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BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders

BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 1/2017

Ausgabe 1/2017

Inhaltsverzeichnis ( 555 Artikel )

01.12.2017 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Erratum to: Fluid signal changes around the knee on MRI are associated with increased volumes of subcutaneous fat: a case-control study

Trevor Gaunt, Frank Carey, John Cahir, Andoni Toms

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A 12-week randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled multicenter study of choline-stabilized orthosilicic acid in patients with symptomatic knee osteoarthritis

Piet Geusens, Karel Pavelka, Jozef Rovensky, Johan Vanhoof, Nathalie Demeester, Mario Calomme, Dirk Vanden Berghe

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Predictors of response to viscosupplementation in patients with hip osteoarthritis: results of a prospective, observational, multicentre, open-label, pilot study

Florent Eymard, Bernard Maillet, Henri Lellouche, Sylvie Mellac-Ducamp, Olivier Brocq, Damien Loeuille, Xavier Chevalier, Thierry Conrozier, on behalf of the Osteoarthritis Group of the French Society of Rheumatology and of the French Research Group in Interventional Rheumatology

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Do size, shape, and alignment parameters of the femoral condyle affect the trochlear groove tracking? A morphometric study based on 3D- computed tomography models in Chinese people

Zhe Du, Shichang Chen, Mengning Yan, Bing Yue, Yiming Zeng, You Wang

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Supervised neuromuscular exercise prior to hip and knee replacement: 12-month clinical effect and cost-utility analysis alongside a randomised controlled trial

Linda Fernandes, Ewa M. Roos, Søren Overgaard, Allan Villadsen, Rikke Søgaard

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Metacarpal bone loss in patients with rheumatoid arthritis estimated by a new Digital X-ray Radiogrammetry method – initial results

Alexander Pfeil, Hans Henrik Thodberg, Diane M. Renz, Lisa Reinhardt, Peter Oelzner, Gunter Wolf, Joachim Böttcher

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Improving patient flow of people with rheumatoid arthritis has the potential to simultaneously improve health outcomes and reduce direct costs

R. Puchner, R. Hochreiter, H. Pieringer, A. Vavrovsky

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

An underlying diagnosis of osteonecrosis of bone is associated with worse outcomes than osteoarthritis after total hip arthroplasty

Jasvinder A. Singh, Jason Chen, Maria C. S. Inacio, Robert S. Namba, Elizabeth W. Paxton

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Glenoid morphology in light of anatomical and reverse total shoulder arthroplasty: a dissection- and 3D-CT-based study in male and female body donors

Sandra Mathews, Marco Burkhard, Nabil Serrano, Karl Link, Martin Häusler, Nakita Frater, Ingeborg Franke, Helena Bischofberger, Florian M. Buck, Dominic Gascho, Michael Thali, Steffen Serowy, Magdalena Müller-Gerbl, Gareth Harper, Ford Qureshi, Thomas Böni, Hans-Rudolf Bloch, Oliver Ullrich, Frank-Jakobus Rühli, Elisabeth Eppler

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Work outcome in persons with musculoskeletal diseases: comparison with other chronic diseases & the role of musculoskeletal diseases in multimorbidity

Antje van der Zee-Neuen, Polina Putrik, Sofia Ramiro, Andras Keszei, Rob de Bie, Astrid Chorus, Annelies Boonen

01.12.2017 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Quadriplegia caused by an epidural abscess occurring at the same level of cervical destructive spondyloarthropathy: a case report

Jun-Seok Lee, Ji-Hyun Ryu, Jong-Tae Park, Ki-Won Kim

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Correlation between lumbar dysfunction and fat infiltration in lumbar multifidus muscles in patients with low back pain

Markus Hildebrandt, Gabriela Fankhauser, André Meichtry, Hannu Luomajoki

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Contradictory individualized self-blaming: a cross-sectional study of associations between expectations to managers, coworkers, one-self and risk factors for musculoskeletal disorders among construction workers

Jeppe Zielinski Nguyen Ajslev, Roger Persson, Lars Louis Andersen

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Important patient characteristics differ prior to total knee arthroplasty and total hip arthroplasty between Switzerland and the United States

Patricia D. Franklin, Hermes Miozzari, Panayiotis Christofilopoulos, Pierre Hoffmeyer, David C. Ayers, Anne Lübbeke

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Taking ACTION to reduce pain: ACTION study rationale, design and protocol of a randomized trial of a proactive telephone-based coaching intervention for chronic musculoskeletal pain among African Americans

Rozina H. Bhimani, Lee J. S. Cross, Brent C. Taylor, Laura A. Meis, Steven S. Fu, Kelli D. Allen, Sarah L. Krein, Tam Do, Robert D. Kerns, Diana J. Burgess

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Study of the variability of scapular inclination and the glenoid version - considerations for preoperative planning: clinical-radiological study

Petr Fulin, Martin Kysilko, David Pokorny, Radek Padr, Nikola Kasprikova, Ivan Landor, Antonin Sosna

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Cytokine and neuropeptide levels are associated with pain relief in patients with chronically painful total knee arthroplasty: a pilot study

Jasvinder A. Singh, Siamak Noorbaloochi, Keith L. Knutson

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Cost-effectiveness of using a motion-sensor biofeedback treatment approach for the management of sub-acute or chronic low back pain: economic evaluation alongside a randomised trial

Terry Haines, Kelly-Ann Bowles

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Low back pain and limitations of daily living in Asia: longitudinal findings in the Thai cohort study

Vasoontara Yiengprugsawan, Damian Hoy, Rachelle Buchbinder, Chris Bain, Sam-ang Seubsman, Adrian C. Sleigh

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Treatment with soluble activin type IIB-receptor improves bone mass and strength in a mouse model of Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Tero Puolakkainen, Hongqian Ma, Heikki Kainulainen, Arja Pasternack, Timo Rantalainen, Olli Ritvos, Kristiina Heikinheimo, Juha J. Hulmi, Riku Kiviranta

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Plasma miRNA expression profiles in rheumatoid arthritis associated interstitial lung disease

Shomi Oka, Hiroshi Furukawa, Kota Shimada, Atsushi Hashimoto, Akiko Komiya, Naoshi Fukui, Naoyuki Tsuchiya, Shigeto Tohma

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effectiveness of Aquatic Therapy vs Land-based Therapy for Balance and Pain in Women with Fibromyalgia: a study protocol for a randomised controlled trial

Sabela Rivas Neira, Amélia Pasqual Marques, Irene Pegito Pérez, Ramón Fernández Cervantes, Jamile Vivas Costa

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Osteochondral autograft transplantation with biplanar distal tibial osteotomy for patients with concomitant large osteochondral lesion of the talus and varus ankle malalignment

Xingchen Li, Yuan Zhu, Yang Xu, Bibo Wang, Jinhao Liu, Xiangyang Xu

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Efficacy of teriparatide in the treatment of nontraumatic osteonecrosis of the femoral head: a retrospective comparative study with alendronate

Ryuta Arai, Daisuke Takahashi, Masahiro Inoue, Tohru Irie, Tsuyoshi Asano, Takuya Konno, Mohamad Alaa Terkawi, Tomohiro Onodera, Eiji Kondo, Norimasa Iwasaki

01.12.2017 | Technical advance | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Manually defining regions of interest when quantifying paravertebral muscles fatty infiltration from axial magnetic resonance imaging: a proposed method for the lumbar spine with anatomical cross-reference

Rebecca J. Crawford, Jon Cornwall, Rebecca Abbott, James M. Elliott

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Stiffness of the locking compression plate as an external fixator for treating distal tibial fractures: a biomechanics study

Wei Liu, Lihui Yang, Xiaochuan Kong, Likun An, Gang Hong, Zicheng Guo, Lei Zang

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Influence of surgical approach on heterotopic ossification after total hip arthroplasty – is minimal invasive better? A case control study

Maya Hürlimann, Filippo-Franco Schiapparelli, Niccolo Rotigliano, Enrique Testa, Felix Amsler, Michael T. Hirschmann

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Individual courses of low back pain in adult Danes: a cohort study with 4-year and 8-year follow-up

Per Kjaer, Lars Korsholm, Charlotte Leboeuf-Yde, Lise Hestbaek, Tom Bendix

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Incidence and medical management of bisphosphonate-associated atypical femoral fractures in a major trauma centre: a retrospective observational study

Neil Eisenstein, Ganesh Kasavkar, Dhruva Bhavsar, Faisal Shehzaad Khan, Zoe Paskins

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Displaced Neer Type IIB distal-third clavicle fractures—Long-term clinical outcome after plate fixation and additional screw augmentation for coracoclavicular instability

Thomas M. Tiefenboeck, Sandra Boesmueller, Harald Binder, Adam Bukaty, Michael M. Tiefenboeck, Julian Joestl, Marcus Hofbauer, Roman C. Ostermann

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Angiomatoid fibrous histiocytoma: a series of seven cases including genetically confirmed aggressive cases and a literature review

Kenichi Saito, Eisuke Kobayashi, Akihiko Yoshida, Yoshihiro Araki, Daisuke Kubota, Yoshikazu Tanzawa, Akira Kawai, Takashi Yanagawa, Kenji Takagishi, Hirokazu Chuman

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Local anesthetic infusion pump for pain management following total knee arthroplasty: a meta-analysis

Yeying Zhang, Ming Lu, Cheng Chang

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Induced membrane technique for the treatment of chronic hematogenous tibia osteomyelitis

Xiaohua Wang, Zhen Wang, Jingshu Fu, Ke Huang, Zhao Xie

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Intervertebral disc and vertebral endplate subchondral changes associated with Modic 1 changes of the lumbar spine: a cross-sectional study

Christelle Nguyen, Marylène Jousse, Serge Poiraudeau, Antoine Feydy, François Rannou

01.12.2017 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A misdiagnosed case of osteoid osteoma of the talus: a case report and literature review

Huan He, Hailin Xu, Hao Lu, Yu Dang, Wei Huang, Qing Zhang

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Strenuous running exacerbates knee cartilage erosion induced by low amount of mono-iodoacetate in rats

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

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Acute effects of physical exercise on the serum insulin-like growth factor system in women with fibromyalgia

Kaisa Mannerkorpi, Kerstin Landin-Wilhelmsen, Anette Larsson, Åsa Cider, Olivia Arodell, Jan L. Bjersing

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Conversion to total hip arthroplasty after failed proximal femoral nail antirotations or dynamic hip screw fixations for stable intertrochanteric femur fractures: a retrospective study with a minimum follow-up of 3 years

Xianshang Zeng, Ke Zhan, Lili Zhang, Dan Zeng, Weiguang Yu, Xinchao Zhang, Mingdong Zhao

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Pigment Epithelium-Derived Factor (PEDF) mediates cartilage matrix loss in an age-dependent manner under inflammatory conditions

Daisy S. Nakamura, Judith M. Hollander, Tomoya Uchimura, Heber C. Nielsen, Li Zeng

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Is there a clinical benefit of additional tension band wiring in plate fixation of the symphysis?

Myung-sik Park, Sun-Jung Yoon, Seung-min Choi, Kwanghun Lee

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Physical examination tests of the shoulder: a systematic review and meta-analysis of diagnostic test performance

Sigmund Ø. Gismervik, Jon O. Drogset, Fredrik Granviken, Magne Rø, Gunnar Leivseth

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Health enhancing physical activity in patients with hip or knee osteoarthritis - an observational intervention study

Anna Ernstgård, MirNabi PirouziFard, Carina A. Thorstensson

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Evaluating on-line health information for patients with polymyalgia rheumatica: a descriptive study

Arani Vivekanantham, Joanne Protheroe, Sara Muller, Samantha Hider

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Accuracy of injection and short-term pain relief following intra-articular corticosteroid injection in knee osteoarthritis – an observational study

G. Hirsch, T. W. O’Neill, G. Kitas, A. Sinha, R. Klocke

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Consensus on draft OMERACT core domains for clinical trials of Total Joint Replacement outcome by orthopaedic surgeons: a report from the International consensus on outcome measures in TJR trials (I-COMiTT) group

Jasvinder A. Singh, Michael Dohm, Peter F. Choong

01.12.2017 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

An overview of osteoporosis and frailty in the elderly

Guowei Li, Lehana Thabane, Alexandra Papaioannou, George Ioannidis, Mitchell A. H. Levine, Jonathan D. Adachi

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Magnetic resonance imaging evaluation of the distal oblique bundle in the distal interosseous membrane of the forearm

Yeon Ho Kim, Hyun Sik Gong, Jin Woo Park, Hyun Kyung Yang, Kahyun Kim, Goo Hyun Baek

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Expectations of pain and functioning in patients with musculoskeletal disorders: a cross-sectional study

Sigrid Skatteboe, Cecilie Røe, Morten Wang Fagerland, Lars-Petter Granan

01.12.2017 | Technical advance | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Direct anterior approach for total hip arthroplasty with a novel mobile traction table -a prospective cohort study

Junichi Nakamura, Shigeo Hagiwara, Sumihisa Orita, Ryuichiro Akagi, Takane Suzuki, Masahiko Suzuki, Kazuhisa Takahashi, Seiji Ohtori

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Multiplanar evaluation of radiological findings associated with acetabular dysplasia and investigation of its prevalence in an Asian population: a CT-based study

Tomohiro Mimura, Kanji Mori, Masahiro Kitagawa, Mariko Ueki, Yuki Furuya, Taku Kawasaki, Shinji Imai

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The association of lumbar curve magnitude and spinal range of motion in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: a cross-sectional study

Kamil Eyvazov, Dino Samartzis, Jason Pui Yin Cheung

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Utilization of CT scanning associated with complex spine surgery

Vikas V. Patel, Gunnar B. J. Andersson, Steven R. Garfin, Donald L. Resnick, Jon E. Block

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Individualized patient decision-aid for immunosuppressive drugs in women with lupus nephritis: study protocol of a randomized, controlled trial

Jasvinder A. Singh, Nipam Shah, Candace Green

01.12.2017 | Technical advance | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Modified minimally invasive extensor carpi radialis longus tenodesis for scapholunate dissociation: a prospective observational study

Alexander Kaltenborn, Sebastian Hoffmann, Andreas Settje, Peter M. Vogt, André Gutcke, Mike Rüttermann

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Intertester and intratester reliability of movement control tests on the hip for patients with hip osteoarthritis

Rahel Lenzlinger-Asprion, Niculina Keller, André Meichtry, Hannu Luomajoki

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Efficacy of paracetamol, diclofenac and advice for acute low back pain in general practice: design of a randomized controlled trial (PACE Plus)

M. Schreijenberg, P. A. J. Luijsterburg, Y. D. M. Van Trier, D. Rizopoulos, M. A. Koopmanschap, L. Voogt, C. G. Maher, B. W. Koes

01.12.2017 | Technical advance | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Identifying subgroups of patients using latent class analysis: should we use a single-stage or a two-stage approach? A methodological study using a cohort of patients with low back pain

Anne Molgaard Nielsen, Peter Kent, Lise Hestbaek, Werner Vach, Alice Kongsted

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Protective effects of molecular hydrogen on steroid-induced osteonecrosis in rabbits via reducing oxidative stress and apoptosis

Jia Li, Zhaogang Ge, Lihong Fan, Kunzheng Wang

01.12.2017 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Restoration of a large osteochondral defect of the knee using a composite of umbilical cord blood-derived mesenchymal stem cells and hyaluronic acid hydrogel: a case report with a 5-year follow-up

Yong-Beom Park, Chul-Won Ha, Choong-Hee Lee, Yong-Geun Park

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Agonist muscle adaptation accompanied by antagonist muscle atrophy in the hindlimb of mice following stretch-shortening contraction training

Erik P. Rader, Marshall A. Naimo, James Ensey, Brent A. Baker

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Correlation of blood bone turnover biomarkers and Wnt signaling antagonists with AS, DISH, OPLL, and OYL

Chi-Chien Niu, Song-Shu Lin, Li-Jen Yuan, Lih-Huei Chen, Chuen-Yung Yang, An-Ni Chung, Meng-Ling Lu, Tsung-Ting Tsai, Po-Liang Lai, Wen-Jer Chen

