A novel integrated global coronal aligner helps prevent post-operative standing coronal imbalance in adult spinal deformity patients fused to pelvis: technical notes and preliminary results
Chieving postoperative coronal balance in adult spinal deformity correction surgeries can be challenging. Even with T square rod technique, there were still some cases with good intraoperative coronal alignmen... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 26, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jiandang Zhang, Pengfei Chi, Junyao Cheng and Zheng Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Total hip arthroplasty using a three-dimensional porous titanium acetabular cup: an examination of micromotion using subject-specific finite element analysis
We investigated the mid-term clinical and radiological results of total hip arthroplasty (THA) using a three-dimensional (3D) porous titanium cup and analyzed the micromotion at the interface of the cup using ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 26, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Takaki Miyagawa, Kazu Matsumoto, Shingo Komura and Haruhiko Akiyama Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The evaluation of degeneration of posterior cruciate ligament using CT Hounsfield unit in knee osteoarthritis
Posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) degeneration is often seen in knee osteoarthritis (OA); however, there is no established method for its evaluation. The purpose of this study is to investigate whether the Hou... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 26, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yoshikazu Sumida, Tomoyuki Nakasa, Masakazu Ishikawa, Atsuo Nakamae and Nobuo Adachi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Heterotopic ossification in the post cruciate ligament of the knee: a case report and literature review
We present a rare case of symptomatic ossification of the po... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 26, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Cun Li, Zonggui Huang, K. C. Anil, Chendeng Lao, Qianghua Wu and Hongmian Jiang Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Tendon ‐to‐bone healing after repairing full‐thickness rotator cuff tear with a triple‐loaded single‐row method in young patients
Arthroscopic repair is recommended for young patients with full-thickness rotator cuff tears (RCTs), but the healing rates have raised concerns. The Southern California Orthopedic Institute (SCOI) row method h... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 26, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: He-Bei He, Tao Wang, Min-Cong Wang, Hui-Feng Zhu, Yue Meng, Cheng-Long Pan, Yong Hu, Xiao-Min Chao, Chun Yang Yang, Min Wang and Jian Feng Ou-Yang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Epidemiology of distal radius fractures in children and adults during the COVID-19 pandemic – a two-center study
Distal radius fractures (DRFs) constitute 15 –21% of all fractures. There are no detailed data on the possible changes in the epidemiology and treatment of DRFs in children and adults during the Covid pandemic. Th... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 26, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jaros ław Olech, Mariusz Ciszewski and Piotr Morasiewicz Tags: Research article Source Type: research

An acquired plica-induced notch in the medial femoral condyle in a patient with medial patellar plica syndrome: a case report
An inflamed and thickened medial patellar plica (MPP) caused by repeated mechanical irritation from trauma or overuse leads to impingement between the anterior medial femoral condyle and the medial articular f... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 24, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Sung-Jae Kim, Yong Gon Koh and Yong Sang Kim Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Synchronous or sequential cementless bilateral total hip arthroplasty for osseous ankylosed hips with ankylosing spondylitis
Bilateral osseous ankylosed hips secondary to ankylosis spondylitis (AS) are relatively rare but impact the quality of life hugely. Cementless total hip arthroplasty (THA) for bilateral osseous ankylosed hips ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 24, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ping Mou, Wei Nan Zeng, Yu Chen and Zongke Zhou Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Extending the straight leg raise test for improved clinical evaluation of sciatica: reliability of hip internal rotation or ankle dorsiflexion
The straight leg raise (SLR) is the most commonly applied physical tests on patients with sciatica, but the sensitivity and specificity ratings for disc hernia and neural compression leave areas for improvemen... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 24, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Janne Pesonen, Michael Shacklock, Pekka Rantanen, Jussi M äki, Lauri Karttunen, Markku Kankaanpää, Olavi Airaksinen and Marinko Rade Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Correction to: 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
An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 23, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Sang Won Moon, Ji Young Ryu, Sung-Jae Lee, Sang Won Woo, Sin Hyung Park and Young Choi Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Influence of Patella thickness on Patellofemoral pressure in total knee Arthroplasty
Patellofemoral complications are one of the major issues after total knee arthroplasty (TKA). Excessive patellofemoral joint pressure is associated with complications after TKA surgery, and the amount of patel... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 23, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hidenori Tanikawa, Mitsunori Tada, Ryo Ogawa, Kengo Harato, Yasuo Niki, Shu Kobayashi and Takeo Nagura Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Accuracy of a portable accelerometer-based navigation system for cup placement and intraoperative leg length measurement in total hip arthroplasty: a cross-sectional study
Complications after total hip arthroplasty (THA) are frequently the consequence of malpositioned components or leg length discrepancy after surgery. Recently, a new version of a portable, accelerometer-based h... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 23, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hiromasa Tanino, Yasuhiro Nishida, Ryo Mitsutake and Hiroshi Ito Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Association of the presence and its types of lamina fractures with posterior dural tear and neurological deficits in traumatic thoracic and lumbar burst fractures
The appropriate and optimal treatment for thoracic and lumbar (TL) burst fractures remains a topic of debate. Characterization of vertical laminar fractures (coronal cross-sectional imaging) is presented in th... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 23, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Xuchao Shi, Shate Xiang, Bo Dai and Zhennian He Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Which factors are associated with the prevalence of meniscal repair?
