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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, basic and clinical, 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, Basic Study, Clinical Research, Systematic Review, Meta-analysis, Evidence-based Medicine, Field of Vision, Clinical Guidelines, Letter to the Editor, and Case Report. Submit here >>

2020 Published Issues
  • Subrata Ghosh, AGAF, FCAHS, FRCP (C), FRCPC, FRCPE, MD, Full Professor, (E-mail: ghoshs@bham.ac.uk) Institute of Translational Medicine, University of Birmingham, Birmingham UB6 8TW, United Kingdom
  • Andrzej S Tarnawski, DSc, MD, PhD, Professor, (E-mail:atarnawski@yahoo.com) Gastroenterology Research Department, University of California Irvine and the Veterans Administration Long Beach Healthcare System, Long Beach, CA 90822, United States
The WJG is now abstracted and indexed in Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE, also known as SciSearch®), Current Contents/Clinical Medicine, Journal Citation Reports, Index Medicus, MEDLINE, PubMed, PubMed Central, Scopus, China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI), China Science and Technology Journal Database (CSTJ), and Superstar Journals Database.
Journal Metrics
The 2020 edition of Journal Citation Reports® cites the 2019 impact factor (IF) for WJG as 3.665;  IF without journal self cites: 3.534; 5-year IF: 4.048; Ranking: 35 among 88 journals in gastroenterology and hepatology; and Quartile category: Q2.
1007-9327 (print) and 2219-2840 (online)
Opinion Review
Simona Attardo, Viveksandeep Thoguluva Chandrasekar, Marco Spadaccini, Roberta Maselli, Harsh K Patel, Madhav Desai, Antonio Capogreco, Matteo Badalamenti, Piera Alessia Galtieri, Gaia Pellegatta, Alessandro Fugazza, Silvia Carrara, Andrea Anderloni, Pietro Occhipinti, Cesare Hassan, Prateek Sharma, Alessandro Repici 
World J Gastroenterol 26(37):5606-5616. Published online Oct 7, 2020. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v26.i37.5606
Basic Study
Case Control Study
Retrospective Cohort Study
Eun Ae Kang, Jaeyoung Chun, Jee Hyun Kim, Kyungdo Han, Hosim Soh, Seona Park, Seung Wook Hong, Jung Min Moon, Jooyoung Lee, Hyun Jung Lee, Jun-Beom Park, Jong Pil Im, Joo Sung Kim 
World J Gastroenterol 26(37):5661-5672. Published online Oct 7, 2020. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v26.i37.5661
Retrospective Study
Qin-Fen Chen, Xiao-Dong Zhou, Dan-Hong Fang, En-Guang Zhang, Chun-Jing Lin, Xiao-Zhen Feng, Na Wang, Jian-Sheng Wu, Dan Wang, Wei-Hong Lin 
World J Gastroenterol 26(37):5682-5692. Published online Oct 7, 2020. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v26.i37.5682
Clinical Trials Study
Prospective Study
Ala I Sharara, Ali El Mokahal, Ali H Harb, Natalia Khalaf, Fayez S Sarkis, Mustapha M El-Halabi, Nabil M Mansour, Ahmad Malli, Robert Habib 
World J Gastroenterol 26(37):5705-5717. Published online Oct 7, 2020. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v26.i37.5705
Evidence-Based Medicine
Case Report