Spinal cord injury in an adult patient with thoracic butterfly vertebra: a case report and review of the literature
Butterfly vertebrae are a rare congenital vertebral anomaly. An overlap of this spinal anomaly with other diseases has been reported. However, to the authors ’ knowledge, the coexistence of butterfly vertebrae ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 22, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ai-Bing Huang, Meng Bai, Huan Liu, Zhi-Yong Zhou and Jia-Xu Wei Tags: Case report Source Type: research

High rate of unexpected positive cultures in presumed aseptic revision of stiff shoulders after proximal humerus osteosynthesis
The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence of positive microbiology samples after osteosynthesis of proximal humerus fractures at the time of revision surgery and evaluate clinical characteristics... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 22, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Doruk Akg ün, Paulina-Maria Peters, Nina Maziak, Fabian Plachel, Marvin Minkus and Philipp Moroder Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Cross-cultural adaptation and validation of the Arabic version of the functional index for hand osteoarthritis
The Functional Index of Hand Osteoarthritis (FIHOA) is a clinically and methodologically validated score used to assess functional impact in patients with hand osteoarthritis (OA). The aim of the study was to ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 19, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Fatima Zahrae Taik, Latifa Tahiri, Hanan Rkain, Ilham Aachari, Emmanuel Maheu and Fadoua Allali Tags: Research article Source Type: research

On-site multi-component intervention to improve productivity and reduce the economic and personal burden of neck pain in Swiss office-workers (NEXpro): protocol for a cluster-randomized controlled trial
Non-specific neck pain and headache are major economic and individual burden in office-workers. The aim of this study is to investigate the effect of a multi-component intervention combining workstation ergono... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 19, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Andrea M Aegerter, Manja Deforth, Venerina Johnston, Markus J Ernst, Thomas Volken, Hannu Luomajoki, Beatrice Brunner, Julia Dratva, Gisela Sj øgaard, Achim Elfering and Markus Melloh Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Work ability and percentage of hours worked related to limitations in patients with upper extremity musculoskeletal disorders: a cross-sectional cohort study
The aim of this study was to assess the relationship between self-reported work ability and hours worked at the current time in Upper Extremity Musculoskeletal Disorders (UEMSD) patients. To further investigat... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 18, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: A. van Schaaijk, K. Nieuwenhuijsen and M. H. W. Frings-Dresen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Prognostic factors for overall survival in patients with spinal metastasis secondary to prostate cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis
To guide the selection of treatments for spinal metastases, the expected survival time is one of the most important determinants. Few scoring systems are fully applicable for spinal metastasis secondary to pro... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 17, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Zhong-yu Gao, Tao Zhang, Hui Zhang, Cheng-gang Pang and Wen-xue Jiang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The effect of treatment with a non-invasive foot worn biomechanical device on subjective and objective measures in patients with knee osteoarthritis- a retrospective analysis on a UK population
Osteoarthritis is a major cause of pain and disability worldwide, therefore ways of treating this condition are paramount to a successful health system. The purpose of the study was to investigate the changes ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 16, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Christopher Miles and Andrew Greene Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Long-term impact of sagittal malalignment on hardware after posterior fixation of the thoracolumbar spine: a retrospective study
The importance of sagittal alignment in healthy individuals and in reconstructive spinal surgery has been studied over the last 15  years. The aim of the present study was to assess the long-term effects of abn... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 16, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Mahmoud Elshamly, Reinhard Windhager, Stefan Toegel and Josef Georg Grohs Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The serious full-length forearm injury - a case report and literature review
Among upper limb injuries, carpal bone fractures and dislocation, Essex-Lopresti injury, and the terrible triad injury of the elbow are serious and relatively rare injuries. These injuries require surgical int... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 15, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jun Wang Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Impact of Spinopelvic sagittal alignment on the surgical outcomes of dropped head syndrome: a multi-center study
Most of the previous studies about the surgical treatment of dropped head syndrome (DHS) are small case series, and their primary outcome measures were cervical alignment parameters. Therefore, little is known... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 15, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yoshifumi Kudo, Tomoaki Toyone, Kenji Endo, Yuji Matsuoka, Ichiro Okano, Koji Ishikawa, Akira Matsuoka, Hiroshi Maruyama, Ryo Yamamura, Haruka Emori, Soji Tani, Toshiyuki Shirahata, Chikara Hayakawa, Yushi Hoshino, Tomoyuki Ozawa, Hidekazu Suzuki & hellip Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Management of intraoperative acetabular fracture in primary total hip arthroplasty
