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Orthopedics and biomechanics

Section edited by Umile Giuseppe Longo

This section concerns all aspects of orthopedic treatments for musculoskeletal disorders including but not limited to: orthopedic surgery and related biomechanics, non-surgical orthoses, and tissue engineering.

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  1. Chronic supraspinatus tendinopathy is a common clinical problem that causes functional and labor disabilities in the population. It is the most frequent cause of shoulder pain. This pathology may be frequently...

    Authors: Lucía Redondo-Alonso, Gema Chamorro-Moriana, José Jesús Jiménez-Rejano, Patricio López-Tarrida and Carmen Ridao-Fernández

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2014 15:377

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  2. The aim of this cadaveric study was to compare a polyaxial (NCB®, Zimmer) to a fixed-angle monoaxial locking plate (PERILOC®, Smith & Nephew) in comminuted fractures of the distal femur regarding stability of ...

    Authors: Bilal Farouk El-Zayat, Turgay Efe, Steffen Ruchholtz, Salim Khatib, Nina Timmesfeld, Antonio Krüger and Ralph Zettl

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2014 15:369

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  3. The purpose of this study was to investigate the occurrence and factors associated with postoperative shoulder imbalance (PSI) in Lenke type 1A curve.

    Authors: Morio Matsumoto, Kota Watanabe, Noriaki Kawakami, Taichi Tsuji, Koki Uno, Teppei Suzuki, Manabu Ito, Haruhisa Yanagida, Shohei Minami and Tsutomu Akazawa

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2014 15:366

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  4. This study was to compare clinical and radiographic outcomes with three different implants and evaluate the effectiveness of minimally invasive plate osteosynthesis (MIPO) technique for the distal fibular frac...

    Authors: ZeYu Huang, Lei Liu, ChongQi Tu, Hui Zhang, Yue Fang, TianFu Yang and FuXing Pei

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2014 15:360

    Content type: Research article

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  5. Anterior knee pain may occur after total knee arthroplasty (TKA). Patellar resurfacing, which is considered to lower the incidence of anterior knee pain after TKA, remains controversial. In the present study c...

    Authors: Maria JFJ Bischoff, Tom M van Raaij, Inge HF Reininga and Jos JAM van Raay

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2014 15:358

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  6. The natural history of hip instability (without subluxation or dislocation) and treatment in infants remain controversial. We performed a retrospective cohort case-only study with blinded, prospectively collec...

    Authors: Blazej Pruszczynski, H Theodore Harcke, Laurens Holmes Jr and J Richard Bowen

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2014 15:355

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  7. Total hip replacement provides pain relief and improves physical function and quality of life in patients with end-stage hip osteoarthritis. The incidence of hip replacement operations is expected to increase ...

    Authors: Signe Rosenlund, Leif Broeng, Carsten Jensen, Anders Holsgaard-Larsen and Søren Overgaard

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2014 15:354

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  8. Intense physical activity (PA) improves muscle strength in children, but it remains uncertain whether moderately intense PA in a population-based cohort of children confers these benefits.

    Authors: Fredrik Detter, Jan-Åke Nilsson, Caroline Karlsson, Magnus Dencker, Björn E Rosengren and Magnus K Karlsson

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2014 15:353

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  9. Subacromial impingement is a common cause of shoulder complaints in general practice. When the initial treatment with acetaminophen and low dose Non Steroidal Anti Inflammatory Drugs fails, triamcinolone aceto...

    Authors: Ludo IF Penning, Rob A de Bie and Geert HIM Walenkamp

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2014 15:352

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  10. In arthroscopic surgery, the suture anchor technique has become popular for rotator cuff repair. Preoperative evaluation of the bone microstructure is of utmost importance because, especially in elderly patien...

    Authors: Yoshihiro Sakamoto, Akira Kido, Kazuya Inoue, Goro Sakurai, Tomohisa Hashiuchi, Mitsuru Munemoto and Yasuhito Tanaka

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2014 15:351

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  11. Tissue engineering approaches for reconstruction of large bone defects are still technically immature, especially in regard to sufficient blood supply. Therefore, the aim of the present study was to investigat...

    Authors: Ulrich Lenze, Florian Pohlig, Sebastian Seitz, Christina Ern, Stefan Milz, Denitsa Docheva and Matthias Schieker

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2014 15:350

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  12. Lumbosacral radicular syndrome (LRS) is a self-limiting, benign, painful and impairing condition caused by lumbar disc herniation and inflammatory processes around the nerve root. Segmental epidural steroid in...

