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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. The primary objective was to investigate the clinical and radiological outcome in patients undergoing major hip surgery using a novel antibiotic containing bone substitute for local augmentation in trochanteri...

    Authors: Mindaugas Stravinskas, Sarunas Tarasevicius, Simonas Laukaitis, Malin Nilsson, Deepak Bushan Raina and Lars Lidgren

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:438

    Content type: Research article

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  2. Tourniquet use during total knee replacement is common, yet uncertainty exists regarding its benefits and harms. The primary aim of the current study is to investigate whether tourniquet use during total knee ...

    Authors: Richard S. Page, Simon Williams, Avanthi Selvaratnam, Shaun Waring, Myles Conroy, Andrew Thomson, Sally Beattie, Rekha Ganeshalingam and Stephen D. Gill

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:435

    Content type: Study protocol

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  3. Elbow dislocation represents a common injury, especially in the younger population. If treated surgically, the reattached tendons require a high amount of primary stability to allow for an early rehabilitation...

    Authors: Andreas Lenich, Christian Pfeifer, Philipp Proier, Roman Fleer, Coen Wijdicks, Martina Roth, Frank Martetschläger and Jonas Pogorzelski

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:432

    Content type: Research article

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  4. Tranexamic acid (TXA) is an anti-fibrinolytic agent successfully preventing blood loss when using intravenously (IV) in total hip arthroplasty (THA) and total knee arthroplasty (TKA). An oral administration, w...

    Authors: Xiaozhen Han, Guiqing Gong, Naili Han and Mei Liu

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:430

    Content type: Research article

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  5. To study the impact of acetabular reaming depth on reconstruction of rotation center (RC) in unilateral primary total hip arthroplasty (UPTHA) and guide individualized preoperative design.

    Authors: Pu Shao, Zhizhou Li, Modi Yang, Yuzhuo Wang, Te Liu, Yuhui Yang, Lian Duan, Jinlan Jiang and Jianlin Zuo

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:425

    Content type: Research article

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  6. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of denosumab or zoledronic acid (ZA) using symptomatic skeletal events (SSEs) as the primary endpoint in Asian postmenopausal women with oestrogen-recepto...

    Authors: Chi Zhang, Fan Zhang, Guanzhao Liang, Xianshang Zeng, Weiguang Yu, Zhidao Jiang, Jie Ma, Mingdong Zhao, Min Xiong, Keke Gui, Fenglai Yuan and Weiping Ji

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:424

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  7. Total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is the most common joint replacement surgery in Canada. Earlier Canadian work reported 1 in 5 TKA patients expressing dissatisfaction following surgery. A better understanding of ...

    Authors: Stirling Bryan, Laurie J. Goldsmith, Jennifer C. Davis, Samar Hejazi, Valerie MacDonald, Patrick McAllister, Ellen Randall, Nitya Suryaprakash, Amery D. Wu and Richard Sawatzky

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:423

    Content type: Research article

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  8. Platelet rich plasma (PRP) is widely used in rotator cuff repairs but its effect on the healing process is unclear. Several cell culture studies on the effect of allogenic PRP have reported promising results b...

    Authors: Stephan Pauly, Franka Klatte-Schulz, Katharina Stahnke, Markus Scheibel and Britt Wildemann

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:422

    Content type: Research article

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  9. Although the proximal humeral fractures (PHFs) treated with locking plate have been well applied, there are few studies concerning on the serial HSA changes after locking plate placement. The purpose of this r...

    Authors: Ji-Qi Wang, Bing-Jie Jiang, Wei-Jun Guo and You-Ming Zhao

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:420

    Content type: Research article

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  10. Minimally invasive treatment of complex tibial plateau fracture represents one of the most challenging problems in orthopedic surgery. We intended to describe the percutaneous surgery involving an originally d...

    Authors: Hengrui Chang, Zhanle Zheng, Yiyang Yu, Jiasheng Shao and Yingze Zhang

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:419

    Content type: Research article

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  11. Hip flexion contracture often occurs after femoral lengthening in patients with achondroplasia, but few studies have investigated its development in these patients. The purpose of this study was to analyze sus...

    Authors: Mi Hyun Song, Tae-Jin Lee, Jong Hyeop Song and Hae-Ryong Song

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:417

    Content type: Research article

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  12. Total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is a successful and common procedure. However, 6–28% of patients are dissatisfied postoperatively. The provision of preoperative patient information, inquiring about patients’ exp...