Intraoperative acetabular fracture(IAF) is a rare complication of primary total hip arthroplasty(THA). The previous reports have lacked a sufficiently large number of subjects to allow for an analysis of the c... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 15, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Juncheng Li, Quanbo Ji, Ming Ni, Qingyuan Zheng, Jingyang Sun and Guoqiang Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Open fenestration discectomy versus microscopic fenestration discectomy for lumbar disc herniation: a randomized controlled trial
This study compared the results of fen... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 15, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Sherwan A. Hamawandi, Injam Ibrahim Sulaiman and Ameer Kadhim Al-Humairi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A novel method for measurement of the occipital-cervical distance via the occiput-C4 distance
The aim of the present study was to describe and measure the occipital-cervical distance by a novel method utilizing the occiput-C4 distance (OC4D) in normal subjects, as a proposed tool to guide restoration o... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 15, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Chao Tang, Sheng Yang, Ye Hui Liao, Qiang Tang, Fei Ma, Qing Wang and De Jun Zhong Tags: Research article Source Type: research

High self-efficacy – a predictor of reduced pain and higher levels of physical activity among patients with osteoarthritis: an observational study
Self-efficacy is considered a core component in self-management. However, there is a lack of knowledge about the association between self-efficacy and health-related outcomes in osteoarthritis. The aim of this... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 13, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Åsa Degerstedt, Hassan Alinaghizadeh, Carina A. Thorstensson and Christina B. Olsson Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Efficacy of throwing exercise with TheraBand in male volleyball players with shoulder internal rotation deficit: a randomized controlled trial
The Glenohumeral internal-rotation deficit (GIRD) is related to the altered eccentric external-rotator (ER), the concentric internal-rotator (IR), muscle strength, and the ER: IR ratio. GIRD has been documente... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 13, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Mohsen Moradi, Malihe Hadadnezhad, Amir Letafatkar, Zohre Khosrokiani and Julien S. Baker Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Bilateral synovial chondromatosis of the elbow in an adolescent: a case report and literature review
Primary synovial chondromatosis is a rare benign disease that occurs in the joint mucosa. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 13, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jianming Mo, Jie Pan, Yun Liu, Wenyu Feng, Boxiang Li, Kai Luo, Weijia Mo, Huahao Lin and Shijie Liao Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Definitions of poor outcome after total knee arthroplasty: an inventory review
A significant proportion of patients experiences poor response (i.e. no or little improvement) after total knee arthroplasty (TKA) because of osteoarthritis. It is difficult to quantify the proportion of patie... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 13, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Malou E. M. te Molder, Jos é M. H. Smolders, Petra J. C. Heesterbeek and Cornelia H. M. van den Ende Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Biomechanical evaluation of autologous bone-cage in posterior lumbar interbody fusion: a finite element analysis
An autologous bone-cage made from the spinous process and laminae might provide a stability in posterior lumbar interbody fusion (PLIF) close that of the traditional-cage made of polyetheretherketone (PEEK) or... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 13, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Haodong Zhu, Weibin Zhong, Ping Zhang, Xiaoming Liu, Junming Huang, Fatai Liu and Jian Li Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Factors associated with screening positive for high falls risk in fragility fracture patients: a cross-sectional study
We sought to report the prevalence of fragility fracture patients who were screened at high falls risk using a large provincial database, and to determine the characteristics associated with being screened at ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 12, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Nooshin K. Rotondi, Dorcas E. Beaton, Rebeka Sujic, Earl Bogoch, Taucha Inrig, Denise Linton, Jennifer Weldon, Ravi Jain and Joanna E. M. Sale Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Healing pattern classification for thoracolumbar burst fractures after posterior short-segment fixation
Thoracolumbar burst fractures can be treated with posterior short-segment fixation. However, no classification can help to estimate whether the healed vertebral body will have sufficient stability after implan... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 12, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Changxiang Liang, Guihua Liu, Guoyan Liang, Xiaoqing Zheng, Dong Yin, Dan Xiao, Shixing Zeng, Honghua Cai and Yunbing Chang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Reliability of two different measuring techniques with computer tomography for penetration and distribution of cement in the proximal tibia after total knee arthroplasty
