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BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders

BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 1/2013

Ausgabe 1/2013

Inhaltsverzeichnis ( 369 Artikel )

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Critical factors in cut-out complication after gamma nail treatment of proximal femoral fractures

Alicja J Bojan, Claudia Beimel, Gilbert Taglang, David Collin, Carl Ekholm, Anders Jönsson

01.12.2013 | Technical advance | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

A low morbidity surgical approach to the sheep femoral trochlea

Patrick Orth, Henning Madry

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Effectiveness of mat Pilates or equipment-based Pilates in patients with chronic non-specific low back pain: a protocol of a randomised controlled trial

Maurício Antônio da Luz Júnior, Leonardo Oliveira Pena Costa, Fernanda Ferreira Fuhro, Ana Carolina Taccolini Manzoni, Naiane Teixeira Bastos de Oliveira, Cristina Maria Nunes Cabral

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Time course of 25(OH)D3 vitamin D3 as well as PTH (parathyroid hormone) during fracture healing of patients with normal and low bone mineral density (BMD)

Christoph Wöfl, Sarah Englert, Arash A Moghaddam, Gerald Zimmermann, Gerhard Schmidt-Gayk, Bernd Höner, Aidan Hogan, Marcus Lehnhardt, Paul A Grützner, Leila Kolios

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Response of human chondrocytes and mesenchymal stromal cells to a decellularized human dermis

Gianluca Giavaresi, Elena Bondioli, Davide Melandri, Roberto Giardino, Matilde Tschon, Paola Torricelli, Giovanna Cenacchi, Roberto Rotini, Alessandro Castagna, Francesca Veronesi, Stefania Pagani, Milena Fini

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Cartilage collagen damage in hip osteoarthritis similar to that seen in knee osteoarthritis; a case–control study of relationship between collagen, glycosaminoglycan and cartilage swelling

Shahrzad Hosseininia, Lisbeth R Lindberg, Leif E Dahlberg

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Are religious beliefs and practices of Buddhism associated with disability and salivary cortisol in office workers with chronic low back pain?

Annop Sooksawat, Prawit Janwantanakul, Tewin Tencomnao, Praneet Pensri

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Reference intervals of serum hyaluronic acid corresponding to the radiographic severity of knee osteoarthritis in women

Haruka Kaneko, Muneaki Ishijima, Tokuhide Doi, Ippei Futami, Lizu Liu, Ryo Sadatsuki, Anwarjan Yusup, Shinnosuke Hada, Mitsuaki Kubota, Takayuki Kawasaki, Yoshitomo Saita, Yuji Takazawa, Hiroshi Ikeda, Hisashi Kurosawa, Kazuo Kaneko

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

A comparative study on the prevalence of musculoskeletal complaints among musicians and non-musicians

Laura M Kok, Theodora PM Vliet Vlieland, Marta Fiocco, Rob GHH Nelissen

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Impaction grafting in the femur in cementless modular revision total hip arthroplasty: a descriptive outcome analysis of 243 cases with the MRP-TITAN revision implant

Matthias D Wimmer, Thomas M Randau, Moritz C Deml, Rudolf Ascherl, Ulrich Nöth, Raimund Forst, Nadine Gravius, Dieter Wirtz, Sascha Gravius

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Illness perceptions in patients receiving rheumatology rehabilitation: association with health and outcomes at 12 months

Ida Løchting, Elin Fjerstad, Andrew M Garratt

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Early application of pulsed electromagnetic field in the treatment of postoperative delayed union of long-bone fractures: a prospective randomized controlled study

Hong-fei Shi, Jin Xiong, Yi-xin Chen, Jun-fei Wang, Xu-sheng Qiu, Yin-he Wang, Yong Qiu

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Comparing radiation exposure during percutaneous vertebroplasty using one- vs. two-fluoroscopic technique

Yen-Yao Li, Tsung-Jen Huang, Chin-Chang Cheng, Meng-Huang Wu, Ching-Yu Lee

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Reliability of the standard goniometry and diagrammatic recording of finger joint angles: a comparative study with healthy subjects and non-professional raters

Valdas Macionis

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Decreased Semaphorin3A expression correlates with disease activity and histological features of rheumatoid arthritis

Shu Takagawa, Fumio Nakamura, Ken Kumagai, Yoji Nagashima, Yoshio Goshima, Tomoyuki Saito

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Non-traumatic arm, neck and shoulder complaints: prevalence, course and prognosis in a Dutch university population

Vivian EJ Bruls, Caroline HG Bastiaenen, Rob A de Bie

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Disparities in bone density measurement history and osteoporosis medication utilisation in Swiss women: results from the Swiss Health Survey 2007

Rita Born, Marcel Zwahlen

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Obesity & hypertension are determinants of poor hemodynamic control during total joint arthroplasty: a retrospective review

Benedict U Nwachukwu, Jamie E Collins, Emily P Nelson, Mercedes Concepcion, Thomas S Thornhill, Jeffrey N Katz

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Developing a model osteoarthritis consultation: a Delphi consensus exercise

Mark Porcheret, Janet Grime, Chris Main, Krysia Dziedzic

01.12.2013 | Technical advance | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

A new web-based method for automated analysis of muscle histology

Cordula Pertl, Markus Eblenkamp, Anja Pertl, Stefan Pfeifer, Erich Wintermantel, Hanns Lochmüller, Maggie C Walter, Sabine Krause, Christian Thirion

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Lung injury-dependent oxidative status and chymotrypsin-like activity of skeletal muscles in hamsters with experimental emphysema

Jair Tonon, Alessandra Lourenço Cecchini, Cláudia Roberta Brunnquell, Sara Santos Bernardes, Rubens Cecchini, Flávia Alessandra Guarnier

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The effect of education and supervised exercise vs. education alone on the time to total hip replacement in patients with severe hip osteoarthritis. A randomized clinical trial protocol

Carsten Jensen, Ewa M Roos, Per Kjærsgaard-Andersen, Søren Overgaard

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Hip fracture in hospitalized medical patients

Antonio Zapatero, Raquel Barba, Jesús Canora, Juan E Losa, Susana Plaza, Jesús San Roman, Javier Marco

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Illness perceptions in the context of differing work participation outcomes: exploring the influence of significant others in persistent back pain

Joanna Brooks, Serena McCluskey, Nigel King, Kim Burton

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Ultrasonic evaluation of the abductor hallucis muscle in hallux valgus: a cross-sectional observational study

Sarah Stewart, Richard Ellis, Mike Heath, Keith Rome

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Influence of the gel thickness on in vivo hyaline cartilage regeneration induced by double-network gel implanted at the bottom of a large osteochondral defect: Short-term results

Hidetoshi Matsuda, Nobuto Kitamura, Takayuki Kurokawa, Kazunobu Arakaki, Jian Ping Gong, Fuminori Kanaya, Kazunori Yasuda

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Value of digital telethermography for the diagnosis of septic knee prosthesis: a prospective cohort study

Carlo Luca Romanò, Roberto D’Anchise, Marco Calamita, Giovanni Manzi, Delia Romanò, Valerio Sansone

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Bilateral and multiple cavitation sounds during upper cervical thrust manipulation

James Dunning, Firas Mourad, Marco Barbero, Diego Leoni, Corrado Cescon, Raymond Butts

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Study protocol: the effect of whole body vibration on acute unilateral unstable lateral ankle sprain- a biphasic randomized controlled trial

Sebastian Felix Baumbach, Mariette Fasser, Hans Polzer, Michael Sieb, Markus Regauer, Wolf Mutschler, Matthias Schieker, Michael Blauth

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Knee extension range of motion and self-report physical function in total knee arthroplasty: mediating effects of knee extensor strength

Yong-Hao Pua, Peck-Hoon Ong, Hwei-Chi Chong, William Yeo, Celia Tan, Ngai-Nung Lo

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Physical therapy treatments for low back pain in children and adolescents: a meta-analysis

Inmaculada Calvo-Muñoz, Antonia Gómez-Conesa, Julio Sánchez-Meca

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Histological, histomorphometric and microtomographic analyses of retrieval hip resurfacing arthroplasty failed at different times

Francesca Salamanna, Milena Fini, Annapaola Parrilli, Matteo Cadossi, Nicolò Nicoli Aldini, Gianluca Giavaresi, Deianira Luciani, Sandro Giannini

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Lower circulating preptin levels in male patients with osteoporosis are correlated with bone mineral density and bone formation

Ning Li, Yi-Bo Zheng, Jie Han, Wei Liang, Jia-Yi Wang, Jie-Ru Zhou, Yi Shen, Jie Zhang

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Tibia shaft fractures: costly burden of nonunions

Evgeniya Antonova, T Kim Le, Russel Burge, John Mershon

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Measurement of acute nonspecific low back pain perception in primary care physical therapy: reliability and validity of the brief illness perception questionnaire

Joannes M Hallegraeff, Cees P van der Schans, Wim P Krijnen, Mathieu HG de Greef

01.12.2013 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Pathologic thoracic spine fracture in presence of Parkinson’s disease and diffuse ankylosis: successful management of a challenging condition

Yasuchika Aoki, Arata Nakajima, Ryuji Sakakibara, Seiji Ohtori, Kazuhisa Takahashi, Koichi Nakagawa

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Single-row vs. double-row arthroscopic rotator cuff repair: clinical and 3 Tesla MR arthrography results

Cosimo Tudisco, Salvatore Bisicchia, Eugenio Savarese, Roberto Fiori, Dario A Bartolucci, Salvatore Masala, Giovanni Simonetti

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Protocol for determining the diagnostic validity of physical examination maneuvers for shoulder pathology

Lyndsay Somerville, Dianne Bryant, Kevin Willits, Andrew Johnson

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Design of COSMIC: a randomized, multi-centre controlled trial comparing conservative or early surgical management of incomplete cervical cord syndrome without spinal instability

Ronald HMA Bartels, Allard JF Hosman, Henk van de Meent, Jeannette Hofmeijer, Pieter E Vos, Willem Bart Slooff, F Cumhur Öner, Maarten H Coppes, Wilco C Peul, André LM Verbeek

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Differences in osteogenic and apoptotic genes between osteoporotic and osteoarthritic patients

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

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Self-reported aural symptoms, headache and temporomandibular disorders in Japanese young adults

Rahena Akhter, Manabu Morita, Disuke Ekuni, Nur Mohammad Monsur Hassan, Michiko Furuta, Reiko Yamanaka, Yoshizo Matsuka, David Wilson

01.12.2013 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Desmoid tumor of posterior cruciate ligament of the knee: a case report

Wang Ling, Song Kedong, Wang Hong, Zhang Weiguo, Lv Decheng

01.12.2013 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Intimate partner violence and Musculoskeletal injury: bridging the knowledge gap in Orthopaedic fracture clinics

Sheila Sprague, Kim Madden, Sonia Dosanjh, Katelyn Godin, J Carel Goslings, Emil H Schemitsch, Mohit Bhandari

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Profile of sexuality in Moroccan chronic low back pain patients

Hanane Bahouq, Allali Fadoua, Rkain Hanan, Hmamouchi Ihsane, Hajjaj-Hassouni Najia

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Biopsychosocial care and the physiotherapy encounter: physiotherapists’ accounts of back pain consultations

Tom Sanders, Nadine E Foster, Annette Bishop, Bie Nio Ong

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Long-term stability of angle-stable versus conventional locked intramedullary nails in distal tibia fractures

Dirk Wähnert, Yves Stolarczyk, Konrad L Hoffmeier, Michael J Raschke, Gunther O Hofmann, Thomas Mückley

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Reduction of the domino effect in osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures through short-segment fixation with intravertebral expandable pillars compared to percutaneous kyphoplasty: a case control study

Jui-Yang Hsieh, Chung-Ding Wu, Ting-Ming Wang, Hsuan-Yu Chen, Chui-Jia Farn, Po-Quang Chen

