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Welcome to the World Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery

World Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery (WJGSWorld J Gastrointest Surg) is a high-quality, online, open-access, single-blind peer-reviewed journal published by the Baishideng Publishing Group. WJGS accepts both solicited and unsolicited manuscripts. Articles published in WJGS are high-quality, basic and clinical, influential research articles by established academic authors as well as new researchers. The paramount objective of WJGS is to showcase and promote distinguished research in the field of gastrointestinal surgery, to help advance development of this field. The types of articles published in WJGS 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 >> 

2019 Published Issues
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Editors-in-Chief
  • Varut Lohsiriwat, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, (Email: bolloon@hotmail.com) Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok 10700, Thailand
  • Shu-You Peng, FRCS (Gen Surg), FRCS (Hon), MD, Professor, Surgeon, (Email: zrwkpsy@163.com) General Surgery, The Second Affiliated Hospital, College of Medicine, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310009, Zhejiang Province, China
Indexing/Abstracting
The WJGS is now abstracted and indexed in Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE, also known as SciSearch®), Current Contents/Clinical Medicine, Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition, PubMed, PubMed Central, China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI), China Science and Technology Journal Database (CSTJ), and Superstar Journals Database.
Journal Metrics
There is currently no impact factor.
ISSN
1948-9366 (online)
Systematic Reviews
Systematic review of anorectal leiomyosarcoma: Current challenges and recent advances 
Mohammed O Nassif, Razan A Habib, Luai Z Almarzouki, Nora H Trabulsi 
World J Gastrointest Surg 11(8):334-341. Published online Aug 27, 2019. doi: 10.4240/wjgs.v11.i8.334
Case Report
Acute epiploic appendagitis at the tip of the appendix mimicking acute appendicitis: A rare case report with literature review 
Kai Huang, Abdul Waheed, William Juan, Subhasis Misra, Cristiano Alpendre, Stephen Jones 
World J Gastrointest Surg 11(8):342-347. Published online Aug 27, 2019. doi: 10.4240/wjgs.v11.i8.342
Doege-Potter syndrome by malignant solitary fibrous tumor of the liver: A case report and review of literature 
Delvecchio Antonella, Duda Loren, Conticchio Maria, Fiore Felicia, Lafranceschina Stefano, Riccelli Umberto, Cristofano Antonella, Pascazio Bianca, Colagrande Anna, Resta Leonardo, Memeo Riccardo 
World J Gastrointest Surg 11(8):348-357. Published online Aug 27, 2019. doi: 10.4240/wjgs.v11.i8.348