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

Determinants of international variation in the prevalence of disabling wrist and hand pain
Previous research has indicated that wide international variation in the prevalence of disabling low back pain among working populations is largely driven by factors predisposing to musculoskeletal pain more g... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 18, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: David Coggon, Georgia Ntani, Karen Walker-Bone, Vanda E. Felli, Florencia Harari, Lope H. Barrero, Sarah A. Felknor, Marianela Rojas, Anna Cattrell, Consol Serra, Rossana Borchini, Eleni Solidaki, Eda Merisalu, Rima R. Habib, Farideh Sadeghian, M. Masood Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Correction to: Validity and reliability of serratus anterior hand held dynamometry
Following publication of the original article [1], the authors reported that the headers in Table 2 in their paper were omitted. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 17, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jos IJspeert, Hans C. J. W. Kerstens, Renske M. J. Janssen, Alexander C. H. Geurts, Nens van Alfen and Jan T. Groothuis Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Development and validation of a prediction model for knee joint line orientation after high tibial osteotomy
Maintenance of optimal knee joint line orientation (KJLO) is important after high tibial osteotomy (HTO). No tools, however, are currently available that could predict the value of postoperative KJLO before su... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 17, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jae-Young Park, Chong Bum Chang, Dong-Wan Kang, Sohee Oh, Seung-Baik Kang and Myung Chul Lee Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A cross-sectional and 6-year follow-up study of associations between leisure time physical activity and vertebral fracture in adults
Vertebral fractures are common osteoporotic fractures, affecting 2 –46% of the population, causing morbidity and increased risk of mortality. Physical activity has beneficial effects for bone health, including ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 17, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Saija Mikkil ä, Giovanna Calogiuri, Nina Emaus and Bente Morseth Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Gout involved the cervical disc and adjacent vertebral endplates misdiagnosed infectious spondylodiscitis on imaging: case report and literature review
We report a case of gout involved cervical disc and adja... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 14, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Suying Zhou, Yundan Xiao, Xin Liu, Yi Zhong and Haitao Yang Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Abbreviated quantitative UTE imaging in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
Existing ultrashort echo time magnetic resonance imaging (UTE MRI) methods require prohibitively long acquisition times (~  20–40 min) to quantitatively assess the clinically relevant fast decay T2* component in l... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 14, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Takeshi Fukuda, Kenneth Wengler, Dharmesh Tank, Seth Korbin, James M. Paci, David E. Komatsu, Megan Paulus, Mingqian Huang, Elaine Gould, Mark E. Schweitzer and Xiang He Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effect of a short message service (SMS) intervention on adherence to a physiotherapist-prescribed home exercise program for people with knee osteoarthritis and obesity: protocol for the ADHERE randomised controlled trial
Knee osteoarthritis (OA) is a highly prevalent condition. People with knee OA often have other co-morbidities such as obesity. Exercise is advocated in all clinical guidelines for the management of knee OA. It... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 14, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Rachel K. Nelligan, Rana S. Hinman, Jessica Kasza, Sarah Schwartz, Alexander Kimp, Lou Atkins and Kim L. Bennell Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Association between sagittal balance and adjacent segment degeneration in anterior cervical surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis
ASD is a relatively common degenerative alteration after cervical surgery which occurs above or below the fused segment. In addition, some patients may need reoperation to treat severe ASD after the primary su... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 14, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yijian Zhang, Yijie Shao, Hao Liu, Junxin Zhang, Fan He, Angela Chen, Huilin Yang and Bin Pi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Diagnosis and management of lumbar spinal stenosis in primary care in France: a survey of general practitioners
Lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) is a common spinal condition and the most frequent indication for spinal surgery in elderly people. General practitioners (GPs) are on the 1st line for its diagnosis and treatment. We... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 14, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Marie-Ombeline Chagnas, Serge Poiraudeau, Marie-Martine Lef èvre-Colau, François Rannou and Christelle Nguyen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The association between pain catastrophizing, physical function and pain in a cohort of patients undergoing knee arthroplasty
Pain catastrophizing contributes to acute and long-term pain after knee arthroplasty (KA), but the association between pain catastrophizing and physical function is not clear. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 12, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Sara Birch, Maiken Stilling, Inger Mechlenburg and Torben B æk Hansen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Does body mass index affect restoration of femoral offset, leg length and cup positioning after total hip arthroplasty? A prospective cohort study
In obese patients, total hip arthroplasty (THA) can be technically demanding with increased perioperative risks. The aim of this prospective cohort study is to evaluate the effect of body mass index (BMI) on r... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 12, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Bariq Al-Amiry, Georgios Pantelakis, Sarwar Mahmood, Bakir Kadum, Torkel B. Brismar and Arkan S. Sayed-Noor Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A mysterious risk factor for bone cement leakage into the spinal canal through the Batson vein during percutaneous kyphoplasty: a case control study
Percutaneous kyphoplasty (PKP) can effectively treat osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures (OVCFs). Although satisfactory clinical outcomes can be achieved, bone cement leakage remains a primary complic... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 12, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Shuai Zhang, Gao Ju Wang, Qing Wang, Jin Yang, Shuang Xu and Chao Hua Yang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Biocompatibility study of different hyaluronan products for intra-articular treatment of knee osteoarthritis
Intra-articular (IA) injection of hyaluronic acid (HA) (IA-HA) is a well-recognized treatment option for pain associated with symptomatic knee osteoarthritis (OA). IA-HA products differ in their HA content, mo... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 12, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Keiji Yoshioka, Madoka Katayama, Takeo Nishiyama, Kohei Harada, Sawako Takeshita and Yuji Kawamata Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Readmissions, revisions, and mortality after treatment for proximal humeral fractures in three large states
Proximal humeral fractures can be treated non-operatively or operatively with open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF) and arthroplasty. Our objective was to assess practice patterns for operative and non-o... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 11, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Dominique I. Dabija, Hongshu Guan, Andrew Neviaser and Nitin B. Jain Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effect of body mass index on surgical times of lumbar laminoplasty and lower limb arthroplasties
Obesity is an important factor affecting incidence and development of musculoskeletal degenerative changes. In addition, obese patients are considered less favorable surgical candidates for decompression surge... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 6, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Kengo Harato, Mitsuru Yagi, Nobuyuki Fujita, Shu Kobayashi, Akihito Ohya, Kazuya Kaneda, Yu Iwama, Masaya Nakamura and Morio Matsumoto Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Changes in viscoelastic properties of articular cartilage in early stage of osteoarthritis, as determined by optical coherence tomography-based strain rate tomography
Biomechanical changes in articular cartilage are associated with the onset of osteoarthritis. We developed an optical coherence tomography-based strain rate tomography method: stress relaxation optical coheren... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 6, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Suguru Nakamura, Mitsuhiko Ikebuchi, Souichi Saeki, Daisuke Furukawa, Kumi Orita, Nobuo Niimi, Yoshito Tsukahara and Hiroaki Nakamura Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Long-term results of the iBP elbow prosthesis: beware of destructive metallosis!