To evaluate the reliability of two different techniques for measuring penetration and distribution of the cement mantle in the proximal tibia after total knee arthroplasty (TKA) with Computer Tomography (CT) i... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 12, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hennie Verburg, Linda van Zeeland Koobs, Dieu Donn é Niesten, Peter Pilot and Nina Mathijssen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Activation of FoxO1/SIRT1/RANKL/OPG pathway may underlie the therapeutic effects of resveratrol on aging-dependent male osteoporosis
Age-dependent male osteoporosis remains a poorly studied medical problem despite its significance. It is estimated that at least 1 of 5 men will suffer from osteoporotic consequences. Given that multiple mecha... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 12, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Omnia Ameen, Rania I. Yassien and Yahya M. Naguib Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A posterior-only approach for ankylosing spondylitis (AS) with thoracolumbar pseudoarthrosis: a clinical retrospective study
Surgical treatment has been recommended by most surgeons to treat pseudarthrosis in ankylosing spondylitis (AS). However, there is still some debate on the necessity of anterior fusion. There is very limited l... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 11, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jianqiang Kou, Jianwei Guo, Xiangli Ji, Xiaojie Tang, Xiangyun Liu, Yuanliang Sun, Xiujun Zheng and Yingzhen Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Association of Modic change types and their short tau inversion recovery signals with clinical characteristics- a cross sectional study of chronic low back pain patients in the AIM-study
Modic Changes (MCs, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) signal changes in the vertebral bone marrow extending from the vertebral endplate) may represent a subgroup of nonspecific chronic low back pain that could ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 10, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Lars Christian Haugli Br åten, Elina Iordanova Schistad, Ansgar Espeland, Per Martin Kristoffersen, Anne Julsrud Haugen, Gunn Hege Marchand, Nils Vetti, Are Hugo Pripp, Thomas Istvan Kadar, Jan Sture Skouen, Margreth Grotle, Lars Grøvle, John-Anker Zwar Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Prevalence of ligamentous knee injuries in pedestrian versus motor vehicle accidents
The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence and characteristics of ligamentous knee injuries and to compare patient demographics, associated injuries and hospital stay to pedestrians who did not ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 10, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: R. Garrett Steinmetz, Matthew McDonald, Shaun Tkach, John Hamilton, Gregory Heigle, Kimberly Hollabaugh, David Teague and Douglas Rowles Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Fixation of delayed distal radial fracture involving metaphyseal diaphyseal junction in adolescents: a comparative study of crossed Kirschner-wiring and non-bridging external fixator
Conservative treatment remains the preferred choice for distal radius fracture in children. However, loss of reduction is problematic, especially in an older child. Crossed Kirschner-wires is widely used to tr... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 9, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jin Li, Saroj Rai, Xin Tang, Renhao Ze, Ruikang Liu and Pan Hong Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Physical function and lean body mass as predictors of bone loss after hip fracture: a prospective follow-up study
Predictors of bone deterioration after hip fracture have not been well characterized. The aim of this study was to examine the associations of physical function and lean body mass (LBM) with loss of bone densi... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 9, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Tuuli H. Suominen, Johanna Edgren, Anu Salpakoski, Mauri Kallinen, Tomas Cervinka, Timo Rantalainen, Timo T örmäkangas, Ari Heinonen and Sarianna Sipilä Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Anatomic healing after non-operative treatment of a large, displaced anterior glenoid rim fracture after primary traumatic anterior shoulder dislocation – a case report
Large, displaced anterior glenoid rim fractures after primary traumatic anterior shoulder dislocation are usually managed by surgical stabilization. Although there is little evidence supporting surgical manage... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 9, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Lukas Ernstbrunner, Malik Jessen and Karl Wieser Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Threshold-based quantification of fatty degeneration in the supraspinatus muscle on MRI as an alternative method to Goutallier classification and single-voxel MR spectroscopy
Conventional fat quantification methods for rotator cuff muscles have various limitations, such as inconsistent reliabilities of the Goutallier grades and need for advanced techniques in quantitative MRI seque... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 9, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Dokwan Lee, Ki-Taek Hong, Wonhee Lee, Eun Kyung Khil, Guen Young Lee, Jung-Ah Choi and Yongnam Song Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Femoral migration of the cementless Oxford which caused the bearing dislocation: a report of two cases
There are no previous reports on the complications around the femoral component of cementless Oxford unicompartmental knee arthroplasty (UKA). However, we experienced two cases of femoral migration to the prox... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 8, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hiroshi Inui, Shuji Taketomi, Ryota Yamagami, Kohei Kawaguchi and Sakae Tanaka Tags: Case report Source Type: research

