Screw fixation of ACPHT acetabular fractures offers sufficient biomechanical stability when compared to standard buttress plate fixation
Geriatric acetabular fractures require fixation with sufficient primary stability to allow for immediate full-weight bearing. Minimally-invasive procedures would be desirable in order to keep perioperative mor... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 24, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Tatjana Busuttil, Michel Teuben, Roman Pfeifer, Paolo Cinelli, Hans-Christoph Pape and Georg Osterhoff Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Rehabilitation and management outcomes of musculoskeletal injuries in a major referral hospital in Ghana
The devastating impact of musculoskeletal injury (MSI) on human lives, the economy, and health services cannot be overemphasised. This has ignited discussion at international fora, as countries have been exhor... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 24, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Eric Lawer Torgbenu, Evans Yayra Kwaku Ashigbi, Maxwell Peprah Opoku, Sandra Banini and Emmanuel Barima Agyemang Prempeh Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Correlations between pain in the back and neck/upper limb in the European Working Conditions Survey
Recent research has suggested that wide international variation in the prevalence of disabling regional pain among working populations is driven largely by factors predisposing to musculoskeletal pain in gener... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 23, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Emanuele Rizzello, Georgia Ntani and David Coggon Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Comparison of lower limb lifting and squeeze exsanguination before tourniquet inflation during total knee arthroplasty
During total knee arthroplasty(TKA), tourniquet is widely used by most surgeons whereas the optimal application is still controversial. With this prospective randomized controlled study, we intend to investiga... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 22, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Meng Zhang, Gang Liu, Zexue Zhao, Pengfei Wu and Weidong Liu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Sporting activity is reduced following medial reefing performed for patellar dislocation
Patellar dislocation is common in young and active patients. The purpose of this study was to determine sporting activity following the medial reefing of patellar dislocation. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 22, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: C. Ihle, J. Maurer, P. Ziegler, U. St öckle, A. Ateschrang, M.-D. Ahrend and S. Schröter Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Clinical outcome after surgery for lumbar spinal stenosis in patients with insignificant lower extremity pain. A prospective cohort study from the Norwegian registry for spine surgery
Spinal stenosis is a clinical diagnosis in which the main symptom is pain radiating to the lower extremities, or neurogenic claudication. Radiological spinal stenosis is commonly observed in the population and... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 22, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Erland Hermansen, Tor Åge Myklebust, Ivar Magne Austevoll, Frode Rekeland, Tore Solberg, Kjersti Storheim, Oliver Grundnes, Jørn Aaen, Jens Ivar Brox, Christian Hellum and Kari Indrekvam Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Prevalence of low Back pain among adolescents in relation to the weight of school bags
This study aimed to estimate the prevalence of LBP amongst public high school s... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 22, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Fatemah Akbar, Muneera AlBesharah, Jumana Al-Baghli, Farah Bulbul, Dana Mohammad, Bann Qadoura and Abdullah Al-Taiar Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Stage-specific meniscal features predict progression of osteoarthritis of the knee: a retrospective cohort study using data from the osteoarthritis initiative
In the progression of osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee, a correlation between meniscal posterior segment injuries and medial meniscal extrusion has been reported, but there have been few reports on the relation... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 22, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Tsuneo Kawahara, Takahisa Sasho, Takashi Ohnishi and Hideaki Haneishi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Acute and overuse injuries among sports club members and non-members: the Finnish Health Promoting Sports Club (FHPSC) study
Physical activity in adolescence is promoted for its multi-dimensional health benefits. However, too intensive sports participation is associated with an increased injury risk. Our aim was to compare the occur... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 19, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: L. Ristolainen, K. Toivo, J. Parkkari, S. Kokko, L. Alanko, O. J. Heinonen, R. Korpelainen, K. Savonen, H. Sel änne, T. Vasankari, L. Kannas, J. Villberg and U. M. Kujala Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effects of spinal manipulative therapy biomechanical parameters on clinical and biomechanical outcomes of participants with chronic thoracic pain: a randomized controlled experimental trial
Spinal manipulative therapy (SMT) includes biomechanical parameters that vary between clinicians, but for which the influence on the therapy clinical effects is unknown. This parallel-randomized controlled tri... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 18, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Isabelle Pag é and Martin Descarreaux Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Influence of seasonal changes on disease activity and distribution of affected joints in rheumatoid arthritis
