Arthroscopy Research Awards Collection: 2009-2016

The Arthroscopy Journal Awards are funded by the AANA Education Foundation with generous donations from individuals and corporations.

2016 Winner

Best Clinical Research Article

  • All-Arthroscopic Suprapectoral Versus Open Subpectoral Tenodesis of the Long Head of the Biceps Brachii Without the Use of Interference Screws

    Jamison M. Green, Mark H. Getelman, Stephen J. Snyder, Joseph P. Burns
    Arthroscopy, Vol. 33, Issue 1, p19–25

2016 Runners up

Best Basic Science Article

  • Capsulotomy Size Affects Hip Joint Kinematic Stability

    Thomas H. Wuerz, Sang H. Song, Jeffrey S. Grzybowski, Hal D. Martin, Richard C. Mather III, Michael J. Salata, Alejandro A. Espinoza Orías, Shane J. Nho
    Arthroscopy, Vol. 32, Issue 8, p1571–1580

Resident/Fellow Research Prize

  • Liposomal Bupivacaine Versus Femoral Nerve Block for Pain Control After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: A Prospective Randomized Trial

    Kelechi R. Okoroha, Robert A. Keller, Nathan E. Marshall, Edward K. Jung, Nima Mehran, Eric Owashi, Vasilios Moutzouros
    Arthroscopy, Vol. 32, Issue 9, p1838–1845

Most Downloaded Publication and Most Cited Publication

  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Intra-Articular Injection Versus Hyaluronic Acid Viscosupplementation as Treatments for Cartilage Pathology: From Early Degeneration to Osteoarthritis

    Elizaveta Kon, Bert Mandelbaum, Roberto Buda, Giuseppe Filardo, Marco Delcogliano, Antonio Timoncini, Pier Maria Fornasari, Sandro Giannini, Maurilio Marcacci
    Arthroscopy, Vol. 27, Issue 11, p1490–1501


  • Short-Term Outcome After Arthroscopic Bursectomy Debridement of Rotator Cuff Calcific Tendonopathy With and Without Subacromial Decompression: A Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial

    Nicholas D. Clement, Adam C. Watts, Christine Phillips, Julie M. McBirnie
    Arthroscopy, Vol. 31, Issue 9, p1680–1687

2014 Level I Evidence Prize

  • Effect of Ultrasonographically Guided Axillary Nerve Block Combined With Suprascapular Nerve Block in Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair: A Randomized Controlled Trial

    Jae Jun Lee, Do-Young Kim, Jung-Taek Hwang, Sang-Soo Lee, Sung Mi Hwang, Gi Ho Kim, Yoon-Geol Jo
    Arthroscopy, Vol. 30, Issue 8, p906–914

2013 Level I Evidence Prize

  • Femoral Tunnel Position on Conventional Magnetic Resonance Imaging After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction in Young Men: Transtibial Technique Versus Anteromedial Portal Technique

    Jung Ho Noh, Young Hak Roh, Bo Gyu Yang, Seung Rim Yi, Sung Yup Lee
    Arthroscopy, Vol. 29, Issue 5, p882–890

2012 Level I Evidence Prize

  • A Randomized Clinical Trial Evaluating Plasma Rich in Growth Factors (PRGF-Endoret) Versus Hyaluronic Acid in the Short-Term Treatment of Symptomatic Knee Osteoarthritis

    Mikel Sánchez, Nicolás Fiz, Juan Azofra, Jaime Usabiaga, Enmanuel Aduriz Recalde, Antonio Garcia Gutierrez, Javier Albillos, Ramón Gárate, Jose Javier Aguirre, Sabino Padilla, Gorka Orive, Eduardo Anitua
    Arthroscopy, Vol. 28, Issue 8, p1070–1078

2011 Level I Evidence Prize

2010 Best Video

2009 Level I Evidence Prize

  • Single-Row Versus Double-Row Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair: A Prospective Randomized Clinical Study

    Andrea Grasso, Giuseppe Milano, Matteo Salvatore, Gianluca Falcone, Laura Deriu, Carlo Fabbriciani
    Arthroscopy, Vol. 25, Issue 1, p4–12