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eISSN: 19476043 | ISSN: 19476035 | Current volume: 15 | Current issue: 2 Frequency: Quarterly

We are proud to announce that CART is now indexed in MEDLINE!

CARTILAGE is a peer-reviewed, open access journal which 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.

This journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).

Open access article processing charge (APC) information

Publication in the journal is subject to payment of an article processing charge (APC). The APC serves to support the journal and ensures that articles are freely accessible online in perpetuity under a Creative Commons licences.

The APC for this journal is $2650.

The APC is payable when a manuscript is accepted after peer review, before it is published. The APC is subject to taxes where applicable. Please see further details here.

The aim of CARTILAGE is to bridge a gap in the literature by focusing on both clinical and basic science perspectives of the diverse disciplines (e.g., developmental biology, biomechanics, imaging, matrix biology, tissue regeneration) in cartilage research and repair (including joint protection and rehabilitation). The journal is a peer-reviewed forum for the exchange of ideas for the many types of researchers and clinicians involved in cartilage biology and repair investigations and applications. CARTILAGE publishes articles on cartilage biology including repair, development, function, and transplantation. The journal publishes full-length original manuscripts on all aspects of cartilage including, but not limited to articular, meniscus, tracheal/bronchial, auricular, nasal, rib, and growth plate. Articles on clinical, laboratory, and therapeutic research are published as well as review articles, editorials, and letters.

Editor in Chief
Mats Brittberg, MD, PhD Kungsbacka, Sweden
Associate Editors
Jari Dahmen Amsterdam University Medical Centers, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Daniel A. Grande The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research–Department of Orthopaedics, NY, USA
Stefan Marlovits Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Wayne Mcllwraith Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, USA
Stefan Nehrer Donau Universität Krems, Krems, Austria
Rafael Inigo Pavlovich CIMA Hospital, Sonora, Mexico
Tim Welting Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
Editorial Board
Karl Fredrik Almqvist Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium
Gunnar Andersson Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
Peter Behrens University Clinic of Schleswig-Holstein, Lubeck, Germany
William D. Bugbee Scripps Clinic–Orthopaedics, La Jolla, CA, USA
Arnold Caplan Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
Christian Lattermann, MD University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA
Moises Cohen Cohen Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Institute, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Brian J. Cole, MD, MBA Chicago, IL, United States
Jennifer Elisseeff John Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
Alberto Gobbi Orthopaedic Arthroscopic Surgery International, Milan, Italy
Andreas H. Gomoll, MD New York, NY, United States
Dominik Haudenschild UC Davis, Davis, CA, USA
Caroline Hoemann Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Anthony Hollander University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
James Hui National University Hospital, Singapore
Ernst Hunziker University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
Mark Hurtig University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada
Jukka Jurvelin University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland
Bert R. Mandelbaum, MD Santa Monica Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Group, Santa Monica, CA, USA
Rodrigo Mardones, MD Clinica Las Condes, Santiago, Chile
Tom Minas Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Kai Mithoefer, MD Harvard Medical School, Chestnut Hill, MA, USA
Norimasa Nakamura Osaka, Japan
Mitsuo Ochi Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan
Hollis G. Potter Chief, Division of Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY, USA
Henri Robert North Mayenne Hospital, Mayenne, France
Robert Sah University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
Daniël B.F. Saris Rochester MN, USA
Eric Strauss New York University, New York, USA
Siegfried Trattnig Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Jian Yao JY Medical (Shanghai), China
In Memoriam
Roy Altman UCLA Health, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Editorial Review Board
Mattia Alessio Mazzola, MD San Raffaele Reserch Hospital, Milan, Italy
Rit Apinyankul, MD Khon Kaen University, Thailand
Chia-Hao Hsu, MD Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Jun-Mo Kim, PhD Chung-Ang University, Seoul, Republic of Korea
Ilya Klabukov, PhD National Medical Research Radiological Center, Russia
Dragan Marinkovic, PhD University of Novi Sad, Serbia
Antimo Moretti, MD University of Campania ‘Luigi Vanvitelli’, Caserta, Italy
Charalampos Pitsilos, MD, MSc Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, G. Gennimatas General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
Shahid Rasool, MS Hamdard Institute of Medical Sciences & Research, New Delhi, India
Dexter Seow, MB BCh, MRCSI National University Health System, Singapore
Eleonora M.C. Trecca, MD, PhD IRCCS Hospital Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza, San Giovanni Rotondo, FG, Italy
Mustafa Unal, PhD Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
Bayram UNVER, PT, PhD Dokuz Eylül University, Turkey
Arman Vahabi, MD Ege University School of Medicine, Turkey
Prem Venkatesan, PT, PhD Manipal College of Health Professions, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Karnataka, India
  • CSA Biological Sciences
  • CSA Calcium and Calcified Tissue Abstracts (Online)
  • Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS)
  • Elsevier BV: EMBASE
  • OCLC: Article First
  • OCLC: Electronic Collections Online
  • ProQuest
  • PubMed: MEDLINE

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