Hard Tissue is an open access, peer-reviewed online journal that encompasses all aspects of clinical practice, basic and translational research on the aetiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis, assessment, management, follow-up and prognosis of patients suffering from trauma, deformity, musculoskeletal disorders and any condition affecting the hard tissues of the human body.
Hard Tissue allows cross over interaction between different specialties with common interests. The scope of the journal ranges from molecular biology to clinical sciences and have a wide appeal to both scientists and practicing clinicians.
The journal represents the:
- Association for Medical Ethics (AME)
- Head and Neck Optical Diagnostics and Intervention Society (HNODIS)
- Hard Tissue Society (HTS)
- Iraqi Hard Tissue Society (IHTS)
The aetio-pathogenesis, detection, and treatment of diseases and malformations of mesodermally derived tissue. This includes but is not limited to bone, tendons, facia, teeth, stem cells…etc. and their associated tissues (e.g. joints, cartilage, neurovascular supply).
The journal focuses on the following scientific disciplines:
Biophysics Emerging Technologies Musculoskeletal Disorders & Aging
Nanotechnology Osteoporosis Stem Cells, Mechanics & Regeneration
Surgical Innovation Tissue Engineering & Molecular Biology
The journal focuses on the following clinical disciplines:
Dental Surgery Implant Surgery Oral & Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery
Trauma & Orthopaedics Otolaryngology Rheumatology Medicine