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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, clinical and basic, 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, Clinical Research, Basic Study, Systematic Review, Meta-analysis, Evidence-based Medicine, Field of Vision, Clinical Guidelines, Letter to the Editor, and Case Report. Submit here >>

2024 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 (ESCI, 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)
Lokjan Singh, Anil Kumar, Maya Rai, Bibek Basnet, Nishant Rai, Pukar Khanal, Kok-Song Lai, Wan-Hee Cheng, Ahmed Morad Asaad, Shamshul Ansari 
World J Hepatol 16(4):517-536. Published online Apr 27, 2024. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v16.i4.517
Case Control Study
Retrospective Cohort Study
Retrospective Study
Prospective Study
Speranta Iacob, Liana Gheorghe, Mirela Onica, Laura Huiban, Corina Silvia Pop, Ciprian Brisc, Roxana Sirli, Carmen Ester, Cristina Mihaela Brisc, Sorina Diaconu, Ion Rogoveanu, Larisa Sandulescu, Deiana Vuletici, Anca Trifan 
World J Hepatol 16(4):640-649. Published online Apr 27, 2024. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v16.i4.640
Systematic Reviews