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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 >>

2018 Published Issues
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  • Maurizio Salvadori, MD, Professor, Department of Transplantation Renal Unit, Careggi University Hospital, Florence 50139, Firenze, Italy
WJT is now abstracted and indexed in PubMed, PubMed Central, China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI), and Superstar Journals Database.
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Thrombotic microangiopathy after renal transplantation: Current insights in de novo and recurrent disease 
Fedaey Abbas, Mohsen El Kossi, Jon Jin Kim, Ajay Sharma, Ahmed Halawa 
World J Transplantation 8(5):122-141. Published online Sep 10, 2018. doi: 10.5500/wjt.v8.i5.122
Early urological complications after kidney transplantation: An overview 
Jesmar Buttigieg, Andrei Agius-Anastasi, Ajay Sharma, Ahmed Halawa 
World J Transplantation 8(5):142-149. Published online Sep 10, 2018. doi: 10.5500/wjt.v8.i5.142
Introduction of everolimus in kidney transplant recipients at a late posttransplant stage 
Junji Uchida, Tomoaki Iwai, Tatsuya Nakatani 
World J Transplantation 8(5):150-155. Published online Sep 10, 2018. doi: 10.5500/wjt.v8.i5.150
Basic Study
Interaction of immunosuppressants with HCV antivirals daclatasvir and asunaprevir: combined effects with mycophenolic acid 
Petra E de Ruiter, Yashna Gadjradj, Robert J de Knegt, Herold J Metselaar, Jan NM Ijzermans, Luc JW van der Laan 
World J Transplantation 8(5):156-166. Published online Sep 10, 2018. doi: 10.5500/wjt.v8.i5.156
Retrospective Cohort Study
Trends of characteristics and outcomes of donors and recipients of deceased donor liver transplantation in the United States: 1990 to 2013 
Subhashini Ayloo, Sri Ram Pentakota, Michele Molinari 
World J Transplantation 8(5):167-177. Published online Sep 10, 2018. doi: 10.5500/wjt.v8.i5.167
Treatment with plasmapheresis, immunoglobulins and rituximab for chronic-active antibody-mediated rejection in kidney transplantation: Clinical, immunological and pathological results 
Alberto Mella, Ester Gallo, Maria Messina, Cristiana Caorsi, Antonio Amoroso, Paolo Gontero, Aldo Verri, Francesca Maletta, Antonella Barreca, Fabrizio Fop, Luigi Biancone 
World J Transplantation 8(5):178-187. Published online Sep 10, 2018. doi: 10.5500/wjt.v8.i5.178
Randomized Clinical Trial
Clinical features and determinants of VO2peak in de novo heart transplant recipients 
Katrine Rolid, Arne K Andreassen, Marianne Yardley, Elisabeth Bjørkelund, Kristjan Karason, Julia P Wigh, Christian H Dall, Finn Gustafsson, Lars Gullestad, Kari Nytrøen 
World J Transplantation 8(5):188-197. Published online Sep 10, 2018. doi: 10.5500/wjt.v8.i5.188