Transpedicular bi ‐vertebrae wedge osteotomy in treatment of post‐tubercular spinal deformity: a retrospective study
In the late stage of spinal tuberculosis, the bony destruction and vertebral collapse often leads to significant kyphosis, presenting clinically as a painful gibbus deformity, with increased instability, verte... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 12, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yi Huang, Wenhao Hu, Jing Li, Tianhao Wang, Huawei Liu, Guoquan Zheng, Xuesong Zhang and Yan Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The medial tangent of the proximal tibia is a suitable extra-articular landmark in determining the tibial anteroposterior axis
Tibial rotational alignment in total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is generally determined based on intra-articular structure, and can be difficult to ascertain in some cases. The aim of this study was to investigat... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 12, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hyunho Lee, Takanobu Sumino, Takashi Suzuki, Yutaka Sano, Noriyuki Endo, Yingshih Chang, Hirohisa Fujimaki, Keinosuke Ryu and Kazuyoshi Nakanishi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

En bloc resection and reconstruction of a huge chondrosarcoma involving multilevel upper thoracic spine and chest wall: case report
En bloc resection of malignant tumors involving upper thoracic spine is technically difficult. We surgically treated a patient with grade 2 chondrosarcoma involving T1 –5, left upper thoracic cavity, and chest ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 12, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Xiaodong Tang, Zhenyu Cai, Ruifeng Wang, Tao Ji and Wei Guo Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Correction to: Cardiovascular and musculoskeletal health disorders associate with greater decreases in physical capability in older women
An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 12, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Samuli Juopperi, Reijo Sund, Toni Rikkonen, Heikki Kr öger and Joonas Sirola Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Augmented cerclage wire improves the fixation strength of a two-screw construct for humerus split type greater tuberosity fracture: a biomechanical study
Poor functional outcome can result from humeral greater tuberosity (GT) fracture if not treated appropriately. A two-screw construct is commonly used for the surgical treatment of such injury. However, loss of... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 12, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Chao-Jui Chang, Wei-Ren Su, Kai-Lan Hsu, Chih-Kai Hong, Fa-Chuan Kuan, Chih-Hsun Chang and Cheng-Li Lin Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Do acute inflammatory cytokines affect 3- and 12-month postoperative functional outcomes –a prospective cohort study of 12 patients with proximal tibia fractures
Patients with intra-articular fractures tend to develop post-traumatic osteoarthritis (PTOA). The initial inflammatory response with elevation of inflammatory cytokines following joint trauma might be responsi... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 10, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Imran Jamal Iversen, That Minh Pham and Hagen Schmal Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Risk factors of ankle osteoarthritis in the treatment of critical bone defects using ilizarov technique
Distraction osteogenesis using the Ilizarov external circular fixator has been applied in lower limb reconstructive surgery widely. The increasing ankle osteoarthritis (OA) progression and severity are often a... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 9, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Kai Liu, Feiyu Cai, Yanshi Liu, Alimujiang Abulaiti, Peng Ren and Aihemaitijiang Yusufu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Biomechanical effect of different plate-to-disc distance on surgical and adjacent segment in anterior cervical discectomy and fusion - a finite element analysis
The plate-to-disc distance (PDD) is an important factor affecting the degeneration of adjacent segments after anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF). However, the most suitable PDD is controversial. Th... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 9, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Xing Guo, Jiaming Zhou, Yueyang Tian, Liang Kang and Yuan Xue Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Person-centred care in osteoarthritis and inflammatory arthritis: a scoping review of people ’s needs outside of healthcare
Arthritis, regardless of cause, has significant physical, social and psychological impacts on patients. We aimed to identify the non-healthcare needs perceived by patients with inflammatory arthritis (IA) and ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 9, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jessica L. Fairley, Maheeka Seneviwickrama, Sabrina Yeh, Shane Anthony, Louisa Chou, Flavia M. Cicuttini, Kaye Sullivan, Andrew M. Briggs and Anita E. Wluka Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Metacarpal shaft fixation: a biomechanical comparison of dorsal plating, lag screws, and headless compression screws
Metacarpal shaft fractures are common and can be treated nonoperatively. Shortening, angulation, and rotational deformity are indications for surgical treatment. Various forms of treatment with advantages and ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 7, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Felix G. E. Dyrna, Daniel M. Avery III, Ryu Yoshida, David Lam, Simon Oeckenp öhler, Mark P. Cote, Elifho Obopilwe, Craig M. Rodner and Augustus D. Mazzocca Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Outcomes of the rotating hinge knee in revision total knee arthroplasty with a median follow-up of 6.2  years
The purpose of this study was to determine the mid-term clinical, radiographic and health-related quality of life (HRQoL) outcomes and define the survival rate in patients who had undergone revision total knee... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 7, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jake von Hintze, Mika Niemel äinen, Harri Sintonen, Jyrki Nieminen and Antti Eskelinen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Diagnostic accuracy of sensory and motor tests for the diagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome: a systematic review
The objective of this study was to... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 7, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Armaghan Dabbagh, Joy C. MacDermid, Joshua Yong, Tara L. Packham, Luciana G. Macedo and Maryam Ghodrati Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Chronic type C3 distal humeral fracture associated with massive bone defects treated by open reduction and internal fixation with iliac crest autografts: a case report
Chronic intercondylar fractures of the distal humerus with massive bone defects and severe comminution in the metaphysis are rare and complex injuries that are challenging for surgeons to treat, as reconstruct... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 7, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yejun Zha, Kehan Hua, Maoqi Gong and Xieyuan Jiang Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Radiological tarsal bone morphology in adolescent age of congenital clubfeet treated with the Ponseti method
Major abnormalities of tarsal bone shape after surgical clubfoot treatment are well known from the literature. The Ponseti method has gained widespread acceptance in primary treatment of congenital clubfeet. D... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 6, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Johannes Hamel, Hubert H örterer and Norbert Harrasser Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Frailty as a risk factor for postoperative complications in adult patients with degenerative scoliosis administered posterior single approach, long-segment corrective surgery: a retrospective cohort study
With the population aging worldwide, adult degenerative scoliosis (ADS) is receiving increased attention. Frailty, instead of chronological age, is used for assessing the patient ’s overall physical condition. ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 6, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Bin Li, Xianglong Meng, Xinuo Zhang and Yong Hai Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The increased motion of lumbar induces ligamentum flavum hypertrophy in a rat model
The purpose of this study was to establish a novel rat model for ligamentum flavum (LF) hypertrophy using increased motion of lumbar and to elucidate the etiology of (LFH). (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 6, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Baojian Wang, Chunyu Gao, Ping Zhang, Wu Sun, Jingru Zhang and Jinghua Gao Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Use of Gracile and semi-tendinosus tendons (GRAST) for the reconstruction of irreparable rotator cuff tears
Irreparable rotator cuff tears are common and difficult to treat. Techniques for “filling the loss of substance” require fixation to the rotator cuff stump (tendon augmentation) or to the glenoid (superior cap... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 5, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Marie Protais, Maxime Laurent-Perrot, Micka ël Artuso, M. Christian Moody, Alain Sautet and Marc Soubeyrand Tags: Technical advance Source Type: research

