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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)

Imaging pancreatic islet cells by positron emission tomography  
Junfeng Li, Johann Karunananthan, Bradley Pelham, Fouad Kandeel
World J Radiol 8(9):764-774. Published online Sep 28, 2016. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v8.i9.764
Thoracic ultrasound: An adjunctive and valuable imaging tool in emergency, resource-limited settings and for a sustainable monitoring of patients  
Francesca M Trovato, Daniela Catalano, Guglielmo M Trovato
World J Radiol 8(9):775-784. Published online Sep 28, 2016. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v8.i9.775
Diffusion weighted imaging: Technique and applications  
Vinit Baliyan, Chandan J Das, Raju Sharma, Arun Kumar Gupta
World J Radiol 8(9):785-798. Published online Sep 28, 2016. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v8.i9.785
Evaluation of DNA synthesis with carbon-11-labeled 4′-thiothymidine  
Jun Toyohara
World J Radiol 8(9):799-808. Published online Sep 28, 2016. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v8.i9.799
Prospective Study
Effects of oral contrast on dose in abdominopelvic computed tomography with pure iterative reconstruction  
Kevin P Murphy, Liam J Healy, Lee Crush, Maria Twomey, Fiachra Moloney, Sylvia Sexton, Owen J O’Connor, Michael M Maher
World J Radiol 8(9):809-815. Published online Sep 28, 2016. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v8.i9.809