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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 >>

2021 Published Issues
18 17 16 15 14 13 12 11 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
Editors-in-Chief
  • 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
  • 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
  • Sandro Vento, MD, Dean, Full Professor, (E-mail: svento@puthisastra.edu.kh) Faculty of Medicine, University of Puthisastra, Phnom Penh , Cambodia
Indexing/Abstracting
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, Scopus, PubMed, PubMed Central, China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI), China Science and Technology Journal Database (CSTJ), and Superstar Journals Database.
Journal Metrics
The 2020 Edition of Journal Citation Reports® cites the 2019 impact factor (IF) for WJCC as 1.013; IF without journal self cites: 0.991; Ranking: 120 among 165 journals in medicine, general and internal; and Quartile category: Q3. The WJCC's CiteScore for 2019 is 0.3 and Scopus CiteScore rank 2019: General Medicine is 394/529. 
ISSN
2307-8960 (online)
Opinion Review
Hiroyuki Kato, Yukio Asano, Satoshi Arakawa, Masahiro Ito, Norihiko Kawabe, Masahiro Shimura, Chihiro Hayashi, Takayuki Ochi, Hironobu Yasuoka, Takahiko Higashiguchi, Yuka Kondo, Hidetoshi Nagata, Akihiko Horiguchi 
World J Clin Cases 9(18):4460-4466. Published online Jun 26, 2021. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v9.i18.4460
Review
Minireviews
Basic Study
Case Control Study
Retrospective Cohort Study
Xavier Adhoute, Edouard Larrey, Rodolphe Anty, Patrick Chevallier, Guillaume Penaranda, Albert Tran, Jean-Pierre Bronowicki, Jean-Luc Raoul, Paul Castellani, Hervé Perrier, Olivier Bayle, Olivier Monnet, Bernard Pol, Marc Bourliere 
World J Clin Cases 9(18):4559-4572. Published online Jun 26, 2021. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v9.i18.4559
Retrospective Study
Observational Study
Pooneh Mokarram, Maryam Mehdipour Dalivand, Antonio Pizuorno, Farnaz Aligolighasemabadi, Mohammadamin Sadeghdoust, Ebtesam Sadeghdoust, Farshad Aduli, Gholamreza Oskrochi, Hassan Brim, Hassan Ashktorab 
World J Clin Cases 9(18):4654-4667. Published online Jun 26, 2021. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v9.i18.4654
Prospective Study
Yan Tian, Xiao-Xin Li, Jiao-Jiao Zhang, Qing Yun, Si Zhang, Jia-Yi Yu, Xue-Jiao Feng, Ai-Ting Xia, Yang Kang, Feng Huang, Fang Wan 
World J Clin Cases 9(18):4681-4689. Published online Jun 26, 2021. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v9.i18.4681
Randomized Controlled Trial
Xiao-Fan Chen, Ya-Nan Fan, Chong-Wen Si, Yan-Yan Yu, Jia Shang, Zu-Jiang Yu, Qing Mao, Qing Xie, Wei Zhao, Jun Li, Zhi-Liang Gao, Shan-Ming Wu, Hong Tang, Jun Cheng, Xin-Yue Chen, Wen-Hong Zhang, Hao Wang, Zhong-Nan Xu, Ling Wang, Jun Dai, Jing-Hang Xu 
World J Clin Cases 9(18):4690-4699. Published online Jun 26, 2021. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v9.i18.4690
Systematic Reviews
Case Report