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International Cardiovascular Research Journalopen access



Universities and research institutions in Iran

Subject Area and Category


Shiraz University of Medical Sciences

Shiraz University of Medical Sciences in Scimago Institutions Rankings



Publication type



22519130, 22519149





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The International Cardiovascular Research Journal aims at publishing the high quality materials, both clinical and scientific, on all aspects of Cardiovascular Medicine and Surgery. It includes articles related to research findings, technical evaluations, and reviews. In addition, it provides a forum for exchanging information on all aspects of Cardiovascular Medicine and Surgery, including education issues. In addition to publishing original papers on all aspects of Cardiovascular Medicine and Surgery, the journal also features Reviews, Clinical Perspectives, ESC Guidelines and editorial articles about recent developments in Cardiovascular Medicine and Surgery as well as encouraging correspondence from its readers. Join the conversation about this journal

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.

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Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine2013Q4
Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine2014Q4
Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine2015Q3
Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine2016Q3
Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine2017Q3
Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine2018Q4
Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine2019Q4
Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine2020Q4
Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine2021Q4

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.

Total Documents

Evolution of the number of published documents. All types of documents are considered, including citable and non citable documents.

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)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.059
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.260
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.831
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.788
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.597
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.532
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.371
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20200.242
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20210.324
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.059
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.260
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.857
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.817
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.532
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.243
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.295
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20200.296
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20210.301
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.059
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.289
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.958
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.701
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.310
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.224
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.339
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.283
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20210.182
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 Cites20110
Self Cites20120
Self Cites20130
Self Cites20143
Self Cites20155
Self Cites20163
Self Cites20176
Self Cites20181
Self Cites20194
Self Cites20202
Self Cites20212
Total Cites20110
Total Cites20120
Total Cites20131
Total Cites201413
Total Cites201572
Total Cites201698
Total Cites201767
Total Cites201828
Total Cites201928
Total Cites202024
Total Cites202125
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 document20110
External Cites per document20120.000
External Cites per document20130.067
External Cites per document20140.213
External Cites per document20150.859
External Cites per document20160.841
External Cites per document20170.508
External Cites per document20180.239
External Cites per document20190.255
External Cites per document20200.275
External Cites per document20210.284
Cites per document20110.000
Cites per document20120.000
Cites per document20130.059
Cites per document20140.260
Cites per document20150.857
Cites per document20160.817
Cites per document20170.532
Cites per document20180.243
Cites per document20190.295
Cites per document20200.296
Cites per document20210.301
% 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 documents20110
Non-citable documents20121
Non-citable documents20132
Non-citable documents20143
Non-citable documents20156
Non-citable documents20167
Non-citable documents20176
Non-citable documents20182
Non-citable documents20191
Non-citable documents20201
Non-citable documents20212
Citable documents20110
Citable documents20124
Citable documents201315
Citable documents201447
Citable documents201578
Citable documents2016113
Citable documents2017120
Citable documents2018113
Citable documents201994
Citable documents202080
Citable documents202181
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 documents20110
Uncited documents20125
Uncited documents201316
Uncited documents201439
Uncited documents201552
Uncited documents201672
Uncited documents201789
Uncited documents201889
Uncited documents201973
Uncited documents202063
Uncited documents202162
Cited documents20110
Cited documents20120
Cited documents20131
Cited documents201411
Cited documents201532
Cited documents201648
Cited documents201737
Cited documents201826
Cited documents201922
Cited documents202018
Cited documents202121
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