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BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders

BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 1/2016

Ausgabe 1/2016

Inhaltsverzeichnis ( 504 Artikel )

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effect of three remplissage techniques on tendon coverage and shoulder kinematics: a navigated robotic biomechanical study

Chung Hui James Tan, Tim Saier, Constantin von Deimling, Frank Martetschläger, Philipp Minzlaff, Matthias J. Feucht, Horazio Martinez, Sepp Braun, Andreas B. Imhoff, Rainer Burgkart

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Tubulointerstitial nephritis in primary Sjögren syndrome: clinical manifestations and response to treatment

Rhys D. R. Evans, Christopher M. Laing, Coziana Ciurtin, Stephen B. Walsh

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The fusion rate of demineralized bone matrix compared with autogenous iliac bone graft for long multi-segment posterolateral spinal fusion

Tsai-Sheng Fu, I-Chun Wang, Meng-Ling Lu, Ming-Kai Hsieh, Lih-Huei Chen, Wen-Jer Chen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Natural history and clinical significance of meniscal tears over 8 years in a midlife cohort

Hussain Ijaz Khan, Dawn Aitken, Changhai Ding, Leigh Blizzard, Jean-Pierre Pelletier, Johanne Martel-Pelletier, Flavia Cicuttini, Graeme Jones

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effects of rehabilitation approaches for runners with patellofemoral pain: protocol of a randomised clinical trial addressing specific underlying mechanisms

Jean-Francois Esculier, Laurent J. Bouyer, Blaise Dubois, Pierre Frémont, Lynne Moore, Jean-Sébastien Roy

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Low immunoglobulin levels increase the risk of severe hypogammaglobulinemia in granulomatosis with polyangiitis patients receiving rituximab

Emilio Besada

01.12.2016 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Basilar impression presenting as intermittent mechanical neck pain: a rare case report

Firas Mourad, Giuseppe Giovannico, Filippo Maselli, Francesca Bonetti, César Fernández de las Peñas, James Dunning

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A new adjustable parallel drill guide for internal fixation of femoral neck fracture: a developmental and experimental study

Varah Yuenyongviwat, Pakjai Tuntarattanapong, Boonsin Tangtrakulwanich

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Analysis of the correlative factors in the selection of interbody fusion cage height in transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion

Hongli Wang, Wenjie Chen, Jianyuan Jiang, Feizhou Lu, Xiaosheng Ma, Xinlei Xia

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Socioeconomic factors and self-reported health outcomes in African Americans with rheumatoid arthritis from the Southeastern United States: the contribution of childhood socioeconomic status

Antoine R. Baldassari, Rebecca J. Cleveland, My-Linh N. Luong, Beth L. Jonas, Doyt L. Conn, Larry W. Moreland, S. Louis Bridges Jr, Leigh F. Callahan, Consortium for the Longitudinal Evaluation of African Americans with Early Rheumatoid Arthritis

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Cervical arthroplasty with ROTAIO® cervical disc prosthesis: first clinical and radiographic outcome analysis in a multicenter prospective trial

J. Obernauer, J. Landscheidt, S. Hartmann, G. A. Schubert, C. Thomé, C. Lumenta

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Risk factors of adjacent vertebral collapse after percutaneous vertebroplasty for osteoporotic vertebral fracture in postmenopausal women

Kenji Takahara, Mikio Kamimura, Hideki Moriya, Ryohei Ashizawa, Tsuyoshi Koike, Yohei Hidai, Shota Ikegami, Yukio Nakamura, Hiroyuki Kato

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Analysis of trabecular bone microstructure in osteoporotic femoral heads in human patients: in vivo study using multidetector row computed tomography

Mitsuru Munemoto, Akira Kido, Yoshihiro Sakamoto, Kazuya Inoue, Kazuyuki Yokoi, Yasushi Shinohara, Yasuhito Tanaka

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Incidence and prevalence of total joint replacements due to osteoarthritis in the elderly: risk factors and factors associated with late life prevalence in the AGES-Reykjavik Study

Helgi Jonsson, Sigurbjorg Olafsdottir, Solveig Sigurdardottir, Thor Aspelund, Gudny Eiriksdottir, Sigurdur Sigurdsson, Tamara B. Harris, Lenore Launer, Vilmundur Gudnason

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The TGFB1 gene is associated with curve severity but not with the development of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: a replication study in the Chinese population

Leilei Xu, Weixiang Sun, Xiaodong Qin, Yong Qiu, Zezhang Zhu

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Incidence and prevalence of lower extremity tendinopathy in a Dutch general practice population: a cross sectional study

Iris Sophie Albers, Johannes Zwerver, Ronald Leo Diercks, Janny Hendrika Dekker, Inge Van den Akker-Scheek

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Simulated increased soft tissue thickness artefactually decreases trabecular bone score: a phantom study

Sasithorn Amnuaywattakorn, Chanika Sritara, Chirawat Utamakul, Wichana Chamroonrat, Arpakorn Kositwattanarerk, Kanungnij Thamnirat, Boonsong Ongphiphadhanakul

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Involvement of the multidisciplinary team and outcomes in inpatient rehabilitation among patients with inflammatory rheumatic disease

Till Uhlig, Olav Bjørneboe, Frode Krøll, Øyvind Palm, Inge Christoffer Olsen, Margreth Grotle

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Computer-assisted total knee arthroplasty using mini midvastus or medial parapatellar approach technique

A prospective, randomized, international multicentre trial
Peter Feczko, Lutz Engelmann, Jacobus J. Arts, David Campbell

01.12.2016 | Technical advance | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

What are we measuring? A critique of range of motion methods currently in use for Dupuytren’s disease and recommendations for practice

Anna L. Pratt, Catherine Ball

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Molecular changes indicative of cartilage degeneration and osteoarthritis development in patients with anterior cruciate ligament injury

Ioanna Papathanasiou, Sotirios Michalitsis, Michael E. Hantes, Marianna Vlychou, Lydia Anastasopoulou, Konstantinos N. Malizos, Aspasia Tsezou

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Foot and ankle characteristics associated with falls in adults with established rheumatoid arthritis: a cross-sectional study

Angela Brenton-Rule, Nicola Dalbeth, Hylton B. Menz, Sandra Bassett, Keith Rome

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The effects of an 8-week stabilization exercise program on lumbar movement sense in patients with low back pain

Jean-Alexandre Boucher, Richard Preuss, Sharon M. Henry, Jean-Pierre Dumas, Christian Larivière

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Whiplash(-like) injury diagnoses and co-morbidities – both before and after the injury: A national registry-based study

Tom Bendix, Jakob Kjellberg, Rikke Ibsen, Poul Jørgen Jennum

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Change in knee structure and change in tibiofemoral joint space width: a five year longitudinal population–based study

Joanna Hall, Laura L. Laslett, Johanne Martel-Pelletier, Jean-Pierre Pelletier, François Abram, Chang-Hai Ding, Flavia M. Cicuttini, Graeme Jones

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Progression of lumbar disc herniations over an eight-year period in a group of adult Danes from the general population – a longitudinal MRI study using quantitative measures

Per Kjaer, Andreas Tunset, Eleanor Boyle, Tue Secher Jensen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Experimental study on treatment of acetabular anterior column fractures: applyment of a minimally invasive percutaneous lag screw guide apparatus

Li-hai Zhang, Li-cheng Zhang, Qing-hua Si, Yuan Gao, Xiu-yun Su, Zhe Zhao, Pei-fu Tang

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Unplanned revision spinal surgery within a week: a retrospective analysis of surgical causes

Tsung-Ting Tsai, Sheng-Hsun Lee, Chi-Chien Niu, Po-Liang Lai, Lih-Huei Chen, Wen-Jer Chen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Predictors of fibromyalgia: a population-based twin cohort study

Ritva A. Markkula, Eija A. Kalso, Jaakko A. Kaprio

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Initial experience with 3D isotropic high-resolution 3 T MR arthrography of the wrist

John K. Sutherland, Taiki Nozaki, Yasuhito Kaneko, Hon J. Yu, Gregory Rafijah, David Hitt, Hiroshi Yoshioka

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The STAP-study: The (cost) effectiveness of custom made orthotic insoles in the treatment for plantar fasciopathy in general practice and sports medicine: design of a randomized controlled trial

N. Rasenberg, L. Fuit, E. Poppe, A. J. A. Kruijsen-Terpstra, K. J. Gorter, M. S. Rathleff, P. L. J. van Veldhoven, P. J. Bindels, S. M. Bierma-Zeinstra, M. van Middelkoop

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Low vitamin D and the risk of developing chronic widespread pain: results from the European male ageing study

Paul S. McCabe, Stephen R. Pye, John Mc Beth, David M. Lee, Abdelouahid Tajar, Gyorgy Bartfai, Steven Boonen, Roger Bouillon, Felipe Casanueva, Joseph D. Finn, Gianni Forti, Aleksander Giwercman, Ilpo T. Huhtaniemi, Krzysztof Kula, Neil Pendleton, Margus Punab, Dirk Vanderschueren, Frederick C. Wu, Terence W. O’Neill, for the EMAS Study Group

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

DAS steered therapy in clinical practice; cross-sectional results from the METEOR database

Emilia Gvozdenović, Ron Wolterbeek, Désirée van der Heijde, Tom Huizinga, Cornelia Allaart, Robert Landewé

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Growth and repair factors, osteoactivin, matrix metalloproteinase and heat shock protein 72, increase with resolution of inflammation in musculotendinous tissues in a rat model of repetitive grasping

Nagat Frara, Samir M. Abdelmagid, Michael Tytell, Mamta Amin, Steven N. Popoff, Fayez F. Safadi, Mary F. Barbe

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Cross-sectional associations between occupational factors and musculoskeletal pain in women teachers, nurses and sonographers

Inger Arvidsson, Jenny Gremark Simonsen, Camilla Dahlqvist, Anna Axmon, Björn Karlson, Jonas Björk, Catarina Nordander

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Integrating Mobile health and Physical Activity to reduce the burden of Chronic low back pain Trial (IMPACT): a pilot trial protocol

Anita B. Amorim, Evangelos Pappas, Milena Simic, Manuela L. Ferreira, Anne Tiedemann, Matthew Jennings, Paulo H. Ferreira

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Cut-off values of latent infection in patients with rapid migration following bipolar hip hemiarthroplasty

Takao Setoguchi, Hirotaka Kawakami, Yasuhiro Ishidou, Hideki Kawamura, Junichiro Nishi, Takako Yoshioka, Hironori Kakoi, Satoshi Nagano, Masahiro Yokouchi, Akihide Tanimoto, Setsuro Komiya

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The most relevant diagnostic criteria for developmental dysplasia of the hip: a study of British specialists

Daniel Williams, Evangelia Protopapa, Kuldeep Stohr, James B. Hunter, Andreas Roposch

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Validation of the Mayo Hip Score: construct validity, reliability and responsiveness to change

Jasvinder A. Singh, Cathy Schleck, W. Scott Harmsen, David G. Lewallen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Wet, volatile, and dry biomarkers of exercise-induced muscle fatigue

Josef Finsterer, Vivian E. Drory

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Single-stage in situ suture repair of multiple-ligament knee injury: a retrospective study of 17 patients (18 knees)

Xingyi Hua, Hui Tao, Wang Fang, Jian Tang

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Femoral geometry, bone mineral density, and the risk of hip fracture in premenopausal women: a case control study

Dong-Hwa Lee, Kyong Yeun Jung, A Ram Hong, Jung Hee Kim, Kyoung Min Kim, Chan Soo Shin, Seong Yeon Kim, Sang Wan Kim

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Macrophage migration inhibitory factor enhances lipopolysaccharide-induced fibroblast proliferation by inducing toll-like receptor 4

Zheng-de Xi, Chang-yi Xie, Ye-bin Xi

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Changing clinical patterns in rheumatoid arthritis management over two decades: sequential observational studies

Aneela N Mian, Fowzia Ibrahim, Ian C Scott, Sardar Bahadur, Maria Filkova, Louise Pollard, Sophia Steer, Gabrielle H Kingsley, David L Scott, James Galloway

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A systematic review of double-bundle versus single-bundle posterior cruciate ligament reconstruction

Yan-Song Qi, Hai-Jun Wang, Shao-Jie Wang, Zheng-Zheng Zhang, Ai-Bing Huang, Jia-Kuo Yu

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The effect of the rotator interval on glenohumeral kinematics during abduction

Babak Haghpanah, Kempland C. Walley, Andreas Hingsammer, Ethan R. Harlow, Ramin Oftadeh, Ashkan Vaziri, Arun J. Ramappa, Joseph P. DeAngelis, Ara Nazarian

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Impairment-targeted exercises for older adults with knee pain: a proof-of-principle study (TargET-Knee-Pain)

Laurence R. J. Wood, Milica Blagojevic-Bucknall, Siobhán Stynes, Deborah D’Cruz, Ricky Mullis, Rebecca Whittle, George Peat, Nadine E. Foster

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Applications of the scoliosis width-to-length ratio for guiding selection of the surgical approaches of degenerative lumbar scoliosis

Chuan-jie Jiang, Yong-jun Yang, Ji-ping Zhou, Shu-qiang Yao, Kai Yang, Rui Wu, Yuan-chao Tan

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Treatment of lumbosacral spinal tuberculosis by one-stage anterior debridement and fusion combined with dual screw-rod anterior instrumentation underneath the iliac vessel

Ting Zhang, Xijing He, Haopeng Li, Siyue Xu

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Perioperative risk factors in patients with a femoral neck fracture – influence of 25-hydroxyvitamin D and C-reactive protein on postoperative medical complications and 1-year mortality

Johannes KM Fakler, Antonia Grafe, Jamila Dinger, Christoph Josten, Gabriela Aust

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Abductor pollicis longus tendon interposition for arthrosis of the first carpo-metacarpal joint. Long-term results

Line Lied, Kari Bjørnstad, Ann K. N. Woje, Vilhjalmur Finsen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Does exchange arthroplasty of an infected shoulder prosthesis provide better eradication rate and better functional outcome, compared to a permanent spacer or resection arthroplasty? a systematic review

D. A. George, A. Volpin, S. Scarponi, F. S. Haddad, C. L. Romanò

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Non-fusion procedure using PEEK rod systems for lumbar degenerative diseases: clinical experience with a 2-year follow-up

Weimin Huang, Zhengqi Chang, Ruoxian Song, Ke Zhou, Xiuchun Yu

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Does cartilage volume measurement or radiographic osteoarthritis at baseline independently predict ten-year cartilage volume loss?

