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Hepatitis Monthlyopen access

Country Netherlands  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of Netherlands
H Index
Subject Area and CategoryMedicine
Infectious Diseases
PublisherKowsar Publishing Company
Publication typeJournals
ISSN1735143X, 17353408
Scope Hepatitis Monthly is a clinical journal which is informative to all practitioners like gastroenterologists, hepatologists and infectious disease specialists and internists. This authoritative clinical journal was founded by Professor Seyed-Moayed Alavian in 2002. The Journal context is devoted to the particular compilation of the latest worldwide and interdisciplinary approach and findings including original manuscripts, meta-analyses and reviews, health economic papers, debates and consensus statements of the clinical relevance of hepatological field especially liver diseases. In addition, consensus evidential reports not only highlight the new observations, original research, and results accompanied by innovative treatments and all the other relevant topics but also include highlighting disease mechanisms or important clinical observations and letters on articles published in the journal.


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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.

Infectious Diseases2008Q4
Infectious Diseases2009Q4
Infectious Diseases2010Q3
Infectious Diseases2011Q3
Infectious Diseases2012Q3
Infectious Diseases2013Q3
Infectious Diseases2014Q2
Infectious Diseases2015Q2
Infectious Diseases2016Q3
Infectious Diseases2017Q2

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)20070.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.571
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.831
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20101.148
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20112.152
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20121.531
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20132.024
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20142.331
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20152.286
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20162.116
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.966
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.571
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.831
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20101.148
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20112.208
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20121.490
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20132.120
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20142.361
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20152.375
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20162.112
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20172.091
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.571
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.831
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20101.057
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20112.529
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20121.404
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20132.073
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20142.288
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20152.415
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.882
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20172.062
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 Cites20070
Self Cites200810
Self Cites200928
Self Cites201036
Self Cites2011107
Self Cites201258
Self Cites2013100
Self Cites201499
Self Cites201591
Self Cites2016100
Self Cites201775
Total Cites20070
Total Cites200816
Total Cites200959
Total Cites2010132
Total Cites2011287
Total Cites2012298
Total Cites2013528
Total Cites2014784
Total Cites2015753
Total Cites2016678
Total Cites2017646
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 document20070
External Cites per document20080.214
External Cites per document20090.437
External Cites per document20100.835
External Cites per document20111.385
External Cites per document20121.200
External Cites per document20131.719
External Cites per document20142.063
External Cites per document20152.088
External Cites per document20161.801
External Cites per document20171.848
Cites per document20070.000
Cites per document20080.571
Cites per document20090.831
Cites per document20101.148
Cites per document20112.208
Cites per document20121.490
Cites per document20132.120
Cites per document20142.361
Cites per document20152.375
Cites per document20162.112
Cites per document20172.091
% 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 documents20070
Non-citable documents20088
Non-citable documents200917
Non-citable documents201025
Non-citable documents201134
Non-citable documents201286
Non-citable documents2013107
Non-citable documents2014124
Non-citable documents201575
Non-citable documents201654
Non-citable documents201730
Citable documents20070
Citable documents200828
Citable documents200971
Citable documents2010115
Citable documents2011130
Citable documents2012200
Citable documents2013249
Citable documents2014332
Citable documents2015317
Citable documents2016321
Citable documents2017309
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 documents20070
Uncited documents200825
Uncited documents200957
Uncited documents201079
Uncited documents201164
Uncited documents2012153
Uncited documents2013141
Uncited documents2014174
Uncited documents2015106
Uncited documents2016126
Uncited documents2017105
Cited documents20070
Cited documents200811
Cited documents200931
Cited documents201061
Cited documents2011100
Cited documents2012133
Cited documents2013215
Cited documents2014282
Cited documents2015286
Cited documents2016249
Cited documents2017234
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