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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 >>

2017 Published Issues
3 2 1
Editors-in-Chief

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

Indexing/Abstracting

PubMed, PubMed Central.

Journal Metrics

There is currently no impact factor.

ISSN

1949-8470 (online)

Editorial
Laser ablation of liver tumors: An ancillary technique, or an alternative to radiofrequency and microwave?  
Sergio Sartori, Francesca Di Vece, Francesca Ermili, Paola Tombesi
World J Radiol 9(3):91-96. Published online Mar 28, 2017. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v9.i3.91
Review
Complementary roles of interventional radiology and therapeutic endoscopy in gastroenterology  
David M Ray, Indu Srinivasan, Shou-Jiang Tang, Andreas S Vilmann, Peter Vilmann, Timothy C McCowan, Akash M Patel
World J Radiol 9(3):97-111. Published online Mar 28, 2017. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v9.i3.97
Three-dimensional radiation dosimetry using polymer gel and solid radiochromic polymer: From basics to clinical applications  
Yoichi Watanabe, Leighton Warmington, N Gopishankar
World J Radiol 9(3):112-125. Published online Mar 28, 2017. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v9.i3.112
Retrospective Study
Reporting rotator cuff tears on magnetic resonance arthrography using the Snyder’s arthroscopic classification  
Alberto Aliprandi, Carmelo Messina, Paolo Arrigoni, Michele Bandirali, Giovanni Di Leo, Stefano Longo, Sandro Magnani, Chiara Mattiuz, Filippo Randelli, Silvana Sdao, Francesco Sardanelli, Luca Maria Sconfienza, Pietro Randelli
World J Radiol 9(3):126-133. Published online Mar 28, 2017. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v9.i3.126
Observational Study
Multimodality imaging using proton magnetic resonance spectroscopic imaging and 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose-positron emission tomography in local prostate cancer  
Amita Shukla-Dave, Cecilia Wassberg, Darko Pucar, Heiko Schöder, Debra A Goldman, Yousef Mazaheri, Victor E Reuter, James Eastham, Peter T Scardino, Hedvig Hricak
World J Radiol 9(3):134-142. Published online Mar 28, 2017. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v9.i3.134
Computed tomography pulmonary angiography using a 20% reduction in contrast medium dose delivered in a multiphasic injection  
Mitchell Chen, Gaith Mattar, Jamal A Abdulkarim
World J Radiol 9(3):143-147. Published online Mar 28, 2017. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v9.i3.143