Frequency of acute cervical and lumbar pathology in common types of motor vehicle collisions: a retrospective record review
There are more than 5 million motor vehicle collisions annually in the United States, resulting in more than 2 million injured occupants. The most common types of collisions are head-on impacts, rear-ends, sid... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 9, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Rami Hashish and Hasan Badday Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Impaired contractile function of the supraspinatus in the acute period following a rotator cuff tear
This study assessed suprasp... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 9, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ana P. Valencia, Shama R. Iyer, Espen E. Spangenburg, Mohit N. Gilotra and Richard M. Lovering Tags: Research article Source Type: research

p21 −/− mice exhibit enhanced bone regeneration after injury
p21(WAF1/CIP1/SDI1), a cyclin dependent kinase inhibitor has been shown to influence cell proliferation, differentiation and apoptosis; but more recently, p21 has been implicated in tissue repair. Studies on p21( (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 9, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Priyatha Premnath, Britta Jorgenson, Ricarda Hess, Pankaj Tailor, Dante Louie, Jaymi Taiani, Steven Boyd and Roman Krawetz Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Increased stiffness of median nerve in systemic sclerosis
Systemic sclerosis can affect peripheral nerves, but the extent and the nature of this involvement are not well defined. The aim of this study is to compare the sonoelastrographic measurements of median nerves... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 7, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ilker Yagci, Ozge Kenis-Coskun, Tugba Ozsoy, Gulsen Ozen and Haner Direskeneli Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Open subpectoral biceps tenodesis in patients over 65 does not result in an increased rate of complications
Long head biceps tendon pathology is a common cause of anterior shoulder pain and is often associated with other shoulder conditions, such as rotator cuff tears and osteoarthritis. It is well accepted that old... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 6, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Andreas Voss, Simone Cerciello, Jessica DiVenere, Olga Solovyova, Felix Dyrna, John Apostolakos, David Lam, Mark P. Cote, Knut Beitzel and Augustus D. Mazzocca Tags: Research article Source Type: research

High-impact exercise in adulthood and vertebral dimensions in midlife - the Northern Finland Birth Cohort 1966 study
Vertebral size and especially cross-sectional area (CSA) are independently associated with vertebral fracture risk. Previous studies have suggested that physical activity and especially high-impact exercise ma... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 6, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Petteri Oura, Markus Paananen, Jaakko Niinim äki, Tuija Tammelin, Juha Auvinen, Raija Korpelainen, Jaro Karppinen and Juho-Antti Junno Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effectiveness of a theory-based multicomponent intervention (Movement Coaching) on the promotion of total and domain-specific physical activity: a randomised controlled trial in low back pain patients
The promotion of physical activity is a major field in rehabilitation and health promotion but evidence is lacking on what method or strategy works best. Ensuing from this research gap, the present study compa... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 6, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Andrea Schaller, Katja Petrowski, Timo-Kolja Pfoertner and Ingo Froboese Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Co-expression of 1 α-hydroxylase and vitamin D receptor in human articular chondrocytes
The aim was to investigate whether resident chondrocytes in human articular cartilage and in subculture express vitamin D receptor (VDR) and the enzyme that hydroxylates the prohormone 25(OH)D3 to the active horm... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 6, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ann Kristin Hansen, Yngve Figenschau and Inigo Zubiaurre-Martinez Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Expression of adiponectin in the subchondral bone of lumbar facet joints with different degrees of degeneration
Osteoarthritis research has been most commonly performed in the setting of the articular cartilage of the knee. To the best of our knowledge, no studies have evaluated the role of adiponectin in osteoarthritis... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 3, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Qi Lai, Yuan Liu, Leitao Huang, Xuqiang Liu, Xionglong Yu, Qiang Wang, Runsheng Guo, Jianghao Zhu, Hanxiong Cheng, Min Dai and Bin Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Efficacy of nerve growth factor antibody in a knee osteoarthritis pain model in mice
Nerve growth factor (NGF) is not only an important factor in nerve growth but also a major contributor to the production of inflammation. It has been reported that inhibiting NGF could reduce several types of ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 3, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Masayuki Miyagi, Tetsuhiro Ishikawa, Hiroto Kamoda, Miyako Suzuki, Gen Inoue, Yoshihiro Sakuma, Yasuhiro Oikawa, Sumihisa Orita, Kentaro Uchida, Kazuhisa Takahashi, Masashi Takaso and Seiji Ohtori Tags: Research article Source Type: research

An evaluation of the potential consequences of drilling titanium and tantalum implants during surgery - a pilot study
