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British Journal of Surgery

Country United States  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United States
186
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Subject Area and CategoryMedicine
Surgery
PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons Inc.
Publication typeJournals
ISSN00071323, 13652168
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
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
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
20182.458
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)19992.658
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20003.218
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20013.995
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20024.299
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20034.755
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20044.929
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20055.293
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20065.146
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20075.328
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20085.124
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20094.923
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20105.211
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20115.206
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20125.492
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20136.125
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20146.291
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20156.205
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20166.281
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20175.856
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20185.575
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19992.658
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20003.203
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20014.112
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20024.371
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20034.712
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20044.857
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20055.188
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20064.901
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20075.220
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20085.021
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20094.768
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20104.998
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20114.974
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20125.649
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20136.147
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20146.111
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20156.412
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20166.075
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20175.786
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20185.382
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19992.395
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20003.084
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20013.980
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20023.996
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20034.600
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20044.549
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20054.717
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20064.754
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20074.975
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20084.813
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20094.231
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20104.502
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20114.926
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20125.522
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20135.733
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20146.207
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20155.890
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20165.933
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20175.374
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20185.024
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 Cites2000164
Self Cites2001160
Self Cites2002140
Self Cites2003164
Self Cites2004135
Self Cites2005161
Self Cites2006130
Self Cites2007153
Self Cites2008142
Self Cites200987
Self Cites2010137
Self Cites2011155
Self Cites2012133
Self Cites2013167
Self Cites2014211
Self Cites2015164
Self Cites2016122
Self Cites2017120
Self Cites2018129
Total Cites19993081
Total Cites20003229
Total Cites20013479
Total Cites20023278
Total Cites20033369
Total Cites20043395
Total Cites20053564
Total Cites20063367
Total Cites20073466
Total Cites20083304
Total Cites20093104
Total Cites20103309
Total Cites20113397
Total Cites20123915
Total Cites20134463
Total Cites20144504
Total Cites20154764
Total Cites20164374
Total Cites20174004
Total Cites20183681
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 document19992.503
External Cites per document20003.041
External Cites per document20013.923
External Cites per document20024.184
External Cites per document20034.483
External Cites per document20044.664
External Cites per document20054.953
External Cites per document20064.712
External Cites per document20074.989
External Cites per document20084.805
External Cites per document20094.634
External Cites per document20104.792
External Cites per document20114.747
External Cites per document20125.457
External Cites per document20135.917
External Cites per document20145.825
External Cites per document20156.191
External Cites per document20165.906
External Cites per document20175.613
External Cites per document20185.193
Cites per document19992.658
Cites per document20003.203
Cites per document20014.112
Cites per document20024.371
Cites per document20034.712
Cites per document20044.857
Cites per document20055.188
Cites per document20064.901
Cites per document20075.220
Cites per document20085.021
Cites per document20094.768
Cites per document20104.998
Cites per document20114.974
Cites per document20125.649
Cites per document20136.147
Cites per document20146.111
Cites per document20156.412
Cites per document20166.075
Cites per document20175.786
Cites per document20185.382
% 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
19993.21
20009.31
200112.02
200213.68
200311.21
20046.77
200513.49
20068.19
20075.87
200813.40
20098.78
201017.15
20119.07
201214.13
201310.06
201416.83
201518.75
201624.49
201726.83
201826.07
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 documents1999349
Non-citable documents2000316
Non-citable documents2001285
Non-citable documents2002298
Non-citable documents2003288
Non-citable documents2004292
Non-citable documents2005273
Non-citable documents2006248
Non-citable documents2007243
Non-citable documents2008280
Non-citable documents2009304
Non-citable documents2010296
Non-citable documents2011313
Non-citable documents2012357
Non-citable documents2013403
Non-citable documents2014361
Non-citable documents2015283
Non-citable documents2016171
Non-citable documents201796
Non-citable documents201847
Citable documents19991159
Citable documents20001008
Citable documents2001846
Citable documents2002750
Citable documents2003715
Citable documents2004699
Citable documents2005687
Citable documents2006687
Citable documents2007664
Citable documents2008658
Citable documents2009651
Citable documents2010662
Citable documents2011683
Citable documents2012693
Citable documents2013726
Citable documents2014737
Citable documents2015743
Citable documents2016720
Citable documents2017692
Citable documents2018684
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 documents2001369
Uncited documents2002361
Uncited documents2003331
Uncited documents2004316
Uncited documents2005294
Uncited documents2006282
Uncited documents2007291
Uncited documents2008339
Uncited documents2009376
Uncited documents2010369
Uncited documents2011387
Uncited documents2012409
Uncited documents2013447
Uncited documents2014434
Uncited documents2015343
Uncited documents2016253
Uncited documents2017156
Uncited documents2018118
Cited documents1999865
Cited documents2000830
Cited documents2001762
Cited documents2002687
Cited documents2003672
Cited documents2004675
Cited documents2005666
Cited documents2006653
Cited documents2007616
Cited documents2008599
Cited documents2009579
Cited documents2010589
Cited documents2011609
Cited documents2012641
Cited documents2013682
Cited documents2014664
Cited documents2015683
Cited documents2016638
Cited documents2017632
Cited documents2018613
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