The protective mechanism of SIRT1 on cartilage through regulation of LEF-1
Osteoarthritis (OA) is a chronic degenerative disease that suppresses middle-aged and older people worldwide. Silent information regulator 1(SIRT-1) is associated with several age-related diseases, such as car... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 27, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Xueyu Hu, Gangning Feng, Zhiqiang Meng, Long Ma and Qunhua Jin Tags: Research Source Type: research

Association of depressive symptoms and risk of knee pain: the moderating effect of sex
Depression has been shown in some studies to be associated with knee pain. Females were widely recognized as more vulnerable to depression and knee pain than males. However, the role of sex in this correlation... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 26, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Haiyan Hu, Wenjun Liu, Yang Liu, Jay Pan and Xiaozuo Zheng Tags: Research Source Type: research

Exposure-lag-response associations between weather conditions and ankylosing spondylitis: a time series study
Patients with ankylosing spondylitis (AS) have reported that their pain becomes worse when the local weather changes. However, there is limited evidence verifying the short-term associations between meteorolog... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 26, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ling Xin, Jian Liu, Yongjian Zhu and Yanyan Fang Tags: Research Source Type: research

Higher body mass index is associated with larger postoperative improvement in patient-reported outcomes following total knee arthroplasty
Total knee arthroplasty is known to successfully alleviate pain and improve function in endstage knee osteoarthritis. However, there is some controversy with regard to the influence of obesity on clinical bene... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 24, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: K Giesinger, JM Giesinger, DF Hamilton, J Rechsteiner and A Ladurner Tags: Research Source Type: research

The current clinical practice of general orthopaedic surgeons in the treatment of lateral ankle sprain: a questionnaire survey in Miyazaki, Japan
Lateral ankle sprain (LAS) is one of the most common musculoskeletal injuries. Numerous studies regarding LAS have been performed. However, there are few studies evaluating the current clinical practice of ort... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 24, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Takuji Yokoe, Takuya Tajima, Nami Yamaguchi, Yudai Morita and Etsuo Chosa Tags: Research Source Type: research

Conservative versus accelerated rehabilitation after rotator cuff repair: a systematic review and meta-analysis
The purpose of this systematic review and meta-analysis is to compare the conservative and accelerated rehabilitation protocols in patients who underwent arthroscopic rotator cuff repair in terms of clinical o... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 24, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Umile Giuseppe Longo, Laura Risi Ambrogioni, Alessandra Berton, Vincenzo Candela, Filippo Migliorini, Arianna Carnevale, Emiliano Schena, Ara Nazarian, Joseph DeAngelis and Vincenzo Denaro Tags: Research article Source Type: research

AMIC for traumatic focal osteochondral defect of the talar shoulder: a 5 years follow-up prospective cohort study
This study assessed reliabi... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 24, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Christian G ötze, Christian Nieder, Hanna Felder, Christian Dominik Peterlein and Filippo Migliorini Tags: Research Source Type: research

The 30-s chair stand test can be a useful tool for screening sarcopenia in elderly Japanese participants
Low muscle strength has been focused on as an essential characteristic of sarcopenia, and the 30-s chair stand test (CS-30) could be a particularly useful test for assessing muscle strength. While it is specul... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 24, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Shuji Sawada, Hayao Ozaki, Toshiharu Natsume, Pengyu Deng, Toshinori Yoshihara, Takashi Nakagata, Takuya Osawa, Yoshihiko Ishihara, Tomoharu Kitada, Ken Kimura, Nobuhiro Sato, Shuichi Machida and Hisashi Naito Tags: Research Source Type: research

TGF- β regulates nerve growth factor expression in a mouse intervertebral disc injury model
Intervertebral disc (IVD) degeneration is a major cause of low back pain (LBP). Following disc injury, nerve growth factor (NGF) concentrations rise in IVDs, and anti-NGF therapy has been shown to attenuate LB... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 23, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yuji Yokozeki, Kentaro Uchida, Ayumu Kawakubo, Mitsufumi Nakawaki, Tadashi Okubo, Masayuki Miyagi, Gen Inoue, Makoto Itakura, Hiroyuki Sekiguchi and Masashi Takaso Tags: Research Source Type: research

Clinical outcomes and predictive factors for failure with MPFL reconstruction combined with tibial tubercle osteotomy and lateral retinacular release for recurrent patellar instability
Medial patellofemoral ligament (MPFL) reconstruction combined with tibial tubercle osteotomy (TTO) and lateral retinacular release (LRR) is one of the main treatment methods for patellar instability. So far, f... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 21, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Peng Su, Xiumin Liu, Nengri Jian, Jian Li and Weili Fu Tags: Research Source Type: research

