ALES Annual Report (2022)

Published: 2023-01-07

Greetings from Dr. Abe Fingerhut, Dr. Minhua Zheng and Editorial Office of Annals of Laparoscopic and Endoscopic Surgery (ALES)!

Here we’re glad to present the 2022 annual report of ALES. In 2022, ALES has published 39 articles with 77% Review Article, 8% Original Article, 8% Editorial, 5% Case Report and 2% Surgical Technique. Corresponding authors came from 15 countries, with mostly from USA, Italy, Turkey and Germany. According to the Google Analytics, website visitors of last year grew up to 314,456 with 477,986 pageviews. Several columns/special series are going on, including the new ones, “ALES Chinese Edition” and “Interviews with Outstanding Authors (2022)”. For more details, please see the below report.

Meanwhile, we’re also exciting to update that according to the news from Web of Science, Clarivate Analytics, ALES will attain its first impact factor in June 2023 (relevant news at This will not only be a new landmark for ALES, but also a great encouragement for all supporters of ALES.

Taking this opportunity, we’d extend our sincere thanks to the Editorial Board Members, Guest Editors, Authors, Reviewers and Readers, for all your contribution and support to ALES all the times. In 2023, we look forward to more chance to work with you and warmly welcome new experts’ joining to make the journal a robust and vigorous platform!


Editorial Office
Annals of Laparoscopic and Endoscopic Surgery

2022 Annual Report at PDF