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Sports Medicine

The available evidence on the effectiveness of 10 common approaches to the management of non-specific low back pain: an evidence map.

May 23, 2022

Low back pain is common and remains one of the leading causes of disability globally. This study aimed to develop an evidence map of the quantity of available evidence assessing approaches to manage l...

The characteristics and influence of iatrogenic fracture comminution following antegrade interlocking nailing for simple femoral shaft fractures, a retrospective cohort study.

May 16, 2022

The incidence and characteristics of iatrogenic comminution (IC) are unknown, and the influence of IC on fracture union is unclear. This study was aimed to investigate the (1) incidence and characteri...

A review of equine tibial fractures.

May 16, 2022

Equine tibial fractures are relatively infrequent in racing and non-racing sport horses, but limitations in successful treatment of tibial fractures in adult horses result in relatively high mortality...

Application of POSSUM and P-POSSUM scores in the risk assessment of elderly hip fracture surgery: systematic review and meta-analysis.

May 09, 2022

Since Mohamed et al. analyzed 2326 orthopedic cases in 2002 and believed that the POSSUM formula can be directly used to predict postoperative morbidity and mortality in orthopedic patients, applicati...

Prevalence and risk factors of fractures in transfusion dependent thalassemia - A Hong Kong Chinese population cohort.

May 02, 2022

To delineate the prevalence and associated risk factors of low BMD, osteoporosis/bone fragility and fracture in transfusion-dependent thalassemia (TDT) in the Chinese population in Hong Kong.A retrosp...

A new surgical strategy for the treatment of tibial pilon fractures with MIPO facilitated by double reverse traction repositor.

May 02, 2022

The present study aims to introduce a technique combining double reverse traction repositor (DRTR) with minimally invasive plate osteosynthesis (MIPO) in the surgical treatment of pilon fractures and ...

Rates of complications in Achilles tendon rupture repair using absorbable and nonabsorbable suture material; A systematic review.

Apr 25, 2022

The impact of suture type on tensile strength, re-rupture rates and infection risk in Achilles tendon rupture repair is not been well established. The aim of this review is to evaluate existing litera...

Prevalence of Rotator Cuff Tears Among Older Tennis Players and Its Impact on Clinical Findings and Shoulder Function.

Apr 25, 2022

Tennis is a noncontact sport playable at an individual's own pace. Thus, it is popular among the older adults. It is known that older adults often suffer from rotator cuff tears (RCTs), which may affe...

Odontoid fracture complicating ankylosing spondylitis presenting with cervical canal stenosis and quadriparesis: A case report with 5-year follow-up and review of the literature.

Apr 18, 2022

Spinal fractures, especially cervical fractures, are more common in patients with ankylosing spondylitis in comparison with unaffected patients. However, odontoid fractures are relatively rare in thes...

Assessment of complications associated with casting of acute distal radius fractures in adults.

Apr 11, 2022

Controversy exists regarding the closed treatment of distal radius fractures. Circumferential casting of acute distal radius fractures has been shown to be safe in children, however, little research h...

Higher stress and symptom severity are associated with worse depressive symptom profiles in patients receiving chemotherapy.

Apr 11, 2022

In a sample of oncology patients, identify subgroups of patients with distinct depressive symptom profiles and evaluate for differences in demographic and clinical characteristics, levels of stress an...

Methodological Considerations for Investigating Iron Status and Regulation in Exercise and Sport Science Studies.

Apr 04, 2022

Iron deficiency is a common health issue in active and athlete populations. Accordingly, research into iron status, regulation, absorption, and iron deficiency treatment strategies is increasing at a ...

Vertical root fractures in root treated teeth-current status and future trends.

Mar 28, 2022

Vertical root fracture (VRF) is a common reason for the extraction of root filled teeth. The accurate diagnosis of VRF may be challenging due to the absence of clinical signs, whilst conventional radi...

Adjustable-loop cortical suspension device for posterolateral corner reconstruction in the setting of fibular avulsion fracture: a case series and novel technique description.

Mar 21, 2022

A novel technique using an adjustable-loop cortical suspension toggle device for reduction of a fibular head avulsion fracture (arcuate fracture) in posterolateral corner (PLC) reconstruction is descr...

Computed Tomographic Features of Non-Lame French Bulldog Elbows.

Mar 14, 2022

 French Bulldogs are predisposed to humeral condylar fractures. Computed tomography (CT) in English Springer Spaniel elbows has allowed identification of humeral intracondylar fissures (HIF), which ...

Validity of the Training-Load Concept.

Mar 07, 2022

Training load (TL) is a widely used concept in training prescription and monitoring and is also recognized as as an important tool for avoiding athlete injury, illness, and overtraining. With the wide...

Conservative management of Jones fractures with immediate weight-bearing in a walking boot demonstrates healing.

Feb 28, 2022

Jones fractures, or proximal metatarsal fractures at the level of the fourth and fifth intermetatarsal junction, have a high risk for nonunion due to a vascular watershed region. Classically, treatmen...

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy improves age induced bone dyshomeostasis in non-obese and obese conditions.

Feb 21, 2022

To investigate the effects of hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) on metabolic disturbance, aging and bone remodeling in D-galactose-induced aging rats with and without obesity by determining the metabol...

Comparing metabolic profiles between endurance athlete and non-athlete females reveals differences in androgenic and corticosteroids levels.

Feb 21, 2022

Endurance training is associated with physiological changes in elite athletes, but little is known about female-specific effects of endurance training. Despite the significant rise in female sports pa...

Mechanical properties of cracked articular cartilage under uniaxial creep and cyclic tensile loading.

Feb 14, 2022

Cracks may change the mechanical properties of articular cartilage, and further lead to early osteoarthritis. The study aimed to probe the mechanical properties of cracked cartilage under uniaxial ten...