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

Clinical effect evaluation and correlation between preoperative imaging parameters and clinical effect of endoscopic Transforaminal decompression for lumbar spinal stenosis
The objective of this study was to evaluate the clinical effect and correlation between preoperative imaging parameters and the clinical effect of endoscopic transforaminal decompression for lumbar spinal sten... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - February 3, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Lijun Li, Feng Chang, Yong Hai, Jincai Yang, Cheng Xu, Jie Yuan, Jiuqiang Sun, Qinghua Wang, Shengqiang Ding and Xiaowen Yang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The functional outcomes and complications of different reconstruction methods for Giant cell tumor of the distal radius: comparison of Osteoarticular allograft and three-dimensional-printed prosthesis
En bloc excision has been increasingly used for the management of giant cell tumors (GCTs) in the distal radius. An osteoarticular allograft has been used extensively for decades, and custom-made prosthesis re... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - February 3, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yitian Wang, Li Min, Minxun Lu, Yong Zhou, Jie Wang, Yuqi Zhang, Xinzhu Yu, Fan Tang, Yi Luo, Hong Duan and Chongqi Tu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A registry based analysis of the patient reported outcome after surgery for trapeziometacarpal joint osteoarthritis
The aim of the study was to evaluate patient reported outcome measures (PROM) before and after trapeziectomy with or without ligament reconstruction and tendon interposition for trapeziometacarpal joint arthri... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - February 1, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Maria Wilcke, Martin Roginski, Mikael Åström and Marianne Arner Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Prevalence of and factors associated with low Back pain, thoracic spine pain and neck pain in Bashkortostan, Russia: the Ural Eye and Medical Study
Back pain and neck pain are leading causes of the burden of disease worldwide, while information about their prevalence in Russia is missing. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - February 1, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Mukharram M. Bikbov, Gyulli M. Kazakbaeva, Rinat M. Zainullin, Venera F. Salavatova, Timur R. Gilmanshin, Inga I. Arslangareeva, Nikolai A. Nikitin, Svetlana R. Mukhamadieva, Dilya F. Yakupova, Songhomitra Panda-Jonas, Renat I. Khikmatullin, Said K. Amine Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Development and validation of the General Rehabilitation Adherence Scale (GRAS) in patients attending physical therapy clinics for musculoskeletal disorders
Non-adherence to physical therapy ranges from 14 to 70%. This could adversely affect physical functioning and requires careful monitoring. Studies that describe designing and validation of adherence measuring ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - February 1, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Atta Abbas Naqvi, Mohamed Azmi Hassali, Syed Baqir Shyum Naqvi, Sadia Shakeel, Madiha Zia, Mustajab Fatima, Wajiha Iffat, Irfanullah Khan, Amnah Jahangir and Muhammad Nehal Nadir Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The incidence and characteristics of accelerated knee osteoarthritis among women: the Chingford cohort
Prior research on accelerated knee osteoarthritis (AKOA) was primarily confined to the Osteoarthritis Initiative, which was enriched with people with risk factors for knee osteoarthritis (KOA). It is unclear h... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 31, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jeffrey B. Driban, Raveendhara R. Bannuru, Charles B. Eaton, Tim D. Spector, Deborah J. Hart, Timothy E. McAlindon, Bing Lu, Grace H. Lo and Nigel K. Arden Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Perioperative predictors of prolonged length of hospital stay following total knee arthroplasty: a retrospective study from a single center in China
Decreasing the length of hospital stay is an ideal course of action to appropriately allocate medical resources. The aim of this retrospective study was to identify perioperative factors that may decrease the ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 31, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Xiaoxiao Song, Caiwei Xia, Qiangqiang Li, Chen Yao, Yao Yao, Dongyang Chen and Qing Jiang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Forced treadmill running reduces systemic inflammation yet worsens upper limb discomfort in a rat model of work-related musculoskeletal disorders
Musculoskeletal disorders can result from prolonged repetitive and/or forceful movements. Performance of an upper extremity high repetition high force task increases serum pro-inflammatory cytokines and upper ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 30, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Tianqi Tenchi Gao Smith, Ann E. Barr-Gillespie, David M. Klyne, Michelle Y. Harris, Mamta Amin, Ryan W. Paul, Geneva E. Cruz, Huaqing Zhao, Sean Gallagher and Mary F. Barbe Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Oxygen embolism after hydrogen peroxide irrigation during hip arthroscopy: a case report
Hydrogen peroxide has been widely used in Orthopaedics including Orthopaedic oncology, trauma and joint surgeries. However, we encountered an oxygen embolism and myoglobinuria after hydrogen peroxide was used ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 30, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Zhengwu Peng, Hui Li, Ziqin Cao, Wenchao Zhang, Hongxin Li, Ruping Dai, Lei Liu, Xinzhan Mao, Daniel M. George and Tianlong Huang Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Popliteal artery transection associated with a minimally displaced tibial plateau fracture: a case report and review of the literature
Poplital artery transection injury is potentially catastrophic, or even life-threatening. Severe traumas, including open fracture, gunshot, stabs, and knee dislocation and complex fracture of proximal tibia or... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 30, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yan-Wei Liu, Yan-Hui Li, Tiecheng Yu, Tianye Yang, Yuying Li and Lei Tan Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Which anatomic structures are responsible for the reduction loss after hybrid stabilization of osteoporotic fractures of the thoracolumbar spine?
