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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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Evaluation and management of acute pancreatitis 
Ahmed T Chatila, Mohammad Bilal, Praveen Guturu 
World J Clin Cases 7(9):1006-1020. Published online May 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i9.1006
Retrospective Cohort Study
Rituximab-induced IgG hypogammaglobulinemia in children with nephrotic syndrome and normal pre-treatment IgG values 
Pierluigi Marzuillo, Stefano Guarino, Tiziana Esposito, Anna Di Sessa, Sara Immacolata Orsini, Daniela Capalbo, Emanuele Miraglia del Giudice, Angela La Manna 
World J Clin Cases 7(9):1021-1027. Published online May 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i9.1021
Retrospective Study
Causes associated with recurrent choledocholithiasis following therapeutic endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography: A large sample sized retrospective study 
Feng Deng, Mi Zhou, Ping-Ping Liu, Jun-Bo Hong, Guo-Hua Li, Xiao-Jiang Zhou, You-Xiang Chen 
World J Clin Cases 7(9):1028-1037. Published online May 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i9.1028
Case Report
Laparoscopic appendectomy for elemental mercury sequestration in the appendix: A case report 
Gregor Norčič, Žan Čebron, Primož Sever, Jan Grosek, Aleš Tomažič 
World J Clin Cases 7(9):1038-1042. Published online May 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i9.1038
Sofosbuvir/Ribavirin therapy for patients experiencing failure of ombitasvir/paritaprevir/ritonavir + ribavirin therapy: Two cases report and review of literature 
Ken Sato, Yuichi Yamazaki, Takeshi Kobayashi, Satoshi Takakusagi, Norio Horiguchi, Satoru Kakizaki, Masayasu Andou, Yoshihiro Matsuda, Toshio Uraoka, Hiroshi Ohnishi, Hiroaki Okamoto 
World J Clin Cases 7(9):1043-1052. Published online May 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i9.1043
Management of the late effects of disconnected pancreatic duct syndrome: A case report 
Reiko Yamada, Yuhei Umeda, Yasunori Shiono, Hiroaki Okuse, Naoki Kuroda, Junya Tsuboi, Hiroyuki Inoue, Yasuhiko Hamada, Kyosuke Tanaka, Noriyuki Horiki, Yoshiyuki Takei 
World J Clin Cases 7(9):1053-1059. Published online May 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i9.1053
Nerve coblation for treatment of trigeminal neuralgia: A case report 
Xiao-Hui Yang, Yan Li, Li-Qiang Yang, Bai-Shan Wu, Jia-Xiang Ni 
World J Clin Cases 7(9):1060-1065. Published online May 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i9.1060
Adult-onset mitochondrial encephalopathy in association with the MT-ND3 T10158C mutation exhibits unique characteristics: A case report 
Xiao-Li Fu, Xiang-Xue Zhou, Zhu Shi, Wei-Cheng Zheng 
World J Clin Cases 7(9):1066-1072. Published online May 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i9.1066
Rare variant of pancreaticobiliary maljunction associated with pancreas divisum in a child diagnosed and treated by endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography: A case report 
Guang-Xing Cui, Hai-Tao Huang, Jian-Feng Yang, Xiao-Feng Zhang 
World J Clin Cases 7(9):1073-1079. Published online May 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i9.1073
Crizotinib-induced acute fatal liver failure in an Asian ALK-positive lung adenocarcinoma patient with liver metastasis: A case report 
Ying Zhang, Yan-Yan Xu, Yi Chen, Jin-Na Li, Ying Wang 
World J Clin Cases 7(9):1080-1086. Published online May 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i9.1080
Coexistence of breakpoint cluster region-Abelson1 rearrangement and Janus kinase 2 V617F mutation in chronic myeloid leukemia: A case report 
Xue-Bing Shi, Ji-Fa Jiang, Feng-Xiang Jin, Wei Cheng 
World J Clin Cases 7(9):1087-1092. Published online May 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i9.1087