The aim of the study was to evaluate the potential consequences of drilling titanium alloy (Ti) and tantalum (Ta) implants. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 3, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Pawe ł Skowronek, Paweł Olszewski, Wojciech Święszkowski, Marcin Sibiński, Marek Synder and Michał Polguj Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Associated factors with functional disability and health-related quality of life in Chinese patients with gout: a case-control study
Gout is a painful, inflammatory disease that may cause decreased function and health-related quality of life (HRQoL). Limited study did not take the influence of gout characteristics and anxiety on HRQoL into ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - November 3, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ting Fu, Haixia Cao, Rulan Yin, Lijuan Zhang, Qiuxiang Zhang, Liren Li and Zhifeng Gu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders among school teachers from urban and rural areas in Chuquisaca, Bolivia: a cross-sectional study
Musculoskeletal disorders (MSD) are important health problems in working populations. The study aimed to determine the prevalence of MSD among school teachers from urban and rural areas in Chuquisaca, Bolivia. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - October 27, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Mar ía Teresa Solis-Soto, Anabel Schön, Angel Solis-Soto, Manuel Parra and Katja Radon Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Design of the SALT Osteoporosis Study: a randomised pragmatic trial, to study a primary care screening and treatment program for the prevention of fractures in women aged 65  years or older
Several drugs have become available for the treatment of osteoporosis. However, screening and treatment of patients with a high fracture risk is currently not recommended in the Netherlands, because the effect... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - October 27, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: P. J. M. Elders, T. Merlijn, K. M. A. Swart, W. van Hout, B. C. van der Zwaard, C. Niemeijer, M. W. Heymans, A. A. van der Heijden, F. Rutters, H. E. van der Horst, P. Lips, J. C. Netelenbos and N. M. van Schoor Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Effects of Osteoglycin (OGN) on treating senile osteoporosis by regulating MSCs
Significant amount of bone mass is lost during the process of aging due to an imbalance between osteoblast-mediated bone formation and osteoclast-mediated bone resorption in bone marrow microenvironment, which... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - October 26, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Xia Chen, Junsong Chen, Dongliang Xu, Shuangxia Zhao, Huaidong Song and Yongde Peng Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Correction to: effects of dietary gelatin hydrolysates on bone mineral density in magnesium-deficient rats
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Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - October 24, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Teruyuki Noma, Satoshi Takasugi, Miho Shioyama, Taketo Yamaji, Hiroyuki Itou, Yoshio Suzuki, Keishoku Sakuraba and Keisuke Sawaki Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Prognostic factors for recovery following acute lateral ankle ligament sprain: a systematic review
One-third of individuals who sustain an acute lateral ankle ligament sprain suffer significant disability due to pain, functional instability, mechanical instability or recurrent sprain after recovery plateaus... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - October 23, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jacqueline Yewande Thompson, Christopher Byrne, Mark A. Williams, David J. Keene, Micheal Maia Schlussel and Sarah E. Lamb Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Radiographic characteristics in congenital scoliosis associated with split cord malformation: a retrospective study of 266 surgical cases
The objective is to identify the ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - October 23, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Fan Feng, Haining Tan, Xingye Li, Chong Chen, Zheng Li, Jianguo Zhang and Jianxiong Shen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Pure exercise intolerance and ophthalmoplegia associated with the m.12,294G   >  A mutation in the MT-TL2 gene: a case report
Pure exercise intolerance associated with exclusive affection of skeletal muscle is a very rare phenotype of patients with mitochondrial myopathy. Moreover, the exercise intolerance in these rare patients is y... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - October 19, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Patrick Soldath, Karen Lindhardt Madsen, Astrid Emilie Buch, Morten Duno, Flemming Wibrand and John Vissing Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Prevalence and incidence of musculoskeletal extremity complaints in children and adolescents. A systematic review
The objectives of this systema... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - October 18, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Signe Fuglkj ær, Kristina Boe Dissing and Lise Hestbæk Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Comparison of serum markers for muscle damage, surgical blood loss, postoperative recovery, and surgical site pain after extreme lateral interbody fusion with percutaneous pedicle screws or traditional open posterior lumbar interbody fusion
The benefits of extreme lateral interbody fusion (XLIF) as a minimally invasive lumbar spinal fusion treatment for lumbar degenerative spondylolisthesis have been unclear. We sought to evaluate the invasivenes... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - October 16, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Tetsuro Ohba, Shigeto Ebata and Hirotaka Haro Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The role of national registries in improving patient safety for hip and knee replacements
