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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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Analysis of 24 patients with Achenbach's syndrome  
Fatih Ada, Ferit Kasimzade 
World J Clin Cases 7(10):1103-1110. Published online May 26, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i10.1103
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Clinical variants of pityriasis rosea  
Francisco Urbina, Anupam Das, Emilio Sudy 
World J Clin Cases 5(6):203-211. Published online Jun 16, 2017. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v5.i6.203
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Gingival enlargements: Differential diagnosis and review of literature  
Amit Arvind Agrawal 
World J Clin Cases 3(9):779-788. Published online Sep 16, 2015. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v3.i9.779
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Endoscopic ear surgery: A case series and first United Kingdom experience  
Hala Kanona, Jagdeep Singh Virk, Anthony Owa 
World J Clin Cases 3(3):310-317. Published online Mar 16, 2015. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v3.i3.310
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Treatment of Helicobacter pylori infection: Current and future insights  
Maliheh Safavi, Reyhaneh Sabourian, Alireza Foroumadi 
World J Clin Cases 4(1):5-19. Published online Jan 16, 2016. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v4.i1.5
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Gangrenous cholecystitis: A silent but potential fatal disease in patients with diabetic neuropathy. A case report  
Melorin Mehrzad, Charles C Jehle, Lauren O Roussel, Raman Mehrzad 
World J Clin Cases 6(15):1007-1011. Published online Dec 6, 2018. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v6.i15.1007
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Update on global epidemiology of viral hepatitis and preventive strategies  
Meryem Jefferies, Bisma Rauff, Harunor Rashid, Thao Lam, Shafquat Rafiq 
World J Clin Cases 6(13):589-599. Published online Nov 6, 2018. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v6.i13.589
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Fear can be more harmful than the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 in controlling the corona virus disease 2019 epidemic  
Shi-Yan Ren, Rong-Ding Gao, Ye-Lin Chen 
World J Clin Cases 8(4):652-657. Published online Feb 26, 2020. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v8.i4.652
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Stability and infectivity of coronaviruses in inanimate environments  
Shi-Yan Ren, Wen-Biao Wang, Ya-Guang Hao, Hao-Ran Zhang, Zhi-Chao Wang, Ye-Lin Chen, Rong-Ding Gao 
World J Clin Cases 8(8):1391-1399. Published online Apr 26, 2020. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v8.i8.1391
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Long-term stabilization of stage 4 colon cancer using sodium dichloroacetate therapy  
Akbar Khan, Douglas Andrews, Anneke C Blackburn 
World J Clin Cases 4(10):336-343. Published online Oct 16, 2016. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v4.i10.336
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Postpartum pubic symphysis diastasis-conservative and surgical treatment methods, incidence of complications: Two case reports and a review of the literature  
Kristina Norvilaite, Monika Kezeviciute, Diana Ramasauskaite, Audrone Arlauskiene, Daiva Bartkeviciene, Valentinas Uvarovas 
World J Clin Cases 8(1):110-119. Published online Jan 6, 2020. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v8.i1.110
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Tick-borne encephalitis: A review of epidemiology, clinical characteristics, and management  
Petra Bogovic, Franc Strle 
World J Clin Cases 3(5):430-441. Published online May 16, 2015. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v3.i5.430
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Treatment of sepsis: What is the antibiotic choice in bacteremia due to carbapenem resistant Enterobacteriaceae?  
Fatema Alhashem, Nicolette Leonie Tiren-Verbeet, Emine Alp, Mehmet Doganay 
World J Clin Cases 5(8):324-332. Published online Aug 16, 2017. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v5.i8.324
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Clinical and radiographic features of Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome: A case report  
Daniel Berretta Alves, Juliana Melo Silva, Tatiany Oliveira Menezes, Rosely Santos Cavaleiro, Fabrício Mesquita Tuji, Marcio Ajudarte Lopes, Alexandre Augusto Zaia, Ricardo Della Coletta 
World J Clin Cases 2(3):67-71. Published online Mar 16, 2014. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v2.i3.67
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From variome to phenome: Pathogenesis, diagnosis and management of ectopic mineralization disorders  
Eva YG De Vilder, Olivier M Vanakker 
World J Clin Cases 3(7):556-574. Published online Jul 16, 2015. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v3.i7.556
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Deadly case of Pasteurella multocida aortitis and mycotic aneurysm following a cat bite  
Dennis Dane Cho, Yaniv Berliner, David Carr 
World J Clin Cases 4(6):142-145. Published online Jun 16, 2016. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v4.i6.142
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Cytopathologic diagnosis of fine needle aspiration biopsies of thyroid nodules  
Evangelos P Misiakos, Niki Margari, Christos Meristoudis, Nickolas Machairas, Dimitrios Schizas, Konstantinos Petropoulos, Aris Spathis, Petros Karakitsos, Anastasios Machairas 
World J Clin Cases 4(2):38-48. Published online Feb 16, 2016. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v4.i2.38
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Clinical and diagnostic aspects of gluten related disorders  
Francesco Tovoli, Chiara Masi, Elena Guidetti, Giulia Negrini, Paola Paterini, Luigi Bolondi 
World J Clin Cases 3(3):275-284. Published online Mar 16, 2015. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v3.i3.275
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Implant biomaterials: A comprehensive review  
Monika Saini, Yashpal Singh, Pooja Arora, Vipin Arora, Krati Jain 
World J Clin Cases 3(1):52-57. Published online Jan 16, 2015. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v3.i1.52
