Alwin Jäger Best Video Award
This award, sponsored by the Alwin Jäger Foundation, is given for the best submitted video about technical procedures and surgical tricks and pearls. The video should include spoken comments. The prize: 2,500 EUR
Petri Sillanpää (Finland): Flat adductor Magnus MPFL Reconstruction Technique
Award for Best Paper in Ligament and Biomechanics
This award, sponsored by Smith & Nephew, is given to the best paper about ligament healing and biomechanics in orthopaedic sports medicine. The prize goes to the recipient’s institution to be used for the research or education in this field. S&N has no influence on determining the winning recipient(s). The prize: 2,000 EUR
Christoph Kittl (Germany): The role of the lateral meniscus in restraining knee laxity in the ACL-deficient knee
Maria Tuca (Chile): Postermedial corner injuries: Can we predict healing potential?
KSSTA/JEO Awards 2018
The following Awards are sponsored by the ESSKA Foundation.
JEO Best Paper Award
This award is given to an author who has published in JEO during the two years prior to the Congress. A jury of Editorial Board members will shortlist and select the winner using an independent scoring system. The prize: 500 EUR
No application necessary.
Benjamin B. Rothrauff (USA) (Piya-on Numpaisal, Brian B. Lauro, Peter G. Alexander, Richard E. Debski, Volker Musahl, Rocky S. Tuan): Augmented repair of radial meniscus tear with biomimetic electrospun scaffold: an in vitro mechanical analysis
ESSKA Abstract Awards 2018
ESSKA is proud to give the following awards to those who make significant contributions to research in degenerative joint diseases and orthopaedic sports medicine. These Awards are sponsored by the ESSKA Foundation.
Theo Van Rens Best Paper Award
The Award is given for the best scientific presentation amongst the eight highest ranked abstracts from the review process. The prize: 3,000 EUR. Additionally, the winning paper will be published in KSSTA. The Star Paper Session is scheduled on Wednesday, 9 May 2018, 17:30-18:30, Hall Armadillo. Please see the competing presentations and speakers here >
Basic Scientist Travel Grants
ESSKA supports Basic Scientists and provides financial support for four selected Basic Scientists enabling them to attend the 18th ESSKA Congress. Selection will be made by the Basic Science Committee of ESSKA based on the excellence of the basic science abstracts. The presenting author will receive 500 EUR to cover travel and accommodation expenses to attend the Congress.
Ran Atzmon (Israel): An Anatomical Study of the Indirect Head of the Rectus Femoris Tendon with Clinical Applications to Arthroscopic Labral Reconstruction Surgery
Cécile Toanen (France): Coracoacromial ligament thickness and Rotator Cuff Tendinopathy: Validation and reproducibility of two measures methods using MRI based imaging
Daniel Guss (USA): Arthroscopic Assessment of the Ankle Syndesmosis in a Cadaveric Model: The ASA Tool Quantifying Stability and Instability
Rodolfo Morales-Avalos (Spain): A new Morphological Classification of the Anterior Inferior Iliac Spine. Relevance in Subspine Hip Impingement