Healing pattern classification for thoracolumbar burst fractures after posterior short-segment fixation
Thoracolumbar burst fractures can be treated with posterior short-segment fixation. However, no classification can help to estimate whether the healed vertebral body will have sufficient stability after implan... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 12, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Changxiang Liang, Guihua Liu, Guoyan Liang, Xiaoqing Zheng, Dong Yin, Dan Xiao, Shixing Zeng, Honghua Cai and Yunbing Chang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Reliability of two different measuring techniques with computer tomography for penetration and distribution of cement in the proximal tibia after total knee arthroplasty
To evaluate the reliability of two different techniques for measuring penetration and distribution of the cement mantle in the proximal tibia after total knee arthroplasty (TKA) with Computer Tomography (CT) i... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 12, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hennie Verburg, Linda van Zeeland Koobs, Dieu Donn é Niesten, Peter Pilot and Nina Mathijssen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Activation of FoxO1/SIRT1/RANKL/OPG pathway may underlie the therapeutic effects of resveratrol on aging-dependent male osteoporosis
Age-dependent male osteoporosis remains a poorly studied medical problem despite its significance. It is estimated that at least 1 of 5 men will suffer from osteoporotic consequences. Given that multiple mecha... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 12, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Omnia Ameen, Rania I. Yassien and Yahya M. Naguib Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A posterior-only approach for ankylosing spondylitis (AS) with thoracolumbar pseudoarthrosis: a clinical retrospective study
Surgical treatment has been recommended by most surgeons to treat pseudarthrosis in ankylosing spondylitis (AS). However, there is still some debate on the necessity of anterior fusion. There is very limited l... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 11, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jianqiang Kou, Jianwei Guo, Xiangli Ji, Xiaojie Tang, Xiangyun Liu, Yuanliang Sun, Xiujun Zheng and Yingzhen Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Association of Modic change types and their short tau inversion recovery signals with clinical characteristics- a cross sectional study of chronic low back pain patients in the AIM-study
Modic Changes (MCs, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) signal changes in the vertebral bone marrow extending from the vertebral endplate) may represent a subgroup of nonspecific chronic low back pain that could ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 10, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Lars Christian Haugli Br åten, Elina Iordanova Schistad, Ansgar Espeland, Per Martin Kristoffersen, Anne Julsrud Haugen, Gunn Hege Marchand, Nils Vetti, Are Hugo Pripp, Thomas Istvan Kadar, Jan Sture Skouen, Margreth Grotle, Lars Grøvle, John-Anker Zwar Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Prevalence of ligamentous knee injuries in pedestrian versus motor vehicle accidents
The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence and characteristics of ligamentous knee injuries and to compare patient demographics, associated injuries and hospital stay to pedestrians who did not ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 10, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: R. Garrett Steinmetz, Matthew McDonald, Shaun Tkach, John Hamilton, Gregory Heigle, Kimberly Hollabaugh, David Teague and Douglas Rowles Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Fixation of delayed distal radial fracture involving metaphyseal diaphyseal junction in adolescents: a comparative study of crossed Kirschner-wiring and non-bridging external fixator
Conservative treatment remains the preferred choice for distal radius fracture in children. However, loss of reduction is problematic, especially in an older child. Crossed Kirschner-wires is widely used to tr... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 9, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jin Li, Saroj Rai, Xin Tang, Renhao Ze, Ruikang Liu and Pan Hong Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Physical function and lean body mass as predictors of bone loss after hip fracture: a prospective follow-up study
Predictors of bone deterioration after hip fracture have not been well characterized. The aim of this study was to examine the associations of physical function and lean body mass (LBM) with loss of bone densi... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 9, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Tuuli H. Suominen, Johanna Edgren, Anu Salpakoski, Mauri Kallinen, Tomas Cervinka, Timo Rantalainen, Timo T örmäkangas, Ari Heinonen and Sarianna Sipilä Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Anatomic healing after non-operative treatment of a large, displaced anterior glenoid rim fracture after primary traumatic anterior shoulder dislocation – a case report
Large, displaced anterior glenoid rim fractures after primary traumatic anterior shoulder dislocation are usually managed by surgical stabilization. Although there is little evidence supporting surgical manage... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 9, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Lukas Ernstbrunner, Malik Jessen and Karl Wieser Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Threshold-based quantification of fatty degeneration in the supraspinatus muscle on MRI as an alternative method to Goutallier classification and single-voxel MR spectroscopy
