Aspergillus spondylitis: case series and literature review
Spinal fungal infections, especially spinal Aspergillus infections, are rare in the clinic. Here, we introduce the clinical features, diagnosis, treatment, and prognoses of 6 cases of Aspergillus spondylitis. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 22, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Guohua Dai, Ting Wang, Chuqiang Yin, Yuanliang Sun, Derong Xu, Zhongying Wang, Liangrui Luan, Jianwen Hou and Shuzhong Li Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Revision surgery due to failed internal fixation of intertrochanteric femoral fracture: current state-of-the-art
Failed treatment of intertrochanteric (IT) femoral fractures leads to remarkable disability and pain, and revision surgery is frequently accompanied by higher complication and reoperation rates than primary in... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 22, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Pei Liu, Dongxu Jin, Changqing Zhang and Youshui Gao Tags: Review Source Type: research

Cherubism as a systemic skeletal disease: evidence from an aggressive case
Cherubism is a rare autosomal dominant genetic condition caused by mutations in the SH3BP2 gene. This disease is characterized by osteolysis of the jaws, with the bone replaced by soft tissue rich in fibroblasts ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 21, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Anne Morice, Aline Joly, Manon Ricquebourg, G érard Maruani, Emmanuel Durand, Louise Galmiche, Jeanne Amiel, Yoann Vial, Hélène Cavé, Kahina Belhous, Marie Piketty, Martine Cohen-Solal, Ariane Berdal, Corinne Collet, Arnaud Picard, Amelie E. Coudert & Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Elastic pneumatic tourniquet cuff can reduce postoperative thigh pain after total knee arthroplasty: a prospective randomized trial
Tourniquet use is associated with complications such as thigh pain, skin problems, and deep vein thrombosis (DVT). This prospective study aimed to evaluate the efficacy and safety of the pneumatic tourniquet s... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 21, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jae-Young Park, Sung Eun Kim, Myung Chul Lee and Hyuk-Soo Han Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Posterior short segment fixation including the fractured vertebra combined with kyphoplasty for unstable thoracolumbar osteoporotic burst fracture
Various studies have described the efficacy and safety of the treatment for unstable thoracolumbar osteoporotic burst fracture, however, there is still no consensus on the optimal treatment regimen. The aim of... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 21, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Xudong Hu, Weihu Ma, Jianming Chen, Yang Wang and Weiyu Jiang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Clinical features as predictors of histologically confirmed inflammation in patients with lumbar disc herniation with associated radiculopathy
An understanding of the clinical features of inflammation in low back pain with or without leg symptoms may allow targeted evaluations of anti-inflammatory treatment in randomised-controlled-trials and clinica... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 21, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jon J. Ford, Omar Kaddour, Michael Gonzales, Patrick Page and Andrew J. Hahne Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The influence of foehn winds on the incidence of severe injuries in southern Bavaria – an analysis of the TraumaRegister DGU®
Foehn describes a wind which occurs in areas with close proximity to mountains. The presence of foehn wind is associated with worsening health conditions. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 21, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Frederik Greve, Karl-Georg Kanz, Michael Zyskowski, Francesca von Matthey, Peter Biberthaler, Stefan Muthers, Andreas Matzarakis, Rolf Lefering and Stefan Huber-Wagner Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Epidemiological profile of pain and non-steroid anti-inflammatory drug use in collegiate athletes in the United States
Although athletic endeavours are associated with a high amount of physical stress and injury, the prevalence of pain is underreported in the sports medicine literature with only a few studies reporting pain on... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 19, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: S. Christopher, B. A. Tadlock, B. J. Veroneau, C. Harnish, N. K. P. Perera, A. M. Knab, S. Vallabhajosula and G. S. Bullock Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Correction to: Sonographic follow-up after endoscopic carpal tunnel release for severe carpal tunnel syndrome: a one-year neuroanatomical prospective observational study
An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 19, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Miao Li, Jue Jiang, Qi Zhou and Chen Zhang Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Combined anterior and posterior ankle impingement syndrome with nonunion of Cedell fracture in a 58-year-old female: a case report
Combined anterior and posterior ankle impingement has seldom been reported. Cedell fracture, fracture of posteromedial tubercle of talus, is an uncommon and easily missed injury which may elicit posteromedial ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 18, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: De-an Qin, Zhi-zhen Jin and Jie-fu Song Tags: Case report Source Type: research

