Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases (SURG OBES RELAT DIS)

Publisher: American Society for Bariatric Surgery, Elsevier

Journal description

Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases (SOARD), The Official Journal of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery and the Brazilian Society for Bariatric Surgery, is an international journal devoted to the publication of peer-reviewed manuscripts of the highest quality with objective data regarding techniques for the treatment of severe obesity. Articles document the effects of surgically induced weight loss on obesity physiological, psychiatric and social co-morbidities. The Editorial Board includes internationally prominent individuals who are devoted to the optimal treatment of the severely obese and include internists, psychiatrists, surgeons, and nutritional experts. Manuscripts are blindly reviewed without the reviewers knowledge of the authors, institution or country of origin.

Current impact factor: 4.94

Impact Factor Rankings

2015 Impact Factor Available summer 2015
2013 / 2014 Impact Factor 4.942
2012 Impact Factor 4.121
2011 Impact Factor 3.929
2010 Impact Factor 3.173
2009 Impact Factor 3.862

Impact factor over time

Impact factor

Additional details

5-year impact 4.01
Cited half-life 3.80
Immediacy index 0.51
Eigenfactor 0.01
Article influence 1.30
Website Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases website
Other titles Surgery for obesity and related diseases (Online)
ISSN 1878-7533
OCLC 58550646
Material type Document, Periodical, Internet resource
Document type Internet Resource, Computer File, Journal / Magazine / Newspaper

Publisher details


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    • Author can archive a pre-print version
  • Post-print
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    • 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 .
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    • Publisher's version/PDF cannot be used
    • Articles in some journals can be made Open Access on payment of additional charge
    • NIH Authors articles will be submitted to PubMed Central after 12 months
    • Publisher last contacted on 18/10/2013
  • Classification
    ​ green

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