Annual Meeting

IFFAS Award for Excellence


The International Federation of Foot & Ankle Societies (IFFAS) Award for Excellence is given in recognition of the outstanding international paper presented at the AOFAS Annual Meeting. Nominated studies are selected by the Program Committee from blinded abstracts submitted for consideration for the scientific program. The award is presented to the senior author and includes a framed certificate and monetary award. 

Award Recipients 


Weightbearing Radiographs Reliably Predict Normal Ankle Congruence in Weber B/SER2 and 4a Fractures: A Prospective Case-Control Study
Martin G. Gregersen PT; Marius Molund, PhD


Outcomes and Complications of Open versus Posterior Arthroscopic Subtalar Arthrodesis: A Prospective Randomized Controlled Multicenter Study
Chamnanni Rungprai, MD; Aekachai Jaroenarpornwatana, MD; Yantarat Sripanich, MD; Nusorn Chaiprom, MD


Peri-Prosthetic Cysts and Alignment in Total Ankle Replacement: A 3D, Weight Bearing Topographical Study
Francois Lintz, MD, FEBOT; Jef Mast, MD; Nazim Mehdi, MD; Alessio Bernasconi, MD; Cesar de Cesar Netto, MD, PhD; Celine Fernando, MSc, PhD; Kristian Buedts, MD


Influence of Tibial Component Position on Altered Kinematics Following Total Ankle Arthroplasty During Simulated Gait
Guilherme Saito, MD; Daniel Sturnick, MS; Jonathan Deland, MD; Scott Ellis, MD; Constantine Demetracopoulos, MD


Two-year PROMs in Total Ankle Replacement for Osteoarthritis Following Pilon Fracture: Are They Comparable to Those for Other Indications for Total Ankle Replacement?
Adam Bennett, BSc(Hons), MBBCh, MRCS; Malik Siddique, FRCS(Tr&Orth); Jayasree Ramaskandhan, MSc


Peroneal Tendon Repairs: Can Tenodesis or Allograft Reconstruction Restore Physiologic Loading of the Peroneus Brevis and Peroneus Longus Tendons?
Manuel Pellegrini, MD; Richard Glisson; Takumi Matsumoto, MD, PhD; Adam Schiff, MD; Lior Laver, MD; Mark Easley, MD; James Nunley, MD


Radiographic Severity of Arthritis Predicts Functional Outcome in Total Ankle Replacement
Simon Chambers, FRCS(Tr&Orth); Jayasree Ramaskandhan, MSc; Malik Siddique, FRCS(Tr&Orth)

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