American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society recognizes 3 influential papers

Written by Jessica Kim Cohen | August 11, 2016 | Print  |

The American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society recognized three scientific papers at its annual meeting, which took place in Toronto, Canada.

The honorees are as follows:


J. Leonard Goldner Award (for best basic science paper): "Can Initial PROMIS Scores Predict Outcome for Foot and Ankle Patients?" authored by Bryant S. Ho, MD; Jeff R. Houck, PT, PhD; Adolph S. Flemister, MD; John Ketz, MD; Benedict F. DiGiovanni, MD; Irvin C. Oh, MD and Judith F. Baumhauer, MD, MPH, MS.


Roger A. Mann Award (for best clinical paper): "Comparison of All-Inside Arthroscopic and Open Techniques in Treatment for Chronic Lateral Ankle Instability: A Prospective Randomized Trial" authored by Young Koo Lee, MD, PhD; Eui Dong Yeo, MD; Kyung-tai Lee MD, PhD and Sun Geon Lee, MD.


International Federation of Foot and Ankle Societies Award (for best international paper): "Peroneal Tendon Repairs: Can Tenodesis or Allograft Reconstruction Restore Physiologic Loading of the Peroneus Brevis and Peroneus Longus Tendons?" authored by Manuel J. Pellegrini, MD; Richard R. Glisson, BS; Takumi Matsumoto, MD, PhD; Adam Schiff, MD; Lior Laver, MD; Mark E. Easley, MD and James A. Nunley, MD.


AOFAS also released a podcast interview on its website with Manuel J. Pellegrini, MD, the lead author of this year's best international paper. AOFAS will release interviews with lead authors from the other two papers in September and October.


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