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Welcome to the World Journal of Transplantation

The World Journal of Transplantation (WJT) 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 transplantation. It was launched on December 24, 2011 and is published bimonthly (6 issues annually) by BPG, the world's leading professional clinical medical journal publishing company.

We encourage transplantation specialists worldwide to submit manuscripts to the WJT 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 WJT 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 WJT’s acceptance rate: 47%. Submit here >>

2017 Published Issues
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Editors-in-Chief

Maurizio Salvadori, N/A,MD, N/A,Professor

Indexing/Abstracting

PubMed, PubMed Central.

Journal Metrics

There is currently no impact factor.

ISSN

2220-3230 (online)

Review
Role of gastroesophageal reflux disease in lung transplantation  
Kelly E Hathorn, Walter W Chan, Wai-Kit Lo
World J Transplant 7(2):103-116. Published online Apr 24, 2017. doi: 10.5500/wjt.v7.i2.103
Intra-islet endothelial cell and β-cell crosstalk: Implication for islet cell transplantation  
Siddharth Narayanan, Gopalakrishnan Loganathan, Maheswaran Dhanasekaran, William Tucker, Ankit Patel, Venugopal Subhashree, SriPrakash Mokshagundam, Michael G Hughes, Stuart K Williams, Appakalai N Balamurugan
World J Transplant 7(2):117-128. Published online Apr 24, 2017. doi: 10.5500/wjt.v7.i2.117
Minireviews
Smoking in Renal Transplantation; Facts Beyond Myth  
Ahmed Aref, Ajay Sharma, Ahmed Halawa
World J Transplant 7(2):129-133. Published online Apr 24, 2017. doi: 10.5500/wjt.v7.i2.129
Past, present and future of kidney paired donation transplantation in India  
Vivek B Kute, Himanshu V Patel, Pankaj R Shah, Pranjal R Modi, Veena R Shah, Sayyed J Rizvi, Bipin C Pal, Manisha P Modi, Priya S Shah, Umesh T Varyani, Pavan S Wakhare, Saiprasad G Shinde, Vijay A Ghodela, Minaxi H Patel, Varsha B Trivedi, Hargovind L Trivedi
World J Transplant 7(2):134-143. Published online Apr 24, 2017. doi: 10.5500/wjt.v7.i2.134
Meta-Analysis
Systemic meta-analysis assessing the short term applicability of early conversion to mammalian target of rapamycin inhibitors in kidney transplant  
Jayant Kumar, Isabella Reccia, Tomokazu Kusano, Bridson M Julie, Ajay Sharma, Ahmed Halawa
World J Transplant 7(2):144-151. Published online Apr 24, 2017. doi: 10.5500/wjt.v7.i2.144
Living related and living unrelated kidney transplantations: A systematic review and meta-analysis  
Nasser Simforoosh, Hamidreza Shemshaki, Mohammad Nadjafi-Semnani, Mehdi Sotoudeh
World J Transplant 7(2):152-160. Published online Apr 24, 2017. doi: 10.5500/wjt.v7.i2.152