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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
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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 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
Retrospective Study
Mikel Gastaca, Patricia Ruiz, Javier Bustamante, Lorea Martinez-Indart, Alberto Ventoso, José Ramón Fernandez, Ibone Palomares, Mikel Prieto, Milagros Testillano, Patricia Salvador, Maria Senosiain, Maria Jesus Suárez, Andres Valdivieso 
World J Hepatol 13(3):362-374. Published online Mar 27, 2021. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v13.i3.362
Case Report
Kazuhiro Takahashi, Jaejeong Kim, Amane Takahashi, Shinji Hashimoto, Manami Doi, Kinji Furuya, Ryosuke Hashimoto, Yohei Owada, Koichi Ogawa, Yusuke Ohara, Yoshimasa Akashi, Katsuji Hisakura, Tsuyoshi Enomoto, Osamu Shimomura, Masayuki Noguchi, Tatsuya Oda 
World J Hepatol 13(3):384-392. Published online Mar 27, 2021. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v13.i3.384