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Welcome to the World Journal of Gastroenterology

World Journal of Gastroenterology (WJG, World J Gastroenterol) is a high-quality, online, open-access, single-blind peer-reviewed journal published by the Baishideng Publishing Group. WJG accepts both solicited and unsolicited manuscripts. Articles published in WJG are high-quality, clinical and basic, influential research articles by established academic authors as well as new researchers. The paramount objective of WJG is to showcase and promote distinguished research in the field of gastroenterology and hepatology, to help advance development of this field. The types of articles published in WJG include Editorial, Opinion Review, Frontier, Review, Minireview, Clinical Research, Basic Study, Systematic Review, Meta-analysis, Evidence-based Medicine, Field of Vision, Clinical Guidelines, Letter to the Editor, and Case Report. Submit here >>

2024 Published Issues
19 18 17 16 15 14 13 12 11 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
Editors-in-Chief
  • Andrzej S Tarnawski, DSc, MD, PhD, Professor, Department of Gastroenterology Research, University of California Irvine and The Veterans Administration Long Beach Healthcare System, Long Beach, CA 90822, United States
Indexing/Abstracting
The WJG is now abstracted and indexed in Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE, also known as SciSearch®), MEDLINE, PubMed, PubMed Central, Scopus, Reference Citation Analysis, China Science and Technology Journal Database, and Superstar Journals Database.
Journal Metrics
The 2023 edition of Journal Citation Reports® cites the 2022 impact factor (IF) for WJG as 4.3; IF without journal self cites: 4.1; 5-year IF: 5.3; Journal Citation Indicator: 0.82; Ranking: 33 among 93 journals in gastroenterology and hepatology; and Quartile category: Q2. The WJG’s CiteScore for 2021 is 8.3 and Scopus CiteScore rank 2022: Gastroenterology is 22/149.
ISSN
1007-9327 (print) and 2219-2840 (online)
Editorial
Angelo Zambam de Mattos, Isadora Zanotelli Bombassaro, Arndt Vogel, Jose D Debes 
World J Gastroenterol 30(19):2488-2495. Published online May 21, 2024. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v30.i19.2488
Yoshiaki Shoji, Kazuo Koyanagi, Kohei Kanamori, Kohei Tajima, Mika Ogimi, Yamato Ninomiya, Miho Yamamoto, Akihito Kazuno, Kazuhito Nabeshima, Takayuki Nishi, Masaki Mori 
World J Gastroenterol 30(19):2496-2501. Published online May 21, 2024. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v30.i19.2496
Minireviews
Zhi-Xin Xie, Yue Li, Ai-Ming Yang, Dong Wu, Qiang Wang 
World J Gastroenterol 30(19):2505-2511. Published online May 21, 2024. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v30.i19.2505
Juan Jose Urquijo-Ponce, Carlos Alventosa-Mateu, Mercedes Latorre-Sánchez, Inmaculada Castelló-Miralles, Moisés Diago 
World J Gastroenterol 30(19):2512-2522. Published online May 21, 2024. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v30.i19.2512
Retrospective Cohort Study
Mu-Han Li, Ge-Chong Ruan, Wei-Xun Zhou, Xiao-Qing Li, Sheng-Yu Zhang, Yang Chen, Xiao-Yin Bai, Hong Yang, Yu-Jie Zhang, Peng-Yu Zhao, Ji Li, Jing-Nan Li 
World J Gastroenterol 30(19):2523-2537. Published online May 21, 2024. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v30.i19.2523
Prospective Study
Krisztina Eszter Feher, David Tornai, Zsuzsanna Vitalis, Laszlo Davida, Nora Sipeki, Maria Papp 
World J Gastroenterol 30(19):2538-2552. Published online May 21, 2024. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v30.i19.2538
Basic Study
Tian Peng, Fang Sun, Jia-Chun Yang, Mei-Hong Cai, Man-Xiu Huai, Jia-Xing Pan, Fei-Yu Zhang, Lei-Ming Xu 
World J Gastroenterol 30(19):2575-2602. Published online May 21, 2024. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v30.i19.2575
Case Report
Letter to the Editor