International Pediatric Nephrology Association

Pediatric Nephrology publishes original clinical research related to acute and chronic diseases that affect renal function, blood pressure, and fluid and electrolyte disorders in children. Studies may involve medical, surgical, nutritional, physiologic, biochemical, genetic, pathologic or immunologic aspects of disease, imaging techniques or consequences of acute or chronic kidney disease. There are 12 issues per year that contain Editorial Commentaries, Reviews, Educational Reviews, Original Articles, Brief Reports, Rapid Communications, Clinical Quizzes, and Letters to the Editors.

  • Covers all aspects of acute and chronic diseases that affect renal function in children, as well as on hypertension and fluid and electrolyte metabolism
  • Publishes original clinical research and new or important clinical observations
  • Reviews important new developments or controversial issues in the field through invited contributions from recognized authorities
  • Ranks on position 19 in "Pediatrics"
  • 98% of authors who answered a survey reported that they would definitely publish or probably publish in the journal again

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  • Lesley Rees,
  • Joseph Flynn
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Journal metrics

2.676 (2019)
Impact factor
2.686 (2019)
Five year impact factor
16 days
Submission to first decision
94 days
Submission to acceptance
836,677 (2020)

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Journal updates

  • What’s New in Dialysis: a topical collection

    This Topical Collection brings together the latest up-to-date research and reviews in pediatric dialysis with the aim of resourcing pediatric nephrologists to better treat and care for our patients.

    Read what's already published in the collection and submit your own research!

  • What’s New in Renal Transplantation: a topical collection

    This Topical collection focusing on pediatric renal transplantation will make it easier for multi-disciplinary teams to get insight into the issues they face, by drawing together up-to-date basic science and clinically relevant reviews in Pediatric Nephrology. Our aim is thereby to improve care and outcomes for our patients and their dedicated families who tirelessly support them.

    Read what's already published in the collection and submit your own research!

  • What’s new in AKI: a topical collection

    What is the optimal treatment for AKI? What are the long-term outcomes for childhood AKI? The ‘What’s New in AKI’ Topical Collection will draw together the most recent developments in this important field.

    Read what's already published in the collection and submit your own research!

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