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  • Orthopaedics & Traumatology: Surgery & Research 100 (2014) 13

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    Editorial

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    Finally, publicationtologique) the revolutOrthopdiquelectronic and Traumobjective: SoFCOT [Sotologique], the partnertional tribu4 years, theber of articand articlesions.

    This volume 100 therefore deserves to be celebrated,particularly since at the same time, France is the GuestNation at the annual American Academy of OrthopaedicSurgeons (AAOS) conference in New Orleans. OTSR-RCOTparticipatioorthopaedic

    To chroorthopaedicclassical

    1877-0568/$ http://dx.doi.on is a prerequisite to this promotion of Frenchs.nicle the development and contribution of Frenchs, this special issue proposes a cohabitation of 13articles and 11 articles that are representative of

    Fig. 1. A. Revue dOrthopdie, 1890. B. Revue dOrthopdie, 1910.

    see front matter 2013 Published by Elsevier Masson SAS.rg/10.1016/j.otsr.2013.12.001COT celebrates its 100th issue

    ue dOrthopdie was born in 1890 under the aegis ofrmisson (Fig. 1a), published by Editions Masson, mak-

    the oldest orthopaedic journals in the world, if not thefor reasons unknown to us today, volume numberingo 0 at the beginning of each decade, with the currentbeginning in 1910 (resulting from a simple proong) (Fig. 1b) with since that time continuous publication,4 years of war. This explains why we are celebrating

    this year, even though La Revue is in fact 124 years

    r, over the years this elderly dame has remainedeart and adapted to our evolving specialty. Since

    beginning loyal to its publisher (Masson, whiche Elsevier-Masson), in 1928 it became La Revue

    e et de Chirurgie de lAppareil Moteur and thena Revue de Chirurgie Orthopdique et Rparatriceil Locomoteur (Fig. 2). The inuential editors-in-

    be cited here, who, one after another, raised La high level of recognition: L. Ombredanne, beforer II, R. Merle dAubign, J.O. Ramadier, and then

    J.Y. Nordin, president of APCORT (Association dess de chirurgie orthopdique rparatrice et trauma-and J.M. Thomine, editor-in-chief, were the actors ofion that led to the creation of La Revue de Chirurgiee et Traumatologique (RCOT) in 2009 (Fig. 3a) and its

    English version, the only one indexed, Orthopaedicsatology: Surgery and Research (OTSR) (Fig. 3b). Itsgive to French-language orthopaedics (through thecit franc aise de chirurgie orthopdique et trauma-the AOT [Acadmie dorthopdie et traumatologie],

    and associated societies, and Orthorisq) an interna-ne. The objectives seem to have been met since in

    impact factor has been multiplied by 3.5, the num-les downloaded has undergone exponential growth,s from abroad account for 57% of the submis-

  • 2 Editorial / Orthopaedics & Traumatology: Surgery & Research 100 (2014) 13

    Fig. 2. Revue de Chirurgie Orthopdique et Rparatrice de lAppareil Locomoteur, 2005.

    the current Revue. The classical articles have already beenpublished in La Revue over the past 60 years and cover anumber of distinguished French innovations. This selectiondoes not claim to be exhaustive and the choice was dif-cult to make, founded on either major technical innovationsthat resounded internationally or on outstanding diagnosticor therapeutic approaches. Thus can be found, in chronologi-cal order of publication, the acrylic hip prosthesis (R. Judet),the total ceramic-on-ceramic hip prosthesis (P. Boutin), theRoy-Camille pedicle screw (R. Roy-Camille), the Guepar hingedknee prosthesis, lateral ankle ligamentoplasty (J. Castaing),Cotrel-Dubousset instrumentation, pelvic reconstruction accord-ing to J. Puget, the natural history of anterior knee laxity (H.Dejour), the pathogenesisand natural history of congenital hipdislocation (R. Seringe), the relationship between bone torsionsand medial tibiofemoral osteoarthritis (J.M. Thomine), the GammaNail (A. Grosse and I. Kempf), the dual-mobility total hip pros-thesis (G. Bousquet), and nally the reverse shoulder prosthesis(P. Grammont).

    As a counterpoint to these classical articles, we have selected11 articles that are representative of the current trends of our Revue,grouping studies on signicant innovations (i.e., EOS), studies fromforeign countries, and studies conducted within our associatedsocieties (SFHG, Socit franc aise de la hanche et du genou) orpartners (SFA, Socit franc aise darthroscopie), testifying to theopenness of the Revue.

    OTSR-RCOT, great-granddaughter of La Revue dOrthopdie, isdoing well, but she is still young and is aware of the major stakes atplay that will allow her to mark points. This means high demands

    Fig. 3. A. Revue de Chirurgie Orthopdique et Traumatologique, 2010. B. Orthopaedics and Traumatology: Surgery and Research, 2013.

  • Editorial / Orthopaedics & Traumatology: Surgery & Research 100 (2014) 13 3

    in terms of quality, ethics, and editorial independence, all of whichwe have established over the years and will continue to pro-mote.

    La Revue would be nothing without the demanding and atten-tive work of the editors and without the unpaid and all-importantassistance of the reviewers. We extend our sincere appreciation tothem all.

    Vive OTSR-RCOT.

    Chief Editor OTSR-RCOTP. Beauls

    President of APCORTB. Augereau

    54, rue Boissonnade, 75014 Paris, France

    Corresponding author.E-mail address: rco@sofcot.fr (P. Beauls)