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Hernia : the journal of hernias and abdominal wall surgery

Basic Journal Info


Journal ISSN: 12654906, 12489204
Publisher: Springer Verlag
History: 1999-ongoing
Journal Hompage: Link

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Hernia was founded in 1997 with the purpose of promoting clinical studies and basic research as they apply to groin hernias, internal hernias, the abdominal wall (anterior and postero-lateral aspects), the diaphragm and the perineum. "Hernia" is the official organ of the European Hernia Society (GREPA), established in 1979, and of the American Hernia Society (AHS) established in 1997. These associations have common objectives: the advancement of abdominal wall and hernia surgery in all aspects, the study of anatomical, physiological, pathological and therapeutic issues concerning the abdominal wall and hernias, the creation of associated groups which will promote research and teaching in this field, the development of interdisciplinary relations.

Hernia : the journal of hernias and abdominal wall surgery

Impact Factor Trend 2000 - 2018 / 2019
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Impact Factor

The impact factor (IF) or journal impact factor (JIF) of an academic journal is a scientometric factor based on the yearly average number of citations on articles published by a particular journal in the last two years. In other words, the impact factor of 2020 is the average of the number of cited publications divided by the citable publications of a journal. A journal impact factor is frequently used as a proxy for the relative importance of a journal within its field. Normally, journals with higher impact factors are often deemed to have more influence than those with lower ones. However, the science community has also noted that review articles typically are more citable than research articles.

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Hernia : the journal of hernias and abdominal wall surgery

Impact Factor History
  • 2018 / 2019 Impact Factor 2.203
  • 2017 Impact Factor 2.195
  • 2016 Impact Factor 2.015
  • 2015 Impact Factor 2.004
  • 2014 Impact Factor 2.332
  • 2013 Impact Factor 2.342
  • 2012 Impact Factor 1.878
  • 2011 Impact Factor 1.991
  • 2010 Impact Factor 1.884
  • 2009 Impact Factor 1.463
  • 2008 Impact Factor 1.762
  • 2007 Impact Factor 1.819
  • 2006 Impact Factor 1.870
  • 2005 Impact Factor 1.699
  • 2004 Impact Factor 2.113
  • 2003 Impact Factor 1.598
  • 2002 Impact Factor 0.843
  • 2001 Impact Factor 0.513
  • 2000 Impact Factor 0.532
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Any journal impact factor or scientometric indicator alone will not give you the full picture of a science journal. That’s why every year, scholars review current metrics to improve upon them and sometimes come up with new ones. There are also other factors to sider for example, H-Index, Self-Citation Ratio, SJR (SCImago Journal Rank Indicator) and SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper). Researchers may also consider the practical aspect of a journal such as publication fees, acceptance rate, review speed.

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Hernia : the journal of hernias and abdominal wall surgery


The h-index is an author-level metric that attempts to measure both the productivity and citation impact of the publications of a scientist or scholar. The index is based on the set of the scientist's most cited papers and the number of citations that they have received in other publications


Hernia : the journal of hernias and abdominal wall surgery

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR indicator) is a measure of scientific influence of scholarly 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.