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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 >>

2021 Published Issues
14 13 12 11 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
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. The WJG’s CiteScore for 2019 is 7.1 and Scopus CiteScore rank 2019: Gastroenterology is 17/137.
ISSN
1007-9327 (print) and 2219-2840 (online)
Opinion Review
Review
Minireviews
Basic Study
Marwa Matboli, Amany H Hasanin, Reham Hussein, Sarah El-Nakeep, Eman K Habib, Rawan Ellackany, Lobna A Saleh 
World J Gastroenterol 27(14):1435-1450. Published online Apr 14, 2021. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v27.i14.1435
Retrospective Cohort Study
Sarah A Malik, Chencan Zhu, Jinyu Li, Joseph F LaComb, Paula I Denoya, Igor Kravets, Joshua D Miller, Jie Yang, Melissa Kramer, W Richard McCombie, Charles E Robertson, Daniel N Frank, Ellen Li 
World J Gastroenterol 27(14):1465-1482. Published online Apr 14, 2021. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v27.i14.1465
Retrospective Study
Aleksandra Glapa-Nowak, Mariusz Szczepanik, Barbara Iwańczak, Jarosław Kwiecień, Anna Barbara Szaflarska-Popławska, Urszula Grzybowska-Chlebowczyk, Marcin Osiecki, Marcin Dziekiewicz, Andrzej Stawarski, Jarosław Kierkuś, Tomasz Banasiewicz, Aleksandra Banaszkiewicz, Jarosław Walkowiak 
World J Gastroenterol 27(14):1483-1496. Published online Apr 14, 2021. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v27.i14.1483
Observational Study
Meta-Analysis