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BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders

BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 1/2015

Ausgabe 1/2015

Inhaltsverzeichnis ( 396 Artikel )

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

In-vivo analysis of epicutaneous pressure distribution beneath a femoral tourniquet – an observational study

Klaus Edgar Roth, Boris Mandryka, Gerrit Steffen Maier, Uwe Maus, Manfred Berres, Jan-Dirk Rompe, Friedrich Bodem

01.12.2015 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Incidentally diagnosed melorheostosis of upper limb: case report

Vaclav Vyskocil, Karel Koudela Jr, Tomas Pavelka, Kristyna Stajdlova, David Suchy

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Clinical and radiological features and skeletal sequelae in childhood intra-/juxta-articular versus extra-articular osteoid osteoma

Mi Hyun Song, Won Joon Yoo, Tae-Joon Cho, Chin Youb Chung, Moon Seok Park, Jung-Eun Cheon, In Ho Choi

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Wrist flexion and extension torques measured by highly sensitive dynamometer in healthy subjects from 5 to 80 years

Valérie Decostre, Aurélie Canal, Gwenn Ollivier, Isabelle Ledoux, Amélie Moraux, Valérie Doppler, Christine Anne Mary Payan, Jean-Yves Hogrel

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Small changes in bone structure of female α7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor knockout mice

Katrin S Lips, Özcan Yanko, Mathias Kneffel, Imke Panzer, Vivien Kauschke, Maria Madzharova, Anja Henss, Peter Schmitz, Marcus Rohnke, Tobias Bäuerle, Yifei Liu, Marian Kampschulte, Alexander C Langheinrich, Lutz Dürselen, Anita Ignatius, Christian Heiss, Reinhard Schnettler, Olaf Kilian

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

RFE based chondroplasty in wrist arthroscopy indicates high risk for chrondocytes especially for the bipolar application

Michaela Huber, Christoph Eder, Markus Loibl, Arne Berner, Johannes Zellner, Richard Kujat, Michael Nerlich, Sebastian Gehmert

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Analgesic efficacy of cerebral and peripheral electrical stimulation in chronic nonspecific low back pain: a randomized, double-blind, factorial clinical trial

Fuad Ahmad Hazime, Diego Galace de Freitas, Renan Lima Monteiro, Rafaela Lasso Maretto, Nilza Aparecida de Almeida Carvalho, Renata Hydee Hasue, Silvia Maria Amado João

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A multi-center, double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial protocol to assess Traumeel injection vs dexamethasone injection in rotator cuff syndrome: the TRAumeel in ROtator cuff syndrome (TRARO) study protocol

Luc Vanden Bossche, Guy Vanderstraeten

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The usefulness of bone SPECT/CT imaging with volume of interest analysis in early axial spondyloarthritis

Yong-il Kim, Minseok Suh, Yu Kyeong Kim, Ho-Young Lee, Kichul Shin

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Osteogenic potential of osteoblasts from neonatal rats born to mothers treated with caffeine throughout pregnancy

Amanda Maria Sena Reis, Lorena Gabriela Rocha Ribeiro, Natália de Melo Ocarino, Alfredo Miranda Goes, Rogéria Serakides

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Molecular characterization and copy number of SMN1, SMN2 and NAIP in Chinese patients with spinal muscular atrophy and unrelated healthy controls

Ping Fang, Liang Li, Jian Zeng, Wan-Jun Zhou, Wei-Qing Wu, Ze-Yan Zhong, Ti-Zhen Yan, Jian-Sheng Xie, Jing Huang, Li Lin, Ying Zhao, Xiang-Min Xu

01.12.2015 | Reviewer acknowledgement | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders reviewer acknowledgement 2014

Catia Cornacchia

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Daytime napping associated with increased symptom severity in fibromyalgia syndrome

Alice Theadom, Mark Cropley, Thomas Kantermann

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Internet based patient education improves informed consent for elective orthopaedic surgery: a randomized controlled trial

Andrew Fraval, Janan Chandrananth, Yew M Chong, Phong Tran, Lillian S Coventry

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Effectiveness of physiotherapy exercise following total knee replacement: systematic review and meta-analysis

Neil Artz, Karen T Elvers, Catherine Minns Lowe, Cath Sackley, Paul Jepson, Andrew D Beswick

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Reducing gender disparities in post-total knee arthroplasty expectations through a decision aid

Elizabeth R Volkmann, John D FitzGerald

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Outcome prediction in chronic unilateral lumbar radiculopathy: prospective cohort study

Trond Iversen, Tore K Solberg, Tom Wilsgaard, Knut Waterloo, Jens Ivar Brox, Tor Ingebrigtsen

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Association between socioeconomic status and pain, function and pain catastrophizing at presentation for total knee arthroplasty

Candace H Feldman, Yan Dong, Jeffrey N Katz, Laurel A Donnell-Fink, Elena Losina

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Efficacy of anti–tumor necrosis factor therapy for extra-articular manifestations in patients with ankylosing spondylitis: a meta–analysis

Dan Wu, Ying-Ying Guo, Nan-Nan Xu, Shuai Zhao, Lin-Xin Hou, Ting Jiao, Ning Zhang

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Epidemiological profile of Dupuytren’s disease in Taiwan (Ethnic Chinese): a nationwide population-based study

Chin-Choon Yeh, Kuo-Feng Huang, Chung-Han Ho, Kuan-Ting Chen, Cheng Liu, Jhi-Joung Wang, Chin-Chen Chu

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Single administration of intra-articular bupivacaine in arthroscopic knee surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Qi-Bin Sun, Shi-Dong Liu, Qin-Jun Meng, Hua-Zheng Qu, Zheng Zhang

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Detection of early cartilage deterioration associated with meniscal tear using T1ρ mapping magnetic resonance imaging

Hirokazu Matsubara, Ken Okazaki, Yukihisa Takayama, Kanji Osaki, Yoshio Matsuo, Hiroshi Honda, Yukihide Iwamoto

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The effects of exercise type and elbow angle on vertical ground reaction force and muscle activity during a push-up plus exercise

Jun G San Juan, David N Suprak, Sean M Roach, Marc Lyda

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Risk factors for venous thromboembolism of total hip arthroplasty and total knee arthroplasty: a systematic review of evidences in ten years

Zi-hao Zhang, Bin Shen, Jing Yang, Zong-ke Zhou, Peng-de Kang, Fu-xing Pei

01.12.2015 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Is neuroplasticity in the central nervous system the missing link to our understanding of chronic musculoskeletal disorders?

René Pelletier, Johanne Higgins, Daniel Bourbonnais

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Do COX-2 inhibitors provide additional pain relief and anti-inflammatory effects in patients with rheumatoid arthritis who are on biological disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs and/or corticosteroids? Post-hoc analyses from a randomized clinical trial with etoricoxib

Tore K Kvien, Maria Greenwald, Paul M Peloso, Hongwei Wang, Anish Mehta, Arnold Gammaitoni

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Dynamic Intraligamentary Stabilization (DIS) for treatment of acute anterior cruciate ligament ruptures: case series experience of the first three years

Philipp Henle, Christoph Röder, Gosia Perler, Sven Heitkemper, Stefan Eggli

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Altered movement patterns and muscular activity during single and double leg squats in individuals with anterior cruciate ligament injury

Anna Trulsson, Michael Miller, Gert-Åke Hansson, Christina Gummesson, Martin Garwicz

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion may be more effective than anterior cervical corpectomy and fusion for the treatment of cervical spondylotic myelopathy

Li Guan, Yong Hai, Jin-Cai Yang, Li-Jin Zhou, Xiao-Long Chen

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Clinical characteristics and biopsy accuracy in suspected cases of Sjögren’s syndrome referred to labial salivary gland biopsy

Raquel A Giovelli, Maria CS Santos, Érica V Serrano, Valéria Valim

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The Shoulder Function Index (SFInX): a clinician-observed outcome measure for people with a proximal humeral fracture

Alexander TM van de Water, Megan Davidson, Nora Shields, Matthew C Evans, Nicholas F Taylor

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Examining outcome of early physician specialist assessment in injured workers with shoulder complaints

Helen Razmjou, Dragana Boljanovic, Sandra Lincoln, Chris Geddes, Iona Macritchie, Caterina Virdo-Cristello, Robin R Richards

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Analysis of surgical and oncological outcome in internal and external hemipelvectomy in 34 patients above the age of 65 years at a mean follow-up of 56 months

Wiebke K Guder, Jendrik Hardes, Georg Gosheger, Marcel-Philipp Henrichs, Markus Nottrott, Arne Streitbürger

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Cervical spine kinematics after anterior cervical discectomy with or without implantation of a mobile cervical disc prosthesis; an RCT

Toon FM Boselie, Henk van Mameren, Rob A de Bie, Henk van Santbrink

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Diffusion tensor imaging can detect the early stages of cartilage damage: a comparison study

Taku Ukai, Masato Sato, Tomohiro Yamashita, Yutaka Imai, Genya Mitani, Tomonori Takagaki, Kenji Serigano, Joji Mochida

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Differentiation of lipoma and atypical lipomatous tumor by a scoring system: implication of increased vascularity on pathogenesis of liposarcoma

Satoshi Nagano, Masahiro Yokouchi, Takao Setoguchi, Yasuhiro Ishidou, Hiromi Sasaki, Hirofumi Shimada, Setsuro Komiya

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Passive range of motion in patients with adhesive shoulder capsulitis, an intertester reliability study over eight weeks

Satya Pal Sharma, Anders Bærheim, Alice Kvåle

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of a health coaching intervention to improve the lifestyle of patients with knee osteoarthritis: cluster randomized clinical trial

Victoria Carmona-Terés, Iris Lumillo-Gutiérrez, Lina Jodar-Fernández, Teresa Rodriguez-Blanco, Joanna Moix-Queraltó, Enriqueta Pujol-Ribera, Xavier Mas, Enrique Batlle-Gualda, Milena Gobbo-Montoya, Anna Berenguera

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Revision TKA with a condylar constrained prosthesis using metaphyseal and surface cementation: a minimum 6-year follow-up analysis

Pablo Sanz-Ruiz, Manuel Villanueva-Martínez, Jose Antonio Matas-Diez, Javier Vaquero-Martín

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Study protocol: a randomised controlled trial comparing the long term effects of isolated hip strengthening, quadriceps-based training and free physical activity for patellofemoral pain syndrome (anterior knee pain)

Alexandra Hott, Sigurd Liavaag, Niels Gunnar Juel, Jens Ivar Brox

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The Brazilian Portuguese version of the revised Maastricht Upper Extremity Questionnaire (MUEQ-Br revised): translation, cross-cultural adaptation, reliability, and structural validation

Aline Mendonça Turci, Débora Bevilaqua-Grossi, Carina Ferreira Pinheiro, Marcela Mendes Bragatto, Thais Cristina Chaves

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

An accurate method of radiological assessment of acetabular volume and orientation in computed tomography spatial reconstruction

Marek Jóźwiak, Michał Rychlik, Bartosz Musielak, Brian Po-Jung Chen, Maciej Idzior, Andrzej Grzegorzewski

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Surgical treatment of tumor-induced osteomalacia: a retrospective review of 40 cases with extremity tumors

Zhi-jian Sun, Jin Jin, Gui-xing Qiu, Peng Gao, Yong Liu

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Association between polymorphisms in the estrogen receptor alpha gene and osteoarthritis susceptibility: a meta-analysis

Yan Ren, Bo Tan, Peijing Yan, Yi You, Yanqiao Wu, Yue Wang

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A cohort study of 4,190 patients treated with low-intensity pulsed ultrasound (LIPUS): findings in the elderly versus all patients

Robert Zura, Samir Mehta, Gregory J Della Rocca, John Jones, R Grant Steen

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Can a physical activity monitor provide a valid measure of arm elevation angle? A study to assess agreement between the SenseWear Mini Armband and the universal goniometer

Andrew D Hirschhorn, John W Lockhart, John D Breckenridge

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Does integrity of the lesser trochanter influence the surgical outcome of intertrochanteric fracture in elderly patients?

