Nephrology Open Journal

Released Journal Issues

Nephrology OpenJournal
August, 2016
Volume 2, Issue 1
Nephrology OpenJournal
April, 2016
Volume 1, Issue 3
Nephrology OpenJournal
October, 2015
Volume 1, Issue 2
Nephrology OpenJournal
June, 2015
Volume 1, Issue 1

About the Journal

Nephrology - Open Journal (NPOJ) is a combination of two words, Nephros meaning "Kidney" and logy which is "the study of". It specializes in kidney care and treating diseases of the kidneys.

Nephrologists are also called kidney doctors. Nephrologists are first trained in internal medicine and then they undergo more training to specialize in treating patients with kidney diseases. They usually treat Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD), Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD), acute renal failure, kidney stones and high blood pressure and are educated on all aspects of kidney transplantation and dialysis.

However Openventio aims to widespread all the detailed matters related to Nephrology through its Open Journal to all the scientific community for its welfare which also provides invaluable and gratefully acknowledged logistic help for the subsequent international knowledge, experience and skills as their assets.

Aims and Scope

Nephrology - Open Journal (NPOJ) is dedicated to the open dissemination and robust discussion in the area of nephrology and its related fields.

NPOJ covers a very broad range of topics such as dialysis, tubular/interstitial disorders, glomerular/vascular disorders, hypertension, mineral metabolism, kidney transplantation, management of acute kidney failure.

NPOJ covers a wide array of subjects as given below

  • Dialysis
  • Glomerular/Vascular Disorders
  • Mineral metabolism
  • Pediatric nephrology
  • Urinary bladder cancer
  • Management of acute kidney failure
  • Kidney transplantation
  • Acute kidney injury
  • Polycystic kidney disease
  • Diabetic nephropathy
  • Tubular/interstitial disorder
  • Hypertension and nephrology

Management of nutrition, chronic kidney disease, sonograms, x-rays and other tests.

It also covers a wide spectrum concerning secondary hyperparathyroidism, blood pressure control, diabetic nephropathy, vasculitis, primary glomerulonephritis, transplant immunology, and medical management of the transplanted patient, as well as the microinflammatory state in renal failure.

A person experiencing problems related to the kidneys, high blood pressure or certain cases of metabolic disorders needs medical attention. A kidney biopsy is better required to examine what is wrong with the kidneys. treatment of kidney cancer, prostate operations and removal of kidney stones are usually handled by a different type of physician known as an urologist.

Submissions for this Journal are accepted from the very basic nephrology studies to the advancements in the field.

The audience of NPOJ includes nephrologists, internal medicine physicians, registered nurses, nurse practitioners, certified physician assistants, pharmacists, social workers, dietitians and all allied healthcare professionals working with patients who have Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) or End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD), clinicians, surgeons, nurses and others.

The Journal welcomes all types of articles such as original research, review, case-report, mini-review, editorial, short-communication, book-review, opinion, commentary, Letter to the Editor, conference, proceedings, technical report, errata and illustrations.

We are open to receive comments or any corrections from any potential scientists to improve the quality of our Journal.

ISSN Online: 2380-0445


Rujun Gong, MD, PhD Rujun Gong, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Kidney Diseases and Hypertension
Rhode Island Hospital
Brown University School of Medicine
Middle House Suite 301
593 Eddy Street
Providence, RI 02903, USA

Associate Editors

Soundarapandian (Vijay) Vijayakumar, PhD Soundarapandian (Vijay) Vijayakumar, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Pediatrics
Adjunct Associate Research Scientist
Columbia University
Rudolf Fluckiger, PhD Rudolf Fluckiger, PhD
Instructor Harvard Medical School Boston
Brigham & Womens Hospital
Orthopaedic Research (Retired)
2587 Albany Street, West Hartford
CT 06117, USA
Zhousheng Xiao, MD, PhD Zhousheng Xiao, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Nephrology- Medicine
University of Tennesse- Health Science Center
19S Manassas Street, CRB362; Memphis
TN 38103, USA
Ying-Yong Zhao, PhD, MD Ying-Yong Zhao, PhD, MD
Department of Traditional Chinese Medicine
The School of Life Sciences
Northwest University
No. 229 Taibai North Road
Xian, Shaanxi 710069, China
Nikolaos Skartsis, MD, PhD Nikolaos Skartsis, MD, PhD
Clinical Instructor
Department of Medicine
University of California San Francisco
521 Parnassus Avenue, Box 0532
San Francisco, CA 94143, USA