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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, clinical and basic, 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, Clinical Research, Basic Study, Systematic Review, Meta-analysis, Evidence-based Medicine, Field of Vision, Clinical Guidelines, Letter to the Editor, and Case Report. Submit here >>

2024 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, (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
The WJH is now abstracted and indexed in PubMed, PubMed Central, Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI, Web of Science), Scopus, Reference Citation Analysis, China Science and Technology Journal Database, and Superstar Journals Database.
Journal Metrics

The 2023 Edition of Journal Citation Reports® cites the 2022 impact factor (IF) for WJH as 2.4; IF without journal self cites: 2.3; 5-year IF: 3.0; Journal Citation Indicator: 0.47. The WJH’s CiteScore for 2022 is 3.6 and Scopus CiteScore rank 2022: Hepatology is 42/70.

1948-5182 (online)
Retrospective Cohort Study
Jonathan Soldera, Leandro Luis Corso, Matheus Machado Rech, Vinícius Remus Ballotin, Lucas Goldmann Bigarella, Fernanda Tomé, Nathalia Moraes, Rafael Sartori Balbinot, Santiago Rodriguez, Ajacio Bandeira de Mello Brandão, Bruno Hochhegger 
World J Hepatol 16(2):193-210. Published online Feb 27, 2024. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v16.i2.193
Lung-Yi Mak, Matthew Shing Hin Chung, Xue Li, Francisco Tsz Tsun Lai, Eric Yuk Fai Wan, Celine Sze Ling Chui, Franco Wing Tak Cheng, Esther Wai Yin Chan, Ching Lung Cheung, Ivan Chi Ho Au, Xi Xiong, Wai-Kay Seto, Man-Fung Yuen, Carlos King Ho Wong, Ian Chi Kei Wong 
World J Hepatol 16(2):211-228. Published online Feb 27, 2024. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v16.i2.211
Retrospective Study
Observational Study
Basic Study
Case Report
Letter to the Editor