Purpose To investigate the potential factors associated with the prevalence of meniscal repair (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 22, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Xiaoxiao Song, Dongyang Chen, Xinsheng Qi, Qing Jiang and Caiwei Xia Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Double-trajectory lumbar screw placement guided by a set of 3D-printed surgical guide templates: a cadaver study
To improve the strength of posterior spine fixation in patients with osteoporosis, some scholars have proposed a method of simultaneously inserting traditional pedicle screws and cortical bone trajectory screw... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 22, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yonghui Zhao, Jinlong Liang, Haotian Luo, Yongqing Xu and Sheng Lu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Comprehensiveness and validity of a multidimensional assessment in patients with chronic low back pain: a prospective cohort study
Chronic low back pain is a multidimensional syndrome affecting physical activity and function, health-related quality of life and employment status. The aim of the study was to quantify the cross-sectional and... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 20, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Thomas Benz, Susanne Lehmann, Achim Elfering, Peter S. Sandor and Felix Angst Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The effect of physiotherapy in rotator cuff injury patients with platelet-rich plasma: study protocol of a non-randomized controlled trial
The study aims to identify whether Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) combined with early physiotherapy has an advantage over PRP alone for rotator cuff injury patients, regarding pain release, function score, tear si... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 20, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Chi Zhang, Jianxiong Wang, Li Wang, Yujie Xie, Fuhua Sun, Wei Jiang, Akira Miyamoto and Lei Lei Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Task-oriented exercises improve disability of working patients with surgically-treated proximal humeral fractures. A randomized controlled trial with one-year follow-up
General physiotherapy is a common means of rehabilitation after surgery for proximal humeral fracture (PHF). Better-targeted exercises seem worthy of investigation and the aim of this study was to assess the e... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 20, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Marco Monticone, Igor Portoghese, Daniele Cazzaniga, Valentina Liquori, Giuseppe Marongiu, Antonio Capone, Marcello Campagna and Giovanni Zatti Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Complications of clavicle fracture surgery in patients with concomitant chest wall injury: a retrospective study
This study aimed to investigate the complications after surgical clavicle fracture fixati... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 20, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Tsung-Han Yang, Huan-Jang Ko, Alban Don Wang, Wo-Jan Tseng, Wei-Tso Chia, Men-Kan Chen and Ying-Hao Su Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Preoperative factors predicting the severity of BMD loss around the implant after Total hip Arthroplasty
Stress shielding after total hip arthroplasty (THA) leads to loss of bone mineral density (BMD) around the femoral implants, particularly in the proximal area. Loss of BMD around the implant is likely to occur... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 19, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Akira Morita, Naomi Kobayashi, Hyonmin Choe, Taro Tezuka, Shota Higashihira and Yutaka Inaba Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Accuracy of radiographic measurement techniques for the Taylor spatial frame mounting parameters
The correction accuracy of the Taylor Spatial Frame (TSF) fixator depends considerably on the precise determination of the mounting parameters (MP). Incorrect parameters result in secondary deformities that re... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 18, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jan Gessmann, Sven Frieler, Matthias K önigshausen, Thomas A. Schildhauer, Yannik Hanusrichter, Dominik Seybold and Hinnerk Baecker Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Validity of a simple footprint assessment board for diagnosing the severity of flatfoot: a prospective cohort study
A simple, non-quantitative, and cost-effective diagnostic tool would enable the diagnosis of flatfoot without need for specialized training. A simple footprint assessment board that investigates which toe the ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 18, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Seikai Toyooka, Naoya Shimazaki, Youichi Yasui, Shuji Ando, Yasuaki Saho, Takumi Nakagawa, Hirotaka Kawano and Wataru Miyamoto Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Dynamic postural control correlates with activities of daily living and quality of life in patients with knee osteoarthritis
