Welcome to 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 >>

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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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Contents Volume 8  Issue 5  May 28, 2016
Radiological features of uncommon aneurysms of the cardiovascular system  
Kevin Kalisz, Prabhakar Rajiah
World J Radiol 8(5):434-448. Published online May 28, 2016. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v8.i5.434
Current status of transarterial radioembolization  
Andreas H Mahnken
World J Radiol 8(5):449-459. Published online May 28, 2016. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v8.i5.449
Incremental value of thoracic ultrasound in intensive care units: Indications, uses, and applications  
Biagio Liccardo, Francesca Martone, Paolo Trambaiolo, Sergio Severino, Gian Alfonso Cibinel, Antonello D’Andrea
World J Radiol 8(5):460-471. Published online May 28, 2016. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v8.i5.460
Computed tomography colonography for the practicing radiologist: A review of current recommendations on methodology and clinical indications  
Paola Scalise, Annalisa Mantarro, Francesca Pancrazi, Emanuele Neri
World J Radiol 8(5):472-483. Published online May 28, 2016. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v8.i5.472
Review of renal cell carcinoma and its common subtypes in radiology  
Gavin Low, Guan Huang, Winnie Fu, Zaahir Moloo, Safwat Girgis
World J Radiol 8(5):484-500. Published online May 28, 2016. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v8.i5.484
Biopsy of parotid masses: Review of current techniques  
Sananda Haldar, Joseph D Sinnott, Kemal M Tekeli, Samuel S Turner, David C Howlett
World J Radiol 8(5):501-505. Published online May 28, 2016. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v8.i5.501
Credentialing in radiology: Current practice and future challenges  
Adam Youssef, Paul McCoubrie
World J Radiol 8(5):506-512. Published online May 28, 2016. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v8.i5.506
Imaging of peritoneal deposits in ovarian cancer: A pictorial review  
Sheragaru Hanumanthappa Chandrashekhara, Gowramma Sannanaik Triveni, Rahul Kumar
World J Radiol 8(5):513-517. Published online May 28, 2016. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v8.i5.513
Radiological interventions in malignant biliary obstruction  
Kumble Seetharama Madhusudhan, Shivanand Gamanagatti, Deep Narayan Srivastava, Arun Kumar Gupta
World J Radiol 8(5):518-529. Published online May 28, 2016. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v8.i5.518
Prospective Study
Follow-up of endovascular aortic aneurysm repair: Preliminary validation of digital tomosynthesis and contrast enhanced ultrasound in detection of medium- to long-term complications  
Maria Antonietta Mazzei, Susanna Guerrini, Francesco Giuseppe Mazzei, Nevada Cioffi Squitieri, Dario Notaro, Gianmarco de Donato, Giuseppe Galzerano, Palmino Sacco, Francesco Setacci, Luca Volterrani, Carlo Setacci
World J Radiol 8(5):530-536. Published online May 28, 2016. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v8.i5.530