Conventional fat quantification methods for rotator cuff muscles have various limitations, such as inconsistent reliabilities of the Goutallier grades and need for advanced techniques in quantitative MRI seque... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 9, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Dokwan Lee, Ki-Taek Hong, Wonhee Lee, Eun Kyung Khil, Guen Young Lee, Jung-Ah Choi and Yongnam Song Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Femoral migration of the cementless Oxford which caused the bearing dislocation: a report of two cases
There are no previous reports on the complications around the femoral component of cementless Oxford unicompartmental knee arthroplasty (UKA). However, we experienced two cases of femoral migration to the prox... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 8, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hiroshi Inui, Shuji Taketomi, Ryota Yamagami, Kohei Kawaguchi and Sakae Tanaka Tags: Case report Source Type: research

The correlation between imaging expression of P16 and S100 in hypertrophic ligamentum flavum
Lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) is a common degenerative disease, which can lead to neurological dysfunction and requires surgical treatment. In the previous study, we used H&E staining and immunohistochemistry t... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 8, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Wei Hu, Yidong Liu, Shunli Kan, Tengfei Zhang, Zehua Jiang and Rusen Zhu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The effects of integrating work-related factors and improving cooperation in musculoskeletal physical therapy practice: protocol for the ‘WORK TO BE DONE’ cluster randomised controlled trial
Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are the primary cause of disability worldwide and a major societal burden. Recent qualitative research found that although a patient ’s work is considered important, physical th... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 8, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Nathan Hutting, Wiebke Oswald, Maria W.G. Nijhuis - van der Sanden, Monique Filart, Tamara Raaijmakers, Hendrik J. Bieleman, J. Bart Staal and Yvonne F. Heerkens Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Correction to: Screw fixation in stemless shoulder arthroplasty for the treatment of primary osteoarthritis leads to less osteolysis when compared to impaction fixation
An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 6, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Arad Alikhah, Jan-Phillipp Imiolczyk, Anna Krukenberg and Markus Scheibel Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Minimally invasive surgery for paravertebral or psoas abscess with spinal tuberculosis — a long-term retrospective study of 106 cases
Minimally invasive surgery (MIS) is a common treatment option for paravertebral or psoas abscesses (PAs) in patients with spinal tuberculosis (ST). However, its efficacy remains controversial. The aim of the s... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 6, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Zhifa Zhang, Yongyu Hao, Xiangyu Wang, Zhirong Zheng, Xuelin Zhao, Chunguo Wang, Xifeng Zhang and Xuesong Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Complications of bone transport technique using the Ilizarov method in the lower extremity: a retrospective analysis of 282 consecutive cases over 10  years
The treatment of large bone defects in lower limbs is a serious challenge for orthopedic surgeons and patients. The bone transport technique using the Ilizarov method has become the main treatment option for t... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 6, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yanshi Liu, Maimaiaili Yushan, Zhenhui Liu, Jialin Liu, Chuang Ma and Aihemaitijiang Yusufu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Performance in dynamic movement tasks and occurrence of low back pain in youth floorball and basketball players
Prospective studies investigating risk factors for low back pain (LBP) in youth athletes are limited. The aim of this prospective study was to investigate the association between hip-pelvic kinematics and vert... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 5, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: M. K. Rossi, K. Pasanen, A. Heinonen, S. Äyrämö, A. M. Räisänen, M. Leppänen, G. Myklebust, T. Vasankari, P. Kannus and J. Parkkari Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Treatment of open ankle dislocation without associated fractures in a young athlete using external fixation and ligament repair with suture tape augmentation
Ankle dislocation without fracture is an extremely rare injury because it is usually accompanied by concomitant malleolar fractures from the anatomical and mechanical viewpoints. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 5, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ryosuke Kawai, Itaru Kawashima, Makoto Tsukada, Takashi Tsukahara and Hideyuki Aoshiba Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Which disease-related factors influence patients ’ and physicians’ willingness to consider joint replacement in hip and knee OA? Results of a questionnaire survey linked to claims data
A great heterogeneity in total joint replacement (TJR) rates has been reported for osteoarthritis (OA), most likely arising from a gap between patients ’ and physicians’ views on the need for TJR. The purpose o... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 5, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Anne Postler, Jens Goronzy, Klaus-Peter G ünther, Toni Lange, Imke Redeker, Jochen Schmitt, Angela Zink and Johanna Callhoff Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Outcomes and potential mechanism of a protocol to optimize foot orthoses in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
