Adapting MRI as a clinical outcome measure for a facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy trial of prednisone and tacrolimus: case report
Facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy (FSHD) is a patchy and slowly progressive disease of skeletal muscle. MRI short tau inversion recovery (STIR) sequences of patient muscles often show increased hyperinten... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 9, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Leo H. Wang, Laura M. Johnstone, Michael Bindschadler, Stephen J. Tapscott and Seth D. Friedman Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Functional outcomes of full-endoscopic spine surgery for high-grade migrated lumbar disc herniation: a prospective registry-based cohort study with more than 5  years of follow-up
Full-endoscopic lumbar discectomy (FELD) is an alternative to posterior open surgery to treat a high-grade migrated herniated disc. However, because of the complexity of the surgery, success is dependent on th... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 9, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Christopher Wu, Ching-Yu Lee, Sheng Chi Chen, Shao-Keh Hsu and Meng-Huang Wu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effects of unweighting on gait kinematics during walking on a lower-body positive-pressure treadmill in patients with hip osteoarthritis
Hip osteoarthritis (OA) is a musculoskeletal condition that makes walking difficult due to pain induced by weight-bearing activities. Treadmills that support the body weight (BW) reduce the load on the lower l... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 8, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yoshiaki Kataoka, Tomohiro Shimizu, Ryo Takeda, Shigeru Tadano, Yuki Saito, Satoshi Osuka, Tomoya Ishida, Mina Samukawa, Tohru Irie, Daisuke Takahashi, Norimasa Iwasaki and Harukazu Tohyama Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effectiveness of reverse total shoulder arthroplasty for primary and secondary fracture care: mid-term outcomes in a single-centre experience
The introduction of reverse total shoulder arthroplasty (RSA) as a treatment option in complex proximal humeral fractures, has significantly extended the surgical armamentarium. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 8, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: AM Schwarz, GM Hohenberger, M Sauerschnig, M Niks, G Lipnik, G Mattiassich, M Zacherl, FJ Seibert and M Plecko Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Conservative versus surgical management for patients with rotator cuff tears: a systematic review and META-analysis
This study aims to compare conservative versus surgical management for patients with full-thickness RC tear in terms of clinical and structural outcomes at 1 and 2  years of follow-up. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 8, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Umile Giuseppe Longo, Laura Risi Ambrogioni, Vincenzo Candela, Alessandra Berton, Arianna Carnevale, Emiliano Schena and Vincenzo Denaro Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Musculoskeletal pathology as an early warning sign of systemic amyloidosis: a systematic review of amyloid deposition and orthopedic surgery
Transthyretin and immunoglobulin light-chain amyloidoses cause amyloid deposition throughout various organ systems. Recent evidence suggests that soft tissue amyloid deposits may lead to orthopedic conditions ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 8, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Austin E. Wininger, Brian M. Phelps, Jessica T. Le, Joshua D. Harris, Barry H. Trachtenberg and Shari R. Liberman Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Defining the role of TT-TG and TT-PCL in the diagnosis of lateralization of the Tibial tubercle in recurrent patellar dislocation
The radiological indicators can help doctors determine whether to make tibial tubercle transfer. But which indicator is better is still in question. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 8, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Peng Su, Nengri Jian, Beini Mao, Zhong Zhang, Jian Li and Weili Fu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Reconstruction of massive tibial bone and soft tissue defects by trifocal bone transport combined with soft tissue distraction: experience from 31 cases
Large post-traumatic tibial bone defects combined with soft tissue defects are a common orthopedic clinical problem associated with poor outcomes when treated using traditional surgical methods. The study was ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 7, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yong-Qing Xu, Xin-Yu Fan, Xiao-Qing He and Hong-Jie Wen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Polyglucosan body myopathy 1 may cause cognitive impairment: a case report from China
Polyglucosan body myopathy 1 (PGBM1) is a type of glycogen storage disease that can cause skeletal muscle myopathy and cardiomyopathy with or without immunodeficiency due to a pathogenic mutation in the RBCK1 ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 7, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Lin Chen, Nan Wang, Wenbin Hu, Xuen Yu, Renming Yang, Yongzhu Han, Yan Yan, Na Nian and Congbo Sha Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Treatment of diaphyseal forearm defects caused by infection using Ilizarov segmental bone transport technique
The Ilizarov segmental bone transport technique can be applied in the reconstruction of the bone defects with less invasive fashion and more versatility compared to other methods, while most studies were focus... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 7, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yanshi Liu, Maimaiaili Yushan, Zhenhui Liu, Jialin Liu, Chuang Ma and Aihemaitijiang Yusufu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Reliability and construct validity of the modified Finnish version of the 9-item patient health questionnaire and its associations within the biopsychosocial framework among female health-care workers with sub-acute or recurrent low back pain
