Infected Schmorl ’s node: a case report
Schmorls node (SN) are mostly asymptomatic and incidental findings on MRI. However, sometimes they present like acute onset low back pain or acute exacerbation of chronic back pain after minor trauma. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 2, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hyeun Sung Kim, Harshavardhan Dilip Raorane, Sagar Bhupendra Sharma, Pang Hung Wu and Il-Tae Jang Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Proper mechanical stress promotes femoral head recovery from steroid-induced osteonecrosis in rats through the OPG/RANK/RANKL system
This study aimed to probe the role of mechanical stress in the femoral h... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 2, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Dapeng Fu, Kairong Qin, Sheng Yang, Jianmin Lu, Haoyi Lian and Dewei Zhao Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Decreased angiogenic and increased apoptotic activities of bone microvascular endothelial cells in patients with glucocorticoid-induced osteonecrosis of the femoral head
Glucocorticoid-induced osteonecrosis of the femoral head (ONFH) is closely associated with the dysfunction of the bone microvascular endothelial cells (BMECs). The present study investigated the angiogenic and... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 29, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Huachen Yu, Pei Liu, Wei Zuo, Xiaowei Sun, Hongzhi Liu, Feifan Lu, Wanshou Guo and Qidong Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Reconstruction of finger joints using autologous rib perichondrium – an observational study at a single Centre with a median follow-up of 37 years
Gratifying long-term results are difficult to achieve when reconstructing osteoarthritic finger joints. Implant surgery is the most commonly used method to restore function and dexterity. However, all types of... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 29, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Daniel Muder, Ola Nilsson and Torbj örn Vedung Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effect and potential risks of using multilevel cement-augmented pedicle screw fixation in osteoporotic spine with lumbar degenerative disease
The increase of augmented level and bone cement dose are accompanied by the rising incidence of cement leakage (CL) of cement-augmented pedicle screw instrumentation (CAPSI). But the effect and potential risks... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 28, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yong-chao Tang, Hui-zhi Guo, Dan-qing Guo, Pei-jie Luo, Yong-xian Li, Guo-ye Mo, Yan-huai Ma, Jian-cheng Peng, De Liang and Shun-cong Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The effects of shockwave therapy on musculoskeletal conditions based on changes in imaging: a systematic review and meta-analysis with meta-regression
Shockwave therapy (SWT) is a commonly used intervention for a number of musculoskeletal conditions with varying clinical outcomes. However, the capacity of SWT to influence pathophysiological processes and the... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 28, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hani Al-Abbad, Sophie Allen, Susan Morris, Jackie Reznik, Erik Biros, Bruce Paulik and Anthony Wright Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Diagnosis of avulsion fractures of the distal fibula after lateral ankle sprain in children: a diagnostic accuracy study comparing ultrasonography with radiography
The purpose of this study was to determine the diagnostic accuracy of ultrasonography for the diagnosis of avulsion fractures of the distal fibula for lateral ankle sprain in children and compare it to that of... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 28, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yoshiyuki Takakura, Satoshi Yamaguchi, Ryuichiro Akagi, Makoto Kamegaya, Seiji Kimura, Hirofumi Tanaka and Tetsuro Yasui Tags: Research article Source Type: research

No functional differences in anatomic reconstruction with one vs. two suture anchors after non-simultaneous bilateral distal biceps brachii tendon rupture: a case report and review of the literature
Surgical reattachment of the tendon is still the gold standard for ruptures of the distal biceps brachii tendon. Several fixation techniques have been described in the literature, with suture anchors being one... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 27, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Manuel Wei ßenberger, Tizian Heinz, Kilian Rueckl, Maximilian Rudert, Alexander Klug, Reinhard Hoffmann and Kay Schmidt-Horlohé Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Residual leg numbness after endoscopic discectomy treatment of lumbar disc herniation
Transforaminal endoscopic discectomy was popular in the treatment of lumbar disc herniation. Previous study focuses on the leg pain of disc herniation, and little study concern the residual leg numbness after ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 27, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Denglu Yan, Zaiheng Zhang and Zhi Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The association between psychological characteristics and physical activity levels in people with knee osteoarthritis: a cross-sectional analysis
The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between psychological characteristics and physical activity levels, measured as the average number of steps per day, in people with knee osteoarthritis (OA). (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 25, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Daisuke Uritani, Jessica Kasza, Penny K. Campbell, Ben Metcalf and Thorlene Egerton Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Correlation between benign joint hypermobility syndrome and primary focal hyperhidrosis in children: a novel concept