The aim of this study was to review the long-term results of the instrumented Bone Preserving (iBP) elbow prosthesis. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 6, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Dani ëlle Meijering, Alexander L. Boerboom, Fred Breukelman, Denise Eygendaal, Sjoerd K. Bulstra and Martin Stevens Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Ten-year results of concentrated autologous bone marrow aspirate transplantation for osteonecrosis of the femoral head: a retrospective study
Idiopathic osteonecrosis of the femoral head (ONFH) occurs at a relatively younger age. It is therefore important to prevent the resultant femoral head collapse and requirement of total hip arthroplasty in the... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 5, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yohei Tomaru, Tomokazu Yoshioka, Hisashi Sugaya, Hiroshi Kumagai, Kojiro Hyodo, Katsuya Aoto, Hiroshi Wada, Hiroshi Akaogi, Masashi Yamazaki and Hajime Mishima Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The dysplastic trochlear sulcus due to the insufficient patellar stress in growing rats
This study investigated the effects of insufficient patellar stress after birth on the morphological... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 5, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Guangmin Yang, Faquan Li, Jiangfeng Lu, Yingzhen Niu, Yike Dai, Lixiong Zuo, Gengshuang Tian and Fei Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The influence of ageing on the incidence and site of trauma femoral fractures: a cross-sectional analysis
This study aimed to determine the influence of ageing on the incidence and site of femoral fractures in trauma patients, by taking the sex, body weight, and trauma mechanisms into account. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 5, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Shao-Chun Wu, Cheng-Shyuan Rau, Spencer C. H. Kuo, Peng-Chen Chien and Ching-Hua Hsieh Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Correlation between multifidus fatty atrophy and lumbar disc degeneration in low back pain
Chronic low back pain (LBP) is common and associated with lumbar disc herniation. The purpose of this study was to investigate if the grade of lumbar disc degeneration correlates with the degree of lumbar mult... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 5, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Cosmin Faur, Jenel M. Patrascu, Horia Haragus and Bogdan Anglitoiu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Evaluation of the Constant score: which is the method to assess the objective strength?
The Constant score (CS) is one of the most frequently applied tools for the assessment of the shoulder joint. However, evaluation of strength is not standardized leading to potential bias when comparing differ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 4, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Patrick Ziegler, Luise K ühle, Ulrich Stöckle, Elke Wintermeyer, Laura E. Stollhof, Christoph Ihle and Christian Bahrs Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Does peak bone mass correlate with peak bone strength? Cross-sectional normative dual energy X-ray absorptiometry data in 1052 men aged 18 –28 years
Areal bone mineral density (aBMD) estimated by dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) is used to estimate peak bone mass, define osteoporosis and predict fracture. However, as aBMD is calculated as bone minera... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 4, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Erik Lindgren, Bj örn E. Rosengren and Magnus K. Karlsson Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Postoperative neck tilt in Lenke 1 and 2 AIS patients after correction surgery: a novel predictive index
Postoperative neck tilt (PNT) is a phenomenon in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) patients which is distinct form shoulder imbalance. There were scarce studies performed to explore the risk factors for PN... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 4, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yilin Yang, Mingyuan Yang, Zongde Yang, Kai Chen, Jinyi Bai, Jian Zhao, Haijian Ni, Changwei Yang and Ming Li Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A case report depicting patient ’s installation on the fracture table when an ankle spanning external fixator is already in place
Fractures of the proximal and diaphyseal femur are frequently internally fixed using a fracture table. Moreover, some femoral neck fractures may be treated with total hip arthroplasty using a direct anterior a... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 4, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Morad Mohamad, Alexandre Ansorge, Diogo Vieira Cardoso and Axel Gamulin Tags: Case report Source Type: research

The global state of research in nonsurgical treatment of knee osteoarthritis: a bibliometric and visualized study
Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common joint disorder among elderly individuals. Nonsurgical treatment plays an important role in treating knee OA. The aim of the present study was to investigate the trends an... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 4, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Kai Wang, Dan Xing, Shengjie Dong and Jianhao Lin Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Stress fracture of the posterior talar process in a female long-distance runner treated by osteosynthesis with screw fixation via two-portal hindfoot endoscopy: a case report
Stress fracture of the lateral tubercle of the posterior talar process in runners is extremely rare. Here, we describe a case of a female long-distance runner who sustained a stress fracture of the lateral tub... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 3, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Maya Kubo, Youichi Yasui, Shinya Miki, Hirotaka Kawano and Wataru Miyamoto Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Geographic variation and factors associated with rates of knee arthroplasty in Korea-a population based ecological study
The recent increase in knee arthroplasty (KA) use in Korea is among the highest in the world. The rapid increase in KA use suggests that the KA use in Korea could have been affected by medically unjustifiable ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 2, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Agnus M. Kim, Sungchan Kang, Jong Heon Park, Tae Ho Yoon and Yoon Kim Tags: Research article Source Type: research