3D simulation of radiographic projections to test and reduce the effect of pelvic tilt on the accuracy of cross-table lateral radiography
Cross-table lateral (CL) radiography is a convenient and feasible method to assess cup version angle (VA) after total hip arthroplasty; However, pelvic tilt (PT) may contribute to its measurement inaccuracy. H... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 14, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jie Xu, Baohua Su, Wenhui Zhang, Hao Sun, Deng Li, Zhiqing Cai, Meiyi Chen, Meiling Qiu and Ruofan Ma Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Porous tantalum rod implantation is associated with low survival rates in patients with type C2 osteonecrosis of the femoral head but has no effect on the clinical outcome of conversion total hip arthroplasty: a retrospective study with an average 8-year follow-up
Our study aimed to investigate the clinical outcomes and survival rates following porous tantalum rod surgery (PTRS) and conversion total hip arthroplasty (THA) subsequent to failed PTRS. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 12, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Mincong He, Qiushi Wei, Zhenqiu Chen, Fan Yang, Xiaojun Chen, Yi-Xian Qin, Bin Fang and Wei He Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Influence of the proximal screws of buttress plates on the stability of vertical femoral neck fractures: a finite element analysis
The treatment of vertical femoral neck fractures (vFNFs) in young patients remains challenging, with a high complication rate by using traditional techniques. The use of cannulated screws (CSs) combined with a... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 12, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Shi Zhan, Dajun Jiang, Jian Xu, Ming Ling, Kai Yang, Yuehua Li, Weitao Jia, Hai Hu and Changqing Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Implementation of an electronic care pathway for hip fracture patients: a pilot before and after study
Care pathways are generally paper-based and can cause communication failures between multidisciplinary teams, potentially compromising the safety of the patient. Computerized care pathways may facilitate bette... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 11, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jason Talevski, Viviana Guerrero-Cede ño, Oddom Demontiero, Pushpa Suriyaarachchi, Derek Boersma, Sara Vogrin, Sharon Brennan-Olsen and Gustavo Duque Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Is it possible to define reference values for radiographic parameters evaluating juvenile flatfoot deformity? A case-control study
Numerous radiographic parameters are described to evaluate juvenile flexible flatfeet. Reference values for these measurements are based on few studies. The purpose of this study was to determine boundary valu... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 11, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Johannes Hamel, Hubert H örterer and Norbert Harrasser Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Total knee arthroplasty according to the original knee phenotypes with kinematic alignment surgical technique —early clinical and functional outcomes
The kinematic alignment (KA) technique in total knee arthroplasty (TKA) aims to restore the native alignment of pre-disease knee joint anatomy. Determining the individualized alignment targets is crucial for p... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 11, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Cheng-En Hsu, Jen-Ting Huang, Kwok-Man Tong and Kui-Chou Huang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The epidemiology of infant shaft fractures of femur or humerus by incidence, birth, accidents, and other causes
The purpose of this population-based registry study was to analyze both birth-related femur and humerus shaft fractures and diagnosed later in infancy, as regards incidence, perinatal characteristics, other di... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 11, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Johan von Heideken, Ingemar Thiblin and Ulf H ögberg Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Parecoxib alleviates the inflammatory effect of leukocyte-rich platelet-rich plasma in normal rabbit tendons
Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is widely used to treat tendon injuries. Its therapeutic effect varies depending on the different cell components, and white blood cells (WBCs) may play an important role in this phe... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 10, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ming Zhou, Ning Wang, Gang Wang, Zishan Jia and Xiaolei Qi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The morphology of patella changed significantly after soft tissue correction for children with recurrent patella dislocation
Although morphological improvement of femoral trochlea has been investigated in children with patellar dislocation after surgery, whether the patellar shape changed under the same condition is still unknown. T... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 10, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jinghui Niu, Qi Qi, Kuo Hao, Wei Lin, Kang Piao and Fei Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Functional and radiological outcomes after treatment with custom-made acetabular components in patients with Paprosky type 3 acetabular defects: short-term results
Severe acetabular defects require special treatment with either impaction bone grafting, metal augmented cups or cup-cage constructs. Even these options are often not adequate, especially in hips with Paprosky... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 10, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Michael S. Gruber, Michael Jesenko, Julia Burghuber, Josef Hochreiter, Peter Ritschl and Reinhold Ortmaier Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Low-grade myofibroblastic sarcoma of the levator scapulae muscle: a case report and literature review
