Development and validation of a nomogram to predict perioperative blood transfusion in patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty
The need for a transfusion is one of the adverse events following total knee arthroplasty (TKA), and accurately predicting this need remains challenging for arthroplasty surgeons. The purpose of the present re... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 20, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Chuan Hu, Yuan-he Wang, Rui Shen, Chuan Liu, Kang Sun, Lin Ye, Jian-jun Ye, Xu Yang, Shao-qi Tian and Teng-bo Yu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Results of 198 primary total hip arthroplasties using the Delta PF-FIT system with ceramic-on-ceramic articulating surfaces with average seven years follow up
The lifetime implants is a key parameter that the surgeon should take into account at the time of the primary total hip arthroplasty (THA). The aim of this study was a clinical and radiographical evaluation of... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 19, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Petr Fulin, David Pokorny, Jan Hert and Antonin Sosna Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Inconsistent descriptions of lumbar multifidus morphology: A scoping review
Lumbar multifidus (LM) is regarded as the major stabilizing muscle of the spine. The effects of exercise therapy in low back pain (LBP) are attributed to this muscle. A current literature review is warranted, ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 19, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Anke Hofste, Remko Soer, Hermie J. Hermens, Heiko Wagner, Frits G. J. Oosterveld, Andr é P. Wolff and Gerbrand J. Groen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Outcomes of occipitocervical fixation using a spinous process screw in C2 as a third anchor point for occipitocervical fixation: a case presentation
Posterior occipitocervical fixation and fusion are often required to address occipitocervical instability. Safe, stable internal fixation with screws is vital for the success of such surgery. Thus, poor select... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 16, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Guanyi Liu, Qing Li, Feng Sheng, Nanjian Xu, Ming Li, Yang Wang and Weihu Ma Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Osteoarthritis physical activity care pathway (OA-PCP): results of a feasibility trial
To obtain information on feasibility and acceptability, as well as preliminary data on efficacy, of an Osteoarthritis Physical activity Care Pathway (OA-PCP). (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 16, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Kelli Allen, Maihan B. Vu, Leigh F. Callahan, Rebecca J. Cleveland, Abigail L. Gilbert, Yvonne M. Golightly, Ida Griesemer, Kimberlea Grimm, Derek P. Hales, David G. Hu, Katie Huffman, Amanda E. Nelson, Ami Pathak, Jennifer Rees, Zachary D. Rethorn and An Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Accumulative occlusion time correlates with postoperative pulmonary complications in patients undergoing pelvic and sacrum tumor resection assisted by abdominal aortic balloon occlusion: a retrospective cohort study
Postoperative pulmonary complications (PPCs) seems to be high in patients undergoing pelvic and sacrum tumor resection assisted by abdominal aortic balloon occlusion. We hypothesized that the accumulative occl... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 16, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Junjun Xu, Huiying Zhao, Xiaodan Zhang and Yi Feng Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Low back pain among nurses working in clinical settings of Africa: systematic review and meta-analysis of 19  years of studies
Nurses in Africa are arguably the most important frontline healthcare workers available in most healthcare facilities, performing a broad range of tasks. Such tasks are considerably presumed in the causation o... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 16, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ayele Semachew Kasa, Yinager Workineh, Emiru Ayalew and Worku Animaw Temesgen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Poor outcome of octogenarians admitted to ICU due to periprosthetic joint infections: a retrospective cohort study
Even though surgical techniques and implants have evolved, periprosthetic joint infection (PJI) remains a serious complication leading to poor postoperative outcome and a high mortality. The literature is lack... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 15, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Emre Yilmaz, Alexandra Poell, Hinnerk Baecker, Sven Frieler, Christian Waydhas, Thomas A. Schildhauer and Uwe Hamsen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

In vivo assessment of the elastic properties of women ’s pelvic floor during pregnancy using shear wave elastography: design and protocol of the ELASTOPELV study
Animal studies have reported an increase in pelvic floor muscle stiffness during pregnancy, which might be a protective process against perineal trauma at delivery. Our main objective is to describe the change... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 15, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Bertrand Gachon, Xavier Fritel, Fabrice Pierre and Antoine Nordez Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Protection of L1 nerve roots by pre-relieve tension in parallel endplate osteotomy for severe rigid thoracolumbar spine deformity
This is a retrospective study of the use of parallel endplate osteotomy (PEO) for correction of severe rigid thoracolumbar spine deformity. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 15, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hang Liao, Houguang Miao, Peng Xie, Yueyue Wang, Ningdao Li, Guizhou Zheng, Xuedong Li and Shixin Du Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A patient with chronic sacroiliitis undiagnosed for three years after isotretinoin use
