About Kidney International
Kidney International (KI) is the official journal of the International Society of Nephrology. Under the editorial leadership of Dr. Detlef O. Schlondorff (USA), KI is one of the most cited journals in nephrology and widely regarded as the world's premier journal on the development and consequences of kidney disease.
KI is peer-reviewed and publishes original research in both basic science and clinical medicine covering renal physiology, biochemistry, pathology, immunology, morphology and more. It aims to inform the renal researcher and the practicing nephrologist on all aspects of renal research. These include the latest clinical studies on emerging developments in renal medicine and the highest level of original research studies in clinical and basic renal research.
The journal reflects the field through critical reviews, commentaries, original articles, remarkable images, news features, guidelines, and problem-focused articles for the diagnosis and treatment of renal patients. Kidney International is published twice a month and devotes itself to renal research. It aims to inform the renal researcher and the practicing nephrologist on all aspects of renal research.