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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
Editors-in-Chief
  • 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
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, 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 for WJG as 3.665 (5-year impact factor: 4.048), ranking WJG as 35 among 88 journals in gastroenterology and hepatology (quartile in category Q2).
ISSN
1007-9327 (print) and 2219-2840 (online)
Guidelines
Ke-Cheng Zhang, Lin Chen, Chinese Research Hospital Association Digestive Tumor Committee; Chinese Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons; Chinese Gastric Cancer Association and Gastrointestinal Surgical Group of Chinese Surgical Society Affiliated to the Chinese Medical Association 
World J Gastroenterol 26(25):3517-3527. Published online Jul 7, 2020. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v26.i25.3517
Opinion Review
Faisal M Sanai, Faisal Abaalkhail, Fuad Hasan, Muhammad Hamed Farooqi, Nawal Al Nahdi, Zobair M Younossi 
World J Gastroenterol 26(25):3528-3541. Published online Jul 7, 2020. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v26.i25.3528
Review
Wei-Kun Huang, Cong Xie, Richard L Young, Jiang-Bo Zhao, Heike Ebendorff-Heidepriem, Karen L Jones, Christopher K Rayner, Tong-Zhi Wu 
World J Gastroenterol 26(25):3562-3576. Published online Jul 7, 2020. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v26.i25.3562
Minireviews
Basic Study
Case Control Study
Valéria Cristina Loureiro Salgado, Ronir Raggio Luiz, Neio Lucio Fernandes Boéchat, Isabella Sued Leão, Bianca do Carmo Schorr, José Miguel Luz Parente, Daniela Calado Lima, Eduardo Santos Silveira Júnior, Genoile Oliveira Santana Silva, Neogélia Pereira Almeida, Andrea Vieira, Maria Luiza Queiroz de Bueno, Júlio Maria Chebli, Érika Ruback Bertges, Luísa Martins da Costa Brugnara, Columbano Junqueira Neto, Stefania Burjack Gabriel Campbell, Luana Letiza Discacciati, João Paulo Silva Cézar, Tiago Nunes, Gilaad G Kaplan, Cyrla Zaltman 
World J Gastroenterol 26(25):3611-3624. Published online Jul 7, 2020. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v26.i25.3611
Retrospective Cohort Study
Retrospective Study
Observational Study
Systematic Reviews
Catherine Watson, Craig William Tallentire, John K Ramage, Rajaventhan Srirajaskanthan, Oscar R Leeuwenkamp, Donna Fountain 
World J Gastroenterol 26(25):3686-3711. Published online Jul 7, 2020. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v26.i25.3686