Peer-reviewed Articles - Medicine

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Background It has been well known that the degeneration of hip articular cartilage with osteonecrosis of the femoral head (ONFH) increases the instability of hip and accelerates the development process of ONFH. A better understanding of the expression of chondrogenesis-related...

["Bioinformatics","Orthopedics"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.6306
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Background Young women occasionally engage in dietary restrictions accompanied by fasting for the purpose of losing weight, but such restrictions have various effects on body functions. The recent increase in the number of people suffering from osteoporosis has...

["Nutrition","Orthopedics","Women\u2019s Health"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.6161
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The aim of this study was to determine changes in knee biomechanics during badminton lunges due to fatigue, lunge strategy and knee bracing. Kinetic and kinematic data were collected from 16 experienced right-handed badminton players. Three factor repeated measures...

["Kinesiology","Orthopedics","Public Health"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.6033
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617 views

Background Normative foot kinematic and kinetic data with different walking speeds will benefit rehabilitation programs and improving gait performance. The purpose of this study was to analyze foot kinematics and kinetics differences between slow walking (SW),...

["Bioinformatics","Kinesiology","Orthopedics"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5517
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367 views

Background Alu is one of the non-autonomous element retrotransposons, constituting nearly 11% of the human DNA. Methylation changes of the Alu element can cause genomic instability, a hallmark of cancer development, ultimately leading to the development of cancer....

["Biochemistry","Anatomy and Physiology","Orthopedics"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5492
71 downloads
482 views

Background The objective of this study was to evaluate the changes of the median nerve cross-sectional area (MNCSA) and diameters of the median nerve at different finger postures and wrist angles. Methods Twenty-five healthy male participants were recruited in...

["Kinesiology","Orthopedics"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5406
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339 views

Background Lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) is a common cause of low back pain with degenerative spinal change in older adults. Telomeres are repetitive nucleoprotein DNA sequences of TTAGGG at the ends of chromosomes. Oxidative stress originates from an imbalance...

["Biochemistry","Geriatrics","Orthopedics"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5381
1 citation
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Background The aim of this study was to compare muscle activation onset times of knee muscles between the involved and uninvolved knee of patients with unilateral anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR), and the uninjured knees of healthy subjects after...

["Kinesiology","Orthopedics"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5310
203 downloads
1,814 views

Background The percentage of sustained maximal oxygen uptake and the running economy are important factors that determine the running success of endurance athletes. Running economy is defined as the oxygen uptake required to run at a given speed and depends on...

["Kinesiology","Orthopedics"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5219
1 citation
790 downloads
8,610 views

Background Experimental and clinical evidence support a link between body representations and pain. This proof-of-concept study in people with painful knee osteoarthritis (OA) aimed to determine if: (i) visuotactile illusions that manipulate perceived knee size...

["Neuroscience","Anesthesiology and Pain Management","Orthopedics","Psychiatry and Psychology","Rheumatology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5206
165 downloads
680 views

Background Electrical stimulation (ES) has a long history of successful use in the clinical treatment of refractory, non-healing bone fractures and has recently been proposed as an adjunct to bone tissue-engineering treatments to optimize their therapeutic potential....

["Cell Biology","Molecular Biology","Orthopedics"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.4959
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586 views

Objectives To evaluate the outcomes of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) of the knee who underwent five portal arthroscopic synovectomy, with or without post-operative negative pressure drainage (NPD). Material and Methods A prospective clinical trial was...

["Clinical Trials","Immunology","Orthopedics","Rheumatology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.4727
154 downloads
622 views

Objectives Osteoarthritis (OA) and vitamin D deficiency are common health conditions in older people. Whether vitamin D concentration is associated with knee OA is controversial. In this study, we aimed to determine the association between serum concentrations...

["Anesthesiology and Pain Management","Orthopedics","Metabolic Sciences"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.4670
247 downloads
963 views

Background Mechanistic understanding of tendon molecular and cellular biology is crucial toward furthering our abilities to design new therapies for tendon and ligament injuries and disease. Recent transcriptomic and epigenomic studies in the field have harnessed...

["Molecular Biology","Orthopedics"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.4664
1 citation
157 downloads
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Identifying the separate parts in ultrasound images such as bone and skin plays a crucial role in the synovitis detection task. This paper presents a detector of bone and skin regions in the form of a classifier which is trained on a set of annotated images. Selected...

["Orthopedics","Radiology and Medical Imaging","Rheumatology","Human\u2013Computer Interaction","Computational Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.4411

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