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

Perceptions of using lithium in fracture management: a survey of orthopaedic surgeons, fracture patients and the general public
Lithium, an established psychiatric medication, has recently been shown to enhance new bone formation in preclinical fracture models. Current research is focused on evaluating the efficacy of low-dose, short-t... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 31, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Kathak Vachhani, Cari M. Whyne, Ayal Schaffer and Diane Nam Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Risk factor analysis for delayed union after subtrochanteric femur fracture: quality of reduction and valgization are the key to success
Subtrochanteric femur fractures (SFF) are uncommon, but have a high complication rate concerning non-union and mechanical complications. There is ongoing discussion about risk factors for delayed fracture heal... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 31, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Viola Freigang, Franziska Gschrei, Himanshu Bhayana, Paul Schmitz, Johannes Weber, Maximilian Kerschbaum, Michael Nerlich and Florian Baumann Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A complicated path to the CRMO diagnosis – case of a 9 year old girl whose story comes full circle
Chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis (CRMO) is a rare idiopathic autoinflammatory bone disease that mostly affects children and adolescents. It is a diagnosis of exclusions since no clinical signs and sy... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 31, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Joanna Świdrowska-Jaros and Elżbieta Smolewska Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Correlational analysis between neutrophil granulocyte levels and osteonecrosis of the femoral head
The correlation between peripheral blood neutrophil level and osteonecrosis of the femoral head (ONFH) has not been extensively studied. Thus, we aimed to investigate the correlation between neutrophil level i... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 31, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jiang Jiang, Xuqiang Liu, Baojian Lai, Dengjiong Hu, Lizhen Lai, Jiaxiang Xu, Songqing Chen and Xiaofeng Li Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Open versus minimally invasive percutaneous surgery for surgical treatment of thoracolumbar spine fractures- a multicenter randomized controlled trial: study protocol
Thoracolumbar fractures are most frequent along the spine, and surgical treatment is indicated for unstable fractures. Percutaneous minimally invasive surgery was introduced to reduce the pain associated with ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 31, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Helton L. A. Defino, Herton R. T. Costa, Altac ílio A. Nunes, Marcello Nogueira Barbosa and Valéria Romero Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Technical variation of trans-articular sacroiliac joint (SIJ) fusion using three screws considering the effects of sacral dysplasia in patients with non-traumatic SIJ pain
This study evaluated the technical adequacy of trans-articular sacroiliac joint (SIJ) fusion using three screws for non-traumatic SIJ pain, considering different grades of sacral dysplasia. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 28, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Soo-An Park, Dai-Soon Kwak and Ho-Jung Cho Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Hand therapy or not following collagenase treatment for Dupuytren ’s contracture? Protocol for a randomised controlled trial
Dupuytren ’s contracture (DC) is a fibrotic hand condition in which one or more fingers develop progressive flexion deformities. Quality of life is diminished due to disabling limitations in performing everyday... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 28, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Terese Aglen, Karin Hoegh Matre, Cecilie Lind, Ruud W. Selles, J örg Aßmus and Tina Taule Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Primary outcome measures used in interventional trials for ankle fractures: a systematic review
Ankle fractures cause considerable pain, loss of function and healthcare resource use. High quality randomised controlled trials are required to evaluate the optimal management protocols for ankle fracture. Ho... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 28, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Rebecca McKeown, Abdul-Rasheed Rabiu, David R. Ellard and Rebecca S. Kearney Tags: Research article Source Type: research

3D spinal and rib cage predictors of brace effectiveness in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis
Scoliotic braces are the standard of curve for management of moderate spinal deformities in pediatric patients. The effectiveness of this treatment method has been shown; however, the spinal and rib cage param... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 22, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Saba Pasha Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The risk of revision after total hip arthroplasty in young patients depends on surgical approach, femoral head size and bearing type; an analysis of 19,682 operations in the Dutch arthroplasty register
Total hip arthroplasty (THA) is used increasingly in younger patients. There is little knowledge about the effect of THA characteristics on risk of revision, especially in young patients. Therefore, we studied... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 22, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: M. F. L. Kuijpers, G. Hannink, S. B. W. Vehmeijer, L. N. van Steenbergen and B. W. Schreurs Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Magnetic resonance imaging reproducibility for rotator cuff partial tears in patients up to 60  years
