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Welcome to SAGE Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine News. Read on to discover impactful research from the leading journals in Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, including new special issues and noteworthy articles. Don’t forget to keep up-to-date with the latest calls for papers and submit your manuscript to our journals!

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Special Collections and Content

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Geriatric Orthopaedic Surgery & Rehabilitation

Special Collection on Hip Fracture Care for 2020: Best Care, Best Value

This special collection will focus on the strategies for meeting the challenges of providing cost-effective and evidence-based care for the geriatric hip fracture patient population. The primary aim of this project is to provide the readership with the tools to better understand how to measure and optimize the value of the care provided to geriatric hip fracture patients.

Deadline extended to January 1, 2020.

Call for papers

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Foot & Ankle Orthopaedics

Check out FAO’s compiled collection of essential reviews covering all aspects of foot and ankle surgery.

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Foot & Ankle International

Influence of Tibial Component Position on Altered Kinematics Following Total Ankle Arthroplasty During Simulated Gait

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American Journal of Sports Medicine

Lateral Meniscal Allograft Transplantation With Bone Block and Suture-Only Techniques Partially Restores Knee Kinematics and Forces

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Global Spine Journal

From the GSJ Symposia at Global Spine Congress 2019:

Essentials on How to Write a Paper with Deputy Editor Michael Fehlings

Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Elective Spine Surgery: National Prevalence and Inpatient Outcomes

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Journal News

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Journal of Rehabilitation and Assistive Technologies Engineering

We're happy to announce that Journal of Rehabilitation and Assistive Technologies Engineering is now indexed in PubMed Central (PMC)!

As we continue to establish the Journal as a recognized authority in the field of rehabilitation and assistive technologies, we are seeking Guest Editors for Special Collections on topics of high current interest that fall within the scope of the Journal. Read our Guest Editor Guidelines and submit your proposal.

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Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine

We are pleased to announce that Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine has achieved an impact factor of 2.589*!

Ranked 22/76 in Orthopedics

Ranked 25/83 in Sports Sciences

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Prosthetics and Orthotics International

Impact Factor increased to 1.482*.

Welcome new Editors:

  • Stefania Fatone, Northwestern University Prosthetics-Orthotics Center, USA
  • Nerrolyn Ramstrand, Jönköping University, Sweden
  • Brian J. Hafner, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
  • Michael Dillon, La Trobe University, Australia

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Top-Read Articles

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The Use of Carbon-Fiber-Reinforced (CFR) PEEK Material in Orthopedic Implants: A Systematic Review by Chuan Silvia Li, Christopher Vannabouathong, Sheila Sprague, and Mohit Bhandari

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Incidence of and Risk Factors for Venous Thromboembolism After Foot and Ankle Surgery by Samuel R. Huntley, Eildar Abyar, Eva J. Lehtonen, Harshadkumar A. Patel, Sameer Naranje, and Ashish Shah


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Clinical and Radiological Evaluation of Subscapular Suture Integrity in Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty by Alexandre Almeida, Daniel C. Agostini, Cristiano Raymondi, Pedro Guarise, Nayvaldo Couto de Almeida, and Guilherme A. Stangherlini.

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Adaptation of Running Biomechanics to Repeated Barefoot Running: A Randomized Controlled Study by Karsten Hollander, Dominik Liebl, Stephanie Meining, Klaus Mattes, Steffen Willwacher, and Astrid Zech

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Return to Sports and Physical Activities After First Metatarsophalangeal Joint Arthrodesis in Young Patients by Rachael J. Da Cunha, Aoife MacMahon, Mackenzie T. Jones, Aleksander Savenkov, Jonathan Deland, Matthew Roberts, David Levine, Andrew Elliot, John Kennedy, Mark Drakos, and Scott J. Ellis


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Reconstruction of the Medial Ulnar Collateral Ligament of the Elbow: Biomechanical Comparison of a Novel Anatomic Technique to the Docking Technique by Christopher L. Camp, Christopher Bernard, Bill Benavitz, John Konicek, David W. Altchek, and Joshua S. Dines