Construct validity of the OCTOPuS stratification algorithm for allocating patients with knee osteoarthritis into subgroups
We recently developed a model of stratified exercise therapy, consisting of (i) a stratification algorithm allocating patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA) into one of the three subgroups ( ‘high muscle streng... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 21, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jesper Knoop, Raymond W. J. G. Ostelo, Martin van der Esch, Arjan de Zwart, Kim L. Bennell, Marike van der Leeden and Joost Dekker Tags: Research Source Type: research

RAB33B and PCNT variants in two Pakistani families with skeletal dysplasia and short stature
Skeletal dysplasia is a heterogeneous group of disorders resulting from different genetic variants in humans. The current study was designed to identify the genetic causes of skeletal dysplasia and short statu... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 20, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Noor ul Ain, Zunaira Fatima, Sadaf Naz and Outi Makitie Tags: Research Source Type: research

Repetitive brief ischemia accelerates tibial shaft fracture healing: a 5-years prospective preliminary clinical trial (PCT)
This study was to evaluate the effects of repetitive brief ischemia (RBI) on bone healing in patients with tibial shaft fractures. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 20, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Dong Wang, Yang Liu, Wenrui Lv, Wei Liang, Xiaobin Zhou, Yin Ding and Junlin Zhou Tags: Research Source Type: research

Work-related musculoskeletal symptoms among Iranian nurses and their relationship with fatigue: a cross-sectional study
The present study aimed to determine the prevalence of work-related musculoskeletal symptoms (WMSs), identify potential factors associated with WMSs, and determine the association between WMSs and fatigue amon... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 19, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Elahe Hosseini, Hadi Daneshmandi, Azadeh Bashiri and Roxana Sharifian Tags: Research Source Type: research

Preliminary results in anterior cervical discectomy and fusion with the uncovertebral joint fusion cage in a goat model
To preliminarily evaluate the safety and efficacy of the uncovertebral joint fusion cage in a goat model of cervical spine interbody fusion. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 17, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yi-Wei Shen, Yi Yang, Hao Liu, Ting-Kui Wu, Li-Tai Ma, Lin Chen, Ling-Yun Hu, Chen Ding, Xin Rong, Bei-Yu Wang, Yang Meng and Ying Hong Tags: Research Source Type: research

Clinical characteristics, injury pattern and management of pediatric pelvic fracture: An observational retrospective study from a level I trauma center
Pediatric pelvic fractures (PPF) are uncommon among children requiring hospitalization after blunt trauma. The present study explored our experience for the prevalence, patients demographics, clinical characte... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 16, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Abduljabbar Alhammoud, Isam Moghamis, Husham Abdelrahman, Syed Imran Ghouri, Mohammad Asim, Elhadi Babikir, Hassan Al-Thani and Ayman El-Menyar Tags: Research Source Type: research

Can Achilles tendon xanthoma be distinguished from Achilles tendinopathy using Dixon method MRI? A cross-sectional exploratory study
Familial hypercholesterolemia is a genetic condition characterized by life-long elevations of plasma low-density lipoprotein cholesterol. In addition to life-threatening cardiovascular complications, intratend... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 16, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Thomas Michael Zahradnik, Mark Cresswell, Kip Squier, Charlotte Waugh, Liam Brunham, Hazel Screen and Alex Scott Tags: Research Source Type: research

Design and rationale of the ATtune Knee Outcome Study (ATKOS): multicenter prospective evaluation of a novel uncemented rotating platform knee system
Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA) remains the gold standard for treatment of debilitating symptoms of knee osteoarthritis (OA). Even though providing satisfactory results for the majority of patients, some studies... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 15, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Rachid Rassir, Inger N. Sierevelt, Marjolein Schager and Peter A. Nolte Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Effect of concurrent repair of medial meniscal posterior root tears during high tibial osteotomy for medial osteoarthritis during short-term follow-up: a systematic review and meta-analysis
This study aimed to evaluate the efficacy of concurrent... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 15, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Shin Kyun-Ho, Ryoo Hyun-Jae, Jang Ki-Mo and Han Seung-Beom Tags: Research Source Type: research