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Hyaluronic acid affects the in vitro induction effects of Synthetic PAMPS and PDMAAm hydrogels on chondrogenic differentiation of ATDC5 cells, depending on the level of concentration

Katsuhisa Yoshikawa, Nobuto Kitamura, Takayuki Kurokawa, Jian Ping Gong, Yutaka Nohara, Kazunori Yasuda

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Arthroscopic partial meniscectomy in middle-aged patients with mild or no knee osteoarthritis: a protocol for a double-blind, randomized sham-controlled multi-centre trial

Kristoffer B Hare, L Stefan Lohmander, Robin Christensen, Ewa M Roos

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

2D-fluoroscopic based navigation for Gamma 3 nail insertion versus conventional procedure- a feasibility study

A Wilharm, I Marintschev, G O Hofmann, F Gras

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Physical activity during life course and bone mass: a systematic review of methods and findings from cohort studies with young adults

Renata M Bielemann, Jeovany Martinez-Mesa, Denise Petrucci Gigante

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Evaluation of hand bone loss by digital X-ray radiogrammetry as a complement to clinical and radiographic assessment in early rheumatoid arthritis: results from the SWEFOT trial

Hamed Rezaei, Saedis Saevarsdottir, Pierre Geborek, Ingemar F Petersson, Ronald F van Vollenhoven, Kristina Forslind

01.12.2013 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Misdiagnosis of soft tissue sarcomas of the lower limb associated with deep venous thrombosis: report of two cases and review of the literature

Carlo Perisano, Nicola Maffulli, Pamela Colelli, Emanuele Marzetti, Alfredo Schiavone Panni, Giulio Maccauro

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Heterogeneity in health status and the influence of patient characteristics across patients seeking musculoskeletal orthopaedic care – a cross-sectional study

Anthony V Perruccio, Rajiv Gandhi, Y Raja Rampersaud

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Study protocol title: a prospective cohort study of low back pain

Arun Garg, Kurt T Hegmann, J Steven Moore, Jay Kapellusch, Matthew S Thiese, Sruthi Boda, Parag Bhoyr, Donald Bloswick, Andrew Merryweather, Richard Sesek, Gwen Deckow-Schaefer, James Foster, Eric Wood, Xiaoming Sheng, Richard Holubkov, The BackWorks Study Team

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Deep infection in tumor endoprosthesis around the knee: a multi-institutional study by the Japanese musculoskeletal oncology group

Takeshi Morii, Hideo Morioka, Takafumi Ueda, Nobuhito Araki, Nobuyuki Hashimoto, Akira Kawai, Kazuo Mochizuki, Shoichi Ichimura

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Negative pressure technology enhances bone regeneration in rabbit skull defects

Yin-gang Zhang, Zhi Yang, Hong Zhang, Miao Liu, Yushen Qiu, Xiong Guo

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Allelic expression analysis of the osteoarthritis susceptibility gene COL11A1 in human joint tissues

Emma V A Raine, Andrew W Dodd, Louise N Reynard, John Loughlin

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

A retrospective survey on injuries in Croatian football/soccer referees

Goran Gabrilo, Marko Ostojic, Kemal Idrizovic, Bozidar Novosel, Damir Sekulic

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Body mass index is associated with lumbar disc degeneration in young Finnish males: subsample of Northern Finland birth cohort study 1986

Jani Takatalo, Jaro Karppinen, Simo Taimela, Jaakko Niinimäki, Jaana Laitinen, Roberto Blanco Sequeiros, Markus Paananen, Jouko Remes, Simo Näyhä, Tuija Tammelin, Raija Korpelainen, Osmo Tervonen

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Uphill treadmill running does not induce histopathological changes in the rat Achilles tendon

Rachel C Dirks, Jeffrey S Richard, Angela M Fearon, Alexander Scott, Lauren G Koch, Steven L Britton, Stuart J Warden

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Physical fitness as a predictor of herniated lumbar disc disease – a 33-year follow-up in the Copenhagen male study

Marie B Jørgensen, Andreas Holtermann, Finn Gyntelberg, Poul Suadicani

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Sources of information influencing decision-making in orthopaedic surgery - an international online survey of 1147 orthopaedic surgeons

Arndt P Schulz, Anders Jönsson, Richard Kasch, Prithee Jettoo, Mohit Bhandari

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Association of teriparatide adherence and persistence with clinical and economic outcomes in Medicare Part D recipients: a retrospective cohort study

Leslie Hazel-Fernandez, Anthony M Louder, Shonda A Foster, Claudia L Uribe, Russel T Burge

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Subchondral pre-solidified chitosan/blood implants elicit reproducible early osteochondral wound-repair responses including neutrophil and stromal cell chemotaxis, bone resorption and repair, enhanced repair tissue integration and delayed matrix deposition

Charles-Hubert Lafantaisie-Favreau, Jessica Guzmán-Morales, Jun Sun, Gaoping Chen, Adam Harris, Thomas D Smith, Alberto Carli, Janet Henderson, William D Stanish, Caroline D Hoemann

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Short term modulation of trunk neuromuscular responses following spinal manipulation: a control group study

Marie-Pierre Harvey, Martin Descarreaux

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Bone health comparison in seven Asian countries using calcaneal ultrasound

Marlena C Kruger, Joanne M Todd, Linda M Schollum, Barbara Kuhn-Sherlock, Drew W McLean, Kim Wylie

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Improved health outcomes with Etanercept versus usual DMARD therapy in an Asian population with established rheumatoid arthritis

Sang-Cheol Bae, Suk Chyn Gun, Chi Chiu Mok, Rezaul Khandker, Henk W Nab, Andrew S Koenig, Bonnie Vlahos, Ron Pedersen, Amitabh Singh

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Current management and prognostic factors in physiotherapy practice for patients with shoulder pain: design of a prospective cohort study

Yasmaine H J M Karel, Wendy G M Scholten-Peeters, Marloes Thoomes-de Graaf, Edwin Duijn, Ramon P G Ottenheijm, Maaike P J van den Borne, Bart W Koes, Arianne P Verhagen, Geert-Jan Dinant, Eric Tetteroo, Annechien Beumer, Joost B van Broekhoven, Marcel Heijmans

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Participatory ergonomic intervention versus strength training on chronic pain and work disability in slaughterhouse workers: study protocol for a single-blind, randomized controlled trial

Emil Sundstrup, Markus D Jakobsen, Christoffer H Andersen, Kenneth Jay, Roger Persson, Per Aagaard, Lars L Andersen

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

What does standard rehabilitation practice after total hip replacement in the UK entail? results of a mixed methods study

Tosan Okoro, Ashok Ramavath, Jan Howarth, Jane Jenkinson, Peter Maddison, John G Andrew, Andrew Lemmey

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Early coordinated multidisciplinary intervention to prevent sickness absence and labour market exclusion in patients with low back pain: study protocol of a randomized controlled trial

Annette Fisker, Henning Langberg, Tom Petersen, Ole Steen Mortensen

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Trapezius activity of fibromyalgia patients is enhanced in stressful situations, but is similar to healthy controls in a quiet naturalistic setting: a case-control study

Rolf Harald Westgaard, Paul Jarle Mork, Håvard Wuttudal Lorås, Roberto Riva, Ulf Lundberg

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The relationship between health promoting resources and work participation in a sample reporting musculoskeletal pain from the Nord-Trøndelag Health Study, HUNT 3, Norway

Heidi Sivertsen, Monica Lillefjell, Geir Arild Espnes

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Gait analysis of C57BL/6 mice with complete Freund's adjuvant-induced arthritis using the CatWalk system

Subramanian S Parvathy, Willias Masocha

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Substitutes of structural and non-structural autologous bone grafts in hindfoot arthrodeses and osteotomies: a systematic review

Marc Andreas Müller, Alexander Frank, Matthias Briel, Victor Valderrabano, Patrick Vavken, Vahid Entezari, Arne Mehrkens

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Vitamin D levels appear to be normal in Danish patients attending secondary care for low back pain and a weak positive correlation between serum level Vitamin D and Modic changes was demonstrated: a cross-sectional cohort study of consecutive patients with non-specific low back pain

Jannick Vaaben Johansen, Claus Manniche, Per Kjaer

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Effects of behavioural exercise therapy on the effectiveness of a multidisciplinary rehabilitation for chronic non-specific low back pain: Study protocol for a randomised controlled trial

Jana Hofmann, Stefan Peters, Wolfgang Geidl, Christian Hentschke, Klaus Pfeifer

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Do orthopaedic shoes improve local dynamic stability of gait? An observational study in patients with chronic foot and ankle injuries

Philippe Terrier, François Luthi, Olivier Dériaz

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The TICOPA protocol (TIght COntrol of Psoriatic Arthritis): a randomised controlled trial to compare intensive management versus standard care in early psoriatic arthritis

Laura C Coates, Nuria Navarro-Coy, Sarah R Brown, Sarah Brown, Lucy McParland, Howard Collier, Emma Skinner, Jennifer Law, Anna Moverley, Sue Pavitt, Claire Hulme, Paul Emery, Philip G Conaghan, Philip S Helliwell

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Treatment outcome of chronic low back pain and radiographic lumbar disc degeneration are associated with inflammatory and matrix degrading gene variants: a prospective genetic association study

Ahmad Omair, Marit Holden, Benedicte Alexandra Lie, Olav Reikeras, Jens Ivar Brox

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The usefulness of on-site physical therapy-led triage services for professional orchestral musicians – a national cohort study

Cliffton Chan, Tim Driscoll, Bronwen Ackermann

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The Swedish version of OMAS is a reliable and valid outcome measure for patients with ankle fractures

Gertrud M Nilsson, Magnus Eneroth, Charlotte S Ekdahl

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Objective assessment, repeatability, and agreement of shoulder ROM with a 3D gyroscope

Bilal Farouk El-Zayat, Turgay Efe, Annett Heidrich, Robert Anetsmann, Nina Timmesfeld, Susanne Fuchs-Winkelmann, Markus Dietmar Schofer

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Predictors of nonunion and reoperation in patients with fractures of the tibia: an observational study

Katie Fong, Victoria Truong, Clary J Foote, Brad Petrisor, Dale Williams, Bill Ristevski, Sheila Sprague, Mohit Bhandari

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Protective effect of edaravone for tourniquet-induced ischemia-reperfusion injury on skeletal muscle in murine hindlimb

Kazuichiro Hori, Masaya Tsujii, Takahiro Iino, Haruhiko Satonaka, Takeshi Uemura, Koji Akeda, Masahiro Hasegawa, Atsumasa Uchida, Akihiro Sudo

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Does medial support decrease major complications of unstable proximal humerus fractures treated with locking plate?

