Traumatic index extensor tendon attenuation mimicking closed tendon rupture: two case reports
While some traumatic closed index extensor tendon ruptures at the musclotendinous junction have been previously reported, closed index extensor tendon pseudorupture due to intertendinous attenuation is exceedi... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - October 10, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yusuke Miyashima, Takuya Uemura, Takuya Yokoi, Shunpei Hama, Mitsuhiro Okada, Sadahiko Konishi and Hiroaki Nakamura Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Correction to: Musculoskeletal disorders and their associations with health- and work-related factors: a cross-sectional comparison between Swedish air force personnel and army soldiers
An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - October 10, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Matthias Tegern, Ulrika Aasa, Bj örn O. Äng and Helena Larsson Tags: Correction Source Type: research

The implications of the glenoid angles and rotator cuff status in patients with osteoarthritis undergoing shoulder arthroplasty
The success of shoulder arthroplasty, both reverse and anatomical, depends on correcting the underlying glenoid deformity especially in patients with an osteoarthritis. We hypothesized that the distribution of... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - October 9, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Omer Ozel, Robert Hudek, Mohamed S. Abdrabou, Birgit S. Werner and Frank Gohlke Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Morphological signs of connective tissue dysplasia as predictors of frequent post-exercise musculoskeletal disorders
Connective tissue dysplasia (CTD) is a risk factor for musculoskeletal disorders. Changes caused by disorganization of collagen and elastin fibers lead to the inability of withstanding heavy mechanical stress.... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - October 8, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: V. N. Nikolenko, M. V. Oganesyan, A. D. Vovkogon, Yu Cao, A. A. Churganova, M. A. Zolotareva, E. E. Achkasov, M. V. Sankova, N. A. Rizaeva and M. Y. Sinelnikov Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Prenatal diagnosis of fetal skeletal dysplasia using 3-dimensional computed tomography: a prospective study
Fetal skeletal dysplasia (FSD) comprises a complex group of systemic bone and cartilage disorders. Many FSD phenotypes have indistinct definitions, making definitive prenatal diagnosis difficult. The condition... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - October 8, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Miyoko Waratani, Fumitake Ito, Yukiko Tanaka, Aki Mabuchi, Taisuke Mori and Jo Kitawaki Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Association between anterior bone loss and anterior heterotopic ossification in hybrid surgery
Hybrid surgery (HS) has become an alternative procedure for the treatment of multilevel cervical degenerative disc disease with satisfactory outcomes. However, some adverse outcomes have recently emerged, such... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - October 8, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Junbo He, Hao Liu, Tingkui Wu, Chen Ding, Kangkang Huang, Ying Hong and Beiyu Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Clinical efficacy of short-term pre-operative halo-pelvic traction in the treatment of severe spinal deformities complicated with respiratory dysfunction
Halo traction has been used as an adjunctive method in the treatment of severe spinal deformities. But there are few reports on the clinical efficacy of halo-pelvic traction (HPT) in the treatment of severe sp... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - October 8, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Longtao Qi, Beiyu Xu, Chunde Li and Yu Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Ellipse method for measuring Liaw ’s anteversion of the acetabular component after total hip arthroplasty
Several cup anteversion measurements for post-operative total hip arthroplasty (THA) surgery have been described. We developed the standardized Liaw ’s trigonometric method to eliminate the influence of patient... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - October 8, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Kuei-Lin Yeh, Tai-Yin Wu, Hsuan-Hsiao Ma, Sheng-Mou Hou and Chen-Kun Liaw Tags: Research article Source Type: research

An exploratory study investigating the effect of foot type and foot orthoses on gluteus medius muscle activity
Abnormal gluteus medius muscle activity is associated with a number of musculoskeletal conditions. Research investigating the effect of foot type and foot orthoses on gluteus medius muscle activity is both con... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - October 7, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Sean Sadler, Martin Spink, Xanne Janse de Jonge and Vivienne Chuter Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Consensus of potential modifiable prognostic factors for persistent pain after a first episode of nonspecific idiopathic, non-traumatic neck pain: results of nominal group and Delphi technique approach
Identify and establish consensus regarding potential prognostic factors for the development of chronic pain after a first episode of idiopathic, non-traumatic neck pain. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - October 7, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Martine Verwoerd, Harriet Wittink, Francois Maissan and Rob Smeets Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Two-component surface replacement implants compared with perichondrium transplantation for restoration of Metacarpophalangeal and proximal Interphalangeal joints: a retrospective cohort study with a mean follow-up time of 6 respectively 26  years
