Severity of heterotopic ossification in patients following surgery for hip fracture: a retrospective observational study
Heterotopic ossification (HO) is a relatively common complication following hip surgery treated with open reduction and internal fixation, total arthroplasty or hemiarthroplasty. Development of HO after hip su... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 27, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Daichi Hayashi, Elaine S. Gould, Corey Ho, Dennis L. Caruana, David E. Komatsu, Jie Yang, Chencan Zhu, Musa Mufti and James Nicholson Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Relaxin inhibits patellar tendon healing in rats: a histological and biochemical evaluation
Female patients are more likely to have tendon injuries than males, especially those who has a higher concentration of relaxin. Previous studies have demonstrated that relaxin attenuates extracellular matrix (... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 27, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Tianpeng Xu, Jiaxiang Bai, Menglei Xu, Binqing Yu, Jiayi Lin, Xiaobin Guo, Yu Liu, Di Zhang, Kai Yan, Dan Hu, Yuefeng Hao and Dechun Geng Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Real-time detection of antibiotics cytotoxicity in rabbit periosteal cells using microfluidic devices with comparison to conventional culture assays
Local antibiotic application has been widely used in orthopedic surgery. The dose-related toxicity of antibiotics towards periosteal tissues and resulting effects on osteogenic expression are yet to be studied. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 26, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Chih-Hao Chiu, Kin Fong Lei, Yi-Sheng Chan, Steve W. N. Ueng and Alvin Chao-Yu Chen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Innervation of nociceptors in intact human menisci along the longitudinal axis: semi-quantitative histological evaluation and clinical implications
The mechanism of pain after meniscus injury remains unknown. After injury, some individuals suffered from acute pain, while others suffer from delayed pain. A precise nociceptor distribution pattern may provid... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 22, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yipeng Lin, Kaibo Zhang, Qi Li, Jian Li and Bin Xu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Plantar heel pain in middle-aged and older adults: population prevalence, associations with health status and lifestyle factors, and frequency of healthcare use
The objectives of this study were to estimate the population prevalence and distribution of plantar heel pain in mid-to-older age groups, examine associations with selected health status and lifestyle factors,... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 20, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Martin J. Thomas, Rebecca Whittle, Hylton B. Menz, Trishna Rathod-Mistry, Michelle Marshall and Edward Roddy Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Intraarticular injection of processed lipoaspirate cells has anti-inflammatory and analgesic effects but does not improve degenerative changes in murine monoiodoacetate-induced osteoarthritis
Previous basic research and clinical studies examined the effects of mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) on regeneration and maintenance of articular cartilage. However, our pilot study suggested that MSCs are more ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 19, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Takumi Sakamoto, Tsuyoshi Miyazaki, Shuji Watanabe, Ai Takahashi, Kazuya Honjoh, Hideaki Nakajima, Hisashi Oki, Yasuo Kokubo and Akihiko Matsumine Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Endplate and intervertebral disc injuries in acute and single level osteoporotic vertebral fractures: is there any association with the process of bone healing?
