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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. Tissue adhesives are useful means for various medical procedures. Since varying requirements cause that a single adhesive cannot meet all needs, bond strength testing remains one of the key applications used t...

    Authors: Tilo Dehne, Rolf Zehbe, Jan Philipp Krüger, Aneliya Petrova, Rafael Valbuena, Michael Sittinger, Helmut Schubert and Jochen Ringe

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2012 13:175

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  2. Titanium (TTN) cages have a higher modulus of elasticity when compared with polyetheretherketone (PEEK) cages. This suggests that TTN-cages could show more frequent cage subsidence after anterior cervical disc...

    Authors: Mario Cabraja, Soner Oezdemir, Daniel Koeppen and Stefan Kroppenstedt

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2012 13:172

    Content type: Research article

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  3. Femoral neck fractures with a vertical orientation have been associated with an increased risk for failure as they are both axial and rotational unstable and experience increased shear forces compared to the c...

    Authors: Anders Enocson and Lasse J Lapidus

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2012 13:171

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  4. The complications of reversed total shoulder arthroplasty (RTSA) requiring an additional intervention, their treatment options and outcome are poorly known. It was therefore the purpose of this retrospective s...

    Authors: Mazda Farshad, Marion Grögli, Sabrina Catanzaro and Christian Gerber

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2012 13:160

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  5. Most modern spinal implants contain titanium and remain in the patient’s body permanently. Local and systemic effects such as tissue necrosis, osteolysis and malignant cell transformation caused by implants ha...

    Authors: Ingmar Ipach, Ralf Schäfer, Falk Mittag, Carmen Leichtle, Petra Wolf and Torsten Kluba

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2012 13:159

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  6. The aim of this randomized clinical trial was to assess the effect of early orthodontic treatment for unilateral posterior cross bite in the late deciduous and early mixed dentition using orthopedic parameters.

    Authors: Carsten Lippold, Tatjana Moiseenko, Burkhard Drerup, Markus Schilgen, András Végh and Gholamreza Danesh

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2012 13:151

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  7. To investigate the efficacy of the sole core decompression surgery for the treatment of steroid-induced femoral head osteonecrosis.

    Authors: Wei Wang, Liying Liu, Xiaoqian Dang, Shuqiang Ma, Mingyu Zhang and Kunzheng Wang

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2012 13:142

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  8. Retrospective assessment of surgery outcome is considered problematic. The aims of this study were to evaluate the reproducibility and accuracy of a retrospective outcome assessment of lumbar spinal stenosis s...

    Authors: Pekka Kuittinen, Timo Juhani Aalto, Tapani Heikkilä, Ville Leinonen, Sakari Savolainen, Petri Sipola, Heikki Kröger, Veli Turunen and Olavi Airaksinen

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2012 13:83

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  9. Metal-on-metal hip resurfacing is an alternative to metal-on-metal total hip arthroplasty, especially for young and physically active patients. However, wear which might be detected by increased serum ion leve...

    Authors: W Maurer-Ertl, J Friesenbichler, P Sadoghi, M Pechmann, M Trennheuser and A Leithner

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2012 13:56

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  10. The common practice for insertion of distal locking screws of intramedullary nails is a freehand technique under fluoroscopic control. The process is technically demanding, time-consuming and afflicted to cons...

    Authors: Markus Windolf, Josh Schroeder, Ladina Fliri, Benno Dicht, Meir Liebergall and R Geoff Richards

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2012 13:8

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  11. Low bone mineral density (BMD) and falls are common problems encountered in the postmenopausal women. The purpose was to evaluate the association between postural balance and BMD in postmenopausal women and it...

    Authors: Luciana Mendes Cangussu, Jorge Nahas-Neto, Eliana Aguiar Petri Nahas, Ana Beatriz Cesar Rodrigues Barral, Davi de Araujo Buttros and Gilberto Uemura

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2012 13:2

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  12. The optimal treatment of displaced femoral neck fractures in patients over 60 years is controversial. While much research has focused on the impact of total hip arthroplasty (THA) and hemiarthroplasty (HA) on ...