Low-grade myofibroblastic sarcoma (LGMS) is described as a distinct atypical myofibroblastic tumor often with fibromatosis-like features and predilection for the head and neck, especially the oral cavity and l... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 10, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hirotaka Yonezawa, Norio Yamamoto, Katsuhiro Hayashi, Akihiko Takeuchi, Shinji Miwa, Kentaro Igarashi, Mickhael Bang Langit, Hiroaki Kimura, Shingo Shimozaki, Takashi Kato, Sei Morinaga, Yoshihiro Araki, Yohei Asano, Hiroko Ikeda, Takayuki Nojima and Hiro Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Foot orthoses for first metatarsophalangeal joint osteoarthritis: study protocol for the FORT randomised controlled trial
First metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint osteoarthritis (OA) is a painful and debilitating condition affecting nearly one in 10 people aged over 50  years. Non-drug, non-surgical treatments are recommended by OA c... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 10, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Kade L. Paterson, Rana S. Hinman, Ben R. Metcalf, Sarah E. Jones, Hylton B. Menz, Shannon E. Munteanu, Jessica Kasza and Kim L. Bennell Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Clinical outcomes of transforaminal endoscopic lateral recess decompression by using the visualized drilled foraminoplasty and visualized reamed foraminoplasty: a comparison study
Lateral recess stenosis (LRS) is a common degenerative disease in the elderly. Since the rise of comorbidity is associated with increasing age, transforaminal endoscopic lateral recess decompression (TE-LRD) i... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 10, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Boyu Wu, Chengjie Xiong, Biwang Huang, Dongdong Zhao, Zhipeng Yao, Yawei Yao, Feng Xu and Hui Kang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Assessment of isokinetic trunk muscle strength and its association with health-related quality of life in patients with degenerative spinal deformity
A considerable portion of the elderly population are increasingly afflicted by degenerative spinal deformity (DSD), which seriously affects patient health-related quality of life (HRQoL). HRQoL index is used a... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 9, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Sen Yang, Can Chen, Shiyu Du, Yong Tang, Kai Li, Xueke Yu, Jiulin Tan, Chengmin Zhang, Zhigang Rong, Jianzhong Xu, Wenjie Wu and Fei Luo Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Anatomic evaluation of the insertional footprints of the iliofemoral and ischiofemoral ligaments: a cadaveric study
An understanding of the insertional footprints of the capsular ligaments of the hip is important for preserving hip function and stability given the increasing number of minimally invasive hip surgeries being ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 9, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yasuaki Tamaki, Tomohiro Goto, Keizo Wada, Daisuke Hamada, Yoshihiro Tsuruo and Koichi Sairyo Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Surgical decision-making for ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament versus other types of degenerative cervical myelopathy: anterior versus posterior approaches
The debate between anterior or posterior approach for pathologies such as cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM) and ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament (OPLL) have drawn heated debate but are s... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 8, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Suzanna Sum Sum Kwok and Jason Pui Yin Cheung Tags: Review Source Type: research

Three-dimensional classification of the Lenke 1 adolescent idiopathic scoliosis using coronal and lateral spinal radiographs
Classification of the spinal deformity in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) remains two-dimensional (2D) as the spinal radiographs remain the mainstay in clinical evaluation of the disease. 3D classificati... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 8, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Saba Pasha, Victor Ho-Fung, Malcolm Eker, Sarah Nossov and Michael Francavilla Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Surgical treatment for basilar invagination with irreducible atlantoaxial dislocation: transoral atlantoaxial reduction plate fixation vs occipitocervical fixation
Transoral atlantoaxial reduction plate (TARP) fixation or occipitocervical fixation (OF) is an effective treatment for basilar invagination (BI) with irreducible atlantoaxial dislocation (IAAD). But, all curre... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 8, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Xiaobao Zou, Bieping Ouyang, Haozhi Yang, Binbin Wang, Su Ge, Yuyue Chen, Ling Ni, Shuang Zhang, Hong Xia, Jingcheng Yang and Xiangyang Ma Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Hand injuries in sports – a retrospective analysis of 364 cases
Hand injuries are common in sports and associated with high dropout rates and costs. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 8, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Viola A. St ögner, Alexander Kaltenborn, Hans Laser and Peter M. Vogt Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Long-term outcomes of metacarpal fractures surgically treated using bioabsorbable plates: a retrospective study
