Journal of Biomedical Graphics and Computing

Journal of Biomedical Graphics and Computing (PRINT ISSN 1925-4008, ONLINE ISSN 1925-4016) is a peer-reviewed international scientific and open access journal published by Sciedu Press. JBGC's primary goal is to publish advances in imaging diagnosis, intervention, and development of imaging, graphics and computing in biophysics area. It is published in both online and printed versions.

JBGC is included in:

  • EBSCOhost
  • Google Scholar
  • Lockss
  • PKP Open Archives Harvester
  • ProQuest
  • The Standard Periodical Directory
Areas include but are not limited to:
  • Imaging diagnosis
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
  • Radiology
  • Computer-aided diagnosis
  • Ultrasonic imaging
  • Augmented-reality medical visualization
  • Molecular imaging
  • Nuclear medicine imaging(PET, etc.)
  • Imaging genomics
  • Image-guided therapy
  • Confocal and multiphoton microscopy imaging
  • Optical micro endoscope imaging
  • Photoacoustic imaging
  • Infrared radiation
  • Scanning techniques (CT, X ray, etc.)

To facilitate rapid publication and minimize administrative costs, The Journal accepts Online submission and Email submission. All manuscripts and any supplementary material can be submitted via the journal’s Online Submission and peer-review system or email to For online submission, please register and then follow the instructions given.


Original research, Reviews, Case reports, Case studies.


2014: Articles Received: 36; Accepted: 19; Rejected: 10; Published: 25; Retracted: 0

2014 Q4: Articles Received: 7; Accepted: 10; Rejected: 1; Published: 12; Retracted: 0

2014 Q3: Articles Received: 13; Accepted: 1; Rejected: 4; Published: 6; Retracted: 0

2014 Q2: Articles Received: 10; Accepted: 5; Rejected: 3; Published: 3; Retracted: 0

2014 Q1: Articles Received: 6; Accepted: 3; Rejected: 2; Published: 4; Retracted: 0

2013: Articles Received: 56; Accepted: 22; Rejected: 13;  Published: 45; Retracted: 0

2013 Q4: Articles Received: 13; Accepted: 2; Rejected: 1; Published: 5; Retracted: 0

2013 Q3: Articles Received: 13; Accepted: 9; Rejected: 2;  Published: 13; Retracted: 0

2013 Q2: Articles Received: 15; Accepted: 8; Rejected: 3; Published: 13; Retracted: 0

2013 Q1: Articles Received: 15; Accepted: 3; Rejected: 7; Published: 12; Retracted: 0


What is e-Version FirstTM

e-Version First is a feature offered through our journal platform. It allows PDF version of manuscripts that have been peer reviewed and accepted, to be hosted online prior to their inclusion in a final printed journal. Readers can freely access or cite the article. We aim to publish accepted manuscripts in e-Version First in two week's time after the final draft completed.


Paper Selection and Publication Process

a). Upon receipt of paper submission, the Editor sends an E-mail of confirmation to the corresponding author within 1-3 working days. If you fail to receive this confirmation, your submission/e-mail may be missed. Please contact the Editor in time for that.

b). Peer review. We use double-blind system for peer-review; both reviewers and authors' identities remain anonymous. The paper will be peer-reviewed by three experts; two reviewers from outside and one editor from the journal typically involve in reviewing a submission. The review process may take 2-4 weeks.

c). Notification of the result of review by E-mail.

d). The authors revise paper and pay publication fee (200.00 USD).

e). After publication, the corresponding author will receive the copy of printed journal, free of charge.

f). E-journal in PDF is available on the journal’s webpage, free of charge for download.


The publisher and journal have a policy of “Zero Tolerance on the Plagiarism”. We check the plagiarism issue through two methods: reviewer check and plagiarism prevention tool (

All submissions will be checked by iThenticate before being sent to reviewers.




Acknowledgement to Reviewers

The editors of JBGC would like to thank all of the reviewers who made excellent work and great contribution to our journal in 2014. Without the reviewers' professional kowledge, skill and great help, JBGC could not achieve such high standards. Please accept our heartfelt gratitude and wishes. May joy, peace, and happiness be with you and your entire family always!  
Posted: 2015-01-01

Publication Fees Adjustment Notice (Effective January 1, 2015)


Effective 1 January 2015, the publication fee will increase from 200.00USD to 300.00USD. Manuscripts submitted on or after this date will be charged the new rate of 300.00USD per article.

Manuscripts submitted in 2014 can take advantage of the old rate (200.00USD) if paid on or before January 31, 2015.

All 2014’s manuscripts unpaid by 31 January 2015 will be charged the new rate of 300.00USD.

Thank you very much for your cooperation!
Posted: 2014-09-16
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Vol 5, No 1 (2015)

Journal of Biomedical Graphics and Computing, Vol. 5, No. 1, March 2015

Table of Contents

Original Research

Nephrostomy in pregnancy a district general hospital experience over five years PDF
Anthony Kodzo-Grey Venyo, Christiana Oluwashola Fatola, Dayo Adegbite, Ali Nawaz Khan p1
Cervical nerve root blocks for chronic cervical radiculopathy - Does it influence surgical decision making? PDF
Paul Emberton, Sandeep Tiwari, Ravi Kothari p23
The influence of bite force strength on brain activity: A functional magnetic resonance imaging study PDF
Takeo Kanayama, H. Miyamoto, A. Yokoyama, T. Takahashi, Y. Shibuya p28

Case Report

Aberrant supra-diaphragmatic renal artery PDF
Muhammed A. Hatem, Robin Gray p20
Secondary tumors of the pancreas: four cases and literature review PDF
Tamas Puskas, Imre Henits, Laszlo Kovacs p33


Computed tomography findings of acute abdomen: a pictorial essay PDF
Elif Hocaoglu, Inci Kizildag Yirgin, Sema Aksoy, İrem Erdil, Ercan Inci, Gokhan Adas p11

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Journal of Biomedical Graphics and Computing
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