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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
Avoiding misdiagnosing an early intrauterine pregnancy as an ectopic pregnancy  
Donald L Fylstra 
World J Obstet Gynecol 4(3):58-63. Published online Aug 10, 2015. doi: 10.5317/wjog.v4.i3.58
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Ovarian simple cysts in asymptomatic postmenopausal women detected at transvaginal ultrasound: A review of literature  
Juan Luis Alcazar, Naroa Martinez, Leire Juez, Maria Caparros, Ana Salas, Tania Errasti 
World J Obstet Gynecol 4(4):108-112. Published online Nov 10, 2015. doi: 10.5317/wjog.v4.i4.108
3
Mucinous cystadenocarcinoma of ovary: Changing treatment paradigms  
Bhat Guruprasad, Linu Abraham Jacob 
World J Obstet Gynecol 1(4):42-45. Published online Dec 10, 2012. doi: 10.5317/wjog.v1.i4.42
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Endorphins, oxytocin, sexuality and romantic relationships: An understudied area  
Marjan Khajehei, Elmira Behroozpour 
World J Obstet Gynecol 7(2):17-23. Published online Oct 22, 2018. doi: 10.5317/wjog.v7.i2.17
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Imperative for improvements and international convergence of intrapartum fetal monitoring: A bird’s eye view  
Shashikant L Sholapurkar 
World J Obstet Gynecol 5(1):102-109. Published online Feb 10, 2016. doi: 10.5317/wjog.v5.i1.102
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Folic acid supplementation: The new dawn for postmenopausal women with hot flushes  
Ayman AA Ewies 
World J Obstet Gynecol 2(4):87-93. Published online Nov 10, 2013. doi: 10.5317/wjog.v2.i4.87
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Burden of gynaecological cancers in developing countries  
Chukwuemeka Anthony Iyoke, George Onyemaechi Ugwu 
World J Obstet Gynecol 2(1):1-7. Published online Feb 10, 2013. doi: 10.5317/wjog.v2.i1.1
8
Pioneering drugs for overactive bladder and detrusor overactivity: Ongoing research and future directions  
Emilio Sacco, Salvatore Recupero, Riccardo Bientinesi, Giuseppe Palermo, Daniele D’Agostino, Diego Currò, Pierfrancesco Bassi 
World J Obstet Gynecol 4(2):24-39. Published online May 10, 2015. doi: 10.5317/wjog.v4.i2.24
9
Laparoscopic Burch urethropexy at time of mesh sling removal: A cohort study evaluating functional outcomes and quality of life  
Sarah A Huber, Orawee Chinthakanan, Soyini Hawkins, John R Miklos, Robert D Moore 
World J Obstet Gynecol 5(3):210-217. Published online Aug 10, 2016. doi: 10.5317/wjog.v5.i3.210
10
Universal screening for hemoglobinopathies in today's multi-ethnic societies: How and when  
Piero C Giordano 
World J Obstet Gynecol 4(4):86-94. Published online Nov 10, 2015. doi: 10.5317/wjog.v4.i4.86
11
Role of ultrasound imaging in advancing treatment of female patients with pelvic floor mesh complications  
William Singh, Harpreet Wadhwa, Whitney Halgrimson, Ervin Kocjancic 
World J Obstet Gynecol 5(1):73-77. Published online Feb 10, 2016. doi: 10.5317/wjog.v5.i1.73
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Pathobiological role of MUC16 mucin (CA125) in ovarian cancer: Much more than a tumor biomarker  
Alain Piché 
World J Obstet Gynecol 5(1):39-49. Published online Feb 10, 2016. doi: 10.5317/wjog.v5.i1.39
14
Prevention of shoulder dystocia related birth injuries: Myths and facts  
Leslie Iffy 
World J Obstet Gynecol 3(4):148-161. Published online Nov 10, 2014. doi: 10.5317/wjog.v3.i4.148
15
Impact of pelvic radiotherapy on the female genital tract and fertility preservation measures  
Liam C Welsh, Alexandra Taylor 
World J Obstet Gynecol 3(2):45-53. Published online May 10, 2014. doi: 10.5317/wjog.v3.i2.45
16
Gynecological malignancies and hormonal therapies: Clinical management and recommendations  
Anna Myriam Perrone, Federica Pozzati, Donatella Santini, Martina Rossi, Martina Procaccini, Lucia Casalini, Erica Santi, Marco Tesei, Claudio Zamagni, Pierandrea De Iaco 
World J Obstet Gynecol 3(4):162-170. Published online Nov 10, 2014. doi: 10.5317/wjog.v3.i4.162
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Birth experience of fathers in the setting of teenage pregnancy: Are they prepared?  
