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Name of Journal World Journal of Gastroenterology
Title Abbreviation World J Gastroenterol
ISSN 1007-9327 (print) and 2219-2840 (online)
DOI 10.3748
Aim The WJG is a high-quality, peer reviewed, open-access journal. The primary task of WJG is to rapidly publish high-quality original articles, reviews, editorials, and case reports in the field of gastroenterology and hepatology. In order to promote productive academic communication, the peer review process for the WJG is transparent; to this end, all published manuscripts are accompanied by the anonymized reviewers’ comments as well as the authors’ responses. The primary aims of the WJG are to improve diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive modalities and the skills of clinicians and to guide clinical practice in gastroenterology and hepatology.
Scope α1-Antitrypsin Deficiency, Anus, Imperforate, Barrett Esophagus, Bile Reflux, Biliary Atresia, Biliary Fistula, Biliary Tract Diseases, Biliary Tract Neoplasms, Budd-Chiari Syndrome, Choledochal Cyst, Cholelithiasis, Chylous Ascites, Congenital Hyperinsulinism, Cystic Fibrosis, Diaphragmatic Eventration, Digestive System Abnormalities, Digestive System Fistula, Drug-Induced Liver Injury, Esophageal Atresia, Esophageal Diseases, Esophageal Fistula, Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency, Fatty Liver, Focal Nodular Hyperplasia, Gallbladder Diseases, Gastric Fistula, Gastroenteritis, Gastrointestinal Diseases, Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage, Gastrointestinal Neoplasms, Hemoperitoneum, Hepatic Insufficiency, Hepatic Veno-Occlusive Disease, Hepatitis, Hepatolenticular Degeneration, Hepatomegaly, Hepatopulmonary Syndrome, Hepatorenal Syndrome, Hirschsprung Disease, Intestinal Atresia, Intestinal Diseases, Intestinal Fistula, Liver Abscess, Liver Cirrhosis, Liver Diseases, Liver Neoplasms, Meckel Diverticulum, Mesenteric Lymphadenitis, Mesenteric Vascular Occlusion, Pancreatic Cyst, Pancreatic Diseases, Pancreatic Fistula, Pancreatic Neoplasms, Pancreatitis, Peliosis Hepatis, Peptic Ulcer, Peritoneal Diseases, Peritoneal Fibrosis, Peritoneal Neoplasms, Peritonitis, Pneumoperitoneum, Postcholecystectomy Syndrome, Stomach Diseases, Tuberculosis, Visceral Prolapse, and Zellweger Syndrome.
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Indexing/Abstracting Science Citation Index Expanded(Web of Science), Current Contents/Clinical Medicine, Journal Citation Reports, Index Medicus, MEDLINE, PubMed, and PubMed Central.
Journal Metrics The 2015 edition of Journal Citation Reports® released by Thomson Reuters (ISI) cites the 2015 impact factor for WJG as 2.787 (5-year impact factor: 2.848), ranking WJG as 38 among 78 journals in gastroenterology and hepatology (quartile in category Q2). SJR (SCImago Journal Rank) (2015): 1.076; IPP (Impact per Publication) (2015): 2.850; and SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper) (2015): 1.137.
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Editors-in-Chief Damian Garcia-Olmo, MD, PhD, Doctor, Professor, Surgeon; Yosef Nasseri, MD, Doctor; Stephen Strom, PhD, Professor; Andrzej Tarnawski, DSc, MD, PhD, Professor
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Research Domain Gastroenterology and Hepatology
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