Assessment of the efficacy of the far cortical locking technique in proximal humeral fractures: a comparison with the conventional bi-cortical locking technique
Locking plate fixation is one of the treatment strategies for the management of proximal humeral fractures. However, stiffness after locking plate fixation is a clinical concern. The mechanical stiffness of th... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 2, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Joong-Bae Seo, Jae-Sung Yoo, Yeon-Jun Kim and Kyu-Beom Kim Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Prevalence and predictors of work-related musculoskeletal disorders among workers of a gold mine in south Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo
Work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WRMSDs) are a major constraint to worker performance and health. However, research on their prevalence and associated factors among workers at gold mines in the Democrat... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 1, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Alfred Okello, Solomon Tsebeni Wafula, Deogratias K. Sekimpi and Richard K. Mugambe Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Higher aggrecan 1-F21 epitope concentration in synovial fluid early after anterior cruciate ligament injury is associated with worse knee cartilage quality assessed by gadolinium enhanced magnetic resonance imaging 20  years later
To investigate if cartilage related biomarkers in synovial fluid are associated with knee cartilage status 20  years after an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 1, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Paul Neuman, Staffan Larsson, L. Stefan Lohmander and Andr é Struglics Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Outcomes of tissue reconstruction in distal lower leg fractures: a retrospective cohort study
This study evaluated the postoperative outcome... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 1, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Emrah Aydogan, Stefan Langer, Christoph Josten, Johannes Karl Maria Fakler and Ralf Henkelmann Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Epidemiology of pediatric femur fractures in children: the Swedish Fracture Register
Although femur fractures in children are rare, they are the most common fractures in need of hospitalization. We sought to describe the epidemiology and treatment of pediatric femur fractures recorded in the S... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 1, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Zandra Engstr öm, Olof Wolf and Yasmin D. Hailer Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Conversion from a failed proximal femoral nail anti-rotation to a cemented or uncemented total hip arthroplasty device: a retrospective review of 198 hips with previous intertrochanteric femur fractures
At present, it is unclear which device (uncemented or cemented total hip arthroplasty [UTA or CTA, respectively]) is more suitable for the conversion of a failed proximal femoral nail anti-rotation (PFNA). The... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 30, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Weiguang Yu, Xiulan Han, Wenli Chen, Shuai Mao, Mingdong Zhao, Xinchao Zhang, Guowei Han, Junxing Ye, Meiji Chen and Jintao Zhuang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Risk factors for cement leakage and nomogram for predicting the intradiscal cement leakage after the vertebra augmented surgery
This study aims to assess the risk ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 30, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Tian-yu Zhang, Pei-xun Zhang, Feng Xue, Dian-ying Zhang and Bao-guo Jiang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Orofaciodigital syndrome type II (Mohr syndrome): a case report
Orofacial digital syndrome is a rare genetic disorder with oral cavity, facial and digits anomalies. Orofacial digital syndrome type II, also called the “Mohr syndrome” is a very rare subtype that has been rep... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 30, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Bita Malekianzadeh, Fardis Vosoughi and Ramin Zargarbashi Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Effects of a movement control and tactile acuity training in patients with nonspecific chronic low back pain and control impairment – a randomised controlled pilot study
Nonspecific chronic low back pain (NSCLBP) is a heterogeneous condition that is associated with complex neuromuscular adaptations. Exercise is a widely administered treatment, but its effects are small to mode... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 30, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Katharina van Baal, Jana Allofs, Katja Ehrenbrusthoff, Christian Gr üneberg, Thomas Hering, Christian Kopkow and Christian Thiel Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Reliability of tibiofemoral contact area and centroid location in upright, open MRI
Imaging cannot be performed during natural weightbearing in biomechanical studies using conventional closed-bore MRI, which has necessitated simulating weightbearing load on the joint. Upright, open MRI (UO-MR... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 30, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Andrew M. Schmidt, David J. Stockton, Michael A. Hunt, Andrew Yung, Bassam A. Masri and David R. Wilson Tags: Technical advance Source Type: research

Antibiotic therapy alone does not have a high success rate in cases of unexpected positive cultures in intraoperative samples from hip and knee prosthesis revision
