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Journal of Investigative Surgery

Country United Kingdom  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United Kingdom
37
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Subject Area and CategoryMedicine
Surgery
PublisherTaylor & Francis
Publication typeJournals
ISSN08941939
Coverage1988-ongoing
Scope The Journal of Investigative Surgery publishes peer-reviewed scientific articles for the advancement of surgery, to the ultimate benefit of patient care and rehabilitation. It is the only journal that encompasses the individual and collaborative efforts of scientists in human and veterinary medicine, dentistry, basic and applied sciences, engineering, and law and ethics. The journal is dedicated to the publication of outstanding articles of interest to the surgical research community.

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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
Surgery1999Q3
Surgery2000Q3
Surgery2001Q3
Surgery2002Q3
Surgery2003Q3
Surgery2004Q2
Surgery2005Q2
Surgery2006Q2
Surgery2007Q2
Surgery2008Q2
Surgery2009Q2
Surgery2010Q3
Surgery2011Q3
Surgery2012Q2
Surgery2013Q2
Surgery2014Q2
Surgery2015Q2
Surgery2016Q2
Surgery2017Q3
Surgery2018Q3
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
19990.211
20000.265
20010.219
20020.214
20030.208
20040.322
20050.368
20060.380
20070.378
20080.412
20090.382
20100.350
20110.333
20120.415
20130.458
20140.448
20150.462
20160.524
20170.355
20180.442
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)19990.372
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20000.575
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20010.520
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20020.716
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20030.714
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20040.943
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20051.076
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20061.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20071.222
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20081.190
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20091.236
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20101.177
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20111.196
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20121.285
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20131.220
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.252
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.197
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.459
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.101
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20181.363
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19990.372
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20000.628
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20010.534
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20020.722
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20030.595
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20041.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20051.025
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20061.089
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20071.225
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20081.202
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20091.212
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20101.115
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20111.163
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20121.234
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.195
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.270
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.188
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.455
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.068
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20181.342
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19990.354
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20000.692
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20010.436
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20020.636
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20030.618
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.790
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.901
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20061.061
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20071.185
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20081.141
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20091.100
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.983
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20111.084
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20121.212
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.167
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.252
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.110
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.447
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.949
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20181.445
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 Cites19997
Self Cites20004
Self Cites20014
Self Cites20021
Self Cites20036
Self Cites20044
Self Cites20056
Self Cites200617
Self Cites200716
Self Cites20089
Self Cites20099
Self Cites201018
Self Cites201115
Self Cites201223
Self Cites201315
Self Cites201419
Self Cites201513
Self Cites201635
Self Cites20179
Self Cites20185
Total Cites199955
Total Cites200086
Total Cites200163
Total Cites200283
Total Cites200369
Total Cites2004118
Total Cites2005123
Total Cites2006135
Total Cites2007147
Total Cites2008137
Total Cites2009143
Total Cites2010165
Total Cites2011193
Total Cites2012206
Total Cites2013190
Total Cites2014202
Total Cites2015190
Total Cites2016211
Total Cites2017158
Total Cites2018208
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 document19990.324
External Cites per document20000.599
External Cites per document20010.500
External Cites per document20020.713
External Cites per document20030.543
External Cites per document20040.966
External Cites per document20050.975
External Cites per document20060.952
External Cites per document20071.092
External Cites per document20081.123
External Cites per document20091.136
External Cites per document20100.993
External Cites per document20111.072
External Cites per document20121.096
External Cites per document20131.101
External Cites per document20141.151
External Cites per document20151.106
External Cites per document20161.214
External Cites per document20171.007
External Cites per document20181.310
Cites per document19990.372
Cites per document20000.628
Cites per document20010.534
Cites per document20020.722
Cites per document20030.595
Cites per document20041.000
Cites per document20051.025
Cites per document20061.089
Cites per document20071.225
Cites per document20081.202
Cites per document20091.212
Cites per document20101.115
Cites per document20111.163
Cites per document20121.234
Cites per document20131.195
Cites per document20141.270
Cites per document20151.188
Cites per document20161.455
Cites per document20171.068
Cites per document20181.342
% 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
19998.33
20006.52
20010.00
200212.24
20031.82
20045.56
20057.02
200613.95
200713.16
200818.52
200912.50
201012.07
20116.00
20128.06
201312.73
201418.00
20154.17
201620.00
201716.54
201817.37
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 documents199920
Non-citable documents200029
Non-citable documents200128
Non-citable documents200227
Non-citable documents200327
Non-citable documents200434
Non-citable documents200538
Non-citable documents200642
Non-citable documents200734
Non-citable documents200824
Non-citable documents200917
Non-citable documents201016
Non-citable documents201118
Non-citable documents201213
Non-citable documents201311
Non-citable documents20148
Non-citable documents20157
Non-citable documents20168
Non-citable documents20175
Non-citable documents201875
Citable documents1999148
Citable documents2000137
Citable documents2001118
Citable documents2002115
Citable documents2003116
Citable documents2004118
Citable documents2005120
Citable documents2006124
Citable documents2007120
Citable documents2008114
Citable documents2009118
Citable documents2010148
Citable documents2011166
Citable documents2012167
Citable documents2013159
Citable documents2014159
Citable documents2015160
Citable documents2016145
Citable documents2017148
Citable documents2018155
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 documents1999132
Uncited documents2000116
Uncited documents2001106
Uncited documents200295
Uncited documents200399
Uncited documents200494
Uncited documents200598
Uncited documents2006101
Uncited documents200782
Uncited documents200871
Uncited documents200973
Uncited documents201092
Uncited documents201199
Uncited documents201292
Uncited documents201387
Uncited documents201479
Uncited documents201576
Uncited documents201661
Uncited documents201774
Uncited documents2018113
Cited documents199936
Cited documents200050
Cited documents200140
Cited documents200247
Cited documents200344
Cited documents200458
Cited documents200560
Cited documents200665
Cited documents200772
Cited documents200867
Cited documents200962
Cited documents201072
Cited documents201185
Cited documents201288
Cited documents201383
Cited documents201488
Cited documents201591
Cited documents201692
Cited documents201779
Cited documents2018117
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