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Journal of Minimal Access Surgeryopen access

Country India  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of India
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Subject Area and CategoryMedicine
PublisherMedknow Publications
Publication typeJournals
Scope Journal of Minimal Access Surgery (JMAS), the official publication of Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endo Surgeons, launched in early 2005. The JMAS, a quarterly publication, is the first English-language journal from India, as also from this part of the world, dedicated to Minimal Access Surgery. The JMAS boasts an outstanding editorial board comprising of Indian and international experts in the field.


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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)20050.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20060.226
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.096
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.302
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.331
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.639
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20111.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20121.363
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20131.631
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.491
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.342
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.230
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.143
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20181.008
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.226
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.096
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.302
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.322
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.688
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20111.157
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20121.418
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.758
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.619
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.185
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.274
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.174
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20181.033
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.226
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.096
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.323
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.354
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.852
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20111.069
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20121.432
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.945
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.195
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.198
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.404
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.225
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.907
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 Cites20050
Self Cites20061
Self Cites20072
Self Cites20083
Self Cites20095
Self Cites20105
Self Cites20117
Self Cites20127
Self Cites20139
Self Cites20146
Self Cites20157
Self Cites20169
Self Cites20177
Self Cites20188
Total Cites20050
Total Cites20067
Total Cites20077
Total Cites200829
Total Cites200929
Total Cites201053
Total Cites201196
Total Cites2012156
Total Cites2013211
Total Cites2014217
Total Cites2015160
Total Cites2016200
Total Cites2017229
Total Cites2018218
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 document20050
External Cites per document20060.194
External Cites per document20070.068
External Cites per document20080.271
External Cites per document20090.267
External Cites per document20100.623
External Cites per document20111.072
External Cites per document20121.355
External Cites per document20131.683
External Cites per document20141.575
External Cites per document20151.133
External Cites per document20161.217
External Cites per document20171.138
External Cites per document20180.995
Cites per document20050.000
Cites per document20060.226
Cites per document20070.096
Cites per document20080.302
Cites per document20090.322
Cites per document20100.688
Cites per document20111.157
Cites per document20121.418
Cites per document20131.758
Cites per document20141.619
Cites per document20151.185
Cites per document20161.274
Cites per document20171.174
Cites per document20181.033
% 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 documents20050
Non-citable documents20067
Non-citable documents200711
Non-citable documents200817
Non-citable documents200912
Non-citable documents201012
Non-citable documents201115
Non-citable documents201223
Non-citable documents201329
Non-citable documents201426
Non-citable documents201521
Non-citable documents201615
Non-citable documents201713
Non-citable documents201811
Citable documents20050
Citable documents200631
Citable documents200773
Citable documents200896
Citable documents200990
Citable documents201077
Citable documents201183
Citable documents2012110
Citable documents2013120
Citable documents2014134
Citable documents2015135
Citable documents2016157
Citable documents2017195
Citable documents2018211
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 documents20050
Uncited documents200631
Uncited documents200777
Uncited documents200893
Uncited documents200978
Uncited documents201061
Uncited documents201151
Uncited documents201272
Uncited documents201376
Uncited documents201476
Uncited documents201584
Uncited documents201687
Uncited documents201798
Uncited documents2018114
Cited documents20050
Cited documents20067
Cited documents20077
Cited documents200820
Cited documents200924
Cited documents201028
Cited documents201147
Cited documents201261
Cited documents201373
Cited documents201484
Cited documents201572
Cited documents201685
Cited documents2017110
Cited documents2018108
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