Large autologous ilium with periosteum for tibiotalar joint reconstruction in R üedi-Allgöwer III or AO/OTA type C3 pilon fractures: a pilot study
Management of R üedi-Allgöwer III or AO/OTA type C3 pilon fracture presents numerous challenges to the orthopaedic surgeon. A joint preservation technique using a large autologous ilium with periosteum in combi... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 25, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Dong Li, Jiao Jiao Li, Yuanyuan Zhu, Fushan Hou, Yuan Li, Bin Zhao and Bin Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Bone mineral density reference values in Singaporean adults and comparisons for osteoporosis establishment – The Yishun Study
While there have been studies in Singapore on the prevalence and economic burden of osteoporotic hip fracture, there is a severe lack of reference data on bone mineral density and prevalence of osteoporosis. T... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 25, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Kexun Kenneth Chen, Shiou-Liang Wee, Benedict Wei Jun Pang, Lay Khoon Lau, Khalid Abdul Jabbar, Wei Ting Seah, Sivasubramanian Srinivasan, Mallya Ullal Jagadish and Tze Pin Ng Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Implant contamination as a cause of surgical site infection in spinal surgery: are single-use implants a reasonable solution? – a systematic review
In spine surgery, surgical site infection (SSI) is one of the main perioperative complications and is associated with a higher patient morbidity and longer patient hospitalization. Most factors associated with... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 25, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Friederike Sch ömig, Carsten Perka, Matthias Pumberger and Rudolf Ascherl Tags: Research Article Source Type: research

Biomechanical comparison between single-row with triple-loaded suture anchor and suture-bridge double-row rotator cuff repair
Numerous biomechanical and clinical studies comparing different techniques for rotator cuff repair have been reported, yet universal consensus regarding the superior technique has not achieved. A medially-base... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 24, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: He-Bei He, Yong Hu, Chuan Li, Cheng-Guo Li, Min-Cong Wang, Hui-Feng Zhu, Zhi-Wen Yan, Cheng-Long Pan and Tao Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Clinical practice and postoperative rehabilitation after knee arthroscopy vary according to surgeons ’ expertise: a survey among polish arthroscopy society members
Meniscus repair is a challenging task in knee arthroscopy. Currently, there are a variety of arthroscopic methods available for meniscus repair. The purpose of this study was to determine a consensus in menisc... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 23, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Pawe ł Bąkowski, Kamilla Bąkowska-Żywicka and Tomasz Piontek Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Adding exogenous biglycan or decorin improves tendon formation for equine peritenon and tendon proper cells in vitro
Tendon injuries amount to one of the leading causes of career-ending injuries in horses due to the inability for tendon to completely repair and the high reinjury potential. As a result, novel therapeutics are... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 23, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Monica Y. Pechanec, Tannah N. Boyd, Keith Baar and Michael J. Mienaltowski Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Comparison of conventional fenestration discectomy with Transforaminal endoscopic lumbar discectomy for treating lumbar disc herniation:minimum 2-year long-term follow-up in 1100 patients
To compare the efficacy of conventional interlaminar fenestration discectomy (IFD) with transforaminal endoscopic lumbar discectomy (TELD) for treating lumbar disc herniation (LDH). (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 23, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Quanyi Li and Yongchun Zhou Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Selective Glenohumeral external rotation deficit – sequelae of post-ORIF deltoid adhesions after treatment of the proximal humerus fracture
The deltopectoral approach is commonly used for plate stabilization of proximal humerus fracture. Although adhesions between the deltoid, plate, and humerus are common sequelae of plate ORIF, little is known a... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 22, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Micha ł Waszczykowski and Jarosław Fabiś Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Is low-back pain a limiting factor for senior workers with high physical work demands? A cross-sectional study
This study determined the joint association of LBP intensity and physic... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 21, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Patrick Pascal Nygaard, Sebastian Venge Skovlund, Emil Sundstrup and Lars Louis Andersen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The severity of developmental dysplasia of the hip does not correlate with the abnormality in pelvic incidence