The serious adverse events associated with metal on metal hip replacements have highlighted the importance of improving methods for monitoring surgical implants. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - October 16, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Anne L übbeke, Alan J. Silman, Daniel Prieto-Alhambra, Amanda I. Adler, Christophe Barea and Andrew J. Carr Tags: Debate Source Type: research

Low back pain and causative movements in pregnancy: a prospective cohort study
Low back pain (LBP) during pregnancy might be strongly related to posture and movements of the body, and its management is a clinically important issue. The purpose of this study was to investigate the activit... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - October 16, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Saori Morino, Mika Ishihara, Fumiko Umezaki, Hiroko Hatanaka, Hirotaka Iijima, Mamoru Yamashita, Tomoki Aoyama and Masaki Takahashi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Comparison of improved range of motion between cam-type femoroacetabular impingement and borderline developmental dysplasia of the hip -evaluation by virtual osteochondroplasty using computer simulation-
While cam resection is essential to achieve a good clinical result with respect to femoroacetabular impingement (FAI), it is unclear whether it should also be performed in cases of borderline developmental dys... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - October 16, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: So Kubota, Yutaka Inaba, Naomi Kobayashi, Hyonmin Choe, Taro Tezuka and Tomoyuki Saito Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A qualitative study of patient education needs for hip and knee replacement
Quality health information is key to patient engagement, self-management and an enhanced healthcare experience. There is strong evidence to support involving patients and their families in the development and ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - October 12, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Deborah Kennedy, Amy Wainwright, Lucy Pereira, Susan Robarts, Patricia Dickson, Jennifer Christian and Fiona Webster Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Manipulation under anesthesia versus physiotherapy treatment in stage two of a frozen shoulder: a study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
There is no consensus about the optimal treatment strategy for frozen shoulders (FS). Conservative treatment consisting of intra-articular corticosteroid infiltrations and physiotherapy are considered appropri... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - October 11, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Tim Kraal, Bertram The, Ronald Boer, M. P. van den Borne, Koen Koenraadt, Pjotr Goossens and Denise Eygendaal Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Treatment of thoracic or lumbar burst fractures with Balloon Assisted Endplate Reduction using Tricalcium Phosphate cement: histological and radiological evaluation
Short-segment pedicle-screw instrumentation is frequently used to stabilize thoracolumbar burst fractures. A recognized disadvantage of this procedure is recurrent kyphosis from intervertebral disc creep into ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - October 10, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Joep Kitzen, Martijn G. M. Schotanus, Herbert S. W. Plasschaert, Frans-Jan H. Hulsmans and Pieter B. J. Tilman Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Reliability, validity and responsiveness of the German self-reported foot and ankle score (SEFAS) in patients with foot or ankle surgery
Patient-reported outcome measures are a critical tool in evaluating the efficacy of orthopedic procedures and are increasingly used in clinical trials to assess outcomes of health care. The intention of this s... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - October 10, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Dariusch Arbab, Katharina Kuhlmann, Christoph Schnurr, Bertil Bouillon, Christian L üring and Dietmar König Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The relationship between preoperative American Society of Anesthesiologists Physical Status Classification scores and functional recovery following hip-fracture surgery
Little is known about the relationship of the American Society of Anesthesiologists Physical Status Classification scores (ASA scores) on patient outcomes following hip fracture surgery in Asian countries. The... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - October 10, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Li-Huan Chen, Jersey Liang, Min-Chi Chen, Chi-Chuan Wu, Huey-Shinn Cheng, Hsiu-Ho Wang and Yea-Ing Lotus Shyu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The likelihood of total knee arthroplasty following arthroscopic surgery for osteoarthritis: a systematic review
Arthroscopic surgery is a common treatment for knee osteoarthritis (OA), particularly for symptomatic meniscal tear. Many patients with knee OA who have arthroscopies go on to have total knee arthroplasty (TKA... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - October 4, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Amelia R. Winter, Jamie E. Collins and Jeffrey N. Katz Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Locking compression plate distal ulna hook plate fixation versus intramedullary screw fixation for displaced avulsion fifth Metatarsal Base fractures: a comparative retrospective cohort study
Intramedullary screw (IMS) fixation was wildly used in fifth metatarsal base fractures (FMBFs) and the results were satisfactory. However, in the comminuted osteoporosis or small displaced avulsion FMBFs, anat... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 26, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Lin Xie, Xin Guo, Shu-Jun Zhang and Zhen-Hua Fang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A new clinical test for sensorimotor function of the hand – development and preliminary validation