Xiaohui Liu, Yueju Liu, Shuo Pan, Huijian Cao, Dahai Yu

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Surgical revision for stump problems after traumatic above-ankle amputations of the lower extremity

Kemin Liu, Tao Tang, Anqin Wang, Shouchang Cui

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Psychological predictors of recovery from low back pain: a prospective study

Steven Z George, Jason M Beneciuk

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A quantitative non-invasive assessment of femoroacetabular impingement with CT-based dynamic simulation - cadaveric validation study

Maarten A Röling, Monique I Visser, Edwin HG Oei, Peter Pilot, Gert-Jan Kleinrensink, Rolf M Bloem

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Differential expression of pro-inflammatory cytokines IL-15Ralpha, IL-15, IL-6 and TNFalpha in synovial fluid from Rheumatoid arthritis patients

Alicia Santos Savio, Ana Cecilia Machado Diaz, Araceli Chico Capote, Jamilet Miranda Navarro, Yunier Rodríguez Alvarez, Ricardo Bringas Pérez, Miguel Estévez del Toro, Gerardo E Guillen Nieto

01.12.2015 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Erratum: Sagittal plane gait characteristics in hip osteoarthritis patients with mild to moderate symptoms compared to healthy controls: a cross-sectional study

I Eitzen, L Fernandes, L Nordsletten, M A Risberg

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Hypovitaminosis D in recent onset rheumatoid arthritis is predictive of reduced response to treatment and increased disease activity: a 12 month follow-up study

Manuela Di Franco, Ilaria Barchetta, Cristina Iannuccelli, Maria Chiara Gerardi, Silvia Frisenda, Fulvia Ceccarelli, Guido Valesini, Maria Gisella Cavallo

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Developmental pattern of the hip in patients with hereditary multiple exostoses

Ya-Zhou Wang, Kwang-Won Park, Chang-Seon Oh, Yeong-Seub Ahn, Qing-Lin Kang, Sung-Taek Jung, Hae-Ryong Song

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Digital anatomical measurements of safe screw placement at superior border of the arcuate line for acetabular fractures

Xiaoxi Ji, Chun Bi, Fang Wang, Yuchen Jiang, Dongmei Wang, Qiugen Wang

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Evidence for a general stiffening motor control pattern in neck pain: a cross sectional study

Ingebrigt Meisingset, Astrid Woodhouse, Ann- Katrin Stensdotter, Øyvind Stavdahl, Håvard Lorås, Sigmund Gismervik, Hege Andresen, Kristian Austreim, Ottar Vasseljen

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Safety and performance of Hydros and Hydros-TA for knee osteoarthritis: a prospective, multicenter, randomized, double-blind feasibility trial

Robert J Petrella, Pieter J Emans, Julia Alleyne, Frank Dellaert, Dawn P Gill, Marcee Maroney

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Work-family conflicts and self-reported work ability: cross-sectional findings in women with chronic musculoskeletal disorders

Matthias Bethge, Yvonne Borngräber

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Comparing parecoxib and ketorolac as preemptive analgesia in patients undergoing posterior lumbar spinal fusion: a prospective randomized double-blinded placebo-controlled trial

Koopong Siribumrungwong, Julin Cheewakidakarn, Boonsin Tangtrakulwanich, Sasikaan Nimmaanrat

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Concordance between muscle mass assessed by bioelectrical impedance analysis and by dual energy X-ray absorptiometry: a cross-sectional study

Fanny Buckinx, Jean-Yves Reginster, Nadia Dardenne, Jean-Louis Croisiser, Jean-François Kaux, Charlotte Beaudart, Justine Slomian, Olivier Bruyère

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Inhibition of interleukin-1beta-stimulated dedifferentiation of chondrocytes via controlled release of CrmA from hyaluronic acid-chitosan microspheres

Bei-lei Ma, Pang-Hu Zhou, Ting Xie, Lei Shi, Bo Qiu, Qian Wang

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Physical activity and health-related quality of life in chronic low back pain patients: a cross-sectional study

Andrea Schaller, Lea Dejonghe, Burkhard Haastert, Ingo Froboese

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Comparison of two surgical approaches for displaced intra-articular calcaneal fractures: sinus tarsi versus extensile lateral approach

Je-Hyoung Yeo, Hyun-Jong Cho, Keun-Bae Lee

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A multi-centre randomized controlled trial comparing arthroscopic osteochondroplasty and lavage with arthroscopic lavage alone on patient important outcomes and quality of life in the treatment of young adult (18–50) Femoroacetabular impingement

FIRST Investigators

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Mesenchymal stem cells in rabbit meniscus and bone marrow exhibit a similar feature but a heterogeneous multi-differentiation potential: superiority of meniscus as a cell source for meniscus repair

Zhe Ding, He Huang

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Gait assessment as a functional outcome measure in total knee arthroplasty: a cross-sectional study

Jeeshan Rahman, Quen Tang, Maureen Monda, Jonathan Miles, Ian McCarthy

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Development of an item list to assess the forgotten joint concept in shoulder patients

Johannes M Giesinger, Nicolas Kesterke, David F Hamilton, Bernhard Holzner, Bernhard Jost, Karlmeinrad Giesinger

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Gait and lower limb muscle strength in women after triple innominate osteotomy

Sjoerd Kolk, René Fluit, Jim Luijten, Petra JC Heesterbeek, Alexander CH Geurts, Nico Verdonschot, Vivian Weerdesteyn

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The effects of the Korean reference value on the prevalence of osteoporosis and the prediction of fracture risk

Sungwha Lee, Moon-Gi Choi, Jaemyung Yu, Ohk-Hyun Ryu, Hyung Joon Yoo, Sung-Hee Ihm, Doo-Man Kim, Eun-Gyung Hong, Kyutae Park, Myungjin Choi, Hyunhee Choi

01.12.2015 | Retraction Note | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Retraction Note: Open reduction and closed reduction internal fixation in treatment of femoral neck fractures: a meta-analysis

Weiguo Wang, Junjie Wei, Zhanwang Xu, Wenkun Zhuo, Yuan Zhang, Hui Rong, Xuecheng Cao, Pingshan Wang

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Body mass index at 11 years and bone mass at age 18: path analysis within the 1993 Pelotas (Brazil) birth cohort study

Ludmila Correa Muniz, Ana Maria Baptista Menezes, Maria Cecília Formoso Assunção, Jeovany Martínez-Mesa, Fernando Cesar Wehrmeister, Laura D Howe, Pedro Curi Hallal, Helen Gonçalves, Fernando C Barros

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Comparison of microstructural and mechanical properties of trabeculae in femoral head from osteoporosis patients with and without cartilage lesions: a case–control study

Houchen Lv, Licheng Zhang, Fei Yang, Zhe Zhao, Qi Yao, Lihai Zhang, Peifu Tang

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Patient-centered psoriatic arthritis (PsA) activity assessment by Stockerau Activity Score for Psoriatic Arthritis (SASPA)

Burkhard F Leeb, Pia M Haindl, Hans-Peter Brezinschek, Harsono T H Mai, Christoph Deutsch, Bernhard Rintelen

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Predicting a clinically important outcome in patients with low back pain following McKenzie therapy or spinal manipulation: a stratified analysis in a randomized controlled trial

Tom Petersen, Robin Christensen, Carsten Juhl

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Musculoskeletal disorders in Norway: prevalence of chronicity and use of primary and specialist health care services

Jonas Minet Kinge, Ann Kristin Knudsen, Vegard Skirbekk, Stein Emil Vollset

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A genome-wide association study of copy-number variation identifies putative loci associated with osteoarthritis in Koreans

Sanghoon Moon, Bhumsuk Keam, Mi Yeong Hwang, Young Lee, Suyeon Park, Ji Hee Oh, Yeon-Jung Kim, Heun-Sik Lee, Nam Hee Kim, Young Jin Kim, Dong-Hyun Kim, Bok-Ghee Han, Bong-Jo Kim, Juyoung Lee

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Early postoperative mortality after simultaneous or staged bilateral primary total hip arthroplasty: an observational register study from the swedish Hip arthroplasty register

Anne Garland, Ola Rolfson, Göran Garellick, Johan Kärrholm, Nils P Hailer

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The trAPP-study: cost-effectiveness of an unsupervised e-health supported neuromuscular training program for the treatment of acute ankle sprains in general practice: design of a randomized controlled trial

Adinda KE Mailuhu, Evert ALM Verhagen, John M van Ochten, Patrick JE Bindels, Sita MA Bierma-Zeinstra, Marienke van Middelkoop

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Rivaroxaban does not impair fracture healing in a rat femur fracture model: an experimental study

Tim Klüter, Matthias Weuster, Stefan Brüggemann, Leif Menzdorf, Stefanie Fitschen- Oestern, Nadine Steubesand, Yahya Acil, Thomas Pufe, Deike Varoga, Andreas Seekamp, Sebastian Lippross

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Cardiovascular risk management in patients with active Ankylosing Spondylitis: a detailed evaluation

Sjoerd C Heslinga, Inge A Van den Oever, Alper M Van Sijl, Mike J Peters, Irene E Van der Horst-Bruinsma, Yvo M Smulders, Michael T Nurmohamed

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Biomechanical evaluation of a new pedicle screw-based posterior dynamic stabilization device (Awesome Rod System) - a finite element analysis

Chen-Sheng Chen, Chang-Hung Huang, Shih-Liang Shih

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Growth factor release by vesicular phospholipid gels: in-vitro results and application for rotator cuff repair in a rat model

Stefan Buchmann, Gunther H Sandmann, Lars Walz, Thomas Reichel, Knut Beitzel, Gabriele Wexel, Weiwei Tian, Achim Battmann, Stephan Vogt, Gerhard Winter, Andreas B Imhoff

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Short-term effect on pain and function of neurophysiological education and sensorimotor retraining compared to usual physiotherapy in patients with chronic or recurrent non-specific low back pain, a pilot randomized controlled trial

Philipp Wälti, Jan Kool, Hannu Luomajoki

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Functional outcome and cost-effectiveness of pulsed electromagnetic fields in the treatment of acute scaphoid fractures: a cost-utility analysis

Pascal F W Hannemann, Brigitte A B Essers, Judith P M Schots, Koen Dullaert, Martijn Poeze, Peter R G Brink

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Why we still perform arthroscopy in knee osteoarthritis: a multi-methods study

Timothy Barlow, Caroline Elizabeth Plant

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Association of history of fracture with prehypertension and hypertension: a retrospective case–control study

Shuman Yang, Aimin Chen, Tianying Wu

01.12.2015 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

What is the role of lifestyle behaviour change associated with non-communicable disease risk in managing musculoskeletal health conditions with special reference to chronic pain?

Elizabeth Dean, Anne Söderlund

01.12.2015 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Primary outcome measure use in back pain trials may need radical reassessment

Robert Froud, David Ellard, Shilpa Patel, Sandra Eldridge, Martin Underwood

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Self-reported quality of life, anxiety and depression in individuals with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS): a questionnaire study

Britta Berglund, Carina Pettersson, Maritta Pigg, Per Kristiansson

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Thrombocytosis after hip and knee surgery in the rehabilitation setting: is it an occasional phenomenon? Relationship with deep venous thrombosis and functional outcome

Domenico Intiso, Filomena Di Rienzo, Andrea Iarossi, Massimiliano Copetti, Luigi Pazienza, Mario Russo, Maurizio Tolfa, Giuseppe Maruzzi

01.12.2015 | Technical advance | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

High resolution MRI imaging at 9.4 Tesla of the osteochondral unit in a translational model of articular cartilage repair

Lars Goebel, Andreas Müller, Arno Bücker, Henning Madry

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Effects of BIS076 in a model of osteoarthritis induced by anterior cruciate ligament transection in ovariectomised rats

María Luisa Ferrándiz, María Carmen Terencio, María Carmen Carceller, Ramón Ruhí, Pere Dalmau, Josep Vergés, Eulàlia Montell, Anna Torrent, María José Alcaraz

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Prevalence and risk factors for patient-reported joint pain among patients with HIV/Hepatitis C coinfection, Hepatitis C monoinfection, and HIV monoinfection

Alexis Ogdie, Wyki Gina Pang, Kimberly A Forde, Bhangle D Samir, Lakeisha Mulugeta, Kyong-Mi Chang, David E Kaplan, Valerianna K Amorosa, Jay R Kostman, Rajender K Reddy, Ralph H Schumacher, Vincent Lo Re III

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Change in pain, disability and influence of fear-avoidance in a work-focused intervention on neck and back pain: a randomized controlled trial

Gunn Hege Marchand, Kjersti Myhre, Gunnar Leivseth, Leiv Sandvik, Bjørn Lau, Erik Bautz-Holter, Cecilie Røe

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Does osteoporosis reduce the primary tilting stability of cementless acetabular cups?

