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Welcome to the World Journal of Clinical Cases

The World Journal of Clinical Cases (WJCC) 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 clinical cases.  It was launched on April 16, 2013 and is published monthly (12 issues annually) by BPG, the world's leading professional clinical medical journal publishing company.

We encourage clinical cases specialists worldwide to submit manuscripts to the WJCC 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 WJCC 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 WJCC’s acceptance rate: 49%. Submit here >>

2017 Published Issues
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Giuseppe Di Lorenzo, MD,PhD, Professor,Adjunct Professor; Jan Michiels, MD,PhD, N/A,Professor; Sandro Vento, MD, Professor; Shuhei Yoshida, MD,PhD, Assistant Professor


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Prosthetic reconstruction of the trachea: A historical perspective  
Jagdeep S Virk, Henry Zhang, Reza Nouraei, Guri Sandhu
World J Clin Cases 5(4):128-133. Published online Apr 16, 2017. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v5.i4.128
Retrospective Study
Esophageal squamous papilloma lacks clear clinicopathological associations  
Bilel Jideh, Martin Weltman, Yang Wu, Calvin H Y Chan
World J Clin Cases 5(4):134-139. Published online Apr 16, 2017. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v5.i4.134
Efficacy of intragastric balloon on weight reduction: Saudi perspective  
Ebtissam Saleh Almeghaiseeb, Muhammad Farooq Ashraf, Reem Abdullah Alamro, Abdulaziz Omar Almasoud, Abdulrahman Ali Alrobayan
World J Clin Cases 5(4):140-147. Published online Apr 16, 2017. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v5.i4.140
Case Report
Incidental echocardiographic finding: Fractured inferior vena cava filter  
Bhradeev Sivasambu, Deepa Kabirdas, Assad Movahed
World J Clin Cases 5(4):148-152. Published online Apr 16, 2017. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v5.i4.148
Ominous lung cavity “Tambourine sign”  
Ritu Verma, Ashu Seith Bhalla, Ankur Goyal, Deepali Jain, N Loganathan, Randeep Guleria
World J Clin Cases 5(4):153-158. Published online Apr 16, 2017. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v5.i4.153