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Open Access Editorial

Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research Editorial

Cheng-Kung Cheng1 and Kai-Ming Chan2*

Author Affiliations

1 Orthopaedic Biomechanics Laboratory, Institute of Biomedical Engineering, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan

2 Department of Orthopaedics & Traumatology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China

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Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2006, 1:1  doi:10.1186/1749-799X-1-1

Published: 25 September 2006

Abstract

Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research is an open access, online journal that aims to expeditiously publish clinical and basic research studies related to musculoskeletal issues in different cultural communities. It provides a platform for exchanges of new clinical and scientific information in the most precise and expeditious way to achieve dissemination of information and cross-fertilization of ideas. The open access nature of this journal allows articles to be universally and freely accessible via the Internet. This ensures a rapid and efficient communication of research findings. The journal welcomes all types of articles related to musculoskeletal issues. Its timely publication and high visibility are the two most important features that make this journal different from other traditional journals in the orthopaedic field.