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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
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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)

New era of electronic brachytherapy  
Prabhakar Ramachandran
World J Radiol 9(4):148-154. Published online Apr 28, 2017. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v9.i4.148
“Beyond saving lives”: Current perspectives of interventional radiology in trauma  
Anuradha Singh, Atin Kumar, Pawan Kumar, Subodh Kumar, Shivanand Gamanagatti
World J Radiol 9(4):155-177. Published online Apr 28, 2017. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v9.i4.155
Imaging spectrum of spinal dysraphism on magnetic resonance: A pictorial review  
Jyoti Kumar, Muhammed Afsal, Anju Garg
World J Radiol 9(4):178-190. Published online Apr 28, 2017. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v9.i4.178
Basic Study
Segmentations of the cartilaginous skeletons of chondrichthyan fishes by the use of state-of-the-art computed tomography  
Andrew D McQuiston, Callie Crawford, U Joseph Schoepf, Akos Varga-Szemes, Christian Canstein, Matthias Renker, Carlo N De Cecco, Stefan Baumann, Gavin J P Naylor
World J Radiol 9(4):191-198. Published online Apr 28, 2017. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v9.i4.191
Gd-EOB-DTPA based magnetic resonance imaging for predicting liver response to portal vein embolization  
Janio Szklaruk, Gustavo Luersen, Jingfei Ma, Wei Wei, Michelle Underwood
World J Radiol 9(4):199-205. Published online Apr 28, 2017. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v9.i4.199
Retrospective Study
C-reactive protein and radiographic findings of lower respiratory tract infection in infants  
Maria Twomey, Hannah Fleming, Fiachra Moloney, Kevin P Murphy, Lee Crush, Siobhan B O’Neill, Oisin Flanagan, Karl James, Conor Bogue, Owen J O’Connor, Michael M Maher
World J Radiol 9(4):206-211. Published online Apr 28, 2017. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v9.i4.206
Computed tomography-guided catheter drainage with urokinase and ozone in management of empyema  
Bing Li, Chuan Liu, Yang Li, Han-Feng Yang, Yong Du, Chuan Zhang, Hou-Jun Zheng, Xiao-Xue Xu
World J Radiol 9(4):212-216. Published online Apr 28, 2017. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v9.i4.212