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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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Perioperative hypothermia: Causes, consequences and treatment  
Julie R McSwain, Maria Yared, John Wesley Doty, Sylvia H Wilson 
World J Anesthesiol 4(3):58-65. Published online Nov 27, 2015. doi: 10.5313/wja.v4.i3.58
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Massive transfusion: An update for the anesthesiologist  
Charles Fredericks, John C Kubasiak, Caleb J Mentzer, James R Yon 
World J Anesthesiol 6(1):14-21. Published online Mar 27, 2017. doi: 10.5313/wja.v6.i1.14
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Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of lignocaine: A review  
Laurence Weinberg, Benjamin Peake, Chong Tan, Mehrdad Nikfarjam 
World J Anesthesiol 4(2):17-29. Published online Jul 27, 2015. doi: 10.5313/wja.v4.i2.17
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Intrathecal morphine for postoperative analgesia: Current trends  
Kalindi A DeSousa, Rajkumar Chandran 
World J Anesthesiol 3(3):191-202. Published online Nov 27, 2014. doi: 10.5313/wja.v3.i3.191
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Lumbar radiculopathy and its neurobiological basis  
Jiann-Her Lin, Yung-Hsiao Chiang, Chih-Cheng Chen 
World J Anesthesiol 3(2):162-173. Published online Jul 27, 2014. doi: 10.5313/wja.v3.i2.162
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Anaesthesia and pancreatic surgery: Techniques, clinical practice and pain management  
Maurizio Marandola, Alida Albante 
World J Anesthesiol 3(1):1-11. Published online Mar 27, 2014. doi: 10.5313/wja.v3.i1.1
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Critical importance of tracheal tube cuff pressure management  
Taoyuan Robert Feng, Ying Ye, D John Doyle 
World J Anesthesiol 4(2):10-12. Published online Jul 27, 2015. doi: 10.5313/wja.v4.i2.10
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Human factors in anaesthetic crisis  
Rajkumar Chandran, Kalindi A DeSousa 
World J Anesthesiol 3(3):203-212. Published online Nov 27, 2014. doi: 10.5313/wja.v3.i3.203
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Post-operative urinary retention: Review of literature  
Kritika Agrawal, Satyajit Majhi, Rakesh Garg 
World J Anesthesiol 8(1):1-12. Published online Jan 15, 2019. doi: 10.5313/wja.v8.i1.1
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Molecular mechanism of inflammatory pain  
Yeu-Shiuan Su, Wei-Hsin Sun, Chih-Cheng Chen 
World J Anesthesiol 3(1):71-81. Published online Mar 27, 2014. doi: 10.5313/wja.v3.i1.71
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Hypnosis for burn-related pain: Case studies and a review of the literature  
R Lynae Roberts, Zoltan Kekecs, Laurie Lazott, Omair H Toor, Gary R Elkins 
World J Anesthesiol 6(1):1-13. Published online Mar 27, 2017. doi: 10.5313/wja.v6.i1.1
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Phantom limb pain: A review of evidence-based treatment options  
Shiqiang Tian, Saeed Nick, Hong Wu 
World J Anesthesiol 3(2):146-153. Published online Jul 27, 2014. doi: 10.5313/wja.v3.i2.146
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Transcranial magnetic stimulation as a new tool to control pain perception  
Emanuela Onesti, Maria Cristina Gori, Vittorio Frasca, Maurizio Inghilleri 
World J Anesthesiol 5(1):15-27. Published online Mar 27, 2016. doi: 10.5313/wja.v5.i1.15
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Zygapophysial joint pain in selected patients  
Stephan Klessinger 
World J Anesthesiol 4(3):49-57. Published online Nov 27, 2015. doi: 10.5313/wja.v4.i3.49
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Interventional pain therapy in cervical post-surgery syndrome  
Stephan Klessinger 
World J Anesthesiol 5(2):38-43. Published online Jul 27, 2016. doi: 10.5313/wja.v5.i2.38
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Update in perioperative anesthetic management of pheochromocytoma  
Anju Gupta, Rakesh Garg, Nishkarsh Gupta 
World J Anesthesiol 4(3):83-90. Published online Nov 27, 2015. doi: 10.5313/wja.v4.i3.83
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Swine model in transplant research: Review of anaesthesia and perioperative management  
Juan Morgaz, Rocío Navarrete, María del Mar Granados, Rafael Jesús Gómez-Villamandos 
World J Anesthesiol 4(3):73-82. Published online Nov 27, 2015. doi: 10.5313/wja.v4.i3.73
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Insight into orthodontic appliance induced pain: Mechanism, duration and management  
Yasemin Kartal, Omur Polat-Ozsoy 
World J Anesthesiol 5(1):28-35. Published online Mar 27, 2016. doi: 10.5313/wja.v5.i1.28
21
Bradycardia and hypotension during pediatric scoliosis surgery-hypovolemia or spinal shock?  
