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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, clinical and basic, 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, Clinical Research, Basic Study, Systematic Review, Meta-analysis, Evidence-based Medicine, Field of Vision, Clinical Guidelines, Letter to the Editor, and Case Report. Submit here >> 

2024 Published Issues
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Editors-in-Chief
  • Massimiliano Leigheb, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, (E-mail:massimiliano.leigheb@uniupo.it) S.C. Ortopedia e Traumatologia Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria Maggiore della carità di Novara, Università degli Studi del Piemonte Orientale Amedeo Avogadro, Novara 28100, Italy
  • Xiao-Jian Ye, MD, Chief Physician, (E-mail:yexj2002@163.com) Department of Orthopedics, Tongren Hospital Affiliated to Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine, Shanghai 200233, China
Indexing/Abstracting
WJO is now abstracted and indexed in PubMed, PubMed Central, Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI, Web of Science), Scopus, Reference Citation Analysis, China Science and Technology Journal Database, and Superstar Journals Database. 
Journal Metrics
The 2023 Edition of Journal Citation Reports® cites the 2022 impact factor (IF) for WJO as 1.9; IF without journal self cites: 1.9; 5-year IF: 2.2; Journal Citation Indicator: 0.64. The WJO’s CiteScore for 2022 is 2.6 and Scopus CiteScore rank 2022: Orthopedics and sports medicine is 145/298.
ISSN
2218-5836 (online)
Editorial
Minireviews
Retrospective Study
Ammar K AlOmran, Nader Alosaimi, Ahmed A Alshaikhi, Omar M Bakhurji, Khalid J Alzahrani, Basil Ziyad Salloot, Tamim Omar Alabduladhem, Ahmed I AlMulhim, Arwa Alumran 
World J Orthop 15(2):139-146. Published online Feb 18, 2024. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v15.i2.139
Observational Study
Prospective Study
Ashish Mishra, Ahmed Barakat, Jitendra Mangwani, Jakub Kazda, Sagar Tiwatane, Sana Mohammed Aamir Shaikh, Linzy Houchen-Wolloff, Vipul Kaushik 
World J Orthop 15(2):163-169. Published online Feb 18, 2024. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v15.i2.163
Meta-Analysis
Letter to the Editor