Annual Meeting

Roger A. Mann Award


The prestigious Roger A. Mann Award is given in recognition of the outstanding clinical paper presented at the AOFAS Annual Meeting. Nominated studies are selected by the AOFAS Program Committee from blind review of abstracts submitted for consideration for the scientific program. Named in honor of Roger A. Mann, MD, an educator, researcher, and past president of AOFAS, the award was established in 1994 by Dr. Mann's fellows. The award is given to the paper presenter and includes a framed certificate and monetary award.


Award Recipients


Younger Patients Undergoing Total Ankle Arthroplasty Experience Higher Complication Rates and Worse Functional Outcomes Scores
Albert T. Anastasio, MD; Billy I. Kim, BA; Colleen M. Wixted, MBA; James K. DeOrio, MD; James A. Nunley II, MD; Mark E. Easley, MD; Samuel B. Adams, MD


Total Ankle Replacement Versus Arthrodesis (TARVA) Randomized Controlled Trial: 2 Year Results
Andrew J. Goldberg, OBE, MD, FRCS(Tr&Orth); Kashfia Chowdhury, MSc; Andrew P. Molloy, MBChB, FRCS(Tr&Orth); Mark Bowen Davies, MD, FRACS(Orth); Steve Hepple, MBChB; Rhys H. Thomas, MBBS, FRCS(Tr&Orth); Malik S. Siddique, FRCS(Tr&Orth); David T. Loveday, MBBS, FRCS(Tr&Orth); Sunil Dhar, MBBS, MS, MCh; Andrew J. Bing; Timothy Clough, FRCS(Tr&Orth); Stephen P. Bendall, MBBS, FRCS(Orth); Mark Rogers, FRCS(Tr&Orth); Stephen Milner, FRCS(Tr&Orth); Viren Mishra, FRCS(Tr&Orth); Michael Butler, FRCS(Tr&Orth); Paul Halliwell, FRCS(Tr&Orth); David N. Townshend, MBBS, FRCS(Tr&Orth); on behalf of the TARVA Study Group


Long-Term Revision Rates and Functional Outcomes of Total Ankle Arthroplasty and Ankle Arthrodesis
Evan M. Loewy, MD; Kevin M. Goodson, MD; Kevin Huang, MS; Alexandrea Perkins, BS; Arthur K. Walling, MD


Application of Computerized Adaptive Testing to the Foot and Ankle Ability Measure
Joseph T. O'Neil, MD; Otho R. Plummer, PhD; Steven M. Raikin, MD


Imaging of Bone Perfusion and Metabolism in Subjects Undergoing Total Ankle Arthroplasty Using 18-F Positron Emission Tomography
Jonathan H. Garfinkel, MD; Jonathan P. Dyke, PhD; Lauren Volpert, BA; Austin Sanders, BA; Meghan Newcomer, OPA-C; Carolyn M. Sofka, MD; Scott J. Ellis, MD; Constantine A. Demetracopoulos, MD


Prospective Randomized Trial Comparing Mobile-Bearing and Fixed-Bearing Total Ankle Replacement
James Nunley, MD; Samuel Adams, MD; James DeOrio, MD; Mark Easley, MD


Correlation of Hallux Rigidus Coughlin Grade with First MTP Motion, Intraoperative Cartilage Loss and Treatment Success for 1st MTP Arthrodesis and Hemiarthroplasty
Judith F. Baumhauer, MD, MPH; Dishan Singh, FRCS; Mark Glazebrook, MSc, PhD, MD; Chris Blundell, MBChB, MD, FRCS (Tr&Orth); Gwyneth Devries, MD, FRCS; Ian L.D. Le, MD; Dominic Nielsen, MD; M. Elizabeth Pedersen, MD; Anthony Sakellariou, FRCS (Tr&Orth); Matthew Solan, MD; Guy Wansbrough, MBBS, FRCS (Tr&Orth), BEng; Alastair Younger, MBChB, ChM, FRCSC; Timothy Daniels, MD, FRCSC; M.O.T.I.O.N Study Investigators from UK and Canada


