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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 rigorous 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

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

Artificial intelligence in diagnosis of knee osteoarthritis and prediction of arthroplasty outcomes: a review

Lok Sze Lee, Ping Keung Chan, Chunyi Wen, Wing Chiu Fung, Amy Cheung, Vincent Wai Kwan Chan, Man Hong Cheung, Henry Fu, Chun Hoi Yan & Kwong Yuen Chiu
Review | 05 March 2022

Robotic-assisted unicompartmental knee arthroplasty: a review

Pei Liu, Fei-fan Lu, Guo-jie Liu, Xiao-hong Mu, Yong-qiang Sun, Qi-dong Zhang, Wei-guo Wang & Wan-shou Guo
Review | 02 May 2021

Development and internal validation of machine learning algorithms to predict patient satisfaction after total hip arthroplasty

Siyuan Zhang, Jerry Yongqiang Chen, Hee Nee Pang, Ngai Nung Lo, Seng Jin Yeo & Ming Han Lincoln Liow
Research | 02 September 2021

The direct anterior approach to the hip: a useful tool in experienced hands or just another approach?

John Realyvasquez, Vivek Singh, Akash K. Shah, Dionisio Ortiz III, Joseph X. Robin, Andrew Brash, Mark Kurapatti, Roy I. Davidovitch & Ran Schwarzkopf
Review | 02 January 2022

Obesity, preoperative weight loss, and telemedicine before total joint arthroplasty: a review

Michael W. Seward & Antonia F. Chen
Review | 04 January 2022

Latest metrics

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

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

Article-processing charges

Currently, the publication costs for Arthroplasty are covered by Arthroplasty Society in Asia so authors do not need to pay an article-processing charge (APC).

As of January 1, 2024, authors of articles accepted for publication in Arthroplasty will need to pay an APC. The APC for articles accepted in 2024 is €2190/£1890/$2690.

The 9th Annual Meeting of Arthroplasty Society In Asia

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Article collections

Advances in Artificial Intelligence and Robotics in Joint Arthroplasty
Edited by: Andrew P. Kurmis, Sébastien Lustig, Francesco Zambianchi, Yunsu Chen

Minimally Invasive Approaches in THA and Related Techniques
Edited by: Yuan Zhang, Akos Zahar, Charlie C. Yang

What’s New in the Post-COVID-19 Era in Arthroplasty Treatment: Challenges and Reform
Edited by: Nicholas D. Clement, Lewis Ping Keung Chan

Total Knee Arthroplasty Biomechanics: Innovative Evidence
Edited by: Pier Francesco Indelli, Bernardo Innocenti

Factors influencing the outcome of total hip and knee arthroplasty
Edited by: Nicholas D. Clement, Chloe E. H. Scott

Contemporary Approaches In Total Hip Arthroplasty
Edited by: Sujith Konan

Management of PJI/SSI after Arthroplasty
Edited by: Li Cao, Javad Parvizi, Xiaogang Zhang, Xianzhe Liu, Wierd P. Zijlstra, Saad Tarabichi

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

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Annual Journal Metrics

  • 2022 Citation Impact
    0.9 - 2-year Impact Factor
    1.2 - 5-year Impact Factor
    0.492 - SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)
    0.343 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)

    2022 Speed
    7 days submission to first editorial decision for all manuscripts (Median)
    102 days submission to accept (Median)

    2022 Usage 
    240 Altmetric mentions