Collaborative model of care between Orthopaedics and allied healthcare professionals trial (CONNACT) – a feasibility study in patients with knee osteoarthritis using a mixed method approach
Osteoarthritis is a leading cause of global disability resulting in significant morbidity and cost to the healthcare system. Current guidelines recommend lifestyle changes such exercises and weight loss as fir... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 4, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Bryan Yijia Tan, Benjamin Tze Keong Ding, Michelle Jessica Pereira, Soren Thorgaard Skou, Julian Thumboo and Josip Car Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The acromioclavicular ligament shows an early and dynamic healing response following acute traumatic rupture
Symptomatic horizontal instability is clinically relevant following acute acromioclavicular joint dislocations. However, the intrinsic healing response is poorly understood. The present study sought to investi... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 4, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Dirk Maier, Lars-Rene Tuecking, Anke Bernstein, Gernot Lang, Ferdinand Christian Wagner, Martin Jaeger, Peter Ogon, Norbert Paul S üdkamp and Kaywan Izadpanah Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Biomechanical comparison of three minimally invasive fixations for unilateral pubic rami fractures
To compare the mechanical characteristics of a percutaneous superior pubic intramedullary screw, percutaneous bridging plate and percutaneous screw-rod system of the anterior ring for the treatment of unilater... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 4, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yong Zhao, Yupeng Ma, Dexin Zou, Xiujiang Sun, Gong Cheng, Wei Lian, Shengjie Dong, Yuchi Zhao, Wenqing Qu and Hao Wu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

High-viscosity bone cement for vertebral compression fractures: a prospective study on intravertebral diffusion and leakage of bone cement
This study probed the diffusion and leakage status of bone cement injected within diverged time duration, so as to find the... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 2, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Meiyong Wang and Qunhua Jin Tags: Research article Source Type: research