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is the gold standard in diagnosing rotator cuff pathology; however, there is a lack of studies investigating the reliability agreement for supraspinatus partial-thickness tears... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 21, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jo ão Alberto Yazigi Junior, Fábio Anauate Nicolao, Nicola Archetti Netto, Fabio Teruo Matsunaga, Jéssica Hae Lim Lee, Stéphanie Yuri Torres Ogata, Leonardo Massamaro Sugawara, André Yui Aihara and Marcel Jun Sugawara Tamaoki Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Comparison of the French and CARDS classifications for lumbar degenerative spondylolisthesis: reliability and validity
The aim of this study was to compare the reliability and validity of the CARDS and French classification systems for lumbar DS. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 20, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Chao Kong, Xiangyao Sun, Junzhe Ding, Machao Guo, Xiangyu Li and Shibao Lu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Predictors for outcome in acute lateral epicondylitis
Lateral epicondylitis or tennis elbow is a frequent condition with long-lasting symptoms. In order to identify predictors for treatment success and pain in lateral epicondylitis, we used data from a randomized... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 17, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Øystein Holmedal, Morten Olaussen, Ibrahimu Mdala, Bård Natvig and Morten Lindbæk Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Impact of obesity, structural severity and their combination on the efficacy of viscosupplementation in patients with knee osteoarthritis
Obesity and radiological severity have been identified to be independent predictors of a low rate of response to viscosupplementation (VS), in patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA). Is that enough to formally... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 17, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Thierry Conrozier, Florent Eymard, Mickael Chouk and Xavier Chevalier Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Isolated and early-onset cerebral fat embolism syndrome in a multiply injured patient: a rare case
Fat embolism syndrome (FES) is a rare complication that can occur between 12 and 72  h after the initial insult. Isolated cerebral FES without pulmonary symptoms is rarer. Early fracture fixation might prevent ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 17, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Chin-Kai Huang, Chih-Yuan Huang, Chia-Lung Li, Jui-Ming Yang, Chin-Hsien Wu, Chih-Hui Chen and Po-Ting Wu Tags: Case report Source Type: research

The methods for inserting lumbar bicortical pedicle screws from the anatomical perspective of the prevertebral great vessels
At present, bicortical pedicle screws (BPSs) are not used clinically because they carry the potential risk of damaging the prevertebral great vessels (PGVs). The authors observed the anatomical relationship be... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 17, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Liehua Liu, Haoming Wang, Jiangang Wang, Qian Wang, Shiming Cheng, Ying Li, Weidong Jin, Zili Wang and Qiang Zhou Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Narrow locking compression plate vs long philos plate for minimally invasive plate osteosynthesis of spiral humerus shaft fractures
Our hypothesis was that minimally invasive plate osteosynthesis (MIPO) using long philos plate (LPP) would show better clinical and radiological outcomes and less complications than narrow locking compression ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 17, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jae-Jung Jeong, Sang-Eun Park, Hwan-Hee Lee, Jong-Hun Ji, Min-Sik Park and Yong-Taek Park Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) after elective hip, knee and shoulder arthroplasty: protocol for a prospective cohort study
The number of hip, knee and shoulder arthroplasties continues to rise worldwide. The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development has launched an initiative (called PaRIS Initiative) for the systemati... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 15, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Alberto Grassi, Davide Golinelli, Dario Tedesco, Maurizia Rolli, Barbara Bordini, Marilina Amabile, Paola Rucci, Maria Pia Fantini and Stefano Zaffagnini Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Differential response to vibration of three forms of scoliosis during axial cyclic loading: a finite element study
Scoliosis is a serious disease that can affect all segments of society. Few studies have investigated the response to vibration of differing sinusoidal axial cyclic loading frequencies for different forms of s... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 14, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Shaowei Jia, Ye Li, Junde Xie, Tian Tian, Shunxin Zhang and Li Han Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Low bone density and high morbidity in patients between 55 and 70  years with displaced femoral neck fractures: a case-control study of 50 patients vs 150 normal controls