Isotretinoin (ISO) is a synthetic vitamin A derivative which has been used for treatment-resistant acne vulgaris. Although most musculoskeletal side effects of ISO are common, including myalgia, arthralgia, an... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 14, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Cevriye M ülkoğlu and Barış Nacır Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Arthroscopic pie-crusting release of the posteromedial complex of the knee for surgical treatment of medial meniscus injury
An arthroscopic narrow posteromedial gap of the knee may cause failure of a meniscus operation. The posteromedial complex (PMC) of the knee, including the posterior part of the medial collateral ligament (MCL)... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 14, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Xu Han, Peizhao Wang, Jinyang Yu, Xiao Wang and Honglue Tan Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Funicular pain: a case report of intermittent claudication induced by cervical cord compression
Neurogenic origin intermittent claudication is typically caused by lumbar spinal canal stenosis. However, there are few reports of intermittent claudication caused by cervical spinal cord compression. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 14, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Takuhei Kozaki, Akihito Minamide, Hiroshi Iwasaki, Yasutsugu Yuakawa, Muneharu Ando and Hiroshi Yamada Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Musculoskeletal disorders and their associations with health- and work-related factors: a cross-sectional comparison between Swedish air force personnel and army soldiers
The high numbers of musculoskeletal disorders (MSD) among soldiers in the Swedish Armed Forces has led to the implementation of an effective prevention program, the musculoskeletal screening protocol (MSP), in... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 14, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Matthias Tegern, Ulrika Aasa, Bj örn O. Äng and Helena Larsson Tags: Research article Source Type: research

MicroRNA-532-5p is implicated in the regulation of osteoporosis by forkhead box O1 and osteoblast differentiation
This study was designed to investigate whether miR-532-5p plays a role in the regulation of osteoporosis. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 13, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Xinyu Guo, Shijun Wei, Feng Xu, Xianhua Cai, Huasong Wang and Ran Ding Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The human arthritic hip joint is a source of mesenchymal stromal cells (MSCs) with extensive multipotent differentiation potential
While multiple in vitro studies examined mesenchymal stromal cells (MSCs) derived from bone marrow or hyaline cartilage, there is little to no data about the presence of MSCs in the joint capsule or the ligame... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 13, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Mike Wagenbrenner, Tizian Heinz, Konstantin Horas, Axel Jakuscheit, Joerg Arnholdt, Marietta Herrmann, Maximilian Rudert, Boris M. Holzapfel, Andre F. Steinert and Manuel Wei ßenberger Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Predictors of visit frequency for patients using ongoing chiropractic care for chronic low back and chronic neck pain; analysis of observational data
Chronic spinal pain is prevalent, expensive and long-lasting. Several provider-based nonpharmacologic therapies have now been recommended for chronic low-back pain (CLBP) and chronic neck pain (CNP). However, ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 13, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Patricia M. Herman, Sarah E. Edgington, Eric L. Hurwitz and Ian D. Coulter Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Composite quantitative knee structure metrics predict the development of accelerated knee osteoarthritis: data from the osteoarthritis initiative
We aimed to determine if composite structural measures of knee osteoarthritis (KOA) progression on magnetic resonance (MR) imaging can predict the radiographic onset of accelerated knee osteoarthritis. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 13, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Matthew S. Harkey, Julie E. Davis, Lori Lyn Price, Robert J. Ward, James W. MacKay, Charles B. Eaton, Grace H. Lo, Mary F. Barbe, Ming Zhang, Jincheng Pang, Alina C. Stout, Bing Lu, Timothy E. McAlindon and Jeffrey B. Driban Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The Brazilian Portuguese version of the Exercise Adherence Rating Scale (EARS-Br) showed acceptable reliability, validity and responsiveness in chronic low back pain
This study aimed to adapt the Exercise Adherence Rating Scale (EARS) into Brazilian Portuguese and evaluate its measurement properties, given as reliability, validity, and responsiveness in patients with non-s... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 12, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Mariana Romano de Lira, Anamaria Siriani de Oliveira, Roberta Aniceto Fran ça, Ana Claudia Pereira, Emma L. Godfrey and Thais Cristina Chaves Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Screw fixation in stemless shoulder arthroplasty for the treatment of primary osteoarthritis leads to less osteolysis when compared to impaction fixation