A novel method to establish the rabbit model of knee osteoarthritis: intra-articular injection of SDF-1 induces OA
Animal model of Knee Osteoarthritis (OA) is the primary testing methodology for studies on pathogenic mechanisms and therapies of human OA disease. Recent major modeling methods are divided into artificially i... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 3, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Canzhang Li, Yinhong He, Yanlin Li, Guoliang Wang, Dejian Liu, Guofeng Cai and Chuan He Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Prognostic factors for the improvement of pain and disability following multidisciplinary rehabilitation in patients with chronic neck pain
Recent clinical studies have demonstrated the effectiveness of specific, multidisciplinary, bio-psychosocial, rehabilitation programmes for chronic neck pain. However, prognostic factors for the improvement of... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 3, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Martin Weigl, Josefine Letzel and Felix Angst Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Biomechanical characteristics of tibio-femoral joint after partial medial meniscectomy in different flexion angles: a finite element analysis
Recent studies have pointed out that arthroscopy, the commonly-used surgical procedure for meniscal tears, may lead to an elevated risk of knee osteoarthritis (KOA). The biomechanical factors of KOA can be cla... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 2, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Xiaohui Zhang, Shuo Yuan, Jun Wang, Bagen Liao and De Liang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Long-term results after the one-stage posterior-only surgical correction of thoraco-lumbar kyphoscoliosis in congenital spine deformity caused by two ipsilateral hemi-vertebrae
Two ipsilateral hemivertebrae is less common and presents severe growth imbalance caused by the vertebral anomalies. However, there is a paucity of reports regarding to two ipsilateral thoracolumbar hemiverteb... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 2, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Xuhong Xue, Sheng Zhao, Feng Miao, Kai Li and Bin Zhao Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Clinical predictors for deep vein thrombosis on admission in patients with intertrochanteric fractures: a retrospective study
Limited studies were available to investigate the prevalence of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) on admission in elderly patients with intertrochanteric fractures. The aim of present study was to evaluate risk facto... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 2, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jixing Fan, Fang Zhou, Xiangyu Xu, Zhishan Zhang, Yun Tian, Hongquan Ji, Yan Guo, Yang Lv, Zhongwei Yang and Guojin Hou Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Efficacy and safety of arthroscopic treatment for native acute septic arthritis of the hip joint in adult patients
As septic arthritis is time-dependent and has a propensity for irreversible joint damage, early diagnosis and treatment are needed. Frequently, adult patients with septic arthritis cannot undergo invasive surg... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 1, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Kensuke Fukushima, Yui Uekusa, Tomohisa Koyama, Yoshihisa Ohashi, Katsufumi Uchiyama, Naonobu Takahira and Masashi Takaso Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The first magnetically controlled growing rod (MCGR) in the world – lessons learned and how the identified complications helped to develop the implant in the past decade: case report
The first magnetically controlled growing rod (MCGR) was implanted in 2009. Since then multiple complications have been identified that have helped drive the development of the MCGR and its surgery. The aim of... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 1, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jason Pui Yin Cheung, Kam Yim Sze, Kenneth Man Chee Cheung and Teng Zhang Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Anti-IL17 antibody Secukinumab therapy is associated with ossification in giant cell tumor of bone: a case report of pathologic similarities and therapeutic potential similar to Denosumab
Giant cell tumor of bone is a benign, locally aggressive neoplasm. Surgical resection is the preferred treatment method. However, for cases in which resection poses an increased risk to the patient, denosumab ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 1, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Andrew Chandler, Meredith K. Bartelstein, Tomohiro Fujiwara, Cristina R. Antonescu, John H. Healey and Max Vaynrub Tags: Case report Source Type: research

