Subscribe - the global online resource for all aspects of gastroenterology, hepatology and endoscopy

 17 October 2017

Advanced search - the global online resource for all aspects of gastroenterology, hepatology and endoscopy Profile of Roy Pounder


Review Articles
Slide Atlas
Video Clips
Online Books
Advanced Digestive Endoscopy
Classical Cases
Conference Diary
International GH Links
USA GH Links
National GH Links
National GI Societies
Other Useful Links

Emails on Gastroenterology and Hepatology
the National AIDS Treatment Advocacy Project
Visit the gastroenterology section of the EUMS


Latest impact factors for gastroenterology and hepatology journals

Interesting changes have been revealed from the latest gastroenterology and hepatology journal impact factors, for the year 2000.

News image


Gastroenterology is still the journal with the greatest impact factor, followed by Hepatology.

However, now in third place is Seminars in Liver Disease. This journal was 7th in 1999. Gut has therefore been displaced into 4th place.

Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics is another improver - it has moved up to 6th place, from last year's position of 8th.

The impact factors are published by ISI. Their definition of an impact factor is "a measure of the frequency with which the 'average article' in a journal has been cited in a particular year or period."

The annual journal citation report impact factor is a ratio between citations and recent citable items published. Thus, the impact factor of a journal is calculated by dividing the number of current year citations to the source items published in that journal during the previous two years.

Journals with greatest impact:
1 Gastroenterology
2 Hepatology
3 Semin Liver Dis
4 Gut
5 J Hepatol
6 Aliment Pharmacol Ther

ISI explain that, "The impact factor is useful in clarifying the significance of absolute (or total) citation frequencies. It eliminates some of the bias of such counts, which favor large journals over small ones, or frequently issued journals over less frequently issued ones, and of older journals over newer ones. Particularly in the latter case such journals have a larger citable body of literature than smaller or younger journals.

"All things being equal, the larger the number of previously published articles, the more often a journal will be cited."

Here is the "Top Forty Four" of the impact factors for 2000:

Journal    Impact factor
Gastroenterology    12.246
Hepatology    7.304
Semin Liver Dis    6.012
Gut    5.386
J Hepatol    3.761
Aliment Pharmacol Ther    3.489
Am J Physiol-Gastr L    3.115
Am J Gastroenterol    2.834
Gastrointest Endosc    2.820
Helicobacter    2.639
J Viral Hepat    2.157
Liver Transplant    2.130
Neurogastroenterol Motil    2.081
Scand J Gastroenterol    1.842
Endoscopy    1.817
Hepatol Res    1.808
Inflamm Bowel Dis    1.791
Digestion    1.780
Gastroenterol Clin North Am    1.774
Liver    1.739
Bailliere Clin Gastr    1.733
Int J Colorectal Dis    1.707
Dis Colon Rectum    1.690
Can J Gastroenterol    1.645
J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr    1.580
Dig Dis Sci    1.498
Ital J Gastroenterol    1.289
Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol    1.142
J Clin Gastroenterol    1.127
J Gastroenterol Hepatol    1.116
World J Gastroenterol    0.993
J Gastroenterol    0.990
Gastroen Clin Biol    0.927
Hepato-Gastroenterol    0.905
Z Gatsroenterol    0.887
Abdom Imaging    0.886
Dig Surg    0.810
Dig Dis    0.744
Acta Gastro-Ent Belg    0.605
Curr Opin Gastroen    0.577
Rev Esp Enferm Dig    0.384
J Diarrhoel Dis Res    0.379
Chir Gastroenterol    0.078
Best Pract Res Cl Ga    0.067

