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


PubMed, PubMed Central.

Journal Metrics

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2307-8960 (online)

Therapeutic Advances
Guidance on opioids prescribing for the management of persistent non-cancer pain in older adults  
Fabio Guerriero
World J Clin Cases 5(3):73-81. Published online Mar 16, 2017. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v5.i3.73
Decoding white coat hypertension  
Dennis A Bloomfield, Alex Park
World J Clin Cases 5(3):82-92. Published online Mar 16, 2017. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v5.i3.82
Bayés syndrome and acute cardioembolic ischemic stroke  
Adrià Arboix, Lucía Martí, Sebastien Dorison, María José Sánchez
World J Clin Cases 5(3):93-101. Published online Mar 16, 2017. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v5.i3.93
Observational Study
Surveillance of Australian Hajj pilgrims for carriage of potentially pathogenic bacteria: Data from two pilot studies  
Mohammad Irfan Azeem, Mohamed Tashani, Al-Mamoon Badahdah, Leon Heron, Kristen Pedersen, Neisha Jeoffreys, Jen Kok, Elizabeth Haworth, Dominic E Dwyer, Grant Hill-Cawthorne, Harunor Rashid, Robert Booy
World J Clin Cases 5(3):102-111. Published online Mar 16, 2017. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v5.i3.102
Case Report
Pulmonary embolism and internal jugular vein thrombosis as evocative clues of Lemierre’s syndrome: A case report and review of the literature  
Alfredo De Giorgi, Fabio Fabbian, Christian Molino, Elisa Misurati, Ruana Tiseo, Claudia Parisi, Benedetta Boari, Roberto Manfredini
World J Clin Cases 5(3):112-118. Published online Mar 16, 2017. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v5.i3.112
Unicentric Castleman’s disease associated with end stage renal disease caused by amyloidosis  
Eray Eroglu, Ismail Kocyigit, Aydin Unal, Murat Hayri Sipahioglu, Hulya Akgun, Leylagul Kaynar, Bulent Tokgoz, Oktay Oymak
World J Clin Cases 5(3):119-123. Published online Mar 16, 2017. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v5.i3.119
Neurostimulation for fecal incontinence after correction of repair of imperforate anus  
Alexandre Bougie, Nathalie McFadden, Sandeep Mayer, Michel Lebel, Ghislain Devroede
World J Clin Cases 5(3):124-127. Published online Mar 16, 2017. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v5.i3.124