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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
Surgery2018Q1
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
20181.521
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)19992.494
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20002.991
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20013.170
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20023.278
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20033.195
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20042.989
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20053.115
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20063.124
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20073.204
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20083.473
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20093.651
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20103.723
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20113.693
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20123.905
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20133.634
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20143.981
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20153.791
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20163.814
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20173.648
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20183.493
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19992.494
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20002.876
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20013.033
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20023.170
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20032.993
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20042.880
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20052.996
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20063.114
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20073.211
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20083.446
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20093.580
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20103.813
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20113.426
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20123.774
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20133.529
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20143.913
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20153.541
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20163.740
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20173.672
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20183.365
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19992.220
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20002.528
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20012.834
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20022.739
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20032.728
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20042.581
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20052.797
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20063.020
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20072.943
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20083.077
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20093.503
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20103.501
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20113.186
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20123.477
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20133.343
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20143.558
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20153.291
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20163.713
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20173.442
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20183.177
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 Cites2007113
Self Cites200897
Self Cites200992
Self Cites2010133
Self Cites2011102
Self Cites2012119
Self Cites2013110
Self Cites2014134
Self Cites2015125
Self Cites2016173
Self Cites2017141
Self Cites2018151
Total Cites19992035
Total Cites20002341
Total Cites20012505
Total Cites20022622
Total Cites20032682
Total Cites20042569
Total Cites20052663
Total Cites20062541
Total Cites20072511
Total Cites20082533
Total Cites20092456
Total Cites20102490
Total Cites20112460
Total Cites20122921
Total Cites20133014
Total Cites20143385
Total Cites20153290
Total Cites20163650
Total Cites20173896
Total Cites20183675
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 document19992.371
External Cites per document20002.758
External Cites per document20012.907
External Cites per document20023.045
External Cites per document20032.872
External Cites per document20042.785
External Cites per document20052.890
External Cites per document20062.983
External Cites per document20073.066
External Cites per document20083.314
External Cites per document20093.446
External Cites per document20103.609
External Cites per document20113.284
External Cites per document20123.620
External Cites per document20133.400
External Cites per document20143.758
External Cites per document20153.407
External Cites per document20163.563
External Cites per document20173.539
External Cites per document20183.227
Cites per document19992.494
Cites per document20002.876
Cites per document20013.033
Cites per document20023.170
Cites per document20032.993
Cites per document20042.880
Cites per document20052.996
Cites per document20063.114
Cites per document20073.211
Cites per document20083.446
Cites per document20093.580
Cites per document20103.813
Cites per document20113.426
Cites per document20123.774
Cites per document20133.529
Cites per document20143.913
Cites per document20153.541
Cites per document20163.740
Cites per document20173.672
Cites per document20183.365
% 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
20025.28
20032.60
20045.59
20058.91
20066.92
20076.18
20087.81
20097.12
20105.99
201110.23
20126.06
201311.41
20149.64
201516.24
20169.50
201715.97
20187.65
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 documents200062
Non-citable documents200155
Non-citable documents200257
Non-citable documents200380
Non-citable documents200489
Non-citable documents2005102
Non-citable documents200699
Non-citable documents2007114
Non-citable documents2008132
Non-citable documents2009147
Non-citable documents2010158
Non-citable documents2011185
Non-citable documents2012163
Non-citable documents2013146
Non-citable documents2014101
Non-citable documents2015201
Non-citable documents2016249
Non-citable documents2017347
Non-citable documents2018325
Citable documents1999816
Citable documents2000814
Citable documents2001826
Citable documents2002827
Citable documents2003896
Citable documents2004892
Citable documents2005889
Citable documents2006816
Citable documents2007782
Citable documents2008735
Citable documents2009686
Citable documents2010653
Citable documents2011718
Citable documents2012774
Citable documents2013854
Citable documents2014865
Citable documents2015929
Citable documents2016976
Citable documents20171061
Citable documents20181092
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 documents1999283
Uncited documents2000258
Uncited documents2001249
Uncited documents2002244
Uncited documents2003289
Uncited documents2004306
Uncited documents2005304
Uncited documents2006276
Uncited documents2007274
Uncited documents2008264
Uncited documents2009224
Uncited documents2010229
Uncited documents2011292
Uncited documents2012258
Uncited documents2013285
Uncited documents2014235
Uncited documents2015356
Uncited documents2016389
Uncited documents2017511
Uncited documents2018516
Cited documents1999607
Cited documents2000618
Cited documents2001632
Cited documents2002640
Cited documents2003687
Cited documents2004675
Cited documents2005687
Cited documents2006639
Cited documents2007622
Cited documents2008603
Cited documents2009609
Cited documents2010582
Cited documents2011611
Cited documents2012679
Cited documents2013715
Cited documents2014731
Cited documents2015774
Cited documents2016836
Cited documents2017897
Cited documents2018901
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