Woo-Bin Jung, Eun-Sun Moon, Sung-Kyu Kim, David Kovacevic, Myung-Sun Kim

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Anterior cruciate ligament- specialized post-operative return-to-sports (ACL-SPORTS) training: a randomized control trial

Kathleen White, Stephanie L Di Stasi, Angela H Smith, Lynn Snyder-Mackler

01.12.2013 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Erratum to: Amsterdam wrist rules: a clinical decision aid

Abdelali Bentohami, Monique MJ Walenkamp, Annelie Slaar, M Suzan H Beerekamp, Joris AH de Groot, Eva M Verhoog, L Cara Jager, Mario Maas, Taco S Bijlsma, Bart A van Dijkman, Niels WL Schep, J C Goslings

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Ankle dorsi- and plantar-flexion torques measured by dynamometry in healthy subjects from 5 to 80 years

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

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Changes in bone marrow lesions in response to weight-loss in obese knee osteoarthritis patients: a prospective cohort study

Henrik Gudbergsen, Mikael Boesen, Robin Christensen, Else Marie Bartels, Marius Henriksen, Bente Danneskiold-Samsøe, Henning Bliddal

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Changes in trabecular bone microarchitecture in postmenopausal women with and without type 2 diabetes: a two year longitudinal study

Janet M Pritchard, Lora M Giangregorio, Stephanie A Atkinson, Karen A Beattie, Dean Inglis, George Ioannidis, Hertzel Gerstein, Zubin Punthakee, Jonathan D Adachi, Alexandra Papaioannou

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Aging is associated with increased activities of matrix metalloproteinase-2 and -9 in tenocytes

Tung-Yang Yu, Jong-Hwei S Pang, Katie Pei-Hsuan Wu, Max J-L Chen, Chien-Hung Chen, Wen-Chung Tsai

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Synoviocytes protect cartilage from the effects of injury in vitro

Christina M Lee, John D Kisiday, C Wayne McIlwraith, Alan J Grodzinsky, David D Frisbie

01.12.2013 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

An unusual cause of ankle pain: fracture of a talocalcaneal coalition as a differential diagnosis in an acute ankle sprain: a case report and literature review

Dirk Wähnert, Niklas Grüneweller, Julia Evers, Anna C Sellmeier, Michael J Raschke, Sabine Ochman

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The association of gout with sleep disorders: a cross-sectional study in primary care

Edward Roddy, Sara Muller, Richard Hayward, Christian D Mallen

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Stress and stability comparison between different systems for high tibial osteotomies

Chu-An Luo, Shi-Yuan Hua, Shang-Chih Lin, Chun-Ming Chen, Ching-Shiow Tseng

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Relationships amongst osteoarthritis biomarkers, dynamic knee joint load, and exercise: results from a randomized controlled pilot study

Michael A Hunt, Courtney L Pollock, Virginia Byers Kraus, Tore Saxne, Sue Peters, Janet L Huebner, Eric C Sayre, Jolanda Cibere

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Reduced re-infection rates with postoperative oral antibiotics after two-stage revision hip arthroplasty

Aaron J Johnson, Michael G Zywiel, Lynne C Jones, Ronald E Delanois, D Alex Stroh, Michael A Mont

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of rehabilitation after lumbar disc surgery (REALISE): design of a randomised controlled trial

Teddy Oosterhuis, Maurits van Tulder, Wilco Peul, Judith Bosmans, Carmen Vleggeert-Lankamp, Lidwien Smakman, Mark Arts, Raymond Ostelo

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Cross-cultural adaptation and validation of the Physical Therapy Outpatient Satisfaction Survey in an Italian musculoskeletal population

Carla Vanti, Francesca Bonetti, Daniele Ceron, Raffaella Piccarreta, Francesco Saverio Violante, Andrew Guccione, Paolo Pillastrini

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Osteopathic intervention in chronic non-specific low back pain: a systematic review

Paul J Orrock, Stephen P Myers

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Treatment of distal tibial fractures with the Ilizarov external fixator - a prospective observational study in 39 consecutive patients

Telmo Ramos, Jón Karlsson, Bengt I Eriksson, Lars Nistor

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

A prospective investigation of injury incidence and injury risk factors among army recruits in military police training

Joseph J Knapik, Bria Graham, Jacketta Cobbs, Diane Thompson, Ryan Steelman, Bruce H Jones

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Efficacy of graded activity versus supervised exercises in patients with chronic non-specific low back pain: protocol of a randomised controlled trial

Mauricio Oliveira Magalhaes, Fábio Jorge Renovato França, Thomaz Nogueira Burke, Luiz Armando Vidal Ramos, Ana Paula de Moura Campos Carvalho e Silva, Gabriel Peixoto Leao Almeida, Susan Lee King Yuan, Amélia Pasqual Marques

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Extracorporeal shockwave therapy shows a number of treatment related chondroprotective effect in osteoarthritis of the knee in rats

Ching-Jen Wang, Shan-Ling Hsu, Lin-Hsiu Weng, Yi-Chih Sun, Feng-Sheng Wang

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Does a patient’s physical activity predict recovery from an episode of acute low back pain? A prospective cohort study

Paul Hendrick, Stephan Milosavljevic, Leigh Hale, Deirdre A Hurley, Suzanne M McDonough, Peter Herbison, G David Baxter

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Patients with shoulder syndromes in general and physiotherapy practice: an observational study

Margit Kooijman, Ilse Swinkels, Christel van Dijk, Dinny de Bakker, Cindy Veenhof

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Effectiveness of a cognitive-behavioral group intervention for knee osteoarthritis pain: protocol of a randomized controlled trial

Eeva-Eerika Helminen, Sanna H Sinikallio, Anna L Valjakka, Rauni H Väisänen-Rouvali, Jari P Arokoski

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Promoting work ability in a structured national rehabilitation program in patients with musculoskeletal disorders: outcomes and predictors in a prospective cohort study

Kjerstin G E Stigmar, Ingemar F Petersson, Anna Jöud, Birgitta E M Grahn

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Type 3 finger length pattern is associated with total knee replacements due to osteoarthritis but not with hip replacements or hand osteoarthritis in the elderly: The AGES-Reykjavik study

Kristin Sigurjonsdottir, Thorir M Bjorgulfsson, Thor Aspelund, Gudny Eiriksdottir, Sigurdur Sigurdsson, Thorvaldur Ingvarsson, Tamara B Harris, Lenore Launer, Vilmundur Gudnason, Helgi Jonsson

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Electrical stimulation for chronic non-specific low back pain in a working-age population: a 12-week double blinded randomized controlled trial

Matthew S Thiese, Matthew Hughes, Jeremy Biggs

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Effect of working characteristics and taught ergonomics on the prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders amongst dental students

Saad A Khan, Kwai Yee Chew

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

A comparison of bone density and bone morphology between patients presenting with hip fractures, spinal fractures or a combination of the two

Richard G Crilly, Lizebeth Cox

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Barriers to and facilitators for screening women for intimate partner violence in surgical fracture clinics: a qualitative descriptive approach

Sheila Sprague, Marilyn Swinton, Kim Madden, Rukia Swaleh, J Carel Goslings, Brad Petrisor, Mohit Bhandari

01.12.2013 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Acute respiratory failure due to hemothorax after posterior correction surgery for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: a case report

Yoji Ogura, Kota Watanabe, Naobumi Hosogane, Yoshiaki Toyama, Morio Matsumoto

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

European project on osteoarthritis: design of a six-cohort study on the personal and societal burden of osteoarthritis in an older European population

Suzan van der Pas, Maria Victoria Castell, Cyrus Cooper, Michael Denkinger, Elaine M Dennison, Mark H Edwards, Florian Herbolsheimer, Federica Limongi, Paul Lips, Stefania Maggi, Hans Nasell, Thorsten Nikolaus, Angel Otero, Nancy L Pedersen, Richard Peter, Mercedes Sanchez-Martinez, Laura A Schaap, Sabina Zambon, Natasja M van Schoor, Dorly JH Deeg

01.12.2013 | Database | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Risk of musculoskeletal disorder among Taiwanese nurses cohort: a nationwide population-based study

Yueh-Chin Chung, Chin-Tun Hung, Shu-Fen Li, Horng-Mo Lee, Shyang-Guang Wang, Shu-Chuan Chang, Lee-Wen Pai, Chien-Ning Huang, Jen-Hung Yang

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Quantification of bone marrow lesion volume and volume change using semi-automated segmentation: data from the osteoarthritis initiative

Jincheng Pang, Jeffrey B Driban, Geoffroy Destenaves, Eric Miller, Grace H Lo, Robert J Ward, Lori Lyn Price, John A Lynch, Charles B Eaton, Felix Eckstein, Timothy E McAlindon

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The Ilizarov external fixator - a useful alternative for the treatment of proximal tibial fractures A prospective observational study of 30 consecutive patients

Telmo Ramos, Carl Ekholm, Bengt I Eriksson, Jón Karlsson, Lars Nistor

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

High disease activity in ankylosing spondylitis is associated with increased serum sclerostin level and decreased wingless protein-3a signaling but is not linked with greater structural damage

Mariusz Korkosz, Jerzy Gąsowski, Piotr Leszczyński, Katarzyna Pawlak-Buś, Sławomir Jeka, Ewa Kucharska, Tomasz Grodzicki

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Scapular deformity in obstetric brachial plexus palsy and the Hueter-Volkmann law; a retrospective study

Valerie M van Gelein Vitringa, Barend J van Royen, Johannes A van der Sluijs

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Hand function in children with radial longitudinal deficiency

Anna Gerber Ekblom, Lars B Dahlin, Hans-Eric Rosberg, Monica Wiig, Michael Werner, Marianne Arner

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Minimally invasive reconstruction of lateral tibial plateau fractures using the jail technique: a biomechanical study

Andre Weimann, Thomas Heinkele, Mirco Herbort, Benedikt Schliemann, Wolf Petersen, Michael J Raschke

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The role of the combination of bone and fall related risk factors on short-term subsequent fracture risk and mortality

Kirsten MB Huntjens, Tineke ACM van Geel, Svenhjalmar van Helden, Joop van den Bergh, Paul Willems, Bjorn Winkens, Piet P Geusens, Peter RG Brink

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Do patients care about higher flexion in total knee arthroplasty? A randomized, controlled, double-blinded trial

Morten G Thomsen, Henrik Husted, Kristian S Otte, Gitte Holm, Anders Troelsen

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Optimal functional outcome measures for assessing treatment for Dupuytren’s disease: a systematic review and recommendations for future practice

Catherine Ball, Anna L Pratt, Jagdeep Nanchahal

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Predictors of outcome of multidisciplinary treatment in chronic widespread pain: an observational study

Aleid de Rooij, Marike van der Leeden, Leo D Roorda, Martijn PM Steultjens, Joost Dekker

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Bilateral increase in expression and concentration of tachykinin in a unilateral rabbit muscle overuse model that leads to myositis

Yafeng Song, Per S Stål, Ji-Guo Yu, Sture Forsgren

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

A retrospective cohort study on the influence of UV index and race/ethnicity on risk of stress and lower limb fractures

Scott J Montain, Susan M McGraw, Matthew R Ely, Tyson L Grier, Joseph J Knapik

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Safety and efficacy of duloxetine treatment in older and younger patients with osteoarthritis knee pain: a post hoc, subgroup analysis of two randomized, placebo-controlled trials

Joseph L Micca, Dustin Ruff, Jonna Ahl, Madelaine M Wohlreich

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Metabolic syndrome in rheumatoid arthritis: case control study

Samira Rostom, Mariam Mengat, Racha Lahlou, Asmaa Hari, Rachid Bahiri, Najia Hajjaj-Hassouni

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Deep vein thrombosis in shoulder arthroplasty – a prospective study

Thayur R Madhusudhan, Amit Sinha, David Widdowson

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The six-minute walk test is an excellent predictor of functional ambulation after total knee arthroplasty

Victoria Ko, Justine Marie Naylor, Ian Andrew Harris, Jack Crosbie, Anthony ET Yeo

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Heart rate variability in sciatica patients referred to spine surgery: a case control study

Jarmo Södervall, Jaro Karppinen, Jukka Puolitaival, Eero Kyllönen, Antti M Kiviniemi, Mikko P Tulppo, Arto J Hautala

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Prevalence of claims-based recurrent low back pain in a Canadian population: A secondary analysis of an administrative database

Nicolas Beaudet, Josiane Courteau, Philippe Sarret, Alain Vanasse

01.12.2013 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Erratum to: study protocol: improving patient choice in treating Low back pain (IMPACT - LBP): a randomised controlled trial of a decision support package for use in physical therapy

Shilpa Patel, Sally Brown, Tim Friede, Frances Griffiths, Joanne Lord, Anne Ngunjiri, Jill Thistlethwaite, Colin Tysall, Mark Woolvine, Martin Underwood

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Shoulder pain in primary care: diagnostic accuracy of clinical examination tests for non-traumatic acromioclavicular joint pain

