International Journal of Orthopaedics

International Journal of Orthopaedics (print ISSN 2311-5106, online ISSN 2313-1462) is a bimonthly, open accessed, peer reviewed journal. The journal seeks to publish original clinical practice and research in the extensive field of orthopaedics, traumatology and arthroscopy.

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Scope of the journal covers: The journal publishes research papers in areas of research include, but are not limited to, the following: arthroscopy, evidence-based medicine, epidemiology, nursing, sports medicine, therapy of bone and spinal diseases, bone trauma, osteoarthropathy, bone tumors and osteoporosis, minimally invasive therapy, diagnostic imaging. Clinical diagnosis, laboratory diagnosis, differential diagnosis, imaging tests, pathological diagnosis, molecular biological diagnosis, immunological diagnosis, genetic diagnosis, functional diagnostics, and physical diagnosis; and comprehensive therapy, drug therapy, surgical therapy, interventional treatment, minimally invasive therapy, and robot-assisted therapy.


The columns in the issues of IJO will include:

(1) Editorial: To introduce and comment on major advances and developments in the field; (2) Topic Highlight: which summarize current knowledge and newly presented information in a particular article - a useful tool for the busy clinician; (3) Review: In depth Clinical Reviews on hot topics in Orthopaedics; (4) Original Article: Original Research at the highest level covering the spectrum of clinical Orthopaedics including the latest clinical studies on emerging developments; (5) Case Report: To report a rare or typical case; (6) Letters to the Editor: To discuss and make reply to the contributions published in IJO, or to introduce and comment on a controversial issue of general interest.


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Vol 2, No 2 (2015)

Table of Contents


“High” and “Low” Gene Expression Signatures in Rheumatoid Arthritis: an Emerging Approach for Patient Stratification and Therapy Choice PDF HTML
Elena V Tchetina 219-226
Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Disease Management: Current Role of the Acromioplasty PDF HTML
Omar Faour Martín, Jose Antonio Valverde García, Aurelio Vega Castrillo, Miguel Ángel Martín Ferrero, Patricia Zuil Acosta, Javier Alarcón García, María Angeles de la Red gallego 227-231


Spinal Tuberculosis PDF HTML
Is the use of bioabsorbable materials in Orthopaedic Surgery associated with Infections? An experimental study in rabbits and review of the literature. PDF HTML
Panagiotis Savvidis, Panagiotis Givissis, Apostolos Papalois, Thomas Apostolou, Anastasios Christodoulou 238-242


Treatment Strategy for Cervical Myelopathy in Patients with Athetoid Cerebral Palsy PDF HTML
Hiroshi Kuroki, Shinichiro Kubo, Hideaki Hamanaka, Naoki Inomata, Kiyoshi Higa, Etsuo Chosa 243-249
Trochanteric Femoral Fracture Classification: Relevance of the Fracture Line Angle, a Radiological Study PDF HTML
Daphne van Embden, Mark S Gaston, Lucy A Bailey, A Hamish RW Simpson 250-255
Arthroscopic Meniscectomy under Local Anesthesia PDF HTML
Antonio Zanini, Manuel Bondi, Pier Francesco Bettinsoli, Andrea Pizzoli, Lodovico Renzi Brivio 256-261


Severe Ulnar Neyropathy in Guyon’S Canal Caused By a Distal Tendon Sheath Ganglion Cyst PDF HTML
IK Konstantinidis, TA Pagonis, AG Christodoulou, PK Givissis 262-265

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ISSN: 2311-5106