Published: 2019-04-24 12:26 | Updated: 2019-04-24 12:34

Publication on traumatic knee injury in children receives Hughston Award 2019

The American Journal of Sports Medicine have selected the paper “Operative Repair of Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Injury Versus Knee Brace in Children With an Acute First-Time Traumatic Patellar Dislocation: A Randomized Controlled Trial” as the winner of the 2019 Hughston Award.

The prize, which is given for the most outstanding paper that appeared in the American Journal of Sports Medicine in 2018, will be deilvered at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicines Annual Meeting in Boston in July 2019. Author of the prized paper is Per-Mats Janarv, from the group Sports Medicine, together with Marie Askenberger, Eva Bengtsson-Mostrom, Wilhelmina Ekstrom, Elizabeth A. Arendt, Anna Hellsten and Christina Mikkelsen.

Per-Mats Janarv

Publikation

Operative Repair of Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Injury Versus Knee Brace in Children With an Acute First-Time Traumatic Patellar Dislocation: A Randomized Controlled Trial.
Askenberger M, Bengtsson Moström E, Ekström W, Arendt E, Hellsten A, Mikkelsen C, et al
Am J Sports Med 2018 Aug;46(10):2328-2340

The Hughston Award is given annually for the most outstanding paper appearing in the American Journal of Sports Medicine (AJSM) prior to the award. Jack C. Hughston, the founder of AJSM, is one of the pioneers in sports medicine. Early on he recognized the need for immediate diagnosis and surgical correction of ligamentous injuries about the knee in order to achieve optimum results.