- Measuring the whole or the parts? Validity, reliability, and responsiveness of the Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand outcome measure in different regions of the upper extremity
D E Beaton
Institute for Work and Health Toronto, Ontario, Canada
J Hand Ther 14:128-46. 2001
The Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand (DASH) outcome measure was developed to evaluate disability and symptoms in single or multiple disorders of the upper limb at one point or at many points in time.
- Shoulder joint kinetics and pathology in manual wheelchair users
Jennifer L Mercer
Human Engineering Research Laboratories, 151R1 H, VA Rehabilitation Research and Development Center, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare Systems, 7180 Highland Drive, PA 15206, USA
Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 21:781-9. 2006
..users rely heavily on their upper limbs for independent mobility which likely leads to a high prevalence of shoulder pain and injury...
- Validation of the Dutch version of the Simple Shoulder Test
Derk A van Kampen
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, Onze Lieve Vrouwe Gasthuis, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
J Shoulder Elbow Surg 21:808-14. 2012
The Simple Shoulder Test (SST) is an internationally used patient-reported outcome for clinical practice and research purposes...
- Systematic review of prognostic cohort studies on shoulder disorders
Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Pain 109:420-31. 2004
b>Shoulder complaints are common and have an unfavourable outcome in many patients. Only 50% of all new episodes of shoulder disorders end in complete recovery within 6 months...
- Constraints on the morphological evolution of marsupial shoulder girdles
Karen E Sears
Committee on Evolutionary Biology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
Evolution 58:2353-70. 2004
..gestation times to immature neonates that immediately crawl, under the power of their precociously developed shoulder girdles, to the teat where they attach and complete their early development...
- Limb sparing surgery for bone tumours of the shoulder girdle: the oncological and functional results
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Qilu Hospital of Shandong University, Jinan, People s Republic of China
Int Orthop 34:869-75. 2010
It is a great challenge to spare the upper limb with a malignant or invasive benign bone tumour of the shoulder girdle...
- On functional motor adaptations: from the quantification of motor strategies to the prevention of musculoskeletal disorders in the neck-shoulder region
Laboratory for Ergonomics and Work related Disorders, Department of Health Science and Technology, Aalborg University, Center for Sensory Motor Interaction, Aalborg, Denmark
Acta Physiol (Oxf) 199:1-46. 2010
..low load and by repetitive actions show a high prevalence of work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WMSD) in the neck-shoulder region. Moreover, muscle fatigue and discomfort are reported to play a relevant initiating role in WMSD.
- Cerebral ischemia during shoulder surgery in the upright position: a case series
Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Elizabeth s Medical Center, Boston, MA 02135, USA
J Clin Anesth 17:463-9. 2005
We report 4 cases of ischemic brain and spinal cord injury after shoulder surgery in the beach chair position, using data from medical legal case reviews...
- Shoulder disability after different selective neck dissections (levels II-IV versus levels II-V): a comparative study
Departments of Otolaryngology, University of Brescia, 25123 Brescia, Italy
Laryngoscope 115:259-63. 2005
The objective was to compare the results of clinical and electrophysiological investigations of shoulder function in patients affected by head and neck carcinoma treated with concomitant surgery on the primary and the neck with different ..
- Variations in anatomy at the suprascapular notch possibly causing suprascapular nerve entrapment: an anatomical study
Department of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine, Hacettepe University, 06100 Sihhiye, Ankara, Turkey
Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 11:393-8. 2003
..To our knowledge, close relationship of subscapularis muscle with the suprascapular nerve as a possible risk factor for suprascapular nerve entrapment has not been mentioned previously...
- Associations between work-related factors and specific disorders of the shoulder--a systematic review of the literature
Rogier M van Rijn
Erasmus MC University Medical Center, Department of General Practice, Room Wk 109, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Scand J Work Environ Health 36:189-201. 2010
Our aim was to provide a quantitative assessment of the exposure-response relationships between work-related physical and psychosocial factors and the occurrence of specific shoulder disorders in occupational populations.
- Suprascapular nerve entrapment. A meta-analysis
University Hospital Vienna, Department of Orthopaedics, Wahringer Gurtel 18 20, 1090 Vienna, Austria
Int Orthop 26:339-43. 2002
..Ganglions usually cause isolated infraspinatus atrophy, whereas a combined atrophy of the supra- and infraspinatus muscles is more common in cases in which the nerve is compressed by the ligament...
- Neural crest origins of the neck and shoulder
Wolfson Institute for Biomedical Research, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, UK
Nature 436:347-55. 2005
The neck and shoulder region of vertebrates has undergone a complex evolutionary history...