Andrew McBride, Hussain Ijaz Khan, Dawn Aitken, Louisa Chou, Changhai Ding, Leigh Blizzard, Jean-Pierre Pelletier, Johanne Martel-Pelletier, Flavia Cicuttini, Graeme Jones

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Evaluation of a self-management patient education program for patients with fibromyalgia syndrome: study protocol of a cluster randomized controlled trial

Gunda Musekamp, Christian Gerlich, Inge Ehlebracht-König, Hermann Faller, Andrea Reusch

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Isometric hand grip strength measured by the Nintendo Wii Balance Board – a reliable new method

A. W. Blomkvist, S. Andersen, E. D. de Bruin, M. G. Jorgensen

01.12.2016 | Technical advance | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The Wuerzburg procedure: the tensor fasciae latae perforator is a reliable anatomical landmark to clearly identify the Hueter interval when using the minimally-invasive direct anterior approach to the hip joint

Maximilian Rudert, Konstantin Horas, Maik Hoberg, Andre Steinert, Dominik Emanuel Holzapfel, Stefan Hübner, Boris Michael Holzapfel

01.12.2016 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Arthralgias, fatigue, paresthesias and visceral pain: can joint hypermobility solve the puzzle? A case report

Marco Folci, Franco Capsoni

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Seasonal variations in fatigue in persons with rheumatoid arthritis: a longitudinal study

Caroline Feldthusen, Anna Grimby-Ekman, Helena Forsblad-d’Elia, Lennart Jacobsson, Kaisa Mannerkorpi

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Two-year outcomes after arthroscopic surgery compared to physical therapy for femoracetabular impingement: A protocol for a randomized clinical trial

Nancy S. Mansell, Daniel I. Rhon, Bryant G. Marchant, John M. Slevin, John L. Meyer

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A prospective, single-centre, randomised study evaluating the clinical, imaging and immunological depth of remission achieved by very early versus delayed Etanercept in patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis (VEDERA)

Raluca B. Dumitru, Sarah Horton, Richard Hodgson, Richard J. Wakefield, Elizabeth M. A. Hensor, Paul Emery, Maya H. Buch

01.12.2016 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Erratum to: 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 Apatzidou, Shauna Culshaw, Jan Potempa, Dominique S. Michaud, Elio Riboli, Patrick J. Venables

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Pedicle screw fixation and posterior fusion for lumbar degenerative diseases: effects on individual paraspinal muscles and lower back pain; a single-center, prospective study

Jae-Ryong Cha, Yong-Chan Kim, Chulyoung Jang, Woo-Kyoung Yoo, Ji Hao Cui

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Upper cervical and upper thoracic manipulation versus mobilization and exercise in patients with cervicogenic headache: a multi-center randomized clinical trial

James R. Dunning, Raymond Butts, Firas Mourad, Ian Young, Cesar Fernandez-de-las Peñas, Marshall Hagins, Thomas Stanislawski, Jonathan Donley, Dustin Buck, Todd R. Hooks, Joshua A. Cleland

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effects of initial graft tension on clinical outcome after anatomic double-bundle anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: comparison of two graft tension protocols

Eiji Kondo, Kazunori Yasuda, Nobuto Kitamura, Jun Onodera, Masashi Yokota, Tomonori Yagi, Norimasa Iwasaki

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The efficacy of local continuous chemotherapy and postural drainage in combination with one-stage posterior surgery for the treatment of lumbar spinal tuberculosis

Yongchun Zhou, Zongrang Song, Jing Luo, Jijun Liu, Yunfei Huang, Yibin Meng, Wentao Wang, Dingjun Hao

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Intra-articular injection of photo-activated platelet-rich plasma in patients with knee osteoarthritis: a double-blind, randomized controlled pilot study

Kade L. Paterson, Melissa Nicholls, Kim L. Bennell, Dan Bates

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Internal plate fixation versus plaster in displaced complete articular distal radius fractures, a randomised controlled trial

Marjolein A. M. Mulders, Monique M. J. Walenkamp, J. Carel Goslings, Niels W. L. Schep

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The first metatarsophalangeal joint in gout: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Sarah Stewart, Nicola Dalbeth, Alain C. Vandal, Keith Rome

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A randomised controlled trial of a lifestyle behavioural intervention for patients with low back pain, who are overweight or obese: study protocol

Amanda Williams, John Wiggers, Kate M. O’Brien, Luke Wolfenden, Serene Yoong, Elizabeth Campbell, Emma Robson, James McAuley, Robin Haskins, Steven J. Kamper, Christopher M. Williams

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Relation between phalangeal bone mineral density and radiographic knee osteoarthritis: a cross-sectional study

Zhen-han Deng, Chao Zeng, Yu-sheng Li, Tuo Yang, Hui Li, Jie Wei, Guang-hua Lei

01.12.2016 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Acute bilateral uveitis and right macular edema induced by a single infusion of zoledronic acid for the treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis as a substitution for oral alendronate: a case report

Yiming Tian, Rui Wang, Lianyuan Liu, Chunming Ma, Qiang Lu, Fuzai Yin

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Evaluation of focal cartilage lesions of the knee using MRI T2 mapping and delayed Gadolinium Enhanced MRI of Cartilage (dGEMRIC)

Asbjørn Årøen, Helga Brøgger, Jan Harald Røtterud, Einar Andreas Sivertsen, Lars Engebretsen, May Arna Risberg

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Increased ROM and high patient satisfaction after open arthrolysis: a follow-up-study of 43 patients with posttraumatic stiff elbows

Petter Morten Pettersen, Joakim Eriksson, Hallgeir Bratberg, Lars Eldar Myrseth, Lise Grete Bjørnstad, Marte Johansen, Torstein Husby

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Do psychological and behavioral factors classified by the West Haven-Yale Multidimensional Pain Inventory (Swedish version) predict the early clinical course of low back pain in patients receiving chiropractic care?

Andreas Eklund, Gunnar Bergström, Lennart Bodin, Iben Axén

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Incidence of venous thromboembolism and hemorrhage related safety studies of preoperative anticoagulation therapy in hip fracture patients undergoing surgical treatment: a case–control study

Zhongdi Liu, Na Han, Hailin Xu, Zhongguo Fu, Dianying Zhang, Tianbing Wang, Baoguo Jiang

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Clinical trial and in-vitro study comparing the efficacy of treating bony lesions with allografts versus synthetic or highly-processed xenogeneic bone grafts

Eva Johanna Kubosch, Anke Bernstein, Laura Wolf, Tobias Fretwurst, Katja Nelson, Hagen Schmal

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Surgically modifiable factors measured by computer-navigation together with patient-specific factors predict knee society score after total knee arthroplasty

Frank Lampe, Franziska Fiedler, Carlos J. Marques, Anusch Sufi-Siavach, Georg Matziolis

01.12.2016 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Skeletal manifestations of Marfan syndrome associated to heterozygous R2726W FBN1 variant: sibling case report and literature review

Octavio D. Reyes-Hernández, Carmen Palacios-Reyes, Sonia Chávez-Ocaña, Enoc M. Cortés-Malagón, Patricia Garcia Alonso-Themann, Víctor Ramos-Cano, Julián Ramírez-Bello, Mónica Sierra-Martínez

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Systematic data-querying of large pediatric biorepository identifies novel Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome variant

Akshatha Desai, John J. Connolly, Michael March, Cuiping Hou, Rosetta Chiavacci, Cecilia Kim, Gholson Lyon, Dexter Hadley, Hakon Hakonarson

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The efficacy of topical tranexamic acid in total hip arthroplasty: a meta-analysis

Shubiao Chen, Kezhou Wu, Gengbin Kong, Weili Feng, Zhihua Deng, Hu Wang

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Multisite musculoskeletal pain among young technical school students entering working life

Therese Nordberg Hanvold, Lars-Kristian Lunde, Markus Koch, Morten Wærsted, Kaj Bo Veiersted

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Profiling microRNA expression during fracture healing

Takahiro Waki, Sang Yang Lee, Takahiro Niikura, Takashi Iwakura, Yoshihiro Dogaki, Etsuko Okumachi, Keisuke Oe, Ryosuke Kuroda, Masahiro Kurosaka

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Hidden musculoskeletal involvement in inflammatory bowel disease: a multicenter ultrasound study

João Rovisco, Cátia Duarte, Alberto Batticcioto, Piercarlo Sarzi-Puttini, Antonella Dragresshi, Francisco Portela, Marwin Gutierrez

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Cooperative pain education and self-management (COPES): study design and protocol of a randomized non-inferiority trial of an interactive voice response-based self-management intervention for chronic low back pain

Alicia A. Heapy, Diana M. Higgins, Kathryn M. LaChappelle, Joseph Kirlin, Joseph L. Goulet, Rebecca A. Czlapinski, Eugenia Buta, John D. Piette, Sarah L. Krein, Caroline R. Richardson, Robert D. Kerns

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Leisure time physical activity and the risk of hip or knee replacement due to primary osteoarthritis: a population based cohort study (The HUNT Study)

Marianne Bakke Johnsen, Alf Inge Hellevik, Valborg Baste, Ove Furnes, Arnulf Langhammer, Gunnar Flugsrud, Lars Nordsletten, John Anker Zwart, Kjersti Storheim

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Tibial component rotation in total knee arthroplasty

Peter Z. Feczko, Bart G. Pijls, Michael J. van Steijn, Lodewijk W. van Rhijn, Jacobus J. Arts, Peter J. Emans

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effect of aqua-cycling on pain and physical functioning compared with usual care in patients with knee osteoarthritis: study protocol of a randomised controlled trial

Stefanie Rewald, Ilse Mesters, A. F. Lenssen, Pieter J. Emans, Wiel Wijnen, Rob A. de Bie

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Aggrecan heterogeneity in articular cartilage from patients with osteoarthritis

John S. Mort, Yeqing Geng, William D. Fisher, Peter J. Roughley

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Posterior dynamic stabilization in the lumbar spine – 24 months results of a prospective clinical and radiological study with an interspinous distraction device

Dorothea Daentzer, Christof Hurschler, Frank Seehaus, Christine Noll, Michael Schwarze

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Dual-energy computed tomography has limited sensitivity for non-tophaceous gout: a comparison study with tophaceous gout

Alan N. Baer, Tracie Kurano, Uma J. Thakur, Gaurav K. Thawait, Matthew K. Fuld, Janet W. Maynard, Mara McAdams-DeMarco, Elliot K. Fishman, John A. Carrino

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Modic changes in the lumbar spine and their association with body composition, fat distribution and intervertebral disc height – a 3.0 T-MRI study

Andrew J. Teichtahl, Donna M. Urquhart, Yuanyuan Wang, Anita E. Wluka, Richard O’Sullivan, Graeme Jones, Flavia M. Cicuttini

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Validity and reliability of arm abduction angle measured on smartphone: a cross-sectional study

Antonio I. Cuesta-Vargas, Cristina Roldán-Jiménez

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A double blind randomized active-controlled clinical trial on the intra-articular use of Md-Knee versus sodium hyaluronate in patients with knee osteoarthritis (“Joint”)

Luis Severino Martin Martin, Umberto Massafra, Emanuele Bizzi, Alberto Migliore

01.12.2016 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A numerical study to determine the effect of ligament stiffness on kinematics of the lumbar spine during flexion

Michael Putzer, Stefan Auer, William Malpica, Franz Suess, Sebastian Dendorfer

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Posterolateral ankle ligament injuries affect ankle stability: a finite element study

Zhao-Jin Zhu, Yuan Zhu, Jing-Feng Liu, Yong-Ping Wang, Gang Chen, Xiang-Yang Xu

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

How to diagnose plantaris tendon involvement in midportion Achilles tendinopathy - clinical and imaging findings

Lorenzo Masci, Christoph Spang, Hans T. M. van Schie, Håkan Alfredson

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The frequency of and risk factors for osteoporosis in Korean patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Joo-Hyun Lee, Yoon-Kyoung Sung, Chan-Bum Choi, Soo-Kyung Cho, So-Young Bang, Jung-Yoon Choe, Seung-Jae Hong, Jae-Bum Jun, Tae-Hwan Kim, Jisoo Lee, Hye-Soon Lee, Dae-Hyun Yoo, Bo Young Yoon, Sang-Cheol Bae

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effect of arthroscopic rotator cuff surgery in patients with preoperative restricted range of motion

Helen Razmjou, Patrick Henry, Giuseppe Costa, Tim Dwyer, Richard Holtby

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The use of self-report questions to examine the prevalence of musculoskeletal problems: a test-retest study

Tiffany K. Gill, Graeme R. Tucker, Jodie C. Avery, E. Michael Shanahan, Hylton B. Menz, Anne W. Taylor, Robert J. Adams, Catherine L. Hill

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Treatment of myofascial pain syndrome with lidocaine injection and physical therapy, alone or in combination: a single blind, randomized, controlled clinical trial

Luz Helena Lugo, Hector Ivan García, Heather L. Rogers, Jesús Alberto Plata

01.12.2016 | Reviewer Acknowledgement | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders reviewer acknowledgement, 2015

James Mockridge

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Association between plasma concentrations of linoleic acid-derived oxylipins and the perceived pain scores in an exploratory study in women with chronic neck pain

Fredrik Hellström, Sandra Gouveia-Figueira, Malin L. Nording, Martin Björklund, Christopher J. Fowler

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Associations between biopsychosocial factors and chronic upper limb pain among slaughterhouse workers: cross sectional study

Emil Sundstrup, Markus D. Jakobsen, Mikkel Brandt, Kenneth Jay, Per Aagaard, Lars L. Andersen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Five year results of the first ten ACL patients treated with dynamic intraligamentary stabilisation

Stefan Eggli, Christoph Röder, Gosia Perler, Philipp Henle

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Back pain and health status in patients with clinically diagnosed ankylosing spondylitis, psoriatic arthritis and other spondyloarthritis: a cross-sectional population-based study

Ulf Lindström, Ann Bremander, Emma Haglund, Stefan Bergman, Ingemar F. Petersson, Lennart T. H. Jacobsson

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Body composition in males with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: a case–control study with dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry

Weijun Wang, Zhiwei Wang, Zezhang Zhu, Feng Zhu, Yong Qiu

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effects of thromboprophylaxis on mesenchymal stromal cells during osteogenic differentiation: an in-vitro study comparing enoxaparin with rivaroxaban

Hakan Pilge, Julia Fröbel, Silvia J. Mrotzek, Johannes C. Fischer, Peter M. Prodinger, Christoph Zilkens, Bernd Bittersohl, Rüdiger Krauspe

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Lethal multiple pterygium syndrome, the extreme end of the RYR1 spectrum

Ariana Kariminejad, Siavash Ghaderi-Sohi, Hamid Hossein-Nejad Nedai, Vahid Varasteh, Ali-Reza Moslemi, Homa Tajsharghi

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Prevalence of biologics monotherapy in a cohort of patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis in daily clinical practice

Erika Catay, Maximiliano Bravo, Javier Rosa, Enrique R. Soriano

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Establishment of a preclinical ovine screening model for the investigation of bone tissue engineering strategies in cancellous and cortical bone defects

Anne-Marie Pobloth, Kenneth A. Johnson, Hanna Schell, Nicolai Kolarczik, Dag Wulsten, Georg N. Duda, Katharina Schmidt-Bleek

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Economic analysis of two-stage septic revision after total hip arthroplasty: What are the relevant costs for the hospital’s orthopedic department?

