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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
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  • 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
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.
2218-5836 (online)
Opinion Review
Case Control Study
Retrospective Cohort Study
Retrospective Study
Clinical Trials Study
Observational Study
Evidence-Based Medicine
Nikhil Crain, Chun-Yuan Qiu, Stephen Moy, Shawn Thomas, Vu Thuy Nguyen, Mijin Lee-Brown, Diana Laplace, Jennifer Naughton, John Morkos, Vimal Desai 
World J Orthop 12(11):899-908. Published online Nov 18, 2021. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v12.i11.899
Systematic Reviews
Case Report