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Background. Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a prevalent social issue that affects the health and well-being of women globally. In orthopaedics, the prevalence of women who have experienced abuse in the past year is as high as 1 in 6. PRAISE-2 is a multi-centre...

["Epidemiology","Orthopedics","Women's Health","Statistics"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.26918v1
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Identifying the separate parts in ultrasound images such as bone and skin plays the crucial role in 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-Computer Interaction","Computational Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.3519v1
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Extensive investigations over the recent decades have established the anatomical, biomechanical and functional importance of the meniscus in the knee joint. As a functioning part of the joint, it serves to prevent the deterioration of articular cartilage and subsequent...

["Biotechnology","Kinesiology","Orthopedics"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.3111v1
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Background. To find a better prophylactic regimen, the pathogenesis of acquired heterotopic ossification (AHO) must be more understood. To date, AHO formation is largely thought to be related to inflammation, which is activated by trauma, resulting in AHO by up-regulation...

["Orthopedics"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2709v1
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Bone Morphogenic Protein 2 (BMP2) is a multipurpose cytokine, important in the development of bone and cartilage, and with a role in tumour initiation and progression. Because of BMP2’s osteogenic properties, a recombinant human version (rhBMP2) has found utility...

["Bioinformatics","Cell Biology","Genomics","Drugs and Devices","Orthopedics"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1719v1
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The aim of this study was to evaluate if low-frequency, low-magnitude vibrations (LFLM) could enhance chondrogenic differentiation potential of human adipose derived mesenchymal stem cells (hASCs) with simultaneous inhibition of their adipogenic properties for...

["Cell Biology","Molecular Biology","Orthopedics","Science and Medical Education"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1514v1
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Objective. To explore whether the image noises and the metal artifacts could be further managed by the combined use of two technologies, the adaptive statistical iterative reconstruction (ASIR) and the monochromatic imaging generated by gemstone spectral imaging...

["Orthopedics","Radiology and Medical Imaging","Computational Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1306v1
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The development of predictive mathematical models can contribute to a deeper understanding of the specific stages of bone mechanobiology and the process by which bone adapts to mechanical forces. The objective of this work was to predict, with spatial accuracy,...

["Bioengineering","Computational Biology","Orthopedics"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1140v3
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Over the last two decades the number of total joint replacement surgeries increased consistently. With the patient population growing older and therefore suffering from more comorbidities and total joint replacement being progressively indicated even in patients...

["Anatomy and Physiology","Geriatrics","Orthopedics","Surgery and Surgical Specialties"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1119v2
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Force plates are a straightforward tool to assess human acceleration as an indicator of human performance. Understanding of the physical principle, and also of the test instruction is required to arrive at meaingful results and interpretations. Notably, performance...

["Anatomy and Physiology","Geriatrics","Orthopedics"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1099v1
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Most people consider walking to be a natural and self-evident activity of everyday life. However, this familiarity turns out to be fragile in the face of the question "Do you know how you walk?" The mechanism of walking has puzzled scientists, doctors and writers...

["Anthropology","Anatomy and Physiology","Neurology","Orthopedics","Psychiatry and Psychology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1004v1
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Many people prefer running to keep in shape. In recent years many self-tracking and self-optimization gadgets has become popular especially for running. We are interested in the quality of running because individual running style has an impact on the running performance...

["Bioengineering","Bioinformatics","Anatomy and Physiology","Orthopedics","Computational Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.976v1
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A wide range of techniques on ligament reconstruction have been proposed, summarized in three main categories: The direct suturing or indirect reconstruction of the ligament using adjuvant devices, the “biological ligament ” substitution with the use of autografts...

["Orthopedics"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.810v1
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In the last years the number of long distance runners who wear minimal footwear or run completely barefoot increased considerably. There is an ongoing debate about the benefits and risks of running in minimal footwear/barefoot instead of running in conventional...

["Bioinformatics","Biophysics","Orthopedics"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.497v1
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Meniscal tears are a common cause of stifle lameness in dogs. Use of autologous synoviocytes from the affected stifle is an attractive cell source for tissue engineering replacement fibrocartilage. However, the diseased state of these cells may impede in vitro...

["Bioengineering","Cell Biology","Veterinary Medicine","Orthopedics"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.475v1
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