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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, basic and clinical, 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, Basic Study, Clinical Research, Systematic Review, Meta-analysis, Evidence-based Medicine, Field of Vision, Clinical Guidelines, Letter to the Editor, and Case Report. Submit here >>

2023 Published Issues
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  • Andrzej S Tarnawski, DSc, MD, PhD, Professor, (E-mail:atarnawski@yahoo.com) Gastroenterology Research Department, 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®), Current Contents/Clinical Medicine, Journal Citation Reports, Index Medicus, MEDLINE, PubMed, PubMed Central, Scopus, Reference Citation Analysis, China National Knowledge Infrastructure, China Science and Technology Journal Database, and Superstar Journals Database.
Journal Metrics
The 2022 edition of Journal Citation Reports® cites the 2021 impact factor (IF) for WJG as 5.374; IF without journal self cites: 5.187; 5-year IF: 5.715; Journal Citation Indicator: 0.84; Ranking: 31 among 93 journals in gastroenterology and hepatology; and Quartile category: Q2. The WJG’s CiteScore for 2021 is 8.1 and Scopus CiteScore rank 2021: Gastroenterology is 18/149.
1007-9327 (print) and 2219-2840 (online)
Opinion Review
Riccardo Nevola, Livio Criscuolo, Domenico Beccia, Augusto Delle Femine, Rachele Ruocco, Simona Imbriani, Maria Alfano, Angela Villani, Antonio Russo, Pasquale Perillo, Raffaele Marfella, Luigi Elio Adinolfi, Ferdinando Carlo Sasso, Aldo Marrone, Luca Rinaldi 
World J Gastroenterol 29(5):800-814. Published online Feb 7, 2023. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v29.i5.800
Davide Ippolito, Cesare Maino, Federica Vernuccio, Roberto Cannella, Riccardo Inchingolo, Michele Dezio, Riccardo Faletti, Pietro Andrea Bonaffini, Marco Gatti, Sandro Sironi 
World J Gastroenterol 29(5):834-850. Published online Feb 7, 2023. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v29.i5.834
Basic Study
Caroline Valibouze, Silvia Speca, Caroline Dubuquoy, Florian Mourey, Lena M'Ba, Lucil Schneider, Marie Titecat, Benoît Foligné, Michaël Genin, Christel Neut, Philippe Zerbib, Pierre Desreumaux 
World J Gastroenterol 29(5):851-866. Published online Feb 7, 2023. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v29.i5.851
Retrospective Study
Clinical Trials Study
Letter to the Editor