Correlation between severity of spinal stenosis and multifidus atrophy in degenerative lumbar spinal stenosis
Degenerative lumbar spinal stenosis (DLSS) is a common degenerative condition in older adults. Muscle atrophy (MA) is a leading cause of muscle weakness and disability commonly reported in individuals with spi... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 12, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Gen Xia, Xueru Li, Yanbing Shang, Bin Fu, Feng Jiang, Huan Liu and Yongdong Qiao Tags: Research Source Type: research

Two-stage exchange Arthroplasty for knee Periprosthetic joint infection exhibit high infection recurrence rate in patients with chronic viral hepatitis
Currently, there is little evidence about the outcome of two-stage exchange arthroplasty for the treatment of knee periprosthetic joint infection (PJI) in patients with chronic viral hepatitis. To evaluate it,... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 12, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jui-ping Chen, Chih-hsiang Chang, Yu-chih Lin, Sheng-hsun Lee, Hsin-nung Shih and Yuhan Chang Tags: Research Source Type: research

Measuring recovery after open lower limb fractures: combined objective functional tests and global perceived recovery outperform narrower metrics and a standard generic patient reported outcome measure
Open lower limb fractures are serious injuries requiring combined ortho-plastic surgery and have significantly worse outcomes than similar closed fractures. There is little objective published data to determin... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 12, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ian Pallister, Gregory Jack Handley, Sharon Maggs, Ann-Marie Davies, Amanda Kyle, Owen Bodger and Hywel Dafydd Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Low intensity pulsed ultrasound (LIPUS) use for the management of instrumented, infected, and fragility non-unions: a systematic review and meta-analysis of healing proportions
Non-union occurs in approximately 5 to 10% of fracture patients, with certain bones at greater risk of failing to heal. Non-unions have a significant impact on socioeconomic costs and the patients short and lo... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 11, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ross Leighton, Mark Phillips, Mohit Bhandari and Robert Zura Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Clinical outcomes of arthroscopic and navigation-assisted two tunnel technique for coracoclavicular ligament augmentation of acute acromioclavicular joint dislocations
The purpose of this study was to present a navigated image-free augmentation technique for the acromioclavicular joint (ACJ) and coracoclavicular (CC) ligaments and to report the clinical and radiological outc... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 9, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jan Theopold, Ralf Henkelmann, Claus Zhang, Tobias Sch öbel, Georg Osterhoff and Pierre Hepp Tags: Research Source Type: research

Risk analysis of pulmonary metastasis of chondrosarcoma by establishing and validating a new clinical prediction model: a clinical study based on SEER database
The prognosis of lung metastasis (LM) in patients with chondrosarcoma was poor. The aim of this study was to construct a prognostic nomogram to predict the risk of LM, which was imperative and helpful for clin... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 9, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Wenle Li, Shengtao Dong, Haosheng Wang, Rilige Wu, Huitao Wu, Zhi-Ri Tang, Junyan Zhang, Zhaohui Hu and Chengliang Yin Tags: Research Source Type: research

Novel therapeutic interventions towards improved management of septic arthritis
Septic arthritis (SA) represents a medical emergency that needs immediate diagnosis and urgent treatment. Despite aggressive treatment and rapid diagnosis of the causative agent, the mortality and lifelong dis... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 9, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jian Wang and Liucai Wang Tags: Review Source Type: research

Impact of surgical site infection on patients ’ outcome after fixation of tibial plateau fractures: a retrospective multicenter study
This study aimed to evaluate the impact of SSI on patients’ outcome after fixation of tibial plateau... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 9, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ralf Henkelmann, Richard Glaab, Meinhard Mende, Christopher Ull, Philipp-Johannes Braun, Christoph Katthagen, Tobias J Gensior, Karl-Heinz Frosch and Pierre Hepp Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A new integrated behavioural intervention for knee osteoarthritis: development and pilot study
Exercise-based approaches have been a cornerstone of physiotherapy management of knee osteoarthritis for many years. However, clinical effects are considered small to modest and the need for continued adherenc... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 8, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Stephen J. Preece, Nathan Brookes, Anita E. Williams, Richard K. Jones, Chelsea Starbuck, Anthony Jones and Nicola E. Walsh Tags: Research Source Type: research

Identification of factors related to behaviors associated with musculoskeletal pain among elementary students
Musculoskeletal pains are among evident health problems in children and adolescents. Backpack carrying behaviors and the sitting postures are among behavioral factors associated with musculoskeletal pain in sc... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 8, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Forouzan Rezapur-Shahkolai, Elham Gheysvandi, Akram Karimi-Shahanjarini, Leili Tapak, Rashid Heidarimoghadam and Iman Dianat Tags: Research Source Type: research

