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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
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  • 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 2019 edition of Journal Citation Reports® cites the 2018 impact factor for WJG as 3.411 (5-year impact factor: 3.579), ranking WJG as 35 among 84 journals in gastroenterology and hepatology (quartile in category Q2). CiteScore (2018): 3.43.
1007-9327 (print) and 2219-2840 (online)
Opinion Review
Marco Bernardi, Anna Lucia Fedullo, Elisabetta Bernardi, Diego Munzi, Ilaria Peluso, Jonathan Myers, Florigio Romano Lista, Tommaso Sciarra 
World J Gastroenterol 26(20):2479-2497. Published online May 28, 2020. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v26.i20.2479
Basic Study
Karen Chiam, George C Mayne, Tingting Wang, David I Watson, Tanya S Irvine, Tim Bright, Lorelle T Smith, Imogen A Ball, Joanne M Bowen, Dorothy M Keefe, Sarah K Thompson, Damian J Hussey 
World J Gastroenterol 26(20):2570-2583. Published online May 28, 2020. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v26.i20.2570
Marçal Yll, Maria Francesca Cortese, Mercedes Guerrero-Murillo, Gerard Orriols, Josep Gregori, Rosario Casillas, Carolina González, Sara Sopena, Cristina Godoy, Marta Vila, David Tabernero, Josep Quer, Ariadna Rando, Rosa Lopez-Martinez, Rafael Esteban, Mar Riveiro-Barciela, Maria Buti, Francisco Rodríguez-Frías 
World J Gastroenterol 26(20):2584-2598. Published online May 28, 2020. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v26.i20.2584
Clinical and Translational Research
Chiko Sato, Kingo Hirasawa, Yoko Tateishi, Yuichiro Ozeki, Atsushi Sawada, Ryosuke Ikeda, Takehide Fukuchi, Masafumi Nishio, Ryosuke Kobayashi, Makomo Makazu, Hiroaki Kaneko, Yoshiaki Inayama, Shin Maeda 
World J Gastroenterol 26(20):2618-2631. Published online May 28, 2020. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v26.i20.2618
Case Control Study
Retrospective Study
Prospective Study
Systematic Reviews