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British Journal of Surgery

Country United States  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United States
181
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Subject Area and CategoryMedicine
Surgery
PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons Inc.
Publication typeJournals
ISSN13652168, 00071323
Coverage1913-ongoing
Scope BJS features the very best in clinical and laboratory-based research on all aspects of general surgery and related topics. Developing areas such as minimally invasive therapy and interventional radiology are strongly represented. The inclusion of Leading articles, Reviews and Original Articles means that the BJS; offers an appropriate format for any length or type of submission. In addition there are abstracts from key meetings, correspondence, and book reviews. BJS will be of interest not only to general surgeons, but also to specialty surgeons and those working in related fields.

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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
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
19991.266
20001.577
20011.726
20021.657
20031.745
20041.874
20051.948
20062.128
20072.213
20082.275
20092.183
20102.210
20112.113
20122.306
20132.840
20142.863
20153.001
20162.830
20172.654
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)19992.647
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20003.225
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20013.985
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20024.273
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20034.735
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20044.902
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20055.288
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20065.464
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20075.529
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20085.501
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20095.205
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20105.160
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20115.190
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20125.467
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20136.113
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20146.278
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20156.188
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20166.133
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20175.496
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19992.647
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20003.211
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20014.104
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20024.341
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20034.698
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20044.837
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20055.185
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20065.204
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20075.436
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20085.378
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20095.030
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20104.955
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20114.958
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20125.643
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20136.134
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20146.091
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20156.390
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20165.951
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20175.425
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19992.388
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20003.092
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20013.974
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20023.961
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20034.581
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20044.536
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20054.715
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20065.037
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20075.236
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20085.162
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20094.492
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20104.457
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20114.914
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20125.507
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20135.722
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20146.205
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20155.867
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20165.848
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20175.055
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 Cites1999180
Self Cites2000165
Self Cites2001160
Self Cites2002140
Self Cites2003164
Self Cites2004135
Self Cites2005161
Self Cites2006133
Self Cites2007154
Self Cites2008146
Self Cites200992
Self Cites2010137
Self Cites2011157
Self Cites2012134
Self Cites2013167
Self Cites2014211
Self Cites2015164
Self Cites2016122
Self Cites2017120
Total Cites19993071
Total Cites20003240
Total Cites20013472
Total Cites20023256
Total Cites20033359
Total Cites20043381
Total Cites20053562
Total Cites20063575
Total Cites20073702
Total Cites20083630
Total Cites20093385
Total Cites20103330
Total Cites20113436
Total Cites20123939
Total Cites20134453
Total Cites20144489
Total Cites20154748
Total Cites20164279
Total Cites20173749
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 document19992.492
External Cites per document20003.048
External Cites per document20013.915
External Cites per document20024.155
External Cites per document20034.469
External Cites per document20044.644
External Cites per document20054.951
External Cites per document20065.010
External Cites per document20075.210
External Cites per document20085.161
External Cites per document20094.893
External Cites per document20104.751
External Cites per document20114.732
External Cites per document20125.451
External Cites per document20135.904
External Cites per document20145.805
External Cites per document20156.170
External Cites per document20165.782
External Cites per document20175.252
Cites per document19992.647
Cites per document20003.211
Cites per document20014.104
Cites per document20024.341
Cites per document20034.698
Cites per document20044.837
Cites per document20055.185
Cites per document20065.204
Cites per document20075.436
Cites per document20085.378
Cites per document20095.030
Cites per document20104.955
Cites per document20114.958
Cites per document20125.643
Cites per document20136.134
Cites per document20146.091
Cites per document20156.390
Cites per document20165.951
Cites per document20175.425
% 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
19993.20
20009.31
200112.02
200213.68
200311.21
20046.77
200513.53
20067.89
20075.87
200813.50
20099.24
201017.15
20119.07
201214.13
201310.06
201416.83
201515.48
201615.51
201727.85
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 documents1999350
Non-citable documents2000318
Non-citable documents2001287
Non-citable documents2002299
Non-citable documents2003288
Non-citable documents2004292
Non-citable documents2005273
Non-citable documents2006247
Non-citable documents2007249
Non-citable documents2008286
Non-citable documents2009311
Non-citable documents2010298
Non-citable documents2011315
Non-citable documents2012359
Non-citable documents2013403
Non-citable documents2014361
Non-citable documents2015283
Non-citable documents2016171
Non-citable documents201796
Citable documents19991160
Citable documents20001009
Citable documents2001846
Citable documents2002750
Citable documents2003715
Citable documents2004699
Citable documents2005687
Citable documents2006687
Citable documents2007681
Citable documents2008675
Citable documents2009673
Citable documents2010672
Citable documents2011693
Citable documents2012698
Citable documents2013726
Citable documents2014737
Citable documents2015743
Citable documents2016719
Citable documents2017691
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 documents1999643
Uncited documents2000494
Uncited documents2001371
Uncited documents2002361
Uncited documents2003329
Uncited documents2004314
Uncited documents2005294
Uncited documents2006275
Uncited documents2007292
Uncited documents2008343
Uncited documents2009381
Uncited documents2010374
Uncited documents2011389
Uncited documents2012412
Uncited documents2013448
Uncited documents2014435
Uncited documents2015343
Uncited documents2016256
Uncited documents2017160
Cited documents1999867
Cited documents2000833
Cited documents2001762
Cited documents2002688
Cited documents2003674
Cited documents2004677
Cited documents2005666
Cited documents2006659
Cited documents2007638
Cited documents2008618
Cited documents2009603
Cited documents2010596
Cited documents2011619
Cited documents2012645
Cited documents2013681
Cited documents2014663
Cited documents2015683
Cited documents2016634
Cited documents2017627
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