Angela Cadogan, Peter McNair, Mark Laslett, Wayne Hing

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

In vivo wear performance of highly cross-linked polyethylene vs. yttria stabilized zirconia and alumina stabilized zirconia at a mean seven-year follow-up

Masahiro Hasegawa, Akihiro Sudo

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Association of the sense of coherence with physical and psychosocial health in the rehabilitation of osteoarthritis of the hip and knee: a prospective cohort study

Thomas Benz, Felix Angst, Susanne Lehmann, André Aeschlimann

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

(18F)Fluoro-deoxy-D-glucose uptake of knee joints in the aspect of age-related osteoarthritis: a case-control study

Young Hoon Hong, Eun Jung Kong

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Trends in knee arthroscopy and subsequent arthroplasty in an Australian population: a retrospective cohort study

Ian A Harris, Navdeep S Madan, Justine M Naylor, Shanley Chong, Rajat Mittal, Bin B Jalaludin

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Comparison of the SF6D, the EQ5D, and the oswestry disability index in patients with chronic low back pain and degenerative disc disease

Lars G Johnsen, Christian Hellum, Øystein P Nygaard, Kjersti Storheim, Jens I Brox, Ivar Rossvoll, Gunnar Leivseth, Margreth Grotle

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Baseline factors predicting change from the initial DMARD treatment during the first 2 years of rheumatoid arthritis: experience in the ERAN inception cohort

Daniel F McWilliams, Patrick D W Kiely, Adam Young, David A Walsh

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Hemiarthroplasties in young patients with osteonecrosis or a tumour of the proximal femur; an observational cohort study

Pim W van Egmond, Antonie HM Taminiau, Huub JL van der Heide

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Increase of chronic low back pain prevalence in a medium-sized city of southern Brazil

Rodrigo D Meucci, Anaclaudia G Fassa, Vera MV Paniz, Marcelo C Silva, David H Wegman

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Effect of pre-operative neuromuscular training on functional outcome after total knee replacement: a randomized-controlled trial

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

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The outcomes of hip resurfacing compared to standard primary total hip arthroplasty in Men

Kimona Issa, Amanda Palich, Tiffany Tatevossian, Bhaveen H Kapadia, Qais Naziri, Michael A Mont

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Muscle morphometric effect of anterior cruciate ligament injury measured by computed tomography: aspects on using non-injured leg as control

Sören Strandberg, Maria Lindström, Marie-Louise Wretling, Peter Aspelin, Adel Shalabi

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

What do we tell patients about elective total hip replacement in the UK? An analysis of patient literature

Avril Drummond, Claire Edwards, Carol Coole, Catherine Brewin

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Patient experiences, attitudes and expectations towards receiving information about anti-TNF medication – “It could give me two heads and I’d still try it!”

Paul Arkell, Sarah Ryan, Ann Brownfield, Anthony Cadwgan, Jon Packham

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Design considerations of a randomized clinical trial on a cognitive behavioural intervention using communication and information technologies for managing chronic low back pain

Julio Domenech, Rosa Baños, Lourdes Peñalver, Azucena Garcia-Palacios, Rocio Herrero, Aida Ezzedine, Monica Martinez-Diaz, Javier Ballester, Jaime Horta, Cristina Botella

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Postmenopausal women with osteoporosis and osteoarthritis show different microstructural characteristics of trabecular bone in proximal tibia using high-resolution magnetic resonance imaging at 3 tesla

Yun Shen, Yue-Hui Zhang, Lei Shen

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Validation of an advanced practice physiotherapy model of care in an orthopaedic outpatient clinic

François Desmeules, Panagiota Toliopoulos, Jean-Sébastien Roy, Linda June Woodhouse, Marc Lacelle, Manon Leroux, Steven Girard, Debbie E Feldman, Julio C Fernandes

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The course of radiographic loosening, pain and functional outcome around the first revision of a total hip arthroplasty

Emin Aghayev, Regula Teuscher, Michal Neukamp, Eu Jin Lee, Markus Melloh, Stefan Eggli, Christoph Röder

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Development and validation of the patient-rated ulnar nerve evaluation

Joy C MacDermid, Ruby Grewal

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Comparison between sensory and motor transcutaneous electrical nervous stimulation on electromyographic and kinesiographic activity of patients with temporomandibular disorder: a controlled clinical trial

Annalisa Monaco, Fabrizio Sgolastra, Davide Pietropaoli, Mario Giannoni, Ruggero Cattaneo

01.12.2013 | Reviewer acknowledgement | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Reviewer Acknowledgement 2012

Tim Shipley

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Patient preferences for adherence to treatment for osteoarthritis: the MEdication Decisions in Osteoarthritis Study (MEDOS)

Tracey-Lea Laba, Jo-anne Brien, Marlene Fransen, Stephen Jan

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Prediction model for unsuccessful return to work after hospital-based intervention in low back pain patients

Ole Kudsk Jensen, Kristian Stengaard-Pedersen, Chris Jensen, Claus Vinther Nielsen

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Analysis of knee flexion characteristics and how they alter with the onset of knee osteoarthritis: a case control study

Ian McCarthy, Diana Hodgins, Amit Mor, Avi Elbaz, Ganit Segal

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Early prognostic factors in distal radius fractures in a younger than osteoporotic age group: a multivariate analysis of trauma radiographs

Annechien Beumer, Catharina Adlercreutz, Tommy R Lindau

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

A systematic review of measures of shoulder pain and functioning using the International classification of functioning, disability and health (ICF)

Yngve Roe, Helene Lundegaard Soberg, Erik Bautz-Holter, Sigrid Ostensjo

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Patient perspectives of managing fatigue in Ankylosing Spondylitis, and views on potential interventions: a qualitative study

Helen Davies, Sinead Brophy, Michael Dennis, Roxanne Cooksey, Elizabeth Irvine, Stefan Siebert

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Test-retest reliability and sensitivity of the 20-meter walk test among patients with knee osteoarthritis

Jillian M Motyl, Jeffrey B Driban, Erica McAdams, Lori Lyn Price, Timothy E McAlindon

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Impact of age and comorbidity burden on mortality and major complications in older adults undergoing orthopaedic surgery: an analysis using the Japanese diagnosis procedure combination database

Hirotaka Chikuda, Hideo Yasunaga, Hiromasa Horiguchi, Katsushi Takeshita, Shurei Sugita, Shuji Taketomi, Kiyohide Fushimi, Sakae Tanaka

01.12.2013 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Patellar tendon ossification after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction using bone – patellar tendon – bone autograft

Gianluca Camillieri, Vincenzo Di Sanzo, Matteo Ferretti, Cosma Calderaro, Vittorio Calvisi

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Analysis of trabecular distribution of the proximal femur in patients with fragility fractures

Yaogang Lu, Lei Wang, Yongqiang Hao, Ziping Wang, Minghui Wang, Shengfang Ge

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Morphometry of the suprascapular notch: correlation with scapular dimensions and clinical relevance

Paolo Albino, Stefano Carbone, Vittorio Candela, Valerio Arceri, Anna Rita Vestri, Stefano Gumina

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Differences in gait characteristics between total hip, knee, and ankle arthroplasty patients: a six-month postoperative comparison

Nicola C Casartelli, Julia F Item-Glatthorn, Mario Bizzini, Michael Leunig, Nicola A Maffiuletti

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Prognostic implications of the Quebec Task Force classification of back-related leg pain: an analysis of longitudinal routine clinical data

Alice Kongsted, Peter Kent, Tue Secher Jensen, Hanne Albert, Claus Manniche

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Bilateral apical vertebral derotation technique by vertebral column manipulation compared with vertebral coplanar alignment technique in the correction of lenke type 1 idiopathic scoliosis

Lin Sun, Yueming Song, Limin Liu, Yonggang An, Chunguang Zhou, Zhongjie Zhou

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Symptomatic venous thromboembolism and mortality in orthopaedic surgery – an observational study of 45 968 consecutive procedures

Lasse J Lapidus, Sari Ponzer, Hans Pettersson, Edin de Bri

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Construct validity of functional capacity tests in healthy workers

Sandra E Lakke, Remko Soer, Jan HB Geertzen, Harriët Wittink, Rob KW Douma, Cees P van der Schans, Michiel F Reneman

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Stability of conditioned pain modulation in two musculoskeletal pain models: investigating the influence of shoulder pain intensity and gender

Carolina Valencia, Lindsay L Kindler, Roger B Fillingim, Steven Z George

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Reliability and validity of the Dutch version of the foot and ankle outcome score (FAOS)

Inge van den Akker-Scheek, Arnoud Seldentuis, Inge HF Reininga, Martin Stevens

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Myofascial trigger points and innervation zone locations in upper trapezius muscles

Marco Barbero, Corrado Cescon, Andrea Tettamanti, Vittorio Leggero, Fiona Macmillan, Fiona Coutts, Roberto Gatti

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Reliability of medical record abstraction by non-physicians for orthopedic research

Michael Y Mi, Jamie E Collins, Vladislav Lerner, Elena Losina, Jeffrey N Katz

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Will the untreated ulnar styloid fracture influence the outcome of unstable distal radial fracture treated with external fixation when the distal radioulnar joint is stable

Yi-xin Chen, Xin Zheng, Hong-fei Shi, Yu-fan Wangyang, Han Yuan, Xiao-xiao Xie, Dong-ya Li, Chang-jun Wang, Xu-sheng Qiu

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Association of back pain with hypovitaminosis D in postmenopausal women with low bone mass

Ariane Viana de Souza e Silva, Paulo Gustavo Sampaio Lacativa, Luis Augusto Tavares Russo, Luiz Henrique de Gregório, Renata Alexandra Calixto Pinheiro, Lizanka Paola Figueiredo Marinheiro

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Development of the young spine questionnaire

Henrik Hein Lauridsen, Lise Hestbaek

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

A patient and physician survey of fibromyalgia across Latin America and Europe

Patricia Clark, Eduardo S Paiva, Anna Ginovker, Patricia Arline Salomón

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

A quantitative technique to create a femoral tunnel at the averaged center of the anteromedial bundle attachment in anatomic double-bundle anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction

Shuken Kai, Eiji Kondo, Nobuto Kitamura, Yasuyuki Kawaguchi, Masayuki Inoue, Andrew A Amis, Kazunori Yasuda

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Staphylococcus aureus biofilms decrease osteoblast viability, inhibits osteogenic differentiation, and increases bone resorption in vitro

Carlos J Sanchez Jr, Catherine L Ward, Desiree R Romano, Brady J Hurtgen, Sharanda K Hardy, Ronald L Woodbury, Alex V Trevino, Christopher R Rathbone, Joseph C Wenke

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Sonication of antibiotic-loaded cement spacers in a two-stage revision protocol for infected joint arthroplasty

Massimo Mariconda, Tiziana Ascione, Giovanni Balato, Renato Rotondo, Francesco Smeraglia, Giovan Giuseppe Costa, Marco Conte

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Swedish version of the multi dimensional health assessment questionnaire – translation and psychometric evaluation

Kristina Areskoug Josefsson, Charlotte Ekdahl, Ulf Jakobsson, Gunvor Gard

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Study of surgical indication for knee arthroplasty by cartilage analysis in three compartments using data from Osteoarthritis Initiative (OAI)

Eiko Yamabe, Teruko Ueno, Ryo Miyagi, Atsuya Watanabe, Christine Guenzi, Hiroshi Yoshioka

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Development of a salmon-derived crosslinked atelocollagen sponge disc containing osteogenic protein-1 for articular cartilage regeneration: in vivo evaluations with rabbits

Hiroyuki Mori, Eiji Kondo, Yasuyuki Kawaguchi, Nobuto Kitamura, Nobuhiro Nagai, Hirokazu Iida, Kazunori Yasuda

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Effects of the carrier frequency of interferential current on pain modulation in patients with chronic nonspecific low back pain: a protocol of a randomised controlled trial

