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Musculoskeletal Disorders

  1. Content type: Research article

    The Arab world has seen an increase in the burden of musculoskeletal diseases. No bibliometric studies have characterized rheumatology research in the Arab world. This study evaluates the productivity and impa...

    Authors: Karim Bayoumy, Ross MacDonald, Soha Roger Dargham and Thurayya Arayssi

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2016 9:393

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  2. Content type: Research article

    Vibroarthrographic (VAG) signals are used as useful indicators of knee osteoarthritis (OA) status. The objective was to build a template database of knee crepitus sounds. Internships can practice in the templa...

    Authors: Chin-Shiuh Shieh, Chin-Dar Tseng, Li-Yun Chang, Wei-Chun Lin, Li-Fu Wu, Hung-Yu Wang, Pei-Ju Chao, Chien-Liang Chiu and Tsair-Fwu Lee

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2016 9:352

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  3. Content type: Case Report

    We describe a male with functionally impairing radial deviation of the thumb who presented to us at 24 years of age. Two sclerotic skin lesions had been excised 7 years before because of consecutive skin contr...

    Authors: Michael Brodbeck, Q. Yousif, P. A. Diener, M. Zweier and J. Gruenert

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2016 9:294

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  4. Content type: Case Report

    Anti-synthetase syndrome associated interstitial lung disease can occur either simultaneously, before, or after the development of polymyositis/dermatomyositis. Histology of interstitial lung disease can be no...

    Authors: S. M. Thanuja Nilushi Priyangika, W. G. S. G. karunarathna, Isurujith Liyanage, Methsala Gunawardana, Sumeda Udumalgala, Chamith Rosa and Aruna Kulatunga

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2016 9:290

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  5. Content type: Research article

    Although not well known, post-laminectomy syndrome (PLS) is an important cause of chronic back pain, which may lead to decreased quality of life, disability and psychological disorders. This study aimed to eva...

    Authors: João Batista Santos Garcia, Diego Parga Rodrigues, Diego Rafael Berbare Leite, Stephanie do Nascimento Câmara, Kenard da Silva Martins and Érica Brandão de Moraes

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:451

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  6. Content type: Research article

    To effectively treat orthopaedic infections by methicillin-resistant strains, an early diagnosis is necessary. Bacterial cultures and real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR) have been used to define methicil...

    Authors: Arisa Tsuru, Takao Setoguchi, Naoya Kawabata, Masataka Hirotsu, Takuya Yamamoto, Satoshi Nagano, Masahiro Yokouchi, Hironori Kakoi, Hideki Kawamura, Yasuhiro Ishidou, Akihide Tanimoto and Setsuro Komiya

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:288

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  7. Content type: Research article

    Multipotent mesenchymal stromal cells (MSC) can be recovered from a variety of tissues in the body. Yet, their functional properties were shown to vary depending on tissue origin. While MSC have emerged as a f...

    Authors: Janina Burk, Claudia Gittel, Sandra Heller, Bastian Pfeiffer, Felicitas Paebst, Annette B Ahrberg and Walter Brehm

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2014 7:826

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  8. Content type: Research article

    The diagnosis of frailty is based on physical impairments and clinicians have indicated that early detection is one of the most effective methods for reducing the severity of physical frailty. Maybe, an altern...

    Authors: Alejandro Galán-Mercant and Antonio I Cuesta-Vargas

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2014 7:640

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  9. Content type: Research article

    The aims of this study were to estimate the prevalence and severity of MSCs in the adult general population of Northern Norway, and to study associations between MSCs and various demographic and lifestyle vari...

    Authors: Ole Fredrik Andorsen, Luai A Ahmed, Nina Emaus and Elise Klouman

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2014 7:506

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  10. Content type: Case Report

    Ankle fractures in patients with diabetes mellitus have long been recognized as a challenge to orthopedic surgeons. Nonunion and lengthy wound healing in high-risk patients with diabetes, particularly patients...

    Authors: Koji Nozaka, Yoichi Shimada, Yoshiaki Kimura, Shin Yamada, Takeshi Kashiwagura, Tsutomu Sakuraba and Ikuko Wakabayashi

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2014 7:503

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