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Hepatology International

H Index
Subject Area and CategoryMedicine
PublisherSpringer India
Publication typeJournals
ISSN19360541, 19360533
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)20091.537
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20102.982
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20113.208
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20123.290
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20133.054
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.997
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.746
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20162.196
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20091.537
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20102.982
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20113.208
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20122.880
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20132.541
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.719
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.676
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.752
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20091.537
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20102.982
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20112.543
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20122.290
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20132.245
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.630
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.100
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20162.087
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 Cites20109
Self Cites201110
Self Cites20127
Self Cites201320
Self Cites201412
Self Cites201513
Self Cites201622
Total Cites2009103
Total Cites2010328
Total Cites2011510
Total Cites2012432
Total Cites2013404
Total Cites2014416
Total Cites2015424
Total Cites2016473
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 document20091.358
External Cites per document20102.900
External Cites per document20113.145
External Cites per document20122.833
External Cites per document20132.415
External Cites per document20141.669
External Cites per document20151.625
External Cites per document20161.670
Cites per document20091.537
Cites per document20102.982
Cites per document20113.208
Cites per document20122.880
Cites per document20132.541
Cites per document20141.719
Cites per document20151.676
Cites per document20161.752
% 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 documents201530
Non-citable documents201637
Citable documents200967
Citable documents2010110
Citable documents2011159
Citable documents2012150
Citable documents2013159
Citable documents2014242
Citable documents2015253
Citable documents2016270
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 documents200954
Uncited documents201046
Uncited documents201154
Uncited documents201240
Uncited documents201361
Uncited documents2014139
Uncited documents2015159
Uncited documents2016127
Cited documents200926
Cited documents201078
Cited documents2011124
Cited documents2012117
Cited documents2013107
Cited documents2014121
Cited documents2015124
Cited documents2016180
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