Anterior cruciate ligament remnant ‐preserving and re‐tensioning reconstruction: a biomechanical comparison study of three different re‐tensioning methods in a porcine model
With the developments in the arthroscopic technique, anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) remnant-preserving reconstruction is gradually gaining attention with respect to improving proprioception and enhancing ear... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - February 3, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Dong Jin Ryu, Kyeu Back Kwon, Da Hee Hong, Sang Jun Park, Jae Sung Park and Joon Ho Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Functional improvement in hip pathology is related to improvement in anxiety, depression, and pain catastrophizing: an intricate link between physical and mental well-being
Pain catastrophizing, anxiety, and depression are risk factors for poor functional outcomes and worse post-treatment pain that can be treated alongside physical care given to orthopedic patients. While these f... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - February 3, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Paul Gudmundsson, Paul A. Nakonezny, Jason Lin, Rebisi Owhonda, Heather Richard and Joel Wells Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The comparison effects of intra-articular injection of Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP), Plasma Rich in Growth Factor (PRGF), Hyaluronic Acid (HA), and ozone in knee osteoarthritis; a one year randomized clinical trial
Our study compare the short and long-term efficacy of the intra articular injections (IAIs) of hyaluronic acid (HA), platelet-rich plasma (PRP), plasma rich in growth factors (PRGF), and ozone in patients with... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - February 3, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Seyed Ahmad Raeissadat, Parsa Ghazi Hosseini, Mohammad Hasan Bahrami, Reza Salman Roghani, Mohammad Fathi, Azadeh Gharooee Ahangar and Mahtab Darvish Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Electromagnetic navigation reduces radiation exposure for retrograde drilling in osteochondrosis dissecans of the talus
Retrograde drilling in osteochondrosis dissecans (OCD) is a widely used surgical intervention. A radiation-free electromagnetic navigation system (ENS)-based method was compared with the standard freehand fluo... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - February 3, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Oliver D Jungesblut, Josephine Berger-Groch, Michael Hoffmann, Malte Schroeder, Kara L. Krajewski, Ralf Stuecker and Martin Rupprecht Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Long-term radiographic outcomes and functional evaluation of ulnar shortening osteotomy in patients with ulnar impaction syndrome and reverse oblique sigmoid notch: a retrospective case series study
Ulnar shortening osteotomy (USO) is an effective treatment for ulnar impaction syndrome. However, there have been reports of osteoarthritis (OA) at the distal radioulnar joint (DRUJ) when USO was performed on ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - February 3, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hui-Kuang Huang, Steve K. Lee, Yi-Chao Huang, Cheng-Yu Yin, Ming-Chau Chang and Jung-Pan Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Correction to: Reconstruction of massive tibial bone and soft tissue defects by trifocal bone transport combined with soft tissue distraction: experience from 31 cases
An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - February 2, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yong-Qing Xu, Xin-Yu Fan, Xiao-Qing He and Hong-Jie Wen Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Comparative evaluation of posterior percutaneous endoscopy cervical discectomy using a 3.7  mm endoscope and a 6.9 mm endoscope for cervical disc herniation: a retrospective comparative cohort study
Posterior percutaneous endoscopy cervical discectomy (p-PECD) is an effective strategy for the treatment of cervical diseases, with a working cannula ranging from 3.7  mm to 6.9 mm in diameter. However, to date... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - February 2, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Tong Yu, Jiu-Ping Wu, Jun Zhang, Hai-Chi Yu and Qin-Yi Liu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Is coracoclavicular reconstruction necessary in hook plate fixation for acute unstable acromioclavicular dislocation?
Acromioclavicular joint (ACJ) dislocation is a relatively common shoulder injury. For the treatment of cases of severe ACJ dislocation (Rockwood type III –V), hook plate fixation is an easy-to-master and minima... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - February 1, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yu-Ta Chen, Kuan-Ting Wu, Shun-Wun Jhan, Shan-Ling Hsu, Hao-Chen Liu, Ching-Jen Wang, Jih-Yang Ko and Wen-Yi Chou Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Long-term results of uncemented allograft prosthesis composite reconstruction for the tumor in proximal femur: a minimum follow-up of sixty-five months
This study aimed to evaluate ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - February 1, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Cai Liu, Li Min, Yong Zhou, Yi Luo, Fan Tang, Minxun Lu, Hong Duan, Wenli Zhang, Xinzhu Yu and Chongqi Tu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

