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Welcome to the World Journal of Methodology

The World Journal of Methodology (WJM) 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 methodology.  It was launched on September 26, 2011 and is published trimonthly (4 issues annually) by BPG, the world's leading professional clinical medical journal publishing company.

We encourage methodologists worldwide to submit manuscripts to the WJM 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 WJM 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 WJM’s acceptance rate: 40%. Submit here >>

2017 Published Issues
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  • Yicheng Ni, MD, PhD, Professor, (E-mail:yicheng.ni@med.kuleuven.be)Theragnostic Laboratory, Department of Imaging and Pathology, KU Leuven, Leuven 3000, Belgium
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Diagnostic Advances
Establishing the presence or absence of chronic kidney disease: Uses and limitations of formulas estimating the glomerular filtration rate 
Ahmed Alaini, Deepak Malhotra, Helbert Rondon-Berrios, Christos P Argyropoulos, Zeid J Khitan, Dominic S C Raj, Mark Rohrscheib, Joseph I Shapiro, Antonios H Tzamaloukas 
World J Methodol 7(3):73-92. Published online Sep 26, 2017. doi: 10.5662/wjm.v7.i3.73
Accurate diagnosis of prenatal cleft lip/palate by understanding the embryology 
Bram Smarius, Charlotte Loozen, Wendy Manten, Mireille Bekker, Lou Pistorius, Corstiaan Breugem 
World J Methodol 7(3):93-100. Published online Sep 26, 2017. doi: 10.5662/wjm.v7.i3.93
Pancreatic imaging: Current status of clinical practices and small animal studies 
Ting Yin, Yewei Liu, Ronald Peeters, Yuanbo Feng, Yicheng Ni 
World J Methodol 7(3):101-107. Published online Sep 26, 2017. doi: 10.5662/wjm.v7.i3.101
Retrospective Study
Accuracy of crescent sign on ocular ultrasound in diagnosing papilledema 
Ananth Bhosale, Virna M Shah, Parag K Shah 
World J Methodol 7(3):108-111. Published online Sep 26, 2017. doi: 10.5662/wjm.v7.i3.108