The aim of our study was to compare the long-term outcome after perichondrium transplantation and two-component surface replacement (SR) implants to the metacarpophalangeal (MCP) and the proximal interphalange... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - October 7, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Daniel Muder, Nils P. Hailer and Torbj örn Vedung Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Differences in Achilles tendon stiffness in people with gout: a pilot study
Gout has been associated with weaker foot/leg muscles and altered gait patterns. There is also evidence of on-going foot pain and an increased risk of tendinopathy, with the Achilles and patella tendons most f... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - October 7, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Simon Otter, Catherine Payne, Anna-Marie Jones, Nick Webborn and Peter Watt Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Isolate and irreducible radial head dislocation in children: a rare case of capsular interposition
Radial head dislocation with no associated lesions, is a relatively uncommon injury in children. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - October 7, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Luigi Tarallo, Michele Novi, Giuseppe Porcellini and Fabio Catani Tags: Case report Source Type: research

The effectiveness of preoperative rehabilitation programmes on postoperative outcomes following anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction: a systematic review
To explore the effectiveness of preoperative rehabilitation programmes (PreHab) on postoperative physical and psychological outcomes following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR). (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - October 3, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hayley M. Carter, Chris Littlewood, Kate E. Webster and Benjamin E. Smith Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The effect of Kinesio taping on cervical proprioception in athletes with mechanical neck pain —a placebo-controlled trial
Neck proprioception is critical in maintaining neuromuscular control in and around cervical joints. Kinesio ™ tape may assist in rehabilitating joint position sense. The current study compares Kinesio™ tape’s e... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - October 3, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Khalid A. Alahmari, Ravi Shankar Reddy, Jaya Shanker Tedla, Paul Silvian Samuel, Venkata Nagaraj Kakaraparthi, Kanagaraj Rengaramanujam and Irshad Ahmed Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Innovative rehabilitative bracing with applied resistance improves walking pattern recovery in the early stages of rehabilitation after ACL reconstruction: a preliminary investigation
The use of knee braces early after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction is a controversial issue. The study preliminarily compares the effect of a traditional brace blocked in knee extension and a n... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - October 2, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jacopo Emanuele Rocchi, Luciana Labanca, Valeria Luongo and Lorenzo Rum Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Adolescents ’ experiences of fluctuating pain in musculoskeletal disorders: a qualitative systematic review and thematic synthesis
Adolescents with chronic musculoskeletal pain experience daily fluctuations in pain. Although not all fluctuations are bothersome, pain flares are a distinct type of symptom fluctuation with greater impact. Si... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - October 2, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Sonia Khanom, Janet E. McDonagh, Michelle Briggs, Ebru Bakir and John McBeth Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Restoring global offset and lower limb length with a 3 offset option double-tapered stem
A proper restoration of hip biomechanics is fundamental to achieve satisfactory outcomes after total hip arthroplasty (THA). A global hip offset (GO) postoperatively reduction of more than 5  mm was known to im... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - October 2, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Stefano Biggi, Lorenzo Banci, Riccardo Tedino, Andrea Capuzzo, Gabriele Cattaneo, Stefano Tornago and Andrea Camera Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Traumatic avulsion of the anterior medial meniscus root combined with PCL injury: a case report
Avulsion of the anterior medial meniscus root (AMMR) has a low incidence rate, especially when it is combined with posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) injury, which hasn ’t been reported in any literature to date... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 30, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Anqi Wang and Hongzhang Lu Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Time taken to resume driving following hip arthroscopy
Resuming driving is a common concern among patients undergoing hip arthroscopy. The present study aimed to assess whether patients who had undergone right hip arthroscopy presented with poorer driving performa... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 30, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Suenghwan Jo, Sang Hong Lee, Se Woong Jang, Hyun Bai Choi, Ba Rom Kim, Jae Han Jeong and Soo Ah Kim Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Absence of pain in subjects with advanced radiographic knee osteoarthritis
