Subgroups of lumbo-pelvic flexion kinematics are present in people with and without persistent low back pain
Movement dysfunctions have been associated with persistent low back pain (LBP) but optimal treatment remains unclear. One possibility is that subgroups of persistent LBP patients have differing movement charac... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 28, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Robert A. Laird, Jennifer L. Keating and Peter Kent Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Somatosensation in OA: exploring the relationships of pain sensitization, vibratory perception and spontaneous pain
Pain in osteoarthritis (OA) remains poorly understood. Different types of somatosensory alterations exist in OA including hyperesthesia and increased sensitivity to painful stimuli as well as those of decrease... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 25, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Anisha B. Dua, Tuhina Neogi, Rachel A. Mikolaitis, Joel A. Block and Najia Shakoor Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The prevalence of low back pain in the emergency department: a descriptive study set in the Charles V. Keating Emergency and Trauma Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
While low back pain is a common presenting complaint in the emergency department, current estimates from Canada are limited. Furthermore, existing estimates do not clearly define low back pain. As such, our ma... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 23, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jordan Edwards, Jill Hayden, Mark Asbridge and Kirk Magee Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Emotional distress was associated with persistent shoulder pain after physiotherapy: a prospective cohort study
There is a paucity of research on the association between psychological factors and persistent shoulder pain. The aim of this study was to investigate whether emotional distress was associated with pain intens... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 22, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Kaja Smedbr åten, Britt Elin Øiestad and Yngve Røe Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Immediate and short-term effects of kinesiotaping on muscular activity, mobility, strength and pain after rotator cuff surgery: a crossover clinical trial
Kinesiotape (KT) is widely used in musculoskeletal rehabilitation as an adjuvant to treatment, but minimal evidence supports its use. The aim of this study is to determine the immediate and short-term effects ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 22, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Fabienne Reynard, Philippe Vuistiner, Bertrand L éger and Michel Konzelmann Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Individuals with mild-to-moderate hip osteoarthritis have lower limb muscle strength and volume deficits
Individuals with advanced hip osteoarthritis (OA) exhibit generalized muscle weakness of the affected limb and so clinical practice guidelines recommend strength training for the management of hip OA. However,... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 21, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Aderson Loureiro, Maria Constantinou, Laura E. Diamond, Belinda Beck and Rod Barrett Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Validation of the Liverpool Elbow Score for evaluation of elbow stiffness
The Liverpool Elbow Score (LES) has been widely used to assess the outcomes of total elbow replacement in various conditions. However, there have been no published validation studies on LES for patients with s... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 21, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ziyang Sun and Cunyi Fan Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Nonoperative, open reduction and internal fixation or primary arthrodesis in the treatment of Lisfranc injuries: a prospective, randomized, multicenter trial – study protocol
Lisfranc injuries are known to be rare and often overlooked injuries that can cause long-term disability and pain when missed or treated incorrectly. The wide variety of Lisfranc injuries ranges from subtle li... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 21, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ville T. Ponkilainen, Ville M. Mattila, Heikki-Jussi Laine, Antti Paakkala, Heikki M. M äenpää and Heidi H. Haapasalo Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Association of osteoarthritis risk factors with knee and hip pain in a population-based sample of 29 –59 year olds in Denmark: a cross-sectional analysis
This study aimed to a) describe the prevalence of knee and hip osteoarthritis risk factors in a population of 29 –59 year old individuals, b) estimate the association between persistent knee/hip pain and osteoa... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 21, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Joyce A. C. van Tunen, George Peat, Alessio Bricca, Lars B. Larsen, Jens S øndergaard, Trine Thilsing, Ewa M. Roos and Jonas B. Thorlund Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Descriptive epidemiology and outcomes of bone sarcomas in adolescent and young adult patients in Japan
There have been fewer improvements in the clinical outcomes of adolescent and young adult (AYA) patients with cancer than for children and older adults, possibly because fewer studies focus on patients in this... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 18, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Takashi Fukushima, Koichi Ogura, Toru Akiyama, Katsushi Takeshita and Akira Kawai Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A rapidly progressive foot drop caused by the posttraumatic Intraneural ganglion cyst of the deep peroneal nerve
