International Journal of Shoulder Surgery: About us


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.

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The journal provides immediate free access to the articles published in it. It does not charge authors for submission, processing and / or publication of articles. Articles are published online immediately on acceptance. Articles can be submitted online from  

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  • Donald F. du Toit, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Ettore Taverna, Milan, Italy.
  • Eugene Wolf, San Francisco, USA.
  • Evan Flatow, New York, USA.
  • Gregory Bain, Australia.
  • Hiroyuki Sugaya, Chiba, Japan.
  • István Szabó, Hungary.
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  • Jan Lotz, Cape Town, South Africa.
  • Jerome A. Goldberg, Sydney, Australia.
  • Kai-Ming Chan, Hongkong
  • Laurence D. Higgins, Boston, USA.
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  • Lieven De Wilde, Ghent, Belgium.
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  • Philippe Hardy, France.
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  • Seung-Ho Kim, Seoul, Korea.
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  • Stephen J. Snyder, Van Nuys, California, USA.
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