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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 >> 

2021 Published Issues
6 5 4 3 2 1
Editors-in-Chief
  • Jin Gu, FACS, FASCRS, MD, Professor, (E-mail: zlguj@bjmu.edu.cn) President of Chinese Society of Oncology, Chief of Department of Colorectal Surgery, Peking University Cancer Hospital, Beijing 100142, China
  • Varut Lohsiriwat, MD, PhD, Professor, (E-mail: bolloon@hotmail.com) Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok 10700, Thailand
  • Shu-You Peng, FRCS (Gen Surg), FRCS (Hon), MD, Professor, Surgeon, (E-mail: zrwkpsy@163.com) Department of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery, The Second Affiliated Hospital of Zhejiang University School of Medicine, 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

The 2020 Edition of Journal Citation Reports® cites the 2019 impact factor (IF) for WJGS as 1.863; IF without journal self cites: 1.824; Ranking: 109 among 210 journals in surgery; Quartile category: Q3; Ranking: 77 among 88 journals in gastroenterology and hepatology; and Quartile category: Q4.

ISSN
1948-9366 (online)
Opinion Review
Minireviews
Basic Study
Mitsuru Esaki, Eikichi Ihara, Norikazu Hashimoto, Shuichi Abe, Chihoko Aratono, Noriko Shiga, Yorinobu Sumida, Hiroyuki Fujii, Kazuhiro Haraguchi, Shunsuke Takahashi, Tsutomu Iwasa, Kayoko Nakano, Masafumi Wada, Shinichi Somada, Kei Nishioka, Yosuke Minoda, Haruei Ogino, Yoshihiro Ogawa 
World J Gastrointest Surg 13(6):563-573. Published online Jun 27, 2021. doi: 10.4240/wjgs.v13.i6.563
Systematic Reviews
Gianluca Costa, Pietro Fransvea, Luca Lepre, Fabio Rondelli, Alessandro Costa, Michela Campanelli, Giorgio Lisi, Maria Rosaria Mastrangeli, Giovanni Guglielmo Laracca, Giovanni Maria Garbarino, Graziano Ceccarelli 
World J Gastrointest Surg 13(6):597-619. Published online Jun 27, 2021. doi: 10.4240/wjgs.v13.i6.597