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Welcome to the World Journal of Hepatology

World Journal of Hepatology (WJH, World J Hepatol) is a high-quality, online, open-access, single-blind peer-reviewed journal published by the Baishideng Publishing Group. WJH accepts both solicited and unsolicited manuscripts. Articles published in WJH are high-quality, basic and clinical, influential research articles by established academic authors as well as new researchers. The paramount objective of WJH is to showcase and promote distinguished research in the field of hepatology, to help advance development of this field. The types of articles published in WJH include Editorial, Opinion Review, Frontier, Review, Minireview, Basic Study, Clinical Research, Systematic Review, Meta-analysis, Evidence-based Medicine, Field of Vision, Clinical Guidelines, Letter to the Editor, and Case Report. Submit here >>

2020 Published Issues
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  • Ke-Qin Hu, FAASLD, MD, Director, Professor, (E-mail: kqhu@uci.edu) Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of California, Irvine Medical Center, Orange, CA 92868, United States
  • Koo Jeong Kang, MD, PhD, Professor, (Email: kjkang@dsmc.or.kr) Division of Hepatobiliary Pancreatic Surgery, Department of surgery, Keimyung University Dong-San Medical Center, Daegu 41931, South Korea
  • Nikolaos T Pyrsopoulos, FACP, FRCP (C), MD, PhD, Director, Professor, Research Scientist, (Email: pyrsopni@njms.rutgers.edu) Department of Medicine, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Rutgers University, New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ 07103, United States
The WJH is now abstracted and indexed in PubMed, PubMed Central, Emerging Sources Citation Index (Web of Science), Scopus, China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI), China Science and Technology Journal Database (CSTJ), and Superstar Journals Database.
Journal Metrics
SJR (SCImago Journal Rank) (2015): 0.858; IPP (Impact per Publication) (2015): 2.730; SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper) (2015): 1.206; and CiteScore (2016): 3.66.
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Case Control Study
Retrospective Cohort Study
Christina C Lindenmeyer, Gianina Flocco, Vedha Sanghi, Rocio Lopez, Ahyoung J Kim, Fadi Niyazi, Neal A Mehta, Aanchal Kapoor, William D Carey, Eduardo Mireles-Cabodevila, Carlos Romero-Marrero 
World J Hepatol 12(6):298-311. Published online Jun 27, 2020. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v12.i6.298
Observational Study
Prospective Study
Nima Motamed, Hossein Ajdarkosh, Maral Ahmadi, Dhayaneethie Perumal, G Hossein Ashrafi, Mehdi Nikkhah, Amir Hossein Faraji, Mansooreh Maadi, Mahmoodreza Khoonsari, Nader Rezaie, Behzad Farahani, Fahimeh Safarnezhad Tameshkel, Mitra Ameli, Mahshid Panahi, Mohammad Hadi Karbalaie Niya, Farhad Zamani 
World J Hepatol 12(6):323-331. Published online Jun 27, 2020. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v12.i6.323