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 5 (2015)

Table of Contents


Hedgehog Signaling in Palatal and Facial Development PDF HTML
Alan Nguyen, Dalton Pham, Vi Nguyen, Greg Choon Chung, Benjamin Levi, Aaron W James, Michelle A. Scott 385-390


Enhanced recovery for neck of femur fracture: a current concept and review of perioperative interventions PDF HTML
Naeil Lotfi 391-398
Nilay Şahin, Serdar Sargin, Aziz Atik 399-404
Tendon healing: Biological principles and augmentation with autogenous mesenchymal stem cells. Current concepts PDF HTML
Nick Sachinis, Byron Chalidis, Charles Willis-Owen, PANAGIOTIS K GIVISSIS 405-410
Crystal Arthropathy following Knee Arthroplasty: A Review of the Literature PDF HTML
Mahdi Y Khalfaoui, Rafik Yassa 411-417


Schatzker and Mayo classification systems for olecranon fractures: Inter- and intra-observer reliability PDF HTML
EHUD ATOUN, Yehi'el Zadok Zadok, Ornit Cohen, Ronen Debi, Dan Dabby, Esther Rubinraut, Roman Gerovich, Omri Lubovsky 418-420
The age significance of lumbar disc extrusion or sequestration: a systematic review of the literature. PDF HTML
Sombat Kunakornsawat, Thavat Prasartritha, Pritsanai Pruttikul, Chaiwat Piyaskulkaew, Tinnakorn Pluemvitayaporn, Piyabuth Kittithamvongs 421-426
Surgical Outcomes of Two Portal Percutaneous Endoscopic Decompression for Adjacent Segment Disease Preliminary Case Series of 21 Patients PDF HTML
yingyong torudom 427-364


Case report: an iatrogenic bleeding of the deep femoral artery. PDF HTML
B van Groningen, W.A den Boer 365-367
Lymphangiomatosis with Extensive Skeletal Involvement PDF HTML
Chrystal Peaches Calderon, Kimani White 368-370

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ISSN: 2311-5106