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Neurosurgery

Neurosurgery or neurological surgery, known in common parlance as brain surgery, is the medical specialty concerned with the prevention, diagnosis, surgical treatment, and rehabilitation of disorders which affect any portion of the nervous system including the brain, spinal cord, central and peripheral nervous system, and cerebrovascular system.

Metrics Summary

Total Publications
Lifetime
880,898
Prior Five Years
179,177
Total Citations
Lifetime
16,889,494
Prior Five Years
1,516,592
Total Scholars
Lifetime
94,537
Prior Five Years
58,298

Institutional Rankings

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Canada
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#6
Canada
#6
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#6
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#7
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#7
South Korea
#7
Ireland
#8
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National Institutional Rankings

Publications and Citation History

Publications based on Top 20 Specialties

Scholars based on Top 20 Specialties

Highly Ranked Scholars™

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