Hybrid stabilization is an accepted therapy strategy for unstable osteoporotic thoracolumbar fractures. However, a moderate reduction loss has been reported and it remains unclear which anatomic structure is resp... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 29, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ulrich J. Spiegl, Annette B. Ahrberg, Christine Anem üller, Jan-Sven Jarvers, Stefan Glasmacher, Nicolaus von der Höh, Christoph Josten and Christoph-Eckhard Heyde Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Association between lumbar disc herniation and facet joint osteoarthritis
This study was performed to investigate the association between lumbar disc herniation (LDH) and facet joint osteoarthritis (FJOA) using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 29, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Kai Zhu, Qihang Su, Tao Chen, Jinbiao Zhang, Mingjie Yang, Jie Pan, Weiping Wan, Aihong Zhang and Jun Tan Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Carpal tunnel surgery: predictors of clinical outcomes and patients ’ satisfaction
Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is the most common peripheral neuropathy. Moreover, carpal tunnel release (CTR) surgery generally has excellent results. The present study aimed to investigate the predictors of cl... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 28, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ehsan Alimohammadi, Seyed Reza Bagheri, Homa Hadidi, Parisa Rizevandi and Alireza Abdi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The impact of mal-angulated femoral rotational osteotomies on mechanical leg axis: a computer simulation model
Subtrochanteric or supracondylar femoral rotational osteotomies are established surgical treatments for femoral rotational deformities. Unintended change of the mechanical leg axis is an identified problem. Di... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 23, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Lukas Jud, Lazaros Vlachopoulos, Thomas V. H äller, Sandro F. Fucentese, Stefan Rahm and Patrick O. Zingg Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Malignant fibrous neoplasms of long bones: analysis of the surveillance, epidemiology, and end results database from 1973 to 2015
This study aimed to present epidemiological data and analyse... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 22, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yiting Huang, Jianqiao Hong, Jiahong Meng, Haobo Wu, Mingmin Shi, Shigui Yan and Wei Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Detection of fractures of hand and forearm in whole-body CT for suspected polytrauma in intubated patients
The aim of this study was to evaluate the potential of whole-body CT for diagnosis of hand and forearm fractures in intubated patients with suspected polytrauma. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 22, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: F. M ünn, R. A. Laun, A. Asmus, R. Bülow, S. Bakir, L. Haralambiev, A. Eisenschenk and S. Kim Tags: Research article Source Type: research

MRI-detected spinal disc degenerative changes in athletes participating in the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Summer Olympics games
To describe the frequency and the distribution of degenerative disc disease (DDD) detected in athletes who underwent spine MRI in the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 20, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Mohamad Abdalkader, Ali Guermazi, Lars Engebretsen, Frank W. Roemer, Mohamed Jarraya, Daichi Hayashi, Michel D. Crema and Asim Z. Mian Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Thermal and non-thermal effects off capacitive-resistive electric transfer application on the Achilles tendon and musculotendinous junction of the gastrocnemius muscle: a cadaveric study
Calf muscle strain and Achilles tendon injuries are common in many sports. For the treatment of muscular and tendinous injuries, one of the newer approaches in sports medicine is capacitive-resistive electric ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 20, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Carlos L ópez-de-Celis, César Hidalgo-García, Albert Pérez-Bellmunt, Pablo Fanlo-Mazas, Vanessa González-Rueda, José Miguel Tricás-Moreno, Sara Ortiz and Jacobo Rodríguez-Sanz Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The association between believing staying active is beneficial and achieving a clinically relevant functional improvement after 52  weeks: a prospective cohort study of patients with chronic low back pain in secondary care
According to clinical guidelines, advice to stay active despite experiencing pain is recommended to patients with non-specific low back pain (LBP). However, not all patients receive guideline-concordant inform... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 20, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Allan Riis, Emma Louise Karran, Janus Laust Thomsen, Anette J ørgensen, Søren Holst and Nanna Rolving Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Finally, a step forward in nomenclature of subchondral nonneoplastic bone lesions