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Musculoskeletal disorders as underlying cause of death in 58 countries, 1986–2011: trend analysis of WHO mortality database

Aliasghar A. Kiadaliri, Anthony D. Woolf, Martin Englund

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Biomechanical comparison of multilevel lateral interbody fusion with and without supplementary instrumentation: a three-dimensional finite element study

Xilin Liu, Jun Ma, Paul Park, Xiaodong Huang, Ning Xie, Xiaojian Ye

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Intramedullary cortical bone strut improves the cyclic stability of osteoporotic proximal humeral fractures

Chih-Kun Hsiao, Yi-Jung Tsai, Cheng-Yo Yen, Cheng-Hung Lee, Teng-Yao Yang, Yuan-Kun Tu

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Morphologic change of nerve and symptom relief are similar after mini-incision and endoscopic carpal tunnel release: a randomized trial

Won-Taek Oh, Ho-Jung Kang, Il-Hyun Koh, Jin-Young Jang, Yun-Rak Choi

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Implementing the Keele stratified care model for patients with low back pain: an observational impact study

Adrian Bamford, Andy Nation, Susie Durrell, Lazaros Andronis, Ellen Rule, Hugh McLeod

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Spinal pain in Danish school children – how often and how long? The CHAMPS Study-DK

Kristina Boe Dissing, Lise Hestbæk, Jan Hartvigsen, Christopher Williams, Steven Kamper, Eleanor Boyle, Niels Wedderkopp

01.12.2017 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Erratum to: 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

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Polymorphism and protein expression of MUTYH gene for risk of rheumatoid arthritis

Shih-Yin Chen, Hsin-Han Chen, Yu-Chuen Huang, Shih-Ping Liu, Ying-Ju Lin, Sui-Foon Lo, Yuan-Yen Chang, Hui-Wen Lin, Chung-Ming Huang, Fuu-Jen Tsai

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A protocol for a new methodological model for work-related shoulder complex injuries: From diagnosis to rehabilitation

Igor Setuain, Miriam Gonzalez-Izal, Ainara Paularena, Jose Luis Luque, Lars L. Andersen, Mikel Izquierdo

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Real-time optimized biofeedback utilizing sport techniques (ROBUST): a study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Jeffrey B. Taylor, Anh-Dung Nguyen, Mark V. Paterno, Bin Huang, Kevin R. Ford

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Good Life with osteoArthritis in Denmark (GLA:D™): evidence-based education and supervised neuromuscular exercise delivered by certified physiotherapists nationwide

Søren T. Skou, Ewa M. Roos

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The outcomes of the modified Fulkerson osteotomy procedure to treat habitual patellar dislocation associated with high-grade trochlear dysplasia

Hong Chen, Daohong Zhao, Jingming Xie, Qihui Duan, Jun Zhang, Zhidan Wu, Jia Jiang

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Translation and validation of the 12-item Oxford knee score for use in Finland

Aleksi Reito, Anni Järvistö, Esa Jämsen, Eerik Skyttä, Ville Remes, Heini Huhtala, Mika Niemeläinen, Antti Eskelinen

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The relationship between pain with walking and self-rated health 12 months following total knee arthroplasty: a longitudinal study

Maren Falch Lindberg, Tone Rustøen, Christine Miaskowski, Leiv Arne Rosseland, Anners Lerdal

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Towards an optimal therapy strategy for myogenous TMD, physiotherapy compared with occlusal splint therapy in an RCT with therapy-and-patient-specific treatment durations

Robert J. van Grootel, Rob Buchner, Daniël Wismeijer, Hilbert W. van der Glas

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Long-term outcome following upper extremity replantation after major traumatic amputation

G. Mattiassich, F. Rittenschober, L. Dorninger, J. Rois, R. Mittermayr, R. Ortmaier, M. Ponschab, K. Katzensteiner, L. Larcher

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Strontium ranelate causes osteophytes overgrowth in a model of early phase osteoarthritis

Jian-Guo Chu, Mu-Wei Dai, Yu Wang, Fa-Ming Tian, Hui-Ping Song, Ya-Ping Xiao, Li-Tao Shao, Ying-Ze Zhang, Liu Zhang

01.12.2017 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A rare case of multiple phosphaturic mesenchymal tumors along a tendon sheath inducing osteomalacia

Ryuta Arai, Tomohiro Onodera, Mohamad Alaa Terkawi, Tomoko Mitsuhashi, Eiji Kondo, Norimasa Iwasaki

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Significant pain variability in persons with, or at high risk of, knee osteoarthritis: preliminary investigation based on secondary analysis of cohort data

Emma Parry, Reuben Ogollah, George Peat

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Posterior pedicle screw fixation to treat lower cervical fractures associated with ankylosing spondylitis: a retrospective study of 35 cases

Liang Yan, Zhenguo Luo, Baorong He, Jijun Liu, Dingjun Hao

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Clavicle fractures: epidemiology, classification and treatment of 2 422 fractures in the Swedish Fracture Register; an observational study

Caroline Kihlström, Michael Möller, Katarina Lönn, Olof Wolf

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Accuracy of magnetic resonance studies in the detection of chondral and labral lesions in femoroacetabular impingement: systematic review and meta-analysis

A. M. Saied, C. Redant, M. El-Batouty, M. R. El-Lakkany, W. A. El-Adl, J. Anthonissen, R. Verdonk, E. A. Audenaert

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

What support is needed to self-manage a rheumatic disorder: a qualitative study

Janet M.J. Been-Dahmen, Margot J. Walter, Jolanda Dwarswaard, Johanna M.W. Hazes, AnneLoes van Staa, Erwin Ista

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Interobserver and intraobserver agreement of ligamentous injuries on conventional MRI after simple elbow dislocation

Marc Schnetzke, Svenja Schüler, Johannes Hoffend, Rainer Simon, Holger Keil, Felix Porschke, Stefan Studier-Fischer, Paul-Alfred Grützner, Thorsten Guehring

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Relationship between facet tropism and facet joint degeneration in the sub-axial cervical spine

Xin Rong, Ziyang Liu, Beiyu Wang, Xuelin Pan, Hao Liu

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The relationship between changes of cervical sagittal alignment after anterior cervical discectomy and fusion and spino-pelvic sagittal alignment under roussouly classification: a four-year follow-up study

Dong-Ning Huang, Miao Yu, Nan-Fang Xu, Mai Li, Shao-Bo Wang, Yu Sun, Liang Jiang, Feng Wei, Xiao-Guang Liu, Zhong-Jun Liu

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The safe screw path along inferior border of the arcuate line at acetabular area: an anatomical study based on CT scans

Chun Bi, Jiandong Wang, Xiaoxi Ji, Zhijian Ma, Fang Wang, Xiangsen Zeng, Dongmei Wang, Qiugen Wang

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Comparison of the Swedish STarT Back Screening Tool and the Short Form of the Örebro Musculoskeletal Pain Screening Questionnaire in patients with acute or subacute back and neck pain

Malin Forsbrand, Birgitta Grahn, Jonathan C. Hill, Ingemar F. Petersson, Charlotte Post Sennehed, Kjerstin Stigmar

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Combined application versus topical and intravenous application of tranexamic acid following primary total hip arthroplasty: a meta-analysis

Pei Zhang, Yuan Liang, Pengtao Chen, Yongchao Fang, Jinshan He, Jingcheng Wang

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Weight-loss and exercise for communities with arthritis in North Carolina (we-can): design and rationale of a pragmatic, assessor-blinded, randomized controlled trial

Stephen P. Messier, Leigh F. Callahan, Daniel P. Beavers, Kate Queen, Shannon L. Mihalko, Gary D. Miller, Elena Losina, Jeffrey N. Katz, Richard F. Loeser, Sara A. Quandt, Paul DeVita, David J. Hunter, Mary F. Lyles, Jovita Newman, Betsy Hackney, Joanne M. Jordan

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Current management practices for patients presenting with low back pain to a large emergency department in Canada

Matthew L. Nunn, Jill A. Hayden, Kirk Magee

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Accuracy of clinical neurological examination in diagnosing lumbo-sacral radiculopathy: a systematic literature review

Nassib Tawa, Anthea Rhoda, Ina Diener

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Medium-sized posterior fragments in AO Weber-B fractures, does open reduction and fixation improve outcome? the POSTFIX-trial protocol, a multicenter randomized clinical trial

Sander Verhage, Peer van der Zwaal, Maarten Bronkhorst, Huub van der Meulen, Sanne Kleinveld, Sven Meylaerts, Steven Rhemrev, Pieta Krijnen, Inger Schipper, Jochem Hoogendoorn

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Is tea consumption associated with the serum uric acid level, hyperuricemia or the risk of gout? A systematic review and meta-analysis

Yi Zhang, Yang Cui, Xuan-an Li, Liang-jun Li, Xi Xie, Yu-zhao Huang, Yu-hao Deng, Chao Zeng, Guang-hua Lei

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Ankle joint distraction arthroplasty for severe ankle arthritis

Yang Xu, Yuan Zhu, Xiang-yang Xu

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Patient-reported health outcomes after total hip and knee surgery in a Dutch University Hospital Setting: results of twenty years clinical registry

Philip J. van der Wees, Joost J. G. Wammes, Reinier P. Akkermans, Jan Koetsenruijter, Gert P. Westert, Albert van Kampen, Gerjon Hannink, Maarten de Waal-Malefijt, B. Willem Schreurs

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Does rheumatoid synovitis activity vary during the day? Evaluation with color doppler sonography

Hakim Lazaar, Agnes Lhoste-Trouilloud, Bruno Pereira, Marion Couderc, Sylvain Mathieu, Martin Soubrier

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Joint-specific assessment of swelling and power Doppler in obese rheumatoid arthritis patients

Erin M. Bauer, Ami Ben-Artzi, Erin L. Duffy, David A. Elashoff, Sitaram S. Vangala, John Fitzgerald, Veena K. Ranganath

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Hepatocytes express the antimicrobial peptide HBD-2 after multiple trauma: an experimental study in human and mice

Stefanie Fitschen-Oestern, Matthias Weuster, Sebastian Lippross, Peter Behrendt, Sabine Fuchs, Thomas Pufe, Mersedeh Tohidnezhad, Andreas Bayer, Andreas Seekamp, Deike Varoga, Tim Klüter

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Birmingham Behçet’s service: classification of disease and application of the 2014 International Criteria for Behçet’s Disease (ICBD) to a UK cohort

Tim Blake, Luke Pickup, David Carruthers, Erika Marie Damato, Alastair Denniston, John Hamburger, Claire Maxton, Debbie Mitton, Philip I. Murray, Peter Nightingale, Ana Poveda-Gallego, Andrea Richards, Andrew Whallett, Deva Situnayake

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Cervical spine reposition errors after cervical flexion and extension

Xu Wang, René Lindstroem, Niels Peter Bak Carstens, Thomas Graven-Nielsen

01.12.2017 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Cementoma of the calcaneus: a case report

Xiaona Li, Zhigang Peng, Mahrukh Latif, Abhinav Kumar, Wei Chen, Zekun Zhang

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Outcome of patients after lower limb fracture with partial weight bearing postoperatively treated with or without anti-gravity treadmill (alter G®) during six weeks of rehabilitation – a protocol of a prospective randomized trial

Ralf Henkelmann, Sebastian Schneider, Daniel Müller, Ralf Gahr, Christoph Josten, Jörg Böhme

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Is being a regular player with fewer teammates associated with musculoskeletal pain in youth team sports? A cross-sectional study

Takafumi Abe, Masamitsu Kamada, Jun Kitayuguchi, Shinpei Okada, Yoshiteru Mutoh, Yuji Uchio

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Benefits of resistance exercise in lean women with fibromyalgia: involvement of IGF-1 and leptin

Jan L. Bjersing, Anette Larsson, Annie Palstam, Malin Ernberg, Indre Bileviciute-Ljungar, Monika Löfgren, Björn Gerdle, Eva Kosek, Kaisa Mannerkorpi

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Influence of different great trochanteric entry points on the outcome of intertrochanteric fractures: a retrospective cohort study

Shuo Pan, Xiao-Hui Liu, Tao Feng, Hui-Jun Kang, Zhi-Guang Tian, Chun-Guang Lou

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Sex differences in gout characteristics: tailoring care for women and men

Leslie R. Harrold, Carol J. Etzel, Allan Gibofsky, Joel M. Kremer, Michael H. Pillinger, Kenneth G. Saag, Naomi Schlesinger, Robert Terkeltaub, Vanessa Cox, Jeffrey D. Greenberg

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Comparison of the direct and indirect reduction techniques during the surgical management of posterior malleolar fractures

Hong-fei Shi, Jin Xiong, Yi-xin Chen, Jun-fei Wang, Xu-Sheng Qiu, Jie Huang, Xue-yang Gui, Si-yuan Wen, Yin-he Wang

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Prospective clinical evaluation of a novel anatomic cuff for forearm crutches in patients with osteoarthritis

Thomas Hügle, Ansgar Arnieri, Margerita Bünter, Stefan Schären, Annegret Mündermann

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Patient Endorsement of the Outcome Measures in Rheumatology (OMERACT) Total Joint Replacement (TJR) clinical trial draft core domain set

Jasvinder A. Singh, Michelle Dowsey, Peter F. Choong

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Spinal epidural lipomatosis – an easily ignored secondary intraspinal disorder in spinal kyphotic deformities

Zhen Zhang, Zhen Liu, Zezhang Zhu, Yong Qiu

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Arthroscopic release using F and C method versus conventional open release method in the treatment of gluteal muscle contracture: a comparative study

Saroj Rai, Shengyang Jin, Chunqing Meng, Nabin Chaudhary, Nira Tamang, Xiaohong Wang, Xianzhe Liu, Hong Wang, Shuhua Yang

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Psychological risk and protective factors for disability in chronic low back pain – a longitudinal analysis in primary care

Nikita Roman A. Jegan, Markus Brugger, Annika Viniol, Konstantin Strauch, Jürgen Barth, Erika Baum, Corinna Leonhardt, Annette Becker

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Single nucleotide polymorphisms in the CD40 gene associate with the disease susceptibility and severity in knee osteoarthritis in the Chinese Han population: a case-control study

Zhen-Han Deng, Ming-Hua Sun, Yu-Sheng Li, Wei Luo, Fang-Jie Zhang, Jian Tian, Ping Wu, Wen-Feng Xiao

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effectiveness of a physiotherapist delivered cognitive-behavioral patient education for patients who undergoes operation for total knee arthroplasty: a protocol of a randomized controlled trial

Sara Birch, Maiken Stilling, Inger Mechlenburg, Torben Bæk Hansen

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The weight of pupils’ schoolbags in early school age and its influence on body posture

Anna Brzęk, Tarja Dworrak, Markus Strauss, Fabian Sanchis-Gomar, Ibtissam Sabbah, Birgit Dworrak, Roman Leischik

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Use of a decision aid did not decrease decisional conflict in patients with carpal tunnel syndrome

Hyun Sik Gong, Jin Woo Park, Young Ho Shin, Kahyun Kim, Kwan Jae Cho, Goo Hyun Baek

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A cross-sectional study on sarcopenia using different methods: reference values for healthy Saudi young men

Shaea A. Alkahtani

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Arthroscopic findings of a diagnostic dilemma- hip pathology with normal imaging

Joel Glenn Buikstra, Camdon Fary, Phong Tran

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Study-protocol for a randomized controlled trial comparing clinical and radiological results after three different posterior decompression techniques for lumbar spinal stenosis: the Spinal Stenosis Trial (SST) (part of the NORDSTEN Study)

Erland Hermansen, Ivar Magne Austevoll, Ulla Kristina Romild, Frode Rekeland, Tore Solberg, Kjersti Storheim, Oliver Grundnes, Jørn Aaen, Jens Ivar Brox, Christian Hellum, Kari Indrekvam

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Improved knee biomechanics among patients reporting a good outcome in knee-related quality of life one year after total knee arthroplasty

Josefine E. Naili, Per Wretenberg, Viktor Lindgren, Maura D. Iversen, Margareta Hedström, Eva W. Broström

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Accuracy of pedicle screw placement in patients with Marfan syndrome

Jun Qiao, Feng Zhu, Leilei Xu, Zhen Liu, Xu Sun, Bangping Qian, Qing Jiang, Zezhang Zhu, Yong Qiu

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Clinically acceptable agreement between the ViMove wireless motion sensor system and the Vicon motion capture system when measuring lumbar region inclination motion in the sagittal and coronal planes

Hanne Leirbekk Mjøsund, Eleanor Boyle, Per Kjaer, Rune Mygind Mieritz, Tue Skallgård, Peter Kent

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A cross-sectional study of the effects of load carriage on running characteristics and tibial mechanical stress: implications for stress-fracture injuries in women

Chun Xu, Amy Silder, Ju Zhang, Jaques Reifman, Ginu Unnikrishnan

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Changes in clinical symptoms and functional disability in patients with coexisting patellofemoral and tibiofemoral osteoarthritis: a 1-year prospective cohort study

Hirotaka Iijima, Naoto Fukutani, Takuya Isho, Yuko Yamamoto, Masakazu Hiraoka, Kazuyuki Miyanobu, Masashi Jinnouchi, Eishi Kaneda, Tomoki Aoyama, Hiroshi Kuroki, Shuichi Matsuda

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The importance of informational, clinical and personal support in patient experience with total knee replacement: a qualitative investigation

Laurie J. Goldsmith, Nitya Suryaprakash, Ellen Randall, Jessica Shum, Valerie MacDonald, Richard Sawatzky, Samar Hejazi, Jennifer C. Davis, Patrick McAllister, Stirling Bryan

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Do the disc degeneration and osteophyte contribute to the curve rigidity of degenerative scoliosis?