The endplate-intervertebral disc (IVD) complex is closely interrelated with the vertebral body (VB) in the structural integrity of the anterior spinal column, including biomechanical and biological functions. ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 19, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Tatsuhiko Fujiwara, Koji Akeda, Junichi Yamada, Tetsushi Kondo and Akihiro Sudo Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Hallux valgus correction utilising a modified short scarf osteotomy with a magnesium biodegradable or titanium compression screws – a comparative study of clinical outcomes
Biodegradable implants reduce the likelihood of further surgery for hardware removal and reduce the risks of associated infection and allergy. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the clinical efficacy and... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 19, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Henry Dushan Atkinson, Shahnawaz Khan, Yasha Lashgari and Andreas Ziegler Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Clavicle fracture at the suture hole after acromioclavicular joint reconstruction using a suture-button: a case report
Intraosseous suture-button devices have been used for acromioclavicular joint reconstruction due to its relative simplicity compared with other procedures. However, the complications of acromioclavicular joint... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 18, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Doji Inoue, Ryogo Furuhata, Kazuya Kaneda, Yoshihiro Ritsuno, Aki Kono, Yasuhiro Kiyota, Hideo Morioka and Hiroshi Arino Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Severe Wear and multiple Pseudotumor formation due to revision for ceramic head breakage after ceramic-on-ceramic Total hip arthroplasty: a case report
Head breakage is a serious complication following total hip arthroplasty when using Ceramic on Ceramic bearings surfaces. There is still in controversy about the selection of bearing surfaces when conducting r... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 17, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Dan Xing, Chaolei Yang, Rujun Li, Yunfei Hou, Bolong Kou, Hu Li and Jianhao Lin Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Risk factors for pulmonary complications after posterior spinal instrumentation and fusion in the treatment of congenital scoliosis: a case-control study
Although surgery prevents the progression of deformity and maintains the overall balance of the spine in congenital scoliosis (CS) patients, it is associated with a high risk of perioperative complications. Pu... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 16, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Lei Wu, Xi-nuo Zhang, Yun-sheng Wang, Yu-zeng Liu and Yong Hai Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Investigation of changes in bone density and chemical composition associated with bone marrow oedema-type appearances in magnetic resonance images of the equine forelimb
The aetiology of bone marrow oedema-like abnormalities (BMOA) seen on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is as yet not fully understood. The current study aimed to investigate the potential of projection radiogr... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 15, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Christine J. Heales, Ian R. Summers, Jonathan Fulford, Karen M. Knapp and C. Peter Winlove Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Neuromuscular exercise reduces low back pain intensity and improves physical functioning in nursing duties among female healthcare workers; secondary analysis of a randomised controlled trial
Low back pain (LBP) is common among healthcare workers, whose work is physically strenuous and thus demands certain levels of physical fitness and spinal control. Exercise is the most frequently recommended tr... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 13, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Annika Taulaniemi, Markku Kankaanp ää, Kari Tokola, Jari Parkkari and Jaana H. Suni Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Physiotherapist as primary assessor for patients with suspected knee osteoarthritis in primary care —a randomised controlled pragmatic study
In Swedish primary care, the healthcare process for patients with knee osteoarthritis (KOA) can be initiated by a physician or physiotherapist assessment. However, it is unclear how the different assessments a... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 13, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Chan-Mei Ho, Carina A. Thorstensson and Lena Nordeman Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Gender differences in the prevalence of low back pain associated with sports activities in children and adolescents: a six-year annual survey of a birth cohort in Niigata City, Japan
This study was conducted to determine gender differences in the relationship between extracurricular sports activities (ECSA) and low back pain (LBP) in children and adolescents. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 13, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ren Kikuchi, Toru Hirano, Kei Watanabe, Atsuki Sano, Tsuyoshi Sato, Takui Ito, Naoto Endo and Naohito Tanabe Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Implementation of a ‘Joint Clinic’ to resolve unmet need for orthopaedic services in patients with hip and knee osteoarthritis: a program evaluation
Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis, principally affecting the older population. Highly prevalent, disabling diseases such as osteoarthritis strain the capacity of health systems, and can resul... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 12, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: J. Haxby Abbott, Aimee L. Ward, Chris Crane, Catherine M. Chapple, Kirsten Stout, Liam Hutton, Virginia Martin, Helen Harcombe, Daniel Cury Ribeiro and David Gwynne Jones Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The efficacy and safety of tranexamic acid for reducing blood loss following simultaneous bilateral total knee arthroplasty: a multicenter retrospective study
The purpose of the study was to evaluate whether tranexamic acid (TXA) administration could reduce blood loss and transfusion risk after simultaneous bilateral total knee arthroplasty (SBTKA). (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 12, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Guorui Cao, Guo Chen, Qiang Huang, Zeyu Huang, Peter G. Alexander, Hang Lin, Hong Xu, Zongke Zhou and Fuxing Pei Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Oestrogen-deficiency induces bone loss by modulating CD14+ monocyte and CD4+ T cell DR3 expression and serum TL1A levels
Oestrogen-deficiency induced by menopause is associated with reduced bone density and primary osteoporosis, resulting in an increased risk of fracture. While the exact etiology of menopause-induced primary ost... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 12, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Fraser L. Collins, Michael D. Stone, Jane Turton, Laura R. McCabe, Eddie C. Y. Wang and Anwen S. Williams Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The effect of cyclic knee motion on the elongation of four-strand hamstring autograft in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: an in-situ pilot study
Pretension of the viscoelastic graft by cyclic knee motion has been confirmed to decrease the graft creep and improve the outcome of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction. The purpose of the present ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 9, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Dong Jiang, Ying-fang Ao, Chen Jiao, Qin-wei Guo, Xing Xie, Feng Zhao, Nan Li, Xiao-xiao Wang and Yue-lin Hu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Associations between body mass index, body composition and bone density in young adults: findings from a southern Brazilian cohort
This study aimed to evaluate the association of body composition components and obesity with bone density. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 9, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Isabel Oliveira Bierhals, Juliana dos Santos Vaz, Renata Moraes Bielemann, Christian Loret de Mola, Fernando Celso Barros, Helen Gon çalves, Fernando César Wehrmeister and Maria Cecília Formoso Assunção Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A new finger-preserving procedure as an alternative to amputation in recurrent severe Dupuytren contracture of the small finger
Recurrent severe Dupuytren contracture of the small finger ’s proximal interphalangeal (PIP) joint is a difficult problem. Further surgery carries high risk of complications and poor outcome. Patients are often... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 9, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Asa Eiriksdottir and Isam Atroshi Tags: Technical advance Source Type: research

Recurrent lateral patella dislocation affects knee function as much as ACL deficiency – however patients wait five times longer for treatment
Surgical treatment of young patients with recurrent lateral patella dislocation (RLDP) is often recommended because of loss of knee function that compromises their level of activity or even their daily life fu... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 8, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Truls Martin Straume-N æsheim, Per-Henrik Randsborg, Jan Rune Mikaelsen, Einar Andreas Sivertsen, Brian Devitt, Lars-Petter Granan and Asbjørn Årøen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Reliability and validity of knee extensor strength measurements using a portable dynamometer anchoring system in a supine position
Muscle strength measurements using hand-held dynamometry (HHD) can be affected by the inadequate strength of the tester and lack of stabilization of the participants and the device. A portable HHD anchoring sy... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 8, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Kwan-Sik Sung, You Gyoung Yi and Hyung-Ik Shin Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Risk of joint replacement surgery in Taiwanese female adults with systemic lupus erythematosus: a population-based cohort study
Female patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) are prone to have musculoskeletal system involvement, which could lead to joint damage. However, few studies have assessed the incidence of arthroplasty ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 6, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Chien-Han Chen, Chia-Wen Hsu and Ming-Chi Lu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Inter-rater reliability, sensitivity to change and responsiveness of the orthopaedic Wolf-Motor-Function-Test as functional capacity measure before and after rehabilitation in patients with proximal humeral fractures