A displaced femoral neck fracture (FNF) in patients 55-70  years is a serious injury with a high risk of treatment failure and the optimal surgical treatment remains unclear. We aimed to describe characteristic... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 14, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Stefan Bartels, Jan-Erik Gjertsen, Frede Frihagen, Cecilia Rogmark and Stein Erik Utv åg Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Mechanical failure of articulating polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA) spacers in two-stage revision hip arthroplasty: the risk factors and the impact on interim function
This study aimed to investigate the risk factors for mechanical failure of cement spacers and the impact on hip function after two-stage exchange arthroplasty for periprosthetic joint infection (PJI). (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 14, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Fu-Shine Yang, Yu-Der Lu, Cheng-Ta Wu, Kier Blevins, Mel S. Lee and Feng-Chih Kuo Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Determining known-group validity and test-retest reliability in the PEQ (personalized exercise questionnaire)
To determine the known-group validity, a type of construct validity, and the test-retest reliability of a newly developed tool, the Personalized Exercise Questionnaire (PEQ), that assesses the barriers, facili... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 14, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Isabel B. Rodrigues, Jonathan D. Adachi, Karen A. Beattie, Arthur Lau and Joy C. MacDermid Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Novel “double-strut” fibula ankle arthrodesis for large tumor-related bone defect of distal tibia
This study presents a novel “double-strut” fibula ankle arthrodesis f... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 9, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Zhiqing Zhao, Taiqiang Yan, Xiaodong Tang, Wei Guo, Rongli Yang and Shun Tang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Isolated palmar dislocation of distal radioulnar joint: a new mechanism of injury: a case report
We reported a patient with direct impact vio... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 9, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Xianke Lin, Hui Shen and Hui Lu Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Reducing the extent of facetectomy may decrease morbidity in failed back surgery syndrome
Percutaneous transforaminal endoscopic discectomy (PTED) is widely used for the treatment of lumbar disc herniation. Facetectomy in PTED is necessary for accessing the intraspinal region and for decompressing ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 9, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jingchi Li, Xiaoyu Zhang, Wenqiang Xu, Zhipeng Xi and Lin Xie Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The trend of radiological severity of hip fractures over a 30  years period: a cohort study
Despite advances in operative techniques and preoperative care, proximal femur fractures (PFF) still represent a great public health problem. Displacement and fracture stability have been assumed as important ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 7, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Mehdy Farhang, Sebastian Mukka, Ulrica Bergstr öm, Olle Svensson and Arkan S. Sayed-Noor Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Validity and reliability of serratus anterior hand held dynamometry
Strength testing of the serratus anterior muscle with hand held dynamometry (HDD) in supine subjects has low reproducibility, and is influenced by compensatory activity of other muscles like the pectoralis maj... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 7, 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: Research article Source Type: research

Analysis of the effect of tibial torsion on tibial osteotomy in knee arthroplasty using a three-dimensional computed tomography-based modelling technique
Extramedullary systems are commonly used in knee arthroplasty, with the rod location being determined from the tibial torsion line during surgery. The traditional method for tibial torsion measurement is not i... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 7, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yeran Li, Yu-Hang Gao, Lu-Ding, Jianguo Liu, Chen Yang, Ming Li and Xin Qi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Concomitant Fahr ’s syndrome and thoracic ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament caused by idiopathic hypoparathyroidism – case report
Fahr ’s syndrome presenting multiple and symmetric calcification of basal ganglia and cerebral cortex is rare, and idiopathic hypoparatyroidism is known as one of the causes. The relationship between ossificati... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 7, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ikchan Jeon, Kyu Hyang Cho and Sang Woo Kim Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Metabolic profiling of serum and tissue from the rotator interval and anterior capsule in shoulder stiffness: a preliminary study
Using mass spectrometry, we evaluated the metabolic profiles of patients who had rotator cuff tears with shoulder stiffness, or shoulder stiffness only, and compared these with samples from a control group. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 7, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hyo-Jin Lee, Oak-Kee Hong, Dong-Ho Kwak and Yang-Soo Kim Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Comparison of SCAphoid fracture osteosynthesis by MAGnesium-based headless Herbert screws with titanium Herbert screws: protocol for the randomized controlled SCAMAG clinical trial
Scaphoid fractures are the most common carpal fractures. They often need to be treated by surgery, where the use of a compression screw is the globally accepted gold standard. Surgeons may choose between diffe... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 7, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: S ören Könneker, Katja Krockenberger, Claudia Pieh, Christian von Falck, Bernard Brandewiede, Peter M. Vogt, Martin H. Kirschner and Andreas Ziegler Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Fibrous hamartoma of infancy: radiologic features and literature review
