Loading capacity of dynamic knee spacers: a comparison between hand-moulded and COPAL spacers
The two-stage revision protocol represents the current gold standard for treating infected total knee replacement implants. Allowing early mobility with weight-bearing between staged procedures will enable ear... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 21, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Sook-Yee Chong, Lu Shen and Sandra Frantz Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Exercise prescription for weight management in obese adults at risk for osteoarthritis: synthesis from a systematic review
The aim of this systematic review was to identify principles of exercise interventions associated with improved physical function, weight management or musculoskeletal pain relief among young and middle-aged a... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 20, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Dylan R. Barrow, Lauren M. Abbate, Max R. Paquette, Jeffrey B. Driban, Heather K. Vincent, Connie Newman, Stephen P. Messier, Kirsten R. Ambrose and Sarah P. Shultz Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Architecture of the Short External Rotator Muscles of the Hip
Muscle architecture, or the arrangement of sarcomeres and fibers within muscles, defines functional capacity. There are limited data that provide an understanding of hip short external rotator muscle architect... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 20, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Kevin C. Parvaresh, Charles Chang, Ankur Patel, Richard L. Lieber, Scott T. Ball and Samuel R. Ward Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Traumatic posterior Atlanto-axial dislocation: case report of an atypical C1-C2 dislocation with an anterior arch fracture of C1
An atypical case of a traumatic posterior C1-C2 dislocation with an anterior arch fracture of C1 is reported. A novel conservative treatment for this rare lesion is described. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 20, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Soufiane Ghailane, Mohammad A. Alsofyani, Vincent Pointillart, Houssam Bouloussa and Olivier Gille Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Association between lifestyle and musculoskeletal pain: cross-sectional study among 10,000 adults from the general working population
Work-related musculoskeletal pain is a major cause of work disability and sickness absence. While pain is a multifactorial phenomenon being influenced by work as well as lifestyle, less is known about the asso... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 17, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: J éssica Kirsch Micheletti, Rúni Bláfoss, Emil Sundstrup, Hans Bay, Carlos Marcelo Pastre and Lars Louis Andersen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The effect of medial open wedge high tibial osteotomy on the patellofemoral joint: comparative analysis according to the preexisting cartilage status
Although it has been known that medial open wedge high tibial osteotomy (MOWHTO) would adversely affect the patellofemoral joint, no previous study examined the surgical outcome of MOWHTO according to the pree... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 14, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hyun-Soo Moon, Chong-Hyuk Choi, Min Jung, Sang-Hoon Park, Dae-Young Lee, Jong-Kwan Shin and Sung-Hwan Kim Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Functional assessments of foot strength: a comparative and repeatability study
Evaluating the strength of the small muscles of the foot may be useful in a variety of clinical applications but is challenging from a methodology standpoint. Previous efforts have focused primarily on the fun... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 14, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Dustin A. Bruening, Sarah T. Ridge, Julia L. Jacobs, Mark T. Olsen, Dallin W. Griffin, Drew H. Ferguson, Kirk E. Bassett and A. Wayne Johnson Tags: Technical advance Source Type: research

LncRNA MCM3AP-AS1 regulates miR-142-3p/HMGB1 to promote LPS-induced chondrocyte apoptosis
The role of long non-coding RNA (lncRNA) Minichromosome Maintenance Complex Component 3 Associated Protein (MCM3AP) Antisense RNA 1 (MCM3AP-AS1) has been analyzed in liver cancer. But its role in osteoarthriti... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 13, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yanjun Gao, Hongyu Zhao and Yang Li Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Red flags for the early detection of spinal infection in back pain patients
Red flags are signs and symptoms that are possible indicators of serious spinal pathology. There is limited evidence or guidance on how red flags should be used in practice. Due to the lack of robust evidence ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 13, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Mohamed Yusuf, Laura Finucane and James Selfe Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Diagnostic performance of 3D-multi-Echo-data-image-combination (MEDIC) for evaluating SLAP lesions of the shoulder
This study prospectively evaluated the ability of... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 12, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Felix Wuennemann, Laurent Kintzel é, Felix Zeifang, Michael W. Maier, Iris Burkholder, Marc-André Weber, Hans-Ulrich Kauczor and Christoph Rehnitz Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The effect of low-intensity resistance training after heat stress on muscle size and strength of triceps brachii: a randomized controlled trial