Unexpectedly positive bacterial cultures during prosthesis revision surgery still occur on occasion despite good preoperative diagnostics. In such cases a six-week antibiotic therapy without further surgical i... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 28, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Bernd Fink and Michael Schlumberger Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Infra-acetabular screw exited between ischial tuberosity and ischial spine is more suitable for Asian population: a 3D morphometric study
Recently, the infra-acetabular screw has been proposed for use in treatment of acetabular fractures as a part of a periacetabular fixation frame. Biomechanical studies have shown that an additional infra-aceta... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 28, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Fei Liu, Xiaoreng Feng, Yang Xiao, Jie Xiang, Keyu Chen, Yihang Deng, Jiaxin Lv and Bin Chen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Is the Apert foot an overlooked aspect of this rare genetic disease? Clinical findings and treatment options for foot deformities in Apert syndrome
Apert syndrome is characterised by the presence of craniosynostosis, midface retrusion and syndactyly of hands and feet, thus, synonymously referred to as acrocephalosyndactyly type I. Considering these multid... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 28, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Alexandra Stauffer and Sebastian Farr Tags: Review Source Type: research

Bone phenotypes in rheumatology – there is more to bone than just bone
Osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, and ankylosing spondylitis, all have one clear common denominator; an altered turnover of bone. However, this may be more complex than a simple change... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 28, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Christian S. Thudium, Signe Holm Nielsen, Samra Sardar, Ali Mobasheri, Willem Evert van Spil, Rik Lories, Kim Henriksen, Anne-Christine Bay-Jensen and Morten A. Karsdal Tags: Review Source Type: research

Prevention of sickness absence through early identification and rehabilitation of at-risk patients with musculoskeletal pain (PREVSAM): a randomised controlled trial protocol
Musculoskeletal pain is globally a leading cause of physical disability. Many musculoskeletal-related pain conditions, such as low back pain, often resolve spontaneously. In some individuals, pain may recur or... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 28, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: MEH Larsson, L. Nordeman, K. Holmgren, A. Grimby-Ekman, G. Hensing, C. Bj örkelund, S. Bergman, A. Ekhammar, M. Dottori and S. Bernhardsson Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Primarily treated patients versus referred patients in the treatment of native septic arthritis of digits: a retrospective comparative study
Septic arthritis of digits needs urgent treatment. When treatments delayed or insufficient, patients may be referred to the upper-level hospital due to uncontrolled infection. We reviewed the treatment history... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 27, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Sang Ho Kwak, Jung Yun Bae, Youngkwang Oh, Hyo Seok Jang, Tae Young Ahn and Sang Hyun Lee Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Association between non-traumatic vertebral fractures and adjacent discs degeneration: a cross-sectional study and literature review
Previous clinical studies reported that thoracolumbar vertebral fractures (VFs) associated with high energy spine trauma cause adjacent intervertebral disc (IVD) degeneration; however, the effect of non-trauma... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 27, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Norihiko Takegami, Koji Akeda, Koichiro Murata, Junichi Yamada and Akihiro Sudo Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Early postoperative physical activity and function: a descriptive case series study of 53 patients after lumbar spine surgery
The purpose of this prospective case series study was to compare changes in early postoperative physical activity and physical function between 6  weeks and 3 and 6 months after lumbar spine surgery. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 27, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Rogelio A. Coronado, Hiral Master, Daniel K. White, Jacquelyn S. Pennings, Mackenzie L. Bird, Clinton J. Devin, Maciej S. Buchowski, Shannon L. Mathis, Matthew J. McGirt, Joseph S. Cheng, Oran S. Aaronson, Stephen T. Wegener and Kristin R. Archer Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Proteasome inhibitors reduce thrombospondin-1 release in human dysferlin-deficient myotubes
Dysferlinopathies are a group of muscle disorders causing muscle weakness and absence or low levels of dysferlin, a type-II transmembrane protein and the causative gene of these dystrophies. Dysferlin is impli... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 27, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Esther Fern ández-Simón, Cinta Lleixà, Xavier Suarez-Calvet, Jordi Diaz-Manera, Isabel Illa, Eduard Gallardo and Noemí de Luna Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Comparison of lumbar endoscopic unilateral laminotomy bilateral decompression and minimally invasive surgery transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion for one-level lumbar spinal stenosis
The aim of the present study is to compare the clinical outcomes and postoperative complications of lumbar endoscopic unilateral laminotomy bilateral decompression (LE-ULBD) and minimally invasive surgery tran... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 27, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Wenbin Hua, Bingjin Wang, Wencan Ke, Xinghuo Wu, Yukun Zhang, Shuai Li, Shuhua Yang and Cao Yang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The pathological features of hip abductor tendon tears – a cadaveric study
