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Welcome to the World Journal of Rheumatology

World Journal of Rheumatology (WJR, World J Rheumatol) is a high-quality, online, open-access, single-blind peer-reviewed journal published by the Baishideng Publishing Group. WJR accepts both solicited and unsolicited manuscripts. Articles published in WJR are high-quality, clinical and basic, influential research articles by established academic authors as well as new researchers. The paramount objective of WJR is to showcase and promote distinguished research in the field of rheumatology, to help advance development of this field. The types of articles published in WJR include Editorial, Opinion Review, Frontier, Review, Minireview, Clinical Research, Basic Study, Systematic Review, Meta-analysis, Evidence-based Medicine, Field of Vision, Clinical Guidelines, Letter to the Editor, and Case Report. Submit here >>

2024 Published Issues
  • Atilla Eroglu, MD, Professor, (E-mail: atilaeroglu@hotmail.com)Department of Thoracic Surgery, Medical Faculty, Ataturk University, Erzurum 25200, Turkey
The WJR is now abstracted and indexed in Reference Citation Analysis, China Science and Technology Journal Database, and Superstar Journals Database.
Journal Metrics
There is currently no impact factor.
2220-3214 (online)
Prospective Study
Rafael Giovani Missé, Alexandre Moura dos Santos, Isabela Bruna Pires Borges, Marlise Sítima Mendes Simões, Lorenza Rosa Silvério, Bruna Lindoso Correia, Ana Wook Sook Kim, Aline Marques Caetano, Sandra Gofinet Pasoto, Carla Gonçalves Schahin Saad, Diogo Souza Domiciano, Clarice Tanaka, Julia Maria D’Andrea Greve, Abrahão Fontes Baptista, Samuel Katsuyuki Shinjo 
World J Rheumatol 11(1):1-12. Published online Feb 28, 2023. doi: 10.5499/wjr.v11.i1.1