Association between working in awkward postures, in particular overhead work, and pain in the shoulder region in the context of the 2018 BIBB/BAuA Employment Survey
Musculoskeletal disorders are the leading cause of work-related sick leave and incur substantial socioeconomic costs. With the aging of our society and employees, the problem is exacerbating, and prevention is... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 15, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Julia Barthelme, Martha Sauter, Charlotte Mueller and Falk Liebers Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Evolution of knowledge on meniscal biomechanics: a 40 year perspective
Knowledge regarding the biomechanics of the meniscus has grown exponentially throughout the last four decades. Numerous studies have helped develop this knowledge, but these studies have varied widely in their... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 15, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Amin Mohamadi, Kaveh Momenzadeh, Aidin Masoudi, Kempland C. Walley, Kenny Ierardi, Arun Ramappa, Joseph P. DeAngelis and Ara Nazarian Tags: Research Source Type: research

Midterm functional recovery of Total knee arthroplasty patients compared between the ATTUNE knee system and the press fit condylar (PFC) SIGMA knee system
The ATTUNE Knee System is a new prosthetic design that has theoretical advantages over the Press Fit Condylar (PFC) Sigma Knee System specific to improved knee kinematics and patellofemoral joint tracking. Thi... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 13, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ekasame Vanitcharoenkul and Aasis Unnanuntana Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Improved control over implant anchorage under the use of the femoral neck system for fixation of femoral neck fractures: a technical note
The depth of bolt in Femoral neck system (FNS, DePuy Synthes, Oberdorf, Switzerland) is difficult to finely control as the length of the bolt is in units of 5 mm. Thus, this study introduces a method to contro... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 13, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yonghan Cha, Ji-Ung Song, Jun-Il Yoo, Ki Hoon Park, Jung-Taek Kim, Chan Ho Park and Won-Sik Choy Tags: Technical advance Source Type: research

Three-dimensional motion analysis of ten common Asian sitting positions in daily living and factors affect range of hip motions
Sitting involves many activities of daily life and requires most motion in the hip joint. Asians have more hip flexion and external rotation motions than Westerners owing to cultural and lifestyle differences.... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 12, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Phob Ganokroj, Jirayu Chaowalitwong, Pichitpol Kerdsomnuek, Narumol Sudjai, Pisit Lertwanich and Bavornrat Vanadurongwan Tags: Research Source Type: research

Postoperative spinal orthosis may not be necessary for minimally invasive lumbar spine fusion surgery: a prospective randomized controlled trial
With the progress and success in minimally invasive surgery of transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (MIS TLIF), the musculoskeletal injury was minimized. However, the role of postoperative orthosis in MIS TL... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 12, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hsuan-Hsiao Ma, Pei-Hsi Wu, Yu-Cheng Yao, Po-Hsin Chou, Hsi-Hsien Lin, Shih-Tien Wang and Ming-Chau Chang Tags: Research Source Type: research

Analysis of risk factors for C5 nerve root paralysis after posterior cervical decompression
C5 nerve root paralysis is a nonnegligible complication after posterior cervical spine surgery (PCSS). The cause of its occurrence remains controversial. The purpose of this study was to analyse the incidence ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 10, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Bo Liu, Yanchen Chu, Jinfeng Ma, Xiaojie Tang, Junpeng Pan, Chunbing Wu, Xiao Chen, Chengliang Zhao and Zhijie Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Correction to: Protocol for a multicenter randomized controlled trial comparing a non-opioid prescription to the standard of care for pain control following arthroscopic knee and shoulder surgery
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Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 10, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Correction Source Type: research

TELD with limited foraminoplasty has potential biomechanical advantages over TELD with large annuloplasty: an in-silico study
Facetectomy, an important procedure in the in –out and out–in techniques of transforaminal endoscopic lumbar discectomy (TELD), is related to the deterioration of the postoperative biomechanical environment and... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 10, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jingchi Li, Chen Xu, Xiaoyu Zhang, Zhipeng Xi, Mengnan Liu, Zhongxin Fang, Nan Wang, Lin Xie and Yueming Song Tags: Research Source Type: research

Reoperations after fusion surgeries for degenerative spinal diseases depending on cervical and lumbar regions: a national database study
Reoperation is one of the key factors affecting postoperative clinical outcomes. The reoperation rates of cervical surgeries might be different from those of lumbar surgeries due to the anatomical and biomecha... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 10, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Moon Soo Park, Young-Su Ju, Seong-Hwan Moon, Young-Woo Kim, Jong Ho Jung, Jung Hyun Oh, Chi Heon Kim and Chun Kee Chung Tags: Research Source Type: research

