Treatment of the surgical neck fracture of the humerus with a novel external fixator in the elderly with osteoporosis: biomechanical analysis
This study was aimed to evaluate the biomechanical characteristics of a novel external ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 15, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Haijing Huang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Clinical outcome and concomitant injuries in operatively treated fractures of the lateral process of the talus
The aim of this study was to review the patient rated outcome (PROM) of surgically treated fractures to the lateral process of the talus (LPTF) and identify factors influencing the outcome. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 15, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hubert H örterer, Sebastian Felix Baumbach, Stefan Lemperle, Sebastian Altenberger, Oliver Gottschalk, Alexander Tobias Mehlhorn, Anke Röser and Markus Walther Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effects of Kinesio tape on lower limb muscle strength, hop test, and vertical jump performances: a meta-analysis
To date, published systematic reviews concerning the effects of Kinesio Taping (KT) on muscle strength have not analysed facilitatory and inhibitory applications separately. As a result, their results could be... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 14, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ming Lok Yam, Zuyao Yang, Benny Chung-Ying Zee and Ka Chun Chong Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Inferior outcome of rotator cuff repair in chronic hemodialytic patients
Repair of rotator cuff tears has yielded excellent functional outcomes in recent decades; however, poor outcomes and dissatisfaction have been noted in specific groups. Spontaneous tendon rupture has been repo... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 13, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Kuan-Ting Wu, Wen-Yi Chou, Jih-Yang Ko, Ka-Kit Siu and Ya-Ju Yang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The outcome of arthroscopic repair of acetabular labral tears using the iHOT-33
The purpose of this study was to determine patient reported outcome measures (PROMS) after arthroscopic repair of an isolated labral tear using the validated International Hip Outcome Tool (iHOT-33). The iHOT-... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 13, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jesse Renouf, Nicholas Pergaminelis, Phong Tran, Camdon Fary and Oren Tirosh Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Total clavicle reconstruction with free peroneal graft for the surgical management of chronic nonbacterial osteomyelitis of the clavicle: a case report
Chronic nonbacterial osteomyelitis (CNO) is a rare chronic autoinflammatory syndrome affecting mainly children and young adults. The natural history of the disease is marked by recurrent pain as the mainstay o... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 13, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Patrick Goetti, Chau Pham, Nicolas Gallusser, Fabio Becce, Pietro G. di Summa, Fr édéric Vauclair and Stéphane Cherix Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Elevated leptin levels induce inflammation through IL-6 in skeletal muscle of aged female rats
Chronic inflammation with aging contributes to sarcopenia. Previous studies have suggested that the accumulation of adipose tissue in skeletal muscle, referred to as intermuscular adipose tissue (IMAT), increa... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 10, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ryo Tazawa, Kentaro Uchida, Hisako Fujimaki, Masayuki Miyagi, Gen Inoue, Hiroyuki Sekiguchi, Kosuke Murata, Ken Takata, Ayumu Kawakubo and Masashi Takaso Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Surgical treatment of avulsion fracture around joints of extremities using hook plate fixation
This study proposed to access the clinical outcome of avulsion fractures around joints of extremities using the hook plate. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 10, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Qudong Yin, Yongjun Rui, Yongwei Wu, Jun Liu, Yunhong Ma, Sanjun Gu, Mingxia Zhou and Jiwen Yu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Inflammatory biomarkers do not distinguish between patients with sciatica and referred leg pain within a primary care population: results from a nested study within the ATLAS cohort
There is increasing interest in the role of pro-inflammatory cytokines in the pathogenesis of sciatica and whether these could be potential targets for treatment. We sought to investigate serum biomarker level... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 10, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Samantha L. Hider, Kika Konstantinou, Elaine M. Hay, John Glossop and Derek L. Mattey Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Morphological analysis for subaxial cervical pedicle screw insertion in developmental and non-developmental canal stenosis
This study aimed to evaluate the safety and feasibility of subaxial cervical pedicle screw (CPS) insertion by comparing the morphological parameters between developmental canal stenosis (DCS) and non-developme... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 10, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Song Wang, Gangyi Yang, Ce Zhu, Jianping Kang and Qing Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Footwear fit in schoolchildren of southern Spain: a population study
