Published online Jan 27, 2021. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v13.i1.1
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
The World Journal of Hepatology (WJH) was launched in October 2009. It mainly publishes articles reporting research findings in the field of hepatology, covering a wide range of topics, including viral hepatitis B and C, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, alcoholic liver disease, autoimmune and chronic cholestatic liver disease, drug-induced liver injury, cirrhosis, liver failure, hepatocellular carcinoma, coronavirus disease 2019-related liver conditions, etc. As of December 31, 2020, the WJH has published 1349 articles, among which, the total cites is 18995 and the average cites per article is 14. In celebrating the New Year, we are pleased to share with you special a New Year’s greeting from the WJH Editors-in-Chief, along with a detailed overview of the journal’s submission, peer review and publishing metrics from 2020. In all, we are appreciative for the substantive support and submissions from authors worldwide, and the dedicated efforts and expertise provided by our invited reviewers and editorial board members.
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.