Foot problems are highly prevalent in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Treatment of foot problems related to rheumatoid arthritis often consists of custom made foot orthoses. One of the assumed working mech... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 4, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Marloes Tenten-Diepenmaat, Joost Dekker, Jos W. R. Twisk, Elleke Huijbrechts, Leo D. Roorda and Marike van der Leeden Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Over 20  years of chronic patellar ligament rupture with severe knee osteoarthritis for Total knee Arthroplasty: a case report
We reported a case... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 3, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Xuejun Zhang, Yun Li, Jianfeng Chen, Chao Yan, Xiaoyi Tan and Huafang Liu Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Thermogenic diagnosis of periprosthetic joint infection by microcalorimetry of synovial fluid
Synovial fluid culture is the standard investigation for the preoperative diagnosis of periprosthetic joint infection (PJI). However, the culture has limited sensitivity and requires several days until result.... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 3, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Christian Morgenstern, Nora Renz, Sabrina Cabric, Elena Maiolo, Carsten Perka and Andrej Trampuz Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Association of ESR1 polymorphism rs2234693 and rs9340799 with postmenopausal osteoporosis in a Chinese population
Postmenopausal osteoporosis (PMO) is the most common type of primary osteoporosis. ESR1 polymorphism rs2234693 and rs9340799 has been widely studied as a candidate gene associated with PMO, however, the findings ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 3, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jin Shu, Junling Li, Yujuan Fu, Xuelian Hui, Yani Jin, Mengjie Chen, Xin Zheng and Yaowu Shi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Recurrent fifth metatarsal stress fractures in a professional soccer player with hypoparathyroidism: a case report
In this report, a case of recurrent fifth metatarsal stress fractures in a profession... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 3, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Itaru Kawashima, Atsushi Yamaga, Ryosuke Kawai, Yushi Hoshino and Shinya Ishizuka Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Comparison of clinical results of anteromedial and transtibial femoral tunnel drilling in ACL reconstruction
A femoral bone tunnel in ACL reconstruction can be constructed from the outside in or from the inside out. When doing it inside out, the approach can be via the anteromedial (AM) portal or through the tibial b... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 3, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Leena Metso, Kirsi-Maaria Nyrhinen, Ville Bister, Jerker Sandelin and Arsi Harilainen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Prevalence of generalized joint hypermobility in children with anxiety disorders
Concerning the high prevalence of anxiety disorders and joint hypermobility in children and the lack of related studies in this age group, we aimed to assess the association of hypermobility with anxiety disor... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 2, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Vadood Javadi Parvaneh, Shadialsadat Modaress, Ghazal Zahed, Khosro Rahmani and Reza Shiari Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Clinical, functional and radiographic outcomes of primary total hip arthroplasty between direct anterior approach and posterior approach: a systematic review and meta-analysis
The purpose of this systematic review and meta-analysis was to compare the direct anterior approach and posterior approach for primary total hip arthroplasty in terms of the clinical, functional and radiograph... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 2, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Linbo Peng, Yi Zeng, Yuangang Wu, Junfeng Zeng, Yuan Liu and Bin Shen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Differential proteomic analysis of fetal and geriatric lumbar nucleus pulposus: immunoinflammation and age-related intervertebral disc degeneration
Intervertebral disc degeneration (IVDD) is a major cause of low back pain. Although the mechanism of degeneration remains unclear, aging has been recognized as a key risk factor for IVDD. Most studies seeking ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 2, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Chensheng Qiu, Xiaolin Wu, Jiang Bian, Xuexiao Ma, Guoqing Zhang, Zhu Guo, Yan Wang, Yandong Ci, Qizun Wang, Hongfei Xiang and Bohua Chen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Percutaneous endoscopic-assisted direct repair of pars defect without general anesthesia could be a satisfying treatment alternative for young patient with symptomatic lumbar spondylolysis: a technique note with case series
Multiple surgical procedures are applied in young patients with symptomatic lumbar spondylolysis when conservative treatments fail. Although the optimal surgical procedure option is controversial, the treatmen... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 2, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Mengran Jin, Jun Zhang, Haiyu Shao, Jianwen Liu, Tingxiao Zhao and Yazeng Huang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

High incidence of surgical site infection may be related to suboptimal case selection for non-selective arterial embolization during resuscitation of patients with pelvic fractures: a retrospective study
In most institutions, arterial embolization (AE) remains a standard procedure to achieve hemostasis during the resuscitation of patients with pelvic fractures. However, the actual benefits of AE are controvers... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 30, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Chih-Yang Lai, I-Chuan Tseng, Chun-Yi Su, Yung-Heng Hsu, Ying-Chao Chou, Huan-Wu Chen and Yi-Hsun Yu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Short-term predictive potential of quantitative assessment of spinal cord impairment in patients undergoing French-door Laminoplasty for degenerative cervical myelopathy: preliminary results of an exploratory study exploiting intraoperative ultrasound data
