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Saudi Journal of Kidney Diseases and Transplantation
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Saudi Journal of Kidney Diseases and Transplantation (SJKDT, ISSN ) is the official publication of the Saudi Center for Organ Transplantation, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. It is published six times a year. SJKDT publishes peer-reviewed original research work and review papers related to kidney diseases, urinary tract, renal replacement therapies, and transplantation. The journal publishes original papers and reviews on cell therapy and islet transplantation, clinical transplantation, experimental transplantation, immunobiology and genomics and xenotransplantation related to the kidney. The journal also publishes short communications, case studies, letters to the editors, an annotated bibliography and a column on news and views.Journal is published Bimonthly.

Abstracting and Indexing Information

The journal is registered with the following abstracting partners:
Baidu Scholar, CNKI (China National Knowledge Infrastructure), EBSCO Publishing's Electronic Databases, Ex Libris Primo Central, Google Scholar, Hinari, Infotrieve, National Science Library, ProQuest, TDNet, Wanfang Data

The journal is indexed with, or included in, the following:
DOAJ, Emerging Sources Citation Index, MEDLINE/Index Medicus, Scimago Journal Ranking, SCOPUS, Web of Science

Emerging Sources Citation Index 

Journal Ethics

Wolters Kluwer and Journal/Association are committed to meeting and upholding standards of ethical behavior at all stages of the publication process. We follow closely the industry associations, such as the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) and World Association of Medical Editors (WAME), that set standards and provide guidelines for best practices in order to meet these requirements. For a summary of our specific policies regarding duplicate publication, conflicts of interest, patient consent, etc., please visit www.Medknow.com/EthicalGuidelines.asp

Open Access Publication and Creative Commons Licensing

This is an open access journal, and articles are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 License, which allows others to remix, tweak, and build upon the work non-commercially, as long as appropriate credit is given and the new creations are licensed under the identical terms.

Digital Archiving

Wolters Kluwer Medknow provides for long-term digital preservation through two primary partnerships, Portico and CLOCKSS.

Portico is a leading digital preservation service worldwide. The content is preserved as an archival version and is not publically accessible via Portico, but is provided when required under specific conditions, such as discontinuation of the collection or catastrophic failure of the website.

CLOCKSS will enable any library to maintain their own archive of content from Wolters Kluwer Medknow and other publishers, with minimal technical effort and using cheaply available hardware.

Ahead of Print policy

Articles published online under the Ahead of Print model are considered published and can be cited and quoted using the DOI as the reference source. Wolters Kluwer Medknow has a policy that changes will not be made after publication of an article without following accepted procedures for making corrections to the scientific record.


While advertisements are crucial to this journal to be able to keep all content free for everyone, ethical considerations are in place to ensure the integrity of the journal and its content:

  • "Pop-up" and "banner" ads appear on a random, rotating basis. The advertiser has no control or input over the pages where their ads appear.
  • The Editorial Board has full and final approval over the content of all advertisements.
  • Advertisers will never be shown any manuscripts or other content prior to publication.

The journal accepts articles electronically from www.journalonweb.com/sjkdt.. The authors of this journal do not have to pay fee for submission, processing or publication of articles. SJKDT promotes open access and makes all the published articles freely accessible from this site immediately on publication.

All correspondence, subscription orders and requests for placing advertisements should be addressed to the publications office in the address mentioned below:

The Publication Office

Saudi Center for Organ Transplantation
P.O. Box 27049, Riyadh 11417
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Telephone: (966-1) 4451100
Facsimile: (966-1) 4453934
E-mail: sjkdt @ sjkdt . org

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