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Childhood Kidney Diseases (Child Kidney Dis, ChiKD; formerly Journal of the Korean Society of Pediatric Nephrology; ISSN 1226-5292, launched in 1997), the official journal of the Korean Society of Pediatric Nephrology, is a local peer-reviewed journal. It aims to improve kidney health in children and adolescent by covering clinical, and research works relevant to all aspects of pediatric nephrology. Its expected readers are clinicians and researchers around the world, although it has a particular focus on pediatric patients in Asia. Its publication types include special articles, reviews, mini-reviews, original articles, case reports, editorials, and correspondence (letters to the editor). The journal aims to serve pediatricians through the prompt publication of significant advances in pediatric nephrology and to rapidly disseminate recently updated knowledge to the public. Additionally, it will initiate dynamic, international, academic discussions concerning the major topics related to pediatric nephrology.

It is primarily for scientists and clinicians active or interested in the field of pediatric nephrology, but its readership can be expanded to other positions: researchers, clinicians, professors, medical health students, allied health professionals, and policy makers in the field of pediatrics, neonatology, nephrology, urology, pathology, endocrinology, cardiology, neurology, gastroenterology, gynecology/obstetrics, epidemiology, pharmacology, biochemistry, and molecular & cell biology.

Kidney Diseases

Print ISSN: 2384-0242
Online ISSN: 2384-0250

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