- Motion of the shoulder complex during multiplanar humeral elevation
Paula M Ludewig
Orthopaedic Biomechanics Laboratory, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
J Bone Joint Surg Am 91:378-89. 2009
Many prior studies have evaluated shoulder motion, yet no three-dimensional analysis comparing the combined clavicular, scapular, and humeral motion during arm elevation has been done...
- Biomechanics and strength of manual wheelchair users
Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
J Spinal Cord Med 28:407-14. 2005
Previous investigations have identified muscular imbalance in the shoulder as a source of pain and injury in manual wheelchair users...
- Reliability of five methods for assessing shoulder range of motion
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, St George Hospital, Kogarah, New South Wales 2217
Aust J Physiother 47:289-94. 2001
In symptomatic subjects, the reliability of tests for shoulder joint range of motion has yet to be determined...
- Shoulder US: anatomy, technique, and scanning pitfalls
Jon A Jacobson
Department of Radiology, University of Michigan Medical Center, 1500 E Medical Center Dr, TC 2910L, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
Radiology 260:6-16. 2011
The accuracy of shoulder ultrasonography (US) is largely dependent on the US examination technique...
- The use of targeted muscle reinnervation for improved myoelectric prosthesis control in a bilateral shoulder disarticulation amputee
T A Kuiken
Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Department of PM and R at Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
Prosthet Orthot Int 28:245-53. 2004
..the control of a myoelectric upper limb prosthesis was achieved in a patient with bilateral amputations at the shoulder disarticulation level...
- Increased proportion of megafibers in chronically painful muscles
Lars L Andersen
National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
Pain 139:588-93. 2008
..In conclusion, this study shows that trapezius myalgia is associated with a significantly higher percentage of grossly hypertrophied type I muscle fibers with poor capillarization - type I megafibers...
- Microbiologic diagnosis of prosthetic shoulder infection by use of implant sonication
Kerryl E Piper
Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, 200 First St S W, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
J Clin Microbiol 47:1878-84. 2009
..tissue culture to implant sonication followed by sonicate fluid culture for the diagnosis of prosthetic shoulder infection...
- Critical appraisal of subjective outcome measures used in the assessment of shoulder disability
Aravind S Desai
Department of Upper Limb Surgery, Wrightington Hospital, Wigan, UK
Ann R Coll Surg Engl 92:9-13. 2010
..Hence, in this article, five common subjective shoulder outcome measures are critically appraised in terms of their development, validity, reliability, responsiveness ..
- Identification of neck-shoulder disorders in a 1 year follow-up study. Validation Of a questionnaire-based method
Department of Occupational Health, Herning Hospital, DK 7400, Herning, Denmark
Pain 86:305-10. 2000
..study the efficiency of a screening questionnaire-based method to identify prevalent and incident cases of neck-shoulder disorders...
- Deficits following nonoperative treatment of displaced midshaft clavicular fractures
Michael D McKee
Division of Orthopaedics, Department of Surgery, St Michael s Hospital and the University of Toronto, 55 Queen Street East, Suite 800, Toronto, ON M5C 1R6, Canada
J Bone Joint Surg Am 88:35-40. 2006
- Randomized multicenter trial of sentinel node biopsy versus standard axillary treatment in operable breast cancer: the ALMANAC Trial
Robert E Mansel
Department of Surgery, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
J Natl Cancer Inst 98:599-609. 2006
- Neuromuscular assessment in elderly workers with and without work related shoulder/neck trouble: the NEW-study design and physiological findings
National Institute of Occupational Health, Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
Eur J Appl Physiol 96:110-21. 2006
Musculoskeletal disorders in the neck and shoulder area are a major occupational concern in the European countries especially among elderly females...
- Pain relief after arthroscopic shoulder surgery: a comparison of intraarticular analgesia, suprascapular nerve block, and interscalene brachial plexus block
François J Singelyn
Department of Anesthesiology, School of Medicine, Catholic University of Louvain, St Luc Hospital, Avenue Hippocrate 10 1821, B 1200 Brussels, Belgium
Anesth Analg 99:589-92, table of contents. 2004
..We conclude that ISB is the most efficient analgesic technique after arthroscopic acromioplasty. SSN block would be a clinically appropriate alternative...
- Acute and nonacute complications associated with interscalene block and shoulder surgery: a prospective study
Department of Anesthesiology, Orthopedic University Clinic Zurich Balgrist, Zurich, Switzerland
Anesthesiology 95:875-80. 2001
..The incidence, etiology, and evolution of complications after interscalene brachial plexus block (ISB) are not well-known. The authors prospectively monitored 521 patients for complications during the first 9 months after ISB...
