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Welcome to the World Journal of Meta-Analysis

The World Journal of Meta-Analysis (WJMA) 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 medicine.  It was launched on May 26, 2013 and is published irregularly by BPG, the world's leading professional clinical medical journal publishing company.

We encourage clinical medicine specialists worldwide to submit manuscripts to the WJMA 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 WJMA 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 WJMA’s acceptance rate: 46%. Submit here >>

2019 Published Issues
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  • Giuseppe Biondi-Zoccai, MD, MSc, Associate Professor, (E-mail: gbiondizoccai@gmail.com) Department of Medico-Surgical Sciences and Biotechnologies, Sapienza University of Rome, Latina 04100, Italy
WJMA is now abstracted and indexed in Emerging Sources Citation Index (Web of Science), China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI), China Science and Technology Journal Database (CSTJ), and Superstar Journals Database.
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Misclassification of smoking habits: An updated review of the literature 
Janette S Hamling, Katharine J Coombs, Peter N Lee 
World J Meta-Anal 7(2):31-50. Published online Feb 22, 2019. doi: 10.13105/wjma.v7.i2.31
Evaluation of tumor response to antiangiogenic therapy in patients with recurrent gliomas using contrast-enhanced perfusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging techniques: A meta-analysis 
Akanganyira Kasenene, Aju Baidya, Salman Shams, Hai-Bo Xu 
World J Meta-Anal 7(2):51-65. Published online Feb 22, 2019. doi: 10.13105/wjma.v7.i2.51