Marie Askenberger, MD, PhD
Section of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery
Karolinska University Hospital
Department of Women’s and Children’s Health
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Marie Askenberger MD, PhD, is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon and senior consultant at Astrid Lindgren Childrens Hospital at the Karolinska University hospital in Stockholm.
Her primary research interest concerns pediatric knee trauma with the main focus on patellar instability in children. Dr Askenberger received her PhD in medical science in 2017, from the Karolinska Institute. Her thesis was “Traumautic patella dislocation in children, epidemiology, risk factors, the MPFL and treatment outcome.”
Dr Askenberger is a board member of the Swedish Pediatric Orthopaedics Quality register, a newly found and certified quality register with 5 different areas including severe acute knee trauma. She is on the board for Swedish Pediatric Orthopedics association and has recently become a member of The International Patellofemoral Study Group.
Selected Other Published Work in AJSM
Occult Intra-articular Knee Injuries in Children With Hemarthrosis. Askenberger, Marie. Ekstrom, Wilhelmina. Finnbogason, Throstur. Janarv, Per-Mats. Am J Sports Med. 2014 Apr 21;42(7):1600-1606.
Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Injuries in Children With First-Time Lateral Patellar Dislocations: A Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Arthroscopic Study. Askenberger, Marie. Arendt, Elizabeth A. Ekstrom, Wilhelmina.Voss, Ulrika. Finnbogason, Throstur. Janarv, Per-Mats. Am J Sports Med. 2016 Jan;44(1):152-8. doi: 10.1177/0363546515611661. Epub 2015 Nov 24.
Morphology and Anatomic Patellar Instability Risk Factors in First-Time Traumatic Lateral Patellar Dislocations. Askenberger, Marie. Janarv, Per-Mats. Finnbogason, Throstur. Arendt, Elizabeth A. Am J Sports Med. 2017 Jan;45(1):50-58. doi: 10.1177/0363546516663498. Epub 2016 Oct 1.
Operative Repair of Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Injury Versus Knee Brace in Children With an Acute First-Time Traumatic Patellar Dislocation: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Askenberger, Marie. Bengtsson Mostrom, Eva. Ekstrom, Wilhelmina. Arendt, Elizabeth A. Hellsten, Anna. Mikkelsen, Christina. Janarv, Per-Mats. Am J Sports Med. 2018 May 1:363546518770616. doi: 10.1177/0363546518770616.