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Welcome to the World Journal of Rheumatology

The World Journal of Rheumatology (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 rheumatology.  It was launched on December 31, 2011 and is published four-monthly (3 issues annually) by BPG, the world's leading professional clinical medical journal publishing company.

We encourage rheumatologists 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: 56%. Submit here >>

2017 Published Issues
1
Editors-in-Chief

Young Mo Kang, MD,PhD, Professor

Indexing/Abstracting

China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI).

Journal Metrics

There is currently no impact factor.

ISSN

2220-3214 (online)

Observational Study
Physicians’ knowledge and attitude regarding bisphosphonates-related adverse events: An observational study  
Lana El Osta, Nada El Osta, Reine Tannous, Antoine Aoun, Marwan Ghosn, Hazem El Osta
World J Rheumatol 7(1):1-7. Published online Mar 12, 2017. doi: 10.5499/wjr.v7.i1.1