Stemless total shoulder arthroplasty is a well-established and reliable surgical treatment option for glenohumeral osteoarthritis resulting in loss of pain and improvement of shoulder function. Currently the t... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 12, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Arad Alikhah, Jan-Phillipp Imiolczyk, Anna Krukenberg and Markus Scheibel Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A comparison study of posterior cervical percutaneous endoscopic ventral bony decompression and simple dorsal decompression treatment in cervical spondylotic radiculopathy caused by cervical foraminal and/or lateral spinal stenosis: a clinical retrospective study
Percutaneous endoscopic cervical decompression (PECD) is an ideal minimally invasive decompression technique for the treatment of cervical spondylotic radiculopathy (CSR). However, the mainstream is the resect... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 11, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yuexin Tong, Zhangheng Huang, Chuan Hu, Zhiyi Fan, Fucheng Bian, Fengkai Yang and Chengliang Zhao Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Initial assessment of femoral proximal fracture and acute hip arthritis using pocket-sized ultrasound: a prospective observational study in a primary care setting in Japan
Acute hip pain caused by femoral proximal fractures or acute hip arthritis requires imaging for accurate diagnosis. Although pocket-sized ultrasound (PsUS) offers several advantages over other imaging modaliti... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 11, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Takashi Akimoto, Tadashi Kobayashi, Hiroki Maita, Hiroshi Osawa and Hiroyuki Kato Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Antibiotic prophylaxis in primary and revision shoulder replacement: a systematic review
One of the most common bacteria responsible for most Periprosthetic joint infection (PJI) is Propionibacterium acnes. Even though the rate of infections in patients undergoing total shoulder arthroplasty is incre... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 11, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Umile Giuseppe Longo, Vincenzo Candela, Gabriella Facchinetti, Anna Marchetti, Silvia Dsoke, Claudia Mazzella, Laura Risi Ambrogioni, Maria Grazia De Marinis and Vincenzo Denaro Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Strain pattern of each ligamentous band of the superficial deltoid ligament: a cadaver study
There are few reports on the detailed biomechanics of the deltoid ligament, and no studies have measured the biomechanics of each ligamentous band because of the difficulty in inserting sensors into the narrow... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 9, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Masato Takao, Satoru Ozeki, Xavier M. Oliva, Ryota Inokuchi, Takayuki Yamazaki, Yoshitaka Takeuchi, Maya Kubo, Danielle Lowe, Kentaro Matsui, Mai Katakura and Mark Glazebrook Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Compensation claims after knee cartilage surgery is rare. A registry-based study from Scandinavia from 2010 to 2015
Focal cartilage defects (FCDs) in the knee joint has a high prevalence. A broad range of treatment options exists for symptomatic patients. Knowledge of patient compensation claims following surgical treatment... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 8, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Tommy Fr øseth Aae, Øystein Bjerkestrand Lian, Asbjørn Årøen, Lars Engebretsen and Per-Henrik Randsborg Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Definitions of unfavorable surgical outcomes and their risk factors based on disability score after spine surgery for lumbar spinal stenosis
Risk factors for unfavorable surgical outcomes are dependent on the definitions of the unfavorable surgical outcomes. The aims of this study were to compare risk factors for each unfavorable surgical outcome a... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 8, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Gang-Un Kim, Jiwon Park, Ho-Joong Kim, Feng Shen, Jaewoo Cho, Bong-Soon Chang, Choon-Ki Lee, Heoung-Jae Chun and Jin S. Yeom Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Synovial sarcoma presenting as an intra-articular mass in a pediatric patient: a case report
Synovial sarcoma (SS) is one of the reported sarcomas in the pediatric and adult populations. Delay in diagnosis and treatment is common in SS cases. SS may be excised before the correct diagnosis is made. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 7, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Omar A. Al-Mohrej, Saeed A. Al-Jarallah, Hamad H. Al-Dakhil Allah, Rajeev Pant and Zayed S. Al-Zayed Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Effect of hip abductor strengthening exercises in knee osteoarthritis: a randomized controlled trial
This study aimed ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 7, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Varah Yuenyongviwat, Siwakorn Duangmanee, Khanin Iamthanaporn, Pakjai Tuntarattanapong and Theerawit Hongnaparak Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A new mini-open technique of arthroscopically assisted Latarjet
The aim is to describe a new arthroscopically assisted Latarjet technique. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 7, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ettore Taverna, Umile Giuseppe Longo, Vincenzo Guarrella, Guido Garavaglia, Carlo Perfetti, Luca Maria Sconfienza, Laura Broffoni and Vincenzo Denaro Tags: Technical advance Source Type: research

Radial neck fracture or Monteggia equivalent lesion: delayed radial head subluxation in an adolescent and review of literature
