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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

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.

About the Editor

1819067353Professor 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.