This study explored the influence of season on RA activity, particularly the distribution of affected joints, using a nationwide data... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 18, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hiroaki Mori, Tetsuji Sawada, Susumu Nishiyama, Kota Shimada, Koichiro Tahara, Haeru Hayashi, Eri Kato, Mayu Tago, Toshihiro Matsui and Shigeto Tohma Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Does movement matter in people with back pain? Investigating ‘atypical’ lumbo-pelvic kinematics in people with and without back pain using wireless movement sensors
Interventions for low back pain (LBP) commonly target ‘dysfunctional’ or atypical lumbo-pelvic kinematics in the belief that correcting aberrant movement improves patients’ pain and activity outcomes. If atypi... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 18, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Robert A. Laird, Jennifer L. Keating, Kasper Ussing, Paoline Li and Peter Kent Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Follow-up score, change score or percentage change score for determining clinical important outcome following surgery? An observational study from the Norwegian registry for Spine surgery evaluating patient reported outcome measures in lumbar spinal stenosis and lumbar degenerative spondylolisthesis
Assessment of outcomes for spinal surgeries is challenging, and an ideal measurement that reflects all aspects of importance for the patients does not exist. Oswestry Disability Index (ODI), EuroQol (EQ-5D) an... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 18, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ivar Magne Austevoll, Rolf Gjestad, Margreth Grotle, Tore Solberg, Jens Ivar Brox, Erland Hermansen, Frode Rekeland, Kari Indrekvam, Kjersti Storheim and Christian Hellum Tags: Research article Source Type: research

SAPHO syndrome with pathological fractures of vertebral bodies: a case report
It ’s difficult to diagnose and treat synovitis-acne-pustulosis-hyperostosis-osteomyelitis (SAPHO) syndrome due to its rare and unknown pathogenesis. There is no effective treatment for SAPHO syndrome and the c... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 17, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yalong Li, Guomin Liu, Yian Zhao, Yungang Luo and Tiancheng Lu Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Different suture anchor fixation techniques affect contact properties in humeral greater tuberosity fracture: a biomechanical study
Suture anchor-based fixations of humeral greater tuberosity (GT) fractures have yielded good outcomes in both clinical and biomechanical studies. Be that as it may, the interface contact properties of these fi... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 17, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Cheng-Li Lin, Ming-Long Yeh, Fong-Chin Su, Yu-Chih Wang, Chen-Hao Chiang, Chih-Kai Hong and Wei-Ren Su Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Rare variant of HSPG2 is not involved in the development of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: evidence from a large-scale replication study
Rare variants of HSPG2 have recently been reported to function as a potential contributor to the susceptibility of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) in the Caucasians. A replication study in the different pop... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 15, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Chao Xia, Leilei Xu, Bingchuan Xue, Fei Sheng, Yong Qiu and Zezhang Zhu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Clinical characteristics and role of whole-body bone scan in multifocal osteonecrosis
Multifocal osteonecrosis (ON) is defined as ON involving three or more distinct anatomical sites. We investigated the clinical characteristics and utility of whole-body bone scans (WBBS) in patients with multi... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 15, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Young-Sil An, Sunghoon Park, Ju-Yang Jung, Chang-Hee Suh and Hyoun-Ah Kim Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Factors influencing disability in patients with chronic low back pain attending a tertiary hospital in sub-Saharan Africa
This study aimed at assessing disability and associated factors in chronic low back patients in Cameroon. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 15, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Marie Doualla, Jeannine Aminde, Leopold Ndemnge Aminde, Fernando Kemta Lekpa, Felix Mangan Kwedi, Emmanuel Vubo Yenshu and Alain Mefire Chichom Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Surgical injury and repair of hip external rotators in THA via posterior approach: a three-dimensional MRI-evident quantitative prospective study
As one of the classical total hip arthroplasty (THA) approaches, the posterior approach is widely used. However, there is a lack of in-depth quantitative researches on the surgical-related injury to the hip ex... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 14, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ting Wang, Long Shao, Wei Xu, Feilong Li and Wei Huang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Reference data on hand grip and lower limb strength using the Nintendo Wii balance board: a cross-sectional study of 354 subjects from 20 to 99  years of age
Accurate assessment of isometric hand grip strength (HGS) and isometric lower limb strength (LS) are often limited to specialized clinics due to high costs and need for specialized equipment and personnel. A m... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 12, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: F. Eika, A. W. Blomkvist, M. T. Rahbek, K. D. Eikhof, M. D. Hansen, M. S øndergaard, J. Ryg, S. Andersen and M. G. Jorgensen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

In vitro chondrogenic potency of surplus chondrocytes from autologous transplantation procedures does not predict short-term clinical outcomes