K-wire fixation vs 23-gauge percutaneous hand- crossed hypodermic needle for the treatment of distal phalangeal fractures
Distal Phalanx (DP) fractures are the most common hand injuries. Bone fixation associated with soft tissue reconstruction, is often required to ensure more effective outcomes. The aim of the present study is t... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 2, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Letizia Senesi, Andrea Marchesini, Pier Paolo Pangrazi, Marialuisa De Francesco, Antonio Gigante, Michele Riccio and Francesco De Francesco Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Revision surgery for instrumentation failure after total en bloc spondylectomy: a retrospective case series
There have been several reports of instrumentation failure after three-column resections such as total en bloc spondylectomy (TES) for spinal tumors; however, clinical outcomes of revision surgery for instrume... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 2, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Kazuya Shinmura, Satoshi Kato, Satoru Demura, Noriaki Yokogawa, Noritaka Yonezawa, Takaki Shimizu, Norihiro Oku, Ryo Kitagawa, Makoto Handa, Ryohei Annen, Hideki Murakami and Hiroyuki Tsuchiya Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Prevalence of work-related musculoskeletal symptoms and associated risk factors among domestic gas workers and staff of works department in Enugu, Nigeria: a cross-sectional study
The impact of work-related musculoskeletal symptoms (WMSS) permeates various occupations. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 1, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Chinenye Doris Oluka, Esther Obidike, Antoninus Obinna Ezeukwu, Ogochukwu Kelechi Onyeso and Echezona Nelson Dominic Ekechukwu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Muscular involvement and tendon contracture in limb-girdle muscular dystrophy 2Y: a mild adult phenotype and literature review
Limb girdle muscular dystrophy type 2Y (LGMD2Y) is a rare subgroup of limb girdle muscular dystrophy featuring limb-girdle weakness, tendon contracture and cardiac involvement. It is caused by the mutation of ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 1, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Xuelin Feng, Jinlang Wu, Wenbiao Xian, Bing Liao, Songjie Liao, Xiaoli Yao and Weixi Zhang Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Neutral hip position for the oblique lumbar interbody fusion (OLIF) approach increases the retroperitoneal oblique corridor
The prepsoas lateral approach for spinal fusion, oblique lateral lumbar interbody fusion (OLIF), is considered one of the minimally invasive spinal fusion methods and is gaining popularity due to improved outc... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 31, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Vit Kotheeranurak, Weerasak Singhatanadgige, Chindarat Ratanakornphan, Wicharn Yingsakmongkol, Richard A. Hynes and Worawat Limthongkul Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Correction to: Bilobalide protects against ischemia/reperfusion-induced oxidative stress and inflammatory responses via the MAPK/NF- κB pathways in rats
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 31, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ying Li, Jiliang Jiang, Liangcheng Tong, Tingting Gao, Lei Bai, Qing Xue, Jianxin Xing, Qin Wang, Haoran Lyu, Min Cai and Zhongyang Sun Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Lateral Unicompartmental knee arthroplasty for a secondary osteonecrosis of the lateral femoral condyle. A case report
Secondary osteonecrosis of the knee is a rare event. There are few reports regarding management of this condition. The aim of the present study is to report treatment outcomes for secondary osteonecrosis of th... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 31, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Tao Yang, Huaming Xue, Tong Ma, Tao Wen, Long Xue, Mengyin Guan and Yihui Tu Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Repository corticotropin injection attenuates collagen-induced arthritic joint structural damage and has enhanced effects in combination with etanercept
Melanocortin receptor (MCR) agonists have anti-inflammatory and immunomodulatory properties mediated by receptors expressed on cells relevant to arthritis. Repository corticotropin injection (RCI; Acthar ® Gel)... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 31, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Dima A. Decker, Paul Higgins, Kyle Hayes, Chris Bollinger, Patrice Becker and Dale Wright Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effects of exercise combined with whole body vibration in patients with patellofemoral pain syndrome: a randomised-controlled clinical trial
Patellofemoral pain is a prevalent condition in the general population, especially in women, and produces functional impairment in patients. Therapeutic exercise is considered an essential part of the conserva... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 28, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Angel Ya ñez-Álvarez, Beatriz Bermúdez-Pulgarín, Sergio Hernández-Sánchez and Manuel Albornoz-Cabello Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Bone impaction grafting with trabecular metal augments in large defects in young patients: unravelling a new perspective in surgical technique
Acetabular reconstruction with bone impaction grafting in large defects has yielded conflicting results. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 27, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Basilio De la Torre-Escuredo, Eva G ómez-García, Salvador Álvarez-Villar, Julia Bujan and Miguel A. Ortega Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Application of the Ilizarov technique for knee joint arthrodesis as a treatment for end-stage tuberculosis of the knee
This study aims to retrospectively determine the clinical and... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 26, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jiachen Sun, Qiang Li, Feng Gao, Zhou Xiang, Qi Huang and Lang Li Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Modified Bunnell suture repair versus bundle-to-bundle suture repair for acute Achilles tendon rupture: a prospective comparative study of patients aged < 45 years
This study aimed to compare the operative outcome of percutaneous repair (modified Bunnell suture technique) versus open repair (bundle-to-bundle suture technique) of acute Achilles tendon rupture. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 26, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Xiaomeng Wang, Huixin Liu, Dengke Li, Zixuan Luo, Yansen Li and Fengqi Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Gorham-Stout disease successfully treated with sirolimus (rapamycin): a case report and review of the literature
Gorham-Stout disease (GSD) is a rare disease characterized by bone lesions and osteolysis. Therapy usually involves surgical resection. Sirolimus (Rapamycin) is used in some patients with GSD but the efficacy ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 25, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yu Liang, Ruicheng Tian, Jing Wang, Yuhua Shan, Hongxiang Gao, Chenjie Xie, Jingjing Li, Min Xu and Song Gu Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Utilization of epinephrine-soaked gauzes to address bleeding from osteotomy sites in non-tourniquet total knee arthroplasty: a retrospective cohort study
Reducing tourniquet inflation time is important because of the complications of tourniquet extensively used for the control of hemorrhage in total knee arthroplasty (TKA). Bleeding management is critical to ac... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 25, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hongzhi Liu, Zhaohui Liu, Qidong Zhang and Wanshou Guo Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Experiences of sexual health in persons with hip and knee osteoarthritis: a qualitative study
Osteoarthritis (OA) is the world ’s most common form of arthritis and a common cause of musculoskeletal pain and disability. Persons living with chronic diseases often have affected sexual health because of pai... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 24, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Emma Nilsing Strid and Marie Ekelius-Hamping Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Bacteria drug resistance profile affects knee and hip periprosthetic joint infection outcome with debridement, antibiotics and implant retention
Evaluate the effect of bacteria drug resistance profile on the success rates of debridement, antibiotics and implant retention. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 24, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Bruno Alves Rudelli, Pedro Nogueira Giglio, Vladimir Cordeiro de Carvalho, Jos é Ricardo Pécora, Henrique Melo Campos Gurgel, Ricardo Gomes Gobbi, José Riccardo Negreiros Vicente, Ana Lucia Lei Munhoz Lima and Camilo Partezani Helito Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Acetabular roof lesions in children: a descriptive study and literature review
Acetabular roof lesions (ARLs) in children are uncommon and may involve a variety of diseases. The acetabular roof is the main weight-bearing area of the hip joint, and lesions affecting the acetabular roof le... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 24, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jinkui Wang, Zhongliang Wang and Jiaqiang Qin Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Trunk muscle activity during pressure feedback monitoring among individuals with and without chronic low Back pain
Pressure biofeedback unit (PBU) is a widely used non-invasive device to assist core muscle training by providing pressure feedback. The aim this study was to compare the muscle activities of transverse abdomin... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 22, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Xin Li, Wai Leung Ambrose Lo, Song-wei Lu, Howe Liu, Ke-yu Lin, Jian-yang Lai, Le Li and Chu-huai Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Comparison of the efficacy of posterior-anterior screws, anterior-posterior screws and a posterior-anterior plate in the fixation of posterior malleolar fractures with a fragment size of  ≥ 15 and  <  15%
Different fixation methods have been used to treat posterior malleolar fractures (PMFs), but the clinical efficacy of different fixation methods in the treatment of PMF with different fragmentation has rarely ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 22, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Zheng Wang, Jianbin Sun, Jun Yan, Pengcheng Gao, Hao Zhang, Yong Yang and Qunhua Jin Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Association between increased signal intensity at the proximal patellar tendon and patellofemoral geometry in community-based asymptomatic middle-aged adults: a cross-sectional study
Histological and epidemiological data suggest that increased signal intensity at the proximal patellar tendon on magnetic resonance imaging is a response to tendon loading. As patellofemoral geometry is a medi... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 22, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Robert D. Little, Samuel E. Smith, Flavia M. Cicuttini, Stephanie K. Tanamas, Anita E. Wluka, Sultana Monira Hussain, Donna M. Urquhart, Graeme Jones and Yuanyuan Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

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