- Respiratory and stress-induced activation of low-threshold motor units in the human trapezius muscle
Rolf H Westgaard
Institute of Industrial Economics and Technology Management, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
Exp Brain Res 175:689-701. 2006
..Constant-amplitude contractions with shoulder elevation, controlled by feedback of the root mean square detected surface electromyographic (SEMG) signal, ..
- Contrasting effects of finger and shoulder interpersonal light touch on standing balance
Behavioural Brain Sciences Centre, School of Psychology, Univ of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK B15 2TT
J Neurophysiol 107:216-25. 2012
..standing in either normal bipedal or tandem Romberg stance with eyes closed and using IPLT (finger to finger or shoulder to shoulder) or no contact, provided 4 trials of 30-s duration in each of 12 posture-touch combinations...
- The prevalence of a diabetic condition and adhesive capsulitis of the shoulder
Connie B Tighe
Orthopaedic and Joint Replacement Center, Pinehurst Surgical, PA, Pinehurst, NC, USA
South Med J 101:591-5. 2008
Adhesive capsulitis is characterized by a progressive and painful loss of shoulder motion of unknown etiology. Previous studies have found the prevalence of adhesive capsulitis to be slightly greater than 2% in the general population...
- Magnetic resonance imaging accuracy for the diagnosis of superior labrum anterior-posterior lesions in the community setting: eighty-three arthroscopically confirmed cases
Bryan L Reuss
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orlando Regional Healthcare System, Orlando, FL, USA
J Shoulder Elbow Surg 15:580-5. 2006
..Musculoskeletal radiologists were more accurate than the community radiologists; however, the musculoskeletal radiologists were not as accurate as previous literature might predict...
- The influence of experimentally induced pain on shoulder muscle activity
Louise Pyndt Diederichsen
Institute of Sports Medicine Copenhagen, Bispebjerg Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
Exp Brain Res 194:329-37. 2009
Muscle function is altered in painful shoulder conditions. However, the influence of shoulder pain on muscle coordination of the shoulder has not been fully clarified...
- Musculoskeletal problems of the neck, shoulder, and back and functional consequences in nurses
Alison M Trinkoff
Department of Behavioral and Community Health, University of Maryland School of Nursing, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
Am J Ind Med 41:170-8. 2002
..Though musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are highly prevalent among registered nurses (RNs), little is known about functional consequences of MSDs in nurses...
- EEG-based classification for elbow versus shoulder torque intentions involving stroke subjects
Department of Computer Science, Northern Illinois University, USA
Comput Biol Med 39:443-52. 2009
The ultimate aim for classifying elbow versus shoulder torque intentions is to develop robust brain-computer interface (BCI) devices for patients who suffer from movement disorders following brain injury such as stroke...
- Multidetector spiral CT arthrography of the shoulder. Clinical applications and limits, with MR arthrography and arthroscopic correlations
Frederic E Lecouvet
Departments of Radiology and Orthopaedic Surgery, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
Eur J Radiol 68:120-36. 2008
Although MR imaging and MR arthrography are the first choice modalities for shoulder imaging, CT arthrography (CTA) may be used successfully to address many clinical questions...
- Risk of shoulder dystocia: associations with parity and offspring birthweight. A population study of 1 914 544 deliveries
Eva A Overland
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Akershus University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 91:483-8. 2012
We estimated the associations of parity and offspring birthweight with the risk of shoulder dystocia, and studied whether the association of offspring birthweight differed by parity.
- Relative shoulder flexor and handgrip strength is related to upper limb function after stroke
Ecole de readaptation, Université de Montréal and Centre de recherche interdisciplinaire en réadaptation, site IRM, Montreal, QC, Canada
Clin Rehabil 18:215-21. 2004
..To compare the relative strength of different muscle groups of the paretic upper limb and assess the relationship with motor performance...
- Scapular dyskinesis and its relation to shoulder injury
W Benjamin Kibler
The Shoulder Center of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA
J Am Acad Orthop Surg 20:364-72. 2012
The scapula plays a key role in nearly every aspect of normal shoulder function. Scapular dyskinesis-altered scapular positioning and motion-is found in association with most shoulder injuries...
- Shoulder kinematics in 25 patients with impingement and 12 controls
Department of Orthopaedics, Uddevalla Hospital, Sweden
Clin Orthop Relat Res 448:22-7. 2006
We used dynamic radiostereometry to study the three-dimensional kinematics of the shoulder joint during active abduction...