Recent studies support the theory that ill-fitting shoes are an important source of pain and may lead to foot malformations in the medium term. Taking as reference the ideal allowance considered in the literat... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 10, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Mar ía Luisa González Elena and Antonio Córdoba-Fernández Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Femoral fracture classification in the Swedish Fracture Register – a validity study
A total of more than 270,000 fractures are registered in the Swedish Fracture Register (SFR), a national quality register. Fractures are classified following the AO/OTA classification, commonly by a junior doc... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 8, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Sara Brandt Knutsson, David Wennergren, Alicja Bojan, Jan Ekelund and Michael M öller Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The effectiveness of high molecular weight hyaluronic acid for knee osteoarthritis in patients in the working age: a randomised controlled trial
High molecular weight (HMW) hyaluronic acid (HA) is a treatment option for knee osteoarthritis (OA). The efficacy of HMW-HA in knee OA is investigated extensively, but the effectiveness in patients in the work... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 7, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Job Hermans, Sita M. A. Bierma-Zeinstra, Pieter K. Bos, Dieu Donne Niesten, Jan A. N. Verhaar and Max Reijman Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Risk for cervical herniated intervertebral disc in dentists: a nationwide population-based study
Prolonged static postures (PSPs) may predispose dentists to develop cervical herniated intervertebral disc (C-HIVD); however, there is limited evidence supporting this in the literature thus far. We conducted ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 4, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Chien-Cheng Huang, Ping-Jang Kuo, Chien-Chin Hsu, Hung-Jung Lin, Shih-Bin Su, Jhi-Joung Wang and Shih-Feng Weng Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Health professional views on the assessment and management of foot problems in people with psoriatic arthritis in Australia and New Zealand: a qualitative investigation
Active foot disease persists in a high proportion of people with psoriatic arthritis despite the availability of pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions to modify the course of the disease. Limit... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 4, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Kate Carter, Steven Walmsley, Keith Rome and Deborah E. Turner Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Musculoskeletal application and validation of speckle-tracking ultrasonography
Diseased, injured, or dysfunctional skeletal muscles may demonstrate abnormal function and contractility. Currently, only few in vivo imaging techniques are able to characterize the contractile properties of m... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 4, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Lars Henrik Frich, Kate Lykke Lambertsen, John Hjarbaek, Jordi Sanchez Dahl and Anders Holsgaard-Larsen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Developing a group intervention to manage fatigue in rheumatoid arthritis through modifying physical activity
Fatigue is a major symptom of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). There is some evidence that physical activity (PA) may be effective in reducing RA fatigue. However, few PA interventions have been designed to manage f... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 4, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Victoria E. Salmon, Sarah Hewlett, Nicola E. Walsh, John R. Kirwan, Maria Morris, Marie Urban and Fiona Cramp Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Host-specific factors affect the pathogenesis of adverse reaction to metal debris
Adverse Reaction to Metal Debris (ARMD) is a major reason for revision surgeries in patients with metal-on-metal (MoM) hip replacements. Most failures are related to excessively wearing implant producing harmf... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 4, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Lari Lehtovirta, Aleksi Reito, Olli Lainiala, Jyrki Parkkinen, Harry Hothi, Johann Henckel, Alister Hart and Antti Eskelinen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Identifying musculoskeletal conditions in electronic medical records: a prevalence and validation study using the Deliver Primary Healthcare Information (DELPHI) database
This study sought to determine the prevalence of MSK conditions in primary care in Ontario and to validate the extent to which health... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 3, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Bridget L. Ryan, Heather L. Maddocks, Scott McKay, Robert Petrella, Amanda L. Terry and Moira Stewart Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The effect of dural release on extended laminoplasty for the treatment of multi-level cervical myelopathy
The effects of dural release on extended laminoplasty for the treatment of multi-level cervical myelopathy were explored and discussed. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 1, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yuwei Li, Xiaoyun Yan, Wei Cui, Yonghui Zhang and Cheng Li Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Altered postural timing and abnormally low use of proprioception in lumbar spinal stenosis pre- and post- surgical decompression
Lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) is frequently associated with postural instability. Although several studies evaluated patients ’ functional impairments, underlying sensorimotor mechanisms are still poorly underst... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 1, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Sarah Kneis, Verena Bruetsch, Daniela Dalin, Ulrich Hubbe and Christoph Maurer Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Duration of antibiotic treatment and risk of recurrence after surgical management of orthopaedic device infections: a multicenter case-control study
