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Welcome to the World Journal of Orthopedics

World Journal of Orthopedics (WJOWorld J Orthop) is a high-quality, online, open-access, single-blind peer-reviewed journal published by the Baishideng Publishing Group. WJO accepts both solicited and unsolicited manuscripts. Articles published in WJO are high-quality, basic and clinical, influential research articles by established academic authors as well as new researchers. The paramount objective of WJO is to showcase and promote distinguished research in the field of orthopedics, to help advance development of this field. The types of articles published in WJO include Editorial, Opinion Review, Frontier, Review, Minireview, Basic Study, Clinical Research, Systematic Review, Meta-analysis, Evidence-based Medicine, Field of Vision, Clinical Guidelines, Letter to the Editor, and Case Report. Submit here >> 

2021 Published Issues
9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
Editors-in-Chief
  • Massimiliano Leigheb, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, (E-mail: massimiliano.leigheb@uniupo.it) Orthopaedics and Traumatology Unit, “Maggiore della Carità” Hospital, Department of Health Sciences, University of Piemonte Orientale (UPO), Novara 28100, Italy
Indexing/Abstracting
WJO is now abstracted and indexed in PubMed, PubMed Central, Emerging Sources Citation Index (Web of Science), Scopus, China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI), China Science and Technology Journal Database (CSTJ), and Superstar Journals Database.
Journal Metrics
The 2021 edition of Journal Citation Reports® cites the 2020 Journal Citation Indicator (JCI) for WJO as 0.66. The WJO’s CiteScore for 2020 is 3.2 and Scopus CiteScore rank 2020: Orthopedics and Sports Medicine is 87/262.
ISSN
2218-5836 (online)
Minireviews
Atsushi Mihara, Kiminori Yukata, Toshihiro Seki, Ryuta Iwanaga, Norihiro Nishida, Kenzo Fujii, Yuji Nagao, Takashi Sakai 
World J Orthop 12(9):651-659. Published online Sep 18, 2021. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v12.i9.651
Branavan Rudran, Jonathan Super, Rajan Jandoo, Victor Babu, Soosai Nathan, Edward Ibrahim, Anatole Vilhelm Wiik 
World J Orthop 12(9):660-671. Published online Sep 18, 2021. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v12.i9.660
Khaled M Emara, Ramy Ahmed Diab, Mohamed Amr, Shady Abdelghaffar Mahmoud, Mohamed Nour, Ahmed Abdelsalam, Mahmoud Ahmed Elshobaky, Mona Farhan, Mostafa Gemeah, Ahmed K Emara 
World J Orthop 12(9):672-684. Published online Sep 18, 2021. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v12.i9.672
Clinical and Translational Research
Retrospective Study
Case Report