Arthroscopy CoverNowhere is minimally invasive surgery explained better than in Arthroscopy, the leading peer-reviewed journal in the field. Every issue enables you to put into perspective the usefulness of the various emerging arthroscopic techniques. The advantages and disadvantages of these methods - along with their applications in various situations - are discussed in relation to their efficiency, efficacy and cost benefit.

As the official journal of the Arthroscopy Association of North America, a free subscription to Arthroscopy is included with AANA Membership. AANA Members also receive access to the journal's expanded website. Online features include full text of all articles, video clips, short reports, and MEDLINE links to related articles.

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For many years, AANA has subsidized the journal subscription for all ISAKOS members as part of AANA's commitment to international education. As of December 31, 2017 this provision will end, but AANA's commitment continues. Learn how you can continue your subscription for free.


Publish In Arthroscopy

We are truly a subspecialty-focused journal featuring research that directly impacts the daily practice of arthroscopy. As such, we ensure that your articles will reach your surgical peers. We offer our authors a first decision on manuscripts in an average of 31 days and and our current Impact Factor is 4.292. In that same report, released by Thomson Reuters in 2017, we were ranked 4th of out 74 journals in the broad orthopaedics category.

Arthroscopy accepts many article types for review, including Original Articles, Systematic Reviews, Meta-Analyses, Level V Evidence articles (including expert opinion), Letters to the Editor, and occasionally, Case Reports. We invite and encourage submissions from all AANA members. Specific Instructions for Authors are available here.

Arthroscopy and our publishing partner, Elsevier, provide many author benefits, such as free PDFs, a liberal copyright policy, special discounts on Elsevier publications and much more. More information is available on Elsevier's author services page.

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