Intraneural ganglion cysts usually arise from the articular branch of the nerve. The relationship between intraneural ganglion cysts and trauma is not clear. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 18, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hui Lu, LiFeng Chen, Shuai Jiang and Hui Shen Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Open reduction internal fixation vs non-operative management in proximal humerus fractures: a prospective, randomized controlled trial protocol
Proximal humerus fractures are the third most common fracture in the elderly population and are expected to increase due to the aging population. Surgical fixation with locking plate technology has increased o... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 18, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Lisa Howard, Randa Berdusco, Franco Momoli, J. Pollock, Allan Liew, Steve Papp, Karl-Andre Lalonde, Wade Gofton, Sara Ruggiero and Peter Lapner Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

The epidemiology of MRI detected shoulder injuries in athletes participating in the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Summer Olympics
To use Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) to characterize the severity, location, prevalence, and demographics of shoulder injuries in athletes at the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Summer Olympic Games. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 17, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Akira M. Murakami, Andrew J. Kompel, Lars Engebretsen, Xinning Li, Bruce B. Forster, Michel D. Crema, Daichi Hayashi, Mohamed Jarraya, Frank W. Roemer and Ali Guermazi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Uptake of the NICE osteoarthritis guidelines in primary care: a survey of older adults with joint pain
Osteoarthritis (OA) is a leading cause of pain and disability. NICE OA guidelines (2008) recommend that patients with OA should be offered core treatments in primary care. Assessments of OA management have ide... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 17, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Emma Louise Healey, Ebenezer K. Afolabi, Martyn Lewis, John J. Edwards, Kelvin P. Jordan, Andrew Finney, Clare Jinks, Elaine M. Hay and Krysia S. Dziedzic Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Risk factors and outcomes in asymmetrical femoral component size for posterior referencing bilateral total knee arthroplasty: a matched pair analysis
Theoretically, potential errors in femoral component (FC) sizing can affect postoperative functional outcomes after total knee arthroplasty (TKA), including range of motion (ROM), anterior knee pain, and flexi... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 16, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Piya Pinsornsak, Adisai Chaiwuttisak and Krit Boontanapibul Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Annular closure device for disc herniation: meta-analysis of clinical outcome and complications
Lumbar intervertebral disc herniation is a common cause of lower back and leg pain, with surgical intervention (e.g. discectomy to remove the herniated disc) recommended after an appropriate period of conserva... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 16, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Wen Jie Choy, Kevin Phan, Ashish D. Diwan, Chon Sum Ong and Ralph J. Mobbs Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Open reduction and internal fixation with bone grafts for comminuted mason type II radial head fractures
The use of bone graft for the radial head fractures has been previously described and occasionally used by other authors.This is the first paper, to my knowledge, dealing with the relevant issue about the impo... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 16, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Guanyi Liu, Erman Chen, Dingli Xu, Weihu Ma, Leijie Zhou, Jianming Chen and Zhijun Pan Tags: Technical advance Source Type: research

Total hip arthroplasty following failure of tantalum rod implantation for osteonecrosis of the femoral head with 5- to 10-year follow-up
Total hip arthroplasty (THA) with failure of tantalum rod implant for osteonecrosis of the femoral head (ONFH) will be the only choice for patients. However,it remains unknown whether tantalum rod implantation... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 16, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Qi Cheng, Jin-long Tang, Jiang-jiang Gu, Kai-jin Guo, Wang-shou Guo, Bai-liang Wang and Feng-chao Zhao Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Lower extremity joint contracture according to ambulatory status in children with Duchenne muscular dystrophy
Lower extremity joint contractures have negative effects on gait in children with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD). Thus, contracture prevention is essential for maintaining a patient ’s functional ability and... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 16, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Young-Ah Choi, Seong-Min Chun, Yale Kim and Hyung-Ik Shin Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Persistent synovial inflammation plays important roles in persistent pain development in the rat knee before cartilage degradation reaches the subchondral bone
The major complaint of knee osteoarthritis (OA) is persistent pain. Unlike acute inflammatory pain, persistent pain is usually difficult to manage since its pathology is not fully understood. To elucidate the ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 16, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Takashi Hoshino, Kunikazu Tsuji, Hiroaki Onuma, Mio Udo, Hiroko Ueki, Masako Akiyama, Kahaer Abula, Hiroki Katagiri, Kazumasa Miyatake, Toshihumi Watanabe, Ichiro Sekiya, Hideyuki Koga and Takeshi Muneta Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Radiocarpal fusion and midcarpal resection interposition arthroplasty: long-term results in severely destroyed rheumatoid wrists
