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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 >>

2019 Published Issues
  • Baogan Peng, MD, PhD, Chief Doctor, Professor, (E-mail:pengbaogan@163.com) Department of Spinal Surgery, General Hospital of Armed Police Force, Beijing 100039, China
WJO is now abstracted and indexed in PubMed, PubMed Central, Emerging Sources Citation Index (Web of Science), China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI), China Science and Technology Journal Database (CSTJ), and Superstar Journals Database.
Journal Metrics
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2218-5836 (online)
Damage control orthopaedics: State of the art 
Enrique Guerado, Maria Luisa Bertrand, Juan Ramon Cano, Ana María Cerván, Adolfo Galán 
World J Orthop 10(1):1-13. Published online Jan 18, 2019. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v10.i1.1
Observational Study
Inter- and intra-rater reliability of vertebral fracture classifications in the Swedish fracture register 
David Morgonsköld, Victoria Warkander, Panayiotis Savvides, Axel Wihlborg, Mathilde Bouzereau, Hans Möller, Paul Gerdhem 
World J Orthop 10(1):14-22. Published online Jan 18, 2019. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v10.i1.14
Validation of the Danish version of the musculoskeletal tumour society score questionnaire 
Casper Kloster Pingel Saebye, Johnny Keller, Thomas Baad-Hansen 
World J Orthop 10(1):23-32. Published online Jan 18, 2019. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v10.i1.23
Case Report
Contralateral trapezius transfer to treat scapular winging: A case report and review of literature 
Juan José Gil-Álvarez, Pablo García-Parra, Manuel Anaya-Rojas, María del Pilar Martínez-Fuentes 
World J Orthop 10(1):33-44. Published online Jan 18, 2019. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v10.i1.33
Peroneus longus tendon rupture: A case report 
Don Koh, Lincoln Liow, Joseph Cheah, Kevin Koo 
World J Orthop 10(1):45-53. Published online Jan 18, 2019. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v10.i1.45