Health-care workers have an increased risk for chronic low back pain (LBP) leading to reduced workability. Depression, a highly prevalent, costly and disabling condition, is commonly seen in patients with sub-... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 7, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: J. H. Suni, T. Virkkunen, P. Husu, K. Tokola, J. Parkkari and M. Kankaanp ää Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The “floating ulna” injury in adults: a case report, literature review and proposed injury classification
Ipsilateral Galeazzi fracture with elbow dislocation, namely the “floating ulna” injury, is a rare injury pattern. A few reports have described this type of injury and its treatment. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 6, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Tian He, Xin Wang, Shui Sun and Lugang Zhou Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Treatment of pediatric supracondylar humerus fractures accompanied with pink pulseless hands
The optimal treatment for pediatric supracondylar humeral fractures accompanied with a pink pulseless hand is controversial. Some clinicians recommend close observation after closed reduction and percutaneous ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 6, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Li-wei Xie, Juan Wang and Zhi-qiang Deng Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Imaging features of hemangioma in long tubular bones
To investigate the imaging features of hemangiomas in long tabular bones for better diagnosis. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 6, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Lei Cao, Jin-Xu Wen, Shu-Man Han, Hui-Zhao Wu, Zhi-Gang Peng, Bao-Hai Yu, Zhi-Wei Zhong, Tao Sun, Wen-Juan Wu and Bu-Lang Gao Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Modular tapered conical revision stem in hip revision surgery: mid- term results
The aim of this paper is to evaluate the clinical and radiological outcomes of a fluted tapered modular distal-fixation stem at medium to long-term follow-up. The hypothesis of this investigation was to verify... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 6, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Loris Perticarini, Stefano Marco Paolo Rossi, Alberto Fioruzzi, Eugenio Jannelli, Mario Mosconi and Francesco Benazzo Tags: Research article Source Type: research

High blood pressure and overweight in children with Legg-Calv é-Perthes disease: a nationwide population-based cohort study
This study aimed to investigate the presence of h... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 6, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Gabriella B. M örlin and Yasmin D. Hailer Tags: Research article Source Type: research

When can total knee arthroplasty be safely performed following prior arthroscopy?
The optimal timing to perform a total knee arthroplasty (TKA) after knee arthroscopy (KA) was controversial in the literature. We aimed to 1) explore the effect of prior KA on the subsequent TKA; 2) identify w... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 4, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jin-Ning Ma, Xiao-Lin Li, Pan Liang and Sheng-Li Yu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Accuracy of fluoroscopic examination in the treatment of Bennett ’s fracture
Restoration of joint congruity is an important factor for the prevention of subsequent arthritis in patients with Bennett ’s fracture. Surgical treatment of Bennett’s fracture is thus generally recommended for ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 4, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yaobin Yin, Yanqing Wang, Zhilong Wang, Wenrui Qu, Wen Tian and Shanlin Chen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Inter-professional agreement and collaboration between extended scope physiotherapists and orthopaedic surgeons in an orthopaedic outpatient shoulder clinic – a mixed methods study
Extended scope physiotherapists (ESP) are increasingly supplementing orthopaedic surgeons (OS) in diagnosing patients with musculoskeletal disorders. Studies have reported satisfactory diagnostic and treatment... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 4, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Merete N ørgaard Madsen, Maria Lange Kirkegaard, Thomas Martin Klebe, Charlotte Lorenzen Linnebjerg, Søren Martin Riis Villumsen, Stine Junge Due, Jeanette Trøstrup, Camilla Blach Rossen, Hans Okkels Birk, Brian Elmengaard and Lone Ramer Mikkelsen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

In vitro elution characteristics of gentamicin-impregnated Polymethylmethacrylate: premixed with a second powder vs. liquid Lyophilization
Antibiotic-loaded bone cement, or antibiotic-impregnated polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA), were developed to prevent and treat bone and joint infections. Gentamicin is an antibiotic that is commonly used in combi... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 4, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Wongthawat Liawrungrueang, Suwipa Ungphaiboon, Arnurai Jitsurong, Natnicha Ingviya, Boonsin Tangtrakulwanich and Varah Yuenyongviwat Tags: Research article Source Type: research

External fixator combined with three different fixation methods of fibula for treatment of extra-articular open fractures of distal tibia and fibula: a retrospective study
