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Welcome to the World Journal of Clinical Cases

The World Journal of Clinical Cases (WJCC) 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 clinical cases.  It was launched on April 16, 2013 and is published semimonthly (24 issues annually) by BPG, the world's leading professional clinical medical journal publishing company.

We encourage clinical cases specialists worldwide to submit manuscripts to the WJCC 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 WJCC 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 WJCC’s acceptance rate: 49%. Submit here >>

2019 Published Issues
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  • Dennis A Bloomfield, FACC, FACP, FRACP, FRCP (Hon), MD, MRCP, Professor, (E-mail: dbloomfield@rumcsi.org) Clinical Research, Richmond University Medical Center, New York, NY 10310, United States
  • Sandro Vento, MD, Full Professor, (E-mail: ventosandro@yahoo.it) Department of Medicine, Nazarbayev University School of Medicine and University Medical Center, Astana 010000, Kazakhstan
The WJCC is now abstracted and indexed in PubMed, PubMed Central, Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE, also known as SciSearch®), Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition, Current Contents®/Clinical Medicine, China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI), China Science and Technology Journal Database (CSTJ), and Superstar Journals Database.
Journal Metrics
The 2018 Edition of Journal Citation Reports cites the 2017 impact factor for WJCC as 1.931 (5-year impact factor: N/A), ranking WJCC as 60 among 154 journals in Medicine, General and Internal (quartile in category Q2).
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Ultrasound imaging of abdominal sarcoidosis: State of the art 
Claudio Tana, Cosima Schiavone, Andrea Ticinesi, Fabrizio Ricci, Maria Adele Giamberardino, Francesco Cipollone, Mauro Silingardi, Tiziana Meschi, Christoph F Dietrich 
World J Clin Cases 7(7):809-818. Published online Apr 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i7.809
Porphyromonas gingivalis and digestive system cancers 
Ying Zhou, Guang-Hua Luo 
World J Clin Cases 7(7):819-829. Published online Apr 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i7.819
Retrospective Cohort Study
Clinical evaluation of endoscopic resection for treatment of large gastric stromal tumors 
Yuan-Yuan Xiang, Yuan-Yuan Li, Ling Ye, Yin Zhu, Xiao-Jiang Zhou, You-Xiang Chen, Guo-Hua Li 
World J Clin Cases 7(7):830-838. Published online Apr 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i7.830
Observational Study
Value of superb micro-vascular imaging in predicting ischemic stroke in patients with carotid atherosclerotic plaques 
De-Bin Yang, Jie Zhou, Lan Feng, Rong Xu, Ying-Chun Wang 
World J Clin Cases 7(7):839-848. Published online Apr 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i7.839
Case Report
Open anterior glenohumeral dislocation with associated supraspinatus avulsion: A case report 
Cosmin Ioan Faur, Bogdan Anglitoiu, Ana-Maria Ungureanu 
World J Clin Cases 7(7):849-854. Published online Apr 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i7.849
Vein of Galen aneurismal malformations - clinical characteristics, treatment and presentation: Three cases report 
Peter Spazzapan, Zoran Milosevic, Tomaz Velnar 
World J Clin Cases 7(7):855-862. Published online Apr 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i7.855
Non-Invasive management of invasive cervical resorption associated with periodontal pocket: A case report 
Abdullah Alqedairi 
World J Clin Cases 7(7):863-871. Published online Apr 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i7.863
Robot-assisted gallbladder-preserving hepatectomy for treating S5 hepatoblastoma in a child: A case report and review of the literature 
Di-Xiang Chen, Shan-Jie Wang, Ya-Nan Jiang, Mu-Chuan Yu, Jun-Zhen Fan, Xian-Qiang Wang 
World J Clin Cases 7(7):872-880. Published online Apr 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i7.872
Congenital bronchobiliary fistula: A case report and review of the literature 
Tian-Yu Li, Zhi-Bo Zhang 
World J Clin Cases 7(7):881-890. Published online Apr 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i7.881
Villous adenoma coexistent with focal well-differentiated adenocarcinoma of female urethral orifice: A case report and review of literature 
Lu-Feng Qin, Ye Liang, Xiao-Ming Xing, Hui Wu, Xue-Cheng Yang, Hai-Tao Niu 
World J Clin Cases 7(7):891-897. Published online Apr 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i7.891
Min-invasive surgical treatment for multiple axis fractures: A case report 
Xuan-Chen Zhu, Yi-Jie Liu, Xue-Feng Li, Han Yan, Ge Zhang, Wei-Min Jiang, Hou-Yi Sun, Hui-Lin Yang 
World J Clin Cases 7(7):898-902. Published online Apr 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i7.898
Type I congenital extrahepatic portosystemic shunt treated by orthotopic liver transplantation: A case report 
Wen Xiang, Hao Wang, Zhong-Zhou Si, Guang-Shun Chen, Guan-Wu Wang, Ting Li 
World J Clin Cases 7(7):903-907. Published online Apr 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i7.903