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World Journal of Rheumatology (WJR, World J Rheumatol) is a high-quality, online, open-access, single-blind peer-reviewed journal that is published by the Baishideng Publishing Group. Accepting both solicited and unsolicited manuscripts, the WJR mainly publishes high-quality clinical research articles to improve the academic influence of authors, help cultivate distinguished rheumatologists, and promote the development of rheumatology. The types of articles published in the WJR include Editorial, Opinion Review, Frontier, Review, Minireview, Topic Highlight, Clinical Research, Systematic Review, Meta-analysis, Evidence-based Medicine, Advances in Diagnosis, Advances in Treatment, Field of Vision, Clinical Guidelines, Letter to the Editor, and Case Report. Submit here >>

2019 Published Issues
  • 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
China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI), China Science and Technology Journal Database (CSTJ), and Superstar Journals Database.
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2220-3214 (online)
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