This paper is a commentary on the article entitled “Nomenclature of Subchondral Nonneoplastic Bone. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 20, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: William Fulton Postma, Evan Micheaelson and Laura Keeling Tags: Correspondence Source Type: research

M1 macrophage infiltration exacerbate muscle/bone atrophy after peripheral nerve injury
Peripheral nerve injury causes limb muscle/bone atrophy, leading to chronic pain. However, the mechanisms underlying muscle/bone atrophy after peripheral nerve injury remain unknown. It was recently reported t... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 20, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Nobuhiro Shimada, Asuka Sakata, Takashi Igarashi, Mamoru Takeuchi and Satoshi Nishimura Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Secondary purulent infections of the elbow joint: a retrospective, single-center study
Septic arthritis of the elbow joint is a rare condition. Limited data is available on infections of the elbow joint following trauma or prior surgery on this joint. The aim of this study was to describe the et... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 18, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Valentin Rausch, Alexander von Glinski, Thomas Rosteius, Matthias K önigshausen, Thomas A. Schildhauer, Dominik Seybold and Jan Gessmann Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Degeneration of three or more lumbar discs significantly decreases lumbar spine/hip ROM ratio during position change from standing to sitting in AVN patients before THA
Limitations in the lumbar spine movement reduce lumbar vertebral motion and affect spinopelvic kinematics. We studied the influence of lumbar intervertebral disc degeneration on spinofemoral movement, from sta... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 18, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jianming Gu, Huixiong Feng, Xiao Feng and Yixin Zhou Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Residual rotation of forearm amputation: cadaveric study
The purpose of this study was to investigate residual rotation of patients with forearm amputation and the contribution of involved muscle to residual rotation. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 18, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Geon Lee, Sung-Jae Kim, Joo Hyung Ha, Chang-Hun Lee, Young Jin Choi and Kwang-Hyun Lee Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Relationship between characteristics of spinopelvic alignment and quality of life in Japanese patients with ankylosing spondylitis: a cross-sectional study
Studies on characteristic spinal deformities in Japanese patients with ankylosing spondylitis (AS) and data demonstrating a relationship between health-related quality of life (HRQOL) and spinopelvic alignment... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 18, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Tatsuya Sato, Ikuho Yonezawa, Hisashi Inoue, Kurisu Tada, Shigeto Kobayashi, Eri Hayashi, Naoto Tamura and Kazuo Kaneko Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Higher preoperative pain catastrophizing increases the risk of low patient reported satisfaction after carpal tunnel release: a prospective study
Carpal tunnel syndrome is a common upper-limb nerve compression disease. Carpal tunnel syndrome can lead to several symptoms such as tingling or numbness, pain in the hand or wrist, and reduced grip strength. ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 18, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Sebastian Breddam Mosegaard, Maiken Stilling and Torben B æk Hansen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Human adipose-derived Mesenchymal stem cells, low-intensity pulsed ultrasound, or their combination for the treatment of knee osteoarthritis: study protocol for a first-in-man randomized controlled trial
Human adipose-derived Mesenchymal stem cells (HADMSCs) have proven their efficacy in treating osteoarthritis (OA), in earlier preclinical and clinical studies. As the tissue repairers are under the control of ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 15, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Mohammad Nasb, Huang Liangjiang, Chenzi Gong and Chen Hong Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Are viruses associated with disc herniation? A clinical case series
There is some limited evidence for the presence of viruses in herniated disc material including a previous case series that claimed to provide “unequivocal evidence of the presence of herpes virus DNA in inter... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 14, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: B. F. Walker, A. J. Armson, M. A. O ’Dea, J. R. White, C. R. P. Lind and P. R. Woodland Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Modified C7 pedicle subtraction osteotomy for the correction of cervicothoracic kyphosis
Osteotomies in the cervical spine are technically challenging. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the feasibility of the modified pedicle subtraction osteotomy (PSO) technique at C7 to be used for the t... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 14, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yichen Meng, Jun Ma, Lun Shu, Jia Yin, Rui Gao, Ce Wang and Xuhui Zhou Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Quantitative analysis of paraspinal muscle atrophy after oblique lateral interbody fusion alone vs. combined with percutaneous pedicle screw fixation in patients with spondylolisthesis
