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General Information on Manuscript Submission

Malaysian Orthopaedic Journal (MOJ) encourages clinicians and researchers to publish articles on musculoskeletal conditions in the form of Case Reports or Original Papers. For Letters to the Editor, in addition to commentaries on published articles, we also encourage clinicians to share their experience on innovative procedures, interesting clinical findings or unexpected treatment outcome when the material does not qualify for Case Reports or Original Papers. MOJ will also consider not scientific articles that may be of interest to the medical community as a Special Article and Editorials. Review articles are only by invitation.

For submitting a new article, the corresponding author will need to register (as an author) with our MOJ Editorial Manager program. The program will guide the author to provide necessary information. Uploaded material can be saved and the submission process can be completed at a later stage.

Article Processing Charge (APC): There will be a one-time Article Processing Charge (APC) of USD 60.00 for every submission starting 1st May 2020. The fee is not refundable, and it is applicable for case reports, original papers, special papers and review papers. The APC will cover the cost of programs used in the editorial process that includes article tracking software (Editorial Manager), similarity check service (CrossCheck), and digital object identifier (CrossRef). Format editing, peer reviewing, manuscript editing and copy editing are performed by our team of editors and reviewers without charge. Once the APC payment has been confirmed, we will initiate the screening and evaluation process.

First-time users: Please click on the word "Register" in the navigation bar at the top of the page and enter the requested information. Upon successful registration, you will be sent an e-mail with instructions to verify your registration. NOTE: If you received an e-mail from us with an assigned user ID and password, DO NOT REGISTER AGAIN. Simply use that information to login. Usernames and passwords may be changed after registration (see instructions below).

Repeat users: Please click the "Login" button from the menu above and proceed as appropriate.

Authors: Please click the "Login" button from the menu above and login to the system as "Author." You may then submit your manuscript and track its progress through the system.

Reviewers: Please click the "Login" button from the menu above and login to the system as "Reviewer." You may then view and/or download manuscripts assigned to you for review or submit your comments to the editor and the authors.

To change your username and/or password: Once you are registered, you may change your contact information, username and/or password at any time. Simply log in to the system and click on "Update My Information" in the navigation bar at the top of the page.

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About Us

The Malaysian Orthopaedic Journal is a peer-reviewed journal that is published three times a year in both print and electronic online version. The purpose of this journal is to publish original research studies, evaluation of current practices and case reports in various subspecialties of orthopaedics and traumatology, as well as associated fields like basic science, biomedical engineering, rehabilitation medicine and nursing.

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