Device-related infections in orthopaedic and trauma surgery are a devastating complication with substantial impact on morbidity and mortality. Systemic suppressive antibiotic treatment is regarded an integral ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 1, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Romy Spitzm üller, Denis Gümbel, Claas Güthoff, Sarah Zaatreh, Annett Klinder, Matthias Napp, Rainer Bader, Wolfram Mittelmeier, Axel Ekkernkamp, Axel Kramer and Dirk Stengel Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Actinomycotic osteomyelitis of a long bone in an immunocompetent adult: a case report and literature review
Actinomycosis is a rare, chronic granulomatous disease caused by Gram-positive anaerobic bacteria that colonize the oral cavity. Cervicofacial actinomycosis is the most frequent clinical presentation of actino... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 1, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Dong Jin Ryu, Yoon Sang Jeon, Hea Yoon Kwon, Suk Jin Choi, Tae Hoon Roh and Myung Ku Kim Tags: Case report Source Type: research

More cost-effective management of patients with musculoskeletal disorders in primary care after direct triaging to physiotherapists for initial assessment compared to initial general practitioner assessment
A model for triaging patients in primary care to provide immediate contact with the most appropriate profession to treat the condition in question has been developed and implemented in parts of Sweden. Direct ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - May 1, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Lena Bornh öft, Jörgen Thorn, Mikael Svensson, Lena Nordeman, Robert Eggertsen and Maria E. H. Larsson Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Non-pharmacological treatment gap preceding surgical consultation in thumb carpometacarpal osteoarthritis - a cross-sectional study
Osteoarthritis (OA) in the thumb carpometacarpal joint (CMCJ) is a prevalent disease which may lead to structural damage, severe pain and functional limitations. Evidence-based treatment recommendations state ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 30, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Else Marit Holen Grav ås, Anne Therese Tveter, Randi Nossum, Ruth Else Mehl Eide, Åse Klokkeide, Karin Hoegh Matre, Monika Olsen, Øyvor Andreassen, Nina Østerås, Ida Kristin Haugen and Ingvild Kjeken Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The prevalence of chronic pain and its associated factors among Saudi Al-Kharj population; a cross sectional study
In this study, we aim to inv... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 25, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ashraf El-Metwally, Quratulain Shaikh, Abdulrahman Aldiab, Jamaan Al-Zahrani, Sameer Al-Ghamdi, Abdullah A. Alrasheed, Mowafa Househ, Omar B. Da ’ar, Shanila Nooruddin, Hira Abdul Razzak and Khaled K. Aldossari Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Biomechanical comparison between solid and cannulated intramedullary devices for midshaft clavicle fixation
A method of closed reduction and internal fixation with cannulated screws was proposed as a surgical treatment of midshaft clavicle fractures. However, there are no mechanical studies about the cannulated scre... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 25, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Sheng-Hao Wang, Hsiu-Jen Lin, Hsain-Chung Shen, Ru-Yu Pan and Jui-Jung Yang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Antibiotic-impregnated articulating cement spacer maintained for 7 years in situ for two-stage primary total knee arthroplasty: a case report
Antibiotic-impregnated articulating cement spacers can maintain interim joint motion with the potential to enhance functional status and improve patient satisfaction. Articular surfaces with cement against cem... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 25, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Yong-Beom Park, Chul-Won Ha, Jae Won Jang and Manyoung Kim Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Reliability of a new loaded rolling wheel system for measuring spinal stiffness in asymptomatic participants
Few, if any, patient reported symptoms have been shown to be related to objective measures of spine function. Recently, patient-reported measures of disability following spinal manipulative therapy have been a... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 24, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Maliheh Hadizadeh, Greg N. Kawchuk and Eric Parent Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Prevalence and associated factors of musculoskeletal disorders among Chinese healthcare professionals working in tertiary hospitals: a cross-sectional study
Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are prevalent in working populations and could result in a number of detrimental consequences. In China, healthcare professionals (HCP) in large hospitals may be likely to suff... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 23, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Hongyun Dong, Qiong Zhang, Guangzeng Liu, Tingguo Shao and Yingzhi Xu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Maintenance of effect of duloxetine in Chinese patients with pain due to osteoarthritis: 13-week open-label extension data
