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The Knee Society is announcing the release of The 2011 Knee Society Knee Scoring System ©

The 2011 KS Score© is now available in the following languages to our licensed users:

  • French
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Mandarin Chinese
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

These are linguistically translated versions.  Additional languages will be available soon.

If you are an existing licensed user of the 2011 KS Score©, please email us at knee@aaos.org to request a translated version at no additional cost.

  • If you are a member of The Knee Society, please email knee@aaos.org to request your copy of The 2011 KS Score ©.  You will be asked to sign a licensing agreement.
  • If you are a non-member physician or represent an academic institution or industry, please complete our online questionnare.  Upon completion, you will be advised of further steps.

If you are a licensed 2011 KS Score © user, you may download the user manual here.  If you have any additional questions that have not been addressed, please email them to knee@aaos.org or 847.698.1632.


ALTERNATIVE RESOURCES:

The International Cartilage Repair Society is offering a fee-based “SOCRATES” software program that will calculate KSS scores. See details at:
http://www.cartilage.org/files/File/Socrates%20description2009.pdf

Online IKDC Scoring Worksheet

Musculoskeletal Function Assessment Injury and Arthritis Survey (SMFA)

Outcomes Tools

The Knee Society recognizes the important role of evidence based practice. The Society provides several tools to allow both clinicians and researchers to evaluate and document the effectiveness of surgical and non-surgical interventions for conditions of the knee.

The Knee Society welcomes your professional comments and suggestions on this work in progress.

Web Resources:

Rationale of The Knee Society Clinical Rating System

This article originally appeared in Clinical Orthopaedics 1989 Nov;(248):13-14. PMID: 2805470. It provides a discussion of why and how the rating system was developed.
(Used with permission by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.)

Downloadable, printable version (.pdf)

The Knee Society Total Knee Arthroplasty Roentgenographic Evaluation and Scoring System

This article originally appeared in Clinical Orthopaedics. 1989 Nov;(248):9-12. PMID: 2805502. It provides a discussion on the development of the Knee Society system for the objective evaluation of postoperative artificial knee replacement x-rays.
(Used with permission by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.)

Downloadable, printable version (.pdf)

Instructions for Using the Knee Society Radiographic Evaluation Form

This web page and accompanying document provides detailed instructions on how to use the Knee Society Roentenographic Evaluation and Scoring System.

Downloadable, printable version (.pdf)

Outcomes Instruments:

Additional Outcomes Resources

For more information on other outcomes instruments for use in orthopaedic surgery, this web page provides a set of links to pertinent instruments available on the Internet.

Downloadable Tools:

Radiological Evaluation Form (.pdf)

This form originally appeared in Clinical Orthopaedics. 1989 Nov;(248):9-12. PMID: 2805502. It provides an example of the form suggested by the Knee Society for the evaluation of postoperative artificial knee replacement x-rays.
(Used with permission by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.)

Related Resources:

For more information on the current state of outcomes determination in general in orthopaedic surgery, this web page provides a set of links to pertinent information available on the Internet.

This feature was developed by the
Knee Society Research Committee

in cooperation with:
Medical Multimedia Group

Funding is provided by the
Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation



The Knee Society Office:
6300 N. River Road, Suite 727, Rosemont, IL 60018-4226
Telephone: (847) 698-1632 Fax: (847) 823-0536
Email: knee@aaos.org