Cengiz Karsli, Samuel Strantzas, Olivia Finnerty, Laura Holmes, Stephen Lewis 
World J Anesthesiol 4(2):44-48. Published online Jul 27, 2015. doi: 10.5313/wja.v4.i2.44
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Comparison of flow rate accuracy and consistency between the on-Q, baxter, and ambu pain infusion devices  
Michelle LeRiger, Tarun Bhalla, David Martin, Jacob Bettesworth, Joseph D Tobias 
World J Anesthesiol 3(1):119-123. Published online Mar 27, 2014. doi: 10.5313/wja.v3.i1.119
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Anesthesia for bronchoscopic amniotic membrane grafting to treat non-healing bronchial dehiscence  
Taoyuan Robert Feng, Thomas R Gildea, D John Doyle 
World J Anesthesiol 4(2):39-43. Published online Jul 27, 2015. doi: 10.5313/wja.v4.i2.39
25
Complex regional pain syndrome: From diagnosis to rehabilitation  
Alexandra Lecours, Mathieu Piché 
World J Anesthesiol 3(1):46-60. Published online Mar 27, 2014. doi: 10.5313/wja.v3.i1.46
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Perioperative care and cancer recurrence: Is there a connection?  
Ashish K Khanna, Efrain Riveros Perez, Krzysztof Laudanski, Amanda Moraska, Kenneth C Cummings III 
World J Anesthesiol 3(1):31-45. Published online Mar 27, 2014. doi: 10.5313/wja.v3.i1.31
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Review of essential understanding of ultrasound physics and equipment operation  
Harsha Shanthanna 
World J Anesthesiol 3(1):12-17. Published online Mar 27, 2014. doi: 10.5313/wja.v3.i1.12
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Anesthetic considerations for liver diseases unique to pregnancy  
Berrin Gunaydin, Ayca Tas Tuna 
World J Anesthesiol 5(3):54-61. Published online Nov 27, 2016. doi: 10.5313/wja.v5.i3.54
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Clinical pharmacology of intravenous paracetamol in perinatal medicine  
Karel Allegaert 
World J Anesthesiol 2(1):1-7. Published online Mar 27, 2013. doi: 10.5313/wja.v2.i1.1
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No pain, no social gains: A social-signaling perspective of human pain behaviors  
Jacob M Vigil, Chance Strenth 
World J Anesthesiol 3(1):18-30. Published online Mar 27, 2014. doi: 10.5313/wja.v3.i1.18
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Sugammadex: Role in current anaesthetic practice and its safety benefits for patients  
Michael V Copp, Thomas F Barrett 
World J Anesthesiol 4(3):66-72. Published online Nov 27, 2015. doi: 10.5313/wja.v4.i3.66
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Anaesthesia for patients with arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia  
Ivett Blaskovics, Kamen Valchanov 
World J Anesthesiol 5(3):44-53. Published online Nov 27, 2016. doi: 10.5313/wja.v5.i3.44
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Intrathecal morphine vs femoral nerve block for postoperative-analgesia after total knee arthroplasty: A two-year retrospective analysis  
Kalindi DeSousa, Rajkumar Chandran 
World J Anesthesiol 5(3):67-72. Published online Nov 27, 2016. doi: 10.5313/wja.v5.i3.67
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Transthoracic echocardiography assists appropriate pulmonary artery catheter placement: An observational study  
Chong Oon Tan, Laurence Weinberg, David Andrew Story, Larry McNicol 
World J Anesthesiol 4(2):30-38. Published online Jul 27, 2015. doi: 10.5313/wja.v4.i2.30
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Paroxetine vs pregabalin for the management of neuropathic pain in multiple sclerosis  
Dana A Turcotte, Malcolm Doupe, Mahmoud Torabi, Andrew J Gomori, Karen Ethans, Farid Esfahani, Katie Galloway, Michael P Namaka 
World J Anesthesiol 3(2):181-188. Published online Jul 27, 2014. doi: 10.5313/wja.v3.i2.181
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Improvised technique for measuring tracheal tube cuff pressure  