The correlation between imaging expression of P16 and S100 in hypertrophic ligamentum flavum
Lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) is a common degenerative disease, which can lead to neurological dysfunction and requires surgical treatment. In the previous study, we used H&E staining and immunohistochemistry t... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 8, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Wei Hu, Yidong Liu, Shunli Kan, Tengfei Zhang, Zehua Jiang and Rusen Zhu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The effects of integrating work-related factors and improving cooperation in musculoskeletal physical therapy practice: protocol for the ‘WORK TO BE DONE’ cluster randomised controlled trial
Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are the primary cause of disability worldwide and a major societal burden. Recent qualitative research found that although a patient ’s work is considered important, physical th... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 8, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Nathan Hutting, Wiebke Oswald, Maria W.G. Nijhuis - van der Sanden, Monique Filart, Tamara Raaijmakers, Hendrik J. Bieleman, J. Bart Staal and Yvonne F. Heerkens Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Correction to: Screw fixation in stemless shoulder arthroplasty for the treatment of primary osteoarthritis leads to less osteolysis when compared to impaction fixation
An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 6, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Arad Alikhah, Jan-Phillipp Imiolczyk, Anna Krukenberg and Markus Scheibel Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Minimally invasive surgery for paravertebral or psoas abscess with spinal tuberculosis — a long-term retrospective study of 106 cases
Minimally invasive surgery (MIS) is a common treatment option for paravertebral or psoas abscesses (PAs) in patients with spinal tuberculosis (ST). However, its efficacy remains controversial. The aim of the s... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 6, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Zhifa Zhang, Yongyu Hao, Xiangyu Wang, Zhirong Zheng, Xuelin Zhao, Chunguo Wang, Xifeng Zhang and Xuesong Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Complications of bone transport technique using the Ilizarov method in the lower extremity: a retrospective analysis of 282 consecutive cases over 10  years
The treatment of large bone defects in lower limbs is a serious challenge for orthopedic surgeons and patients. The bone transport technique using the Ilizarov method has become the main treatment option for t... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 6, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yanshi Liu, Maimaiaili Yushan, Zhenhui Liu, Jialin Liu, Chuang Ma and Aihemaitijiang Yusufu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Performance in dynamic movement tasks and occurrence of low back pain in youth floorball and basketball players
Prospective studies investigating risk factors for low back pain (LBP) in youth athletes are limited. The aim of this prospective study was to investigate the association between hip-pelvic kinematics and vert... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 5, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: M. K. Rossi, K. Pasanen, A. Heinonen, S. Äyrämö, A. M. Räisänen, M. Leppänen, G. Myklebust, T. Vasankari, P. Kannus and J. Parkkari Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Treatment of open ankle dislocation without associated fractures in a young athlete using external fixation and ligament repair with suture tape augmentation
Ankle dislocation without fracture is an extremely rare injury because it is usually accompanied by concomitant malleolar fractures from the anatomical and mechanical viewpoints. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 5, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ryosuke Kawai, Itaru Kawashima, Makoto Tsukada, Takashi Tsukahara and Hideyuki Aoshiba Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Which disease-related factors influence patients ’ and physicians’ willingness to consider joint replacement in hip and knee OA? Results of a questionnaire survey linked to claims data
A great heterogeneity in total joint replacement (TJR) rates has been reported for osteoarthritis (OA), most likely arising from a gap between patients ’ and physicians’ views on the need for TJR. The purpose o... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 5, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Anne Postler, Jens Goronzy, Klaus-Peter G ünther, Toni Lange, Imke Redeker, Jochen Schmitt, Angela Zink and Johanna Callhoff Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Outcomes and potential mechanism of a protocol to optimize foot orthoses in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
Foot problems are highly prevalent in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Treatment of foot problems related to rheumatoid arthritis often consists of custom made foot orthoses. One of the assumed working mech... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 4, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Marloes Tenten-Diepenmaat, Joost Dekker, Jos W. R. Twisk, Elleke Huijbrechts, Leo D. Roorda and Marike van der Leeden Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Over 20  years of chronic patellar ligament rupture with severe knee osteoarthritis for Total knee Arthroplasty: a case report
We reported a case... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 3, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Xuejun Zhang, Yun Li, Jianfeng Chen, Chao Yan, Xiaoyi Tan and Huafang Liu Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Thermogenic diagnosis of periprosthetic joint infection by microcalorimetry of synovial fluid