    Authors: Noor Alolabi, Bashar Alolabi, Raman Mundi, Paul J Karanicolas, Jonathan D Adachi and Mohit Bhandari

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2011 12:289

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  13. The operative treatment of adult degenerative scoliosis combined with osteoporosis increase following the epidemiological development. Studies have confirmed that screws in osteoporotic spines have significant...

    Authors: Yang Xie, Qiang Fu, Zi-qiang Chen, Zhi-cai Shi, Xiao-dong Zhu, Chuan-feng Wang and Ming Li

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2011 12:286

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  14. Unicameral (or simple) bone cysts (UBC) are benign tumours most often located in long bones of children and adolescents. Pathological fractures are common, and due to high recurrence rates, these lesions remai...

    Authors: Sébastien Hagmann, Florian Eichhorn, Babak Moradi, Tobias Gotterbarm, Thomas Dreher, Burkhard Lehner and Felix Zeifang

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2011 12:281

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  15. Enhancing osteogenic capabilities of bone matrix for the treatment of fractures and segmental defects using growth factors is an active area of research. Recently, synthetic peptides like AC- 100, TP508 or p-1...

    Authors: Thomas Vordemvenne, Jürgen RJ Paletta, Rene Hartensuer, Thomas Pap, Michael J Raschke and Sabine Ochman

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2011 12:263

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  16. Hip fracture is associated with high mortality. Cardiovascular disease and other comorbidities requiring long-term anticoagulant medication are common in these mostly elderly patients. The objective of our obs...

    Authors: Annika M Kragh, Markus Waldén, Anna Apelqvist, Philippe Wagner and Isam Atroshi

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2011 12:254

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  17. Knee size and body size differ in Asians compared with Caucasians. Nevertheless, many total knee arthroplasty (TKA) prostheses used worldwide are made for Western Caucasian subjects. As a result, an Asian's kn...

    Authors: Kunihiro Hosaka, Shu Saito, Takao Ishii, Sei Mori, Takanobu Sumino and Yasuaki Tokuhashi

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2011 12:251

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  18. Patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty (TKA) often experience strength deficits both pre- and post-operatively. As these deficits may have a direct impact on functional recovery, strength assessment shoul...

    Authors: Ian FH Koblbauer, Yannick Lambrecht, Micheline LM van der Hulst, Camille Neeter, Raoul HH Engelbert, Rudolf W Poolman and Vanessa A Scholtes

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2011 12:249

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  19. Mast cells contribute to tissue repair in fibrous tissues by stimulating proliferation of fibroblasts through the release of tryptase which activates protease-activated receptor-2 (PAR-2). The possibility that...

    Authors: Elise Duchesne, Marie-Hélène Tremblay and Claude H Côté

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2011 12:235

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  20. There have been few studies focusing on the curve pattern of scoliosis caused by lumbar disc herniation (LDH) in adolescents and the natural history of scoliosis after discectomy. The current study was carried...

    Authors: Zezhang Zhu, Qinghua Zhao, Bin Wang, Yang Yu, Bangping Qian, Yitao Ding and Yong Qiu

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2011 12:216

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  21. Recent studies using sheep critical sized defect models to test tissue engineered products report high morbidity and complications rates. This study evaluates a large bone defect model in the sheep tibia, stab...

    Authors: Joachim A Hahn, Tanja S Witte, Daniel Arens, Alexandra Pearce and Simon Pearce

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2011 12:214

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  22. Minimally invasive vertebral augmentation procedures are widely used to treat vertebral compression fractures although procedural polymethylmethacrylate cement leakage remains common. We report herein our init...

    Authors: Panagiotis Korovessis, Thomas Repantis, Larry E Miller and Jon E Block

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2011 12:206

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  23. Data on the clinical outcome after spinal fusion in the elderly patient are rare. To our knowledge there has been no clinical outcome assessment for instrumented spinal fusion in elderly patients comparing pos...

    Authors: Stefan Endres, Rene Aigner and Axel Wilke

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2011 12:189

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  24. Stiffness with decreased range of motion (ROM) has been described as a frustrating complication after TKA. If all methods of physiotherapeutic treatment have been exhausted trying to develop ROM, manipulation ...