This study assess the long-term (> 5 year... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 7, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Kenji Kosugi, Yukichi Zenke, Takafumi Tajima, Yoshiaki Yamanaka, Kunitaka Menuki and Akinori Sakai Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Navigation-assisted anchor insertion in shoulder arthroscopy: a validity study
This study aimed to compare conventional and navigation-assisted arthroscopic rotator cuff repair in terms of anchor screw insertion. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 5, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Kyunghwa Jung, Hyojune Kim, Erica Kholinne, Dongjun Park, Hyunseok Choi, Seongpung Lee, Myung-Jin Shin, Dong-Min Kim, Jaesung Hong, Kyoung Hwan Koh and In-Ho Jeon Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Herpes zoster in patients with sciatica
Several diseases are associated with herpes zoster (HZ). However, whether sciatica is a stressor leading to HZ development remains unclear. Here, we evaluated the occurrence of HZ in patients with sciatica. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 5, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Der-Shin Ke, Chao-Yu Hsu, Cheng-Li Lin, Chung-Y. Hsu and Chia-Hung Kao Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effect of thermal therapy and exercises on acute low back pain: a protocol for a randomized controlled trial
Low back pain (LBP) is the first cause of years lived with disability worldwide. This is due to the development of chronic pain. Thus, it is necessary to identify the best therapeutic approaches in the acute p... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 5, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Claudia C ôté-Picard, Jean Tittley, Catherine Mailloux, Kadija Perreault, Catherine Mercier, Clermont E. Dionne, Jean-Sébastien Roy and Hugo Massé-Alarie Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Instrumented Posterolateral fusion versus instrumented Interbody fusion for degenerative lumbar diseases in uremic patients under hemodialysis
Advances in hemodialysis have facilitated longer lifespan and better quality of life for patients with end stage renal disease (ESRD). Symptomatic degenerative lumbar diseases (DLD) becomes more common in pati... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 5, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Chia-Ning Ho, Jen-Chung Liao and Wen-Jer Chen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Functioning and equality according to International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) in people with skeletal dysplasia compared to matched control subjects – a cross-sectional survey study
This study aimed to gain new comprehensive information about functioning and equality in people affected by skeletal dysplasia comp... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 4, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hanna Hyv önen, Heidi Anttila, Susanna Tallqvist, Minna Muñoz, Sanna Leppäjoki-Tiistola, Antti Teittinen, Outi Mäkitie and Sinikka Hiekkala Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Modeling the effect of static stretching and strengthening exercise in lengthened position on balance in low back pain subject with shortened hamstring: a randomized controlled clinical trial
Hamstring shortening may have negative impacts on function and biomechanics of knee and hip joints and lumbo-pelvic rhythm. Many interventions are believed to correct hamstring to its normal length. There are ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 4, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: MohammadBagher Shamsi, Maryam Mirzaei, Soodeh Shahsavari, Ameneh Safari and Morteza Saeb Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A randomized controlled TRIal of cognitive BEhavioral therapy for high Catastrophizing in patients undergoing lumbar fusion surgery: the TRIBECA study
Around 20% of patients undergoing spinal fusion surgery have persistent back or leg pain despite surgery. Pain catastrophizing is the strongest psychological predictor for chronic postsurgical pain. Psychologi... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 4, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: P. Scarone, A. Y. J. M. Smeets, S. M. J. van Kuijk, H. van Santbrink, M. Peters and E. Koetsier Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

No association between osteoporosis and AO classification of distal radius fractures: an observational study of 289 patients
It is mechanically plausible that osteoporosis leads to more severe peripheral fractures, but studies investigating associations between BMD and radiographically verified complexity of distal radius fractures ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 4, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Anja M. Hjelle, Jan-Erik Gjertsen, Ellen M. Apalset, Roy M. Nilsen, Anja Lober, Grethe S. Tell and Pawel Mielnik Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Risk of complete atypical femur fracture with Oral bisphosphonate exposure beyond three years
Bisphosphonate (BP) therapy has been associated with atypical femur fracture (AFF). However, the threshold of treatment duration leading to increased AFF risk is unclear. In a retrospective cohort of older wom... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 3, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Joan C. Lo, Romain S. Neugebauer, Bruce Ettinger, Malini Chandra, Rita L. Hui, Susan M. Ott, Christopher D. Grimsrud and Monika A. Izano Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Treatment strategy for atypical ulnar fracture due to severely suppressed bone turnover caused by long-term bisphosphonate therapy: a case report and literature review
