Publication of the first articles! (June 2015)
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The first articles of the new open access journal SICOT-J are now available. The papers which are all free to access span a wide range of research in orthopaedics surgery and traumatology.
Here is a selection of the first published articles
Avoidance of external fixation pin induced rotational stiffness in the forearm; a cadaver study of soft tissue displacement relative to the varying position of radius and ulna fixation
Pavel Nikolaevich Kulesh, Matt D.A. Fletcher and Leonid N. Solomin
Anatomic variation of palmaris longus and flexor digitorum superficialis of little finger in Indian population
Aakash Mugalur, Sunil M Shahane, Ashwin Samant, Aditya C Pathak, Atul Patil And Rajeev Reddy
Rib Cartilage Grafting in Upper Limb Surgery: An Overview
Laurent Obert, François Loisel, Florelle Gindraux, Yves Tropet and Daniel Lepag
Odontoid Process Fractures: The Role of the Ligaments in Maintaining Stability. A biomechanical, cadaveric study
Oliver Richard Boughton, Jason Bernard and Matthew Szarko
Effects of sex differences on scapular motion during arm elevation
Takashi Nagamatsu, Yoshihiro Kai, Masafumi Gotoh, Kazuya Madokoro and Naoto Shiba
…backed by the name and reputation of SICOT, as well as the quality it stands for, we have immediately set high standards for acceptance (the rejection rate is already above 60%), in order to establish this journal within the list of quality journals in the field of orthopaedics”, say Professors Hatem Said and Jacques Caton, Editors-in-Chief of SICOT-J.
"As a result, the first articles were published after systematic double blind peer reviewing, and are now available online.”
SICOT-J places a high priority on rapid publication and seeks to publish a broad range of research study types including original clinical, basic and translational research. In addition, the journal publishes editorials, review articles, surgical technique papers, and case reports as well as the latest congress proceedings and letters to the editors.
SICOT-J publishes articles under a CC-BY license, enabling authors to be fully compliant with open access requirements of funding organizations where they apply. Authors are invited to submit their manuscripts and during the first year of publication article processing charges are waived.
For more informations:
EDP Open: www.edp-open.org