Surgical Neurology Journal Impact Factor & Information

Publisher: Elsevier

Journal description

Surgical Neurology provides outstanding, comprehensive coverage of the latest developments in the field of neurosurgery by providing peer-reviewed articles that discuss advances in clinical practice and research of value for the practicing neurosurgeon and resident. In 1995, Surgical Neurology broadened its editorial scope to include information for the practicing neurosurgeon-in and out of the OR: the journal now features controversial editorials on scientific and non-scientific issues that concern neurosurgeons in today's changing world, including, health care, malpractice, practice building and development, advice to young neurosurgeons, and retirement.

Current impact factor: 1.67

Impact Factor Rankings

2015 Impact Factor Available summer 2016
2011 Impact Factor 1.669
2010 Impact Factor 1.26
2009 Impact Factor 1.382
2008 Impact Factor 1.556
2007 Impact Factor 1.112
2006 Impact Factor 1.057
2005 Impact Factor 1.142
2004 Impact Factor 0.958
2003 Impact Factor 0.871
2002 Impact Factor 1.017
2001 Impact Factor 0.936
2000 Impact Factor 1.018
1999 Impact Factor 1.04
1998 Impact Factor 0.724
1997 Impact Factor 0.328

Impact factor over time

Impact factor

Additional details

5-year impact 1.86
Cited half-life >10.0
Immediacy index 0.22
Eigenfactor 0.01
Article influence 0.58
Website Surgical Neurology website
Other titles Surgical neurology
ISSN 0090-3019
OCLC 1784905
Material type Periodical, Internet resource
Document type Journal / Magazine / Newspaper, Internet Resource

Publisher details


  • Pre-print
    • Author can archive a pre-print version
  • Post-print
    • Author can archive a post-print version
  • Conditions
    • Authors pre-print on any website, including arXiv and RePEC
    • Author's post-print on author's personal website immediately
    • Author's post-print on open access repository after an embargo period of between 12 months and 48 months
    • Permitted deposit due to Funding Body, Institutional and Governmental policy or mandate, may be required to comply with embargo periods of 12 months to 48 months
    • Author's post-print may be used to update arXiv and RepEC
    • Publisher's version/PDF cannot be used
    • Must link to publisher version with DOI
    • Author's post-print must be released with a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives License
    • Publisher last reviewed on 03/06/2015
  • Classification
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