This study aimed to eval... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 24, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Vadood Javadi Parvaneh, Hoda Shahvaladi, Khosro Rahmani, Sara Javdani Yekta, Fatemeh Abdollah Gorji, Reza Shiari and Fahimeh Abdollahimajd Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Pain intensity and pressure pain thresholds after a light dynamic physical load in patients with chronic neck-shoulder pain
To investigate the development of pain intensity and pressure pain thresholds during and 24  h after a light dynamic physical load among patients with chronic neck-shoulder pain. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 23, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: A. Grimby-Ekman, C. Ahlstrand, B. Gerdle, B. Larsson and H. Sand én Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Patellar sleeve avulsion fracture in a patient with Sinding-Larsen-Johansson syndrome: a case report
Patellar sleeve avulsion (PSA) fractures are rare injuries that occur in in skeletally immature patients. Initial diagnosis is key to a successful outcome, as these injuries are easily overlooked on plain radi... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 23, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Andr és Schmidt-Hebbel, Felipe Eggers, Vincent Schütte, Andrea Achtnich and Andreas B. Imhoff Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of stratified blended physiotherapy in patients with non-specific low back pain: study protocol of a cluster randomized controlled trial
Patient education, advice on returning to normal activities and (home-based) exercise therapy are established treatment options for patients with non-specific low back pain (LBP). However, the effectiveness of... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 22, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Tjarco Koppenaal, Remco M. Arensman, Johanna M. van Dongen, Raymond W. J. G. Ostelo, Cindy Veenhof, Corelien J. J. Kloek and Martijn F. Pisters Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

A quality of life questionnaire for patients with scapula alata (SA-Q): development and validation
The objective of this study was to develop and validate a QoL questionnaire for SA patients. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 21, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Sigrid Tibaek and Janne Gadsboell Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effects of focal metallic implants on opposing cartilage – an in-vitro study with an abrasion test machine
For focal cartilage defects, biological repair might be ineffective in patients over 45  years. A focal metallic implant (FMI) (Hemi-CAP Arthrosurface Inc., Franklin, MA, USA) was designed to reduce symptoms. T... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 21, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Theresa Diermeier, Arne Venjakob, Kevin Byrne, Rainer Burgkart, Peter Foehr, Stefan Milz, Andreas B. Imhoff and Stephan Vogt Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Quality of life in chronic musculoskeletal symptomatic Chilean population: secondary analysis of National Health Survey 2009 –2010
Health-related quality of life (HRQoL) is defined as the patient ’s perception of their health status. HRQoL can be modified by illnesses, treatments or social and health policies. Chronic musculoskeletal pain ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 21, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Maria Jesus Mena-Iturriaga, Manuel Vicente Mauri-Stecca, Phillip S. Sizer and Jaime Leppe Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Normal trajectory of Interleukin-6 and C-reactive protein in the perioperative period of total knee arthroplasty under an enhanced recovery after surgery scenario
We designed the current study to understand the normal trajectories of interleukin-6 (IL-6) and C-reactive protein (CRP) in the immediate hours and days after primary total knee arthroplasty (TKA) under the ma... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 21, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ze Yu Huang, Qiang Huang, Li Ying Wang, Yi Ting Lei, Hong Xu, Bin Shen and Fu Xing Pei Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Pre-operative denosumab is associated with higher risk of local recurrence in giant cell tumor of bone: a systematic review and meta-analysis
In 2013, denosumab was introduced as peri-operative adjuvant treatment for giant cell tumor (GCT) of bone as it inhibits osteoclast activity. It is suggested that denosumab relives pain, facilitate curettage i... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 20, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Xi Chen, Hairui Li, Shibai Zhu, Yiou Wang and Wenwei Qian Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Is Procalcitonin (PCT) a reliable biomarker for preoperative diagnosing of low grade periprosthetic joint infection? A prospective study
Since a “gold-standard” is missing, diagnosing periprosthetic joint infection (PJI) remains a challenge in orthopedic surgery. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the accuracy of serum and synovial fluid... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 20, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Andr é Busch, Marcus Jäger, Harald Engler, Marcel Haversath, Charlotte Bielefeld, Stefan Landgraeber and Alexander Wegner Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Exercise program combined with electrophysical modalities in subjects with knee osteoarthritis: a randomised, placebo-controlled clinical trial
