Sleep quality and nocturnal pain in patients with femoroacetabular impingement and acetabular dysplasia
Femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) syndrome and acetabular dysplasia (AD) are common pathologies that lead to pain in the young adult hip. Nocturnal pain in these patients is often reported, yet little is know... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - February 28, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Nisha Reddy, J. Riley Martinez, Edward Mulligan, Paul Nakonezny and Joel Wells Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A report on the use of a single intra-articular administration of autologous platelet therapy in a naturally occurring canine osteoarthritis model - a preliminary study
Osteoarthritis (OA) represents a significant burden to societies, as it affects quality of life, performance and poses a large healthcare cost. We aimed to describe the use of a single intra-articular (IA) inj... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - February 27, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: J. C. Alves, A. Santos, P. Jorge, C. Lavrador and L. Miguel Carreira Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Investigating the biomechanical function of the plate-type external fixator in the treatment of tibial fractures: a biomechanical study
The design of an external fixator with the optimal biomechanical function and the lowest profile has been highly pursued, as fracture healing is dependent on the stability and durability of fixation, and a low... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - February 27, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Di Shi, Kaiyuan Liu, Haomeng Zhang, Xinli Wang, Guochen Li and Lianhe Zheng Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The efficacy of continuous versus single-injection femoral nerve block in Total knee Arthroplasty: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Continuous femoral nerve block (cFNB) has been developed to extend the analgesic effect since the efficacy of single-injection femoral nerve block (sFNB) is often limited to approximately 16 –24 h. The aim of t... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - February 24, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hsuan-Hsiao Ma, Te-Feng Arthur Chou, Shang-Wen Tsai, Cheng-Fong Chen, Po-Kuei Wu and Wei-Ming Chen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

PrEvention of posttraumatic contractuRes with Ketotifen 2 (PERK 2) – protocol for a multicenter randomized clinical trial
Injuries and resulting stiffness around joints, especially the elbow, have huge psychological effects by reducing quality of life through interference with normal daily activities such as feeding, dressing, gr... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - February 24, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ayoola Ademola, Kevin A. Hildebrand, Prism S. Schneider, Nicholas G. H. Mohtadi, Neil J. White, Michael J. Bosse, Alexandra Garven, Richard E. A. Walker and Tolulope T. Sajobi Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Modular stem in total hip arthroplasty for patients with trochanter valgus deformity: surgical technique and case series
In this study, we d... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - February 24, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Xiangpeng Kong, Wei Chai, Minzhi Yang, Alvin Ong, Jiying Chen, Yan Wang and Yonggang Zhou Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Intraoperative injection of absorbable gelatin sponge (AGS) mixed with cement followed by spinal decompression to treat elderly with vertebral hemangiomas
This study aimed to a... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - February 24, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Weihong Xu, Zhibin Lan and Yuming Huang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

How shoulder immobilization influences daily physical activity – an accelerometer based preliminary study
To investigate the influence of shoulder immobilization on daily physical activity. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - February 24, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Carolin Rickert, Monika Grabowski, Georg Gosheger, Dominik Schorn, Kristian Nikolaus Schneider, Sebastian Klingebiel and Dennis Liem Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Loosening and revision rates after total shoulder arthroplasty: a systematic review of cemented all-polyethylene glenoid and three modern designs of metal-backed glenoid
Several modern designs of metal-backed glenoids (MBG) have been devised to overcome flaws such as loosening and a high failure rate. This review aimed to compare rates of complications and revision surgeries b... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - February 21, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Dong Min Kim, Mohammed Aldeghaither, Fahad Alabdullatif, Myung Jin Shin, Erica Kholinne, Hyojune Kim, In-Ho Jeon and Kyoung-Hwan Koh Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Noise after total knee arthroplasty has limited effect on joint awareness and patient-reported clinical outcomes: retrospective study
Some patients complain of noise after total knee arthroplasty (TKA). Controversy still exists on how the noise affects the clinical outcomes, including joint awareness, after TKA. The Forgotten Joint Score —12 ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - February 21, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hiroto Taniguchi, Masafumi Itoh, Nobuyuki Yoshimoto, Junya Itou, Umito Kuwashima and Ken Okazaki Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Comprehensive assessment of knee joint synovitis at 7  T MRI using contrast-enhanced and non-enhanced sequences
Seven  T ultra-high field MRI systems have recently been approved for clinical use by the U.S. and European regulatory agencies. These systems are now being used clinically and will likely be more widely availa... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - February 21, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Christoph Treutlein, Tobias B äuerle, Armin M. Nagel, Ali Guermazi, Arnd Kleyer, David Simon, Georg Schett, Tobias Hepp, Michael Uder and Frank W. Roemer Tags: Technical advance Source Type: research

Biomechanical evaluation of strategies for adjacent segment disease after lateral lumbar interbody fusion: is the extension of pedicle screws necessary?
