Section Editors

  • Daichi Hayashi, Boston University School of Medicine
  • Umile Giuseppe Longo, University Campus Biomedico
  • Ali Mobasheri, University of Surrey
  • Jasvinder Singh, University of Alabama
  • J. Bart Staal, Radboud University Medical Centre
  • Anita Wluka, Monash University

Executive Editor

  • Catia Cornacchia, BioMed Central


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    Giovanni de’ Medici and the enigma of his leg amputation

    An interesting case report describes anthropological and paleopathological results of the investigations on Captain Giovanni de’ Medici skeletal remains, showing how medicine can bring historically important figures to life.

    BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2014, 15:301
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    Patellar tendinopathy and obesity: any association?

    MRI defined patellar tendinopathy is common in older adults and strongly associated with past and current obesity suggesting that further work is warranted in determining its contribution on obesity-related anterior knee symptoms in older people.

    BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2014, 15:266
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    A Fast New Way to Measure Cartilage Damage

    Traditionally measuring cartilage damage has been an arduous process but the cartilage damage index, which relies on informative locations, can be completed in minutes, and has good reliability, validity, and sensitivity to change.

    BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2014, 15:264


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