Autologous chondrocyte implantation (ACI) has been used over the last two decades to treat focal cartilage lesions aiming to delay or prevent the onset of osteoarthritis; however, some patients do not respond ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 10, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ashraful Islam, Vegard Fossum, Ann Kristin Hansen, Ilona Urbarova, Gunnar Knutsen and Inigo Martinez-Zubiaurre Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Locking nail versus locking plate for proximal humeral fracture fixation in an elderly population: a prospective randomised controlled trial
Proximal humeral fractures (PHFs) are the third most common fracture in older patients. The purpose of the study was to prospectively evaluate the outcomes of PHF fixation with a locking blade nail (LBN) or lo... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 10, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Johannes E. Plath, Christian Kerschbaum, Tobias Seebauer, Rainer Holz, Daniel J. H. Henderson, Stefan F örch and Edgar Mayr Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Burden of shoulder and/neck pain among school teachers in Ethiopia
Shoulder and neck pain are reported as the most common occupational-related health problem and cause of morbidity, absenteeism from work among school teachers worldwide. School teachers represent an occupation... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 10, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Melaku Hailu Temesgen, Gashaw Jember Belay, Asmare Yitayeh Gelaw, Balamurugan Janakiraman and Yaregal Animut Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Unusual localization and presentation of osteoid osteoma mimicking juvenile spondyloarthritis: a case report
Osteoid osteoma is a painful benign skeletal tumour of unknown aetiology. Most often it occurs in the long bones of extremities and responds well to nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. However, unusual... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 8, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Josip Vlaic, Lovro Lamot, Sven Simunic, Miroslav Harjacek and Davor Bojic Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Kyphoscoliosis with Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome: a case report and literature review
Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome (KTS) is a rare congenital syndrome characterized by the triad of venous varicosities, capillary malformations and limb hypertrophy. However, KTS may rarely occur in combination with... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 5, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jiliang Zhai, Min-Er Zhong, Jianxiong Shen, Haining Tan and Zheng Li Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Avulsion fracture of the ischial tuberosity treated with the suture bridge technique: a case report
In cases of avulsion fracture of the ischial tuberosity in which the bone fragments are substantially displaced, nonunion may cause pain in the ischial area. Various surgical procedures have been reported, but... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 5, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Tomonori Tetsunaga, Hirosuke Endo, Tomoko Tetsunaga, Kazuki Yamada, Takayuki Furumatsu and Toshifumi Ozaki Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Intra-articular nodular fasciitis: a rare lesion case report and an updated review of the literature
Nodular fasciitis is a benign proliferation of myofibroblasts that usually arises in subcutaneous tissues of the trunk, neck, head, and upper extremities of young adults. It is not reported to arise in the joi... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 5, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Wei Wang, Yiting Huang, Changxing Wang, Jianqiao Hong, Chiyuan Ma, Nong Lin, Zhaoming Ye, Shiyuan Yan and Haobo Wu Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Low compartment pressure and myoglobin levels in tibial fractures with suspected acute compartment syndrome
The intense ischemic pain of acute compartment syndrome can be difficult to discriminate from the pain related to an associated fracture. Lacking objective measures, the decision to perform fasciotomy is often... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 5, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Abraham Nilsson, Bj örn Alkner, Patrick Wetterlöv, Stefan Wetterstad, Lars Palm and Jörg Schilcher Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Analysis of sagittal alignment parameters following anterior cervical hybrid decompression and fusion of multilevel cervical Spondylotic myelopathy
To investigate the relationships between sagittal parameters and health-related quality of life (HRQOL) scores following anterior cervical hybrid decompression and fusion (ACHDF) of multilevel cervical spondyl... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 5, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yuming Huang, Zhibin Lan and Weihong Xu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

RHAMM induces progression of rheumatoid arthritis by enhancing the functions of fibroblast-like synoviocytes
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic and refractory autoimmune joint disease. Fibroblast-like synoviocytes (FLS) produce inflammatory cytokines and are involved in the migration and invasion of panuus tissue... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 26, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jing Wu, Yuan Qu, Yu-Ping Zhang, Jia-Xin Deng and Qing-Hong Yu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Influence of age and level of activity on the applicability of a walker orthosis - a prospective study in different cohorts of healthy volunteers
Walker orthosis are frequently prescribed as they are removable to allow wound control, body care and physiotherapy and are adaptable to the soft tissue conditions. The prerequisite for successful treatment wi... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 22, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Alena Sint, Sebastian Felix Baumbach, Wolfgang B öcker, Christian Kammerlander, Karl-Georg Kanz, Mareen Braunstein and Hans Polzer Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Comparison of 2 femoral tunnel drilling techniques in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. A prospective randomized comparative study.