Feng Zhu, Hongda Bao, Peng Yan, Shunan Liu, Mike Bao, Zezhang Zhu, Zhen Liu, Yong Qiu

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Mid-term outcome following revision surgery of clavicular non- and malunion using anatomic locking compression plate and iliac crest bone graft

Marc Beirer, Ingo J. Banke, Norbert Harrasser, Moritz Crönlein, Dominik Pförringer, Stefan Huber-Wagner, Peter Biberthaler, Chlodwig Kirchhoff

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Clinical course and prognosis of musculoskeletal pain in patients referred for physiotherapy: does pain site matter?

Nils-Bo de Vos Andersen, Peter Kent, Jakob Hjort, David Høyrup Christiansen

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Sedentary behaviour is associated with increased long-term cardiovascular risk in patients with rheumatoid arthritis independently of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity

Sally A. M. Fenton, Jet J. C. S. Veldhuijzen van Zanten, George D. Kitas, Joan L. Duda, Peter C. Rouse, Chen-an Yu, George S. Metsios

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effects of yoga, strength training and advice on back pain: a randomized controlled trial

Elisabeth Björk Brämberg, Gunnar Bergström, Irene Jensen, Jan Hagberg, Lydia Kwak

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Leg pain location and neurological signs relate to outcomes in primary care patients with low back pain

Lisbeth Hartvigsen, Lise Hestbaek, Charlotte Lebouef-Yde, Werner Vach, Alice Kongsted

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Goldman score, but not Detsky or Lee indices, predicts mortality 6 months after hip fracture

Paula Schmidt Azevedo, David Nicoletti Gumieiro, Bertha Furlan Polegato, Gilberto José Cação Pereira, Igor Almonfrey Silva, Stephan Milhorini Pio, Cacionor Pereira Cunha Junior, Edson Luiz Favero Junior, Sergio Alberto Rupp de Paiva, Marcos Ferreira Minicucci, Leonardo Antonio Mamede Zornoff

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Associations between multimorbidity and additional burden for working-age adults with specific forms of musculoskeletal conditions: a cross-sectional study

Dianne B. Lowe, Michael J. Taylor, Sophie J. Hill

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Is coracohumeral distance associated with pain-function, and shoulder range of movement, in chronic anterior shoulder pain?

S. Navarro-Ledesma, F. Struyf, M. T. Labajos-Manzanares, M. Fernandez-Sanchez, A. Luque-Suarez

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The value of applying a melatonin antagonist (Luzindole) in improving the success rate of the bipedal rat scoliosis model

Shuo Yang, Chaojun Zheng, Jianyuan Jiang, Feizhou Lu, Xinlei Xia, Wei Zhu, Xiang Jin, Xiaosheng Ma

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

KALK study: ultrasound guided needling and lavage (barbotage) with steroid injection versus sham barbotage with and without steroid injection - protocol for a randomized, double-blinded, controlled, multicenter study

Stefan Moosmayer, Ole Marius Ekeberg, Hanna Bjørnsson Hallgren, Ingar Heier, Synnøve Kvalheim, Jesper Blomquist, Are Hugo Pripp, Nils Gunnar Juel, Stein Harald Kjellevold, Jens Ivar Brox, KALK study group

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Brief pain re-assessment provided more accurate prognosis than baseline information for low-back or shoulder pain

G. Mansell, K. P. Jordan, G. M. Peat, K. M. Dunn, D. Lasserson, T. Kuijpers, I. Swinkels-Meewisse, D. A. W. M. van der Windt

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Psychological predictors of change in the number of musculoskeletal pain sites among Norwegian employees: a prospective study

Jan Olav Christensen, Sissel Johansen, Stein Knardahl

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Kinematic characteristics of lumbar spinous processes during axial rotation in patients with lumbar degenerative disc disease lateral lumbar interbody fusion and intervention

BaoLiang Zhang, Wenhan Huang, Hong Xia, Xinglong Feng

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Fatigue strength of bovine articular cartilage-on-bone under three-point bending: the effect of loading frequency

H. Sadeghi, D. M. Espino, D. E. T. Shepherd

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Prevalence of low back pain in emergency settings: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Jordan Edwards, Jill Hayden, Mark Asbridge, Bruce Gregoire, Kirk Magee

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Mortality, readmission, and reoperation after hip fracture in nonagenarians

Jeff Chien-Fu Lin, Wen-Miin Liang

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Fat in the lumbar multifidus muscles - predictive value and change following disc prosthesis surgery and multidisciplinary rehabilitation in patients with chronic low back pain and degenerative disc: 2-year follow-up of a randomized trial

Kjersti Storheim, Linda Berg, Christian Hellum, Øivind Gjertsen, Gesche Neckelmann, Ansgar Espeland, Anne Keller, on behalf of the Norwegian Spine Study Group

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Prognostic value of MRI in arthroscopic treatment of chronic patellar tendinopathy: a prospective cohort study

Peter Ogon, Kaywan Izadpanah, Helge Eberbach, Gernot Lang, Norbert P. Südkamp, Dirk Maier

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Self-administered physical exercise training as treatment of neck and shoulder pain among military helicopter pilots and crew: a randomized controlled trial

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

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effect of teriparatide (rh-PTH 1–34) versus bisphosphonate on the healing of osteoporotic vertebral compression fracture: A retrospective comparative study

Akira Iwata, Masahiro Kanayama, Fumihiro Oha, Tomoyuki Hashimoto, Norimasa Iwasaki

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Urdu version of the neck disability index: a reliability and validity study

Muhammad Nazim Farooq, Mohammad A. Mohseni-Bandpei, Syed Amir Gilani, Ambreen Hafeez

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Allograft tendon reconstruction of the anterior talofibular ligament and calcaneofibular Ligament in the treatment of chronic ankle instability

Weikai Wang, Guo Hong Xu

01.12.2017 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Discography aids definitive diagnosis of posterior epidural migration of lumbar disc fragments: case report and literature review

Morito Takano, Tomohiro Hikata, Soraya Nishimura, Michihiro Kamata

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Compliance and persistence with oral bisphosphonates for the treatment of osteoporosis in female patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Ji-Heh Park, Eun-Kyoung Park, Dong-Wan Koo, Shinwon Lee, Sun-Hee Lee, Geun-Tae Kim, Seung-Geun Lee

01.12.2017 | Technical advance | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Gait characterization in golden retriever muscular dystrophy dogs using linear discriminant analysis

Bodvaël Fraysse, Inès Barthélémy, El Mostafa Qannari, Karl Rouger, Chantal Thorin, Stéphane Blot, Caroline Le Guiner, Yan Chérel, Jean-Yves Hogrel

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Managing uncertainty - a qualitative study of surgeons’ decision-making for one-stage and two-stage revision surgery for prosthetic hip joint infection

Andrew J. Moore, Ashley W. Blom, Michael R. Whitehouse, Rachael Gooberman-Hill

01.12.2017 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Large enchondroma of the thoracic spine: a rare case report and review of the literature

Jing Guo, Ju-zhou Gao, Lian-jin Guo, Zhi-xun Yin, Er-xing He

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Incidence of infection following internal fixation of open and closed tibia fractures in India (INFINITI): a multi-centre observational cohort study

Prakash Doshi, Hitesh Gopalan, Sheila Sprague, Chetan Pradhan, Sunil Kulkarni, Mohit Bhandari

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The effects of bending speed on the lumbo-pelvic kinematics and movement pattern during forward bending in people with and without low back pain

Sharon M. H. Tsang, Grace P. Y. Szeto, Linda M. K. Li, Dim C. M. Wong, Millie M. P. Yip, Raymond Y. W. Lee

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Specific or general exercise strategy for subacromial impingement syndrome–does it matter? A systematic literature review and meta analysis

Alison R. Shire, Thor A. B. Stæhr, Jesper B. Overby, Mathias Bastholm Dahl, Julie Sandell Jacobsen, David Høyrup Christiansen

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Anterior inferior plating versus superior plating for clavicle fracture: a meta-analysis

Jie Ai, Shun-Li Kan, Hai-Liang Li, Hong Xu, Yang Liu, Guang-Zhi Ning, Shi-Qing Feng

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Distribution and symmetrical patellofemoral pain patterns as revealed by high-resolution 3D body mapping: a cross-sectional study

S. A. Boudreau, E. N. Kamavuako, M. S. Rathleff

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The influence of fatigue and chronic low back pain on muscle recruitment patterns following an unexpected external perturbation

Júlia Jubany, Lieven Danneels, Rosa Angulo-Barroso

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Operative versus conservative treatment of apophyseal avulsion fractures of the pelvis in the adolescents: a systematical review with meta-analysis of clinical outcome and return to sports

H. Eberbach, L. Hohloch, M.J. Feucht, L. Konstantinidis, N.P. Südkamp, J. Zwingmann

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Silent progression in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: is DAS28 remission an insufficient goal in RA? Results from the German Remission-plus cohort

Philipp Sewerin, Stefan Vordenbaeumen, Annika Hoyer, Ralph Brinks, Christian Buchbender, Falk Miese, Christoph Schleich, Sabine Klein, Matthias Schneider, Benedikt Ostendorf

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

In the quest for degenerative lumbar spinal stenosis etiology: the Schmorl’s nodes model

Janan Abbas, Viviane Slon, Dan Stein, Natan Peled, Israel Hershkovitz, Kamal Hamoud

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Association between the ossific nucleus and osteonecrosis in treating developmental dysplasia of the Hip: updated meta-analysis

Rafal Niziol, Michael Elvey, Evangelia Protopapa, Andreas Roposch

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Differences between native and prosthetic knees in terms of cross-sectional morphology of the femoral trochlea: a study based on three-dimensional models and virtual total knee arthroplasty

Zhe Du, Shichang Chen, Mengning Yan, Bing Yue, You Wang

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Correlation between intervertebral disc degeneration, paraspinal muscle atrophy, and lumbar facet joints degeneration in patients with lumbar disc herniation

Dong Sun, Peng Liu, Jie Cheng, Zikun Ma, Jingpei Liu, Tingzheng Qin

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Is the effectiveness of patellofemoral bracing modified by patellofemoral alignment and trochlear morphology?

Xi Zhang, Jillian P. Eyles, Joanna Makovey, Matthew J. Williams, David J. Hunter

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

More complications in uncemented compared to cemented hemiarthroplasty for displaced femoral neck fractures: a randomized controlled trial of 201 patients, with one year follow-up

Sophie Moerman, Nina M. C. Mathijssen, Dieu D. Niesten, Roeland Riedijk, Willard J. Rijnberg, Sander Koëter, Keetie Kremers van de Hei, Wim E. Tuinebreijer, Tim L. Molenaar, Rob G. H. H. Nelissen, Anne J. H. Vochteloo

01.12.2017 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Sacroiliitis mimics: a case report and review of the literature

Maria J. Antonelli, Marina Magrey

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Intermittent parathyroid hormone improve bone microarchitecture of the mandible and femoral head in ovariectomized rats

Ying-Ju Chen, Shun-Ping Wang, Fu-Chou Cheng, Pei-Yu Hsu, Yu-Fen Li, Jay Wu, Heng-Li Huang, Ming-Tzu Tsai, Jui-Ting Hsu

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The clinical and cost-effectiveness of stratified care for patients with sciatica: the SCOPiC randomised controlled trial protocol (ISRCTN75449581)

Nadine E. Foster, Kika Konstantinou, Martyn Lewis, Reuben Ogollah, Kate M. Dunn, Danielle van der Windt, Ruth Beardmore, Majid Artus, Bernadette Bartlam, Jonathan C. Hill, Sue Jowett, Jesse Kigozi, Christian Mallen, Benjamin Saunders, Elaine M. Hay

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Return to sports after plate fixation of humeral head fractures 65 cases with minimum 24-month follow-up

Philipp Ahrens, Frank Martetschläger, Sebastian Siebenlist, Johann Attenberger, Moritz Crönlein, Peter Biberthaler, Ulrich Stöckle, Gunther H. Sandmann

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Influence of subject discontinuation on long-term nonvertebral fracture rate in the denosumab FREEDOM Extension study

Jonathan D. Adachi, Henry G. Bone, Nadia S. Daizadeh, Paula Dakin, Socrates Papapoulos, Peyman Hadji, Chris Recknor, Michael A. Bolognese, Andrea Wang, Celia J. F. Lin, Rachel B. Wagman, Serge Ferrari

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Early surgery with antibiotics treatment had better clinical outcomes than antibiotics treatment alone in patients with pyogenic spondylodiscitis: a retrospective cohort study

Tsung-Ting Tsai, Shih-Chieh Yang, Chi-Chien Niu, Po-Liang Lai, Ming-Hsun Lee, Lih-Huei Chen, Wen-Jer Chen

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Association of vertebral compression fractures with physical performance measures among community-dwelling Japanese women aged 40 years and older

Kazuhiko Arima, Yasuyo Abe, Takayuki Nishimura, Takuhiro Okabe, Yoshihito Tomita, Satoshi Mizukami, Mitsuo Kanagae, Kiyoshi Aoyagi

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Predictors of seeking financial compensation following motor vehicle trauma: inception cohort with moderate to severe musculoskeletal injuries

Darnel Murgatroyd, Ian A. Harris, Jian Sheng Chen, Sam Adie, Rajat Mittal, Ian D. Cameron

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Cross-cultural translation of the Western Ontario Cuff Index in Chinese and its validation in patients with rotator cuff disorders

Wei Wang, Qing-yun Xie, Zhen-yu Jia, Lin Cui, Da Liu, Cai-ru Wang, Wei Zheng

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Restriction in lateral bending range of motion, lumbar lordosis, and hamstring flexibility predicts the development of low back pain: a systematic review of prospective cohort studies

Sean G Sadler, Martin J Spink, Alan Ho, Xanne Janse De Jonge, Vivienne H Chuter

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Does a deep seated L5 vertebra position with respect to the iliac crests affect the accuracy of percutaneous pedicle screw placement at lumbosacral junction?

