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Welcome to the World Journal of Nephrology

The World Journal of Nephrology (WJN) 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 nephrology.  It was launched on February 6, 2012 and is published irregularly by BPG, the world's leading professional clinical medical journal publishing company.

We encourage nephrologists worldwide to submit manuscripts to the WJN 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 WJN 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 WJN’s acceptance rate: 55%. Submit here >>


2019 Published Issues
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  • Li Zuo, MD, PhD, Doctor, Professor, (E-mail: zuoli@bjmu.edu.cn) Department of Nephrology, Peking University People's Hospital, Beijing 100044, China
The WJN is now abstracted and indexed in PubMed, PubMed Central, China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI), China Science and Technology Journal Database (CSTJ), and Superstar Journals Database.
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2220-6124 (online)
Point of care renal ultrasonography for the busy nephrologist: A pictorial review 
Abhilash Koratala, Deepti Bhattacharya, Amir Kazory 
World J Nephrol 8(3):44-58. Published online Jun 28, 2019. doi: 10.5527/wjn.v8.i3.44
Observational Study
Static pressures, intra-access blood flow and dynamic Kt/V profiles in the prediction of dialysis access function 
Abhilash Koratala, Bhagwan Dass, Kawther F Alquadan, Simrun Sharma, Girish Singhania, Abutaleb A Ejaz 
World J Nephrol 8(3):59-66. Published online Jun 28, 2019. doi: 10.5527/wjn.v8.i3.59
Case Report
A rare presentation of spontaneous atheroembolic renal disease: A case report 
Paramarajan Piranavan, Ashna Rajan, Vishal Jindal, Ashish Verma 
World J Nephrol 8(3):67-74. Published online Jun 28, 2019. doi: 10.5527/wjn.v8.i3.67