To evaluate the length and position of femoral tunnel,and exam whether knee stability and clinical functional outcomes are superior in AMP method. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 22, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yunhang Geng and Pengzhou Gai Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Patient demographics and MRI-based measurements predict redundant nerve roots in lumbar spinal stenosis: a retrospective database cohort comparison
Up to 40% of patients diagnosed with lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) show evidence of redundant nerve roots (RNR) of the cauda equina on their magnetic resonance images (MRI). The etiology of RNR is still unclear... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 22, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Luca Papavero, Carlos J. Marques, Jens Lohmann and Thies Fitting Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Articular cartilage gene expression patterns in the tissue surrounding the impact site following applications of shear and axial loads
Osteoarthritis is a degradative joint disease found in humans and commercial swine which can develop from a number of factors, including prior joint trauma. An impact injury model was developed to deliver in v... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 22, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: R. S. McCulloch, P. L. Mente, A. T. O ’Nan and M. S. Ashwell Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Identification of vitamin D and other bone metabolism parameters as risk factors for primary bone marrow oedema syndrome
The aetiology and pathogenesis of primary bone marrow oedema syndrome (BMES) remain unclear. This retrospective cross-sectional study in a large cohort of patients with BMES was performed to characterise the o... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 22, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Nicola Oehler, Haider Mussawy, Tobias Schmidt, Tim Rolvien and Florian Barvencik Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Latent infection of low-virulence anaerobic bacteria in degenerated lumbar intervertebral discs
In this study, the prevalence of low-virulence anaerobic bacteria in degenerated IVDs ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 20, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Guoqing Tang, Zhuo Wang, Ji Chen, Zhengshi Zhang, Hongbin Qian and Yong Chen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Correction to: Effectiveness of a new model of primary care management on knee pain and function in patients with knee osteoarthritis: Protocol for THE PARTNER STUDY
After the publication of this protocol [1], our collaborator Prima Health solutions advised us of their intent to withdraw from the study. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 20, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: D. J. Hunter, R. S. Hinman, J. L. Bowden, T. Egerton, A. M. Briggs, S. J. Bunker, J. Kasza, A. B. Forbes, S. D. French, M. Pirotta, D. J. Schofield, N. A. Zwar and K. L. Bennell Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Admission prevalence of deep vein thrombosis in elderly Chinese patients with hip fracture and a new predictor based on risk factors for thrombosis screening
Elderly hip fracture (HF) patients are at very high risk of developing deep vein thrombosis (DVT), which increases their perioperative mortality. However, data focusing on the admission prevalence of DVT in el... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 20, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Fei Xing, Lang Li, Ye Long and Zhou Xiang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Simultaneous multi-slice MR imaging of the hip at 3  T to reduce acquisition times and maintain image quality
We examined the feasibility of SMS scans for joint imaging. The purpose of the present s... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 13, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Mayuko Haraikawa, Masashi Suzuki, Kaiji Inoue, Eito Kozawa, Junji Tanaka and Mamoru Niitsu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Epidemiology of Adult Ankle Fractures: 1756 cases identified in Norrbotten County during 2009 –2013 and classified according to AO/OTA
The ankle fracture is one of the most common fractures, increasing in an ageing population, but not generally seen as an osteoporotic fracture. The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between dif... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 13, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hans Juto, Helena Nilsson and Per Morberg Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Infection-free rates and Sequelae predict factors in bone transportation for infected tibia: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Tibia infected nonunion and chronic osteomyelitis are challenging clinical presentations. Bone transportation with external or hybrid fixators (combined external and internal fixators) is versatile to solve th... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 13, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Zhen Zhang, W. Benton Swanson, Yan-Hong Wang, Wei Lin and Guanglin Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Attitudes, skills and use of evidence-based practice among UK osteopaths: a national cross-sectional survey