Monteggia equivalent lesion represents a series of combined elbow and forearm injuries that resemble typical Monteggia fracture either in presentation or mechanism. The term has gradually evolved since its int... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 6, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Lujie Xu and Wensong Ye Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Pre-operative hemoglobin level and use of sedative-hypnotics are independent risk factors for post-operative delirium following total knee arthroplasty
Delirium is a well-known complication following surgery, especially with the increasing age of patients undergoing surgery. The increasing demands resulting from a prolonged healthy life expectancy has resulte... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 2, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Eiji Kijima, Tomohiro Kayama, Mitsuru Saito, Daisaburo Kurosaka, Ryo Ikeda, Hiroteru Hayashi, Daisuke Kubota, Takashi Hyakutake and Keishi Marumo Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Infected Schmorl ’s node: a case report
Schmorls node (SN) are mostly asymptomatic and incidental findings on MRI. However, sometimes they present like acute onset low back pain or acute exacerbation of chronic back pain after minor trauma. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 2, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hyeun Sung Kim, Harshavardhan Dilip Raorane, Sagar Bhupendra Sharma, Pang Hung Wu and Il-Tae Jang Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Proper mechanical stress promotes femoral head recovery from steroid-induced osteonecrosis in rats through the OPG/RANK/RANKL system
This study aimed to probe the role of mechanical stress in the femoral h... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 2, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Dapeng Fu, Kairong Qin, Sheng Yang, Jianmin Lu, Haoyi Lian and Dewei Zhao Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Decreased angiogenic and increased apoptotic activities of bone microvascular endothelial cells in patients with glucocorticoid-induced osteonecrosis of the femoral head
Glucocorticoid-induced osteonecrosis of the femoral head (ONFH) is closely associated with the dysfunction of the bone microvascular endothelial cells (BMECs). The present study investigated the angiogenic and... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 29, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Huachen Yu, Pei Liu, Wei Zuo, Xiaowei Sun, Hongzhi Liu, Feifan Lu, Wanshou Guo and Qidong Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Reconstruction of finger joints using autologous rib perichondrium – an observational study at a single Centre with a median follow-up of 37 years
Gratifying long-term results are difficult to achieve when reconstructing osteoarthritic finger joints. Implant surgery is the most commonly used method to restore function and dexterity. However, all types of... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 29, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Daniel Muder, Ola Nilsson and Torbj örn Vedung Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effect and potential risks of using multilevel cement-augmented pedicle screw fixation in osteoporotic spine with lumbar degenerative disease
The increase of augmented level and bone cement dose are accompanied by the rising incidence of cement leakage (CL) of cement-augmented pedicle screw instrumentation (CAPSI). But the effect and potential risks... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 28, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yong-chao Tang, Hui-zhi Guo, Dan-qing Guo, Pei-jie Luo, Yong-xian Li, Guo-ye Mo, Yan-huai Ma, Jian-cheng Peng, De Liang and Shun-cong Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The effects of shockwave therapy on musculoskeletal conditions based on changes in imaging: a systematic review and meta-analysis with meta-regression
Shockwave therapy (SWT) is a commonly used intervention for a number of musculoskeletal conditions with varying clinical outcomes. However, the capacity of SWT to influence pathophysiological processes and the... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 28, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hani Al-Abbad, Sophie Allen, Susan Morris, Jackie Reznik, Erik Biros, Bruce Paulik and Anthony Wright Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Diagnosis of avulsion fractures of the distal fibula after lateral ankle sprain in children: a diagnostic accuracy study comparing ultrasonography with radiography
The purpose of this study was to determine the diagnostic accuracy of ultrasonography for the diagnosis of avulsion fractures of the distal fibula for lateral ankle sprain in children and compare it to that of... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 28, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yoshiyuki Takakura, Satoshi Yamaguchi, Ryuichiro Akagi, Makoto Kamegaya, Seiji Kimura, Hirofumi Tanaka and Tetsuro Yasui Tags: Research article Source Type: research

No functional differences in anatomic reconstruction with one vs. two suture anchors after non-simultaneous bilateral distal biceps brachii tendon rupture: a case report and review of the literature
Surgical reattachment of the tendon is still the gold standard for ruptures of the distal biceps brachii tendon. Several fixation techniques have been described in the literature, with suture anchors being one... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 27, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Manuel Wei ßenberger, Tizian Heinz, Kilian Rueckl, Maximilian Rudert, Alexander Klug, Reinhard Hoffmann and Kay Schmidt-Horlohé Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Residual leg numbness after endoscopic discectomy treatment of lumbar disc herniation
