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World J Hepatol. Jan 27, 2021; 13(1): 1-5
Published online Jan 27, 2021. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v13.i1.1
New Year’s greeting and overview of World Journal of Hepatology in 2021
Ke-Qin Hu, Koo Jeong Kang, Nikolaos Pyrsopoulos, Xiang Li
Ke-Qin Hu, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of California, Irvine Medical Center, Orange, CA 92868, United States
Koo Jeong Kang, Division of Hepatobiliary Pancreatic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Keimyung University Dong-San Medical Center, Daegu 41931, South Korea
Nikolaos Pyrsopoulos, Medicine-Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Rutgers-New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ 07103, United States
Xiang Li, Production Department, Baishideng Publishing Group Inc, Pleasanton, CA 94566, United States
Author contributions: Hu KQ and Li X drafted the editorial; Kang KJ and Pyrsopoulos N reviewed and revised the editorial.
Conflict-of-interest statement: The authors declare having no conflicts of interest.
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Corresponding author: Xiang Li, BSc, Director, Production Department, Baishideng Publishing Group Inc, 7041 Koll Center Parkway, Suite 160, Pleasanton, CA 94566, United States. x.li@wjgnet.com
Received: January 13, 2021
Peer-review started: January 13, 2021
First decision: January 16, 2021
Revised: January 21, 2021
Accepted: January 23, 2021
Article in press: January 23, 2021
Published online: January 27, 2021
Core Tip

Core Tip: The World Journal of Hepatology (WJH) mainly publishes articles reporting research results obtained in the field of hepatology and covering a wide range of topics, including a variety of different liver diseases, cirrhosis, hepatocellular carcinoma, and more recently coronavirus disease 2019-related liver conditions and management, and so on. Since its launch in October 2009, the WJH has published 1349 articles. As of December 31, 2020, the total cites among these articles is 18995 and the average cites per article is 14. The enthusiastic and excellent support and submissions from authors worldwide, complemented by the dedicated efforts and expertise of our invited reviewers, Editorial Board members, and Editorial Office staff, have been invaluable.