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  1. Safe and accurate execution of surgeries to date mainly rely on preoperative plans generated based on preoperative imaging. Frequent intraoperative interaction with such patient images during the intervention ...

    Authors: Hooman Esfandiari, Pascal Troxler, Sandro Hodel, Daniel Suter, Mazda Farshad and Philipp Fürnstahl
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:701
  2. Dynamic knee valgus (DKV) is a prevalent movement impairment widely regarded as a risk factor for lower extremity disorders such as patellofemoral pain syndrome. The present study aimed to investigate the effe...

    Authors: Esmaeil Mozafaripour, Foad Seidi, Hooman Minoonejad, Mohammad Bayattork and Fatemeh Khoshroo
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:700
  3. Local pain around the ankle joint is a common symptom in patients with chronic ankle instability (CAI). However, whether the local pain would impose any influence on the balance control performance of CAI pati...

    Authors: Yungu Chen, Shengxuan Cao, Lewen Qian, Wenming Chen, Chen Wang, Xin Ma, Xu Wang and Jiazhang Huang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:699
  4. To determine if temporizing cast immobilization is a safe alternative to external fixator (ex-fix) in ankle fracture-dislocations with delayed surgery or moderate soft-tissue injury, we analysed the early comp...

    Authors: Rene Gerlach, Andreas Toepfer, Matthijs Jacxsens, Viliam Zdravkovic and Primoz Potocnik
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:698
  5. Chronic hip pain due to osteoarthritis or hip dysplasia has been shown to negatively affect many daily life aspects. One aspect, however, which persists underestimated is sexual health. The number of total hip...

    Authors: Luis Navas, Matthias Hauschild, Wolfgang Miehlke, Sebastian Schmidt, Marcus Streit, Stefan Kinkel and Alexander Zimmerer
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:696
  6. Modic Changes (MCs) in the vertebral bone marrow were related to back pain in some studies but have uncertain clinical relevance. Diffusion weighted MRI with apparent diffusion coefficient (ADC)-measurements c...

    Authors: Magnhild H. Dagestad, Nils Vetti, Per M. Kristoffersen, John-Anker Zwart, Kjersti Storheim, Gunnstein Bakland, Jens I. Brox, Lars Grøvle, Gunn H. Marchand, Erling Andersen, Jörg Assmus and Ansgar Espeland
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:695
  7. Knee osteoarthritis (KOA) is a common disease based on degenerative pathological changes. Total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is an effective treatment for end-stage of KOA. However, only volume adaptation can be ac...

    Authors: Zhengya Zhu, Tao Tang, Sheng Pan, Ziqian Sun, Chaoran Huang, Ruxin Ruan, Zhongyuan He, Shaoyu Liu, Xin Zheng and Kaijin Guo
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:694
  8. Lumbar vertebroplasty via several different types of extrapedicular approach has been reported with acceptable clinical results yet the anatomical basis for its safety is not fully explored. Injury to the lumb...

    Authors: Jianbiao Xu, Shali Fan, Yu Ni, James Reeves Mbori Ngwayi, Daniel Edward Porter and Jun Guo
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:693
  9. Lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) is a common degenerative condition that contributes to back and back-related leg pain in older adults. Most patients with symptomatic LSS initially receive non-operative care befor...

    Authors: Sean D. Rundell, Ayumi Saito, Eric N. Meier, Stephanie T. Danyluk, Jeffrey G. Jarvik, Kelley Seebeck, Janna L. Friedly, Patrick J. Heagerty, Sandra K. Johnston, Monica Smersh, Maggie E. Horn, Pradeep Suri, Amy M. Cizik and Adam P. Goode
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:692
  10. The upper limb functional index is broadly used outcome measure for musculoskeletal disorders of the upper limb. The main objective of the study was to translate and validate the upper limb functional index (U...

    Authors: Ayesha Arooj, Fareeha Amjad, Fahad Tanveer, Asad Ullah Arslan, Ashfaq Ahmad and Syed Amir Gilani
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:691
  11. To evaluate the correlations between three magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) classifications and preoperative function in patients with refractory lateral epicondylitis (LE).

