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Journal of Children's Orthopaedics

Journal of Children's Orthopaedics

Official Journal of the European Paediatric Orthopaedic Society (EPOS)

Editors-in-Chief: S. Wientroub; F. Hefti

ISSN: 1863-2521 (print version)
ISSN: 1863-2548 (electronic version)

Journal no. 11832


The Journal of Children's Orthopaedics is no longer published by Springer as of the end of 2016. The journal continues in cooperation with a new publisher, The British Editorial Society of Bone & Joint Surgery.
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  • Aims and Scope

    Aims and Scope


    The Journal of Children's Orthopaedics - the official journal of the European Paediatric Orthopaedic Society (EPOS) - provides a forum for the advancement of the knowledge and education in pediatric orthopaedics and traumatology across geographical borders and advocates an increased worldwide involvement in preventing and treating musculoskeletal diseases in children and adolescents.

    The Journal publishes high quality, peer-reviewed articles that focus on clinical practice, diagnosis and treatment of disorders unique to pediatric orthopaedics, as well as on basic and applied research that help physicians stay abreast of the latest and ever-changing developments in the field of pediatric orthopaedics and traumatology.

    The Journal of Children's Orthopaedics welcomes original contributions submitted exclusively for review to the Journal. The Journal features original articles, review articles, editorials and letters to the editor.

    The Journal of Children's Orthopaedics is published in the Open Access model. The Article Processing Charges (APC) are fully sponsored by EPOS.

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