Adjacent segment disease (ASD) is a well-known complication after interbody fusion. Pedicle screw-rod revision possesses sufficient strength and rigidity. However, is a surgical segment with rigid fixation nec... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - February 21, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ziyang Liang, Jianchao Cui, Jiarui Zhang, Jiahui He, Jingjing Tang, Hui Ren, Linqiang Ye, De Liang and Xiaobing Jiang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Perceived occurrence of an adverse event affects patient-reported outcomes after total hip replacement
Dislocation, periprosthetic fracture and infection are serious complications of total hip replacement (THR) and which negatively impact on patients ’ outcomes including satisfaction, quality of life, mental hea... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - February 21, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Charlotte V. E. Carpenter, Vikki Wylde, Andrew J. Moore, Adrian Sayers, Ashley W. Blom and Michael R. Whitehouse Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Different effects of Wnt/ β-catenin activation and PTH activation in adult and aged male mice metaphyseal fracture healing
Fractures in older men are not uncommon and need to be healed as soon as possible to avoid related complications. Anti-osteoporotic drugs targeting Wnt/ β-catenin and PTH (parathyroid hormone) to promote fractu... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - February 19, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Daocheng Liu, Hao Qin, Jiazhi Yang, Lei Yang, Sihao He, Sixu Chen, Quanwei Bao, Yufeng Zhao and Zhaowen Zong Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Playing sport injured is associated with osteoarthritis, joint pain and worse health-related quality of life: a cross-sectional study
Sports participants are faced with the decision to continue or cease play when injured. The implications of playing sport while injured on joint health and health-related quality of life (HRQoL) has not been i... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - February 19, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Garrett S. Bullock, Gary S. Collins, Nick Peirce, Nigel K. Arden and Stephanie R. Filbay Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Polyphyllin VII attenuated RANKL-induced osteoclast differentiation via inhibiting of TRAF6/c-Src/PI3K pathway and ROS production
This study aimed to evaluate the effect of polyphyllin VII on the genesis of osteoclasts from bone marrow macrophages (BMMs) and its potentiality as a therapeut... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - February 19, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Long Zhou, Hanyi Song, Yiqi Zhang, Zhaozhou Ren, Minghe Li and Qin Fu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A simple angle-measuring instrument for measuring cemented stem anteversion during total hip arthroplasty
This study assessed the accuracy of cemented stem placement us... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - February 19, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ryo Mitsutake, Hiromasa Tanino, Yasuhiro Nishida, Masaru Higa and Hiroshi Ito Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Correlation between acromiohumeral distance and the severity of supraspinatus tendon tear by ultrasound imaging in a Chinese population
The aim of this study was twofold: (i) to investigate the intrarater reliability of acromiohumeral distance measurement; (ii) to assess the level of association between acromiohumeral distance measured by ultr... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - February 17, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Mingmin Xu, Zhenping Li, Youfa Zhou, Bin Ji, Suming Tian and Gang Chen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Semi-constrained posterior stabilized total knee arthroplasty reproduces natural deep knee bending kinematics
The Flexible Nichidai Knee Posterior Stabilized (FNK-PS) system was designed to provide relatively high varus-valgus stabilities without the stem extensions to patients with severe knee joint disorders. This i... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - February 17, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Takanobu Sumino, Tetsuya Tomita, Kazuomi Sugamoto, Takaharu Yamazaki and Ken Okazaki Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Efficacy and experience of arthroscopic lateral patella retinaculum releasing through/outside synovial membrane for the treatment of lateral patellar compression syndrome
Arthroscopic closure release includes arthroscopic lateral patella retinaculum releasing (LPRR) either outside synovial membrane (OSM) or through synovial membrane (TSM). At present, there is no research to co... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - February 17, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ji-Bin Chen, Dong Chen, Ya-Ping Xiao, Jian-Zhong Chang and Te Li Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Reduced hypertrophy in vitro after chondrogenic differentiation of adult human mesenchymal stem cells following adenoviral SOX9 gene delivery
Mesenchymal stem cell (MSC) based-treatments of cartilage injury are promising but impaired by high levels of hypertrophy after chondrogenic induction with several bone morphogenetic protein superfamily member... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - February 17, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: M. Weissenberger, M. H. Weissenberger, F. Gilbert, J. Groll, C. H. Evans and A. F. Steinert Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Applicability of augmented reality in orthopedic surgery – A systematic review