    Authors: Xu Li, Yang Zhao, Zhijun Zhang, Tong Zheng, Shangzhe Li, Guang Yang and Yi Lu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:690
  12. To research whether medial PTS, lateral PTS and MTD were different between the PCL injury group and the PCL intact group.

    Authors: Baoshan Yin, Pei Zhao, Jiaxing Chen, Wenlong Yan, Hua Zhang, Jian Zhang and Aiguo Zhou
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:689
  13. Long-term fasting for elective surgery has been proven unnecessary based on established guidelines. Instead, preoperative carbohydrate loading 2 h before surgery and recommencing oral nutrition intake as soon ...

    Authors: Zhi-jian Sun, Xu Sun, Yan Huo, Meng Mi, Gui-ling Peng, Chun-ling Zhang, Yao Jiang, Yan Zhou, Xia Zhao, Ting Li and Xin-bao Wu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:688
  14. Back pain is a main driver of disability and the most prevalent reason why people in Demark visit a general practitioner (GP). However, little is known about back pain management in primary care. For new strat...

    Authors: Sarah Morgan, Alice Kongsted and Birgitte Nørgaard
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:684
  15. Exercise in the management of persistent whiplash often doesn’t specifically address dizziness. This study aimed to determine cervical musculoskeletal and sensorimotor measures, quality of life and psychologic...

    Authors: Julia Treleaven, Gunnel Peterson, Maria Landén Ludvigsson and Anneli Peolsson
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:683
  16. Hypoxia in obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) patients during sleep may have an effect on bone metabolism. Few data regarding evaluation of bone metabolism in young individuals diagnosed with OSA. In this study, we...

    Authors: Jian-Ming Zhao, Bi-Ying Wang, Jie-Feng Huang, Han-Sheng Xie, Meng-Lan Chen and Gong-Ping Chen
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:682
  17. Little is known about the disease distribution and severity detected by T1-mapping in Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD). Furthermore, the correlation between skeletal muscle T1-values and clinical assessments ...

    Authors: Fei Peng, Huayan Xu, Yu Song, Ke Xu, Shuhao Li, Xiaotang Cai, Yingkun Guo and Lianggeng Gong
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:681
  18. Inconsistent descriptions of Lumbar multifidus (LM) morphology were previously identified, especially in research applying ultrasonography (US), hampering its clinical applicability with regard to diagnosis an...

    Authors: Remko Soer, Anke Hofste, Frits G. J. Oosterveld, Hermie Hermens, Ricardo van Ravensberg, André P. Wolff and Gerbrand J. Groen
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:680
  19. Several physical examination tests and signs have been described to aid in the diagnosis of subscapularis (SSC) tear, but have limitations and variable sensitivity. This study aimed to introduce a novel test f...

    Authors: Sung-Min Rhee, Seung-Min Youn, Joon Hong Park, Geun Wu Chang and Yong Girl Rhee
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:679
  20. Video gaming is a recreational activity with yearly increasing popularity. It is mostly a sedentary behavior combined with repetitive movements of the upper limbs. If performed excessively, these movements may...

    Authors: Chuck Tholl, Peter Bickmann, Konstantin Wechsler, Ingo Froböse and Christopher Grieben
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:678
  21. Diffusion tensor imaging is a promising technique for determining the responsible lesion of cervical radiculopathy, but the selection and delineation of the region of interest (ROI) affect the results. This st...

    Authors: Penghuan Wu, Chengyan Huang, Benchao Shi and Anmin Jin
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:677
  22. Intervertebral disc degeneration (IDD) is a leading cause of disability with limited treatment strategies. A better understanding of the mechanism of IDD might enable less invasive and more targeted treatments...

    Authors: Bin Yu, Ziqi Zhu, Tao Hu, Jiawei Lu, Beiduo Shen, Tongde Wu, Kai Guo, Surendra Kumar Chaudhary, Hang Feng, Weidong Zhao and Desheng Wu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:675
  23. It is assumed that in patients with diabetic neuropathy, muscle denervation can result in shoulder disorders. Muscle denervation will lead to changes in muscle architecture, which can be assessed by quantitati...