R. Kasch, G. Assmann, S. Merk, T. Barz, M. Melloh, A. Hofer, H. Merk, S. Flessa

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Does Goal Attainment Scaling improve satisfaction regarding performance of activities of younger knee arthroplasty patients? Study protocol of the randomized controlled ACTION trial

Suzanne Witjes, Alexander Hoorntje, P. Paul F. M. Kuijer, Koen L. M. Koenraadt, Leendert Blankevoort, Gino M. M. J. Kerkhoffs, Rutger C. I. van Geenen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effects of interventions on trajectories of health-related quality of life among older patients with hip fracture: a prospective randomized controlled trial

Ming-Yueh Tseng, Jersey Liang, Yea-Ing L Shyu, Chi-Chuan Wu, Huey-Shinn Cheng, Ching-Yen Chen, Shu-Fang Yang

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Reliability and construct validity of the Spanish version of the 6-item CTS symptoms scale for outcomes assessment in carpal tunnel syndrome

Roberto S. Rosales, Yolanda Martin-Hidalgo, Luis Reboso-Morales, Isam Atroshi

01.12.2016 | Technical advance | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Quadriceps autograft to treat Achilles Chronic tears: a simple surgical technique

Rafael Arriaza, Raquel Gayoso, Emilio López-Vidriero, Jesús Aizpurúa, Carlos Agrasar

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Focal cartilage defects in the knee –a randomized controlled trial comparing autologous chondrocyte implantation with arthroscopic debridement

Per-Henrik Randsborg, Jan Brinchmann, Sverre Løken, Heidi Andreassen Hanvold, Tommy Frøseth Aae, Asbjørn Årøen

01.12.2016 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Erratum to: Clinical trial and in-vitro study comparing the efficacy of treating bony lesions with allografts versus synthetic or highly-processed xenogeneic bone grafts

Eva Johanna Kubosch, Anke Bernstein, Laura Wolf, Tobias Fretwurst, Katja Nelson, Hagen Schmal

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Elective implant removal in symptomatic patients after internal fixation of proximal humerus fractures improves clinical outcome

Yves P. Acklin, Christian Michelitsch, Christoph Sommer

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Using self-drilling screws in volar plate osteosynthesis for distal radius fractures: a feasibility study

Alexaner Synek, Lars Borgmann, Hannes Traxler, Wolfgang Huf, Ekkehard Euler, Yan Chevalier, Sebastian F. Baumbach

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Relationships between lumbar inter-vertebral motion and lordosis in healthy adult males: a cross sectional cohort study

Alister du Rose, Alan Breen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Opioid use after total hip arthroplasty surgery is associated with revision surgery

Maria C. S. Inacio MS, PhD, Nicole L. Pratt PhD, Elizabeth E. Roughead PhD, Elizabeth W. Paxton MA, Stephen E. Graves MD, PhD

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Shoulder proprioception – lessons we learned from idiopathic frozen shoulder

Jaroslaw Fabis, Remigiusz Rzepka, Anna Fabis, Jacek Zwierzchowski, Grzegorz Kubiak, Arkadiusz Stanula, Michal Polguj, Radek Maciej

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

EGR1 controls divergent cellular responses of distinctive nucleus pulposus cell types

Guus G. H. van den Akker, Don A. M. Surtel, Andy Cremers, Martijn F. G. A. Hoes, Marjolein M. Caron, Stephen M. Richardson, Ricardo Rodrigues-Pinto, Lodewijk W. van Rhijn, Judith A. Hoyland, Tim J. M. Welting, Jan Willem Voncken

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Digital anatomical measurements and crucial bending areas of the fixation route along the inferior border of the arcuate line for pelvic and acetabular fractures

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

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Biomechanical response of lumbar facet joints under follower preload: a finite element study

Cheng-Fei Du, Nan Yang, Jun-Chao Guo, Yun-Peng Huang, Chunqiu Zhang

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Healing of rotator cuff tendons using botulinum toxin A and immobilization in a rat model

Mohit N. Gilotra, Michael J. Shorofsky, Jason A. Stein, Anand M. Murthi

01.12.2016 | Technical advance | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A valid model for predicting responsible nerve roots in lumbar degenerative disease with diagnostic doubt

Xiaochuan Li, Xuedong Bai, Yaohong Wu, Dike Ruan

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A qualitative study of patients’ perspectives on collaboration to support self-management in routine rheumatology consultations

Emma Dures, Sarah Hewlett, Nicholas Ambler, Remona Jenkins, Joyce Clarke, Rachael Gooberman-Hill

01.12.2016 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Bizarre parosteal osteochondromatous proliferation (Nora’s lesion) affecting the distal end of the ulna: a case report

Yuichiro Matsui, Tadanao Funakoshi, Hideyuki Kobayashi, Tomoko Mitsuhashi, Tamotsu Kamishima, Norimasa Iwasaki

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Does hemipelvis structure and position influence acetabulum orientation?

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

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Intra-articular injection of mono-iodoacetate induces osteoarthritis of the hip in rats

Shuichi Miyamoto, Junichi Nakamura, Seiji Ohtori, Sumihisa Orita, Takanori Omae, Takayuki Nakajima, Takane Suzuki, Kazuhisa Takahashi

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Surgical removal and controlled trypsinization of the outer annulus fibrosus improves the bioactivity of the nucleus pulposus in a disc bioreactor culture

Pei Li, Rongmao Shi, Daosen Chen, Yibo Gan, Yuan Xu, Lei Song, Songtao Li, Qiang Zhou

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Biomechanical investigation of a minimally invasive posterior spine stabilization system in comparison to the Universal Spinal System (USS)

D. Kubosch, E. J. Kubosch, B. Gueorguiev, I. Zderic, M. Windolf, K. Izadpanah, N. P. Südkamp, P. C. Strohm

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Sub-classification based specific movement control exercises are superior to general exercise in sub-acute low back pain when both are combined with manual therapy: A randomized controlled trial

Vesa Lehtola, Hannu Luomajoki, Ville Leinonen, Sean Gibbons, Olavi Airaksinen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Clopidogrel and hip fractures, is it safe? A systematic review and meta-analysis

Christopher G. K. M. Soo, Paul K. Della Torre, Tristan J. Yolland, Michael A. Shatwell

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Influence of ankle fracture surgery on glycemic control in patients with diabetes

Seung Yeol Lee, Moon Seok Park, Soon-Sun Kwon, Ki Hyuk Sung, Hyun Soo Jung, Kyoung Min Lee

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Comparison of cultures and 16S rRNA sequencing for identification of bacteria in two-stage revision arthroplasties: preliminary report

Przemysław Bereza, Alicja Ekiel, Aleksandra Auguściak-Duma, Małgorzata Aptekorz, Iwona Wilk, Damian Kusz, Piotr Wojciechowski, Aleksander L. Sieroń, Gayane Martirosian

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Impairment in the activities of daily living in older adults with and without osteoporosis, osteoarthritis and chronic back pain: a secondary analysis of population-based health survey data

Tanja Alexandra Stamm, Karin Pieber, Richard Crevenna, Thomas Ernst Dorner

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Obesity is associated with more disability at presentation and after treatment in low back pain but not in neck pain: findings from the OIOC registry

Maria M. Wertli, Ulrike Held, Marco Campello, Shira Schecter Weiner

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Does knee awareness differ between different knee arthroplasty prostheses? A matched, case-control, cross-sectional study

Morten G. Thomsen, Roshan Latifi, Thomas Kallemose, Henrik Husted, Anders Troelsen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Comparison between autologous blood transfusion drainage and closed-suction drainage/no drainage in total knee arthroplasty: a meta-analysis

Kun-hao Hong, Jian-ke Pan, Wei-yi Yang, Ming-hui Luo, Shu-chai Xu, Jun Liu

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

What is the effect of sensory discrimination training on chronic low back pain? A systematic review

Samuel Kälin, Anne-Kathrin Rausch-Osthoff, Christoph Michael Bauer

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Feasibility of four-dimensional preoperative simulation for elbow debridement arthroplasty

Michiro Yamamoto, Yukimi Murakami, Katsuyuki Iwatsuki, Shigeru Kurimoto, Hitoshi Hirata

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Return-to-activity after anatomical reconstruction of acute high-grade acromioclavicular separation

T. Saier, J. E. Plath, K. Beitzel, P. Minzlaff, J. M. Feucht, S. Reuter, F. Martetschläger, Andreas B. Imhoff, M. Aboalata, S. Braun

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effectiveness of a telemonitoring intensive strategy in early rheumatoid arthritis: comparison with the conventional management approach

Fausto Salaffi, Marina Carotti, Alessandro Ciapetti, Marco Di Carlo, Stefania Gasparini, Sonia Farah, Marwin Gutierrez

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Non-ossifying fibroma: natural history with an emphasis on a stage-related growth, fracture risk and the need for follow-up

Georg W. Herget, David Mauer, Tobias Krauß, Abdelrehim El Tayeh, Markus Uhl, Norbert P. Südkamp, Oliver Hauschild

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Stem cells and bFGF in tendon healing: Effects of lentiviral gene transfer and long-term follow-up in a rat Achilles tendon defect model

T. M. Kraus, F. B. Imhoff, J. Reinert, G. Wexel, A. Wolf, D. Hirsch, A. Hofmann, U. Stöckle, S. Buchmann, T. Tischer, A. B. Imhoff, S. Milz, M. Anton, S. Vogt

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Load and failure behavior of human muscle samples in the context of proximal femur replacement

Stefan Schleifenbaum, Michael Schmidt, Robert Möbius, Thomas Wolfskämpf, Christian Schröder, Ronny Grunert, Niels Hammer, Torsten Prietzel

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The protective role of autophagy in experimental osteoarthritis, and the therapeutic effects of Torin 1 on osteoarthritis by activating autophagy

Ni-Tao Cheng, Ai Guo, Hai Meng

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Can anti-osteoporotic therapy reduce adjacent fracture in magnetic resonance imaging-proven acute osteoporotic vertebral fractures?

Ying-Chou Chen, Wei-Che Lin

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A new model of implant-related osteomyelitis in the metaphysis of rat tibiae

Norbert Harrasser, Johannes Gorkotte, Andreas Obermeier, Susanne Feihl, Melanie Straub, Julia Slotta-Huspenina, Ruediger von Eisenhart-Rothe, Walter Moser, Philipp Gruner, Michael de Wild, Hans Gollwitzer, Rainer Burgkart

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The efficacy of continuous-flow cryo and cyclic compression therapy after hip fracture surgery on postoperative pain: design of a prospective, open-label, parallel, multicenter, randomized controlled, clinical trial

Nick C. Leegwater, Peter A. Nolte, Niels de Korte, Martin J. Heetveld, Kees J. Kalisvaart, Casper P. Schönhuth, Bas Pijnenburg, Bart J. Burger, Kees-Jan Ponsen, Frank W. Bloemers, Andrea B. Maier, Barend J. van Royen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Association of MRI findings and expert diagnosis of symptomatic meniscal tear among middle-aged and older adults with knee pain

Bhushan R. Deshpande, Elena Losina, Savannah R. Smith, Scott D. Martin, R. John Wright, Jeffrey N. Katz

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Are depression and anxiety associated with disease activity in rheumatoid arthritis? A prospective study

Faith Matcham, Sheila Ali, Katherine Irving, Matthew Hotopf, Trudie Chalder

01.12.2016 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Successful treatment of periprosthetic joint infection caused by Granulicatella para-adiacens with prosthesis retention: a case report

Nora Renz, Fabienne Chevaux, Olivier Borens, Andrej Trampuz

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Gender differences in gait kinematics for patients with knee osteoarthritis

Angkoon Phinyomark, Sean T. Osis, Blayne A. Hettinga, Dylan Kobsar, Reed Ferber

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The effect of growing Rod treatment on coronal balance during serial lengthening surgeries in early onset scoliosis

Wen-jing Li, Zhi-jian Sun, Shi-gong Guo, Gui-xing Qiu, Jian-guo Zhang, Jian-xiong Shen, Yi-peng Wang, Hong Zhao, Shu-gang Li, Yu Zhao

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Epidemiology and patho-anatomical pattern of 2,011 humeral fractures: data from the Swedish Fracture Register

Carl Bergdahl, Carl Ekholm, David Wennergren, Filip Nilsson, Michael Möller

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Protocol for evaluating the effects of a therapeutic foot exercise program on injury incidence, foot functionality and biomechanics in long-distance runners: a randomized controlled trial

Alessandra B. Matias, Ulisses T. Taddei, Marcos Duarte, Isabel C. N. Sacco

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effect of retro and forward walking on quadriceps muscle strength, pain, function, and mobility in patients with knee osteoarthritis: a protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Ahmad Alghadir, Shahnawaz Anwer

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Solitary bone cyst: a comparison of treatment options with special reference to their long-term outcome

Frank Traub, Oliver Eberhardt, Fransico F. Fernandez, Thomas Wirth

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Mortality with musculoskeletal disorders as underlying cause in Sweden 1997-2013: a time trend aggregate level study

Aliasghar A. Kiadaliri, Martin Englund

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A prospective, double-blind, randomized controlled trial of treatment of atlantoaxial instability with C1 posterior arches >4 mm by comparing C1 pedicle with lateral mass screws fixation

Liang Yan, Baorong He, Tuanjiang Liu, Lixue Yang, Dingjun Hao

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A validation of the Swedish version of the WORC index in the assessment of patients treated by surgery for subacromial disease including rotator cuff syndrome

Soheila Zhaeentan, Markus Legeby, Susanne Ahlström, André Stark, Björn Salomonsson

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Patient and system factors of mortality after hip fracture: a scoping review

K. J. Sheehan, B. Sobolev, A. Chudyk, T. Stephens, P. Guy

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The Munich Wrist Questionnaire (MWQ) – development and validation of a new patient-reported outcome measurement tool for wrist disorders

Marc Beirer, Julian Serly, Helen Vester, Dominik Pförringer, Moritz Crönlein, Stephan Deiler, Peter Biberthaler, Chlodwig Kirchhoff

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Fibromyalgia-related costs and loss of productivity: a substantial societal burden

Anaïs Lacasse, Patricia Bourgault, Manon Choinière

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The association between gout and radiographic hand, knee and foot osteoarthritis: a cross-sectional study

Megan Bevis, Michelle Marshall, Trishna Rathod, Edward Roddy

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The impact of incidental durotomy on the outcome of decompression surgery in degenerative lumbar spinal canal stenosis: analysis of the Lumbar Spinal Outcome Study (LSOS) data—a Swiss prospective multi-center cohort study

Nils H. Ulrich, Jakob M. Burgstaller, Florian Brunner, François Porchet, Mazda Farshad, Giuseppe Pichierri, Johann Steurer, Ulrike Held, on behalf of the LSOS Study Group

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Predictors of return to work following motor vehicle related orthopaedic trauma

Darnel F. Murgatroyd, Ian A. Harris, Yvonne Tran, Ian D. Cameron

01.12.2016 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Is there a role of synovial biopsy in drug development?

Maria Filkova, Andrew Cope, Tim Mant, James Galloway

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Does an early home-based progressive resistance training program improve function following total hip replacement? Results of a randomized controlled study

Tosan Okoro, Rhiannon Whitaker, Andrew Gardner, Peter Maddison, John G. Andrew, Andrew Lemmey

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Denosumab for treating periprosthetic osteolysis; study protocol for a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial

Olof Sköldenberg, Agata Rysinska, Thomas Eisler, Mats Salemyr, Henrik Bodén, Olle Muren

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

360-degree cervical spinal arthrodesis for treatment of pediatric cervical spinal tuberculosis with kyphosis

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

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Three combinations of manual therapy techniques within naprapathy in the treatment of neck and/or back pain: a randomized controlled trial

Kari Paanalahti, Lena W. Holm, Margareta Nordin, Jonas Höijer, Jessica Lyander, Martin Asker, Eva Skillgate

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The design of the run Clever randomized trial: running volume, −intensity and running-related injuries

Daniel Ramskov, Rasmus Oestergaard Nielsen, Henrik Sørensen, Erik Parner, Martin Lind, Sten Rasmussen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Socioeconomic disparities in gait speed and associated characteristics in early old age

S. Plouvier, M. Carton, D. Cyr, S. Sabia, A. Leclerc, M. Zins, A. Descatha

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The Maintaining Musculoskeletal Health (MAmMOTH) Study: Protocol for a randomised trial of cognitive behavioural therapy versus usual care for the prevention of chronic widespread pain

Gary J. Macfarlane, Marcus Beasley, Gordon Prescott, Paul McNamee, Philip Keeley, Majid Artus, John McBeth, Philip Hannaford, Gareth T. Jones, Neil Basu, John Norrie, Karina Lovell

01.12.2016 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Tenosynovial giant cell tumors in unusual locations detected by positron emission tomography imaging confused with malignant tumors: report of two cases

Akihiko Takeuchi, Norio Yamamoto, Katsuhiro Hayashi, Shinji Miwa, Masayuki Takahira, Kiyokazu Fukui, Taku Oikawa, Hiroyuki Tsuchiya

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Differences in musculoskeletal health due to gender in a rural multiethnic cohort: a Project FRONTIER study

J. M. Brismée, S. Yang, M. E. Lambert, M. C. Chyu, P. Tsai, Y. Zhang, J. Han, C. Hudson, Eunhee Chung, C. L. Shen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Risk factors for revision of total knee arthroplasty: a scoping review

L.L. Jasper, C. A. Jones, J. Mollins, S. L. Pohar, L. A. Beaupre

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

No clear benefit or drawback to the use of closed drainage after primary total knee arthroplasty: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Hai-bo Si, Ti-min Yang, Yi Zeng, Bin Shen

01.12.2016 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The challenging interplay between rheumatoid arthritis, ageing and comorbidities