Computer-assisted solutions are changing surgical practice continuously. One of the most disruptive technologies among the computer-integrated surgical techniques is Augmented Reality (AR). While Augmented Rea... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - February 15, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Lukas Jud, Javad Fotouhi, Octavian Andronic, Alexander Aichmair, Greg Osgood, Nassir Navab and Mazda Farshad Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Biomechanical changes of degenerated adjacent segment and intact lumbar spine after lumbosacral topping-off surgery: a three-dimensional finite element analysis
Previous studies have revealed positive effect of Topping-off technique on upper adjacent segment after fusion surgery, while for the cases with fusion surgery on L5-S1 segment, owning maximal range of motion,... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - February 15, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Liangliang Cao, Yumei Liu, Wei Mei, Jianguang Xu and Shi Zhan Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Recurrent giant cell tumour of the thoracic spine managed by total en bloc spondylectomy and denosumab therapy: a case report
Giant cell tumour (GCT) of the bone is a rare, invasive benign bone tumour, which typically originates in the metaphyseal ends of long bones and rarely in the spine. Here, we report a rare case of recurrent GC... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - February 15, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ping-Guo Duan, Yong-Hong Sheng, Chang-Hao Deng, Ben-Yu Tang and Hao-Qun Yao Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Biomechanical analysis of single-level interbody fusion with different internal fixation rod materials: a finite element analysis
Lumbar spinal fusion with rigid spinal fixators as one of the high risk factors related to adjacent-segment failure. The purpose of this study is to investigate how the material properties of spinal fixation r... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - February 14, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yueh-Ying Hsieh, Fon-Yih Tsuang, Yi-Jie Kuo, Chia-Hsien Chen, Chang-Jung Chiang and Chun-Li Lin Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Relationship between the sectional area of the rectus capitis posterior minor and the to be named ligament from 3D MR imaging
To evaluate the maximal sectional area (SA) of the rectus capitis posterior minor (RCPmi) muscle and its potential correlation with to be named ligament (TBNL) in the suboccipital area using 3D MR imaging. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - February 14, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Mei-Yu Sun, Xu Han, Meng-Yao Wang, Dian-Xiu Ning, Bin Xu, Li-Zhi Xie, Sheng-Bo Yu and Hong-Jin Sui Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Venous thromboembolism rates after hip and knee arthroplasty and hip fractures
The ideal thromboprophylaxis regime following lower limb arthroplasty and proximal femur fractures remains controversial. Guidelines disagree on the type of chemical prophylaxis, its dose or duration. This art... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - February 12, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Viswanath Mula, Sunny Parikh, Sivakolundu Suresh, Alex Bottle, Mark Loeffler and Mahbub Alam Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The effect of low back pain and lower limb injury on lumbar multifidus muscle morphology and function in university soccer players
The lumbar multifidus muscle (LMM) plays a critical role to stabilize the spine. While low back pain (LBP) is a common complaint in soccer players, few studies have examined LMM characteristics in this athleti... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - February 12, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Neil Nandlall, Hassan Rivaz, Amanda Rizk, Stephane Frenette, Mathieu Boily and Maryse Fortin Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Association between serum zinc and copper concentrations and copper/zinc ratio with the prevalence of knee chondrocalcinosis: a cross-sectional study
Patients with chondrocalcinosis may suffer from a series of symptoms resembling acute gouty arthritis or septic arthritis, but the aetiology and pathogenesis of chondrocalcinosis have not been fully elucidated... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - February 12, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hongyi He, Yilun Wang, Zidan Yang, Xiang Ding, Tuo Yang, Guanghua Lei, Hui Li and Dongxing Xie Tags: Research article Source Type: research

High detection rate of osteoporosis with screening of a general hospitalized population: a 6-year study in 6406 patients in a university hospital setting
Osteoporosis is a highly prevalent disease identified by Dual Energy X-ray Absorptiometry (DEXA) that can be performed in an ambulatory (out-patient) or hospitalized population. We evaluated the use of baselin... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - February 10, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Olivier Malaise, Marie Detroz, Mathieu Leroy, Lorenzo Leonori, Laurence Seidel and Michel G. Malaise Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Surgical outcomes of elderly patients aged more than 80  years with distal radius fracture: comparison of external fixation and locking plate