- Profile of isokinetic eccentric-to-concentric strength ratios of shoulder rotator muscles in elite female team handball players
Marilia Dos Santos Andrade
Department of Physiology, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Vila Clementino, Sao Paulo SP, 04023 900, Brazil
J Sports Sci 28:743-9. 2010
The purpose of this study was to establish the isokinetic profile of shoulder rotator muscles strength in female handball players...
- Prevalence and anatomical location of muscle tenderness in adults with nonspecific neck/shoulder pain
Lars L Andersen
National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Lersø Parkallé 105, DK 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:169. 2011
Many adults experience bothersome neck/shoulder pain. While research and treatment strategies often focus on the upper trapezius, other neck/shoulder muscles may be affected as well...
- Qigong training and effects on stress, neck-shoulder pain and life quality in a computerised office environment
Department of Medical Sciences, Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Uppsala University and University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
Complement Ther Clin Pract 17:54-7. 2011
..Qigong is a Chinese health promoting exercise with a rhythmic pattern of slow movements and breathing affecting the autonomous nervous system...
- Rapid muscle activation and force capacity in conditions of chronic musculoskeletal pain
Lars L Andersen
National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 23:1237-42. 2008
..The objective of this study is to investigate rapid muscle activation and force capacity of chronically painful muscles...
- Continuous wound infiltration with ropivacaine reduces pain and analgesic requirement after shoulder surgery
Department of Anesthesiology, University Hospital Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
Anesth Analg 97:1086-91, table of contents. 2003
After achieving a reduction of pain scores for 10 h with a single dose wound infiltration after shoulder surgery, we examined in a prospective, placebo-controlled and double-blinded study the analgesic effects of continuous wound ..
- Correlation of radiographic, clinical, and patient assessment of shoulder balance following fusion versus nonfusion of the proximal thoracic curve in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis
Timothy R Kuklo
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:2013-20. 2002
..Retrospective clinical, radiographic, and patient outcome review of surgically treated adolescent idiopathic scoliosis...
- Simulated computerized adaptive test for patients with shoulder impairments was efficient and produced valid measures of function
Dennis L Hart
Focus On Therapeutic Outcomes, Inc, 551 Yopps Cove Road, White Stone, VA 22578, USA
J Clin Epidemiol 59:290-8. 2006
To test unidimensionality and local independence of a set of shoulder functional status (SFS) items, develop a computerized adaptive test (CAT) of the items using a rating scale item response theory model (RSM), and compare discriminant ..
- Effect of shoulder angle on the activation pattern of the elbow extensors during a submaximal isometric fatiguing contraction
Andrew W Davidson
School of Kinesiology, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
Muscle Nerve 42:514-21. 2010
The aim of this study was to examine the effect of shoulder angle on the electromyographic (EMG) activation pattern of the elbow extensors during a fatiguing contraction. Ten young men (23.5 ± 1...
- Sensitivity of trapezius electromyography to differences between work tasks - influence of gap definition and normalisation methods
G A Hansson
Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
J Electromyogr Kinesiol 10:103-15. 2000
..Normalisation to RVE, rather than MVE, improved sensitivity to differences between tasks, and reduced undesirable variability. Muscular rest was more sensitive to task differences than APDF percentiles...
- Bilateral actions of the reticulospinal tract on arm and shoulder muscles in the monkey: stimulus triggered averaging
Adam G Davidson
Neuroscience Graduate Studies Program, The Ohio State University, 1583 Perry Street, Rm 516G, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
Exp Brain Res 173:25-39. 2006
..Extensor and flexor muscles were studied at the wrist, elbow, and shoulder; muscles acting on the scapula were also studied...
- The relation between arm/shoulder problems and quality of life in breast cancer survivors: a cross-sectional and longitudinal study
Inger Lise Nesvold
National Resource Center for Late Effects, Department of Oncology, Oslo University Hospital and University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
J Cancer Surviv 5:62-72. 2011
..This cross-sectional and longitudinal study of breast cancer survivors (BCSs) examines the associations between arm/shoulder problems (ASPs), which consist of pain, restricted mobility and lymphedema, and different aspects of quality of ..
- Dysfunction of endogenous pain inhibition during exercise with painful muscles in patients with shoulder myalgia and fibromyalgia
Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
Pain 151:77-86. 2010
The aim of this study was to investigate how exercise influenced endogenous pain modulation in healthy controls, shoulder myalgia patients and fibromyalgia (FM) patients...
