Vertebral bone marrow fat fraction changes in postmenopausal women with breast cancer receiving combined aromatase inhibitor and bisphosphonate therapy
Quantification of vertebral bone marrow (VBM) water –fat composition has been proposed as advanced imaging biomarker for osteoporosis. Estrogen deficiency is the primary reason for trabecular bone loss in postm... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 6, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Michael Dieckmeyer, Stefan Ruschke, Alexander Rohrmeier, Jan Syv äri, Ingo Einspieler, Vanadin Seifert-Klauss, Monika Schmidmayr, Stephan Metz, Jan S. Kirschke, Ernst J. Rummeny, Claus Zimmer, Dimitrios C. Karampinos and Thomas Baum Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A consensus-based process identifying physical therapy and exercise treatments for patients with degenerative meniscal tears and knee OA: the TeMPO physical therapy interventions and home exercise program
Knee osteoarthritis (OA) is prevalent and often associated with meniscal tear. Physical therapy (PT) and exercise regimens are often used to treat OA or meniscal tear, but, to date, few programs have been desi... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 4, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Clare E. Safran-Norton, James K. Sullivan, James J. Irrgang, Hannah M. Kerman, Kim L. Bennell, Gary Calabrese, Leigh Dechaves, Brian Deluca, Alexandra B. Gil, Madhuri Kale, Brittney Luc-Harkey, Faith Selzer, Derek Sople, Peter Tonsoline, Elena Losina and Tags: Correspondence Source Type: research

Comparison of a video versus paper questionnaire on functional limitation in lower limb osteoarthritis
The objective of the study was to compare the video and the ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 3, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: L. Dubouis, W. Ngueyon-Sime, W. Peter, A. Vallata, J. Epstein, A-C. Rat, N. Agrinier, C. B. Terwee and F. Guillemin Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Back beliefs among elderly seeking health care due to back pain; psychometric properties of the Norwegian version of the back beliefs questionnaire
The Back Beliefs Questionnaire (BBQ) is a 14-item patient-reported questionnaire that measures attitudes and beliefs about the consequences of back pain. The BBQ has recently been translated into Norwegian, bu... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 3, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Alexander Tingulstad, Rikke Munk, Margreth Grotle, Ørjan Vigdal, Kjersti Storheim and Birgitta Langhammer Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Fibular strut allograft influences reduction and outcomes after locking plate fixation of comminuted proximal humeral fractures in elderly patients: a retrospective study
Proximal humeral fractures (PHFs) are the third most commonly occurring fractures in elderly patients. Most of these fractures can be treated with conservative methods, but the optimal surgical treatment strat... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 3, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Xueliang Cui, Hui Chen, Binbin Ma, Wenbin Fan and He Li Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Association between thigh muscle strength four years after partial meniscectomy and radiographic features of osteoarthritis 11  years later
Meniscus injury and meniscectomy both entail increased risk of knee osteoarthritis (OA). Thigh muscle weakness is a suggested mediator of OA but there is little evidence of its importance for knee OA developme... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 3, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ylva B. Ericsson, Ewa M. Roos, Henrik Owman and Leif E. Dahlberg Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Calculation method to predict postoperative limb length in patients undergoing THA following developmental dysplasia of hips
Limb length discrepancy (LLD) is one of the main cause of dissatisfaction after total hip arthroplasty (THA). The teardrop-lesser trochanter method can accurately predict and analyze LLD for healthy people. Ho... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 3, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Renwen Guo, Jerry Yongqiang Chen, Guoqiang Zhang, Yonggang Zhou, Jiying Chen and Wei Chai Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Charcot neuroarthropathy of the knee due to idiopathic sensory peripheral neuropathy
Charcot neuroarthropathy is a systemic disease that generates pathological changes in the musculoskeletal system, causing instability, dislocations, and deformities. Charcot neuroarthropathy of the knee, due t... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - October 30, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Qian-Hao Yang, Peichun Hsu, You-Shui Gao and Chang-Qing Zhang Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Diagnostic capability of dynamic ultrasound evaluation of supination-external rotation ankle injuries: a cadaveric study
Ankle syndesmosis injuries are common and range in severity from subclinical to grossly unstable. Definitive diagnosis of these injuries can be made with plain film radiographs, but are often missed when sever... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - October 30, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Cara L. Fisher, Tebyan Rabbani, Katelyn Johnson, Rustin Reeves and Addison Wood Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Comparison of the efficacy of a distal clavicular locking plate with and without a suture anchor in the treatment of Neer IIb distal clavicle fractures
To compare the clinical outcomes between the use of a distal clavicular locking plate alone and the combined use of a plate and a coracoclavicular suture anchor in the treatment of Neer IIb distal clavicle fra... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - October 30, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hua Xu, Wen Jun Chen, Xiao Cheng Zhi and Shi Chang Chen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The APHIRM toolkit: an evidence-based system for workplace MSD risk management
Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) continue as one of the largest occupational health and safety problems worldwide. One reason for this situation is that current workplace risk management practices fail to meet... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - October 30, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jodi Oakman and Wendy Macdonald Tags: Technical advance Source Type: research

High grade isthmic spondylolisthesis; can reduction always re-align the unbalanced pelvis?
