About the Journal

Aims and Scope

The founders of the TERRA ORTHOPAEDICA intended it to highlight the achievements of Ukrainian medical science in the sphere of orthopedics and traumatology. It was over 20 years ago when its first volume saw the world. During this brief period, the jump of technologies and communication means has changed significantly a traditional concept of how to publish the results of scholarship researches. Hence fundamental principles of science and academic honesty remain the keystone for scientific publications.

Treating ourselves as an integral part of the world scientific society, we declare the following.

The TERRA ORTHOPAEDICA publishes original papers from the whole world. The publications shall concern to orthopedics and traumatology, and the branches of science relating to orthopedics and traumatology. Incorporation of orthopedic surgeons and traumatologists of Ukraine required to go public about materials relating to orthopedics and traumatology, including instructional courses, materials of conferences, discussion, consensuses, and others.

The authors shall declare meeting ethical standards of Helsinki on human rights (1964) and approval with the local bioethics committee. Experimental researches involving animals require declaration according to the “Guide for the care and use of laboratory animals. 8th Edition.” (https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/21595115/) and the Order by the HCM of Ukraine №416/20729 of 01.03.2012 “Approval of the Procedure of Animal Tests in Research Institutes".

The Journal reserves the right to reject any handwriting inconsistent with these requirements. Authors are fully responsible for untrue information or their papers' non-compliance with the requirements.

Copyright. Since an article’s acceptance for publication, the Journal “TERRA ORTHOPAEDICA” obtains the copyrights. All original papers, photos, and other materials, published in the by "TERRA ORTHOPAEDICA" are protected by Copyright Law, governing the exclusive right for reprint, republication, as well as for translation. 

Disclaimer. The “TERRA ORTHOPAEDICA” publishes promotional materials. Trustworthy, correctness, and legality of the ads is the responsibility of the advertiser. The “TERRA ORTHOPAEDICA” is neutral towards the marketing materials placed on its pages. It means neither approval nor promotion for the products advertised in any form.

Detailed guidelines on the submission of the papers, with updates, please find on the Journal's website -