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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
Basic Study
Clinical and Translational Research
Retrospective Cohort Study
Barbora Packova, Petra Kovalcikova, Zdenek Pavlovsky, Daniel Bartusek, Jitka Prokesova, Jiri Dolina, Radek Kroupa 
World J Gastroenterol 26(26):3780-3791. Published online Jul 14, 2020. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v26.i26.3780
Retrospective Study
Sinem Cil Gonulcu, Betul Unal, Ibrahim Cumhur Bassorgun, Mualla Ozcan, Hasan Senol Coskun, Gulsum Ozlem Elpek 
World J Gastroenterol 26(26):3814-3833. Published online Jul 14, 2020. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v26.i26.3814
Observational Study
Alba Panarese, Giovanni Galatola, Raffaele Armentano, Pedro Pimentel-Nunes, Enzo Ierardi, Maria Lucia Caruso, Francesco Pesce, Marco Vincenzo Lenti, Valeria Palmitessa, Sergio Coletta, Endrit Shahini 
World J Gastroenterol 26(26):3834-3850. Published online Jul 14, 2020. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v26.i26.3834