June Featured Authors

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Marie Castoldi, MD
IULS – Department of Orthopedics and Sports Surgery
University Hospital of Nice

From the June issue: A Randomized Controlled Trial of Bone–Patellar Tendon–Bone Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction With and Without Lateral Extra-articular Tenodesis: 19-Year Clinical and Radiological Follow-up

Podcast: Listen to Drs. Castoldi and Servien discuss their article in the June issue.


Dr. Marie Castoldi just completed an Orthopedic Surgery residency at the University Hospital of Nice, under the instruction of Pr Boileau and Pr Trojani. She is starting a fellowship in Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology between the Menton Hospital and University Hospital of Nice.

She worked with Pr Servien and her team in Lyon during a 6-month rotation in 2018, and in 2019 with Pr Chiron and Dr Cavaignac in Toulouse. She obtained a Master’s degree in Biomechanics and inter-university degrees in Arthroscopy and Knee surgery. Her focus is on hip and knee surgery, and improving the training of young residents. She participates in research on shoulder surgery for the biennial Nice Shoulder Course.

This is her first publication in the American Journal of Sports Medicine.

Elvire Servien MD, PhD
Croix-Rousse Hospital
Lyon University
FIFA Medical Center of Excellence


Dr. Elvire Servien is a full Professor in orthopaedic surgery, Chair of the orthopaedic department and sports medicine in Lyon Croix-Rousse Hospital, Chair at the Lyon University and Director of the FIFA medical Center of Excellence.

She is past president of the LYKS (Lyon School of Knee Surgery) and past Chair of the ESSKA Sports Committee. She is specialized in knee surgery. Her main interests are ACL surgery, patellofemoral surgeries and meniscus but also degenerative surgery (HTO, TKA, revision TKA).

Selected Other Published Work

Luceri F, Roger J, Randelli PS, Lustig S, Servien E. How Does Isolated Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Reconstruction Influence Patellar Height?. Am J Sports Med. 2020 Mar;48(4):895-900.

Servien E, Fritsch B, Lustig S, Demey G, Debarge R, Lapra C, Neyret P. In vivo positioning analysis of medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction. Am J Sports Med. 2011 Jan;39(1):134-9.

Berard JB, Magnussen RA, Bonjean G, Ozcan S, Lustig S, Neyret P, Servien E. Femoral tunnel enlargement after medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction: prevalence, risk factors, and clinical effect. Am J Sports Med. 2014 Feb;42(2):297-301.

Magnussen RA, Lustig S, Demey G, Neyret P, Servien E. The effect of medial opening and lateral closing high tibial osteotomy on leg length. Am J Sports Med. 2011 Sep;39(9):1900-5.

Mayer C, Magnussen RA, Servien E, Demey G, Jacobi M, Neyret P, Lustig S. Patellar tendon tenodesis in association with tibial tubercle distalization for the treatment of episodic patellar dislocation with patella alta. Am J Sports Med. 2012 Feb;40(2):346-51.

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