Skip to main content

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.

Editorial message from Editor-in-Chief

It is with great honor that I hereby announce the birth of ARTHROPLASTY, a novel open-access, peer-reviewed journal sponsored by the Arthroplasty Society in Asia (ASIA).

ARTHROPLASTY is designed to publish robust, updated and high-quality results that provide insights into all aspects of joint surgery, ranging from clinical and basic research to translational medicine of joint diseases and arthroplasty. Especially welcome are high-quality research papers on biomaterials, biomechanics, prosthetic design, application of new equipment and tools, clinical skills and experience, complication management and post-operative rehabilitation, among others. ARTHROPLASTY also publishes arthroplasty-related communications and guidelines. This new journal is aimed to serve as a unique forum committed to facilitating the exchange in basic and clinical research by our trustworthy and speedy publishing service.

We hope that ARTHROPLASTY will contribute to the academic exchange among the communities of joint surgery worldwide in general and in Asia-Pacific region in particular, with an attempt to enhance the global impact and elevate the academic status of Asian Arthroplasty. We have formed a strong editorial team consisting of worthy arthroplasty specialist worldwide, and we are endeavoring to make the team even stronger by constantly diversifying and growing its membership. 

On behalf of the journal editorial committee, I promise to provide the authors with unbiased, constructivepeer and timely peer reviews and to present our readers with original, high-quality research papers to help them keep abreast of the latest developments in the various areas of arthroplasty.

 I am expecting, with eagerness, your manuscripts and feedback!

Thank you for your support to ARTHROPLASTY.

Yan Wang
Editor-in-Chief of ARTHROPLASTY

The 1st Academic Paper Contest Awards Announcement

See Details here.

COVID-19 and impact on peer review

As a result of the significant disruption that is being caused by the COVID-19 pandemic we are very aware that many researchers will have difficulty in meeting the timelines associated with our peer review process during normal times.  Please do let us know if you need additional time. Our systems will continue to remind you of the original timelines but we intend to be highly flexible at this time.

Latest metrics

Arthroplasty has now been accepted for indexing in the Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI)!

See the About page for a full list of other indexing services that include Arthroplasty.

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.

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

Latest Tweets

Your browser needs to have JavaScript enabled to view this timeline

Affiliated with

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