Comparison of All-Inside Arthroscopic and Open Techniques in Treatment for Chronic Lateral Ankle Instability: A Prospective Randomized Trial
Young Koo Lee, MD, PhD; Eui Dong Yeo, MD; Kyung Tae Lee, MD, PhD; Sun Geon Lee, MD


Prospective, Randomized, Multi-Centered Clinical Trial Assessing Efficacy of a Synthetic Cartilage Implant to First Metatarsophalangeal Arthrodesis in Advanced Hallux Rigidus
Judith F. Baumhauer, MD, MPH; Dishan Singh, FRCS; Mark Glazebrook, MSc, PhD, MD; Chris Blundell, MBChB, MD, FRCS (Tr&Orth); Guy Wansbrough, MBBS, FRCS (Tr&Orth), BEng; Gwyneth Devries, MD, FRCS; Ian L.D. Le, MD; Dominic Nielsen, MD; M. Elizabeth Pedersen, MD; Anthony Sakellariou, FRCS (Tr&Orth); Matthew Solan, MD; Alastair Younger, MBChB, ChM, FRCSC; Timothy Daniels, MD, FRCSC; M.O.T.I.O.N Study Investigators from UK and Canada


Multi-Center Prospective Comparison of PROMIS Physical Function CAT to Traditional Instruments for Foot and Ankle Disorders
Kenneth J. Hunt, MD; Ian Alexander, MD; Judith F. Baumhauer, MD, MPH; James W. Brodsky, MD; Timothy R. Daniels, MD; W. Hodges Davis, MD; Jonathan T. Deland, MD; Scott J. Ellis, MD; Man Hung, PhD, MSTAT, MED; Susan Ishikawa, MD; L. Daniel Latt, MD, PhD; Phinit Phisitkul, MD; Charles L. Saltzman, MD; Nelson Fong Soohoo, MD; Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Outcomes Research Network (OFAR)


Kinetics and Kinematics After the Bridle Procedure for Treatment of Traumatic Foot Drop
Mary K. Hastings, PT, DPT, MSCI, ATC; David R. Sinacore, PT, PhD, FAPTA; James Woodburn, PhD, FCPodMed; E. Scott Paxton, MD; Sandra E. Klein, MD; Jeremy J. McCormick, MD; Kathryn L. Bohnert, MS; Krista S. Beckert, PT, DPT; Michelle L. Stein, BS; Michael J. Strube, PhD; Jeffrey E. Johnson, MD


COFAS Multicenter Study Comparing Total Ankle Arthroplasty and Ankle Arthrodesis: Mid-Term Results
Timothy R. Daniels, MD; Mark A. Glazebrook, MSc, PhD, MD, FRCSC; Murray J. Penner, MD; Kevin J. Wing, MD; Alastair Younger, MBChB, ChM; Peter Dryden; Hubert Wong


Load Response of the Tarsal Bones in Patients with Flatfoot Deformity: In vivo 3D Study
Masamitsu Kido, MD; Kazuya Ikoma, MD, PhD; Kan Imai, MD, PhD; Masahiro Maki, MD, PhD; Ryota Takatori, MD, PhD; Daisaku Tokunaga, MD, PhD; Nozomu Inoue, MD, PhD; Toshikazu Kubo, MD, PhD


Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial of Motion vs. Fixed Distraction in Treatment of Ankle Osteoarthritis 
Annunziato Amendola, MD; Steve Hillis, PhD; Mary Stolley, RN; Charles L. Saltzman, MD


