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High Impact Articles
High impact papers are those to which special attention is paid by experts in the given field, with a large number of visitors, frequent downloads and higher citation rates. The research must be creative, with high academic standards and have a wide influence, if it is to become a high impact paper. They are ranked by the number of downloads.
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1
Role of functional imaging in the development and refinement of invasive neuromodulation for psychiatric disorders  
Nolan R Williams, Joseph J Taylor, Kayla Lamb, Colleen A Hanlon, E Baron Short, Mark S George 
World J Radiol 6(10):756-778. Published online Oct 28, 2014. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v6.i10.756
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Magnetic resonance imaging differential diagnosis of brainstem lesions in children  
Carlo Cosimo Quattrocchi, Yuri Errante, Maria Camilla Rossi Espagnet, Stefania Galassi, Sabino Walter Della Sala, Bruno Bernardi, Giuseppe Fariello, Daniela Longo 
World J Radiol 8(1):1-20. Published online Jan 28, 2016. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v8.i1.1
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Coronary artery anomalies overview: The normal and the abnormal  
Adriana DM Villa, Eva Sammut, Arjun Nair, Ronak Rajani, Rodolfo Bonamini, Amedeo Chiribiri 
World J Radiol 8(6):537-555. Published online Jun 28, 2016. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v8.i6.537
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Skeletal dysplasias: A radiographic approach and review of common non-lethal skeletal dysplasias  
Ananya Panda, Shivanand Gamanagatti, Manisha Jana, Arun Kumar Gupta 
World J Radiol 6(10):808-825. Published online Oct 28, 2014. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v6.i10.808
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Imaging of the temporomandibular joint: An update  
Asim K Bag, Santhosh Gaddikeri, Aparna Singhal, Simms Hardin, Benson D Tran, Josue A Medina, Joel K Curé 
World J Radiol 6(8):567-582. Published online Aug 28, 2014. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v6.i8.567
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Middle cerebellar peduncles: Magnetic resonance imaging and pathophysiologic correlate  
Humberto Morales, Thomas Tomsick 
World J Radiol 7(12):438-447. Published online Dec 28, 2015. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v7.i12.438
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Rotator cuff disorders: How to write a surgically relevant magnetic resonance imaging report?  
Ahmed M Tawfik, Ahmad El-Morsy, Mohamed Aboelnour Badran 
World J Radiol 6(6):274-283. Published online Jun 28, 2014. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v6.i6.274
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Imaging of community-acquired pneumonia: Roles of imaging examinations, imaging diagnosis of specific pathogens and discrimination from noninfectious diseases  
Atsushi Nambu, Katsura Ozawa, Noriko Kobayashi, Masao Tago 
World J Radiol 6(10):779-793. Published online Oct 28, 2014. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v6.i10.779
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Review of renal cell carcinoma and its common subtypes in radiology  
Gavin Low, Guan Huang, Winnie Fu, Zaahir Moloo, Safwat Girgis 
World J Radiol 8(5):484-500. Published online May 28, 2016. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v8.i5.484
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Dural lesions mimicking meningiomas: A pictorial essay  
Danai Chourmouzi, Stamatia Potsi, Anestis Moumtzouoglou, Elisavet Papadopoulou, Kostas Drevelegas, Thomas Zaraboukas, Antonios Drevelegas 
World J Radiol 4(3):75-82. Published online Mar 28, 2012. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v4.i3.75
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Multi-modality imaging review of congenital abnormalities of kidney and upper urinary tract  
Subramaniyan Ramanathan, Devendra Kumar, Maneesh Khanna, Mahmoud Al Heidous, Adnan Sheikh, Vivek Virmani, Yegu Palaniappan 
World J Radiol 8(2):132-141. Published online Feb 28, 2016. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v8.i2.132
12
Revisions to the Tumor, Node, Metastasis staging of lung cancer (8th edition): Rationale, radiologic findings and clinical implications  
Fernando U Kay, Asha Kandathil, Kiran Batra, Sachin S Saboo, Suhny Abbara, Prabhakar Rajiah 
World J Radiol 9(6):269-279. Published online Jun 28, 2017. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v9.i6.269
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Role of MRI in the diagnosis and treatment of osteomyelitis in pediatric patients  
Brian S Pugmire, Randheer Shailam, Michael S Gee 
World J Radiol 6(8):530-537. Published online Aug 28, 2014. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v6.i8.530
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Multi-detector computed tomography imaging of large airway pathology: A pictorial review  
Tejeshwar Singh Jugpal, Anju Garg, Gulshan Rai Sethi, Mradul Kumar Daga, Jyoti Kumar 
World J Radiol 7(12):459-474. Published online Dec 28, 2015. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v7.i12.459
