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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
  • 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
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).
1007-9327 (print) and 2219-2840 (online)
Opinion Review
Giovanni Marasco, Antonio Colecchia, Giovanni Silva, Benedetta Rossini, Leonardo Henry Eusebi, Federico Ravaioli, Elton Dajti, Luigina Vanessa Alemanni, Luigi Colecchia, Matteo Renzulli, Rita Golfieri, Davide Festi 
World J Gastroenterol 26(24):3326-3343. Published online Jun 28, 2020. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v26.i24.3326
Vanessa A Areco, Romina Kohan, Germán Talamoni, Nori G Tolosa de Talamoni, María E Peralta López 
World J Gastroenterol 26(24):3344-3364. Published online Jun 28, 2020. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v26.i24.3344
Aida Kamalian, Masoud Sohrabi Asl, Mahsa Dolatshahi, Khashayar Afshari, Shiva Shamshiri, Nazanin Momeni Roudsari, Saeideh Momtaz, Roja Rahimi, Mohammad Abdollahi, Amir Hossein Abdolghaffari 
World J Gastroenterol 26(24):3365-3400. Published online Jun 28, 2020. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v26.i24.3365
Basic Study
Retrospective Cohort Study
Stuart L Polk, Jung W Choi, Melissa J McGettigan, Trevor Rose, Abraham Ahmed, Jongphil Kim, Kun Jiang, Yoganand Balagurunathan, Jin Qi, Paola T Farah, Alisha Rathi, Jennifer B Permuth, Daniel Jeong 
World J Gastroenterol 26(24):3458-3471. Published online Jun 28, 2020. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v26.i24.3458
Retrospective Study
Observational Study
Systematic Reviews