To compare the outcomes after surgical intervention, including external fixation (EF) with the optional addition of K-pins or open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF) with a volar locking plate (VLP), in pa... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - February 10, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yu-Yi Huang, Tung-Yi Lin, Chien-Hao Chen, Ying-Chao Chou and Chun-Yi Su Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Geometrical analysis for assessing torsional alignment of humerus
Compared to other types of surgeries, minimally invasive surgeries (MISs) of humeral shaft fractures are associated with less radial nerve injury, less soft tissue injury and higher union rate. However, malrot... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - February 10, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yo-Lun Chu, Cheng-Kuang Chen, Yu-Chia Liu, Tung-Wu Lu and Chen-Kun Liaw Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Sacroiliac joint variation associated with diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis
Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH) is characterized by the ossification of vertebral bodies and peripheral entheses. However, variations in sacroiliac (SI) joint change in patients with DISH have ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - February 10, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yasuhito Yahara, Taketoshi Yasuda, Yoshiharu Kawaguchi, Kayo Suzuki, Shoji Seki, Miho Kondo, Hiroto Makino, Katsuhiko Kamei, Masahiko Kanamori and Tomoatsu Kimura Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Trabecular bone scores in young HIV-infected men: a matched case-control study
Screening for osteoporosis with dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) is recommended for male HIV-infected patients only above the age of 50. Recently, trabecular bone score (TBS) has been introduced as a nov... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - February 10, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Youn Jeong Kim, Kwi Young Kang, Juyoung Shin, Yoonhee Jun, Sang Il Kim and Yang Ree Kim Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A systematic literature review of spinal brace/orthosis treatment for adults with scoliosis between 1967 and 2018: clinical outcomes and harms data
There is a paucity of literature regarding the conservative management of adult scoliosis. The authors review and summarize the literature from 1967 to 2018 on the clinical outcomes of spinal brace/orthosis us... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - February 8, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jeb McAviney, Johanna Mee, Azharuddin Fazalbhoy, Juan Du Plessis and Benjamin T. Brown Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Epidemiology, classification, treatment and mortality of distal radius fractures in adults: an observational study of 23,394 fractures from the national Swedish fracture register
Distal radius fractures are the most common of all fractures. Optimal treatment is still debated. Previous studies report substantial changes in treatment trends in recent decades. Few nation-wide studies on d... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - February 8, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Johanna Rundgren, Alicja Bojan, Cecilia Mellstrand Navarro and Anders Enocson Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Lower-limb muscle strength: normative data from an observational population-based study
The objective of this study is to present normative data for lower-limb mus... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - February 8, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Julie A. Pasco, Amanda L. Stuart, Kara L. Holloway-Kew, Monica C. Tembo, Sophia X. Sui, Kara B. Anderson, Natalie K. Hyde, Lana J. Williams and Mark A. Kotowicz Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The value of dynamic MRI in the treatment of cervical spondylotic myelopathy: a protocol for a prospective randomized clinical trial
Cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM) is the most severe type of cervical spondylosis and the most common cause of spinal cord dysfunction among adults over 55  years old. MRI plays an important role in the dia... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - February 7, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Nanfang Xu, Youyu Zhang, Guangjin Zhou, Qiang Zhao and Shaobo Wang Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

The maximal gait speed is a simple and useful prognostic indicator for functional recovery after total hip arthroplasty
The present study aimed to compare the capabilities of preoperative usual and maximal gait speeds in predicting functional recovery in patients who have undergone total hip arthroplasty (THA). (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - February 7, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Manaka Shibuya, Yuta Nanri, Kentaro Kamiya, Kensuke Fukushima, Katsufumi Uchiyama, Naonobu Takahira, Masashi Takaso, Michinari Fukuda and Atsuhiko Matsunaga Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A systematic review of inflammatory cells and markers in human tendinopathy
This article systematically reviews the current evidence regarding inflammation in Tendinopathy with the aim to increase understanding of a potential common pathophysiology. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - February 6, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: George Jomaa, Cheuk-Kin Kwan, Sai-Chuen Fu, Samuel Ka-Kin Ling, Kai-Ming Chan, Patrick Shu-Hang Yung and Christer Rolf Tags: Research article Source Type: research

My joint pain, a web-based resource, effects on education and quality of care at 24  months
