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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 >>

2021 Published Issues
  • 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 Pyrsopoulos, FAASLD, AGAF, FACG, FACP, FRCP, MD, PhD, Director, Professor, Research Scientist, Department of Medicine , Rutgers New Jersey Medical School , Newark, New Jersey 07103-2757, 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

The WJH’s CiteScore for 2019 is 5.8 and Scopus CiteScore rank 2019: Hepatology is 22/61.

1948-5182 (online)
Basic Study
Case Control Study
Guan Huei Lee, Wah Wah Phyo, Wai Mun Loo, Raymond Kwok, Taufique Ahmed, Asim Shabbir, Jimmy So, Calvin Jianyi Koh, Juanda Leo Hartono, Mark Muthiah, Kieron Lim, Poh Seng Tan, Yin Mei Lee, Seng Gee Lim, Yock Young Dan 
World J Hepatol 12(12):1228-1238. Published online Dec 27, 2020. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v12.i12.1228
Retrospective Cohort Study
Retrospective Study
Clinical Trials Study
Ricardo U Macías-Rodríguez, Astrid Ruiz-Margáin, Berenice M Román-Calleja, May E Espin-Nasser, Nayelli C Flores-García, Aldo Torre, Gretel Galicia-Hernández, Silvia L Rios-Torres, Gabriela Fernández-del-Rivero, Arturo Orea-Tejeda, Oscar A Lozano-Cruz 
World J Hepatol 12(12):1299-1313. Published online Dec 27, 2020. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v12.i12.1299
Observational Study
Prospective Study
Anaïs Brayette, Marie Essig, Paul Carrier, Marilyne Debette-Gratien, Anaïs Labrunie, Sophie Alain, Marianne Maynard, Nathalie Ganne-Carrié, Eric Nguyen-Khac, Pauline Pinet, Victor De Ledinghen, Christophe Renou, Philippe Mathurin, Claire Vanlemmens, Vincent Di Martino, Anne Gervais, Juliette Foucher, Fouchard-Hubert Isabelle, Julien Vergniol, Isabelle Hourmand-Ollivier, Daniel Cohen, Xavier Duval, Thierry Poynard, Marc Bardou, Armand Abergel, Manh-Thong Dao, Thierry Thévenot, Jean-Baptiste Hiriart, Valérie Canva, Guillaume Lassailly, Christine Aurières, Nathalie Boyer, Dominique Thabut, Pierre-Henri Bernard, Matthieu Schnee, Dominique Larrey, Bertrand Hanslik, Séverine Hommel, Jérémie Jacques, Véronique Loustaud-Ratti 
World J Hepatol 12(12):1326-1340. Published online Dec 27, 2020. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v12.i12.1326
Case Report
Letter to the Editor