Christoph von Schulze Pellengahr, Lars V von Engelhardt, Bernd Wegener, Peter E Müller, Andreas Fottner, Patrick Weber, Ole Ackermann, Matthias Lahner, Wolfram Teske

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Arguments for the choice of surgical treatments in patients with lumbar spinal stenosis – a systematic appraisal of randomized controlled trials

Jakob M Burgstaller, François Porchet, Johann Steurer, Maria M Wertli

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

New physical examination tests for lumbar spondylolisthesis and instability: low midline sill sign and interspinous gap change during lumbar flexion-extension motion

Kang Ahn, Hyung-Joon Jhun

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Association between changes in lumbar Modic changes and low back symptoms over a two-year period

Jyri Järvinen, Jaro Karppinen, Jaakko Niinimäki, Marianne Haapea, Mats Grönblad, Katariina Luoma, Eeva Rinne

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The design evolution of interbody cages in anterior cervical discectomy and fusion: a systematic review

Elizabeth Chong, Matthew H Pelletier, Ralph J Mobbs, William R Walsh

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Bioimpedance spectroscopy for swelling evaluation following total knee arthroplasty: a validation study

Claude Pichonnaz, Jean-Philippe Bassin, Estelle Lécureux, Damien Currat, Brigitte M Jolles

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Effect of preoperative neuromuscular training (NEMEX-TJR) on functional outcome after total knee replacement: an assessor-blinded randomized controlled trial

Erika O Huber, Ewa M Roos, André Meichtry, Rob A de Bie, Heike A Bischoff-Ferrari

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Can bone apposition predict the retention force of a femoral stem? An experimental weight-bearing hip-implant model in goats

Knut Harboe, Christian Lycke Ellingsen, Einar Sudmann, Nils Roar Gjerdet, Kjetil Søreide, Kari Indrekvam

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Reduced levels of circulating progenitor cells in juvenile idiopathic arthritis are counteracted by anti TNF-α therapy

Giorgia Martini, Francesca Biscaro, Elisa Boscaro, Fiorella Calabrese, Francesca Lunardi, Monica Facco, Carlo Agostini, Francesco Zulian, Gian Paolo Fadini

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Risk factors of acute and overuse musculoskeletal injuries among young conscripts: a population-based cohort study

Henri Taanila, Jaana H Suni, Pekka Kannus, Harri Pihlajamäki, Juha-Petri Ruohola, Jarmo Viskari, Jari Parkkari

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A randomised trial into the effect of an isolated hip abductor strengthening programme and a functional motor control programme on knee kinematics and hip muscle strength

Kathryn Palmer, Clair Hebron, Jonathan M Williams

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Musculoskeletal injuries in British Army recruits: a prospective study of diagnosis-specific incidence and rehabilitation times

Jagannath Sharma, Julie P Greeves, Mark Byers, Alexander N Bennett, Iain R Spears

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Productivity at work and quality of life in patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Myrthe van Vilsteren, Cecile RL Boot, Dirk L Knol, Dirkjan van Schaardenburg, Alexandre E Voskuyl, Romy Steenbeek, Johannes R Anema

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Frequency of sarcopenia and associated factors among hospitalized elderly patients

Bruno Prata Martinez, Anne Karine Menezes Santos Batista, Isabela Barboza Gomes, Flávia Milholo Olivieri, Fernanda Warken Rosa Camelier, Aquiles Assunção Camelier

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Is the state of health of rheumatoid arthritis patients receiving adequate treatment, predictable? - Results of a survey

Rudolf Puchner, Hans Peter Brezinschek, Josef Fritz, Manfred Herold, Monika Mustak, Thomas Nothnagl, Stephan E Puchner, Andrea Studnicka-Benke, Burkhard F Leeb

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Leg-length discrepancy is associated with low back pain among those who must stand while working

Satu Rannisto, Annaleena Okuloff, Jukka Uitti, Markus Paananen, Pasi-Heikki Rannisto, Antti Malmivaara, Jaro Karppinen

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The potential role of advanced glycation end products (AGEs) and soluble receptors for AGEs (sRAGE) in the pathogenesis of adult-onset still’s disease

Der-Yuan Chen, Yi-Ming Chen, Chi-Chen Lin, Chia-Wei Hsieh, Yen-Ching Wu, Wei-Ting Hung, Hsin-Hua Chen, Joung-Liang Lan

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A scoping review of the proximal humerus fracture literature

Gerard P Slobogean, Herman Johal, Kelly A Lefaivre, Norma J MacIntyre, Sheila Sprague, Taryn Scott, Pierre Guy, Peter A Cripton, Michael McKee, Mohit Bhandari

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Treatment of periprosthetic femoral fractures after femoral revision using a long stem

Youngwoo Kim, Chiaki Tanaka, Hiroshi Tada, Hiroshi Kanoe, Takaaki Shirai

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Effectiveness of intra-articular injections of sodium bicarbonate and calcium gluconate in the treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee: a randomized double-blind clinical trial

Sandra García-Padilla, Miguel Angel Duarte-Vázquez, Karla Elena Gonzalez-Romero, María del Carmen Caamaño, Jorge L Rosado

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Augmentation of tibial plateau fractures with an injectable bone substitute: CERAMENT™. Three year follow-up from a prospective study

Riccardo Iundusi, Elena Gasbarra, Michele D’Arienzo, Andrea Piccioli, Umberto Tarantino

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The efficacy of a lysine-based dendritic hydrogel does not differ from those of commercially available tissue sealants and adhesives: an ex vivo study

Juan C Villa-Camacho, Cynthia Ghobril, Lorenzo Anez-Bustillos, Mark W Grinstaff, Edward K Rodríguez, Ara Nazarian

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Bone resorption during the first year after implantation of a single-segment dynamic interspinous stabilization device and its risk factors

Kaifeng Wang, Zhenqi Zhu, Bo Wang, Yi Zhu, Haiying Liu

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Femoral diameter and stem type are independent risk factors for ARMD in the Large-headed ASR THR group

Aleksi Reito, Petra Elo, Timo Puolakka, Jorma Pajamäki, Antti Eskelinen

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH) of the elbow: a controlled radiological study

Christine Beyeler, Sergio R Thomann, Niklaus J Gerber, Christine Kunze, Daniel Aeberli

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Comparison of various SYSADOA for the osteoarthritis treatment: an experimental study in rabbits

María Permuy, David Guede, Mónica López-Peña, Fernando Muñoz, José-Ramón Caeiro, Antonio González-Cantalapiedra

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Reliability of three landmarking methods for dual inclinometry measurements of lumbar flexion and extension

Joy C MacDermid, Vanitha Arumugam, Joshua I Vincent, Kimberly L Payne, Aubrey K So

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Corticosteroid or placebo injection combined with deep transverse friction massage, Mills manipulation, stretching and eccentric exercise for acute lateral epicondylitis: a randomised, controlled trial

Morten Olaussen, Øystein Holmedal, Ibrahimu Mdala, Søren Brage, Morten Lindbæk

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Tamoxifen use reduces the risk of osteoporotic fractures in women with breast cancer in Asia: a nationwide population-based cohort study

Huey-En Tzeng, Chih-Hsin Muo, Hsien-Te Chen, Wen-Li Hwang, Horng-Chang Hsu, Chun-Hao Tsai

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Muscle strength and areal bone mineral density at the hip in women: a cross-sectional study

Julie A. Pasco, Kara L. Holloway, Sharon L. Brennan-Olsen, David J. Moloney, Mark A. Kotowicz

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Temporal gene expression profiling of the rat knee joint capsule during immobilization-induced joint contractures

Kayleigh Wong, Fangui Sun, Guy Trudel, Paola Sebastiani, Odette Laneuville

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Work related etiology of de Quervain’s tenosynovitis: a case-control study with prospectively collected data

Stéphane Stahl, Daniel Vida, Christoph Meisner, Adelana Santos Stahl, Hans-Eberhard Schaller, Manuel Held

01.12.2015 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Recurrent episodes of micturition with expulsion of symphyseal plate screws following pelvic ring fixation: case report

Eli Peled, Doron Norman, David Kakiashvili, M. Bradford Henley

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Does a minimal invasive approach reduce anterior chest wall numbness and postoperative pain in plate fixation of clavicle fractures?

Marc Beirer, Lukas Postl, Moritz Crönlein, Sebastian Siebenlist, Stefan Huber-Wagner, Karl F. Braun, Peter Biberthaler, Chlodwig Kirchhoff

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Screening for IgG4-type anti-nuclear antibodies in IgG4-related disease

Kazuhiro Kiyama, Hajime Yoshifuji, Tsugumitsu Kandou, Yuji Hosono, Koji Kitagori, Ran Nakashima, Yoshitaka Imura, Naoichiro Yukawa, Koichiro Ohmura, Takao Fujii, Daisuke Kawabata, Tsuneyo Mimori

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Circulating anti-citrullinated peptide antibodies, cytokines and genotype as biomarkers of response to disease-modifying antirheumatic drug therapy in early rheumatoid arthritis

Mahmood M. T. M. Ally, Bridget Hodkinson, Pieter W. A. Meyer, Eustasius Musenge, Gregory R. Tintinger, Mohammed Tikly, Ronald Anderson

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The effect of changing movement and posture using motion-sensor biofeedback, versus guidelines-based care, on the clinical outcomes of people with sub-acute or chronic low back pain-a multicentre, cluster-randomised, placebo-controlled, pilot trial

Peter Kent, Robert Laird, Terry Haines

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Apoptosis associated with Wnt/β-catenin pathway leads to steroid-induced avascular necrosis of femoral head

Chen Zhang, Yu-long Zou, Jun Ma, Xiao-qian Dang, Kun-zheng Wang

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

One-sided hip-preserving and concurrent contralateral total hip arthroplasty for the treatment of bilateral osteonecrosis of the femoral head in different stages: short-medium term outcomes

Yirong Zeng, Xinyu Qi, Wenjun Feng, Jie Li, Feilong Li, Jianchun Zeng, Chunzhi Yi, Jinlun Chen

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Gait characteristics associated with the foot and ankle in inflammatory arthritis: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Matthew Carroll, Priya Parmar, Nicola Dalbeth, Mark Boocock, Keith Rome

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The effect of trauma and patient related factors on radial head fractures and associated injuries in 440 patients

Izaäk F. Kodde, Laurens Kaas, Nick van Es, Paul G.H. Mulder, C. Niek van Dijk, Denise Eygendaal

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Teriparatide use during an economic crisis: baseline data from the Greek cohort of the Extended Forsteo Observational Study (ExFOS)

Kyriakos Aloumanis, George Kapetanos, Nikolaos Bartzis, Vangelis Drossinos, for the Hellenic ExFOS study group

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Weight change following knee and hip joint arthroplasty–a six-month prospective study of adults with osteoarthritis

Andrew J Teichtahl, Emma Quirk, Paula Harding, Anne E Holland, Clare Delany, Rana S Hinman, Anita E Wluka, Susan M Liew, Flavia M Cicuttini

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Developing an animal model of Dupuytren’s disease by orthotopic transplantation of human fibroblasts into athymic rat

Latha Satish, Bradley Palmer, Fang Liu, Loukia Papatheodorou, Lora Rigatti, Mark E. Baratz, Sandeep Kathju

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Grip strength measured by high precision dynamometry in healthy subjects from 5 to 80 years

Jean-Yves Hogrel

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Should thorough Debridement be used in Fibular Allograft with impaction bone grafting to treat Femoral Head Necrosis: a biomechanical evaluation

Guangquan Zhou, Ying Zhang, Linghong Zeng, Wei He, Zhihui Pang, Xiumin Chen, Yujing Xu, Liao Shaoyi Stephen, LeiLei Chen

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Type II collagen and glycosaminoglycan expression induction in primary human chondrocyte by TGF-β1

Hyun Joo Yoon, Suk Bum Kim, Dhara Somaiya, Moon Jong Noh, Kyoung-Baek Choi, Chae-Lyul Lim, Hyeon-Youl Lee, Yeon-Ju Lee, Youngsuk Yi, Kwan Hee Lee

01.12.2015 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Giant cell tumor of the clavicle: report of a case in a rare location with consideration of surgical method

Satoshi Nagano, Toru Tsuchimochi, Masahiro Yokouchi, Takao Setoguchi, Hiromi Sasaki, Hirofumi Shimada, Shunsuke Nakamura, Yasuhiro Ishidou, Takuya Yamamoto, Setsuro Komiya

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The extent and risk of knee injuries in children aged 9–14 with Generalised Joint Hypermobility and knee joint hypermobility - the CHAMPS-study Denmark

Tina Junge, Lisbeth Runge Larsen, Birgit Juul-Kristensen, Niels Wedderkopp

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The effect of three-dimensional computed tomography reconstructions on preoperative planning of tibial plateau fractures: a case–control series

Andrew Dodd, Elizabeth Oddone Paolucci, Robert Korley

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Unipedicular versus bipedicular percutaneous vertebroplasty for osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures: a prospective randomized study

Liang Zhang, Zhongjun Liu, Jingcheng Wang, Xinmin Feng, Jiandong Yang, Yuping Tao, Shengfei Zhang

01.12.2015 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Systemic autoimmune disease in asbestosis rapidly responding to anti-interleukin-1beta antibody canakinumab: a case report

Laura Niccoli, Emanuele Cassarà, Olga Kaloudi, Carlotta Nannini, Micaela Romagnoli, Fabrizio Cantini

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Delivering an Optimised Behavioural Intervention (OBI) to people with low back pain with high psychological risk; results and lessons learnt from a feasibility randomised controlled trial of Contextual Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CCBT) vs. Physiotherapy

Tamar Pincus, Shamaila Anwar, Lance M. McCracken, Alison McGregor, Liz Graham, Michelle Collinson, John McBeth, Paul Watson, Stephen Morley, Juliet Henderson, Amanda J. Farrin, on behalf of the OBI Trial Management Team

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A biomechanical and histological comparison of the suture bridge and conventional double-row techniques of the repair of full-thickness rotator cuff tears in a rabbit model

Wenyong Fei, Weichun Guo

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Validity of gout diagnosis in Swedish primary and secondary care - a validation study

Mats Dehlin, Kalliopi Stasinopoulou, Lennart Jacobsson

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

In a secondary care setting, differences between neck pain subgroups classified using the Quebec task force classification system were typically small – a longitudinal study

Hanne Rasmussen, Peter Kent, Per Kjaer, Alice Kongsted

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Correlation of the degree of clavicle shortening after non-surgical treatment of midshaft fractures with upper limb function

Gustavo Santiago de Lima Figueiredo, Marcel Jun Sugawara Tamaoki, Bruno Dragone, Artur Yudi Utino, Nicola Archetti Netto, Marcelo Hide Matsumoto, Fábio Teruo Matsunaga

01.12.2015 | Retraction Note | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Retraction Note To: Functional activation of Proline-rich Tyrosine Kinase2 (PYK2) in peripheral blood mononuclear cells from patients with systemic lupus erythematosus

Meiying Wang, Hongsheng Sun, Wei Zhang, Yuanchao Zhang

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Effects over time of two platelet gel supernatants on growth factor, cytokine and hyaluronan concentrations in normal synovial membrane explants challenged with lipopolysaccharide

Diana L. Ríos, Catalina López, María E. Álvarez, Ismael J. Samudio, Jorge U. Carmona

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

α-Melanocyte-stimulating-hormone (α-MSH) modulates human chondrocyte activation induced by proinflammatory cytokines

Franco Capsoni, Anna Maria Ongari, Caterina Lonati, Riccardo Accetta, Stefano Gatti, Anna Catania

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Is there a role for Digital X-ray Radiogrammetry as surrogate marker for radiological progression and imaging of structural integrity in rheumatoid arthritis?