The purpose of this study was to clarify whether there is a synergistic effect on muscular strength and hypertrophy when low-intensity resistance training is performed after heat stress. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 12, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Masatoshi Nakamura, Tomoichi Yoshida, Ryosuke Kiyono, Shigeru Sato and Nobushige Takahashi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Migration analysis of a metaphyseal-anchored short femoral stem in cementless THA and factors affecting the stem subsidence
Early femoral stem subsidence following a cementless THA is correlated with aseptic loosening of the femoral component. The short femoral stems allow bone sparing and implantation through a minimally invasive ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 12, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Michael O. Schaer, Michael Finsterwald, Iris Holweg, Dimitris Dimitriou, Alexander Antoniadis and Naeder Helmy Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effects of psychosocial work factors on number of pain sites: The role of sleep quality as mediator
Objective of the current study was to determine which of thirteen specific psychosocial work factors were related to number of musculoskeletal pain sites (NPS) prospectively over a two-year time span. Furthermore... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 11, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: J. Vleeshouwers, S. Knardahl and J. O. Christensen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Chronic widespread pain and its associations with quality of life and function at a 20- year follow-up of individuals with chronic knee pain at inclusion
To study the prevalence of chronic widespread pain (CWP) and chronic regional pain (CRP), and their association to quality of life, pain, physical function at a 20-year follow-up in a population based cohort w... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 9, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Stefan Bergman, Carina Thorstensson and Maria L. E. Andersson Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Relative difference in muscle strength between patients with knee osteoarthritis and healthy controls when tested bilaterally and joint-inclusive: an exploratory cross-sectional study
To improve the goal-directedness of strength exercises for patients with knee osteoarthritis (KOA), physical rehabilitation specialists need to know which muscle-groups are most substantially weakened across t... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 9, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: K. V årbakken, H. Lorås, K. G. Nilsson, M. Engdal and A. K. Stensdotter Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Predictors of satisfaction after lumbar disc herniation surgery in elderly
The aim of this study was to evaluate satisfaction and factors associated with satisfaction in elderly undergoing lumbar disc herniation surgery. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 9, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Niyaz Hareni, Fredrik Str ömqvist, Björn Strömqvist, Björn E. Rosengren and Magnus K. Karlsson Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Health-related quality of life in early-onset-scoliosis patients treated with growth-friendly implants is influenced by etiology, complication rate and ambulatory ability
Progressive Early-Onset Scoliosis (EOS) in children may lead to surgical interventions with growth-friendly implants, which require repeated lengthening procedures in order to allow adequate growth. Quality of... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 7, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Anna K. Hell, Lena Braunschweig, Jennifer Behrend, Heiko M. Lorenz, Konstantinos Tsaknakis, Urs von Deimling and Kiril Mladenov Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Serum oxidative stress influences neurological recovery after surgery to treat acutely worsening symptoms of compression myelopathy: a cross-sectional human study
Recent reports indicate that oxidative stress induced by reactive oxygen species is associated with the pathobiology of neurodegenerative disorders that involve neuronal cell apoptosis. Here we conducted a cro... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 7, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hiroshi Takahashi, Yasuchika Aoki, Junya Saito, Arata Nakajima, Masato Sonobe, Yorikazu Akatsu, Shinji Taniguchi, Manabu Yamada, Keita Koyama, Yuki Akiyama, Yasuhiro Shiga, Kazuhide Inage, Sumihisa Orita, Yawara Eguchi, Satoshi Maki, Takeo Furuya & hellip Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The incidence of bone marrow oedema at the sacroiliac joints in a non-rheumatological population — a retrospective cohort study
The purpose of this study is to determine the incidence of bone marrow oedema (BME) at magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the sacroiliac joints (SIJ) in a non- rheumatological population, and to explore wheth... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 7, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: A. Nygaard, A. G. Jurik, C. Lund and B. Schi øttz-Christensen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Parallel comparison of fibroblast-like synoviocytes from the surgically removed hyperplastic synovial tissues of rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis patients
