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Welcome to the World Journal of Gastroenterology

World Journal of Gastroenterology (WJG, World J Gastroenterol) is a high-quality, online, open-access, single-blind peer-reviewed journal published by the Baishideng Publishing Group. WJG accepts both solicited and unsolicited manuscripts. Articles published in WJG are high-quality, clinical and basic, influential research articles by established academic authors as well as new researchers. The paramount objective of WJG is to showcase and promote distinguished research in the field of gastroenterology and hepatology, to help advance development of this field. The types of articles published in WJG include Editorial, Opinion Review, Frontier, Review, Minireview, Clinical Research, Basic Study, Systematic Review, Meta-analysis, Evidence-based Medicine, Field of Vision, Clinical Guidelines, Letter to the Editor, and Case Report. Submit here >>

2024 Published Issues
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  • Andrzej S Tarnawski, DSc, MD, PhD, Professor, Department of Gastroenterology Research, University of California Irvine and The Veterans Administration Long Beach Healthcare System, Long Beach, CA 90822, United States
The WJG is now abstracted and indexed in Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE, also known as SciSearch®), MEDLINE, PubMed, PubMed Central, Scopus, Reference Citation Analysis, China Science and Technology Journal Database, and Superstar Journals Database.
Journal Metrics
The 2023 edition of Journal Citation Reports® cites the 2022 impact factor (IF) for WJG as 4.3; IF without journal self cites: 4.1; 5-year IF: 5.3; Journal Citation Indicator: 0.82; Ranking: 33 among 93 journals in gastroenterology and hepatology; and Quartile category: Q2. The WJG’s CiteScore for 2021 is 8.3 and Scopus CiteScore rank 2022: Gastroenterology is 22/149.
1007-9327 (print) and 2219-2840 (online)
Michele Nardolillo, Fabiola Rescigno, Mario Bartiromo, Dario Piatto, Stefano Guarino, Pierluigi Marzuillo, Emanuele Miraglia del Giudice, Anna Di Sessa 
World J Gastroenterol 30(15):2081-2086. Published online Apr 21, 2024. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v30.i15.2081
Eirini Filidou, Leonidas Kandilogiannakis, Anne Shrewsbury, George Kolios, Katerina Kotzampassi 
World J Gastroenterol 30(15):2096-2108. Published online Apr 21, 2024. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v30.i15.2096
Case Control Study
Retrospective Study
Basic Study
Sen Li, Qian-Jun Ren, Can-Hao Xie, Yang Cui, Li-Tao Xu, Yi-Dan Wang, Su Li, Xing-Qiu Liang, Bin Wen, Ming-Kun Liang, Xiao-Fang Zhao 
World J Gastroenterol 30(15):2143-2154. Published online Apr 21, 2024. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v30.i15.2143
Letter to the Editor