Welcome to World Journal of Orthopedics


The World Journal of Orthopedics (WJO) is a leading academic journal devoted to reporting the latest, cutting-edge research progress and findings of basic research and clinical practice in the field of orthopedics.  It was launched on November 18, 2010 and is published monthly (12 issues annually) by BPG, the world's leading professional clinical medical journal publishing company.


We encourage orthopedists worldwide to submit manuscripts to the WJO describing their original basic or clinical research findings that are of high academic value and which report new diagnostic techniques or summarize their treatment experiences.


The usual times related to all publication processes of the WJO are as follows: (1) From manuscript receipt to peer-review: 2-4 weeks; (2) From initial manuscript acceptance, with revisions, to return of the revised manuscript from the authors: 4-5 weeks; (3) From return of the revised manuscript from the authors to final acceptance: 1-2 weeks; (4) From final acceptance to an article in press: 2 days; and (5) From article in press designation to formal release of the electronic version and all online documentation: 2-9 weeks. The WJO’s acceptance rate: 44%. Submit here >>

Published Issues
1 2 3 4

Quanjun Cui, MD, Professor; Bao-Gan Peng, MD, PhD, Chief Doctor, Director, Professor


PubMed, PubMed Central, and Scopus.

Impact Factor

There is currently no impact factor.


2218-5836 (online)

Previous  |   Next  |   Latest  |   Archive
Contents Volume 7  Issue 4  April 18, 2016
Use of clinical movement screening tests to predict injury in sport  
Nicole J Chimera, Meghan Warren
World J Orthop 7(4):202-217. Published online Apr 18, 2016. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v7.i4.202
Understanding the pathogenesis of hip fracture in the elderly, osteoporotic theory is not reflected in the outcome of prevention programmes  
Enrique Guerado, Rosa M Sandalio, Zaira Caracuel, Enrique Caso
World J Orthop 7(4):218-228. Published online Apr 18, 2016. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v7.i4.218
Elbow ulnar collateral ligament injuries in athletes: Can we improve our outcomes?  
Lauren H Redler, Ryan M Degen, Lucas S McDonald, David W Altchek, Joshua S Dines
World J Orthop 7(4):229-243. Published online Apr 18, 2016. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v7.i4.229
Sternoclavicular joint dislocation and its management: A review of the literature  
Daniel J Morell, David S Thyagarajan
World J Orthop 7(4):244-250. Published online Apr 18, 2016. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v7.i4.244
Retrospective Cohort Study
Promising short-term clinical results of the cementless Oxford phase III medial unicondylar knee prosthesis  
Karin B van Dorp, Stefan JM Breugem, Daniël J Bruijn, Marcel JM Driessen
World J Orthop 7(4):251-257. Published online Apr 18, 2016. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v7.i4.251
Ankle fracture configuration following treatment with and without arthroscopic-assisted reduction and fixation  
Chayanin Angthong
World J Orthop 7(4):258-264. Published online Apr 18, 2016. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v7.i4.258
Retrospective Study
Use of Ligament Advanced Reinforcement System tube in stabilization of proximal humeral endoprostheses  
Nikolaos A Stavropoulos, Hassan Sawan, Firas Dandachli, Robert E Turcotte
World J Orthop 7(4):265-271. Published online Apr 18, 2016. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v7.i4.265