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

2024 Published Issues
  • Andrzej S Tarnawski, DSc, MD, PhD, Professor, Department of Gastroenterology Research, 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®), MEDLINE, PubMed, PubMed Central, Scopus, Reference Citation Analysis, China Science and Technology Journal Database, and Superstar Journals Database.

Journal Metrics

The 2024 edition of Journal Citation Reports® cites the 2023 journal impact factor (JIF) for WJG as 4.3; JIF without journal self cites: 4.2; 5-year JIF: 5.1; JIF Rank: 29/143 in gastroenterology and hepatology; JIF Quartile: Q1; and 5-year JIF Quartile: Q1.

The WJG’s CiteScore for 2023 is 7.8 and Scopus CiteScore rank 2023: Gastroenterology is 25/167.

1007-9327 (print) and 2219-2840 (online)
Case Control Study
Clinical Trials Study
Xue-Ping Huang, Yi-Juan Liu, Shao-Wei Lin, Yan-Feng Shao, Feng Qiu, Qing-Wu Qiu, Zhang-Kun Xu, Jin-Xian Chen, Liang-Huo Chen, Zhen-Qun Lin, Wen-Hua Dai, Ming-Qing Zhang, Qi Jiang, Zhong-Qin Xiao, Xian-Xing Cheng, Xiang-Fei Zhang, Wen-Bin You, Wei Chen, Long-Qin Li, Wei-Xing Lin, Yong-Fu Wang, Fu-Jin Lai, Long-Qun Chen, Zhong-Hua Huang, Wen-Qi Zheng, Jin-Qi Wei, Zhi-Hui Lin 
World J Gastroenterol 30(27):3304-3313. Published online Jul 21, 2024. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v30.i27.3304
Observational Study
Randomized Controlled Trial
Chun-Ying Qu, Fei-Yu Zhang, Wen Wang, Feng-Yu Gao, Wu-Lian Lin, Hao Zhang, Guang-Yu Chen, Yi Zhang, Ming-Ming Li, Zheng-Hong Li, Mei-Hong Cai, Lei-Ming Xu, Feng Shen 
World J Gastroenterol 30(27):3326-3335. Published online Jul 21, 2024. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v30.i27.3326
Basic Study
Thoranin Intarajak, Wandee Udomchaiprasertkul, Ahmad Nuruddin Khoiri, Sawannee Sutheeworapong, Kanthida Kusonmano, Weerayuth Kittichotirat, Chinae Thammarongtham, Supapon Cheevadhanarak 
World J Gastroenterol 30(27):3336-3355. Published online Jul 21, 2024. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v30.i27.3336
Letter to the Editor