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Archives of Plastic Surgeryopen access

Country South Korea  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of South Korea
20
H Index
Subject Area and CategoryMedicine
Surgery
PublisherKorean Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
Publication typeJournals
ISSN22346171, 22346163
Coverage2012-ongoing
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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
Surgery2013Q2
Surgery2014Q2
Surgery2015Q2
Surgery2016Q2
Surgery2017Q2
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
20130.449
20140.717
20150.722
20160.747
20170.582
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)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20131.111
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20142.030
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.750
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.643
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.534
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.111
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20142.030
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.750
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.620
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.530
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.111
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20142.030
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.500
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.490
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.471
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 Cites20120
Self Cites201316
Self Cites201416
Self Cites201536
Self Cites201630
Self Cites201714
Total Cites20120
Total Cites2013120
Total Cites2014477
Total Cites2015602
Total Cites2016546
Total Cites2017453
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 document20120
External Cites per document20130.963
External Cites per document20141.962
External Cites per document20151.645
External Cites per document20161.531
External Cites per document20171.483
Cites per document20120.000
Cites per document20131.111
Cites per document20142.030
Cites per document20151.750
Cites per document20161.620
Cites per document20171.530
% 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
20120.70
20135.99
20147.69
20155.95
20166.47
201711.11
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 documents20120
Non-citable documents201335
Non-citable documents201475
Non-citable documents2015122
Non-citable documents2016154
Non-citable documents2017167
Citable documents20120
Citable documents2013108
Citable documents2014235
Citable documents2015344
Citable documents2016337
Citable documents2017296
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 documents20120
Uncited documents201371
Uncited documents2014127
Uncited documents2015212
Uncited documents2016241
Uncited documents2017258
Cited documents20120
Cited documents201372
Cited documents2014183
Cited documents2015254
Cited documents2016250
Cited documents2017205
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