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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
6 5 4 3 2 1
Editors-in-Chief
  • 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, Consultant Physician-Scientist, Doctor, Full Professor, Professor, Department of Surgery, Keimyung University Dong-San Medical Center, Daegu 42601, 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
Indexing/Abstracting
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.

ISSN
1948-5182 (online)
Review
Vasyl Prysyazhnyuk, Larysa Sydorchuk, Ruslan Sydorchuk, Iryna Prysiazhniuk, Kateryna Bobkovych, Inna Buzdugan, Valentina Dzuryak, Petro Prysyazhnyuk 
World J Hepatol 13(6):620-633. Published online Jun 27, 2021. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v13.i6.620
Minireviews
Ana Lucena-Valera, Domingo Perez-Palacios, Rocio Muñoz-Hernandez, Manuel Romero-Gómez, Javier Ampuero 
World J Hepatol 13(6):634-649. Published online Jun 27, 2021. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v13.i6.634
Retrospective Cohort Study
Retrospective Study
Kazuo Tarao, Akito Nozaki, Hirokazu Komatsu, Tatsuji Komatsu, Masataka Taguri, Katsuaki Tanaka, Testuo Yoshida, Hideki Koyasu, Makoto Chuma, Kazushi Numata, Shin Maeda 
World J Hepatol 13(6):699-708. Published online Jun 27, 2021. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v13.i6.699
Case Report
Soo Ki Kim, Takako Fujii, Ryouhei Komaki, Hisato Kobayashi, Toyokazu Okuda, Yumi Fujii, Takanobu Hayakumo, Kanako Yuasa, Masahiro Takami, Aya Ohtani, Yuka Saijo, Yu-Ichiro Koma, Soo Ryang Kim 
World J Hepatol 13(6):709-716. Published online Jun 27, 2021. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v13.i6.709