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Emerging Sources Citation Index

We're delighted to announce that Knee Surgery & Related Research has been accepted for inclusion in the Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI). Content from the journal will now be indexed in Web of Science.

COVID-19 and impact on peer review

As a result of the significant disruption that is being caused by the COVID-19 pandemic we are very aware that many researchers will have difficulty in meeting the timelines associated with our peer review process during normal times.  Please do let us know if you need additional time. Our systems will continue to remind you of the original timelines but we intend to be highly flexible at this time.

The Korean Knee Society Supports Research

Knee Surgery & Related Research is the official journal of the Korean Knee Society, who have agreed to cover the cost of the article-processing charges (APCs) for all manuscripts submitted before January 2022. 

Articles published in Knee Surgery & Related Research prior to April 2019 are available here.

Editor in Chief: Hee-Soo Kyung

1. a colour picture of the editor in chief KSRR (2)Dr. Hee-Soo Kyung, MD, PhD. is currently Professor of Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, School of Medicine, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, South Korea. Dr. Kyung qualified as an Orthopedic Surgeon in 1991 and has 28 years of experience within clinical research and orthopaedic education. His research focus is on knee surgery and sports medicine. From 1998 to 2000, he worked as sports medicine fellowship in University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

In 2018 he also was elected as President of Korean Arthroscopy Society.

Aims and scope

Knee Surgery & Related Research covers all aspects of knee surgery relating to knee joint diseases, trauma and treatment as well as basic research with clinical relevance. Knee Surgery and Related Research is the official journal of the Korean Knee Society with the affiliation of the professional Asian Orthopaedic Societies; Singapore Orthopaedic Association, Thailand Hip and Knee Society, Malaysian Society for Hip and Knee Surgeons, Taiwan Joint Reconstruction Society, Taiwan Arthroscopy and Knee Society, Indonesian Hip and Knee Society, Indonesian Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy, and Adult Reconstruction Chapter of the Hong Kong Orthopaedic Association. As an international journal publishing high-quality research articles and reviews, our aim is to provide emerging trends and new approaches to knee surgeons, imaging specialists, rehabilitation personnel, basic researchers, biomechanical engineers, materials scientists, and all those with an interest in knee surgery. Moreover, the journal strives to be the representative journal published in Asia in the field of knee surgery.  

Knee Surgery and Related Research is the official journal of the Korean Knee Society, as well as the professional Asian Orthopaedic Societies related to the knee joint listed below:

Annual Journal Metrics

  • Speed
    43 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only
    37 days to first decision for all manuscripts
    118 days from submission to first decision
    32 days from acceptance to publication