Knee osteoarthritis (OA) negatively affects dynamic postural control, which is a basic function that individuals use to perform activities of daily living (ADL). The purpose of this study was to investigate th... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 18, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Kento Sabashi, Tomoya Ishida, Hisashi Matsumoto, Kentaro Mikami, Takeshi Chiba, Masanori Yamanaka, Yoshimitsu Aoki and Harukazu Tohyama Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Early surgery with antibiotic medication was effective and efficient in treating pyogenic spondylodiscitis
Pyogenic spondylodiscitis (PSD) is challenging to the orthopedist with regards to diagnosis and treatment. The present study was designed to assess and suggest the most indicative diagnostic method and evaluat... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 18, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Wei Guo, Min Wang, Guangfu Chen, Kuan-Hung Chen, Yong Wan, Bailing Chen, Xuenong Zou and Xinsheng Peng Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Using arthroscopy combined with fluoroscopic technique for accurate location of the bone tunnel entrance in chronic ankle instability treatment
Minimally invasive reconstruction techniques are used for anatomical ligament construction of the lateral collateral ligament complex of the ankle, but the two key elements, the bone tunnel and the appropriate... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 18, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Shijun Wei, Dongsheng Fan, Fang Han, Ming Tang, Changwang Kong, Feng Xu and Xianhua Cai Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Extended field-of-view ultrasound imaging is reliable for measuring Transversus Abdominis muscle size at rest and during contraction
The strength and size of core muscles, including the abdominal muscles, are crucial to proper function in most activities. Therefore, it is important to reliably assess these characteristics. Our primary objec... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 17, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: A. Wayne Johnson, Lauren Adams, Jade B. Kho, Daniel M. Green, Nicolas B. Pace and Ulrike H. Mitchell Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Comparative short-term outcomes of enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) program and non-ERAS traditional care in elderly patients undergoing lumbar arthrodesis: a retrospective study
Enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) program is an evidence-based improvement over non-ERAS traditional care. The aim of the present study was to analyze the safety, feasibility, and efficacy of an ERAS prog... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 17, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Zhong-En Li, Shi-Bao Lu, Chao Kong, Wen-Zhi Sun, Peng Wang and Si-Tao Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Functional outcomes and complications of hook plate for bony mallet finger: a retrospective case series study
The treatment of mallet fracture using hook plate fixation was first introduced in 2007 and has subsequently shown excellent outcomes. Common complications, such as nail deformity and screw loosening, have als... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 16, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Wei-Chih Wang, Cheng-En Hsu, Chen-Wei Yeh, Tsung-Yu Ho and Yung-Cheng Chiu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A biomechanical analysis of four anterior cervical techniques to treating multilevel cervical spondylotic myelopathy: a finite element study
The decision to treat multilevel cervical spondylotic myelopathy (MCSM) remains controversial. The purpose of this study is to compare the biomechanical characteristics of the intervertebral discs at the adjac... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 15, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Zhonghai Li, Hui Liu, Ming Yang and Wentao Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Muscle volume imbalance may be associated with static posterior humeral head subluxation
The transverse force couple (TFC) of the rotator cuff (subscapularis vs. infraspinatus and teres minor muscle) is an important dynamic stabilizer of the shoulder joint in the anterior-posterior direction. In p... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 15, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Marian Mitterer, Nicholas Matis, Gernot Steiner, Imre Vasvary and Reinhold Ortmaier Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Cadaveric biomechanical analysis of multilevel lateral lumbar interbody fusion with and without supplemental instrumentation
This study was to evaluate and compare the biomechanical features of multilevel lateral lumbar interbody fusion (LLIF) with or without supplemental instrumentations. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 15, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Oujie Lai, Yunlin Chen, Qixin Chen, Yong Hu and Weihu Ma Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Interrater reliability for unilateral and bilateral tests to measure the popliteal angle in children and youth with cerebral palsy