Atypical fractures may occur due to the combined effect of severely suppressed bone turnover (SSBT) caused by long-term bisphosphonate treatment and chronic repetitive bone microdamage. Atypical fracture of th... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 3, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Kensaku Abe, Hiroaki Kimura, Norio Yamamoto, Shingo Shimozaki, Takashi Higuchi, Yuta Taniguchi, Takaaki Uto and Hiroyuki Tsuchiya Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Axial pelvic tilt in direct anterior Total hip Arthroplasty using a traction table
Direct anterior approach total hip arthroplasty may be undertaken on a traction table, but the effects that patient positioning can have on axial pelvic tilt (aPT) are unknown. The aim of this study was to ass... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 3, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: A. Aichmair, M. Dominkus and J. G. Hofstaetter Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Stretching and relaxing the plantar fascia may change plantar fascia thickness but not pressure pain thresholds: a cross-sectional study of patients with plantar fasciopathy
Despite the established relevance of ultrasonography and assessment of pressure pain thresholds in patients with plantar fasciopathy, patient and probe positioning has been mostly ignored and are not necessari... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 3, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Stefanie Ostermann, Jens Lykkegaard Olesen, Sin éad Holden and Henrik Riel Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Arthroscopic evaluation and treatment of a squeaking hip. A case report
Squeaking of ceramic-on-ceramic total hip arthroplasty is an unexpected complication which occurs in 1- 30% of patients. Revision surgery is required in 0.2% of the cases, when a ceramic fracture is suspected,... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 3, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jonathan Bellity, Marc Elka ïm, Didier Hannouche and Rémy Nizard Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Assessment of the efficacy of the far cortical locking technique in proximal humeral fractures: a comparison with the conventional bi-cortical locking technique
Locking plate fixation is one of the treatment strategies for the management of proximal humeral fractures. However, stiffness after locking plate fixation is a clinical concern. The mechanical stiffness of th... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 2, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Joong-Bae Seo, Jae-Sung Yoo, Yeon-Jun Kim and Kyu-Beom Kim Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Prevalence and predictors of work-related musculoskeletal disorders among workers of a gold mine in south Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo
Work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WRMSDs) are a major constraint to worker performance and health. However, research on their prevalence and associated factors among workers at gold mines in the Democrat... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 1, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Alfred Okello, Solomon Tsebeni Wafula, Deogratias K. Sekimpi and Richard K. Mugambe Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Higher aggrecan 1-F21 epitope concentration in synovial fluid early after anterior cruciate ligament injury is associated with worse knee cartilage quality assessed by gadolinium enhanced magnetic resonance imaging 20  years later
To investigate if cartilage related biomarkers in synovial fluid are associated with knee cartilage status 20  years after an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 1, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Paul Neuman, Staffan Larsson, L. Stefan Lohmander and Andr é Struglics Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Outcomes of tissue reconstruction in distal lower leg fractures: a retrospective cohort study
This study evaluated the postoperative outcome... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 1, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Emrah Aydogan, Stefan Langer, Christoph Josten, Johannes Karl Maria Fakler and Ralf Henkelmann Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Epidemiology of pediatric femur fractures in children: the Swedish Fracture Register
Although femur fractures in children are rare, they are the most common fractures in need of hospitalization. We sought to describe the epidemiology and treatment of pediatric femur fractures recorded in the S... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 1, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Zandra Engstr öm, Olof Wolf and Yasmin D. Hailer Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Conversion from a failed proximal femoral nail anti-rotation to a cemented or uncemented total hip arthroplasty device: a retrospective review of 198 hips with previous intertrochanteric femur fractures
At present, it is unclear which device (uncemented or cemented total hip arthroplasty [UTA or CTA, respectively]) is more suitable for the conversion of a failed proximal femoral nail anti-rotation (PFNA). The... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 30, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Weiguang Yu, Xiulan Han, Wenli Chen, Shuai Mao, Mingdong Zhao, Xinchao Zhang, Guowei Han, Junxing Ye, Meiji Chen and Jintao Zhuang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Risk factors for cement leakage and nomogram for predicting the intradiscal cement leakage after the vertebra augmented surgery
This study aims to assess the risk ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 30, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Tian-yu Zhang, Pei-xun Zhang, Feng Xue, Dian-ying Zhang and Bao-guo Jiang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Orofaciodigital syndrome type II (Mohr syndrome): a case report