The objectives of this study were to assess the maintenance of effect of duloxetine 60  mg once-daily (QD) in Chinese patients with chronic pain due to osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee or hip and to provide addi... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 22, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Guochun Wang, Liqi Bi, Xiangpei Li, Zhijun Li, Dongbao Zhao, Jinwei Chen, Dongyi He, Chia-Ning Wang, Tao Wu, H éctor Dueñas, Vladimir Skljarevski and Li Yue Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Cross-sectional area of the paraspinal muscles and its association with muscle strength among fighter pilots: a 5-year follow-up
A small cross sectional area (CSA) of the paraspinal muscles may be related to low back pain among military aviators but previous studies have mainly concentrated on spinal disc degeneration. Therefore, the pr... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 16, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Tuomas Honkanen, Matti M äntysaari, Tuomo Leino, Janne Avela, Liisa Kerttula, Ville Haapamäki and Heikki Kyröläinen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Multicentric, multifocal, and recurrent osteoid osteoma of the hip: first case report
We report the first known case of a multicentric, multifocal and recurrent osteoid osteoma ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 16, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Maria Cristina Cortese, Domenico Albano, Carmelo Messina, Giuseppe Perrucchini, Enrico Gallazzi, Mauro Battista Gallazzi, Primo Andrea Daolio and Luca Maria Sconfienza Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Short and mid-term outcomes and functional results in metal-on-metal hip resurfacing arthroplasty at 5 years follow-up: the Spanish experience
Hip resurfacing arthroplasty (HRA) and in particular, Birmingham hip resurfacing (BHR), is commonly employed as an alternative to total hip arthroplasty (THA) in young patients, as it allows for preservation o... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 16, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Olga S. P érez-Moro, Marcos E. Fernández-Cuadros, Inmaculada Neira-Borrajo, Eduvigis Aranda-Izquierdo, María J. Albaladejo-Florin and Rafael Llopis-Miró Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Clinical outcomes and radiologic assessment of a modified suture button arthroscopic Latarjet procedure
As several neurologic and hardware complications have been reported with screw fixation. Suture buttons are used to serve as an alternative to screw fixation to obtain better outcome and to reduce the complica... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 16, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jian Xu, Haifeng Liu, Wei Lu, Weimin Zhu, Liangquan Peng, Kan Ouyang, Hao Li and Daping Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Comparison of functional metacarpal splint and ulnar gutter splint in the treatment of fifth metacarpal neck fractures: a prospective comparative study
Fifth metacarpal fractures are the most common fractures of the hand. These fractures are generally treated with conservative methods. The aim of this study was to compare the radiological and clinical outcome... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 13, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Gokhan Kaynak, Huseyin Botanlioglu, Mustafa Caliskan, Bedri Karaismailoglu, Mahmut Kursat Ozsahin, Soner Kocak, Enis Yildirim, Onder Aydingoz and Mehmet Fatih Guven Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Multidisciplinary approach to scheduling surgery for diabetic foot: a case report
The treatment of diabetic foot ulcers in this case is complex and multidisciplinary, and an interdisciplinary team is extremely beneficial. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 12, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Guangyu Wang, Leiyong Wang, Yu Wang and Xuying Xu Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Timing of periarticular injection has no effect on postoperative pain and functional recovery in simultaneous bilateral total knee arthroplasty: a prospective randomized, double-blinded trial
Given no consensus on optimal timeframe of periarticular multimodal drug injection (PMDI) in knee osteoarthritis patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty (TKA), this study was aimed to compare the postopera... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 11, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Artit Laoruengthana, Atthakorn Jarusriwanna, Piti Rattanaprichavej, Supachok Rasamimongkol, Panapol Varakornpipat and Krit Pongpirul Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Association of hepatitis B infection with high-risk complications in total joint arthroplasty
An increasing number of patients with hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection are undergoing total joint arthroplasty (TJA) surgery in China. Less attention is provided to the special populations and the purpose of ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 11, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Jin Wang, Guanglei Zhao, Jie Chen, Jun Xia, Siqun Wang, Gangyong Huang, Feiyan Chen, Jingsheng Shi, Yuanqing Yang and Yibing Wei Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Joint hypermobility is not positively associated with prevalent multiple joint osteoarthritis: a cross-sectional study of older adults
This cross-sectional study evaluated associations of joint hypermobility and multiple joint osteoarthritis (MJOA) in a community-based cohort of adults 45+ years of age. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 11, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Terese R. Gullo, Yvonne M. Golightly, Portia Flowers, Joanne M. Jordan, Jordan B. Renner, Todd A. Schwartz, Virginia B. Kraus, Marian T. Hannan, Rebecca J. Cleveland and Amanda E. Nelson Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Predictive factors for complications after surgical treatment for schwannomas of the extremities