Juliana Barbosa Corrêa, Leonardo Oliveira Pena Costa, Naiane Teixeira Bastos de Oliveira, Kathleen A Sluka, Richard Eloin Liebano

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Detecting insomnia in patients with low back pain: accuracy of four self-report sleep measures

Saad M Alsaadi, James H McAuley, Julia M Hush, Delwyn J Bartlett, Nicholas Henschke, Ronald R Grunstein, Chris G Maher

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Hand, hip and knee osteoarthritis in a Norwegian population-based study - The MUST protocol

Nina Østerås, May Arna Risberg, Tore K Kvien, Lars Engebretsen, Lars Nordsletten, Dag Bruusgaard, Unni-Berit Schjervheim, Ida K Haugen, Hilde Berner Hammer, Sella Provan, Britt Elin Øiestad, Anne Grete Semb, Silvia Rollefstad, Kåre Birger Hagen, Till Uhlig, Barbara Slatkowsky-Christensen, Ingvild Kjeken, Gunnar Flugsrud, Margreth Grotle, Sølve Sesseng, Hanne Edvardsen, Bård Natvig

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Lack of associations between two previously identified susceptible single nucleotide polymorphisms of interleukin-23 receptor gene and ankylosing spondylitis: a replication study in a Chinese Han population

Bang-ping Qian, Jun Jiang, Ming-liang Ji, Bin Wang, Yang Yu, Yong Qiu

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Effects of cord pretension and stiffness of the Dynesys system spacer on the biomechanics of spinal decompression- a finite element study

Shih-Liang Shih, Chien-Lin Liu, Li-Ying Huang, Chang-Hung Huang, Chen-Sheng Chen

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Can pathoanatomical pathways of degeneration in lumbar motion segments be identified by clustering MRI findings

Rikke K Jensen, Tue S Jensen, Per Kjaer, Peter Kent

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Bone augmentation for cancellous bone-development of a new animal model

Karina Klein, Enrico Zamparo, Peter W Kronen, Katharina Kämpf, Mariano Makara, Thomas Steffen, Brigitte von Rechenberg

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Muscle wasting associated with pathologic change is a risk factor for the exacerbation of joint swelling in collagen-induced arthritis in cynomolgus monkeys

Naoto Horai, Takaharu Nagaoka, Itsuro Higuchi, Hayato Kasai, Takako Yoshioka, Yoshihisa Umekita, Koichiro Fukuzaki, Ryoichi Nagata, Atsuro Miyata, Kazuhiro Abeyama

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Foxc2 regulates osteogenesis and angiogenesis of bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells

Wulin You, Hongwei Gao, Lihong Fan, Dapeng Duan, Chunsheng Wang, Kunzheng Wang

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Accuracy of physical examination for chronic lumbar radiculopathy

Trond Iversen, Tore K Solberg, Bertil Romner, Tom Wilsgaard, Øystein Nygaard, Knut Waterloo, Jens Ivar Brox, Tor Ingebrigtsen

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Posterior muscle chain activity during various extension exercises: an observational study

Eline MD De Ridder, Jessica O Van Oosterwijck, Andry Vleeming, Guy G Vanderstraeten, Lieven A Danneels

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Predicting response to physiotherapy treatment for musculoskeletal shoulder pain: a systematic review

Rachel Chester, Lee Shepstone, Helena Daniell, David Sweeting, Jeremy Lewis, Christina Jerosch-Herold

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Predicting response to physiotherapy treatment for musculoskeletal shoulder pain: protocol for a longitudinal cohort study

Rachel Chester, Lee Shepstone, Jeremy S Lewis, Christina Jerosch-Herold

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Disability and health-related quality of life in patients undergoing spinal fusion: a comparison with a general population sample

Liisa Pekkanen, Marko H Neva, Hannu Kautiainen, Joost Dekker, Kirsi Piitulainen, Marko Wahlman, Arja Häkkinen

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Strength Training for Arthritis Trial (START): design and rationale

Stephen P Messier, Shannon L Mihalko, Daniel P Beavers, Barbara J Nicklas, Paul DeVita, J Jeffery Carr, David J Hunter, Jeff D Williamson, Kim L Bennell, Ali Guermazi, Mary Lyles, Richard F Loeser

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Operative diagnosis for revision total hip arthroplasty is associated with patient-reported outcomes (PROs)

Jasvinder A Singh, David G Lewallen

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Hip fracture risk assessment: artificial neural network outperforms conditional logistic regression in an age- and sex-matched case control study

Wo-Jan Tseng, Li-Wei Hung, Jiann-Shing Shieh, Maysam F Abbod, Jinn Lin

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Effects of salubrinal on development of osteoclasts and osteoblasts from bone marrow-derived cells

Hiroki Yokota, Kazunori Hamamura, Andy Chen, Todd R Dodge, Nancy Tanjung, Aysan Abedinpoor, Ping Zhang

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The effect of depressive symptoms on the association between radiographic osteoarthritis and knee pain: a cross-sectional study

Duarte Pereira, Milton Severo, Henrique Barros, Jaime Branco, Rui A Santos, Elisabete Ramos

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The expression of p-ATF2 involved in the chondeocytes apoptosis of an endemic osteoarthritis, Kashin-Beck disease

Jing Han, Xiong Guo, Wuhong Tan, Feng Zhang, Jiangtao Liu, Weizhuo Wang, Peng Xu, Mikko J Lammi

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Decline in lumbar extensor muscle strength in older adults: correlation with age, gender and spine morphology

Devinder Kaur Ajit Singh, Martin Bailey, Raymond Lee

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Effect of interleukin-1β treatment on co-cultures of human meniscus cells and bone marrow mesenchymal stromal cells

Anika Chowdhury, Louis W Bezuidenhout, Aillette Mulet-Sierra, Nadr M Jomha, Adetola B Adesida

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Body mass index, occupational activity, and leisure-time physical activity: an exploration of risk factors and modifiers for knee osteoarthritis in the 1946 British birth cohort

Kathryn R Martin, Diana Kuh, Tamara B Harris, Jack M Guralnik, David Coggon, Andrew K Wills

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Biomechanical comparison of anterior lumbar interbody fusion: stand-alone interbody cage versus interbody cage with pedicle screw fixation - a finite element analysis

Kyung-Chul Choi, Kyeong-Sik Ryu, Sang-Ho Lee, Yeong Hyeon Kim, Sung Jae Lee, Chun-Kun Park

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Single nucleotide polymorphisms associated with non-contact soft tissue injuries in elite professional soccer players: influence on degree of injury and recovery time

Ricard Pruna, Rosa Artells, Jordi Ribas, Bruno Montoro, Francesc Cos, Carme Muñoz, Gil Rodas, Nicola Maffulli

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Care-seeking behaviour of adolescents with knee pain: a population-based study among 504 adolescents

Michael S Rathleff, Sune K Skuldbøl, Mads N B Rasch, Ewa M Roos, Sten Rasmussen, Jens L Olesen

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

A profile of osteopathic practice in Australia 2010–2011: a cross sectional survey

Sharyn R Burke, Ray Myers, Anthony L Zhang

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

A systematic review of the evidence for single stage and two stage revision of infected knee replacement

James PM Masters, Nicholas A Smith, Pedro Foguet, Mike Reed, Helen Parsons, Andrew P Sprowson

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Bone turnover and bone mineral density in HIV-1 infected Chinese taking highly active antiretroviral therapy –a prospective observational study

Lixia Zhang, Yuanbo Su, Evelyn Hsieh, Weibo Xia, Jing Xie, Yang Han, Ying Cao, Yanling Li, Xiaojing Song, Ting Zhu, Taisheng Li, Wei Yu

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Alcohol consumption is associated with lower self-reported disease activity and better health-related quality of life in female rheumatoid arthritis patients in Sweden: data from BARFOT, a multicenter study on early RA

Stefan Bergman, Sofia Symeonidou, Maria L Andersson, Maria K Söderlin, for the BARFOT study group

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Early increase in serum-COMP is associated with joint damage progression over the first five years in patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Maria L E Andersson, Björn Svensson, Ingemar F Petersson, Ingiäld Hafström, Kristina Albertsson, Kristina Forslind, Dick Heinegård, Tore Saxne

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Frequent use of blood-saving measures in elective orthopaedic surgery: a 2012 Dutch blood management survey

Veronique MA Voorn, Perla J Marang-van de Mheen, Manon M Wentink, Cynthia So-Osman, Thea PM Vliet Vlieland, Ankie WMM Koopman-van Gemert, Rob GHH Nelissen, Leti Van Bodegom-Vos, for the LISBOA study group

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Physical activities at work and risk of musculoskeletal pain and its consequences: protocol for a study with objective field measures among blue-collar workers

Marie Birk Jørgensen, Mette Korshøj, Julie Lagersted-Olsen, Morten Villumsen, Ole Steen Mortensen, Jørgen Skotte, Karen Søgaard, Pascal Madeleine, Birthe Lykke Thomsen, Andreas Holtermann

01.12.2013 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Erratum to: prognostic implications of the Quebec Task Force classification of back-related leg pain: an analysis of longitudinal routine clinical data

Alice Kongsted, Peter Kent, Tue S Jensen, Hanne Albert, Claus Manniche

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Delta III reverse shoulder arthroplasty in the treatment of complex 3- and 4-part fractures of the proximal humerus: 6 to 42 months of follow up

Georg Mattiassich, Lucian Lior Marcovici, Rolf Michael Krifter, Reinhold Ortmaier, Peter Wegerer, Albert Kroepfl

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Effects of neuromuscular training (NEMEX-TJR) on patient-reported outcomes and physical function in severe primary hip or knee osteoarthritis: a controlled before-and-after study

Eva Ageberg, Anna Nilsdotter, Eva Kosek, Ewa M Roos

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Validity of summing painful joint sites to assess joint-pain comorbidity in hip or knee osteoarthritis

Liseth Siemons, Peter M ten Klooster, Mart A F J van de Laar, Cornelia H M van den Ende, Thomas J Hoogeboom

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Mitochondrial respiratory chain dysfunction modulates metalloproteases -1, -3 and -13 in human normal chondrocytes in culture

Berta Cillero-Pastor, Ignacio Rego-Pérez, Natividad Oreiro, Carlos Fernandez-Lopez, Francisco J Blanco

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Parallel analysis of finite element model controlled trial and retrospective case control study on percutaneous internal fixation for vertical sacral fractures

Hongwei Chen, Lijun Wu, Rongmei Zheng, Yan Liu, Yang Li, Zihai Ding

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Different culture media affect growth characteristics, surface marker distribution and chondrogenic differentiation of human bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stromal cells

Sebastien Hagmann, Babak Moradi, Sebastian Frank, Thomas Dreher, Peer Wolfgang Kämmerer, Wiltrud Richter, Tobias Gotterbarm

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Low dose native type II collagen prevents pain in a rat osteoarthritis model

Lorenzo Di Cesare Mannelli, Laura Micheli, Matteo Zanardelli, Carla Ghelardini

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Cardiac conduction system abnormalities in ankylosing spondylitis: a cross-sectional study

Helena Forsblad-d’Elia, Hanna Wallberg, Eva Klingberg, Hans Carlsten, Lennart Bergfeldt

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The relation between body mass index and musculoskeletal symptoms in the working population

Laura Viester, Evert ALM Verhagen, Karen M Oude Hengel, Lando LJ Koppes, Allard J van der Beek, Paulien M Bongers

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

A goal management intervention for polyarthritis patients: rationale and design of a randomized controlled trial

Roos Y Arends, Christina Bode, Erik Taal, Mart AFJ Van de Laar

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Computer work and self-reported variables on anthropometrics, computer usage, work ability, productivity, pain, and physical activity

Pascal Madeleine, Steffen Vangsgaard, Johan Hviid Andersen, Hong-You Ge, Lars Arendt-Nielsen

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Radiographic and safety details of vertebral body stenting: results from a multicenter chart review

