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Official Journal of the Italian Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology

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Preparing your manuscript

Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology publishes the following article types:

Click the relevant link to find style and formatting information for the article you are going to submit.

Manuscripts should conform to the following reporting guidelines:

  • Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses: PRISMA
  • Randomized Clinical Trials: CONSORT
  • Observational studies: STROBE
  • Studies of diagnostic accuracy: STARD
  • Animal pre-clinical studies: ARRIVE
  • Other types of health-related research: Consult the EQUATOR web site for appropriate reporting guidelines.


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