Ultrasound in Medicine & Biology (ULTRASOUND MED BIOL)

Publisher: World Federation for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology, Elsevier

Journal description

Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology (UMB) is the official journal of the World Federation for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology. The journal publishes original contributions on significant advances in clinical diagnostic, interventional and therapeutic applications, new and improved clinical techniques, the physics, engineering and technology of ultrasound in medicine and biology, and the interactions between ultrasound and biological materials, including bioeffects. Extended reviews of subjects of contemporary interest in the field are also published, in addition to occasional editorial articles, clinical and technical notes, letters to the editor and a calendar of forthcoming meetings. It is the aim of the journal fully to meet the information and publication requirements of the clinicians, scientists, engineers and other professionals who constitute the biomedical ultrasonic community. Visit the web site of the World Federation for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology at: http://www.wfumb.org/ for more information, including affiliated organizations, congresses, newsletters and reports.

Current impact factor: 2.10

Impact Factor Rankings

2015 Impact Factor Available summer 2015
2013 / 2014 Impact Factor 2.099
2012 Impact Factor 2.455
2011 Impact Factor 2.293
2010 Impact Factor 2.493
2009 Impact Factor 2.021
2008 Impact Factor 2.395
2007 Impact Factor 1.922
2006 Impact Factor 2.011
2005 Impact Factor 2.221
2004 Impact Factor 2.064
2003 Impact Factor 2.033
2002 Impact Factor 1.758
2001 Impact Factor 1.615
2000 Impact Factor 1.822
1999 Impact Factor 2.124
1998 Impact Factor 1.797
1997 Impact Factor 1.533
1996 Impact Factor 1.527
1995 Impact Factor 1.254
1994 Impact Factor 1.252
1993 Impact Factor 1.157
1992 Impact Factor 1.036

Impact factor over time

Impact factor

Additional details

5-year impact 2.84
Cited half-life 7.60
Immediacy index 0.25
Eigenfactor 0.01
Article influence 0.74
Website Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology website
Other titles Ultrasound in medicine & biology (Online), Ultrasound in medicine and biology, UMB
ISSN 0301-5629
OCLC 39196461
Material type Document, Periodical, Internet resource
Document type Internet Resource, Computer File, Journal / Magazine / Newspaper

Publisher details


  • Pre-print
    • Author can archive a pre-print version
  • Post-print
    • Author can archive a post-print version
  • Conditions
    • Pre-print allowed on any website or open access repository
    • Voluntary deposit by author of authors post-print allowed on authors' personal website, arXiv.org or institutions open scholarly website including Institutional Repository, without embargo, where there is not a policy or mandate
    • Deposit due to Funding Body, Institutional and Governmental policy or mandate only allowed where separate agreement between repository and the publisher exists.
    • Permitted deposit due to Funding Body, Institutional and Governmental policy or mandate, may be required to comply with embargo periods of 12 months to 48 months .
    • Set statement to accompany deposit
    • Published source must be acknowledged
    • Must link to journal home page or articles' DOI
    • Publisher's version/PDF cannot be used
    • Articles in some journals can be made Open Access on payment of additional charge
    • NIH Authors articles will be submitted to PubMed Central after 12 months
    • Publisher last contacted on 18/10/2013
  • Classification
    ​ green

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