Peter Diel, Christoph Röder, Gosia Perler, Thomas Vordemvenne, Matti Scholz, Frank Kandziora, Sebastian Fürderer, Soren Eiskjaer, Gianluca Maestretti, Robert Rotter, Lorin Michael Benneker, Paul Friedhelm Heini

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Functional improvements desired by patients before and in the first year after total hip arthroplasty

Kristi Elisabeth Heiberg, Arne Ekeland, Anne Marit Mengshoel

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Deltoid muscle shape analysis with magnetic resonance imaging in patients with chronic rotator cuff tears

Dominik C Meyer, Stefan Rahm, Mazda Farshad, Georg Lajtai, Karl Wieser

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Development of biodegradable polycaprolactone film as an internal fixation material to enhance tendon repair: an in vitro study

Jian-Zhong Hu, Yong-Chun Zhou, Li-Hua Huang, Hong-Bin Lu

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The effect of regular physical activity on bone mineral density in post-menopausal women aged 75 and over: a retrospective analysis from the Canadian multicentre osteoporosis study

Jeffrey M Muir, Chenglin Ye, Mohit Bhandari, Jonathan D Adachi, Lehana Thabane

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

No correlation between slip reduction in low-grade spondylolisthesis or change in neuroforaminal morphology and clinical outcome

HS Femke Hagenmaier, Diyar Delawi, Nico Verschoor, F Cumhur Oner, Job LC van Susante

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Consequences and adaptation in daily life – patients’ experiences three decades after a nerve injury sustained in adolescence

Anette Chemnitz, Lars B Dahlin, Ingela K Carlsson

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Impact of carpal tunnel surgery according to pre-operative abnormality of sensory conduction in median nerve: a longitudinal study

David Coggon, Georgia Ntani, E Clare Harris, Cathy Linaker, Richard Van der Star, Cyrus Cooper, Keith T Palmer

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The CASCADE trial: effectiveness of ceramic versus PEEK cages for anterior cervical discectomy with interbody fusion; protocol of a blinded randomized controlled trial

Mark P Arts, Jasper FC Wolfs, Terry P Corbin

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Differences in risk factors for neurophysiologically confirmed carpal tunnel syndrome and illness with similar symptoms but normal median nerve function: a case–control study

David Coggon, Georgia Ntani, E Clare Harris, Cathy Linaker, Richard Van der Star, Cyrus Cooper, Keith T Palmer

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Symptoms, signs and nerve conduction velocities in patients with suspected carpal tunnel syndrome

Georgia Ntani, Keith T Palmer, Cathy Linaker, E Clare Harris, Richard Van der Star, Cyrus Cooper, David Coggon

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Reliability of spatiotemporal and kinetic gait parameters determined by a new instrumented treadmill system

Lloyd F Reed, Stephen R Urry, Scott C Wearing

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Compression and contact area of anterior strut grafts in spinal instrumentation: a biomechanical study

Antonius Pizanis, Jörg H Holstein, Felix Vossen, Markus Burkhardt, Tim Pohlemann

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

A systematic review of the diagnostic performance of orthopedic physical examination tests of the hip

Labib Ataur Rahman, Sam Adie, Justine Maree Naylor, Rajat Mittal, Sarah So, Ian Andrew Harris

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

An inverted J-shaped association of serum uric acid with muscle strength among Japanese adult men: a cross-sectional study

Cong Huang, Kaijun Niu, Yoritoshi Kobayashi, Lei Guan, Haruki Momma, Yufei Cui, Masahiro Chujo, Atsushi Otomo, Hui Guo, Hiroko Tadaura, Ryoichi Nagatomi

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Smoking and primary total hip or knee replacement due to osteoarthritis in 54,288 elderly men and women

George Mnatzaganian, Philip Ryan, Christopher M Reid, David C Davidson, Janet E Hiller

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Higher BMP/Smad sensitivity of tendon-derived stem cells (TDSCs) isolated from the collagenase-induced tendon injury model: possible mechanism for their altered fate in vitro

Pauline Po Yee Lui, Yin Mei Wong

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

High glucose concentration up-regulates the expression of matrix metalloproteinase-9 and -13 in tendon cells

Wen-Chung Tsai, Fang-Chen Liang, Ju-Wen Cheng, Li-Ping Lin, Shih-Chieh Chang, Hsiang-Hung Chen, Jong-Hwei S Pang

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Low dynamic muscle strength and its associations with fatigue, functional performance, and quality of life in premenopausal patients with systemic lupus erythematosus and low disease activity: a case–control study

Sandor Balsamo, Licia Maria Henrique da Mota, Jozélio Freire de Carvalho, Dahan da Cunha Nascimento, Ramires Alsamir Tibana, Frederico Santos de Santana, Ricardo Lima Moreno, Bruno Gualano, Leopoldo dos Santos-Neto

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Efficacy and safety of diclofenac diethylamine 1.16% gel in acute neck pain: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study

Hans-Georg Predel, Bruno Giannetti, Helmut Pabst, Axel Schaefer, Agnes M Hug, Ian Burnett

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Effective osteoporosis treatment with teriparatide is associated with enhanced quality of life in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis: the European Forsteo Observational Study

Östen Ljunggren, Annabel Barrett, Ivaylo Stoykov, Bente L Langdahl, Willem F Lems, J Bernard Walsh, Astrid Fahrleitner-Pammer, Gerald Rajzbaum, Franz Jakob, Dimitrios Karras, Fernando Marin

01.12.2013 | Technical advance | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

MR-guided focused ultrasound for the novel and innovative management of osteoarthritic knee pain

Masashi Izumi, Masahiko Ikeuchi, Motohiro Kawasaki, Takahiro Ushida, Kazuo Morio, Hirofumi Namba, Thomas Graven-Nielsen, Yasuhiro Ogawa, Toshikazu Tani

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

CONTRAIS: CONservative TReatment for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis: a randomised controlled trial protocol

Allan Abbott, Hans Möller, Paul Gerdhem

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Efficacy of strength and aerobic exercise on patient-reported outcomes and structural changes in patients with knee osteoarthritis: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Britt Elin Øiestad, Nina Østerås, Richard Frobell, Margreth Grotle, Helga Brøgger, May Arna Risberg

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Validation of an osteoporosis self-assessment tool to identify primary osteoporosis and new osteoporotic vertebral fractures in postmenopausal Chinese women in Beijing

Yong Yang, BingQiang Wang, Qi Fei, Qian Meng, Dong Li, Hai Tang, JinJun Li, Nan Su

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Infected forearm nonunion treated by bone transport after debridement

Tang Liu, Zhenyang Liu, Lin Ling, Xiangsheng Zhang

01.12.2013 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Paravertebral compartment syndrome after training causing severe back pain in an amateur rugby player: report of a rare case and review of the literature

Georg Mattiassich, Lorenz Larcher, Markus Leitinger, Eugen Trinka, Gottfried Wechselberger, Heinrich Schubert

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Prevalence of genetic risk factors related with thrombophilia and hypofibrinolysis in patients with osteonecrosis of the femoral head in Poland

Jacek Gagala, Monika Buraczynska, Tomasz Mazurkiewicz, Andrzej Ksiazek

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Validity of a computer-assisted manual segmentation software to quantify wrist erosion volume using computed tomography scans in rheumatoid arthritis

Fausto Salaffi, Marina Carotti, Alessandro Ciapetti, Alarico Ariani, Stefania Gasparini, Walter Grassi

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Ultrasound features of shoulder involvement in patients with ankylosing spondylitis: a case–control study

Sanae Ali Ou Alla, Rachid Bahiri, Hanaa Amine, Hourya El Alaoui, Hanane Rkain, Souad Aktaou, Redouane Abouqal, Najia Hajjaj-Hassouni

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Spondyloarthritis-related and degenerative MRI changes in the axial skeleton - an inter- and intra-observer agreement study

Bodil Arnbak, Tue Secher Jensen, Claus Manniche, Anna Zejden, Niels Egund, Anne Grethe Jurik

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Neuromuscular adaptations after a rehabilitation program in patients with chronic low back pain: case series (uncontrolled longitudinal study)

Arnaud Dupeyron, Christophe Demattei, Pascal Kouyoumdjian, Olivier Missenard, Jean Paul Micallef, Stéphane Perrey

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The effects of commercially available footwear on foot pain and disability in people with gout: a pilot study

Keith Rome, Sarah Stewart, Alain C Vandal, Peter Gow, Peter McNair, Nicola Dalbeth

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Patient’s access to healthcare and treatment in rheumatoid arthritis: the views of stakeholders in Portugal

Pedro A Laires, Rui Mesquita, Luís Veloso, Ana Paula Martins, Rui Cernadas, João Eurico Fonseca

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Adherence to osteoporosis regimens among men and analysis of risk factors of poor compliance: a 2-year analytical review

Chun-Kai Chiu, Ming-Chun Kuo, Shan-Fu Yu, Ben Yu-Jih Su, Tien-Tsai Cheng

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Effects of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) on non-specific chronic back pain: a randomized controlled trial with additional exploration of the underlying mechanisms

Jonas Tesarz, Andreas Gerhardt, Sabine Leisner, Susanne Janke, Mechthild Hartmann, Günther H Seidler, Wolfgang Eich

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Effect of anterior translation of the talus on outcomes of three-component total ankle arthroplasty

Keun-Bae Lee, Myung-Sun Kim, Kyung-Soon Park, Kyu-Jin Cho, Andri Primadhi

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Enhancing the quality of international orthopedic medical mission trips using the blue distinction criteria for knee and hip replacement centers

Kyle E Dempsey, Roya Ghazinouri, Desiree Diez, Luis Alcantara, Carolyn Beagan, Barbara Aggouras, Monica Hoagland, Thomas S Thornhill, Jeffrey N Katz

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Natural course of scoliosis in proximal spinal muscular atrophy type II and IIIa: descriptive clinical study with retrospective data collection of 126 patients

Albert Fujak, Wolfgang Raab, Alexander Schuh, Silvia Richter, Raimund Forst, Jürgen Forst

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Maintaining endotracheal tube cuff pressure at 20 mm Hg to prevent dysphagia after anterior cervical spine surgery; protocol of a double-blind randomised controlled trial

Mark P Arts, Thijs C D Rettig, Jessica de Vries, Jasper F C Wolfs, Bas A in’t Veld

01.12.2013 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Re-growth of an incomplete discoid lateral meniscus after arthroscopic partial resection in an 11 year-old boy: a case report

Salvatore Bisicchia, Cosimo Tudisco

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Implementation of specific strength training among industrial laboratory technicians: long-term effects on back, neck and upper extremity pain

Mogens Theisen Pedersen, Christoffer H Andersen, Mette K Zebis, Gisela Sjøgaard, Lars L Andersen

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Biomechanical comparison of three stand-alone lumbar cages — a three-dimensional finite element analysis

Shih-Hao Chen, Ming-Chieh Chiang, Jin-Fu Lin, Shang-Chih Lin, Ching-Hua Hung

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Stability of low back pain reporting over 8 years in a general population aged 40/41 years at base-line: data from three consecutive cross-sectional surveys

Nadège Lemeunier, Charlotte Leboeuf-Yde, Per Kjaer, Olivier Gagey

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Balance ability and postural stability among patients with painful shoulder disorders and healthy controls

Tobias Baierle, Thilo Kromer, Carmen Petermann, Petra Magosch, Hannu Luomajoki

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The association of body-mass index and depressed mood with knee pain and activity limitations in knee osteoarthritis: results from the Amsterdam osteoarthritis cohort

Jasmijn FM Holla, Marike van der Leeden, Dirk L Knol, Leo D Roorda, Martin van der Esch, Ramon E Voorneman, Willem F Lems, Joost Dekker

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Use of resources and costs associated with the treatment of Dupuytren’s contracture at an orthopedics and traumatology surgery department in Denia (Spain): collagenase clostridium hystolyticum versus subtotal fasciectomy