Orthotic treatment of idiopathic toe walking with a lower leg orthosis with circular subtalar blocking
There is no universally accepted treatment standard for idiopathic toe walking patients (ITW) in the current literature. None of the established methods provide homogenous satisfying results. In our department... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 7, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: N. Berger, M. Bauer, A. Hapfelmeier, M. Salzmann and P. M. Prodinger Tags: Research Source Type: research

Plantar load transfer in children: a descriptive study with two pathological case studies
Typical gait is often considered to be highly symmetrical, with gait asymmetries typically associated with pathological gait. Whilst gait symmetry is often expressed in symmetry ratios, measures of symmetry do... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 7, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Alexis Brierty, Christopher P. Carty, Claudia Giacomozzi, Teresa Phillips, Henry P. J. Walsh, David Bade and Sean Horan Tags: Research Source Type: research

Limited predictive value of illness perceptions for short-term poor recovery in musculoskeletal pain. A multi-center longitudinal study
Musculoskeletal pain (MSP) is recognized worldwide as a major cause of increased years lived with disability. In addition to known generic prognostic factors, illness perceptions (IPs) may have predictive valu... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 7, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: E. J. de Raaij, H. Wittink, J. F. Maissan, P. Westers and R. W. J. G. Ostelo Tags: Research Source Type: research

An accurate method of measuring shoulder sling compliance: a validation study
The effect of postoperative shoulder sling compliance on surgical outcomes is unknown. The goal was to determine an accurate method to measure sling compliance. We compared volunteer recorded sling wear time w... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 7, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Anshum Sood, Ashley Klein, Samir Kaveeshwar, Derek L. Jones, Grant Duvall, James Paul Hovis, Tristan B. Weir, Blessing Enobun, S. Ashfaq Hasan, R. Frank Henn 3rd, Jonathan D. Packer and Mohit N. Gilotra Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Lumbar Scheuermann ’s disease found in a patient with osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) caused by a heterozygous mutation in COL1A2 (c.4048G  >  A): a case report
Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is a heterogeneous connective tissue disorder characterized by increased bone fragility and a series of extraskeletal manifestations. Approximately 90  % of OI cases are caused by t... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 7, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Shiwei Wang, Xiaoli Wang, Xiaochun Teng, Songbai Li, Hanyi Zhang, Zhongyan Shan and Yushu Li Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Effects of self-management education programmes on self-efficacy for osteoarthritis of the knee: a systematic review of randomised controlled trials
Enhancing self-efficacy to manage symptoms and functions is an important aspect of self-management for patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA). Many reports have investigated the effects of self-management educ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 5, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Daisuke Uritani, Hitoshi Koda and Sho Sugita Tags: Research Source Type: research

Pressure pain thresholds in individuals with knee pain: a cross-sectional study
Knee osteoarthritis (KOA), chronic widespread pain (CWP) and overweight/obesity are public health problems that often coincide, and there is a multifactorial and unclear relationship between them. The study ai... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 5, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Charlotte Sylwander, Ingrid Larsson, Emma Haglund, Stefan Bergman and Maria L.E. Andersson Tags: Research Source Type: research

Unilateral premature osteoarthritis of the hip with excessive anteversion of the femoral neck developing in the early second decade: two surgical cases
We report two patients with unilateral OA in their ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 5, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Takahiro Nishimura, Hideaki Watanabe, Naoya Taki, Saki Onuma and Ichiro Kikkawa Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Quantitative measurements of adaptive bone remodeling around the cemented Zimmer ® segmental stem after tumor resection arthroplasty using dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry
Limb salvage surgery (LSS) is the preferred method for treatment of patients with sarcomas and to a greater extent also to patients with metastatic bone disease. The aim of the present study was to evaluate th... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 5, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Christina Enciso Holm, Peter Horstmann, Michala Skovlund S ørensen, Karen Dyreborg and Michael Mørk Petersen Tags: Research Source Type: research

In vitro and in vivo tenocyte-protective effectiveness of dehydroepiandrosterone against high glucose-induced oxidative stress
This study aimed to investigate the in vitro and in vivo protective effects of DHEA against high glucose-induced oxida... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 5, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Shintaro Mukohara, Yutaka Mifune, Atsuyuki Inui, Hanako Nishimoto, Takashi Kurosawa, Kohei Yamaura, Tomoya Yoshikawa and Ryosuke Kuroda Tags: Research Source Type: research

