International Journal of Orthopaedics, Traumatology & Surgical sciences is peer reviewed journal affiliated to the Association/Society of Orthopaedics, Surgical and Dental Sciences. The journal is published biannually. The Journal publishes articles on the speciality of orthopaedics, traumatology and surgical sciences. The journal envisages the articles ranging from rare unusual case reports, original article, clinical article, decision making & innovative systems used for specific procedures, reviewed articles & evidence based research articles.
Aim of the Journal
The aim of the International Journal of Orthopaedics, Traumatology and surgical sciences is to furnish impetus to excellent quality to research publication most relevant articles with highest quality are accepted for publication. Articles substantiating evidence based orthopaedic and surgical practice are encouraged. Manuscripts that contributes to orthopaedics, traumatology and surgical sciences are accepted for consideration subject to condition a letter of transmittal containing the following paragraph signed by all the authors is submitted inconsideration of International Journal of Orthopaedics, traumatology and surgical sciences editing our submission, the undersigned authors hereby transfer, assign or otherwise convey all copy right, ownership to the International Journal of Orthopaedics, traumatology and surgical science in the event that the same work is published by the Journal. The authors further represent that the article is original, that it is not under consideration by another journal and this material has not been previously published. Furthermore we (authors) declare that necessary approval has been obtained from Institutional Research Board and Ethical Committee to carry out the research work for publication.
End use of scientific knowledge is what every journal aims to achieve.
Scope of the Journal
The journal will be of high standard, best quality, innovative, comprehensive exceptionally fast and peer reviewed. It will include the publications of articles contributed by orthopaedic and traumatology speciality as well as, surgical sciences- General surgery, ENT, Ophthalmology, CTVS, Urology and Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Surgical oncology, Plastic surgery, Neurosurgery, Paediatric Surgery, Gastro surgery, Anaesthesiology, Pain, Critical Care, Maxillofacial surgery and Radiology of concerned specialty. Authentic and fast publication will be achieved by latest modern communication techniques. The journal comprises of clinical articles, original articles, research studies, review papers, technical notes and case reports of unusual cases. Publication of evidence based research and clinical studies in dignified manner will be strictly observed to maintain the professional integrity.
Peer Review Process
The manuscripts submitted to 'International Journal of Orthopaedics Traumatology & Surgical Sciences' will be reviewed for possible publication on the understanding that they have been submitted only to 'International Journal of Orthopaedics Traumatology & Surgical Sciences' and have not been published, simultaneously submitted, or accepted for publication elsewhere.
Once a manuscript is submitted to 'International Journal of Orthopaedics Traumatology & Surgical Sciences', it is sent to an external reviewer who will give the necessary recommendations according to which the article is published unaltered or is sent back to the author for corrections as advised by the reviewer, or rejected. The author is informed regarding the same. Once the article is fit for publication it appears in the online journal first and then is published in the print version as well.
The peer-review process is double blinded, i.e., the reviewers do not know who the authors of the manuscript are and the authors do not have access to the information of who the peer-reviewers are.