Rafael Sanjuan Cerveró, Nuria Franco Ferrando, Jaime Poquet Jornet

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Chronic low back pain patient groups in primary care – A cross sectional cluster analysis

Annika Viniol, Nikita Jegan, Oliver Hirsch, Corinna Leonhardt, Markus Brugger, Konstantin Strauch, Jürgen Barth, Erika Baum, Annette Becker

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Estimation of 10 - year probability bone fracture in a selected sample of Palestinian people using fracture risk assessment tool

Mai B Aker, Adham S Abu Taha, Sa’ed H Zyoud, Ansam F Sawalha, Samah W Al-Jabi, Waleed M Sweileh

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The AViKA (Adding Value in Knee Arthroplasty) postoperative care navigation trial: rationale and design features

Elena Losina, Jamie E Collins, Meghan E Daigle, Laurel A Donnell-Fink, Julian JZ Prokopetz, Doris Strnad, Vladislav Lerner, Benjamin N Rome, Roya Ghazinouri, Debra J Skoniecki, Jeffrey N Katz, John Wright

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Prophylactic titanium elastic nailing (TEN) following femoral lengthening (Lengthening then rodding) with one or two nails reduces the risk for secondary interventions after regenerate fractures: a cohort study in monolateral vs. bilateral lengthening procedures

Frank Schiedel, Ulrich Elsner, Georg Gosheger, Björn Vogt, Robert Rödl

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Urban versus rural differences in the occurrence of hip fractures in Japan’s Kyoto prefecture during 2008–2010: a comparison of femoral neck and trochanteric fractures

Motoyuki Horii, Hiroyoshi Fujiwara, Takumi Ikeda, Keiichiro Ueshima, Kazuya Ikoma, Toshiharu Shirai, Ryu Terauchi, Masateru Nagae, Nagato Kuriyama, Toshikazu Kubo

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The interaction of force and repetition on musculoskeletal and neural tissue responses and sensorimotor behavior in a rat model of work-related musculoskeletal disorders

Mary F Barbe, Sean Gallagher, Vicky S Massicotte, Michael Tytell, Steven N Popoff, Ann E Barr-Gillespie

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The application of central tension plate with sharp hook in the treatment of intra-articular olecranon fracture

Wei Chen, Qi Zhang, Zhiyong Hou, Yingze Zhang

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Evaluation of a treatment algorithm for acute traumatic osseous Bankart lesions resulting from first time dislocation of the shoulder with a two year follow-up

Ulrich J A Spiegl, Christian Ryf, Pierre Hepp, Paavo Rillmann

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Meta-analysis of the association of HLA-DRB1 with rheumatoid arthritis in Chinese populations

Meng Yang, Xiaocong Kuang, Jianmin Li, Yanbin Pan, Meile Tan, Binzhu Lu, Qiumei Cheng, Lingyan Wu, Guodong Pang

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

A new lumbar posterior fixation system, the memory metal spinal system: an in-vitro mechanical evaluation

Dennis Kok, Paul John Firkins, Frits H Wapstra, Albert G Veldhuizen

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Efficacy of adding the kinesio taping method to guideline-endorsed conventional physiotherapy in patients with chronic nonspecific low back pain: a randomised controlled trial

Marco Aurélio Nemitalla Added, Leonardo Oliveira Pena Costa, Thiago Yukio Fukuda, Diego Galace de Freitas, Evelyn Cassia Salomão, Renan Lima Monteiro, Lucíola da Cunha Menezes Costa

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Evaluation of the effect of a comprehensive multidisciplinary care pathway for hip fractures: design of a controlled study

Elvira R Flikweert, Gerbrand J Izaks, Inge HF Reininga, Klaus W Wendt, Martin Stevens

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Efficacy and safety of tofacitinib in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Ying He, Angel YS Wong, Esther W Chan, Wallis CY Lau, Kenneth KC Man, Celine SL Chui, Alan J Worsley, Ian CK Wong

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Quality measures for the care of patients with lateral epicondylalgia

Francisco Minaya-Muñoz, Francesc Medina-Mirapeix, Fermin Valera-Garrido

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

A comparison of physical and psychological features of responders and non-responders to cervical facet blocks in chronic whiplash

Ashley Dean Smith, Gwendolen Jull, Geoff Schneider, Bevan Frizzell, Robert Allen Hooper, Michele Sterling

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

An ultrasound study of altered hydration behaviour of proteoglycan-degraded articular cartilage

Qing Wang, Yi-Yi Yang, Hai-Jun Niu, Wen-Jing Zhang, Qian-Jin Feng, Wu-Fan Chen

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Factors influencing health-related quality of life after total hip replacement - a comparison of data from the Swedish and Danish hip arthroplasty registers

Max Gordon, Aksel Paulsen, Søren Overgaard, Göran Garellick, Alma B Pedersen, Ola Rolfson

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

An economic model to evaluate cost-effectiveness of computer assisted knee replacement surgery in Norway

Øystein Gøthesen, James Slover, Leif Havelin, Jan Erik Askildsen, Henrik Malchau, Ove Furnes

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The gait pattern is not impaired in subjects with external snapping hip: a comparative cross-sectional study

Julie S Jacobsen, Uwe G Kersting, Michael S Rathleff, Ole Simonsen, Kjeld Søballe, Michael Ulrich

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Development of a new pre-vascularized tissue-engineered construct using pre-differentiated rADSCs, arteriovenous vascular bundle and porous nano-hydroxyapatide-polyamide 66 scaffold

Pei Yang, Xin Huang, Jacson Shen, Chunsheng Wang, Xiaoqian Dang, Henry Mankin, Zhenfeng Duan, Kunzheng Wang

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Knee loading reduces MMP13 activity in the mouse cartilage

Kazunori Hamamura, Ping Zhang, Liming Zhao, Joon W Shim, Andy Chen, Todd R Dodge, Qiaoqiao Wan, Han Shih, Sungsoo Na, Chien-Chi Lin, Hui Bin Sun, Hiroki Yokota

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Interrater reliability of clinical tests to evaluate scapulothoracic motion

Evelyn Baertschi, Jaap Swanenburg, Florian Brunner, Jan Kool

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The PICO project: aquatic exercise for knee osteoarthritis in overweight and obese individuals

Flávia Yázigi, Margarida Espanha, Filomena Vieira, Stephen P Messier, Cristina Monteiro, Antonio P Veloso

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Is the use of computer navigation in total knee arthroplasty improving implant positioning and function? A comparative study of 198 knees operated at a Norwegian district hospital

Gro Sævik Dyrhovden, Øystein Gøthesen, Stein Håkon Låstad Lygre, Anne Marie Fenstad, Tor Egil Sørås, Svein Halvorsen, Truls Jellestad, Ove Furnes

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Long-term persistence and effects of fetal microchimerisms on disease onset and status in a cohort of women with rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus

Marianne Kekow, Maria Barleben, Susanne Drynda, Sibylle Jakubiczka, Jörn Kekow, Thomas Brune

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Biomechanical comparison of menisci from different species and artificial constructs

Gunther H Sandmann, Christopher Adamczyk, Eduardo Grande Garcia, Stefan Doebele, Andreas Buettner, Stefan Milz, Andreas B Imhoff, Stefan Vogt, Rainer Burgkart, Thomas Tischer

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Birth prevalence for congenital limb defects in the northern Netherlands: a 30-year population-based study

Ecaterina Vasluian, Corry K van der Sluis, Anthonie J van Essen, Jorieke E H Bergman, Pieter U Dijkstra, Heleen A Reinders-Messelink, Hermien E K de Walle

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Self-reported knee joint instability is related to passive mechanical stiffness in medial knee osteoarthritis

Mark W Creaby, Tim V Wrigley, Boon-Whatt Lim, Rana S Hinman, Adam L Bryant, Kim L Bennell

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Strength gain through eccentric isotonic training without changes in clinical signs or blood markers

Thâmara Alves, Flávia A Guarnier, Fernanda AS Campoy, Mariana O Gois, Maíra C Albuquerque, Patrícia M Seraphim, Jayme Junior Netto, Luiz Carlos Marques Vanderlei, Carlos R Padovani, Rubens Cecchini, Carlos Marcelo Pastre

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Does PRP enhance bone integration with grafts, graft substitutes, or implants? A systematic review

Alice Roffi, Giuseppe Filardo, Elizaveta Kon, Maurilio Marcacci

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Inactivated autograft–prosthesis composite have a role for grade III giant cell tumor of bone around the knee

SongFeng Xu, XiuChun Yu, Ming Xu, ZhiHou Fu

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Computer-aided resection and endoprosthesis design for the management of malignant bone tumors around the knee: outcomes of 12 cases

Huan-wen Ding, Guang-wen Yu, Qiang Tu, Bao Liu, Jian-jian Shen, Hong Wang, Ying-jun Wang

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The spinal stenosis pedometer and nutrition lifestyle intervention (SSPANLI) randomized controlled trial protocol

Christy C Tomkins-Lane, Lynne MZ Lafave, Jill A Parnell, Ashok Krishnamurthy, Jocelyn Rempel, Luciana G Macedo, Stephanie Moriartey, Kent J Stuber, Philip M Wilson, Richard Hu, Yvette M Andreas

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Evaluation of etoricoxib in patients undergoing total knee replacement surgery in a double-blind, randomized controlled trial

Narinder Rawal, Eugene Viscusi, Paul M Peloso, Harold S Minkowitz, Liang Chen, Sandhya Shah, Anish Mehta, Denesh K Chitkara, Sean P Curtis, Dimitris A Papanicolaou

01.12.2013 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Spontaneous patella fracture associated with anterior tibial tubercle pseudarthrosis in a revised knee replacement following knee Arthrodesis

Alfonso Manzotti, Simone Aldè, Chris Pullen, Pietro Cerveri, Norberto Confalonieri

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Independent associations of childhood and current socioeconomic status with risk of self-reported doctor-diagnosed arthritis in a family-medicine cohort of North-Carolinians

Antoine R Baldassari, Rebecca J Cleveland, Leigh F Callahan

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Fear–avoidance beliefs associated with perceived psychological and social factors at work among patients with neck and back pain: a cross-sectional multicentre study

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

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Safety reporting on implantation of autologous adipose tissue-derived stem cells with platelet-rich plasma into human articular joints

Jaewoo Pak, Jae-Jin Chang, Jung Hun Lee, Sang Hee Lee

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Risk factors for musculoskeletal pain amongst nurses in Estonia: a cross-sectional study

Tiina Freimann, David Coggon, Eda Merisalu, Liina Animägi, Mati Pääsuke

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Development of a cost effective three-dimensional posture analysis tool: validity and reliability

Yolandi Brink, Quinette Louw, Karen Grimmer, Kristiaan Schreve, Gareth van der Westhuizen, Esmè Jordaan

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Orthopaedic Disorders in Myotonic Dystrophy Type 1: descriptive clinical study of 21 patients

Lisa Schilling, Raimund Forst, Jürgen Forst, Albert Fujak

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Motivations for inadequate persistence with disease modifying anti-rheumatic drugs in early rheumatoid arthritis: the patient’s perspective

Virginia Pascual-Ramos, Irazú Contreras-Yáñez

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The intra- and inter-rater reliability of five clinical muscle performance tests in patients with and without neck pain

Tina Juul, Henning Langberg, Flemming Enoch, Karen Søgaard

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Gait pattern in 9-11-year-old children with generalized joint hypermobility compared with controls; a cross-sectional study

Helene Nikolajsen, Peter Kastmand Larsen, Erik Bruun Simonsen, Tine Alkjær, Simon Falkerslev, Jens Halkjær Kristensen, Bente Rona Jensen, Lars Remvig, Birgit Juul-Kristensen

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The effectiveness of a stratified group intervention using the STarTBack screening tool in patients with LBP - a non randomised controlled trial

