Complications after surgical management of proximal humeral fractures: a systematic review of event terms and definitions
The most frequently used surgical procedures for treating a proximal humeral fracture (PHF) are plate osteosynthesis, nail osteosynthesis and arthroplasty. Evidence-based recommendations for an appropriate sur... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 26, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: N. Alispahic, S. Brorson, C. Bahrs, A. Joeris, A. Steinitz and L. Audig é Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Incidence and risk factors of spinal epidural hemorrhage after spine surgery: a cross-sectional retrospective analysis of a national database
With increasing number of patients undergoing spine surgery, the spinal epidural hemorrhage (SEH) has become a growing concern. However, current studies on SEH rely on case reports or observations from a singl... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 25, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ji Hyun Park, Sunny Park and Soo An Choi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Adaptation and psychometric evaluation of the simplified Chinese version of the identification of functional ankle instability questionnaire in Chinese-speaking patients with chronic ankle instability disorders
The aims of this study were to adapt the Identification of Functional Ankle Instability (IdFAI) questionnaire into a simplified Chinese version and to assess its reliability, validity, and responsiveness in Ch... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 25, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Wei Wang, Jun Sheng, Yinchao Tang, Qingyun Xie, Meng Wei, Zhiqiang Li and Wei Zheng Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Risk assessment for prolonged sickness absence due to musculoskeletal disorders: protocol for a prospective cohort study
Musculoskeletal disorders are the leading cause of sickness absence and disability pension in Norway. There is strong evidence that long-term sickness absence due to musculoskeletal disorders are associated wi... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 25, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Anne Therese Tveter, Britt Elin Øiestad, Tarjei Langseth Rysstad, Fiona Aanesen, Alexander Tingulstad, Milada Cvancarova Småstuen and Margreth Grotle Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Tibiofemoral rotation alignment in the normal knee joints among Chinese adults: a CT analysis
Consensus on tibial rotation in total knee arthroplasty (TKA) remains controversial. The present study aimed to investigate the closest anatomical reference to surgical epicondylar axis (SEA) among 10 tibial m... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 23, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yufeng Lu, Xiaoyu Ren, Benyin Liu, Peng Xu and Yangquan Hao Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Recurrent lumbar-origin osteoblastoma treated with multiple surgery and carbon ion radiotherapy: a case report
Although osteoblastoma is an uncommon benign bone tumor, it sometimes behaves in a locally aggressive fashion. We herein report a case of recurrent lumbar spine osteoblastoma that was treated by repeated surge... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 22, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Akira Honda, Yoichi Iizuka, Reiko Imai, Masahiro Nishinome, Junko Hirato, Hiromi Koshi, Tokue Mieda, Hiroyuki Sonoda, Sho Ishiwata, Yohei Kakuta, Tsuyoshi Tajika and Hirotaka Chikuda Tags: Case report Source Type: research

The evaluation of the distance between the popliteus tendon and the lateral collateral ligament footprint and the implant in Total knee Arthroplasty using a 3-dimensional template
The popliteus tendon (PT) or lateral collateral ligament (LCL) stabilizes the postero-lateral aspects of the knees. When surgeons perform total knee arthroplasty (TKA), PT and LCL iatrogenic injuries are a ris... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 22, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Akihito Takubo, Keinosuke Ryu, Takanori Iriuchishima, Masahiro Nagaoka, Yasuaki Tokuhashi and Shin Aizawa Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effectiveness of circular external fixator in periprosthetic fractures around the knee
The incidence of periprosthetic fractures after total joint arthroplasty (TJA) is rising due to an increasing number of TJAs performed annually and the growing elderly population. In many elderly patients with... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 21, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Koji Nozaka, Naohisa Miyakoshi, Michio Hongo, Yuji Kasukawa, Hidetomo Saito, Hiroaki Kijima, Hiroyuki Tsuchie, Motoki Mita and Yoichi Shimada Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Iatrogenic biological fracture of the cervical spine during gradual halo traction for kyphotic deformity correction: case report
Severe kyphotic deformities carry high risk for neurological injuries as osteotomies are often required for correction. Surgeons often utilize a staged approach for dealing with these conditions starting with ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 21, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Austin Samuel Laifun Lim, Azizul Akram Bin Sali and Jason Pui Yin Cheung Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Thigh musculature stiffness during active muscle contraction after anterior cruciate ligament injury
Altered motor unit (MU) activity has been identified after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury, but its effect on muscle tissue properties is unknown. The purpose of this study was to compare thigh muscula... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 21, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: April L. McPherson, Nathaniel A. Bates, Clifton R. Haider, Takashi Nagai, Timothy E. Hewett and Nathan D. Schilaty Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Prospective multicentre validation study of a new standardised version of the 400-point hand assessment
Hand rehabilitation needs valid evaluation tools; the 400-point Hand Assessment (HA) is an exhaustive but not standardised tool. The aim of this study was to validate a standardised version of this test. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 20, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Michel Konzelmann, Cyrille Burrus, Colette Gable, Fran çois Luthi and Jean Paysant Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Autologous adipose tissue injection versus platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injection in the treatment of knee osteoarthritis: a randomized, controlled study – study protocol
Knee osteoarthritis (OA) is a common, chronic, progressive and degenerative disease which affects patients ’ quality of life and may cause disability and social isolation. OA is a huge economic burden for the p... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 20, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Pawe ł Bąkowski, Jakub Kaszyński, Joanna Wałecka, Kinga Ciemniewska-Gorzela, Kamilla Bąkowska-Żywicka and Tomasz Piontek Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

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