Orofacial digital syndrome is a rare genetic disorder with oral cavity, facial and digits anomalies. Orofacial digital syndrome type II, also called the “Mohr syndrome” is a very rare subtype that has been rep... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 30, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Bita Malekianzadeh, Fardis Vosoughi and Ramin Zargarbashi Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Effects of a movement control and tactile acuity training in patients with nonspecific chronic low back pain and control impairment – a randomised controlled pilot study
Nonspecific chronic low back pain (NSCLBP) is a heterogeneous condition that is associated with complex neuromuscular adaptations. Exercise is a widely administered treatment, but its effects are small to mode... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 30, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Katharina van Baal, Jana Allofs, Katja Ehrenbrusthoff, Christian Gr üneberg, Thomas Hering, Christian Kopkow and Christian Thiel Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Reliability of tibiofemoral contact area and centroid location in upright, open MRI
Imaging cannot be performed during natural weightbearing in biomechanical studies using conventional closed-bore MRI, which has necessitated simulating weightbearing load on the joint. Upright, open MRI (UO-MR... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 30, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Andrew M. Schmidt, David J. Stockton, Michael A. Hunt, Andrew Yung, Bassam A. Masri and David R. Wilson Tags: Technical advance Source Type: research

Antibiotic therapy alone does not have a high success rate in cases of unexpected positive cultures in intraoperative samples from hip and knee prosthesis revision
Unexpectedly positive bacterial cultures during prosthesis revision surgery still occur on occasion despite good preoperative diagnostics. In such cases a six-week antibiotic therapy without further surgical i... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 28, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Bernd Fink and Michael Schlumberger Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Infra-acetabular screw exited between ischial tuberosity and ischial spine is more suitable for Asian population: a 3D morphometric study
Recently, the infra-acetabular screw has been proposed for use in treatment of acetabular fractures as a part of a periacetabular fixation frame. Biomechanical studies have shown that an additional infra-aceta... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 28, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Fei Liu, Xiaoreng Feng, Yang Xiao, Jie Xiang, Keyu Chen, Yihang Deng, Jiaxin Lv and Bin Chen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Is the Apert foot an overlooked aspect of this rare genetic disease? Clinical findings and treatment options for foot deformities in Apert syndrome
Apert syndrome is characterised by the presence of craniosynostosis, midface retrusion and syndactyly of hands and feet, thus, synonymously referred to as acrocephalosyndactyly type I. Considering these multid... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 28, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Alexandra Stauffer and Sebastian Farr Tags: Review Source Type: research

Bone phenotypes in rheumatology – there is more to bone than just bone
Osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, and ankylosing spondylitis, all have one clear common denominator; an altered turnover of bone. However, this may be more complex than a simple change... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 28, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Christian S. Thudium, Signe Holm Nielsen, Samra Sardar, Ali Mobasheri, Willem Evert van Spil, Rik Lories, Kim Henriksen, Anne-Christine Bay-Jensen and Morten A. Karsdal Tags: Review Source Type: research

Prevention of sickness absence through early identification and rehabilitation of at-risk patients with musculoskeletal pain (PREVSAM): a randomised controlled trial protocol
Musculoskeletal pain is globally a leading cause of physical disability. Many musculoskeletal-related pain conditions, such as low back pain, often resolve spontaneously. In some individuals, pain may recur or... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 28, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: MEH Larsson, L. Nordeman, K. Holmgren, A. Grimby-Ekman, G. Hensing, C. Bj örkelund, S. Bergman, A. Ekhammar, M. Dottori and S. Bernhardsson Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Primarily treated patients versus referred patients in the treatment of native septic arthritis of digits: a retrospective comparative study
Septic arthritis of digits needs urgent treatment. When treatments delayed or insufficient, patients may be referred to the upper-level hospital due to uncontrolled infection. We reviewed the treatment history... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 27, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Sang Ho Kwak, Jung Yun Bae, Youngkwang Oh, Hyo Seok Jang, Tae Young Ahn and Sang Hyun Lee Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Association between non-traumatic vertebral fractures and adjacent discs degeneration: a cross-sectional study and literature review
Previous clinical studies reported that thoracolumbar vertebral fractures (VFs) associated with high energy spine trauma cause adjacent intervertebral disc (IVD) degeneration; however, the effect of non-trauma... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 27, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Norihiko Takegami, Koji Akeda, Koichiro Murata, Junichi Yamada and Akihiro Sudo Tags: Research article Source Type: research