Alexander Pfeil, Peter Oelzner, Diane M. Renz, Andreas Hansch, Gunter Wolf, Joachim Böttcher

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Consecutive assessment of FA and ADC values of normal lumbar nerve roots from the junction of the dura mater

Ryo Miyagi, Toshinori Sakai, Eiko Yamabe, Hiroshi Yoshioka

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Quantitative T2 relaxation time and magnetic transfer ratio predict endplate biochemical content of intervertebral disc degeneration in a canine model

Chun Chen, Zhiwei Jia, Zhihua Han, Tao Gu, Wei Li, Hao Li, Yong Tang, Jianhong Wu, Deli Wang, Qin He, Dike Ruan

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Effects of eldecalcitol on cortical bone response to mechanical loading in rats

Yusuke Yamasaki, Keita Nagira, Mari Osaki, Hideki Nagashima, Hiroshi Hagino

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Enhanced neutrophil phagocytic capacity in rheumatoid arthritis related to the autoantibodies rheumatoid factor and anti-cyclic citrullinated peptides

Marcelo Bogliolo Piancastelli de Siqueira, Licia Maria Henrique da Mota, Shirley Claudino Pereira Couto, Maria Imaculada Muniz-Junqueira

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Mid-term results of a less-invasive locking plate fixation method for proximal humeral fractures: a prospective observational study

Benjamin Bockmann, Benjamin Buecking, Daniel Franz, Ralph Zettl, Steffen Ruchholtz, Juliane Mohr

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Reliability and validity of the Chinese version of the Short Musculoskeletal Function Assessment questionnaire in patients with skeletal muscle injury of the upper or lower extremities

Ying Wang, Zehui He, Lifang Lei, Dingkun Lin, Yajie Li, Gang Wang, Huimin Zhai, Jingli Xu, Guangqing Zhang, Meizhen Lin

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

An MRI-based feasibility study of unilateral percutaneous vertebroplasty

Haijun Li, Lei Yang, Jian Tang, Dawei Ge, Hao Xie, Jinhua Chen, Lipeng Yu, Haifeng Wei, Weizhong Tian, Tao Sui, Xiaojian Cao

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Systemic application of teriparatide for steroid induced osteonecrosis in a rat model

Yulei Dong, Yulong Li, Cheng Huang, Kai Gao, Xisheng Weng

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Imaging methods for quantifying glenoid and Hill-Sachs bone loss in traumatic instability of the shoulder: a scoping review

David J. Saliken, Troy D. Bornes, Martin J. Bouliane, David M. Sheps, Lauren A. Beaupre

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Comorbidities, intensity, frequency and duration of pain, daily functioning and health care seeking in local, regional, and widespread pain—a descriptive population-based survey (SwePain)

Anna Grimby-Ekman, Björn Gerdle, Jonas Björk, Britt Larsson

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Predictors of response and drug survival in ankylosing spondylitis patients treated with infliximab

Mariagrazia Lorenzin, Augusta Ortolan, Paola Frallonardo, Francesca Oliviero, Leonardo Punzi, Roberta Ramonda

01.12.2015 | Technical advance | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Treatment of pelvic fractures through a less invasive ilioinguinal approach combined with a minimally invasive posterior approach

Lei Zhu, Lu Wang, Di Shen, Tian-wen Ye, Liang-yu Zhao, Ai-min Chen

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Magnetic resonance evaluation in long term follow up of operated lateral tibial plateau fractures

Georg Mattiassich, Ernst Foltin, Martin Pietsch, Oliver Djahani, Albert Kröpfl, Martin Fischmeister, Georg Scheurecker

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Value of SPECT-CT Imaging for Middle-Aged Patients with Chronic Anterior Knee Pain

Du Hyun Ro, Ho-Young Lee, Chong Bum Chang, Seung-Baik Kang

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Human adipose-derived mesenchymal stem cells attenuate collagen antibody-induced autoimmune arthritis by inducing expression of FCGIIB receptors

Hyoju Yi, Kwi Young Kang, Youngkyun Kim, Hyerin Jung, Yeri Alice Rim, Narae Park, Juryun Kim, Seung Min Jung, Sung-Hwan Park, Ji Hyeon Ju

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The Psychological Inflexibility in Pain Scale (PIPS) – validation, factor structure and comparison to the Chronic Pain Acceptance Questionnaire (CPAQ) and other validated measures in German chronic back pain patients

Antonia Barke, Jenny Riecke, Winfried Rief, Julia A. Glombiewski

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Prevalence of bilateral Discoid Lateral Menisci (DLM) in patients operated for symptomatic DLM with a follow-up study on their asymptomatic contralateral knees: a Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) assessment

Wen-Xin Liu, Jin-Zhong Zhao, Xiao-Qiao Huangfu, Yao-Hua He, Xing-Guang Yang

01.12.2015 | Technical advance | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Method for the location of primary wear scars from retrieved metal on metal hip replacements

Garima Govind, Johann Henckel, Harry Hothi, Shiraz Sabah, John Skinner, Alister Hart

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The reliability and minimal detectable change of Timed Up and Go test in individuals with grade 1 – 3 knee osteoarthritis

Ahmad Alghadir, Shahnawaz Anwer, Jean-Michel Brismée

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A scoping review of biomechanical testing for proximal humerus fracture implants

David Cruickshank, Kelly A. Lefaivre, Herman Johal, Norma J. MacIntyre, Sheila A. Sprague, Taryn Scott, Pierre Guy, Peter A. Cripton, Michael McKee, Mohit Bhandari, Gerard P. Slobogean

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Prognostic factors for abatacept retention in patients who received at least one prior biologic agent: an interim analysis from the observational, prospective ACTION study

Hubert G. Nüßlein, Rieke Alten, Mauro Galeazzi ,, Hanns-Martin Lorenz, Michael T. Nurmohamed, William G. Bensen, Gerd R. Burmester, Hans-Hartmut Peter, Karel Pavelka, Melanie Chartier, Coralie Poncet, Christiane Rauch, Manuela Le Bars

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Metal backed fixed-bearing unicondylar knee arthroplasties using minimal invasive surgery: a promising outcome analysis of 132 cases

Joel Baur, Lukas Zwicky, Michael Tobias Hirschmann, Thomas Ilchmann, Martin Clauss

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The disease-modifying effect of dehydroepiandrosterone in different stages of experimentally induced osteoarthritis: a histomorphometric study

Kai Huang, Jia-peng Bao, Gavin James Jennings, Li-dong Wu

01.12.2015 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis without limb weakness: a differential diagnosis of core myopathy?

Rafael de Paiva Luciano, Eduardo Barros Puertas, Delio Eulalio Martins, Flavio Faloppa, David Del Curto, Luciano Miller Reis Rodrigues, Beny Schmidt, Acary Souza Bulle de Oliveira, Marcelo Wajchenberg

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Influence of surgical approach on component positioning in primary total hip arthroplasty

Moritz M. Innmann, Marcus R. Streit, Jeanette Kolb, Jochen Heiland, Dominik Parsch, Peter R. Aldinger, Matthias Königshausen, Tobias Gotterbarm, Christian Merle

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Annular ligament reconstruction by suture anchor for treatment of radial head dislocation in children

Jian Wang, Liang-Dong Jiang, Ai-Yong He, Dai-Rong Wang, Jun Zhu, Run-Shan Duan, Cheng Tao

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Signature of microRNA expression during osteogenic differentiation of bone marrow MSCs reveals a putative role of miR-335-5p in osteoarthritis

Pilar Tornero-Esteban, Luis Rodríguez-Rodríguez, Lydia Abásolo, María Tomé, Pedro López-Romero, Eva Herranz, Manuel A. González, Fernando Marco, Enrique Moro, Benjamín Fernández-Gutiérrez, José Ramón Lamas

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

May osteoarticular infections be influenced by vitamin D status? An observational study on selected patients

Valentina Signori, Carlo L. Romanò, Elena De Vecchi, Roberto Mattina, Lorenzo Drago

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Factors associated with magnetic resonance imaging defined patellar tendinopathy in community-based middle-aged women: a prospective cohort study

Jason Toppi, Jessica Fairley, Flavia M. Cicuttini, Jill Cook, Susan R. Davis, Robin J. Bell, Fahad Hanna, Yuanyuan Wang

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Agreements and disagreements in exercise therapy prescriptions after hip replacement among rehabilitation professionals: a multicenter survey

Christine Eulenburg, Anna-Lina Rahlf, Andrej Kutasow, Astrid Zech

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

One-stage posterior-only approach in surgical treatment of single-segment thoracic spinal tuberculosis with neurological deficits in adults: a retrospective study of 34 cases

Hao Zeng, Penghui Zhang, Xiongjie Shen, Chengke Luo, Zhengquan Xu, Yupeng Zhang, Zheng Liu, Xiyang Wang

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Reliability, validity, sensitivity and internal consistency of the ICF based Basic Mobility Scale for measuring the mobility of patients with musculoskeletal problems in the acute hospital setting: a prospective study

Karin Pieber, Malvina Herceg, Tatjana Paternostro-Sluga, Eleonore Pablik, Michael Quittan, Peter Nicolakis, Veronika Fialka-Moser, Richard Crevenna

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Quality of life and acquired organ damage are intimately related to activity limitations in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus

Mathilda Björk, Örjan Dahlström, Jonas Wetterö, Christopher Sjöwall

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Increasing incidence of rotator cuff repairs—A nationwide registry study in Finland

Juha Paloneva, Vesa Lepola, Ville Äärimaa, Antti Joukainen, Jari Ylinen, Ville M Mattila

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Association between anti-Porphyromonas gingivalis or anti-α-enolase antibody and severity of periodontitis or rheumatoid arthritis (RA) disease activity in RA

Joo Youn Lee, In Ah Choi, Jin-Hee Kim, Kyoung-Hwa Kim, Eun Young Lee, Eun Bong Lee, Yong-Moo Lee, Yeong Wook Song

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Cross-sectional study of soluble selectins, fractions of circulating microparticles and their relationship to lung and skin involvement in systemic sclerosis

Line V. Iversen, Susanne Ullman, Ole Østergaard, Christoffer T. Nielsen, Poul Halberg, Tonny Karlsmark, Niels H.H. Heegaard, Søren Jacobsen

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Bone mineral density after implantation of a femoral neck hip prosthesis – a prospective 5 year follow-up

Wolfram Steens, Friedrich Boettner, Rainer Bader, Ralf Skripitz, Alberto Schneeberger

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

How much do rheumatologists and orthopaedists doctors’ modalities impact the cost of arthritis in Cyprus?

