Bone erosion in the 2nd metacarpophalangeal head: association with its bone mineral density by HR-pQCT in rheumatoid arthritis patients
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic autoimmune disease depicted by synovial inflammation leading to local and systemic bone loss. The aim of this study was to evaluate by a HR-pQCT (High Resolution Peripher... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 25, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Camille P. Figueiredo, Mariana O. Perez, Lucas Peixoto Sales, Ana Cristina Medeiros, Valeria F. Caparbo and Rosa M. R. Pereira Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The traditional experience strategy (TES) and combined ultrasonography examination (CUE) for the treatment of lateral compression type 1 pelvic fractures: a historical control study
It is difficult to judge the stability of lateral compression type-1 (LC-1) pelvic fracture, as it is often based on static images of the pelvis. Compared with the traditional experience strategy, ultrasonogra... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 25, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hai Huang, Bin-Fei Zhang, Ping Liu, Hong-Li Deng, Peng-Fei Wang, Hu Wang, Bao-Feng Li, Yu-Xuan Cong and Yan Zhuang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Cross-cultural translation, adaptation, and validation of the Amharic version pain self-efficacy questionnaire in people with low back pain in Ethiopia
The Pain Self-Efficacy Questionnaire (PSEQ) is a valid and reliable instrument that evaluates pain self-efficacy beliefs in people with pain conditions. However, it has not been validated and used in Ethiopia.... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 25, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Mulugeta Bayisa Chala, Catherine Donnelly, Yemataw Wondie, Setareh Ghahari and Jordan Miller Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The concept of a cementless isoelastic monoblock cup made of highly cross-linked polyethylene infused with vitamin E: radiological analyses of migration and wear using EBRA and clinical outcomes at mid-term follow-up
The newest generation of cementless titanium-coated, isoelastic monoblock cup with vitamin E-blended highly cross-linked polyethylene (HXLPE) was introduced to the market in 2009. The aim of the present study ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 23, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yama Afghanyar, Sebastian Joser, Jonas Tecle, Philipp Drees, Jens Dargel, Philipp Rehbein and Karl Philipp Kutzner Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Fractal lacunarity of trabecular bone in vertebral MRI to predict osteoporotic fracture risk in over-fifties women. The LOTO study
Osteoporotic fractures are a major cause of morbidity in the elderly. Menopausal women represent the population with the highest risk of early osteoporosis onset, often accompanied by vertebral fractures (VF).... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 23, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Annamaria Zaia, Roberto Rossi, Roberta Galeazzi, Manuela Sallei, Pierluigi Maponi and Pietro Scendoni Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Study protocol: randomized controlled trial of opioid-free vs. traditional perioperative analgesia in elective orthopedic surgery
The medical community is beginning to recognize the contribution of prescription opioids in the growing national opioid crisis. Many studies have compared the safety and efficacy of alternative analgesics to o... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 23, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Elaine Z. Shing, Daniel Leas, Caleb Michalek, Meghan K. Wally and Nady Hamid Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Mortality in older adults following a fragility fracture: real-world retrospective matched-cohort study in Ontario
Recent studies are lacking reports on mortality after non-hip fractures in adults aged> 65. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 23, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jacques P. Brown, Jonathan D. Adachi, Emil Schemitsch, Jean-Eric Tarride, Vivien Brown, Alan Bell, Maureen Reiner, Thiago Oliveira, Ponda Motsepe-Ditshego, Natasha Burke and Lubomira Slatkovska Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The radiographic, pulmonary, and clinical outcomes of patients with severe rigid spinal deformities treated via halo ‐pelvic traction
The severe rigid deformity patients with pulmonary dysfunction could not tolerate complicated corrective surgery. Preoperative traction are used to reduce the curve magnitude and improve the pulmonary function... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 23, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jian Chen, Wen-yuan Sui, Jing-fan Yang, Yao-long Deng, Jing Xu, Zi-fang Huang and Jun-lin Yang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