15
Recent advances in imaging technologies in dentistry  
Naseem Shah, Nikhil Bansal, Ajay Logani 
World J Radiol 6(10):794-807. Published online Oct 28, 2014. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v6.i10.794
16
Sonohysterography: Principles, technique and role in diagnosis of endometrial pathology  
Thomas Yang, Amit Pandya, Leonardo Marcal, Ronald O Bude, Joel F Platt, Deepak G Bedi, Khaled M Elsayes 
World J Radiol 5(3):81-87. Published online Mar 28, 2013. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v5.i3.81
17
Three-dimensional imaging of the uterus: The value of the coronal plane  
Lufee Wong, Nikki White, Jayshree Ramkrishna, Edward Araujo Júnior, Simon Meagher, Fabricio Da Silva Costa 
World J Radiol 7(12):484-493. Published online Dec 28, 2015. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v7.i12.484
18
Nuclear medicine and the failed joint replacement: Past, present, and future  
Christopher J Palestro 
World J Radiol 6(7):446-458. Published online Jul 28, 2014. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v6.i7.446
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Sonographic markers for early diagnosis of fetal malformations  
Maria Daniela Renna, Paola Pisani, Francesco Conversano, Emanuele Perrone, Ernesto Casciaro, Gian Carlo Di Renzo, Marco Di Paola, Antonio Perrone, Sergio Casciaro 
World J Radiol 5(10):356-371. Published online Oct 28, 2013. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v5.i10.356
20
Current imaging strategies for the evaluation of uterine cervical cancer  
Charis Bourgioti, Konstantinos Chatoupis, Lia Angela Moulopoulos 
World J Radiol 8(4):342-354. Published online Apr 28, 2016. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v8.i4.342
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Susceptibility weighted imaging: Clinical applications and future directions  
Ahmet Mesrur Halefoglu, David Mark Yousem 
World J Radiol 10(4):30-45. Published online Apr 28, 2018. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v10.i4.30
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Diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging in cancer: Reported apparent diffusion coefficients, in-vitro and in-vivo reproducibility  
Maysam M Jafar, Arman Parsai, Marc E Miquel 
World J Radiol 8(1):21-49. Published online Jan 28, 2016. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v8.i1.21
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Diffusion weighted imaging: Technique and applications  
Vinit Baliyan, Chandan J Das, Raju Sharma, Arun Kumar Gupta 
World J Radiol 8(9):785-798. Published online Sep 28, 2016. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v8.i9.785
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Imaging appearance of bone tumors of the maxillofacial region  
Ahmed Abdel Khalek Abdel Razek 
World J Radiol 3(5):125-134. Published online May 28, 2011. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v3.i5.125
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Magnetic resonance imaging of the spinal marrow: Basic understanding of the normal marrow pattern and its variant  
Mohamed Ragab Nouh, Ahmed Fathi Eid 
World J Radiol 7(12):448-458. Published online Dec 28, 2015. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v7.i12.448
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Abdominal ultrasonography of the pediatric gastrointestinal tract  
Heather I Gale, Michael S Gee, Sjirk J Westra, Katherine Nimkin 
World J Radiol 8(7):656-667. Published online Jul 28, 2016. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v8.i7.656
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Correlation of lumbar lateral recess stenosis in magnetic resonance imaging and clinical symptoms  
Annina Splettstößer, M Fawad Khan, Bernd Zimmermann, Thomas J Vogl, Hanns Ackermann, Marcus Middendorp, Adel Maataoui 
World J Radiol 9(5):223-229. Published online May 28, 2017. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v9.i5.223
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Diffusion magnetic resonance imaging: A molecular imaging tool caught between hope, hype and the real world of “personalized oncology”  
Abhishek Mahajan, Sneha S Deshpande, Meenakshi H Thakur 
World J Radiol 9(6):253-268. Published online Jun 28, 2017. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v9.i6.253
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Role of imaging methods in diagnosis and treatment of Morton’s neuroma  
Fernando Ruiz Santiago, Pablo Tomás Muñoz, Patel Pryest, Alberto Martinez Martínez, Nicolás Prados Olleta 
World J Radiol 10(9):91-99. Published online Sep 28, 2018. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v10.i9.91
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Multimodality imaging of ovarian cystic lesions: Review with an imaging based algorithmic approach  
Ashish P Wasnik, Christine O Menias, Joel F Platt, Usha R Lalchandani, Deepak G Bedi, Khaled M Elsayes 
World J Radiol 5(3):113-125. Published online Mar 28, 2013. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v5.i3.113
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Vascular anomalies: A pictorial review of nomenclature, diagnosis and treatment  
John L Nosher, Philip G Murillo, Mark Liszewski, Vyacheslav Gendel, Christopher E Gribbin 
