Scimago Journal & Country Rank

World Journal of Surgery

Country

United States

Universities and research institutions in United States

Subject Area and Category

Publisher

Springer New York

H-Index

155

Publication type

Journals

ISSN

03642313, 14322323

Coverage

1976-2021

Information

Homepage

How to publish in this journal

worldjsurg@ohsu.edu

Scope

World Journal of Surgery is the official publication of the International Society of Surgery/Societe Internationale de Chirurgie (iss-sic.com). Under the editorship of Dr. Julie Ann Sosa, World Journal of Surgery provides an in-depth, international forum for the most authoritative information on major clinical problems in the fields of clinical and experimental surgery, surgical education, and socioeconomic aspects of surgical care. Contributions are reviewed and selected by a group of distinguished surgeons from across the world who make up the Editorial Board. Join the conversation about this journal
Quartiles

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.

CategoryYearQuartile
Surgery1999Q1
Surgery2000Q1
Surgery2001Q1
Surgery2002Q1
Surgery2003Q1
Surgery2004Q1
Surgery2005Q1
Surgery2006Q1
Surgery2007Q1
Surgery2008Q1
Surgery2009Q1
Surgery2010Q1
Surgery2011Q1
Surgery2012Q1
Surgery2013Q1
Surgery2014Q1
Surgery2015Q1
Surgery2016Q1
Surgery2017Q1
Surgery2018Q1
Surgery2019Q1
Surgery2020Q1
Surgery2021Q1
SJR

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.

YearSJR
19990.931
20001.141
20011.050
20020.960
20030.873
20041.092
20051.009
20060.926
20070.947
20081.089
20091.334
20101.371
20111.319
20121.201
20131.401
20141.398
20151.441
20161.358
20171.359
20181.161
20191.017
20201.115
20210.874
Total Documents

Evolution of the number of published documents. All types of documents are considered, including citable and non citable documents.

YearDocuments
1999245
2000273
2001302
2002279
2003258
2004261
2005381
2006382
2007425
2008471
2009453
2010518
2011481
2012456
2013438
2014472
2015491
2016437
2017469
2018572
2019399
2020586
2021498
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)19992.346
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20002.600
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20012.533
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20022.514
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20032.415
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20042.641
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20052.655
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20062.359
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20072.327
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20082.426
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20092.435
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20102.715
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20112.663
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20122.693
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20132.639
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20142.739
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20152.746
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20162.733
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20172.731
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20182.453
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20192.252
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20202.704
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20212.897
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19992.346
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20002.319
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20012.378
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20022.245
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20032.389
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20042.565
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20052.436
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20062.111
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20072.230
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20082.269
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20092.509
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20102.644
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20112.567
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20122.478
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20132.515
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20142.649
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20152.738
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20162.674
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20172.623
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20182.327
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20192.227
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20202.448
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20212.990
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19991.985
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20002.044
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20011.890
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20021.936
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20032.251
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20042.296
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20051.913
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20061.936
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20071.864
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20082.346
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20092.364
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20102.528
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20112.331
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20122.236
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20132.276
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20142.628
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20152.542
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20162.406
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20172.442
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20182.286
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20191.823
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20202.480
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20212.962
Total Cites 
Self-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.

CitesYearValue
Self Cites199937
Self Cites200064
Self Cites200151
Self Cites200266
Self Cites200328
Self Cites2004102
Self Cites200579
Self Cites2006107
Self Cites2007117
Self Cites2008223
Self Cites2009176
Self Cites2010268
Self Cites2011247
Self Cites2012199
Self Cites2013261
Self Cites2014211
Self Cites2015261
Self Cites2016232
Self Cites2017189
Self Cites2018217
Self Cites2019161
Self Cites2020175
Self Cites2021132
Total Cites19991396
Total Cites20001484
Total Cites20011774
Total Cites20021841
Total Cites20032040
Total Cites20042152
Total Cites20051944
Total Cites20061900
Total Cites20072284
Total Cites20082695
Total Cites20093206
Total Cites20103567
Total Cites20113702
Total Cites20123598
Total Cites20133660
Total Cites20143642
Total Cites20153740
Total Cites20163746
Total Cites20173672
Total Cites20183251
Total Cites20193291
Total Cites20203525
Total Cites20214656
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.