One ‐level mini‐open pedicle subtraction osteotomy for treating spinal kyphosis in patients with ankylosing spondylitis
To report a mini-open pedicle subtraction osteotomy (PSO) technique, to summarize the 2-year follow-up results of 25 patients, and to describe a modified operating table which allows the osteotomy to be closed... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 22, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yu Wang, Chunde Li, Long Liu and Longtao Qi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

What factors are associated with health ‐related quality of life among patients with chronic musculoskeletal pain? A cross‐sectional study in primary health care
Chronic musculoskeletal pain (CMP) affects daily life function and is the most prevalent disorder in primary health care. The primary objective was to examine demographic factors and pain characteristics assoc... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 22, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Kirsti Krohn Garnaes, Siv M ørkved, Øyvind Salvesen, Torgrim Tønne, Lars Furan, Gudmund Grønhaug, Ottar Vasseljen and Hege Hølmo Johannessen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Handgrip strength: a reliable predictor of postoperative early ambulation capacity for the elderly with hip fracture
A common sequela of hip fracture is loss of ambulation capacity. Prediction of postoperative ambulation capacity is important for surgical and rehabilitation decision making. Handgrip strength is a quick and c... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 22, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Chih-Mai Chang, Cheng-Hung Lee, Cheng-Min Shih, Shun-Ping Wang, Yung-Cheng Chiu and Cheng-En Hsu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

An unusual example of hereditary multiple exostoses: a case report and review of the literature
Hereditary multiple exostoses (HME) is a rare skeletal disorder characterised by a widespread. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 21, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Rebecca Chilvers, James A. Gallagher, Nathan Jeffery and Alistair P. Bond Tags: Case report Source Type: research

New insights into intrinsic foot muscle morphology and composition using ultra ‐high‐field (7-Tesla) magnetic resonance imaging
The intrinsic muscles of the foot are key contributors to foot function and are important to evaluate in lower limb disorders. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), provides a non-invasive option to measure muscle... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 21, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Melinda M. Franettovich Smith, James M. Elliott, Aiman Al-Najjar, Kenneth A. Weber II, Mark A. Hoggarth, Bill Vicenzino, Paul W. Hodges and Natalie J. Collins Tags: Technical advance Source Type: research

Development and validation of a shoulder-specific body-perception questionnaire in people with persistent shoulder pain
There is evidence that people with persistent shoulder pain exhibit findings consistent with the presence of sensorimotor dysfunction. Sensorimotor impairments can manifest in a variety of ways, and further de... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 21, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Tomohiko Nishigami, Akihisa Watanabe, Toshiki Maitani, Hayato Shigetoh, Akira Mibu, Benedict Martin Wand, Mark J. Catley, Tasha R. Stanton and G. Lorimer Moseley Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Primary clear cell sarcoma of the femur: a unique case with RT-PCR and direct sequencing confirmation of EWSR1/ATF1 fusion gene
It is very rare for clear cell sarcomas (CCS) to arise in the bone. During diagnosis, it is important to distinguish primary CCS of bone from bone metastasis of melanoma because this difference fundamentally c... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 21, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yuta Kubota, Kazuhiro Tanaka, Masanori Hisaoka, Tsutomu Daa, Tatsuya Iwasaki, Masanori Kawano, Ichiro Itonaga and Hiroshi Tsumura Tags: Case report Source Type: research