Despena Andrioti, Kypros Kyprianou, George Charalambous

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Understanding the information needs of women with rheumatoid arthritis concerning pregnancy, post-natal care and early parenting: A mixed-methods study

Ilana N. Ackerman, Joanne E. Jordan, Sharon Van Doornum, Margaret Ricardo, Andrew M. Briggs

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Effects of sensorimotor training volume on recovery of sensorimotor function in patients following lower limb arthroplasty

Torsten Pohl, Torsten Brauner, Scott Wearing, Knut Stamer, Thomas Horstmann

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Positive association of tomato consumption with serum urate: support for tomato consumption as an anecdotal trigger of gout flares

Tanya J Flynn, Murray Cadzow, Nicola Dalbeth, Peter B Jones, Lisa K Stamp, Jennie Harré Hindmarsh, Alwyn S Todd, Robert J Walker, Ruth Topless, Tony R Merriman

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Knee arthrodesis using a unilateral external fixator combined with crossed cannulated screws for the treatment of end-stage tuberculosis of the knee

Xin Tang, Jing Zhu, Qi Li, Gang Chen, Weili Fu, Jian Li

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Specific exercise training for reducing neck and shoulder pain among military helicopter pilots and crew members: a randomized controlled trial protocol

Mike Murray, Britt Lange, Bo Riebeling Nørnberg, Karen Søgaard, Gisela Sjøgaard

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Outcomes after fixation for undisplaced femoral neck fracture compared to hemiarthroplasty for displaced femoral neck fracture among the elderly

Jeff Chien-Fu Lin, Wen-Miin Liang

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Press-fit fixation using autologous bone in the tibial canal causes less enlargement of bone tunnel diameter in ACL reconstruction - a CT scan analysis three months postoperatively

Ralph Akoto, Jonas Müller-Hübenthal, Maurice Balke, Malte Albers, Bertil Bouillon, Philip Helm, Marc Banerjee, Jürgen Höher

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Chronic low back pain clinical outcomes present higher associations with the STarT Back Screening Tool than with physiologic measures: a 12-month cohort study

Isabelle Pagé, Jacques Abboud, Julie O᾽Shaughnessy, Louis Laurencelle, Martin Descarreaux

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Relationship of anabolic and catabolic biomarkers with muscle strength and physical performance in older adults: a population-based cross-sectional study

Yongxia Meng, Hongmei Wu, Yi Yang, Huanmin Du, Yang Xia, Xiaoyan Guo, Xing Liu, Chunlei Li, Kaijun Niu

01.12.2015 | Technical advance | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Using ultrasound to assess the thickness of the transversus abdominis in a sling exercise

Jörn Lükens, Kim J. Boström, Christian Puta, Tobias L. Schulte, Heiko Wagner

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Gender disparities of chronic musculoskeletal disorder burden in the elderly Ghanaian population: study on global ageing and adult health (SAGE WAVE 1)

Emmanuel Kweku Nakua, Easmon Otupiri, Veronica Millicent Dzomeku, Ellis Owusu-Dabo, Peter Agyei-Baffour, Alfred Edwin Yawson, Gloria Folson, Sandra Hewlett

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Prediction of pain outcomes in a randomized controlled trial of dose–response of spinal manipulation for the care of chronic low back pain

Darcy Vavrek, Mitchell Haas, Moni Blazej Neradilek, Nayak Polissar

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Multilevel thoracic ossification of ligamentum flavum coexisted with/without lumbar spinal stenosis: staged surgical strategy and clinical outcomes

Wen-jing Li, Shi-gong Guo, Zhi-jian Sun, Yu Zhao

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Comparative effectiveness of two different interbody fusion methods for transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion: cage versus morselized impacted bone grafts

Chaoliang Lv, Xianzhou Li, Haicheng Zhang, Junrong Lv, Hongmei Zhang

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Outcomes after minimally invasive lumbar decompression: a biomechanical comparison of unilateral and bilateral laminotomies

Yi-Hung Ho, Yuan-Kun Tu, Chih-Kun Hsiao, Chih-Han Chang

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Is raloxifene associated with lower risk of mortality in postmenopausal women with vertebral fractures after vertebroplasty?: a hospital-based analysis

Fu-Mei Su, Ying-Chou Chen, Tien-Tsai Cheng, Wei-Che Lin, Chun-Chung Lui

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Musculoskeletal symptoms in an adolescent athlete population: a comparative study

Élise P. Legault, Martin Descarreaux, Vincent Cantin

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The effect of concentrated bone marrow aspirate in operative treatment of fifth metatarsal stress fractures; a double-blind randomized controlled trial

Hanneke Weel, Wouter H. Mallee, C. Niek van Dijk, Leendert Blankevoort, Simon Goedegebuure, J. Carel Goslings, John G. Kennedy, Gino M. M. J. Kerkhoffs

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Nucleostemin- and Oct 3/4-positive stem/progenitor cells exhibit disparate anatomical and temporal expression during rat Achilles tendon healing

Eva Runesson, Paul Ackermann, Jón Karlsson, Bengt I Eriksson

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Influence of pelvic incidence-lumbar lordosis mismatch on surgical outcomes of short-segment transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion

Yasuchika Aoki, Arata Nakajima, Hiroshi Takahashi, Masato Sonobe, Fumiaki Terajima, Masahiko Saito, Kazuhisa Takahashi, Seiji Ohtori, Atsuya Watanabe, Takayuki Nakajima, Makoto Takazawa, Sumihisa Orita, Yawara Eguchi, Koichi Nakagawa

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Evaluation of a disease specific rheumatoid arthritis self-management education program, a single group repeated measures study

Vironique Vermaak, N. Kathy Briffa, Bob Langlands, Charles Inderjeeth, Jean McQuade

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Expression and pathological effects of periostin in human osteoarthritis cartilage

Ryota Chijimatsu, Yasuo Kunugiza, Yoshiaki Taniyama, Norimasa Nakamura, Tetsuya Tomita, Hideki Yoshikawa

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Effect of distraction osteogenesis in patient with tibial shortening after initial union of Congenital Pseudarthrosis of the Tibia (CPT): a preliminary study

Guang-hui Zhu, Hai-bo Mei, Rong-guo He, Kun Liu, Jin Tang, Jiang-yan Wu

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Segmentation of the lateral femoral notch sign with MRI using a new measurement technique

Thomas Hoffelner, Isabel Pichler, Philipp Moroder, Michael Osti, Martin Hudelmaier, Wolfgang Wirth, Herbert Resch, Alexander Auffarth

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Polymorphic variation of hypoxia inducible factor-1 A (HIF1A) gene might contribute to the development of knee osteoarthritis: a pilot study

Javier Fernández-Torres, Cristina Hernández-Díaz, Rolando Espinosa-Morales, Javier Camacho-Galindo, Norma del Carmen Galindo-Sevilla, Ámbar López-Macay, Yessica Zamudio-Cuevas, Karina Martínez-Flores, Mónica Guadalupe Santamaría-Olmedo, Carlos Pineda, Julio Granados, Gabriela Angélica Martínez-Nava, Marwin Gutiérrez, Alberto G. López-Reyes

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A cross sectional study between the prevalence of chronic pain and academic pressure in adolescents in China (Shanghai)

Yongxing Zhang, Guoying Deng, Zhiqing Zhang, Qian Zhou, Xiang Gao, Liqing Di, Qianzi Che, Xiaoyu Du, Yun Cai, Xuedong Han, Qinghua Zhao

01.12.2015 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Bilateral diaphyseal bone cysts of the tibia mimicking shin splints in a young professional athlete—a case report and depiction of a less-invasive surgical technique

Andreas Toepfer, Norbert Harrasser, Ulrich Lenze, Franz Liska, Heinrich Mühlhofer, Rüdiger von Eisenhart-Rothe, Ingo J. Banke

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Effects of resting modes on human lumbar spines with different levels of degenerated intervertebral discs: a finite element investigation

Ruoxun Fan, He Gong, Sen Qiu, Xianbin Zhang, Juan Fang, Dong Zhu

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Comparison of tonic spinal cord stimulation, high-frequency and burst stimulation in patients with complex regional pain syndrome: a double-blind, randomised placebo controlled trial

N. Kriek, JG Groeneweg, DL Stronks, FJPM Huygen

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Efficacy of physical therapy for the treatment of lateral epicondylitis: a meta-analysis

Christoph Weber, Veronika Thai, Katrin Neuheuser, Katharina Groover, Oliver Christ

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Cartilage matrix changes in contralateral mobile knees in a rabbit model of osteoarthritis induced by immobilization

Qiang Zhou, Bo Wei, Shuai Liu, Fengyong Mao, Xiang Zhang, Jun Hu, Jin Zhou, Qingqiang Yao, Yan Xu, Liming Wang

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Mid-term clinical results of primary total knee arthroplasty using metal block augmentation and stem extension in patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Satoshi Hamai, Hisaaki Miyahara, Yukio Esaki, Goh Hirata, Kazumasa Terada, Nobuo Kobara, Kiyoshi Miyazaki, Takahiro Senju, Yukihide Iwamoto

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Characterization of multinucleated giant cells in synovium and subchondral bone in knee osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis

Iván Prieto-Potin, Raquel Largo, Jorge A Roman-Blas, Gabriel Herrero-Beaumont, David A Walsh

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Cystatin C as a potential predictor of osteoprotegerin levels in healthy men, a cross-sectional, observational study

Eva Kulcsar-Jakab, Zsofia Petho, Zoltan Pap, Edit Kalina, Roza Foldesi, Adam Balogh, Peter Antal-Szalmas, Harjit Pal Bhattoa

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Cervical Arthroplasty for Traumatic Disc Herniation: An Age- and Sex-matched Comparison with Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion

Hsuan-Kan Chang, Wen-Cheng Huang, Jau-Ching Wu, Tsung-Hsi Tu, Li-Yu Fay, Peng-Yuan Chang, Ching-Lan Wu, Huang-Chou Chang, Yu-Chun Chen, Henrich Cheng

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Comparison of bipolar hemiarthroplasty and total hip arthroplasty for displaced femoral neck fractures in the healthy elderly: a meta-analysis

Feng Wang, Haifei Zhang, Zhiyu Zhang, Chengbin Ma, Ximin Feng

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Arthritis has an impact on the daily lives of Canadians young and old: results from a population-based survey

Siobhan O’Donnell, Corneliu Rusu, Gillian A. Hawker, Sasha Bernatsky, Louise McRae, Mayilee Canizares, Crystal MacKay, Elizabeth M. Badley

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Association between work-related biomechanical risk factors and the occurrence of carpal tunnel syndrome: an overview of systematic reviews and a meta-analysis of current research

Agnessa Kozak, Grita Schedlbauer, Tanja Wirth, Ulrike Euler, Claudia Westermann, Albert Nienhaus

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Value-based cognitive-behavioural therapy for the prevention of chronic whiplash associated disorders: protocol of a randomized controlled trial

Tonny Elmose Andersen, Sophie Lykkegaard Ravn, Kirsten Kaya Roessler

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Pulsed electromagnetic fields combined with a collagenous scaffold and bone marrow concentrate enhance osteochondral regeneration: an in vivo study

Francesca Veronesi, Matteo Cadossi, Gianluca Giavaresi, Lucia Martini, Stefania Setti, Roberto Buda, Sandro Giannini, Milena Fini

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Are the presence of MODIC changes on MRI scans related to “improvement” in low back pain patients treated with lumbar facet joint injections?

Matilde Bianchi, Cynthia K. Peterson, Christian W. A. Pfirrmann, Juerg Hodler, Jennifer Bolton

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Placement-induced effects on high tibial osteotomized construct - biomechanical tests and finite-element analyses

Chu-An Luo, Su-Yang Hwa, Shang-Chih Lin, Chun-Ming Chen, Ching-Shiow Tseng

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The paracrine effect of adipose-derived stem cells inhibits osteoarthritis progression

Kazunari Kuroda, Tamon Kabata, Katsuhiro Hayashi, Toru Maeda, Yoshitomo Kajino, Shintaro Iwai, Kenji Fujita, Kazuhiro Hasegawa, Daisuke Inoue, Naotoshi Sugimoto, Hiroyuki Tsuchiya

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Management of hyperlipidemia among patients with rheumatoid arthritis in the primary care setting

Kashif Jafri, Lynne Taylor, Melissa Nezamzadeh, Joshua F. Baker, Nehal N. Mehta, Christie Bartels, Catherine T. Williams, Alexis Ogdie

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Reconstruction of the coracoacromial ligament during a modified Latarjet procedure: a case series

Matthias Aurich, Gunther O. Hofmann, Florian Gras

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Psychometric properties of a new treatment expectation scale in rheumatoid arthritis: an application of item response theory

Fowzia Ibrahim, Salma Ayis, Darija Hofmann, Diana Rose, Til Wykes, Andrew Cope, David L. Scott, Heidi Lempp

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Virtual mapping of 260 three-dimensional hemipelvises to analyse gender-specific differences in minimally invasive retrograde lag screw placement in the posterior acetabular column using the anterior pelvic and midsagittal plane as reference

Bjoern Gunnar Ochs, Fabian Maria Stuby, Ulrich Stoeckle, Christoph Emanuel Gonser

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A systematic review and meta-analysis regarding the use of corticosteroids in septic arthritis

Luke Farrow

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Ilizarov bone transport for the treatment of fibular osteomyelitis: a report of five cases

Peng Yin, Lihai Zhang, Lining Zhang, Tongtong Li, Zhirui Li, Jiantao Li, Jianfeng Zhou, Qi Yao, Qun Zhang, Peifu Tang

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Clinimetric properties of the Chinese version of the early inflammatory arthritis detection tool

Ming-Chi Lu, Malcolm Koo, Ning-Sheng Lai

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Intraindividual changes of dipeptidyl peptidase-IV in peripheral blood of patients with rheumatoid arthritis are associated with the disease activity