In this study we present our experien... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - October 29, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Konstantinos Martikos, Tiziana Greggi and Cesare Faldini Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The incidence of occult and missed surgical neck fractures in patients with isolated greater tuberosity fracture of the proximal humerus
Occult and missed surgical neck fractures can be found in patients diagnosed with isolated greater tuberosity (GT) fracture during the follow up period. The purpose of this study was to retrospectively assess ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - October 27, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Leo Shaw, Chih-Kai Hong, Fa-Chuan Kuan, Cheng-Li Lin, Ping-Hui Wang and Wei-Ren Su Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Evaluation criteria for the assessment of occupational diseases of the lumbar spine - how reliable are they? -
In 2005, the German Association of Occupational Accident Insurance Funds (DGUV) defined radiological evaluation criteria for the assessment of degenerative occupational diseases of the lumbar spine. These incl... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - October 27, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Benjamin Ulmar, Julia W ölfle-Roos, Tugrul Kocak and Alexander Brunner Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Hip dysplasia among children with spastic cerebral palsy in rural Bangladesh
Hip dysplasia is common among children with cerebral palsy (CP), particularly in spastic CP. It can result in pain, reduced function and quality of life. However, the burden of hip dysplasia among children wit... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - October 27, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Tasneem Karim, Mahmudul Hassan Al Imam, Prue Golland, Aynul Islam Khan, Iqbal Hossain, Hayley Smithers-Sheedy, Nadia Badawi, Mohammad Muhit and Gulam Khandaker Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A symptomatic cyamella in the popliteus tendon causing snapping knee: a case report and literature review
Cyamella,the sesamoid bones of the popliteus muscle, are rare in humans. Snapping knee is an uncommon problem which can be difficult to diagnose. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - October 27, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Shouwen Su, Yunxiang Lu, Yuxian Chen and Zhiyong Li Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Anterior talofibular ligament lesion is associated with increased flat foot deformity but does not affect correction by lateral calcaneal lengthening
Several risk factors for adult acquired flatfoot deformity (AAFD) have been identified in literature. To this date, little attention has been paid to the lateral ligament complex and its influence on AAFD, alt... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - October 27, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Stephan H. Wirth, Arnd F. Vieh öfer, Sarvpreet Singh, Stefan M. Zimmermann, Tobias Götschi, Dominic Rigling and Lukas Jud Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Metallic versus biodegradable suture anchors for rotator cuff repair: a case control study
Repair of full-thickness rotator cuff (RC) tears is routinely performed using suture anchors, which produce secure and effective soft tissue fixation to bone. The aim of this prospective study is to compare th... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - October 25, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Umile Giuseppe Longo, Stefano Petrillo, Mattia Loppini, Vincenzo Candela, Giacomo Rizzello, Nicola Maffulli and Vincenzo Denaro Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Changes in circulating cell-free nuclear DNA and mitochondrial DNA of patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis
Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) which characterized by complex three-dimensional deformity of spine has been difficult to cure because of the unknown etiopathology and uncertainty of progression. Nowaday... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - October 25, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jiong Li, Longjie Wang, Guanteng Yang, Yunjia Wang, Chaofeng Guo, Shaohua Liu, Qile Gao and Hongqi Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effect of lordosis on adjacent levels after lumbar interbody fusion, before and after removal of the spinal fixator: a finite element analysis
Literature indicates that adjacent-segment diseases after posterior lumbar interbody fusion with pedicle screw fixation accelerate degenerative changes at unfused adjacent segments due to the increased motion ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - October 25, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Fon-Yih Tsuang, Jui-Chang Tsai and Dar-Ming Lai Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Comparison of microendoscopic selective laminectomy versus conventional laminoplasty in patients with degenerative cervcical myelopathy: a minimum 2-year follow-up study
Although microendoscopic partial laminectomy for patients with degenerative cervical myelopathy (DCM) has been reported and demonstrated good results, a detailed comparison of its mid-term surgical results wit... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - October 25, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yasushi Oshima, So Kato, Toru Doi, Yoshitaka Matsubayashi, Yuki Taniguchi and Sakae Tanaka Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Management of Juvenile Hallux Valgus Deformity: the role of combined Hemiepiphysiodesis
