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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

Porous-coated metaphyseal sleeves and MBT implant for severe bone loss in revision total knee arthroplasty: a mean 2.4-year follow-up
Yushun Wu, Eryou Feng, Yiyuan Zhang, Feitai Lin, Liqiong Lin, Zhanglai Li and Lili Xiao

Segmental uncoverage ratio analysis of Crowe type-IV developmental dysplasia of the hip via 3-dimensional implantation simulation
Yiming Dou, Jianlin Xiao, Xinggui Wen, Jianpeng Gao, Hao Tian and Jianlin Zuo

How well do elderly patients do after total knee arthroplasty in the era of fast-track surgery? 
Amy Cheung, Henry Fu, Man Hong Cheung, Wai Kwan Vincent Chan, Ping Keung Chan, Chun Hoi Yan and Kwong Yuen Chiu

Total knee arthroplasty with the least-constrained implant possible for type II valgus knee > 20°: a 3–14 years’ follow-up
Jiangdong Ren, Xiaogang Zhang, Wuhuzi Wulamu, Nuerailijiang Yushan, Abudousaimi Aaimaiti and Li Cao

Closed suction drainage offers no more clinical benefit than non-drainage after primary total knee arthroplasty with the administration of tranexamic acid in Chinese patients
Dong Yang, Kaiyuan Liu, Lin Fan, Tianyang Xu and Guodong Li

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Arthroplasty has now been accepted for indexing in Scopus,  Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) and PubMed/PMC!

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Article collections

Management of surgical site infection after joint arthroplasty
Edited by: Xianzhe Liu, Wierd P. Zijlstra

Contemporary Approaches In Total Hip Arthroplasty
Edited by: Sujith Konan

Management of Periprosthetic Joint Infection after Arthroplasty
Edited by: Li Cao, Javad Parvizi, Xiaogang Zhang, Xianzhe Liu

Artificial Intelligence in Joint Arthroplasty
Edited by: Yan Wang, Quanbo Ji

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

    Citation Impact
    0.431 - Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP)
    0.5 - CiteScore

    Usage
    110,014 Downloads (2021)