Marloes van Onna, Annelies Boonen

01.12.2016 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Shoulder joint replacement can improve quality of life and outcome in patients with dysmelia: a case series

Tobias Peter Merkle, Nicholas Beckmann, Tom Bruckner, Felix Zeifang

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The prevalence of periarticular lesions detected on magnetic resonance imaging in middle-aged and elderly persons: a cross-sectional study

In Je Kim, Dong Hyun Kim, Yeoung Wook Song, Ali Guermazi, Michel D. Crema, David J. Hunter, Young-Il Seo, Hyun Ah Kim

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Efficacy of tranexamic acid in reducing allogeneic blood products in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis surgery

Wen-yuan Sui, Fang Ye, Jun-lin Yang

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Weekly injections of Hylan G-F 20 delay cartilage degeneration in partial meniscectomized rat knees

Katsuaki Yanagisawa, Takeshi Muneta, Nobutake Ozeki, Yusuke Nakagawa, Mio Udo, Ryusuke Saito, Hideyuki Koga, Kunikazu Tsuji, Ichiro Sekiya

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The prevalence of intraspinal anomalies in infantile and juvenile patients with “presumed idiopathic” scoliosis: a MRI-based analysis of 504 patients

Wen Zhang, Shifu Sha, Leilei Xu, Zhen Liu, Yong Qiu, Zezhang Zhu

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Predictors of the patient-centered outcomes of surgical carpal tunnel release – a prospective cohort study

Catharina Conzen, Michael Conzen, Nicole Rübsamen, Rafael Mikolajczyk

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Differences in calcification and osteogenic potential of herniated discs according to the severity of degeneration based on Pfirrmann grade: a cross-sectional study

Jia Shao, Miao Yu, Liang Jiang, Feng Wei, Fengliang Wu, Zhongjun Liu, Xiaoguang Liu

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Associations between body composition measurements of obesity and radiographic osteoarthritis in older adults: Data from the Dong-gu Study

Lihui Wen, Ji-Hyoun Kang, Yi-Rang Yim, Ji-Eun Kim, Jeong-Won Lee, Kyung-Eun Lee, Dong-Jin Park, Tae-Jong Kim, Yong-Wook Park, Sun-Seog Kweon, Young-Hoon Lee, Yong-Woon Yun, Min-Ho Shin, Shin-Seok Lee

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Biomechanical study of strength and stiffness of the knee anterolateral ligament

Camilo Partezani Helito, Marcelo Batista Bonadio, João Stefan Rozas, João Marcelo Pedroso Wey, Cesar Augusto Martins Pereira, Tulio Pereira Cardoso, José Ricardo Pécora, Gilberto Luis Camanho, Marco Kawamura Demange

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The clinical characteristics of older people with chronic multiple-site joint pains and their utilisation of therapeutic interventions: data from a prospective cohort study

Rafi Raja, Bright Dube, Elizabeth M. A. Hensor, Sarah F. Hogg, Philip G. Conaghan, Sarah R. Kingsbury

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Association between gastrointestinal events and osteoporosis treatment initiation in women diagnosed with osteoporosis in France: a retrospective analysis

Bernard Cortet, Ankita Modi, Jackson Tang, Chun-Po Steve Fan, Shiva Sajjan, Jessica Papadopoulos Weaver

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Exercise and load modification versus corticosteroid injection versus ‘wait and see’ for persistent gluteus medius/minimus tendinopathy (the LEAP trial): a protocol for a randomised clinical trial

Rebecca Mellor, Alison Grimaldi, Henry Wajswelner, Paul Hodges, J. Haxby Abbott, Kim Bennell, Bill Vicenzino

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Widespread pain – do pain intensity and care-seeking influence sickness absence? – A population-based cohort study

Søren Mose, David Høyrup Christiansen, Jens Christian Jensen, Johan Hviid Andersen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Does total hip replacement affect sexual quality of life?

Rita Th. E. Harmsen, Tsjitske M. Haanstra, Inger N. Sierevelt, Elise P. Jansma, Peter A. Nolte, Melianthe P. J. Nicolai, Peter D. H. Wall, Barend J. Van Royen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The influence of calcitonin gene-related peptide on markers of bone metabolism in MG-63 osteoblast-like cells co-cultured with THP-1 macrophage-like cells under virtually osteolytic conditions

Heidrun Jablonski, Heike Rekasi, Marcus Jäger

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Robust genotyping tool for autosomal recessive type of limb-girdle muscular dystrophies

Inna Inashkina, Eriks Jankevics, Janis Stavusis, Inta Vasiljeva, Kristine Viksne, Ieva Micule, Jurgis Strautmanis, Maruta S. Naudina, Loreta Cimbalistiene, Vaidutis Kucinskas, Astrida Krumina, Algirdas Utkus, Birute Burnyte, Ausra Matuleviciene, Baiba Lace

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and the risk of a second hip fracture: a propensity-score matching study

Po-Yao Chuang, Shih-Hsun Shen, Tien-Yu Yang, Tsan-Wen Huang, Kuo-Chin Huang

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Early retirement among Danish female cleaners and shop assistants according to work environment characteristics and upper extremity complaints: an 11-year follow-up study

Lone Donbæk Jensen, Jens Peter Ellekilde Bonde, Michael Victor Christensen, Thomas Maribo

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Do pessimists report worse outcomes after total hip arthroplasty?

Jasvinder A. Singh, Robert C. Colligan, Megan M. O’Byrne, David G. Lewallen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Body surface posture evaluation: construction, validation and protocol of the SPGAP system (Posture evaluation rotating platform system)

Debora Soccal Schwertner, Raul Oliveira, Giovana Zarpellon Mazo, Fabiane Rosa Gioda, Christian Roberto Kelber, Alessandra Swarowsky

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Decreased severity of experimental autoimmune arthritis in peptidylarginine deiminase type 4 knockout mice

Akari Suzuki, Yuta Kochi, Hirofumi Shoda, Yu Seri, Keishi Fujio, Tetsuji Sawada, Ryo Yamada, Kazuhiko Yamamoto

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Biomarkers of systemic inflammation in farmers with musculoskeletal disorders; a plasma proteomic study

Bijar Ghafouri, Anders Carlsson, Sara Holmberg, Anders Thelin, Christer Tagesson

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Surgical treatment for achilles tendinopathy – a systematic review

Heinz Lohrer, Sina David, Tanja Nauck

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

IL17A and IL17F gene polymorphisms in patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Andrzej Pawlik, Daniel Kotrych, Damian Malinowski, Violetta Dziedziejko, Michal Czerewaty, Krzysztof Safranow

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Identification in GRMD dog muscle of critical miRNAs involved in pathophysiology and effects associated with MuStem cell transplantation

Florence Robriquet, Candice Babarit, Thibaut Larcher, Laurence Dubreil, Mireille Ledevin, Hélicia Goubin, Karl Rouger, Laëtitia Guével

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The value of arthroscopy in the treatment of complex ankle fractures – a protocol of a randomised controlled trial

Mareen Braunstein, Sebastian F. Baumbach, Markus Regauer, Wolfgang Böcker, Hans Polzer

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Pain management among Dominican patients with advanced osteoarthritis: a qualitative study

Amy Yu, Christopher A. Devine, Rachel G. Kasdin, Mónica Orizondo, Wendy Perdomo, Aileen M. Davis, Laura M. Bogart, Jeffrey N. Katz

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Preoperative predictors for outcomes after total hip replacement in patients with osteoarthritis: a systematic review

Stefanie N. Hofstede, Maaike G. J. Gademan, Thea P. M. Vliet Vlieland, Rob G. H. H. Nelissen, Perla J. Marang-van de Mheen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Clopidogrel treatment may associate with worsening of endothelial function and development of new digital ulcers in patients with systemic sclerosis: results from an open label, proof of concept study

Konstantinos Ntelis, Vasileios Gkizas, Alexandra Filippopoulou, Periclis Davlouros, Dimitrios Alexopoulos, Andrew P. Andonopoulos, Dimitrios Daoussis

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Preoperative pain catastrophizing and postoperative pain after total knee arthroplasty: a prospective cohort study with one year follow-up

Lise Husby Høvik, Siri Bjørgen Winther, Olav A. Foss, Kari Hanne Gjeilo

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Health-related quality of life and clinical outcomes following medial open wedge high tibial osteotomy: a prospective study

Christoph Ihle, Atesch Ateschrang, Leonard Grünwald, Ulrich Stöckle, Tim Saier, Steffen Schröter

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Ability of an intentionally smaller anterior than posterior gap to reduce the sagittal tibial slope in opening wedge high tibial osteotomy

Seung-Beom Han, Hyung-Jun Park, Dae-Hee Lee

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Preoperative cognitive-behavioural intervention improves in-hospital mobilisation and analgesic use for lumbar spinal fusion patients

Nanna Rolving, Claus Vinther Nielsen, Finn Bjarke Christensen, Randi Holm, Cody Eric Bünger, Lisa Gregersen Oestergaard

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Clinical results of endoscopic sciatic nerve decompression for deep gluteal syndrome: mean 2-year follow-up

Myung-sik Park, Sun-Jung Yoon, Sung-yeop Jung, Seung-Ho Kim

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The impact of work related physical activity and leisure physical activity on the risk and prognosis of neck pain – a population based cohort study on workers

Lina Palmlöf, Lena W. Holm, Lars Alfredsson, Cecilia Magnusson, Eva Vingård, Eva Skillgate

01.12.2016 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

What have we learned from ten years of trajectory research in low back pain?

Alice Kongsted, Peter Kent, Iben Axen, Aron S. Downie, Kate M. Dunn

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Immune response in adverse reactions to metal debris following metal-on-metal total hip arthroplasty

Masahiro Hasegawa, Takahiro Iino, Akihiro Sudo

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Proximal femoral nails anti-rotation versus dynamic hip screws for treatment of stable intertrochanteric femur fractures: an outcome analyses with a minimum 4 years of follow-up

Weiguang Yu, Xinchao Zhang, Xingfei Zhu, Zuochong Yu, Yinfeng Xu, Guoqing Zha, Jun Hu, Jianhua Yi, Yunjiang Liu

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The value of modular hemiarthroplasty for unstable femoral neck fractures in elderly patients with coxarthrosis

Robert Döring, Thorsten Jentzsch, Max J. Scheyerer, William Pfäffli, Clément M. L. Werner

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Usefulness of the SF-36 Health Survey in screening for depressive and anxiety disorders in rheumatoid arthritis

Faith Matcham, Sam Norton, Sophia Steer, Matthew Hotopf

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Subjective health complaints, functional ability, fear avoidance beliefs, and days on sickness benefits after work rehabilitation – a mediation model

Irene Øyeflaten, Jon Opsahl, Hege R. Eriksen, Tore Norendal Braathen, Stein Atle Lie, Søren Brage, Camilla M. Ihlebæk, Kyrre Breivik

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Classification of patients with low back-related leg pain: a systematic review

Siobhán Stynes, Kika Konstantinou, Kate M. Dunn

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Management of atypical femoral fracture: a scoping review and comprehensive algorithm

Giuseppe Toro, Cristina Ojeda-Thies, Giampiero Calabrò, Gabriella Toro, Antimo Moretti, Guillermo Martínez-Díaz Guerra, Pedro Caba-Doussoux, Giovanni Iolascon

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

UK survey of occupational therapist’s and physiotherapist’s experiences and attitudes towards hip replacement precautions and equipment

T. O. Smith, C. M. Sackley

01.12.2016 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Erratum to: Predictors of return to work following motor vehicle related orthopaedic trauma

Darnel F. Murgatroyd, Ian A. Harris, Yvonne Tran, Ian D. Cameron

01.12.2016 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Mesenchymal stem cell therapy in the treatment of osteoarthritis: reparative pathways, safety and efficacy – a review

Julien Freitag, Dan Bates, Richard Boyd, Kiran Shah, Adele Barnard, Leesa Huguenin, Abi Tenen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Antibody response to pneumococcal and influenza vaccination in patients with rheumatoid arthritis receiving abatacept

Rieke Alten, Clifton O. Bingham III, Stanley B. Cohen, Jeffrey R. Curtis, Sheila Kelly, Dennis Wong, Mark C. Genovese

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Adhesive capsulitis of the shoulder, treatment with corticosteroid, corticosteroid with distension or treatment-as-usual; a randomised controlled trial in primary care

Satya Pal Sharma, Anders Bærheim, Rolf Moe-Nilssen, Alice Kvåle

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Addressing obesity in the management of knee and hip osteoarthritis – weighing in from an economic perspective

Anna Flego, Michelle M. Dowsey, Peter F. M. Choong, Marj Moodie

01.12.2016 | Technical advance | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Reliability of quantifying the spatial distribution of fatty infiltration in lumbar paravertebral muscles using a new segmentation method for T1-weighted MRI

Áine Ni Mhuiris, Thomas Volken, James M. Elliott, Mark Hoggarth, Dino Samartzis, Rebecca J. Crawford

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Functional recovery after treatment of extra-articular distal radius fractures in the elderly using the IlluminOss® System (IO-Wrist); a multicenter prospective observational study

Tjebbe Hagenaars, Guido W. Van Oijen, W. Herbert Roerdink, Paul A. Vegt, Jos P. A. M. Vroemen, Michael H. J. Verhofstad, Esther M. M. Van Lieshout

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Significant improvements in pain after a six-week physiotherapist-led exercise and education intervention, in patients with osteoarthritis awaiting arthroplasty, in South Africa: a randomised controlled trial

M. M. Saw, T. Kruger-Jakins, N. Edries, R. Parker

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A questionnaire to identify patellofemoral pain in the community: an exploration of measurement properties

Paola Dey, Michael Callaghan, Neil Cook, Ruth Sephton, Chris Sutton, Elaine Hough, Jonathan James, Rukhtam Saqib, James Selfe

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Coordinate and synergistic effects of extensive treadmill exercise and ovariectomy on articular cartilage degeneration

Kazumasa Miyatake, Takeshi Muneta, Miyoko Ojima, Jun Yamada, Yu Matsukura, Kahaer Abula, Ichiro Sekiya, Kunikazu Tsuji

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A randomized, double-blind sham-controlled trial on the efficacy of arthroscopic tennis elbow release for the management of chronic lateral epicondylitis

Bogdan A. Matache, Randa Berdusco, Franco Momoli, Peter L. C. Lapner, J. W. Pollock

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Evidence for safety of retreatment with a single intra-articular injection of Gel-200 for treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee from the double-blind pivotal and open-label retreatment clinical trials

Vibeke Strand, Sooyeol Lim, Junko Takamura

01.12.2016 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Erratum to: Hidden musculoskeletal involvement in inflammatory bowel disease: a multicenter ultrasound study

João Rovisco, Cátia Duarte, Alberto Batticciotto, Piercarlo Sarzi-Puttini, Antonella Draghessi, Francisco Portela, Marwin Gutierrez

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Efficacy of live feedback to improve objectively monitored compliance to prescribed, home-based, exercise therapy-dosage in 15 to 19 year old adolescents with patellofemoral pain- a study protocol of a randomized controlled superiority trial (The XRCISE-AS-INSTRUcted-1 trial)

Henrik Riel, Mark Matthews, Bill Vicenzino, Thomas Bandholm, Kristian Thorborg, Michael Skovdal Rathleff

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The osteoblast as an inflammatory cell: production of cytokines in response to bacteria and components of bacterial biofilms

Ulrike Dapunt, Thomas Giese, Sabine Stegmaier, Arash Moghaddam, Gertrud Maria Hänsch

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Internalised stigma in people with rheumatoid arthritis: a cross sectional study to establish the psychometric properties of the ISMI-RA

Elizabeth Corker, R. Claire Henderson, Heidi Lempp, June S. L. Brown

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Articular cartilage generation applying PEG-LA-DM/PEGDM copolymer hydrogels

