EFORT Open Reviews


EFORT Open Reviews is the official journal of the European Federation of National Associations of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (EFORT) and is published  in partnership with the British Editorial Society of Bone & Joint Surgery (BESBJS), it and the British Editorial Society of Bone & Joint Surgery (BESBJS) and provides high quality instructional review articles on all aspects of orthopaedics and traumatology.

EFORT Open Reviews is a fully open access online journal with integrated CME. It is an authoritative resource for trainees and supports practising orthopaedic surgeons in keeping informed about the latest clinical and scientific advances. One print issue featuring selected papers will be published annually.

The Editor-in-Chief is Professor Pierre Hoffmeyer, University Hospitals of Geneva.

All article publication charges (APCs) are waived until 1 January 2017.

EFORT Open Reviews will be submitted to PubMed Central within the first few months of publication, with the aim of securing inclusion in the PubMed database. Following this, all authors (including those who have already published in the journal) will benefit from their articles having a PMID within PubMed.

EFORT Open Reviews will be submitted for indexing in Web of Science with a view to obtaining an Impact Factor as early as possible.

All manuscript submissions should be made online at the EFORT Open Reviews ScholarOne Manuscripts site: https://mc04.manuscriptcentral.com/eor. Please review the manuscript guidelines before submitting your paper.

The key sections of EFORT Open Reviews are:

  • Hip,
  • Knee,
  • Foot & Ankle,
  • Shoulder & Elbow,
  • Wrist & Hand,
  • Spine,
  • Trauma,
  • Oncology,
  • Paediatrics,
  • Sports and arthroscopy.

For further information or to suggest a topic for an article please email either:

There will be no Article Publication Charges (APCs) until 1 January 2017, and no APCs in perpetuity for members of EFORT-affiliated national associations.

EFORT Open Reviews Volume 2 – 2017

EFORT Open Reviews Volume 1 – 2016

More information: Official EFORT Open Reviews website

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