Prospective Controlled Trial of Scandinavian Total Ankle Replacement vs. Ankle Fusion: Initial Results
Charles L. Saltzman, MD; Roger A. Mann, MD; Jeanette E. Ahrens, PhD; Annunziato Amendola, MD; Robert B. Anderson, MD; Gregory C. Berlet, MD; James W. Brodsky, MD; Loretta B. Chou, MD; Thomas O. Clanton, MD; Jonathan T. Deland, MD; James K. DeOrio, MD; Greg A. Horton, MD; Thomas H. Lee, MD; Jeffrey A. Mann, MD; James A. Nunley, MD; David B. Thordarson, MD; Arthur K. Walling, MD; Keith L. Wapner, MD; Michael J. Coughlin, MD


Sagittal Range of Motion of the Hindfoot Following Ankle Arthrodesis: A Prospective Analysis
Randolph J. Sealey, MD; Mark S. Myerson, MD; Andrew P. Molloy, MBChB; Cesar E. Gamba, MD; Clifford L. Jeng, MD; Bindu Kalesan, MSc, MPH


Comparison of Health Related Quality of Life Between Patients with End Stage Ankle and Hip Arthritis
Mark A. Glazebrook, MSc, PhD, MD, FRCS); Timothy R. Daniels, MD, FRCSC; Alastair Younger, MSc, MD, FRCS; C.J. Foote, BSc; Murray J. Penner, MD, FRCSC; Kevin J. Wing, MD, FRCSC; Johnny T.C. Lau, MSc, MD, FRCSC; Ross Leighton, MD, FRCSC; Michael Dunbar, PhD, MD, FRCSC


Dynamic Kinematic and Plantar Pressure Changes Following Cheilectomy for Hallux Rigidus: A Long Term Follow-Up
Deborah A. Nawoczenski, PhD, PT; John Ketz, MD; Judith F. Baumhauer, MD, MPH


Ankle Equinus has Limited Impact Upon Peak Forefoot Pressure During Walking 
Bruce J. Sangeorzan, MD; Michael Orendurff, MS 


The Effects of a Medializing Calcaneal Osteotomy with and without Superior Translation Upon Achilles Tendon Strain and Plantar Foot Pressures 
Mark H. Hadfield, MD; Robert Adelaar, MD 


Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Total Ankle Arthroplasty
Nelson F. Soohoo, MD


Controlled Prospective Randomized Clinical Trial on the Effect of Tendo-Achilles Lengthening on Patients with DM and a Neuropathic Plantar Ulcer
Jeffrey E. Johnson, MD, Michael J. Mueller, PhD; Mary Kent Hastings, MS, PT; David R. Sinacore, PhD; Jack R. Engsberg, PhD


Chevron Osteotomy Versus Simple Bunionectomy with Medial Capsulorrhaphy Survivorship Analysis, Clinical and Radiological Results
Harold B. Kitaoka, MD; Gary L. Patzer, RN; Maya Pring, MD


The Reliability of Angular Measurements in Hallux Valgus Deformities
Michael J. Coughlin, MD; Elisha Freund, MD


An Evaluation of the Use of Retrospectively Acquired Preoperative AOFAS Clinical Rating Scores to Assess Surgical Outcome After Elective Foot and Ankle Surgery
Michael E. Brage, MD; Brian C. Toolan, MD; Vonda Wright Quinones; Benjamin Cunningham, MD


Subtalar Arthrodesis for Complications of Intra-Articular Calcaneal Fractures
Roy Sanders, MD; Arthur K. Walling, MD


Assessment and Management of the Rocker-Bottom Foot 
Lew C. Schon, MD; Steven B. Weinfeld, MD; Greg A. Horton, MD; Richard M. Marks, MD; Brent G. Parks, MD; Sylvia Resch, MD; John T. Campbell, MD; Jeffrey N. Kann, MD; Raymond J. Sullivan, MD 


The Clinical Results Following Revision Triple Arthrodesis
Mark S. Myerson, MD; Steven L. Haddad, MD; Richard F. Pell IV, MD; Lew C. Schon, MD


Juvenile Hallux Valgus Demographics and Parameters for Treatment 
Michael J. Coughlin, MD


Capsular Interposition Arthroplasty for Severe Hallux Rigidus
William G. Hamilton, MD

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