Short hamstring muscles can cause several problems for children with cerebral palsy. The results of the clinical measurement of hamstring length are often used in decision-making about treatment of children wi... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 13, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Erika Cloodt, Joanna Krasny, Marek Jozwiak and Elisabet Rodby-Bousquet Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Finite element analysis of double ‐plate fixation using reversed locking compression‐distal femoral plates for Vancouver B1 periprosthetic femoral fractures
Internal fixation is recommended for treating Vancouver B1 periprosthetic femoral fractures. Although several fixation procedures have been developed with high fixation stability and union rates, long-term wei... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 13, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Daisuke Takahashi, Yoshihiro Noyama, Tsuyoshi Asano, Tomohiro Shimizu, Tohru Irie, Mohamad Alaa Terkawi and Norimasa Iwasaki Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Direct healthcare resource utilisation, health-related quality of life, and work productivity in patients with moderate rheumatoid arthritis: an observational study
The aim was to describe the population of patients with moderate rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in the United Kingdom and the burden of disease from the perspectives of the patient, caregiver, and health service. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 13, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: James Galloway, Julie Edwards, Shweta Bhagat, Ben Parker, Ai Lyn Tan, James Maxwell, Mike Wallington, Sophee Blanthorn-Hazell, Claire Bellamy and Zoe Cole Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Locking plate combined with titanium cable for Neer type II distal clavicle fractures
There is controversy about the optimal strategy treatment of unstable distal clavicle fractures. We explored use of a surgical strategy: combination of a distal clavicle locking plate and a titanium cable. The... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 12, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Fan Zhang, Qiang Fu, Yongchuan Li, Nan Lu, Aimin Chen and Liangyu Zhao Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Isolated thoracic intramedullary Erdheim-Chester disease presenting with paraplegia: a case report and literature review
Erdheim-Chester disease (ECD) is a rare, idiopathic, systemic non-Langerhans cell histiocytosis involving long bone and visceral organs. Central nervous system (CNS) involvement is uncommon and most cases deve... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 12, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ikchan Jeon and Joon Hyuk Choi Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Pentosan polysulfate sodium for Ross River virus-induced arthralgia: a phase 2a, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study
Alphaviruses, such as Ross River (RRV) and chikungunya virus (CHIKV), cause significant global morbidity, with outbreaks of crippling joint inflammation and pain, leaving patients incapacitated for months to y... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 12, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ravi Krishnan, Melanie Duiker, Penny A. Rudd, Donna Skerrett, James G. D. Pollard, Carolyn Siddel, Rifat Rifat, Jennifer H. K. Ng, Peter Georgius, Lara J. Hererro and Paul Griffin Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Identification of lncRNAs associated with the pathogenesis of ankylosing spondylitis
Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is a chronic autoimmune disease affecting the sacroiliac joint. To date, few studies have examined the association between long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) and AS pathogenesis. As suc... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 12, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Dan Huang, Jian Liu, Lei Wan, Yanyan Fang, Yan Long, Ying Zhang and Bingxi Bao Tags: Research article Source Type: research

High conversion rate to total hip arthroplasty after hemiarthroplasty in young patients with a minimum 10 years follow ‐up
This study aimed to evaluate the follow-up results of bipolar hemiarthroplasty (BHA) for more than 10 years in patients aged   (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 12, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Nam Hoon Moon, Won Chul Shin, Min Uk Do, Sang Woo Kang, Sang-Min Lee and Kuen Tak Suh Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Fear-of-falling and associated risk factors in persons with rheumatoid arthritis: a 1  year prospective study
Falls, associated injuries and fear-of-falling are common in adults with RA. Fear-of-falling can be a major consequence of, and as debilitating as falling, resulting in a cycle of activity restriction, reduced... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 10, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Emma K. Stanmore, Jackie Oldham, Dawn A. Skelton, Terence O ’Neill, Mark Pilling and Chris Todd Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Association of circulating B-type natriuretic peptide with osteoporosis in a Chinese type 2 diabetic population
