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American Journal of Surgery

Country United States  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United States
148
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Subject Area and CategoryMedicine
Medicine (miscellaneous)
Surgery
Publisher Elsevier Inc.
Publication typeJournals
ISSN00029610, 18791883
Coverage1917, 1919, 1926-2020
Scope The American Journal of Surgery® is a peer-reviewed journal designed for the general surgeon who performs abdominal, cancer, vascular, head and neck, breast, colorectal, and other forms of surgery. AJS is the official journal of 7 major surgical societies* and publishes their official papers as well as independently submitted clinical studies, editorials, reviews, brief reports, correspondence and book reviews. * The American Journal of Surgery® is the Official Publication of: The Southwestern Surgical Congress The North Pacific Surgical Association The Association for Surgical Education The Association of Women Surgeons Midwest Surgical Association The Society of Black Academic Surgeons (SBAS).

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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
Medicine (miscellaneous)1999Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2000Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2001Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2002Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2003Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2004Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2005Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2006Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2007Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2008Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2009Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2010Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2011Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2012Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2013Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2014Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2015Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2016Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2017Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2018Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2019Q1
Surgery1999Q1
Surgery2000Q1
Surgery2001Q1
Surgery2002Q1
Surgery2003Q1
Surgery2004Q1
Surgery2005Q1
Surgery2006Q1
Surgery2007Q1
Surgery2008Q1
Surgery2009Q1
Surgery2010Q1
Surgery2011Q1
Surgery2012Q1
Surgery2013Q1
Surgery2014Q1
Surgery2015Q1
Surgery2016Q1
Surgery2017Q1
Surgery2018Q1
Surgery2019Q1
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
19990.923
20001.194
20011.205
20021.112
20031.174
20041.230
20051.163
20061.163
20071.157
20081.307
20091.231
20101.185
20111.220
20121.227
20131.381
20141.324
20151.319
20161.254
20171.141
20181.087
20191.030
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)19992.094
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20002.661
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20012.851
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20023.065
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20033.062
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20043.379
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20053.423
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20063.361
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20073.246
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20083.223
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20093.110
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20103.082
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20113.117
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20123.307
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20133.235
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20143.113
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20152.877
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20162.904
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20172.592
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20182.498
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20192.414
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19992.094
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20002.530
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20012.812
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20022.984
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20032.805
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20043.380
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20053.281
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20063.200
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20073.146
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20083.115
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20092.920
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20103.023
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20113.126
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20123.221
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20133.056
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20142.998
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20152.774
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20162.858
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20172.440
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20182.409
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20192.389
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19991.715
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20002.360
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20012.432
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20022.289
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20032.725
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20043.082
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20052.789
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20063.034
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20072.881
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20082.702
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20092.764
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20102.927
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20112.970
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20122.921
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20132.822
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20142.778
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20152.609
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20162.648
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20172.278
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20182.268
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20192.190
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 Cites199991
Self Cites200059
Self Cites2001114
Self Cites200288
Self Cites2003128
Self Cites2004123
Self Cites2005118
Self Cites2006111
Self Cites2007137
Self Cites2008144
Self Cites2009125
Self Cites2010102
Self Cites201193
Self Cites2012105
Self Cites201392
Self Cites201465
Self Cites201583
Self Cites2016120
Self Cites201798
Self Cites2018141
Self Cites2019161
Total Cites19991811
Total Cites20002039
Total Cites20012185
Total Cites20022268
Total Cites20032233
Total Cites20042741
Total Cites20052868
Total Cites20062973
Total Cites20073184
Total Cites20083184
Total Cites20092961
Total Cites20102996
Total Cites20112907
Total Cites20122867
Total Cites20132668
Total Cites20142581
Total Cites20152527
Total Cites20162712
Total Cites20172499
Total Cites20182594
Total Cites20192664
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 document19991.988
External Cites per document20002.457
External Cites per document20012.665
External Cites per document20022.868
External Cites per document20032.644
External Cites per document20043.228
External Cites per document20053.146
External Cites per document20063.081
External Cites per document20073.011
External Cites per document20082.975
External Cites per document20092.797
External Cites per document20102.920
External Cites per document20113.026
External Cites per document20123.103
External Cites per document20132.951
External Cites per document20142.922
External Cites per document20152.683
External Cites per document20162.731
External Cites per document20172.345
External Cites per document20182.278
External Cites per document20192.245
Cites per document19992.094
Cites per document20002.530
Cites per document20012.812
Cites per document20022.984
Cites per document20032.805
Cites per document20043.380
Cites per document20053.281
Cites per document20063.200
Cites per document20073.146
Cites per document20083.115
Cites per document20092.920
Cites per document20103.023
Cites per document20113.126
Cites per document20123.221
Cites per document20133.056
Cites per document20142.998
Cites per document20152.774
Cites per document20162.858
Cites per document20172.440
Cites per document20182.409
Cites per document20192.389
% 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
19993.35
20003.79
20016.85
20027.43
20033.78
20045.84
20056.55
20064.31
20076.78
20085.71
20096.33
20106.56
20115.34
20126.91
20135.44
20145.90
20155.93
20163.33
20175.80
20186.44
20197.05
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 documents199956
Non-citable documents200073
Non-citable documents200169
Non-citable documents200265
Non-citable documents200356
Non-citable documents200468
Non-citable documents200590
Non-citable documents200690
Non-citable documents200787
Non-citable documents2008113
Non-citable documents2009155
Non-citable documents2010202
Non-citable documents2011216
Non-citable documents2012208
Non-citable documents2013192
Non-citable documents2014132
Non-citable documents2015101
Non-citable documents201672
Non-citable documents201793
Non-citable documents2018132
Non-citable documents2019204
Citable documents1999865
Citable documents2000806
Citable documents2001777
Citable documents2002760
Citable documents2003796
Citable documents2004811
Citable documents2005874
Citable documents2006929
Citable documents20071012
Citable documents20081022
Citable documents20091014
Citable documents2010991
Citable documents2011930
Citable documents2012890
Citable documents2013873
Citable documents2014861
Citable documents2015911
Citable documents2016949
Citable documents20171024
Citable documents20181077
Citable documents20191115
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 documents1999331
Uncited documents2000302
Uncited documents2001282
Uncited documents2002257
Uncited documents2003246
Uncited documents2004246
Uncited documents2005278
Uncited documents2006265
Uncited documents2007257
Uncited documents2008318
Uncited documents2009336
Uncited documents2010326
Uncited documents2011333
Uncited documents2012334
Uncited documents2013345
Uncited documents2014283
Uncited documents2015308
Uncited documents2016263
Uncited documents2017329
Uncited documents2018369
Uncited documents2019456
Cited documents1999590
Cited documents2000577
Cited documents2001564
Cited documents2002568
Cited documents2003606
Cited documents2004633
Cited documents2005686
Cited documents2006754
Cited documents2007842
Cited documents2008817
Cited documents2009833
Cited documents2010867
Cited documents2011813
Cited documents2012764
Cited documents2013720
Cited documents2014710
Cited documents2015704
Cited documents2016758
Cited documents2017788
Cited documents2018840
Cited documents2019863
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