Journal of Osteoarthritis and Cartilage

Journal of Osteoarthritis and Cartilage

Journal of Osteoarthritis and Cartilage (JOC) is a peer-reviewed open-access journal that disseminates the latest research and advancements on the mechanisms, diagnosis, and therapeutics of cartilage and osteoarthritis. The journal covers topics such as the correlation of biomechanical and physiological factors of cartilage remodeling, hormones, inflammatory mediators, and other agents involved in cartilage pathology and its repair, the role of inflammation in neurodegenerative diseases, and the use of ultrasound imaging and other imaging techniques to understand cartilage composition.  

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Journal of Osteoarthritis and Cartilage is a comprehensive, peer-reviewed journal that helps disseminate original research work, having a unique aspect of covering many areas which contributes to providing an awareness of research studies of scientists around the globe.

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The "Journal of Osteoarthritis and Cartilage" is a distinguished scholarly publication at the forefront of osteoarthritis research. Scope of the journal: Osteoarthritis Research, Cartilage Degeneration, Joint Health, Osteoarthritis Treatment, Biomechanics of Joints, Regenerative Medicine, Biomarkers in Osteoarthritis, Musculoskeletal Disorders, Synovial Joint Biology, Osteoarthritis Epidemiology, Patient-Centered Care, Joint Imaging.


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The "Journal of Osteoarthritis and Cartilage" maintains a robust and rigorous peer-review process to ensure the quality, validity, and impact of the published research.Board members actively participate in the peer-review process, providing their expertise to assess the scientific merit, methodology, and significance of submitted manuscripts.

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The "Journal of Osteoarthritis and Cartilage" stands as a leading scientific platform dedicated to advancing the understanding, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of osteoarthritis and related cartilage disorders. The journal's aims and scope encompass a comprehensive range of topics within the field, with a commitment to promoting excellence in research.

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Our editorial board comprises renowned experts from diverse domains within the field of osteoarthritis research. The Journal of Osteoarthritis and Cartilage expresses gratitude to its dedicated editorial board for their invaluable contributions. Their expertise and guidance are instrumental in maintaining the journal's status as a reliable source of cutting-edge research in the field.

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Osteoarthritis and Cartilage -Orthopaedics Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


king george medical university,  ​lucknow, India.

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Osteoarthritis and Cartilage -Cartialage.
-Stefan Marlovits

Stefan Marlovits

Medical University of Vienna, Waehringer Gartel 18-20, A-1090 Vienna.

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Osteoarthritis and Cartilage -Animal models of arthritis;-Mirian Farinon

Mirian Farinon

Clinics Hospital of Porto Alegre, Experimental Research Center (CPE), &nb...

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Osteoarthritis and Cartilage -Osteoarthritis-Antonella	Fioravanti

Antonella Fioravanti

Policlinico Le Scotte Viale Bracci 1 53100 Siena (Italy) Policlinico Le Scotte, ...

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