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Archives of Craniofacial Surgery


South Korea

Universities and research institutions in South Korea
Media Ranking in South Korea

Subject Area and Category


The Korean Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association



Publication type



22871152, 22875603





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Archives of Craniofacial Surgery (Arch Craniofac Surg, ACFS: pISSN 2287-1152 · eISSN 2287-5603) is the official journal of Korean Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association. Also, ACFS is the official journal of Asian Pacific Craniofacial Association (APCA). ACFS is a peer reviewed, open access journal that publishes articles in any aspect of craniofacial plastic and reconstructive surgery, operative procedures, clinical and laboratory research, case reports, and literature review. Special topics as well as ideas, innovations, correspondence are invited for publications. ACFS journal will be published six times per year (February 20th, April 20th, June 20th, August 20th, October 20th, and December 20th). Editorial committee makes decisions concerning editing, revision, acceptance or rejection of any manuscripts. Editing may include shortening an article, reducing the number of illustrations or tables or changing the paper’s format. In craniofacial and some other subspecialties of plastic surgery, surgical concepts and technical approaches are different for those of different racial and ethnic backgrounds, and thus ACFS aims to be the leading forum for communications of techniques related to Asia-Pacific patients’ needs. ACFS also embraces its identity as the leading craniofacial plastic surgery journal in Asia-Pacific, aiming to be the main forum for communication among the craniofacial plastic surgery scholars and clinicians of the Asia-Pacific region and beyond, and the main voice presenting this group’s technical innovations to an international audience. ACFS offers online manuscript submission for rapid peer-review and communication with authors. 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.


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)20190.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20200.724
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20211.189
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20221.330
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20200.724
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20211.189
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20221.330
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.724
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20211.189
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20221.365
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 Cites20190
Self Cites202018
Self Cites202192
Self Cites202299
Total Cites20190
Total Cites202063
Total Cites2021195
Total Cites2022298
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 document20190
External Cites per document20200.517
External Cites per document20210.628
External Cites per document20220.888
Cites per document20190.000
Cites per document20200.724
Cites per document20211.189
Cites per document20221.330
% 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 documents20190
Non-citable documents20207
Non-citable documents202110
Non-citable documents202211
Citable documents20190
Citable documents202080
Citable documents2021154
Citable documents2022213
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 documents20190
Uncited documents202046
Uncited documents202165
Uncited documents202286
Cited documents20190
Cited documents202041
Cited documents202199
Cited documents2022138
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