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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12 days

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2 days

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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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 JOC equips the authors with an efficient, easy to manage and advanced online editorial manager (Manuscript Zone). It is a hassle free process and you need a very little technical knowledge to use it. It is so user friendly and the detailed tutorial will guide you more smoothly incase if you need any further assistance.

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Peer review is the most essential process of our Journal. Quality is our motto and it is achieved only by a rigorous process of peer review.

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JOC not only reviews your work but also strive hard for the distribution of knowledge to the necessary organizations/personnel. Using a special Search Engine Optimization technique we improve your chance of being cited, ultimately leading to increase in the number of citations which is the greatest tribute for the research work.

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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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