The effect of surgeon-controlled variables on construct stiffness in lateral locked plating of distal femoral fractures
Nonunion following treatment of supracondylar femur fractures with lateral locked plates (LLP) has been reported to be as high as 21  %. Implant related and surgeon-controlled variables have been postulated to ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 4, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Michael J. Weaver, George W. Chaus, Aidin Masoudi, Kaveh Momenzadeh, Amin Mohamadi, Edward K Rodriguez, Mark S. Vrahas and Ara Nazarian Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Preoperative prevalence of deep vein thrombosis in patients scheduled to have surgery for degenerative musculoskeletal disorders
Although the incidence of symptomatic pulmonary thromboembolism after elective surgery for degenerative musculoskeletal disorders is comparatively low, it is extremely detrimental to both patients and health-c... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 4, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Keigo Sato, Hideki Date, Takehiro Michikawa, Mitsuhiro Morita, Kazue Hayakawa, Shinjiro Kaneko and Nobuyuki Fujita Tags: Research Source Type: research

A Malaysian Delphi consensus on managing knee osteoarthritis
The 2013 Malaysian Clinical Practice Guidelines on the Management of Osteoarthritis (OA) recommend a linear step-up approach to manage knee OA. However, patients with knee OA often require a multimodal approac... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 4, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Swan Sim Yeap, Syamsul Rizal Abu Amin, Hazlyna Baharuddin, Kar Chai Koh, Joon Kiong Lee, Verna Kar Mun Lee, Nor Hamdan Mohamad Yahaya, Cheh Chin Tai and Maw Pin Tan Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The correlation between the change of Hounsfield units value and Modic changes in the lumbar vertebral endplate
To evaluate the changes of Hounsfield units (HU) value in different types of Modic changes (MCs) and to analyze the correlation between the change of HU value and area ratio of MCs region, bone mineral density... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 2, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jiandong Zhu, Hao Wu, Yilei Chen, Junhui Liu, Zhi Shan, Shunwu Fan and Fengdong Zhao Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Using a mixture of local bone dust and morselized bone as graft materials in single- and double-level ACDF
Using a cage filled with local bone in anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) can eliminate morbidities associated with autograft harvest from the iliac crest while achieving high fusion rates. However... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 2, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Fei Ma, Shicai Xu, Yehui Liao, Qiang Tang, Chao Tang, Qing Wang and Dejun Zhong Tags: Research Source Type: research

Non-elective and revision arthroplasty are independently associated with hip and knee prosthetic joint infection caused by Acinetobacter baumannii: a Brazilian single center observational cohort study of 98 patients
Prosthetic joint infection (PJI) caused by Acinetobacter baumannii (Ab) has become a growing concern due to its overwhelming ability to express resistance to antibiotics and produce biofilm. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 2, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Raquel Bandeira da Silva, Rodrigo Otavio Araujo and Mauro Jos é Salles Tags: Research Source Type: research

Association between serum bone biomarker levels and therapeutic response to abatacept in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA): a multicenter, prospective, and observational RA ultrasound cohort study in Japan
To evaluate the effect of treatment on serum bone biomarkers and explore whether serum bone biomarkers are associated with therapeutic response in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients treated with abatacept. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 1, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Shin-ya Kawashiri, Yushiro Endo, Ayako Nishino, Momoko Okamoto, Sosuke Tsuji, Ayuko Takatani, Toshimasa Shimizu, Remi Sumiyoshi, Tomohiro Koga, Naoki Iwamoto, Kunihiro Ichinose, Mami Tamai, Hideki Nakamura, Tomoki Origuchi, Toshiyuki Aramaki, Yukitaka Uek Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Intraoperative rotational kinematics and its influence on postoperative clinical outcomes differ according to age in Unicompartmental knee Arthroplasty
Although Oxford unicompartmental knee arthroplasty (UKA) is used in patients of wide age ranges, there is no clear information regarding the age differences in terms of intraoperative femorotibial rotational k... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 1, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Kohei Kawaguchi, Hiroshi Inui, Shuji Taketomi, Ryota Yamagami, Kenichi Kono, Shin Sameshima, Tomofumi Kage and Sakae Tanaka Tags: Research Source Type: research