Xing Zhao, Anestis Papadopoulos, Shinichi Ibusuki, David A. Bichara, Daniel B. Saris, Jos Malda, Kristi S. Anseth, Thomas J. Gill, Mark A. Randolph

01.12.2016 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Long-term outcomes of destructive seronegative (rheumatoid) arthritis – description of four clinical cases

Elena Nikiphorou, Christopher Sjöwall, Pekka Hannonen, Tuomas Rannio, Tuulikki Sokka

01.12.2016 | Technical advance | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Minimally invasive, endoscopic Achilles tendon reconstruction using semitendinosus and gracilis tendons with Endobutton stabilization

Tomasz Piontek, Paweł Bąkowski, Kinga Ciemniewska-Gorzela, Monika Grygorowicz

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Scaphoid Waist Internal Fixation for Fractures Trial (SWIFFT) protocol: a pragmatic multi-centre randomised controlled trial of cast treatment versus surgical fixation for the treatment of bi-cortical, minimally displaced fractures of the scaphoid waist in adults

Joseph Dias, Stephen Brealey, Surabhi Choudhary, Liz Cook, Matthew Costa, Caroline Fairhurst, Catherine Hewitt, Stephen Hodgson, Laura Jefferson, Kanagaratnam Jeyapalan, Ada Keding, Paul Leighton, Amar Rangan, Gerry Richardson, Claire Rothery, Nicholas Taub, John Thompson, David Torgerson

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A joint effort over a period of time: factors affecting use of urate-lowering therapy for long-term treatment of gout

Jane C. Richardson, Jennifer Liddle, Christian D. Mallen, Edward Roddy, Samantha Hider, Suman Prinjha, Sue Ziebland

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The PLE2NO self-management and exercise program for knee osteoarthritis: Study Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial

Priscila Marconcin, Margarida Espanha, Flávia Yázigi, Pedro Campos

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Reducing the failure rate of hip resurfacing in dysplasia patients: a retrospective analysis of 363 cases

Melissa D. Gaillard, Thomas P. Gross

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Enhanced function and quality of life following 5 months of exercise therapy for patients with irreparable rotator cuff tears – an intervention study

Birgitte Hede Christensen, Kathrine Skov Andersen, Sten Rasmussen, Elizabeth Lykholt Andreasen, Lotte Mejlvig Nielsen, Steen Lund Jensen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Osteoarthritic changes rather than age predict outcome following arthroscopic treatment of femoroacetabular impingement in middle-aged patients

Simon Jakob Herrmann, Manuel Bernauer, Benjamin Erdle, Norbert Paul Südkamp, Peter Helwig, Oliver Hauschild

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Direct effects of physical training on markers of bone metabolism and serum sclerostin concentrations in older adults with low bone mass

Gabriella Császárné Gombos, Viktória Bajsz, Emese Pék, Béla Schmidt, Eszter Sió, Bálint Molics, József Betlehem

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Local pamidronate influences fracture healing in a rodent femur fracture model: an experimental study

Leif Menzdorf, Matthias Weuster, Tim Klüter, Stefan Brüggemann, Peter Behrendt, Stefanie Fitchen-Oestern, Deike Varoga, Andreas Seekamp, Nicolai Purcz, Claus C Glueer, Thomas Pufe, Sebastian Lippross

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Clinically important improvement thresholds for Harris Hip Score and its ability to predict revision risk after primary total hip arthroplasty

Jasvinder A. Singh, Cathy Schleck, Scott Harmsen, David Lewallen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Perceived quality of physiotherapist-led orthopaedic triage compared with standard practice in primary care: a randomised controlled trial

Karin S. Samsson, Susanne Bernhardsson, Maria E. H. Larsson

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Implementation interventions to improve the management of non-specific low back pain: a systematic review

Simon Alexander Mesner, Nadine E. Foster, Simon David French

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Does the addition of hip strengthening exercises improve outcomes following total knee arthroplasty? A study protocol for a randomized trial

Margaret B. Schache, Jodie A. McClelland, Kate E. Webster

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Body size from birth to middle age and the risk of hip and knee replacement

Bette Liu, Angela Balkwill, Jane Green, Valerie Beral, on behalf of the Million Women Study Collaborators

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Treatment patterns and costs for anti-TNFα biologic therapy in patients with psoriatic arthritis

Jacqueline B. Palmer, Yunfeng Li, Vivian Herrera, Minlei Liao, Melody Tran, Zafer E. Ozturk

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Rationale of the Spanish FRAX model in decision-making for predicting osteoporotic fractures: an update of FRIDEX cohort of Spanish women

Rafael Azagra, Marta Zwart, Gloria Encabo, Amada Aguyé, Juan Carlos Martin-Sánchez, Nuria Puchol-Ruiz, Paula Gabriel-Escoda, Sergio Ortiz-Alinque, Emilio Gené, Milagros Iglesias, David Moriña, Miguel Angel Diaz-Herrera, Mireia Utzet, Josep Maria Manresa, On behalf of GROIMAP study group

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Low back and neck and shoulder pain in members and non-members of adolescents’ sports clubs: the Finnish Health Promoting Sports Club (FHPSC) study

M. Rossi, K. Pasanen, S. Kokko, L. Alanko, O. J. Heinonen, R. Korpelainen, K. Savonen, H. Selänne, T. Vasankari, L. Kannas, U. Kujala, J. Villberg, J. Parkkari

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Osteosynthesis versus endoprosthesis for the treatment of femoral neck fracture in Asian elderly patients

Joon Soon Kang, Yoon Sang Jeon, Chi Hoon Ahn, Tae Hoon Roh

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Quality of life following hip fractures: results from the Norwegian hip fracture register

Jan-Erik Gjertsen, Valborg Baste, Jonas M. Fevang, Ove Furnes, Lars Birger Engesæter

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Multidisciplinary approaches to managing osteoarthritis in multiple joint sites: a systematic review

Andrew Finney, Emma Healey, Joanne L. Jordan, Sarah Ryan, Krysia S. Dziedzic

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Structural effects of sprifermin in knee osteoarthritis: a post-hoc analysis on cartilage and non-cartilaginous tissue alterations in a randomized controlled trial

Frank W. Roemer, Aida Aydemir, Stefan Lohmander, Michel D. Crema, Monica Dias Marra, Norma Muurahainen, David T. Felson, Felix Eckstein, Ali Guermazi

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Is there a relation between pre-sarcopenia, sarcopenia, cachexia and osteoporosis in patients with ankylosing spondylitis?

Abdellah El Maghraoui, François Bertin Ebo’o, Siham Sadni, Abderrahim Majjad, Toufik Hamza, Aziza Mounach

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The visible and hidden blood loss of Asia proximal femoral nail anti-rotation and dynamic hip screw in the treatment of intertrochanteric fractures of elderly high- risk patients: a retrospective comparative study with a minimum 3 years of follow-up

Weiguang Yu, Xinchao Zhang, Rongbo Wu, Xingfei Zhu, Jun Hu, Yinfeng Xu, Jianhua Yi, Yunjiang Liu

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

PREPARE: Pre-surgery physiotherapy for patients with degenerative lumbar spine disorder: a randomized controlled trial protocol

Yvonne Lindbäck, Hans Tropp, Paul Enthoven, Allan Abbott, Birgitta Öberg

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Visual detection of cortical breaks in hand joints: reliability and validity of high-resolution peripheral quantitative CT compared to microCT

A. Scharmga, M. Peters, A. van Tubergen, J. van den Bergh, J. de Jong, D. Loeffen, B. van Rietbergen, R. Weijers, P. Geusens

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The influence of long distance running on sonographic joint and tendon pathology: results from a prospective study with marathon runners

Fabian Proft, Mathias Grunke, Christiane Reindl, Felix Mueller, Maximilian Kriegmair, Jan Leipe, Peter Weinert, Hendrik Schulze-Koops, Matthias Witt

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Physical examination findings and their relationship with performance-based function in adults with knee osteoarthritis

Maura D. Iversen, Lori Lyn Price, Johan von Heideken, William F. Harvey, Chenchen Wang

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Femoral overgrowth in children with congenital pseudarthrosis of the Tibia

Mi Hyun Song, Moon Seok Park, Won Joon Yoo, Tae-Joon Cho, In Ho Choi

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Inpatient gradual diagnostics and its relevance for determining treatment strategies in lumbar back pain

Ulf Krister Hofmann, Marco Gesicki, Falk Mittag

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Predictors and consequences of long-term pregnancy-related pelvic girdle pain: a longitudinal follow-up study

Helen Elden, Annelie Gutke, Gunilla Kjellby-Wendt, Monika Fagevik-Olsen, Hans-Christian Ostgaard

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Developing and testing a measure of consultation-based reassurance for people with low back pain in primary care: a cross-sectional study

Nicola Holt, Tamar Pincus

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Study protocol for a cluster randomized controlled trial to evaluate a referral strategy for axial spondyloarthritis in young primary care patients with chronic low back pain; an impact study

Lonneke van Hoeven, Yvonne Vergouwe, Bart W. Koes, Johanna M. W. Hazes, Angelique E. A. M. Weel

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The incidence and worsening of newly diagnosed low back pain in a population of young male military recruits

Shlomo Moshe, Oren Zack, Aharon S. Finestone, Menashe Mishal, Noa Segal, Dan Slodownik, Yaron Yagev

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Preoperative planning for implant placement with consideration of pelvic tilt in total hip arthroplasty: postoperative efficacy evaluation

Yutaka Inaba, Naomi Kobayashi, Haruka Suzuki, Hiroyuki Ike, So Kubota, Tomoyuki Saito

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Rationale, design and protocol of a longitudinal study assessing the effect of total knee arthroplasty on habitual physical activity and sedentary behavior in adults with osteoarthritis

Rebecca M. Meiring, Emmanuel Frimpong, Lipalo Mokete, Jurek Pietrzak, Dick Van Der Jagt, Mohammed Tikly, Joanne A. McVeigh

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The association between seeking financial compensation and injury recovery following motor vehicle related orthopaedic trauma

Darnel F. Murgatroyd, Ian A. Harris, Yvonne Tran, Ian D. Cameron

01.12.2016 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Case report - calcification of the medial collateral ligament of the knee with simultaneous calcifying tendinitis of the rotator cuff

Yama Kamawal, Andre F. Steinert, Boris M. Holzapfel, Maximilian Rudert, Thomas Barthel

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Variability in conditioned pain modulation predicts response to NSAID treatment in patients with knee osteoarthritis

Robert R. Edwards, Andrew J. Dolman, Marc. O. Martel, Patrick H. Finan, Asimina Lazaridou, Marise Cornelius, Ajay D. Wasan

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The prevalence of giant cell arteritis and polymyalgia rheumatica in a UK primary care population

Max Yates, Karly Graham, Richard Arthur Watts, Alexander James MacGregor

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Treatment of critically sized femoral defects with recombinant BMP-2 delivered by a modified mPEG-PLGA biodegradable thermosensitive hydrogel

Kuo-Ti Peng, Meng-Yow Hsieh, Carl T. Lin, Chin-Fu Chen, Mel S. Lee, Yi-You Huang, Pey-Jium Chang

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Biomechanical analysis of different osteosyntheses and the combination with bone substitute in tibial head depression fractures

Martin C. Jordan, Christina Zimmermann, Sheridan A. Gho, Soenke P. Frey, Torsten Blunk, Rainer H. Meffert, Stefanie Hoelscher-Doht

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Comparison of percutaneous cannulated screw fixation and calcium sulfate cement grafting versus minimally invasive sinus tarsi approach and plate fixation for displaced intra-articular calcaneal fractures: a prospective randomized controlled trial

Yongzeng Feng, Xiaolong Shui, Jianshun Wang, Leyi Cai, Yang Yu, Xiaozhou Ying, Jianzhong Kong, Jianjun Hong

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Total hip replacement in adult patients with severe Kashin-Beck disease of the hip

Xin Tang, Jing Zhu, Zongke Zhou, Bin Shen, Pengde Kang, Fuxing Pei, Jian Li

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The balance between Foxp3 and Ror-γt expression in peripheral blood is altered by tocilizumab and abatacept in patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Yoshifumi Tada, Nobuyuki Ono, Rie Suematsu, Satoko Tashiro, Yuri Sadanaga, Yukiko Tokuda, Yukihide Ono, Yoshinobu Nakao, Akihito Maruyama, Akihide Ohta, Syuichi Koarada

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Few geographic and socioeconomic variations exist in primary total shoulder arthroplasty: a multi-level study of Australian registry data

Sharon L. Brennan-Olsen, Richard S. Page, Stephen E. Lane, Michelle Lorimer, Rachelle Buchbinder, Richard H. Osborne, Julie A. Pasco, Anita E. Wluka, Kerrie M. Sanders, Peter R. Ebeling, Stephen E. Graves

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Norwegican Cartilage Project - a study protocol for a double-blinded randomized controlled trial comparing arthroscopic microfracture with arthroscopic debridement in focal cartilage defects in the knee

Tommy Frøseth Aae, Per-Henrik Randsborg, Anne Berg Breen, Håvard Visnes, Søren Vindfeld, Einar Andreas Sivertsen, Sverre Løken, Jan Brinchmann, Heidi Andreassen Hanvold, Asbjørn Årøen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Safety and pharmacodynamic dose response of short-term prednisone in healthy adult subjects: a dose ranging, randomized, placebo-controlled, crossover study

Dona L. Fleishaker, Arnab Mukherjee, Fredrick S. Whaley, Shanthini Daniel, Bernhardt G. Zeiher

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Patient participation in postoperative care activities in patients undergoing total knee replacement surgery: Multimedia Intervention for Managing patient Experience (MIME). Study protocol for a cluster randomised crossover trial

Jo McDonall, Richard de Steiger, John Reynolds, Bernice Redley, Patricia Livingston, Mari Botti

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The Shoulder Function Index (SFInX): evaluation of its measurement properties in people recovering from a proximal humeral fracture

Alexander T. M. van de Water, Megan Davidson, Nora Shields, Matthew C. Evans, Nicholas F. Taylor

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A functional movement screen profile of an Australian state police force: a retrospective cohort study

Robin Marc Orr, Rodney Pope, Michael Stierli, Ben Hinton

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Reliability of measurements on lateral ankle radiographs

Changjun Guo, Yuan Zhu, Mu Hu, Lianfu Deng, Xiangyang Xu

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Hospitalization for musculoskeletal disorders in rheumatoid arthritis patients: a population-based study

Marina Amaral de Ávila Machado, Sasha Bernatsky, Louis Bessette, Hacene Nedjar, Elham Rahme

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Coronal tibial slope is associated with accelerated knee osteoarthritis: data from the Osteoarthritis Initiative

Jeffrey B. Driban, Alina C. Stout, Jeffrey Duryea, Grace H. Lo, William F. Harvey, Lori Lyn Price, Robert J. Ward, Charles B. Eaton, Mary F. Barbe, Bing Lu, Timothy E. McAlindon

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effects of teriparatide on cementless bipolar hemiarthroplasty in patients with osteoporotic femoral neck fractures

Tsan-Wen Huang, Kuo-Chin Huang, Shih-Jie Lin, Po-Yao Chuang, Hsin-Nung Shih, Mel S. Lee, Robert Wen-Wei Hsu, Wun-Jer Shen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Engineering zonal cartilage through bioprinting collagen type II hydrogel constructs with biomimetic chondrocyte density gradient

Xiang Ren, Fuyou Wang, Cheng Chen, Xiaoyuan Gong, Li Yin, Liu Yang

01.12.2016 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Bilateral patellar tendon reconstruction using LARS ligaments: case report and review of the literature

Adrian James Talia, Phong Tran

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Scoliosis epidemiology is not similar all over the world: a study from a scoliosis school screening on Chongming Island (China)

Qing Du, Xuan Zhou, Stefano Negrini, Nan Chen, Xiaoyan Yang, Juping Liang, Kun Sun

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

How outcome prediction could affect patient decision making in knee replacements: a qualitative study

