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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
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Josep Campistol, MD, Director,Professor; Anil Mandal, N/A,BSc, N/A,Professor


PubMed, PubMed Central.

Journal Metrics

There is currently no impact factor.


2220-6124 (online)

Application of established pathophysiologic processes brings greater clarity to diagnosis and treatment of hyponatremia  
John K Maesaka, Louis J Imbriano, Nobuyuki Miyawaki
World J Nephrol 6(2):59-71. Published online Mar 6, 2017. doi: 10.5527/wjn.v6.i2.59
Monoclonal gammopathy of renal significance: Diagnostic workup  
Sofia O Correia, Sofia Santos, Jorge Malheiro, António Cabrita, La Salete Martins, Josefina Santos
World J Nephrol 6(2):72-78. Published online Mar 6, 2017. doi: 10.5527/wjn.v6.i2.72
Retrospective Study
Acute kidney injury following spinal instrumentation surgery in children  
Jasper J Jöbsis, Abdullah Alabbas, Ruth Milner, Christopher Reilly, Kishore Mulpuri, Cherry Mammen
World J Nephrol 6(2):79-85. Published online Mar 6, 2017. doi: 10.5527/wjn.v6.i2.79