|Name of Journal||World Journal of Hepatology|
|Title Abbreviation||World J Hepatol|
|Background||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.|
The primary aim of WJH is to provide scholars and readers from various fields of hepatology with a platform to publish high-quality basic and clinical research articles and communicate their research findings online. In order to ensure the quality, timeliness, fairness, and transparency of publication, WJH has implemented a variety of measures as follows:
The WJH mainly publishes articles reporting research results obtained in the field of hepatology and covering a wide range of topics, including COVID-19, acute liver failure and drug-induced liver injury, alcoholic liver disease, autoimmune and chronic cholestatic liver disease, cirrhosis and its complications, fibrosis, gut microbiota and liver disease, imaging and drug targeting, liver development, physiology and regeneration, liver transplantation and hepatobiliary surgery, liver tumors, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, and viral hepatitis A, B, C, D, and/or E.
|Open Access||Open access|
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.
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.
|Article Processing Charge||Article processing charge|
|Editors-in-Chief||Ke-Qin Hu, Koo Jeong Kang, Nikolaos Pyrsopoulos|
|Research Domain||Gastroenterology and Hepatology|
|Article Reprints||Article reprints|
|Help Desk||Help desk|
|Special Statement||Special statement|
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