About the Journal

Hepatobiliary Surgery and Nutrition

Hepatobiliary Surgery and Nutrition (Print ISSN 2304-3881; Online ISSN 2304-389X; Hepatobiliary Surg Nutr; HBSN) is an open access, peer-reviewed, bi-monthly journal (Dec. 2012- ). The main focus of the journal is to describe new findings in hepatobiliary diseases and nutrition and to provide current and practical information on diagnosis, prevention and clinical investigations. Specific areas of interest include, but not limited to, multimodality therapy, biomarkers, imaging, biology, pathology, immunology, drug metabolism and technical advances related to hepatobiliary diseases and nutrition research. Contributions pertinent to hepatobiliary diseases are also included from related fields such as public health, human genetics, basic sciences, education, sociology, and nursing.

HBSN is indexed in PubMed/PubMed Central in 2014 and Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE) in June 2017.

Article categories of the journal include Original Article, Review, Research Highlight, Editorial, Commentary, Perspective, Opinion, Case Report, Images in Clinical Medicine etc. The entire submission and review process are managed through OJS system, an electronic system, which provides an efficient way and ensures a rapid turnaround of papers submitted for publication. Articles will be published both in print and online. See more at Information for Authors.

Submission Turnaround Time

         Submission to First Editorial Decision: 5-7 days.
         Acceptance to Publication Ahead of Print: 20 days.
         Acceptance to Publication: 3-6 months. Original Articles are listed as priority.

The Official Publication of:
Society for Translational Medicine (STM), Hong Kong.

The journal is published by AME Publishing Company.


  • AME Publishing Company
  • Address: Flat/RM C 16F,Kings Wing Plaza 1, NO. 3 on Kwan Street, Shatin, NT
  • Phone: +86 20 66355775
  • Email: editor@thehbsn.org