To compare the efficacy of three different fixation methods of fibula combined with external fixation of tibia for the treatment of extra-articular open fractures of distal tibia and fibula. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - January 4, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Dong-Dong Sun, Dan Lv, Kun Zhou, Jian Chen, Li-Lan Gao and Ming-Lin Sun Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Acetabular- and femoral orientation after periacetabular osteotomy as a predictor for outcome and osteoarthritis
Periacetabular osteotomy is a successful treatment for hip dysplasia. The results are influenced, however, by optimal positioning of the acetabular fragment, femoral head morphology and maybe even femoral vers... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 26, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jens Goronzy, Lea Franken, Albrecht Hartmann, Falk Thielemann, Sophia Blum, Klaus-Peter G ünther, Jörg Nowotny and Anne Postler Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Clinical and radiological outcome after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction using the T-lock Osteotrans resorbable tendon anchor: early experience and midterm follow-up
Reconstruction of the Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) using tendon grafting is an established method for restoring knee function and stability. Multiple methods are established for graft fixation. Several inv... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 18, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Y. Bangert, A. Jaber, F. W ünnemann, G. Berrsche, N. Streich, C. Rehnitz, H. Ott and A. Barié Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Surgical site infections after distal radius fracture surgery: a nation-wide cohort study of 31,807 adult patients
Surgical site infections (SSI) after distal radius fracture (DRF) surgery have not previously been studied as the primary outcome in a large population with comparative data for different surgical methods. The... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 18, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Johanna Rundgren, Anders Enocson, Hans J ärnbert-Pettersson and Cecilia Mellstrand Navarro Tags: Research article Source Type: research

3D simulation of radiographic projections to test and reduce the effect of pelvic tilt on the accuracy of cross-table lateral radiography
Cross-table lateral (CL) radiography is a convenient and feasible method to assess cup version angle (VA) after total hip arthroplasty; However, pelvic tilt (PT) may contribute to its measurement inaccuracy. H... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 14, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jie Xu, Baohua Su, Wenhui Zhang, Hao Sun, Deng Li, Zhiqing Cai, Meiyi Chen, Meiling Qiu and Ruofan Ma Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Porous tantalum rod implantation is associated with low survival rates in patients with type C2 osteonecrosis of the femoral head but has no effect on the clinical outcome of conversion total hip arthroplasty: a retrospective study with an average 8-year follow-up
Our study aimed to investigate the clinical outcomes and survival rates following porous tantalum rod surgery (PTRS) and conversion total hip arthroplasty (THA) subsequent to failed PTRS. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 12, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Mincong He, Qiushi Wei, Zhenqiu Chen, Fan Yang, Xiaojun Chen, Yi-Xian Qin, Bin Fang and Wei He Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Influence of the proximal screws of buttress plates on the stability of vertical femoral neck fractures: a finite element analysis
The treatment of vertical femoral neck fractures (vFNFs) in young patients remains challenging, with a high complication rate by using traditional techniques. The use of cannulated screws (CSs) combined with a... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 12, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Shi Zhan, Dajun Jiang, Jian Xu, Ming Ling, Kai Yang, Yuehua Li, Weitao Jia, Hai Hu and Changqing Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Implementation of an electronic care pathway for hip fracture patients: a pilot before and after study
Care pathways are generally paper-based and can cause communication failures between multidisciplinary teams, potentially compromising the safety of the patient. Computerized care pathways may facilitate bette... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 11, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jason Talevski, Viviana Guerrero-Cede ño, Oddom Demontiero, Pushpa Suriyaarachchi, Derek Boersma, Sara Vogrin, Sharon Brennan-Olsen and Gustavo Duque Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Is it possible to define reference values for radiographic parameters evaluating juvenile flatfoot deformity? A case-control study
Numerous radiographic parameters are described to evaluate juvenile flexible flatfeet. Reference values for these measurements are based on few studies. The purpose of this study was to determine boundary valu... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 11, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Johannes Hamel, Hubert H örterer and Norbert Harrasser Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Total knee arthroplasty according to the original knee phenotypes with kinematic alignment surgical technique —early clinical and functional outcomes
The kinematic alignment (KA) technique in total knee arthroplasty (TKA) aims to restore the native alignment of pre-disease knee joint anatomy. Determining the individualized alignment targets is crucial for p... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 11, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Cheng-En Hsu, Jen-Ting Huang, Kwok-Man Tong and Kui-Chou Huang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The epidemiology of infant shaft fractures of femur or humerus by incidence, birth, accidents, and other causes
