The Journal of Hepatology is a monthly, English language, peer-reviewed journal. As the official journal of EASL, it provides an international forum for the publication of original articles, reviews and letters to the Editor describing basic laboratory, translational, and clinical investigations in hepatology. All articles undergo a rigorous peer review and are selected based on the originality of the findings, the superior quality of the work described, and the clarity of presentation.
In 2018, the Journal of Hepatology achieved exceptional results with an impact factor of 18.946, the highest the Journal has ever achieved. With more than 2,600,000 downloads during the year, this firmly establishes it as one of the premier publications in the field of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Last year 46% of submissions originated from Asia, 13% from the USA and 33% from Europe, indicating the truly international nature of the Journal.