It is not yet clear which of the various electrophysical modalities used in clinical practice is the one that contributes most positively when added to an exercise program in patients with knee osteoarthritis ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 20, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Cid Andr é Fidelis de Paula Gomes, Fabiano Politti, Cheila de Souza Bacelar Pereira, Aron Charles Barbosa da Silva, Almir Vieira Dibai-Filho, Adriano Rodrigues de Oliveira and Daniela Aparecida Biasotto-Gonzalez Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Radiographic and clinical outcome of lateral lumbar interbody fusion for extreme lumbar spinal stenosis of Schizas grade D: a retrospective study
Extreme lumbar spinal stenosis was thought to be a relative contraindication for lateral lumbar interbody fusion (LLIF) and was excluded in most studies. This is a retrospective study to analyze the radiograph... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 20, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jun Li, Hao Li, Ning Zhang, Zhi-wei Wang, Teng-fei Zhao, Lin-wei Chen, Gang Chen, Qi-xin Chen and Fang-cai Li Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effect of preoperative vitamin D deficiency on functional outcomes after high tibial osteotomy: a retrospective case control study
This study aimed to evaluate the effects of vitamin D deficiency on the functional outcomes following a high tibial osteotomy (HTO). (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 17, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Wonchul Choi, Jae Hwa Kim, Seong-Eun Byun, Han-Seung Ryu and David Rojas Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Towards improving the identification of anterior cruciate ligament tears in primary point-of-care settings
Only a small proportion of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears are diagnosed on initial healthcare consultation. Current clinical guidelines do not acknowledge that primary point-of-care practitioners rely ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 17, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jackie L. Whittaker, Michelle Chan, Bo Pan, Imran Hassan, Terry Defreitas, Catherine Hui, Luciana Macedo and David Otto Tags: Research article Source Type: research

An exploratory study of different definitions and thresholds for lumbar disc degeneration assessed by MRI and their associations with low back pain using data from a cohort study of a general population
Lumbar disc degeneration seen on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is defined as loss of signal intensity and/or disc height, alone or in combination with other MRI findings. The MRI findings and thresholds use... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 17, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Line Dragsb æk, Per Kjaer, Mark Hancock and Tue Secher Jensen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Relationship between lower limb torsion and coronal morphologies of the femur and tibia in patients with medial knee osteoarthritis
To investigate the relationship between femoral or tibial torsion and hip-knee-ankle angle (HKA), mechanical lateral distal femoral angle (mLDFA), or mechanical medial proximal tibial angle (mMPTA) in patients... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 17, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Shuntaro Nejima, Yasushi Akamatsu, Hideo Kobayashi, Masaki Tsuji, Shota Mitsuhashi, Takahiro Sasaki, Ken Kumagai and Yutaka Inaba Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Resources utilisation and economic burden of percutaneous vertebroplasty or percutaneous kyphoplasty for treatment of osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures in China: a retrospective claim database study
Osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures (OVCF) is a common and often debilitating complication of osteoporosis, leading to significant morbidity and increased mortality. Percutaneous vertebroplasty (PVP) ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 17, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Dehong Yang, Yanlei Zhang, Xiao Ma, Li Huo, Liran Li and Yue Gao Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Structured reporting has the potential to reduce reporting times of dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry exams
In recent years, structured reporting has been shown to be beneficial with regard to report completeness and clinical decision-making as compared to free-text reports (FTR). However, the impact of structured r... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 16, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Su Hwan Kim, Lara M. Sobez, Judith E. Spiro, Adrian Curta, Felix Ceelen, Eric Kampmann, Martin Goepfert, Raphael Bodensohn, Felix G. Meinel, Wieland H. Sommer, Nora N. Sommer and Franziska Gali è Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Utility of CT-based navigation in revision total hip arthroplasty for a patient with severe posterior pelvic tilt-case report-
Hip dislocation after total hip arthroplasty (THA) or hemi-arthroplasty is a rare but serious complication. Dislocation may be prevented by appropriate positioning of the cup angle of inclination and anteversion. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 16, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Shintaro Watanabe, Hyonmin Choe, Naomi Kobayashi, Hiroyuki Ike, Daigo Kobayashi, Syota Higashihira and Yutaka Inaba Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Discrepancy between true ankle dorsiflexion and gait kinematics and its association with severity of planovalgus foot deformity