Synovial fluid culture is the standard investigation for the preoperative diagnosis of periprosthetic joint infection (PJI). However, the culture has limited sensitivity and requires several days until result.... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 3, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Christian Morgenstern, Nora Renz, Sabrina Cabric, Elena Maiolo, Carsten Perka and Andrej Trampuz Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Association of ESR1 polymorphism rs2234693 and rs9340799 with postmenopausal osteoporosis in a Chinese population
Postmenopausal osteoporosis (PMO) is the most common type of primary osteoporosis. ESR1 polymorphism rs2234693 and rs9340799 has been widely studied as a candidate gene associated with PMO, however, the findings ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 3, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jin Shu, Junling Li, Yujuan Fu, Xuelian Hui, Yani Jin, Mengjie Chen, Xin Zheng and Yaowu Shi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Recurrent fifth metatarsal stress fractures in a professional soccer player with hypoparathyroidism: a case report
In this report, a case of recurrent fifth metatarsal stress fractures in a profession... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 3, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Itaru Kawashima, Atsushi Yamaga, Ryosuke Kawai, Yushi Hoshino and Shinya Ishizuka Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Comparison of clinical results of anteromedial and transtibial femoral tunnel drilling in ACL reconstruction
A femoral bone tunnel in ACL reconstruction can be constructed from the outside in or from the inside out. When doing it inside out, the approach can be via the anteromedial (AM) portal or through the tibial b... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 3, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Leena Metso, Kirsi-Maaria Nyrhinen, Ville Bister, Jerker Sandelin and Arsi Harilainen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Prevalence of generalized joint hypermobility in children with anxiety disorders
Concerning the high prevalence of anxiety disorders and joint hypermobility in children and the lack of related studies in this age group, we aimed to assess the association of hypermobility with anxiety disor... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 2, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Vadood Javadi Parvaneh, Shadialsadat Modaress, Ghazal Zahed, Khosro Rahmani and Reza Shiari Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Clinical, functional and radiographic outcomes of primary total hip arthroplasty between direct anterior approach and posterior approach: a systematic review and meta-analysis
The purpose of this systematic review and meta-analysis was to compare the direct anterior approach and posterior approach for primary total hip arthroplasty in terms of the clinical, functional and radiograph... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 2, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Linbo Peng, Yi Zeng, Yuangang Wu, Junfeng Zeng, Yuan Liu and Bin Shen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Differential proteomic analysis of fetal and geriatric lumbar nucleus pulposus: immunoinflammation and age-related intervertebral disc degeneration
Intervertebral disc degeneration (IVDD) is a major cause of low back pain. Although the mechanism of degeneration remains unclear, aging has been recognized as a key risk factor for IVDD. Most studies seeking ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 2, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Chensheng Qiu, Xiaolin Wu, Jiang Bian, Xuexiao Ma, Guoqing Zhang, Zhu Guo, Yan Wang, Yandong Ci, Qizun Wang, Hongfei Xiang and Bohua Chen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Percutaneous endoscopic-assisted direct repair of pars defect without general anesthesia could be a satisfying treatment alternative for young patient with symptomatic lumbar spondylolysis: a technique note with case series
Multiple surgical procedures are applied in young patients with symptomatic lumbar spondylolysis when conservative treatments fail. Although the optimal surgical procedure option is controversial, the treatmen... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - June 2, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Mengran Jin, Jun Zhang, Haiyu Shao, Jianwen Liu, Tingxiao Zhao and Yazeng Huang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

High incidence of surgical site infection may be related to suboptimal case selection for non-selective arterial embolization during resuscitation of patients with pelvic fractures: a retrospective study
In most institutions, arterial embolization (AE) remains a standard procedure to achieve hemostasis during the resuscitation of patients with pelvic fractures. However, the actual benefits of AE are controvers... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 30, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Chih-Yang Lai, I-Chuan Tseng, Chun-Yi Su, Yung-Heng Hsu, Ying-Chao Chou, Huan-Wu Chen and Yi-Hsun Yu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Short-term predictive potential of quantitative assessment of spinal cord impairment in patients undergoing French-door Laminoplasty for degenerative cervical myelopathy: preliminary results of an exploratory study exploiting intraoperative ultrasound data
To study the correlation of neurological function in degenerative cervical myelopathy (DCM) patients with quantitative assessment of spinal cord compression and impairment by intraoperative ultrasound imaging ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 30, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Guoliang Chen, Jiachun Li, Fuxin Wei, Qiao Ji, Wenyuan Sui, Bailing Chen, Xuenong Zou, Zuofeng Xu, Xizhe Liu and Shaoyu Liu Tags: Research article Source Type: research