Hong Kong Journal of Nephrology

Official publication of the Hong Kong Society of Nephrology

The Hong Kong Journal of Nephrology (HKJN) is the official peer-reviewed journal of the Hong Kong Society of Nephrology. It is published twice a year, in April and October, by Elsevier.

The missions of the Journal are to:

  • promote clinical and scientific research in the field of nephrology;
  • serve as a communication channel among nephrologists in Hong Kong, China and the Asia-Pacific region;
  • act as a source of teaching material in the field of nephrology for nephrologists and renal nurses;
  • record historical milestones in the field of nephrology in Hong Kong;
  • promote the activities of the Hong Kong Society of Nephrology;
  • provide a platform for opinions on major issues for nephrologists in Hong Kong and Southeast Asia.

The HKJN publishes:

  • Editorials: invited articles or comments on a specific paper in the Journal or a topical issue in the field.
  • Review Articles: systematic, critical assessments of literature and data sources providing a balanced overview, or short and focused discussions of an important and topical subject related to nephrology.
  • Original Articles: clinical or laboratory studies in nephrology, including, but not limited to, the pathogenesis and treatment of kidney disease, hypertension, acid-base and electrolyte disorders, dialysis, urological diseases, and kidney transplantation.
  • Short Communications: research papers that describe preliminary but novel research findings that are not sufficiently substantial for an Original Article.
  • Case Reports: interesting cases that highlight uncommon diseases, novel presentations, or cutting-edge therapeutic strategies.

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  • Imprint: ELSEVIER
  • ISSN: 1561-5413