Jing Guo, Lianjin Guo, Juzhou Gao, Qinjie Ling, Zhixun Yin, Erxing He

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Current management strategies for patellofemoral pain: an online survey of 99 practising UK physiotherapists

Benjamin E. Smith, Paul Hendrick, Marcus Bateman, Fiona Moffatt, Michael Skovdal Rathleff, James Selfe, Toby O. Smith, Pip Logan

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Mucin 1, a signal transduction membrane-bound mucin, is present in human disc tissue and is downregulated in vitro by exposure to IL-1ß or TNF-α

Helen E. Gruber, Jane A. Ingram, Gretchen L. Hoelscher, Emilio Marrero, Edward N. Hanley Jr

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Cost-effectiveness of surgical interventions for the management of osteoarthritis: a systematic review of the literature

Hanin Kamaruzaman, Philip Kinghorn, Raymond Oppong

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Risk assessment of manual handling operations at work with the key indicator method (KIM-MHO) — determination of criterion validity regarding the prevalence of musculoskeletal symptoms and clinical conditions within a cross-sectional study

Andre Klussmann, Falk Liebers, Hansjürgen Gebhardt, Monika A. Rieger, Ute Latza, Ulf Steinberg

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Predictors of response to prefabricated foot orthoses or rocker-sole footwear in individuals with first metatarsophalangeal joint osteoarthritis

Hylton B. Menz, Maria Auhl, Jade M. Tan, Pazit Levinger, Edward Roddy, Shannon E. Munteanu

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Is hydroxychloroquine effective in treating primary Sjogren’s syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Shi-Qin Wang, Li-Wei Zhang, Pan Wei, Hong Hua

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Minimal invasive percutaneous plate osteosynthesis (MIPPO) through deltoid-pectoralis approach for the treatment of elderly proximal humeral fractures

Li Zhao, Peng Yang, Lei Zhu, Ai-min Chen

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Clinical classification in low back pain: best-evidence diagnostic rules based on systematic reviews

Tom Petersen, Mark Laslett, Carsten Juhl

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Persons with rheumatoid arthritis challenge the relevance of the health assessment questionnaire: a qualitative study of patient perception

David Ebbevi, Anna Essén, Helena Hvitfeldt Forsberg

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Cross-cultural adaptation and psychometric analysis of the Arabic version of the oxford knee score in adult male with knee osteoarthritis

Ahmad H. Alghadir, Einas S. Al-Eisa, Shahnawaz Anwer

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Ten-year survival rate after rotational acetabular osteotomy in adulthood hip dysplasia

Masamitsu Tomioka, Yutaka Inaba, Naomi Kobayashi, Taro Tezuka, Hyonmin Choe, Hiroyuki Ike, Tomoyuki Saito

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Developmental hip dysplasia treated by total hip arthroplasty using a cementless Wagner cone stem in young adult patients with a small physique

Ping Zhen, Jun Liu, Hao Lu, Hui Chen, Xusheng Li, Shenghu Zhou

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Associations between disc space narrowing, anterior osteophytes and disability in chronic mechanical low back pain: a cross sectional study

Romain Shanil Perera, Poruwalage Harsha Dissanayake, Upul Senarath, Lalith Sirimevan Wijayaratne, Aranjan Lional Karunanayake, Vajira Harshadeva Weerabaddana Dissanayake

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Pain, pain intensity and pain disability in high school students are differently associated with physical activity, screening hours and sleep

Anabela G. Silva, Pedro Sa-Couto, Alexandra Queirós, Maritza Neto, Nelson P. Rocha

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Multidimensional daily diary of fatigue–fibromyalgia–17 items (MDF-fibro-17). part 1: development and content validity

S. Morris, Y. Li, J.A.M. Smith, S. Dube’, C. Burbridge, T. Symonds

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Physical therapists and importance of work participation in patients with musculoskeletal disorders: a focus group study

Nathan Hutting, Wiebke Oswald, J Bart Staal, Josephine A Engels, Elvira Nouwens, Maria WG Nijhuis van-der Sanden, Yvonne F Heerkens

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

IL-10 ameliorates TNF-α induced meniscus degeneration in mature meniscal tissue in vitro

P. Behrendt, K. Häfelein, A. Preusse-Prange, A. Bayer, A. Seekamp, B. Kurz

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Multidimensional daily diary of fatigue-fibromyalgia-17 items (MDF-fibro-17): part 2 psychometric evaluation in fibromyalgia patients

Y. Li, S. Morris, J. Cole, S. Dube’, J. A. M. Smith, C. Burbridge, T. Symonds, S. Hudgens, W. Wang

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Immunogenicity and immunomodulatory effects of the human chondrocytes, hChonJ

Chae-Lyul Lim, Yeon-Ju Lee, Jong-Ho Cho, Heonsik Choi, Bumsup Lee, Myung Chul Lee, Sujeong Kim

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A multimedia campaign to improve back beliefs in patients with non-specific low back pain: a process evaluation

Arnela Suman, Frederieke G. Schaafsma, Jiman Bamarni, Maurits W. van Tulder, Johannes R. Anema

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Incidence of total hip or knee replacement due to osteoarthritis in relation to thyroid function: a prospective cohort study (The Nord-Trøndelag Health Study)

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

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

T1rho and T2 relaxation times of the normal adult knee meniscus at 3T: analysis of zonal differences

Shoichiro Takao, Tan B. Nguyen, Hon J. Yu, Shigeo Hagiwara, Yasuhito Kaneko, Taiki Nozaki, Seiji Iwamoto, Maki Otomo, Ran Schwarzkopf, Hiroshi Yoshioka

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

High incidence of periprosthetic joint infection with propionibacterium acnes after the use of a stemless shoulder prosthesis with metaphyseal screw fixation - a retrospective cohort study of 241 patients propionibacter infections after eclipse TSA

Lisa Johansson, Nils P Hailer, Hans Rahme

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Study protocol: a double blind randomised control trial of high volume image guided injections in Achilles and patellar tendinopathy in a young active population

Robert M. Barker-Davies, Alastair Nicol, I. McCurdie, James Watson, Polly Baker, Patrick Wheeler, Daniel Fong, Mark Lewis, Alexander N. Bennett

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Cross-cultural adaptation and validation of the Spanish version of the Oxford Hip Score in patients with hip osteoarthritis

Jesús Martín-Fernández, Pedro Gray-Laymón, Antonio Molina-Siguero, Javier Martínez-Martín, Roberto García-Maroto, Isidoro García-Sánchez, Lidia García-Pérez, Vanesa Ramos-García, Olga Castro-Casas, Amaia Bilbao

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Distal femoral replacement with the MML system: a single center experience with an average follow-up of 86 months

Andreas Toepfer, Norbert Harrasser, Paul-Ruben Schwarz, Florian Pohlig, Ulrich Lenze, Heinrich M. L. Mühlhofer, Ludger Gerdesmeyer, Ruediger von Eisenhart-Rothe, Christian Suren

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Variation in Prosthetic Joint Infection and treatment strategies during 4.5 years of follow-up after primary joint arthroplasty using administrative data of 41397 patients across Australian, European and United States hospitals

Perla J. Marang-van de Mheen, Ellie Bragan Turner, Susan Liew, Nora Mutalima, Ton Tran, Sten Rasmussen, Rob G. H. H. Nelissen, Andrew Gordon

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Usefulness of clinical predictors for preoperative screening of deep vein thrombosis in hip fractures

Kitchai Luksameearunothai, Paphon Sa-ngasoongsong, Noratep Kulachote, Sorawut Thamyongkit, Praman Fuangfa, Pongsthorn Chanplakorn, Patarawan Woratanarat, Chanyut Suphachatwong

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Bone turnover and periprosthetic bone loss after cementless total hip arthroplasty can be restored by zoledronic acid: a prospective, randomized, open-label, controlled trial

Tsan-Wen Huang, Chao-Jan Wang, Hsin-Nung Shih, Yuhan Chang, Kuo-Chin Huang, Kuo-Ti Peng, Mel S. Lee

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effects of osteochondral defect size on cartilage regeneration using a double-network hydrogel

Kotaro Higa, Nobuto Kitamura, Keiko Goto, Takayuki Kurokawa, Jian Ping Gong, Fuminori Kanaya, Kazunori Yasuda

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Factors associated with hand joint destruction in Chinese patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Lijuan Zhang, Jing Wang, Qiuxiang Zhang, Ting Fu, Rulan Yin, Ze Wang, Liren Li, Xianhua Wu, Zhifeng Gu

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Analysis of change in gait in the ovine stifle: normal, injured, and anterior cruciate ligament reconstructed

B. J. Heard, J. E. Beveridge, M. Atarod, E. J. O’Brien, C. Rolian, C. B. Frank, D. A. Hart, N. G. Shrive

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

No correlation between radiolucency and biomechanical stability of keeled and pegged glenoid components

Andreas Voss, Knut Beitzel, Elifho Obopilwe, Stefan Buchmann, John Apostolakos, Jessica Di Venere, Michael Nowak, Mark P. Cote, Anthony A. Romeo, Augustus D. Mazzocca

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Association between antibodies to carbamylated proteins and subclinical atherosclerosis in rheumatoid arthritis patients

Francesca Romana Spinelli, Arbi Pecani, Francesco Ciciarello, Tania Colasanti, Manuela Di Franco, Francesca Miranda, Fabrizio Conti, Guido Valesini, Cristiano Alessandri

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Treatment of acute sciatica with transforaminal epidural corticosteroids and local anesthetic: design of a randomized controlled trial

Bastiaan C. ter Meulen, Esther T. Maas, Amrita Vyas, Marinus van der Vegt, Koo de Priester, Michiel R. de Boer, Maurits W. van Tulder, Henry C. Weinstein, Raymond W. J. G. Ostelo

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Influences of lumbar disc herniation on the kinematics in multi-segmental spine, pelvis, and lower extremities during five activities of daily living

Shengzheng Kuai, Wenyu Zhou, Zhenhua Liao, Run Ji, Daiqi Guo, Rui Zhang, Weiqiang Liu

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Rotational alignment of femoral component with different methods in total knee arthroplasty: a randomized, controlled trial

Joon Kyu Lee, Sahnghoon Lee, Sae Hyung Chun, Ki Tae Kim, Myung Chul Lee

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Glutamate signaling through the NMDA receptor reduces the expression of scleraxis in plantaris tendon derived cells

Christoph Spang, Ludvig J. Backman, Sandrine Le Roux, Jialin Chen, Patrik Danielson

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Chronic musculoskeletal ankle disorders in Sri Lanka

Ishanka Weerasekara, Claire E. Hiller

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Cervical kyphosis in patients with Lenke type 1 adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: the prediction of thoracic inlet angle

Ce Zhu, Xi Yang, Bangjian Zhou, Lei Wang, Chunguang Zhou, Tingxian Ling, Limin Liu, Yueming Song

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Rheumatoid factors do not predict cardiovascular disease and mortality in the general population in the Busselton Health Survey

Johannes Nossent, Warren Raymond, Mark Divitini, Matthew Knuiman

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Reduction of the Serum Levels of a Specific Biomarker of Cartilage Degradation (Coll2-1) by Hyaluronic Acid (KARTILAGE® CROSS) Compared to Placebo in Painful Knee Osteoarthritis Patients: the EPIKART Study, a Pilot Prospective Comparative Randomized Double Blind Trial

Yves Henrotin, Francis Berenbaum, Xavier Chevalier, Marc Marty, Pascal Richette, François Rannou

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Efficacy and safety of single injection of cross-linked sodium hyaluronate vs. three injections of high molecular weight sodium hyaluronate for osteoarthritis of the knee: a double-blind, randomized, multi-center, non-inferiority study

Chul-Won Ha, Yong-Beom Park, Chong-Hyuk Choi, Hee-Soo Kyung, Ju-Hong Lee, Jae Doo Yoo, Ju-Hyung Yoo, Choong-Hyeok Choi, Chang-Wan Kim, Hee-Chun Kim, Kwang-Jun Oh, Seong-Il Bin, Myung Chul Lee

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The effects of arthritis gloves on people with Rheumatoid Arthritis or Inflammatory Arthritis with hand pain: a study protocol for a multi-centre randomised controlled trial (the A-GLOVES trial)

Yeliz Prior, Chris Sutton, Sarah Cotterill, Jo Adams, Elizabeth Camacho, Nazina Arafin, Jill Firth, Terence O’Neill, Yvonne Hough, Wendy Jones, Alison Hammond

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Understanding knee osteoarthritis from the patients’ perspective: a qualitative study

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

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Generalised joint hypermobility and shoulder joint hypermobility, – risk of upper body musculoskeletal symptoms and reduced quality of life in the general population

Birgit Juul-Kristensen, Lasse Østengaard, Sebrina Hansen, Eleanor Boyle, Tina Junge, Lise Hestbaek

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Association between Epicondylitis and Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Pooled Occupational Cohorts

Kurt T. Hegmann, Matthew S. Thiese, Jay Kapellusch, Andrew Merryweather, Stephen Bao, Barbara Silverstein, Eric M. Wood, Richard Kendall, James Foster, David L. Drury, Arun Garg

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Early anti-inflammatory intervention ameliorates axial disease in the proteoglycan-induced spondylitis mouse model of ankylosing spondylitis

Hsu-Wen Tseng, Tibor T. Glant, Matthew A. Brown, Tony J. Kenna, Gethin P. Thomas, Allison R. Pettit

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Intraoperative electromyographic monitoring to optimize safe lumbar pedicle screw placement – a retrospective analysis

Arun-Kumar Kaliya-Perumal, Jiun-Ran Charng, Chi-Chien Niu, Tsung-Ting Tsai, Po-Liang Lai, Lih-Huei Chen, Wen-Jer Chen

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Patients’ views and needs about systemic sclerosis and its management: a qualitative interview study

Luc Mouthon, Sophie Alami, Anne-Sophie Boisard, Benjamin Chaigne, Eric Hachulla, Serge Poiraudeau

01.12.2017 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Erratum to: Factors associated with hand joint destruction in Chinese patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Lijuan Zhang, Jing Wang, Qiuxiang Zhang, Ting Fu, Rulan Yin, Ze Wang, Liren Li, Xianhua Wu, Zhifeng Gu

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Reliability and screening ability of the StarT Back screening tool in patients with low back pain in physiotherapy practice, a cohort study

Hilde Stendal Robinson, Hanne Dagfinrud

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Health care utilization in patients with gout: a prospective multicenter cohort study

Jasvinder A. Singh, Aseem Bharat, Dinesh Khanna, Cleopatra Aquino-Beaton, Jay E. Persselin, Erin Duffy, David Elashoff, Puja P. Khanna

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Validity of the Nurses’ health study physical activity questionnaire in estimating physical activity in adults with rheumatoid arthritis

Thomas Quinn, Michelle Frits BS, Johan von Heideken, Christine Iannaccone, Nancy A. Shadick, Michael Weinblatt, Maura D. Iversen

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Leptin differentially regulates chondrogenesis in mouse vertebral and tibial growth plates

Bo Yu, Kaibiao Jiang, Bin Chen, Hantao Wang, Xinfeng Li, Zude Liu

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Increased fragility fracture risk in Korean women who snore: a 10-year population-based prospective cohort study

Soo Beom Choi, Il Suk Lyu, Wanhyung Lee, Deok Won Kim

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Influence of change of tunnel axis angle on tunnel length during double-bundle ACL reconstruction via the transportal technique

Joon Ho Wang, Do Kyung Lee, Sung Taek Chung, Byung Hoon Lee

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Treatment of fifth metacarpal neck fractures with antegrade single elastic intramedullary nailing

Yuanshi She, Youjia Xu

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Consultation patterns of children and adolescents with knee pain in UK general practice: analysis of medical records

Zoe A. Michaleff, Paul Campbell, Joanne Protheroe, Amit Rajani, Kate M. Dunn

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Epidemiology and time trends of distal forearm fractures in adults - a study of 11.2 million person-years in Sweden

Daniel Jerrhag, Martin Englund, Magnus K. Karlsson, Bjorn E. Rosengren

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Ideal T1 laminar screw fixation based on computed tomography morphometry

Xiao-Bo Wang, Xin Zheng, Hou-Qing Long, Wen-Li Chen, Xing Cheng, Yang-Liang Huang, Jing-Hui Xu

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Characteristics and potentials of stem cells derived from human degenerated nucleus pulposus: potential for regeneration of the intervertebral disc

