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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 >>

2016 Published Issues
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Quanjun Cui, MD, Professor; Bao-Gan Peng, MD, PhD, Chief Doctor, Director, Professor


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.


2218-5836 (online)

Current concepts in the management of recurrent anterior gleno-humeral joint instability with bone loss  
Eamon Ramhamadany, Chetan S Modi
World J Orthop 7(6):343-354. Published online Jun 18, 2016. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v7.i6.343
Medial ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction of the elbow in major league baseball players: Where do we stand?  
Brandon J Erickson, Bernard R Bach Jr, Charles A Bush-Joseph, Nikhil N Verma, Anthony A Romeo
World J Orthop 7(6):355-360. Published online Jun 18, 2016. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v7.i6.355
Antimicrobial technology in orthopedic and spinal implants  
Adam EM Eltorai, Jack Haglin, Sudheesha Perera, Bielinsky A Brea, Roy Ruttiman, Dioscaris R Garcia, Christopher T Born, Alan H Daniels
World J Orthop 7(6):361-369. Published online Jun 18, 2016. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v7.i6.361
Orthopedic disorders of the knee in hemophilia: A current concept review  
E Carlos Rodriguez-Merchan, Leonard A Valentino
World J Orthop 7(6):370-375. Published online Jun 18, 2016. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v7.i6.370
Retrospective Study
Joint arthroplasty Perioperative Surgical Home: Impact of patient characteristics on postoperative outcomes  
Duy L Phan, Kyle Ahn, Joseph B Rinehart, Michael-David Calderon, Wei-Der Wu, Ran Schwarzkopf
World J Orthop 7(6):376-382. Published online Jun 18, 2016. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v7.i6.376
Observational Study
Quantifying prosthetic gait deviation using simple outcome measures  
Lauren Kark, Ross Odell, Andrew S McIntosh, Anne Simmons
World J Orthop 7(6):383-391. Published online Jun 18, 2016. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v7.i6.383
Systematic Reviews
Allograft tissue irradiation and failure rate after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: A systematic review  
Jesse Dashe, Robert L Parisien, Antonio Cusano, Emily J Curry, Asheesh Bedi, Xinning Li
World J Orthop 7(6):392-400. Published online Jun 18, 2016. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v7.i6.392
Case Report
Posterolateral dislocation of the knee: Recognizing an uncommon entity  
Colin YL Woon, Mark R Hutchinson
World J Orthop 7(6):401-405. Published online Jun 18, 2016. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v7.i6.401