What is the impact of knee morphology on posterior cruciate ligament avulsion fracture in men and women: a case control study
Several studies on the relationship between morphological parameters and traumatic diseases of the knee have already been conducted. However, few studies focused on the association between knee morphology and ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 21, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ning Fan, Yong-chen Zheng, Lei Zang, Cheng-gang Yang, Shuo Yuan, Peng Du, Yan-mei Liu, Qing Zhao and Jin-wei Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Unplanned hospital readmission after surgical treatment for thoracic spinal stenosis: incidence and causative factors
To assess the incidence and causative factors of unplanned hospital readmission within 90 days after surgical treatment of thoracic spinal stenosis (TSS). (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 20, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hui Wang, Longjie Wang, Zhuoran Sun, Shuai Jiang and Weishi Li Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Topical co ‐administration of zoledronate with recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2 can induce and maintain bone formation in the bone marrow environment
Bone morphogenetic proteins (BMPs) induce osteogenesis in various environments. However, when BMPs are used alone in the bone marrow environment, the maintenance of new bone formation is difficult owing to vig... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 20, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hideki Ueyama, Yoichi Ohta, Yuuki Imai, Akinobu Suzuki, Ryo Sugama, Yukihide Minoda, Kunio Takaoka and Hiroaki Nakamura Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Anthropometry of the medial femoral condyle in the Chinese population: the morphometric analysis to design unicomparmental knee component
This study aimed to assess the radii of the distal and posterior articular surfaces of the medial femoral condyle in a Chinese population and provide detailed parameters of the knee joint for the future design... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 20, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Feifan Lu, Xiaowei Sun, Weiguo Wang, Qidong Zhang and Wanshou Guo Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Is there a correlation between upper lumbar disc herniation and multifidus muscle degeneration? A retrospective study of MRI morphology
The purpose of the study is to investigate the correlation between upper lumbar disc herniation (ULDH) and multifidus muscle degeneration via the comparison of width, the cross-sectional area and degree of fat... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 19, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Chong Liu, Jiang Xue, Jingjing Liu, Gang Ma, Abu Moro, Tuo Liang, Haopeng Zeng, Zide Zhang, Guoyong Xu, Zhaojun Lu and Xinli Zhan Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Unprecedented tibial bone lengthening of 33.5  cm by distraction osteogenesis for the reconstruction of a subtotal tibial bone defect. A case report and literature review
We present a case of an immense unprecedented tibial bone lengthening of 33.5  cm. The management of chronic osteomyelitis of the right tibia with subtotal tibial bone defect, talus defect and equinus ankle def... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 18, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Abdulnassir Ali, Ying Ren, Chun-Hao Zhou, Jia Fang and Cheng-He Qin Tags: Case report Source Type: research

The effect of the sagittal plane osteotomy inclination on the posterior tibial slope in medial open wedge HTO: experimental study with a square column model
Medial open-wedge high tibial osteotomy (HTO) is an effective and safe treatment method for medial osteoarthritis of the knee. However, unintended changes in the posterior tibial slope (PTS) may occur. Several... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 18, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Sang Won Moon, Ji Young Ryu, Sung-Jae Lee, Sang Won Woo, Sin Hyung Park and Young Choi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Early patellofemoral articular cartilage degeneration in a rat model of patellar instability is associated with activation of the NF- κB signaling pathway
Patellar instability (PI) often increases the possibility of lateral patellar dislocation and early osteoarthritis. The molecular mechanism of early articular cartilage degeneration during patellofemoral osteo... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 18, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Wei Lin, Huijun Kang, Yike Dai, Yingzhen Niu, Guangmin Yang, Jinghui Niu, Ming Li and Fei Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A new tool in percutaneous anterior odontoid screw fixation
Percutaneous anterior odontoid screw fixation for odontoid fractures remains challenging due to the complex anatomy of the craniocervical junction. We designed a new guide instrument to help with the placement... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 18, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yan Wang, Min Li, Guanxing Cui, Jing Li, Zhiliang Guo, Dahai Zhang, Haijun Teng and Haijiang Lu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The role of lymphocyte-monocyte ratio on axial spondyloarthritis diagnosis and sacroiliitis staging
Axial spondyloarthritis (axial SpA) is a chronic inflammatory disorder could lead to disability due to the failure of timely treatment. The role of lymphocyte-to-monocyte ratio (LMR) in axial SpA remains uncle... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 16, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jing Wang, Jinyu Su, Yuan Yuan, Xiaxia Jin, Bo Shen and Guoguang Lu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Cervical sagittal alignment after Prestige LP cervical disc replacement: radiological results and clinical impacts from a single-center experience
Cervical disc replacement (CDR) has been widely used to treat one- and two-level cervical degenerative disc disease. Studies have shown the effectiveness of CDR in preserving range of motion (ROM) and delaying... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 15, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Xiaofei Wang, Yang Meng, Hao Liu, Hua Chen, Beiyu Wang and Ying Hong Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Osteoporotic vertebral fracture misdiagnosed as “normal postoperative phenomenon” in post decompression surgery: a case report
Previous research and published literature indicate that some patients with spinal diseases who underwent percutaneous transforaminal endoscopic decompression (PTED) still suffer some discomfort in the early r... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 15, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Li-sheng Hou, Dong Zhang, Feng Ge, Hai-feng Li and Tian-jun Gao Tags: Case report Source Type: research

