Best Papers Awards 2018-19

Confined, not stagnant…we carry on!  KSSTA honour our mainstay, our AUTHORS, with the KSSTA Best Papers Awards 2018-19! Among many brilliant studies submitted and accepted in the past 2 years, we would like to present the winners: Christoph Becher et al., Arthroscopic Microfracture vs. Arthroscopic Autologous Matrix-Induced Chondrogenesis for the

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Best reviewers of 2019

We happily present the KSSTA Best Reviewers for 2019 and thank them for their excellent contribution and great work: Riccardo Compagnoni (Italy), Daniel Guenther (Germany) and Kanto Nagai (Japan)

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KSSTA Numbers

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  • 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
Increased femoral antetorsion correlates with higher degrees of lateral retropatellar cartilage degeneration, further accentuated in genu valgum 2020-08-12
The sagittal geometry of the trochlear groove could be described as a circle: an intraoperative assessment with navigation 2020-08-12
Press-fit fixation in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction yields low graft failure and revision rates: a systematic review and meta-analysis 2020-08-12
Variable rotation of the femur does not affect outcome with patient specific alignment navigated balanced TKA 2020-08-11
Cross-cultural validation of Hindi version Knee Injury and Osteoarthritis Outcome Score (KOOS) in osteoarthritis knee 2020-08-10
Active heel-slide exercise therapy facilitates the functional and proprioceptive enhancement following total knee arthroplasty compared to continuous passive motion 2020-08-10
Creation of a specialist core curriculum for the European Society for Sports traumatology, Knee surgery and Arthroscopy (ESSKA) 2020-08-10
No differences in clinical outcomes and graft healing between anteromedial and central femoral tunnel placement after single bundle ACL reconstruction 2020-08-09
Trends of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction in children and young adolescents in Italy show a constant increase in the last 15 years 2020-08-08
The signal intensity of preoperative magnetic resonance imaging has predictive value for determining the arthroscopic reparability of the anterior talofibular ligament 2020-08-08
Distal avulsion of reconstituted hamstring tendons 2020-08-07
Excellent medium-term survival of an all-inside tensionable knotted suture device justifies repair of most meniscal tears encountered during reconstructive knee ligament surgery 2020-08-07
Meniscal ramp lesions should be considered in anterior cruciate ligament-injured knees, especially with larger instability or longer delay before surgery 2020-08-07
Clinical outcomes after anterior cruciate ligament injury: panther symposium ACL injury clinical outcomes consensus group 2020-08-06
High incidence of (osteo)chondral lesions in ankle fractures 2020-08-06
Proximal adductor avulsions are rarely isolated but usually involve injury to the PLAC and pectineus: descriptive MRI findings in 145 athletes 2020-08-06
Patellar denervation does not reduce post-operative anterior knee pain after primary total knee arthroplasty with patellar resurfacing 2020-08-05
Truncated-pyramid shape simulation for the measurement of femoral intercondylar notch volume can detect the volume difference between ACL-injured and intact subjects 2020-08-05
Outcomes are comparable using free bone block autografts versus allografts for the management of anterior shoulder instability with glenoid bone loss: a systematic review and meta-analysis of “The Non-Latarjet” 2020-08-04
Arthroscopic Bankart repair with all-suture anchors does not cause important glenoid bone osteolysis: a volumetric CT study of 143 anchors 2020-08-04

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