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Welcome to the World Journal of Radiology

The World Journal of Radiology (WJR) is a leading academic journal devoted to reporting the latest, cutting-edge research progress and findings of basic research and clinical practice in the field of radiology.  It was launched on December 31, 2009 and is published monthly (12 issues annually) by BPG, the world's leading professional clinical medical journal publishing company.

We encourage radiologists worldwide to submit manuscripts to the WJR describing their original basic or clinical research findings that are of high academic value and which report new diagnostic techniques or summarize their treatment experiences.

The usual times related to all publication processes of the WJR are as follows: (1) From manuscript receipt to peer-review: 2-4 weeks; (2) From initial manuscript acceptance, with revisions, to return of the revised manuscript from the authors: 4-5 weeks; (3) From return of the revised manuscript from the authors to final acceptance: 1-2 weeks; (4) From final acceptance to an article in press: 2 days; and (5) From article in press designation to formal release of the electronic version and all online documentation: 2-9 weeks.The WJR’s acceptance rate: 47%. Submit here >>

2017 Published Issues
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  • Kai U Juergens, MD, Associate Professor, (E-mail:kujuerg@uni-muenster.de)MRT und PET/CT, Nuklearmedizin Bremen Mitte, ZEMODI - Zentrum für morphologische und molekulare Diagnostik, Bremen 28177, Germany
  • Edwin JR van Beek, MD, PhD, Professor, (E-mail:edwin-vanbeek@ed.ac.uk)Clinical Research Imaging Centre and Department of Medical Radiology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH16 4TJ, United Kingdom
  • Thomas J Vogl, MD, Professor, (E-mail:t.vogl@em.uni-frankfurt.de)Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University of Frankfurt, Frankfurt 60590, Germany
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Radiographic and magnetic resonances contrast agents: Essentials and tips for safe practices 
Mohamed R Nouh, Mohamed A El-Shazly 
World J Radiol 9(9):339-349. Published online Sep 28, 2017. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v9.i9.339
Retrospective Cohort Study
Clinical significance of prostate 18F-labelled fluorodeoxyglucose uptake on positron emission tomography/computed tomography: A five-year review 
Madhurima R Chetan, Tristan Barrett, Ferdia A Gallagher 
World J Radiol 9(9):350-358. Published online Sep 28, 2017. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v9.i9.350
Retrospective Study
Reliability of the pronator quadratus fat pad sign to predict the severity of distal radius fractures 
Julia Loesaus, Isabel Wobbe, Erik Stahlberg, Joerg Barkhausen, Jan Peter Goltz 
World J Radiol 9(9):359-364. Published online Sep 28, 2017. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v9.i9.359
Case Report
Imatinib response of gastrointestinal stromal tumor patients with germline mutation on KIT exon 13: A family report 
Gulgun Engin, Serpil Eraslan, Hülya Kayserili, Yersu Kapran, Haluk Akman, Ali Akyuz, Nuri Faruk Aykan 
World J Radiol 9(9):365-370. Published online Sep 28, 2017. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v9.i9.365