The purpose of this study was to investigate the association between the severity of Developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH) and the abnormality in pelvic incidence (PI). (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 21, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Rongshan Cheng, Muyin Huang, Willem Alexander Kernkamp, Huiwu Li, Zhenan Zhu, Liao Wang and Tsung-Yuan Tsai Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Correction to: Concurrent validity and reliability of measuring range of motion during the cervical flexion rotation test with a novel digital goniometer
An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 21, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Kerstin Luedtke, Thomas Schoettker-K öniger, Toby Hall, Christine Reimer, Maike Grassold, Petra Hasselhoff-Styhler, Christian Neulinger, Max Obrocki, Philipp Przyhoda and Axel Schäfer Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Intravertebral cleft in pathological vertebral fracture resulting from spinal tuberculosis: a case report and literature review
Among common findings in osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures (OVCFs), the intravertebral cleft (IVC) is usually considered a benign lesion. The current study was aimed to present a rare case of verteb... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 18, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Liang Dong, Chunke Dong, Yuting Zhu and Hongyu Wei Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Tourniquet use in routine primary total knee arthroplasty is associated with a higher transfusion rate and longer postoperative length of stay: a real-world study
In an enhanced recovery after surgery program, a growing number of orthopedists are reconsidering the necessity of tourniquet use in total knee arthroplasty (TKA). However, the impact of tourniquet use on tran... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 18, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hong Xu, Jingli Yang, Jinwei Xie, Zeyu Huang, Qiang Huang, Guorui Cao and Fuxing Pei Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The impact of occupational and personal factors on musculoskeletal pain - a cohort study of female nurses, sonographers and teachers
Musculoskeletal pain is common in the general population and constitutes a major public health problem. A large proportion of these conditions may be work related. The aim of this study was to explore the relativ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 18, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Inger Arvidsson, Jenny Gremark Simonsen, Agneta Lindeg ård-Andersson, Jonas Björk and Catarina Nordander Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Variation in management of humeral and clavicular shaft fractures amongst fellowship trained orthopedic traumatologists
There exists a wide variety of opinions on the appropriate management of diaphyseal humeral and clavicular fractures amongst orthopedic surgeons. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 18, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Behnam Sharareh and Christopher Perkins Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Defining pain and interference recovery trajectories after acute non-catastrophic musculoskeletal trauma through growth mixture modeling
The objective of this study was to investigate the tra... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 17, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Joshua Y. Lee, David M. Walton, Paul Tremblay, Curtis May, Wanda Millard, James M. Elliott and Joy C. MacDermid Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Nailing vs. plating in comminuted proximal ulna fractures – a biomechanical analysis
Comminuted proximal ulna fractures are severe injuries with a high degree of instability. These injuries require surgical treatment, usually angular stable plating or double plating is performed. Nailing of pr... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 17, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Johannes Christof Hopf, Tobias Eckhard Nowak, Dorothea Mehler, Charlotte Arand, Dominik Gruszka, Ruben Westphal and Pol Maria Rommens Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Initial conservative treatment of osteochondral fracture of the patella following first-time patellar dislocation
There has been no gold standard of the initial treatment strategy for acute patellar dislocation (APD) with osteochondral fracture (OCF). Hence the study aim is firstly, to review and compare clinical outcomes... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 17, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Si Young Song, Tae-Soung Kim and Young-Jin Seo Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Need for post-operative outpatient appointments after discharge following cervical spinal surgery - a narrative review
In the Netherlands most patients are currently seen in an outpatient clinic after an anterior cervical discectomy, which is an effective neurosurgical procedure with relatively low rate of severe complications... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 15, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Karel de Bree, Femke Atsma, Erik J. van Lindert, Gert P. Westert and Ronald M. H. A. Bartels Tags: Review Source Type: research

The incidence of stroke among selected patients undergoing elective posterior lumbar fusion: a retrospective cohort study