    Authors: Aamir Mahdi, Maria Hälleberg Nyman and Per Wretenberg

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:414

    Content type: Research article

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  13. Radio frequency ablation devices have found a widespread application in arthroscopic surgery. However, recent publications report about elevated temperatures, which may cause damage to the capsular tissue and ...

    Authors: Philipp Ahrens, Dirk Mueller, Sebastian Siebenlist, Andreas Lenich, Ulrich Stoeckle and Gunther H. Sandmann

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:413

    Content type: Research article

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  14. The primary objective of this systematic review is to examine the characteristics of pilot randomized controlled trials (RCTs) in the orthopaedic surgery literature, including the proportion framed as feasibil...

    Authors: Bijal Desai, Veeral Desai, Shivani Shah, Archita Srinath, Amr Saleh, Nicole Simunovic, Andrew Duong, Sheila Sprague and Mohit Bhandari

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:412

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  15. Reasons for dissatisfaction with total knee arthroplasty (TKA) include unequal flexion or extension gap, soft tissue imbalance, and patella maltracking, which often occur with mismatch between femoral and tibi...

    Authors: Yu-Hsien Lin, Feng-Shuo Chang, Kun-Hui Chen, Kui-Chou Huang and Kuo-Chih Su

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:411

    Content type: Research article

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  16. Vascular damage in polytrauma patients is associated with high mortality and morbidity. Therefore, specific clinical implications of vascular damage with fractures in major trauma patients are reassessed.

    Authors: F. Gilbert, C. Schneemann, C. J. Scholz, R. Kickuth, R. H. Meffert, R. Wildenauer, U. Lorenz, R. Kellersmann and A. Busch

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:404

    Content type: Research article

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  17. Musculoskeletal models are commonly used to quantify joint motions and loads during human motion. Constraining joint kinematics simplifies these models but the implications of the placement and quantity of mar...

    Authors: Annelise A. Slater, Todd J. Hullfish and Josh R. Baxter

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:399

    Content type: Research article

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  18. Iliosacral screw fixation is a popular method for the management of posterior pelvic ring fractures or dislocations, providing adequate biomechanical stability. Our aim in this study was to describe the use of...

    Authors: Fan Yang, Sheng Yao, Kai-fang Chen, Feng-zhao Zhu, Ze-kang Xiong, Yan-hui Ji, Ting-fang Sun and Xiao-dong Guo

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:397

    Content type: Research article

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  19. We hypothesized, that periprosthetic joint infection (PJI) accounts for the major proportion of first (primary) and repeated (secondary) Total Knee Arthroplasty revisions at our university referral arthroplast...

    Authors: S. P. Boelch, A. Jakuscheit, S. Doerries, L. Fraissler, M. Hoberg, J. Arnholdt and M. Rudert

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:395

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  20. Elbow osteoarthritis (OA) is a common disabling condition because of pain and loss of motion. Open and arthroscopic debridement are the preferred treatment, however there is no consensus on which treatment mod...

    Authors: Keshav Poonit, Xijie Zhou, Bin Zhao, Chao Sun, Chenglun Yao, Feng Zhang, Jingwei Zheng and Hede Yan

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:394

    Content type: Research article

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  21. Biomechanical testing using image-based deformation detection techniques such as digital image correlation (DIC) offer optical contactless methods for strain and displacement measurements of biological tissues...

    Authors: Aqeeda Singh, Mario Scholze and Niels Hammer

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:387

    Content type: Research article

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  22. Changes in bone mineral density have been implicated with the onset of osteoarthritis, but its role in inducing failure of articular cartilage mechanically is unclear. This study aimed to determine the effect ...

    Authors: Humaira Mahmood, Duncan E. T. Shepherd and Daniel M. Espino

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:384

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  23. The aim of this study is (1) to compare joint line (JL) restoration and clinical outcomes in revision TKA based on the contemporary prosthesis type and (2) to determine the restoration of posterior condylar of...

    Authors: JuHong Lee, SungIl Wang and KiBum Kim

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:382

    Content type: Research article

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  24. A double-leg landing with or without a subsequent jump is commonly used to evaluate the neuromuscular control of knee abduction. However, the differences in frontal plane knee biomechanics between landings wit...