Maturation process of regenerated tissues after single-stage simultaneous autologous particulated cartilage implantation and open wedge high tibial osteotomy for articular cartilage defects with medial osteoarthritis of bilateral knees: a case report
Open wedge high tibial osteotomy (OWHTO) is an effective treatment option for young and middle-aged active patients with medial unicompartmental knee osteoarthritis (OA). In addition, particulated cartilage im... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 31, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yasushi Oshima, Norishige Iizawa, Shinro Takai and Tokifumi Majima Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Hallux valgus deformity and postural sway: a cross-sectional study
Hallux valgus deformity has been reported to be associated with increased postural sway. However, the direction and magnitude of postural sway associated with hallux valgus remain inconclusive. We assessed the... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 31, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hiroaki Omae, Takashi Ohsawa, Naohiro Hio, Kazuhiko Tsunoda, Takuya Omodaka, Shogo Hashimoto, Akira Ueno, Tsuyoshi Tajika, Yoichi Iizuka and Hirotaka Chikuda Tags: Research Source Type: research

Intraoperative hypothermia in patients undergoing Total knee arthroplasty: a cross-sectional study from a developing country
Intraoperative hypothermia is associated with various risk factors, morbidity, and mortality in patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty (TKA), increasing the emotional and financial burden on patients. Thi... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 31, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ronika Devi Ukrani, Aiman Arif, Anum Sadruddin, Obada Hasan and Shahryar Noordin Tags: Research Source Type: research

Reverse wedge effect following intramedullary nail fixation of trochanteric fracture, what does it imply?
Lag screw cut-out is the most common cause of fixation failure of trochanteric fractures. Intraoperative assessment of fracture reduction and fixation quality is vital to avoid fracture reduction and achieve g... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 29, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Wei Hao, Long Fang, Shuangshuang Yin, Yongjie Lin and Bingchen Wang Tags: Correspondence Source Type: research

Extra-articular migration of PEEK interference screw after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a report of two cases
The interference screw is the most popular device that fixes the graft for anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction, reducing the incidence of windshield effect and bungee effect. For the screw, either metall... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 29, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Chao-Hua Fang, Ming Li, Yun-Feng Zhang and Hua Liu Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Treatment of Rotator Cuff Tears with platelet rich plasma: a prospective study with 2 year follow ‐up
Surgical treatment of full-thickness rotator cuff (RC) tears is associated with generally good results. There is no consensus regarding treatment of partial thickness tears that fail conservative treatment. Th... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 29, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Chadwick C Prodromos, Susan Finkle, Alexandra Prodromos, Jasmine Li Chen, Aron Schwartz and Lucas Wathen Tags: Research Source Type: research

Effects of behavioural exercise therapy on the effectiveness of multidisciplinary rehabilitation for chronic non-specific low back pain: a randomised controlled trial
The long-term effects of behavioural medical rehabilitation (BMR), as a type of multidisciplinary rehabilitation, in the treatment of chronic non-specific low back pain (CLBP) have been shown. However, the spe... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 29, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jana Semrau, Christian Hentschke, Stefan Peters and Klaus Pfeifer Tags: Research Source Type: research

The burden of hip and knee osteoarthritis in Finnish occupational healthcare
Osteoarthritis (OA) is a leading cause of disability and pain especially among older adults, but it is also known to affect working age individuals, often leading to reduced productivity and increased healthca... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 29, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Milla Summanen, Liisa Ukkola-Vuoti, Samu Kurki, Samuli Tuominen and Rami Madanat Tags: Research Source Type: research

Hip arthroscopy has good clinical outcomes in the treatment of osteoid osteoma of the acetabulum
Osteoid osteoma (OO) of the acetabulum is a relatively rare disease. However, the the clinical outcomes of hip arthroscopy for treatment of OO of the acetabulum are still uncertain. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 28, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Guanying Gao, Ruiqi Wu, Rongge Liu, Yingfang Ao, Jianquan Wang and Yan Xu Tags: Research Source Type: research

Duloxetine reduces pain after Total hip arthroplasty: a prospective, randomized controlled study
Previous studies have demonstrated the efficacy of duloxetine in reducing postoperative pain and opioid consumption. However, the effect of duloxetine on total hip arthroplasty (THA) remains unclear. The objec... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 28, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hao Li, Wei-Nan Zeng, Zi-Chuan Ding, Ming-Cheng Yuan, Yong-Rui Cai and Zong-Ke Zhou Tags: Research Source Type: research

Intra-and interobserver reliability of determining the femoral footprint of the torn anterior cruciate ligament on MRI scans
Re-injury rates following reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) are significant; in more than 20% of patients a rupture of the graft occurs. One of the main reasons for graft failure is malpos... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 28, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: M. J. M. Zee, R. A. Sulaihem, R. L. Diercks and I. van den Akker-Scheek Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Does patient positioning influence blood loss and transfusion rate in hip replacement for femoral neck fractures? A single-centre, retrospective chart review
We compared blood loss and transfusion frequency between the lateral decubitus and the supine position in patients undergoing hip replacement surgery due to femoral neck fractures. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 28, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Thomas Haider, Jesse Seilern und Aspang, Claudia Gahleitner, Stefan Plesser and Stefan Hajdu Tags: Research Source Type: research