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One-Year Results of the Pilot Multicentre Randomised Trial of Preoperative Focused Cardiac Ultrasound in Hip Fracture Surgery by David J. Canty, Johan Heiberg, Yang Yang, Alistair G. Royse, Swaroop Margale, Nagesh Nanjappa, David A. Scott, Andrea B. Maier, Daniel I. Sessler, Alwin Chuan, Andrew J. Palmer, Andrew Bucknill, Craig J. French, and Colin F. Royse





Call for Papers


Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Arthroplasty

The Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Arthroplasty (JSEA) is a peer-reviewed, open access medical journal that provides an international forum for discussion and dissemination of knowledge in the field of shoulder and elbow replacement and joint reconstruction. In view of the changing market and procedures, this journal is a source of reference and research for the development of these new technologies and practices. With the changes in healthcare and the move towards value-based medicine, there is also a need for more outcome studies focused on upper extremity arthroplasty. These studies will be required to ensure reimbursement for arthroplasty procedures and care.


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Geriatric Orthopaedic Surgery & Rehabilitation

Geriatric Orthopaedic Surgery & Rehabilitation (GOS) is a peer-reviewed open access journal that provides clinical information concerning musculoskeletal conditions affecting geriatric orthopaedic patients. Primary readership includes orthopaedic surgeons and anesthesiologists, geriatricians, and other physicians. The journal accepts original articles, case reports, case studies, and technical perspectives

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Global Spine Journal

Global Spine Journal (GSJ) is an open access, peer-reviewed journal which focuses on the study and treatment of spinal disorders, including diagnosis, operative and non-operative treatment options, surgical techniques, and emerging research and clinical developments.

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Journal of Orthopaedic surgery

Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery is an open access peer-reviewed journal publishing original reviews and research articles on all aspects of orthopaedic surgery. It is the official journal of the Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Association. The journal welcomes and will publish materials of a diverse nature, from basic science research to clinical trials and surgical techniques.

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Foot & Ankle Orthopaedics

Foot & Ankle Orthopaedics (FAO) is a scholarly journal of the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS). This open access medical journal emphasizes surgical and medical management of foot and ankle disorders with a specific focus on reconstructive, trauma, and sports-related conditions utilizing the latest technological advances. FAO offers original peer-reviewed articles including: clinical and basic science research, meta-analyses, systematic and topical reviews, case reviews, hot topics, research designs and technique tips. This journal is an ideal resource for orthopaedic surgeons, fellows, residents, and allied health providers interested in providing the latest in evidenced-based foot and ankle care.

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HIP International

HIP International is the official journal of the European Hip Society. It is the only international, peer-reviewed journal dedicated to diseases of the hip. HIP International considers contributions relating to hip surgery, traumatology of the hip, prosthetic surgery, biomechanics, and basic sciences relating to the hip. HIP International invites reviews from leading specialists with the aim of informing its readers of current evidence-based best practice.


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Hand Therapy

Hand Therapy is calling for papers that are relevant to hand therapy, hand rehabilitation and related fields.

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Upcoming Conferences

Conference Name: 74th Annual Meeting of the ASSH

The Annual Meeting of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand takes place in Las Vegas, Nevada. The ASSH is the oldest and most prestigious medical society dedicated to the hand and upper extremity.

September 5-7, 2019 | Las Vegas, NV, USA

Conference Name: AOFAS Annual Meeting 2019

Join colleagues in Chicago for AOFAS (American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society) Annual Meeting 2019 and the AOFAS 50th Anniversary Celebration. The premier meeting for foot and ankle education, AOFAS Annual Meeting features renowned speakers, the latest research and surgical advancements, and opportunities to connect with orthopaedic specialists from around the world.

September 12-15, 2019 | Chicago, IL, USA

Conference Name: ICRS 2019 World Congress

The ICRS (International Cartilage Regeneration & Joint Preservation Society) 2019 World Congress Vancouver will deliver a first rate program on the state of the art, and the future, of cartilage repair and management of early arthritis.

October 5-8, 2019 | Vancouver, BC, Canada