Timothy Barlow, Patricia Scott, Damian Griffin, Alba Realpe

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Spinal sagittal imbalance in patients with lumbar disc herniation: its spinopelvic characteristics, strength changes of the spinal musculature and natural history after lumbar discectomy

Chen Liang, Jianmin Sun, Xingang Cui, Zhensong Jiang, Wen Zhang, Tao Li

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Clinical outcome of recurrent giant cell tumor of the extremity in the era before molecular target therapy: the Japanese Musculoskeletal Oncology Group study

Akihiko Takeuchi, Hiroyuki Tsuchiya, Takeshi Ishii, Yoshihiro Nishida, Satoshi Abe, Akihiko Matsumine, Akira Kawai, Kenichi Yoshimura, Takafumi Ueda

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effect of platelet mediator concentrate (PMC) on Achilles tenocytes: an in vitro study

Esra Arslan, Thomas Nellesen, Andreas Bayer, Andreas Prescher, Sebastian Lippross, Sven Nebelung, Holger Jahr, Christine Jaeger, Wolf Dietrich Huebner, Horst Fischer, Marcus Stoffel, Mehdi Shakibaei, Thomas Pufe, Mersedeh Tohidnezhad

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Serum and bone pentosidine in patients with low impact hip fractures and in patients with advanced osteoarthritis

Jan Vaculík, Martin Braun, Pavel Dungl, Karel Pavelka, Jan J. Stepan

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Associations of LBX1 gene and adolescent idiopathic scoliosis susceptibility: a meta-analysis based on 34,626 subjects

Yaqin Cao, Jikang Min, Qianghua Zhang, Heng Li, Haidong Li

01.12.2016 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Role of magnetic resonance imaging in acute spinal trauma: a pictorial review

Yogesh Kumar, Daichi Hayashi

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Association of rs1137101 polymorphism in LEPR and susceptibility to knee osteoarthritis in a Northwest Chinese Han population

Jianhui Yang, Heng Du, Jianguo Lv, Lianhe Zhang

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Development and validation of a novel questionnaire for self-determination of the range of motion of wrist and elbow

Marc Schnetzke, Svenja Schüler, Holger Keil, Sara Aytac, Stefan Studier-Fischer, Paul-Alfred Grützner, Thorsten Guehring

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Peri-articular tranexamic acid injection in total knee arthroplasty: a randomized controlled trial

P Pinsornsak, S Rojanavijitkul, S Chumchuen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Prevalence and its risk factors for low back pain among operation and maintenance personnel in wind farms

Ning Jia, Tao Li, Shuangqiu Hu, Xinhe Zhu, Kang Sun, Long Yi, Qiong Zhang, Guilian Luo, Yuzhen Li, Xueyan Zhang, Yongen Gu, Zhongxu Wang

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

"Quality of life of patients after surgical treatment of cervical spine metastases"

Grzegorz Guzik

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Physical therapists’ assessments, analyses and use of behavior change techniques in initial consultations on musculoskeletal pain: direct observations in primary health care

C. Emilson, P. Åsenlöf, S. Pettersson, S. Bergman, M. Sandborgh, C. Martin, I. Demmelmaier

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Study protocol for a multicentre randomized controlled trial on effectiveness of an outpatient multimodal rehabilitation program for adolescents with chronic musculoskeletal pain (2B Active)

Carolien Dekker, Mariëlle E. J. B. Goossens, Caroline H. G. Bastiaenen, Jeanine A. M. C. F. Verbunt

01.12.2016 | Technical advance | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A modified and enhanced test setup for biomechanical investigations of the hindfoot, for example in tibiotalocalcaneal arthrodesis

Julia Evers, Martin Schulze, Dominic Gehweiler, Martin Lakemeier, Michael J. Raschke, Dirk Wähnert, Sabine Ochman

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Risk factors for back pain in marines; a prospective cohort study

Andreas Monnier, Mats Djupsjöbacka, Helena Larsson, Kjell Norman, Björn O. Äng

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Factors associated with diagnostic stage of hip osteoarthritis due to acetabular dysplasia among Japanese female patients: a cross-sectional study

Satoko Ohfuji, Seiya Jingushi, Kyoko Kondo, Muroto Sofue, Moritoshi Itoman, Tadami Matsumoto, Yoshiki Hamada, Hiroyuki Shindo, Yoshio Takatori, Harumoto Yamada, Yuji Yasunaga, Hiroshi Ito, Satoshi Mori, Ichiro Owan, Genji Fujii, Hirotsugu Ohashi, Shinji Takahashi, Yoshio Hirota

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Socioeconomic costs and health-related quality of life in juvenile idiopathic arthritis: a cost-of-illness study in the United Kingdom

Aris Angelis, Panos Kanavos, Julio López-Bastida, Renata Linertová, Pedro Serrano-Aguilar, BURQOL-RD Research Network

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A large two-centre study in to rates of influenza and pneumococcal vaccination and infection burden in rheumatoid arthritis in the UK

Sujith Subesinghe, Andrew Ian Rutherford, Fowzia Ibrahim, Helen Harris, James Galloway

01.12.2016 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A case of epidemic myalgia with symptoms resembling acute purulent spondylitis and discitis

Tsuneaki Kenzaka, Yukariko Hida, Masanori Matsumoto, Hozuka Akita

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Influence of bisphosphonate therapy on bone geometry, volumetric bone density and bone strength of femoral shaft in postmenopausal women with rheumatoid arthritis

Rahel Meinen, Inna Galli-Lysak, Peter M. Villiger, Daniel Aeberli

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Study protocol for Norwegian Psychomotor Physiotherapy versus Cognitive Patient Education in combination with active individualized physiotherapy in patients with long-lasting musculoskeletal pain – a randomized controlled trial

Tove Dragesund, Alice Kvåle

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Incidence and excess mortality of hip fracture in young adults: a nationwide population-based cohort study

Tsai-Hsueh Leu, Wei-Chun Chang, Jeff Chien-Fu Lin, Chi Lo, Wen-Miin Liang, Yu-Jun Chang, Dann-Pyng Shih, Cheng-Chun Wu, Chi-Fung Cheng, Sy-Jye Wei

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Combined unicompartmental knee arthroplasty and anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction in knees with osteoarthritis and deficient anterior cruciate ligament

Shaoqi Tian, Bin Wang, Yuanhe Wang, Chengzhi Ha, Lun Liu, Kang Sun

01.12.2016 | Technical advance | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Modified posteromedial approach for treatment of posterior pilon variant fracture

Yukai Wang, Jianwei Wang, Cong feng Luo

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Symptomatic discoid lateral meniscus: a clinical and arthroscopic study in a Chinese population

Gang Chen, Zhong Zhang, Jian Li

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Determinants of patient satisfaction and their willingness to return after primary total hip replacement: a cross-sectional study

Tom Schaal, Tonio Schoenfelder, Joerg Klewer, Joachim Kugler

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Evaluation of two doses of etoricoxib, a COX-2 selective non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), in the treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis in a double-blind, randomized controlled trial

Kara Bickham, Alan J. Kivitz, Anish Mehta, Nancy Frontera, Sandhya Shah, Paul Stryszak, Zoran Popmihajlov, Paul M. Peloso

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Hypophosphatasia and the risk of atypical femur fractures: a case–control study

Timothy Bhattacharyya, Smita Jha, Hongying Wang, Daniel L. Kastner, Elaine F. Remmers

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Drug retention and safety of TNF inhibitors in elderly patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Soo-Kyung Cho, Yoon-Kyoung Sung, Dam Kim, Soyoung Won, Chan-Bum Choi, Tae-Hwan Kim, Jae-Bum Jun, Dae-Hyun Yoo, Sang-Cheol Bae

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

MRI signal intensity of anterior cruciate ligament graft after transtibial versus anteromedial portal technique (TRANSIG): design of a randomized controlled clinical trial

Simeon J. S. Ruiter, Reinoud W. Brouwer, Tim W. G. M. Meys, Cornelis H. Slump, Jos J. A. M. van Raay

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Increased arterial stiffness in patients with end-stage osteoarthritis: a case-control study

Kaspar Tootsi, Aare Märtson, Mihkel Zilmer, Kaido Paapstel, Jaak Kals

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

An initial loading-dose vitamin D versus placebo after hip fracture surgery: randomized trial

Jenson CS Mak, Rebecca S. Mason, Linda Klein, Ian D. Cameron

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Factors predicting pain and early discontinuation of tumour necrosis factor-α-inhibitors in people with rheumatoid arthritis: results from the British society for rheumatology biologics register

Daniel F. McWilliams, David A. Walsh

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Injuries in professional male football players in Kosovo: a descriptive epidemiological study

I. Shalaj, F. Tishukaj, N. Bachl, H. Tschan, B. Wessner, R. Csapo

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Early Endothelial Progenitor Cells (eEPCs) in systemic sclerosis (SSc) - dynamics of cellular regeneration and mesenchymal transdifferentiation

S. Patschan, D. Tampe, C. Müller, C. Seitz, C. Herink, G. A. Müller, E. Zeisberg, M. Zeisberg, E. Henze, D. Patschan

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The pathophysiology associated with primary (idiopathic) frozen shoulder: A systematic review

Victoria Ryan, Hazel Brown, Catherine J. Minns Lowe, Jeremy S. Lewis

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Correlations between the feature of sagittal spinopelvic alignment and facet joint degeneration: a retrospective study

Xin Lv, Yuan Liu, Song Zhou, Qiang Wang, Houyun Gu, Xiaoxing Fu, Yi Ding, Bin Zhang, Min Dai

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Absence of Scleroderma pattern at nail fold capillaroscopy valuable in the exclusion of Scleroderma in unselected patients with Raynaud’s Phenomenon

Lesley-Anne Bissell, Giuseppina Abignano, Paul Emery, Francesco Del Galdo, Maya H. Buch

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Comparison of titanium elastic intramedullary nailing versus injection of bone marrow in treatment of simple bone cysts in children: a retrospective study

Wenchao Li, Ruijiang Xu, Minghua Du, Hui Chen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Multiple drilling combined with simvastatin versus multiple drilling alone for the treatment of avascular osteonecrosis of the femoral head: 3-year follow-up study

Han Yin, Zhenfeng Yuan, Dawei Wang

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Systematic review of non-surgical treatments for early Dupuytren’s disease

Catherine Ball, David Izadi, Liaquat Suleman Verjee, James Chan, Jagdeep Nanchahal

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Distal radius reconstruction with vascularized proximal fibular autograft after en-bloc resection of recurrent giant cell tumor

Yun-fa Yang, Jian-wei Wang, Pin Huang, Zhong-he Xu

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Opting to wear prismatic spectacles was associated with reduced neck pain in dental personnel: a longitudinal cohort study

Agneta Lindegård, Catarina Nordander, Helene Jacobsson, Inger Arvidsson

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Meta-analysis of long-term joint structural deterioration in minimally treated patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Jeroen P. Jansen, Maria-Cecilia Vieira, John D. Bradley, Joseph C. Cappelleri, Samuel H. Zwillich, Gene V. Wallenstein

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Use of the PREPARE (PREhabilitation, Physical Activity and exeRcisE) program to improve outcomes after lumbar fusion surgery for severe low back pain: a study protocol of a person-centred randomised controlled trial

Hanna Lotzke, Max Jakobsson, Helena Brisby, Annelie Gutke, Olle Hägg, Rob Smeets, Marlies den Hollander, Lars-Eric Olsson, Mari Lundberg

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Intra-session absolute and relative reliability of pressure pain thresholds in the low back region of vine-workers: effect of the number of trials

Romain Balaguier, Pascal Madeleine, Nicolas Vuillerme

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A prospective pilot study to evaluate an animated home-based physical exercise program as a treatment option for patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Jan Zernicke, Claudia Kedor, Angela Müller, Gerd-Rüdiger Burmester, Anett Reißhauer, Eugen Feist

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The effects of dopamine receptor 2 expression on B cells on bone metabolism and TNF-α levels in rheumatoid arthritis

Lei Wei, Ying Sun, Xiu-Fang Kong, Chi Zhang, Tao Yue, Qi Zhu, Dong-Yi He, Lin-Di Jiang

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Variations in the metabolome in response to disease activity of rheumatoid arthritis

Zuzana Tatar, Carole Migne, Melanie Petera, Philippe Gaudin, Thierry Lequerre, Hubert Marotte, Jacques Tebib, Estelle Pujos Guillot, Martin Soubrier

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Managing chronic widespread pain in primary care: a qualitative study of patient perspectives and implications for treatment delivery

Penny Bee, John McBeth, Gary J. MacFarlane, Karina Lovell

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Comparing the MRI-based Goutallier Classification to an experimental quantitative MR spectroscopic fat measurement of the supraspinatus muscle

Fabian Gilbert, Dirk Böhm, Lars Eden, Jonas Schmalzl, Rainer H. Meffert, Herbert Köstler, Andreas M. Weng, Dirk Ziegler

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Which level is responsible for gluteal pain in lumbar disc hernia?

Guofang Fang, Jianhe Zhou, Yutan Liu, Hongxun Sang, Xiangyang Xu, Zihai Ding

01.12.2016 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effect of glenoid concavity loss on shoulder stability- a case report in a professional wrestler

Philipp Moroder, Franziska Haniel, Michael Quirchmayr, Eva Schulz, Manfred Eppel, Nicholas Matis, Alexander Auffarth, Herbert Resch

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Validity of data collected in BIOREG, the Austrian register for biological treatment in rheumatology: current practice of bDMARD therapy in rheumatoid arthritis in Austria

Bernhard Rintelen, Jochen Zwerina, Manfred Herold, Franz Singer, Johann Hitzelhammer, Wolfgang Halder, Gabriela Eichbauer-Sturm, Rudolf Puchner, Miriam Stetter, Burkhard F. Leeb, on behalf of the BIOREG investigator group

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Pain coping skills training for African Americans with osteoarthritis (STAART): study protocol of a randomized controlled trial

Leah A. Schrubbe, Scott G. Ravyts, Bernadette C. Benas, Lisa C. Campbell, Crystal W. Cené, Cynthia J. Coffman, Alexander H. Gunn, Francis J. Keefe, Caroline T. Nagle, Eugene Z. Oddone, Tamara J. Somers, Catherine L. Stanwyck, Shannon S. Taylor, Kelli D. Allen

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Web-based physiotherapy for people with axial spondyloarthritis (WEBPASS) – a study protocol

L. Paul, E. H. Coulter, S. Cameron, M. T. McDonald, M. Brandon, D. Cook, A. McConnachie, S. Siebert

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Evaluation of a risk-stratification strategy to improve primary care for low back pain: the MATCH cluster randomized trial protocol

Dan Cherkin, Benjamin Balderson, Georgie Brewer, Andrea Cook, Katherine Talbert Estlin, Sarah C. Evers, Nadine E. Foster, Jonathan C. Hill, Rene Hawkes, Clarissa Hsu, Mark Jensen, Anne-Marie LaPorte, Martin D. Levine, Diane Piekara, Pam Rock, Karen Sherman, Gail Sowden, Rob Wellman, John Yeoman

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Are online symptoms checkers useful for patients with inflammatory arthritis?

