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Welcome to the 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 >>

2016 Published Issues
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Editors-in-Chief

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

Indexing/Abstracting

PubMed, PubMed Central, and Scopus.

Journal Metrics

SJR (SCImago Journal Rank) (2015): 0.745; IPP (Impact per Publication) (2015): 2.200; SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper) (2015): 0.984.

ISSN

2218-5836 (online)

Editorial
Lateral elbow tendinopathy: Evidence of physiotherapy management  
Stasinopoulos Dimitrios
World J Orthop 7(8):463-466. Published online Aug 18, 2016. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v7.i8.463
Basic Study
Antibiotic-loaded phosphatidylcholine inhibits staphylococcal bone infection  
Jessica Amber Jennings, Karen E Beenken, Robert A Skinner, Daniel G Meeker, Mark S Smeltzer, Warren O Haggard, Karen S Troxel
World J Orthop 7(8):467-474. Published online Aug 18, 2016. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v7.i8.467
Using simulation to train orthopaedic trainees in non-technical skills: A pilot study  
Samuel R Heaton, Zoe Little, Kash Akhtar, Manoj Ramachandran, Joshua Lee
World J Orthop 7(8):475-480. Published online Aug 18, 2016. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v7.i8.475
Retrospective Cohort Study
Criteria for level 1 and level 2 trauma codes: Are pelvic ring injuries undertriaged?  
Brittany E Haws, Scott Wuertzer, Laura Raffield, Leon Lenchik, Anna N Miller
World J Orthop 7(8):481-486. Published online Aug 18, 2016. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v7.i8.481
Retrospective Study
Femoro Patella Vialla patellofemoral arthroplasty: An independent assessment of outcomes at minimum 2-year follow-up  
Mansur Halai, Andrew Ker, Iain Anthony, Graeme Holt, Bryn Jones, Mark Blyth
World J Orthop 7(8):487-493. Published online Aug 18, 2016. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v7.i8.487
Condensing osteitis of the clavicle in children  
Antonio Andreacchio, Lorenza Marengo, Federico Canavese
World J Orthop 7(8):494-500. Published online Aug 18, 2016. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v7.i8.494
Observational Study
Four corner fusion using a multidirectional angular stable locking plate  
Tahseen Chaudhry, Michelle Spiteri, Dominic Power, Mark Brewster
World J Orthop 7(8):501-506. Published online Aug 18, 2016. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v7.i8.501
Validation of the functional rating index for the assessment of athletes with neck pain  
Soofia Naghdi, Noureddin Nakhostin Ansari, Somaye ShamsSalehi, Ronald J Feise, Ebrahim Entezary
World J Orthop 7(8):507-512. Published online Aug 18, 2016. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v7.i8.507
Case Report
Slacklining and stroke: A rehabilitation case study considering balance and lower limb weakness  
Charles P Gabel, Natalie Rando, Markus Melloh
World J Orthop 7(8):513-518. Published online Aug 18, 2016. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v7.i8.513