We are pleased to announce that Hepatobiliary Surgery and Nutrition (HBSN) has obtained its latest impact factor for the 2019 citation year: 5.296.
The impact factor, as published in the annual Journal Citation Reports (JCR), is a calculation determined based on the number of citations accumulated in 2019 for manuscripts published in 2017 and 2018.
According to the 2020 Journal Citation Reports (JCR), HBSN is included into three categories. In Surgery, it ranks 9th among 210 journals (Q1); in Nutrition & Dietetics, it ranks 12th among 89 journals (Q1); and in the category of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, it ranks 18th among 88 journals (Q1). Whereas in Asian region, HBSN ranks the 1st in both Surgery and Nutrition & Dietetics categories; and the 3rd in Gastroenterology & Hepatology category.
The Hepatobiliary Surgery and Nutrition is an international, open access, peer-reviewed journal indexed in PubMed and Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE). The main focus of the journal is to describe new findings in hepatopancreatobiliary disease and nutrition, and to provide current and practical information on diagnosis, prevention and clinical investigations. Specific areas of interest include, but not limited to, surgical techniques, clinical and basic researches, transplantation and other therapies, NASH, NAFLD, targeted drug, gut microbiota, metabolism, cancer immunity, genomics, nutrition and dietetics, etc.
The announcement of the journal’s latest impact factor is a significant achievement for the journal, allowing us to further develop the journal into a high-impact respected source of information with international reach. We would like to extend our heartfelt gratitude to all our Editorial Team Members, Guest Editors, authors, and reviewers for their significant contributions. We are looking forward to continuous cooperation pursuing our goal of bringing exciting and novel content to our readers.
Hepatobiliary Surgery and Nutrition
June 30, 2020