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We bring to your attention an electronic version of the scientific theoretical and practical journal Genij Ortopedii (the Genius of Orthopedics). The journal was founded in 1995 in Kurgan and is dedicated to the memory of the outstanding scientist, innovator, academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences and honorary member of several foreign academies, Professor G.A. Ilizarov.

The founder of the journal is the Federal State Budgetary Institution Russian Ilizarov Scientific Center for Restorative Traumatology and Orthopedics of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation.

The journal publishes the latest achievements on theoretical and fundamental research, new technologies of clinical application of the transosseous osteosynthesis for treatment of injuries and diseases of the musculoskeletal system and is intended for scientists, orthopaedic surgeons and traumatologists, graduate students and practical doctors. The priority is to inform traumatologists and orthopaedists about ongoing scientific research in the field of transosseous osteosynthesis, results of its practical application, errors and complications that can be encountered and the ways to overcome them.

The journal accepts original articles for the publication of the materials of candidate and doctoral dissertations in the field of orthopedics, traumatology and other related areas of medicine that study the problems of injuries and diseases of the musculoskeletal system: nanotechnology, cell therapy, physiology, morphology, biology, biochemistry, hematology, neurosurgery, angiology, rehabilitation, oncology, arthrology, microsurgery, maxillofacial surgery, veterinary medicine, materials on the organization of orthopedic and traumatological care, radiodiagnosis, on musculoskeletal system regeneration stimulation, and other fields of medical sciences.

In addition to scientific articles, the journal publishes information on congresses and conferences held, reports on the work of dissertational councils, on the history of medicine, the protocols of the Kurgan Orthopedics and Traumatology Society, reviews of dissertations, book reviews, biographies of leading specialists, and announcements.

The publication is included in the VINITI database. Information about the journal is published annually in the international reference system for periodical and continuing editions of the Ulrich's Periodicals Directory. The journal is also included in the Russian Scientific Citation Index (RINC). Since 2008, the journal has been included in the list of leading peer-reviewed scientific journals and publications of the Higher Attestation Commission, in which scientific works of applicants for academic degrees of doctors and candidates of sciences should be published.