The aim of this retrospective study is to evaluate distal resection interposition arthroplasty of the wrist as a tool to restore mobility as well as to restore stability in severely destroyed wrist joints. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 14, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Christoph Biehl, Thomas Braun, Ulrich Thormann, Amir Oda, Gabor Szalay and Stefan Rehart Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Clinical and radiographic outcomes of cervical disc arthroplasty with Prestige-LP Disc: a minimum 6-year follow-up study
Cervical disc arthroplasty (CDA) has been considered as an alternative to cervical arthrodesis in the treatment of cervical degenerative disc diseases (CDDD). The aim of this study was to assess the long-term ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 7, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Junfeng Zeng, Hao Liu, Xin Rong, Beiyu Wang, Yi Yang, Xinlin Gao, Tingkui Wu and Ying Hong Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Minimally invasive direct lateral interbody fusion in the treatment of the thoracic and lumbar spinal tuberculosisMini-DLIF for the thoracic and lumbar spinal tuberculosis
To investigate the clinical efficacy of minimally invasive direct lateral approach debridement, interbody bone grafting, and interbody fusion in the treatment of the thoracic and lumbar spinal tuberculosis. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 7, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Fengping Gan, Jianzhong Jiang, Zhaolin Xie, Shengbin Huang, Ying Li, Guoping Chen and Haitao Tan Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Putative functional variants of lncRNA identified by RegulomeDB were associated with knee osteoarthritis susceptibility
Knee osteoarthritis (KOA) is the most common form of chronic degenerative joint disease worldwide. Its incidence has increased in recent years. Aberrant expression profile of lncRNAs in damaged bone and cartil... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 7, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Kejie Wang, Minjie Chu, Wenge Ding and Qing Jiang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Duration of incapacity of work after tibial plateau fracture is affected by work intensity
Tibial plateau fractures requiring surgery are severe injuries of the lower extremity. Tibial plateau fractures have an impact not only on physically demanding jobs but notably on general professional life too... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 7, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Tobias M. Kraus, Charlotte Abele, Thomas Freude, Atesch Ateschrang, Ulrich St öckle, Fabian M. Stuby and Steffen Schröter Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Age and sex related differences in shoulder abduction fatigue
Injury prevalence data commonly indicate trends of higher rates of work-related musculoskeletal disorders in older workers over their younger counterparts, and for females more than males. The purpose of this ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 7, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: John D. Collins and Leonard O ’Sullivan Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effects of erythropoietin for precaution of steroid-induced femoral head necrosis in rats
Steroids such as glucocorticoid have been widely used for their excellent anti-inflammatory, anti-immune, and anti-shock properties. However, the long-term use in high doses has been found to cause necrosis of... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 7, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yong-Qing Yan, Qing-Jiang Pang and Ren-Jie Xu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A scoping review on the surgical management of metastatic bone disease of the extremities
Management of metastatic bone disease of the extremities (MBD-E) is challenging, and surgical directions pose significant implications for overall patient morbidity and mortality. Recent literature reviews on ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 6, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Joseph K. Kendal, Annalise Abbott, Sahil Kooner, Herman Johal, Shannon K. T. Puloski and Michael J. Monument Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Skull-femoral traction after posterior release for correction of adult severe scoliosis: efficacy and complications
It is a great challenge for spine surgeons to correct severe rigid scoliosis. We developed a three- staged correction (one stage posterior release and screw placement, two stage skull-femoral traction and thre... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 2, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jun Qiao, Lingyan Xiao, Leilei Xu, Zhen Liu, Xu Sun, Bangping Qian, Zezhang Zhu and Yong Qiu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Efficacy of extracorporeal shock wave therapy for knee tendinopathies and other soft tissue disorders: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
Extracorporeal shock-wave therapy (ESWT), which can be divided into radial shock-wave therapy (RaSWT) and focused shock-wave therapy (FoSWT), has been widely used in clinical practice for managing orthopedic c... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 2, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Chun-De Liao, Guo-Min Xie, Jau-Yih Tsauo, Hung-Chou Chen and Tsan-Hon Liou Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Incidence of deep vein thrombosis before and after total knee arthroplasty without pharmacologic prophylaxis: a 128-row multidetector CT indirect venography study
