Journal of Nephrology is a bimonthly journal that considers publication of peer reviewed original manuscripts dealing with both clinical and laboratory investigations of relevance to the broad fields of Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation. It is the Official Journal of the Italian Society of Nephrology (SIN).

Please note that the back content of the Journal of Nephrology prior to 2014, is not available on SpringerLink. The society hosts the back files on their own website: .This content is freely available.

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Main Editor
  • Giorgina Piccoli
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Journal metrics

3.484 (2019)
Impact factor
2.929 (2019)
Five year impact factor
19 days
Submission to first decision
84 days
Submission to acceptance
123,266 (2019)

Latest issue

Volume 33

Issue 5, October 2020

Including the DKD review series

Latest articles

  1. Authors (first, second and last of 4)

    • Ahmad Ammous
    • Madeeha Abdul Ghaffar
    • Suzanne El-Sayegh
    • Content type: Nephrology Picture

Journal updates

  • Most cited paper award

    The Journal of Nephrology Most Cited Article Award 2019  was awarded to Johan Vande Walle, Yahsou Delmas,Gianluigi Ardissino Jimmy Wang John F. Kincaid, Herman Haller, Improved renal recovery in patients with atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome following rapid initiation of eculizumab treatment J Nephrol (2017) 30: 127

  • Obstetric Nephrology: a topical collection

    The Topical Collection “Obstetric Nephrology” collects papers dedicated to obstetric nephrology, in an attempt to contribute to the development of this field, with the specific aim of offering practical insights and critical contributions capable of helping clinicians in the management of these “exceptional exceptions”.

    Read and submit your own research!

  • Home haemodialysis: a topical collection

    Home haemodialysis is the phoenix of dialysis treatments, as beautiful and elusive as the mythological creature whose ability to rise from its own ashes it shares ...

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