The purpose of this population-based registry study was to analyze both birth-related femur and humerus shaft fractures and diagnosed later in infancy, as regards incidence, perinatal characteristics, other di... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 11, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Johan von Heideken, Ingemar Thiblin and Ulf H ögberg Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Parecoxib alleviates the inflammatory effect of leukocyte-rich platelet-rich plasma in normal rabbit tendons
Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is widely used to treat tendon injuries. Its therapeutic effect varies depending on the different cell components, and white blood cells (WBCs) may play an important role in this phe... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 10, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ming Zhou, Ning Wang, Gang Wang, Zishan Jia and Xiaolei Qi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The morphology of patella changed significantly after soft tissue correction for children with recurrent patella dislocation
Although morphological improvement of femoral trochlea has been investigated in children with patellar dislocation after surgery, whether the patellar shape changed under the same condition is still unknown. T... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 10, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jinghui Niu, Qi Qi, Kuo Hao, Wei Lin, Kang Piao and Fei Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Functional and radiological outcomes after treatment with custom-made acetabular components in patients with Paprosky type 3 acetabular defects: short-term results
Severe acetabular defects require special treatment with either impaction bone grafting, metal augmented cups or cup-cage constructs. Even these options are often not adequate, especially in hips with Paprosky... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 10, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Michael S. Gruber, Michael Jesenko, Julia Burghuber, Josef Hochreiter, Peter Ritschl and Reinhold Ortmaier Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Low-grade myofibroblastic sarcoma of the levator scapulae muscle: a case report and literature review
Low-grade myofibroblastic sarcoma (LGMS) is described as a distinct atypical myofibroblastic tumor often with fibromatosis-like features and predilection for the head and neck, especially the oral cavity and l... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 10, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hirotaka Yonezawa, Norio Yamamoto, Katsuhiro Hayashi, Akihiko Takeuchi, Shinji Miwa, Kentaro Igarashi, Mickhael Bang Langit, Hiroaki Kimura, Shingo Shimozaki, Takashi Kato, Sei Morinaga, Yoshihiro Araki, Yohei Asano, Hiroko Ikeda, Takayuki Nojima and Hiro Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Foot orthoses for first metatarsophalangeal joint osteoarthritis: study protocol for the FORT randomised controlled trial
First metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint osteoarthritis (OA) is a painful and debilitating condition affecting nearly one in 10 people aged over 50  years. Non-drug, non-surgical treatments are recommended by OA c... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 10, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Kade L. Paterson, Rana S. Hinman, Ben R. Metcalf, Sarah E. Jones, Hylton B. Menz, Shannon E. Munteanu, Jessica Kasza and Kim L. Bennell Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Clinical outcomes of transforaminal endoscopic lateral recess decompression by using the visualized drilled foraminoplasty and visualized reamed foraminoplasty: a comparison study
Lateral recess stenosis (LRS) is a common degenerative disease in the elderly. Since the rise of comorbidity is associated with increasing age, transforaminal endoscopic lateral recess decompression (TE-LRD) i... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 10, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Boyu Wu, Chengjie Xiong, Biwang Huang, Dongdong Zhao, Zhipeng Yao, Yawei Yao, Feng Xu and Hui Kang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Assessment of isokinetic trunk muscle strength and its association with health-related quality of life in patients with degenerative spinal deformity
A considerable portion of the elderly population are increasingly afflicted by degenerative spinal deformity (DSD), which seriously affects patient health-related quality of life (HRQoL). HRQoL index is used a... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 9, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Sen Yang, Can Chen, Shiyu Du, Yong Tang, Kai Li, Xueke Yu, Jiulin Tan, Chengmin Zhang, Zhigang Rong, Jianzhong Xu, Wenjie Wu and Fei Luo Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Anatomic evaluation of the insertional footprints of the iliofemoral and ischiofemoral ligaments: a cadaveric study
An understanding of the insertional footprints of the capsular ligaments of the hip is important for preserving hip function and stability given the increasing number of minimally invasive hip surgeries being ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 9, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yasuaki Tamaki, Tomohiro Goto, Keizo Wada, Daisuke Hamada, Yoshihiro Tsuruo and Koichi Sairyo Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Surgical decision-making for ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament versus other types of degenerative cervical myelopathy: anterior versus posterior approaches