What is the most cost ‐effective strategy for nasal screening and Staphylococcus aureus decolonization in patients undergoing total hip arthroplasty?
To reduce periprosthetic joint infection after total hip arthroplasty (THA), several nasal screening and decolonization strategies for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and methicillin-sensitive (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - February 1, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hisahiro Tonotsuka, Hajime Sugiyama, Ayano Amagami, Keigo Yonemoto, Ryuichi Sato and Mitsuru Saito Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effects of tourniquet use on clinical outcomes and cement penetration in TKA when tranexamic acid administrated: a randomized controlled trial
The role of a tourniquet is still controversial for patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty (TKA). Our current study was performed to determine whether the nonuse of the tourniquet combine with tranexamic ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 31, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Zeng Yi, Li Yan, Si Haibo, Wu Yuangang, Li Mingyang, Liu Yuan and Shen Bin Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Hindlimb torsional alignment changes in growing rabbits after patellar dislocation
Torsional malalignment has been considered as a risk factor for patellar dislocation. But the influence of patellar dislocation for torsional alignment development remains unknown. The present study aims to in... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 29, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jinghui Niu, Qi Qi, Kang Piao, Kuo Hao, Iftekhar Sharif and Fei Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A novel 3D-printed locking cage for anterior atlantoaxial fixation and fusion: case report and in vitro biomechanical evaluation
Treatment of atlantoaxial dislocation is aimed at reduction and stabilization of the atlantoaxial joint. 3D printing refers to a process where additive manufacturing is achieved under precise computer control.... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 29, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Shenglin Wang, Huijie Leng, Yinglun Tian, Nanfang Xu and Zhongjun Liu Tags: Technical advance Source Type: research