Fibrous hamartoma of infancy(FHI) is a rare benign lesion most frequently occurring within the first year of life. So far, just over 200 cases have been reported in the English literature, in which the radiolo... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 3, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yang Ji, Peizhen Hu, Chuanshan Zhang, Qingguo Yan, Hong Cheng, Ming Han, Zhe Huang, Xia Wang, Heng Li and Yuedong Han Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Effects of femoral bone defect morphology on initial polished tapered stem stability in massive defect model: a biomechanical study
Good outcomes have been reported in revision total hip replacement with massive segmental defects using impaction bone grafting with circumferential metal meshes. However, the morphology of defects that requir... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - August 1, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Tohru Irie, Daisuke Takahashi, Tsuyoshi Asano, Tomohiro Shimizu, Ryuta Arai, Alaa Muhammad Terkawi, Yoichi M. Ito and Norimasa Iwasaki Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effectiveness of standardized ultrasound guided percutaneous treatment of lateral epicondylitis with application of autologous blood, dextrose or perforation only on pain: a study protocol for a multi-center, blinded, randomized controlled trial with a 1  year follow up
In the treatment of Lateral Epicondylitis (LE) no single intervention concerning injection therapies has been proven to be the most effective with regard to pain reduction. In this trial 3 injection therapies ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 31, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ren ée Keijsers, P. Paul F. M. Kuijer, Koen L. M. Koenraadt, Michel P. J. van den Bekerom, Carina L. E. Gerritsma-Bleeker, Annechien Beumer, Monique H. W. Frings-Dresen and Denise Eygendaal Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

The correlation analysis between sagittal alignment and cross-sectional area of paraspinal muscle in patients with lumbar spinal stenosis and degenerative spondylolisthesis
The relationship between spinal alignment and skeletal muscle mass (SMM) has attracted attention in recent years. Sagittal alignment is known to deteriorate with age, but it is not known whether this is relate... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 31, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Akihiko Hiyama, Hiroyuki Katoh, Daisuke Sakai, Masahiro Tanaka, Masato Sato and Masahiko Watanabe Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Tibiofemoral rotation is related to differences in the lateral femoral condyle configuration in both normal subjects and women with hip dysplasia: a three-dimensional analysis
We assessed the morphological differences in the knee joint related to knee rotation angle in patients with hip dysplasia. These results may explain the anatomy of the knee in patients with hip dysplasia and a... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 31, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Norio Imai, Dai Miyasaka, Yuki Hirano, Hayato Suzuki, Kazuki Tsuchiya and Naoto Endo Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Arthroscopic reduction of an irreducible distal radioulnar joint in Galeazzi fracture-dislocation due to a fragment of the ulnar styloid: a case report
There are only a few published case reports of irreducible Galeazzi fracture-dislocation, and patients in these studies had undergone reduction by open surgical methods. Arthroscopy for the distal radioulnar j... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 31, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Masayoshi Iwamae, Koichi Yano, Yasunori Kaneshiro and Hideki Sakanaka Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Imaging finding and arthroscopic treatment of isolated contracture of the rectus femoris muscle: a case report
Isolated rectus femoris (RF) contracture is encountered very rarely in orthopaedic practices. There are few reports on its imaging manifestations and no cases reported to be treated with arthroscopy. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 29, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yunfeng Zhou, Zhengzheng Zhang, Jingyi Hou and Rui Yang Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Comparison of the therapeutic effect between the simultaneous and staged unicompartmental knee arthroplasty (UKA) for bilateral knee medial compartment arthritis
To compare the efficacy and safety of simultaneous vs staged unicompartmental knee arthroplasty (UKA) for bilateral unicompartmental osteoarthritis of the knee. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 27, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Shuo Feng, Zhi Yang, Jian-Ning Sun, Liang Zhu, Song Wang, Kai-Jin Guo, Xiang-Yang Chen and Guo-Chun Zha Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Intraarticular use of tranexamic acid reduces blood loss and transfusion rate after primary total knee arthroplasty
Tranexamic acid (TXA) is effective in reduction of hemorrhage after major surgical procedures. In total joint replacement it is commonly administered intravenously. Despite various studies regarding the safety... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - July 27, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Eric Tille, Jonas Mysliwietz, Franziska Beyer, Anne Postler and J örg Lützner Tags: Research article Source Type: research