European Paediatric Orthopaedic Society

Journal of Children Orthopaedics JCO


  • Fritz HEFTI – Children’s University Hospital, Paediatric Orthopaedic Department, Basel, Switzerland.
  • Shlomo WIENTROUB – Dana Children’s Hospital, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel.

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Aims and Scope

The Journal of Children’s Orthopaedics – the official journal of the European Paediatric Orthopaedic Society (EPOS) – provides a forum for the advancement of the knowledge and education in paediatric orthopaedics and traumatology across geographical borders and advocates an increased worldwide involvement in preventing and treating musculoskeletal diseases in children and adolescents.

The Journal publishes high quality, peer-reviewed articles that focus on clinical practice, diagnosis and treatment of disorders unique to paediatric orthopaedics, as well as on basic and applied research that help physicians to stay abreast of the latest and ever-changing developments in the field of paediatric orthopaedics and traumatology.

The Journal of Children’s Orthopaedics welcomes original contributions submitted exclusively for review to the Journal. The Journal features original articles, review articles, editorials and letters to the editor.