Kidney International

Official Journal of the Society of Nephrology
Kidney International (KI) is the official journal of the International Society of Nephrology. Under the editorial leadership of Dr. Pierre Ronco (Paris, France), 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 offers features with premier benefits for both readers and authors. Here you will find some of the most highly cited original articles in nephrology, sharply focused reviews, latest imaging techniques, controversial discussions and much more.

KI is devoted to kidney research. It aims to inform the researcher, the clinical investigator, and the practicing nephrologist on all aspects of kidney research. These include:

  • The latest clinical studies on emerging developments in nephrology
  • The highest level of original research studies in clinical and basic kidney research
  • Brief Reports of exceptional findings that induce a change in basic concept or in standard of care
  • Nephrology Digest comments on and puts into perspective several areas of new developments in basic and clinical research in nephrology at large, as reported in the recent literature and at scientific meetings
  • Editorials that highlight important issues in international nephrology
  • Nephrology sans Frontieres are occasional short articles that discuss matters of local interest to nephrologists around the world, but which we feel need to be known by nephrologists world-wide
  • In-depth reviews about major issues in kidney research
  • Controversies on hot topics or debated issues written by two opposing authorities with a summary by the editors
  • Nephrology Images which are presentations of interesting images in kidney pathology, radiology chosen for their illustrative nature or simply for their esthetic qualities
  • Policy Forum that features issues of importance to the international renal community including the politics of funding, of organ transplantation, of adequacy of dialysis, of world-wide affordability of end stage patient care and many other topical issues
  • Journal Club are synopses that bring you the latest research highlights from across a wide spectrum of journals in fields relevant to renal research

Your subscription to International also includes the companion journal, International Supplements.