To investigate the frequency of pain among subjects with advanced radiographic knee osteoarthritis (OA) defined as Kellgren –Lawrence (KL) grade 4 and clinical features associated with pain. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 29, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Kyeong Min Son, Jeong Im Hong, Dong-Hyun Kim, Dae-Gyu Jang, Michel D. Crema and Hyun Ah Kim Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The mechanism of hamstring injuries – a systematic review
Injuries to the hamstring muscles are among the most common in sports and account for significant time loss. Despite being so common, the injury mechanism of hamstring injuries remains to be determined. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 29, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Adam Danielsson, Alexandra Horvath, Carl Senorski, Eduard Alentorn-Geli, William E. Garrett, Ram ón Cugat, Kristian Samuelsson and Eric Hamrin Senorski Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effectiveness of circular hexapod external fixation with soft tissue reconstruction in treating severe knee dislocation due to burn scarring: a case report
Severe varus deformity and soft tissue injury caused by a burn around a complex knee dislocation is a rare injury. Soft tissue reconstruction and deformity correction with circular hexapod external fixation of... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 28, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Koji Nozaka, Naohisa Miyakoshi, Hidetomo Saito, Hiroaki Kijima, Motoki Mita and Yoichi Shimada Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Sports activity participation after curved periacetabular osteotomy for acetabular dysplasia
Curved periacetabular osteotomy (CPO) was developed to treat acetabular dysplasia. Given that CPO can improve physical function in the early post-operative period, patients might be able to participate in spor... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 28, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yoshiki Takahashi, Naonobu Takahira, Katsufumi Uchiyama, Kensuke Fukushima, Mitsutoshi Moriya, Manaka Shibuya, Kouji Tsuda, Kiyoshi Tozaki, Sho Kudo, Hiroaki Kaneda, Junya Sekita and Masashi Takaso Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Modified mini-open SRS-Schwab grade 4 osteotomy combined with percutaneous pedicle screws fixation in post-traumatic thoracolumbar kyphosis
We aimed to analyze the clinical results of Schwab grade 4 osteotomy combined with percutaneous pedicle screws (PPS) fixation for treatment of post-traumatic thoracolumbar kyphosis (PTK). (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 28, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Wubo Liu, Yiwei Zhao, Suomao Yuan, Yonghao Tian and Xinyu Liu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A real 3D measurement technique for the tibial slope: differentiation between different articular surfaces and comparison to radiographic slope measurement
The tibial slope plays an important role in knee surgery. However, standard radiographic measurement techniques have a low reproducibility and do not allow differentiation between medial and lateral articular ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 26, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Armando Hoch, Lukas Jud, Tabitha Roth, Lazaros Vlachopoulos, Philipp F ürnstahl and Sandro F. Fucentese Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Systematic changes of the static upper body posture with a symmetric occlusion condition
Temporary occlusal changes and their influence on the upper body statics are still controversially discussed. Furthermore, concrete statements on whether age- or gender-specific differences in neurophysiologic... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 26, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: C. Maurer-Grubinger, I. Avaniadi, F. Adjami, W. Christian, C. Doerry, V. Fay, V. Fisch, A. Gerez, J. Goecke, U. Kaya, J. Keller, D. Kr üger, J. Pflaum, L. Porsch, C. Wischnewski, B. Scharnweber & hellip; Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Association between device-measured physical activity and lumbar Modic changes
Modic changes (MC) in the lumbar spine are considered one potential etiological factor behind low back pain (LBP). Multiple risk factors for MC have been suggested, including male gender, smoking and factors a... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 25, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Marella Modarress Julin, Jesperi Saukkonen, Petteri Oura, Maisa Niemel ä, Juho-Antti Junno, Juhani Määttä, Jaakko Niinimäki, Timo Jämsä, Raija Korpelainen and Jaro Karppinen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Analysis of musculoskeletal side effects of oral Isotretinoin treatment: a cross-sectional study
Acne vulgaris is a chronic inflammatory disease affecting the pilosebaceous unit. Isotretinoin is an effective treatment option for severe acne. The aim of this study was to evaluate musculoskeletal side effec... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 25, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Nermin Karaosmano ğlu and Cevriye Mülkoğlu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Large autologous ilium with periosteum for tibiotalar joint reconstruction in R üedi-Allgöwer III or AO/OTA type C3 pilon fractures: a pilot study
