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

Diagnostic criteria of periprosthetic joint infection: a prospective study protocol to validate the feasibility of the 2018 new definition for Chinese patients
Periprosthetic joint infection (PJI) is a challenging complication following total joint arthroplasty (TJA), and the diagnostic criteria remains controversial. The 2018 new definition proposed in May 2018 cons... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 20, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Haitao Guan, Chi Xu, Jun Fu, Ming Ni, Xiang Li, Wei Chai, Libo Hao, Yonggang Zhou and Jiying Chen Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Camptocormia as the presenting symptom in sporadic late onset nemaline myopathy: a case report
Camptocormia has been reported in a plethora of diseases comprising disorders of the central nervous system, the peripheral nervous system, and the neuromuscular junction as well as hereditary and acquired myo... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 20, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Matthias T ürk, Armin M. Nagel, Frank Roemer, Ursula Schlötzer-Schrehardt, Christian T. Thiel, Martin Winterholler and Rolf Schröder Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Serial casting in early onset scoliosis: syndromic scoliosis is no contraindication
Serial casting is a treatment for early onset scoliosis (EOS) in young children to achieve curve correction before bracing or to postpone initial surgical treatment until the patient is older. Good results hav... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 20, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Tobias M. Ballhause, Menard Moritz, Annika H ättich, Ralf Stücker and Kiril Mladenov Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Extreme bone lengthening by bone transport with a unifocal tibial corticotomy: a case report
Bone transport is used for the treatment of extensive limb bone defects. The application of ring or unilateral external fixators combined with single or double corticotomy are well documented; however, there a... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 20, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hongjie Wen, Huagang Yang and Yongqing Xu Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Study protocol: a single-blind, multi-center, randomized controlled trial comparing dynamic intraligamentary stabilization, internal brace ligament augmentation and reconstruction in individuals with an acute anterior cruciate ligament rupture: LIBR Ǝ study
The current gold standard for the treatment of an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) rupture is reconstruction with tendon graft. Recently, two surgical ACL repair techniques have been developed for treating an ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 18, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Christiaan H. W. Heusdens, Katja Zazulia, Ella Roelant, Lieven Dossche, Damien van Tiggelen, Johan Roeykens, Elke Smits, Johan Vanlauwe and Pieter Van Dyck Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Clinical application of large channel endoscopic decompression in posterior cervical spine disorders
We investigated the clinical value of posterior percutaneous endoscopic decompression (PED) for single-segment cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM) and cervical spondylotic radiculopathy (CSR). Methods: Clini... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 18, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Chengli Li, Xiaojie Tang, Song Chen, Yongchun Meng and Wei Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A multi-chamber tissue culture device for load-dependent parallel evaluation of tendon explants
Injuries in the musculoskeletal system, such as tendon and ligament ruptures, are challenging to manage and often require surgical reconstructions with limited long-term success. Thus, characterizations of the... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 18, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Endre Soreide, Janet M. Denbeigh, Eric A. Lewallen, Roman Thaler, Rebekah M. Samsonraj, Dakota L. Jones, Wei Xu, Dirk Larson, Lars Nordsletten, Sanjeev Kakar and Andre J. van Wijnen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Comparison between minimally invasive plate osteosynthesis and open reduction-internal fixation for proximal humeral fractures: a meta-analysis based on 1050 individuals
This meta-analysis aimed to compare the clinical outcomes and complications of minimally invasive plate osteosynthesis (MIPO) and open reduction –internal fixation (ORIF) in patients with proximal humeral fract... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 18, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Feilong Li, Xuqiang Liu, Fuqiang Wang, Zhiping Gu, Qianyuan Tao, Cong Yao, Xuwen Luo and Tao Nie Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Three-dimensional finite element analysis of silk protein rod implantation after core decompression for osteonecrosis of the femoral head
Several methods are available for the treatment of early-stage osteonecrosis of the femoral head. Core decompression with implantation is a widely-used treatment. However, no single implant is recognized as th... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 15, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Liangta Huang, Feiyan Chen, Siqun Wang, Yibing Wei, Gangyong Huang, Jie Chen, Jingsheng Shi, Rajeev K. Naidu, Jun Xia and Tiger H. Tao Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A distraction technique using reduction multi-axial screws for open reduction of high-grade lumbar posterior dislocation:a case report and literature review
L3 vertebral fractures with posterior dislocation are rare and usually secondary to high-energy trauma. To assess the outcome of a valuable distraction technique, using long-tail multiaxial pedicle screw which... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 15, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Zhangzhe Zhou, Yimeng Wang, Zhiyong Sun, Xiaoyu Zhu and Zhonglai Qian Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Wearable systems for shoulder kinematics assessment: a systematic review
Wearable sensors are acquiring more and more influence in diagnostic and rehabilitation field to assess motor abilities of people with neurological or musculoskeletal impairments. The aim of this systematic li... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 15, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Arianna Carnevale, Umile Giuseppe Longo, Emiliano Schena, Carlo Massaroni, Daniela Lo Presti, Alessandra Berton, Vincenzo Candela and Vincenzo Denaro Tags: Research article Source Type: research