Effectiveness of a coordinated support system linking public hospitals to a health coaching service compared with usual care at discharge for patients with chronic low back pain: protocol for a randomised controlled trial
Although many people with chronic low back pain (LBP) improve following conservative treatment, one in five will experience worsening symptoms after discharge from treatment and seek health care again. The cur... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 9, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Emma K. Ho, Manuela L. Ferreira, Adrian Bauman, Paul W. Hodges, Christopher G. Maher, Milena Simic, Rachael L. Morton, Chris Lonsdale, Qiang Li, Melissa T. Baysari, Anita B. Amorim, Dragana Ceprnja, Ornella Clavisi, Mark Halliday, Matthew Jennings, Alice Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

The impact of smoking on outcomes following anterior cervical fusion-nonfusion hybrid surgery: a retrospective single-center cohort study
There is mixed evidence for the impact of cigarette smoking on outcomes following anterior cervical surgery. It has been reported to have a negative impact on healing after multilevel anterior cervical discect... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 9, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Han Wang, Yang Meng, Hao Liu, Xiaofei Wang and Ying Hong Tags: Research Source Type: research

A hybrid technique combining intramedullary pinning with extramedullary plate fixation in unstable and comminuted radial head fractures following on-table reconstruction
Management of comminuted radial fractures remains controversial. Currently, the emergence of on-table reconstruction technique has made fixation in comminuted radial head fractures more viable. However, the pr... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 9, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Xu Gao, Shi-you Dai, Hai-lei Yin, Fei Li, Yong-qiang Sui, Rui Huang and Hai-yu Fan Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Association between changes in hip-knee-ankle angle and hindfoot alignment after total knee arthroplasty for varus knee osteoarthritis
The change in hip-knee-ankle (HKA) angle after total knee arthroplasty (TKA) may cause an adjustment in hindfoot alignment (HFA). However, the relationship between the changes in HKA angle and HFA is still not... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 6, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Naicheng Diao, Fei Yu, Bo Yang, Lifeng Ma, Heyong Yin and Ai Guo Tags: Research Source Type: research

Correlation between full-thickness degenerative supraspinatus tear and radiographic parameters including the acromiohumeral centre edge angle and the greater tuberosity angle
Many radiographic parameters associated with the extrinsic cause of supraspinatus tears have been proposed. The aim of this study was to assess the relationship between a full-thickness degenerative supraspina... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 6, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Chaiyanun Vijittrakarnrung, Praman Fuangfa, Suphaneewan Jaovisidha and Chusak Kijkunasathian Tags: Research Source Type: research

Risk factors for venous thromboembolism in patients with diabetes undergoing joint arthroplasty
Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is a significant complication after joint arthroplasty. Diabetes is related to a few changes in coagulation and fibrinolysis that may lead to thrombophilia. We aimed to investigate... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 6, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Wei Deng, Lili Huo, Qiang Yuan, Deyong Huang, Quan Li and Wei Tian Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Different patterns and characteristics of Talar injuries at two main orthopedic trauma centers in Shiraz, south of Iran
Categorizing different injury patterns of the talus, describing demographic data, mechanisms of injury and associated fractures are important issues in orthopedic trauma surgeries. Injuries of the talus requir... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 6, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Amir Reza Vosoughi, Reza Fereidooni, Saeedreza Shirzadi, Seyed Alireza Zomorodian and Amir Human Hoveidaei Tags: Research Source Type: research

Responsiveness of five shoulder outcome measures at follow-ups from 3 to 24  months
To assess responsiveness of five outcome measures at four different follow-ups in patients with SLAP II lesions of the shoulder. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 5, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Øystein Skare, Jostein Skranes Brox, Cecilie Piene Schrøder and Jens Ivar Brox Tags: Research Source Type: research

How one treats lateral epicondylitis – a survey among Brazilian orthopedists
Lateral epicondylitis (LE), also known as tennis elbow, is the most common painful elbow condition. It affects approximately 1 –3% of adults. There are various possible treatments described in the literature, b... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 3, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Rafael Fuchs Lazarini, Renato Arouca Zan, Jo ão Carlos Belloti, Ildeu Afonso de Almeida Filho, Luiz Fernando Sartori Centenaro, Fabio Teruo Matsunaga and Marcel Jun Sugawara Tamaoki Tags: Research Source Type: research