Fibroblast-like synoviocytes (FLS) are essential cellular components in inflammatory joint diseases such as osteoarthritis (OA) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Despite the growing use of FLS isolated from OA an... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 7, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Wei Huang, Linlin Zhang, Chao Cheng, Wenshan Shan, Ruixiang Ma, Zongsheng Yin and Chen Zhu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Accuracy of planar anteversion measurements using anteroposterior radiographs
Several methods using simple anteroposterior (AP) radiographs have been suggested for the measurement of anteversion of the cup component after total hip arthroplasty. Herein, we compared six widely used antev... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 5, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Gwang Chul Lee, Sang Hong Lee, Sin Wook Kang, Hyung Seok Park and Suenghwan Jo Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Influence of Glenosphere and baseplate parameters on Glenoid bone strains in reverse shoulder Arthroplasty
Little is known about the strains at the glenoid near the bone-implant interface in reverse shoulder arthroplasty. The purpose of the current study was to evaluate the strains on the glenoid bone under a compr... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 5, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Leo Pauzenberger, Cory Dwyer, Elifho Obopilwe, Michael D. Nowak, Mark Cote, Anthony A. Romeo, Augustus D. Mazzocca and Felix Dyrna Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Differences in radiographic and clinical outcomes of oblique lateral interbody fusion and lateral lumbar interbody fusion for degenerative lumbar disease: a meta-analysis
In the current surgical therapeutic regimen for the degenerative lumbar disease, both oblique lateral interbody fusion (OLIF) and lateral lumbar interbody fusion (LLIF) are gradually accepted. Thus, the object... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 4, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hui-Min Li, Ren-Jie Zhang and Cai-Liang Shen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Does the use of a closed-suction drain reduce the effectiveness of an antibiotic-loaded spacer in two-stage exchange Arthroplasty for Periprosthetic hip infection? A prospective, randomized, controlled study
There is a concern regarding the use of a closed-suction drain (CSD) in two-stage exchange arthroplasty for periprosthetic joint infection as it may decrease the antibiotic concentrations in the joint fluids. ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 4, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Chi Xu, Cheng-Qi Jia, Feng-Chih Kuo, Wei Chai, Ming-Hua Zhang and Ji-Ying Chen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Risk factors of low back pain and the relationship with sagittal vertebral alignment in Tanzania
LBP is a common and serious problem affecting vast populations of the world. However, only few studies on LBP in sub-Saharan Africa have been conducted. Studies report that LBP and pelvic angle are interrelate... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 4, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Masataka Tatsumi, Egfrid Michael Mkoba, Yusuke Suzuki, Yuu Kajiwara, Hala Zeidan, Keiko Harada, Tsubasa Bitoh, Yuichi Nishida, Kengo Nakai, Kanako Shimoura and Tomoki Aoyama Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Association between dietary selenium intake and the prevalence of osteoporosis: a cross-sectional study
To examine the correlation between dietary selenium (Se) intake and the prevalence of osteoporosis (OP) in the general middle-aged and older population in China. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 4, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yuqing Wang, Dongxing Xie, Jiatian Li, Huizhong Long, Jing Wu, Ziying Wu, Hongyi He, Haochen Wang, Tuo Yang and Yilun Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A study to further develop and refine carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) nerve conduction grading tool
The severity of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) may be categorised in a number of ways utilising one of a range of presently available grading tools. The grading systems proposed by Bland and Padua are the most c... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 3, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Salim Hirani Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Comparison of MRI cross-sectional area and functions of core muscles among asymptomatic individuals with and without lumbar intervertebral disc degeneration
Previous studies suggested that patients with symptomatic intervertebral disc degeneration (IDD) of lumbar spine have reduced cross-sectional area (CSA) and functions of core muscles. However, reduced CSA and ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 1, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Gyeong-tae Gwak, Ui-jae Hwang, Sung-hoon Jung, Hyun-a Kim, Jun-hee Kim and Oh-yun Kwon Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Substantive molecular and histological changes within the meniscus with tears
The meniscus plays a vital role in the normal biomechanics of the knee. However, it is not well studied at the molecular level. The purpose of this study was to determine whether molecular and pathological cha... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 1, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yi Long, Jingping Xie, Zhi-Qi Zhang, Ziji Zhang, Fangang Meng and Aishan He Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Back beliefs in patients with low back pain: a primary care cohort study
