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Singular CONGRESS BONUS for all! Get FREE access* to read and download the TOP-FIVE articles handpicked by the KSSTA
Editor-in-Chief, Jón Karlsson. Read, download and share with your colleagues and invite them to share with more!







Almasri, M., Simunovic, N., Heels-Ansdell, D. et al. Femoroacetabular impingement surgery leads to early pain relief but minimal functional gains past 6 months: experience from the FIRST trial. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 29, 1362–1369 (2021).

Beaufils, P., Seil, R., Becker, R. et al. The orthopaedic community does not oppose the non-surgical treatment of degenerative meniscal lesions. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 29, 329–332 (2021).

Berthold, D.P., Muench, L.N., Herbst, E. et al. High prevalence of a deep lateral femoral notch sign in patients with anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and concomitant posterior root tears of the lateral meniscus. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 29, 1018–1024 (2021).

Resende, V.A.C., Neto, A.C., Nunes, C. et al. Higher age, female gender, osteoarthritis and blood transfusion protect against periprosthetic joint infection in total hip or knee arthroplasties: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 29, 8–43 (2021).

Williams, A., Becker, R. & Amis, A. The medial collateral ligament: the neglected ligament. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 28, 3698–3699 (2020).

*offer valid from 9 May-9 June 2021

Journals Methodological Course for Evidence Synthesis in Medicine

The ESSKA Journals, KSSTA and JEO, are offering a ONE-DAY ONLINE Methodological Course for Evidence Synthesis in Medicine. The course discusses the importance of Systematic Reviews for analysing evidence-based medicine in orthopaedics and will help authors improve their knowledge in performing reviews and meta-analyses in a more methodological and standardised way.

ONLY 40 SEATS available on a first-come-first-served basis
When: 9 April 2021, 09:00-17:00 CET
Fee: ESSKA members 50 €, Non-members 70 € 



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 Treatment of Articular Cartilage Defects of the Talus

Ashley L. Kapron et al., Isolated focal cartilage and labral defects in patients with femoroacetabular impingement syndrome may represent new, unique injury patterns