World Journal of Gastroenterology
|China National Journal of New Gastroenterology|
Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
|World J. Gastroenterol.|
|Edited by||Ferruccio Bonino|
|License||Creative Commons Attribution Non-commercial|
World Journal of Gastroenterology is a weekly peer-reviewed open access medical journal that covers research in gastroenterology. It was established in 1995 and is published by Baishideng Publishing Group. The editor-in-chief is Ferruccio Bonino (University of Pisa).
Abstracting and indexing
The journal is abstracted and indexed in:
In 2004, the journal was delisted from the Journal Citation Reports for excessive self-citation, but it was restored to this index in 2008, at which time its impact factor was determined to be 2.081. According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2013 impact factor of 2.433, ranking it 36th out of 74 journals in the category "Gastroenterology and Hepatology".
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