Indian Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery (IJOS) is a peer-reviewed journal with reputable academics and experts as members of its Editorial Board. IJOS publishes information on basic and applied orthopaedics for a worldwide readership. It publishes original research papers, critical reviews dealing with all fields of Orthopaedicsand it addresses the international scientific community. Papers related to orthopaedic science on a worldwide basis are also considered. Special emphasis is given to issues that go beyond the traditional boundaries of anorthopaedic journal.Articles on the state-of-the art of orthopaedic surgeryin different parts of the world, the research activities and medical education in orthopaedic teaching, the role of orthopaedics in society, new findings from the frontiers of current researchare always encouraged.