Transforaminal endoscopic discectomy was popular in the treatment of lumbar disc herniation. Previous study focuses on the leg pain of disc herniation, and little study concern the residual leg numbness after ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 27, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Denglu Yan, Zaiheng Zhang and Zhi Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The association between psychological characteristics and physical activity levels in people with knee osteoarthritis: a cross-sectional analysis
The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between psychological characteristics and physical activity levels, measured as the average number of steps per day, in people with knee osteoarthritis (OA). (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 25, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Daisuke Uritani, Jessica Kasza, Penny K. Campbell, Ben Metcalf and Thorlene Egerton Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Correlation between benign joint hypermobility syndrome and primary focal hyperhidrosis in children: a novel concept
This study aimed to eval... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 24, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Vadood Javadi Parvaneh, Hoda Shahvaladi, Khosro Rahmani, Sara Javdani Yekta, Fatemeh Abdollah Gorji, Reza Shiari and Fahimeh Abdollahimajd Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Pain intensity and pressure pain thresholds after a light dynamic physical load in patients with chronic neck-shoulder pain
To investigate the development of pain intensity and pressure pain thresholds during and 24  h after a light dynamic physical load among patients with chronic neck-shoulder pain. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 23, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: A. Grimby-Ekman, C. Ahlstrand, B. Gerdle, B. Larsson and H. Sand én Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Patellar sleeve avulsion fracture in a patient with Sinding-Larsen-Johansson syndrome: a case report
Patellar sleeve avulsion (PSA) fractures are rare injuries that occur in in skeletally immature patients. Initial diagnosis is key to a successful outcome, as these injuries are easily overlooked on plain radi... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 23, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Andr és Schmidt-Hebbel, Felipe Eggers, Vincent Schütte, Andrea Achtnich and Andreas B. Imhoff Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of stratified blended physiotherapy in patients with non-specific low back pain: study protocol of a cluster randomized controlled trial
Patient education, advice on returning to normal activities and (home-based) exercise therapy are established treatment options for patients with non-specific low back pain (LBP). However, the effectiveness of... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 22, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Tjarco Koppenaal, Remco M. Arensman, Johanna M. van Dongen, Raymond W. J. G. Ostelo, Cindy Veenhof, Corelien J. J. Kloek and Martijn F. Pisters Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

A quality of life questionnaire for patients with scapula alata (SA-Q): development and validation
The objective of this study was to develop and validate a QoL questionnaire for SA patients. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 21, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Sigrid Tibaek and Janne Gadsboell Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effects of focal metallic implants on opposing cartilage – an in-vitro study with an abrasion test machine
For focal cartilage defects, biological repair might be ineffective in patients over 45  years. A focal metallic implant (FMI) (Hemi-CAP Arthrosurface Inc., Franklin, MA, USA) was designed to reduce symptoms. T... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 21, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Theresa Diermeier, Arne Venjakob, Kevin Byrne, Rainer Burgkart, Peter Foehr, Stefan Milz, Andreas B. Imhoff and Stephan Vogt Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Quality of life in chronic musculoskeletal symptomatic Chilean population: secondary analysis of National Health Survey 2009 –2010
Health-related quality of life (HRQoL) is defined as the patient ’s perception of their health status. HRQoL can be modified by illnesses, treatments or social and health policies. Chronic musculoskeletal pain ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 21, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Maria Jesus Mena-Iturriaga, Manuel Vicente Mauri-Stecca, Phillip S. Sizer and Jaime Leppe Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Normal trajectory of Interleukin-6 and C-reactive protein in the perioperative period of total knee arthroplasty under an enhanced recovery after surgery scenario
We designed the current study to understand the normal trajectories of interleukin-6 (IL-6) and C-reactive protein (CRP) in the immediate hours and days after primary total knee arthroplasty (TKA) under the ma... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 21, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ze Yu Huang, Qiang Huang, Li Ying Wang, Yi Ting Lei, Hong Xu, Bin Shen and Fu Xing Pei Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Pre-operative denosumab is associated with higher risk of local recurrence in giant cell tumor of bone: a systematic review and meta-analysis
In 2013, denosumab was introduced as peri-operative adjuvant treatment for giant cell tumor (GCT) of bone as it inhibits osteoclast activity. It is suggested that denosumab relives pain, facilitate curettage i... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 20, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Xi Chen, Hairui Li, Shibai Zhu, Yiou Wang and Wenwei Qian Tags: Research article Source Type: research