"Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery" is a rich source of instruction and information for physicians in clinical practice and research in the extensive field of orthopaedics and traumatology. The journal publishes papers that deal with diseases and injuries of the musculoskeletal system from all fields and aspects of medicine. The journal is particularly interested in papers that satisfy the information needs of orthopaedic clinicians and practitioners. The journal places special emphasis on clinical relevance.

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Editors-in-Chief
  • Michael Blauth,
  • Frank Unglaub
Editor-in-Chief
  • Thomas J. Heyse
Co-Editors
  • Lars Peter Müller,
  • Geert Pagenstert,
  • Richard Lindtner,
  • Dietmar Krappinger
Co-Editor
  • Alexej Barg
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2.021 (2019)
Impact factor
2.070 (2019)
Five year impact factor
58 days
Submission to first decision
162 days
Submission to acceptance
307,457 (2019)
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1434-3916
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