    Authors: Login Ahmed S. Alabdali, Bjorn Winkens, Geert-Jan Dinant, Nens van Alfen and Ramon P. G. Ottenheijm
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:674
  24. Health domains like pain, disability, and health-related quality of life are commonly used outcomes for musculoskeletal disorders. Most prognostic studies include only one outcome, and it is unknown if prognos...

    Authors: Birgitte Lawaetz Myhrvold, Alice Kongsted, Pernille Irgens, Hilde Stendal Robinson and Nina K Vøllestad
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:673
  25. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is associated with the increased incidence rate of sarcopenia and osteoporosis. Serum creatinine-to-cystatin C ratio (CCR) is a novel and simple tool which can be used as an ind...

    Authors: Huifang Dai and Jing Xu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:672

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  26. Studies have shown that on the coronal plane, whether the direction of the distal locking screw is parallel to the tangent line of the tibiotalar joint can be used to determine whether there is varus or valgus...

    Authors: Miao He, Jian Liu, Xu Deng and Miao He
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:671
  27. Chitosan and curcumin are natural products that have a wide range of beneficial effects including wound healing. However, their high molecular weight and poor water solubility limit their applications.

    Authors: Mohamed A. A. Mahdy, Mohamed A. Akl and Fatma A. Madkour
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:670
  28. A small, wearable thermo device that uses Peltier elements for programmed heat and cold stimulation has been developed recently and is expected to be applied in conventional contrast bath therapy. This study w...

    Authors: Tomonori Sawada, Hiroki Okawara, Daisuke Nakashima, Shuhei Iwabuchi, Morio Matsumoto, Masaya Nakamura and Takeo Nagura
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:669
  29. To compare the safety and efficacy of tranexamic acid (TXA)-soaked absorbable Gelfoam and the retrograde injection of TXA through a drain with drain-clamping in degenerative cervical laminoplasty patients.

    Authors: Chong Chen, Yong-yu Ye, Yi-fan Chen, Xiao-xi Yang, Jin-qian Liang, Guo-yan Liang, Xiao-qing Zheng and Yun-bing Chang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:668
  30. Regarding musculoskeletal conditions, patient’s psychological distress, are shown to be associated with higher disability. Cervical radiculopathy (CR) and carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS), are two conditions cause...

    Authors: Mahla Daliri B.O., Hamidreza Mazloum Khorasani, Neda Daliri Beirak Olia, Amin Azhari, Mohammadtaghi Shakeri and Ali Moradi
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:667
  31. Total hip or knee arthroplasties (THA/TKA) show favorable long-term effects, yet the recovery process may take weeks to months. Physical therapy (PT) following discharge from hospital is an effective intervent...

    Authors: L. Groot, D. A. J. M. Latijnhouwers, M. Reijman, S. H. M. Verdegaal, T. P. M. Vliet Vlieland and M. G. J. Gademan
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:666
  32. There is some evidence that corticosteroids may have a beneficial effect in hand osteoarthritis. We examined the efficacy of corticosteroids on symptoms and structural outcomes in hand osteoarthritis.

    Authors: Mahnuma Mahfuz Estee, Flavia M. Cicuttini, Matthew J. Page, Anant D. Butala, Anita E. Wluka, Sultana Monira Hussain and Yuanyuan Wang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:665
  33. Given the role of vitamin B6 on pronociceptive/antinociceptive neurotransmitters balance, metabolic reactions, and inflammation, it is important to clarify the effect of vitamin B6 on pain and psychological di...

    Authors: Banafsheh Ghavidel-Parsa, Arvin Naeimi, Faeze Gharibpoor, Nazila Sattari, Atefeh Jafari, Irandokht Shenavar Masooleh and Ali Montazeri
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:664
  34. Trimalleolar fracture is a common ankle fracture with serious complications and costly healthcare problem. Most studies used clinical assessments to evaluate the functional status of the patients. Although cli...

    Authors: Ting Zhu, Ya Wang, Fei Tian, Wenjin Wang, Rongzhou Zhong, Hua Zhai and Shaobai Wang
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:663
  35. Flap options for upper limb reconstruction have increased due to better understanding of its vascular anatomy. The posterior interosseus artery flap (PIAF) is used to cover defects of the wrist, hand, proximal...

