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Welcome to the World Journal of Radiology

The World Journal of Radiology (WJR) is a leading academic journal devoted to reporting the latest, cutting-edge research progress and findings of basic research and clinical practice in the field of radiology.  It was launched on December 31, 2009 and is published monthly (12 issues annually) by BPG, the world's leading professional clinical medical journal publishing company.

We encourage radiologists worldwide to submit manuscripts to the WJR describing their original basic or clinical research findings that are of high academic value and which report new diagnostic techniques or summarize their treatment experiences.

The usual times related to all publication processes of the WJR are as follows: (1) From manuscript receipt to peer-review: 2-4 weeks; (2) From initial manuscript acceptance, with revisions, to return of the revised manuscript from the authors: 4-5 weeks; (3) From return of the revised manuscript from the authors to final acceptance: 1-2 weeks; (4) From final acceptance to an article in press: 2 days; and (5) From article in press designation to formal release of the electronic version and all online documentation: 2-9 weeks.The WJR’s acceptance rate: 47%. Submit here >>

2016 Published Issues
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Kai U Juergens, MD, Associate Professor; Edwin van Beek, MD, PhD, Professor; Thomas J Vogl, MD, Professor


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1949-8470 (online)

Metabolic positron emission tomography imaging of cancer: Pairing lipid metabolism with glycolysis  
Sandi A Kwee, John Lim
World J Radiol 8(11):851-856. Published online Nov 28, 2016. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v8.i11.851
Diffusion-weighted imaging of the liver: Current applications  
Kazuhiro Saito, Yu Tajima, Taiyo L Harada
World J Radiol 8(11):857-867. Published online Nov 28, 2016. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v8.i11.857
Sonoelastography in the musculoskeletal system: Current role and future directions  
Naomi Winn, Radhesh Lalam, Victor Cassar-Pullicino
World J Radiol 8(11):868-879. Published online Nov 28, 2016. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v8.i11.868
Mechanisms underlying 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose accumulation in colorectal cancer  
Kenji Kawada, Masayoshi Iwamoto, Yoshiharu Sakai
World J Radiol 8(11):880-886. Published online Nov 28, 2016. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v8.i11.880
Retrospective Study
CO2BOLD assessment of moyamoya syndrome: Validation with single photon emission computed tomography and positron emission tomography imaging  
Alain Pellaton, Philippe Bijlenga, Laurie Bouchez, Victor Cuvinciuc, Isabelle Barnaure, Valentina Garibotto, Karl-Olof Lövblad, Sven Haller
World J Radiol 8(11):887-894. Published online Nov 28, 2016. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v8.i11.887
Radiological imaging findings of scheuermann disease  
Erkan Gokce, Murat Beyhan
World J Radiol 8(11):895-901. Published online Nov 28, 2016. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v8.i11.895