Impact Factor Collection


Endocrine Connections 2021 Journal Impact Factor 3.221


Endocrine Connections has achieved a 2021 Journal Impact FactorTM of 3.221, with the Five-Year Impact Factor, a longer term measure of the impact of authors’ research, increasing to 3.635. The journal now ranks 101 out of 146 in the ‘Endocrinology and Metabolism’ category of the latest Journal Citation ReportsTM, a fantastic achievement, which makes Endocrine Connections one of the leading fully open-access journals covering basic, translational and clinical endocrinology.

We extend our thanks to our authors, reviewers, readers, and world-class Editors who continue to support the journal.

Explore the following collection of the top-cited research articles and reviews from 2021.




177Lu-DOTATATE therapy in metastatic/inoperable pheochromocytoma-paraganglioma
Sanjeet Kumar Jaiswal et al.

Characteristic gut microbiota and predicted metabolic functions in women with PCOS
Ling Zhou et al.

FGF21 regulates hepatic metabolic pathways to improve steatosis and inflammation
Helle Keinicke et al.

Changes in clinical and biochemical characteristics of polycystic ovary syndrome with advancing age
Sebastião Freitas de Medeiros et al.

SST5 expression and USP8 mutation in functioning and silent corticotroph pituitary tumors
Solène Castellnou et al.

Increased prevalence of overweight and obesity in children with X-linked hypophosphatemia
Volha V Zhukouskaya et al.

Prognostic role of lymphocyte-to-monocyte ratio in pancreatic neuroendocrine neoplasms
Wentao Zhou et al.

Levels of endocrine-disrupting chemicals are associated with changes in the peri-pubertal epigenome
Kristian Almstrup et al.

Regulation of type 3 deiodinase in rodent liver and adipose tissue during fasting
Emmely M de Vries et al.

Diagnostic testing of autonomous cortisol secretion in adrenal incidentalomas
Grethe Å Ueland et al.




Why do so many trials of vitamin D supplementation fail?
Barbara J Boucher

Management of endocrine immune-related adverse events of immune checkpoint inhibitors: an updated review
Maria Stelmachowska-Banaś and Izabella Czajka-Oraniec

Pregnancy and lactation, a challenge for the skeleton
E M Winter et al.

Anabolic androgenic steroid abuse in young males
Willem de Ronde and Diederik L Smit

Novel insights into the metabolic action of Kiss1 neurons
Rajae Talbi and Victor M Navarro

Approach to patients with pseudo-Cushing's states
Carla Scaroni et al.

The metabolic benefits of different bariatric operations: what procedure to choose?
Alexis Sudlow, Carel W le Roux, and Dimitri J Pournaras

Impact of hyperthyroidism on cardiac hypertrophy
M L M Barreto-Chaves et al.

Female hyperandrogenism and elite sport
Angelica Lindén Hirschberg

Noninvasive follicular thyroid neoplasm with papillary-like nuclear features: a problematic entity
Klaudia Zajkowska et al.