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Rational Pharmacotherapy in Cardiologyopen access


Russian Federation

Universities and research institutions in Russian Federation

Subject Area and Category


Stolichnaya Izdatelskaya Kompaniya



Publication type



18196446, 22253653





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The primary goals of the Journal are consolidation of information on scientific and practical achievements in pharmacotherapy and prevention of cardiovascular diseases and continuing education of cardiologists and internists. The scientific concept of the edition suggests the publication of information on current achievements in cardiology, the results of national and international clinical trials. The Journal publishes original articles on the results of clinical trials designed to study the effectiveness and safety of drugs, analysis of clinical practice and its compliance with national and international recommendations, expert s’ opinions on a wide range of cardiology issues, associated conditions and clinical pharmacology. There is a heading “Preventive cardiology and public health” in the Journal to stimulate research interest in this highly demanded area. Memories of the outstanding people in medicine including cardiology, which are of great interest to historians of medicine, are published in "Our Mentors” heading. 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.

Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine2013Q4
Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine2014Q4
Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine2015Q4
Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine2016Q4
Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine2017Q4
Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine2018Q4
Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine2019Q4
Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine2020Q4
Pharmacology (medical)2013Q4
Pharmacology (medical)2014Q4
Pharmacology (medical)2015Q4
Pharmacology (medical)2016Q4
Pharmacology (medical)2017Q4
Pharmacology (medical)2018Q4
Pharmacology (medical)2019Q4
Pharmacology (medical)2020Q4

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)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.043
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.096
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.128
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.214
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.402
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.429
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.387
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20200.413
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.043
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.096
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.128
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.225
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.500
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.441
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.392
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20200.435
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.043
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.096
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.155
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.207
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.512
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.440
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.380
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.487
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 Cites20131
Self Cites20144
Self Cites20153
Self Cites20167
Self Cites201732
Self Cites201848
Self Cites201948
Self Cites202043
Total Cites20120
Total Cites20131
Total Cites20148
Total Cites201512
Total Cites201620
Total Cites201767
Total Cites2018104
Total Cites2019133
Total Cites2020150
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 document20130.000
External Cites per document20140.049
External Cites per document20150.098
External Cites per document20160.148
External Cites per document20170.261
External Cites per document20180.238
External Cites per document20190.252
External Cites per document20200.312
Cites per document20120.000
Cites per document20130.043
Cites per document20140.096
Cites per document20150.128
Cites per document20160.225
Cites per document20170.500
Cites per document20180.441
Cites per document20190.392
Cites per document20200.435
% 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 documents20131
Non-citable documents20142
Non-citable documents20152
Non-citable documents20161
Non-citable documents20170
Non-citable documents20181
Non-citable documents20192
Non-citable documents20202
Citable documents20120
Citable documents201322
Citable documents201481
Citable documents201592
Citable documents201688
Citable documents2017134
Citable documents2018235
Citable documents2019337
Citable documents2020343
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 documents201322
Uncited documents201477
Uncited documents201583
Uncited documents201674
Uncited documents201794
Uncited documents2018166
Uncited documents2019240
Uncited documents2020249
Cited documents20120
Cited documents20131
Cited documents20146
Cited documents201511
Cited documents201615
Cited documents201740
Cited documents201870
Cited documents201999
Cited documents202096
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