Welcome to World Journal of Hepatology


The World Journal of Hepatology (WJH) is a leading academic journal devoted to reporting the latest, cutting-edge research progress and findings of basic research and clinical practice in the field of hepatology.  It was launched on October 31, 2009 and is published three issues per month (36 issues annually) by BPG, the world's leading professional clinical medical journal publishing company.


We encourage hepatologists worldwide to submit manuscripts to the WJH describing their original basic or clinical research findings that are of high academic value and which report new diagnostic techniques or summarize their treatment experiences.


The usual times related to all publication processes of the WJH are as follows: (1) From manuscript receipt to peer-review: 2-4 weeks; (2) From initial manuscript acceptance, with revisions, to return of the revised manuscript from the authors: 4-5 weeks; (3) From return of the revised manuscript from the authors to final acceptance: 1-2 weeks; (4) From final acceptance to an article in press: 2 days; and (5) From article in press designation to formal release of the electronic version and all online documentation: 2-9 weeks.The WJH’s acceptance rate: 51%. Submit here >>

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Clara Balsano, PhD, Professor; Wan-Long Chuang, MD, PhD, Doctor, Professor; Sandro Vento, MD, Professor


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Contents Volume 8  Issue 13  May 8, 2016
Hepatocellular carcinoma and the risk of occupational exposure  
Venerando Rapisarda, Carla Loreto, Michele Malaguarnera, Annalisa Ardiri, Maria Proiti, Giuseppe Rigano, Evelise Frazzetto, Maria Irene Ruggeri, Giulia Malaguarnera, Nicoletta Bertino, Mariano Malaguarnera, Vito Emanuele Catania, Isidoro Di Carlo, Adriana Toro, Emanuele Bertino, Dario Mangano, Gaetano Bertino
World J Hepatol 8(13):573-590. Published online May 8, 2016. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v8.i13.573
Innovative surgical approaches for hepatocellular carcinoma  
Riccardo Memeo, Nicola de’Angelis, Vito de Blasi, Zineb Cherkaoui, Oronzo Brunetti, Vito Longo, Tullio Piardi, Daniele Sommacale, Jacques Marescaux, Didier Mutter, Patrick Pessaux
World J Hepatol 8(13):591-596. Published online May 8, 2016. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v8.i13.591
Retrospective Cohort Study
Risk factors for deterioration of long-term liver function after radiofrequency ablation therapy  
Koichi Honda, Masataka Seike, Junya Oribe, Mizuki Endo, Mie Arakawa, Hiroki Syo, Masao Iwao, Masanori Tokoro, Junko Nishimura, Tetsu Mori, Tsutomu Yamashita, Satoshi Fukuchi, Toyokichi Muro, Kazunari Murakami
World J Hepatol 8(13):597-604. Published online May 8, 2016. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v8.i13.597
Letters To The Editor
Antiviral therapy for hepatitis B virus-related hepatocellular carcinoma after surgery: A comment for moving forward  
Jian-Hong Zhong, Tian Yang, Bang-De Xiang, Le-Qun Li, Liang Ma
World J Hepatol 8(13):605-606. Published online May 8, 2016. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v8.i13.605