There is no available literature for comparison on muscle atrophy between the “stand-alone” oblique lateral interbody fusion (OLIF) and regular OLIF (i.e., combined with percutaneous pedicle screws fixation (P... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 14, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Wei He, Da He, Yuqing Sun, Yonggang Xing, Mingming Liu, Jiankun Wen, Weiheng Wang, Yanhai Xi, Wei Tian and Xiaojian Ye Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effectiveness of distal tibial osteotomy with distraction arthroplasty in varus ankle osteoarthritis
In highly active older individuals, end-stage ankle osteoarthritis has traditionally been treated using tibiotalar arthrodesis, which provides considerable pain relief. However, there is a loss of ankle joint ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 14, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Koji Nozaka, Naohisa Miyakoshi, Takeshi Kashiwagura, Yuji Kasukawa, Hidetomo Saito, Hiroaki Kijima, Shuichi Chida, Hiroyuki Tsuchie and Yoichi Shimada Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Risk factors for subsidence of titanium mesh cage following single-level anterior cervical corpectomy and fusion
To clarify the risk factors for subsidence of titanium mesh cage (TMC) following single-level anterior cervical corpectomy and fusion (ACCF) to reduce subsidence. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 14, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Chengyue Ji, Shunzhi Yu, Ning Yan, Jiaxing Wang, Fang Hou, Tiesheng Hou and Weihua Cai Tags: Research article Source Type: research

In vitro effects of alendronate on fibroblasts of the human rotator cuff tendon
Bone mineral density of the humeral head is an independent determining factor for postoperative rotator cuff tendon healing. Bisphosphonates, which are commonly used to treat osteoporosis, have raised concerns... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 11, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Chang-Meen Sung, Ra Jeong Kim, Young-Sool Hah, Ji-Yong Gwark and Hyung Bin Park Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Influence of reduction accuracy in lateral tibial plateau fractures on intra-articular friction – a biomechanical study
Lateral tibial split fractures (LTSF) usually require surgical therapy with screw or plate osteosynthesis. Excellent anatomical reduction of the fracture is thereby essential to avoid post-traumatic osteoarthr... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 11, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Christian Walter, Alexander Beck, Christopher Jacob, Ulf Krister Hofmann, Ulrich St öckle and Fabian Stuby Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Using the anterior capsule of the hip joint to protect the tensor fascia lata muscle during direct anterior total hip arthroplasty: a randomized prospective trial
The direct anterior approach for total hip arthroplasty (THA) has specific advantages, but injury to the tensor fasciae lata muscle (TFLM) remains a concern. This injury in part negates some of the advantages ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 11, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Gongyin Zhao, Ruixia Zhu, Shijie Jiang, Nanwei Xu, Hongwei Bao and Yuji Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Postoperative diagnostic potentials of median nerve strain and applied pressure measurement after carpal tunnel release
The objective of this study is to investigate the prognostic values of median nerve strain and applied pressure measurement for the assessment of clinical recovery after carpal tunnel release. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 11, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yuichi Yoshii, Wen-lin Tung, Hiroshi Yuine and Tomoo Ishii Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Translation, cross-cultural adaptation, and validation of the Italian language Forgotten Joint Score-12 (FJS-12) as an outcome measure for total knee arthroplasty in an Italian population
With ever-increasing numbers of patients undergoing elective total knee arthroplasty (TKA) and as TKA is performed in increasingly younger patients, patient demands and expectations have also increased. With i... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 11, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Valerio Sansone, Peter Fennema, Rachel C. Applefield, Stefano Marchina, Raffaella Ronco, Walter Pascale and Valerio Pascale Tags: Research article Source Type: research

CHD7 gene polymorphisms in female patients with idiopathic scoliosis
The CHD7 (chromosome domain helicase DNA binding protein 7) gene has been associated with familial idiopathic scoliosis (IS) in families of European descent. The CHD7 single-nucleotide polymorphisms have never be... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 10, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Karolina Borysiak, Piotr Janusz, Miros ław Andrusiewicz, Małgorzata Chmielewska, Mateusz Kozinoga, Tomasz Kotwicki and Małgorzata Kotwicka Tags: Research article Source Type: research