About the Journal

Journal Insights

Aims & Scope

Portuguese Kidney Journal (PKJ) is the official organ of the Portuguese Society of Nephrology, which has been published continuously since 1986 and is published quarterly. It was formerly known as Portuguese Journal of Nephrology and Hypertension. Supplementary issues on selected themes may also be published at the discretion of the Editor-in-Chief.

PKJ is an open access journal publishing articles on clinical or experimental studies of relevance to nephrology, pediatric nephrology, palliative nephrology, dialysis, renal transplantation and hypertension. Articles addressing health services, health care policy and socioeconomic issues of relevance to nephrology are welcome. Papers relating to basic immunology, physiology, genetics and epidemiology are accepted when kidney related. PKJ also publishes editorial matter relevant to nephrology.



Portuguese Society of Nephrology

NIPC  504412973

Largo do Campo Pequeno nº 2, 2º A 1000-078 Lisboa 

(+351) 217 970 187 



e-ISSN: 2976-0526



Registration with the Media Regulatory Authority (ERC) No. 127984


Quarterly (4 issues per year)


Open Access



Portuguese Kidney Journal (PKJ) is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License (CC BY-NC 4.0)


Abstracting & Indexing

Web of Science na Colecção SciELO Citation Index

SciELO: Scientific Electronic Library Online

DOAJ: Directory of Open Access Journals

RCAAP: Repositórios Científicos de Acesso Aberto de Portugal

IndexRMP: Índex de Revistas Médicas Portuguesas