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Urology Journalopen access

Country Iran  - SIR icon
H Index
Subject Area and CategoryMedicine
Publisher Urology and Nephrology Research Center
Publication typeJournals
ISSN17351308, 1735546X
Scope As the official journal of the Urology and Nephrology Research Center (UNRC) and the Iranian Urological Association (IUA), Urology Journal is a comprehensive digest of useful information on modern urology. Emphasis is on practical information that reflects the latest diagnostic and treatment techniques. Our objectives are to provide an exceptional source of current and clinically relevant research in the discipline of urology, to reflect the scientific work and progress of our colleagues, and to present the articles in a logical, timely, and concise format that meets the diverse needs of today’s urologist. Urology Journal publishes manuscripts on urology and kidney transplantation, all of which undergo extensive peer review by recognized authorities in the field prior to their acceptance for publication. Accordingly, original articles, case reports, and letters to editor are encouraged.


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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.

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)20070.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.346
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.696
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.886
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20111.060
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20121.082
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20131.096
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.115
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.047
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.977
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.904
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20181.112
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20191.274
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.346
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.696
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.886
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.956
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20121.049
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.070
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.028
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.927
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.947
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20181.184
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20191.217
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.346
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.696
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.677
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.868
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20121.025
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.961
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.758
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.890
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.868
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.968
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20181.111
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20191.064
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 Cites20070
Self Cites20080
Self Cites20095
Self Cites201012
Self Cites20115
Self Cites20122
Self Cites20135
Self Cites201416
Self Cites201542
Self Cites201613
Self Cites20176
Self Cites201828
Self Cites201968
Total Cites20070
Total Cites200818
Total Cites200978
Total Cites2010156
Total Cites2011173
Total Cites2012193
Total Cites2013199
Total Cites2014218
Total Cites2015275
Total Cites2016267
Total Cites2017268
Total Cites2018264
Total Cites2019286
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 document20070
External Cites per document20080.346
External Cites per document20090.652
External Cites per document20100.818
External Cites per document20110.928
External Cites per document20121.038
External Cites per document20131.043
External Cites per document20140.953
External Cites per document20150.847
External Cites per document20160.882
External Cites per document20170.926
External Cites per document20181.058
External Cites per document20190.928
Cites per document20070.000
Cites per document20080.346
Cites per document20090.696
Cites per document20100.886
Cites per document20110.956
Cites per document20121.049
Cites per document20131.070
Cites per document20141.028
Cites per document20151.000
Cites per document20160.927
Cites per document20170.947
Cites per document20181.184
Cites per document20191.217
% 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 documents20070
Non-citable documents20084
Non-citable documents20098
Non-citable documents201016
Non-citable documents201127
Non-citable documents201233
Non-citable documents201333
Non-citable documents201427
Non-citable documents201536
Non-citable documents201644
Non-citable documents201739
Non-citable documents201821
Non-citable documents201915
Citable documents20070
Citable documents200852
Citable documents2009112
Citable documents2010176
Citable documents2011181
Citable documents2012184
Citable documents2013186
Citable documents2014212
Citable documents2015275
Citable documents2016288
Citable documents2017283
Citable documents2018223
Citable documents2019235
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 documents20070
Uncited documents200844
Uncited documents200978
Uncited documents2010112
Uncited documents2011109
Uncited documents2012115
Uncited documents2013119
Uncited documents2014132
Uncited documents2015166
Uncited documents2016183
Uncited documents2017185
Uncited documents2018120
Uncited documents2019101
Cited documents20070
Cited documents200812
Cited documents200942
Cited documents201080
Cited documents201199
Cited documents2012102
Cited documents2013100
Cited documents2014107
Cited documents2015145
Cited documents2016149
Cited documents2017137
Cited documents2018124
Cited documents2019149
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