Lucie Sromova, Petr Busek, Liliana Sedova, Aleksi Sedo

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Effect of smoking and soft tissue release on risk of revision after total knee arthroplasty: a case- control study

Benedict U. Nwachukwu, Ellen B. Gurary, Vladislav Lerner, Jamie E. Collins, Thomas S. Thornhill, Elena Losina, Jeffrey N. Katz

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Pain, quality of life and activity in aged evacuees living in temporary housing after the Great East Japan earthquake of 11 March 2011: a cross-sectional study in Minamisoma City, Fukushima prefecture

Shoji Yabuki, Kazuo Ouchi, Shin-ichi Kikuchi, Shin-ichi Konno

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Effects of prostaglandin E1 on callus formation in rabbits

Pawel V. Lipinsky, Ivan V. Sirotin, Alexandr V. Skoroglyadov, Alexey V. Ivkov, Alexandr P. Oettinger, Evgeny E. Krynetskiy, Alexandr B. But-Gusaim, Andreas J. Roth

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Is radial Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy (rEWST) combined with supervised exercises (SE) more effective than sham rESWT and SE in patients with subacromial shoulder pain? Study protocol for a double-blind randomised, sham-controlled trial

Elisabeth Kvalvaag, Jens Ivar Brox, Kaia Beck Engebretsen, Helene Lundgaard Søberg, Erik Bautz-Holter, Cecilie Røe

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Long-term durability of alumina ceramic heads in THA

Nicholas A. Beckmann, Tobias Gotterbarm, Moritz M. Innmann, Christian Merle, Thomas Bruckner, J. Philippe Kretzer, Marcus R. Streit

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Abrasion arthroplasty increases mesenchymal stem cell content of postoperative joint effusions

Rainer Beckmann, Sebastian Lippross, Claudia Hartz, Mersedeh Tohidnezhad, Mónica S. Ventura Ferreira, Sabine Neuss-Stein, Andreas Seekamp, Sven Nebelung, Nisreen Kweider, Björn Rath, Holger Jahr, Thomas Pufe, Deike J. Varoga

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Reduced incidence of Crohn’s disease in systemic sclerosis: a nationwide population study

Chia-Chun Tseng, Jeng-Hsien Yen, Wen-Chan Tsai, Tsan-Teng Ou, Cheng-Chin Wu, Wan-Yu Sung, Ming-Chia Hsieh, Shun-Jen Chang

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Effect of low-level laser therapy (904 nm) and static stretching in patients with knee osteoarthritis: a protocol of randomised controlled trial

Sarah Rubia Ferreira de Meneses, David John Hunter, Eunice Young Docko, Amelia Pasqual Marques

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS) instruments among individuals with symptomatic knee osteoarthritis: a cross-sectional study of floor/ceiling effects and construct validity

Jeffrey B. Driban, Nani Morgan, Lori Lyn Price, Karon F. Cook, Chenchen Wang

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Antibiotic-impregnated cement spacer as definitive management for osteomyelitis

Xu-Sheng Qiu, Xin Zheng, Hong-fei Shi, Yan-cheng Zhu, Xia Guo, Hai-jun Mao, Guang-yue Xu, Yi-xin Chen

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Development of a hematogenous implant-related infection in a rat model

Stefanie M. Shiels, Katherine M. Bedigrew, Joseph C. Wenke

01.12.2015 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Erratum to: Effectiveness of intra-articular injections of sodium bicarbonate and calcium gluconate in the treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee: a randomized double-blind clinical trial

Sandra García-Padilla, Miguel Angel Duarte-Vázquez, Karla Elena Gonzalez-Romero, María del Carmen Caamaño, Jorge L Rosado

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Biologic predictors of clinical improvement in rituximab-treated refractory myositis

Ann M. Reed, Cynthia S. Crowson, Molly Hein, Consuelo Lopez de Padilla, Jeannette M. Olazagasti, Rohit Aggarwal, Dana P. Ascherman, Marc C. Levesque, Chester V. Oddis, the RIM Study Group

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A dose response analysis of a specific bone marrow concentrate treatment protocol for knee osteoarthritis

Christopher J. Centeno, Hasan Al-Sayegh, Jamil Bashir, Shaun Goodyear, Michael D. Freeman

01.12.2015 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Total Hip and Knee arthroplasty in a patient with osteopetrosis: a case report and review of the literature

Lin Xie, Fan Ding, Jing Jiao, Wusheng Kan, Junwen Wang

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The motherhood choices decision aid for women with rheumatoid arthritis increases knowledge and reduces decisional conflict: a randomized controlled trial

T. Meade, E. Dowswell, N. Manolios, L. Sharpe

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Biomechanical comparison of a novel transoral atlantoaxial anchored cage with established fixation technique - a finite element analysis

Bao-cheng Zhang, Hai-bo Liu, Xian-hua Cai, Zhi-hua Wang, Feng Xu, Hui Kang, Ran Ding, Xiao-qing Luo

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Long-term functional outcome and quality of life following rotationplasty for treatment of malignant tumors

Guntmar Gradl, Lukas K. Postl, Ulrich Lenze, Josef Stolberg-Stolberg, Florian Pohlig, Hans Rechl, Markus Schmitt-Sody, Ruediger von Eisenhart-Rothe, Chlodwig Kirchhoff

01.12.2015 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Erratum to: Early postoperative mortality after simultaneous or staged bilateral primary total hip arthroplasty: an observational register study from the Swedish Hip Arthroplasty Register

Anne Garland, Ola Rolfson, Göran Garellick, Johan Kärrholm, Nils P. Hailer

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Physical therapy vs. internet-based exercise training (PATH-IN) for patients with knee osteoarthritis: study protocol of a randomized controlled trial

Quinn I. Williams, Alexander H. Gunn, John E. Beaulieu, Bernadette C. Benas, Bruce Buley, Leigh F. Callahan, John Cantrell, Andrew P. Genova, Yvonne M. Golightly, Adam P. Goode, Christopher I. Gridley, Michael T. Gross, Bryan C. Heiderscheit, Carla H. Hill, Kim M. Huffman, Aaron Kline, Todd A. Schwartz, Kelli D. Allen

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Pain pressure threshold of a muscle tender spot increases following local and non-local rolling massage

SJ Aboodarda, AJ Spence, Duane C. Button

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Three-dimensional kinematic analysis of ankle, knee, hip, and pelvic rotation during gait in patients after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction - early results

Andrzej Czamara, Iga Markowska, Magdalena Hagner-Derengowska

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Relationship between developmental canal stenosis and surgical results of anterior decompression and fusion in patients with cervical spondylotic myelopathy

Jing Tao Zhang, Lin Feng Wang, Yue Ju Liu, Jun Ming Cao, Jie Li, Shuai Wang, Yong Shen

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Reliability and validity of CDAI and SDAI indices in comparison to DAS-28 index in Moroccan patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Imane Ben Slama, Fadoua Allali, Touria Lakhdar, Sarra El kabbaj, Lamyae Medrare, Ange Ngeuleu, Hanan Rkain, Najia Hajjaj - Hassouni

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Risk of low bone mineral density in patients with rheumatoid arthritis treated with biologics

Kengo Takahashi, Takao Setoguchi, Hiroki Tawaratsumida, Yoshiya Arishima, Hiroyuki Tominaga, Yasuhiro Ishidou, Satoshi Nagano, Sanae Shigemizu, Noriko Aoki, Masaki Akimoto, Hideo Otsubo, Takemasa Matsuda, Hironori Kakoi, Toshihiko Izumi, Shunsuke Nakamura, Masahiro Yokouchi, Nobuhiko Sunahara, Setsuro Komiya

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Disease-modifying effects of phosphocitrate and phosphocitrate-β-ethyl ester on partial meniscectomy-induced osteoarthritis

Yubo Sun, Nikkole Haines, Andrea Roberts, Michael Ruffolo, David R. Mauerhan, Kim L. Mihalko, Jane Ingram, Michael Cox, Edward N. Hanley Jr

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Effect of sex and fatigue on single leg squat kinematics in healthy young adults

Benjamin K. Weeks, Christopher P. Carty, Sean A. Horan

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Macroscopic and microscopic assessments of the glenohumeral and subacromial synovitis in rotator cuff disease

Chris H. Jo, Ji Sun Shin, Ji Eun Kim, Sohee Oh

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Sex differences in the shoulder joint position sense acuity: a cross-sectional study

Amir K. Vafadar, Julie N. Côté, Philippe S. Archambault

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Making the case for a fracture liaison service: a qualitative study of the experiences of clinicians and service managers

Sarah Drew, Rachael Gooberman-Hill, Andrew Farmer, Laura Graham, M Kassim Javaid, Cyrus Cooper, Andrew Judge, The REFReSH study group

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Are there differences between stemless and conventional stemmed shoulder prostheses in the treatment of glenohumeral osteoarthritis?

Michael W. Maier, Sarah Lauer, Matthias C. Klotz, Matthias Bülhoff, David Spranz, Felix Zeifang

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Perioperative stroke in patients undergoing elective spinal surgery: a retrospective analysis using the Japanese diagnosis procedure combination database

Junichi Ohya, Hirotaka Chikuda, Takeshi Oichi, Hiromasa Horiguchi, Katsushi Takeshita, Sakae Tanaka, Hideo Yasunaga

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Mortality in Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA): factors associated with recording RA on death certificates

Emily Molina, Inmaculada del Rincon, Jose Felix Restrepo, Daniel F. Battafarano, Agustin Escalante

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Outcomes of total hip arthroplasty in patients with primary immune thrombocytopenia

Seung-Jae Lim, Ingwon Yeo, Chan-Woo Park, Young-Wan Moon, Youn-Soo Park

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Identification of patients with suboptimal results after hip arthroplasty: development of a preliminary prediction algorithm

Eugen Lungu, Pascal-André Vendittoli, François Desmeules

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Relationship between probability of future shoulder arthroplasty and outcomes of arthroscopic debridement in patients with advanced osteoarthritis of glenohumeral joint

Patrick Henry, Helen Razmjou, Tim Dwyer, Jesse A. Slade Shantz, Richard Holtby

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Comparative study of serum proteomes in Legg-Calve-Perthes disease

Ruiyu Liu, Lihong Fan, Longbin Yin, Kunzheng Wang, Wusheng Miao, Qichun Song, Xiaoqian Dang, Hang Gao, Chuanyi Bai

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Comparison of the outcomes of cannulated screws vs. modified tension band wiring fixation techniques in the management of mildly displaced patellar fractures

Tao Lin, Junbin Liu, Baojun Xiao, Dehao Fu, Shuhua Yang

01.12.2015 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Erratum to: Internet based patient education improves informed consent for elective orthopaedic surgery: a randomized controlled trial

Andrew Fraval, Janan Chandrananth, Yew M. Chong, Lillian S. Coventry, Phong Tran

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Hyaluronic acid increases tendon derived cell viability and collagen type I expression in vitro: Comparative study of four different Hyaluronic acid preparations by molecular weight

Leonardo Osti, Martina Berardocco, Viviana di Giacomo, Graziella Di Bernardo, Francesco Oliva, Anna C. Berardi

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Cervical cage without plating in management of type II / II A Hangman’s fracture combined with intervertebral disc injury

Fuxin Wei, Le Wang, Zhiyu Zhou, Rui Zhong, Shaoyu Liu, Shangbin Cui, Ximin Pan, Manman Gao

01.12.2015 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Metastasis of differentiated thyroid cancer in the subchondral bone of the femoral head: a case report

Naoki Mizoshiri, Toshiharu Shirai, Ryu Terauchi, Shinji Tsuchida, Yuki Mori, Masazumi Saito, Keiichiro Ueshima, Toshikazu Kubo

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Genome-wide DNA methylation study of hip and knee cartilage reveals embryonic organ and skeletal system morphogenesis as major pathways involved in osteoarthritis

Erfan Aref-Eshghi, Yuhua Zhang, Ming Liu, Patricia E. Harper, Glynn Martin, Andrew Furey, Roger Green, Guang Sun, Proton Rahman, Guangju Zhai

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Pain intensity, neck pain and longer duration of complaints predict poorer outcome in patients with shoulder pain – a systematic review

Margit K. Kooijman, Di-Janne A. Barten, Ilse CS Swinkels, Ton Kuijpers, Dinny de Bakker, Bart W. Koes, Cindy Veenhof

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Vastus medialis oblique and vastus lateralis activity during a double-leg semisquat with or without hip adduction in patients with patellofemoral pain syndrome

Ping Miao, Yi Xu, Cuihuan Pan, Hao Liu, Chuhuai Wang

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Zero-profile implant (Zero-p) versus plate cage benezech implant (PCB) in the treatment of single-level cervical spondylotic myelopathy

ZhiDong Wang, RuoFu Zhu, HuiLin Yang, MinJie Shen, Genlin Wang, Kangwu Chen, Minfeng Gan, Mao Li