    Authors: Tomoya Ishida, Yuta Koshino, Masanori Yamanaka, Ryo Ueno, Shohei Taniguchi, Mina Samukawa, Hiroshi Saito, Hisashi Matsumoto, Yoshimitsu Aoki and Harukazu Tohyama

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:379

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  25. Dega pelvic osteotomy is commonly performed procedure in patients with cerebral palsy (CP) undergoing hip reconstructive surgery for hip displacement. However, there has been no study investigating the outcome...

    Authors: Ki Hyuk Sung, Soon-Sun Kwon, Chin Youb Chung, Kyoung Min Lee, Jaeyoung Kim and Moon Seok Park

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:375

    Content type: Research article

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  26. Opening-wedge osteotomies of the distal radius, performed with three-dimensional printed patient-specific instruments, are a promising technique for accurate correction of malunions. Nevertheless, reports of r...

    Authors: Simon Roner, Fabio Carrillo, Lazaros Vlachopoulos, Andreas Schweizer, Ladislav Nagy and Philipp Fuernstahl

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:374

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    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:403

  27. Dislocation continues to be a common complication following total hip arthroplasty (THA). A larger intraoperative range of motion (ROM) is believed to minimize dislocation risk, and intraoperative stability te...

    Authors: Hiromasa Tanino, Tatsuya Sato, Yasuhiro Nishida, Ryo Mitsutake and Hiroshi Ito

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:373

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  28. A large critical shoulder angle (CSA) >35° is associated with the development of rotator cuff tearing. Lateral acromioplasty (AP) has the theoretical potential to prevent rotator cuff tearing and/ or to reduce...

    Authors: Dominik Kaiser, Elias Bachmann, Christian Gerber and Dominik C. Meyer

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:371

    Content type: Research article

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  29. The use of a quadriceps tendon-patellar bone (QTPB) autograft provides an alternative procedure in primary reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). Using the press-fit technique for femoral fixa...

    Authors: Alexander Barié, Michael Köpf, Ayham Jaber, Babak Moradi, Holger Schmitt, Jürgen Huber and Nikolaus Alexander Streich

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:368

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  30. Distal biceps tendon rupture occurs more often in middle-aged male population, involving the dominant arm. In this retrospective study, it’s been described the occurrence of the most frequent adverse events an...

    Authors: L. Tarallo, M. Lombardi, F. Zambianchi, A. Giorgini and F. Catani

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:364

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  31. Knee arthrodesis with intramedullary (IM) nail or external fixator (EF) is the most reliable therapeutic option to achieve definitive infection control in patients with septic failure of total knee arthroplast...

    Authors: Giovanni Balato, Maria Rizzo, Tiziana Ascione, Francesco Smeraglia and Massimo Mariconda

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:361

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  32. Local antibiotic therapy has gained increasing attraction in the prevention and treatment of fracture infection. However, no reports have used local antibiotic therapy in the management of early infection afte...

    Authors: Xu-sheng Qiu, Bei Cheng, Yi-xin Chen, Xiao-yang Qi, Wei-ping Sha and Guo-zhao Chen

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:360

    Content type: Technical advance

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  33. Intertrochanteric femoral fractures (IFFs) in young adults, generally due to severe trauma, are increasingly presented. Different from IFFs in the geriatric population, these fractures in young adults are alwa...

    Authors: You-Shui Gao, Yan-Jie Guo, Xin-Gang Yu, Yang Chen, Chen Chen and Nan-Ji Lu

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:359

    Content type: Technical advance

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  34. Approximately 340,000 knee replacements are performed each year in the USA and UK. Around 1% of patients who have had knee replacement develop deep infection around the prosthesis: periprosthetic knee infectio...

    Authors: Charlotte M Mallon, Rachael Gooberman-Hill and Andrew J Moore

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:352

    Content type: Research article

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  35. Evaluation of muscle strength as performed routinely with a dynamometer may be limited by important factors such as pain during muscle contraction. Few studies have compared formal strength testing with ultras...

    Authors: Alfred C. Gellhorn, Jordan M. Stumph, Hashem E. Zikry, Carly A. Creelman and Rachel Welbel

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:350

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  36. In this paper we investigate patients seeking care for a new diagnosis of shoulder osteoarthritis (OA) and the association between a patient’s initial physician specialty choice and one-year surgical and conse...