We sought to document the incidences of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) before and after total knee arthroplasty (TKA). In addition, we aimed to explor whether routine preoperative DVT evaluation was useful to esta... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 31, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Moon Jong Chang, Min Kyu Song, Min Gyu Kyung, Jae Hoon Shin, Chong Bum Chang and Seung-Baik Kang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Musculoskeletal pain and associated factors among Ethiopian elementary school children
Ethiopian school children often carry school supplies in heavy school bags and encounter limited school facilities. This stresses their vulnerable musculoskeletal system and may result in experiencing musculos... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 31, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Manayesh Delele, Balamurugan Janakiraman, Abey Bekele Abebe, Ararso Tafese and Alexander T. M. van de Water Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Measure of activity performance of the hand (MAP-Hand) questionnaire: linguistic validation, cultural adaptation and psychometric testing in people with rheumatoid arthritis in the UK
Developed in the Norway, the Measure of Activity Performance of the Hand (MAP-Hand) assesses 18 activities performed using the hands. It was developed for people with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) using patient ge... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 31, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yeliz Prior, Alan Tennant, Sarah Tyson, Ingvild Kjeken and Alison Hammond Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The impact of sarcopenic obesity on knee and hip osteoarthritis: a scoping review
The progressive, debilitating nature of knee and hip osteoarthritis can result in severe, persistent pain and disability, potentially leading to a need for total joint arthroplasty (TJA) in end-stage osteoarth... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 28, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Kristine Godziuk, Carla M. Prado, Linda J. Woodhouse and Mary Forhan Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Association of malalignment, muscular dysfunction, proprioception, laxity and abnormal joint loading with tibiofemoral knee osteoarthritis - a systematic review and meta-analysis
To investigate (1) the association of specific biomechanical factors with knee osteoarthritis and knee osteoarthritis development, and (2) the impact of other relevant risk factors on this association. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 28, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Joyce A. C. van Tunen, Andrea Dell ’Isola, Carsten Juhl, Joost Dekker, Martijn Steultjens, Jonas B. Thorlund and Hans Lund Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Motion analysis of the wrist joints in Chinese rheumatoid arthritis patients: a cross-sectional study
In this study, we explored a broad ra... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 28, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Lijuan Zhang, Haixia Cao, Qiuxiang Zhang, Ting Fu, Rulan Yin, Yunfei Xia, Liren Li and Zhifeng Gu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Efficacy of intra-articular injections of platelet-rich plasma as a symptom- and disease-modifying treatment for knee osteoarthritis - the RESTORE trial protocol
Knee osteoarthritis (OA) causes substantial pain, physical dysfunction and impaired quality of life. There is no cure for knee OA, and for some people, the disease may involve progressive symptomatic and struc... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 28, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Kade L. Paterson, David J. Hunter, Ben R. Metcalf, Jillian Eyles, Vicky Duong, Jessica Kazsa, Yuanyuan Wang, Rachelle Buchbinder, Flavia Cicuttini, Andrew Forbes, Anthony Harris, Shirley P. Yu, Bing Hui Wang, David Connell, James Linklater and Kim L. Benn Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Balloon kyphoplasty and additional anterior odontoid screw fixation for treatment of unstable osteolytic lesions of the vertebral body C2: a case series
Unstable osteolytic lesions of the occipitocervical junction are rare and may occur in hematological malignancy or vertebral hemangioma, among others. Different case reports have been published about vertebrop... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 27, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Anna Voelker, Nicolas H. von der Hoeh and Christoph-Eckhard Heyde Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Incidence of calcaneal apophysitis in Northwest Istanbul
Calcaneal apophysitis is a common clinical entity affecting children and adolescents. It is also known as Sever ’s disease. Heel pain without a recent trauma is the primary manifestation. There are limited stud... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 27, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: H. H. Ceylan and B. Caypinar Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The impact of thermal cycling on Staphylococcus aureus biofilm growth on stainless steel and titanium orthopaedic plates
Orthopaedic implant infections are difficult to eradicate because bacteria adhering to implant surfaces inhibit the ability of the immune system and antibiotics to combat these infections. Thermal cycling is a... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 27, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Margarete K. Akens, Claudia Chien, Ryan N. Katchky, Hans J. Kreder, Joel Finkelstein and Cari M. Whyne Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Implantation of a bone-anchored annular closure device in conjunction with tubular minimally invasive discectomy for lumbar disc herniation: a retrospective study