Simeon Ngweso, Rodney W Petersen, Julie A Quinlivan 
World J Obstet Gynecol 6(1):1-7. Published online Feb 10, 2017. doi: 10.5317/wjog.v6.i1.1
18
Hepatitis B and pregnancy: An update review article  
Fatemeh Abdi, Marefat Ghaffari Novin, Maryam Afrakhteh, Farzin Khorvash 
World J Obstet Gynecol 4(1):1-8. Published online Feb 10, 2015. doi: 10.5317/wjog.v4.i1.1
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Preeclampsia - What is to blame? The placenta, maternal cardiovascular system or both?  
Dimuthu Vinayagam, Karin Leslie, Asma Khalil, Baskaran Thilaganathan 
World J Obstet Gynecol 4(4):77-85. Published online Nov 10, 2015. doi: 10.5317/wjog.v4.i4.77
20
Trends in cervical cancer screening in developing countries  
S Jegajeeva Rao 
World J Obstet Gynecol 1(4):46-54. Published online Dec 10, 2012. doi: 10.5317/wjog.v1.i4.46
21
Hypothyroidism during pregnancy: Controversy over screening and intervention  
AbdelHameed Mirghani Dirar, Atul Kalhan 
World J Obstet Gynecol 7(1):1-16. Published online Jul 10, 2018. doi: 10.5317/wjog.v7.i1.1
22
Screening and diagnosis of endometrial cancer in Lynch syndrome  
Caroline Cornou, Anne Sophie Bats, Charlotte Ngo, Léa Rossi, Perrine Capmas, Pierre Laurent-Puig, Chérazade Bensaid, Claude Nos, Marie Aude Lefrère-Belda, Fabrice Lécuru 
World J Obstet Gynecol 5(4):218-225. Published online Nov 10, 2016. doi: 10.5317/wjog.v5.i4.218
23
Single incision slings: Are they ready for real life?  
Manuela Tutolo, Dirk De Ridder, Frank Van der Aa 
World J Obstet Gynecol 5(2):197-209. Published online May 10, 2016. doi: 10.5317/wjog.v5.i2.197
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Laparoscopic surgery in pregnancy  
Philip E George, Chaya Shwaartz, Celia M Divino 
World J Obstet Gynecol 5(2):175-181. Published online May 10, 2016. doi: 10.5317/wjog.v5.i2.175
25
Update on human papillomavirus vaccination: Where are we now?  
Eloise Chapman-Davis, Lauren E Dockery, Kendall Griffith, Caroline Stroup 
World J Obstet Gynecol 5(1):5-15. Published online Feb 10, 2016. doi: 10.5317/wjog.v5.i1.5
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Clinical applicability of immunotherapy of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia  
Margot Koeneman, Roy Kruitwagen, Arnold-Jan Kruse 
World J Obstet Gynecol 5(1):1-4. Published online Feb 10, 2016. doi: 10.5317/wjog.v5.i1.1
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Acceptability of self-collected human papillomavirus specimens in cervical cancer screening: A review  
Brenda L Quincy 
World J Obstet Gynecol 3(3):90-97. Published online Aug 10, 2014. doi: 10.5317/wjog.v3.i3.90
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Thyroid disease in pregnancy: A review of diagnosis, complications and management  
Lisa E Moore 
World J Obstet Gynecol 5(1):66-72. Published online Feb 10, 2016. doi: 10.5317/wjog.v5.i1.66
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MicroRNAs: New players in endometriosis  
Josep Marí-Alexandre, Moisés Barceló-Molina, María Olcina-Guillem, Javier García-Oms, Aitana Braza-Boïls, Juan Gilabert-Estellés 
World J Obstet Gynecol 5(1):28-38. Published online Feb 10, 2016. doi: 10.5317/wjog.v5.i1.28
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Human papilloma virus vaccination: Review article and an update  
Zahra Maleki 
World J Obstet Gynecol 5(1):16-27. Published online Feb 10, 2016. doi: 10.5317/wjog.v5.i1.16
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Comprehensive management of epithelial ovarian cancer with peritoneal metastases  
Luigi Frigerio, Luca Ansaloni, Elia Poiasina, Federico Coccolini, Paul H Sugarbaker 
World J Obstet Gynecol 2(4):108-115. Published online Nov 10, 2013. doi: 10.5317/wjog.v2.i4.108
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Effect of the maternal-fetal interface immunoregulation on the occurrence of intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy  
Xiu Quan Zhang, Li-Juan Zhang, Wei-Hong Yang, Michael L Draper 
World J Obstet Gynecol 4(2):40-45. Published online May 10, 2015. doi: 10.5317/wjog.v4.i2.40
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Amniocentesis: A contemporary review  
Katherine Ann Connolly, Keith Arnold Eddleman 
World J Obstet Gynecol 5(1):58-65. Published online Feb 10, 2016. doi: 10.5317/wjog.v5.i1.58
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Risks and guidelines for the consumption of alcohol during pregnancy  
Ulrik Schiøler Kesmodel 
World J Obstet Gynecol 5(2):162-174. Published online May 10, 2016. doi: 10.5317/wjog.v5.i2.162
