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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 >>

2022 Published Issues
  • 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, Reference Citation Analysis, China National Knowledge Infrastructure, China Science and Technology Journal Database, and Superstar Journals Database.
Journal Metrics
The 2022 edition of Journal Citation Reports® cites the 2021 impact factor (IF) for WJG as 5.374; IF without journal self cites: 5.187; 5-year IF: 5.715; Journal Citation Indicator: 0.84; Ranking: 31 among 93 journals in gastroenterology and hepatology; and Quartile category: Q2. The WJG’s CiteScore for 2021 is 8.1 and Scopus CiteScore rank 2021: Gastroenterology is 18/149.
1007-9327 (print) and 2219-2840 (online)
Hisashi Iizasa, Andy Visi Kartika, Sintayehu Fekadu, Shunpei Okada, Daichi Onomura, Afifah Fatimah Azzahra Ahmad Wadi, Mosammat Mahmuda Khatun, Thin Myat Moe, Jun Nishikawa, Hironori Yoshiyama 
World J Gastroenterol 28(44):6249-6257. Published online Nov 28, 2022. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v28.i44.6249
Retrospective Study
Observational Study
Randomized Controlled Trial
Kang Nyeong Lee, Oh Young Lee, Hoon Jai Chun, Jin Il Kim, Sung Kook Kim, Sang Woo Lee, Kyung Sik Park, Kook Lae Lee, Suck Chei Choi, Jae-Young Jang, Gwang Ha Kim, In-kyung Sung, Moo In Park, Joong Goo Kwon, Nayoung Kim, Jae Jun Kim, Soo Teik Lee, Hyun Soo Kim, Ki Bae Kim, Yong Chan Lee, Myung-Gyu Choi, Joon Seong Lee, Hwoon-Yong Jung, Kwang Jae Lee, Jie-Hyun Kim, Hyunsoo Chung 
World J Gastroenterol 28(44):6294-6309. Published online Nov 28, 2022. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v28.i44.6294
Letter to the Editor