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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, 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
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 2021 edition of Journal Citation Reports® cites the 2020 Journal Citation Indicator (JCI) for WJH as 0.61. The WJH’s CiteScore for 2020 is 5.6 and Scopus CiteScore rank 2020: Hepatology is 24/62.

1948-5182 (online)
Opinion Review
Mahmoud Nassar, Nso Nso, Luis Medina, Victoria Ghernautan, Anastasia Novikov, Alli El-Ijla, Karim M Soliman, Yungmin Kim, Mostafa Alfishawy, Vincent Rizzo, Ahmed Daoud 
World J Hepatol 13(9):1058-1068. Published online Sep 27, 2021. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v13.i9.1058
Gabriela Xavier Ortiz, Gabriele Lenhart, Matheus William Becker, Karin Hepp Schwambach, Cristiane Valle Tovo, Carine Raquel Blatt 
World J Hepatol 13(9):1143-1153. Published online Sep 27, 2021. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v13.i9.1143
Clinical and Translational Research
Retrospective Study
Gadji Mahamat, Sebastien Kenmoe, Etheline W Akazong, Jean Thierry Ebogo-Belobo, Donatien Serge Mbaga, Arnol Bowo-Ngandji, Joseph Rodrigue Foe-Essomba, Marie Amougou-Atsama, Chavely Gwladys Monamele, Chris Andre Mbongue Mikangue, Ginette Irma Kame-Ngasse, Jeannette Nina Magoudjou-Pekam, Cromwel Zemnou-Tepap, Dowbiss Meta-Djomsi, Martin Maïdadi-Foudi, Sabine Aimee Touangnou-Chamda, Audrey Gaelle Daha-Tchoffo, Abdel Aziz Selly-Ngaloumo, Rachel Audrey Nayang-Mundo, Jacqueline Félicité Yéngué, Jean Bosco Taya-Fokou, Lorraine K M Fokou, Raoul Kenfack-Momo, Dimitri Tchami Ngongang, Efietngab Atembeh Noura, Hervé Raoul Tazokong, Cynthia Paola Demeni Emoh, Cyprien Kengne-Ndé, Jean Joel Bigna, Onana Boyomo, Richard Njouom 
World J Hepatol 13(9):1190-1202. Published online Sep 27, 2021. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v13.i9.1190