- Clinical outcome and imaging of arthroscopic single-row and double-row rotator cuff repair: a prospective randomized trial
Hsiao Li Ma
National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
Arthroscopy 28:16-24. 2012
- Arm/shoulder problems and insomnia symptoms in breast cancer survivors: cross-sectional, controlled and longitudinal observations
Alv A Dahl
National Resource Center for Late Effects, Department of Oncology, Oslo University Hospital and University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
Sleep Med 12:584-90. 2011
In breast cancer survivors (BCSs) the relation between insomnia symptoms and arm/shoulder problems has hardly been investigated...
- Comparison of shoulder flexibility, strength, and function between breast cancer survivors and healthy participants
Department of Clinical and Applied Movement Sciences, The University of North Florida, Jacksonville, FL, 32224, USA
J Cancer Surviv 5:167-74. 2011
..The purpose of this study was to compare ROM, strength, and shoulder function between breast cancer survivors and healthy, matched controls.
- Life-threatening airway edema resulting from prolonged shoulder arthroscopy
Steven L Orebaugh
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Southside, Pennsylvania 15203, USA
Anesthesiology 99:1456-8. 2003
- Special physical examination tests for superior labrum anterior posterior shoulder tears are clinically limited and invalid: a diagnostic systematic review
Department of Orthopedics, University of British Columbia, British Columbia, Canada
J Clin Epidemiol 62:558-63. 2009
..The purpose of this study was to critically evaluate these studies to determine if there was sufficient evidence to support the use of the SLAP physical examination tests as valid and reliable diagnostic test procedures...
- Suprascapular nerve block prolongs analgesia after nonarthroscopic shoulder surgery but does not improve outcome
Joseph M Neal
Department of Anesthesiology, Virginia Mason Medical Center, 1100 Ninth Avenue B2 AN, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
Anesth Analg 96:982-6, table of contents. 2003
Suprascapular nerve block (SSNB) reportedly improves analgesia and 24-h outcomes after arthroscopic shoulder surgery performed under general anesthesia...
- Combined lower body endurance and upper body resistance training improves performance and health parameters in healthy active elderly
Unité de Recherche PPEH, EA 3062, Universite de Saint Etienne, Service de Physiologie Clinique et de l Exercice, CHU de Saint Etienne, Médecine du Sport et Myologie, Pav 9, Hopital Bellevue, 42055, Saint Etienne Cedex 2, France
Eur J Appl Physiol 97:288-97. 2006
..V(O2) peak during leg cycling and arm cranking, isokinetic torque of knee extensor and shoulder abductor and the cross-sectional area (CSA) of several muscles from UB and LB were measured...
- Upper extremity overuse injuries in swimming. A discussion of swimmer's shoulder
E J Weldon
Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, John A. Burns School of Medicine, Honolulu, Hawaii
Clin Sports Med 20:423-38. 2001
Treatment of shoulder pain includes the following: 1. Avoid all painful activities. 2. A 2-week course of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medication and ice. 3...
- The accuracy of primary care teams in diagnosing disorders of the shoulder
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, University College Hospital, London, UK
J Eval Clin Pract 17:118-22. 2011
The aim of this retrospective, observational study was to determine the accuracy of diagnoses given by a multitude of primary care services to patients referred to an orthopaedic upper limb surgeon with a focus towards shoulder pathology.
- Anterior shoulder instability: accuracy of MR arthrography in the classification of anteroinferior labroligamentous injuries
Department of Radiology, Technische Universitat Munchen, Klinikum rechts der Isar, D 81675 Munich, Germany
Radiology 237:578-83. 2005
..To retrospectively evaluate the accuracy of magnetic resonance (MR) arthrography in the classification of anteroinferior labroligamentous injuries by using arthroscopy as the reference standard...
- SLAP tears of the glenoid labrum in contact athletes
Hope Hospital, Salford, United Kingdom
Clin J Sport Med 17:1-4. 2007
..To describe the distribution and clinical presentation of labral injuries in rugby players and the time taken for them to return to sports...
- Presence of finger extension and shoulder abduction within 72 hours after stroke predicts functional recovery: early prediction of functional outcome after stroke: the EPOS cohort study
Rinske H M Nijland
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Stroke 41:745-50. 2010
..In addition, the effect of the timing of assessment after stroke on the accuracy of prediction was investigated by measurements on days 5 and 9...
- Shoulder function in patients undergoing selective neck dissection with or without radiation and chemotherapy
Jeremy P Watkins
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
Head Neck 33:615-9. 2011
b>Shoulder function can be negatively affected during treatment of upper aerodigestive tract carcinoma...
- Analgesic effectiveness of a continuous versus single-injection interscalene block for minor arthroscopic shoulder surgery
Michael J Fredrickson
Auckland City Hospital, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Reg Anesth Pain Med 35:28-33. 2010
The utility of continuous perineural infusions for lesser painful shoulder procedures is not well established...
