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Aims and Scope

About Aims and Scope

The aim of the Korean Journal of Transplantation (KJT) is to publish articles of up-to-date and high-quality in organ and tissue transplantation and the related clinical and basic sciences that can contribute to saving lives and curing diseases in patients needing transplantation.

The journal pursues its advancement through original/special articles, reviews, case reports, study protocols, editorials, and correspondences. The journal is concerned not only at clinicians and scientists in transplantation but also at those in other fields who is interested in transplantation.

The scope covers transplantation internationally as a separate discipline. This includes but does not limit to organ and tissue donation and preservation; tissue injury, repair, inflammation, and aging; immune recognition, regulation, effector mechanisms, and opportunities for induction of tolerance; histocompatibility; drugs and pharmacology relevant to transplantation; graft survival and prevention of graft dysfunction and failure; clinical trials and population analyses; transplant complications; enotransplantation; and ethical and societal issues. Also included are the relevant sciences of medicine, surgery, pediatrics, cell biology, and infectious diseases. The journal includes thoracic transplantation (heart, lung), abdominal transplantation (kidney, liver, pancreas, islets), transplantation of tissues and related topics. The KJT serves as a platform for debate and reassessment, a trigger of innovation, and a major pedestal for promoting understanding, improving outcomes, and advancing knowledge and technique in this dynamic area. Published quarterly, the KJT furnishes an indispensable resource for researchers and clinicians around the world.

Current Issue

September, 2019
Vol.33 No.3
pISSN 2671-8790
eISSN 2671-8804

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Myoung Soo Kim, Jae-Won Joh, Dong-Sik Kim, Seoung Hoon Kim, Jin Sub Choi, Jaegeun Lee, Jee Youn Lee, Jong Man Kim, Choon Hyuck David Kwon, Gyu-Seong Choi, Young Dong Yu, Yong-In Yoon, Jae Hyun Han, Yun Jeong Lee, Hongsi Jiang, Soon-Il Kim

Korean J Transplant 2019;33: 20-29

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