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Revista Chilena de Cirugiaopen accessSciELO

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Subject Area and CategoryMedicine
PublisherSociedad De Cirujanos De Chile
Publication typeJournals
Scope Revista Chilena de Cirugía is published by Sociedad de Cirujanos de Chile. Aim: To publish original and previously unpublished articles on basic or clinical research, review articles, documents and others. Scope: Surgery and its derived specialties. (source)

The set of journals have been ranked according to their SJR and divided into four equal groups, four quartiles. Q1 (green) comprises the quarter of the journals with the highest values, Q2 (yellow) the second highest values, Q3 (orange) the third highest values and Q4 (red) the lowest values.


The SJR is a size-independent prestige indicator that ranks journals by their 'average prestige per article'. It is based on the idea that 'all citations are not created equal'. SJR is a measure of scientific influence of 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 It measures the scientific influence of the average article in a journal, it expresses how central to the global scientific discussion an average article of the journal is.

Citations per document

This indicator counts the number of citations received by documents from a journal and divides them by the total number of documents published in that journal. The chart shows the evolution of the average number of times documents published in a journal in the past two, three and four years have been cited in the current year. The two years line is equivalent to journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Cites per documentYearValue
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.110
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.169
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.160
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.144
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.171
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.162
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.168
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.106
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.110
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.169
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.160
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.114
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.139
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.157
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.166
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.111
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.110
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.169
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.141
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.075
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.146
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.164
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.170
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.081
Total Cites 

Evolution of the total number of citations and journal's self-citations received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years.
Journal Self-citation is defined as the number of citation from a journal citing article to articles published by the same journal.

Self Cites20091
Self Cites201014
Self Cites201127
Self Cites201218
Self Cites201322
Self Cites201425
Self Cites201520
Self Cites201617
Total Cites20099
Total Cites201030
Total Cites201146
Total Cites201235
Total Cites201342
Total Cites201444
Total Cites201544
Total Cites201629
External Cites per Doc 
Cites per Doc

Evolution of the number of total citation per document and external citation per document (i.e. journal self-citations removed) received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years. External citations are calculated by subtracting the number of self-citations from the total number of citations received by the journal’s documents.

External Cites per document20090.098
External Cites per document20100.090
External Cites per document20110.066
External Cites per document20120.055
External Cites per document20130.066
External Cites per document20140.068
External Cites per document20150.091
External Cites per document20160.046
Cites per document20090.110
Cites per document20100.169
Cites per document20110.160
Cites per document20120.114
Cites per document20130.139
Cites per document20140.157
Cites per document20150.166
Cites per document20160.111
% International Collaboration

International Collaboration accounts for the articles that have been produced by researchers from several countries. The chart shows the ratio of a journal's documents signed by researchers from more than one country; that is including more than one country address.

YearInternational Collaboration
Citable documents 
Non-citable documents

Not every article in a journal is considered primary research and therefore "citable", this chart shows the ratio of a journal's articles including substantial research (research articles, conference papers and reviews) in three year windows vs. those documents other than research articles, reviews and conference papers.

Non-citable documents20097
Non-citable documents201015
Non-citable documents201122
Non-citable documents201227
Non-citable documents201328
Non-citable documents201435
Non-citable documents201546
Non-citable documents201660
Citable documents200982
Citable documents2010177
Citable documents2011287
Citable documents2012308
Citable documents2013302
Citable documents2014280
Citable documents2015265
Citable documents2016261
Cited documents 
Uncited documents

Ratio of a journal's items, grouped in three years windows, that have been cited at least once vs. those not cited during the following year.

Uncited documents200981
Uncited documents2010168
Uncited documents2011268
Uncited documents2012305
Uncited documents2013297
Uncited documents2014284
Uncited documents2015282
Uncited documents2016296
Cited documents20098
Cited documents201024
Cited documents201141
Cited documents201230
Cited documents201333
Cited documents201431
Cited documents201529
Cited documents201625
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