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Annals of Surgery

Country United States  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United States
284
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Subject Area and CategoryMedicine
Surgery
PublisherLippincott Williams & Wilkins Ltd.
Publication typeJournals
ISSN15281140, 00034932
Coverage1945-ongoing
Scope ​​​Annals of Surgery, the world's most highly referenced surgery journal, provides the international medical community with information on significant contributions to the advancement of surgical science and practice. Surgeons look to Annals of Surgery first for innovations in practice and technique. Special editorial features include "Advances in Surgical T​echnique," which provides up-to-the-minute coverage of current clinical issues, and monthly review articles that cover the most current practice concerns.

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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
19992.747
20003.510
20013.724
20023.446
20033.241
20043.374
20053.475
20063.768
20074.368
20083.849
20094.487
20104.192
20114.142
20123.715
20134.285
20144.625
20154.596
20164.422
20174.361
20183.963
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)19996.259
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20007.342
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20018.207
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20028.411
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20038.639
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20048.222
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20058.878
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20069.010
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20079.476
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20089.937
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20099.313
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20109.558
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20119.563
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20129.128
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20139.017
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20149.548
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20159.559
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20169.420
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20179.049
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20188.504
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19996.259
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20007.034
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20018.137
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20028.327
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20038.124
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20047.845
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20058.685
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20068.790
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20079.716
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20089.083
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20098.824
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20109.378
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20118.856
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20128.492
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20138.478
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20149.549
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20159.538
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20169.121
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20178.893
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20188.540
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19995.385
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20006.640
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20017.762
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20027.551
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20037.097
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20047.153
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20058.060
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20069.009
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20078.397
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20088.390
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20098.298
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20108.301
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20118.012
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20127.391
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20138.150
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20149.277
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20158.881
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20168.402
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20178.717
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20187.985
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 Cites1999125
Self Cites2000182
Self Cites2001195
Self Cites2002191
Self Cites2003178
Self Cites2004176
Self Cites2005181
Self Cites2006193
Self Cites2007241
Self Cites2008274
Self Cites2009326
Self Cites2010348
Self Cites2011366
Self Cites2012218
Self Cites2013247
Self Cites2014333
Self Cites2015509
Self Cites2016361
Self Cites2017488
Self Cites2018296
Total Cites19993330
Total Cites20003946
Total Cites20014923
Total Cites20024963
Total Cites20034899
Total Cites20044919
Total Cites20055689
Total Cites20065889
Total Cites20076228
Total Cites20086040
Total Cites20096027
Total Cites20107127
Total Cites20117315
Total Cites20127524
Total Cites20137774
Total Cites20148585
Total Cites20158680
Total Cites20168501
Total Cites20178608
Total Cites20188420
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 document19996.024
External Cites per document20006.709
External Cites per document20017.815
External Cites per document20028.007
External Cites per document20037.829
External Cites per document20047.565
External Cites per document20058.409
External Cites per document20068.501
External Cites per document20079.340
External Cites per document20088.671
External Cites per document20098.347
External Cites per document20108.920
External Cites per document20118.413
External Cites per document20128.246
External Cites per document20138.208
External Cites per document20149.179
External Cites per document20158.979
External Cites per document20168.734
External Cites per document20178.388
External Cites per document20188.239
Cites per document19996.259
Cites per document20007.034
Cites per document20018.137
Cites per document20028.327
Cites per document20038.124
Cites per document20047.845
Cites per document20058.685
Cites per document20068.790
Cites per document20079.716
Cites per document20089.083
Cites per document20098.824
Cites per document20109.378
Cites per document20118.856
Cites per document20128.492
Cites per document20138.478
Cites per document20149.549
Cites per document20159.538
Cites per document20169.121
Cites per document20178.893
Cites per document20188.540
% 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
19998.15
20007.05
20018.14
20022.58
20037.66
200413.44
200515.60
20066.98
200714.67
200814.22
200915.17
201011.83
201112.24
201216.17
201313.81
201417.22
201517.20
201615.58
201717.16
201816.44
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 documents199998
Non-citable documents2000105
Non-citable documents200191
Non-citable documents200285
Non-citable documents200378
Non-citable documents200475
Non-citable documents200579
Non-citable documents200681
Non-citable documents2007163
Non-citable documents2008254
Non-citable documents2009408
Non-citable documents2010465
Non-citable documents2011513
Non-citable documents2012570
Non-citable documents2013475
Non-citable documents2014489
Non-citable documents2015357
Non-citable documents2016586
Non-citable documents2017611
Non-citable documents2018746
Citable documents1999532
Citable documents2000561
Citable documents2001605
Citable documents2002596
Citable documents2003603
Citable documents2004627
Citable documents2005655
Citable documents2006670
Citable documents2007641
Citable documents2008665
Citable documents2009683
Citable documents2010760
Citable documents2011826
Citable documents2012886
Citable documents2013917
Citable documents2014899
Citable documents2015910
Citable documents2016932
Citable documents2017968
Citable documents2018986
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 documents1999131
Uncited documents2000136
Uncited documents2001108
Uncited documents2002104
Uncited documents200391
Uncited documents2004104
Uncited documents200598
Uncited documents200699
Uncited documents2007162
Uncited documents2008233
Uncited documents2009382
Uncited documents2010416
Uncited documents2011503
Uncited documents2012548
Uncited documents2013468
Uncited documents2014454
Uncited documents2015329
Uncited documents2016511
Uncited documents2017541
Uncited documents2018650
Cited documents1999499
Cited documents2000530
Cited documents2001588
Cited documents2002577
Cited documents2003590
Cited documents2004598
Cited documents2005636
Cited documents2006652
Cited documents2007642
Cited documents2008686
Cited documents2009709
Cited documents2010809
Cited documents2011836
Cited documents2012908
Cited documents2013924
Cited documents2014934
Cited documents2015938
Cited documents20161007
Cited documents20171038
Cited documents20181082
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