Testing the proportional hazards assumption in cox regression and dealing with possible non-proportionality in total joint arthroplasty research: methodological perspectives and review
Survival analysis and effect of covariates on survival time is a central research interest. Cox proportional hazards regression remains as a gold standard in the survival analysis. The Cox model relies on the ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 28, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ilari Kuitunen, Ville T. Ponkilainen, Mikko M. Uimonen, Antti Eskelinen and Aleksi Reito Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Efficacy of the “Eiffel tower” double titanium elastic nailing in combined management of congenital pseudarthrosis of the tibia: preliminary outcomes of 17 cases with review of literature
Difficulty in obtaining union, recurrent fractures, and residual deformities remain the problems challenging the management of congenital pseudarthrosis of the tibia (CPT). We applied the “Eiffel Tower” double... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 28, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Xiaoyu Wang, Li Shi, Rui Zhang, Wenbo Wang, Feng Wang, Mengwei Wang, Ze Xu, Rongtai Zuo, Jia Xu and Qinglin Kang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Measurement of femoral posterior condylar offset and posterior tibial slope in normal knees based on 3D reconstruction
Femoral posterior condylar offset (PCO) and posterior tibial slope (PTS) are important for postoperative range of motion after total knee arthroplasty (TKA). However, normative data of PCO and PTS and the corr... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 27, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Liangxiao Bao, Shengwei Rong, Zhanjun Shi, Jian Wang and Yang Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Development of foot length in children with congenital clubfoot up to 7 years of age: a prospective follow-up study
This study aimed first to describe the development of foot length in a consecutive series of children with congenital clubfoot and second to relate foot length ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 27, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Evgenia Manousaki, Anna-Clara Esbj örnsson, Gunnar Hägglund and Hanneke Andriesse Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A posterolateral sheared fracture of the tibial plateau: a case presentation
Among tibial plateau fractures, one specialized type is the posterolateral column fracture. There are few published studies on posterolateral tibial plateau fractures with a sheared fragment that was wedged in... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 27, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jinyi Feng, Yang Gu, Wuji You and Gang Rui Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Use of conservative therapy before and after surgery for carpal tunnel syndrome
Conservative therapies are typically offered to individuals who experience mild or intermittent symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) or postoperatively to subjects who have undergone carpal tunnel release.... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 26, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Juhani Multanen, Mikko M. Uimonen, Jussi P. Repo, Arja H äkkinen and Jari Ylinen Tags: Research Source Type: research

Effects of eccentric exercises on improving ankle dorsiflexion in soccer players
The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of targeted eccentric calf muscle exercises compared to regular training on ankle dorsiflexion in healthy adolescent soccer players with a decreased ankle ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 26, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Iris Femmigje Lagas, Duncan E. Meuffels, Edwin Visser, Floor P. Groot, Max Reijman, Jan A.N. Verhaar and Robert-Jan de Vos Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Osteitis fibrosa cystica mimicking bone tumor, a case report
We report a case of osteitis fibrosa cystica, a rare benign resorptive bone lesion caused by hyperparathyroidism, that presented on imaging as an aggressive bone tumor. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 25, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Maya L. Nasser, Serge Medawar, Tonine Younan, Halim Abboud and Viviane Trak-Smayra Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Bone Sclerostin and Dickkopf-related protein-1 are positively correlated with bone mineral density, bone microarchitecture, and bone strength in postmenopausal osteoporosis
Wnt-catenin signaling antagonists sclerostin and dickkopf-related protein-1 (Dkk-1) inhibit bone formation and are involved in the pathogenesis of postmenopausal osteoporosis (PO). However, the association bet... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 25, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jia Peng, Zhang Dong, Zhang Hui, Wang Aifei, Deng Lianfu and Xu Youjia Tags: Research Source Type: research

The influence of preoperative knee flexion contracture severity on short-term outcome of orthopedic surgery in ambulatory children with bilateral cerebral palsy
Indications and cutoff value of deformities to determine surgical procedures for flexed knee gait are not clear. The aim was to determine the influence of none or mild, and moderate preoperative knee flexion c... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 25, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Evelina Pantzar-Castilla, Brian Po-Jung Chen, Freeman Miller and Jacques Riad Tags: Research Source Type: research