Minimally invasive techniques for lumbar discectomy have been recommended as superior to open techniques due to lower blood loss, lower rates of infection and shorter recovery. There are, however, concerns tha... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 27, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Frederic Martens, Geoffrey Lesage, Jeffrey M. Muir and Jonathan R. Stieber Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Agreement among physiotherapists in assessing patient performance of exercises for low-back pain
There is no agreement for the performance assessment of patients who practice exercises.. (2 points to withdraw) This assessment is currently left to the physiotherapist ’s personal judgement. We studied the ag... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 27, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Aurore Hermet, Alexandra Roren, Marie-Martine Lefevre-Colau, Adrien Gautier, Jonathan Linieres, Serge Poiraudeau and Cl émence Palazzo Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Gas gangrene following implant removal after the union of a tibial plateau fracture: a case report
Gas gangrene is an invasive, fatal anaerobic infection that is characterized by acute, rapid evolution and high mortality. Gas gangrene is often secondary to open fractures with deep wounds but is extremely ra... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 25, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Shanxi Wang and Lei Liu Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Lumbar spine MRI versus non-lumbar imaging modalities in the diagnosis of sacral insufficiency fracture: a retrospective observational study
Sacral insufficiency fractures (SIFs) are a common cause of lower back pain in the elderly. However, because clinical symptoms are frequently vague and nonspecific and can mimic lumbar spine pathologies, initi... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 25, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yoon Yi Kim, Bo Mi Chung and Wan Tae Kim Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Open versus arthroscopic Latarjet procedures for the treatment of shoulder instability: a systematic review of comparative studies
The objective of this study was to compare the clinical outcomes and positioning... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 25, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Nolan S. Horner, Paul A. Moroz, Raman Bhullar, Anthony Habib, Nicole Simunovic, Ivan Wong, Asheesh Bedi and Olufemi R. Ayeni Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Diagnostic strategy for elderly patients with isolated greater trochanter fractures on plain radiographs
Isolated greater trochanter (GT) fractures are relatively rare and few studies have assessed the appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic strategies for these fractures. When initial plain radiographs show an is... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 25, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Nam Hoon Moon, Won Chul Shin, Min Uk Do, Seung Hun Woo, Seung Min Son and Kuen Tak Suh Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The disappearance of femoral head and neck resulting from extensive bone defect caused by secondary syphilis: a case report and literature review
Treponema Pallidum (TP), the pathogen of syphilis, commonly infects bones in cases of congenital and tertiary syphilis, but it is rare in the primary and secondary stages. With its mild symptoms and rare clinical... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 25, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Xiao Liang, Tang Liu, Chuang Yuan, Wanchun Wang and Peixiong Liang Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Effect of local infiltration analgesia, peripheral nerve blocks, general and spinal anesthesia on early functional recovery and pain control in unicompartmental knee arthroplasty
The aim of the study was to analyze the effect of local infiltration analgesia (LIA), peripheral nerve blocks, general and spinal anesthesia on early functional recovery and pain control in primary unicompartm... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 24, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: M. T. Berninger, J. Friederichs, W. Leidinger, P. Augat, V. B ühren, C. Fulghum and W. Reng Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Anteromedial fractures of the ulnar coronoid process: correlation between surgical outcomes and radiographic findings
This study aimed to report the radiographic findings and surgical outcomes of anteromedial facet (AMF) fracture of the ulnar coronoid process and to suggest an optimal approach. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 23, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Alvin Chao-Yu Chen, Chun-Jui Weng, Ying-Chao Chou and Chun-Ying Cheng Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Outcomes after bone grafting in patients with and without ACL revision surgery: a retrospective study
Current literature is lacking of data regarding functional outcomes in patients following bone tunnel grafting with or without revision anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction. Therefore, the aim of th... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 21, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Theresa Diermeier, Elmar Herbst, Sepp Braun, Emine Saracuz, Andreas Voss, Andreas B. Imhoff and Andrea Achtnich Tags: Research article Source Type: research