Chondroblastoma of the patella with secondary aneurysmal bone cyst, an easily misdiagnosed bone tumor:a case report with literature review
Chondroblastoma (CB) is a rare, primary, benign bone tumor that commonly affects men aged 15 –20 years. It is usually detected in the epiphysis of the long bones, such as the proximal femur, humerus, and tibia.... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 23, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jianping Zheng, Ningkui Niu, Jiandang Shi, Xu Zhang, Xi Zhu, Jiali Wang and Changhao Liu Tags: Case report Source Type: research

A case of an injured calcaneus secundarius in a professional soccer player
The calcaneus secundarius (CS) is an accessory ossicle of the anterior facet of the calcaneus and is usually asymptomatic. This accessory bone can be frequently mistaken for a fracture of the anterior process ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 22, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Kepka Sabrina, Morel Marc, Garnier Franck, Pietra Fran çois, Marjanovic Nicolas, Zeller Pascal, Bilbault Pascal, Kremer Stéphane and Bierry Guillaume Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Burden and future projection of revision Total hip Arthroplasty in South Korea
The annual number of hip arthroplasties is increasing combined with the aging population worldwide. In accordance with the increasing number of primary hip arthroplasties, the number of revision total hip arth... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 22, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jung-Wee Park, Seok-Hyung Won, Sun-Young Moon, Young-Kyun Lee, Yong-Chan Ha and Kyung-Hoi Koo Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Result of cementless total hip arthroplasty in a patient with osteopoikilosis, hip dysplasia and advanced osteoarthritis: a case report
Osteopoikilosis (OPK) is a rare benign sclerosing bone dysplasia and is often incidentally found on plain radiography. OPK generally does not require treatment. Nevertheless, osteonecrosis or degenerative join... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 22, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yao-Yuan Chang and Wei-Hsin Lin Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Delayed lumbar plexus palsy due to giant psoas hematoma associated with vertebral compression fracture and direct oral anticoagulants: a case report
Osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures (VCFs) are commonly observed in elderly people and can be treated by conservatively with minimal risk of complications in most cases. However, utilization of direct... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 22, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Chikako Ishii, Miki Komatsu, Kota Suda, Masahiko Takahata, Satoko Matsumoto Harmon, Masahiro Ota, Takamasa Watanabe, Mitsuru Asukai, Norimasa Iwasaki and Akio Minami Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Atrophy patterns in isolated subscapularis lesions
While supraspinatus atrophy can be described according to the system of Zanetti or Thomazeau there is still a lack of characterization of isolated subscapularis muscle atrophy. The aim of this study was to des... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 22, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Gernot Seppel, Andreas Voss, Daniel J. H. Henderson, Simone Waldt, Bernhard Haller, Philipp Forkel, Sven Reuter, Boris M. Holzapfel, Johannes E. Plath and Andreas B. Imhoff Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Interactions between rheumatoid arthritis antibodies are associated with the response to anti-tumor necrosis factor therapy
Blocking of the Tumor Necrosis Factor (TNF) activity is a successful therapeutic approach for 50 –60% of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients. However, there are yet no biomarkers to stratify patients for anti-TN... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 21, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Antonio Juli à, María López-Lasanta, Francisco Blanco, Antonio Gómez, Isabel Haro, Antonio Juan Mas, Alba Erra, Ma Luz García Vivar, Jordi Monfort, Simón Sánchez-Fernández, Isidoro González, Mercedes Alperi, Raúl Castellanos-Moreira, Antonio Fer Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Association between syndesmophyte and metabolic syndrome in patients with psoriatic arthritis or ankylosing spondylitis: a cross-sectional study
To investigate the prevalence of and factors associated with metabolic syndrome (MetS) in patients with psoriatic arthritis (PsA) or ankylosing spondylitis (AS). (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 20, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Chonachan Petcharat, Varalak Srinonprasert and Praveena Chiowchanwisawakit Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Identifying factors predicting prolonged rehabilitation after simultaneous bilateral total knee arthroplasty: a retrospective observational study
Rehabilitation is an effective procedure for promoting functional recovery after simultaneous bilateral total knee arthroplasty (TKA); however, it has been cited as a significant economic burden of medical car... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 20, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Shu Takagawa, Naomi Kobayashi, Yohei Yukizawa, Takayuki Oishi, Masaki Tsuji, Toshihiro Misumi and Yutaka Inaba Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Geometrical restoration during total hip arthroplasty is related to change in gait pattern - a study based on computed tomography and three-dimensional gait analysis
