Scimago Journal & Country Rank

European Journal of Cardio-thoracic Surgery

Country

United Kingdom

Universities and research institutions in United Kingdom

Subject Area and Category

Publisher

Elsevier

H-Index

139

Publication type

Journals

ISSN

10107940, 1873734X

Coverage

1987-2021

Information

Homepage

How to publish in this journal

info@ejcts.org

Scope

The primary aim of the European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery is to provide a medium for the publication of high-quality original scientific reports documenting progress in cardiac and thoracic surgery. The journal publishes reports of significant clinical and experimental advances related to surgery of the heart, the great vessels and the chest. The European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery is an international journal and accepts submissions from all regions. The journal is supported by a number of leading European societies. The European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery publishes: Original Articles Reviews Surgical Techniques Case Reports Reviews Images in Cardio-Thoracic Surgery Letters to the Editor. Join the conversation about this journal
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
Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine1999Q2
Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine2000Q1
Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine2001Q1
Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine2002Q1
Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine2003Q1
Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine2004Q1
Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine2005Q1
Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine2006Q1
Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine2007Q1
Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine2008Q1
Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine2009Q1
Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine2010Q1
Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine2011Q1
Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine2012Q1
Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine2013Q1
Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine2014Q1
Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine2015Q1
Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine2016Q1
Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine2017Q1
Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine2018Q1
Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine2019Q1
Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine2020Q1
Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine2021Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)1999Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2000Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2001Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2002Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2003Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2004Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2005Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2006Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2007Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2008Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2009Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2010Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2011Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2012Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2013Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2014Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2015Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2016Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2017Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2018Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2019Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2020Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2021Q1
Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine1999Q2
Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine2000Q1
Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine2001Q1
Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine2002Q1
Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine2003Q1
Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine2004Q1
Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine2005Q1
Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine2006Q1
Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine2007Q1
Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine2008Q1
Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine2009Q1
Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine2010Q1
Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine2011Q1
Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine2012Q1
Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine2013Q1
Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine2014Q1
Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine2015Q1
Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine2016Q1
Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine2017Q1
Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine2018Q1
Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine2019Q1
Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine2020Q1
Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine2021Q1
Surgery1999Q2
Surgery2000Q1
Surgery2001Q1
Surgery2002Q1
Surgery2003Q1
Surgery2004Q1
Surgery2005Q1
Surgery2006Q1
Surgery2007Q1
Surgery2008Q1
Surgery2009Q1
Surgery2010Q1
Surgery2011Q1
Surgery2012Q1
Surgery2013Q1
Surgery2014Q1
Surgery2015Q1
Surgery2016Q1
Surgery2017Q1
Surgery2018Q1
Surgery2019Q1
Surgery2020Q1
Surgery2021Q1
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
19990.452
20000.860
20011.050
20021.163
20030.981
20041.089
20051.053
20061.309
20071.329
20081.170
20091.393
20101.403
20111.449
20121.582
20131.586
20141.896
20151.716
20161.590
20171.681
20181.366
20191.475
20201.303
20211.143
Total Documents

Evolution of the number of published documents. All types of documents are considered, including citable and non citable documents.

