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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
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Editors-in-Chief
  • Bao-Gan Peng, MD, PhD, Chief Doctor, Professor, (E-mail:pengbaogan@163.com) Department of Spinal Surgery, General Hospital of Armed Police Force, Beijing 100039, China
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
There is currently no impact factor.
ISSN
2218-5836 (online)
Minireviews
Linkage of microbiota and osteoporosis: A mini literature review 
David Yatsonsky II, Karen Pan, Vithal B Shendge, Jiayong Liu, Nabil A Ebraheim 
World J Orthop 10(3):123-127. Published online Mar 18, 2019. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v10.i3.123
Retrospective Cohort Study
Short-term differences in anterior knee pain and clinical outcomes between rotating and fixed platform posterior stabilized total knee arthroplasty with a new femoral component design 
Marco Bigoni, Nicolò Zanchi, Marco Turati, Gabriele Pirovano, Giovanni Zatti, Daniele Munegato 
World J Orthop 10(3):128-136. Published online Mar 18, 2019. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v10.i3.128
Retrospective Study
Comparison of implant related complications amongst patients with opioid use disorder and non-users following total knee arthroplasty 
Rushabh M Vakharia, Karim G Sabeh, Ajit M Vakharia, Dhanur M Damodar, Tsun Yee Law, Martin W Roche 
World J Orthop 10(3):137-144. Published online Mar 18, 2019. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v10.i3.137
Systematic Review
Aetiology of Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease: A systematic review 
Vito Pavone, Emanuele Chisari, Andrea Vescio, Claudio Lizzio, Giuseppe Sessa, Gianluca Testa 
World J Orthop 10(3):145-165. Published online Mar 18, 2019. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v10.i3.145
Changing trends in the mortality rate at 1-year post hip fracture - a systematic review 
Colum Downey, Martin Kelly, John F Quinlan 
World J Orthop 10(3):166-175. Published online Mar 18, 2019. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v10.i3.166