- Effects of cross-education on the muscle after a period of unilateral limb immobilization using a shoulder sling and swathe
Charlene R A Magnus
College of Kinesiology, University of Saskatchewan, 87 Campus Dr, Saskatoon, SK S7N 5B2, Canada
J Appl Physiol (1985) 109:1887-94. 2010
The purpose of this study was to apply cross-education during 4 wk of unilateral limb immobilization using a shoulder sling and swathe to investigate the effects on muscle strength, muscle size, and muscle activation...
- Task-dependent modulation of propriospinal inputs to human shoulder
Lynley V Roberts
Movement Neuroscience Laboratory, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
J Neurophysiol 100:2109-14. 2008
..The present study was conducted to determine whether a shoulder stabilizing muscle, infraspinatus (INF), is functionally integrated into the putative cervical propriospinal ..
- Comparison of setup accuracy of three different thermoplastic masks for the treatment of brain and head and neck tumors
Radiation Oncology Department, , St-Luc University Hospital, 10 Ave. Hippocrate, B-1200 Brussels, Belgium
Radiother Oncol 58:155-62. 2001
..different thermoplastic masks (Posifix): head mask with three fixation points (3 FP, ten patients), head and shoulder mask with four fixation points (4 FP, ten patients), head and shoulder mask with five fixation points (5 FP, four ..
- Postoperative analgesia for shoulder surgery: a critical appraisal and review of current techniques
M J Fredrickson
Department of Anaesthesiology, University of Auckland, Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand
Anaesthesia 65:608-24. 2010
b>Shoulder surgery is well recognised as having the potential to cause severe postoperative pain...
- Sedation with target-controlled propofol infusion during shoulder surgery under interscalene brachial plexus block in the sitting position: report of a series of 140 patients
Clinique Generale, Department of Anaesthesiology, Annecy, France
Eur J Anaesthesiol 22:853-7. 2005
The aim of this study was to assess target-controlled propofol infusion as a technique of sedation for shoulder surgery under interscalene brachial plexus block in the sitting position and to evaluate the effect of sedation on hypotensive/..
- Importance of volume and concentration for ropivacaine interscalene block in preventing recovery room pain and minimizing motor block after shoulder surgery
Michael J Fredrickson
Department of Anaesthesiology, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Anesthesiology 112:1374-81. 2010
This three-staged study estimated the volume and concentration of interscalene ropivacaine that would prevent recovery room pain after shoulder surgery under general anesthesia.
- Shoulder injuries in the overhead athlete
Kevin E Wilk
Physiotherapy Associates, Exton, PA, USA
J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 39:38-54. 2009
..When pitching, the overhead throwing athlete places extraordinary demands on the shoulder complex subsequent to the tremendous forces that are generated...
- Animal models for translational research on shoulder pathologies: from bench to bedside
Umile Giuseppe Longo
Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, Campus Bio Medico University, Rome, Italy
Sports Med Arthrosc 19:184-93. 2011
Several animal models have been used for in vivo and in vitro shoulder research...
- Neck and shoulder pain after laminoplasty. A noticeable complication
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Japan
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 21:1969-73. 1996
STUDY DESIGN: The authors retrospectively analyzed the prevalence and features of neck and shoulder pain (axial symptoms) after anterior interbody fusion and laminoplasty in patients with cervical spondylotic myelopathy...
- Muscle trigger points and pressure pain hyperalgesia in the shoulder muscles in patients with unilateral shoulder impingement: a blinded, controlled study
Department of Physical Therapy, Universidad Granada, Granada, Spain
Exp Brain Res 202:915-25. 2010
Our aim was to describe the differences in the presence of trigger points (TrPs) in the shoulder muscles and to investigate the presence of mechanical hypersensitivity in patients with unilateral shoulder impingement and healthy controls...
- The effectiveness of manual therapy in the management of musculoskeletal disorders of the shoulder: a systematic review
Chung Yee Cecilia Ho
School of Physiotherapy, University of Otago, 325 Great King Street, Dunedin North, PO Box 56, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
Man Ther 14:463-74. 2009
..the effectiveness of manual therapy (MT) techniques for the management of musculoskeletal disorders of the shoulder. Seven electronic databases were searched up to January 2007, and reference lists of retrieved articles and ..
- The Penn shoulder score: reliability and validity
Brian G Leggin
University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Presbyterian, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 36:138-51. 2006
..Psychometric evaluation of a cross-sectional survey...