This study aimed to investigate the efficacy of percutaneous hemiepiphysiodesis for gradual correction of symptomatic juvenile hallux valgus (HV) deformity. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - October 25, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ming-Hung Chiang, Ting-Ming Wang, Ken N. Kuo, Shier-Chieg Huang and Kuan-Wen Wu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

No added value for Computer-Assisted surgery to improve femoral component positioning and Patient Reported Outcomes in Hip Resurfacing Arthroplasty; a multi-center randomized controlled trial
Computer Assisted Surgery (CAS) has proven to improve the accuracy in several orthopedic procedures. Therefore we used this technique to evaluate femoral component positioning in Hip Resurfacing Arthroplasty (... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - October 25, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: M. C. Koper, M. Reijman, E. M. van Es, J. H. Waarsing, H. W. J. Koot, S. B. Keizer, I. Jansen, F. C. van Biezen, J. A. N. Verhaar and P. K. Bos Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Retraction Note: An evaluation of the potential consequences of drilling titanium and tantalum implants during surgery - a pilot study
The authors have retracted this article [1] because it constitutes redundant publication [2]. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - October 24, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Pawe ł Skowronek, Paweł Olszewski, Wojciech Święszkowski, Marcin Sibiński, Marek Synder and Michał Polguj Tags: Retraction Note Source Type: research

Cervical epidural hematoma after spinal manipulation therapy: a case report
Cervical spinal manipulation therapy is a common non-invasive treatment for neck pain and stiffness, and has been widely used in the population. However, most people do not pay attention to the potential risks... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - October 22, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Qian Chen, Jun-fei Feng, Xin Tang, Yu-ling Li, Lu Chen and Guo Chen Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Intra-articular tranexamic acid as an adjunct to intravenous tranexamic acid for simultaneous bilateral total knee arthroplasty: a randomized double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
Intra-articular tranexamic acid (TXA) as an adjunct to intravenous TXA was reported to decrease perioperative blood loss during unilateral total knee arthroplasty (TKA). However, there have been no randomized ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - October 22, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Sachiyuki Tsukada, Kenji Kurosaka, Masahiro Nishino, Tetsuyuki Maeda, Yoshiharu Yonekawa and Naoyuki Hirasawa Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Management and outcome of pelvic fracture associated with vaginal injuries: a retrospective study of 25 cases
Pelvic ring fractures associated with vaginal injuries were rarely reported due to low incidence. The displaced segments of pelvic ring may increase the risk of vaginal injury. The aim of this retrospective st... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - October 22, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Pengyu Li, Dongsheng Zhou, Baisheng Fu, Wenhao Song and Jinlei Dong Tags: Research article Source Type: research

One- and two-stage surgical revision of infected elbow prostheses following total joint replacement: a systematic review
Prosthetic joint infection (PJI) is a challenging complication of total elbow replacement (TER). Potential surgical treatments include one- or two-stage revision; however, the best treatment for elbow PJI is n... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - October 22, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Setor K. Kunutsor, Andrew D. Beswick, Michael R. Whitehouse and Ashley W. Blom Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The expression of P16 and S100 associated with elastin degradation and fibrosis of the Ligamentum Flavum hypertrophy
One of the characteristics of lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) is elastin degradation and fibrosis in the ligamentum flavum (LF). However, the biochemical factors that cause these histologic changes is unclear. P1... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - October 22, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Wei Hu, Shunli Kan, Guang Liu, Zegang Cao and Rusen Zhu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Giant cell tumor of tendon sheath in the hand: analysis of risk factors for recurrence in 50 cases
Giant cell tumor of the tendon sheath is the most common form of giant cell tumors and is the second most common soft tissue tumor of the hand region after ganglion cyst. Magnetic resonance imaging is the diag... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - October 21, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hakan Ozben and Tamer Coskun Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Association between back muscle degeneration and spinal-pelvic parameters in patients with degenerative spinal kyphosis