Open reduction and internal fixation of quadrilateral plate fractures in the elderly: association between initial fracture pattern and outcomes
Acetabular fractures with medial displacement of the quadrilateral plate (QLP) are common in the elderly. The presence of QLP fractures greatly increase the surgical difficulty of acetabular fractures. This st... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 29, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Haiyang Wu, Qipeng Shao, Ranran Shang, Chengjing Song, Ximing Liu and Xianhua Cai Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Accuracy measures of 1.5-tesla MRI for the diagnosis of ACL, meniscus and articular knee cartilage damage and characteristics of false negative lesions: a level III prognostic study
MRI is the most accurate imaging modality for diagnosing knee pathologies. However, there is uncertainty concerning factors predicting false negative MRI, such as meniscal tear patterns as well as patient fact... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 29, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jonathan E. J. Koch, Ron Ben-Elyahu, Basel Khateeb, Michael Ringart, Meir Nyska, Nissim Ohana, Gideon Mann and Iftach Hetsroni Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The influence of previous arthroscopic treatment on subsequent primary total knee arthroplasty: the comparison between bilateral knees of the same patient
To explore whether previous arthroscopic knee surgery affects future total knee arthroplasty (TKA) results or not. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 29, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Kuishuai Xu, Liang Zhang, Rui Shen, Cailin Wang, Tianyu Li, Xia Zhao and Tengbo Yu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Clinically amyopathic dermatomyositis presenting with isolated facial edema complicated by acute respiratory failure: a case report
We report a case of clinically amyopathic dermatomyositis which presented with facial edema as the sole... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 28, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Doo-Ho Lim, Min Wook So, Yeon Mee Kim, Ji Hwa Ryu, Jae Ha Lee, Chan Sun Park, Seong-Ho Kim and Sunggun Lee Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Diagnosis and treatment of bullous pemphigoid that developed twice after total knee replacement arthroplasty: a case report
Total knee replacement arthroplasty (TKA) is frequently performed in South Korea. Simple swelling-associated blistering around the periphery of the operative wound is a well-known adverse effect. However, in r... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 28, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yong-Beom Kim, Hyung-Suk Choi, Hyung-Ki Cho and Gi-Won Seo Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Combination of high-frequency ultrasound and virtual touch tissue imaging and quantification improve the diagnostic efficiency for mild carpal tunnel syndrome
Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is the most common entrapment symptom in the peripheral nerves. High-frequency ultrasound (HFUS) is widely used in the diagnosis of CTS. Virtual Touch Tissue Imaging and Quantifica... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 26, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Zhen-han Lai, Shu-ping Yang, Hao-lin Shen, Yi Luo, Xiao-han Cai, Wen-ting Jiang, Li-ping Liao, Kun-bin Wu and Guo-rong Lv Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effect of 4DryField ® PH on blood loss in hip bipolar hemiarthroplasty following intracapsular femoral neck fracture – a randomized clinical trial
One of the most common complications of hip arthroplasty is excessive blood loss that could necessitate allogenic blood transfusion, which is further associated with other complications, such as infections, tr... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 26, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Benjamin Lucas, Christian Riebau, Juliane Mohr, Gerald Pliske, Felix Walcher and Stefan Piatek Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The comparative efficacies of intravenous administration and intra-articular injection of tranexamic acid during anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction for reducing postoperative hemarthrosis: a prospective randomized study
Hemarthrosis after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction can create many adverse joint effects. Tranexamic acid (TXA) can be used to minimize hemarthrosis and associated pain after ACL reconstruction... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 26, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Rui Ma, Mengjun Wu, Yongwei Li, Jialin Wang, Wei Wang, Pei Yang and Kunzheng Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Profiling lower extremity injuries sustained in a state police population: a retrospective cohort study
Tactical populations, such as military, firefighter and law enforcement populations, are known to suffer a relatively high number of musculoskeletal injuries, with the lower extremity of notable concern. The a... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 26, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Kate Lyons, Mick Stierli, Ben Hinton, Rodney Pope and Robin Orr Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Intraoperative three-dimensional imaging in ankle syndesmotic reduction
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Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 26, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Markus Beck, Manuela Brunk, Alice Wichelhaus, Thomas Mittlmeier and Robert Rotter Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Bone erosion in the 2nd metacarpophalangeal head: association with its bone mineral density by HR-pQCT in rheumatoid arthritis patients
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic autoimmune disease depicted by synovial inflammation leading to local and systemic bone loss. The aim of this study was to evaluate by a HR-pQCT (High Resolution Peripher... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 25, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Camille P. Figueiredo, Mariana O. Perez, Lucas Peixoto Sales, Ana Cristina Medeiros, Valeria F. Caparbo and Rosa M. R. Pereira Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The traditional experience strategy (TES) and combined ultrasonography examination (CUE) for the treatment of lateral compression type 1 pelvic fractures: a historical control study
It is difficult to judge the stability of lateral compression type-1 (LC-1) pelvic fracture, as it is often based on static images of the pelvis. Compared with the traditional experience strategy, ultrasonogra... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 25, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hai Huang, Bin-Fei Zhang, Ping Liu, Hong-Li Deng, Peng-Fei Wang, Hu Wang, Bao-Feng Li, Yu-Xuan Cong and Yan Zhuang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Cross-cultural translation, adaptation, and validation of the Amharic version pain self-efficacy questionnaire in people with low back pain in Ethiopia
The Pain Self-Efficacy Questionnaire (PSEQ) is a valid and reliable instrument that evaluates pain self-efficacy beliefs in people with pain conditions. However, it has not been validated and used in Ethiopia.... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 25, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Mulugeta Bayisa Chala, Catherine Donnelly, Yemataw Wondie, Setareh Ghahari and Jordan Miller Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The concept of a cementless isoelastic monoblock cup made of highly cross-linked polyethylene infused with vitamin E: radiological analyses of migration and wear using EBRA and clinical outcomes at mid-term follow-up
The newest generation of cementless titanium-coated, isoelastic monoblock cup with vitamin E-blended highly cross-linked polyethylene (HXLPE) was introduced to the market in 2009. The aim of the present study ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 23, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yama Afghanyar, Sebastian Joser, Jonas Tecle, Philipp Drees, Jens Dargel, Philipp Rehbein and Karl Philipp Kutzner Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Fractal lacunarity of trabecular bone in vertebral MRI to predict osteoporotic fracture risk in over-fifties women. The LOTO study
Osteoporotic fractures are a major cause of morbidity in the elderly. Menopausal women represent the population with the highest risk of early osteoporosis onset, often accompanied by vertebral fractures (VF).... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 23, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Annamaria Zaia, Roberto Rossi, Roberta Galeazzi, Manuela Sallei, Pierluigi Maponi and Pietro Scendoni Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Study protocol: randomized controlled trial of opioid-free vs. traditional perioperative analgesia in elective orthopedic surgery
The medical community is beginning to recognize the contribution of prescription opioids in the growing national opioid crisis. Many studies have compared the safety and efficacy of alternative analgesics to o... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 23, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Elaine Z. Shing, Daniel Leas, Caleb Michalek, Meghan K. Wally and Nady Hamid Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Mortality in older adults following a fragility fracture: real-world retrospective matched-cohort study in Ontario
Recent studies are lacking reports on mortality after non-hip fractures in adults aged> 65. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 23, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jacques P. Brown, Jonathan D. Adachi, Emil Schemitsch, Jean-Eric Tarride, Vivien Brown, Alan Bell, Maureen Reiner, Thiago Oliveira, Ponda Motsepe-Ditshego, Natasha Burke and Lubomira Slatkovska Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The radiographic, pulmonary, and clinical outcomes of patients with severe rigid spinal deformities treated via halo ‐pelvic traction
The severe rigid deformity patients with pulmonary dysfunction could not tolerate complicated corrective surgery. Preoperative traction are used to reduce the curve magnitude and improve the pulmonary function... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 23, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jian Chen, Wen-yuan Sui, Jing-fan Yang, Yao-long Deng, Jing Xu, Zi-fang Huang and Jun-lin Yang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

