Top cited articles

The quality and impact of our journals are dependent on many different measures. We’ve provided here some of those metrics for Journal of NeuroInterventional Surgery, to reflect the latest 2019 data, that remain important to our authors. We’ve also listed our top most cited articles from each of the last two years, free to read.


eTICI reperfusion: defining success in endovascular stroke therapy
April 2019 10.1136/neurintsurg-2018-014127

European Stroke Organisation (ESO)-European Society for Minimally Invasive Neurological Therapy (ESMINT) guidelines on mechanical thrombectomy in acute ischemic stroke
February 2019 10.1136/neurintsurg-2018-014568

Treatment strategies for recurrent and residual aneurysms after Woven Endobridge implantation
March 2019 10.1136/neurintsurg-2018-014230

Redefining ‘success’: a systematic review and meta-analysis comparing outcomes between incomplete and complete revascularization
December 2018 10.1136/neurintsurg-2018-013950

Mothership versus drip and ship for thrombectomy in patients who had an acute stroke: a systematic review and meta-analysis
December 2018 10.1136/neurintsurg-2018-014249

Direct mechanical thrombectomy in tPA-ineligible and -eligible patients versus the bridging approach: a meta-analysis
December 2018 10.1136/neurintsurg-2018-013834

Treatment of intracranial aneurysms using the pipeline flex embolization device with shield technology: angiographic and safety outcomes at 1-year follow-up
March 2019 10.1136/neurintsurg-2018-014204

Venous sinus stenting lowers the intracranial pressure in patients with idiopathic intracranial hypertension
January 2019 10.1136/neurintsurg-2018-014032

Prevalence of large vessel occlusion in patients presenting with acute ischemic stroke: a 10-year systematic review of the literature
February 2019 10.1136/neurintsurg-2018-014239

Comparison of intracranial aneurysm flow quantification techniques: standard PIV vs stereoscopic PIV vs tomographic PIV vs phase-contrast MRI vs CFD
February 2019 10.1136/neurintsurg-2018-013921


Clot friction variation with fibrin content; implications for resistance to thrombectomy
December 2017 10.1136/neurintsurg-2016-012721

ELVO: an operational definition
May 2018 10.1136/neurintsurg-2018-013792

A decrease in blood pressure is associated with unfavorable outcome in patients undergoing thrombectomy under general anesthesia
January 2018 10.1136/neurintsurg-2017-012988

Impact of balloon guide catheter on technical and clinical outcomes: a systematic review and meta-analysis
March 2018 10.1136/neurintsurg-2017-013179

Intravenous thrombolysis before endovascular therapy for large vessel strokes can lead to significantly higher hospital costs without improving outcomes
December 2017 10.1136/neurintsurg-2016-012830

Mechanical thrombectomy for acute ischemic stroke with occlusion of the M2 segment of the middle cerebral artery: a meta-analysis
June 2018 10.1136/neurintsurg-2017-013515

TREVO stent-retriever mechanical thrombectomy for acute ischemic stroke secondary to large vessel occlusion registry
May 2018 10.1136/neurintsurg-2017-013328

Thrombectomy of calcified emboli in stroke. Does histology of thrombi influence the effectiveness of thrombectomy?
March 2018 10.1136/neurintsurg-2017-013226

Analysis of neointima development in flow diverters using optical coherence tomography imaging
January 2018 10.1136/neurintsurg-2016-012969

Acute thrombus formation on phosphorilcholine surface modified flow diverters
March 2018 10.1136/neurintsurg-2017-013175

Journal Metrics:

Days to first decision: 19
Days from acceptance to publication: 20

Impact Factor (JCR): 4.46
SciMago Journal Rank (SJR): 2.091
Eigenfactor: 0.0159
Citescore: 7.2

2019 total Content accesses: 437,540
Total Altmetric mentions: 3679