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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
6 5 4 3 2 1
Editors-in-Chief
  • 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
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
The WJO’s CiteScore for 2019 is 3.2 and Scopus CiteScore rank 2019: Orthopedics and Sports Medicine is 77/261.
ISSN
2218-5836 (online)
Review
Maria Bourazani, Eleni Asimakopoulou, Chrysseida Magklari, Nikolaos Fyrfiris, Ioannis Tsirikas, Giakoumis Diakoumis, Martha Kelesi, Georgia Fasoi, Theodoros Kormas, Gunhild Lefaki 
World J Orthop 12(6):346-359. Published online Jun 18, 2021. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v12.i6.346
Minireviews
Francesco Castagnini, Filippo Caternicchia, Federico Biondi, Claudio Masetti, Cesare Faldini, Francesco Traina 
World J Orthop 12(6):376-385. Published online Jun 18, 2021. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v12.i6.376
Case Control Study
Retrospective Cohort Study
Samuel Rosas, Michael Schallmo, Anirudh Krishna Gowd, Matthew Reynolds Akelman, T David Luo, Cynthia Lynn Emory, Johannes Frank Plate 
World J Orthop 12(6):395-402. Published online Jun 18, 2021. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v12.i6.395
Retrospective Study
Nicholas C Schiller, Andrew J Sama, Amanda F Spielman, Chester J Donnally III, Benjamin I Schachner, Dhanur M Damodar, Christopher C Dodson, Michael G Ciccotti 
World J Orthop 12(6):412-422. Published online Jun 18, 2021. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v12.i6.412
Prospective Study
Systematic Reviews
Case Report