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Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine News

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.

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Special Issues


HIP International

HIP International has published a special issue highlighting Editor’s Choice articles from the past two years.



Special Issue: Spine Trauma Treatment: Recommendations of the Spine Section of the German Society for Orthopaedics and Trauma (DGOU)

This special issue brings together all of the relevant aspects of spinal trauma treatment. It systematically follows the medical aspects and focuses specifically on the indications for treatment.


Journal News


Prosthetics and Orthotics International

Prosthetics and Orthotics International is relaunching in 2019

New Editors from 2019:

Stefania Fatone, Northwestern University Prosthetics-Orthotics Center, USA

Nerrolyn Ramstrand, Jönköping University, Sweden

Brian J. Hafner, University of Washington, Seatle, USA

Michael Dillon, La Trobe University, Australia

More developments to come!

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Geriatric Orthopaedic Surgery & Rehabilitation

GOS is now indexed in Journal Citation Reports®! Impact Factor coming soon!

Geriatric Orthopaedic Surgery & Rehabilitation (GOS) is a peer-reviewed open access journal that provides clinical information concerning musculoskeletal conditions affecting geriatric orthopaedic patients, including care and subsequent rehabilitation. Primary readership includes orthopaedic surgeons and anesthesiologists, geriatricians, and other physicians.



Top-Read Articles




Zirconia-Based Biomaterials for Hard Tissue Reconstruction by Terawat Tosiriwatanapong and Weerachai Singhatanadgit


The Infinity Total Ankle System: Early Clinical Results With 2- to 4-Year Follow-up by Murray Penner, MD, FRCSC, W. Hodges Davis, MD, Kevin Wing, MD, FRCSC, Thomas Bemenderfer, MD, Feras Waly, MD, FRCSC, and Robert B. Anderson, MD


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Quantitative T2 MRI Mapping and 12-Month Follow-up in a Randomized, Blinded, Placebo Controlled Trial of Bone Marrow Aspiration and Concentration for Osteoarthritis of the Knees by Shane A. Shapiro, Jennifer R. Arthurs, Michael G. Heckman, Joseph M. Bestic, Shari E. Kazmerchak, Nancy N. Diehl, Abba C. Zubair, and Mary I. O’Connor


Contact Sports as a Risk Factor for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: A Systematic Review by Ronen Blecher, MD, PhD, Michael A. Elliott, MD, Emre Yilmaz, MD, Joseph R. Dettori, PhD, Rod J. Oskouian, MD, Akil Patel, MD, Andrew Clarke, FRCS (Orth), Mike Hutton, FRACS (Orth), Robert McGuire, MD, Robert Dunn, MBBA6, John DeVine, MD, Bruce Twaddle, BHB, MBChB, FRACS, and Jens R. Chapman, MD



How Does Frailty Factor Into Mortality Risk Assessment of a Middle-Aged and Geriatric Trauma Population? by Sanjit R. Konda, MD, Ariana Lott, BA, Hesham Saleh, MD, Sebastian Schubl, MD, Jeffrey Chan, MD, and Kenneth A. Egol, MD


The use of tPA in the Treatment of Frostbite: A Systematic Review by Richard L. Hutchison, Hannah M. Miller, and Spencer K. Michalke

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.



Journal of Rehabilitation and Assistive Technologies Engineering

The Journal of Rehabilitation and Assistive Technologies Engineering is an interdisciplinary journal welcoming submissions on the engineering aspects and their practical applications of rehabilitation and assistive technologies.

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Call for papers that are relevant to hand therapy, hand rehabilitation and related fields

Hand Therapy is a multidisciplinary journal dedicated to publishing the theory and practice of hand therapy and related fields.

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Bone and Tissue Regeneration Insights

Bone and Tissue Regeneration Insights is an international, peer reviewed, open access journal that focuses on all aspects of tissue, tendon, bone and nerve healing and regeneration, including bone regeneration and remodelling, Osseo integration, fracture and wound healing, and nerve regeneration. The journal aims to promote understanding of healing and regeneration and the molecular and cellular levels and methods of assisting these processes, as well as mediating factors, implants and associated technologies.

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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.

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Therapeutic Advances in Musculoskeletal Disease

Therapeutic Advances in Musculoskeletal Disease (TAMD) is a peer-reviewed open access journal which focuses on pioneering efforts and innovative studies across all areas of rheumatology, osteoporosis and related disciplines.

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Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery

Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery (OSJ) is a peer-reviewed, open access journal which focusses on publishing original reviews and research articles on all aspects of orthopaedic surgery. 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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Sports Health

Sports Health: A Multidisciplinary Approach is an indispensable resource for all medical professionals involved in the training and care of the competitive or recreational athlete, including primary care physicians, orthopaedic surgeons, physical therapists, athletic trainers and other medical and health care professionals.

Published bimonthly, Sports Health is a collaborative publication from the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM), the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM), the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA), and the American Academy of Sports Physical Therapy (AASPT).

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Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine

The Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine (OJSM), developed by the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM), is a global, peer-reviewed, open access journal that combines the interests of researchers and clinical practitioners across orthopaedic sports medicine, arthroscopy, and knee and shoulder arthroplasty.

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Upcoming Conferences

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Annual Meeting

Visit the SAGE booth at the AAOS Annual Meeting. Founded in 1933, the Academy is the preeminent provider of musculoskeletal education to orthopaedic surgeons and others in the world.

March 12-16, 2019 | Las Vegas, NV

American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) Annual Meeting

The AMSSM Annual Meeting is the premier educational meeting for sports medicine physicians and healthcare providers, and it highlights the latest research and medical practices to enhance the care of sports medicine patients.

April 12-17, 2019 | Houston, TX

2019 Arthroscopy Association of North American (AANA) Annual Meeting

Join leaders in minimally-invasive orthopaedic surgery as they convene at the world’s largest arthroscopy-focused event of the year.

May 2-4, 2019 | Orlando, FL

12th Biennial ISAKOS Congress

The ISAKOS Congress continues to be considered the premier international meeting, providing a unique opportunity for attendees to share, discuss and learn the latest advancements in arthroscopy, knee surgery and sports medicine.

May 12-16, 2019 | Cancun, Mexico

8th Annual Global Spine Congress (GSC)

The Global Spine Congress is one of the biggest gatherings for thousands of spine surgeons from all over the world. The congress provides an outstanding forum to exchange ideas, network with fellow spine professionals, and to learn about the latest research, techniques, and technologies in spine surgery.

The GSC will feature an exciting and unique scientific program with parallel sessions for three full days, covering a wide range of spine related topics.

May 15-18, 2019 | Toronto, Ontario, Canada

National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) 70th Clinical Symposia & AT Expo

This three-day event includes hundreds of educational sessions in many different learning formats and the largest exhibit of athletic training products in the world to stay updated on the latest innovations in the market.

June 24-27, 2019 | Las Vegas, NV

American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) Annual Meeting

Join orthopaedic surgeons and other professionals who provide comprehensive health services for the care of athletes and active people at the AOSSM Annual Meeting. New in 2019 is the Sports Health Symposium, a workshop dedicated to the collaborative approach to athlete care.

July 11-14, 2019 | Boston, MA

American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS) Annual Meeting 2019

Join your colleagues in Chicago for AOFAS 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



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