Xiao-Chuan Li, Yong Tang, Jian-Hong Wu, Pu-Shan Yang, De-Li Wang, Di-Ke Ruan

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The impact of hip fracture on mortality in Estonia: a retrospective population-based cohort study

Mikk Jürisson, Mait Raag, Riina Kallikorm, Margus Lember, Anneli Uusküla

01.12.2017 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Magnetic resonance imaging of bacterial and tuberculous spondylodiscitis with associated complications and non-infectious spinal pathology mimicking infections: a pictorial review

Yogesh Kumar, Nishant Gupta, Avneesh Chhabra, Takeshi Fukuda, Neetu Soni, Daichi Hayashi

01.12.2017 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis beginning with a solitary lesion of the ilium

Ping Zhang, Xiao Ying Jia, Yun Zhang, John Morelli, Ze Kun Zhang

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Association of frontal plane knee alignment with foot posture in patients with medial knee osteoarthritis

Hiroshi Ohi, Hirotaka Iijima, Tomoki Aoyama, Eishi Kaneda, Kazuko Ohi, Kaoru Abe

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Factors influencing treatment success of negative pressure wound therapy in patients with postoperative infections after Osteosynthetic fracture fixation

Kaywan Izadpanah, Stephanie Hansen, Julia Six-Merker, Peter Helwig, Norbert P Südkamp, Hagen Schmal

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Responsiveness and minimal important change of the Norwegian version of the Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand questionnaire (DASH) in patients with subacromial pain syndrome

Tarjei Rysstad, Yngve Røe, Benjamin Haldorsen, Ida Svege, Liv Inger Strand

01.12.2017 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Erratum to: High incidence of periprosthetic joint infection with propionibacterium acnes after the use of a stemless shoulder prosthesis with metaphyseal screw fixation - a retrospective cohort study of 241 patients propionibacter infections after eclipse TSA

Lisa Johansson, Nils P. Hailer, Hans Rahme

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The Mayo conservative hip: complication analysis and management of the first 41 cases performed at a University level 1 department

Jörg Arnholdt, Fabian Gilbert, Marc Blank, Jannis Papazoglou, Maximilian Rudert, Ulrich Nöth, Andre F. Steinert

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Validity of humerus fracture classification in the Swedish fracture register

David Wennergren, Stina Stjernström, Michael Möller, Mikael Sundfeldt, Carl Ekholm

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Anterior tibial curved cortex is a reliable landmark for tibial rotational alignment in total knee arthroplasty

Joong Il Kim, Jak Jang, Ki Woong Lee, Hyuk Soo Han, Sahnghoon Lee, Myung Chul Lee

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Impairment of early fracture healing by skeletal muscle trauma is restored by FK506

Brady J. Hurtgen, Beth E. P. Henderson, Catherine L. Ward, Stephen M. Goldman, Koyal Garg, Todd O. McKinley, Sarah M. Greising, Joseph C. Wenke, Benjamin T. Corona

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The mitochondrial inhibitor oligomycin induces an inflammatory response in the rat knee joint

Carlos Vaamonde-García, Jesús Loureiro, Marta N. Valcárcel-Ares, Romina R. Riveiro-Naveira, Olalla Ramil-Gómez, Laura Hermida-Carballo, Alberto Centeno, Rosa Meijide-Failde, Francisco J. Blanco, María J. López-Armada

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The risk factors of failed reimplantation arthroplasty for periprosthetic hip infection

Shun-Wun Jhan, Yu-Der Lu, Mel S. Lee, Chen-Hsiang Lee, Jun-Wen Wang, Feng-Chih Kuo

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Outcomes of cement beads and cement spacers in the treatment of bone defects associated with post-traumatic osteomyelitis

Xu-sheng Qiu, Yi-xin Chen, Xiao-yang Qi, Hong-fei Shi, Jun-fei Wang, Jin Xiong

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Progression of function and pain relief as indicators for returning to sports after arthroscopic isolated type II SLAP repair—a prospective study

Sandra Boesmueller, Thomas M. Tiefenboeck, Marcus Hofbauer, Adam Bukaty, Gerhard Oberleitner, Wolfgang Huf, Christian Fialka

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The pathway to consultation for rheumatoid arthritis: exploring anticipated actions between the onset of symptoms and face-to-face encounter with a healthcare professional

Gwenda Simons, Sophie Lumley, Marie Falahee, Kanta Kumar, Christian D. Mallen, Rebecca J. Stack, Karim Raza

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Critical shoulder angle combined with age predict five shoulder pathologies: a retrospective analysis of 1000 cases

Philipp R. Heuberer, Fabian Plachel, Lukas Willinger, Philipp Moroder, Brenda Laky, Leo Pauzenberger, Fritz Lomoschitz, Werner Anderl

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effect of low-magnitude different-frequency whole-body vibration on subchondral trabecular bone microarchitecture, cartilage degradation, bone/cartilage turnover, and joint pain in rabbits with knee osteoarthritis

Wang Junbo, Liu Sijia, Chen Hongying, Liu Lei, Wang Pu

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

More preoperative flexibility implies adequate neural pliability for curve correction without prophylactic untethering in scoliosis patients with asymptomatic tethered spinal cord, a retrospective study

Zhenhai Zhou, Hongqi Zhang, Chaofeng Guo, Honggui Yu, Longjie Wang, Qiang Guo

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Treatment of thoracolumbar burst fractures by short-segment pedicle screw fixation using a combination of two additional pedicle screws and vertebroplasty at the level of the fracture: a finite element analysis

Jen-Chung Liao, Weng-Pin Chen, Hao Wang

01.12.2017 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Erratum to: Association between antibodies to carbamylated proteins and subclinical atherosclerosis in rheumatoid arthritis patients

Francesca Romana Spinelli, Arbi Pecani, Francesco Ciciarello, Tania Colasanti, Manuela Di Franco, Francesca Miranda, Fabrizio Conti, Guido Valesini, Cristiano Alessandri

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Altered somatosensory profile according to quantitative sensory testing in patients with degenerative lumbar spine disorders scheduled for surgery

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

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Correlations between inflammatory cytokines, muscle damage markers and acute postoperative pain following primary total knee arthroplasty

Hai-bo Si, Ti-min Yang, Yi Zeng, Zong-ke Zhou, Fu-xing Pei, Yan-rong Lu, Jing-qiu Cheng, Bin Shen

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Surgical accuracy, function, and quality of life of simultaneous versus staged bilateral Total hip Arthroplasty in patients with Osteonecrosis of the femoral head

Seung-Chan Kim, Young-Wook Lim, Woo-Lam Jo, Dong-Chul Park, Jin-Woo Lee, Won-Woo Kang, Yong-Sik Kim

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Antiresorptive effect of a cathepsin K inhibitor ONO-5334 and its relationship to BMD increase in a phase II trial for postmenopausal osteoporosis

Makoto Tanaka, Yoshitaka Hashimoto, Chihiro Hasegawa, Steve Deacon, Richard Eastell

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Administrative Algorithms to identify Avascular necrosis of bone among patients undergoing upper or lower extremity magnetic resonance imaging: a validation study

Medha Barbhaiya, Yan Dong, Jeffrey A. Sparks, Elena Losina, Karen H. Costenbader, Jeffrey N. Katz

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Impact of exercise programs among helicopter pilots with transient LBP

Knut Andersen, Roald Baardsen, Ingvild Dalen, Jan Petter Larsen

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Radiologic comparison of posterior release, internal distraction, final PSO and spinal fusion with one-stage posterior vertebral column resection for multi-level severe congenital scoliosis

Shichang Liu, Nannan Zhang, Yueming Song, Zongrang Song, Liping Zhang, Jijun Liu, En Xie, Qining Wu, Dingjun Hao

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Prevalence of arthritis according to age, sex and socioeconomic status in six low and middle income countries: analysis of data from the World Health Organization study on global AGEing and adult health (SAGE) Wave 1

Sharon L. Brennan-Olsen, S. Cook, M. T. Leech, S. J. Bowe, P. Kowal, N. Naidoo, I. N. Ackerman, R. S. Page, S. M. Hosking, J. A. Pasco, M. Mohebbi

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Postoperative alignment of TKA in patients with severe preoperative varus or valgus deformity: is there a difference between surgical techniques?

Stefan Rahm, Roland S. Camenzind, Andreas Hingsammer, Christopher Lenz, David E. Bauer, Mazda Farshad, Sandro F. Fucentese

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The efficacy and safety of tranexamic acid in revision total knee arthroplasty: a meta-analysis

Peng Tian, Wen-bin Liu, Zhi-jun Li, Gui-jun Xu, Yu-ting Huang, Xin-long Ma

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The effect of zoledronic acid on type and volume of Modic changes among patients with low back pain

Katri Koivisto, Jyri Järvinen, Jaro Karppinen, Marianne Haapea, Markus Paananen, Eero Kyllönen, Osmo Tervonen, Jaakko Niinimäki

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Restricted posture in dentistry – a kinematic analysis of orthodontists

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

01.12.2017 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Prosthetic joint infection caused by Granulicatella adiacens: a case series and review of literature

Fanny Quénard, Piseth Seng, Jean-Christophe Lagier, Florence Fenollar, Andreas Stein

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Long-term outcomes after combined arthroscopic medial reefing and lateral release in patients with recurrent patellar instability – a retrospective analysis

Dominik Schorn, Sera Yang-Strathoff, Georg Gosheger, Tim Vogler, Sebastian Klingebiel, Carolin Rickert, Dimosthenis Andreou, Dennis Liem

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Evaluating non-responders of a survey in the Swedish fracture register: no indication of different functional result

Hans Juto, Mattis Gärtner Nilsson, Michael Möller, David Wennergren, Per Morberg

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Comparison of fixed and mobile-bearing total knee arthroplasty in terms of patellofemoral pain and function: a prospective, randomised, controlled trial

P. Z. Feczko, L. M. Jutten, M. J. van Steyn, P. Deckers, P. J. Emans, J. J. Arts

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

HLA B27 antigen in Middle Eastern and Arab countries: systematic review of the strength of association with axial spondyloarthritis and methodological gaps

Nelly Raymond Ziade

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effect of vitamin E on oxidative stress level in blood, synovial fluid, and synovial tissue in severe knee osteoarthritis: a randomized controlled study

Saran Tantavisut, Aree Tanavalee, Sittisak Honsawek, Tanyawan Suantawee, Srihatach Ngarmukos, Sirichai Adisakwatana, John J. Callaghan

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Development of a pilot cartilage surgery register

Cathrine Nørstad Engen, Asbjørn Årøen, Lars Engebretsen

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Transforming growth factor activating kinase 1 regulates extracellular matrix degrading enzymes and pain-related molecule expression following tumor necrosis factor-α stimulation of synovial cells: an in vitro study

Kentaro Uchida, Shotaro Takano, Toshihide Matsumoto, Naoshige Nagura, Gen Inoue, Makoto Itakura, Masayuki Miyagi, Jun Aikawa, Dai Iwase, Atsushi Minatani, Hisako Fujimaki, Masashi Takaso

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The V sign in lateral talar process fractures: an experimental study using a foot and ankle model

Thorsten Jentzsch, Anita Hasler, Niklas Renner, Manuel Peterhans, Reto Sutter, Norman Espinosa, Stephan H. Wirth

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

How can latent trajectories of back pain be translated into defined subgroups?

Alice Kongsted, Lise Hestbæk, Peter Kent

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A systematic review of suture-button versus syndesmotic screw in the treatment of distal tibiofibular syndesmosis injury

Pei Zhang, Yuan Liang, Jinshan He, Yongchao Fang, Pengtao Chen, Jingcheng Wang

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Measuring individual hierarchy of anxiety invoking sports related activities: development and validation of the Photographic Series of Sports Activities for Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction (PHOSA-ACLR)

Wim van Lankveld, Nicky van Melick, Bas Habets, Eefje Roelofsen, J. Bart Staal, Robert van Cingel

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

How clinicians analyze movement quality in patients with non-specific low back pain: a cross-sectional survey study with Dutch allied health care professionals

Margriet van Dijk, Nienke Smorenburg, Bart Visser, Yvonne F. Heerkens, Maria W.G. Nijhuis-van der Sanden

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Non-vascularised fibula grafts for reconstruction of segmental and hemicortical bone defects following meta- /diaphyseal tumour resection at the extremities

Ulrich Lenze, Stefanie Kasal, Fritz Hefti, Andreas Heinrich Krieg

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The effectiveness of the use of a digital activity coaching system in addition to a two-week home-based exercise program in patients after total knee arthroplasty: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Karen E. M. Harmelink, A. V. C. M. Zeegers, Thijs M. Tönis, Wim Hullegie, Maria W. G Nijhuis-van der Sanden, J Bart Staal

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Constrained posture in dentistry – a kinematic analysis of dentists

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

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Hip preserving surgery with concentrated autologous bone marrow aspirate transplantation for the treatment of asymptomatic osteonecrosis of the femoral head: retrospective review of clinical and radiological outcomes at 6 years postoperatively

Yohei Tomaru, Tomokazu Yoshioka, Hisashi Sugaya, Katsuya Aoto, Hiroshi Wada, Hiroshi Akaogi, Masashi Yamazaki, Hajime Mishima

01.12.2017 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Multifocal pigmented villonodular synovitis coexisting in both the knee joint and the patella: a case report and literature review

Mingxuan Gao, Hong Li, Xiaoyan Liang, Xiaoyan Fu, Xusheng Li

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Potential Mediators between Fibromyalgia and C-Reactive protein: Results from a Large U.S. Community Survey

Termeh Feinberg, Usha Sambamoorthi, Christa Lilly, Kim Karen Innes

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Finite Element Analysis of porously punched prosthetic short stem virtually designed for simulative uncemented Hip Arthroplasty

Matthew Jian-Qiao Peng, Hai-Yan Chen, Yong Hu, XiangYang Ju, Bo Bai

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Alfredson versus Silbernagel exercise therapy in chronic midportion Achilles tendinopathy: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Bas Habets, Robert E. H. van Cingel, Frank J. G. Backx, Bionka M. A. Huisstede

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Rupture of posterior cruciate ligament leads to radial displacement of the medial meniscus

Can Zhang, Zhenhan Deng, Wei Luo, Wenfeng Xiao, Yihe Hu, Zhan Liao, Kanghua Li, Hongbo He

01.12.2017 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The effect of autologous adipose derived mesenchymal stem cell therapy in the treatment of a large osteochondral defect of the knee following unsuccessful surgical intervention of osteochondritis dissecans – a case study

Julien Freitag, Kiran Shah, James Wickham, Richard Boyd, Abi Tenen

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Single leg squat performance in physically and non-physically active individuals: a cross-sectional study

Silvia Gianola, Greta Castellini, Elena Stucovitz, Alice Nardo, Giuseppe Banfi

01.12.2017 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Erratum to: more complications in uncemented compared to cemented hemiarthroplasty for displaced femoral neck fractures: a randomized controlled trial of 201 patients, with one year follow-up

Sophie Moerman, Nina M. C. Mathijssen, Dieu D. Niesten, Roeland Riedijk, Willard J. Rijnberg, Sander Koëter, Keetie Kremers van de Hei, Wim E. Tuinebreijer, Tim L. Molenaar, Rob G. H. H. Nelissen, Anne J. H. Vochteloo

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Short stem total hip arthroplasty for osteonecrosis of the femoral head in patients 60 years or younger: a 3- to 10-year follow-up study

Antonio Capone, Fabrizio Bienati, Stefania Torchia, Daniele Podda, Giuseppe Marongiu

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Glenohumeral and scapulothoracic strength impairments exists in patients with subacromial impingement, but these are not reflected in the shoulder pain and disability index

M.B. Clausen, A. Witten, K. Holm, K.B. Christensen, M.L. Attrup, P. Hölmich, K. Thorborg

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The GOLMePsA study protocol: an investigator-initiated, double-blind, parallel-group, randomised, controlled trial of GOLimumab and methotrexate versus methotrexate in early diagnosed psoriatic arthritis using clinical and whole body MRI outcomes