The paraspinal and psoas muscles have been considered to be essentially important for stabilizing the spinal column, and the muscle degeneration was found to exist in degenerative spinal kyphosis (DSK) patient... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - October 20, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Weiwei Xia, Han Fu, Zhenqi Zhu, Chenjun Liu, Kaifeng Wang, Shuai Xu and Haiying Liu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Transfer of abductor hallucis tendon combined with scarf osteotomy versus single scarf osteotomy in moderate to severe hallux valgus deformity: a comparative retrospective cohort study
Scarf osteotomy (SO) was broadly applied in moderate to severe hallux valgus (MSHV), and the results were satisfactory. However, due to the complicated pathologic changes in hallux valgus, the ideal surgical t... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - October 20, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yuan Xiong, Bo Shen, Cheng Hao, Kai Xiao, Junwen Wang and Zhenhua Fang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Aneurysmal bone cyst: results of an off label treatment with Denosumab
The treatment of aneurysmal bone cysts (ABCs) has evolved and less invasive methods have been tried. Denosumab is a monoclonal antibody which inhibits osteoclasts. It has been shown to be effective in giant ce... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - October 20, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hans Roland D ürr, Ferdinand Grahneis, Andrea Baur-Melnyk, Thomas Knösel, Christof Birkenmaier, Volkmar Jansson and Alexander Klein Tags: Case report Source Type: research

The effect of mobilization with movement on pain and function in patients with knee osteoarthritis: a randomized double-blind controlled trial
Few studies have investigated the effects of mobilization with movement (MWM) in patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA) compared to other procedures. Sham procedures are generally more appropriate control than... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - October 18, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hani A. Alkhawajah and Ali M. Alshami Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Transarticular external fixation versus deltoid ligament repair in treating SER IV ankle fractures: a comparative study
The objective of this study was to compare the clinical effect of open redu... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - October 18, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Bohua Li, Shanxi Wang, Zhengdong Zhang, Hai Yang, Jun Li, Qin Li and Lei Liu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Cervical proprioception and its relationship with neck pain intensity in subjects with cervical spondylosis
Cervical proprioception is critical in the maintenance of posture and movements, so its assessment in different cervical conditions has gained importance in recent clinical practice. Studies reporting this ass... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - October 15, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ravi Shankar Reddy, Jaya Shanker Tedla, Snehil Dixit and Mohammed Abohashrh Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Mid-term outcomes of arthroscopic-assisted Core decompression of Precollapse osteonecrosis of femoral head —minimum of 5 year follow-up
Osteonecrosis of the femoral head (ONFH) is a progressive disease that leads to collapse and the development of secondary arthritis. The preferred management of ONFH remains controversial. Arthroscopic-assiste... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - October 15, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Mark R. Nazal, Ali Parsa and Scott D. Martin Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Spontaneous bilateral femoral neck fractures in a young male adult: a case report and literature review
We report an atypical case of a young male adult who developed simultaneous bilateral femoral ne... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - October 15, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Shinkichi Arisumi, Taro Mawatari, Satoshi Ikemura, Gen Matsui, Takahiro Iguchi and Hiroaki Mitsuyasu Tags: Case report Source Type: research

The influence of obesity and gender on outcome after reversed L-shaped osteotomy for hallux valgus
Hallux valgus deformity (HV) affects around every fourth individual, and surgical treatment is performed in every thousandth person. There is an ongoing quest for the best surgical management and reduction of ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - October 15, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Stephan H. Wirth, Niklas Renner, Richard Niehaus, Jan Farei-Campagna, Marcel Deggeller, Fabrice Scheurer, Katie Palmer and Thorsten Jentzsch Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Comparison of imaging parameters pre- and post- reductive procedure for atlantoaxial dislocation via posterior fixation using pedicle screw and rod: a cross-sectional study
To compare the imaging parameters pre- and post- reductive procedure for atlantoaxial dislocation via posterior fixation using pedicle screw and rod. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - October 15, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jia Shao, Yanzheng Gao, Kun Gao and Zhenghong Yu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effects of eccentric exercise in patients with subacromial impingement syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Subacromial impingement syndrome is a common problem in primary healthcare. It often include tendinopathy. While exercise therapy is effective for this condition, it is not clear which type of exercise is the ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - October 14, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Robin Larsson, Susanne Bernhardsson and Lena Nordeman Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Functional outcome of total knee replacement: a study protocol for a prospective, double-blinded, parallel-group randomized, clinical controlled trial of novel, personalized and conventional implants
