American Journal of Kidney Diseases
Official Journal of the National Kidney Foundation
The American Journal of Kidney Diseases (AJKD), the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation, is recognized worldwide as a leader in clinical nephrology content. Every month AJKD publishes original investigations describing the latest findings related to kidney diseases, hypertension, dialysis therapies, and kidney transplantation. In addition to the rigorous peer-review of all AJKD content, original investigations undergo routine statistical review and follow a consistent, structured format. Case reports in each issue bring to light new diseases and potential therapeutic strategies.
AJKD also publishes a variety of educational and special interest features, including narrative reviews, editorials, teaching cases, quizzes, and articles focusing on translational research, clinical practice, and socioeconomic aspects of kidney disease and treatment. In addition to full-text articles found in the print journal, AJKD's website (www.ajkd.org) offers exclusive online-only content, such as additional case reports and supplementary data. Freely available content on the website includes editorials, special announcements, and correspondence.
American Journal of Kidney Diseases is ranked 6th of 73 journals in Urology & Nephrology category on the 2012 Journal Citation Reports®, published by Thomson Reuters, and has an Impact Factor of 5.434.View all Nephrology titles