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Official Journal of the Italian Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology

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Aims and scope

Aims and scope

The Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, the official open access peer-reviewed journal of the Italian Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, publishes  original papers reporting basic or clinical research in the field of orthopaedic and traumatologic surgery, as well as systematic reviews, brief communications, case reports and letters to the Editor. Narrative instructional reviews and commentaries to original articles may be commissioned by Editors from eminent colleagues. The Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology aims to be an international forum for the communication and exchange of ideas concerning the various aspects of orthopaedics and musculoskeletal trauma.

Annual Journal Metrics

  • Citation Impact 2023
    Journal Impact Factor: 3.0
    5-year Journal Impact Factor: 3.5
    Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP): 1.668
    SCImago Journal Rank (SJR): 1.009

    Speed 2023
    Submission to first editorial decision (median days): 24
    Submission to acceptance (median days): 146

    Usage 2023
    Downloads: 583,584
    Altmetric mentions: 125