CitesYearValue
External Cites per document19992.440
External Cites per document20002.483
External Cites per document20012.599
External Cites per document20022.458
External Cites per document20032.589
External Cites per document20042.708
External Cites per document20052.537
External Cites per document20062.258
External Cites per document20072.451
External Cites per document20082.570
External Cites per document20092.976
External Cites per document20103.052
External Cites per document20112.898
External Cites per document20122.861
External Cites per document20132.876
External Cites per document20143.036
External Cites per document20152.979
External Cites per document20162.948
External Cites per document20172.937
External Cites per document20182.602
External Cites per document20192.520
External Cites per document20202.702
External Cites per document20213.389
Cites per document19992.346
Cites per document20002.319
Cites per document20012.378
Cites per document20022.245
Cites per document20032.389
Cites per document20042.565
Cites per document20052.436
Cites per document20062.111
Cites per document20072.230
Cites per document20082.269
Cites per document20092.509
Cites per document20102.644
Cites per document20112.567
Cites per document20122.478
Cites per document20132.515
Cites per document20142.649
Cites per document20152.738
Cites per document20162.674
Cites per document20172.623
Cites per document20182.327
Cites per document20192.227
Cites per document20202.448
Cites per document20212.990
% 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
19996.53
20006.96
20017.62
200210.75
200310.08
200413.03
20057.87
20069.42
20076.59
20087.22
20098.83
201012.36
201111.64
201215.35
201318.72
201415.47
201522.81
201618.54
201719.19
201820.80
201927.57
202024.91
202120.68
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.

DocumentsYearValue
Non-citable documents199938
Non-citable documents200068
Non-citable documents200183
Non-citable documents200298
Non-citable documents200377
Non-citable documents200482
Non-citable documents200563
Non-citable documents2006106
Non-citable documents2007140
Non-citable documents2008226
Non-citable documents2009260
Non-citable documents2010268
Non-citable documents2011250
Non-citable documents2012264
Non-citable documents2013273
Non-citable documents2014245
Non-citable documents2015198
Non-citable documents2016209
Non-citable documents2017214
Non-citable documents2018231
Non-citable documents2019236
Non-citable documents2020200
Non-citable documents2021222
Citable documents1999557
Citable documents2000572
Citable documents2001663
Citable documents2002722
Citable documents2003777
Citable documents2004757
Citable documents2005735
Citable documents2006794
Citable documents2007884
Citable documents2008962
Citable documents20091018
Citable documents20101081
Citable documents20111192
Citable documents20121188
Citable documents20131182
Citable documents20141130
Citable documents20151168
Citable documents20161192
Citable documents20171186
Citable documents20181166
Citable documents20191242
Citable documents20201240
Citable documents20211335
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.

DocumentsYearValue
Uncited documents1999186
Uncited documents2000202
Uncited documents2001241
Uncited documents2002276
Uncited documents2003290
Uncited documents2004261
Uncited documents2005246
Uncited documents2006330
Uncited documents2007370
Uncited documents2008431
Uncited documents2009417
Uncited documents2010435
Uncited documents2011451
Uncited documents2012501
Uncited documents2013464
Uncited documents2014407
Uncited documents2015391
Uncited documents2016414
Uncited documents2017412
Uncited documents2018449
Uncited documents2019489
Uncited documents2020446
Uncited documents2021450
Cited documents1999409
Cited documents2000438
Cited documents2001505
Cited documents2002544
Cited documents2003564
Cited documents2004578
Cited documents2005552
Cited documents2006570
Cited documents2007654
Cited documents2008757
Cited documents2009861
Cited documents2010914
Cited documents2011991
Cited documents2012951
Cited documents2013991
Cited documents2014968
Cited documents2015975
Cited documents2016987
Cited documents2017988
Cited documents2018948
Cited documents2019989
Cited documents2020994
Cited documents20211107
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