To study the correlation of neurological function in degenerative cervical myelopathy (DCM) patients with quantitative assessment of spinal cord compression and impairment by intraoperative ultrasound imaging ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 30, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Guoliang Chen, Jiachun Li, Fuxin Wei, Qiao Ji, Wenyuan Sui, Bailing Chen, Xuenong Zou, Zuofeng Xu, Xizhe Liu and Shaoyu Liu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Risk factors and the natural history of accelerated knee osteoarthritis: a narrative review
Osteoarthritis is generally a slowly progressive disorder. However, at least 1 in 7 people with incident knee osteoarthritis develop an abrupt progression to advanced-stage radiographic disease, many within 12... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 29, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jeffrey B. Driban, Matthew S. Harkey, Mary F. Barbe, Robert J. Ward, James W. MacKay, Julie E. Davis, Bing Lu, Lori Lyn Price, Charles B. Eaton, Grace H. Lo and Timothy E. McAlindon Tags: Review Source Type: research

Lumbar plain radiograph is not reliable to identify lumbosacral transitional vertebra types according to Castellvi classification principle
The anteroposterior view of the lumbar plain radiograph (AP-LPR) was chosen as the original and first radiographic tool to determine and classify lumbosacral transitional vertebra with morphological abnormalit... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 29, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Lisheng Hou, Xuedong Bai, Haifeng Li, Tianjun Gao, Wei Li, Tianyong Wen, Qing He, Dike Ruan, Lijing Shi and Wei Bing Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The global burden of pressure ulcers among patients with spinal cord injury: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Pressure ulcers (PU), one of the common challenging public health problems affecting patient with spinal cord injury. PUs occurs over bony areas of the body where pressure and tissue distortion is greatest. It... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 29, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Wondimeneh Shibabaw Shiferaw, Tadesse Yirga Akalu, Henok Mulugeta and Yared Asmare Aynalem Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Association of IL-6 174G/C (rs1800795) and 572C/G (rs1800796) polymorphisms with risk of osteoporosis: a meta-analysis
Several studies have been performed to investigate association between IL-6 174G/C (rs1800795) and 572C/G (rs1800796) gene polymorphisms and osteoporosis predisposition. However, the results were conflicting. ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 28, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Bin Chen and Hong-zhuo Li Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A comparison of contiguous two-level anterior cervical discectomy and fusion using a structural allograft versus a Polyetheretherketone (PEEK) cage: the results of a three-year follow-up
Allografts and polyetheretherketone (PEEK) cages are the two most commonly used materials in anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF). However, their effectiveness in two-level ACDF remains controversial... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 28, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ing How Moo, Carmen Jia Wen Kam, Maksim Wen Sheng Lai, William Yeo and Reuben Chee Cheong Soh Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Responsiveness and minimal important change of the QuickDASH and PSFS when used among patients with shoulder pain
The Quick Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand questionnaire (QuickDASH) and the Patient-Specific Functional Scale (PSFS) are commonly used outcome instruments for measuring self-reported disability in p... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 27, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Tarjei Rysstad, Margreth Grotle, Lars Petter Klokk and Anne Therese Tveter Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A new sequential animal model for infection-related non-unions with segmental bone defect
This study aimed... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 27, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Lars Helbig, Thorsten Guehring, Nadine Titze, Dennis Nurjadi, Robert Sonntag, Jonas Armbruster, Britt Wildemann, Gerhard Schmidmaier, Alfred Paul Gruetzner and Holger Freischmidt Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Complications after surgical management of proximal humeral fractures: a systematic review of event terms and definitions
The most frequently used surgical procedures for treating a proximal humeral fracture (PHF) are plate osteosynthesis, nail osteosynthesis and arthroplasty. Evidence-based recommendations for an appropriate sur... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 26, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: N. Alispahic, S. Brorson, C. Bahrs, A. Joeris, A. Steinitz and L. Audig é Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Incidence and risk factors of spinal epidural hemorrhage after spine surgery: a cross-sectional retrospective analysis of a national database
With increasing number of patients undergoing spine surgery, the spinal epidural hemorrhage (SEH) has become a growing concern. However, current studies on SEH rely on case reports or observations from a singl... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 25, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ji Hyun Park, Sunny Park and Soo An Choi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Adaptation and psychometric evaluation of the simplified Chinese version of the identification of functional ankle instability questionnaire in Chinese-speaking patients with chronic ankle instability disorders