    Authors: Antje Spijker-Huiges, Jan C Winters, Marten van Wijhe and Klaas Groenier

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2014 15:341

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  13. Knee flexion contractures prevent the full extension of the knee joint and cause disability. The etiology is not well defined. Extended periods of immobilization of joints lead to contractures difficult to com...

    Authors: Guy Trudel, Hans K Uhthoff, Louis Goudreau and Odette Laneuville

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2014 15:338

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  14. Epidural fibrosis (EF) is a common complication after laminectomy. Salvianolic acid B (Sal B) is a major bioactive component of a traditional Chinese medical agent, Salvia miltiorrhiza, which has shown anti-infla...

    Authors: Feng Chen, Zhenbo Zuo, Kai Wang, Chengdong Zhang, Haifeng Gong, Fagang Ye, Aiyu Ji and Hao Tao

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2014 15:337

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  15. Subtrochanteric femoral shortening osteotomy is a crucial procedure to prevent nerve injury in total hip arthroplasty for severe developmental dysplasia of the hip. Transverse osteotomy was first applied, and ...

    Authors: Changchuan Li, Chi Zhang, Maolin Zhang and Yue Ding

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2014 15:331

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  16. Aggressive curettage has been well established for the treatment of giant cell tumors (GCTs) of the bone. The purpose of this study was to review our experience and evaluate the role of different implant mater...

    Authors: Zhen-hua Gao, Jun-qiang Yin, Xian-biao Xie, Chang-ye Zou, Gang Huang, Jin wang and Jing-nan Shen

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2014 15:330

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  17. The vacuum phenomenon within the intervertebral disc usually represents disc degeneration. There are no reports in the English literature that focus on the effect of an anterior vacuum disc on surgical outcome...

    Authors: Tung-Yi Lin, Jen-Chung Liao, Tsung-Ting Tsai, Meng-Ling Lu, Chi-Chien Niu, Wen-Jer Chen and Lih-Hui Chen

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2014 15:329

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  18. Ankle-foot orthosis (AFO) is the most frequently used type of orthosis in children with cerebral palsy (CP). AFOs are designed either to improve function or to prevent or treat muscle contractures. The purpose...

    Authors: Maria Wingstrand, Gunnar Hägglund and Elisabet Rodby-Bousquet

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2014 15:327

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  19. Health Economists in Denmark have reported poor outcomes and low and delayed return to work for patients treated for Sub-Acromial Impingement syndrome (SAIS) by Arthroscopic Sub-Acromial Decompression (ASAD). ...

    Authors: Rahul Bhattacharyya, Kimberley Edwards and Angus W Wallace

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2014 15:324

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  20. Treatment for displaced proximal humeral fractures is still under debate. Few studies exist at the highest level of evidence. Although reversed total shoulder prosthesis has gained popularity and showed promis...

    Authors: Tore Fjalestad, Petter Iversen, Margrethe Øye Hole, Morten Smedsrud and Jan Erik Madsen

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2014 15:323

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  21. Recently, several animal studies have found that spontaneous hyaline cartilage regeneration can be induced in vivo within a large osteochondral defect by implanting a synthetic double-network (DN) hydrogel, which...

    Authors: Yusuke Inagaki, Nobuto Kitamura, Takayuki Kurokawa, Yasuhito Tanaka, Jian P Gong, Kazunori Yasuda and Harukazu Tohyama

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2014 15:320

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  22. In situ fixation (ISF) is standard treatment for slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE) to stabilize the epiphysis and to prevent further slip. The aim of this study was to clarify the incidence of slip prog...

    Authors: Shigeo Hagiwara, Junichi Nakamura, Makoto Kamegaya, Takashi Saisu, Jun Kakizaki, Seiji Ohtori, Shunji Kishida and Kazuhisa Takahashi

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2014 15:317

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  23. Metal hypersensitivity, mostly documented in prosthesis implantation, is a rare complication after arthroplasty. Such cases become rarer and more difficult to diagnose when it comes to lumbar surgery.