- Shoulder abduction-induced reductions in reaching work area following hemiparetic stroke: neuroscientific implications
Theresa M Sukal
Department of Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences, Northwestern University, 645 N Michigan Ave, Suite 1100, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
Exp Brain Res 183:215-23. 2007
..substrates such as bulbospinal pathways as individuals with stroke are required to generate greater volitional shoulder abduction torques...
- A prospective study of computer users: I. Study design and incidence of musculoskeletal symptoms and disorders
Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
Am J Ind Med 41:221-35. 2002
A prospective study of computer users was performed to determine the occurrence of and evaluate risk factors for neck or shoulder (N/S) and hand or arm (H/A) musculoskeletal symptoms (MSS) and disorders (MSD).
- The reliability and validity of the Disabilities of Arm, Shoulder, and Hand, EuroQol-5D, Health Utilities Index, and Short Form-6D outcome instruments in patients with proximal humeral fractures
Gerard P Slobogean
Department of Orthopaedics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
J Shoulder Elbow Surg 19:342-8. 2010
The Disabilities of Arm, Shoulder, Hand (DASH), EuroQol-5D (EQ-5D), Health Utilities Index Mark 3 (HUI3), and Short Form (SF)-6D questionnaires are reliable and valid measures of functional outcome and health state values in patients with ..
- Are psychosocial factors, risk factors for symptoms and signs of the shoulder, elbow, or hand/wrist?: A review of the epidemiological literature
Paulien M Bongers
TNO Work and Employment, AS Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
Am J Ind Med 41:315-42. 2002
..Since then, additional reviews on this topic have been published; however, none of these focussed on upper limb problems...
- Responsiveness of the short form-36, disability of the arm, shoulder, and hand questionnaire, patient-rated wrist evaluation, and physical impairment measurements in evaluating recovery after a distal radius fracture
J C MacDermid
Hand and Upper Limb Centre, St Joseph s Health Centre, London, Ontario, Canada
J Hand Surg Am 25:330-40. 2000
..At each visit patients completed a short form-36, Disability of the Arm, Shoulder, and Hand questionnaire, and patient-rated wrist evaluation (PRWE)...
- Bilateral spike-triggered average effects in arm and shoulder muscles from the monkey pontomedullary reticular formation
Adam G Davidson
Neuroscience Graduate Studies Program, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
J Neurosci 27:8053-8. 2007
..formation (PMRF) neurons (309) were recorded simultaneously with electromyographic activity from arm and shoulder muscles in four monkeys performing arm-reaching tasks...
- Italian version of the Disability of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand (DASH) questionnaire. Cross-cultural adaptation and validation
Orthopedics Department, San Giacomo Hospital, Rome, Italy
J Hand Surg Br 28:179-86. 2003
An Italian version of the Disability of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand (DASH) questionnaire has been devised and its reliability and validity have been assessed in a cross-sectional study of 108 consecutive patients with upper extremity ..
- Development and psychometric evaluation of the Flexilevel Scale of Shoulder Function
Karon F Cook
Veterans Administration Parkinson s Disease Research, Education and Clinical Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
Med Care 41:823-35. 2003
Existing measures of self-reported shoulder function fail to measure effectively the full range of shoulder functioning...
- Locomotor function of forelimb protractor and retractor muscles of dogs: evidence of strut-like behavior at the shoulder
David R Carrier
Department of Biology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
J Exp Biol 211:150-62. 2008
..To test if the forelimb functions as an inverted strut at the shoulder during constant-speed running and to characterize the locomotor function of extrinsic muscles of the forelimb, we ..
- Should office workers spend fewer hours at their computer? A systematic review of the literature
Department of Public and Occupational Health, Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine EMGO, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Occup Environ Med 64:211-22. 2007
..a relationship between the duration of work time spent using the computer and the incidence of hand-arm and neck-shoulder symptoms and disorders. Several databases were systematically searched up to 6 November 2005...
- Statistical power and measurement allocation in ergonomic intervention studies assessing upper trapezius EMG amplitude. A case study of assembly work
Svend Erik Mathiassen
Division of Production Ergonomics, School of Technology and Society, Malmo University, SE 20506 Malmö, Sweden
J Electromyogr Kinesiol 12:45-57. 2002
..The paper suggests a procedure of how to retrieve and use exposure variability information as an aid when studies are planned, and how to allocate measurements efficiently...
- Magnitude of late effects of breast cancer treatments on shoulder function: a systematic review
Pamela K Levangie
Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, CT 06825 1000, USA
Breast Cancer Res Treat 116:1-15. 2009
Late effects of treatment for breast cancer on shoulder function have been documented by a number of investigators; however, many studies include only prevalence data...
