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Welcome to the World Journal of Transplantation

The World Journal of Transplantation (WJT) is a leading academic journal devoted to reporting the latest, cutting-edge research progress and findings of basic research and clinical practice in the field of transplantation. It was launched on December 24, 2011 and is published bimonthly (6 issues annually) by BPG, the world's leading professional clinical medical journal publishing company.

We encourage transplantation specialists worldwide to submit manuscripts to the WJT describing their original basic or clinical research findings that are of high academic value and which report new diagnostic techniques or summarize their treatment experiences.

The usual times related to all publication processes of the WJT are as follows: (1) From manuscript receipt to peer-review: 2-4 weeks; (2) From initial manuscript acceptance, with revisions, to return of the revised manuscript from the authors: 4-5 weeks; (3) From return of the revised manuscript from the authors to final acceptance: 1-2 weeks; (4) From final acceptance to an article in press: 2 days; and (5) From article in press designation to formal release of the electronic version and all online documentation: 2-9 weeks. The WJT’s acceptance rate: 47%. Submit here >>

2017 Published Issues
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Maurizio Salvadori, N/A,MD, N/A,Professor


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2220-3230 (online)

Biomarkers in renal transplantation: An updated review  
Maurizio Salvadori, Aris Tsalouchos
World J Transplant 7(3):161-178. Published online Jun 24, 2017. doi: 10.5500/wjt.v7.i3.161
Historical perspective of cell transplantation in Parkinson’s disease  
Alejandra Boronat-García, Magdalena Guerra-Crespo, René Drucker-Colín
World J Transplant 7(3):179-192. Published online Jun 24, 2017. doi: 10.5500/wjt.v7.i3.179
Basic Study
Copper as an alternative antimicrobial coating for implants - An in vitro study  
Claudia Bergemann, Sarah Zaatreh, Katharina Wegner, Kathleen Arndt, Andreas Podbielski, Rainer Bader, Cornelia Prinz, Ulrich Lembke, J Barbara Nebe
World J Transplant 7(3):193-202. Published online Jun 24, 2017. doi: 10.5500/wjt.v7.i3.193
Retrospective Cohort Study
Developing a donation after cardiac death risk index for adult and pediatric liver transplantation  
Shirin Elizabeth Khorsandi, Emmanouil Giorgakis, Hector Vilca-Melendez, John O’Grady, Michael Heneghan, Varuna Aluvihare, Abid Suddle, Kosh Agarwal, Krishna Menon, Andreas Prachalias, Parthi Srinivasan, Mohamed Rela, Wayel Jassem, Nigel Heaton
World J Transplant 7(3):203-212. Published online Jun 24, 2017. doi: 10.5500/wjt.v7.i3.203
Case Report
Tuberculosis in kidney transplant recipients: A case series  
Manish Anand, Ekta Nayyar, Beatrice Concepcion, Megha Salani, Heidi Schaefer
World J Transplant 7(3):213-221. Published online Jun 24, 2017. doi: 10.5500/wjt.v7.i3.213