Sensorimotor disturbances of the hand such as altered neuromuscular control and reduced proprioception have been reported for various musculoskeletal disorders. This can have major impact on daily activities s... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 26, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ulrik R öijezon, Ragnar Faleij, Petros Karvelis, George Georgoulas and George Nikolakopoulos Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Protocol for a multi-centre randomised controlled trial comparing arthroscopic hip surgery to physiotherapy-led care for femoroacetabular impingement (FAI): the Australian FASHIoN trial
Femoroacetabular impingement syndrome (FAI), a hip disorder affecting active young adults, is believed to be a leading cause of hip osteoarthritis (OA). Current management approaches for FAI include arthroscop... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 26, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Nicholas J. Murphy, Jillian Eyles, Kim L. Bennell, Megan Bohensky, Alexander Burns, Fraser M. Callaghan, Edward Dickenson, Camdon Fary, Stuart M. Grieve, Damian R. Griffin, Michelle Hall, Rachel Hobson, Young Jo Kim, James M. Linklater, David G. Lloyd, Ro Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Treatment and outcomes of tumor-induced osteomalacia associated with phosphaturic mesenchymal tumors: retrospective review of 12 patients
Tumor-induced osteomalacia (TIO) is a rare paraneoplastic syndrome characterized by severe hypophosphatemia and osteomalacia. Nonspecific symptoms make the diagnosis elusive. In addition, locating the responsi... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 21, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Qing-yao Zuo, Hong Wang, Wei Li, Xiao-hui Niu, Yan-hong Huang, Jia Chen, Yu-hua You, Bao-yue Liu, Ai-min Cui and Wei Deng Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Knee pain and related health in the community study (KPIC): a cohort study protocol
This study aims to examine the natural history of KP including incidence and progression and to identify po... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 21, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: G. S. Fernandes, A. Sarmanova, S. Warner, H. Harvey, K. Akin-Akinyosoye, H. Richardson, N. Frowd, L. Marshall, J. Stocks, M. Hall, A. M. Valdes, D. Walsh, W. Zhang and M. Doherty Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Development of the “Treatment beliefs in knee and hip OsteoArthritis (TOA)” questionnaire
Use of conservative treatment modalities in osteoarthritis (OA) is suboptimal, which appears to be partly due to patients ’ beliefs about treatments. The aim of this study was to develop a research instrument a... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 19, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ellen M. H. Selten, Johanna E. Vriezekolk, Henk J. Schers, Marc W. Nijhof, Willemijn H. van der Laan, Roelien G. van der Meulen-Dilling, Rinie Geenen and Cornelia H. M. van den Ende Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Comparison of volar-flexion, ulnar-deviation and functional position cast immobilization in the non-operative treatment of distal radius fracture in elderly patients: a pragmatic randomized controlled trial study protocol
Distal radius fractures (DRFs) are the second most common fractures, after hip fractures, seen in clinical practice. The high incidence of low-energy trauma DRFs in elderly patients raises questions about the ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 18, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Lauri Raittio, Antti Launonen, Teemu Hevonkorpi, Toni Luokkala, Juha Kukkonen, Aleksi Reito, Bakir Sumrein, Minna Laitinen and Ville M. Mattila Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Dry needling in a manual physiotherapy and therapeutic exercise protocol for patients with chronic mechanical shoulder pain of unspecific origin: a protocol for a randomized control trial
Shoulder pain of musculoskeletal origin is the main cause of upper limb pain of non-traumatic origin. Despite being one of the most common reasons for consultation, there is no established protocol for treatme... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 18, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Emma Tejera-Falc ón, Nuria del Carmen Toledo-Martel, Francisco Manuel Sosa-Medina, Fátima Santana-González, Miriam del Pino Quintana-de la Fe, Tomás Gallego-Izquierdo and Daniel Pecos-Martín Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Paradoxical tunnel enlargement after ACL reconstruction with hamstring autografts when using β-TCP containing interference screws for tibial aperture fixation- prospectively comparative study
Tibial aperture fixation with a bioabsorbable interference screw is a popular fixation method in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR). An interference screw containing β-tricalcium phosphate (β-TCP... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 16, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Joon Ho Wang, Eun Su Lee and Byung Hoon Lee Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Prevalence and predictors of persistent pelvic girdle pain 12  years postpartum
Pelvic girdle pain (PGP) is not always a self-limiting condition. Women with more pronounced persistent PGP (PPGP) report poorer health status compared to women with less pronounced symptoms. The knowledge con... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 16, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Cecilia Bergstr öm, Margareta Persson, Kari-Anne Nergård and Ingrid Mogren Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Improved clinical outcome measures of knee pain and function with concurrent resolution of subchondral Bone Marrow Edema Lesion and joint effusion in an osteoarthritic patient following Pentosan Polysulphate Sodium treatment: a case report