- Factors affecting healing rates after arthroscopic double-row rotator cuff repair
Robert Z Tashjian
Department of Orthopaedics, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, 84108, USA
Am J Sports Med 38:2435-42. 2010
..Double-row arthroscopic rotator cuff repairs were developed to improve initial biomechanical strength of repairs to improve healing rates. Despite biomechanical improvements, failure of healing remains a clinical problem...
- Acute response to precision, time pressure and mental demand during simulated computer work
Department of Research in VDU work, National Institute of Occupational Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
Scand J Work Environ Health 26:299-305. 2000
The electromyographic (EMG) activity of shoulder and forearm muscles was recorded during a standardized computer task with different combinations of time pressure, precision demands, and mental demands to study the interaction of these ..
- A prospective clinical registry of ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia for ambulatory shoulder surgery
Spencer S Liu
Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital for Special Surgery, 535 East 70th St, New York, NY 10021, USA
Anesth Analg 111:617-23. 2010
..Interscalene blocks are effective for shoulder arthroscopy, and ultrasound guidance may reduce risk...
- Rehabilitation of scapular muscle balance: which exercises to prescribe?
Ann M Cools
University Hospital Ghent, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences and Physiotherapy, De Pintelaan 185, 6K3, B9000 Ghent, Belgium
Am J Sports Med 35:1744-51. 2007
..exercises for the scapular muscles are used in the treatment of scapulothoracic dysfunction related to shoulder injury...
- Resting position variables at the shoulder: evidence to support a posture-impairment association
John D Borstad
Physical Therapy Division, Ohio State University, 516 Atwell Hall, 453 W Tenth Ave, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
Phys Ther 86:549-57. 2006
A relationship between posture and impairment at the shoulder is theorized, but not supported by evidence. It is proposed that posture and impairment are not directly related, but linked by movement dysfunction...
- Measuring shoulder function: a systematic review of four questionnaires
Jean Sébastien Roy
McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Arthritis Rheum 61:623-32. 2009
To conduct a systematic review of the quality and content of the psychometric evidence relating to 4 shoulder disability scales: the Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder, and Hand (DASH) questionnaire, the Shoulder Pain and Disability Index (..
- Comparison of patient-reported breast, arm, and shoulder symptoms and body image after radiotherapy for early breast cancer: 5-year follow-up in the randomised Standardisation of Breast Radiotherapy (START) trials
Clinical Trials and Statistics Unit ICR CTSU, Section of Clinical Trials, The Institute of Cancer Research, Sutton, Surrey, UK
Lancet Oncol 11:231-40. 2010
..We assessed these measures in a quality-of-life study that was part of the randomised START (Standardisation of Breast Radiotherapy) trials...
- Coupling of eye, finger, elbow, and shoulder movements during manual aiming
W F Helsen
Department of Kenesiology, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
J Mot Behav 32:241-8. 2000
Temporal and spatial coupling of point of gaze (PG) and movements of the finger, elbow, and shoulder during a speeded aiming task were examined...
- A prospective, randomized, controlled trial comparing ultrasound versus nerve stimulator guidance for interscalene block for ambulatory shoulder surgery for postoperative neurological symptoms
Spencer S Liu
Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill College of Medicine of Cornell University, 535 East 70th St, New York City, NY 10021, USA
Anesth Analg 109:265-71. 2009
..performed this randomized clinical trial comparing ultrasound versus nerve stimulator-guided interscalene blocks for shoulder arthroscopy to determine whether ultrasound could reduce the incidence of postoperative neurological symptoms.
- A trial into the effectiveness of soft tissue massage in the treatment of shoulder pain
Paul A van den Dolder
Physiotherapy Department, Auburn Hospital, Auburn, NSW 2144, Australia
Aust J Physiother 49:183-8. 2003
..the effects of soft tissue massage on range of motion, reported pain and reported function in patients with shoulder pain...
- The efficacy of physiotherapy upon shoulder function following axillary dissection in breast cancer, a randomized controlled study
Carien H G Beurskens
Centre for Allied Health Research, Department of Physiotherapy, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, P, O, Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
BMC Cancer 7:166. 2007
Many patients suffer from severe shoulder complaints after breast cancer surgery and axillary lymph node dissection. Physiotherapy has been clinically observed to improve treatment of these patients...
- Visual loss and ophthalmoplegia after shoulder surgery
M Tariq Bhatti
Department of Ophthalmology, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville 32610 0284, USA
Anesth Analg 96:899-902, table of contents. 2003
..The etiology of postoperative visual loss and eye movement dysfunction is complex and multifactorial. In many cases, more than one perioperative factor may be associated with an adverse ophthalmic outcome...