The effect of change in hip anatomy on change in gait pattern is not well described in current literature. Therefore, our primary aim was to describe and quantify changes in hip geometry and gait pattern 1 yea... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 20, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: A-C Esbj örnsson, S. Kiernan, L. Mattsson and G. Flivik Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The CAST study protocol: a cluster randomized trial assessing the effect of circumferential casting versus plaster splinting on fracture redisplacement in reduced distal radius fractures in adults
This study evaluates whether a splint or a circumferential cast is most o... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 20, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Britt Barvelink, Max Reijman, Niels W. L. Schep, Vanessa Brown, Gerald A. Kraan, Taco Gosens, Suzanne Polinder, Erwin Ista, Jan A. N. Verhaar and Joost W. Colaris Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Standardized artificially created stable pertrochanteric femur fractures present more homogenous results compared to osteotomies for orthopaedic implant testing
With regard to biomechanical testing of orthopaedic implants, there is no consensus on whether artificial creation of standardized bone fractures or their simulation by means of osteotomies result in more real... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 20, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: J.F. Schader, I. Zderic, D. Gehweiler, J. Dauwe, K. Mys, C. Danker, Y. P. Acklin, C. Sommer, B. Gueorguiev and K. Stoffel Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effects of a web-based rehabilitation aftercare on subjective health, work ability and motivation: a partially randomized controlled trial
Rehabilitation is seen as crucial in dealing with the demographic change in many European countries. In Germany, for example, after having stayed in a rehabilitation center, patients have the possibility to pa... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 19, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Darko Jekauc, Sabine Rayling, Sara Klopp, Detlef Schmidt, Lena-Marie Rittmann and Julian Fritsch Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Incidence and risk factors for poor ankle functional recovery, and the development and progression of posttraumatic ankle osteoarthritis after significant ankle ligament injury (SALI): the SALI cohort study protocol
Ankle sprains are one of the most common musculoskeletal injuries, accounting for up to 5% of all Emergency Department visits in the United Kingdom. Ankle injury may be associated with future ankle osteoarthri... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 17, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Thomas Bestwick-Stevenson, Laura A. Wyatt, Debbie Palmer, Angela Ching, Robert Kerslake, Frank Coffey, Mark E. Batt and Brigitte E. Scammell Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Intra- and inter ‐observer reliability of implant positioning evaluation on a CT-based three‐dimensional postoperative matching system for total knee arthroplasty
The evaluation of postoperative total knee arthroplasty (TKA) alignment mainly relies on measurement data obtained from plain radiographs. The aim of this retrospective observational study was to document the ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 17, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Shotaro Watanabe, Ryuichiro Akagi, Yuki Shiko, Yoshimasa Ono, Yohei Kawasaki, Toshihiro Ohdera, Seiji Ohtori and Takahisa Sasho Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Low serum vitamin B12 levels are associated with degenerative rotator cuff tear
Vitamin B12 (Vit B12) deficiency results in elevated homocysteine levels and interference with collagen cross-linking, which may affect tendon integrity. The purpose of this study was to investigate whether serum... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 17, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jae Hwa Kim, Go-Tak Kim, Siyeoung Yoon, Hyun Il Lee, Kyung Rae Ko, Sang-Cheol Lee, Do Kyung Kim, Jaeyeon Shin, So-young Lee and Soonchul Lee Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Awareness of predatory journals and open access publishing among orthopaedic and trauma surgeons – results from an online survey in Germany
Along with emerging open access journals (OAJ) predatory journals increasingly appear. As they harm accurate and good scientific research, we aimed to examine the awareness of predatory journals and open acces... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 17, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Elke Maurer, Nike Walter, Tina Histing, Lydia Anastasopoulou, Thaqif El Khassawna, Lisa Wenzel, Volker Alt and Markus Rupp Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Bilateral neck fracture in bimodular femoral stem after primary total hip arthroplasty: a case report
Bi-modular stems were introduced in primary total hip arthroplasty (THA) to enable better control of the femoral offset, leg length, and hip stability. Despite numerous reports on modular femoral neck fracture... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 16, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Samo K. Fokter, Nenad Gubeljak, Jo žef Predan, Jure Sevšek, Jan Zajc and Zmago Krajnc Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Management of peri-prosthetic joint infection and severe bone loss after total hip arthroplasty using a long-stemmed cemented custom-made articulating spacer (CUMARS)