The debate between anterior or posterior approach for pathologies such as cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM) and ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament (OPLL) have drawn heated debate but are s... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 8, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Suzanna Sum Sum Kwok and Jason Pui Yin Cheung Tags: Review Source Type: research

Three-dimensional classification of the Lenke 1 adolescent idiopathic scoliosis using coronal and lateral spinal radiographs
Classification of the spinal deformity in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) remains two-dimensional (2D) as the spinal radiographs remain the mainstay in clinical evaluation of the disease. 3D classificati... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 8, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Saba Pasha, Victor Ho-Fung, Malcolm Eker, Sarah Nossov and Michael Francavilla Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Surgical treatment for basilar invagination with irreducible atlantoaxial dislocation: transoral atlantoaxial reduction plate fixation vs occipitocervical fixation
Transoral atlantoaxial reduction plate (TARP) fixation or occipitocervical fixation (OF) is an effective treatment for basilar invagination (BI) with irreducible atlantoaxial dislocation (IAAD). But, all curre... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 8, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Xiaobao Zou, Bieping Ouyang, Haozhi Yang, Binbin Wang, Su Ge, Yuyue Chen, Ling Ni, Shuang Zhang, Hong Xia, Jingcheng Yang and Xiangyang Ma Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Hand injuries in sports – a retrospective analysis of 364 cases
Hand injuries are common in sports and associated with high dropout rates and costs. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 8, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Viola A. St ögner, Alexander Kaltenborn, Hans Laser and Peter M. Vogt Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Long-term outcomes of metacarpal fractures surgically treated using bioabsorbable plates: a retrospective study
This study assess the long-term (> 5 year... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 7, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Kenji Kosugi, Yukichi Zenke, Takafumi Tajima, Yoshiaki Yamanaka, Kunitaka Menuki and Akinori Sakai Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Navigation-assisted anchor insertion in shoulder arthroscopy: a validity study
This study aimed to compare conventional and navigation-assisted arthroscopic rotator cuff repair in terms of anchor screw insertion. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 5, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Kyunghwa Jung, Hyojune Kim, Erica Kholinne, Dongjun Park, Hyunseok Choi, Seongpung Lee, Myung-Jin Shin, Dong-Min Kim, Jaesung Hong, Kyoung Hwan Koh and In-Ho Jeon Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Herpes zoster in patients with sciatica
Several diseases are associated with herpes zoster (HZ). However, whether sciatica is a stressor leading to HZ development remains unclear. Here, we evaluated the occurrence of HZ in patients with sciatica. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 5, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Der-Shin Ke, Chao-Yu Hsu, Cheng-Li Lin, Chung-Y. Hsu and Chia-Hung Kao Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effect of thermal therapy and exercises on acute low back pain: a protocol for a randomized controlled trial
Low back pain (LBP) is the first cause of years lived with disability worldwide. This is due to the development of chronic pain. Thus, it is necessary to identify the best therapeutic approaches in the acute p... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 5, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Claudia C ôté-Picard, Jean Tittley, Catherine Mailloux, Kadija Perreault, Catherine Mercier, Clermont E. Dionne, Jean-Sébastien Roy and Hugo Massé-Alarie Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Instrumented Posterolateral fusion versus instrumented Interbody fusion for degenerative lumbar diseases in uremic patients under hemodialysis
Advances in hemodialysis have facilitated longer lifespan and better quality of life for patients with end stage renal disease (ESRD). Symptomatic degenerative lumbar diseases (DLD) becomes more common in pati... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 5, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Chia-Ning Ho, Jen-Chung Liao and Wen-Jer Chen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Functioning and equality according to International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) in people with skeletal dysplasia compared to matched control subjects – a cross-sectional survey study
This study aimed to gain new comprehensive information about functioning and equality in people affected by skeletal dysplasia comp... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 4, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hanna Hyv önen, Heidi Anttila, Susanna Tallqvist, Minna Muñoz, Sanna Leppäjoki-Tiistola, Antti Teittinen, Outi Mäkitie and Sinikka Hiekkala Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Modeling the effect of static stretching and strengthening exercise in lengthened position on balance in low back pain subject with shortened hamstring: a randomized controlled clinical trial
Hamstring shortening may have negative impacts on function and biomechanics of knee and hip joints and lumbo-pelvic rhythm. Many interventions are believed to correct hamstring to its normal length. There are ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - December 4, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: MohammadBagher Shamsi, Maryam Mirzaei, Soodeh Shahsavari, Ameneh Safari and Morteza Saeb Tags: Research article Source Type: research