At present, there are no registered products for the treatment of subchondral Bone Marrow Edema Lesion (BML) and associated knee pain. Patients who do not respond to current anti-inflammatory therapies are lef... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 12, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Matthew J. Sampson, Margie Kabbani, Ravi Krishnan, Michael Nganga, Annika Theodoulou and Jeganath Krishnan Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Quantitative magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) analysis of anterior talofibular ligament in lateral chronic ankle instability ankles pre- and postoperatively
The aim of this study was to quantitatively evaluate and characterize the dimension and signal intensity of anterior talofibular ligament (ATFL) using 3.0  T MRI in the mechanical ankle instability group pre- a... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 12, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Wei Liu, Hong Li and Yinghui Hua Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Systematic review of quantitative imaging biomarkers for neck and shoulder musculoskeletal disorders
This study systematically summarizes quantitative imaging biomarker research in non-traumatic neck and shoulder musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). There were two research questions: 1) Are there quantitative im... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 12, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Judith E. Gold, David M. Hallman, Fredrik Hellstr öm, Martin Björklund, Albert G. Crenshaw, Svend Erik Mathiassen, Mary F. Barbe and Sayed Ali Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Damage control surgery – experiences from a level I trauma center
There is still no evidence in literature for damage control orthopaedics (DCO), early total care (ETC) or using external fixation solely in fractures of the long bones in multi-system-trauma. The aim of this s... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 11, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Bernhard Gasser, Thomas M. Tiefenboeck, Sandra Boesmueller, Danijel Kivaranovic, Adam Bukaty and Patrick Platzer Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 deficiency enhances subchondral osteopenia after induction of osteoarthritis in mice
Subchondral osteopenia is important for the pathophysiology of osteoarthritis (OA). Although previous studies suggest that plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 (PAI-1), an inhibitor of fibrinolysis, is related to... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 11, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Akihiro Moritake, Naoyuki Kawao, Kiyotaka Okada, Kohei Tatsumi, Masayoshi Ishida, Katsumi Okumoto, Osamu Matsuo, Masao Akagi and Hiroshi Kaji Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Is additional balloon Kyphoplasty safe and effective for acute thoracolumbar burst fracture?
In this study, we compar... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 11, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ping-Jui Tsai, Ming-Kai Hsieh, Kuo-Feng Fan, Lih-Huei Chen, Chia-Wei Yu, Po-Liang Lai, Chi-Chien Niu, Tsung-Ting Tsai and Wen-Jer Chen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The added value of musculoskeletal ultrasound to clinical evaluation in the treatment decision of rheumatoid arthritis outpatients: physician experience matters
Musculoskeletal ultrasound improves the accuracy of detecting the level of disease activity (DA) in RA patients, although its impact on the final treatment decision in a real clinical setting is uncertain. The... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 11, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: C. Sifuentes-Cant ú, I. Contreras-Yáñez, L. Saldarriaga, A.C. Lozada, M. Gutiérrez and V. Pascual-Ramos Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Neuroimmune expression in hip osteoarthritis: a systematic review
Neuroimmune axis is central in the physiopathology of hip osteoarthritis (OA), but its specific pathways are still unclear. This systematic review aims to assess the nervous and immune system profile of patien... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 11, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Manuel Ribeiro da Silva, Daniela Linhares, Daniel Marques Vasconcelos, Cecilia Juliana Alves, Nuno Neves, Gilberto Costa and Meriem Lamghari Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Changes in ankle joint motion after Supramalleolar osteotomy: a cadaveric model
Malalignment of the ankle joint has been found after trauma, by neurological disorders, genetic predisposition and other unidentified factors, and results in asymmetrical joint loading. For a medial open wedge... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 9, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hak Jun Kim, Eui Dong Yeo, Im Joo Rhyu, Soon-Hyuck Lee, Yeon Soo Lee and Young Koo Lee Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Hospital volume and the risk of revision in Oxford unicompartmental knee arthroplasty in the Nordic countries -an observational study of 14,496 cases
This study aimed to quantify the annual hospital volume effect on revision risk in... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - September 7, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Mona Badawy, Anne M. Fenstad, Christoffer A. Bartz-Johannessen, Kari Indrekvam, Leif I. Havelin, Otto Robertsson, Annette W-Dahl, Antti Eskelinen, Keijo M äkelä, Alma B. Pedersen, Henrik M. Schrøder and Ove Furnes Tags: Research article Source Type: research