    Authors: Ingmar Ipach, Falk Mittag, Julia Lahrmann, Beate Kunze and Torsten Kluba

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2011 12:184

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  25. The established treatment for bacterial arthritis of the knee joint is arthroscopic surgery with irrigation and debridement. The aim of this article is to summarize the relevant data in treating bacterial arth...

    Authors: Atesch Ateschrang, Dirk Albrecht, Steffen Schröter, Bernhard Hirt, Kuno Weise and Jürgen H Dolderer

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2011 12:180

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  26. In the light of both the importance and large numbers of case series and cohort studies (observational studies) in orthopaedic literature, it is remarkable that there is currently no validated measurement tool...

    Authors: Bart G Pijls, Olaf M Dekkers, Saskia Middeldorp, Edward R Valstar, Huub JL van der Heide, Henrica MJ Van der Linden-Van der Zwaag and Rob GHH Nelissen

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2011 12:173

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  27. BMP-2 is known to accelerate fracture healing and might also enhance osseointegration and implant fixation. Application of recombinant BMP-2 has a time-limited effect. Therefore, a gene transfer approach with ...

    Authors: Benjamin Faensen, Britt Wildemann, Christian Hain, Julius Höhne, Yvonne Funke, Christan Plank, Axel Stemberger and Gerhard Schmidmaier

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2011 12:163

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  28. Low-contact-stress (LCS) mobile-bearing total knee arthroplasty (TKA) (Johnson & Johnson, New Brunswick, NJ; previously: DePuy, Warsawa, USA) provides excellent functional results and wear rates in long-term f...

    Authors: Patrick Sadoghi, Andreas Leithner, Patrick Weber, Jörg Friesenbichler, Gerald Gruber, Norbert Kastner, Katrin Pohlmann, Volkmar Jansson and Bernd Wegener

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2011 12:142

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  29. Polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA) assisted ventral discectomy has been criticized for high rates of graft migration and pseudarthrosis when compared with various other fusion procedures for the treatment of cervic...

    Authors: Mario Cabraja, Daniel Koeppen, Wolfgang R Lanksch, Klaus Maier-Hauff and Stefan Kroppenstedt

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2011 12:140

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  30. Although no prospective studies have compared functional results of trochanteric osteotomy and a non-trochanteric approach, most surgeons feel that trochanteric osteotomy is outdated in simple hip arthroplasty...

    Authors: Margot van der Grinten, Max Reijman, Frans C van Biezen and Jan AN Verhaar

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2011 12:138

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  31. Dupuytren's disease is a progressive fibroproliferative disorder which can result in fixed flexion contractures of digits and impaired hand function. Standard treatment involves surgical release or excision fo...

    Authors: Christina Jerosch-Herold, Lee Shepstone, Adrian J Chojnowski, Debbie Larson, Elisabeth Barrett and Susan P Vaughan

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2011 12:136

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  32. Amputation impairs the ability to balance. We examined adaptation strategies in balance following dysvascularity-induced unilateral tibial amputation in skilled prosthetic users (SPU) and first fitted amputees...

    Authors: Ágnes Mayer, József Tihanyi, Károly Bretz, Zsolt Csende, Éva Bretz and Mónika Horváth

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2011 12:118

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  33. Hip arthroscopies are often used in the treatment of intra-articular hip injuries. Patient-reported outcomes (PRO) are an important parameter in evaluating treatment. It is unclear which PRO questionnaires are...

    Authors: Marsha Tijssen, Robert van Cingel, Nicky van Melick and Enrico de Visser

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2011 12:117

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  34. Percutaneous vertebroplasty by injecting PMMA bone cement into the fractured vertebrae has been widely accepted in treatment of spinal compression fracture. However, the exothermic polymerization of bone cemen...

    Authors: Po-Liang Lai, Ching-Lung Tai, Lih-Huei Chen and Nai-Yuan Nien

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2011 12:116

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  35. The impact of infraglenoidal scapular notching in reversed total shoulder arthroplasty (RTSA) is still controversially discussed. Our goal was to evaluate its potential influence on subjective shoulder stabili...

