Pediatric Transplantation

Cover image for Vol. 18 Issue 5

Edited By: Steven A. Webber, MBChB, MRCP

Impact Factor: 1.5

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2012: 19/26 (Transplantation); 57/122 (Pediatrics)

Online ISSN: 1399-3046

Overview


Pediatric Transplantation is the only journal devoted to transplantation in infants, children and adolescents. The journal aims to advance science and practice of transplantation in children worldwide, by providing a forum that highlights the most recent advances in clinical and basic science related to this field.

Pediatric Transplantation is published 8 times per year, with an international editorial board that covers all areas of solid organ transplantation, stem cell transplantation, immunobiology and infectious disease. The journal also publishes focused reviews as well as editorials on controversial issues.

Pediatric Transplantation is the world leader in disseminating information in the field of pediatric solid organ and stem cell transplantation and should be essential reading for all those involved in this specialist area. Members of the International Pediatric Transplant Association receive a journal subscription as a member benefit!  Click here for more information.


Aims and Scope


The aim of Pediatric Transplantation is to publish original articles of the highest quality on clinical experience and basic research in transplantation of tissues and solid organs in infants, children and adolescents. The journal seeks to disseminate the latest information widely to all individuals involved in kidney, liver, heart, lung, intestine and stem cell (bone-marrow) transplantation. In addition, the journal publishes focused reviews on topics relevant to pediatric transplantation as well as timely editorial comment on controversial issues.

The scope of the journal includes involving clinical research, case-reports delineating universal clinical consequences and basic transplant immunobiology related to pediatric transplantation. Each issue contains Pediatric Transplant Grand Rounds which comprise reports from institutions worldwide aimed at sharing pertinent clinical information with those caring for pediatric transplant recipients.

The publication of a journal devoted to transplantation in infants, children and adolescents is extremely important because of the increasing clinical use of tissue and organ transplantation to resolve catastrophic circumstances not amenable to other therapeutic approaches. The journal serves the needs of pediatricians, pediatric surgeons, transplant surgeons, pediatric urologists, pediatric nephrologists, pediatric gastroenterologists, pediatric cardiologists, pediatric pulmonologists and pediatric haematologists/oncologists, all of whom will find great advantage in the timely updated information offered by the journal.


Keywords


Pediatric Transplantation, PTR, transplantation, paediatrics, pediatrics, transplant surgery, tissue transplantation, organ transplantation, bone marrow transplantation


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