ACTION trial: a prospective study on diagnostic Accuracy of 4D CT for diagnosing Instable ScaphOlunate DissociatioN
Early detection of scapholunate ligament (SLL) tears is essential after minor and major trauma to the wrist. The differentiation between stable and instable injuries determines therapeutic measures which aim t... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 15, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Leonie Goelz, Simon Kim, Claas G üthoff, Frank Eichenauer, Andreas Eisenschenk, Sven Mutze and Ariane Asmus Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

HEMGN and SLC2A1 might be potential diagnostic biomarkers of steroid-induced osteonecrosis of femoral head: study based on WGCNA and DEGs screening
This study aims to reveal novel diagnostic biomarkers of SONFH. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 15, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Zhixin Wu, Yinxian Wen, Guanlan Fan, Hangyuan He, Siqi Zhou and Liaobin Chen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Total spine magnetic resonance imaging for detection of multifocal infection in pyogenic spondylodiscitis: a retrospective observational study
Due to the unspecific symptoms of spondylodiscitis (SpD), an early radiological examination is necessary. However, controversially discussed is the need for magnetic resonance imaging of the entire spine to ex... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 14, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jeanette Henkelmann, Timm Denecke, Philipp Pieroh, Stephanie Einhorn, Nicolas H. von der Hoeh, Christoph-Eckhard Heyde and Anna Voelker Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Improving osteoarthritis management in primary healthcare: results from a quasi-experimental study
To improve quality of care for patients with hip and knee osteoarthritis (OA), general practitioners (GPs) and physiotherapists (PTs) in a Norwegian municipality initiated an intervention. The intervention aim... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 14, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Nina Østerås, Irma Brandeggen Blaker, Tore Hjortland, Elizabeth Cottrell, Jonathan G. Quicke, Krysia S. Dziedzic, Steven Blackburn and Aksel Paulsen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Short-term effectiveness of precise safety decompression via double percutaneous lumbar foraminoplasty and percutaneous endoscopic lumbar decompression for lateral lumbar spinal canal stenosis: a prospective cohort study
This prospective cohort study reports on a modified technique, namely precise safety decompression via double percutaneous lumbar foraminoplasty (DPLF) and percutaneous endoscopic lumbar decompression (PELD) f... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 14, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yu Wang, Mingyan Deng, Hao Wu, Ye Wu, Chuan Guo, Dongfeng Zhang and Qingquan Kong Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Comparison between velocity ‐specific exercise and isometric exercise on neck muscle functions and performance: a randomised clinical trial
Evidence has shown that velocity-specific exercise results in additional benefits for peripheral joint muscles by promoting their functions, however, its effects on spinal muscles are yet to be investigated. T... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 14, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Sharon MH Tsang, Kenneth TK Chan, Parco LT Ho, Jacky CY Kwok, Daniel HT Tse and Henry HT Tsoi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Preliminary clinical outcomes of the double-row anchor suture-bridge technique for the fixation of tibial intercondylar eminence fractures in adults: a 12-months minimal follow-up
Tibial intercondylar eminence avulsion fractures occur primarily in adolescents and young adults. However, the incidence of such fractures is increasing in adults, concurrent with an increase in sports injurie... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 13, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yupeng Chu, Ting Hu, Mangmang Chen, Chendi Jiang, Zhuqi Wu and Junwu Shi Tags: Technical advance Source Type: research

