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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 >>

2022 Published Issues
11 10 9 8 7 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, (E-mail: kjkang@dsmc.or.kr) 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, (E-mail: pyrsopni@njms.rutgers.edu) Medicine-Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Rutgers-New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ 07103, United States
Indexing/Abstracting
The WJH is now abstracted and indexed in PubMed, PubMed Central, Emerging Sources Citation Index (Web of Science), Scopus, Reference Citation Analysis, China National Knowledge Infrastructure, China Science and Technology Journal Database, and Superstar Journals Database.
Journal Metrics

The 2022 edition of Journal Citation Reports® cites the 2021 Journal Citation Indicator (JCI) for WJH as 0.52. The WJH’s CiteScore for 2021 is 3.6 and Scopus CiteScore rank 2021: Hepatology is 42/70.

ISSN
1948-5182 (online)
Editorial
Minireviews
Tomoki Sempokuya, Josh Warner, Muaataz Azawi, Akane Nogimura, Linda L Wong 
World J Hepatol 14(11):1940-1952. Published online Nov 27, 2022. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v14.i11.1940
Retrospective Study
Observational Study
Camila Matiollo, Elayne Cristina de Morais Rateke, Emerita Quintina de Andrade Moura, Michelle Andrigueti, Fernanda Cristina de Augustinho, Tamara Liana Zocche, Telma Erotides Silva, Lenyta Oliveira Gomes, Mareni Rocha Farias, Janaina Luz Narciso-Schiavon, Leonardo Lucca Schiavon 
World J Hepatol 14(11):1964-1976. Published online Nov 27, 2022. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v14.i11.1964
Case Report
Vitoria Mikaelly da Silva Gomes, Gustavo de Sousa Arantes Ferreira, Luise Cristina Torres Rubim de Barros, Barbara Moreira Ribeiro Trindade dos Santos, Lorenna Paulinelli Bahia Vieira 
World J Hepatol 14(11):1977-1984. Published online Nov 27, 2022. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v14.i11.1977