Gabriele De Marco, Philip Helliwell, Dennis McGonagle, Paul Emery, Laura C. Coates, Elizabeth M. A. Hensor, Helena Marzo-Ortega

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Slipped capital femoral epiphysis: a population-based study

Bengt Herngren, Margaretha Stenmarker, Ludek Vavruch, Gunnar Hagglund

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Cortical thickness in the intertrochanteric region may be relevant to hip fracture type

Huafeng Zhuang, Yizhong Li, Jinkuang Lin, Donglu Cai, Siqing Cai, Lisheng Yan, Xuedong Yao

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Clinical and imaging outcome of osteochondral lesions of the talus treated using autologous matrix-induced chondrogenesis technique with a biomimetic scaffold

Domenico Albano, Nicolò Martinelli, Alberto Bianchi, Carmelo Messina, Francesco Malerba, Luca Maria Sconfienza

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Clinical and radiographic predictors of acute compartment syndrome in the treatment of tibial plateau fractures: a retrospective cohort study

Axel Gamulin, Anne Lübbeke, Patrick Belinga, Pierre Hoffmeyer, Thomas V. Perneger, Matthieu Zingg, Gregory Cunningham

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Plantar plate pathology is associated with erosive disease in the painful forefoot of patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Heidi J Siddle, Richard J Hodgson, Elizabeth M A Hensor, Andrew J Grainger, Anthony C Redmond, Richard J Wakefield, Philip S Helliwell

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Comparison of artificial graft versus autograft in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a meta-analysis

Zhen-Yu Jia, Chen Zhang, Shi-qi Cao, Chen-chen Xue, Tian-ze Liu, Xuan Huang, Wei-Dong Xu

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Leflunomide is equally efficacious and safe compared to low dose rituximab in refractory rheumatoid arthritis given in combination with methotrexate: results from a randomized double blind controlled clinical trial

Harindu Wijesinghe, Priyadharshini Galappatthy, Rajiva de Silva, Suranjith L. Seneviratne, Ushagowry Saravanamuttu, Preethi Udagama, Melanie Hart, Peter Kelleher, Upul Senerath, Rohini Fernandopulle, Lilani P. Weerasekera, Lalith S. Wijayaratne

01.12.2017 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Sonication contribution to identifying prosthetic joint infection with Ralstonia pickettii: a case report and review of the literature

Rares Mircea Birlutiu, Mihai Dan Roman, Razvan Silviu Cismasiu, Sorin Radu Fleaca, Crina Maria Popa, Manuela Mihalache, Victoria Birlutiu

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Lumbar microdiscectomy and post-operative activity restrictions: a protocol for a single blinded randomised controlled trial

Chris D. Daly, Kai Zheong Lim, Jennifer Lewis, Kelly Saber, Mohammed Molla, Naor Bar-Zeev, Tony Goldschlager

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Job retention vocational rehabilitation for employed people with inflammatory arthritis (WORK-IA): a feasibility randomized controlled trial

Alison Hammond, Rachel O’Brien, Sarah Woodbridge, Lucy Bradshaw, Yeliz Prior, Kate Radford, June Culley, Diane Whitham, Ruth Pulikottil-Jacob

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effects of dual-task and walking speed on gait variability in people with chronic ankle instability: a cross-sectional study

Shmuel Springer, Uri Gottlieb

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Tibiotalocalcaneal (TTC) arthrodesis with reverse PHILOS plate and medial cannulated screws with lateral approach

Jian Fan, X. Zhang, Y. Luo, GW. You, WK. Ng, YF Yang

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

“Blue flags”, development of a short clinical questionnaire on work-related psychosocial risk factors - a validation study in primary care

Charlotte Post Sennehed, Gunvor Gard, Sara Holmberg, Kjerstin Stigmar, Malin Forsbrand, Birgitta Grahn

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The role of electrical stimulation in the management of avascular necrosis of the femoral head in adults: a systematic review

Talal Al-Jabri, Jessica Yan Qi Tan, Gabriel Yihan Tong, Ravikiran Shenoy, Babar Kayani, Timothy Parratt, Tahir Khan

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

GIT1 gene deletion delays chondrocyte differentiation and healing of tibial plateau fracture through suppressing proliferation and apoptosis of chondrocyte

Peng Chen, Wan-Li Gu, Ming-Zhi Gong, Jun Wang, Dong-Qing Li

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Predictors of health care drop-out in an inception cohort of patients with early onset rheumatoid arthritis

Irazú Contreras-Yáñez, Virginia Pascual-Ramos

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The effect of different screw-rod design on the anti-rotational torque: a biomechanical comparison of three conventional screw-rod constructs

Zifang Huang, Chongwen Wang, Hengwei Fan, Wenyuan Sui, Xueshi Li, Qifei Wang, Junlin Yang

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Predictors of haematocrit in lumbar fusion for lumbar disc herniation: a surgical assessment

Qingchun Cai, Sixiang Zeng, Liqiang Zhi, Junlong Wu, Wei Ma

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Kneeling and standing up from a chair as performance-based tests to evaluate knee function in the high-flexion range: a randomized controlled trial comparing a conventional and a high-flexion TKA design

Paul J. P. van der Ven, Sebastiaan van de Groes, Jorrit Zelle, Sander Koëter, Gerjon Hannink, Nico Verdonschot

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Objective impairments of gait and balance in adults living with HIV-1 infection: a systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies

Karina Berner, Linzette Morris, Jochen Baumeister, Quinette Louw

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Delayed anti-TNF therapy increases the risk of total knee replacement in patients with severe rheumatoid arthritis

Ying-Chou Chen, Wen-Chan Chiu, Tien-Tsai Cheng, Han-Ming Lai, Shan-Fu Yu, Ben Yu-Jih Su, Chung-Yuan Hsu, Chi-Hua Ko, Jia-Feng Chen

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Preferences and motivation for weight loss among knee replacement patients: implications for a patient-centered weight loss intervention

Christine A. Pellegrini, Gwendolyn Ledford, Sara A. Hoffman, Rowland W. Chang, Kenzie A. Cameron

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The relationship between demographic- and disease-related variables and health-related quality of life in patients with axial spondyloarthritis

Gudrun Rohde, Kari Hansen Berg, Anne Prøven, Glenn Haugeberg

01.12.2017 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Percutaneous endoscopic lumbar discectomy: minimally invasive technique for multiple episodes of lumbar disc herniation

Kyung-Chul Choi, Jin-Sung Kim, Dong Chan Lee, Choon-Keun Park

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Characterisation of the correlation between standing lordosis and degenerative joint disease in the lower lumbar spine in women and men: a radiographic study

Kelvin J. Murray, Michael R. Le Grande, Arantxa Ortega de Mues, Michael F. Azari

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Femur first surgical technique: a smart non-computer-based procedure to achieve the combined anteversion in primary total hip arthroplasty

Mattia Loppini, Umile Giuseppe Longo, Emanuele Caldarella, Antonello Della Rocca, Vincenzo Denaro, Guido Grappiolo

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Drug survival of second biological DMARD therapy in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: a retrospective non-interventional cohort analysis

Thomas Wilke, Sabrina Mueller, Sze Chim Lee, Istvan Majer, Marieke Heisen

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Preventing musculoskeletal injuries among recreational adult volleyball players: design of a randomised prospective controlled trial

Vincent Gouttebarge, Johannes Zwerver, Evert Verhagen

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Assessment of potential risk factors for new onset disabling low back pain in Japanese workers: findings from the CUPID (cultural and psychosocial influences on disability) study

Mika Kawaguchi, Ko Matsudaira, Takayuki Sawada, Tadashi Koga, Akiko Ishizuka, Tatsuya Isomura, David Coggon

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Educational needs in patients with spondyloarthritis in Sweden – a mixed-methods study

Emma Haglund, Ann Bremander, Stefan Bergman, Ingrid Larsson

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Comparison of low density and high density pedicle screw instrumentation in Lenke 1 adolescent idiopathic scoliosis

Mingkui Shen, Honghui Jiang, Ming Luo, Wengang Wang, Ning Li, Lulu Wang, Lei Xia

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effectiveness and tolerability of transdermal buprenorphine patches: a multicenter, prospective, open-label study in Asian patients with moderate to severe chronic musculoskeletal pain

Do Heum Yoon, Seong-Il Bin, Simon Kin-Cheong Chan, Chun Kee Chung, Yong In, Hyoungmin Kim, Juan Javier Lichauco, Chi Chiu Mok, Young-Wan Moon, Tony Kwun-Tung Ng, Ester Gonzales Penserga, Dong Ah Shin, Dora You, Hanlim Moon

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The effect of targeted treatment on people with patellofemoral pain: a pragmatic, randomised controlled feasibility study

Benjamin T. Drew, Philip G. Conaghan, Toby O. Smith, James Selfe, Anthony C. Redmond

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Acromioclavicular joint dislocation treated with Bosworth screw and additional K-wiring: results after 7.8 years – still an adequate procedure?

Thomas M. Tiefenboeck, Domenik Popp, Sandra Boesmueller, Stephan Payr, Julian Joestl, Micha Komjati, Harald Binder, Mark Schurz, Roman C. Ostermann

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Incidence and risk factors of exercise-related knee disorders in young adult men

Harri K. Pihlajamäki, Mickael C. Parviainen, Hannu Kautiainen, Ilkka Kiviranta

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Gene expression profiling in patients with polymyalgia rheumatica before and after symptom-abolishing glucocorticoid treatment

Frederik Flindt Kreiner, Rehannah Borup, Finn Cilius Nielsen, Peter Schjerling, Henrik Galbo

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Long-term outcome following additional rhBMP-7 application in revision surgery of aseptic humeral, femoral, and tibial shaft nonunion

Simon Hackl, Christian Hierholzer, Jan Friederichs, Alexander Woltmann, Volker Bühren, Christian von Rüden

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Bone preserving level of osteotomy in short-stem total hip arthroplasty does not influence stress shielding dimensions – a comparing finite elements analysis

Rene Burchard, Sabrina Braas, Christian Soost, Jan Adriaan Graw, Jan Schmitt

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Patellar tendinopathy in young elite soccer– clinical and sonographical analysis of a German elite soccer academy

Gerrit Bode, Thorsten Hammer, N. Karvouniaris, M. J. Feucht, L. Konstantinidis, N. P. Südkamp, A. Hirschmüller

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Latent class analysis derived subgroups of low back pain patients – do they have prognostic capacity?

Anne Molgaard Nielsen, Lise Hestbaek, Werner Vach, Peter Kent, Alice Kongsted

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Does structural leg-length discrepancy affect postural control? Preliminary study

Małgorzata Eliks, Wioleta Ostiak-Tomaszewska, Przemysław Lisiński, Paweł Koczewski

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

With a biomechanical treatment in knee osteoarthritis, less knee pain did not correlate with synovitis reduction

Vikram Swaminathan, Matthew J Parkes, Michael J Callaghan, Terence W O’Neill, Richard Hodgson, Andrew D Gait, David T Felson

01.12.2017 | Technical advance | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

3D printing–assisted preoperative plan of pedicle screw placement for middle-upper thoracic trauma: a cohort study

Wei Xu, Xuming Zhang, Tie Ke, Hongru Cai, Xiang Gao

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Causes, trends and severity of musculoskeletal injuries in Ghana

Eric Lawer Torgbenu, Emmanuel K. Nakua, Henry Kyei, Eric Badu, Maxwell Peprah Opoku

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Chitosan in viscosupplementation: in vivo effect on rabbit subchondral bone

R. Rieger, C. Boulocher, S. Kaderli, T. Hoc

01.12.2017 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Subcutaneous emphysema of the leg after hardware removal and bone allografting for infected non-union of the distal femur

Vincenzo Denaro, Umile Giuseppe Longo, Giuseppe Salvatore, Vincenzo Candela, Nicola Maffulli

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Quality of life and correlation with clinical and radiographic variables in patients with ankylosing spondylitis: a retrospective case series study

Ji-chen Huang, Bang-ping Qian, Yong Qiu, Bin Wang, Yang Yu, Ze-Zhang Zhu, Jun Hu, Zhe Qu

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Adaptation of Chinese and English versions of the Ankylosing Spondylitis quality of life (ASQoL) scale for use in Singapore

Ying Ying Leung, Weixian Lee, Nai Lee Lui, Matthew Rouse, Stephen P. McKenna, Julian Thumboo

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Second opinion for degenerative spinal conditions: an option or a necessity? A prospective observational study

Mario Lenza, Rachelle Buchbinder, Margaret P. Staples, Oscar F.P. dos Santos, Reynaldo A. Brandt, Claudio L. Lottenberg, Miguel Cendoroglo, Mario Ferretti

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The preventive effect of the bounding exercise programme on hamstring injuries in amateur soccer players: the design of a randomized controlled trial

S. Van de Hoef, B. M. A. Huisstede, M. S. Brink, N. de Vries, E. A. Goedhart, F. J. G. Backx

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Comparison of continuous infusion versus bolus injection of factor concentrates for blood management after total knee arthroplasty in patients with hemophilia

Young Shil Park, Won-Ju Shin, Kang-Il Kim

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Prevalence and risk factors of low bone mineral density in spondyloarthritis and prevalence of vertebral fractures

Sandrine Malochet-Guinamand, Bruno Pereira, Zuzana Tatar, Anne Tournadre, Anna Moltó, Maxime Dougados, Martin Soubrier

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Tourniquet use in arthroscopic anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials

Liang-Tseng Kuo, Pei-An Yu, Chi-Lung Chen, Wei-Hsiu Hsu, Ching-Chi Chi

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Total knee Arthroplasty: risk factors for allogeneic blood transfusions in the South Asian population

Syed Hamza Mufarrih, Nada Qaisar Qureshi, Arif Ali, Azeem Tariq Malik, Huda Naim, Shahryar Noordin

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Predictive ability of the start back tool: an ancillary analysis of a low back pain trial from Danish general practice

Allan Riis, Michael Skovdal Rathleff, Cathrine Elgaard Jensen, Martin Bach Jensen

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Prospective comparison of the anterior and lateral approach in hemiarthroplasty for hip fractures: a study protocol

Max P. L. van der Sijp, Inger B. Schipper, Stefan B. Keizer, Pieta Krijnen, Arthur H.P. Niggebrugge

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Full fusion of proximal thoracic curve helps to prevent postoperative cervical tilt in Lenke type 2 adolescent idiopathic scoliosis patients with right-elevated shoulder

Jun Jiang, Bang-ping Qian, Yong Qiu, Bin Wang, Yang Yu, Ze-zhang Zhu

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Which patient-specific and surgical characteristics influence postoperative pain after THA in a fast-track setting?