The incidence of proximal humeral fractures (PHF) increased by more than 30% over the last decade, which is accompanied by an increased number of operations. However, the evidence on operative vs. non-operativ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 6, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Corinna Nerz, Lars Schwickert, Sabine Sch ölch, Katharina Gordt, Philip-Christian Nolte, Inga Kröger, Peter Augat and Clemens Becker Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Cryopreservation in 95% serum with 5% DMSO maintains colony formation and chondrogenic abilities in human synovial mesenchymal stem cells
Synovial mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) are an attractive cell source for cartilage and meniscus regeneration. The optimum cryopreservation medium has not been determined, but dimethylsulfoxide (DMSO) should be... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 6, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ryota Fujisawa, Mitsuru Mizuno, Hisako Katano, Koji Otabe, Nobutake Ozeki, Kunikazu Tsuji, Hideyuki Koga and Ichiro Sekiya Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Patellar instability: the reliability of magnetic resonance imaging measurement parameters
Radiological assessments are considered an important part of the management of patellar instability (PI). However, PI measurements are influenced by the knee position, which cannot be guaranteed to be the same... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 6, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Qin Ye, Taihen Yu, Yinbo Wu, Xiaonan Ding and Xiangyang Gong Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Tibiofemoral joint structural change from 2.5 to 4.5  years following ACL reconstruction with and without combined meniscal pathology
People who have had anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR) are at a high risk of developing tibiofemoral joint (TFJ) osteoarthritis (OA), with concomitant meniscal injury elevating this risk. This st... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 4, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Xinyang Wang, Kim L. Bennell, Yuanyuan Wang, Tim V. Wrigley, Ans Van Ginckel, Karine Fortin, David J. Saxby, Flavia M. Cicuttini, David G. Lloyd, Christopher J. Vertullo, Julian A. Feller, Tim Whitehead, Price Gallie and Adam L. Bryant Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Subgrouping patients with sciatica in primary care for matched care pathways: development of a subgrouping algorithm
Sciatica is a painful condition managed by a stepped care approach for most patients. Currently, there are no decision-making tools to guide matching care pathways for patients with sciatica without evidence o... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 4, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Kika Konstantinou, Kate M. Dunn, Danielle van der Windt, Reuben Ogollah, Vinay Jasani and Nadine E. Foster Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A cadaveric study of the morphology of the extensor hallucis longus - a proposal for a new classification
Morphological variations of the EHL concern mainly the accessory tendons and the site of their insertion. The aim of our study is to present a new classification of the EHL. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 3, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Łukasz Olewnik, Michał Podgórski, Michał Polguj, Kacper Ruzik and Mirosław Topol Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Treatment of open tibial diaphyseal fractures by external fixation combined with limited internal fixation versus simple external fixation: a retrospective cohort study
The treatment of open tibial shaft fractures is challenging. External fixation (EF) is comparatively safe in treating these open injuries, meanwhile it has the advantages of easy application, minimal additiona... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 3, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Zi-Chen Hao, Yan Xia, De-Meng Xia, Yun-Tong Zhang and Shuo-Gui Xu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Therapeutic efficacy of Transpedicular Intracorporeal cement augmentation with short segmental posterior instrumentation in treating osteonecrosis of the vertebral body: a retrospective case series with a minimum 5-year follow-up
Transpedicular intracorporeal cement augmentation (TCA) with short segmental posterior instrumentation (SSPI), which provides an ideal immediate analgesic effect and long-term reconstructive stability, is thou... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 29, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hongli Deng, Yibing Li, Jinsong Zhou, Xiaodong Wang, Jinpeng Du, Wenjie Gao and Dingjun Hao Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The efficacy of liposomal bupivacaine compared with traditional peri-articular injection for pain control following total knee arthroplasty: an updated meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
