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Welcome to the World Journal of Nephrology

The World Journal of Nephrology (WJN) 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 nephrology.  It was launched on February 6, 2012 and is published bimonthly (6 issues annually) by BPG, the world's leading professional clinical medical journal publishing company.

We encourage nephrologists worldwide to submit manuscripts to the WJN 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 WJN 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 WJN’s acceptance rate: 55%. Submit here >>

 

2016 Published Issues
6 5 4 3 2 1
Editors-in-Chief

Josep Campistol, MD, Director, Professor; Anil Mandal, BSc, Professor

Indexing/Abstracting

PubMed, PubMed Central.

Journal Metrics

There is currently no impact factor.

ISSN

2220-6124 (online)

Minireviews
Bacteremia in hemodialysis patients  
Masashi Suzuki, Nobuhiko Satoh, Motonobu Nakamura, Shoko Horita, George Seki, Kyoji Moriya
World J Nephrol 5(6):489-496. Published online Nov 6, 2016. doi: 10.5527/wjn.v5.i6.489
Retrospective Cohort Study
Outcomes of renal transplant recipients with BK virus infection and BK virus surveillance in the Auckland region from 2006 to 2012  
Chun-Yuan Hsiao, Helen L Pilmore, Lifeng Zhou, Janak R de Zoysa
World J Nephrol 5(6):497-506. Published online Nov 6, 2016. doi: 10.5527/wjn.v5.i6.497
Observational Study
Prevalence of risk factors for cardiovascular and kidney disease in Brazilian healthy preschool children  
Adriana Cândida da Silva, Marcelo de Sousa Tavares, Maria Goretti Moreira Guimarães Penido
World J Nephrol 5(6):507-516. Published online Nov 6, 2016. doi: 10.5527/wjn.v5.i6.507
Impact of renal transplantation on cardiac morphological and functional characteristics in children and adults  
Sahier Omar El-Khashab, Eman El-Sayed Mohamed, Mahmoud A Soliman, Hussein Heshmat Kassem, Amin Roshdy Soliman
World J Nephrol 5(6):517-523. Published online Nov 6, 2016. doi: 10.5527/wjn.v5.i6.517
Factors associating with oxygenation of lower-limb muscle tissue in hemodialysis patients  
Haruhisa Miyazawa, Susumu Ookawara, Kiyonori Ito, Katsunori Yanai, Hiroki Ishii, Taisuke Kitano, Mitsutoshi Shindo, Yuichiro Ueda, Yoshio Kaku, Keiji Hirai, Taro Hoshino, Kaoru Tabei, Yoshiyuki Morishita
World J Nephrol 5(6):524-530. Published online Nov 6, 2016. doi: 10.5527/wjn.v5.i6.524
Six end-stage renal disease patients benefited from first non-simultaneous single center 6-way kidney exchange transplantation in India  
Vivek B Kute, Himanshu V Patel, Umesh T Varyani, Pankaj R Shah, Pranjal R Modi, Veena R Shah, Sayyed J Rizvi, Bipin C Pal, Priya S Shah, Pavan S Wakhare, Vijay A Ghodela, Saiprasad G Shinde, Varsha B Trivedi, Minaxi H Patel, Hargovind L Trivedi
World J Nephrol 5(6):531-537. Published online Nov 6, 2016. doi: 10.5527/wjn.v5.i6.531
Systematic Reviews
Urolithiasis in inflammatory bowel disease and bariatric surgery  
Agapios Gkentzis, Michael Kimuli, Jon Cartledge, Olivier Traxer, Chandra Shekhar Biyani
World J Nephrol 5(6):538-546. Published online Nov 6, 2016. doi: 10.5527/wjn.v5.i6.538
Case Report
Antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies crescentic allograft glomerulonephritis after sofosbuvir therapy  
Shilpa Gadde, Belinda Lee, Laura Kidd, Rubin Zhang
World J Nephrol 5(6):547-550. Published online Nov 6, 2016. doi: 10.5527/wjn.v5.i6.547
New SLC12A3 disease causative mutation of Gitelman’s syndrome  
Teresa Grillone, Miranda Menniti, Francesco Bombardiere, Marco Flavio Michele Vismara, Stefania Belviso, Fernanda Fabiani, Nicola Perrotti, Rodolfo Iuliano, Emma Colao
World J Nephrol 5(6):551-555. Published online Nov 6, 2016. doi: 10.5527/wjn.v5.i6.551