Disc4All Publications

  • Endplate Defect Is Heritable, Associated With Low Back Pain and Triggers Intervertebral Disc Degeneration: A Longitudinal Study From TwinsUK

    Munir, S. et al.

    Spine (Phila. Pa. 1976). 43, 1496–1501

  • Strong association between vertebral endplate defect and Modic change in the general population

    Määttä, J. H. et al.

    Sci. Rep.8, 1–8

  • Intervertebral Disc Biology: Genetic Basis of Disc Degeneration

    Munir, S., Rade, M., Määttä, J. H., Freidin, M. B. & Williams, F. M. K.

    Curr. Mol. Biol. Reports 4, 143–150

  • What low back pain is and why we need to pay attention

    Hartvigsen, J. et al.

    Lancet (London, England) 391, 2356–2367

  • Body mass index is associated with lumbar disc degeneration in young Finnish males: subsample of Northern Finland birth cohort study 1986.

    Takatalo, J. et al.

    BMC Musculoskelet. Disord. 14, 87

  • Novel genetic variants associated with lumbar disc degeneration in northern Europeans: A meta-analysis of 4600 subjects

    Williams, F. M. K. et al.

    Ann. Rheum. Dis. 72, 1141–1148

  • Gender difference in genetic association between IL1A variant and early lumbar disc degeneration: A three-year follow-up

    Eskola, P. J. et al.

    Int. J. Mol. Epidemiol. Genet. 3, 195–204

  • Lumbar disc degeneration and genetic factors are the main risk factors for low back pain in women: The UK Twin Spine Study

    Livshits, G. et al.

    Ann. Rheum. Dis. 70, 1740–1745

  • Genetic susceptibility of intervertebral disc degeneration among young Finnish adults

    Kelempisioti, A. et al.

    BMC Med. Genet.12, 153

  • GDF5 single-nucleotide polymorphism rs143383 is associated with lumbar disc degeneration in Northern European women

    Williams, F. M. K. et al.

    Arthritis Rheum. 63, 708–712

  • Neck and back pain and intervertebral disc degeneration: role of occupational factors

    Williams, F. M. K. & Sambrook, P. N.

    Best Pract. Res. Clin. Rheumatol. 25, 69–79

  • Prevalence of degenerative imaging findings in lumbar magnetic resonance imaging among young adults

    Takatalo, J. et al.

    Spine (Phila. Pa. 1976). 34, 1716–21

  • Modic changes and interleukin 1 gene locus polymorphisms in occupational cohort of middle-aged men

    Karppinen, J. et al.

    Eur. Spine J. 18, 1963–1970

  • Genetic factors are associated with modic changes in endplates of lumbar vertebral bodies

    Karppinen, J. et al.

    Spine (Phila. Pa. 1976). 33, 1236–41