The efficacy of postoperative pain management is an important factor that influences the final outcome of total knee arthroplasty (TKA). Whether liposomal bupivacaine offers better efficacy compared with tradi... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 29, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yuan Liu, Yi Zeng, Junfeng Zeng, Mingyang Li, Wenxing Wei and Bin Shen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Improvement in mental health following total hip arthroplasty: the role of pain and function
Mental health has been shown to improve after total hip arthroplasty (THA). Little is known about the role of pain and function in this context. We assessed whether change in mental health was associated with ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 29, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Uyen-Sa D. T. Nguyen, Thomas Perneger, Patricia D. Franklin, Christophe Barea, Pierre Hoffmeyer and Anne L übbeke Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Accelerated knee osteoarthritis is associated with pre-radiographic degeneration of the extensor mechanism and cruciate ligaments: data from the Osteoarthritis Initiative
To determine if adults with incident accelerated knee osteoarthritis (KOA) are more likely to have degenerative knee ligaments or tendons compared to individuals with typical or no KOA. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 29, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Julie E. Davis, Matthew S. Harkey, Robert J. Ward, James W. MacKay, Bing Lu, Lori Lyn Price, Charles B. Eaton, Grace H. Lo, Mary F. Barbe, Timothy E. McAlindon and Jeffrey B. Driban Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A protocol for a single-center, single-blinded randomized-controlled trial investigating volar plating versus conservative treatment of unstable distal radius fractures in patients older than 65  years
Distal radius fractures (DRF) are very common in elderly patients, who present at the Emergency Department. Surgical treatment with open reduction and internal fixation using volar locking plates is widely pre... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 29, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jonas Pedersen, Simon Oksbjerre Mortensen, Jan Duedal R ölfing and Rikke Thorninger Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Efficacy and safety of tranexamic acid in geriatric hip fracture with hemiarthroplasty: a retrospective cohort study
Geriatric hip fracture patients are particularly susceptible to blood loss and venous thromboembolism (VTE) during hemiarthroplasty, yet relatively few studies have examined the safety and efficacy of tranexam... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 28, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jinwei Xie, Qinsheng Hu, Qiang Huang, Guo Chen, Zongke Zhou and Fuxing Pei Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Case report: Anaerobiospirillum prosthetic joint infection in a heart transplant recipient
We report a case of prosthetic hip joint infection in a heart transplant recipient due to Anaerobiospirillum succiniciproducens, a genus of spiral-shaped curved anaerobic gram-negative rod which colonizes the gas... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 26, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Gregory R. Madden, Melinda D. Poulter, Michael P. Crawford, Daniel S. Wilson and Gerald R. Donowitz Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Cooled radiofrequency ablation of the genicular nerves for chronic pain due to osteoarthritis of the knee: a cost-effectiveness analysis based on trial data
For patients with painful knee osteoarthritis, long-term symptomatic relief may improve quality of life. Cooled radiofrequency ablation (CRFA) has demonstrated significant improvements in pain, physical functi... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 26, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Mehul Desai, Anthony Bentley, William A. Keck, Thomas Haag, Rod S. Taylor and Helen Dakin Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Incidence of total hip and total knee replacements from the prospective epidemiologic risk factor study: considerations for event driven clinical trial design
Osteoarthritis (OA) leads to joint failure and total joint replacement (TJR, either hip (H) or knee (K)). Worsening of pain and joint space narrowing are believed to be surrogates for joint failure; however, w... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 26, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Cecilie L. Bager, Morten Karsdal, Asger Bihlet, Christian Thudium, Inger Byrjalsen and Anne C. Bay-Jensen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Revision joint replacement surgeries of the hip and knee across geographic region and socioeconomic status in the western region of Victoria: a cross-sectional multilevel analysis of registry data
Residents of rural and regional areas, compared to those in urban regions, are more likely to experience geographical difficulties in accessing healthcare, particularly specialist services. We investigated ass... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 25, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Sharon L. Brennan-Olsen, Sara Vogrin, Stephen Graves, Kara L. Holloway-Kew, Richard S. Page, M. Amber Sajjad, Mark A. Kotowicz, Patricia M. Livingston, Mustafa Khasraw, Sharon Hakkennes, Trisha L. Dunning, Susan Brumby, Alasdair G. Sutherland, Jason Talev Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Predictors for blood loss in pediatric patients younger than 10  years old undergoing primary posterior hemivertebra resection: a retrospective study