Yvon M. den Hartog, Gerjon Hannink, Nick T. van Dasselaar, Nina M. Mathijssen, Stephan B. Vehmeijer

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Comparison and analysis of reoperations in two different treatment protocols for trochanteric hip fractures – postoperative technical complications with dynamic hip screw, intramedullary nail and Medoff sliding plate

Johnny Paulsson, Josefine Corin Stig, Ola Olsson

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Impact of midfoot and Hindfoot involvement on functional disability in Korean patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Hye-Jin Jeong, Il Woong Sohn, Dam Kim, Soo-Kyung Cho, Si-Bog Park, Il-Hoon Sung, Yoon-Kyoung Sung

01.12.2017 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Erratum to: The impact of hip fracture on mortality in Estonia: a retrospective population-based cohort study

Mikk Jürisson, Mait Raag, Riina Kallikorm, Margus Lember, Anneli Uusküla

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

“Take me seriously and do something!” - a qualitative study exploring patients’ perceptions and expectations of an upcoming orthopaedic consultation

Karin S Samsson, Susanne Bernhardsson, Maria EH Larsson

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Lack of association between AKAP2 and the susceptibility of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis in the Chinese population

Leilei Xu, Chao Xia, Weiguo Zhu, Zhenhua Feng, Xiaodong Qin, Weixiang Sun, Yong Qiu, Zezhang Zhu

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Differences in lumbar spine and lower extremity kinematics in people with and without low back pain during a step-up task: a cross-sectional study

Katie Mitchell, Madeline Porter, Lauren Anderson, Carter Phillips, Grayson Arceo, Brian Montz, Susan Levy, Sara P. Gombatto

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Measurements of the trapezius and erector spinae muscles using virtual touch imaging quantification ultrasound-Elastography: a cross section study

Anne Heizelmann, Sümeyra Tasdemir, Julian Schmidberger, Tilmann Gräter, Wolfgang Kratzer, Beate Grüner

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Comparison of outcomes according to fixation technique following the modified Ludloff osteotomy for hallux valgus in patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Young-Hoon Jo, Ki-Chul Park, Young-Sik Song, Il-Hoon Sung

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The transverse abdominal muscle is excessively active during active straight leg raising in pregnancy-related posterior pelvic girdle pain: an observational study

Jan M. A. Mens, Annelies Pool-Goudzwaard

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Measurement of acetabular inclination and anteversion via CT generated 3D pelvic model

R. Y. Wang, W. H. Xu, X. C. Kong, L. Yang, S. H. Yang

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Efficacy and safety of collagenase clostridium histolyticum for Dupuytren disease nodules: a randomized controlled trial

Bronier Costas, Stephen Coleman, Greg Kaufman, Robert James, Brian Cohen, R. Glenn Gaston

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Combination of measures of handgrip strength and red cell distribution width can predict in-hospital complications better than the ASA grade after hip fracture surgery in the elderly

Hyung-Min Ji, Jun Han, Hi-Won Bae, Ye-Yeon Won

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Fibroma of tendon sheath around large joints: clinical characteristics and literature review

Kayo Suzuki, Taketoshi Yasuda, Shun Suzawa, Kenta Watanabe, Masahiko Kanamori, Tomoatsu Kimura

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Analysis of DNA methylation in chondrocytes in rats with knee osteoarthritis

Xinxin Wang, Dezhi Tang, Peng Shen, Hao Xu, Hongfu Qiu, Tao Wu, Xiang Gao

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Application of postoperative autotransfusion in total joint arthroplasty reduces allogeneic blood requirements: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Weiping Ji, Xianfeng Lin, Ruoxia Zhang, Pan Tang, Jian Mo, Xinyi Teng, Qiuping Fan, Bo Wang, Shunwu Fan, Jianfeng Zhang, Shuai Chen, Kangmao Huang

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Patient’s perspective of sustained remission in rheumatoid arthritis

Irazú Contreras-Yáñez, Guillermo Guaracha-Basañez, Daniel Ruiz-Domínguez, Virginia Pascual-Ramos

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Predicting outcome in frozen shoulder (shoulder capsulitis) in presence of comorbidity as measured with subjective health complaints and neuroticism

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

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Elution kinetics of vancomycin and gentamicin from carriers and their effects on mesenchymal stem cell proliferation: an in vitro study

Tomas Kucera, Lenka Ryskova, Tomas Soukup, Jana Malakova, Eva Cermakova, Pavel Mericka, Jakub Suchanek, Pavel Sponer

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Risk factors for failure of revision total hip arthroplasty using a Kerboull-type acetabular reinforcement device

Shinya Hayashi, Takayuki Nishiyama, Shingo Hashimoto, Tomoyuki Matsumoto, Koji Takayama, Kazunari Ishida, Kotaro Nishida, Ryosuke Kuroda

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Silver-coated modular Megaendoprostheses in salvage revision arthroplasty after periimplant infection with extensive bone loss – a pilot study of 34 patients

Dirk Zajonz, Undine Birke, Mohamed Ghanem, Torsten Prietzel, Christoph Josten, Andreas Roth, Johannes K.M. Fakler

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effectiveness of a specific manual approach to the suboccipital region in patients with chronic mechanical neck pain and rotation deficit in the upper cervical spine: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Vanessa González Rueda, Carlos López de Celis, Martín Eusebio Barra López, Andoni Carrasco Uribarren, Sara Castillo Tomás, Cesar Hidalgo García

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effects of dietary gelatin hydrolysates on bone mineral density in magnesium-deficient rats

Teruyuki Noma, Satoshi Takasugi, Miho Shioyama, Taketo Yamaji, Hiroyuki Itou, Yoshio Suzuki, Keishoku Sakuraba, Keisuke Sawaki

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Monobloc implants in cementless total hip arthroplasty in patients with Legg-Calve-Perthes disease: a long-term follow-up

Ze-Yu Luo, Hao-Yang Wang, Duan Wang, Hui Pan, Fu-Xing Pei, Zong-Ke Zhou

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effects of hyaluronic acid combined with anti-inflammatory drugs compared with hyaluronic acid alone, in clinical trials and experiments in osteoarthritis: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Thippaporn Euppayo, Veerasak Punyapornwithaya, Siriwadee Chomdej, Siriwan Ongchai, Korakot Nganvongpanit

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Hospital volume and the risk of revision in Oxford unicompartmental knee arthroplasty in the Nordic countries -an observational study of 14,496 cases

Mona Badawy, Anne M. Fenstad, Christoffer A. Bartz-Johannessen, Kari Indrekvam, Leif I. Havelin, Otto Robertsson, Annette W-Dahl, Antti Eskelinen, Keijo Mäkelä, Alma B. Pedersen, Henrik M. Schrøder, Ove Furnes

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Changes in ankle joint motion after Supramalleolar osteotomy: a cadaveric model

Hak Jun Kim, Eui Dong Yeo, Im Joo Rhyu, Soon-Hyuck Lee, Yeon Soo Lee, Young Koo Lee

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The added value of musculoskeletal ultrasound to clinical evaluation in the treatment decision of rheumatoid arthritis outpatients: physician experience matters

C. Sifuentes-Cantú, I. Contreras-Yáñez, L. Saldarriaga, A.C. Lozada, M. Gutiérrez, V. Pascual-Ramos

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Damage control surgery – experiences from a level I trauma center

Bernhard Gasser, Thomas M. Tiefenboeck, Sandra Boesmueller, Danijel Kivaranovic, Adam Bukaty, Patrick Platzer

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 deficiency enhances subchondral osteopenia after induction of osteoarthritis in mice

Akihiro Moritake, Naoyuki Kawao, Kiyotaka Okada, Kohei Tatsumi, Masayoshi Ishida, Katsumi Okumoto, Osamu Matsuo, Masao Akagi, Hiroshi Kaji

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Is additional balloon Kyphoplasty safe and effective for acute thoracolumbar burst fracture?

Ping-Jui Tsai, Ming-Kai Hsieh, Kuo-Feng Fan, Lih-Huei Chen, Chia-Wei Yu, Po-Liang Lai, Chi-Chien Niu, Tsung-Ting Tsai, Wen-Jer Chen

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Neuroimmune expression in hip osteoarthritis: a systematic review

Manuel Ribeiro da Silva, Daniela Linhares, Daniel Marques Vasconcelos, Cecilia Juliana Alves, Nuno Neves, Gilberto Costa, Meriem Lamghari

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Systematic review of quantitative imaging biomarkers for neck and shoulder musculoskeletal disorders

Judith E. Gold, David M. Hallman, Fredrik Hellström, Martin Björklund, Albert G. Crenshaw, Svend Erik Mathiassen, Mary F. Barbe, Sayed Ali

01.12.2017 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Improved clinical outcome measures of knee pain and function with concurrent resolution of subchondral Bone Marrow Edema Lesion and joint effusion in an osteoarthritic patient following Pentosan Polysulphate Sodium treatment: a case report

Matthew J. Sampson, Margie Kabbani, Ravi Krishnan, Michael Nganga, Annika Theodoulou, Jeganath Krishnan

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Quantitative magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) analysis of anterior talofibular ligament in lateral chronic ankle instability ankles pre- and postoperatively

Wei Liu, Hong Li, Yinghui Hua

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Paradoxical tunnel enlargement after ACL reconstruction with hamstring autografts when using β-TCP containing interference screws for tibial aperture fixation- prospectively comparative study

Joon Ho Wang, Eun Su Lee, Byung Hoon Lee

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Prevalence and predictors of persistent pelvic girdle pain 12 years postpartum

Cecilia Bergström, Margareta Persson, Kari-Anne Nergård, Ingrid Mogren

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Dry needling in a manual physiotherapy and therapeutic exercise protocol for patients with chronic mechanical shoulder pain of unspecific origin: a protocol for a randomized control trial

Emma Tejera-Falcón, Nuria del Carmen Toledo-Martel, Francisco Manuel Sosa-Medina, Fátima Santana-González, Miriam del Pino Quintana-de la Fe, Tomás Gallego-Izquierdo, Daniel Pecos-Martín

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Comparison of volar-flexion, ulnar-deviation and functional position cast immobilization in the non-operative treatment of distal radius fracture in elderly patients: a pragmatic randomized controlled trial study protocol

Lauri Raittio, Antti Launonen, Teemu Hevonkorpi, Toni Luokkala, Juha Kukkonen, Aleksi Reito, Bakir Sumrein, Minna Laitinen, Ville M. Mattila

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Development of the “Treatment beliefs in knee and hip OsteoArthritis (TOA)” questionnaire

Ellen M. H. Selten, Johanna E. Vriezekolk, Henk J. Schers, Marc W. Nijhof, Willemijn H. van der Laan, Roelien G. van der Meulen-Dilling, Rinie Geenen, Cornelia H. M. van den Ende

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Treatment and outcomes of tumor-induced osteomalacia associated with phosphaturic mesenchymal tumors: retrospective review of 12 patients

Qing-yao Zuo, Hong Wang, Wei Li, Xiao-hui Niu, Yan-hong Huang, Jia Chen, Yu-hua You, Bao-yue Liu, Ai-min Cui, Wei Deng

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Knee pain and related health in the community study (KPIC): a cohort study protocol

G. S. Fernandes, A. Sarmanova, S. Warner, H. Harvey, K. Akin-Akinyosoye, H. Richardson, N. Frowd, L. Marshall, J. Stocks, M. Hall, A. M. Valdes, D. Walsh, W. Zhang, M. Doherty

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Locking compression plate distal ulna hook plate fixation versus intramedullary screw fixation for displaced avulsion fifth Metatarsal Base fractures: a comparative retrospective cohort study

Lin Xie, Xin Guo, Shu-Jun Zhang, Zhen-Hua Fang

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Protocol for a multi-centre randomised controlled trial comparing arthroscopic hip surgery to physiotherapy-led care for femoroacetabular impingement (FAI): the Australian FASHIoN trial

Nicholas J. Murphy, Jillian Eyles, Kim L. Bennell, Megan Bohensky, Alexander Burns, Fraser M. Callaghan, Edward Dickenson, Camdon Fary, Stuart M. Grieve, Damian R. Griffin, Michelle Hall, Rachel Hobson, Young Jo Kim, James M. Linklater, David G. Lloyd, Robert Molnar, Rachel L. O’Connell, John O’Donnell, Michael O’Sullivan, Sunny Randhawa, Stephan Reichenbach, David J. Saxby, Parminder Singh, Libby Spiers, Phong Tran, Tim V. Wrigley, David J. Hunter

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A new clinical test for sensorimotor function of the hand – development and preliminary validation

Ulrik Röijezon, Ragnar Faleij, Petros Karvelis, George Georgoulas, George Nikolakopoulos

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The likelihood of total knee arthroplasty following arthroscopic surgery for osteoarthritis: a systematic review

Amelia R. Winter, Jamie E. Collins, Jeffrey N. Katz

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Reliability, validity and responsiveness of the German self-reported foot and ankle score (SEFAS) in patients with foot or ankle surgery

Dariusch Arbab, Katharina Kuhlmann, Christoph Schnurr, Bertil Bouillon, Christian Lüring, Dietmar König

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The relationship between preoperative American Society of Anesthesiologists Physical Status Classification scores and functional recovery following hip-fracture surgery

Li-Huan Chen, Jersey Liang, Min-Chi Chen, Chi-Chuan Wu, Huey-Shinn Cheng, Hsiu-Ho Wang, Yea-Ing Lotus Shyu

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Treatment of thoracic or lumbar burst fractures with Balloon Assisted Endplate Reduction using Tricalcium Phosphate cement: histological and radiological evaluation

Joep Kitzen, Martijn G. M. Schotanus, Herbert S. W. Plasschaert, Frans-Jan H. Hulsmans, Pieter B. J. Tilman

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Manipulation under anesthesia versus physiotherapy treatment in stage two of a frozen shoulder: a study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Tim Kraal, Bertram The, Ronald Boer, M. P. van den Borne, Koen Koenraadt, Pjotr Goossens, Denise Eygendaal

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A qualitative study of patient education needs for hip and knee replacement

Deborah Kennedy, Amy Wainwright, Lucy Pereira, Susan Robarts, Patricia Dickson, Jennifer Christian, Fiona Webster

01.12.2017 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The role of national registries in improving patient safety for hip and knee replacements

Anne Lübbeke, Alan J. Silman, Daniel Prieto-Alhambra, Amanda I. Adler, Christophe Barea, Andrew J. Carr

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Comparison of serum markers for muscle damage, surgical blood loss, postoperative recovery, and surgical site pain after extreme lateral interbody fusion with percutaneous pedicle screws or traditional open posterior lumbar interbody fusion

Tetsuro Ohba, Shigeto Ebata, Hirotaka Haro

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Low back pain and causative movements in pregnancy: a prospective cohort study

Saori Morino, Mika Ishihara, Fumiko Umezaki, Hiroko Hatanaka, Hirotaka Iijima, Mamoru Yamashita, Tomoki Aoyama, Masaki Takahashi

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Comparison of improved range of motion between cam-type femoroacetabular impingement and borderline developmental dysplasia of the hip -evaluation by virtual osteochondroplasty using computer simulation-

So Kubota, Yutaka Inaba, Naomi Kobayashi, Hyonmin Choe, Taro Tezuka, Tomoyuki Saito

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Prevalence and incidence of musculoskeletal extremity complaints in children and adolescents. A systematic review

Signe Fuglkjær, Kristina Boe Dissing, Lise Hestbæk

01.12.2017 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Pure exercise intolerance and ophthalmoplegia associated with the m.12,294G > A mutation in the MT-TL2 gene: a case report

Patrick Soldath, Karen Lindhardt Madsen, Astrid Emilie Buch, Morten Duno, Flemming Wibrand, John Vissing

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Radiographic characteristics in congenital scoliosis associated with split cord malformation: a retrospective study of 266 surgical cases

Fan Feng, Haining Tan, Xingye Li, Chong Chen, Zheng Li, Jianguo Zhang, Jianxiong Shen

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Prognostic factors for recovery following acute lateral ankle ligament sprain: a systematic review

Jacqueline Yewande Thompson, Christopher Byrne, Mark A. Williams, David J. Keene, Micheal Maia Schlussel, Sarah E. Lamb

01.12.2017 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Correction to: effects of dietary gelatin hydrolysates on bone mineral density in magnesium-deficient rats

Teruyuki Noma, Satoshi Takasugi, Miho Shioyama, Taketo Yamaji, Hiroyuki Itou, Yoshio Suzuki, Keishoku Sakuraba, Keisuke Sawaki

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effects of Osteoglycin (OGN) on treating senile osteoporosis by regulating MSCs

Xia Chen, Junsong Chen, Dongliang Xu, Shuangxia Zhao, Huaidong Song, Yongde Peng

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Design of the SALT Osteoporosis Study: a randomised pragmatic trial, to study a primary care screening and treatment program for the prevention of fractures in women aged 65 years or older

P. J. M. Elders, T. Merlijn, K. M. A. Swart, W. van Hout, B. C. van der Zwaard, C. Niemeijer, M. W. Heymans, A. A. van der Heijden, F. Rutters, H. E. van der Horst, P. Lips, J. C. Netelenbos, N. M. van Schoor

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders among school teachers from urban and rural areas in Chuquisaca, Bolivia: a cross-sectional study

María Teresa Solis-Soto, Anabel Schön, Angel Solis-Soto, Manuel Parra, Katja Radon

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

An evaluation of the potential consequences of drilling titanium and tantalum implants during surgery - a pilot study

