Best reviewers of 2018

The KSSTA Editors are very proud and pleased to announce the Best Reviewers 2018. Please join us in congratulating: Hanna Björnsson Hallgren (Sweden), Sufian Ahmad (Germany) and Takeshi Muneta (Japan).  

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KSSTA activity reached a record high

KSSTA activity reached a record all time high in January 2019. A total of 164 manuscripts were submitted in the first month of 2019. And this was in line with our performance in the year of 2018. In 2018, 1750 manuscripts were submitted to KSSTA, which is approximately 10% more

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KSSTA Partner Programme launched with AGA and SFA

  Dear Friends, We are always happy to come bearing good news! In yet another milestone for ESSKA and especially for KSSTA, an official “Journal Partner Society Programme” agreement has been signed with our Affiliated Societies — AGA – Society for Arthoscopy and Joint Surgery and  SFA — French-speaking Arthroscopy

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KSSTA Numbers

  • Impact factor

  • Section Rank in Orthopedics

    10 of 77
  • Section Rank in Surgery

    36 of 200

Abstracted/Indexed in: PubMed/Medline, Science Citation Index/Journal Citation Report

ISSN 0942-2056 Print
ISSN 1433-7347 Online

Published Ahead of Print

Title Date
Young age, female gender, Caucasian race, and workers’ compensation claim are risk factors for reoperation following arthroscopic ACL reconstruction 2019-12-07
The latissimus dorsi tendon functions as an external rotator after arthroscopic-assisted transfer for massive irreparable posterosuperior rotator cuff tears 2019-12-06
Central patellar portal placement frequently provokes anterior knee compartment radiological abnormalities in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction 2019-12-05
Quantitative T2 mapping-based tendon healing is related to the clinical outcomes during the first year after arthroscopic rotator cuff repair 2019-12-05
Dynamic contact area ratio in shoulder instability: an innovative diagnostic technique measuring interplay of bony lesions 2019-12-05
Increased femoral anteversion is associated with inferior clinical outcomes after MPFL reconstruction and combined tibial tubercle osteotomy for the treatment of recurrent patellar instability 2019-12-04
Better functional outcomes for ORIF in tibial eminence fracture treatment: a national comparative multicentric study of ORIF vs ARIF 2019-12-03
Soaking of autografts in vancomycin is highly effective in preventing postoperative septic arthritis after revision anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction 2019-12-03
A landmark-based 3D analysis reveals a narrower tibial plateau and patella in trochlear dysplastic knees 2019-12-02
Treatment of AC-joint instability: what seems to be a small thing still leaves us with numerous open questions 2019-12-01
Reply to the letter to the editor: Comment on “Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction performed within 12 months of the index injury is associated with a lower rate of medial meniscus tears” 2019-12-01
Comment on: ‘Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction performed within 12 months of the index injury is associated with a lower rate of medial meniscus tears’ by Mok et al. 2019-12-01
Clavicle and coracoid process periprosthetic fractures as late post-operative complications in arthroscopically assisted acromioclavicular joint stabilization 2019-12-01
Magnetic resonance arthrography is insufficiently accurate to diagnose biceps lesions prior to rotator cuff repair 2019-12-01
Ten percent re-dislocation rate 13 years after the arthroscopic Bankart procedure 2019-12-01
Superior clavicle drilling points and fluoroscopic inclination for anatomic coracoclavicular ligament reconstruction: a cadaveric study 2019-12-01
The effect of concomitant coracohumeral ligament release in arthroscopic rotator cuff repair to prevent postoperative stiffness: a retrospective comparative study 2019-12-01
ACTN3 single nucleotide polymorphism is associated with non-contact musculoskeletal soft-tissue injury incidence in elite professional football players 2019-12-01
Satisfactory mid-term outcome of subacromial balloon spacer for the treatment of irreparable rotator cuff tears 2019-12-01
Arthroscopic subscapularis augmentation combined with capsulolabral reconstruction is safe and reliable 2019-12-01

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