Blood loss during hemivertebra resection may be substantial. Few studies have examined the risk factors of blood loss undergoing hemivertebra resection, especially those in patients under 10  years old. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 22, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Lulu Ma, Jianguo Zhang, Jianxiong Shen, Yu Zhao, Shugang Li, Xuerong Yu and Yuguang Huang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A comparative study of cortico-cancellous iliac bone graft with or without the combination of vascularized greater trochanter flap for the management of femoral head osteonecrosis: a minimum 6  years follow-up
To compare the mid-long-term clinical and radiological outcomes between a combination of cortico-cancellous iliac bone graft with vascularized greater trochanter flap (Group A) and isolate iliac bone graft (Gr... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 22, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Wenjun Feng, Jinlun Chen, Keliang Wu, Lu Lu, Peng Deng, Pengcheng Ye, Houran Cao, Jie Li, Jianchun Zeng, Ke Jie, Xinyu Qi and Yirong Zeng Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Culture of periprosthetic tissue in blood culture bottles for diagnosing periprosthetic joint infection
The purpose of this meta-analysis was to evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of periprosthetic tissue culture in blood culture bottles (BCB) for periprosthetic joint infection (PJI). (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 22, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Cheng Li, Cristina Ojeda-Thies and Andrej Trampuz Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Development of 3D method to assess intramuscular spatial distribution of fat infiltration in patients with rotator cuff tear: reliability and concurrent validity
Intramuscular fat infiltration is a critical factor in surgical decision-making and is the most important factor used to prognosticate surgical repair outcomes in patients with rotator cuff tears. Quantitative... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 21, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Rajan Khanna, Matthew D. Saltzman, James M. Elliott, Mark A. Hoggarth, Guido M. Marra, Imran Omar, Todd Parrish and Amee L. Seitz Tags: Technical advance Source Type: research

Dura sac compression due to spinal epidural gas pseudocyst after lumbar decompression surgery: a case report
Intraspinal gas pseudocyst is rare, especially following spinal surgery. Here we present a case of spinal epidural gas pseudocyst following lumbar decompression surgery, which caused dura sac compression. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 21, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jianwei Guo, Xuexiao Ma, Yong Liu, Guanghui Li, Dexun Wang, Zhongying Wang and Shuzhong Li Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Recent trends in children's elbow dislocation with or without a concomitant fracture
The elbow is the joint that most usually dislocates in children. In contrast to the widely known recent increase in the incidence of upper-extremity fractures and their operative treatment in children, potenti... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 19, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hanna Hyv önen, Linda Korhonen, Juuli Hannonen, Willy Serlo and Juha-Jaakko Sinikumpu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Correction to: Humeral stress fracture in a female CrossFit athlete: a case report
It has been brought to our attention that the article [1] in reference [7] Smith MM, Sommer AJ, Starkoff BE, Devor ST. Crossfit-based high-intensity power training improves maximal aerobic fitness and body compos... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 18, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ivan R. B. Godoy, Eduardo A. Malavolta, Jan Stefan Lundberg, Jader J. da Silva and Abdalla Skaf Tags: Correction Source Type: research

The effect of high-intensity resistance exercise on lumbar musculature in patients with low back pain: a preliminary study
Muscle atrophy and fatty infiltration of the lumbar extensors is associated with LBP. Exercise-based rehabilitation targets strengthening these muscles, but few studies show consistent changes in muscle qualit... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 18, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: David B. Berry, Jennifer Padwal, Seth Johnson, Erin K. Englund, Samuel R. Ward and Bahar Shahidi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Comparison of weight bearing functional exercise and non-weight bearing quadriceps strengthening exercise on pain and function for people with knee osteoarthritis and obesity: protocol for the TARGET randomised controlled trial
Clinical guidelines recommend exercise as a core treatment for individuals with knee osteoarthritis (OA). However, the best type of exercise for clinical benefits is not clear, particularly in different OA sub... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 18, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Kim L. Bennell, Rachel K. Nelligan, Alexander J. Kimp, Tim V. Wrigley, Ben Metcalf, Jessica Kasza, Paul W. Hodges and Rana S. Hinman Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research