To evaluate the effects of the updated version of an evidence-based osteoarthritis (OA) resource and consumer hub, ‘My Joint Pain’ website, on health education and quality of care over 12 months. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - February 6, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Xia Wang, Hema Urban, Kim L. Bennell, Chris Dickson, Fiona Dobson, Marlene Fransen, Graeme Jones and David J. Hunter Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Bone transport versus acute shortening for the management of infected tibial bone defects: a meta-analysis
The treatment for infected tibial bone defects can be a great challenge for the orthopaedic surgeon. This meta-analysis was conducted to compare the safety and efficacy between bone transport (BT) and the acut... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - February 6, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hongjie Wen, Shouyan Zhu, Canzhang Li and Yongqing Xu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Pedicle frozen autograft –prosthesis composite reconstructions for malignant bone tumors of the proximal femur
Limb salvage surgery is becoming increasingly popular after tumor resection in the lower extremity. Biological reconstruction and use of megaprosthesis are main methods for malignant bone tumors of the proxima... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - February 6, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Gang Xu, Shinji Miwa, Norio Yamamoto, Katsuhiro Hayashi, Akihiko Takeuchi, Kentaro Igarashi, Takashi Higuchi, Yuta Taniguchi, Yoshihiro Araki, Hirotaka Yonezawa, Sei Morinaga and Hiroyuki Tsuchiya Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Paraspinal muscle changes after single-level posterior lumbar fusion: volumetric analyses and literature review
Posterior lumbar fusion is a widely accepted surgical technique; however, it has been related to the possibility of paraspinal muscle atrophy after surgery. We investigated 1-year postoperative changes in para... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - February 5, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Sung-Min Cho, Se-Hoon Kim, Sung-Kon Ha, Sang-Dae Kim, Dong-Jun Lim, Jaehyung Cha and Bum-Joon Kim Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Percutaneous versus open posterior stabilization in AOSpine type A3 thoracolumbar fractures
The purpose of this retrospective cohort study was to compare treatment strategies of two level-one trauma centers regarding clinical and radiological outcomes focusing on non-osteoporotic AOSpine type A3 frac... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - February 5, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Christoph J. Erichsen, Christoph-Eckhard Heyde, Christoph Josten, Oliver Gonschorek, Stephanie Panzer, Christian von R üden and Ulrich J. Spiegl Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Influence of extending expansive open-door laminoplasty to C1 and C2 on cervical sagittal parameters
This study explores the ex... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - February 5, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Wen-xuan Wang, Yi-bo Zhao, Xiang-dong Lu, Xiao-feng Zhao, Yuan-zhang Jin, Xian-wei Chen, Yan-xin Fan, Xiao-nan Wang, Run-tian Zhou and Bin Zhao Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Validity of computed tomographic measurements and morphological comparison of cubital tunnel in idiopathic cubital tunnel syndrome
Ulnar neuropathy is a common reason for referral to hand surgeons, and 10 to 30% of cubital tunnel syndrome (CuTS) is idiopathic. We hypothesized that the cause of idiopathic CuTS is in the bony structure. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - February 5, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Sang Ki Lee, Seok Young Hwang and Won Sik Choy Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Intervertebral disc degeneration in mice with type II diabetes induced by leptin receptor deficiency
The leptin receptor-deficient knockout (db/db) mouse is a well-established model for studying type II diabetes mellitus (T2DM). T2DM is an important risk factor of intervertebral disc degeneration (IVDD). Alth... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - February 5, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Xinhua Li, Xiaoming Liu, Yiru Wang, Fuming Cao, Zhaoxiong Chen, Zhouyang Hu, Bin Yu, Hang Feng, Zhaoyu Ba, Tao Liu, Haoxi Li, Bei Jiang, Yufeng Huang, Lijun Li and Desheng Wu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Using routine referral data for patients with knee and hip pain to improve access to specialist care
Referral letters from primary care contain a large amount of information that could be used to improve the appropriateness of the referral pathway for individuals seeking specialist opinion for knee or hip pai... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - February 3, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Kate Button, Irena Spasi ć, Rebecca Playle, David Owen, Mandy Lau, Liam Hannaway and Stephen Jones Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Implementation of a group physical therapy program for Veterans with knee osteoarthritis
A previous randomized clinical trial found that a Group Physical Therapy (PT) program for knee osteoarthritis yielded similar improvements in pain and function compared with traditional individual PT. Based on... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - February 3, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Kelli D. Allen, Brandon Sheets, Dennis Bongiorni, Ashley Choate, Cynthia J. Coffman, Helen Hoenig, Kim Huffman, Elizabeth P. Mahanna, Eugene Z. Oddone, Courtney Van Houtven, Virginia Wang, Sandra Woolson and Susan N. Hastings Tags: Research article Source Type: research