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Improvement of walking speed and gait symmetry in older patients after hip arthroplasty: a prospective cohort study

Walter Rapp, Torsten Brauner, Linda Weber, Stefan Grau, Annegret Mündermann, Thomas Horstmann

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Surgical management of hallux valgus and hallux rigidus: an email survey among Swiss orthopaedic surgeons regarding their current practice

Lukas Daniel Iselin, Georg Klammer, Norman Espinoza, Panagiotis D. Symeonidis, David Iselin, Peter Stavrou

01.12.2015 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Requirements for more effective prevention of work-related musculoskeletal disorders

Wendy Macdonald, Jodi Oakman

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Musculoskeletal pain is associated with restless legs syndrome in young adults

Stijn J. Hoogwout, Markus V. Paananen, Anne J. Smith, Darren J. Beales, Peter B. O’Sullivan, Leon M. Straker, Peter R. Eastwood, Nigel McArdle, David Champion

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Feasibility of model-based Roentgen Stereophotogrammetric Analysis to evaluate early migration of the trapeziometacarpal joint prosthesis

E.M. Ooms, B. ten Brinke, N.M.C. Mathijssen, I.F. Blom, R.L.M. Deijkers, G.A. Kraan

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Factors influencing the crystallization of monosodium urate: a systematic literature review

Ashika Chhana, Gerald Lee, Nicola Dalbeth

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Comparison between minimally invasive, percutaneous osteosynthesis and locking plate osteosynthesis in 3-and 4-part proximal humerus fractures

Reinhold Ortmaier, Verena Filzmaier, Wolfgang Hitzl, Robert Bogner, Thomas Neubauer, Herbert Resch, Alexander Auffarth

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A screening tool for non-specific low back pain with disability in office workers: a 1-year prospective cohort study

Prawit Janwantanakul, Rattaporn Sihawong, Ekalak Sitthipornvorakul, Arpalak Paksaichol

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Persistence of pain in patients with chronic low back pain reported via weekly automated text messages over one year

Charlotte Leboeuf-Yde, Rikke Krüger Jensen, Niels Wedderkopp

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Prevalence of fractures in women with rheumatoid arthritis and/or systemic lupus erythematosus on chronic glucocorticoid therapy

Maria Luz Rentero, Encarna Amigo, Nicolas Chozas, Manuel Fernández Prada, Lucia Silva-Fernández, Miguel Angel Abad Hernandez, Jose Maria Rodriguez Barrera, Javier del Pino-Montes, on behalf of the GHDP study group

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Relationship between the presence of abnormal hallux interphalangeal angle and risk of ingrown hallux nail: a case control study

Antonio Córdoba-Fernández, Pedro Montaño-Jiménez, Manuel Coheña-Jiménez

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Participatory intervention with objectively measured physical risk factors for musculoskeletal disorders in the construction industry: study protocol for a cluster randomized controlled trial

Mikkel Brandt, Pascal Madeleine, Jeppe Zielinski Nguyen Ajslev, Markus D. Jakobsen, Afshin Samani, Emil Sundstrup, Pete Kines, Lars L. Andersen

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A randomized trial to compare exercise treatment methods for patients after total knee replacement: protocol paper

Sara R. Piva, Charity G. Moore, Michael Schneider, Alexandra B. Gil, Gustavo J. Almeida, James J. Irrgang

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The effect of osteoarthritis on functional outcome following hemiarthroplasty for femoral neck fracture: a prospective observational study

Christoph Kolja Boese, Benjamin Buecking, Christopher Bliemel, Steffen Ruchholtz, Michael Frink, Philipp Lechler

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Quadriceps muscle strength, radiographic knee osteoarthritis and knee pain: the ROAD study

Shigeyuki Muraki, Toru Akune, Masatoshi Teraguchi, Ryohei Kagotani, Yoshiki Asai, Munehito Yoshida, Fumiaki Tokimura, Sakae Tanaka, Hiroyuki Oka, Hiroshi Kawaguchi, Kozo Nakamura, Noriko Yoshimura

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Psychological and behavioral differences between low back pain populations: a comparative analysis of chiropractic, primary and secondary care patients

Andreas Eklund, Gunnar Bergström, Lennart Bodin, Iben Axén

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

HOPE-trial: hemiarthroplasty compared to total hip arthroplasty for displaced femoral neck fractures in the elderly-elderly, a randomized controlled trial

Olof Sköldenberg, Ghazi Chammout, Sebastian Mukka, Olle Muren, Hans Nåsell, Carl-Johan Hedbeck, Mats Salemyr

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Experimentally induced cartilage degeneration treated by pulsed electromagnetic field stimulation; an in vitro study on bovine cartilage

Francesca Veronesi, Milena Fini, Gianluca Giavaresi, Alessia Ongaro, Monica De Mattei, Agnese Pellati, Stefania Setti, Matilde Tschon

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Malignancy risk in Australian rheumatoid arthritis patients treated with anti-tumour necrosis factor therapy: analysis of the Australian Rheumatology Association Database (ARAD) prospective cohort study

Rachelle Buchbinder, Sharon Van Doornum, Margaret Staples, Marissa Lassere, Lyn March

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The potential risk of spinal cord injury from pedicle screw at the apex of adolescent idiopathic thoracic scoliosis: magnetic resonance imaging evaluation

Shoufeng Wang, Yong Qiu, Wenjun Liu, Benlong Shi, Bin Wang, Yang Yu, Zezhang Zhu, Bangping Qian, Feng Zhu, Xu Sun

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Outcomes and second-look arthroscopic evaluation after combined arthroscopic treatment of tibial plateau and tibial eminence avulsion fractures: a 5-year minimal follow-up

Tsan-Wen Huang, Chien-Ying Lee, Szu-Yuan Chen, Shih-Jie Lin, Kuo-Yao Hsu, Robert Wen-Wei Hsu, Yi-Sheng Chan, Mel S. Lee

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Development and feasibility of a personalized, interactive risk calculator for knee osteoarthritis

Elena Losina, Kristina Klara, Griffin L. Michl, Jamie E. Collins, Jeffrey N. Katz

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Current therapeutic strategies of heterotopic ossification – a survey amongst orthopaedic and trauma departments in Germany

Sebastian Winkler, Ferdinand Wagner, Markus Weber, Jan Matussek, Benjamin Craiovan, Guido Heers, Hans Robert Springorum, Joachim Grifka, Tobias Renkawitz

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Impact of storage conditions on electromechanical, histological and histochemical properties of osteochondral allografts

Tomas Mickevicius, Alius Pockevicius, Audrius Kucinskas, Rimtautas Gudas, Justinas Maciulaitis, Aurelija Noreikaite, Arvydas Usas

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Profiles of responses of immunological factors to different subtypes of Kawasaki disease

Yan Ding, Gang Li, Li-Juan Xiong, Wei Yin, Jie Liu, Fan Liu, Rui-Geng Wang, Kun Xia, Shu-Ling Zhang, Lei Zhao

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Lyon bracing in adolescent females with thoracic idiopathic scoliosis: a prospective study based on SRS and SOSORT criteria

Angelo G. Aulisa, Vincenzo Guzzanti, Francesco Falciglia, Marco Giordano, Emanuele Marzetti, Lorenzo Aulisa

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Comparison of patients in three different rehabilitation settings after knee or hip arthroplasty: a natural observational, prospective study

T. Benz, F. Angst, P. Oesch, R. Hilfiker, S. Lehmann, C. Mueller Mebes, E. Kramer, ML Verra

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Hip arthroscopy for the management of osteoid osteoma of the acetabulum: a systematic review of the literature and case report

Yousef A. Marwan, Sarantis Abatzoglou, Ali A. Esmaeel, Saad M. Alqahtani, Saleh A. Alsulaimani, Michael Tanzer, Robert E. Turcotte

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Patients’ perception about risks and benefits of antithrombotic treatment for the prevention of venous thromboembolism (VTE) after orthopedic surgery: a qualitative study

M. Najafzadeh, S. C. Kim, C. Patterson, S. Schneeweiss, J. N. Katz, G.W. Brick, J. E. Ready, J.M. Polinski, E. Patorno

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Factors associated with the incidence of revision total knee arthroplasty in Korea between 2007 and 2012: an analysis of the National Claim Registry

Chang Ho Shin, Chong Bum Chang, Suk-Hyun Cho, Jin Hwa Jeong, Seung-Baik Kang

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The mechanism of action for hyaluronic acid treatment in the osteoarthritic knee: a systematic review

RD Altman, A. Manjoo, A. Fierlinger, F. Niazi, M. Nicholls

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Comparison between the effects of progesterone versus corticosteroid local injections in mild and moderate carpal tunnel syndrome: a randomized clinical trial

Mohammad Hassan Bahrami, Shadi Shahraeeni, Seyed Ahmad Raeissadat

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

How accurate is anatomic limb alignment in predicting mechanical limb alignment after total knee arthroplasty?

Seung Ah Lee, Sang-Hee Choi, Moon Jong Chang

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

SOFIE: Surgery for Olecranon Fractures in the Elderly: a randomised controlled trial of operative versus non-operative treatment

Michael Symes, Ian A. Harris, John Limbers, Mithun Joshi

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The effect of Astym® Therapy on muscle strength: a blinded, randomized, clinically controlled trial

Benjamin R. Kivlan, Christopher R. Carcia, F. Richard Clemente, Amy L. Phelps, RobRoy L. Martin

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Tourniquet induced ischemia and changes in metabolism during TKA: a randomized study using microdialysis

Ashir Ejaz, Anders C. Laursen, Andreas Kappel, Thomas Jakobsen, Poul Torben Nielsen, Sten Rasmussen

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Comparison of the quadriceps-sparing and subvastus approaches versus the standard parapatellar approach in total knee arthroplasty: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Xiaochun Peng, Xianlong Zhang, Tao Cheng, Mengqi Cheng, Jiaxing Wang

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Interspinous process stabilization with Rocker via unilateral approach versus X-Stop via bilateral approach for lumbar spinal stenosis: a comparative study

Weimin Huang, Zhengqi Chang, Jingtao Zhang, Ruoxian Song, Xiuchun Yu

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Biodegradable magnesium screws and vascularized iliac grafting for displaced femoral neck fracture in young adults

Xiaobing Yu, Dewei Zhao, Shibo Huang, Benjie Wang, Xiuzhi Zhang, Wei Wang, Xiaowei Wei

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Focal concavity of posterior superior acetabulum and its relation with acetabular dysplasia and retroversion in adults without advanced hip osteoarthritis

Hirohito Tanaka, Keisuke Watarai, Iichiro Osawa, Michio Shiibashi, Yoon Taek Kim, Hiromi Oda, Hirohiko Azuma

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Characteristics of patients with low back and leg pain seeking treatment in primary care: baseline results from the ATLAS cohort study

Kika Konstantinou, Kate M. Dunn, Reuben Ogollah, Steven Vogel, Elaine M. Hay, On the behalf of the ATLAS study research team

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Smoking, Porphyromonas gingivalis and the immune response to citrullinated autoantigens before the clinical onset of rheumatoid arthritis in a Southern European nested case–control study

Benjamin A. Fisher, Alison J. Cartwright, Anne-Marie Quirke, Paola de Pablo, Dora Romaguera, Salvatore Panico, Amalia Mattiello, Diana Gavrila, Carmen Navarro, Carlotta Sacerdote, Paolo Vineis, Rosario Tumino, David F. Lappin, Danae Apazidou, Shauna Culshaw, Jan Potempa, Dominique S. Michaud, Elio Riboli, Patrick J. Venables

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Association between neck and shoulder pain, back pain, low back pain and body composition parameters among the Japanese general population

Yoichi Iizuka, Haku Iizuka, Tokue Mieda, Tsuyoshi Tajika, Atsushi Yamamoto, Takashi Ohsawa, Tsuyoshi Sasaki, Kenji Takagishi

01.12.2015 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Erratum to: Hyaluronic acid increases tendon derived cell viability and collagen type I expression in vitro: Comparative study of four different Hyaluronic acid preparations by molecular weight

Leonardo Osti, Martina Berardocco, Viviana di Giacomo, Graziella Di Bernardo, Francesco Oliva, Anna C. Berardi

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Reevaluation for clinical manifestations of HTLV-I-seropositive patients with Sjögren’s syndrome

Hideki Nakamura, Toshimasa Shimizu, Yukinori Takagi, Yoshiko Takahashi, Yoshiro Horai, Yoshikazu Nakashima, Shuntaro Sato, Hirokazu Shiraishi, Tatsufumi Nakamura, Junya Fukuoka, Takashi Nakamura, Atsushi Kawakami

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Three-dimensional postoperative accuracy of extra-articular forearm osteotomies using CT-scan based patient-specific surgical guides

Lazaros Vlachopoulos, Andreas Schweizer, Matthias Graf, Ladislav Nagy, Philipp Fürnstahl

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Validity of flounce sign to rule out medial meniscus tear in knee arthroscopy

Yogendra Gupta, Deepak Prakash Mahara, Arjun Prasad Lamichhane

01.12.2015 | Database | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The Swedish fracture register: 103,000 fractures registered

