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Hepatology International

CountryUnited States
H Index
Subject Area and CategoryMedicine
PublisherSpringer Pub. Co.
Publication typeJournals
ISSN19360533, 19360541
Scope Hepatology International is the official journal of the Asian Pacific Association for the Study of the Liver (APASL). This is a peer-reviewed journal featuring articles written by clinicians, clinical researchers and basic scientists is dedicated to research and patient care issues in hepatology. This journal will focus mainly on new and emerging technologies, cutting-edge science and advances in liver and biliary disorders. (source)

The set of journals have been ranked according to their SJR and divided into four equal groups, four quartiles. Q1 (green) comprises the quarter of the journals with the highest values, Q2 (yellow) the second highest values, Q3 (orange) the third highest values and Q4 (red) the lowest values.


The SJR is a size-independent prestige indicator that ranks journals by their 'average prestige per article'. It is based on the idea that 'all citations are not created equal'. SJR is a measure of scientific influence of journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from It measures the scientific influence of the average article in a journal, it expresses how central to the global scientific discussion an average article of the journal is.

Citations per document

This indicator counts the number of citations received by documents from a journal and divides them by the total number of documents published in that journal. The chart shows the evolution of the average number of times documents published in a journal in the past two, three and four years have been cited in the current year. The two years line is equivalent to journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Cites per documentYearValue
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20091.522
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20103.027
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20113.333
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20123.502
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20133.416
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20142.296
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.647
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20091.522
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20103.027
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20113.333
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20123.247
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20132.987
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.740
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.591
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20091.522
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20103.027
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20112.772
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20122.729
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20132.273
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.647
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.035
Total Cites 

Evolution of the total number of citations and journal's self-citations received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years.
Journal Self-citation is defined as the number of citation from a journal citing article to articles published by the same journal.

Self Cites200912
Self Cites201010
Self Cites201112
Self Cites20128
Self Cites201326
Self Cites201412
Self Cites201513
Total Cites2009102
Total Cites2010333
Total Cites2011530
Total Cites2012487
Total Cites2013475
Total Cites2014421
Total Cites2015404
External Cites per Doc 
Cites per Doc

Evolution of the number of total citation per document and external citation per document (i.e. journal self-citations removed) received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years. External citations are calculated by subtracting the number of self-citations from the total number of citations received by the journal’s documents.

External Cites per document20091.343
External Cites per document20102.936
External Cites per document20113.258
External Cites per document20123.193
External Cites per document20132.824
External Cites per document20141.690
External Cites per document20151.539
Cites per document20091.522
Cites per document20103.027
Cites per document20113.333
Cites per document20123.247
Cites per document20132.987
Cites per document20141.740
Cites per document20151.591
% International Collaboration

International Collaboration accounts for the articles that have been produced by researchers from several countries. The chart shows the ratio of a journal's documents signed by researchers from more than one country; that is including more than one country address.

YearInternational Collaboration
Citable documents 
Non-citable documents

Not every article in a journal is considered primary research and therefore "citable", this chart shows the ratio of a journal's articles including substantial research (research articles, conference papers and reviews) in three year windows vs. those documents other than research articles, reviews and conference papers.

Non-citable documents200913
Non-citable documents201014
Non-citable documents201119
Non-citable documents20127
Non-citable documents20139
Non-citable documents201418
Non-citable documents201531
Citable documents200967
Citable documents2010110
Citable documents2011159
Citable documents2012150
Citable documents2013159
Citable documents2014242
Citable documents2015254
Cited documents 
Uncited documents

Ratio of a journal's items, grouped in three years windows, that have been cited at least once vs. those not cited during the following year.

Uncited documents200955
Uncited documents201044
Uncited documents201150
Uncited documents201235
Uncited documents201358
Uncited documents2014137
Uncited documents2015162
Cited documents200925
Cited documents201080
Cited documents2011128
Cited documents2012122
Cited documents2013110
Cited documents2014123
Cited documents2015123
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