In planovalgus deformity with triceps contracture, a midfoot break happens, and ankle dorsiflexion (ADF) occurs at the mid-tarsal joint during gait. Results of standard 3D gait analysis may misinterpret the tr... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 16, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ki Hyuk Sung, Chin Youb Chung, Kyoung Min Lee, Ki Bum Kwon, Jeong Hyun Lee and Moon Seok Park Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Simultaneous bilateral femoral neck fractures in a dialysis-dependent patient: case report and literature review
Simultaneous bilateral femoral neck fractures are extremely rare without obvious injury. Herein, we report the case of a patient on dialysis presenting with bilateral femoral neck fractures, which is a conditi... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 15, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yunyun Zhu, Jingtao Hu, Wenlun Han, Jianwei Lu and Yuqing Zeng Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Active ankylosing spondylitis increases blood loss during total hip arthroplasty for a stiff hip joint
Total hip arthroplasty (THA) has been highlighted as the best treatment option for ankylosing spondylitis (AS) patients with advanced hip involvement. The huge blood loss associated with THA is a common concer... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 15, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yong Hu, Wei-Zhou Jiang, Cheng-Long Pan and Tao Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Unstable intertrochanteric fractures are associated with a greater hemoglobin drop during the perioperative period: a retrospective case control study
With an increase in the elderly population, the occurrence of hip fractures, femoral neck fractures, and intertrochanteric fractures (ITFs) is also increasing. It is important to establish effective perioperat... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 15, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Po-Hsun Lin, Jui-Teng Chien, Jung-Pin Hung, Chih-Kai Hong, Tzung-Yi Tsai and Chang-Chen Yang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Radiographic characteristics of wrists in idiopathic carpal tunnel syndrome patients
To determine the radiographic characteristics of wrists in idiopathic carpal tunnel syndrome patients, we compared the radiographic parameters of the wrists between carpal tunnel syndrome patients and non-symp... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 15, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Kazuhiro Ikeda, Yuichi Yoshii, Takeshi Ogawa and Tomoo Ishii Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Comparison of simultaneous bilateral versus unilateral total knee replacement on pain levels and functional recovery
Total knee replacement is a common operative procedure to improve pain, function, and quality of life in patients with end stage knee osteoarthritis. The current study aimed to compare simultaneous bilateral v... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 15, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ahmad H. Alghadir, Zaheen A. Iqbal, Shahnawaz Anwer and Dilshad Anwar Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Atypical osteochondroma of the hamate that presented clinically as carpal tunnel syndrome: report of an extremely rare case and literature review
We describe an extremely rare case of osteochondroma of the hamate without a typical car... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 13, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Makoto Motomiya, Taiki Sakazaki and Norimasa Iwasaki Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Cross-cultural adaptation and validation of the Slovenian version of the Core outcome measures index for low back pain
To conduct a cross-cultural adaptation and validation of the Core Outcome Measures Index (COMI) in the Slovenian language, for use in patients with low back pain. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 13, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Matev ž Topolovec, David Vozlič, Nejc Plohl, Rok Vengust, Miha Vodičar and Anne Frances Mannion Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Total knee arthroplasty with simultaneous tibial shaft osteotomy in patient with multiple hereditary osteochondromas and multiaxial limb deformity – a case report
Hereditary multiple osteochondromas (hereditary multiple exostoses, HME) is a rare genetic disease characterized by the development of benign osteocartilaginous tumors that may cause severe limb deformities an... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 13, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Dariusz Grzelecki, Jan Szneider, Dariusz Marczak and Jacek Kowalczewski Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Enhanced recovery care versus traditional non-ERAS care following osteotomies in developmental dysplasia of the hip in children: a retrospective case-cohort study
Enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) has been shown to shorten the length of hospital stay and reduce the incidence of perioperative complications in many surgical fields. However, there has been a paucity o... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 13, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jin Li, Saroj Rai, Renhao Ze, Xin Tang, Ruikang Liu and Pan Hong Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Comparison of the clinical outcomes of percutaneous vertebroplasty vs. kyphoplasty for the treatment of osteoporotic K ümmell’s disease:a prospective cohort study
Percutaneous vertebroplasty (PVP) and percutaneous kyphoplasty (PKP) are widely used in the treatment of K ümmell’s disease. The purpose of this article is to investigate the clinical efficacy of PVP and PKP fo... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 13, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jian-Zhong Chang, Ming-Jian Bei, Dong-Ping Shu, Cheng-Jun Sun, Ji-Bin Chen and Ya-Ping Xiao Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Diagnosis of Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome and extensive heterotopic ossification in a patient with a femoral fracture: a case report and literature review
Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome (KTS) is a rare complex vessel malformation syndrome characterized by venous varicosities, capillary malformations, and limb hypertrophy. However, extensive heterotopic ossification ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 11, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Wanbo Zhu, Kai Xie, Jiazhao Yang, Li Li, Xujin Wang, Lei Xu and Shiyuan Fang Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Effects and safety of the combination of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) and hyaluronic acid (HA) in the treatment of knee osteoarthritis: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Studies have shown that the combined application of hyaluronic acid (HA) and platelet-rich plasma (PRP) can repair degenerated cartilage and delay the progression of knee osteoarthritis (KOA). The purpose of t... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 11, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jinlong Zhao, Hetao Huang, Guihong Liang, Ling-feng Zeng, Weiyi Yang and Jun Liu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Cement augmentation of an angular stable plate osteosynthesis for supracondylar femoral fractures - biomechanical investigation of a new fixation device
Implant anchorage in highly osteoporotic bone is challenging, since it often leads to osteosynthesis failure in geriatric patients with supracondylar femoral fractures. Cementation of screws is presumed to pre... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 11, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Martin B äumlein, Antonio Klasan, Christine Klötzer, Benjamin Bockmann, Daphne Eschbach, Matthias Knobe, Benjamin Bücking, Steffen Ruchholtz and Christopher Bliemel Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The mutational burden and oligogenic inheritance in Klippel-Feil syndrome
Klippel-Feil syndrome (KFS) represents a rare anomaly characterized by congenital fusion of the cervical vertebrae. The underlying molecular etiology remains largely unknown because of the genetic and phenotyp... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 11, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ziquan Li, Sen Zhao, Siyi Cai, Yuanqiang Zhang, Lianlei Wang, Yuchen Niu, Xiaoxin Li, Jianhua Hu, Jingdan Chen, Shengru Wang, Huizi Wang, Gang Liu, Ye Tian, Zhihong Wu, Terry Jianguo Zhang, Yipeng Wang & hellip; Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Protocol for a multicenter prospective cohort study evaluating sport activity and development of femoroacetabular impingement in the adolescent hip
Femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) is an important cause of hip pain in young and active individuals and occurs as a result of size and shape mismatch between the femoral head and acetabulum. Open physes in ch... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 11, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Axel Öhlin, Nicole Simunovic, Andrew Duong and Olufemi R. Ayeni Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Digital anatomical study and clinical application of screw placement for quadrilateral plate fractures in the danger zone
This study was performed to simulate the surgical procedure and try to obtain effective and safe... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 11, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Bei Zhao, Zhongye Sun, Wei Zhang, Zhongbao Xu, Xiaofei Yang and Weidong Mu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Anatomical variation of the Psoas Valley: a scoping review
This scoping review aimed to investigate the literature on the anatomy of the psoas valley, an anterior depression on the acetabular rim, and propose a unified definition of the anatomical structure, describe ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 10, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yuichi Kuroda, Ankit Rai, Masayoshi Saito and Vikas Khanduja Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Long-term survival of femoral neck fracture patients aged over ninety years: Arthroplasty compared with nonoperative treatment
The aging of the Chinese population is expected to lead to an increase in nonagenarians and centenarians. The mortality rate in nonagenarian hip fracture patients is equivalent to the mortality rate in the ave... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 8, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yang Liu, Chong-wei Zhang and Xiao-dan Zhao Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Minimum 8-year follow-up of revision THA with severe femoral bone defects using extensively porous-coated stems and cortical strut allografts
Revision total hip arthroplasty (THA) with severe femoral bone defects remains a major challenge. The purpose of this study is to report the minimum 8-year clinical and radiographic results of revision THA wit... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 8, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Zi-chuan Ding, Ting-xian Ling, Ming-cheng Yuan, Yong-zhi Qin, Ping Mou, Hao-yang Wang and Zong-ke Zhou Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Association between sarcopenia and levels of growth hormone and insulin-like growth factor-1 in the elderly
Age-related sarcopenia is a serious global health issue in elderly individuals and for the community as it induces disability and significant economic burden. The purpose of the study is to understand the fact... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 7, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ailin Bian, Yue Ma, Xinzi Zhou, Ying Guo, Wenyi Wang, Yiran Zhang and Xiaofei Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research