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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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Editors-in-Chief

Giuseppe Di Lorenzo, MD, PhD, Adjunct Professor; Jan Jacques Michiels, MD, PhD, Professor; Sandro Vento, MD, Professor; Shuhei Yoshida, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor

Indexing/Abstracting

PubMed, PubMed Central.

Journal Metrics

There is currently no impact factor.

ISSN

2307-8960 (online)

Minireviews
Externalized conductors and insulation failure in Biotronik defibrillator leads: History repeating or a false alarm?  
Elia De Maria, Ambra Borghi, Lorenzo Bonetti, Pier Luigi Fontana, Stefano Cappelli
World J Clin Cases 5(2):27-34. Published online Feb 16, 2017. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v5.i2.27
Case Report
Fatality in Kikuchi-Fujimoto disease: A rare phenomenon  
Bianca Barbat, Ruby Jhaj, Daniyeh Khurram
World J Clin Cases 5(2):35-39. Published online Feb 16, 2017. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v5.i2.35
Aggressive restenosis after percutaneous intervention in two coronary loci in a patient with human immunodeficiency virus infection  
Mohammad Alkhalil, Christopher P Conlon, Houman Ashrafian, Robin P Choudhury
World J Clin Cases 5(2):40-45. Published online Feb 16, 2017. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v5.i2.40
Unexpected challenging case of coronary sinus lead extraction  
Luca Bontempi, Donatella Tempio, Raffaella De Vito, Manuel Cerini, Francesca Salghetti, Niccolò Dasseni, Clara Villa, Abdallah Raweh, Lorenza Inama, Francesca Vassanelli, Mario Luzi, Antonio Curnis
World J Clin Cases 5(2):46-49. Published online Feb 16, 2017. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v5.i2.46
Rapunzel syndrome is not just a mere surgical problem: A case report and review of current management  
Obinna Obinwa, David Cooper, Faraz Khan, James M O’Riordan
World J Clin Cases 5(2):50-55. Published online Feb 16, 2017. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v5.i2.50
Rhabdomyolysis following severe hypokalemia caused by familial hypokalemic periodic paralysis  
Young-Lee Jung, Jae-Young Kang
World J Clin Cases 5(2):56-60. Published online Feb 16, 2017. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v5.i2.56
Indolent lung opacity: Ten years follow-up of pulmonary inflammatory pseudo-tumor  
Jad A Degheili, Nadim A Kanj, Salwa A Koubaissi, Mouhamad J Nasser
World J Clin Cases 5(2):61-66. Published online Feb 16, 2017. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v5.i2.61
Multiple perforations and fistula formation following corticosteroid administration: A case report  
Jing-Ni He, Zhong Tian, Xu Yao, Hang-Yu Li, Yun Yu, Yuan Liu, Jin-Gang Liu
World J Clin Cases 5(2):67-72. Published online Feb 16, 2017. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v5.i2.67