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World Journal of Clinical Cases (WJCC) 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 WJCC mainly publishes high-quality clinical research articles to improve the academic influence of authors, help cultivate distinguished researchers in the field of clinical medicine, and promote the development of this field. The types of articles published in the WJCC include Editorial, Opinion Review, Frontier, Review, Minireview, 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
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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, Dean, Full Professor, (E-mail: svento@puthisastra.edu.kh) Faculty of Medicine, University of Puthisastra, Phnom Penh , Cambodia
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 2019 Edition of Journal Citation Reports cites the 2018 impact factor for WJCC as 1.153 (5-year impact factor: N/A), ranking WJCC as 99 among 160 journals in Medicine, General and Internal (quartile in category Q3).
2307-8960 (online)
Intracranial pressure monitoring: Gold standard and recent innovations 
Deb Sanjay Nag, Seelora Sahu, Amlan Swain, Shashi Kant 
World J Clin Cases 7(13):1535-1553. Published online Jul 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i13.1535
Role of the brain-gut axis in gastrointestinal cancer 
Yang-Zi Di, Bo-Sheng Han, Jun-Mao Di, Wei-Yan Liu, Qiang Tang 
World J Clin Cases 7(13):1554-1570. Published online Jul 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i13.1554
Cholestatic liver diseases: An era of emerging therapies 
Hrishikesh Samant, Wuttiporn Manatsathit, David Dies, Hosein Shokouh-Amiri, Gazi Zibari, Moheb Boktor, Jonathan Steve Alexander 
World J Clin Cases 7(13):1571-1581. Published online Jul 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i13.1571
Basic Study
Neural metabolic activity in idiopathic tinnitus patients after repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation 
Ying Kan, Wei Wang, Shu-Xin Zhang, Huan Ma, Zhen-Chang Wang, Ji-Gang Yang 
World J Clin Cases 7(13):1582-1590. Published online Jul 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i13.1582
Retrospective Study
Neuroendoscopic and microscopic transsphenoidal approach for resection of nonfunctional pituitary adenomas 
Zhi-Quan Ding, Sheng-Fan Zhang, Qing-Hua Wang 
World J Clin Cases 7(13):1591-1598. Published online Jul 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i13.1591
Safety and efficacy of transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt combined with palliative treatment in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma 
Shi-Hua Luo, Jian-Guo Chu, He Huang, Ke-Chun Yao 
World J Clin Cases 7(13):1599-1610. Published online Jul 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i13.1599
Leveraging machine learning techniques for predicting pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor grades using biochemical and tumor markers 
Rui-Quan Zhou, Hong-Chen Ji, Qu Liu, Chun-Yu Zhu, Rong Liu 
World J Clin Cases 7(13):1611-1622. Published online Jul 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i13.1611
Clinical Trials Study
Development and validation of a model to determine risk of refractory benign esophageal strictures 
Qing Lu, Tian-Tian Lei, Yi-Lan Wang, Hai-Lin Yan, Bo Lin, Lin-Lin Zhu, Hong-Sheng Ma, Jin-Lin Yang 
World J Clin Cases 7(13):1623-1633. Published online Jul 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i13.1623
Systematic Reviews
Hydatid cyst of the colon: A systematic review of the literature 
Miguel Ángel Latatu-Córdoba, Sergio Ruiz-Blanco, Matilde Sanchez, Carmen Santiago-Boyero, Paula Soto-García, Wenzhong Sun, José M Ramia 
World J Clin Cases 7(13):1634-1642. Published online Jul 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i13.1634
Case Report
Colon cancer arising from colonic diverticulum: A case report 
Hajime Kayano, Yusuhiko Ueda, Takashi Machida, Shinichiro Hiraiwa, Hidenori Zakoji, Takuma Tajiri, Masaya Mukai, Eiji Nomura 
World J Clin Cases 7(13):1643-1651. Published online Jul 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i13.1643
Endoscopic submucosal dissection as excisional biopsy for anorectal malignant melanoma: A case report 
Shigeo Manabe, Yoshio Boku, Michiyo Takeda, Fumitaka Usui, Ikuhiro Hirata, Shuji Takahashi 
World J Clin Cases 7(13):1652-1659. Published online Jul 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i13.1652
Gastrointestinal infection-related disseminated intravascular coagulation mimicking Shiga toxin-mediated hemolytic uremic syndrome - implications of classical clinical indexes in making the diagnosis: A case report and literature review 
Xiang-Yang Li, Yan-Fen Mai, Jing Huang, Pearl Pai 
World J Clin Cases 7(13):1660-1670. Published online Jul 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i13.1660
A complicated case of innominate and right common arterial aneurysms due to Takayasu’s arteritis 
Wen-Da Wang, Rui Sun, Meng-Xin Zhou, Xing-Rong Liu, Yue-Hong Zheng, Yue-Xin Chen 
World J Clin Cases 7(13):1671-1676. Published online Jul 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i13.1671
Multimodality-imaging manifestations of primary renal-allograft synovial sarcoma: First case report and literature review 
Rui-Fang Xu, En-Hui He, Zhan-Xiong Yi, Jun Lin, Yan-Ning Zhang, Lin-Xue Qian 
World J Clin Cases 7(13):1677-1685. Published online Jul 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i13.1677
Chronic progression of recurrent orthokeratinized odontogenic cyst into squamous cell carcinoma: A case report 
Ruo-Yi Wu, Zhe Shao, Tian-Fu Wu 
World J Clin Cases 7(13):1686-1695. Published online Jul 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i13.1686
Gastric adenocarcinoma of fundic gland type after Helicobacter pylori eradication: A case report 
Ya-Nan Yu, Xiao-Yan Yin, Qi Sun, Hua Liu, Qi Zhang, Yun-Qing Chen, Qing-Xi Zhao, Zi-Bin Tian 
World J Clin Cases 7(13):1696-1702. Published online Jul 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i13.1696
Synchronous multiple primary gastrointestinal cancers with CDH1 mutations: A case report 
Mu-Ni Hu, Wei Lv, Rui-Yue Hu, Yi-Fan Si, Xiao-Wen Lu, Yan-Juan Deng, Huan Deng 
World J Clin Cases 7(13):1703-1710. Published online Jul 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i13.1703
Primary hepatoid adenocarcinoma of the lung in Yungui Plateau, China: A case report 
Yun-Fei Shi, Jia-Gui Lu, Qing-Mei Yang, Jin Duan, You-Ming Lei, Wei Zhao, Yin-Qiang Liu 
World J Clin Cases 7(13):1711-1716. Published online Jul 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i13.1711
Liver failure associated with benzbromarone: A case report and review of the literature 
Ming-Yuan Zhang, Jun-Qi Niu, Xiao-Yu Wen, Qing-Long Jin 
World J Clin Cases 7(13):1717-1725. Published online Jul 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i13.1717
Giant low-grade appendiceal mucinous neoplasm: A case report 
Jian-Ming Yang, Wei-Hao Zhang, Dan-Dan Yang, Hao Jiang, Lei Yu, Feng Gao 
World J Clin Cases 7(13):1726-1731. Published online Jul 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i13.1726