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Welcome to the World Journal of Clinical Cases

World Journal of Clinical Cases (WJCC, World J Clin Cases) is a high-quality, online, open-access, single-blind peer-reviewed journal published by the Baishideng Publishing Group. WJCC accepts both solicited and unsolicited manuscripts. Articles published in WJCC are high-quality, clinical, influential research articles by established academic authors as well as new researchers. The paramount objective of WJCC is to showcase and promote distinguished research in the field of clinical medicine, to help advance development of this field. The types of articles published in 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 >>

2023 Published Issues
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  • Jerzy Tadeusz Chudek, MD, Academic Research, Full Professor, (E-mail: chj@poczta.fm) Department of Internal Diseases and Oncological Chemotherapy, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Medical University of Silesia in Katowice, Katowice 40-027, Poland
  • George Kontogeorgos, MD, PhD, Additional Professor, Research Associate, (E-mail: gkonto@med.uoa.gr) Department of Pathology and Pituitary Tumor Reference Center, Division of Endocrinology, First Propaedeutic Department of Internal Medicine, Laikon Hospital, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens 115 27, Greece
  • Ja Hyeon Ku, MD, PhD, Professor, (E-mail: kuuro70@snu.ac.kr) Department of Urology, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul 110-744, South Korea
  • Bao-Gan Peng, MD, PhD, Chief Doctor, Professor, (E-mail: pengbaogan@163.com)Department of Spinal Surgery, General Hospital of Armed Police Force, Beijing 100039, China
  • Maurizio Serati, MD, Professor, (Email: mauserati@hotmail.com) Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Insubria, Varese 21100, Italy
The WJCC is now abstracted and indexed in Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE, also known as SciSearch®), Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition, Current Contents®/Clinical Medicine, 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 WJCC as 1.534; IF without journal self cites: 1.491; 5-year IF: 1.599; Journal Citation Indicator: 0.28; Ranking: 135 among 172 journals in medicine, general and internal; and Quartile category: Q4. The WJCC's CiteScore for 2021 is 1.2 and Scopus CiteScore rank 2021: General Medicine is 443/826.
2307-8960 (online)
Retrospective Cohort Study
Retrospective Study
Observational Study
Stavros Dimopoulos, Georgios Zagkotsis, Charalambia Kinti, Niki Rouvali, Magda Georgopoulou, Mariantzela Mavraki, Androniki Tasouli, Efterpi Lyberopoulou, Antonios Roussakis, Ioannis Vasileiadis, Serafim Nanas, Andreas Karabinis 
World J Clin Cases 11(16):3791-3801. Published online Jun 6, 2023. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v11.i16.3791
Randomized Controlled Trial
Case Report
Bianca Mitricof, Alin Kraft, Florentina Anton, Alexandru Barcu, Darina Barzan, Carmen Haiducu, Vladislav Brasoveanu, Irinel Popescu, Cosmin Alec Moldovan, Florin Botea 
World J Clin Cases 11(16):3837-3846. Published online Jun 6, 2023. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v11.i16.3837
Shintaro Shimozawa, Daisuke Usuda, Toru Sasaki, Shiho Tsuge, Riki Sakurai, Kenji Kawai, Shun Matsubara, Risa Tanaka, Makoto Suzuki, Yuta Hotchi, Shungo Tokunaga, Ippei Osugi, Risa Katou, Sakurako Ito, Suguru Asako, Kentaro Mishima, Akihiko Kondo, Keiko Mizuno, Hiroki Takami, Takayuki Komatsu, Jiro Oba, Tomohisa Nomura, Manabu Sugita 
World J Clin Cases 11(16):3870-3876. Published online Jun 6, 2023. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v11.i16.3870
Letter to the Editor