Management of R üedi-Allgöwer III or AO/OTA type C3 pilon fracture presents numerous challenges to the orthopaedic surgeon. A joint preservation technique using a large autologous ilium with periosteum in combi... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 25, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Dong Li, Jiao Jiao Li, Yuanyuan Zhu, Fushan Hou, Yuan Li, Bin Zhao and Bin Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Bone mineral density reference values in Singaporean adults and comparisons for osteoporosis establishment – The Yishun Study
While there have been studies in Singapore on the prevalence and economic burden of osteoporotic hip fracture, there is a severe lack of reference data on bone mineral density and prevalence of osteoporosis. T... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 25, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Kexun Kenneth Chen, Shiou-Liang Wee, Benedict Wei Jun Pang, Lay Khoon Lau, Khalid Abdul Jabbar, Wei Ting Seah, Sivasubramanian Srinivasan, Mallya Ullal Jagadish and Tze Pin Ng Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Implant contamination as a cause of surgical site infection in spinal surgery: are single-use implants a reasonable solution? – a systematic review
In spine surgery, surgical site infection (SSI) is one of the main perioperative complications and is associated with a higher patient morbidity and longer patient hospitalization. Most factors associated with... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 25, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Friederike Sch ömig, Carsten Perka, Matthias Pumberger and Rudolf Ascherl Tags: Research Article Source Type: research

Biomechanical comparison between single-row with triple-loaded suture anchor and suture-bridge double-row rotator cuff repair
Numerous biomechanical and clinical studies comparing different techniques for rotator cuff repair have been reported, yet universal consensus regarding the superior technique has not achieved. A medially-base... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 24, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: He-Bei He, Yong Hu, Chuan Li, Cheng-Guo Li, Min-Cong Wang, Hui-Feng Zhu, Zhi-Wen Yan, Cheng-Long Pan and Tao Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Clinical practice and postoperative rehabilitation after knee arthroscopy vary according to surgeons ’ expertise: a survey among polish arthroscopy society members
Meniscus repair is a challenging task in knee arthroscopy. Currently, there are a variety of arthroscopic methods available for meniscus repair. The purpose of this study was to determine a consensus in menisc... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 23, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Pawe ł Bąkowski, Kamilla Bąkowska-Żywicka and Tomasz Piontek Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Adding exogenous biglycan or decorin improves tendon formation for equine peritenon and tendon proper cells in vitro
Tendon injuries amount to one of the leading causes of career-ending injuries in horses due to the inability for tendon to completely repair and the high reinjury potential. As a result, novel therapeutics are... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 23, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Monica Y. Pechanec, Tannah N. Boyd, Keith Baar and Michael J. Mienaltowski Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Comparison of conventional fenestration discectomy with Transforaminal endoscopic lumbar discectomy for treating lumbar disc herniation:minimum 2-year long-term follow-up in 1100 patients
To compare the efficacy of conventional interlaminar fenestration discectomy (IFD) with transforaminal endoscopic lumbar discectomy (TELD) for treating lumbar disc herniation (LDH). (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 23, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Quanyi Li and Yongchun Zhou Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Selective Glenohumeral external rotation deficit – sequelae of post-ORIF deltoid adhesions after treatment of the proximal humerus fracture
The deltopectoral approach is commonly used for plate stabilization of proximal humerus fracture. Although adhesions between the deltoid, plate, and humerus are common sequelae of plate ORIF, little is known a... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 22, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Micha ł Waszczykowski and Jarosław Fabiś Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Is low-back pain a limiting factor for senior workers with high physical work demands? A cross-sectional study
This study determined the joint association of LBP intensity and physic... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 21, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Patrick Pascal Nygaard, Sebastian Venge Skovlund, Emil Sundstrup and Lars Louis Andersen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The severity of developmental dysplasia of the hip does not correlate with the abnormality in pelvic incidence
The purpose of this study was to investigate the association between the severity of Developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH) and the abnormality in pelvic incidence (PI). (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 21, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Rongshan Cheng, Muyin Huang, Willem Alexander Kernkamp, Huiwu Li, Zhenan Zhu, Liao Wang and Tsung-Yuan Tsai Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Correction to: Concurrent validity and reliability of measuring range of motion during the cervical flexion rotation test with a novel digital goniometer
