The Asian Pacific Association for the Study of the Liver [APASL]

  • This official journal was launched in 2007 and publishes the abstracts of the Annual Meeting, original and review articles, and APASL guidelines.
  • The journal is issued bimonthly and growing rapidly. We received over 400 manuscript submissions in a year and the acceptance rate of original article is now 10 to 20%.
  • The Impact Factor of 2018 was 5.49.


Our Journal is Now on Medline! And available to all APASL members!!

Dear APASL member
It is a matter of great satisfaction and joy to inform that the Hepatology International has been recently accepted by Medline for indexing, and all the papers published so far are now cited on PubMed. This has been a long standing requirement of the APASL members and the academic community of this journal, which has been fulfilled now.
Please log into the member site of APASL with your ID and Password, and reach the journal content through the hyperlink.

APASL Guidelines

Now the following APASL Guidelines have been published in Hepatology International !!!

APASL Guidelines for HBV (Hepatol Int 2016; 10: 1-98)
APASL Guidelines for HCV (Hepatol Int 2016; 10: 681-726)
APASL Guidelines for HCC (Hepatol Int 2017; 11: 317-370)
APASL Guidelines for ACLF (Hepatol Int 2014; 8: 453 – 471)
APASL Guidelines for Fibrosis (Hepatol Int 2009; 3: 323-333)
APASL Consensus Guidelines on Invasive and Non-Invasive Assessment of Hepatic Fibrosis a 2016 update (Hepatol Int 2017 11:1–30)
APASL Guidelines for IPH (Hepatol Int 2007; 1: 398-413)
APASL Guidelines for Variceal Bleeding (Hepatol Int 2008; 2: 429-439)