The World Journal of Gastroenterology (WJG) is an academic journal that publishes review articles and articles describing original research (basic or clinical) in the fields of gastroenterology, hepatology, gastrointestinal surgery, and gastrointestinal endoscopy. With the aim of advancing knowledge in each of these fields, the WJG gives topical priority to related major diseases and their clinical management; frequently published disease topics are gastric cancer, colorectal cancer, hepatocellular carcinoma, pancreatic cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, irritable bowel syndrome, hepatitis C, hepatitis B, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, and liver transplantation. All articles published in the WJG comply with the Code of Conduct of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and the requirements of Academic Rules and Norms. No restrictions are imposed on numbers of words, figures (color, B/W), tables or references for any articles published in the WJG, allowing authors to tell a whole story. The WJG readership audience is global, representing 221 countries and regions, with an average number of 55,000 visits to the online journal per day.
We encourage gastroenterologists and hepatologists worldwide to submit manuscripts to the WJG describing their original basic or clinical research findings that are of high academic value and which report new diagnostic techniques or summarize their treatment experiences.
The usual times related to all publication processes of the WJG are as follows: (1) From manuscript receipt to peer-review: 2-4 weeks; (2) From initial manuscript acceptance, with revisions, to return of the revised manuscript from the authors: 4-5 weeks; (3) From return of the revised manuscript from the authors to final acceptance: 1-2 weeks; (4) From final acceptance to an article in press: 2 days; and (5) From article in press designation to formal release of the electronic version and all online documentation: 2-9 weeks. The WJG’s acceptance rate: 35%. Submit here >>
Damián García-Olmo, MD, PhD, Doctor, Professor, Surgeon, (E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org)Department of Surgery, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria, Fundación Jiménez Díaz, Madrid 28040, Spain
Stephen C Strom, PhD, Professor, (E-mail:email@example.com)Department of Laboratory Medicine, Division of Pathology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm 141-86, Sweden
Andrzej S Tarnawski, DSc, MD, PhD, Professor, (E-mail:firstname.lastname@example.org)Chief Gastroenterology, VA Long Beach Health Care System, University of California, Long Beach, CA 90822, United States
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The 2017 edition of Journal Citation Reports® cites the 2016 impact factor for WJG as 3.365 (5-year impact factor: 3.176), ranking WJG as 29 among 79 journals in gastroenterology and hepatology (quartile in category Q2). CiteScore (2016): 3.46.
Recurrence in node-negative advanced gastric cancer: Novel findings from an in-depth pathological analysis of prognostic factors from a multicentric series
Gian Luca Baiocchi, Sarah Molfino, Carla Baronchelli, Simone Giacopuzzi, Daniele Marrelli, Paolo Morgagni, Maria Bencivenga, Luca Saragoni, Carla Vindigni, Nazario Portolani, Maristella Botticini, Giovanni De Manzoni
World J Gastroenterol23(45):8000-8007.Published online Dec 7, 2017.doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i45.8000
Pretransplantation fetal-maternal microchimerism in pediatric liver transplantation from mother
Nam-Joon Yi, Min-Su Park, Eun Young Song, Hye Young Ahn, Jeik Byun, Hyeyoung Kim, Suk Kyun Hong, Kyungchul Yoon, Hyo-Sin Kim, Sung-Woo Ahn, Hae Won Lee, YoungRok Choi, Kwang-Woong Lee, Kyung-Suk Suh, Myoung Hee Park
World J Gastroenterol23(45):8017-8026.Published online Dec 7, 2017.doi: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i45.8017