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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 >>

2023 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 (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)
Clinical and Translational Research
Observational Study
Basic Study
Adriana Camargo Ferrasi, Samara Vitória Granja Lima, Aline Faria Galvani, Jeany Delafiori, Flavia Luísa Dias-Audibert, Rodrigo Ramos Catharino, Giovanni Faria Silva, Roberta Rodrigues Praxedes, Driele Bretones Santos, Dayane Trevisan de Macedo Almeida, Estela Oliveira Lima 
World J Hepatol 15(11):1237-1249. Published online Nov 27, 2023. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v15.i11.1237
Letter to the Editor