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SAGE to publish a portfolio of medical titles previously published by Wichtig Publishing

We are delighted to announce that effective 1st January 2018, SAGE will commence publishing the following medical titles previously published by Wichtig Publishing:

Subscription Titles:

European Journal of Ophthalmology
EJO publishes clinical observations and laboratory investigations which focus on new diagnostic and surgical techniques, instrument and therapy updates, and results of clinical trials and research findings.

Giornale di Techniche Nefrologiche e Dialitiche
GTND is a quarterly Italian-language journal for nephrologists, nephrology specialists, dialysis and transplant nephrology nurses, dialysis technicians and kidney dieticians.

HIP International
As the official journal of the European Hip Society (EHS), it is the only international, peer-reviewed, bi-monthly journal dedicated to diseases of the hip.

Journal of Applied Biomaterials & Functional Materials
JABFM considers contributions dealing with clinical and laboratory investigations in the fast growing field of biomaterial sciences and functional materials.

Journal of Endometriosis and Pelvic Pain Disorders
The journal publishes basic and clinical original research articles and critical reviews focusing specifically on diagnosis, medical and surgical treatment of endometriosis in all its multidimensional aspects.

Journal of Onco-Nephrology
JON is an international, multi-disciplinary, peer-reviewed publication interested in Onco-Nephrology, a novel, quickly-growing subspecialty dealing with the complex interrelationships existing between kidney and cancer.

Journal of Scleroderma and Related Disorders
JSRD, the official independent journal of the World Scleroderma Foundation and EUSTAR, is an international, multi-disciplinary, peer-reviewed publication interested in systemic sclerosis, scleroderma, and other related autoimmune and fibrotic diseases.

The International Journal of Artificial Organs
IJAO is the official journal of the European Society for Artificial Organs (ESAO). It publishes monthly peer-reviewed research and clinical, experimental and theoretical, contributions to the field of artificial, bioartificial and tissue-engineered organs.

The International Journal of Biological Markers
The journal is an international, online only, peer-reviewed publication primarily focused on cancer biomarkers.

The Journal of Vascular Access
JVA considers the publication of original manuscripts dealing with clinical and laboratory investigations in the fast growing field of vascular access.

Tumori Journal
The journal covers all aspects of cancer science and clinical practice with a strong focus on prevention, translational medicine and clinically relevant reports.

Urologia Journal
UJ is a leading English-language peer-reviewed journal, providing practical, timely, and state of the art contributions on clinical research and experience in the urological field.

Open Access titles:

Global & Regional Health Technology Assessment (Italian;  Northern Europe and Spanish)
GRHTA aims to promote health technology assessment and economic evaluation, enabling choices among alternative therapeutical paths or procedures with different clinical and economic outcomes.

Heart International
Heart International is an open access journal that publishes clinical protocols, original clinical research articles, case reports series focused on prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in its broadest terms.

Medicine Access @ Point of Care
MA @ PoC is an international, open access, multi-disciplinary, peer-reviewed publication targeted mainly to hospital pharmacists, hospital specialists, decision makers and payers dealing with access to medicine in the broadest sense.

Nephrology @ Point of Care
N @ PoC aims to bridge the gap between research and clinical practice as implemented in different regions of the world. It is an open access journal designed with a specific focus on the effectiveness in real-world applications of interventions in nephrology.

Ophthalmology @ Point of Care
O @ PoC is an international, peer reviewed, open access journal aiming to bridge the gap between science research and clinical practice as implemented in different regions of the world, with the ultimate aim to help ophthalmologists to improve patient care.


SAGE will issue renewals and pricing for 2018 volumes.

Subscriptions and all future subscription queries relating to volumes published in 2018 should be sent to

For consortia, multi-site and global licensing deals contact

Please note, because package information is already released for 2018, these titles will not be included in SAGE Premier or any other SAGE packages until 2019.


Orders via subscription agents
If you are using a subscription agent, please instruct your agent as usual. We are notifying all subscription agents of this change of publisher and they will be able to handle your query.


Online access
During the transition, you can still access content to which you have subscribed via the Wichtig website: Content will be available to access via the SJ platform later in the year.

If you have an existing account with SAGE then Wichtig journals to which you subscribe will be automatically added to your SAGE account. You will have access to the seventeen new titles in the same way as your other journal content.

If by subscribing to Wichtig journals you are new to SAGE then an account will be set up for you and an account administrator will send an email with login details for your account.


Pricing enquiries
As soon as available, 2018 pricing will be provided on each journal’s home page. Pricing will also be added to SAGE’s 2018 price list.

Click here to access SAGE’s 2018 Price List.


Who do I contact if I have any questions?
If you have any queries relating to the transfer, please contact