The effect of distance between holes on the structural stability of subchondral bone in microfracture surgery: a finite element model study
Microfracture is a surgical technique that involves creating multiple holes of 3 –4 mm depth in the subchondral bone to recruit stem cells in the bone marrow to the lesion, inducing fibrocartilage repair and kn... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 18, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Xiang Yun Yin, Do Young Park, Young Jick Kim, Hye Jung Ahn, Seung-Hyun Yoo and Byoung-Hyun Min Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Accuracy on the preoperative assessment of patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis using biplanar low-dose stereoradiography: a comparison with computed tomography
Although computed tomography (CT) is commonly used to diagnose the scoliotic spine in patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) preoperatively, it is limited by the high radiation and prone scanning ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 18, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Kwong Hang Yeung, Gene Chi Wai Man, Tsz Ping Lam, Bobby Kin Wah Ng, Jack Chun Yiu Cheng and Winnie Chiu Wing Chu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

H. Pylori is related to osteoporosis but only in premenopausal female: a cross-sectional study
Recently, an increasing number of studies have focused on the extra-gastrointestinal effects of Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori), including metabolic syndrome, fatty liver, and rheumatic and skin diseases. Oste... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 18, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jing-Wei Wang, Feng-Xiao Dong, Hui Su, Licun Zhu, Sujun Shao and Hong Liu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Exploring patient satisfaction after operative and nonoperative treatment for midshaft clavicle fractures: a focus group analysis
There is no consensus on the optimal treatment for displaced midshaft clavicle fractures. Several studies indicate superior patient satisfaction in favour of operative reconstruction. It is unknown what drives... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 18, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Eric D. Tutuhatunewa, Martin Stevens, Olivier C. Dams, Jeffrey van Son, Rebecca D. Louhanepessy, Paul F. M. Krabbe, Maarten J. Postma and Ron L. Diercks Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A prospective observational study on trajectories and prognostic factors of mid back pain
Although mid back pain (MBP) is a common condition that causes significant disability, it has received little attention in research and knowledge about trajectories and prognosis of MBP is limited. The purpose... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 17, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Christina Knecht, Sonja Hartnack, Beate Sick, Fabienne Riner, Petra Schweinhardt and Brigitte Wirth Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Motor unit number index detects the effectiveness of surgical treatment in improving distal motor neuron loss in patients with incomplete cervical spinal cord injury
Recovery of motor dysfunction is important for patients with incomplete cervical spinal cord injury (SCI). To enhance the recovery of muscle strength, both research and treatments mainly focus on injury of upp... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 15, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jun Li, Yancheng Zhu, Yang Li, Shisheng He and Deguo Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

