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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 (IF) for WJG as 3.665;  IF without journal self cites: 3.534; 5-year IF: 4.048; Ranking: 35 among 88 journals in gastroenterology and hepatology; and Quartile category: Q2.
ISSN
1007-9327 (print) and 2219-2840 (online)
Review
Minireviews
Basic Study
Retrospective Cohort Study
Retrospective Study
Observational Study
Mohammed Ewid, Nawaf Al Mutiri, Khalid Al Omar, Amal N Shamsan, Awais A Rathore, Nazmus Saquib, Anas Salaas, Omar Al Sarraj, Yaman Nasri, Ahmed Attal, Abdulrahman Tawfiq, Hossam Sherif 
World J Gastroenterol 26(35):5343-5353. Published online Sep 21, 2020. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v26.i35.5343
Toshihiro Nishizawa, Kosuke Sakitani, Hidekazu Suzuki, Shuntaro Yoshida, Yosuke Kataoka, Yousuke Nakai, Hirotoshi Ebinuma, Takanori Kanai, Osamu Toyoshima, Kazuhiko Koike 
World J Gastroenterol 26(35):5354-5361. Published online Sep 21, 2020. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v26.i35.5354
Systematic Reviews
Case Report
Teresa Marzia Rogger, Andrea Michielan, Sandro Sferrazza, Cecilia Pravadelli, Luisa Moser, Flora Agugiaro, Giovanni Vettori, Sonia Seligmann, Elettra Merola, Marcello Maida, Francesco Antonio Ciarleglio, Alberto Brolese, Giovanni de Pretis 
World J Gastroenterol 26(35):5375-5386. Published online Sep 21, 2020. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v26.i35.5375