One ‐level mini‐open pedicle subtraction osteotomy for treating spinal kyphosis in patients with ankylosing spondylitis
To report a mini-open pedicle subtraction osteotomy (PSO) technique, to summarize the 2-year follow-up results of 25 patients, and to describe a modified operating table which allows the osteotomy to be closed... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 22, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yu Wang, Chunde Li, Long Liu and Longtao Qi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

What factors are associated with health ‐related quality of life among patients with chronic musculoskeletal pain? A cross‐sectional study in primary health care
Chronic musculoskeletal pain (CMP) affects daily life function and is the most prevalent disorder in primary health care. The primary objective was to examine demographic factors and pain characteristics assoc... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 22, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Kirsti Krohn Garnaes, Siv M ørkved, Øyvind Salvesen, Torgrim Tønne, Lars Furan, Gudmund Grønhaug, Ottar Vasseljen and Hege Hølmo Johannessen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Handgrip strength: a reliable predictor of postoperative early ambulation capacity for the elderly with hip fracture
A common sequela of hip fracture is loss of ambulation capacity. Prediction of postoperative ambulation capacity is important for surgical and rehabilitation decision making. Handgrip strength is a quick and c... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 22, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Chih-Mai Chang, Cheng-Hung Lee, Cheng-Min Shih, Shun-Ping Wang, Yung-Cheng Chiu and Cheng-En Hsu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

An unusual example of hereditary multiple exostoses: a case report and review of the literature
Hereditary multiple exostoses (HME) is a rare skeletal disorder characterised by a widespread. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 21, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Rebecca Chilvers, James A. Gallagher, Nathan Jeffery and Alistair P. Bond Tags: Case report Source Type: research

New insights into intrinsic foot muscle morphology and composition using ultra ‐high‐field (7-Tesla) magnetic resonance imaging
The intrinsic muscles of the foot are key contributors to foot function and are important to evaluate in lower limb disorders. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), provides a non-invasive option to measure muscle... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 21, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Melinda M. Franettovich Smith, James M. Elliott, Aiman Al-Najjar, Kenneth A. Weber II, Mark A. Hoggarth, Bill Vicenzino, Paul W. Hodges and Natalie J. Collins Tags: Technical advance Source Type: research

Development and validation of a shoulder-specific body-perception questionnaire in people with persistent shoulder pain
There is evidence that people with persistent shoulder pain exhibit findings consistent with the presence of sensorimotor dysfunction. Sensorimotor impairments can manifest in a variety of ways, and further de... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 21, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Tomohiko Nishigami, Akihisa Watanabe, Toshiki Maitani, Hayato Shigetoh, Akira Mibu, Benedict Martin Wand, Mark J. Catley, Tasha R. Stanton and G. Lorimer Moseley Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Primary clear cell sarcoma of the femur: a unique case with RT-PCR and direct sequencing confirmation of EWSR1/ATF1 fusion gene
It is very rare for clear cell sarcomas (CCS) to arise in the bone. During diagnosis, it is important to distinguish primary CCS of bone from bone metastasis of melanoma because this difference fundamentally c... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 21, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yuta Kubota, Kazuhiro Tanaka, Masanori Hisaoka, Tsutomu Daa, Tatsuya Iwasaki, Masanori Kawano, Ichiro Itonaga and Hiroshi Tsumura Tags: Case report Source Type: research

