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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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Editors-in-Chief

Kai U Juergens, MD, Associate Professor; Edwin van Beek, MD,PhD, Professor; Thomas J Vogl, MD, Professor

Indexing/Abstracting

PubMed, PubMed Central, and Emerging Sources Citation Index(Web of Science).

Journal Metrics

There is currently no impact factor.

ISSN

1949-8470 (online)

Review
Diffusion magnetic resonance imaging: A molecular imaging tool caught between hope, hype and the real world of “personalized oncology”  
Abhishek Mahajan, Sneha S Deshpande, Meenakshi H Thakur
World J Radiol 9(6):253-268. Published online Jun 28, 2017. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v9.i6.253
Minireviews
Revisions to the Tumor, Node, Metastasis staging of lung cancer (8th edition): Rationale, radiologic findings and clinical implications  
Fernando U Kay, Asha Kandathil, Kiran Batra, Sachin S Saboo, Suhny Abbara, Prabhakar Rajiah
World J Radiol 9(6):269-279. Published online Jun 28, 2017. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v9.i6.269
Retrospective Study
Cardiac magnetic resonance in patients with acute cardiac injury and unobstructed coronary arteries  
Giovanni Salvatore Camastra, Stefano Sbarbati, Massimiliano Danti, Luca Cacciotti, Raffaella Semeraro, Sabino Walter Della Sala, Gerardo Ansalone
World J Radiol 9(6):280-286. Published online Jun 28, 2017. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v9.i6.280
Observational Study
Chronic antiepileptic drug use and functional network efficiency: A functional magnetic resonance imaging study  
Tamar M van Veenendaal, Dominique M IJff, Albert P Aldenkamp, Richard H C Lazeron, Paul A M Hofman, Anton J A de Louw, Walter H Backes, Jacobus F A Jansen
World J Radiol 9(6):287-294. Published online Jun 28, 2017. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v9.i6.287