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About the Editor

Yan WangProfessor Yan Wang
Chief Surgeon of Department of Orthopedics, Chinese PLA General Hospital, Beijing, China.
Prof Wang obtained his M.D. degree from Chinese PLA Medical School. He specializes in total joint arthroplasty of the hip and knee with numerous experiences. He is the Deputy Editor of Journal of Arthroplasty, Honorary Member of Hip Society and Founding Chairman of Arthroplasty Society in Asia (ASIA). Prof Wang is the president of Chinese Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons(CAOS) and the past President of Chinese Orthopedic
Association(COA). Up to now, Prof Wang has published 137 peer-reviewed SCI papers, including 108 papers entitled by the first authors and corresponding authors.

Editor's Choice

Current Concepts in Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip and Total Hip Arthroplasty
Yan Wang

Treatment of periprosthetic hip infection with retention of a well-fixed stem: Six to 13-year outcomes 
Takuya Otani, Hideki Fujii, Yasuhiko Kawaguchi, Tetsuo Hayama, Toshiomi Abe, Motoi Takahashi & Keishi Marumo 

High Survivorship of Highly Cross-linked Polyethylene in Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty: A Minimum 10-year Follow-up Study
Seung-Jae Lim, Ingwon Yeo, Chan-Woo Park, Kyung-Jae Lee, Byung-Woo Min & Youn-Soo Park

Is gap balancing superior to measured resection technique in total knee arthroplasty? A meta-analysis
Qiang He, Caihong Sun, Jianbing Ma & Jianbing Guo 

Reducing the Risk of Infection after Total Joint Arthroplasty: Preoperative Optimization
Brielle Antonelli & Antonia F. Chen

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Aims and scope

Arthroplasty aims at publishing latest research advances and clinical developments in the management of joint diseases and recovery. The articles published are subjected to vigorous peer-review and the international editorial board is committed to maintaining high quality standard and providing efficient publishing experience.

Arthroplasty publishes original articles and reviews concerning joint replacement or the treatment of its complications, including clinical applications, surgical experience and prosthetic design. The journal will especially focus on the novel advances in the field of arthroplasty, including new technologies, biomaterials, prosthetic design etc.

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Annual Journal Metrics

  • Speed
    48 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts
    48 days to first decision for all manuscripts
    139 days from submission to acceptance
    25 days from acceptance to publication