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International Journal of Nephrologyopen access

Country Egypt  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of Egypt
H Index
Subject Area and CategoryMedicine
PublisherHindawi Publishing Corporation
Publication typeJournals
ISSN20902158, 2090214X
Scope International Journal of Nephrology is a peer-reviewed, Open Access journal that publishes original research articles, review articles, and clinical studies focusing on the prevention, diagnosis, and management of kidney diseases and associated disorders. The journal welcomes submissions related to cell biology, developmental biology, genetics, immunology, pathology, pathophysiology of renal disease and progression, clinical nephrology, dialysis, and transplantation.


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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.


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.

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)20132.062
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20142.660
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20152.490
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20162.205
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.477
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20181.600
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20191.833
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20132.062
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20142.660
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20152.490
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.376
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.512
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20181.671
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20191.899
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20132.062
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20142.660
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.597
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.417
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.553
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20181.540
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20191.491
Total 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.

Self Cites20120
Self Cites20130
Self Cites20141
Self Cites20153
Self Cites20160
Self Cites20170
Self Cites20181
Self Cites20190
Total Cites20120
Total Cites2013167
Total Cites2014282
Total Cites2015356
Total Cites2016117
Total Cites2017127
Total Cites2018122
Total Cites2019150
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.

External Cites per document20120
External Cites per document20132.062
External Cites per document20142.651
External Cites per document20152.469
External Cites per document20161.376
External Cites per document20171.512
External Cites per document20181.658
External Cites per document20191.899
Cites per document20120.000
Cites per document20132.062
Cites per document20142.660
Cites per document20152.490
Cites per document20161.376
Cites per document20171.512
Cites per document20181.671
Cites per document20191.899
% 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
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.

Non-citable documents20120
Non-citable documents20135
Non-citable documents20146
Non-citable documents20156
Non-citable documents20161
Non-citable documents20170
Non-citable documents20180
Non-citable documents20190
Citable documents20120
Citable documents201381
Citable documents2014106
Citable documents2015143
Citable documents201685
Citable documents201784
Citable documents201873
Citable documents201979
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.

Uncited documents20120
Uncited documents201335
Uncited documents201430
Uncited documents201543
Uncited documents201633
Uncited documents201730
Uncited documents201828
Uncited documents201931
Cited documents20120
Cited documents201351
Cited documents201482
Cited documents2015106
Cited documents201653
Cited documents201754
Cited documents201845
Cited documents201948
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