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World J Orthop. Jul 18, 2014; 5(3): 392-397
Published online Jul 18, 2014. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v5.i3.392
Table 1 Top 20 cited papers in the spine journal, 1990-2009
RankRef. TitleNumber of citations
1Ware et al[23]SF-36 health survey update491
2Bigos et al[24]A prospective study of work perceptions and psychological factors affecting the report of back injury460
3Deyo et al[25]Outcome measures for low back pain research - A proposal for standardized use432
4Hodges et al[28]Inefficient muscular stabilization of the lumbar spine associated with low back pain - A motor control evaluation of transversus abdominis388
5Banwart et al[29]Iliac crest bone-graft harvest donor site morbidity- A statistical evaluation384
6Zdeblick et al[30]A prospective, randomized study of lumbar fusion – preliminary results376
7Beaton et al[31]Guidelines for the process of cross-cultural adaptation of self-report measures364
8Buckwalter et al[32]Spine update- Aging and degeneration of the human intervertebral disc358
9Spitzer et al[33]Scientific monograph of the Quebec task-force on whiplash-associated disorders-Redefining whiplash and its management348
10Garfin et al[34]New technologies in spine - Kyphoplasty and vertebrosplasty for the treatment of painful osteoporotic compression fractures335
11Lieberman et al[35]Initial outcome and efficacy of “kyphoplasty” in the treatment of painful osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures330
12Barr et al[36]Percutaneous vertebroplasty for pain relief and spinal stabilization328
13Patrick et al[37]Assessing health-related quality-of-life in patients with sciatica311
14O'Sullivan et al[38]Evaluation of specific stabilizing exercise in the treatment of chronic low back pain with radiologic diagnosis of spondylolysis or spondylolisthesis299
15Marras et al[39]The role of dynamic 3-dimensial trunk motion in occupationally-related low back disorders- The effects of workplace factors, trunk position, and trunk motion characteristics on risk of injury289
16Klenerman et al[27]The prediction of chronicity in patients with an acute attack of low-back pain in a general-practice setting287
17Olmarker et al[40]Autologous nucleus pulposus induces neurophysiologic and histologic changes in porcine cauda-equina nerve roots282
18Fritzell et al[41]2001 Volvo Award winner in clinical studies: Lumbar fusion versus nonsurgical treatment for chronic low back pain - A multicenter randomized controlled trial from the Swedish Lumbar Spine Study Group268
18Thompson et al[42]Preliminary evaluation of a scheme for grading the gross morphology of the human intervertebral disk268
20Bovim et al[43]Neck pain in the general population267