|Name of Journal||World Journal of Clinical Urology|
|Title Abbreviation||World J Clin Urol|
|Background||World Journal of Clinical Urology (WJCU, World J Clin Urol) is a high-quality, online, open-access, single-blind peer-reviewed journal published by the Baishideng Publishing Group (BPG). WJCU accepts both solicited and unsolicited manuscripts. Articles published in WJCU are high-quality, basic and clinical, influential research articles by established academic authors as well as new researchers. The paramount objective of WJCU is to showcase and promote distinguished research in the field of urology, to help advance development of this field. The types of articles published in WJCU 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.|
The primary aim of WJCU is to provide scholars and readers from various fields of urology with a platform to publish high-quality basic and clinical research articles and communicate their research findings online. In order to ensure the quality, timeliness, fairness, and transparency of publication, WJCU has implemented a variety of measures as follows:
First, authors must prepare their articles according to the appropriate international publication recommendations, including the STROBE Statement, CONSORT 2010 Statement, PRISMA 2009 Checklist, and CARE Checklist – 2016: Information for writing a case report.
Second, articles published in WJCU must undergo rigorous cross-international peer review. WJCU peer reviewers come from different countries, chosen independently by artificial intelligence technique or our editorial office, and not by the authors, to ensure fairness and integrity of the peer review.
Third, designation of co-first authors and/or co-corresponding authors is not permitted.
Fourth, WJCU accepts a manuscript for publication based on its novelty, innovativeness, data accuracy, image reliability, clear language expression, and ethical requirements.
Of note, peer reviewers are advised to complete their peer review within 7 days, providing a comprehensive evaluation of the scientific and linguistic quality of the manuscript.
Fifth, BPG adopts a 7-day publishing management policy. This means that each step of the publishing process, including manuscript preview, peer review, manuscript revision by authors, final acceptance, language editing, and production, and release, must be completed within 7 days.
Finally, the peer review report, author’s response to the peer review report, biostatistics review certificate, copyright license agreement, institutional ethics committee approval document, informed consent document(s), conflict-of-interest statement, CrossCheck detection report, authors’ personal ORCID numbers, funding information, language editing certificate, and other relevant documents will be published online along with the article to allow for an open and transparent publishing process.
|Scope||WJCU mainly publishes articles reporting research results obtained in the field of urology and covering a wide range of topics, including andrology, benign prostatic hyperplasia, diagnostic imaging, endoscopy, genital diseases, incontinence, minimally invasive therapy, pharmacology, renal transplantation, urinary reconstruction, urinary tract stones, urodynamics and urinary dysfunction, urogenital abnormalities, urogenital neoplasms, urogenital surgical procedures, and urologic diseases.|
|Open Access||Open access|
|Indexing/Abstracting||China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI), China Science and Technology Journal Database (CSTJ), and Superstar Journals Database.|
|Journal Metrics||There is currently no impact factor.|
|Article Processing Charge||Article processing charge|
|Editors-in-Chief||Olivier Abbo, Jian Lu|
|Research Domain||Urology and Nephrology|
|Article Reprints||Article reprints|
|Help Desk||Help desk|
|Special Statement||Special statement|
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