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Name of Journal World Journal of Hepatology
Title Abbreviation World J Hepatol
ISSN 1948-5182 (online)
DOI 10.4254
Aim The WJH is a high-quality, peer reviewed, open-access journal. The primary task of WJH is to rapidly publish high-quality original articles, reviews, editorials, and case reports in the field of hepatology. In order to promote productive academic communication, the peer review process for the WJH is transparent; to this end, all published manuscripts are accompanied by the anonymized reviewers’ comments as well as the authors’ responses. The primary aims of the WJH are to improve diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive modalities and the skills of clinicians and to guide clinical practice in hepatology.
Scope Chronic Cholestatic Liver Diseases, Cirrhosis and Its Complications, Clinical Alcoholic Liver Disease, Drug Induced Liver Disease Autoimmune, Fatty Liver Disease, Genetic and Pediatric Liver Diseases, Hepatocellular Carcinoma, Hscs and Fibrosis, Liver Immunology, Liver Regeneration, Liver Transplantation, Molecular and Cellular Biology (Biliary Tract Pathophysiology, Cell Cycle Control / Apoptosis), Non-Invasive Markers of Liver Fibrosis, Viral Hepatitis A and E, Viral Hepatitis B and D, and Viral Hepatitis C.
Open Access Open access
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 SJR (SCImago Journal Rank) (2015): 0.858; IPP (Impact per Publication) (2015): 2.730; SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper) (2015): 1.206; and CiteScore (2016): 3.66.
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Editors-in-Chief Ke-Qin Hu, Koo Jeong Kang, Nikolaos T Pyrsopoulos
Publisher Publisher
Research Domain Gastroenterology and Hepatology
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