Clinical impact and imaging results after a modified procedure of ACDF: a prospective case-controlled study based on ninety cases with two-year follow-up
This is a prospective case-controlled study. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 3, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Shunmin Wang, Jian Zhu, Kaiqiang Sun, Rongzi Chen, Jie Cao, Ruijin You, Aigang Liu, Feng Zhao and Jiangang Shi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Predicting the duration of sickness absence due to knee osteoarthritis: a prognostic model developed in a population-based cohort in Sweden
Predicting the duration of sickness absence (SA) among sickness absent patients is a task many sickness certifying physicians as well as social insurance officers struggle with. Our aim was to develop a predic... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 2, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Johanna Holm, Paolo Frumento, Gino Almondo, Katalin G émes, Matteo Bottai, Kristina Alexanderson, Emilie Friberg and Kristin Farrants Tags: Research Source Type: research

Correction to: Effect of real-time ultrasound imaging for biofeedback on trunk muscle contraction in healthy subjects: a preliminary study
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Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 30, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Shanshan Lin, Bo Zhu, Yiyi Zheng, Guozhi Huang, Qing Zeng and Chuhuai Wang Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Minimum ten-year outcome of a triple-tapered femoral stem implanted with line-to-line cementing technique
A triple-tapered polished femoral stem was implanted with line-to-line cementing technique. The purpose of this study was to determine the survivorship, loosening rate, stem subsidence, radiologic changes and ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 30, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hirotsugu Ohashi, Satoshi Iida and Izumi Minato Tags: Research Source Type: research

Reporting of post-operative rehabilitation interventions for Total knee arthroplasty: a scoping review
The aim of this study was to evaluate the completeness of reporting of exercise adherence and exercise interventions delivered as part of clinical trials of post-operative total knee replacement (TKA) rehabili... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 30, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Nora Bakaa, Lu Hsi Chen, Lisa Carlesso, Julie Richardson and Luciana Macedo Tags: Research Source Type: research

DNA methylation in the OPG/RANK/RANKL pathway is associated with steroid-induced osteonecrosis of the femoral head
This study aims to understand the degree of methylation of the O... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 29, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Menghu Sun, Yuju Cao, Xiaolong Yang, Feimeng An, Huiqiang Wu and Jianzhong Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Survival analysis and influence of the surgical aggression of a cohort of orthopedic and trauma patients in a non-controlled spread COVID-19 scenario
Determining the infection rate and mortality probability in healthy patients who have undergone orthopedic and trauma surgeries (OTS) during a period of uncontrolled COVID-19 transmission may help to inform pr... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 28, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Fernando Corella, Roberto S. Rosales, David Guzman Domenech, Miguel Ca ñones Martín and Ricardo Larrainzar-Garijo Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effects of a medical second opinion programme on patients ’ decision for or against knee arthroplasty and their satisfaction with the programme
German social legislation gives patients the right to obtain a second opinion before elective surgery and defines quality criteria for reimbursement by statutory health insurances. However, the effects of seco... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 28, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Martin Weigl, Jens Pietzner, Rebecca Kisch, Alexander Paulus, Volkmar Jansson and Eva Grill Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Beijing Friendship Hospital Osteoporosis Self-Assessment Tool for Elderly Male (BFH-OSTM) vs Fracture Risk Assessment Tool (FRAX) for identifying painful new osteoporotic vertebral fractures in older Chinese men: a cross-sectional study
To compare the validation of four tools for identifying painful new osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures (PNOVCFs) in older Chinese men: bone mineral density (BMD), Asian osteoporosis self-assessment t... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 28, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ning An, Ji Sheng Lin and Qi Fei Tags: Research Source Type: research

Use of the margin of stability to quantify stability in pathologic gait – a qualitative systematic review
The Margin of Stability (MoS) is a widely used objective measure of dynamic stability during gait. Increasingly, researchers are using the MoS to assess the stability of pathological populations to gauge their... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 28, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Fraje Watson, Peter C. Fino, Matthew Thornton, Constantinos Heracleous, Rui Loureiro and Julian J. H. Leong Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Type 2 sclerotic Modic change affect fusion result in patients undergoing PLIF with pedicle screw instrumentation: a retrospective study
Bony fusion rate was significantly lower in patients with type 3 Modic change than patients with normal endplates. It is not known whether there are relevant differences in fusion efficiency among patients wit... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 28, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hao Li, Shou Chen, He-Yu Wei, Chuang-Ye Han, Fan-Yue Zeng, Shuang-Shuang Yuan, Hong-Yu Qin and Jin-Song Yang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Detection of missed fractures of hand and forearm in whole-body CT in a blinded reassessment
This study is based on a prior study on delayed diagnosis of fractures of hand and forearm i... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 26, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: S. Kim, L. Goelz, F. M ünn, D. Kim, M. Millrose, A. Eisenschenk, S. Thelen and M. Lautenbach Tags: Research Source Type: research