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Guri Ranum Ekås

MD PhD candidate

g.r.ekas@nih.no

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Guri Ekås is an orthopedic surgeon and sports physician specializing in knee injuries. She combines clinical and academic work, with a focus on ACL injuries, particularly in the pediatric population.

Guri has finalized her PhD "Pediatric ACL injuries – Management, treatment rational and long-term outcome". As part of this project, she has conducted clinical, functional and radiological follow-up of 50 young adults who have sustained an ACL injury during childhood.

She participated in the the recent 2018 IOC Consensus meeting on the management of pediatric ACL injuries and contributed to the IOC consensus statement following this meeting. Guri has also been working on a systematic review on new meniscal injuries after ACL injury.

Furthermore, Guri has been involved in sports medicine since 2010, working as a team physician for soccer, cycling and skiing. Since 2015 she has been team physician for the national ski jumping teams in Norway. During her PhD period, her affiliations were University of Oslo, Oslo University Hospital (Ullevål) and Oslo Sports Trauma Research Centre (OSTRC). She currently holds positions as university lecturer at Oslo University and consultant at Akershus University Hospital.

Author Takeaway Videos: The American Journal of Sports Medicine: https://journals.sagepub.com/page/ajs/suppl/video-author-interviews

Young athlete - podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/acl-injuries-in-young-athletes-dr-guri-ek%C3%A5s/id1465535611?i=1000449034904

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