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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 >>

2022 Published Issues
Editors-in-Chief
  • 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
Indexing/Abstracting
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, Reference Citation Analysis, China National Knowledge Infrastructure, China Science and Technology Journal Database, and Superstar Journals Database.
Journal Metrics
The 2022 edition of Journal Citation Reports® cites the 2021 impact factor (IF) for WJG as 5.374; IF without journal self cites: 5.187; 5-year IF: 5.715; Journal Citation Indicator: 0.84; Ranking: 31 among 93 journals in gastroenterology and hepatology; and Quartile category: Q2. The WJG’s CiteScore for 2021 is 8.1 and Scopus CiteScore rank 2021: Gastroenterology is 18/149.
ISSN
1007-9327 (print) and 2219-2840 (online)
Review
Minireviews
Marco Spadaccini, Glenn Koleth, James Emmanuel, Kareem Khalaf, Antonio Facciorusso, Fabio Grizzi, Cesare Hassan, Matteo Colombo, Benedetto Mangiavillano, Alessandro Fugazza, Andrea Anderloni, Silvia Carrara, Alessandro Repici 
World J Gastroenterol 28(29):3814-3824. Published online Aug 7, 2022. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v28.i29.3814
Basic Study
Nancy K Arteaga-Resendiz, Gerardo E Rodea, Rosa María Ribas-Aparicio, Alma L Olivares-Cervantes, Juan Arturo Castelán-Vega, José de Jesús Olivares-Trejo, Sandra Mendoza-Elizalde, Edgar O López-Villegas, Christian Colín, Pamela Aguilar-Rodea, Alfonso Reyes-López, Marcela Salazar García, Norma Velázquez-Guadarrama 
World J Gastroenterol 28(29):3886-3902. Published online Aug 7, 2022. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v28.i29.3886
Geoffroy Mallaret, Amandine Lashermes, Mathieu Meleine, Ludivine Boudieu, Julie Barbier, Youssef Aissouni, Agathe Gelot, Benoit Chassaing, Andrew T Gewirtz, Denis Ardid, Frederic Antonio Carvalho 
World J Gastroenterol 28(29):3903-3916. Published online Aug 7, 2022. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v28.i29.3903
Case Control Study
Juliane Malik, Martin Klammer, Vinzent Rolny, Henry Lik-Yuen Chan, Teerha Piratvisuth, Tawesak Tanwandee, Satawat Thongsawat, Wattana Sukeepaisarnjaroen, Juan Ignacio Esteban, Marta Bes, Bruno Köhler, Magdalena Swiatek-de Lange 
World J Gastroenterol 28(29):3917-3933. Published online Aug 7, 2022. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v28.i29.3917
Retrospective Cohort Study
Retrospective Study
Observational Study
Matteo Risaliti, Ilenia Bartolini, Claudia Campani, Umberto Arena, Carlotta Xodo, Valentina Adotti, Martina Rosi, Antonio Taddei, Paolo Muiesan, Amedeo Amedei, Giacomo Batignani, Fabio Marra 
World J Gastroenterol 28(29):3981-3993. Published online Aug 7, 2022. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v28.i29.3981
Meta-Analysis