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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 >>

 

2017 Published Issues
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)

Review
Hypertonicity: Clinical entities, manifestations and treatment  
Helbert Rondon-Berrios, Christos Argyropoulos, Todd S Ing, Dominic S Raj, Deepak Malhotra, Emmanuel I Agaba, Mark Rohrscheib, Zeid J Khitan, Glen H Murata, Joseph I Shapiro, Antonios H Tzamaloukas
World J Nephrol 6(1):1-13. Published online Jan 6, 2017. doi: 10.5527/wjn.v6.i1.1
Minireviews
Functional coupling of V-ATPase and CLC-5  
Nobuhiko Satoh, Masashi Suzuki, Motonobu Nakamura, Atsushi Suzuki, Shoko Horita, George Seki, Kyoji Moriya
World J Nephrol 6(1):14-20. Published online Jan 6, 2017. doi: 10.5527/wjn.v6.i1.14
Basic Study
Acetylsalicylic acid interferes with embryonic kidney growth and development by a prostaglandin-independent mechanism  
Simon J M Welham, Alexander J Sparrow, David S Gardner, Matthew J Elmes
World J Nephrol 6(1):21-28. Published online Jan 6, 2017. doi: 10.5527/wjn.v6.i1.21
Immunohistochemical expression of intrarenal renin angiotensin system components in response to tempol in rats fed a high salt diet  
Gabriel Cao, Silvana Lorena Della Penna, Nicolás Martín Kouyoumdzian, Marcelo Roberto Choi, Susana Gorzalczany, Belisario Enrique Fernández, Jorge Eduardo Toblli, María Inés Rosón
World J Nephrol 6(1):29-40. Published online Jan 6, 2017. doi: 10.5527/wjn.v6.i1.29
Retrospective Cohort Study
Hyponatremic hypertensive syndrome - a retrospective cohort study  
Devdeep Mukherjee, Rajiv Sinha, Md Shakil Akhtar, Agni Sekhar Saha
World J Nephrol 6(1):41-44. Published online Jan 6, 2017. doi: 10.5527/wjn.v6.i1.41
Retrospective Study
Laparoscopic vs open donor nephrectomy: Lessons learnt from single academic center experience  
Georgios Tsoulfas, Polyxeni Agorastou, Dicken S C Ko, Martin Hertl, Nahel Elias, AB Cosimi, Tatsuo Kawai
World J Nephrol 6(1):45-52. Published online Jan 6, 2017. doi: 10.5527/wjn.v6.i1.45
Case Report
Severe hyperkalemia following blood transfusions: Is there a link?  
Christos V Rizos, Haralampos J Milionis, Moses S Elisaf
World J Nephrol 6(1):53-56. Published online Jan 6, 2017. doi: 10.5527/wjn.v6.i1.53
Letters To The Editor
FGF23 and inflammation  
Usama A A Sharaf El Din, Mona M Salem, Dina O Abdulazim
World J Nephrol 6(1):57-58. Published online Jan 6, 2017. doi: 10.5527/wjn.v6.i1.57