    Authors: Xianping Shang, Ling Wang, Depeng Kou, Xunyuan Jia, Xianglong Yang, Meng Zhang, Yilong Tang, Pengrui Wang, Shijin Wang, Yan Xu and Hong Wang

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2014 15:314

    Content type: Case report

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  24. Osteoblastoma is a rare and benign osteoid-producing primary bone tumor that affects mainly the long bones. 36% of these tumors are observed around the spine and the vast majority arises around the posterior.

    Authors: Ganjun Feng, Kangkang Huang, Li Li, Quan Gong, Hao Liu and Yueming Song

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2014 15:313

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  25. Despite improvements in shape, material, and coating for hip stem, both stress shielding and aseptic loosening have been the major drawbacks of stemmed hip arthroplasty. Some nonstemmed systems were developed ...

    Authors: Chun-Ming Chen, Wen-Chi Tsai, Shang-Chih Lin and Ching-Shiow Tseng

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2014 15:312

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  26. Multimodal analgesia following total hip arthroplasty has been shown to improve patient satisfaction, participation with physical therapy, and allow early return to self care. Liposomal bupivacaine is a formul...

    Authors: Benjamin G Domb, Asheesh Gupta, Jon E Hammarstedt, Christine E Stake, Kinzie Sharp and John M Redmond

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2014 15:310

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  27. Research suggests that in some patients with low back pain, lumbar belts (LB) may derive secondary prophylactic benefits. It remains to be determined, however, which patients are most likely to benefit from pr...

    Authors: Christian Larivière, Jean-Maxime Caron, Richard Preuss and Hakim Mecheri

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2014 15:307

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  28. Understanding the pattern of recovery and expected rate of change after shoulder arthroplasty is helpful to clinicians and patients for setting realistic expectations and goals. The purpose of this study was t...

    Authors: Helen Razmjou, Paul Stratford, Deborah Kennedy and Richard Holtby

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2014 15:306

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  29. Stress fractures of the base of the acromion are rare and tend to progress well when conservatively treated. The need for surgery due to this type of fracture has only been reported in two case reports.

    Authors: Eduardo Angeli Malavolta, Jorge Henrique Assunção, Edwin Eiji Sunada, Mauro Emilio Conforto Gracitelli and Arnaldo Amado Ferreira Neto

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2014 15:302

    Content type: Case report

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  30. The Medici project consisted in archeological and paleopathological researches on some members of the great dynasty of the Italian Renaissance. The remains of Giovanni de’ Medici, so-called “dalle Bande Nere” ...

    Authors: Gino Fornaciari, Pietro Bartolozzi, Carlo Bartolozzi, Barbara Rossi, Ilario Menchi and Andrea Piccioli

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2014 15:301

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  31. Traumatic impaction is known to cause acute cell death and macroscopic damage to cartilage and menisci in vitro. The purpose of this study was to investigate cell viability and macroscopic damage of the medial an...

    Authors: Megan L Killian, Roger C Haut and Tammy L Haut Donahue

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2014 15:297

    Content type: Research article

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  32. The 360° fusion of lumbar segments is a common and well-researched therapy to treat various diseases of the spine. But it changes the biomechanics of the spine and may cause adjacent segment disease (ASD). Amo...

    Authors: Jan Siewe, Jan Bredow, Johannes Oppermann, Timmo Koy, Stefan Delank, Peter Knoell, Peer Eysel, Rolf Sobottke, Kourosh Zarghooni and Marc Röllinghoff

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2014 15:294

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  33. Hip reduction in total hip arthroplasty for high dislocated hips is difficult. Various femur osteotomy procedures have been used for hip reduction, but these methods increase operative time and risk of nonunio...

    Authors: Rui Yu Liu, Chuan Yi Bai, Qi Chun Song, Xiao Qian Dang, Yao Jun Wu and Kun Zheng Wang

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2014 15:293

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  34. It is generally accepted that muscles may activate via the common nociceptive flexion reflex (NFR) in response to painful stimuli associated with tensile or compressive forces on peripheral nerves. Following t...

    Authors: Marinko Rade, Michael Shacklock, Saara M Rissanen, Stanislav Peharec, Petar Bačić, Corrado Candian, Markku Kankaanpää and Olavi Airaksinen

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2014 15:288

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  35. Posterior vertebral column resection (PVCR) is an effective alternative for treating rigid and severe spinal deformities. Accurate placement of pedicle screws, especially apically, is crucial. As morphologic e...

