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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, basic and clinical, 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, 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 >>

2019 Published Issues
1
Editors-in-Chief
  • Atilla Eroglu, MD, Professor, (E-mail: atilaeroglu@hotmail.com)Department of Thoracic Surgery, Medical Faculty, Ataturk University, Erzurum 25200, Turkey
  • Young Mo Kang, MD, PhD, Professor, (E-mail:ymkang@knu.ac.kr)Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, Kyungpook National University Hospital, Daegu 700-721, South Korea
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.
ISSN
2220-3214 (online)
Minireviews
Association between sarcopenia and rheumatological diseases 
Murat Korkmaz, Sibel Eyigor 
World J Rheumatol 9(1):1-8. Published online Feb 20, 2019. doi: 10.5499/wjr.v9.i1.1