René Agustín Flores-Franco 
World J Anesthesiol 5(1):36-37. Published online Mar 27, 2016. doi: 10.5313/wja.v5.i1.36
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Regional anesthesia for acute pain management in elderly patients  
Jinlei Li, Thomas M Halaszynski 
World J Anesthesiol 3(1):82-95. Published online Mar 27, 2014. doi: 10.5313/wja.v3.i1.82
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Change in management of predicted difficult airways following introduction of video laryngoscopes  
Mary Jarzebowski, Arvind Rajagopal, Bryce Austell, Mario Moric, Asokumar Buvanendran 
World J Anesthesiol 7(1):1-9. Published online Mar 27, 2018. doi: 10.5313/wja.v7.i1.1
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Awareness during anesthesia: Current status in Japan  
Yasuhiro Morimoto 
World J Anesthesiol 5(3):62-66. Published online Nov 27, 2016. doi: 10.5313/wja.v5.i3.62
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Dexmedetomidine vs propofol in intensive care unit patients  
Valeria Fadda, Dario Maratea, Sabrina Trippoli, Andrea Messori 
World J Anesthesiol 3(1):134-136. Published online Mar 27, 2014. doi: 10.5313/wja.v3.i1.134
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Comparison between intrathecal hyperbaric bupivacaine and levobupivacaine for ambulatory knee arthroscopy  
Ozlem Sagir, Sabri Ozaslan, Mehmet Erduran, Yucel Meric, Ismail Aslan, Ahmet Koroglu 
World J Anesthesiol 2(3):18-25. Published online Nov 27, 2013. doi: 10.5313/wja.v2.i3.18
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Opioid misuse in Canada and critical appraisal of aberrant behavior screening tools  
Grace EC Frankel, Howard Intrater, Malcolm Doupe, Michael Namaka 
World J Anesthesiol 3(1):61-70. Published online Mar 27, 2014. doi: 10.5313/wja.v3.i1.61
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Acute coagulopathy of trauma: Mechanism, monitoring, management  
Anusha Cherian, Bidkar Prasanna Udupi 
World J Anesthesiol 3(1):111-118. Published online Mar 27, 2014. doi: 10.5313/wja.v3.i1.111
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Translating the expression of pain in the face of uncertainty: The importance of human pain experiments for applied and clinical science  
Eric Kruger, Jacob M Vigil 
World J Anesthesiol 4(2):13-16. Published online Jul 27, 2015. doi: 10.5313/wja.v4.i2.13
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Anesthesia for ambulatory surgery in a child with hyposensitivity to pain  
Claude Abdallah 
World J Anesthesiol 3(2):189-190. Published online Jul 27, 2014. doi: 10.5313/wja.v3.i2.189
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Targeting tumor necrosis factor in the brain relieves neuropathic pain  
Tracey A Ignatowski, Robert N Spengler 
World J Anesthesiol 7(2):10-19. Published online Jul 27, 2018. doi: 10.5313/wja.v7.i2.10
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Lung preconditioning in anesthesia: Review of the literature  
Konstantinos Kalimeris 
World J Anesthesiol 3(1):105-110. Published online Mar 27, 2014. doi: 10.5313/wja.v3.i1.105
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Fractured tracheostomy tube obturator: A rare cause of respiratory distress in a tracheostomized patient  
Mussarat Afzal, Hadi Al Mutairi, Ikram Chaudhary 
World J Anesthesiol 2(3):30-32. Published online Nov 27, 2013. doi: 10.5313/wja.v2.i3.30
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Management of a patient with perioperative saddle embolus  
Austin Lee, Jaime Ortiz 
World J Anesthesiol 2(1):11-13. Published online Mar 27, 2013. doi: 10.5313/wja.v2.i1.11
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Endoscopic removal of a self-expanding metallic airway stent: A case report  
Ying Amy Ye, Michael S Machuzak, D John Doyle 
World J Anesthesiol 3(1):129-133. Published online Mar 27, 2014. doi: 10.5313/wja.v3.i1.129