03 September 2001

Go to top of page Email this page Email this page to a colleague

 17 October 2017 
Laparoscopic surgery use in Medicare patients with colon cancer
 17 October 2017 
Medication nonadherence and health care costs
 17 October 2017 
Asthma and IBD development
 16 October 2017 
Colorectal cancer screening and postpolypectomy surveillance colonoscopy
 16 October 2017 
Continuity of care after colorectal surgery
 16 October 2017 
Breastfeeding and the risk of IBD
 13 October 2017 
Treating patients with HCV and severe renal impairment
 13 October 2017 
Blood pressure management during abdominal surgery
 13 October 2017 
Food elimination diets for eosinophilic esophagitis
 12 October 2017 
Global recurrence of H. pylori
 12 October 2017 
Colonoscopy in an organized colorectal cancer screening program 
 12 October 2017 
Predicting advanced fibrosis in chronic hepatitis B
 11 October 2017 
Fecal microbiota transplantation for ulcerative colitis
 11 October 2017 
Sexual functioning in Hep C
 11 October 2017 
Ulcerative proctitis in pediatric-onset UC
 10 October 2017 
Quality standards in upper gastrointestinal endoscopy
 10 October 2017 
Eosinophilic esophagitis and swallowed topical corticosteroids
 10 October 2017 
Follow-up of positive results on fecal blood tests
 09 October 2017 
Diverticulitis and emergency department burden
 09 October 2017 
Clostridium difficile infection after ileostomy reversal
 09 October 2017 
Global recurrence rate of H. pylori
 06 October 2017 
Predicting nontreatment for Hep C
 06 October 2017 
Cow's milk–based formula and development of celiac disease
 06 October 2017 
Propofol for outpatient colonoscopy
 05 October 2017 
Pediatric candidates on the transplant wait list
 05 October 2017 
Incidence of sepsis in the USA
 05 October 2017 
Quality of life after chemoradiation in rectal cancer
 04 October 2017 
Peptic ulcer disease diagnosed in acute upper endoscopy
 04 October 2017 
Clinical practice guidelines in colon cancer
 04 October 2017 
Rural residence and risk of IBD
 03 October 2017 
Antibody tests and detecting celiac disease
 03 October 2017 
Novel candidate risk genes for IBD
 03 October 2017 
Environmental factors and IBD
 02 October 2017 
Full publication of Gastroenerology abstracts
 02 October 2017 
Interferon-free therapy in advanced liver disease
 02 October 2017 
Burden of NAFLD with advanced fibrosis in the USA
 29 September 2017 
Inpatient Gastroenterology training experience
 29 September 2017 
Proteomic analysis of IBD
 28 September 2017 
Social networking-based discussion group by ERCP doctors
 28 September 2017 
Incidence of biopsy-verified celiac disease
 27 September 2017 
Predictors of nonadherence in IBD
 27 September 2017 
Hep C treatment in the era of direct-acting anti-viral agents
 27 September 2017 
Function of trypsin-3 in IBS
 26 September 2017 
Chronic pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer risk
 26 September 2017 
Factors associated with the risk of metachronous gastric neoplasm
 26 September 2017 
Treatment of hyperactive delirium in advanced cancer
 25 September 2017 
Lenalidomide for advanced liver cancer
 25 September 2017 
Silibinin nanoparticles inhibit HCV infection
 22 September 2017 
Perforation after colonic endoscopic mucosal resection
 22 September 2017 
Medical management and colectomy rates
 22 September 2017 
MRI for liver metastatic colorectal cancer
 21 September 2017 
Adenomatous colorectal polyps in young cancer survivors
 21 September 2017 
Predicting mucosal healing in treated celiac disease patients
 21 September 2017 
Antireflux surgery and recurrence of GERD
 20 September 2017 
Rifaximin and spontaneous bacterial peritonitis in cirrhosis
 20 September 2017 
Omega-3 PUFA and colorectal cancer survival
 20 September 2017 
Beta-blockers and cardiopulmonary exercise testing in liver disease
 19 September 2017 
Birth outcomes in children fathered by men treated with azathioprine
 19 September 2017 
Risk of death and statins in alcoholic cirrhosis
 19 September 2017 
Hospital-readmission risk

Blackwell Publishing is a Blackwell Publishing registered trademark
© 2017 Wiley-Blackwell and and contributors
Privacy Statement
About Us