Altered circulating levels and genetic variation of B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP), has been associated with lower bone mineral density (BMD) values and incidence of osteoporosis in peritoneal dialysis patie... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 10, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Pan Chen, Pijun Yan, Qin Wan, Zhihong Zhang, Yong Xu, Ying Miao and Jun Yang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Longitudinal study of MRI and functional outcome measures in facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy
Facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy (FSHD) is a patchy and slowly progressive disease of skeletal muscle. For MRI to be a useful biomarker in an FSHD clinical trial, it should reliably detect changes over r... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 10, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Leo H. Wang, Dennis W. W. Shaw, Anna Faino, Christopher B. Budech, Leann M. Lewis, Jeffrey Statland, Katy Eichinger, Stephen J. Tapscott, Rabi N. Tawil and Seth D. Friedman Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Correction to: Patterns of pain location in music students: a cluster analysis
An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 10, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Cinzia Cruder, Marco Barbero, Emiliano Soldini and Nigel Gleeson Tags: Publisher Correction Source Type: research

Low muscle mass affect hip fracture treatment outcomes in older individuals: a single-institution case-control study
Although sarcopenia has been known as a risk factor for hip fracture, only a few reports have described the impact of muscle mass on hip fracture treatment outcomes. The current study aimed to investigate the ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 9, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hiroki Iida, Taisuke Seki, Yoshihito Sakai, Tsuyoshi Watanabe, Norimitsu Wakao, Hiroki Matsui and Shiro Imagama Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The importance of appropriate diagnostics in prosthetic joint infection: letter to the editor of BMC musculoskeletal disorders
Assessment of a new diagnostic test must be performed against an acceptable and validated standard to allow comparison with other studies. We are concerned that the adoption of lower diagnostic criteria in thi... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 8, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Martin McNally, Marjan Wouthuyzen-Bakker, Ricardo Sousa, Bridget Atkins and Alex Soriano Tags: Correspondence Source Type: research

Invited reply to the letter to the editor by McNally et al., 2021
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Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 8, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Christian Morgenstern, Nora Renz, Sabrina Cabric, Elena Maiolo, Carsten Perka and Andrej Trampuz Tags: Correspondence Source Type: research

A case of Schnitzler ’s syndrome without monoclonal gammopathy successfully treated with canakinumab
Schnitzler ’s syndrome (SchS) is a rare autoinflammatory syndrome with diagnostic challenge and be characterized by chronic urticaria, a monoclonal gammopath, periodic fever and bone pain. In addition to the mo... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 8, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yuya Fujita, Tomoyuki Asano, Akira Sakai, Natsumi Norikawa, Toshiyuki Yamamoto, Haruki Matsumoto, Shuzo Sato, Jumpei Temmoku, Makiko Yashiro-Furuya, Naoki Matsuoka, Hiroshi Watanabe and Kiyoshi Migita Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Incidence and predictors of surgical site infection after distal femur fractures treated by open reduction and internal fixation: a prospective single ‐center study
There remain limited data on the epidemiological characteristics and related predictors of surgical site infection (SSI) after open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF) for distal femur fractures (DFFs). We ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 8, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Chao Zhu, Junzhe Zhang, Junyong Li, Kuo Zhao, Hongyu Meng, Yanbin Zhu and Yingze Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Hypertension is associated with osteoporosis: a case-control study in Chinese postmenopausal women
Osteoporosis and cardiovascular disease (CVD) are age-related diseases. It is reported that patients with CVD have a higher risk of bone loss. This retrospective study sought to reveal the association between ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 7, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hao Chai, Jirong Ge, Li Li, Jianyang Li and Yunjin Ye Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The risk factors of postoperative delirium in patients with hip fracture: implication for clinical management
Delirium is a common complication of hip surgery patients. It is necessary to investigate the epidemiological characteristics and related risk factors of delirium after hip fracture surgery, to provide evidenc... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 7, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Weifang Xu, Haiping Ma, Wang Li and Chen Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research