The objective of this study wa... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 14, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Patrick J. Arena, Jingping Mo, Charu Sabharwal, Elizabeth Begier, Xiaofeng Zhou, Alejandra Gurtman, Qing Liu, Rongjun Shen, Charles Wentworth and Kui Huang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Timing for closed reduction procedure for developmental dysplasia of the hip and its failure analysis
It remains controversial whether the older age to perform closed reduction (CR) procedure for developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH), the higher incidence of complications. The aim of this study is to evalua... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 14, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Zhiqiang Zhang, Hao Li, Hai Li and Ziming Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Structural validity of the Boston Carpal Tunnel Questionnaire and its short version, the 6-Item CTS symptoms scale: a Rasch analysis one year after surgery
The Boston Carpal Tunnel Questionnaire (BCTQ) and its shorter version, the Six-Item Carpal Tunnel Symptoms Scale (CTS-6), are widely used for assessing function and/or symptoms in patients with carpal tunnel s... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 12, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Juhani Multanen, Jari Ylinen, Teemu Karjalainen, Joona Ikonen, Arja H äkkinen and Jussi P. Repo Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Retention of metals in periprosthetic tissues of patients with metal-on-metal total hip arthroplasty is reflected in the synovial fluid to blood cobalt transfer ratio in the presence of a pseudotumour
Modern metal-on-metal (MOM) arthroplasties were performed for over a decade before alarming reports of adverse metal reactions dramatically reduced their use. Failures are seen more often with high-wearing imp... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 12, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Tomi Nousiainen, Sanna Palosaari, Sirpa Per äniemi, Arja Tervahauta, Jaakko Niinimäki, Juhana Leppilahti and Petri Lehenkari Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A rare case report of laryngopharyngeal polyp formation following anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF)
Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion (ACDF) has been regarded as the “gold standard” treatment of cervical spondylosis. Though it has good outcomes, many complications still exist, such as loss of fixation,... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 12, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Xiucheng Li, Lei He, Wei He, Zuo Lv and Xuerong Chen Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Quercetin reduces tendon adhesion in rat through suppression of oxidative stress
Tendon adhesion is one of the most common clinical problems, which poses a considerable challenge to orthopedics doctors. Quercetin (QUE) as a popular drug at present, it has various biological functions, incl... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 11, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yuan Liang, Keteng Xu, Pei Zhang, Jiale Zhang, Pengtao Chen, Jinshan He, Yongchao Fang, Yuelai Zhou, Jingcheng Wang and Jianzhong Bai Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Correlation between bone turnover and metabolic markers with age and gender: a cross-sectional study of hospital information system data
Bone turnover and metabolic indicators are related to age and gender. Age and gender should be matched in subjects in disease control research of bone turnover and metabolism, but strict matching of gender and... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 10, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ju Shao, Shao-Song Zhou, Yuan Qu, Bi-Bo Liang, Qing-Hong Yu and Jing Wu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Classifications of good versus poor outcome following knee arthroplasty should not be defined using arbitrary criteria
A recently published paper by te Molder and colleagues in BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders confirmed prior reports indicating that definitions of good versus poor outcome cutoff scores for relevant knee arthropla... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 10, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Daniel L. Riddle and Levent Dumenci Tags: Correspondence Source Type: research

Minimally invasive dynamic screw stabilization using cortical bone trajectory
The conventional pedicle-screw-based dynamic stabilization process involves dissection of the Wiltse plane to cannulate the pedicles, which cannot be undertaken with minimal surgical invasion. Despite some rep... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 10, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Chih-Chang Chang, Chao-Hung Kuo, Hsuan-Kan Chang, Tsung-Hsi Tu, Li-Yu Fay, Jau-Ching Wu, Henrich Cheng and Wen-Cheng Huang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Single posterior debridement, interbody fusion, and fixation on patients with continuous multivertebral lumbar spine tuberculosis (CMLSTB)