In vivo length change of ligaments of normal knees during dynamic high flexion
Few studies compared the length change of ligaments of normal knees during dynamic activities of daily living. The aim of this study was to investigate in vivo length change of ligaments of the normal knees du... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 15, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Kenichi Kono, Shoji Konda, Takaharu Yamazaki, Sakae Tanaka, Kazuomi Sugamoto and Tetsuya Tomita Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Injury and training history are associated with glenohumeral internal rotation deficit in youth tennis athletes
A glenohumeral internal rotation deficit (GIRD) of the shoulder, is associated with an increased risk of shoulder injuries in tennis athletes. The aim of the present study was to reveal the impact of 1) age, s... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 15, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Kristin Kalo, Lutz Vogt, Johanna Sieland, Winfried Banzer and Daniel Niederer Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Correlation analysis between CARMEN variants and alcohol-induced osteonecrosis of the femoral head in the Chinese population
Osteonecrosis of the femoral head (ONFH) is a complicated disease associated with trauma, hormone abuse and excessive alcohol consumption. Polymorphisms of long non-coding RNAs have been also linked with the d... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 15, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yongchang Guo, Yuju Cao, Shunguo Gong, Sumei Zhang, Fengzhi Hou, Xinjie Zhang, Jiangeng Hu, Zhimin Yang, Juanjuan Yi, Dan Luo, Xifeng Chen and Jingbo Song Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Circulating neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio at admission predicts the long-term outcome in acute traumatic cervical spinal cord injury patients
The prognostic value of Neutrophil-to-Lymphocyte Ratio (NLR) for the outcome of acute cervical traumatic spinal cord injury (tSCI) patients has rarely been studied by now throughout the world. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 15, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jian-Lan Zhao, Song-Tao Lai, Zhuo-Ying Du, Jian Xu, Yi-Rui Sun, Qiang Yuan, Xing Wu, Zhi-Qi Li, Jin Hu and Rong Xie Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Rationale and design of the PaTIO study: PhysiotherApeutic Treat-to-target Intervention after Orthopaedic surgery
This study a... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 14, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Lichelle Groot, Maaike G.J. Gademan, Wilfred F. Peter, Wilbert B. van den Hout, Hennie Verburg, Thea P.M. Vliet Vlieland and Max Reijman Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Acceptability of telephone-based pain coping skills training among African Americans with osteoarthritis enrolled in a randomized controlled trial: a mixed methods analysis
Osteoarthritis (OA) disproportionately impacts African Americans compared to Caucasians, including greater pain severity. The Pain Coping Skills Training for African Americans with Osteoarthritis (STAART) study e... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 14, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Chamara J. Dharmasri, Ida Griesemer, Liubov Arbeeva, Lisa C. Campbell, Crystal W. Cen é, Francis J. Keefe, Eugene Z. Oddone, Tamara J. Somers and Kelli D. Allen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Percutaneous transforaminal full endoscopic decompression for the treatment of lumbar spinal stenosis
One advantage of an endoscopic approach to treating lumbar spinal stenosis is preservation of spine stability and the adjacent anatomy, and there is a decrease in adjacent segment disc degeneration. The purpos... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 14, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Peigen Xie, Feng Feng, Zihao Chen, Lei He, Bu Yang, Ruiqiang Chen, Wenbin Wu, Bin Liu, Jianwen Dong, Tao Shu, Liangming Zhang, Chien-Min Chen and Limin Rong Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The effect of bone cement distribution on the outcome of percutaneous Vertebroplasty: a case cohort study
To analyze the effect of different types of bone cement distribution after percutaneous vertebroplasty (PVP) in patients with osteoporotic vertebral compression fracture (OVCF). (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 13, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Lei Tan, Bingtao Wen, Zhaoqing Guo and Zhongqiang Chen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Correlations between clinical features and MRI findings in early adhesive capsulitis of the shoulder: a retrospective observational study
This retrospective study investigated the association between clinical features and MRI findings in patients with early adhesive capsulitis of the shoulder. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 13, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yoon-Hee Choi and Dong Hyun Kim Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Transient osteoporosis of the hip and subclinical hypothyroidism: an unusual dangerous duet? Case report and pathogenetic hypothesis
Transient osteoporosis of the hip (TOH) is a rare and temporary clinical condition characterised by bone marrow edema (BME), severe pain, and functional limitation. It commonly occurs in middle-aged men or in ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 13, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Marco Paoletta, Antimo Moretti, Sara Liguori, Matteo Bertone, Giuseppe Toro and Giovanni Iolascon Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Analysis and improvement of the three-column spinal theory
Denis and Ferguson et al. ’s three-column spinal theory has been widely accepted and applied. However, this three-column theory was proposed based solely on observation and experience without thorough documente... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 12, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Qihang Su, Cong Li, Yongchao Li, Zifei Zhou, Shuiqiang Zhang, Song Guo, Xiaofei Feng, Meijun Yan, Yan Zhang, Jinbiao Zhang, Jie Pan, Biao Cheng and Jun Tan Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Motion-preserving treatment of unstable atlas fracture: transoral anterior C1-ring osteosynthesis using a laminoplasty plate
C1-ring osteosynthesis is a valid alternative to posterior C1 –C2 or C0–C2 fusion to preserve important C1–C2 motion in the treatment of unstable atlas fractures. Nevertheless, the fixation instruments used in ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 12, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Xiaobao Zou, Beiping Ouyang, Binbin Wang, Haozhi Yang, Su Ge, Yuyue Chen, Ling Ni, Shuang Zhang, Hong Xia, Zenghui Wu and Xiangyang Ma Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Hundreds of rice bodies in the subacromial-subdeltoid bursa: report of two cases and literature review
Multiple rice bodies (RB) in the shoulder joint is a rare disorder of unknown etiology that requires percutaneous drainage or surgical operation. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 12, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jiong Jiong Guo, Kailun Wu, Yingjie Xu and Huilin Yang Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Magnetic resonance imaging at 7.0 T for evaluation of early lesions of epiphyseal plate and epiphyseal end in a rat model of Kashin-Beck disease
Kashin –Beck disease (KBD) is a disabling osteoarticular disease involving growth and joint cartilage. Early diagnosis can effectively prevent the progress of the disease. However, the early diagnosis of it is ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 12, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yong Li, Pengde Kang, Zongke Zhou, Fuxing Pei, Qing He and Dike Ruan Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The impact of injury definitions on measures of injury occurrence in classical music students: a prospective cohort study
Multiple definitions are used to investigate injuries in musicians, resulting in a wide range of prevalence rates. The aim of this study is to establish the impact of different injury definitions on the preval... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 11, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Suze Steemers, Marienke van Middelkoop, Gideon G. de Boks, Rogier M. van Rijn, Sita M. A. Bierma-Zeinstra and Janine H. Stubbe Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Concurrent validity and reliability of measuring range of motion during the cervical flexion rotation test with a novel digital goniometer
Headache is a common and costly health problem. Although the pathogenesis of headache is heterogeneous, reported contributing factors are dysfunctions of the upper cervical spine. The flexion rotation test (FR... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 11, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Kerstin Luedtke, Thomas Schoettker-K öniger, Toby Hall, Christine Enns, Maike Grassold, Petra Hasselhoff-Styhler, Christian Neulinger, Max Obrocki, Philipp Przyhoda and Axel Schäfer Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Risk of pedicle and spinous process violation during cortical bone trajectory screw placement in the lumbar spine
Previous studies have confirmed the feasibility of the cortical bone trajectory (CBT) technique. However, there are few reports on spinous process violation and screw penetration during the screw insertion. Th... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 11, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Lilian Zhang, Naifeng Tian, Jian Yang, Wenfei Ni and Liya Jin Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Factors affecting postoperative mortality of patients with insufficient union following osteoporotic vertebral fractures and impact of preoperative serum albumin on mortality
Numerous comparative studies of surgical procedures have focused on clinical and radiographical outcomes, as well as the effect of bone fragility on the outcome of spinal surgery; however, insights concerning ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 10, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Tetsuro Ohba, Hiroshi Yokomichi, Kensuke Koyama, Nobuki Tanaka, Kotaro Oda and Hirotaka Haro Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Increased risk of knee osteoarthritis in patients using oral N-acetylcysteine: a nationwide cohort study
Knee osteoarthritis (OA) is known to be a progressive degenerative disorder; however, recent evidence suggests that inflammatory mediators contribute to cartilage degradation. Studies have reported that N-acet... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 10, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ying-Ting Yeh, Chung-Chao Liang, Chia-Ling Chang, Chung-Y. Hsu and Pei-Chen Li Tags: Database Source Type: research

