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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 >>

2018 Published Issues
7 6 5 4 3 2 1
Editors-in-Chief
  • 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
Indexing/Abstracting
WJO is now abstracted and indexed in PubMed, PubMed Central, Emerging Sources Citation Index (Web of Science), and Scopus.
Journal Metrics
SJR (SCImago Journal Rank) (2015): 0.745; IPP (Impact per Publication) (2015): 2.200; SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper) (2015): 0.984.
ISSN
2218-5836 (online)
Systematic Reviews
Systematic review of dynamization vs exchange nailing for delayed/non-union femoral fractures 
Jacob E Vaughn, Ronit V Shah, Tarek Samman, Jacob Stirton, Jiayong Liu, Nabil A Ebraheim 
World J Orthop 9(7):92-99. Published online Jul 18, 2018. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v9.i7.92
Case Report
Anterior transolecranon dislocation of the elbow in a child: A case report and review of literature 
Wajdi Bouaziz, Ahmed Racem Guidara, Ahmed Trabelsi, Tarek Bardaa, Mourad Hammami, Zoubaier Ellouz, Hassib Keskes 
World J Orthop 9(7):100-104. Published online Jul 18, 2018. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v9.i7.100