David Wennergren, Carl Ekholm, Anna Sandelin, Michael Möller

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Improvement of spontaneous locomotor activity with JAK inhibition by JTE-052 in rat adjuvant-induced arthritis

Atsuo Tanimoto, Yuichi Shinozaki, Keisuke Nozawa, Yukari Kimoto, Wataru Amano, Akira Matsuo, Takayuki Yamaguchi, Mutsuyoshi Matsushita

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Quadriceps performance under activation of foot dorsal extension in healthy volunteers: an interventional cohort study

Felix Angst, Martina Kaufmann, Thomas Benz, Stefan Nehrer, André Aeschlimann, Susanne Lehmann

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Identification and characterization of human nucleus pulposus cell specific serotypes of adeno-associated virus for gene therapeutic approaches of intervertebral disc disorders

Demissew S. Mern, Claudius Thomé

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Protective effect of calcitonin on lumbar fusion-induced adjacent-segment disc degeneration in ovariectomized rat

Chang-Cheng Liu, Fa-Ming Tian, Zhuang Zhou, Peng Wang, Yu Gou, Heng Zhang, Wen-Ya Wang, Yong Shen, Ying-Ze Zhang, Liu Zhang

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Benefits of an expanded use of plasma exchange for anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibody-associated vasculitis within a dedicated clinical service

Neeraj Dhaun, Andrew Saunders, Christopher O. Bellamy, Rocío Martinez Gallardo, Lynn Manson, David C. Kluth

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Risk factors for lumbar intervertebral disc height narrowing: a population-based longitudinal study in the elderly

Koji Akeda, Tomomi Yamada, Nozomu Inoue, Akinobu Nishimura, Akihiro Sudo

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Does type 1 diabetes mellitus affect Achilles tendon response to a 10 km run? A case control study

Andrea M. Y. Wong, Sean I. Docking, Jill L. Cook, James E. Gaida

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Validation of the German version of the STarT-Back Tool (STarT-G): a cohort study with patients from primary care practices

Sven Karstens, Katja Krug, Jonathan C. Hill, Christian Stock, Jost Steinhaeuser, Joachim Szecsenyi, Stefanie Joos

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The British Society for Rheumatology Biologics Registers in Ankylosing Spondylitis (BSRBR-AS) study: Protocol for a prospective cohort study of the long-term safety and quality of life outcomes of biologic treatment

Gary J. Macfarlane, Maxwell S. Barnish, Elizabeth A. Jones, Lesley Kay, Andrew Keat, Karen T. Meldrum, Ejaz Pathan, Roger D. Sturrock, Claudia Zabke, Paul McNamee, Gareth T. Jones

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Medial and lateral hamstrings and quadriceps co-activation affects knee joint kinematics and ACL elongation: a pilot study

Benjamin G. Serpell, Jennie M. Scarvell, Mark R. Pickering, Nick B. Ball, Phillip Newman, Diana Perriman, John Warmenhoven, Paul N. Smith

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Prediction of complications in a high-risk cohort of patients undergoing corrective arthrodesis of late stage Charcot deformity based on the PEDIS score

Anica Eschler, Georg Gradl, Annekatrin Wussow, Thomas Mittlmeier

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Predictive characteristic of simple bone cyst treated with curettage and bone grafting

Pawel Flont, Krzysztof Malecki, Anna Niewola, Zbigniew Lipczyk, Kryspin Niedzielski

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Psychometric evaluation of spinal assessment methods to screen for scoliosis in children and adolescents with cerebral palsy

Måns Persson-Bunke, Tomasz Czuba, Gunnar Hägglund, Elisabet Rodby-Bousquet

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Effect of exercises with weight vests and a patient education programme for women with osteopenia and a healed wrist fracture: a randomized, controlled trial of the OsteoACTIVE programme

K. A. Hakestad, M. K. Torstveit, L. Nordsletten, M. A. Risberg

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Performing high flexion activities does not seem to be crucial in developing early femoral component loosening after high-flexion TKA

Chul-Won Ha, Chandramohan Ravichandran, Choong-Hee Lee, Jun-Ho Kim, Yong-Beom Park

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A nurse-led rheumatology clinic versus rheumatologist-led clinic in monitoring of patients with chronic inflammatory arthritis undergoing biological therapy: a cost comparison study in a randomised controlled trial

Ingrid Larsson, Bengt Fridlund, Barbro Arvidsson, Annika Teleman, Petra Svedberg, Stefan Bergman

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The effects of zoledronate on the survival and function of human osteoblast-like cells

Kuo-Chin Huang, Chin-Chang Cheng, Po-Yao Chuang, Tien-Yu Yang

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Biomechanical risk factors associated with iliotibial band syndrome in runners: a systematic review

Jodi Aderem, Quinette A. Louw

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Arthroscopic suture retrievers and shuttles: a biomechanical investigation of the force required for tendon penetration and defect size

Christopher G. Lenz, Karl Wieser, Georg Lajtai, Dominik C. Meyer

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Systematic review and clinical recommendations for dosage of supported home-based standing programs for adults with stroke, spinal cord injury and other neurological conditions

Ginny Paleg, Roslyn Livingstone

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Osteoarthritis and frailty in elderly individuals across six European countries: results from the European Project on OSteoArthritis (EPOSA)

Maria Victoria Castell, Suzan van der Pas, Angel Otero, Paola Siviero, Elaine Dennison, Michael Denkinger, Nancy Pedersen, Mercedes Sanchez-Martinez, Rocio Queipo, Natasja van Schoor, Sabina Zambon, Mark Edwards, Richard Peter, Laura Schaap, Dorly Deeg

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Transarticular fixation by hook plate versus coracoclavicular stabilization by single multistrand titanium cable for acute Rockwood grade-V acromioclavicular joint dislocation: a case–control study

You-Shui Gao, Yue-Lei Zhang, Zi-Sheng Ai, Yu-Qiang Sun, Chang-Qing Zhang, Wei Zhang

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

T1ρ magnetic resonance imaging quantification of early articular cartilage degeneration in a rabbit model

Si Shen, Hao Wang, Jing Zhang, Fei Wang, Meng Chen

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A new animal model for delayed osseous union secondary to osteitis

Lars Helbig, Thorsten Guehring, Svenja Rosenberger, Adriana Ivanova, Kathrin Kaeppler, Christian Alexander Fischer, Arash Moghaddam, Gerhard Schmidmaier

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A Bayesian network meta-analysis: Comparing the clinical effectiveness of local corticosteroid injections using different treatment strategies for carpal tunnel syndrome

Po-Cheng Chen, Ching-Hui Chuang, Yu-Kang Tu, Chyi-Huey Bai, Chieh-Feng Chen, Mei- Yun Liaw

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Musculoskeletal pain in people with and without type 2 diabetes in Taiwan: a population-based, retrospective cohort study

Lee-Wen Pai, Chin-Tun Hung, Shu-Fen Li, Li-Li Chen, Yueh- Chin Chung, Hsin-Li Liu

01.12.2015 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Successful treatment of a fracture of a huge Achilles tendon ossification with autologous hamstring tendon graft and gastrocnemius fascia flap: a case report

Hisatoshi Ishikura, Naoshi Fukui, Hiroshi Takamure, Satoru Ohashi, Mitsuyasu Iwasawa, Kentaro Takagi, Ayako Horita, Ikuo Saito, Toshihito Mori

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Patient-reported quality of life after primary major joint arthroplasty: a prospective comparison of hip and knee arthroplasty

Zoe H. Dailiana, Ippolyti Papakostidou, Sokratis Varitimidis, Lycurgos Liaropoulos, Elias Zintzaras, Theofilos Karachalios, Emmanuel Michelinakis, Konstantinos N. Malizos

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Low back pain patients in Sweden, Denmark and the UK share similar characteristics and outcomes: a cross-national comparison of prospective cohort studies

Alice Kongsted, Laura Davies, Iben Axen

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Treatment of a mouse model of ankylosing spondylitis with exogenous sclerostin has no effect on disease progression

Katelin R. Haynes, Hsu-Wen Tseng, Michaela Kneissel, Tibor T. Glant, Matthew A. Brown, Gethin P. Thomas

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Complete twelve month bone remodeling with a bi-phasic injectable bone substitute in benign bone tumors: a prospective pilot study

Jacek Kaczmarczyk, Piotr Sowinski, Maciej Goch, Katarzyna Katulska

01.12.2015 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The effect of journal impact factor, reporting conflicts, and reporting funding sources, on standardized effect sizes in back pain trials: a systematic review and meta-regression

Robert Froud, Tom Bjørkli, Philip Bright, Dévan Rajendran, Rachelle Buchbinder, Martin Underwood, David Evans, Sandra Eldridge

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Cortical hypertrophy with a short, curved uncemented hip stem does not have any clinical impact during early follow-up

Michael W. Maier, Marcus R. Streit, Moritz M. Innmann, Marlis Krüger, Jan Nadorf, J. Philippe Kretzer, Volker Ewerbeck, Tobias Gotterbarm

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Primary amputation vs limb salvage in mangled extremity: a systematic review of the current scoring system

Giuseppe Rosario Schirò, Sergio Sessa, Andrea Piccioli, Giulio Maccauro

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Practicability for robot-aided measurement of knee stability in-vivo

Andrea Lorenz, Verena Krickl, Ingmar Ipach, Eva-Maria Arlt, Nikolaus Wülker, Ulf G. Leichtle

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Back pain was less explained than leg pain: a cross-sectional study using magnetic resonance imaging in low back pain patients with and without radiculopathy

Ole Kudsk Jensen, Claus Vinther Nielsen, Joan Solgaard Sørensen, Kristian Stengaard-Pedersen

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Clinical and radiographic outcomes of a trabecular titanium™ acetabular component in hip arthroplasty: results at minimum 5 years follow-up

Loris Perticarini, Giacomo Zanon, Stefano Marco Paolo Rossi, Francesco M. Benazzo

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Pain, depression and the postoperative stiff shoulder

Nathaniel Hiscock, Simon Bell, Jennifer Coghlan

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Novel MR imaging method – MAVRIC – for metal artifact suppression after joint replacement in musculoskeletal tumor patients

Michiro Susa, Sota Oguro, Kazutaka Kikuta, Kazumasa Nishimoto, Keisuke Horiuchi, Masahiro Jinzaki, Masaya Nakamura, Morio Matsumoto, Kazuhiro Chiba, Hideo Morioka

01.12.2015 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Central serous chorioretinopathy and systemic corticosteroids in rheumatic diseases: report of three cases

Elia Valls Pascual, Lucía Martínez-Costa, Fernando Santander

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Extracorporeal shock wave therapy in the treatment of primary bone marrow edema syndrome of the knee: a prospective randomised controlled study

Fuqiang Gao, Wei Sun, Zirong Li, Wanshou Guo, Weiguo Wang, Liming Cheng, Debo Yue, Nianfei Zhang, Amanda Savarin

01.12.2015 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Erratum to: Macroscopic and microscopic assessments of the glenohumeral and subacromial synovitis in rotator cuff disease

Chris H. Jo, Ji Sun Shin, Ji Eun Kim, Sohee Oh

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Long-term outcomes of long level posterolateral fusion in lumbar degenerative disease: comparison of long level fusion versus short level fusion: a case control study

Jin Kyu Lee, Chul Woong Kim, Chang-Nam Kang

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A cross-sectional study for estimation of associations between education level and osteoporosis in a Chinese men sample

Cai-Xia Yu, Xiu-Zhen Zhang, Keqin Zhang, Zihui Tang

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Definition of anatomical zero positions for assessing shoulder pose with 3D motion capture during bilateral abduction of the arms

Oliver Rettig, Britta Krautwurst, Michael W. Maier, Sebastian I. Wolf

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Gait dynamics in the wide spectrum of children with arthrogryposis: a descriptive study

Marie Eriksson, Åsa Bartonek, Eva Pontén, Elena M. Gutierrez-Farewik

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Comparing co-morbidities in total joint arthroplasty patients using the RxRisk-V, Elixhauser, and Charlson Measures: a cross-sectional evaluation

Maria C. S. Inacio, Nicole L. Pratt, Elizabeth E. Roughead, Stephen E. Graves

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Cartilage boundary lubrication synergism is mediated by hyaluronan concentration and PRG4 concentration and structure

Taryn E. Ludwig, Miles M. Hunter, Tannin A. Schmidt

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Influence of dendritic polyglycerol sulfates on knee osteoarthritis: an experimental study in the rat osteoarthritis model

Tobias Schneider, Pia Welker, Kai Licha, Rainer Haag, Gundula Schulze-Tanzil

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Comparison of patient-controlled epidural analgesia and patient-controlled intravenous analgesia after spinal fusion surgery: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Peng Tian, Xin Fu, Zhi-jun Li, Xin-long Ma

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The Amsterdam wrist rules: the multicenter prospective derivation and external validation of a clinical decision rule for the use of radiography in acute wrist trauma

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