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World Journal of Surgery

Country Germany  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of Germany
135
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Subject Area and CategoryMedicine
Surgery
PublisherSpringer Verlag
Publication typeJournals
ISSN03642313, 14322323
Coverage1976-ongoing
Scope Under the editorship of Dr. John G. Hunter, 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. In addition to original scientific reports, the journal features "World Progress in Surgery", a special section presenting contributions from recognized authorities on a single topic of current importance. World Journal of Surgery rapidly publishes original articles that offer significant contributions in the fields of clinical surgery, experimental surgery and related sciences, surgical education, and the socioeconomic aspects of surgical care.

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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
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
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)19992.382
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20002.766
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20012.799
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20022.843
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20032.705
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20042.903
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20052.922
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20062.461
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20072.484
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20082.697
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20092.839
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20103.325
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20113.278
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20123.293
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20133.206
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20143.332
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20153.223
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20163.190
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20173.148
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20182.812
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19992.382
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20002.516
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20012.667
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20022.550
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20032.634
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20042.834
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20052.647
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20062.253
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20072.391
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20082.590
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20092.973
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20103.272
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20113.115
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20123.033
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20133.067
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20143.229
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20153.134
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20163.105
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20173.046
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20182.714
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19992.044
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20002.277
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20012.118
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20022.155
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20032.497
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20042.487
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20052.109
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20062.073
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20072.026
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20082.717
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20092.857
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20103.051
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20112.800
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20122.771
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20132.801
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20143.109
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20152.875
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20162.819
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20172.883
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20182.620
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 Cites2004104
Self Cites200579
Self Cites2006110
Self Cites2007112
Self Cites2008197
Self Cites2009165
Self Cites2010259
Self Cites2011247
Self Cites2012211
Self Cites2013263
Self Cites2014212
Self Cites2015264
Self Cites2016233
Self Cites2017191
Self Cites2018240
Total Cites19991327
Total Cites20001439
Total Cites20011768
Total Cites20021841
Total Cites20032047
Total Cites20042154
Total Cites20051956
Total Cites20061802
Total Cites20072121
Total Cites20082455
Total Cites20092869
Total Cites20103367
Total Cites20113613
Total Cites20123625
Total Cites20133668
Total Cites20143691
Total Cites20153695
Total Cites20163717
Total Cites20173622
Total Cites20183194
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 document19992.316
External Cites per document20002.404
External Cites per document20012.590
External Cites per document20022.458
External Cites per document20032.598
External Cites per document20042.697
External Cites per document20052.540
External Cites per document20062.115
External Cites per document20072.265
External Cites per document20082.382
External Cites per document20092.802
External Cites per document20103.020
External Cites per document20112.902
External Cites per document20122.857
External Cites per document20132.847
External Cites per document20143.044
External Cites per document20152.910
External Cites per document20162.911
External Cites per document20172.886
External Cites per document20182.510
Cites per document19992.382
Cites per document20002.516
Cites per document20012.667
Cites per document20022.550
Cites per document20032.634
Cites per document20042.834
Cites per document20052.647
Cites per document20062.253
Cites per document20072.391
Cites per document20082.590
Cites per document20092.973
Cites per document20103.272
Cites per document20113.115
Cites per document20123.033
Cites per document20133.067
Cites per document20143.229
Cites per document20153.134
Cites per document20163.105
Cites per document20173.046
Cites per document20182.714
% 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
19996.50
20006.93
20017.62
200210.68
20039.85
200412.73
20057.81
20069.30
20076.16
20086.31
20098.95
201011.93
201111.55
201215.40
201319.06
201415.34
201522.60
201618.74
201719.09
201821.88
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 documents199942
Non-citable documents200073
Non-citable documents200187
Non-citable documents2002100
Non-citable documents200380
Non-citable documents200487
Non-citable documents200573
Non-citable documents2006115
Non-citable documents2007151
Non-citable documents2008229
Non-citable documents2009256
Non-citable documents2010263
Non-citable documents2011254
Non-citable documents2012276
Non-citable documents2013291
Non-citable documents2014262
Non-citable documents2015217
Non-citable documents2016225
Non-citable documents2017230
Non-citable documents2018248
Citable documents1999557
Citable documents2000572
Citable documents2001663
Citable documents2002722
Citable documents2003777
Citable documents2004760
Citable documents2005739
Citable documents2006800
Citable documents2007887
Citable documents2008948
Citable documents2009965
Citable documents20101029
Citable documents20111160
Citable documents20121195
Citable documents20131196
Citable documents20141143
Citable documents20151179
Citable documents20161197
Citable documents20171189
Citable documents20181177
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 documents1999197
Uncited documents2000213
Uncited documents2001248
Uncited documents2002280
Uncited documents2003293
Uncited documents2004268
Uncited documents2005256
Uncited documents2006352
Uncited documents2007400
Uncited documents2008448
Uncited documents2009413
Uncited documents2010428
Uncited documents2011451
Uncited documents2012518
Uncited documents2013487
Uncited documents2014427
Uncited documents2015419
Uncited documents2016437
Uncited documents2017437
Uncited documents2018476
Cited documents1999402
Cited documents2000432
Cited documents2001502
Cited documents2002542
Cited documents2003564
Cited documents2004579
Cited documents2005556
Cited documents2006563
Cited documents2007638
Cited documents2008729
Cited documents2009808
Cited documents2010864
Cited documents2011963
Cited documents2012953
Cited documents20131000
Cited documents2014978
Cited documents2015977
Cited documents2016985
Cited documents2017982
Cited documents2018949
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