Validity of the self-reported five-part questionnaire as an assessment of generalized joint hypermobility in early pregnancy
The assessment of generalized joint hypermobility is difficult due to differences in classification methods and in the performance of joint mobility assessment. The primary aim was to evaluate the validity of ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 3, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Angela Schlager, Kerstin Ahlqvist, Ronnie Pingel, Lena Nilsson-Wikmar, Christina B. Olsson and Per Kristiansson Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Improvement of locomotive syndrome with surgical treatment in patients with degenerative diseases in the lumbar spine and lower extremities: a prospective cohort study
The epidemiology, risk factors, and prevention of locomotive syndrome (LS) have been reported. However, the number of clinical studies about the efficacy of LS treatment, including surgery, has been limited. T... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 3, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Satoshi Kato, Yuki Kurokawa, Tamon Kabata, Satoru Demura, Hidenori Matsubara, Yoshitomo Kajino, Yoshiyuki Okamoto, Hiroaki Kimura, Kazuya Shinmura, Kentaro Igarashi, Takaki Shimizu, Noritaka Yonezawa, Noriaki Yokogawa and Hiroyuki Tsuchiya Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A Surgeon ’s handedness in direct anterior approach-hip replacement
This study aimed to find whether the component positioning and hip function were affected by the handedness in total hip ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 3, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Xiangpeng Kong, Minzhi Yang, Alvin Ong, Renwen Guo, Jiying Chen, Yan Wang and Wei Chai Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The diagnostic value of SPECT/CT in predicting the occurrence of osteonecrosis following femoral neck fracture: a prospective cohort study
One of the most significant complications after a femoral neck fracture is osteonecrosis of the femoral head (ONFH). The concomitant use of single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) with computed tomo... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 3, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jae Youn Yoon, Soong Joon Lee, Kang Sup Yoon and Pil Whan Yoon Tags: Research article Source Type: research