Susan E Murphy, Catherine Blake, Camillus K Power, Brona M Fullen

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Reliability and validity of spinal coordination patterns during treadmill walking in persons with thoracic spine pain – a preliminary study

Jean Wessel, Michael R Pierrynowski, Kelly Pennell, Linda J Woodhouse

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Efficacy of low-dose intra-articular tranexamic acid in total knee replacement; a prospective triple-blinded randomized controlled trial

Paphon Sa-ngasoongsong, Siwadol Wongsak, Pongsthorn Chanplakorn, Patarawan Woratanarat, Supaporn Wechmongkolgorn, Bussanee Wibulpolprasert, Pornchai Mulpruek, Viroj Kawinwonggowit

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Consumption of medical resources and outcome of shoulder disorders in primary health care consulters

Juha Paloneva, Sanna Koskela, Hannu Kautiainen, Mauno Vanhala, Ilkka Kiviranta

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Exploring differential item functioning in the SF-36 by demographic, clinical, psychological and social factors in an osteoarthritis population

Beth Pollard, Marie Johnston, Diane Dixon

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Matrix forming characteristics of inner and outer human meniscus cells on 3D collagen scaffolds under normal and low oxygen tensions

Roger Croutze, Nadr Jomha, Hasan Uludag, Adetola Adesida

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Cathepsin K inhibitors increase distal femoral bone mineral density in rapidly growing rabbits

Brenda L Pennypacker, Renata M Oballa, Sonia Levesque, Donald B Kimmel, Le T Duong

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Risk factors for incident hyperuricemia during mid-adulthood in African American and White men and women enrolled in the ARIC cohort study

Mara A McAdams-DeMarco, Andrew Law, Janet W Maynard, Josef Coresh, Alan N Baer

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Differences between patients with chronic widespread pain and local chronic low back pain in primary care - a comparative cross-sectional analysis

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

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Evaluation of the novel ultrasound score for large joints in psoriatic arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis: six month experience in daily clinical practice

Valentin S Schäfer, Martin Fleck, Herbert Kellner, Johannes Strunk, Horst Sattler, Wolfgang A Schmidt, Boris Ehrenstein, Marina Backhaus, Wolfgang Hartung

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The prevalence of moderate to severe radiographic sacroiliitis and the correlation with health status in elderly Swedish men – The MrOS study

Sofia Exarchou, Inga Redlund-Johnell, Magnus Karlsson, Dan Mellström, Claes Ohlsson, Carl Turesson, Lars Erik Kristensen, Lennart Jacobsson

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Expression profiling in spondyloarthropathy synovial biopsies highlights changes in expression of inflammatory genes in conjunction with tissue remodelling genes

Gethin P Thomas, Ran Duan, Allison R Pettit, Helen Weedon, Simranpreet Kaur, Malcolm Smith, Matthew A Brown

01.12.2013 | Technical advance | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Application of Ni-Ti Alloy connector for the treatment of comminuted coronal plane supracondylar-condylar femoral fractures: a retrospective review of 21 patients

Yuntong Zhang, Xue Zhao, Yang Tang, Chuncai Zhang, Shuogui Xu, Yang Xie

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Quantitative T2 mapping to characterize the process of intervertebral disc degeneration in a rabbit model

Wei Sun, Kai Zhang, Chang-qing Zhao, Wei Ding, Jun-jie Yuan, Qi Sun, Xiao-jiang Sun, You-zhuan Xie, Hua Li, Jie Zhao

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Monocyte depletion increases local proliferation of macrophage subsets after skeletal muscle injury

Claude H Côté, Patrice Bouchard, Nico van Rooijen, David Marsolais, Elise Duchesne

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The clinical course over the first year of Whiplash Associated Disorders (WAD): pain-related disability predicts outcome in a mildly affected sample

Pernilla Åsenlöf, Annika Bring, Anne Söderlund

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Reduced creatinine clearance is associated with early development of subcutaneous tophi in people with gout

Nicola Dalbeth, Meaghan E House, Anne Horne, William J Taylor

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Analysis of mass spectrometry data from the secretome of an explant model of articular cartilage exposed to pro-inflammatory and anti-inflammatory stimuli using machine learning

Anna L Swan, Kirsty L Hillier, Julia R Smith, David Allaway, Susan Liddell, Jaume Bacardit, Ali Mobasheri

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The effect of high dose antibiotic impregnated cement on rate of surgical site infection after hip hemiarthroplasty for fractured neck of femur: a protocol for a double-blind quasi randomised controlled trial

Andrew P Sprowson, Cyrus D Jensen, Sanjay Gupta, Nick Parsons, Aradhyula N Murty, Simon MG Jones, Dominic Inman, Mike R Reed

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Quantification of the relative contribution of estrogen to bone mineral density in men and women

Lan T Ho-Pham, Nguyen D Nguyen, Tuan V Nguyen

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

A customized protocol to assess bone quality in the metacarpal head, metacarpal shaft and distal radius: a high resolution peripheral quantitative computed tomography precision study

Lynne Feehan, Helen Buie, Linda Li, Heather McKay

01.12.2013 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Massive heterotopic ossification associated with late deficits in posterior wall of acetabulum after failed acetabular fracture operation

Yuntong Zhang, Yang Xie, Shuogui Xu, Chuncai Zhang

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Biomechanical evaluation of combined short segment fixation and augmentation of incomplete osteoporotic burst fractures

René Hartensuer, Dominic Gehweiler, Martin Schulze, Lars Matuszewski, Michael J Raschke, Thomas Vordemvenne

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The conceptually equivalent Dutch version of the Western Ontario Rotator Cuff Index (WORC)©

Ronald N Wessel, Nienke Wolterbeek, Anouk JM Fermont, Henk van Mameren, Heleen Sonneveld, Sharon Griffin, Rob A de Bie

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Low dose of continuous – wave microwave irradiation did not cause temperature increase in muscles tissue adjacent to titanium alloy implants – an animal study

Dongmei Ye, Yiming Xu, Tengfei Fu, Han Zhang, Xianxuan Feng, Gang Wang, Lan Jiang, Yuehong Bai

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Relevant baseline characteristics for describing patients with knee osteoarthritis: results from a Delphi survey

Lukas M Wildi, Anita Hensel, Maria Wertli, Beat A Michel, Johann Steurer

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Treating to the target of remission in early rheumatoid arthritis is cost-effective: results of the DREAM registry

Marloes Vermeer, Wietske Kievit, Hillechiena H Kuper, Louise MA Braakman-Jansen, Hein J Bernelot Moens, Theo R Zijlstra, Alfons A den Broeder, Piet LCM van Riel, Jaap Fransen, Mart AFJ van de Laar

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Register-based data of psychosocial working conditions and occupational groups as predictors of disability pension due to musculoskeletal diagnoses: a prospective cohort study of 24 543 Swedish twins

Annina Ropponen, Åsa Samuelsson, Kristina Alexanderson, Pia Svedberg

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

A 5 item version of the Compliance Questionnaire for Rheumatology (CQR5) successfully identifies low adherence to DMARDs

Lyndsay D Hughes, John Done, Adam Young

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Correlation between the prevalence of herniation pits and the alpha angle of the hip: computed tomography evaluation in healthy Chinese adults

Zhe Guo, Li Xu, Yong-bin Su, Xiao-guang Cheng

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Prevalence of MRI-detected mediopatellar plica in subjects with knee pain and the association with MRI-detected patellofemoral cartilage damage and bone marrow lesions: data from the Joints On Glucosamine study

Daichi Hayashi, Li Xu, Ali Guermazi, C Kent Kwoh, Michael J Hannon, Mohamed Jarraya, Stephanie M Green, John M Jakicic, Carolyn E Moore, Frank W Roemer

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

At the moment of occurrence of a fragility hip fracture, men have higher mechanical properties values in comparison with women

Ana C Vale, Inês P Aleixo, Miguel Lúcio, André Saraiva, Joana Caetano-Lopes, Ana Rodrigues, Pedro M Amaral, Luís G Rosa, Jacinto Monteiro, João E Fonseca, Maria F Vaz, Helena Canhão

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Independent associations of socioeconomic factors with disability and pain in adults with knee osteoarthritis

Rebecca J Cleveland, My-Linh N Luong, Joshua B Knight, Britta Schoster, Jordan B Renner, Joanne M Jordan, Leigh F Callahan

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Dose REduction strategy of subcutaneous TNF inhibitors in rheumatoid arthritis: design of a pragmatic randomised non inferiority trial, the DRESS study

Alfons A den Broeder, Noortje van Herwaarden, Aatke van der Maas, Frank HJ van den Hoogen, Johannes W Bijlsma, Ronald F van Vollenhoven, Bart JF van den Bemt

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The mid-term outcome of total ankle arthroplasty and ankle fusion in rheumatoid arthritis: a systematic review

Jacqueline van Heiningen, Thea PM Vliet Vlieland, Huub JL van der Heide

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Does moderate or severe nonspecific knee injury affect radiographic osteoarthritis incidence and progression?

Eric C Sayre, Joel Singer, Anona Thorne, Hubert Wong, Jacek A Kopec, John M Esdaile, Ali Guermazi, Savvas Nicolaou, Jolanda Cibere

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Effects of neck-specific exercise with or without a behavioural approach in addition to prescribed physical activity for individuals with chronic whiplash-associated disorders: a prospective randomised study

Anneli Peolsson, Maria Landén Ludvigsson, Thomas Overmeer, Åsa Dedering, Lars Bernfort, Gun Johansson, Ann-Sofi Kammerlind, Gunnel Peterson

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Muscle activity and head kinematics in unconstrained movements in subjects with chronic neck pain; cervical motor dysfunction or low exertion motor output?

Harald Vikne, Eva Sigrid Bakke, Knut Liestøl, Stian R Engen, Nina Vøllestad

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Efficacy, safety and tolerability of tofacitinib in patients with an inadequate response to disease modifying anti-rheumatic drugs: a meta-analysis of randomized double-blind controlled studies

Asres Berhan

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Measures and procedures utilized to determine the added value of microprocessor-controlled prosthetic knee joints: a systematic review

Patrick JR Theeven, Bea Hemmen, Peter RG Brink, Rob JEM Smeets, Henk AM Seelen

01.12.2013 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

No damage of joint cartilage of the lower limbs in an ultra-endurance athlete – an MRI-study

Matthias Alexander Zingg, Shila Pazahr, Fabian Morsbach, Andreas Gutzeit, Walter Wiesner, Bruno Lutz, Beat Knechtle, Thomas Rosemann, Peter Matthias Mundinger, Christoph Alexander Rüst

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Movement within foot and ankle joint in children with spastic cerebral palsy: a 3-dimensional ultrasound analysis of medial gastrocnemius length with correction for effects of foot deformation

Peter A Huijing, Menno R Bénard, Jaap Harlaar, Richard T Jaspers, Jules G Becher

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Long-term results of cemented total hip arthroplasty in patients younger than 30 years and the outcome of subsequent revisions

Marloes WJL Schmitz, Vincent JJF Busch, Jean WM Gardeniers, Jan CM Hendriks, René PH Veth, B Willem Schreurs

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Radiographic union score for hip substantially improves agreement between surgeons and radiologists

Mohit Bhandari, Mary M Chiavaras, Naveen Parasu, Hema Choudur, Olufemi Ayeni, Rajesh Chakravertty, Simrit Bains, Alisha Hak, Sheila Sprague, Brad Petrisor

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Effects of a progressive aquatic resistance exercise program on the biochemical composition and morphology of cartilage in women with mild knee osteoarthritis: protocol for a randomised controlled trial

Benjamin Waller, Matti Munukka, Juhani Multanen, Timo Rantalainen, Tapani Pöyhönen, Miika T Nieminen, Ilkka Kiviranta, Hannu Kautiainen, Harri Selänne, Joost Dekker, Sarianna Sipilä, Urho M Kujala, Arja Häkkinen, Ari Heinonen

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