The hip abductors are crucial in maintaining pelvic stability. Tears in these tendons are common and often debilitating. There is uncertainty regarding both the histological and macroscopic features of hip abd... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 26, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Mark F. Zhu, Brittany Smith, Sanjeev Krishna, David S. Musson, Peter R. Riordan, Sue R. McGlashan, Jillian Cornish and Jacob T. Munro Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Hepatic encephalopathy increases the risk of hip fracture: a nationwide cohort study
Osteoporotic hip fracture is a common general health problem with a significant impact on human life because it debilitates the patients and largely decreases their quality of life. Early prevention of fractur... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 26, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Kuang-Ting Yeh, Tzai-Chiu Yu, Ru-Ping Lee, Jen-Hung Wang, Kuan-Lin Liu, Cheng-Huan Peng, Hao-Wen Chen, Ing-Ho Chen, Chung-Yi Hsu and Wen-Tien Wu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Implementing stratified care for acute low back pain in primary care using the STarT Back instrument: a process evaluation within the context of a large pragmatic cluster randomized trial
Although risk-stratifying patients with acute lower back pain is a promising approach for improving long-term outcomes, efforts to implement stratified care in the US healthcare system have had limited success... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 25, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Addie Middleton, G. Kelley Fitzgerald, Anthony Delitto, Robert B. Saper, Katherine Gergen Barnett and Joel Stevans Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Clinical and epidemiological features of heart-hand syndrome, an updated analysis in China
The purpose of this study was to prospectively recruit patients treated with limb malformation and to explore the prevalence and the clinical and epidemiological features of Heart-Hand Syndrome (HHS) in China. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 25, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yaobin Yin, Jianguang Ji, Junhui Zhao, Shanlin Chen and Wen Tian Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Patient-reported outcome after patient-specific unicondylar knee arthroplasty for unicompartmental knee osteoarthritis
Unicondylar knee arthroplasty was introduced in the late 1960s and remains a topic of controversial discussion. Patient-specific instruments and patient-specific implants are not yet the standard of care. The ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 24, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Viola Freigang, Markus Rupp, Christian Pfeifer, Michael Worlicek, Stefan Radke, Stephan Deckelmann, Volker Alt and Florian Baumann Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Quantitative DCE-MRI: an efficient diagnostic technique for evaluating early micro-environment permeability changes in ankylosing spondylitis
In the management of early inflammatory joint of ankylosing spondylitis (AS), there is a need for reliable noninvasive quantitative monitoring biomarker to closely assess status of synovitis progression. Cogni... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 24, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hui Yang, Ling Jiang, Jiang Li, Xiuzhu Zheng, Qianqian Yao, Changqin Li, Jianzhong Zhu and Jian Qin Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Carboxymethyl chitosan reduces inflammation and promotes osteogenesis in a rabbit knee replacement model
This study aimed to investigate the role of carboxymethyl chitosan (CMC) in knee arthroplasty. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 24, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Feng Liu, Hai-Yan Li, Zhen Wang, Hai-Ning Zhang, Ying-Zhen Wang and Hao Xu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Achilles tendon enthesitis evaluated by MRI assessments in patients with axial spondyloarthritis and psoriatic arthritis: a report of the methodology of the ACHILLES trial
The currently available scoring methods for enthesitis are often measures of pain but not of inflammation at entheseal sites. The Outcome Measures in Rheumatology Clinical Trials (OMERACT) psoriatic arthritis ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 21, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Xenofon Baraliakos, Philipp Sewerin, Eugenio de Miguel, Effie Pournara, Christine Kleinmond, Annette Wiedon and Frank Behrens Tags: Technical advance Source Type: research

Double plating with autogenous bone grafting as a salvage procedure for recalcitrant humeral shaft nonunion
Although most cases of humeral shaft nonunion respond well to surgical intervention, surgeons still encounter patients with humeral shaft nonunion who have already undergone repeated surgeries for nonunion. Th... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 21, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Dongxu Feng, Xiaolong Wang, Liang Sun, Xiao Cai, Kun Zhang, Zhan Wang and Yangjun Zhu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The effectiveness of routine physiotherapy with and without neuromobilization on pain and functional disability in patients with shoulder impingement syndrome; a randomized control clinical trial
The objective of the study was to compare the effects of neuromobilization (NM) techniques and routine physiotherapy on pain and functional disability in patients having shoulder impingement syndrome (SIS). Pr... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 21, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Muhammad Akhtar, Hossein Karimi, Syed Amir Gilani, Ashfaq Ahmad and Asim Raza Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Celebrating 20  years of open access publishing at BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders
