model has, however, never been tested out for people with ...

    Authors: L. Rødevand, T. M. Ljosaa, L. P. Granan, T. Knutzen, H. B. Jacobsen and S. E. Reme

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2017 18:550

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  19. Content type: Research article

    Responsiveness of a clinical test is highly relevant in order to evaluate the effect of a given intervention. However, the responsiveness of clinical tests for people with neck pain has not been adequately eva...

    Authors: René Jørgensen, Inge Ris, Carsten Juhl, Deborah Falla and Birgit Juul-Kristensen

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2017 18:548

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  20. Content type: Research article

    Management of distal humeral fractures remains to be one of the most challenging aspects in trauma surgery. Low profile plating systems with variable angle screw fixation represent a crucial advancement to the...

    Authors: Moritz Crönlein, Martin Lucke, Marc Beirer, Dominik Pförringer, Chlodwig Kirchhoff, Peter Biberthaler, Karl F. Braun and Sebastian Siebenlist

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2017 18:547

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  21. Content type: Research article

    Fatty Degeneration (FD) of the rotator cuff muscles influences functional and anatomical outcome after rotator cuff repair. The MRI based estimation of fatty degeneration is the gold standard. There is some ev...

    Authors: Fabian Gilbert, Detlef Klein, Andreas Max Weng, Herbert Köstler, Benedikt Schmitz, Jonas Schmalzl and Dirk Böhm

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2017 18:549

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  22. Content type: Research article

    Physical exercise and educational programs promote several benefits for patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA). However, little is known about the effects of educational programs promoting the regular practice...

    Authors: José Messias Rodrigues da Silva, Márcia Uchoa de Rezende, Tânia Carvalho Spada, Lucila da Silva Francisco, Fabiane Elize Sabine de Farias, Cleidnéia Aparecida Clemente da Silva, Claudia Helena de Azevedo Cernigoy, Júlia Maria D’Andréa Greve and Emmanuel Gomes Ciolac

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2017 18:546

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  23. Content type: Research article

    The aim of this study was to assess which patient and procedure factors affected both the risk of infection as well as procedure duration. Additionally, to assess if procedure duration affected the revision ri...

    Authors: Mona Badawy, Birgitte Espehaug, Anne Marie Fenstad, Kari Indrekvam, Håvard Dale, Leif I. Havelin and Ove Furnes

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2017 18:544

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  24. Content type: Research article

    Some reports have shown that intermittent parathyroid hormone (PTH) (1–34) treatment for patients with delayed union or nonunion have led to successful healing. In this study, we investigated whether systemic ...

    Authors: Yohei Kumabe, Sang Yang Lee, Takahiro Waki, Takashi Iwakura, Shunsuke Takahara, Michio Arakura, Yu Kuroiwa, Tomoaki Fukui, Tomoyuki Matsumoto, Takehiko Matsushita, Kotaro Nishida, Ryosuke Kuroda and Takahiro Niikura

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2017 18:545

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  25. Content type: Research article

    Deltoid ligament (DL) rupture is commonly seen in clinical practice; however the need to explore and surgically repair it is still in debate. The objective of the current study is to compare the outcomes of su...

    Authors: Hong-Mou Zhao, Jun Lu, Feng Zhang, Xiao-Dong Wen, Yi Li, Ding-Jun Hao and Xiao-Jun Liang

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2017 18:543

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