    Authors: Ying Zhang, Jingming Xie, Yingsong Wang, Ni Bi, Zhi Zhao and Tao Li

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2014 15:278

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  36. Unfavorable reduction is considered one of the key factors leading to joint degeneration and compromised clinical outcome in acetabular fracture patients. Besides the columns, walls, and superior dome, the pos...

    Authors: Hong-fei Shi, Jin Xiong, Yi-xin Chen, Jun-fei Wang and Yin-he Wang

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2014 15:277

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  37. Abnormal intervertebral movements of spine have been reported to be associated with trauma and pathological conditions. The importance of objective spinal motion imaging assessment in the frontal plane was fre...

    Authors: Haw-Chang H Lan, Han-Yu Chen, Li-Chieh Kuo, Jia-Yuan You, Wei-Chun Li and Shyi-Kuen Wu

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2014 15:273

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  38. There are still many questions related to aseptic femoral stem loosening. Systemic and local immune responses to the implanted “foreign body” is one of the reasons for loosening. The purpose of the study was t...

    Authors: Krzysztof Kmieć, Marek Synder, Piotr Kozłowski, Marek Drobniewski and Marcin Sibiński

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2014 15:267

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  39. Recently an RCT confirmed brace efficacy in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) patients. Previously, a Cochrane review suggested also producing studies according to the Scoliosis Research Society (SRS) crit...

    Authors: Stefano Negrini, Sabrina Donzelli, Monia Lusini, Salvatore Minnella and Fabio Zaina

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2014 15:263

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  40. Due to the advantages of its bone-conserving nature, hip resurface arthroplasty (HRA) has recently gained the interest of orthopedic surgeons for the treatment of young and active patients who have osteonerosi...

    Authors: Ching-Lung Tai, Yung-Chou Chen and Pang-Hsin Hsieh

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2014 15:262

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  41. Percutaneous vertebroplasy (PVP) might lead to significant radiation exposure to patients, operators, and operating room personnel. Therefore, radiaton exposure is a concern. The aim of this study was to prese...

    Authors: Guang-Quan Zhang, Yan-Zheng Gao, Shu-Lian Chen, Shuai Ding and Kun Gao

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2014 15:260

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  42. Although arthroscopy of upper extremity joints was initially a diagnostic tool, it is increasingly used for therapeutic interventions. Randomized controlled trials (RCTs) are considered the gold standard for a...

    Authors: Kamelia Tadjerbashi, Roberto S Rosales and Isam Atroshi

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2014 15:252

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  43. This study aimed to present functional results and patient’s health related quality of life (HRQOL) data ten years after volar locked plate fixation (VPF) of unstable intra-articular distal radial fractures (D...

    Authors: Paul Ruckenstuhl, Gerwin A Bernhardt, Patrick Sadoghi, Mathias Glehr, Lukas A Holzer, Andreas Leithner, Matthias Wolf and Gerald Gruber

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2014 15:250

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  44. Biomechanical testing is an essential component of bone research. In order to test the metaphyseal region of long bones, a typical location for the nowadays increasing field of osteoporotic bone changes, three...

    Authors: Gina Alicia Mackert, Christoph Hirche, Helmut Harhaus, Dimitra Kotsougiani, Bernd Hoener, Ulrich Kneser and Leila Harhaus

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2014 15:245

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  45. Total shoulder arthroplasty (TSA) can improve function in osteoarthritic shoulders, but the ability to perform activities of daily living (ADLs) can still remain impaired. Routinely, shoulder surgeons measure ...

    Authors: Michael W Maier, Mirjam Niklasch, Thomas Dreher, Felix Zeifang, Oliver Rettig, Matthias C Klotz, Sebastian I Wolf and Philip Kasten

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2014 15:244

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  46. The objectives of this study were to describe changes in physical activity profiles of Korean patients after TKA and to determine whether the postoperative physical activity level is influenced by patient soci...

    Authors: Moon Jong Chang, Sung Hee Kim, Yeon Gwi Kang, Chong Bum Chang and Tae Kyun Kim

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2014 15:240

    Content type: Research article

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  47. 187,000 hip and knee joint replacements are performed every year in the National Health Service (NHS). One of the commonest complications is surgical site infection (SSI), and this represents a significant bur...

    Authors: Andrew P Sprowson, Cyrus D Jensen, Nick Parsons, Paul Partington, Kevin Emmerson, Ian Carluke, Seif Asaad, Roland Pratt, Scott Muller and Mike R Reed

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2014 15:237

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