International Journal of Shoulder Surgery (ISSN 0973-6042) is an
open-access, peer-reviewed online publication that focuses on the
basic science, diagnostic and therapeutic aspects of disorders of
the shoulder girdle. Original research, review articles, techniques
and case reports that focus on anatomy, radiology, clinical methods,
and open/arthroscopic surgery, related to the shoulder, are
presented. Journal is published Quarterly.
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