World J Radiol 6(9):677-692. Published online Sep 28, 2014. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v6.i9.677
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Imaging of bone metastasis: An update  
Gerard J O’Sullivan, Fiona L Carty, Carmel G Cronin 
World J Radiol 7(8):202-211. Published online Aug 28, 2015. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v7.i8.202
33
Spinal fusion-hardware construct: Basic concepts and imaging review  
Mohamed Ragab Nouh 
World J Radiol 4(5):193-207. Published online May 28, 2012. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v4.i5.193
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Magnetic resonance diffusion-perfusion mismatch in acute ischemic stroke: An update  
Feng Chen, Yi-Cheng Ni 
World J Radiol 4(3):63-74. Published online Mar 28, 2012. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v4.i3.63
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"To-and-fro" waveform in the diagnosis of arterial pseudoaneurysms  
Mustafa Z Mahmoud, Mohammed Al-Saadi, Abdulwahab Abuderman, Khalid S Alzimami, Mohammed Alkhorayef, Babikir Almagli, Abdelmoneim Sulieman 
World J Radiol 7(5):89-99. Published online May 28, 2015. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v7.i5.89
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Imaging in pulmonary hydatid cysts  
Mandeep K Garg, Madhurima Sharma, Ajay Gulati, Ujjwal Gorsi, Ashutosh N Aggarwal, Ritesh Agarwal, Niranjan Khandelwal 
World J Radiol 8(6):581-587. Published online Jun 28, 2016. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v8.i6.581
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Effectiveness of chest radiography, lung ultrasound and thoracic computed tomography in the diagnosis of congestive heart failure  
Luciano Cardinale, Adriano Massimiliano Priola, Federica Moretti, Giovanni Volpicelli 
World J Radiol 6(6):230-237. Published online Jun 28, 2014. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v6.i6.230
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Imaging spectrum of spinal dysraphism on magnetic resonance: A pictorial review  
Jyoti Kumar, Muhammed Afsal, Anju Garg 
World J Radiol 9(4):178-190. Published online Apr 28, 2017. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v9.i4.178
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Clinical significance of visceral adiposity assessed by computed tomography: A Japanese perspective  
Miwa Ryo, Ken Kishida, Tadashi Nakamura, Tohru Yoshizumi, Tohru Funahashi, Iichiro Shimomura 
World J Radiol 6(7):409-416. Published online Jul 28, 2014. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v6.i7.409
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Ankylosing spondylitis: A state of the art factual backbone  
Mohammad Ghasemi-rad, Hosam Attaya, Emal Lesha, Andrea Vegh, Tooraj Maleki-Miandoab, Emad Nosair, Nariman Sepehrvand, Ali Davarian, Hamid Rajebi, Abdolghader Pakniat, Seyed Amirhossein Fazeli, Afshin Mohammadi 
World J Radiol 7(9):236-252. Published online Sep 28, 2015. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v7.i9.236
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A handy review of carpal tunnel syndrome: From anatomy to diagnosis and treatment  
Mohammad Ghasemi-rad, Emad Nosair, Andrea Vegh, Afshin Mohammadi, Adam Akkad, Emal Lesha, Mohammad Hossein Mohammadi, Doaa Sayed, Ali Davarian, Tooraj Maleki-Miyandoab, Anwarul Hasan 
World J Radiol 6(6):284-300. Published online Jun 28, 2014. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v6.i6.284
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Orbital inflammatory disease: Pictorial review and differential diagnosis  
Michael N Pakdaman, Ali R Sepahdari, Sahar M Elkhamary 
World J Radiol 6(4):106-115. Published online Apr 28, 2014. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v6.i4.106
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Imaging and interventions in hilar cholangiocarcinoma: A review  
Kumble Seetharama Madhusudhan, Shivanand Gamanagatti, Arun Kumar Gupta 
World J Radiol 7(2):28-44. Published online Feb 28, 2015. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v7.i2.28
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Cystic lesions of peripheral nerves: Are we missing the diagnosis of the intraneural ganglion cyst?  
Jyoti Panwar, Anil Mathew, Binu P Thomas 
World J Radiol 9(5):230-244. Published online May 28, 2017. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v9.i5.230
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Radiation sterilization of tissue allografts: A review  
Rita Singh, Durgeshwer Singh, Antaryami Singh 
World J Radiol 8(4):355-369. Published online Apr 28, 2016. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v8.i4.355
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Magnetic resonance imaging in glenohumeral instability  
Manisha Jana, Shivanand Gamanagatti 
World J Radiol 3(9):224-232. Published online Sep 28, 2011. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v3.i9.224
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Current and future applications of ultrasound imaging in peripheral nerve disorders  
Antonia S Carroll, Neil G Simon 
World J Radiol 12(6):101-129. Published online Jun 28, 2020. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v12.i6.101