Journal article

The 100 most cited articles in the endovascular management of acute ischemic stroke

Krishnan Ravindran, Dylan Kurda, Julian Maingard, Kevin Phan, Hong Kuan Kok, Vincent Thijs, Joshua A Hirsch, Michael J Lee, Ronil Chandra, Duncan Mark Brooks, Hamed Asadi

JOURNAL OF NEUROINTERVENTIONAL SURGERY | BMJ PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2019

Abstract

BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Endovascular thrombectomy (EVT) has revolutionized the management of acute ischemic stroke. Landmark clinical trials have shown EVT to be one of the most efficacious interventions in clinical medicine over the past 5 years. A method of recognition for an article in the scientific community is to use a citation rank list, in order to identify the seminal works in the academic medical literature. The objective of this study was to characterize the 100 most highly cited articles assessing endovascular management of acute ischemic stroke. METHODS: We conducted a retrospective bibliometric analysis using the Web of Science Citation Index Expanded database for the most cite..

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