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2020 – Journal “Cartilage” – New Impact Factor 3.857 (now ranked 9 out of 82 orthopaedic journals)
The ICRS Journal “CARTILAGE” is extremely proud to announce its ranking of 9 out of 82 journals in orthopaedics, with an Impact Factor of 3.857 (Source: 2020 Journal Citation Reports®, Clarivate Analytics, 2020). This represents significant growth for the journal, which has experienced a steady increase in Impact Factor over the last four years. We’d like to thank all our authors, readers, and reviewers for your support in helping make this journal successful. The 2019 impact factor for the ICRS journal Cartilage has increased from 0.694 in 2014 to 1.127 in 2015 to 2.000 in 2016 to 2.621 in 2017 to 2.961 in 2018 to 3.857 in 2020 and is now ranked 9/82 in Orthopaedics!
Cartilage (CART) is a peer-reviewed quarterly journal and publishes articles related to the musculoskeletal system with particular attention to cartilage repair, development, function, degeneration, transplantation, and rehabilitation. The journal is a forum for the exchange of ideas for the many types of researchers and clinicians involved in cartilage biology and repair. A primary objective of CARTILAGE is to foster the cross-fertilization of the findings between clinical and basic sciences throughout the various disciplines involved in cartilage repair.
The journal publishes full length original manuscripts on all types of cartilage including articular, nasal, auricular, tracheal/bronchial, and intervertebral disc fibrocartilage. Manuscripts on clinical and laboratory research are welcome. Review articles, editorials, and letters are also encouraged. The ICRS envisages CARTILAGE as a forum for the exchange of knowledge among clinicians, scientists, patients, and researchers. This journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE). ICRS Members in good standing receive the journal on a complimentay basis as a Membership Benefit. – ICRS Members are requested to access the full lenght Articles through the Members Area.
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Being an ICRS member played an integral role in developing me as a clinician-scientist. The scientific ideas and collaborations that I’ve developed over the past years within the ICRS family are innumerable for my career.
Cartilage is a field of main interest in orthopaedic and one of the most sparkling for research, furthermore ICRS family means a lot for me and my practice. I invite all the young surgeon and researchers of the field to participate.
I have been a member of the ICRS family for over 5 years and it has been a valuable experience. The members of this community have continued to innovate and push the envelope on cartilage and cartilage-related research. The enthusiasm and commitment of the members is so motivational for me as a young surgeon. Look forward to contributing for years to come!
Belonging to the ICRS family has opened the doors of research and discovery of the best and most modern therapeutic options to treat my patients with joint injuries.
ICRS is a great society with global reach and its members and scope are an excellent blend of clinical and basic science in translational medicine.
For me, ICRS is a complete scientific Society, including clinicians and researchers in different fields with a high level of content and friendly community.
The only international community to lead researches towards joint preservation.
ICRS bridges scientists and clinicians in cartilage repair, regenerative medicine and joint preservation. Go cartilage, go ICRS!
ICRS is a great site to share our experience in regenerative medicine related to orthopedic patient treatment.
ICRS is a very dynamic society merging fundamental and clinical scientist. The ICRS is a meeting and exchange place for scientists and health professionals seeking to improve the health of patients with cartilage damage. The multidisciplinary approach to the problem is unique and rich in lessons.
The ICRS comprises an extraordinary scientific system where academic and personal realities take place and the sharing and the exchange of views with eminent experts is one of the leading strength aspects.
Great society – excellent interaction between scientists and surgeons.