How to predict early clinical outcomes and evaluate the quality of primary total knee arthroplasty: a new scoring system based on lower-extremity angles of alignment
A method that can accurately predict the outcome of surgery can give patients timely feedback. In addition, to some extent, an objective evaluation method can help the surgeon quickly summarize the patient ’s s... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 3, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ziming Chen, Zhantao Deng, Qingtian Li, Junfeng Chen, Yuanchen Ma and Qiujian Zheng Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Weight control in older adults with knee osteoarthritis: a qualitative study
This study sought to understand weight-control strategies, facilitators of and barriers toward weight control in old... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 2, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Wen-Ling Yeh, Yun-Fang Tsai, Kuo-Yao Hsu, Dave Weichih Chen, Jong-Shyan Wang and Ching-Yen Chen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Short- versus long-segment posterior spinal fusion with vertebroplasty for osteoporotic vertebral collapse with neurological impairment in thoracolumbar spine: a multicenter study
Vertebroplasty with posterior spinal fusion (VP  + PSF) is one of the most widely accepted surgical techniques for treating osteoporotic vertebral collapse (OVC). Nevertheless, the effect of the extent of fusio... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 1, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yuya Ishikawa, Kei Watanabe, Keiichi Katsumi, Masayuki Ohashi, Yohei Shibuya, Tomohiro Izumi, Toru Hirano, Naoto Endo, Takashi Kaito, Tomoya Yamashita, Hiroyasu Fujiwara, Yukitaka Nagamoto, Yuji Matsuoka, Hidekazu Suzuki, Hirosuke Nishimura, Hidetomi Tera Tags: Research article Source Type: research

LncRNA SNHG9 is downregulated in osteoarthritis and inhibits chondrocyte apoptosis by downregulating miR-34a through methylation
Our preliminary RNA-Seq data revealed altered expression of small nucleolar RNA host gene 9 (SNHG9) in osteoarthritis (OA) and its reverse correlation with miR-34a, which can regulate chondrocyte apoptosis in ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 1, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hongfei Zhang, Jinglian Li, Weiguang Shao and Naipeng Shen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

How to get better TAD? Relationship between anteversion angle of nail and position of femoral neck guide pin during nailing of intertrochanteric fractures
To demonstrate the correlation between guide pin-shaft angle (PSA) at the anteroposterior film and anteversion angle of guide pin at the lateral film and investigate whether excellent tip –apex distance (TAD) c... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 1, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Zhe Wang, Yadong Liu, Shenglong Li, Xiuhui Wang, Changjian Liu and Xin Tang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Ultrasound diagnosis and follow-up of a locked thumb metacarpophalangeal joint caused by radial sesamoid entrapment: a case report
A locked thumb metacarpophalangeal joint is a rare condition that presents as restricted joint motions with mild hyperextension deformity, usually after a relatively minor hyperextension injury. Owing to the l... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 31, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Kyung-Sik Ahn, In Cheul Choi, Chang Ho Kang and Jong Woong Park Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Clinical outcomes of Ti-Ni shape-memory patella concentrator combined with cannulated compression screws in the treatment of C2 and C3 patella fracture: a retrospective study of 54 cases
Ti-Ni shape-memory patella concentrator (TNSMPC) has been designed as an alternative approach for fixation of patella fracture, which has some advantages like higher hardness, higher tenacity, better wearing r... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 31, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Chen Yao, Jie Sun, Jiancheng Wu, Zhenyu Zhou, Fan Liu, Ran Tao and Yafeng Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Large osteochondral defect in the lateral femoral condyle reconstructed by Atelocollagen-associated autologous chondrocyte implantation combined with anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
Articular surface damage commonly associated with rupture of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). Large osteochondral defect, which consists of a severe depression fracture and a large cartilage defect, need ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 30, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Takuma Kaibara, Eiji Kondo, Masatake Matsuoka, Koji Iwasaki, Tomohiro Onodera, Daisuke Momma, Naoki Seito, Susumu Mikami and Norimasa Iwasaki Tags: Case report Source Type: research

The Valued Life Activities Scale (VLAs): linguistic validation, cultural adaptation and psychometric testing in people with rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases in the UK
The Valued Life Activities Scale (VLAs) measures difficulty in daily activities and social participation. With various versions involving a different number of items, we have linguistically and culturally adop... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 30, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Y. Prior, A. Tennant, S. Tyson and A. Hammond Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Correction to: Effects of short- and long-term glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis on plasma metabolome and lipidome of ovariectomized sheep
An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 29, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Diana Cabrera, Marlena Kruger, Frances M. Wolber, Nicole C. Roy and Karl Fraser Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Binary T önnis classification: simplified modification demonstrates better inter- and intra-observer reliability as well as agreement in surgical management of hip pathology
The traditional T önnis Classification System has inherent drawbacks as it is vulnerable to the subjectivity of a four-grade system. A two-grade classification could potentially be more reliable. The purpose of... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 29, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jacob Shapira, Jeffrey W. Chen, Rishika Bheem, Philip J. Rosinsky, David R. Maldonado, Ajay C. Lall and Benjamin G. Domb Tags: Research article Source Type: research