What is the impact of knee morphology on posterior cruciate ligament avulsion fracture in men and women: a case control study
Several studies on the relationship between morphological parameters and traumatic diseases of the knee have already been conducted. However, few studies focused on the association between knee morphology and ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 21, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ning Fan, Yong-chen Zheng, Lei Zang, Cheng-gang Yang, Shuo Yuan, Peng Du, Yan-mei Liu, Qing Zhao and Jin-wei Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Unplanned hospital readmission after surgical treatment for thoracic spinal stenosis: incidence and causative factors
To assess the incidence and causative factors of unplanned hospital readmission within 90 days after surgical treatment of thoracic spinal stenosis (TSS). (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 20, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hui Wang, Longjie Wang, Zhuoran Sun, Shuai Jiang and Weishi Li Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Topical co ‐administration of zoledronate with recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2 can induce and maintain bone formation in the bone marrow environment
Bone morphogenetic proteins (BMPs) induce osteogenesis in various environments. However, when BMPs are used alone in the bone marrow environment, the maintenance of new bone formation is difficult owing to vig... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 20, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hideki Ueyama, Yoichi Ohta, Yuuki Imai, Akinobu Suzuki, Ryo Sugama, Yukihide Minoda, Kunio Takaoka and Hiroaki Nakamura Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Anthropometry of the medial femoral condyle in the Chinese population: the morphometric analysis to design unicomparmental knee component
This study aimed to assess the radii of the distal and posterior articular surfaces of the medial femoral condyle in a Chinese population and provide detailed parameters of the knee joint for the future design... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 20, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Feifan Lu, Xiaowei Sun, Weiguo Wang, Qidong Zhang and Wanshou Guo Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Is there a correlation between upper lumbar disc herniation and multifidus muscle degeneration? A retrospective study of MRI morphology
The purpose of the study is to investigate the correlation between upper lumbar disc herniation (ULDH) and multifidus muscle degeneration via the comparison of width, the cross-sectional area and degree of fat... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 19, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Chong Liu, Jiang Xue, Jingjing Liu, Gang Ma, Abu Moro, Tuo Liang, Haopeng Zeng, Zide Zhang, Guoyong Xu, Zhaojun Lu and Xinli Zhan Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Unprecedented tibial bone lengthening of 33.5  cm by distraction osteogenesis for the reconstruction of a subtotal tibial bone defect. A case report and literature review
We present a case of an immense unprecedented tibial bone lengthening of 33.5  cm. The management of chronic osteomyelitis of the right tibia with subtotal tibial bone defect, talus defect and equinus ankle def... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 18, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Abdulnassir Ali, Ying Ren, Chun-Hao Zhou, Jia Fang and Cheng-He Qin Tags: Case report Source Type: research

The effect of the sagittal plane osteotomy inclination on the posterior tibial slope in medial open wedge HTO: experimental study with a square column model
Medial open-wedge high tibial osteotomy (HTO) is an effective and safe treatment method for medial osteoarthritis of the knee. However, unintended changes in the posterior tibial slope (PTS) may occur. Several... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 18, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Sang Won Moon, Ji Young Ryu, Sung-Jae Lee, Sang Won Woo, Sin Hyung Park and Young Choi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Early patellofemoral articular cartilage degeneration in a rat model of patellar instability is associated with activation of the NF- κB signaling pathway
Patellar instability (PI) often increases the possibility of lateral patellar dislocation and early osteoarthritis. The molecular mechanism of early articular cartilage degeneration during patellofemoral osteo... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 18, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Wei Lin, Huijun Kang, Yike Dai, Yingzhen Niu, Guangmin Yang, Jinghui Niu, Ming Li and Fei Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A new tool in percutaneous anterior odontoid screw fixation
Percutaneous anterior odontoid screw fixation for odontoid fractures remains challenging due to the complex anatomy of the craniocervical junction. We designed a new guide instrument to help with the placement... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 18, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yan Wang, Min Li, Guanxing Cui, Jing Li, Zhiliang Guo, Dahai Zhang, Haijun Teng and Haijiang Lu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The role of lymphocyte-monocyte ratio on axial spondyloarthritis diagnosis and sacroiliitis staging
Axial spondyloarthritis (axial SpA) is a chronic inflammatory disorder could lead to disability due to the failure of timely treatment. The role of lymphocyte-to-monocyte ratio (LMR) in axial SpA remains uncle... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 16, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jing Wang, Jinyu Su, Yuan Yuan, Xiaxia Jin, Bo Shen and Guoguang Lu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Cervical sagittal alignment after Prestige LP cervical disc replacement: radiological results and clinical impacts from a single-center experience
Cervical disc replacement (CDR) has been widely used to treat one- and two-level cervical degenerative disc disease. Studies have shown the effectiveness of CDR in preserving range of motion (ROM) and delaying... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 15, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Xiaofei Wang, Yang Meng, Hao Liu, Hua Chen, Beiyu Wang and Ying Hong Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Osteoporotic vertebral fracture misdiagnosed as “normal postoperative phenomenon” in post decompression surgery: a case report
Previous research and published literature indicate that some patients with spinal diseases who underwent percutaneous transforaminal endoscopic decompression (PTED) still suffer some discomfort in the early r... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 15, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Li-sheng Hou, Dong Zhang, Feng Ge, Hai-feng Li and Tian-jun Gao Tags: Case report Source Type: research