Knee: Sports & Preservation Committee

Mission

Contribute to the overall education and research activities of ISAKOS as required and requested.

Body of Work: This committee is focused on pre-arthroplasty issues - including cartilage and ligament surgery - open and arthroscopic, as well as osteotomies.

Composition

Chair, Deputy Chair(s), up to 15 members, staff liaison

Sachin Ramchandra Tapasvi, MBBS, MS, DNB, FRCS
Chair, 2021-2023
INDIA

Brett A. Fritsch, MBBS BSc(Med), FRACS, FAOrthA
Deputy Chair, 2021-2023
AUSTRALIA

Seth L. Sherman, MD
Deputy Chair, 2021-2023
UNITED STATES

Björn Barenius, MD, PhD SWEDEN
Tahsin Beyzadeoglu, MD, Prof. TURKEY
Chih-Hwa Chen, MD, Prof. TAIWAN
Riccardo Cristiani, MD SWEDEN
Thomas Michael DeBerardino, MD UNITED STATES
Marco K. Demange, MD, PhD BRAZIL
Brian M. Devitt, MD, PhD, FRCS, FRACS AUSTRALIA
Francisco Figueroa, MD CHILE
Alan Getgood, MD, FRCS(Tr&Orth), DipSEM CANADA
Deepak R. Goyal, MBBS, MS(Ortho), DNB(Ortho) INDIA
Michail E. Hantes, MD, PhD, Prof. GREECE
Ryosuke Kuroda, MD, PhD JAPAN
Yee-Han Dave Lee, MBBS, FRCS(Ortho) SINGAPORE
Timothy Lording, MBBS, FRACS AUSTRALIA
Jeffrey A. Macalena, MD UNITED STATES
Gilbert Moatshe, MD, PhD NORWAY
Thomas Neri, MD, PhD, Asst. Prof. FRANCE
Dinshaw Pardiwala, MS(Orth), DNB(Orth), FCPS INDIA
Horacio F. Rivarola-Etcheto, MD ARGENTINA
James R. Robinson, MBBS, MS, FRCS(Tr & Orth) UNITED KINGDOM
Maria Tuca, MD CHILE
Andy Williams, MBBS, FRCS(Orth), FFSEM(UK) UNITED KINGDOM
Karl Eriksson, MD, PhD, Asst. Prof. SWEDEN

Charges

The following charges are for June 2019 – June 2021.

  • Congress
    • Review and grade abstracts for the Biennial ISAKOS Congress related to Knee pre-arthroplasty issues, including cartilage, ligament surgery and osteotomy.
    • Develop symposium and ICL proposals for the Biennial ISAKOS Congress related to Knee pre-arthroplasty issues, including cartilage, ligament surgery and osteotomy.
  • Newsletter
    • Prepare and Submit at least two articles for the ISAKOS Newsletter, each calendar year.
    • Deadlines: Volume I: December 1 Volume II: June 1
  • Publications
    • Determine need, then possibly develop and propose a Book or Booklet based on a topic to be determined at the discretion of the committee for ISAKOS publication.
  • Journal of ISAKOS
    • Provide at least two articles for Journal of ISAKOS annually. Content to be determined in collaboration with JISAKOS Editor, C. Niek van Dijk.
    • Serve as article reviewers on an as needed basis for Journal of ISAKOS.
  • Research & Education
    • Determine need, then possibly develop and propose a Research Study, Project or Current Concept meeting on a topic relevant to the body of work of the committee.
    • Oversee the activities of the Patellofemoral Scoring Task Force.
      • Goal: Develop and implement a broad, comprehensive PFJ classification and scoring system that is accessible and structures in an easy to use electronic format.
  • Global Link
    • Assist in the management, review and organization of ISAKOS Global Link content related to Knee: Sports & Preservation.
  • Awards & Fellowships
    • Assist in the selection of the winner of the ISAKOS Patellofemoral Research Excellence Award.
    • Collaborate with the Traveling Fellowship Committee in the selection of the winner of the ISAKOS Patellofemoral Traveling Fellowship.
    • Determine the selection of the winner of the ISAKOS Albert Trillat Award.
  • Strategic Plan
    • Advance the fulfillment / achievement of the ISAKOS Strategic Plan. Consider with all Committee initiatives, how projects will assist in the accomplishment of the ISAKOS Strategic Plan.
  • Reporting
    • Quarterly Report to the Board of Directors on activities and accomplishments on charges above due as scheduled.
    • Patellofemoral Scoring Task Force will report to Knee: Sports & Preservation Committee on activities and accomplishments as scheduled.

International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

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Danville, CA, USA 94526
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