Lucy Powley, Graham McIlroy, Gwenda Simons, Karim Raza

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The effect of clinical features and glucocorticoids on biopsy findings in giant cell arteritis

Karin Jakobsson, Lennart Jacobsson, Aladdin J. Mohammad, Jan-Åke Nilsson, Kenneth Warrington, Eric L. Matteson, Carl Turesson

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The rapid kinetics of optimal treatment with subcutaneous methotrexate in early inflammatory arthritis: an observational study

Anna O’Connor, Carter Thorne, Hyeon Kang, Diane Tin, Janet E. Pope

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Outcome of balloon kyphoplasty for the treatment of osteoporotic vertebral compression fracture in patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Jihoon Shim, Kwanghyun Lee, Hunchul Kim, Byungjik Kang, Haewon Jeong, Chang-Nam Kang

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Comparison between harvesting and preserving the spinous process for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis

Yu-Cheng Yeh, Chi-Chien Niu, Lih-Huei Chen, Wen-Jer Chen, Po-Liang Lai

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Characterization of nano-structural and nano-mechanical properties of osteoarthritic subchondral bone

Qiliang Zuo, Shifeier Lu, Zhibin Du, Thor Friis, Jiangwu Yao, Ross Crawford, Indira Prasadam, Yin Xiao

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Spinal growth velocity versus height velocity in predicting curve progression in peri-pubertal girls with idiopathic scoliosis

Benlong Shi, Saihu Mao, Zhen Liu, Xu Sun, Zezhang Zhu, Feng Zhu, Jack C. Y. Cheng, Yong Qiu

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effects of a DXA result letter on satisfaction, quality of life, and osteoporosis knowledge: a randomized controlled trial

Stephanie W. Edmonds, Peter Cram, Yiyue Lou, Michael P. Jones, Douglas W. Roblin, Kenneth G. Saag, Nicole C. Wright, Fredric D. Wolinsky, On Behalf of the PAADRN Investigators

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effects of different surgical techniques on mid-distal humeral shaft vascularity: open reduction and internal fixation versus minimally invasive plate osteosynthesis

Zichao Xue, Chaolai Jiang, Chuanzhen Hu, Hui Qin, Haoliang Ding, Zhiquan An

01.12.2016 | Correspondence | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The relationship between Modic changes and intervertebral disc degeneration

Juhani H. Määttä, Alex MacGregor, Jaro Karppinen, Frances M. K. Williams

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Reductions in co-contraction following neuromuscular re-education in people with knee osteoarthritis

Stephen J. Preece, Richard K. Jones, Christopher A. Brown, Timothy W. Cacciatore, Anthony K. P. Jones

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The efficacy of preoperative administration of gabapentin/pregabalin in improving pain after total hip arthroplasty: a meta-analysis

Yingdelong Mao, Lianguo Wu, Weiguo Ding

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Comparison of the PEEK cage and an autologous cage made from the lumbar spinous process and laminae in posterior lumbar interbody fusion

Bin Lin, Hui Yu, Zhida Chen, Zhuanzhi Huang, Wenbin Zhang

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Long head BIceps TEnodesis or tenotomy in arthroscopic rotator cuff repair: BITE study protocol

Derek Friedrich Petrus van Deurzen, Vanessa Antoinet Bernice Scholtes, Nienke Willemien Willigenburg, Navin Gurnani, Lukas Pieter Eduard Verweij, Michel Pieter Jozef van den Bekerom, BITE collaboration group

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Anatomic stemless shoulder arthroplasty and related outcomes: a systematic review

Nael Hawi, Mark Tauber, Michael Joseph Messina, Peter Habermeyer, Frank Martetschläger

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Influence of high glucose and advanced glycation end-products (ages) levels in human osteoblast-like cells gene expression

Cristina Miranda, Mercè Giner, M. José Montoya, M. Angeles Vázquez, M. José Miranda, Ramón Pérez-Cano

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Association between activity limitations and pain in patients scheduled for total knee arthroplasty

Ilana M. Usiskin, Heidi Y. Yang, Bhushan R. Deshpande, Jamie E. Collins, Griffin L. Michl, Savannah R. Smith, Kristina M. Klara, Faith Selzer, Jeffrey N. Katz, Elena Losina

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Is PEEK cage better than titanium cage in anterior cervical discectomy and fusion surgery? A meta-analysis

Zhi-jun Li, Yao Wang, Gui-jun Xu, Peng Tian

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Risk factors for construct/implant related complications following primary posterior hemivertebra resection: Study on 116 cases with more than 2 years’ follow-up in one medical center

Jianwei Guo, Jianguo Zhang, Shengru Wang, Hai Wang, Yanbin Zhang, Yang Yang, Xinyu Yang, Lijuan Zhao

01.12.2016 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Erratum to: The influence of long distance running on sonographic joint and tendon pathology: results from a prospective study with marathon runners

Fabian Proft, Mathias Grunke, Christiane Reindl, Markus A. Schramm, Felix Mueller, Maximilian Kriegmair, Jan Leipe, Peter Weinert, Hendrik Schulze-Koops, Matthias Witt

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Inter-rater reliability of clinical mobility measures in ankylosing spondylitis

J. Calvo-Gutiérrez, J. L. Garrido-Castro, C. González-Navas, M. C. Castro-Villegas, R. Ortega-Castro, C. López-Medina, P. Font-Ugalde, A. Escudero-Contreras, E. Collantes-Estévez

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A biomechanical, micro-computertomographic and histological analysis of the influence of diclofenac and prednisolone on fracture healing in vivo

Oliver Bissinger, Kilian Kreutzer, Carolin Götz, Alexander Hapfelmeier, Christoph Pautke, Stephan Vogt, Gabriele Wexel, Klaus-Dietrich Wolff, Thomas Tischer, Peter Michael Prodinger

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

MRI analysis of tibial PCL attachment in a large population of adult patients: reference data for anatomic PCL reconstruction

Yuanjun Teng, Laiwei Guo, Meng Wu, Tianen Xu, Lianggong Zhao, Jin Jiang, Xiaoyun Sheng, Lihu Xu, Bo Zhang, Ning Ding, Yayi Xia

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Injury patterns of the acromioclavicular ligament complex in acute acromioclavicular joint dislocations: a cross-sectional, fundamental study

Dirk Maier, Martin Jaeger, Kilian Reising, Matthias J. Feucht, Norbert P. Südkamp, Kaywan Izadpanah

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Accuracy of magnetic resonance imaging in detecting lumbo-sacral nerve root compromise: a systematic literature review

Nassib Tawa, Anthea Rhoda, Ina Diener

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Prokineticin 2 antagonist, PKRA7 suppresses arthritis in mice with collagen-induced arthritis

Haruyasu Ito, Kentaro Noda, Ken Yoshida, Kazuhiro Otani, Masayuki Yoshiga, Yohsuke Oto, Saburo Saito, Daitaro Kurosaka

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Open arthrolysis for elbow stiffness increases carrying angle but has no impact on functional recovery

Dapeng Fan, Wei Wang, Kevin A. Hildebrand, Cun-yi Fan

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

In vivo precision of three HR-pQCT-derived finite element models of the distal radius and tibia in postmenopausal women

C. E. Kawalilak, S. A. Kontulainen, M. A. Amini, J. L. Lanovaz, W. P. Olszynski, J. D. Johnston

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Minimal important improvement thresholds for the six-minute walk test in a knee arthroplasty cohort: triangulation of anchor- and distribution-based methods

J. M. Naylor, K. Mills, M. Buhagiar, R. Fortunato, R. Wright

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Swedish Sonographers’ perceptions of ergonomic problems at work and their suggestions for improvement

Jenny Gemark Simonsen, Gunvor Gard

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Patient and physician perspectives of hand function in a cohort of rheumatoid arthritis patients: the impact of disease activity

Ana K. Romero-Guzmán, Víctor M. Menchaca-Tapia, Irazú Contreras-Yáñez, Virginia Pascual-Ramos

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Severity of back pain may influence choice and order of practitioner consultations across conventional, allied and complementary health care: a cross-sectional study of 1851 mid-age Australian women

David Sibbritt, Romy Lauche, Tobias Sundberg, Wenbo Peng, Craig Moore, Alex Broom, Emma Kirby, Jon Adams

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Illness perceptions of gout patients and the use of allopurinol in primary care: baseline findings from a prospective cohort study

Ciaran P. Walsh, James A. Prior, Priyanka Chandratre, John Belcher, Christian D. Mallen, Edward Roddy

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Prospective two-year subsidence analysis of 100 cemented polished straight stems - a short-term clinical and radiological observation

Wolf Siepen, Lukas Zwicky, Karl Kilian Stoffel, Thomas Ilchmann, Martin Clauss

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Prevalence of osteoporosis in the Italian population and main risk factors: results of BoneTour Campaign

Loredana Cavalli, Andrea Guazzini, Luisella Cianferotti, Simone Parri, Tiziana Cavalli, Alessia Metozzi, Francesca Giusti, Caterina Fossi, Dennis M. Black, Maria Luisa Brandi

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Finite element analysis of cementless femoral stems based on mid- and long-term radiological evaluation

Kanehiro Matsuyama, Yasuhiro Ishidou, Yong-Ming Guo, Hironori Kakoi, Takao Setoguchi, Satoshi Nagano, Ichiro Kawamura, Shingo Maeda, Setsuro Komiya

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Cemented compared to uncemented femoral stems in total hip replacement for displaced femoral neck fractures in the elderly: study protocol for a single-blinded, randomized controlled trial (CHANCE-trial)

Ghazi Chammout, Olle Muren, Henrik Bodén, Mats Salemyr, Olof Sköldenberg

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Native femoral anteversion should not be used as reference in cementless total hip arthroplasty with a straight, tapered stem: a retrospective clinical study

Michael Worlicek, Markus Weber, Benjamin Craiovan, Michael Wörner, Florian Völlner, Hans R. Springorum, Joachim Grifka, Tobias Renkawitz

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Acceptability of physiotherapists as primary care practitioners and advanced practice physiotherapists for care of patients with musculoskeletal disorders: a survey of a university community within the province of Quebec

Ariel Desjardins-Charbonneau, Jean-Sébastien Roy, Julie Thibault, Vincent T. Ciccone, François Desmeules

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Sex and gender disparity in pathology, disability, referral pattern, and wait time for surgery in workers with shoulder injury

Helen Razmjou, Sandra Lincoln, Iona Macritchie, Robin R. Richards, Danielle Medeiros, Amr Elmaraghy

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Surgical outcomes after instrumented lumbar surgery in patients of eighty years of age and older

Jen-Chung Liao, Ping-Yeh Chiu, Wen-Jer Chen, Lih-Hui Chen, Chi-Chien Niu

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

How consistent are lordosis, range of movement and lumbo-pelvic rhythm in people with and without back pain?

Robert A. Laird, Peter Kent, Jennifer L. Keating

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Rheumatoid arthritis patients with fibromyalgic clinical features have significantly less synovitis as defined by power Doppler ultrasound

Aneela N. Mian, Khaldoun Chaabo, Julekha Wajed, Sujith Subesinghe, Nicola J. Gullick, Bruce Kirkham, Toby Garrood

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Patient’s experience with subcutaneous and oral methotrexate for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis

J. R. Curtis, F. Xie, D. Mackey, N. Gerber, A. Bharat, T. Beukelman, K. G. Saag, L. Chen, B. Nowell, S. Ginsberg

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Delayed gadolinium-enhanced MRI of meniscus (dGEMRIM) and cartilage (dGEMRIC) in healthy knees and in knees with different stages of meniscus pathology

Ulf Sigurdsson, Gunilla Müller, Carl Siversson, Eveliina Lammentausta, Jonas Svensson, Carl-Johan Tiderius, Leif E. Dahlberg

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Regenerate bone stimulation following limb lengthening: a meta-analysis

Julio J. Jauregui, Anthony V. Ventimiglia, Preston W. Grieco, David B. Frumberg, John E. Herzenberg

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Is tailored treatment superior to non-tailored treatment for pain and disability in women with non-specific neck pain? A randomized controlled trial

Åsa Svedmark, Mats Djupsjöbacka, Charlotte Häger, Gwendolen Jull, Martin Björklund

01.12.2016 | Technical advance | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Ultrasound-guided gastrocnemius recession: a new ultra–minimally invasive surgical technique

Manuel Villanueva, Álvaro Iborra, Guillermo Rodríguez, Pablo Sanz-Ruiz

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Alterations in neuromuscular function in girls with generalized joint hypermobility

Bente Rona Jensen, Jesper Sandfeld, Pia Sandfeld Melcher, Katrine Lyders Johansen, Peter Hendriksen, Birgit Juul-Kristensen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Grayscale inversion radiographic view provided improved intra- and inter-observer reliabilities in measuring spinopelvic parameters in asymptomatic adult population

Weixiang Sun, Jin Zhou, Xiaodong Qin, Leilei Xu, Xinxin Yuan, Yang Li, Yong Qiu, Zezhang Zhu

01.12.2016 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Erratum to: Validity of data collected in BIOREG, the Austrian register for biological treatment in rheumatology: current practice of bDMARD therapy in rheumatoid arthritis in Austria

Bernhard Rintelen, Jochen Zwerina, Manfred Herold, Franz Singer, Johann Hitzelhammer, Wolfgang Halder, Gabriela Eichbauer-Sturm, Rudolf Puchner, Miriam Stetter, Burkhard F. Leeb, on behalf of the BIOREG investigator group

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Comparison of supraintercondylar and supracondylar femur fractures treated with condylar buttress plates

Chun-Jui Weng, Chi-Chuan Wu, Kuo-Fun Feng, I-Chuan Tseng, Po-Cheng Lee, Yu-Chih Huang

01.12.2016 | Database | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Linking Swedish health data registers to establish a research database and a shared decision-making tool in hip replacement

Peter Cnudde, Ola Rolfson, Szilard Nemes, Johan Kärrholm, Clas Rehnberg, Cecilia Rogmark, John Timperley, Göran Garellick

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The clinical and cost effectiveness of steroid injection compared with night splints for carpal tunnel syndrome: the INSTINCTS randomised clinical trial study protocol

Linda S. Chesterton, Krysia S. Dziedzic, Danielle A. van der Windt, Graham Davenport, Helen L. Myers, Trishna Rathod, Milica Blagojevic-Bucknall, Sue M. Jowet, Claire Burton, Edward Roddy, Elaine M. Hay

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effect of chondroitin sulfate on soluble biomarkers of osteoarthritis: a method to analyze and interpret the results from an open-label trial in unilateral knee osteoarthritis patients

Ingrid Möller, Myriam Gharbi, Helena Martinez Serrano, Marta Herrero Barbero, Josep Verges Milano, Yves Henrotin

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A protocol of a randomized controlled multicenter trial for surgical treatment of lumbar spondylolisthesis: the Lumbar Interbody Fusion Trial (LIFT)

Suzanne L. de Kunder, Kim Rijkers, Sander M. J. van Kuijk, Silvia M. A. A. Evers, Rob A. de Bie, Henk van Santbrink

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Self-management of musculoskeletal hand pain and hand problems in community-dwelling adults aged 50 years and older: results from a cross-sectional study in a UK population

Helen Myers, Krysia Dziedzic, Elaine Nicholls, Peter Croft

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Viscoelastic properties of human and bovine articular cartilage: a comparison of frequency-dependent trends

Duncan K. Temple, Anna A. Cederlund, Bernard M. Lawless, Richard M. Aspden, Daniel M. Espino

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Associations between musculoskeletal pain and work-related factors among public service sector computer workers in Kaunas County, Lithuania

Gintare Kaliniene, Ruta Ustinaviciene, Lina Skemiene, Vidmantas Vaiciulis, Paulius Vasilavicius

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Increasing comorbidity is associated with worsening physical function and pain after primary total knee arthroplasty

Maren E. Hilton, Terence Gioe, Siamak Noorbaloochi, Jasvinder A. Singh

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Paraspinal muscles density: a marker for degenerative lumbar spinal stenosis?