Twenty years ago, on October 23, the first article published by BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders appeared free online. Over 5700 publications later, we celebrate our anniversary as the largest Open Access journal in... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 21, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ciar án Martin Fitzpatrick and Amanpreet Athwal Tags: Editorial Source Type: research

Favourable clinical outcomes following cemented arthroplasty after metal-on-metal total hip replacement: a retrospective study with a mean follow-up of 10  years
Given the unexpected high rate of failure following metal-on-metal total hip replacement (MoM-THR), it is expected that more MoM-THR patients will experience revision. The long-term outcomes regarding the prim... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 21, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Weiguang Yu, Meiji Chen, Xianshang Zeng, Mingdong Zhao, Xinchao Zhang, Junxing Ye, Jintao Zhuang and Guowei Han Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Retrospective cohort study on radial head arthroplasty comparing long-term outcomes between valgus type injury and fracture dislocation
Radial head arthroplasty (RHA) has been commonly adopted for irreparable radial head fractures while little information is addressed on valgus type injury. The purpose of this study is to report long-term outc... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 20, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Alvin Chao-Yu Chen, Chun-Jui Weng, Chih-Hao Chiu, Shih-Sheng Chang, Chun-Ying Cheng and Yi-Sheng Chan Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Regional differences between superficial and deep lumbar multifidus in patients with chronic lumbar spine pathology
Due to its unique arrangement, the deep and superficial fibers of the multifidus may have differential roles for maintaining spine stabilization and lumbar posture; the superficial multifidus is responsible fo... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 20, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jennifer Padwal, David B. Berry, James C. Hubbard, Vinko Zlomislic, R. Todd Allen, Steven R. Garfin, Samuel R. Ward and Bahar Shahidi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Implementing early mobilisation after knee or hip arthroplasty to reduce length of stay: a quality improvement study with embedded qualitative component
Models of care for managing total knee or hip arthroplasty (TKA, THA) incorporating early mobilisation are associated with shorter acute length-of-stay (LOS). Few studies have examined the effect of implementi... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 20, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Happy Chua, Bernadette Brady, Melissa Farrugia, Natalie Pavlovic, Shaniya Ogul, Danella Hackett, Dimyana Farag, Anthony Wan, Sam Adie, Leeanne Gray, Michelle Nazar, Wei Xuan, Richard M. Walker, Ian A. Harris and Justine M. Naylor Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Transoral intraarticular cage distraction and C-JAWS fixation for revision of basilar invagination with irreducible atlantoaxial dislocation
The revision surgery of basilar invagination (BI) with irreducible atlantoaxial dislocation (IAAD) after a previous occipitocervical fusion (OCF) is challenging. Transoral revision surgery has more advantages ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 20, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Xiaobao Zou, Binbin Wang, Haozhi Yang, Su Ge, Bieping Ouyang, Yuyue Chen, Ling Ni, Shuang Zhang, Hong Xia and Xiangyang Ma Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Joint hemorrhage accelerates cartilage degeneration in a rat immobilized knee model
Joint hemorrhage is caused by trauma, ligament reconstruction surgery, and bleeding disorders such as hemophilia. Recurrence of hemorrhage in the joint space induces hemosiderotic synovitis and oxidative stres... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 19, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yasuhito Sogi, Yutaka Yabe, Yoshihiro Hagiwara, Masahiro Tsuchiya, Yoshito Onoda, Takuya Sekiguchi, Nobuyuki Itaya, Shinichiro Yoshida, Toshihisa Yano, Kazuaki Suzuki, Takahiro Onoki and Eiji Itoi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Diagnosis and treatment of intramedullary osteosclerosis: a report of three cases and literature review
Intramedullary osteosclerosis (IMOS) is a rare condition without specific radiological findings except for the osteosclerotic lesion and is not associated with family history and infection, trauma, or systemic... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 19, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Kensaku Abe, Norio Yamamoto, Katsuhiro Hayashi, Akihiko Takeuchi, Shinji Miwa, Kentaro Igarashi, Takashi Higuchi, Yuta Taniguchi, Hirotaka Yonezawa, Yoshihiro Araki, Sei Morinaga, Yohei Asano and Hiroyuki Tsuchiya Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Esophageal perforation following pedicle screw placement for the treatment of upper thoracic spinal tuberculosis: a case report and review of the literature
The technique of posterior pedicle screw fixation has already been widely applied in the treatment of upper thoracic spinal tuberculosis. However, lesions of tuberculosis directly invade the vertebrae and surr... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 18, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yuhang Wang, Dingjun Hao, Lixiong Qian, Xin He, Yibin Meng and Biao Wang Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Validity and reliability of the self-rated fall risk questionnaire in older adults with osteoporosis
