Type of Articles Accepted for JOC


GUEST EDITORIALS, INTERVIEWS & EXPERT OPINIONS: These will be invited from eminent clinician/researcher who have vast experience with complications and complicated cases

CASE REPORT: A single case that highlights a particular complication along with treatment stratergy and methods of prevention of complication

ORIGINAL ARTICLES: Original articles on any study focused on complications of a surgical or nonsurgical treatment modality

TECHNICAL NOTES: Specific technical tricks and pearls or improvisations during surgery or conservative management of a patient can be published in a more pictorial form including videos and graphic diagrams

CASE IMAGE: Only a single image of a complicated case can spark a full fledged discussion about cause of complication, prevention and treatment of it. This section will aim to publish such images with detailed descriptions of the case


COMPLEX & COMPLICATED CASES: A primarily complex or complicated cases which is difficult to manage with multiple factors in clinical decision making. Management protocol with decision making flowchart will be included in this

CASE STUDY: The other spectrum to primary complex case is multiply operated case that now presents with unique decision making scenarios which are complex and need personalized thought process and management plan. Most focus will be on the rationale of management and ultimate result. Patient perspective will also form a part of every case study

LITERATURE REVIEW: In form of special review, metanalysis or systematic reviews focussed on one particular complications or complicated cases.

JOURNAL REVIEW: A review of articles related to orthopaedic complications that are published in last one month in other Journals

LETTER TO EDITOR: On any topic or article that is published in the journal. Readers can share their own similar cases as published in the journal