Patients with continuous multi-vertebral lumbar spine tuberculosis (CMLSTB) were subjected to single posterior debridement, interbody fusion, and fixation to explore their clinical outcomes. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 10, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Weihong Long, Liqun Gong, Yaqing Cui, Jie Qi, Dapeng Duan and Weiwei Li Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The effect on work presenteeism of job retention vocational rehabilitation compared to a written self-help work advice pack for employed people with inflammatory arthritis: protocol for a multi-centre randomised controlled trial (the WORKWELL trial)
Work problems are common in people with inflammatory arthritis. Up to 50% stop work within 10  years due to their condition and up to 67% report presenteeism (i.e. reduced work productivity), even amongst those... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 10, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Alison Hammond, Chris Sutton, Sarah Cotterill, Sarah Woodbridge, Rachel O ’Brien, Kate Radford, Denise Forshaw, Suzanne Verstappen, Cheryl Jones, Antonia Marsden, Martin Eden, Yeliz Prior, June Culley, Paula Holland, Karen Walker-Bone, Yvonne Hough & he Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Comparison of patient-reported outcomes measurement information system and legacy instruments in multiple domains among older veterans with chronic back pain
Chronic low back pain (cLBP) results in significant physical, psycho-social and socioeconomic burden. Identifying efficient and reliable patient reported outcome measures is critical for research and clinical pur... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 8, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Rabih Nayfe, Matthieu Chansard, Linda S. Hynan, Eric M. Mortensen, Thiru Annaswamy, Liana Fraenkel and Una E. Makris Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A prospective study on cancer risk after total hip replacements for 41,402 patients linked to the Cancer registry of Norway
Concerns have been raised that implants used in total hip replacements (THR) could lead to increased cancer risk. Several different materials, metals and fixation techniques are used in joint prostheses and di... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 8, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Eva Dybvik, Ove Furnes, Leif I. Havelin, Sophie D. Foss å, Clement Trovik and Stein Atle Lie Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Contact pressure distribution of the hip joint during closed reduction of developmental dysplasia of the hip: a patient-specific finite element analysis
Developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH) is the most common deformity of the lower extremity in children. The biomechanical change during closed reduction (CR) focused on cartilage contact pressure (CCP) has n... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 8, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Zhiqiang Zhang, Dashan Sui, Haiyi Qin, Hai Li and Ziming Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Clinical indicators to identify neuropathic pain in low back related leg pain: a modified Delphi study
Neuropathic pain (NP) is common in patients presenting with low back related leg pain. Accurate diagnosis of NP is fundamental to ensure appropriate intervention. In the absence of a clear gold standard, exper... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 8, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jai Mistry, Deborah Falla, Tim Noblet, Nicola R. Heneghan and Alison Rushton Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The reliability of a restraint sensor system for the computer-supported detection of spinal stabilizing muscle deficiencies
The presence of muscular deficiency seems to be a major cause of back pain that requires counteractions. Considering that the autochthonous back muscles, responsible for straightening and stabilizing the spine... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 7, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Christian Pfeifle, Melanie Edel, Stefan Schleifenbaum, Andreas K ühnapfel and Christoph-Eckhard Heyde Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Central sensitization inventory scores correlate with pain at rest in patients with hip osteoarthritis: a retrospective study
Patients with persistent pain due to osteoarthritis (OA) complain of multiple symptoms that cannot be explained solely by structural changes. A poor correlation exists between structural and inflammatory chang... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 5, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yoshihisa Ohashi, Kensuke Fukushima, Gen Inoue, Kentaro Uchida, Tomohisa Koyama, Maho Tsuchiya, Katsufumi Uchiyama, Naonobu Takahira and Masashi Takaso Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The association between pelvic asymmetry and non-specific chronic low back pain as assessed by the global postural system
Empirical evidence that demonstrates the relationship between pelvic asymmetry and non-specific chronic low back pain (NCLBP) is currently lacking. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 5, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Qiuhua Yu, Huanjie Huang, Zhou Zhang, Xiaoqian Hu, Wenfeng Li, Le Li, Min Chen, Zhenwen Liang, Wai Leung Ambrose Lo and Chuhuai Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

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