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  About the Society

Bihar Orthopaedic Association was founded at Patna in 1966. Prof Dr B Mukhopadhyay was the founder president. The society has been registered vide registration no. 321/ 1981-82. The office of society is situated in IMA building, south of Gandhi maidan, Patna 1. The office of president and secretary is in the association building. The Journal of Orthopaedic Diseases and Traumatology is an official journal of Bihar Orthopaedic Association.

The association aim to promote and develop the practice of orthopaedics in the state of Bihar as per International and National Standards. This can be achieved by scientific deliberations, research, and cooperation among the clinicians, scientists and others involved in the field of orthopaedics. The association is involved with academic enhancement of its members and associate members through CMEs, Conferences, Fellowships, and financial grants to needed. The association is actively engaged in public awareness programmes, and inter-speciality interactions.

The website of Bihar Orthopaedic Association is www.biharortho.org

  About the Journal

Journal of Orthopaedic Diseases and Traumatology, a publication of Bihar Orthopaedic Association, is a peer-reviewed print + online 3 Issues journal. The journal's full text is available online at http://www.jodt.org. The journal allows free access (Open Access) to its contents and permits authors to self-archive final accepted version of the articles on any OAI-compliant institutional / subject-based repository.

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Open Access Publication and Creative Commons Licensing

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  Scope of the journal

The Journal of Orthopaedic Diseases and Traumatology (JODT) invites manuscripts by authors covering the technical and clinical studies related to health, ethical and social issues in the field of  orthopaedic diseases, traumatology and orthopaedic rehabilitation.

JODT invites scientific submissions from authors in the following categories Original Research (Evaluation study, Prospective study, Retrospective study, Comparative study and invitro study), Systematic reviews, Epidemilogical reports, Case reports, Short communication, Letter to Editor, etc.

The journal provides opportunity for publication of basic sciences, physiology and pathology related to orthopaedic conditions. It also aim to publish the clinical studies done on frontier issues in orthopaedics. It is committed to help in development of sub specialities in orthopaedics like basic orthopaedics, traumatology, spine, paediatric orthopaedics, arthroscopy, arthroplasty, hand and wrist, ankle and foot, orthopaedic neurology, infections, orthopaedic oncology, pain management, sports injury, shoulder, knee, hip, pelviacetabular conditions and muscular pathologies.

The area of research in orthopaedics and applied mechanics related to orthopaedic implant and instruments and its orthopaedic implications are also under the scope of this journal.

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