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Surgery

Country United States  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United States
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Subject Area and CategoryMedicine
Surgery
PublisherMosby Inc.
Publication typeJournals
ISSN00396060
Coverage1965-ongoing
Scope For 66 years, Surgery has published practical, authoritative information about procedures, clinical advances, and major trends shaping general surgery. Each issue features original scientific contributions and clinical reports. Peer-reviewed articles cover topics in oncology, trauma, gastrointestinal, vascular, and transplantation surgery. The journal also publishes papers from the meetings of its sponsoring societies, the Society of University Surgeons, the Central Surgical Association, and the American Association of Endocrine Surgeons. Surgery ranks among the most cited journals in the field and is recommended for initial purchase in the Brandon-Hill study, Selected List of Books and Journals for the Small Medical Library.
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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
Surgery1999Q1
Surgery2000Q1
Surgery2001Q1
Surgery2002Q1
Surgery2003Q1
Surgery2004Q1
Surgery2005Q1
Surgery2006Q1
Surgery2007Q1
Surgery2008Q1
Surgery2009Q1
Surgery2010Q1
Surgery2011Q1
Surgery2012Q1
Surgery2013Q1
Surgery2014Q1
Surgery2015Q1
Surgery2016Q1
Surgery2017Q1
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
19991.105
20001.410
20011.348
20021.379
20031.267
20041.243
20051.220
20061.413
20071.420
20081.479
20091.731
20101.643
20111.479
20121.525
20131.657
20141.726
20151.662
20161.765
20171.740
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)19992.491
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20002.996
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20013.201
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20023.336
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20033.224
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20043.043
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20053.153
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20063.326
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20073.397
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20083.731
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20093.919
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20103.748
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20113.740
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20123.925
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20133.656
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20144.052
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20153.833
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20163.794
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20173.487
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19992.491
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20002.888
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20013.085
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20023.238
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20033.036
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20042.921
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20053.017
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20063.290
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20073.417
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20083.705
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20093.878
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20103.837
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20113.425
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20123.782
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20133.571
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20144.005
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20153.580
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20163.722
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20173.509
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19992.218
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20002.553
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20012.902
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20022.828
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20032.758
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20042.612
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20052.793
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20063.214
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20073.142
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20083.379
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20093.834
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20103.469
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20113.193
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20123.513
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20133.412
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20143.636
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20153.333
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20163.678
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20173.295
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 Cites1999100
Self Cites200096
Self Cites2001104
Self Cites2002104
Self Cites2003109
Self Cites200485
Self Cites200594
Self Cites2006107
Self Cites2007121
Self Cites2008104
Self Cites2009105
Self Cites2010141
Self Cites2011108
Self Cites2012121
Self Cites2013110
Self Cites2014134
Self Cites2015125
Self Cites2016173
Self Cites2017139
Total Cites19992033
Total Cites20002345
Total Cites20012502
Total Cites20022610
Total Cites20032635
Total Cites20042553
Total Cites20052646
Total Cites20062678
Total Cites20072672
Total Cites20082805
Total Cites20092819
Total Cites20102751
Total Cites20112610
Total Cites20122995
Total Cites20133010
Total Cites20143388
Total Cites20153265
Total Cites20163562
Total Cites20173670
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 document19992.369
External Cites per document20002.770
External Cites per document20012.957
External Cites per document20023.109
External Cites per document20032.910
External Cites per document20042.824
External Cites per document20052.910
External Cites per document20063.158
External Cites per document20073.262
External Cites per document20083.568
External Cites per document20093.733
External Cites per document20103.640
External Cites per document20113.283
External Cites per document20123.629
External Cites per document20133.440
External Cites per document20143.846
External Cites per document20153.443
External Cites per document20163.541
External Cites per document20173.376
Cites per document19992.491
Cites per document20002.888
Cites per document20013.085
Cites per document20023.238
Cites per document20033.036
Cites per document20042.921
Cites per document20053.017
Cites per document20063.290
Cites per document20073.417
Cites per document20083.705
Cites per document20093.878
Cites per document20103.837
Cites per document20113.425
Cites per document20123.782
Cites per document20133.571
Cites per document20144.005
Cites per document20153.580
Cites per document20163.722
Cites per document20173.509
% 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
19993.48
20003.30
20014.08
20025.29
20032.60
20045.59
20058.91
20066.90
20075.88
20088.56
20097.90
20105.99
201110.23
20126.06
201311.41
20149.59
201516.24
20169.50
201713.21
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 documents199974
Non-citable documents200064
Non-citable documents200170
Non-citable documents200278
Non-citable documents2003107
Non-citable documents2004106
Non-citable documents2005113
Non-citable documents2006101
Non-citable documents2007115
Non-citable documents2008142
Non-citable documents2009161
Non-citable documents2010172
Non-citable documents2011188
Non-citable documents2012169
Non-citable documents2013157
Non-citable documents2014120
Non-citable documents2015220
Non-citable documents2016270
Non-citable documents2017364
Citable documents1999816
Citable documents2000812
Citable documents2001811
Citable documents2002806
Citable documents2003868
Citable documents2004874
Citable documents2005877
Citable documents2006814
Citable documents2007782
Citable documents2008757
Citable documents2009727
Citable documents2010717
Citable documents2011762
Citable documents2012792
Citable documents2013843
Citable documents2014846
Citable documents2015912
Citable documents2016957
Citable documents20171046
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 documents1999282
Uncited documents2000257
Uncited documents2001249
Uncited documents2002244
Uncited documents2003291
Uncited documents2004305
Uncited documents2005305
Uncited documents2006264
Uncited documents2007260
Uncited documents2008262
Uncited documents2009231
Uncited documents2010243
Uncited documents2011301
Uncited documents2012263
Uncited documents2013286
Uncited documents2014235
Uncited documents2015358
Uncited documents2016392
Uncited documents2017521
Cited documents1999608
Cited documents2000619
Cited documents2001632
Cited documents2002640
Cited documents2003684
Cited documents2004675
Cited documents2005685
Cited documents2006651
Cited documents2007637
Cited documents2008637
Cited documents2009657
Cited documents2010646
Cited documents2011649
Cited documents2012698
Cited documents2013714
Cited documents2014731
Cited documents2015774
Cited documents2016835
Cited documents2017889
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