About the Journal

The Journal of Arthroscopic Surgery and Sports Medicine (JASSM) is an open-access peer-reviewed journal committed to publishing high-quality articles in the field of Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine. The journal is owned by the Indian Arthroscopy Society and published by the Scientific Scholar.

Aims & Scope

Journal of Arthroscopic Surgery and Sports Medicine (JASSM) is an official journal of the Indian Arthroscopy Society (IAS), which is a National organization of arthroscopy surgeons. This society has an ever-growing list of active & associate members which is now over three thousand in numbers. The Society is best known for its extraordinary work of nurturing and training young arthroscopic surgeons across India.

JASSM aims to provide its readers with the latest clinical and basic research, and informed opinions about arthroscopic surgery and sports medicine, including regenerative medical treatment for musculoskeletal problems. We believe that it would provide them an opportunity to practice evidence-based medicine. With contributions from leading clinicians and researchers around the world, we aim to be the premier journal providing an international perspective advancing knowledge of the sports-related injuries and their management.

JASSM publishes the content of value to both general orthopedic practitioners and sports medicine specialists. We accept the following types of articles:

  • Original research articles of clinical importance
  • Review articles (narrative and systematic) with a learning value for professionals as well as students
  • Research articles providing the latest in basic biological or engineering research on sports-related injuries
  • Special issues devoted to a single topic offering the general reader an overview of a field, but providing the specialist current, in-depth information
  • Video of arthroscopic surgical procedures, which is innovative and adds to present concepts
  • Articles emphasizing or demonstrating a new clinical sign or a technique

Contributions from anywhere in the world are welcome and considered on their merits. The manuscript must be written in English and should be submitted as outlined in the Guide for Authors. Manuscripts are subject to blinded peer review by experts, and the editor then takes a final decision. Papers are judged by the quality and relevance of the work. Previously published articles, articles which are in peer-reviewed electronic publications in other journals, are not accepted by the Journal. Published articles and illustrations become the property of the Journal. The copyright remains with the journal. Studies must be carried out ethically as per the World Medical Association Declaration of Helsinki.


Our audience includes General Orthopedic Practitioners and Sports Medicine Specialists.

Review process

JASSM has a highly rigorous peer-review process that makes sure that manuscripts are scientifically accurate, relevant, novel and important. Authors disclose all conflicts, affiliations and financial associations such that the published content is not biased.

Editorial team

The editorial board comprises of a panel of experts from various disciplines of medical and allied sciences to provide their expertise and guidance in maintaining the clarity of content and focus of the purpose for the journal.

About the Editor

Dr. Raju Vaishya (MS, MCh Orth, FRCS Eng)
Senior Consultant Orthopaedic & Joint Replacement Surgeon,
Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals,
New Delhi, INDIA.

Facts about the Journal

It is a peer-reviewed international journal with a double-blind review process. Its frequency of publication is semi-annual, what that means is, it publishes the article once it’s accepted after peer review. Currently, we only have E-Journal and print on demand.


An article published in the journal can be viewed without a fee by readers all over the world. The author also gets to retain copyright to the article and the figures. This allows authors to extend their exposure in the world of medical research and get worldwide recognition for their work.

Abstracting and Indexing Information

Coming Soon…

Journal Ethics

The Journal of Arthroscopic Surgery and Sports Medicine is committed to meeting and upholding the standards of ethical behavior at all stages of the publication process. We follow closely the industry associations, such as the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) and World Association of Medical Editors (WAME), that set standards and provide guidelines for best practices in order to meet these requirements. For a summary of our specific policies regarding duplicate publication, conflicts of interest, patient consent, etc., please visit our Ethical Guidelines section

Plagiarism Policy

We have plagiarism check available on our Editors and Reviewer’s panel in the manuscript management system. We encourage our editors and reviewers to use the plagiarism check. Any manuscript with plagiarism will be rejected immediately.

Archival Policy

We use PORTICO for our third-party repository for all articles published with us. All our articles are assigned a DOI number. We are members of https://crossref.org

Open Access Publication and Creative Commons Licensing

This is an open-access journal, and articles are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-Share Alike 4.0 License, which allows others to remix, tweak, and build upon the work non-commercially, as long as appropriate credit is given and the new creations are licensed under the identical terms.

Ahead of Print policy

Articles published online under the Ahead of Print model are considered published and can be cited and quoted using the DOI as the reference source. Journal of Arthroscopic Surgery and Sports Medicine has a policy that changes will not be made after publication of an article without following accepted procedures for making corrections to the scientific record.


While advertisements are crucial to this journal to be able to keep all content free for everyone, ethical considerations are in place to ensure the integrity of the journal and its content are not biased or influenced by the advertisement.

“Pop-up” and “banner” advertisement appears at a fixed location on the page and does not interfere with the manuscript in any form.

The Editorial Board has full and final approval over the content of all advertisements.

Advertisers will never be shown any manuscripts or other content prior to publication.

Subscription Information

Copies are provided free to members of the journal’s institution.
For non-members, please log on to https://scientificscholar.com/buy-subscriptions


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