Paweł Skowronek, Paweł Olszewski, Wojciech Święszkowski, Marcin Sibiński, Marek Synder, Michał Polguj

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Expression of adiponectin in the subchondral bone of lumbar facet joints with different degrees of degeneration

Qi Lai, Yuan Liu, Leitao Huang, Xuqiang Liu, Xionglong Yu, Qiang Wang, Runsheng Guo, Jianghao Zhu, Hanxiong Cheng, Min Dai, Bin Zhang

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Efficacy of nerve growth factor antibody in a knee osteoarthritis pain model in mice

Masayuki Miyagi, Tetsuhiro Ishikawa, Hiroto Kamoda, Miyako Suzuki, Gen Inoue, Yoshihiro Sakuma, Yasuhiro Oikawa, Sumihisa Orita, Kentaro Uchida, Kazuhisa Takahashi, Masashi Takaso, Seiji Ohtori

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Associated factors with functional disability and health-related quality of life in Chinese patients with gout: a case-control study

Ting Fu, Haixia Cao, Rulan Yin, Lijuan Zhang, Qiuxiang Zhang, Liren Li, Zhifeng Gu

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Open subpectoral biceps tenodesis in patients over 65 does not result in an increased rate of complications

Andreas Voss, Simone Cerciello, Jessica DiVenere, Olga Solovyova, Felix Dyrna, John Apostolakos, David Lam, Mark P. Cote, Knut Beitzel, Augustus D. Mazzocca

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effectiveness of a theory-based multicomponent intervention (Movement Coaching) on the promotion of total and domain-specific physical activity: a randomised controlled trial in low back pain patients

Andrea Schaller, Katja Petrowski, Timo-Kolja Pfoertner, Ingo Froboese

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Co-expression of 1α-hydroxylase and vitamin D receptor in human articular chondrocytes

Ann Kristin Hansen, Yngve Figenschau, Inigo Zubiaurre-Martinez

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

High-impact exercise in adulthood and vertebral dimensions in midlife - the Northern Finland Birth Cohort 1966 study

Petteri Oura, Markus Paananen, Jaakko Niinimäki, Tuija Tammelin, Juha Auvinen, Raija Korpelainen, Jaro Karppinen, Juho-Antti Junno

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Increased stiffness of median nerve in systemic sclerosis

Ilker Yagci, Ozge Kenis-Coskun, Tugba Ozsoy, Gulsen Ozen, Haner Direskeneli

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

p21−/− mice exhibit enhanced bone regeneration after injury

Priyatha Premnath, Britta Jorgenson, Ricarda Hess, Pankaj Tailor, Dante Louie, Jaymi Taiani, Steven Boyd, Roman Krawetz

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Impaired contractile function of the supraspinatus in the acute period following a rotator cuff tear

Ana P. Valencia, Shama R. Iyer, Espen E. Spangenburg, Mohit N. Gilotra, Richard M. Lovering

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Frequency of acute cervical and lumbar pathology in common types of motor vehicle collisions: a retrospective record review

Rami Hashish, Hasan Badday

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Analysis of medical service use of knee osteoarthritis and knee meniscal and ligament injuries in Korea: a cross-sectional study of national patient sample data

Chang Yong Suh, Yoon Jae Lee, Joon-Shik Shin, Jinho Lee, Me-riong Kim, Wonil Koh, Yun-Yeop Cha, Byung-Cheul Shin, Eui-Hyoung Hwang, Kristin Suhr, Mia Kim, In-Hyuk Ha

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Concomitant glenohumeral pathologies in high-grade acromioclavicular separation (type III – V)

Jochen Markel, Tim Schwarting, Dominik Malcherczyk, Christian-Dominik Peterlein, Steffen Ruchholtz, Bilal Farouk El-Zayat

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Dyslipidaemia for patients with low-energy femoral neck fractures after the treatment of cancellous screws: a retrospective study with a 3-year minimum follow-up

Chi Zhang, Xiaoxiao Zhu, Genwang Pei, Ping Xu, Xianshang Zeng, Lili Zhang, Nan Zhang, Dan Zeng, Lei Cao, Weiguang Yu, Xinchao Zhang

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Topical zoledronic acid decreases micromotion induced bone resorption in a sheep arthroplasty model

Thomas Jakobsen, Søren Kold, Juan Shiguetomi-Medina, Jorgen Baas, Kjeld Soballe, Ole Rahbek

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Posterior shoulder dislocation with associated reverse Hill-Sachs lesion: treatment options and functional outcome after a 5-year follow up

Markus Guehring, Simon Lambert, Ulrich Stoeckle, Patrick Ziegler

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Knee arthrodesis versus above-the-knee amputation after septic failure of revision total knee arthroplasty: comparison of functional outcome and complication rates

Sven Hungerer, Martin Kiechle, Christian von Rüden, Matthias Militz, Knut Beitzel, Mario Morgenstern

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Can hybrid hyaluronic acid represent a valid approach to treat rizoarthrosis? A retrospective comparative study

Sara Tenti, Nicola Antonio Pascarelli, Stefano Giannotti, Mauro Galeazzi, Nicola Giordano, Antonella Fioravanti

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Diagnostic validity and triage concordance of a physiotherapist compared to physicians’ diagnoses for common knee disorders

S. Décary, M. Fallaha, B. Pelletier, P. Frémont, J. Martel-Pelletier, J.-P. Pelletier, D. E. Feldman, M.-P. Sylvestre, P.-A. Vendittoli, F. Desmeules

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Comparison of semi-quantitative and quantitative dynamic contrast-enhanced MRI evaluations of vertebral marrow perfusion in a rat osteoporosis model

Jingqi Zhu, Zuogang Xiong, Jiulong Zhang, Yuyou Qiu, Ting Hua, Guangyu Tang

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Compression-rate-dependent nonlinear mechanics of normal and impaired porcine knee joints

Marcel Leonardo Rodriguez, LePing Li

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Variations in sagittal locations of anterior cruciate ligament tibial footprints and their association with radiographic landmarks: a human cadaveric study

Hyung Joon Cho, Tae Kyun Kim, Seung-Baik Kang, Min Uk Do, Chong Bum Chang

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Hemoglobin stimulates the expression of ADAMTS-5 and ADAMTS-9 by synovial cells: a possible cause of articular cartilage damage after intra-articular hemorrhage

Takuya Tajima, Tomohisa Sekimoto, Nami Yamaguchi, Noboru Taniguchi, Syuji Kurogi, Masugi Maruyama, Etsuo Chosa

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Surgical treatment for diffused-type giant cell tumor (pigmented villonodular synovitis) about the ankle joint

Xingchen Li, Yang Xu, Yuan Zhu, Xiangyang Xu

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Percutaneous medial hemi-epiphysiodesis using a transphyseal screw for caput valgum associated with developmental dysplasia of the hip

Chang Ho Shin, Wan Kee Hong, Doo Jae Lee, Won Joon Yoo, In Ho Choi, Tae-Joon Cho

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Association between sarcopenia and low back pain in local residents prospective cohort study from the GAINA study

Shinji Tanishima, Hiroshi Hagino, Hiromi Matsumoto, Chika Tanimura, Hideki Nagashima

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Assessment of success of the Ponseti method of clubfoot management in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review

Tracey Smythe, Debra Mudariki, Hannah Kuper, Christopher Lavy, Allen Foster

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Are paraspinous intramuscular injections of botulinum toxin a (BoNT-A) efficient in the treatment of chronic low-back pain? A randomised, double-blinded crossover trial

Mélanie Cogné, Hervé Petit, Alexandre Creuzé, Dominique Liguoro, Mathieu de Seze

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Kinematic characterization of clinically observed aberrant movement patterns in patients with non-specific low back pain: a cross-sectional study

Peemongkon Wattananon, David Ebaugh, Scott A. Biely, Susan S. Smith, Gregory E. Hicks, Sheri P. Silfies

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Treatment of genu valgum in children by means of temporary hemiepiphysiodesis using eight-plates: short-term findings

Dirk Zajonz, Eckehard Schumann, Magdalena Wojan, Fabian B. Kübler, Christoph Josten, Ulf Bühligen, Christoph E. Heyde

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

CT-based analysis of muscle volume and degeneration of gluteus medius in patients with unilateral hip osteoarthritis

Takako Momose, Yutaka Inaba, Hyonmin Choe, Naomi Kobayashi, Taro Tezuka, Tomoyuki Saito

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Determinants of patient satisfaction following reconstructive shoulder surgery

Sascha J. Baettig, Karl Wieser, Christian Gerber

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Differences in vertebral morphology around the apical vertebrae between neuromuscular scoliosis and idiopathic scoliosis in skeletally immature patients: a three-dimensional morphometric analysis

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

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Treatment of Charcot Neuroarthropathy and osteomyelitis of the same foot: a retrospective cohort study

Martin Berli, Lazaros Vlachopoulos, Sabra Leupi, Thomas Böni, Charlotte Baltin

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Structural effects of intra-articular TGF-β1 in moderate to advanced knee osteoarthritis: MRI-based assessment in a randomized controlled trial

A. Guermazi, G. Kalsi, J. Niu, M. D. Crema, R. O. Copeland, A. Orlando, M. J. Noh, F. W. Roemer

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

L161982 alleviates collagen-induced arthritis in mice by increasing Treg cells and down-regulating Interleukin-17 and monocyte-chemoattractant protein-1 levels

Liang Chen, Xianglei Wu, Jun Zhong, Dongqing Li

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The impact of bone morphology on the outcome of the pivot shift test: a cohort study

Thomas Branch, Shaun Stinton, Adrija Sharma, Frederic Lavoie, Christian Guier, Philippe Neyret

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Establishment of rat ankle post-traumatic osteoarthritis model induced by malleolus fracture

Dawei Liang, Jian Sun, Fangyuan Wei, Jianzhong Zhang, Pengcui Li, Yingke Xu, Xianwen Shang, Jin Deng, Ting Zhao, Lei Wei

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The patterns of loss of correction after posterior wedge osteotomy in ankylosing spondylitis-related thoracolumbar kyphosis: a minimum of five-year follow-up

Mu Qiao, Bang-ping Qian, Sai-hu Mao, Yong Qiu, Bin Wang

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Individuals’ explanations for their persistent or recurrent low back pain: a cross-sectional survey

Jenny Setchell, Nathalia Costa, Manuela Ferreira, Joanna Makovey, Mandy Nielsen, Paul W. Hodges

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Quadriceps force and anterior tibial force occur obviously later than vertical ground reaction force: a simulation study

Ryo Ueno, Tomoya Ishida, Masanori Yamanaka, Shohei Taniguchi, Ryohei Ikuta, Mina Samukawa, Hiroshi Saito, Harukazu Tohyama

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A new multiple trauma model of the mouse

Stefanie Fitschen-Oestern, Sebastian Lippross, Tim Klueter, Matthias Weuster, Deike Varoga, Mersedeh Tohidnezhad, Thomas Pufe, Stefan Rose-John, Hagen Andruszkow, Frank Hildebrand, Nadine Steubesand, Andreas Seekamp, Claudia Neunaber

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Shoulder MRI features with clinical correlations in subacromial pain syndrome: a cross-sectional and prognostic study

Elisabeth Kvalvaag, Masoud Anvar, Anna Cecilia Karlberg, Jens Ivar Brox, Kaia Beck Engebretsen, Helene Lundgaard Soberg, Niels Gunnar Juel, Erik Bautz-Holter, Leiv Sandvik, Cecilie Roe

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Biomechanical study of isolated radial head dislocation

Naoki Hayami, Shohei Omokawa, Akio Iida, Jirachart Kraisarin, Hisao Moritomo, Pasuk Mahakkanukrauh, Takamasa Shimizu, Kenji Kawamura, Yasuhito Tanaka

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Acceptability of a digital health intervention alongside physiotherapy to support patients following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction

Emma Dunphy, Fiona L. Hamilton, Irena Spasić, Kate Button

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Preoperative prone position exercises: a simple and novel method to improve tolerance to kyphoplasty for treatment of single level osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures

Guangzhou Li, Hao Liu, Qing Wang, Dejun Zhong

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Spatial geometric and magnetic resonance signal intensity changes with advancing stages of nucleus pulposus degeneration

Shu-Hua Yang, Alejandro A. Espinoza Orías, Chien-Chou Pan, Issei Senoo, Gunnar B. J. Andersson, Howard S. An, Nozomu Inoue

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The role of cage height on the flexibility and load sharing of lumbar spine after lumbar interbody fusion with unilateral and bilateral instrumentation: a biomechanical study

Lin Du, Xiao-jiang Sun, Tang-jun Zhou, Yuan-chao Li, Chen Chen, Chang-qing Zhao, Kai Zhang, Jie Zhao

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Subtalar instability: imaging features of subtalar ligaments on 3D isotropic ankle MRI

Tae Hyung Kim, Sung Gyu Moon, Hong-Geun Jung, Na Ra Kim

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Examination of concomitant glenohumeral pathologies in patients treated arthroscopically for calcific tendinitis of the shoulder and implications for routine diagnostic joint exploration

Gernot Lang, Kaywan Izadpanah, Eva Johanna Kubosch, Dirk Maier, Norbert Südkamp, Peter Ogon

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A tailored counseling and home-based rehabilitation program to increase physical activity and improve mobility among community-dwelling older people after hospitalization: protocol of a randomized controlled trial

K. Turunen, L. Aaltonen, J. Kumpumäki, E. Portegijs, S. Keikkala, M.-L. Kinnunen, T. Finni, S. Sipilä, R. Nikander

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Functional midterm follow-up comparison of stemless total shoulder prostheses versus conventional stemmed anatomic shoulder prostheses using a 3D-motion-analysis

David M. Spranz, Hendrik Bruttel, Sebastian I. Wolf, Felix Zeifang, Michael W. Maier

01.12.2017 | Technical advance | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Modifications to advanced Core decompression for treatment of Avascular necrosis of the femoral head

Stefan Landgraeber, Sebastian Warwas, Tim Claßen, Marcus Jäger

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Prevention of glucocorticoid-associated osteonecrosis by intravenous administration of mesenchymal stem cells in a rabbit model

Shusuke Ueda, Miyako Shimasaki, Toru Ichiseki, Yoshimichi Ueda, Masanobu Tsuchiya, Ayumi Kaneuji, Norio Kawahara

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Infection following fractures of the proximal tibia – a systematic review of incidence and outcome

Ralf Henkelmann, Karl-Heinz Frosch, Richard Glaab, Helmut Lill, Christian Schoepp, Dominik Seybold, Christoph Josten, Pierre Hepp, Committee TRAUMA of the AGA-Society for Arthroscopy and Joint Surgery

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The effectiveness of interventions aimed at increasing physical activity in adults with persistent musculoskeletal pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Joanne Marley, Mark A. Tully, Alison Porter-Armstrong, Brendan Bunting, John O’Hanlon, Lou Atkins, Sarah Howes, Suzanne M. McDonough

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Correlation between facet tropism and lumbar degenerative disease: a retrospective analysis

Tian Gao, Qi Lai, Song Zhou, Xuqiang Liu, Yuan Liu, Ping Zhan, Xiaolong Yu, Jun Xiao, Min Dai, Bin Zhang

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Continuous passive motion and physical therapy (CPM) versus physical therapy (PT) versus delayed physical therapy (DPT) after surgical release for elbow contractures; a study protocol for a prospective randomized controlled trial

Jetske Viveen, Job N. Doornberg, Izaak F. Kodde, Pjotr Goossens, Koen L. M. Koenraadt, Bertram The, Denise Eygendaal

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A prospective cohort study identifying risk factors for shoulder injuries in adolescent elite handball players: the Karolinska Handball Study (KHAST) study protocol

Martin Asker, Markus Waldén, Henrik Källberg, Lena W. Holm, Eva Skillgate

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Arthroscopic patellar release for treatment of chronic symptomatic patellar tendinopathy: long-term outcome and influential factors in an athletic population

Gernot Lang, Jan M. Pestka, Dirk Maier, Kaywan Izadpanah, Norbert Südkamp, Peter Ogon