The Back Belief Questionnaire (BBQ) measures beliefs about negative consequences of back pain. The aim of this study was to describe the back beliefs of a large clinical population with low back pain (LBP), to... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 1, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: S øren Grøn, Rikke Krüger Jensen, Tue Secher Jensen and Alice Kongsted Tags: Research article Source Type: research

3D imaging and stealth navigation instead of CT guidance for radiofrequency ablation of osteoid osteomas: a series of 52 patients
Osteoid osteomas are benign bone neoplasms that may cause severe pain and limit function. They are commonly treated by radiofrequency ablation (RFA) through a needle inserted into the nidus of the lesion under... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 1, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ran Ankory, Assaf Kadar, Doron Netzer, Haggai Schermann, Yair Gortzak, Shlomo Dadia, Yehuda Kollander and Ortal Segal Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A new decompression technique for upper lumbar fracture with neurologic deficit-comparison with traditional open posterior surgery
Surgery is usually recommended for thoracolumbar fracture with neurologic deficit. However, traditional open posterior approach requires massive paraspinal muscles stripping, and the canal decompression may be... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 1, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Bangke Zhang, Fengjin Zhou, Liang Wang, Haibin Wang, Jiayao Jiang, Qunfeng Guo and Xuhua Lu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Why does the adverse effect of inappropriate MRI for LBP vary by geographic location? An exploratory analysis
Early magnetic resonance imaging (eMRI) for nonspecific low back pain (LBP) not adherent to clinical guidelines is linked with prolonged work disability. Although the prevalence of eMRI for occupational LBP va... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 30, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Mujahed Shraim, Manuel Cifuentes, Joanna L. Willetts, Helen R. Marucci-Wellman and Glenn Pransky Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Dynamic viscoelastic characterisation of human osteochondral tissue: understanding the effect of the cartilage-bone interface
This study aims t... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 30, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Sophie E. Mountcastle, Piers Allen, Ben O. L. Mellors, Bernard M. Lawless, Megan E. Cooke, Carolina E. Lavecchia, Natasha L. A. Fell, Daniel M. Espino, Simon W. Jones and Sophie C. Cox Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Association between high fear-avoidance beliefs about physical activity and chronic disabling low back pain in nurses in Japan
High prevalence of low back pain (LBP) in nurses has been reported globally. Ergonomic factors and work-related psychosocial factors have been focused on as risk factors. However, evidence on the role of fear-... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 28, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Tomoko Fujii, Hiroyuki Oka, Kenichiro Takano, Fuminari Asada, Takuo Nomura, Kayo Kawamata, Hiroshi Okazaki, Sakae Tanaka and Ko Matsudaira Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Suprapatellar versus infrapatellar approaches in the treatment of tibia intramedullary nailing: a retrospective cohort study
Tibial shaft fractures are routinely managed with intramedullary nailing (IMN). An increasingly accepted technique is the suprapatellar (SP) approach. The purpose of this study was to compare the clinical and ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 28, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yiliang Cui, Xingyi Hua, Florian Schmidutz, Jian Zhou, Zongsheng Yin and Shuang G. Yan Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effects of soft tissue surgery on transverse kinematics in patients with cerebral palsy
Gait disturbances, including flexed knee gait, stiff knee gait, and tip-toeing gait, are common in patients with cerebral palsy (CP). There has been no reports regarding kinematic changes in the transverse pla... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 27, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Byeong-Seop Park, Chin Youb Chung, Moon Seok Park, Kyoung Min Lee, Seong Hee Cho and Ki Hyuk Sung Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Closed reduction of severely displaced radial neck fractures in children
Severely displaced radial neck fractures in skeletally immature children are rare and can be difficult to reduce. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the results using our reduction maneuver. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 27, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Fei Qiao and Fei Jiang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Intra-substance steroid injection for full-thickness supraspinatus tendon rupture
This study aimed to evaluate the effectiveness and safety of this treatment method. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 27, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Chung-Ting Liu and Ten-Fang Yang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Comparison of anterior transthoracic debridement and fusion with posterior transpedicular debridement and fusion in the treatment of mid-thoracic spinal tuberculosis in adults
The surgical procedures for mid-thoracic spinal tuberculosis mainly include anterior transthoracic debridement and fusion and posterior transpedicular debridement and fusion. Until now, the surgical choice is ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 27, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Weiwei Li, Zheng Liu, Xiao Xiao, Zhen Zhang and Xiyang Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The incidence and treatment trends of pediatric proximal humerus fractures
