Treatment of Sports-Related Injured Knee with Incidental Extra-articular Giant Cell Tumor of the Pes Anserinus Tendon Sheath
Sungwook Choi, Younghee Maeng, Kyungryeol Lee and Donghee Kim
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: February 13, 2017
We report a case of a 21-year-old male with knee injury with a giant cell tumor of the tendon sheath resulting in a pes anserinus. As seen in this case, in a sports-related knee injury with an associated giant cell tumor, an initial treatment of the mass was performed first. After the confirmation of non-recurrence after 1 year follow up, the treatment of the sports related injury was followed. In any type of knee injury associated with giant cell tumor, initial treatment of the mass followed by...
Serum Sclerostin and Muscle Strength in Alcoholics
Emilio Gonzalez-Reimers, Lucia Romero-Acevedo, Geraldine Quintero-Platt, Candelaria Martin-Gonzalez, Patricia Cabrera-Garcia, M Angeles Gomez-Rodriguez, Elisa Espelosin-Ortega and Francisco Santolaria-Fernandez
Article Type: Research Article | First Published: January 27, 2017
Chronic alcoholic myopathy is a common complication of alcoholism, leading to muscle atrophy and reduced muscle strength. Sclerostin inhibits bone synthesis in situations of reduced load, such as prolonged bed rest or spinal cord injury. The aim pf this study is to analyze the behavior of serum sclerostin in chronic alcoholic myopathy....
Appropriateness and Suggested Use of MRI in Management of Shoulder Pain
Alan W Reynolds, AB and April D Armstrong, MD, FRCSC
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: January 24, 2017
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) accounts for a significant proportion of the cost to manage patients with shoulder pain. Improved decision making for MRI use could result in a meaningful reduction in the total number of studies ordered and thereby costs of treating shoulder pain. This study aimed to document MRI ordering patterns for patients with shoulder pain and to propose a protocol to guide efficient management of these patients....