The burden of chronic pain for patients with osteoarthritis in Germany: a retrospective cohort study of claims data
Osteoarthritis (OA) is a common condition that is often associated with chronic pain. Pain often leads patients to seek healthcare advice and treatment. In this retrospective cohort analysis of German longitud... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 31, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Marie Schild, Ulrike M üller, Ursula von Schenck, Sigurd Prieur and Robert Miller Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effectiveness of early switching from intravenous to oral antibiotic therapy in Staphylococcus aureus prosthetic bone and joint or orthopedic metalware-associated infections
The objective of this study was to compare the effect of early and lat... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 30, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: H élène Boclé, Jean-Philippe Lavigne, Nicolas Cellier, Julien Crouzet, Pascal Kouyoumdjian, Albert Sotto and Paul Loubet Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Efficacy and safety of duloxetine for postoperative pain after total knee arthroplasty in centrally sensitized patients: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
Postoperative residual knee pain after total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is a significant factor that contributes to patient dissatisfaction. Patients with preoperative central sensitization (CS) may be more susce... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 30, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Shicheng Wang, Wensheng Wang, Long Shao and Jing Ling Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

The trochanteric double contour is a valuable landmark for assessing femoral offset underestimation on standard radiographs: a retrospective study
Inaccurate projection on standard pelvic radiographs leads to the underestimation of femoral offset —a critical determinant of postoperative hip function—during total hip arthroplasty (THA) templating. We noted... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 29, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Stefan Bl ümel, Vincent A. Stadelmann, Marco Brioschi, Alexander Küffer, Michael Leunig and Hannes A. Rüdiger Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Urdu version of Oswestry disability index; a reliability and validity study
Oswestry Disability Index (ODI) is broadly used in clinical and research settings for assessing the disability level in patients with lumbar radiculopathy but it has not been translated into Urdu language acco... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 29, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Fareeha Amjad, Mohammad A. Mohseni-Bandpei, Syed Amir Gilani, Ashfaq Ahmad, Muhammad Waqas and Asif Hanif Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Associations between curve severity and revised Scoliosis Research Society-22 and scoliosis Japanese Questionnaire-27 scores in female patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: a multicenter, cross-sectional study
Patient-reported outcome measures are widely utilized to assess health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS). However, the association between HRQOL and curve s... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 29, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Toru Doi, Kei Watanabe, Tokuhide Doi, Hirokazu Inoue, Ryo Sugawara, Yasuhisa Arai, Osamu Shirado, Ken Yamazaki, Koki Uno, Haruhisa Yanagida, So Kato, Yuki Taniguchi, Yoshitaka Matsubayashi, Yasushi Oshima, Sakae Tanaka and Katsushi Takeshita Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The effects on pain, physical function, and quality of life of quadriceps strengthening exercises combined with Baduanjin qigong in older adults with knee osteoarthritis: a quasi-experimental study
Exercise is recommended as a principal treatment for individuals with knee osteoarthritis (KOA). However, the best choice for an optimal exercise program able to promote long-term compliance in KOA patients is... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 29, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Fenglan Wang, Xiaoli Zhang, Xiao Tong, Min Zhang, Fengmei Xing, Kun Yang, Nana Jiao and Zhiguang Duan Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Early postoperative clinical recovery of robotic arm-assisted vs. image-based navigated Total hip Arthroplasty
This study compared the early clinical recovery of total hip arthroplasty (THA) using computer navigation systems (nTHA) and robotic arm-assisted THA (rTHA). (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - March 29, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Nao Shibanuma, Kazunari Ishida, Tomoyuki Matsumoto, Koji Takayama, Yutaro Sanada, Masahiro Kurosaka, Ryosuke Kuroda and Shinya Hayashi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

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