Return to sports bridge program improves outcomes, decreases ipsilateral knee re‐injury and contralateral knee injury rates post‐ACL reconstruction
The authors found that supplementing primary ACL reconstruction and standard physical therapy with a return to sports bridge program prior to release to unrestricted sports performance was effective at improving patient outcomes and decreasing ipsilateral knee re-injury and contralateral knee injury rates. The article can be reached at: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00167-020-06162-7Read More
Creation of a specialist core curriculum for the European Society for Sports traumatology, Knee surgery and Arthroscopy (ESSKA)
Are you aware that ESSKA developed a new specialist core curriculum? Watch the video the learn more about it. To read the open – access article in our latest October issue, follow this link: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00167-020-06210-2Read More
Medial compartment defects progress at a more rapid rate than lateral cartilage defects in older adults with minimal to moderate knee osteoarthritis (OA): data from the OA initiative
Data from the Osteoarthritis Initiative published by authors from the Ohio State University suggest that medial compartment cartilage defects progress more rapidly compared to the lateral compartment. Risk factors include kissing lesions, higher BMI and limb malalignment. To read the full article, click on this link: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00167-018-5202-1Read More
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 theRead More
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)Read More
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Section Rank in Orthopedics10 of 77
Section Rank in Surgery36 of 200
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ISSN 0942-2056 Print
ISSN 1433-7347 Online
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