Proximal humerus fractures comprise approximately 2% of all pediatric fractures. In general, upper extremity fractures have increased in children. However, recent trends of proximal humerus fractures are not a... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 27, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Juuli Hannonen, Hanna Hyv önen, Linda Korhonen, Willy Serlo and Juha-Jaakko Sinikumpu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Computational modeling of human bone fracture healing affected by different conditions of initial healing stage
Bone healing process includes four phases: inflammatory response, soft callus formation, hard callus development, and remodeling. Mechanobiological models have been used to investigate the role of various mech... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 25, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Mohammad S. Ghiasi, Jason E. Chen, Edward K. Rodriguez, Ashkan Vaziri and Ara Nazarian Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Topical cutaneous application of carbon dioxide via a hydrogel for improved fracture repair: results of phase I clinical safety trial
Clinicians have very limited options to improve fracture repair. Therefore, it is critical to develop a new clinically available therapeutic option to assist fracture repair biologically. We previously reporte... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 25, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Takahiro Niikura, Takashi Iwakura, Takashi Omori, Sang Yang Lee, Yoshitada Sakai, Toshihiro Akisue, Keisuke Oe, Tomoaki Fukui, Takehiko Matsushita, Tomoyuki Matsumoto and Ryosuke Kuroda Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Coronal malalignment of lower legs depending on the locations of the exostoses in patients with multiple hereditary exostoses
Though malalignment of lower legs is a common pathologic phenomenon in multiple hereditary exostoses (MHE), relationship between locations of exostoses and malalignment of lower legs remains unclear. This stud... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 25, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yeong Seub Ahn, Seong Hwan Woo, Sung Ju Kang and Sung Taek Jung Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Psychological factors outmatched morphological markers in predicting limitations in activities of daily living and participation in patients with lumbar stenosis
Recent demographic changes have led to a large population of older adults, many of whom experience degenerative disc diseases. Degenerative lumbar spinal stenosis (DLSS) is associated with considerable discomf... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 23, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: V. Quack, M. Boecker, C. A. Mueller, V. Mainz, M. Geiger, A. W. Heinemann, M. Betsch and Y. El Mansy Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Traumatic bilateral L4-5 facet fracture dislocation: a case presentation with mechanism of injury
Traumatic bilateral locked facet joints at L4 –5 level are a rare entity. A careful review only revealed four case reports. This case presented with an unusual mechanism of injury. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 23, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Kevin Chi Him Fok and Jason Pui Yin Cheung Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Lumbar muscles biomechanical characteristics in young people with chronic spinal pain
The prevalence of low back pain is rising among the young adult population. Altered lumbar muscle tone was suggested to be associated with underlying pathologies and symptoms. To date, there is minimum informa... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 23, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Wai Leung Ambrose Lo, Qiuhua Yu, Yurong Mao, Wenfeng Li, Chengpeng Hu and Le Li Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Bone microarchitectural parameters can detect oxytocin induced changes prior to bone density on mitigating bone deterioration in rabbit osteoporosis model using micro-CT
This study is aimed to determine the efficacy of X-Ray Microtomography (micro-CT) in predicting oxytocin (OT) treatment response in rabbit osteoporosis(OP) model. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 23, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yuyou Qiu, Cuisong Tang, Mario Serrano-Sosa, Jian Hu, Jingqi Zhu, Guangyu Tang, Chuan Huang and Mingqian Huang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Total knee arthroplasty using patient-specific instrumentation for osteoarthritis of the knee: a meta-analysis
Total knee arthroplasty using patient-specific instrumentation (TKA-PSI), which are disposable cutting block guides generated to fit each patient ’s 3-dimensional knee anatomy, has been developed to treat patie... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 23, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Kazuha Kizaki, Ajaykumar Shanmugaraj, Fumiharu Yamashita, Nicole Simunovic, Andrew Duong, Vickas Khanna and Olufemi R. Ayeni Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Increased lactic acid content associated with extracellular matrix depletion in a porcine disc degeneration induced by superficial annular lesion
The objective of this study was to investiga... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 20, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jinhui Shi, Xichao Zhou, Zhen Wang, Swamy Kurra, Junjie Niu and Huilin Yang Tags: Research article Source Type: research