YearDocuments
1999383
2000277
2001467
2002488
2003424
2004491
2005474
2006542
2007511
2008567
2009541
2010510
2011720
2012748
2013689
2014599
2015423
2016611
2017470
2018463
2019393
2020459
2021598
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)19991.202
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20001.393
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20011.782
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20021.859
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20031.895
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20041.954
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20051.983
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20062.372
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20072.177
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20082.021
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20092.199
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20102.216
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20112.268
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20122.281
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20132.062
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20142.136
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.936
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20162.170
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20172.162
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20182.451
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20192.320
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20202.576
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20213.125
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19991.202
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20001.429
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20011.772
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20021.892
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20031.813
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20041.840
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20051.987
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20062.346
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20072.139
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20081.971
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20092.193
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20102.266
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20112.260
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20122.256
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20132.035
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20142.123
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.954
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20162.207
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20172.347
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20182.419
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20192.352
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20202.609
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20213.085
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19991.190
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20001.302
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20011.832
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20021.679
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20031.580
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20041.731
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20051.897
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20062.237
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20071.991
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20081.886
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20092.166
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20102.099
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20112.147
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20122.238
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.977
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20142.097
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.859
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20162.457
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20172.264
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20182.364
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20192.236
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20202.518
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20212.974
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 Cites1999126
Self Cites2000153
Self Cites2001222
Self Cites2002229
Self Cites2003232
Self Cites2004231
Self Cites2005220
Self Cites2006301
Self Cites2007286
Self Cites2008276
Self Cites2009300
Self Cites2010271
Self Cites2011434
Self Cites2012641
Self Cites2013401
Self Cites2014439
Self Cites2015230
Self Cites2016390
Self Cites2017336
Self Cites2018308
Self Cites2019304
Self Cites2020224
Self Cites2021299
Total Cites19991064
Total Cites20001510
Total Cites20011669
Total Cites20022132
Total Cites20032233
Total Cites20042537
Total Cites20052788
Total Cites20063258
Total Cites20073223
Total Cites20083010
Total Cites20093553
Total Cites20103668
Total Cites20113657
Total Cites20123996
Total Cites20134026
Total Cites20144579
Total Cites20153979
Total Cites20163776
Total Cites20173833
Total Cites20183638
Total Cites20193632
Total Cites20203459
Total Cites20214057
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 document19991.125
External Cites per document20001.380
External Cites per document20011.669
External Cites per document20021.855
External Cites per document20031.791
External Cites per document20041.845
External Cites per document20052.013
External Cites per document20062.387
External Cites per document20072.291
External Cites per document20082.203
External Cites per document20092.487
External Cites per document20102.585
External Cites per document20112.427
External Cites per document20122.351
External Cites per document20132.553
External Cites per document20142.822
External Cites per document20152.819
External Cites per document20162.798
External Cites per document20172.946
External Cites per document20182.968
External Cites per document20192.823
External Cites per document20203.043
External Cites per document20213.586
Cites per document19991.202
Cites per document20001.429
Cites per document20011.772
Cites per document20021.892
Cites per document20031.813
Cites per document20041.840
Cites per document20051.987
Cites per document20062.346
Cites per document20072.139
Cites per document20081.971
Cites per document20092.193
Cites per document20102.266
Cites per document20112.260
Cites per document20122.256
Cites per document20132.035
Cites per document20142.123
Cites per document20151.954
Cites per document20162.207
Cites per document20172.347
Cites per document20182.419
Cites per document20192.352
Cites per document20202.609
Cites per document20213.085
% 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
19993.39
200010.11
20018.99
20029.63
200312.26
200410.59
200520.68
20068.86
20078.22
20088.29
20098.32
201010.98
201110.83
20129.89
201312.19
201414.86
201514.89
201618.49
201721.28
201824.84
201926.72
202022.00
202121.40
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 documents199951
Non-citable documents200074
Non-citable documents200175
Non-citable documents2002101
Non-citable documents2003115
Non-citable documents2004129
Non-citable documents2005127
Non-citable documents2006150
Non-citable documents2007225
Non-citable documents2008286
Non-citable documents2009312
Non-citable documents2010305
Non-citable documents2011290
Non-citable documents2012344
Non-citable documents2013558
Non-citable documents2014690
Non-citable documents2015706
Non-citable documents2016501
Non-citable documents2017446
Non-citable documents2018382
Non-citable documents2019365
Non-citable documents2020263
Non-citable documents2021267
Citable documents1999834
Citable documents2000983
Citable documents2001867
Citable documents20021026
Citable documents20031117
Citable documents20041250
Citable documents20051276
Citable documents20061239
Citable documents20071282
Citable documents20081241
Citable documents20091308
Citable documents20101314
Citable documents20111328
Citable documents20121427
Citable documents20131420
Citable documents20141467
Citable documents20151330
Citable documents20161210
Citable documents20171187
Citable documents20181122
Citable documents20191179
Citable documents20201063
Citable documents20211048
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 documents1999415
Uncited documents2000455
Uncited documents2001372
Uncited documents2002422
Uncited documents2003493
Uncited documents2004533
Uncited documents2005503
Uncited documents2006485
Uncited documents2007596
Uncited documents2008647
Uncited documents2009671
Uncited documents2010644
Uncited documents2011664
Uncited documents2012714
Uncited documents2013896
Uncited documents2014954
Uncited documents2015953
Uncited documents2016717
Uncited documents2017665
Uncited documents2018573
Uncited documents2019609
Uncited documents2020499
Uncited documents2021476
Cited documents1999470
Cited documents2000602
Cited documents2001570
Cited documents2002705
Cited documents2003739
Cited documents2004846
Cited documents2005900
Cited documents2006904
Cited documents2007911
Cited documents2008880
Cited documents2009949
Cited documents2010975
Cited documents2011954
Cited documents20121057
Cited documents20131082
Cited documents20141203
Cited documents20151083
Cited documents2016994
Cited documents2017968
Cited documents2018931
Cited documents2019935
Cited documents2020827
Cited documents2021839
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