Factors associated with failure of bony union after conservative treatment of acute cases of unilateral lumbar spondylolysis
If bone union is expected, conservative treatment is generally selected for lumbar spondylolysis. However, sometimes conservative treatments are unsuccessful. We sought to determine the factors associated with... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 13, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Masaki Tatsumura, Hisanori Gamada, Shun Okuwaki, Fumihiko Eto, Katsuya Nagashima, Takeshi Ogawa, Takeo Mammoto, Atsushi Hirano, Masao Koda and Masashi Yamazaki Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Height and volume restoration in osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures: a biomechanical comparison of standard balloon kyphoplasty versus Tektona ® in a cadaveric fracture model
Standard balloon kyphoplasty represents a well-established treatment option for osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures. Aim of the present study was to evaluate two different methods of percutaneous augm... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 13, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Antonio Kr üger, Martin Bäumlein, Tom Knauf, Hugues Pascal-Moussellard, Steffen Ruchholtz and Ludwig Oberkircher Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Elevated lymphotoxin- α (TNFβ) is associated with intervertebral disc degeneration
Intervertebral disc degeneration (IVDD) is a primary cause of degenerative disc diseases; however, the mechanisms underlying the degeneration remain unclear. The immunoinflammatory response plays an important ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 13, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Zhu Guo, Chensheng Qiu, Christina Mecca, Yang Zhang, Jiang Bian, Yan Wang, Xiaolin Wu, Tianrui Wang, Weiliang Su, Xianglin Li, Wei Zhang, Bohua Chen and Hongfei Xiang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The predictive factors that are associated with the number of sutures used during meniscal repair
To investigate factors associated with the consumption of a large number of sutures during arthroscopic meniscus repair procedures. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 12, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Xiaoxiao Song, Dongyang Chen, Xinsheng Qi, Qing Jiang and Caiwei Xia Tags: Research article Source Type: research

LncRNA HOTTIP leads to osteoarthritis progression via regulating miR-663a/ Fyn-related kinase axis
This study was aimed to explore the role and molecular mechanism of lncRNA HOXA terminal transcriptional RNA (HOTTIP)... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 12, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Xianwei He, Kun Gao, Shuaihua Lu and Rongbo Wu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Neglect of relevant treatment recommendations in the conduct and reporting of a laser therapy knee osteoarthritis trial: letter to the editor
We read with interest the article by Gomes et al. entitled: “Exercise program combined with electrophysical modalities in subjects with knee osteoarthritis: A randomised, placebo-controlled clinical trial”. Gomes... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 12, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Martin Bj ørn Stausholm and Jan Magnus Bjordal Tags: Correspondence Source Type: research