There is little evidence on techniques for management of peri-prosthetic infection (PJI) in the context of severe proximal femoral bone loss. Custom-made articulating spacers (CUMARS) utilising cemented femora... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 16, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: J. Quayle, A. Barakat, A. Klasan, A. Mittal, G. Chan, J. Gibbs, M. Edmondson and P. Stott Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Anatomical study of the teres major muscle: description of an additional distal muscle slip
Understanding muscle and tendon anatomy is of tremendous importance to achieve optimal surgical execution and results in tendon transfers around the shoulder. The aim of this study was to introduce and describ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 16, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Lukas Ernstbrunner, Malik Jessen, Marco Rohner, Manuel Dreu, Samy Bouaicha, Karl Wieser and Paul Borbas Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Conceptual evolution of 3D printing in orthopedic surgery and traumatology: from “do it yourself” to “point of care manufacturing”
3D printing technology in hospitals facilitates production models such as point-of-care manufacturing. Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology is the specialty that can most benefit from the advantages of these to... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 16, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jose Antonio Calvo-Haro, Javier Pascau, Lydia Mediavilla-Santos, Pablo Sanz-Ruiz, Coral S ánchez-Pérez, Javier Vaquero-Martín and Rubén Perez-Mañanes Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Predicting short stay total hip arthroplasty by use of the timed up and go-test
One of the most important steps before implementing short stay total hip arthroplasty (THA) is establishing patient criteria. Most existing criteria are mainly based on medical condition, but as physical funct... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 16, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ellen Oosting, Paul J. C. Kapitein, Suzan V. de Vries and Ellen Breedveld Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Consensus on pre-operative total knee replacement education and prehabilitation recommendations: a UK-based modified Delphi study
Over 90,000 total knee replacement (TKR) procedures are performed annually in the United Kingdom (UK). Patients awaiting TKR face long delays whilst enduring severe pain and functional limitations. Almost 20% ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 14, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Anna M. Anderson, Christine Comer, Toby O. Smith, Benjamin T. Drew, Hemant Pandit, Deborah Antcliff, Anthony C. Redmond and Gretl A. McHugh Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Acromegaly presenting with myelopathy due to ossification of posterior longitudinal ligament: a case report
Acromegaly is a rare disease caused by high serum levels of growth hormone (GH) and insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF-1), often originating from a pituitary adenoma. Spinal and peripheral joint abnormalities a... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 14, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Daisuke Kamakura, Katsunori Fukutake, Kazumasa Nakamura, Shintaro Tsuge, Keiji Hasegawa, Naobumi Tochigi, Akihito Wada, Tetsuo Mikami and Hiroshi Takahashi Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Evaluation of changes in shoulder balance and prediction of final shoulder imbalance during growing-rod treatment for early-onset scoliosis
Obtaining and maintaining final shoulder balance after the entire treatment course is essential for early-onset scoliosis (EOS) patients. The relatively small number of growing-rod (GR) graduates who complete ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 14, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ziyang Liu, Tie Liu, Yong Hai, Lingyun Wu, Junrui Jonathan Hai, Kang Gao, Xuanrong Guo, Honghao Yang, Nan Kang and Fan Zhao Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Letter to the Editor: Non-selective bilateral internal iliac artery embolization is a safe and effective way in hemorrhage control for hemodynamically unstable pelvic fractures
A recently published article by Lai et al. in BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders trying to show that patients with pelvic fractures undergoing non-selective internal iliac artery embolization may lead to a higher r... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 14, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hui Li and Ping Hu Tags: Correspondence Source Type: research

The accelerometer-based navigation system demonstrated superior radiological outcomes in restoring mechanical alignment and component sagittal positioning in total knee arthroplasty
This study aimed to determine whether the accelerometer-based navigation (ABN) could improve the accuracy of restoring mechanical axis (MA), component positioning, and clinical outcomes compared to conventiona... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 13, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jiaxiang Gao, Yunfei Hou, Rujun Li, Yan Ke, Zhichang Li and Jianhao Lin Tags: Research article Source Type: research

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