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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
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 2021 Edition of Journal Citation Reports® cites the 2020 impact factor (IF) for WJCC as 1.337; IF without journal self cites: 1.301; 5-year IF: 1.742; Journal Citation Indicator: 0.33; Ranking: 119 among 169 journals in medicine, general and internal; and Quartile category: Q3. The WJCC's CiteScore for 2020 is 0.8 and Scopus CiteScore rank 2020: General Medicine is 493/793. 
ISSN
2307-8960 (online)
Editorial
Daisuke Usuda, Toshihiro Higashikawa, Yuta Hotchi, Kenki Usami, Shintaro Shimozawa, Shungo Tokunaga, Ippei Osugi, Risa Katou, Sakurako Ito, Toshihiko Yoshizawa, Suguru Asako, Kentaro Mishima, Akihiko Kondo, Keiko Mizuno, Hiroki Takami, Takayuki Komatsu, Jiro Oba, Tomohisa Nomura, Manabu Sugita 
World J Clin Cases 9(27):7963-7972. Published online Sep 26, 2021. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v9.i27.7963
Review
Hüseyin Köseoğlu, Tolga Duzenli, Mesut Sezikli 
World J Clin Cases 9(27):7973-7985. Published online Sep 26, 2021. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v9.i27.7973
Minireviews
Mahmoud Nassar, Nso Nso, Jonathan Ariyaratnam, Jasmine Sandhu, Mahmoud Mohamed, Bahaaeldin Baraka, Atif Ibrahim, Mostafa Alfishawy, David Zheng, Harangad Bhangoo, Karim M Soliman, Matthew Li, Vincent Rizzo, Ahmed Daoud 
World J Clin Cases 9(27):7986-7997. Published online Sep 26, 2021. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v9.i27.7986
Case Control Study
Yin Sun, Zhong-Zhou Shen, Fei-Ling Huang, Yu Jiang, Ya-Wen Wang, Su-Han Zhang, Shuai Ma, Jun-Tao Liu, Yong-Le Zhan, Hang Lin, Yun-Li Chen, Ying-Jie Shi, Liang-Kun Ma 
World J Clin Cases 9(27):8008-8019. Published online Sep 26, 2021. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v9.i27.8008
Retrospective Cohort Study
Retrospective Study
Case Report
Peng-Fei Zhao, Rong Zeng, Xiao-Yu Qiu, He-Yu Ding, Han Lv, Xiao-Shuai Li, Guo-Peng Wang, Dong Li, Shu-Sheng Gong, Zhen-Chang Wang 
World J Clin Cases 9(27):8097-8103. Published online Sep 26, 2021. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v9.i27.8097
Delia Lidia Șalaru, Cristina Andreea Adam, Dragos Traian Marius Marcu, Ionut Valentin Șimon, Liviu Macovei, Lucian Ambrosie, Elena Chirita, Radu Andy Sascau, Cristian Statescu 
World J Clin Cases 9(27):8104-8113. Published online Sep 26, 2021. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v9.i27.8104
Jia Yang, Zhong-Ning Cui, Jia-Nan Dong, Wen-Bo Lin, Jiang-Tao Jin, Xiao-Jie Tang, Xiao-Bo Guo, Shao-Bo Cui, Ming Sun, Chen-Chen Ji 
World J Clin Cases 9(27):8260-8267. Published online Sep 26, 2021. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v9.i27.8260