Impact Factor Collection


EFORT Open Reviews 2021 journal impact factor 4.775


EFORT Open Reviews' has achieved an increased 2021 Journal Impact FactorTM of 4.775 in the latest Journal Citation ReportsTM. The journal is now ranked 9 out of 86 journals in terms of Impact Factor in the ‘Orthopedics’ category of the Journal Citation ReportsTM.

This result is testament to the high quality of reviews published by our community of authors and the dedication of the editorial board and reviewers, who together ensure that EFORT Open Reviews continues to be a leading journal in the field of orthopaedics and traumatology.

Explore the following collection of the top-cited reviews from 2021.




Acute scaphoid fractures: guidelines for diagnosis and treatment
Martin Clementson, Anders Björkman, and Niels O. B. Thomsen

Current solutions for the treatment of chronic articular cartilage defects in the knee
Mukai Chimutengwende-Gordon, James Donaldson, and George Bentley

Nonunion – consensus from the 4th annual meeting of the Danish Orthopaedic Trauma Society
Hagen Schmal et al.

Shoulder biomechanics in normal and selected pathological conditions
Patrick Goetti et al.

Clinical outcomes of kinematic alignment versus mechanical alignment in total knee arthroplasty: a systematic review
Mark Anthony Roussot, Georges Frederic Vles, and Sam Oussedik

Definition and diagnosis of fracture-related infection
Martin McNally et al.

Artificial intelligence in orthopaedics: false hope or not? A narrative review along the line of Gartner's hype cycle
Jacobien H F Oosterhoff et al.

Three-dimensional printing in orthopaedic surgery: a scoping review
Jasmine N Levesque et al.

Extracorporeal shock wave therapy: an update
Vinzenz Auersperg and Klemens Trieb

Kinematic alignment in total knee arthroplasty
Sohail Nisar et al.