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Annals of Plastic Surgery

Country United States  - SIR icon
88
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Subject Area and CategoryMedicine
Surgery
Publisher Lippincott Williams and Wilkins Ltd.
Publication typeJournals
ISSN01487043, 15363708
Coverage1978-2020
Scope The only independent journal devoted to general plastic and reconstructive surgery, Annals of Plastic Surgery serves as a forum for current scientific and clinical advances in the field and a sounding board for ideas and perspectives on its future. The journal publishes peer-reviewed original articles, brief communications, case reports, and notes in all areas of interest to the practicing plastic surgeon. There are also historical and current reviews, descriptions of surgical technique, and lively editorials and letters to the editor.

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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
Surgery1999Q2
Surgery2000Q1
Surgery2001Q1
Surgery2002Q1
Surgery2003Q1
Surgery2004Q1
Surgery2005Q1
Surgery2006Q1
Surgery2007Q1
Surgery2008Q1
Surgery2009Q1
Surgery2010Q1
Surgery2011Q1
Surgery2012Q1
Surgery2013Q1
Surgery2014Q1
Surgery2015Q1
Surgery2016Q1
Surgery2017Q1
Surgery2018Q2
Surgery2019Q2
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
19990.443
20000.730
20010.630
20020.571
20030.651
20040.746
20050.711
20060.877
20070.928
20080.993
20091.061
20100.970
20110.994
20120.874
20131.005
20140.945
20151.003
20160.905
20170.893
20180.735
20190.733
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)19990.665
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20001.014
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20011.064
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20021.052
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20031.154
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20041.191
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20051.402
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20061.511
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20071.623
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20081.699
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20091.884
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20101.781
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20111.831
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20121.726
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20131.774
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.716
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.727
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.793
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.700
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20181.600
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20191.406
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19990.665
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20001.076
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20010.918
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20021.010
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20031.076
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20041.199
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20051.273
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20061.529
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20071.571
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20081.638
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20091.819
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20101.729
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20111.676
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20121.594
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.761
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.651
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.757
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.758
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.659
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20181.539
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20191.381
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19990.660
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20000.937
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20010.808
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20020.809
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20031.023
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20041.053
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20051.167
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20061.412
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20071.456
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20081.428
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20091.669
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20101.493
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20111.490
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20121.488
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.637
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.556
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.646
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.633
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.594
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20181.458
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20191.174
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 Cites199955
Self Cites200092
Self Cites200182
Self Cites200260
Self Cites200383
Self Cites2004103
Self Cites200593
Self Cites2006116
Self Cites2007156
Self Cites200891
Self Cites2009107
Self Cites201083
Self Cites2011105
Self Cites2012145
Self Cites2013132
Self Cites2014127
Self Cites2015134
Self Cites2016117
Self Cites2017124
Self Cites201889
Self Cites201989
Total Cites1999457
Total Cites2000733
Total Cites2001623
Total Cites2002680
Total Cites2003711
Total Cites2004789
Total Cites2005830
Total Cites20061061
Total Cites20071156
Total Cites20081261
Total Cites20091384
Total Cites20101373
Total Cites20111361
Total Cites20121339
Total Cites20131437
Total Cites20141398
Total Cites20151620
Total Cites20161684
Total Cites20171671
Total Cites20181497
Total Cites20191421
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 document19990.585
External Cites per document20000.941
External Cites per document20010.797
External Cites per document20020.921
External Cites per document20030.950
External Cites per document20041.043
External Cites per document20051.130
External Cites per document20061.362
External Cites per document20071.359
External Cites per document20081.519
External Cites per document20091.678
External Cites per document20101.625
External Cites per document20111.547
External Cites per document20121.421
External Cites per document20131.599
External Cites per document20141.501
External Cites per document20151.612
External Cites per document20161.636
External Cites per document20171.536
External Cites per document20181.447
External Cites per document20191.294
Cites per document19990.665
Cites per document20001.076
Cites per document20010.918
Cites per document20021.010
Cites per document20031.076
Cites per document20041.199
Cites per document20051.273
Cites per document20061.529
Cites per document20071.571
Cites per document20081.638
Cites per document20091.819
Cites per document20101.729
Cites per document20111.676
Cites per document20121.594
Cites per document20131.761
Cites per document20141.651
Cites per document20151.757
Cites per document20161.758
Cites per document20171.659
Cites per document20181.539
Cites per document20191.381
% 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
19993.05
20002.56
20017.14
20023.00
200311.86
20045.51
20059.12
20066.74
200711.28
200816.01
200912.27
20109.24
20118.09
20128.28
20139.55
201410.00
20158.08
201612.24
201714.12
20189.34
201922.41
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 documents1999147
Non-citable documents2000186
Non-citable documents2001220
Non-citable documents2002270
Non-citable documents2003287
Non-citable documents2004273
Non-citable documents2005197
Non-citable documents2006173
Non-citable documents2007192
Non-citable documents2008232
Non-citable documents2009204
Non-citable documents2010141
Non-citable documents2011109
Non-citable documents2012109
Non-citable documents2013109
Non-citable documents201499
Non-citable documents2015115
Non-citable documents2016136
Non-citable documents2017144
Non-citable documents2018132
Non-citable documents2019124
Citable documents1999687
Citable documents2000681
Citable documents2001679
Citable documents2002673
Citable documents2003661
Citable documents2004658
Citable documents2005652
Citable documents2006694
Citable documents2007736
Citable documents2008770
Citable documents2009761
Citable documents2010794
Citable documents2011812
Citable documents2012840
Citable documents2013816
Citable documents2014847
Citable documents2015922
Citable documents2016958
Citable documents20171007
Citable documents2018973
Citable documents20191029
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 documents1999573
Uncited documents2000522
Uncited documents2001572
Uncited documents2002590
Uncited documents2003587
Uncited documents2004546
Uncited documents2005454
Uncited documents2006424
Uncited documents2007469
Uncited documents2008490
Uncited documents2009442
Uncited documents2010413
Uncited documents2011421
Uncited documents2012408
Uncited documents2013398
Uncited documents2014414
Uncited documents2015432
Uncited documents2016452
Uncited documents2017480
Uncited documents2018497
Uncited documents2019525
Cited documents1999261
Cited documents2000345
Cited documents2001327
Cited documents2002353
Cited documents2003361
Cited documents2004385
Cited documents2005395
Cited documents2006443
Cited documents2007459
Cited documents2008512
Cited documents2009523
Cited documents2010522
Cited documents2011500
Cited documents2012541
Cited documents2013527
Cited documents2014532
Cited documents2015605
Cited documents2016642
Cited documents2017671
Cited documents2018608
Cited documents2019628
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