Evidence-based practice (EBP) is a clinical decision-making framework that supports quality improvement in healthcare. While osteopaths are key providers of musculoskeletal healthcare, the extent to which oste... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 8, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Tobias Sundberg, Matthew J. Leach, Oliver P. Thomson, Philip Austin, Gary Fryer and Jon Adams Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A ceramic bone substitute containing gentamicin gives good outcome in trochanteric hip fractures treated with dynamic hip screw and in revision of total hip arthroplasty: a case series
The primary objective was to investigate the clinical and radiological outcome in patients undergoing major hip surgery using a novel antibiotic containing bone substitute for local augmentation in trochanteri... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 6, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Mindaugas Stravinskas, Sarunas Tarasevicius, Simonas Laukaitis, Malin Nilsson, Deepak Bushan Raina and Lars Lidgren Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Protocol for a single-centre, parallel-arm, double-blind randomised trial evaluating the effects of tourniquet use in total knee arthroplasty on intra-operative and post-operative outcomes
Tourniquet use during total knee replacement is common, yet uncertainty exists regarding its benefits and harms. The primary aim of the current study is to investigate whether tourniquet use during total knee ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 6, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Richard S. Page, Simon Williams, Avanthi Selvaratnam, Shaun Waring, Myles Conroy, Andrew Thomson, Sally Beattie, Rekha Ganeshalingam and Stephen D. Gill Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Evaluation of the theoretical optimal angle of the tibial tunnel in transtibial anatomic posterior cruciate ligament reconstruction by computed tomography
“Killer turn” effect is a critical explanation for the recurrent posterior laxity following transtibial posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) reconstruction, which affected by the angle of the tibial tunnel. Meanw... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 6, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Xiaohui Zhang, Yuanjun Teng, Xinxin Yang, Rui Li, Chongwen Ma, Hong Wang, Hua Han, Bin Geng and Yayi Xia Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Sera of patients with axial spondyloarthritis (axSpA) enhance osteoclastogenic potential of monocytes isolated from healthy individuals
Axial spondyloarthritis (axSpA) is characterized by significant bone loss caused by dysregulation of physiological bone turnover, possibly resulting from intensified differentiation of osteoclasts. The aim of ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 6, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Mariusz Korkosz, Marcin Czepiel, Zofia Gu ła, Małgorzata Stec, Kazimierz Węglarczyk, Magdalena Rutkowska-Zapała, Anna Gruca, Marzena Lenart, Jarosław Baran, Jerzy Gąsowski, Przemysław Błyszczuk and Maciej Siedlar Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Short- and long-term reproducibility of diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging of lower extremity musculature in asymptomatic individuals and a comparison to individuals with spinal cord injury
Diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging (DW-MRI) of skeletal muscle has the potential to be a sensitive diagnostic and/or prognostic tool in complex, enigmatic neuromusculoskeletal conditions such as spi... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 6, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jacob G. McPherson, Andrew C. Smith, Daniel A. Duben, Katie L. McMahon, Marie Wasielewski, Todd B. Parrish and James M. Elliott Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Reattachment of the flexor and extensor tendons at the epicondyle in elbow instability: a biomechanical comparison of techniques
Elbow dislocation represents a common injury, especially in the younger population. If treated surgically, the reattached tendons require a high amount of primary stability to allow for an early rehabilitation... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 3, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Andreas Lenich, Christian Pfeifer, Philipp Proier, Roman Fleer, Coen Wijdicks, Martina Roth, Frank Martetschl äger and Jonas Pogorzelski Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Efficacy and safety of oral compared with intravenous tranexamic acid in reducing blood loss after primary total knee and hip arthroplasty: a meta-analysis
Tranexamic acid (TXA) is an anti-fibrinolytic agent successfully preventing blood loss when using intravenously (IV) in total hip arthroplasty (THA) and total knee arthroplasty (TKA). An oral administration, w... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 3, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Xiaozhen Han, Guiqing Gong, Naili Han and Mei Liu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Fear avoidance beliefs as a predictor for long-term sick leave, disability and pain in patients with chronic low back pain
Subgrouping patients with chronic low back pain is recommended prior to selecting treatment strategy, and fear avoidance beliefs is a commonly addressed psychological factor used to help this subgrouping. The ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 3, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jeanette Sora Trinderup, Annette Fisker, Carsten Bogh Juhl and Tom Petersen Tags: Research article Source Type: research