Several risk assessments have been developed to evaluate fall risk in older adults, but it has not been conclusively established which of these tools is most effective for assessing fall risk in this vulnerabl... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 18, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Nitchanant Kitcharanant, Ekasame Vanitcharoenkul and Aasis Unnanuntana Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Successful reconstruction of distal peroneus longus tendon dislocation associated with a split lesion – a case report
Peroneal tendon injuries are one of the differential diagnoses in lateral ankle and rearfoot pain. While partial tears are not uncommon, peroneal tendon dislocation at the peroneal tubercle is very rare. Until... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 18, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Heinz Lohrer Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Computer-assisted femoral head reduction osteotomies: an approach for anatomic reconstruction of severely deformed Legg-Calv é-Perthes hips. A pilot study of six patients
Legg –Calvé–Perthes (LCP) is a common orthopedic childhood disease that causes a deformity of the femoral head and to an adaptive deformity of the acetabulum. The altered joint biomechanics can result in early ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 18, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: P. F ürnstahl, F. A. Casari, J. Ackermann, M. Marcon, M. Leunig and R. Ganz Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Differences in standing and sitting spinopelvic sagittal alignment for patients with posterior lumbar fusion: important considerations for the changes of unfused adjacent segments lordosis
This study aimed to describe the changes in spinopelvic sagittal alignment in the sitting position after posterior lumbar fusion, and to identify the factors influencing unfused adjacent segment lordosis. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 18, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Zhuoran Sun, Siyu Zhou, Wei Wang, Da Zou and Weishi Li Tags: Research article Source Type: research

World Health Organisation Disability Assessment Schedule (WHODAS 2.0): development and validation of the Nigerian Igbo version in patients with chronic low back pain
Globally, the leading cause of years lived with disability is low back pain (LBP). Chronic low back pain (CLBP) is responsible for most of the cost and disability associated with LBP. This is more devastating ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 17, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Chinonso Nwamaka Igwesi-Chidobe, Sheila Kitchen, Isaac Olubunmi Sorinola and Emma Louise Godfrey Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A patient satisfaction survey investigating pre- and post-operative information provision in lower limb surgery
Planned lower limb surgery is common, with over 90,000 hip replacements, 95,000 knee replacements and 15,000 anterior cruciate ligament reconstructions performed in the UK each year. These procedures are prima... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 16, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Maxwell Stanley Renna, Andrew Metcalfe, David Ellard and David Davies Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Arthrokatadysis from post-injection gluteal muscular fibrosis case report
Gluteal muscle contracture (GMC) is a clinical syndrome characterized by the contracture of gluteal muscles, iliotibial band (ITB), and related fascia. GMC is much more prevalent in China, which has been prove... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 14, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yunfeng Mi and Biao Cheng Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Appropriate insertion point for percutaneous pedicle screw placement in the lumbar spine using c-arm fluoroscopy: a cadaveric study
We studied the characteristics and regularity of appropriate insertion points for percutaneous pedicle screw placement in the lumbar spine using C-arm X-ray fluoroscopy. The purpose of this study was to improv... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 14, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Wei-Xing Xu, Wei-Guo Ding, Bin Xu, Tian-Hong Hu, Hong-Feng Sheng, Jia-Fu Zhu and Xiao-Long Zhu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The impact of sequential therapy from short-term teriparatide to denosumab compared with denosumab alone in patients with osteoporotic hip fracture: a 1-year follow-up study
The objective of this study is to determine the impact of implementing short-... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 14, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Chan Ho Park, Jun-Il Yoo, Chang Hyun Choi and You-Sung Suh Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Role of an additional third screw in the fixation of transverse patellar fracture with two parallel cannulated screw and anterior wire
Two parallel cannulated screws along with an anterior wire to construct a tension band is a popular approach in transverse patellar fractures. However, the optimal screw proximity, either deep or superficial s... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 14, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Chih-Wei Chang, Chih-Hsien Chen, Chun-Ting Li, Yen-Nien Chen, Tai-Hua Yang, Chia-Jung Chang and Chih-Han Chang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Minimally invasive surgery for intra-articular calcaneus fractures: a 9-year, single-center, retrospective study of a standardized technique using a 2-point distractor
A fracture of the calcaneus can be a painful and disabling injury. Treatment modalities may be conservative or operative. Surgical treatment strategies include open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF) techn... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 14, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Christian Rodemund, Ronny Krenn, Carl Kihm, Iris Leister, Reinhold Ortmaier, Werner Litzlbauer, Angelika M. Schwarz and Georg Mattiassich Tags: Research article Source Type: research