Trauma Case Reports Journal

Call for Papers For Special Issue guest-edited by Alain Masquelet and Peter Giannoudis:Bone Regeneration using the Masquelet Technique: Signature Collection of Cases

Impaired fracture healing following fracture fixation remains one of the most frequent and challenging complications to treat. In addition to nonunion, bone defect management continues to be problematic with variable outcomes reported in the literature.

One of the techniques that has gained popularity in recent years to manage non-unions and bone defects is the Masquelet technique.

We invite case reports for submission and consideration for inclusion in this Special

Issue to be published December 2021.

The best 3 case reports will receive a certificate signed by both Professor Alain Masquelet and Professor Peter V Giannoudis.

Deadline for submission of August 15 2021

*Case reports submitted must be original and not to have been previously published. 

Why publish in this Special Issue?

  • Special Issue articles are published together on ScienceDirect, making it incredibly easy for other researchers to discover your work.
  • Special content articles are downloaded on ScienceDirect twice as often within the first 24 months than articles published in regular issues.
  • Special content articles attract 20% more citations in the first 24 months than articles published in regular issues.
  • All articles in this special issue will be reviewed by no fewer than two independent experts to ensure the quality, originality and novelty of the work published.

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Manuscript submission information:

The journal's Guide for Authors on how to prepare a paper is available at . Papers must be submitted electronically via the Elsevier Editorial Manager (EM) site for the Journal at

To ensure that all manuscripts are correctly identified for inclusion into the special issue, it is important to select “VSI: Bone Regeneration” when you reach the “Article Type” step in the submission process.