    Authors: Patrick Sadoghi, Andreas Leithner, Patrick Vavken, Andreas Hölzer, Josef Hochreiter, Georg Weber, Matthias F Pietschmann and Peter E Müller

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2011 12:101

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  36. Hip resurfacing arthroplasty (HRA) is considered a bone-preserving procedure and may eliminate proximal femoral stress shielding and osteolysis. However, in addition to implant-related stress-shielding factors...

    Authors: Arja Häkkinen, Håkan Borg, Mikko Hakulinen, Jukka Jurvelin, Esa Anttila, Tapani Parviainen and Ilkka Kiviranta

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2011 12:100

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  37. The aim of this study was to develop a child-specific classification system for long bone fractures and to examine its reliability and validity on the basis of a prospective multicentre study.

    Authors: Dorien Schneidmüller, Christoph Röder, Ralf Kraus, Ingo Marzi, Martin Kaiser, Daniel Dietrich and Lutz von Laer

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2011 12:89

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  38. Since cut-out still remains one of the major clinical challenges in the field of osteoporotic proximal femur fractures, remarkable developments have been made in improving treatment concepts. However, the mech...

    Authors: Andreas Lenich, Samuel Bachmeier, Lukas Prantl, Michael Nerlich, Jochen Hammer, Edgar Mayr, Amir Andreas Al-Munajjed and Bernd Füchtmeier

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2011 12:79

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  39. The clinimetric properties of knee goniometry are essential to appreciate in light of its extensive use in the orthopaedic and rehabilitative communities. Intra-observer reliability is thought to be satisfacto...

    Authors: Justine M Naylor, Victoria Ko, Sam Adie, Clive Gaskin, Richard Walker, Ian A Harris and Rajat Mittal

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2011 12:77

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  40. Exposure of the anterior or lateral lumbar via the retroperitoneal approach easily causes injuries to the lumbar plexus. Lumbar plexus injuries which occur during anterior or transpsoas lumbar spine exposure a...

    Authors: Sheng Lu, Shan Chang, Yuan-zhi Zhang, Zi-hai Ding, Xin Ming Xu and Yong-qing Xu

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2011 12:76

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  41. Comparatively little is known about the relation between the sagittal vertical axis and clinical outcome in cases of degenerative lumbar spondylolisthesis. The objective of this study was to determine whether ...

    Authors: Mi Kyung Kim, Sun-Ho Lee, Eun-Sang Kim, Whan Eoh, Sung-Soo Chung and Chong-Suh Lee

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2011 12:69

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  42. Functional repair of articular osteochondral defects remains a major challenge not only in the field of knee surgery but also in tissue regeneration medicine. The purpose is to clarify whether the spontaneous ...

    Authors: Masashi Yokota, Kazunori Yasuda, Nobuto Kitamura, Kazunobu Arakaki, Shin Onodera, Takayuki Kurokawa and Jian-Ping Gong

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2011 12:49

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  43. Closing-wedge high tibial osteotomy (HTO) is successful for the treatment of medial osteoarthritis with varus malalignment. Preoperative risk factors for HTO failure are still controversial. The aim of this st...

    Authors: Turgay Efe, Gafar Ahmed, Thomas J Heyse, Ulrich Boudriot, Nina Timmesfeld, Susanne Fuchs-Winkelmann, Bernd Ishaque, Stefan Lakemeier and Markus D Schofer

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2011 12:46

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  44. The different treatment strategies for bone cysts in children are often associated with persistence and high recurrence rates of the lesions. The safety and clinical outcomes of a combined mechanical and biolo...

    Authors: Marion Rapp, Daniel Svoboda, Lucas M Wessel and Martin M Kaiser

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2011 12:45

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  45. Many (artificial) bone substitute materials are currently available for use in orthopaedic trauma surgery. Objective data on their biological and biomechanical characteristics, which determine their clinical a...

    Authors: Esther MM Van Lieshout, Gerdine H Van Kralingen, Youssef El-Massoudi, Harrie Weinans and Peter Patka

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2011 12:34

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