    Authors: Sarah B Floyd, Cole G Chapman, Ellen Shanley, Lauren Ruffrage, Eldon Matthia, Peter Cooper and John M Brooks

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:349

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  37. The Lapidus procedure has been used for hallux valgus deformity correction since 1931. In some cases, the arthrodesis results in an unfavourable lateral inclination of first metatarsal head articular surface. ...

    Authors: Jan Klouda, Rastislav Hromádka, Simona Šoffová, Stanislav Popelka Jr, Stanislav Popelka and Ivan Landor

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:347

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  38. To assess the clinical availability of an adjustable-length loop device for use in the double-bundle technique with aperture fixation at the patella and femur during anatomic double-bundle medial patellofemora...

    Authors: Jae-Ang Sim, Jin-Kyu Lim and Byung Hoon Lee

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:346

    Content type: Technical advance

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  39. Treatment of patients with knee osteoarthritis is challenging. Unloader braces have been developed with various success. Unloader One® Knee Brace is light, easily-fitted and shown to be effective by the unload...

    Authors: Hjörtur F. Hjartarson and Sören Toksvig-Larsen

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:341

    Content type: Research article

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  40. The reason why the osteotomy line in the sagittal view should be parallel to the medial tibial posterior slope in open wedge high tibial osteotomy (OWHTO) remains unclear. In addition, previous study reported ...

    Authors: Y. Akamatsu, H. Kobayashi, M. Tsuji, S. Nejima, K. Kumagai and T. Saito

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:338

    Content type: Research article

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  41. Metronidazole is an antimicrobial agent commonly used in the treatment of several protozoal and anaerobic infections. Neurotoxicity associated with metronidazole has been rarely reported, and the incidence of ...

    Authors: Kazutaka Mizuta, Motoki Sonohata, Osamu Nozaki, Tomoki Kobatake, Daisuke Nakayama, Tadatsugu Morimoto and Masaaki Mawatari

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:336

    Content type: Case report

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  42. To place the magic screw more simply, we established a set of reproducible fluoroscopic views and a standardized procedure of magic screw insertion.

    Authors: Jiantao Li, Zhirui Li, Xiang Wang, Gongzi Zhang, Ye Peng, Shuwei Zhang, Peifu Tang and Lihai Zhang

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:332

    Content type: Technical advance

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  43. Diffuse pigmented villonodular synovitis (PVNS) of the knee is a rare proliferative joint disease associated with high recurrence rates following surgical treatment. Intra-articular joint instability in conjun...

    Authors: Cliodhna Farthing, Gernot Lang, Matthias J. Feucht, Norbert P. Südkamp and Kaywan Izadpanah

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:330

    Content type: Case report

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  44. The suture-bridge (SB) method has recently become the mainstream means of repairing full-thickness rotator cuff tears. However, in some patients the deep and superficial layers have moved in different directio...

    Authors: Hironori Kakoi, Toshihiko Izumi, Yasunari Fujii, Satoshi Nagano, Takao Setoguchi, Yasuhiro Ishidou and Setsuro Komiya

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:324

    Content type: Research article

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  45. Periprosthetic fractures after total knee arthroplasty (TKA) are an increasing problem and challenging to treat. The tibial side is commonly less affected than the femoral side wherefore few studies and case r...

    Authors: Anna Janine Schreiner, Florian Schmidutz, Atesch Ateschrang, Christoph Ihle, Ulrich Stöckle, Björn Gunnar Ochs and Christoph Gonser

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:323

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  46. Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is an important complication following total hip replacement (THR) and total knee replacement (TKR) surgeries. Aim of this study was to comprehensively compare the clinical outcome...

    Authors: Xin Lu and Jin Lin

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:322

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  47. The combined administration of intravenous (IV) and topical tranexamic acid (TXA) in primary total knee (TKA) knee remains controversial. The purpose of this meta-analysis was to assess the efficacy and safety...

    Authors: Huazhang Xiong, Yi Liu, Yi Zeng, Yuangang Wu and Bin Shen

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:321

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  48. Posterolateral tibial plateau fractures have become more common, and their treatment is of great importance to knee function. Additionally, there is no available literature detailing specialized anatomic locki...

    Authors: Zhen Jian, Rongguang Ao, Jianhua Zhou, Xinhua Jiang, Dianying Zhang and Baoqing Yu

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:319

    Content type: Technical advance

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