The aims of this study were to adapt the Identification of Functional Ankle Instability (IdFAI) questionnaire into a simplified Chinese version and to assess its reliability, validity, and responsiveness in Ch... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 25, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Wei Wang, Jun Sheng, Yinchao Tang, Qingyun Xie, Meng Wei, Zhiqiang Li and Wei Zheng Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Risk assessment for prolonged sickness absence due to musculoskeletal disorders: protocol for a prospective cohort study
Musculoskeletal disorders are the leading cause of sickness absence and disability pension in Norway. There is strong evidence that long-term sickness absence due to musculoskeletal disorders are associated wi... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 25, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Anne Therese Tveter, Britt Elin Øiestad, Tarjei Langseth Rysstad, Fiona Aanesen, Alexander Tingulstad, Milada Cvancarova Småstuen and Margreth Grotle Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Tibiofemoral rotation alignment in the normal knee joints among Chinese adults: a CT analysis
Consensus on tibial rotation in total knee arthroplasty (TKA) remains controversial. The present study aimed to investigate the closest anatomical reference to surgical epicondylar axis (SEA) among 10 tibial m... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 23, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yufeng Lu, Xiaoyu Ren, Benyin Liu, Peng Xu and Yangquan Hao Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Recurrent lumbar-origin osteoblastoma treated with multiple surgery and carbon ion radiotherapy: a case report
Although osteoblastoma is an uncommon benign bone tumor, it sometimes behaves in a locally aggressive fashion. We herein report a case of recurrent lumbar spine osteoblastoma that was treated by repeated surge... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 22, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Akira Honda, Yoichi Iizuka, Reiko Imai, Masahiro Nishinome, Junko Hirato, Hiromi Koshi, Tokue Mieda, Hiroyuki Sonoda, Sho Ishiwata, Yohei Kakuta, Tsuyoshi Tajika and Hirotaka Chikuda Tags: Case report Source Type: research

The evaluation of the distance between the popliteus tendon and the lateral collateral ligament footprint and the implant in Total knee Arthroplasty using a 3-dimensional template
The popliteus tendon (PT) or lateral collateral ligament (LCL) stabilizes the postero-lateral aspects of the knees. When surgeons perform total knee arthroplasty (TKA), PT and LCL iatrogenic injuries are a ris... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 22, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Akihito Takubo, Keinosuke Ryu, Takanori Iriuchishima, Masahiro Nagaoka, Yasuaki Tokuhashi and Shin Aizawa Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effectiveness of circular external fixator in periprosthetic fractures around the knee
The incidence of periprosthetic fractures after total joint arthroplasty (TJA) is rising due to an increasing number of TJAs performed annually and the growing elderly population. In many elderly patients with... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 21, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Koji Nozaka, Naohisa Miyakoshi, Michio Hongo, Yuji Kasukawa, Hidetomo Saito, Hiroaki Kijima, Hiroyuki Tsuchie, Motoki Mita and Yoichi Shimada Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Iatrogenic biological fracture of the cervical spine during gradual halo traction for kyphotic deformity correction: case report
Severe kyphotic deformities carry high risk for neurological injuries as osteotomies are often required for correction. Surgeons often utilize a staged approach for dealing with these conditions starting with ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 21, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Austin Samuel Laifun Lim, Azizul Akram Bin Sali and Jason Pui Yin Cheung Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Thigh musculature stiffness during active muscle contraction after anterior cruciate ligament injury
Altered motor unit (MU) activity has been identified after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury, but its effect on muscle tissue properties is unknown. The purpose of this study was to compare thigh muscula... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 21, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: April L. McPherson, Nathaniel A. Bates, Clifton R. Haider, Takashi Nagai, Timothy E. Hewett and Nathan D. Schilaty Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Prospective multicentre validation study of a new standardised version of the 400-point hand assessment
Hand rehabilitation needs valid evaluation tools; the 400-point Hand Assessment (HA) is an exhaustive but not standardised tool. The aim of this study was to validate a standardised version of this test. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 20, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Michel Konzelmann, Cyrille Burrus, Colette Gable, Fran çois Luthi and Jean Paysant Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Autologous adipose tissue injection versus platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injection in the treatment of knee osteoarthritis: a randomized, controlled study – study protocol
Knee osteoarthritis (OA) is a common, chronic, progressive and degenerative disease which affects patients ’ quality of life and may cause disability and social isolation. OA is a huge economic burden for the p... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 20, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Pawe ł Bąkowski, Jakub Kaszyński, Joanna Wałecka, Kinga Ciemniewska-Gorzela, Kamilla Bąkowska-Żywicka and Tomasz Piontek Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research