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JBJS Essential Surgical Techniques


JBJS Essential Surgical Techniques (JBJS EST) is the premier journal describing how to perform orthopaedic surgical procedures, verified by evidence-based outcomes, vetted by peer review, while utilizing online delivery, imagery and video to optimize the educational experience, thereby enhancing patient care.


Edited by Edward Cheng, MD, JBJS EST is an online journal for orthopaedic surgeons, from seasoned veterans to those just starting out in this field. It offers readers a continuously expanding online library of thoroughly vetted surgical procedures.
  • Easy to Read, Easy to Absorb: Each surgical procedure is described step by step and illustrated extensively with images to encourage greater understanding of the procedure and concepts. Video excerpts are frequent features. Indications, contraindications, pitfalls, and challenges are clearly highlighted.
  • Peer reviewed and derived from a top-quality published clinical article: Readers can be confident that these procedures are based on solid scientific concepts, because all articles contain outcomes that have been reported on in previously published peer-reviewed publications. JBJS EST articles are subjected to the same rigorous editorial, peer-review, and copyediting process that has established The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery's reputation for excellence.

Contributions to JBJS EST are welcomed from anywhere in the world and are considered on their merits. Articles must be written in English and should be submitted as outlined in the Instructions to Authors. All authors must abide by the JBJS Ethics Policies.

Ethics Policy

This Ethics Policies document is intended to inform the public and all persons affiliated with The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Inc. of its general ethics policies. These policies pertain to all publications produced by JBJS, Inc.

JBJS Essential Surgical Techniques Statistics

ISSN:  2160-2204

Published in the United States by The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Incorporated.


JBJS Essential Surgical Techniques is currently indexed in PubMed Central, CrossRef, Portico, Scopus, the Emerging Sources Citation Index by Clarivate Analytics, and the Web of Science. Articles are also discoverable via PubMed.


JBJS was founded by the American Orthopaedic Association in 1903 and is the Official Journal of the American Orthopaedic Association.

The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Inc., is an independent, non-profit organization dedicated to producing a family of print and online publications related to the field of orthopaedics. The flagship publication, The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, dates its origins back to the 1889 Transactions of the American Orthopedic Association. Other publications in the JBJS portfolio include JBJS Case ConnectorJBJS Essential Surgical TechniquesJBJS Reviewsand JBJS Journal of Orthopaedics for Physician Assistants. These electronic publications are designed to help those who practice and research orthopaedics worldwide by connecting surgeons to focused orthopaedic information.

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