The development of total knee replacement (TKR) implant designs aims to improve outcome regarding pain, function, joint stiffness, instability, patellar problems, and ultimately wear of the implant. Recently, ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - October 12, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: T. Irmola, J. Kangas, A. Eskelinen, M. Niemel äinen, H. Huhtala, V. M. Mattila and T. Moilanen Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Remarkable increase of musculoskeletal disorders among soldiers preparing for international missions – comparison between 2002 and 2012
Musculoskeletal disorders (MSD) are common among soldiers and constitute the most common reason for discontinuing military service within different military populations worldwide. The aims of this study were t... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - October 12, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Alexandra Halvarsson, Monika Seth, Matthias Tegern, Lisbet Broman and Helena Larsson Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Dorsal subscapularis approach for the surgical drainage of subscapularis intramuscular abscess: a case report
Abscess formation in the subscapularis muscle is a rare clinical condition. Few reports are available regarding the treatment methods and surgical approaches for subscapularis intramuscular abscesses. Here, we... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - October 12, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ryogo Furuhata, Doji Inoue, Yasuhiro Kiyota, Hideo Morioka and Hiroshi Arino Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Can an insole for obese individuals maintain the arch of the foot against repeated hyper loading?
Insoles are often applied as preventive therapy of flatfoot deformity, but the therapeutic effects on obese individuals are still controversial. We aimed to investigate the effect of insole use on time-depende... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - October 11, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yuki Saito, Takako S. Chikenji, Yuichi Takata, Tomoaki Kamiya and Eiichi Uchiyama Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Bifocal osteosynthesis to treat radial shortening deformity with dislocation of the inferior radioulnar joint
Several methods have been reported to correct deformity and shortening of the distal radius. However, the results are not entirely satisfactory. The results of bifocal osteosynthesis were retrospectively analy... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - October 10, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Junjie Guan, Hongjiang Ruan, Jimin Yin, Yimin Chai and Qinglin Kang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The efficacy and safety of continuous versus single-injection popliteal sciatic nerve block in outpatient foot and ankle surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Continuous popliteal sciatic nerve block (CPSNB) has been performed in outpatient foot and ankle surgery as a regional anesthesia method to relieve postoperative pain. Its efficacy as well as safety is yet to ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - October 10, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hsuan-Hsiao Ma, Te-Feng Arthur Chou, Shang-Wen Tsai, Cheng-Fong Chen, Po-Kuei Wu and Wei-Ming Chen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Recovering the capability to work among patients with chronic low Back pain after a four-week, multidisciplinary biopsychosocial rehabilitation program: 18-month follow-up study
Chronic low back pain (LBP) is a leading cause of disability worldwide. Biopsychosocial rehabilitation programs have been advocated for its management, especially since the widespread acceptance of the biopsyc... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - October 10, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Maha E. Ibrahim, Kerstin Weber, Delphine S. Courvoisier and St éphane Genevay Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The relationship of the shear wave elastography findings of patients with unilateral lumbar disc herniation and clinical characteristics
The aim of this study was to find out whether the shear wave elastography (SWE) findings of patients with unilateral lumbar disc herniation (LDH) were related to clinical characteristics. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 29, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Qingyuan Wang, Hao Zhang, Jinxin Zhang, Hanqi Zhang and Hui Zheng Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Late deep cervical infection after anterior cervical discectomy and fusion: a case report and literature review
Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) is often performed for the treatment of degenerative cervical spine. While this procedure is highly successful, 0.1 –1.6% of early and late postoperative infection... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 25, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ying-Chun Chen, Lin Zhang, Er-Nan Li, Li-Xiang Ding, Gen-Ai Zhang, Yu Hou and Wei Yuan Tags: Case report Source Type: research