    Authors: Melad N. Kelada, Rasha R. Salem, Youssef A. Eltohfa, Naser A. Ghozlan and Hassan M. Kholosy
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:662
  36. There is still a lack of consensus on which internal fixation method can better maintain the stability of femoral neck fractures (FNF), promote fracture healing, and reduce postoperative complications such as ...

    Authors: Jian-Zhong Chang, Ya-Ping Xiao, Ling Li and Ming-Jian Bei
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:661
  37. Accumulating evidence indicates that abnormal foot posture are risk factors for knee osteoarthritis (OA). However, the relationship between foot posture and tibiofemoral contact force (CF) during habitual weig...

    Authors: Takanari Kubo, Daisuke Uritani, Shinya Ogaya, Shunsuke Kita, Takahiko Fukumoto, Tadashi Fujii, Yusuke Inagaki, Yasuhito Tanaka and Hidetaka Imagita
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:660
  38. The periacetabular osteotomy (PAO) is the treatment of choice for acetabular dysplasia and has demonstrated improvement in patient reported outcomes measures (PROMs) as well as acceptable long-term survival. H...

    Authors: Pierre Laboudie, Thomas Dymond, Cheryl Kreviazuk, George Grammatopoulos and Paul E. Beaulé
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:659
  39. Previous studies comparing surgical with nonsurgical treatment for lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) reported that surgery is superior to nonsurgical treatments, but intensive and adequate volume of physical therap...

    Authors: Masakazu Minetama, Mamoru Kawakami, Masatoshi Teraguchi, Yoshio Enyo, Masafumi Nakagawa, Yoshio Yamamoto, Sachika Matsuo, Tomohiro Nakatani, Nana Sakon and Yukihiro Nakagawa
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:658
  40. Knee osteoarthritis is associated with higher kinetic friction in the knee joint, hence increased acoustic emissions during motion. Decreases in compressive load and improvements in movement quality might redu...

    Authors: Kristin Kalo, Daniel Niederer, Marco Schmitt and Lutz Vogt
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:657
  41. Fibromyalgia is a condition associated with widespread musculoskeletal pain, fatigue and sleep problems. Fibromyalgia treatment guidelines recommend non-pharmacological interventions and the development of sel...

    Authors: Jennifer Pearson, Jessica Coggins, Sandi Derham, Julie Russell, Nicola E. Walsh, Erik Lenguerrand, Shea Palmer and Fiona Cramp
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:656
  42. Our previous studies found disproportionate anteroposterior vertebral size is associated with severity of the scoliotic curves in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) patients. Subsequent studies showed wedgi...

    Authors: Kwong Hang Yeung, Gene Chi Wai Man, Min Deng, Tsz Ping Lam, Jack Chun Yiu Cheng, Ka Chi Chan and Winnie Chiu Wing Chu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:655
  43. Axial spondyloarthritis (axSpA) is a chronic inflammatory rheumatic disease affecting the spine and sacroiliac joints. To investigate whether there are differences in inflammatory and chronic structural damage...

    Authors: Yimeng Zhang, Zikang Guo, Ying Zhan, Jin Qu and Xinwei Lei
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:654
  44. The incidence of perioperative stroke following spinal surgery, including ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke, has not been fully investigated in the Chinese population. Whether specific spinal or emergency/electi...

    Authors: Xin Yan, Ying Pang, Lirong Yan, Zhigang Ma, Ming Jiang, Weiwei Wang, Jie Chen, Yangtong Han, Xiaolei Guo and Hongtao Hu
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:652
  45. Pediatric spinal fusion may be associated with significant intraoperative blood loss, leading to complications from transfusion, hypoperfusion and coagulopathy. One emerging strategy to mediate these risks is ...

    Authors: Iryna Ivasyk, Abhinaba Chatterjee, Catherine Jordan, Matthew T. Geiselmann, Peter S. Chang, Hooman Kamel and Sariah Khormaee
    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022 23:651

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