Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Brazilian Journal of Cardiovascular Surgeryopen accessSciELO

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Subject Area and CategoryMedicine
Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
PublisherSociedade Brasileira de Cirurgia Cardiovascular
Publication typeJournals

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.

Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine2007Q4
Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine2008Q4
Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine2009Q3
Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine2010Q3
Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine2011Q3
Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine2012Q3
Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine2013Q3
Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine2014Q3
Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine2015Q3

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)20070.164
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.203
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.639
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.695
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20111.112
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.857
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.765
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.768
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.639
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.164
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.203
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.639
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.772
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20111.238
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.946
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.698
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.772
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.573
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.164
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.203
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.713
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.868
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20111.316
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.867
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.642
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.658
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.477
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 Cites200710
Self Cites200825
Self Cites200968
Self Cites201094
Self Cites2011193
Self Cites2012141
Self Cites201359
Self Cites201463
Self Cites201555
Total Cites200711
Total Cites200831
Total Cites2009163
Total Cites2010224
Total Cites2011369
Total Cites2012281
Total Cites2013196
Total Cites2014200
Total Cites2015150
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 document20070.015
External Cites per document20080.039
External Cites per document20090.373
External Cites per document20100.448
External Cites per document20110.591
External Cites per document20120.471
External Cites per document20130.488
External Cites per document20140.529
External Cites per document20150.363
Cites per document20070.164
Cites per document20080.203
Cites per document20090.639
Cites per document20100.772
Cites per document20111.238
Cites per document20120.946
Cites per document20130.698
Cites per document20140.772
Cites per document20150.573
% 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 documents200738
Non-citable documents200872
Non-citable documents2009102
Non-citable documents201087
Non-citable documents201196
Non-citable documents2012113
Non-citable documents2013115
Non-citable documents2014110
Non-citable documents201589
Citable documents200767
Citable documents2008153
Citable documents2009255
Citable documents2010290
Citable documents2011298
Citable documents2012297
Citable documents2013281
Citable documents2014259
Citable documents2015262
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 documents200794
Uncited documents2008200
Uncited documents2009261
Uncited documents2010244
Uncited documents2011221
Uncited documents2012280
Uncited documents2013275
Uncited documents2014249
Uncited documents2015262
Cited documents200711
Cited documents200825
Cited documents200996
Cited documents2010133
Cited documents2011173
Cited documents2012130
Cited documents2013121
Cited documents2014120
Cited documents201589
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