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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
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 2019 edition of Journal Citation Reports® cites the 2018 impact factor for WJG as 3.411 (5-year impact factor: 3.579), ranking WJG as 35 among 84 journals in gastroenterology and hepatology (quartile in category Q2). CiteScore (2018): 3.43.
ISSN
1007-9327 (print) and 2219-2840 (online)
Minireviews
Basic Study
Retrospective Cohort Study
Masatsugu Ishii, Osamu Itano, Masahiro Shinoda, Minoru Kitago, Yuta Abe, Taizo Hibi, Hiroshi Yagi, Ayano Takeuchi, Hanako Tsujikawa, Tokiya Abe, Yuko Kitagawa 
World J Gastroenterol 26(7):725-739. Published online Feb 21, 2020. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v26.i7.725
Retrospective Study
Observational Study
Sofia Nene, Lorant Gonczi, Zsuzsanna Kurti, Isabelle Morin, Kelly Chavez, Christine Verdon, Jason Reinglas, Rita Kohen, Talat Bessissow, Waqqas Afif, Gary Wild, Ernest Seidman, Alain Bitton, Peter Laszlo Lakatos 
World J Gastroenterol 26(7):759-769. Published online Feb 21, 2020. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v26.i7.759
Case Report