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High prevalence of post-partum depression in women with coeliac disease  
Raffaella Tortora, Nicola Imperatore, Carolina Ciacci, Fabiana Zingone, Pietro Capone, Monica Siniscalchi, Lucienne Pellegrini, Giuliano De Stefano, Nicola Caporaso, Antonio Rispo 
World J Obstet Gynecol 4(1):9-15. Published online Feb 10, 2015. doi: 10.5317/wjog.v4.i1.9
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Association between gamete source, exposure and preeclampsia: A review of literature  
Andrzej Breborowicz, Peter Klatsky 
World J Obstet Gynecol 3(4):141-147. Published online Nov 10, 2014. doi: 10.5317/wjog.v3.i4.141
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New developments of the effect of melatonin on reproduction  
Fanuel Lampiao, Stefan S Du Plessis 
World J Obstet Gynecol 2(2):8-15. Published online May 10, 2013. doi: 10.5317/wjog.v2.i2.8
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Role of minimally invasive surgery in complex adnexal tumours and ovarian cancer  
Juan Gilabert-Estelles, Cristina Aghababyan, Paula Garcia, Jesus Moscardo, Susana Royo, Silvana Aniorte, Juan Gilabert-Aguilar 
World J Obstet Gynecol 3(3):109-117. Published online Aug 10, 2014. doi: 10.5317/wjog.v3.i3.109
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Postpartum intrauterine device contraception: A review  
Shadi Rezai, Pameela Bisram, Hasan Nezam, Ray Mercado, Cassandra E Henderson 
World J Obstet Gynecol 5(1):134-139. Published online Feb 10, 2016. doi: 10.5317/wjog.v5.i1.134
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Cancer stem cells and early stage basal-like breast cancer  
Pang-Kuo Lo, Benjamin Wolfson, Qun Zhou 
World J Obstet Gynecol 5(2):150-161. Published online May 10, 2016. doi: 10.5317/wjog.v5.i2.150
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Care of survivors of gynecologic cancers  
Alexandra J Walker, Isidore D Benrubi, Kristy K Ward 
World J Obstet Gynecol 5(2):140-149. Published online May 10, 2016. doi: 10.5317/wjog.v5.i2.140
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Fallopian tube: Its role in infertility and gynecological oncology  
Nesreen Magdy, Mona El-Bahrawy 
World J Obstet Gynecol 3(2):35-41. Published online May 10, 2014. doi: 10.5317/wjog.v3.i2.35
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Overview of embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma of cervix in women over 40-year-old  
Malala Razakanaivo, Nam P Nguyen, Juliette Thariat, Vincent Molinie, Anne-Therese Vlastos, Claire Verschraegen, Vincent Vinh-Hung 
World J Obstet Gynecol 5(1):110-117. Published online Feb 10, 2016. doi: 10.5317/wjog.v5.i1.110
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Observed prevalence and risk factors of birth defects in Shanghai, China  
Min Yang, Xiao-Xia An, Hui-Juan Wang, Ji-Mei Wang 
World J Obstet Gynecol 6(2):8-15. Published online May 10, 2017. doi: 10.5317/wjog.v6.i2.8
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Retained placenta: Do we have any option?  
Pei Shan Lim, Nor Azlin Mohamed Ismail, Nur Azurah Abd Ghani, Nirmala Chandralega Kampan, Aqmar Suraya Sulaiman, Beng Kwang Ng, Kah Teik Chew, Abdul Kadir Abdul Karim, Muhammad Abdul Jamil Mohd Yassin 
World J Obstet Gynecol 3(3):124-129. Published online Aug 10, 2014. doi: 10.5317/wjog.v3.i3.124
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Outcomes of surrogate pregnancies in California and hospital economics of surrogate maternity and newborn care  
Yona Nicolau, Austin Purkeypile, T Allen Merritt, Mitchell Goldstein, Bryan Oshiro 
World J Obstet Gynecol 4(4):102-107. Published online Nov 10, 2015. doi: 10.5317/wjog.v4.i4.102
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Apoptosis and endometrial receptivity: Relationship with in vitro fertilization treatment outcome  
Yulia S Antsiferova, Natalya Y Sotnikova 
World J Obstet Gynecol 5(1):87-96. Published online Feb 10, 2016. doi: 10.5317/wjog.v5.i1.87
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Effect of gynecologic oncologist availability on ovarian cancer mortality  
Sherri L Stewart, Darryl Cooney, Shawn Hirsch, Lauren Westervelt, Thomas B Richards, Sun Hee Rim, Cheryll C Thomas 
World J Obstet Gynecol 3(2):71-77. Published online May 10, 2014. doi: 10.5317/wjog.v3.i2.71
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Urgent need to change clinical practices about postpartum contraception  
Crystal Goldsmith, Anita L Nelson 
World J Obstet Gynecol 4(3):52-57. Published online Aug 10, 2015. doi: 10.5317/wjog.v4.i3.52