Janan Abbas, Viviane Slon, Hila May, Nathan Peled, Israel Hershkovitz, Kamal Hamoud

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Morphologic analysis of the proximal tibia after open wedge high tibial osteotomy for proper plate fitting

Oui Sik Yoo, Yong Seuk Lee, Myung Chul Lee, Jae Hong Park, Jae Won Kim, Doo Hoon Sun

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Plasticity of vertebral wedge deformities in skeletally immature patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis after posterior corrective surgery

Takahiro Makino, Takashi Kaito, Yusuke Sakai, Shota Takenaka, Kazuomi Sugamoto, Hideki Yoshikawa

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Identification of clinical phenotypes in knee osteoarthritis: a systematic review of the literature

A. Dell’Isola, R. Allan, S. L. Smith, S. S. P. Marreiros, M. Steultjens

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A randomized, clinical trial to assess the relative efficacy and tolerability of two doses of etoricoxib versus naproxen in patients with ankylosing spondylitis

Eva Balazcs, Joachim Sieper, Kara Bickham, Anish Mehta, Nancy Frontera, Paul Stryszak, Zoran Popmihajlov, Paul M. Peloso

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Kinematic analysis of work-related musculoskeletal loading of trunk among dentists in Germany

Daniela Ohlendorf, Christina Erbe, Imke Hauck, Jennifer Nowak, Ingo Hermanns, Dirk Ditchen, Rolf Ellegast, David A. Groneberg

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Workers’ characteristics associated with the type of healthcare provider first seen for occupational back pain

Marc-André Blanchette, Michèle Rivard, Clermont E. Dionne, Sheilah Hogg-Johnson, Ivan Steenstra

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

19 years outcome after cementless total hip arthroplasty with spongy metal structured implants in patients younger than 65 years

Ludger Gerdesmeyer, Munjed Al Muderis, Hans Gollwitzer, Norbert Harrasser, Martin Stukenberg, Maria-Angela Clifford, Andreas Toepfer

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The new Zero-P implant can effectively reduce the risk of postoperative dysphagia and complications compared with the traditional anterior cage and plate: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Mengchen Yin, Junming Ma, Quan Huang, Ye Xia, Qixing Shen, Chenglong Zhao, Jun Tao, Ni Chen, Zhingxing Yu, Jie Ye, Wen Mo, Jianru Xiao

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Lentivirus-mediated short hairpin RNA interference targeting TNF-alpha in macrophages inhibits particle-induced inflammation and osteolysis in vitro and in vivo

Chu-qiang Qin, Dong-sheng Huang, Chi Zhang, Bin Song, Jian-bin Huang, Yue Ding

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Adaptation of Chinese and English versions of the Psoriatic Arthritis Quality of Life (PsAQoL) scale for use in Singapore

Ying Ying Leung, Julian Thumboo, Matthew Rouse, Stephen P. McKenna

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Pre-surgical CT-assessment of neurogenic myositis ossificans of the hip and risk factors of recurrence: a series of 101 consecutive patients

Bruno Law-ye, Chloé Hangard, Adrien Felter, Dominique Safa, Philippe Denormandie, François Genet, Robert-Yves Carlier

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Motivational counselling and SMS-reminders for reduction of daily sitting time in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: a descriptive randomised controlled feasibility study

T. Thomsen, M. Aadahl, N. Beyer, M. L. Hetland, K. Løppenthin, J. Midtgaard, R. Christensen, B. A. Esbensen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Treatment of baker cyst, by using open posterior cystectomy and supine arthroscopy on recalcitrant cases (103 knees)

M. Saylik, K. Gökkuş

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Cross-cultural translation of the Lysholm knee score in Chinese and its validation in patients with anterior cruciate ligament injury

W. Wang, L. Liu, X. Chang, Z. Y. Jia, J. Z. Zhao, W. D. Xu

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Levels of serum estradiol and lifestyle factors related with bone mineral density in premenopausal Mexican women: a cross-sectional analysis

Gerardo Huitrón-Bravo, Edgar Denova-Gutiérrez, Juan O. Talavera, Carlos Moran-Villota, Juan Tamayo, Arianna Omaña-Covarrubias, Jorge Salmerón

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A comparative, retrospective study of peri-articular and intra-articular injection of tranexamic acid for the management of postoperative blood loss after total knee arthroplasty

Zhenyang Mao, Bing Yue, You Wang, Mengning Yan, Kerong Dai

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Lumbar disc degeneration is associated with modic change and high paraspinal fat content – a 3.0T magnetic resonance imaging study

Andrew J. Teichtahl, Donna M. Urquhart, Yuanyuan Wang, Anita E. Wluka, Richard O’Sullivan, Graeme Jones, Flavia M. Cicuttini

01.12.2016 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Kirner’s deformity of the fifth finger: a case report

Melkamu Adeb, Daichi Hayashi, Yogesh Kumar

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Eye movements in patients with Whiplash Associated Disorders: a systematic review

Britta Kristina Ischebeck, Jurryt de Vries, Jos N Van der Geest, Malou Janssen, Jan Paul Van Wingerden, Gert Jan Kleinrensink, Maarten A Frens

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Barriers and facilitators to disease-modifying antirheumatic drug use in patients with inflammatory rheumatic diseases: a qualitative theory-based study

Marieke Voshaar, Johanna Vriezekolk, Sandra van Dulmen, Bart van den Bemt, Mart van de Laar

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Combination of intramedullary rod, wrapping bone grafting and Ilizarov’s fixator for the treatment of Crawford type IV congenital pseudarthrosis of the tibia: mid-term follow up of 56 cases

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

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Does cognitive/physical screening in an outpatient setting predict institutionalization after hip fracture?

Markus T. Hongisto, Maria Nuotio, Tiina Luukkaala, Olli Väistö, Harri K. Pihlajamäki

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effects of two neuromuscular training programs on running biomechanics with load carriage: a study protocol for a randomised controlled trial

Bernard X. W. Liew, Susan Morris, Justin W. L. Keogh, Brendyn Appleby, Kevin Netto

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitor celecoxib attenuates joint contracture following immobilization in rat knees

Junya Ozawa, Akinori Kaneguchi, Ryo Tanaka, Nobuhiro Kito, Hideki Moriyama

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The impact of depression among chronic low back pain patients in Japan

Toshinaga Tsuji, Ko Matsudaira, Hiroki Sato, Jeffrey Vietri

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Operative treatment of 2-part surgical neck fractures of the proximal humerus (AO 11-A3) in the elderly: Cement augmented locking plate Philos™ vs. proximal humerus nail MultiLoc®

Tobias Helfen, Georg Siebenbürger, Marcel Mayer, Wolfgang Böcker, Ben Ockert, Florian Haasters

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A short-term statin treatment changes the contractile properties of fast-twitch skeletal muscles

Antoine Boulanger Piette, Sébastien S. Dufresne, Jérôme Frenette

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Time trends and risk factors for perioperative complications in total ankle arthroplasty: retrospective analysis using a national database in Japan

Takumi Matsumoto, Hideo Yasunaga, Hiroki Matsui, Kiyohide Fushimi, Naohiro Izawa, Tetsuro Yasui, Yuho Kadono, Sakae Tanaka

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Neuropathic pain in patients with rotator cuff tears

Tatsuki Karasugi, Junji Ide, Toshio Kitamura, Nobukazu Okamoto, Takuya Tokunaga, Hiroshi Mizuta

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The efficacy and safety of autologous blood transfusion drainage in patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty: a meta-analysis of 16 randomized controlled trials

Jian-ke Pan, Kun-hao Hong, Hui Xie, Ming-hui Luo, Da Guo, Jun Liu

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Low back pain patterns over one year among 842 workers in the DPhacto study and predictors for chronicity based on repetitive measurements

Julie Lagersted-Olsen, Hans Bay, Marie Birk Jørgensen, Andreas Holtermann, Karen Søgaard

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

National Rugby League athletes and tendon tap reflex assessment: a matched cohort clinical study

James Maurini, Paul Ohmsen, Greg Condon, Rodney Pope, Wayne Hing

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Intra-articular osteoid osteoma as a differential diagnosis of diffuse mono-articular joint pain

Tim Rolvien, Jozef Zustin, Haider Mussawy, Tobias Schmidt, Pia Pogoda, Peter Ueblacker

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Factors associated with symptomatic pseudotumors following metal-on-metal total hip arthroplasty

Masahiro Hasegawa, Yohei Naito, Toshio Yamaguchi, Shinichi Miyazaki, Hiroki Wakabayashi, Akihiro Sudo

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A pilot study of health and wellness coaching for fibromyalgia

Kevin V. Hackshaw, Marcal Plans-Pujolras, Luis E. Rodriguez-Saona, Margaret A. Moore, Erika K. Jackson, Gary A. Sforzo, C. A. Tony Buffington

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The osteoporotic fracture prevention program in rural areas (OFRA): a protocol for a cluster-randomized health care fund driven intervention in a routine health care setting

Kilian Rapp, Karin Kampe, Patrick Roigk, Hella Kircheisen, Clemens Becker, Ivonne Lindlbauer, Hans-Helmut König, Dietrich Rothenbacher, Gisela Büchele

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A comparison of multidisciplinary team residential rehabilitation with conventional outpatient care for the treatment of non-arthritic intra-articular hip pain in UK Military personnel – a protocol for a randomised controlled trial

Russell J. Coppack, James L. Bilzon, Andrew K. Wills, Ian M. McCurdie, Laura Partridge, Alastair M. Nicol, Alexander N. Bennett

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Rheumatoid arthritis patient perceptions on the value of predictive testing for treatments: a qualitative study

Kanta Kumar, Sarah Peters, Anne Barton, on behalf of MATURA

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The Scottish Early Rheumatoid Arthritis (SERA) Study: an inception cohort and biobank

James Dale, Caron Paterson, Ann Tierney, Stuart H. Ralston, David M. Reid, Neil Basu, John Harvie, Neil D. McKay, Sarah Saunders, Hilary Wilson, Robin Munro, Ruth Richmond, Derek Baxter, Michael McMahon, John McLaren, Vinod Kumar, Stefan Siebert, Iain McInnes, Duncan Porter

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Association of a rare NOTCH4 coding variant with systemic sclerosis: a family-based whole exome sequencing study

Christopher J. Cardinale, Dong Li, Lifeng Tian, John J. Connolly, Michael E. March, Cuiping Hou, Fengxiang Wang, James Snyder, Cecilia E. Kim, Rosetta M. Chiavacci, Patrick M. Sleiman, Jon M. Burnham, Hakon Hakonarson

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Indication criteria for total hip or knee arthroplasty in osteoarthritis: a state-of-the-science overview

Maaike G. J. Gademan, Stefanie N. Hofstede, Thea P. M. Vliet Vlieland, Rob G. H. H. Nelissen, Perla J. Marang-van de Mheen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Ncf1 affects osteoclast formation but is not critical for postmenopausal bone loss

Alexandra Stubelius, Annica Andersson, Rikard Holmdahl, Claes Ohlsson, Ulrika Islander, Hans Carlsten

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Autologous bone graft in the treatment of post-traumatic bone defects: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Matheus Lemos Azi, Alessandro Aprato, Irene Santi, Mauricio Kfuri Jr, Alessandro Masse, Alexander Joeris

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Semi-quantitative MRI biomarkers of knee osteoarthritis progression in the FNIH biomarkers consortium cohort − Methodologic aspects and definition of change

Frank W. Roemer, Ali Guermazi, Jamie E. Collins, Elena Losina, Michael C. Nevitt, John A. Lynch, Jeffrey N. Katz, C. Kent Kwoh, Virginia B. Kraus, David J. Hunter

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The tenocyte phenotype of human primary tendon cells in vitro is reduced by glucocorticoids

Christoph Spang, Jialin Chen, Ludvig J. Backman

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Flip-flop footwear with a moulded foot-bed for the treatment of foot pain: a randomised controlled trial

Vivienne Helaine Chuter, Angela Searle, Martin J. Spink

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Anti-fibrotic action of pirfenidone in Dupuytren’s disease-derived fibroblasts

Chaoming Zhou, Fang Liu, Phillip H. Gallo, Mark E. Baratz, Sandeep Kathju, Latha Satish

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Level of clinical evidence presented at the open and closed American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons annual meeting over 10 years (2005–2014)

Jeffrey Kay, Muzammil Memon, Darren de SA, Nicole Simunovic, George S. Athwal, Asheesh Bedi, Olufemi R. Ayeni

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Risk of infection in primary, elective total hip arthroplasty with direct anterior approach or lateral transgluteal approach: a prospective cohort study of 1104 hips

Thomas Ilchmann, Werner Zimmerli, Lilianna Bolliger, Peter Graber, Martin Clauss

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Does walking after lumbar spinal surgery predict recovery of function at six months? Protocol for a prospective cohort study

Sarah Gilmore, Jodie A. McClelland, Megan Davidson

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Does occupational therapy reduce the need for surgery in carpometacarpal osteoarthritis? Protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Ingvild Kjeken, Ruth Else Mehl Eide, Åse Klokkeide, Karin Hoegh Matre, Monika Olsen, Petter Mowinckel, Øyvor Andreassen, Siri Darre, Randi Nossum

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Hyaline cartilage calcification of the first metatarsophalangeal joint is associated with osteoarthritis but independent of age and BMI

Jan Hubert, Thelonius Hawellek, Sandra Hischke, Jessica Bertrand, Matthias Krause, Klaus Püschel, Wolfgang Rüther, Andreas Niemeier

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Comparison of intramedullary and extramedullary fixation of stable intertrochanteric fractures in the elderly: a prospective randomised controlled trial exploring hidden perioperative blood loss

Leyi Cai, Te Wang, Lu Di, Wei Hu, Jianshun Wang

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The design of a randomised controlled trial to evaluate the (cost-) effectiveness of the posterolateral versus the direct anterior approach for THA (POLADA – trial)

K. Rykov, I. H. F. Reininga, B. A. S. Knobben, M. S. Sietsma, B. L. E. F. ten Have

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Are persons with fibromyalgia or other musculoskeletal pain more likely to report hearing loss? A HUNT study

Magne Stranden, Håvard Solvin, Egil A. Fors, Linn Getz, Anne-S. Helvik

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Assessing functional recovery shortly after knee or hip arthroplasty: a comparison of the clinimetric properties of four tools

Stéphane Poitras, Kristi S. Wood, Jacinthe Savard, Geoffrey F. Dervin, Paul E. Beaulé

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Assessment of subchondral bone marrow lesions in knee osteoarthritis by MRI: a comparison of fluid sensitive and contrast enhanced sequences

Flemming K. Nielsen, Niels Egund, Anette Jørgensen, David A. Peters, Anne Grethe Jurik

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Influence of disruption of the acromioclavicular and coracoclavicular ligaments on glenohumeral motion: a kinematic evaluation

Kempland C. Walley, Babak Haghpanah, Andreas Hingsammer, Ethan R. Harlow, Ashkan Vaziri, Joseph P. DeAngelis, Ara Nazarian, Arun J. Ramappa

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Do expectancies of return to work and Job satisfaction predict actual return to work in workers with long lasting LBP?

Jon Opsahl, Hege R. Eriksen, Torill H. Tveito

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Evaluation of a new imaging tool for use with major trauma cases in the emergency department

Moritz Crönlein, Konstantin Holzapfel, Marc Beirer, Lukas Postl, Karl-Georg Kanz, Dominik Pförringer, Stefan Huber-Wagner, Peter Biberthaler, Chlodwig Kirchhoff

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Augmentation and repair of tendons using demineralised cortical bone

Sherif Elnikety, Catherine J. Pendegrass, Roberta Ferro de Godoy, Charles Holden, Gordon W. Blunn

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Long-term outcomes following lower extremity press-fit bone-anchored prosthesis surgery: a 5-year longitudinal study protocol

Ruud A. Leijendekkers, J. Bart Staal, Gerben van Hinte, Jan Paul Frölke, Hendrik van de Meent, Femke Atsma, Maria W. G. Nijhuis-van der Sanden, Thomas J. Hoogeboom

01.12.2016 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

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Weak outcome predictors of multimodal rehabilitation at one-year follow-up in patients with chronic pain—a practice based evidence study from two SQRP centres

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01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

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Genes associated with persistent lumbar radicular pain; a systematic review

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Pathological fractures in predicting clinical outcomes for patients with osteosarcoma

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Outcome after protected full weightbearing treatment in an orthopedic device in diabetic neuropathic arthropathy (Charcot arthropathy): a comparison of unilaterally and bilaterally affected patients

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