An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 21, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Kerstin Luedtke, Thomas Schoettker-K öniger, Toby Hall, Christine Reimer, Maike Grassold, Petra Hasselhoff-Styhler, Christian Neulinger, Max Obrocki, Philipp Przyhoda and Axel Schäfer Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Intravertebral cleft in pathological vertebral fracture resulting from spinal tuberculosis: a case report and literature review
Among common findings in osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures (OVCFs), the intravertebral cleft (IVC) is usually considered a benign lesion. The current study was aimed to present a rare case of verteb... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 18, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Liang Dong, Chunke Dong, Yuting Zhu and Hongyu Wei Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Tourniquet use in routine primary total knee arthroplasty is associated with a higher transfusion rate and longer postoperative length of stay: a real-world study
In an enhanced recovery after surgery program, a growing number of orthopedists are reconsidering the necessity of tourniquet use in total knee arthroplasty (TKA). However, the impact of tourniquet use on tran... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 18, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hong Xu, Jingli Yang, Jinwei Xie, Zeyu Huang, Qiang Huang, Guorui Cao and Fuxing Pei Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The impact of occupational and personal factors on musculoskeletal pain - a cohort study of female nurses, sonographers and teachers
Musculoskeletal pain is common in the general population and constitutes a major public health problem. A large proportion of these conditions may be work related. The aim of this study was to explore the relativ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 18, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Inger Arvidsson, Jenny Gremark Simonsen, Agneta Lindeg ård-Andersson, Jonas Björk and Catarina Nordander Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Variation in management of humeral and clavicular shaft fractures amongst fellowship trained orthopedic traumatologists
There exists a wide variety of opinions on the appropriate management of diaphyseal humeral and clavicular fractures amongst orthopedic surgeons. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 18, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Behnam Sharareh and Christopher Perkins Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Defining pain and interference recovery trajectories after acute non-catastrophic musculoskeletal trauma through growth mixture modeling
The objective of this study was to investigate the tra... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 17, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Joshua Y. Lee, David M. Walton, Paul Tremblay, Curtis May, Wanda Millard, James M. Elliott and Joy C. MacDermid Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Nailing vs. plating in comminuted proximal ulna fractures – a biomechanical analysis
Comminuted proximal ulna fractures are severe injuries with a high degree of instability. These injuries require surgical treatment, usually angular stable plating or double plating is performed. Nailing of pr... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 17, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Johannes Christof Hopf, Tobias Eckhard Nowak, Dorothea Mehler, Charlotte Arand, Dominik Gruszka, Ruben Westphal and Pol Maria Rommens Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Initial conservative treatment of osteochondral fracture of the patella following first-time patellar dislocation
There has been no gold standard of the initial treatment strategy for acute patellar dislocation (APD) with osteochondral fracture (OCF). Hence the study aim is firstly, to review and compare clinical outcomes... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 17, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Si Young Song, Tae-Soung Kim and Young-Jin Seo Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Need for post-operative outpatient appointments after discharge following cervical spinal surgery - a narrative review
In the Netherlands most patients are currently seen in an outpatient clinic after an anterior cervical discectomy, which is an effective neurosurgical procedure with relatively low rate of severe complications... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 15, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Karel de Bree, Femke Atsma, Erik J. van Lindert, Gert P. Westert and Ronald M. H. A. Bartels Tags: Review Source Type: research

The incidence of stroke among selected patients undergoing elective posterior lumbar fusion: a retrospective cohort study
The objective of this study wa... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 14, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Patrick J. Arena, Jingping Mo, Charu Sabharwal, Elizabeth Begier, Xiaofeng Zhou, Alejandra Gurtman, Qing Liu, Rongjun Shen, Charles Wentworth and Kui Huang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Timing for closed reduction procedure for developmental dysplasia of the hip and its failure analysis
It remains controversial whether the older age to perform closed reduction (CR) procedure for developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH), the higher incidence of complications. The aim of this study is to evalua... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 14, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Zhiqiang Zhang, Hao Li, Hai Li and Ziming Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research