Schwannomas are well-encapsulated, benign neoplasms, and enucleation is a standard operation procedure. The incidence of neurological complications after surgical treatment for schwannomas of the extremities v... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 11, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Toshihide Hirai, Hiroshi Kobayashi, Toru Akiyama, Tomotake Okuma, Hiroyuki Oka, Yusuke Shinoda, Masachika Ikegami, Yusuke Tsuda, Takashi Fukushima, Takahiro Ohki, Yuki Ishibashi, Ryoko Sawada, Takahiro Goto and Sakae Tanaka Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Clinical evaluation of ankle arthrodesis with Ilizarov fixation and internal fixation
Ankle arthrodesis may have internal or external stabilization. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 11, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Piotr Morasiewicz, Maciej Dejnek, Wiktor Orzechowski, Wiktor Urba ński, Mirosław Kulej, Szymon Łukasz Dragan, Szymon Feliks Dragan and Łukasz Pawik Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Humeral stress fracture in a female CrossFit athlete: a case report
Humeral stress fractures are rare injuries usually related to sports practice and joint overload without a direct trauma. A proximal humeral stress fracture has never been reported in a CrossFit athlete. (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 9, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Ivan R. B. Godoy, Eduardo A. Malavolta, Jan Stefan Lundberg, Jader J. da Silva and Abdalla Skaf Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Lumbar muscle and vertebral bodies segmentation of chemical shift encoding-based water-fat MRI: the reference database MyoSegmenTUM spine
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is the modality of choice for diagnosing and monitoring muscular tissue pathologies and bone marrow alterations in the context of lower back pain, neuromuscular diseases and os... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 9, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Egon Burian, Alexander Rohrmeier, Sarah Schlaeger, Michael Dieckmeyer, Maximilian N. Diefenbach, Jan Syv äri, Elisabeth Klupp, Dominik Weidlich, Claus Zimmer, Ernst J. Rummeny, Dimitrios C. Karampinos, Jan S. Kirschke and Thomas Baum Tags: Database Source Type: research

A study of reproducibility of kinesiology tape applications: review, reliability and validity
Literature addressing the mechanical properties of kinesiology tape is quite scarce. There are no studies which focus on the mechanical characteristics of kinesiology tape, its mechanical properties, nor its a... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 9, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Francisco Selva, Alberto Pardo, Xavier Aguado, Ignacio Montava, Luis Gil-Santos and Carlos Barrios Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A rare case of Gorham-stout syndrome involving the thoracic spine with progressive bilateral chylothorax: a case report
Gorham-Stout syndrome (GSS) with spinal involvement is extremely rare, and bilateral chylothorax as a complication is usually fatal. In our case, pleural effusion appeared in the left hemithorax after ligating... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 9, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Peng Wang, Wenbo Liao, Guangru Cao and Yongyan Jiang Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Impact of compression stockings on leg swelling after arthroscopy – a prospective randomised pilot study
Post-operative limb swelling may negatively affect the outcome of arthroscopic surgery and prolong rehabilitation. The aim of this pilot study was to evaluate the effect of compression stockings versus no comp... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 9, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Tina S. Tischer, Sebastian Oye, Robert Lenz, Peter Kreuz, Wolfram Mittelmeier, Rainer Bader and Thomas Tischer Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The correlation between common 2D femoral notch parameters and 3D notch volume: a retrospective MRI study
Although the stenotic femoral intercondylar notch was associated with anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries, the parameters for notch assessment were numerous. The present study aimed to compare the 2-dime... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 6, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Chengyuan Zhang, Xuancheng Zhang, Zhaoyi Fang, Feng Wang, Feng Yuan, Guoming Xie and Jinzhong Zhao Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Proximal radius fracture morphology following axial force impact: a biomechanical evaluation of fracture patterns
The most common location for articular fractures of the radial head is often reported to be the anterior lateral aspect of the radial head with the arm in neutral position. However, these findings mainly base ... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 6, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Lucca Lacheta, Sebastian Siebenlist, Maximillian Lauber, Lukas Willinger, Nicole Fischer, Andreas B. Imhoff and Andreas Lenich Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Evaluation of clinical outcomes of one-stage anterior and posterior surgical treatment for atlantoaxial tuberculosis complicated with neurological damage
Surgical treatment is mainly used for atlantoaxial tuberculosis with neurological damage. However, the anatomic structure around the atlantoaxial joint is complex, and the position of vertebral body is deep, w... (Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - April 6, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Biao Wang, Rongan Shang, Tong Yang, Haiping Zhang, Huimin Hu, Wei Hu and Dingjun Hao Tags: Research article Source Type: research