Proper positioning of mice for Cobb angle radiographic measurements
The objective of... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 12, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Zhe Yi Chen, Keith Dip Kei Luk, You Qiang Song, Bo Gao and Jason Pui Yin Cheung Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Comparison of three treatment methods for simple bone cyst in children
The unicameral bone cyst (UBC) is a kind of benign tumor whose clinical treatments and efficacy are controversial. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of the elastic stable intramedullary na... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 12, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ke-Xue Zhang, Wei Chai, Jia-Jia Zhao, Jun-Hao Deng, Zhan Peng and Ji-Ying Chen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A retrospective cohort study on prevalence of postoperative complications in comminuted patellar fractures: comparisons among stabilized with Cannulated-Screw, Kirschner-Wire, or Ring-Pin Tension Bands
Displaced patellar fractures are commonly treated with open reduction and fixation with several different types of tension-band (TB) constructs. The main objective of this study was to compare the prevalence o... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 11, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Xiao-zhong Zhu, Teng-li Huang, Hong-yi Zhu, Bing-bo Bao, Tao Gao, Xing-wei Li, Jun-qing Lin and Xian-You Zheng Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Positive airway pressure therapy for obstructive sleep apnea in patients with Osteogenesis imperfecta: a prospective pilot study
Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is prevalent in individuals with Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI). To date, no study has investigated treatment of OSA in adult individuals with OI using positive airway pressure (PAP... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 11, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Heidi Arponen, Adel Bachour, Leif B äck, Helena Valta, Antti Mäkitie, Outi Mäkitie and Janna Waltimo-Sirén Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Association of cardiotrophin-like cytokine factor 1 levels in peripheral blood mononuclear cells with bone mineral density and osteoporosis in postmenopausal women
Recent research has suggested that cardiotrophin-like cytokine factor 1 (CLCF1) may be an important regulator of bone homeostasis. Furthermore, a whole gene chip analysis suggested that the expression levels o... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 11, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Xuan Chen, Jianyang Li, Yunjin Ye, Jingwen Huang, Lihua Xie, Juan Chen, Shengqiang Li, Sainan Chen and Jirong Ge Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The IlluminOss ® photodynamic bone stabilization system for pathological osteolyses and fractures of the humerus: indications, advantages and limits in a series of 12 patients at 24 months of minimum follow‐up
Locked titanium nails are considered the reference treatment for metastatic bone lesions of the humerus in patients with aggressive histotypes, high risk of fracture or when estimated survival is lower than 6 ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 11, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Carmine Zoccali, Dario Attala, Mattia Pugliese, Alessandra Scotto di Uccio and Jacopo Baldi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Exercise-therapy and education for individuals one year after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a pilot randomised controlled trial
Guided rehabilitation beyond 6-months is rare following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR), despite high prevalence of unacceptable symptoms and quality of life (QoL). Our primary aim was to dete... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 11, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Brooke E. Patterson, Christian J. Barton, Adam G. Culvenor, Randall L. Cooper and Kay M. Crossley Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Temporary hemiepiphysiodesis using an eight ‐plate implant for coronal angular deformity around the knee in children aged less than 10 years: efficacy, complications, occurrence of rebound and risk factors
Temporary hemiepiphysiodesis (TH) using an eight-Plate implant is one of the most common surgeries used for the correction of coronal angular deformities around the knee in adolescents. However, few studies ha... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 9, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Zhen-Zhen Dai, Zhen-Peng Liang, Hao Li, Jing Ding, Zhen-Kai Wu, Zi-Ming Zhang and Hai Li Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Predictive ability of pharyngeal inlet angle for the occurrence of postoperative dysphagia after occipitocervical fusion
PIA has been proven to be a predictor for postoperative dysphagia in patients who undergo occipitospinal fusion. However, its predictive effect for postoperative dysphagia in patients who undergo OCF is unknow... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 9, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Lin-nan Wang, Bo-wen Hu, Yue-ming Song, Li-min Liu, Chun-guang Zhou, Lei Wang and Xi Yang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Comparative analysis of clinical factors associated with pedicle screw pull ‐out during or immediately after surgery between intraoperative cone‐beam computed tomography and postoperative computed tomography
No studies to date have elucidated the clinical factors associated with pedicle screw pull-out during or immediately after surgery. The aim of this study was to assess the frequency of pedicle screw pull-out b... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 9, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Satoshi Sumiya, Kazuyuki Fukushima, Yoshiro Kurosa, Takashi Hirai, Hiroyuki Inose, Toshitaka Yoshii and Atsushi Okawa Tags: Research article Source Type: research