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Antimicrobial resistance in Acinetobacter baumannii: From bench to bedside  
Ming-Feng Lin, Chung-Yu Lan 
World J Clin Cases 2(12):787-814. Published online Dec 16, 2014. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v2.i12.787
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Helicobacter pylori may be an initiating factor in newly diagnosed ulcerative colitis patients: A pilot study  
Loai Mansour, Ferial El-Kalla, Abdelrahman Kobtan, Sherief Abd-Elsalam, Mohamed Yousef, Samah Soliman, Lobna Abo Ali, Walaa Elkhalawany, Ibrahim Amer, Heba Harras, Maha M Hagras, Mohamed Elhendawy 
World J Clin Cases 6(13):641-649. Published online Nov 6, 2018. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v6.i13.641
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Low expression of angiotensinogen and dipeptidyl peptidase 1 in saliva of patients with proliferative verrucous leukoplakia  
Isadora Luana Flores, Alan Roger Santos-Silva, Ricardo Della Coletta, Adriana Franco Paes Leme, Marcio Ajudarte Lopes 
World J Clin Cases 4(11):356-363. Published online Nov 16, 2016. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v4.i11.356
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Cervical cancer screening: A never-ending developing program  
Ciro Comparetto, Franco Borruto 
World J Clin Cases 3(7):614-624. Published online Jul 16, 2015. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v3.i7.614
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Drug-targeting methodologies with applications: A review  
Clement Kleinstreuer, Yu Feng, Emily Childress 
World J Clin Cases 2(12):742-756. Published online Dec 16, 2014. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v2.i12.742
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New targeted therapies for breast cancer: A focus on tumor microenvironmental signals and chemoresistant breast cancers  
Armel Hervé Nwabo Kamdje, Paul Faustin Seke Etet, Lorella Vecchio, Richard Simo Tagne, Jeremie Mbo Amvene, Jean-Marc Muller, Mauro Krampera, Kiven Erique Lukong 
World J Clin Cases 2(12):769-786. Published online Dec 16, 2014. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v2.i12.769
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Gall bladder carcinoma: Aggressive malignancy with protean loco-regional and distant spread  
Amit Nandan Dhar Dwivedi, Shivi Jain, Ruhi Dixit 
World J Clin Cases 3(3):231-244. Published online Mar 16, 2015. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v3.i3.231
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Relational coordination and healthcare management in lung cancer  
José Antonio Vinagre Romero, Juan Del Llano Señarís, Carmen De Pablos Heredero, Mark Nuijten 
World J Clin Cases 2(12):757-768. Published online Dec 16, 2014. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v2.i12.757
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Highlights in pathogenesis of vitiligo  
Ghada F Mohammed, Amal HA Gomaa, Mohammed Saleh Al-Dhubaibi 
World J Clin Cases 3(3):221-230. Published online Mar 16, 2015. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v3.i3.221
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Giant cell arteritis: Current treatment and management  
Cristina Ponte, Ana Filipa Rodrigues, Lorraine O’Neill, Raashid Ahmed Luqmani 
World J Clin Cases 3(6):484-494. Published online Jun 16, 2015. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v3.i6.484
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Enamel microabrasion: An overview of clinical and scientific considerations  
Núbia Inocencya Pavesi Pini, Daniel Sundfeld-Neto, Flavio Henrique Baggio Aguiar, Renato Herman Sundfeld, Luis Roberto Marcondes Martins, José Roberto Lovadino, Débora Alves Nunes Leite Lima 
World J Clin Cases 3(1):34-41. Published online Jan 16, 2015. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v3.i1.34
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Evolution, current status and advances in application of platelet concentrate in periodontics and implantology  
Amit Arvind Agrawal 
World J Clin Cases 5(5):159-171. Published online May 16, 2017. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v5.i5.159
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Combined surgical-orthodontic rehabilitation of cleidocranial dysplasia: 5 years follow-up  
Emre Çimen, Ömür Dereci, Ayşegül Mine Tüzüner-Öncül, Duygu Yazıcıoğlu, Erhan Özdiler, Aslı Şenol, Nejat Bora Sayan 
World J Clin Cases 3(8):751-756. Published online Aug 16, 2015. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v3.i8.751
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Evaluation and management of acute pancreatitis  
Ahmed T Chatila, Mohammad Bilal, Praveen Guturu 
World J Clin Cases 7(9):1006-1020. Published online May 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i9.1006
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Immune checkpoint inhibitor-induced colitis: A comprehensive review  
Aniruddh Som, Rohan Mandaliya, Dana Alsaadi, Maham Farshidpour, Aline Charabaty, Nidhi Malhotra, Mark C Mattar 
World J Clin Cases 7(4):405-418. Published online Feb 26, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i4.405
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Precancerous lesions of oral mucosa  
Gurkan Yardimci, Zekayi Kutlubay, Burhan Engin, Yalcin Tuzun 
World J Clin Cases 2(12):866-872. Published online Dec 16, 2014. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v2.i12.866
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Diabetes mellitus and electrolyte disorders  
George Liamis, Evangelos Liberopoulos, Fotios Barkas, Moses Elisaf 
World J Clin Cases 2(10):488-496. Published online Oct 16, 2014. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v2.i10.488
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Recent advances in the HER2 targeted therapy of gastric cancer  
Tasuku Matsuoka, Masakazu Yashiro 
World J Clin Cases 3(1):42-51. Published online Jan 16, 2015. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v3.i1.42
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Extranodal natural killer/T-cell lymphoma (nasal type) presenting as a perianal abscess: A case report  
Yan-Ni Liu, Yong Zhu, Jia-Jun Tan, Guang-Shu Shen, Shu-Liang Huang, Chun-Gen Zhou, Shao-Hua Huangfu, Rui Zhang, Xiao-Bo Huang, Ling Wang, Qi Zhang, Bin Jiang 
World J Clin Cases 7(8):992-1000. Published online Apr 26, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i8.992
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Review and update on the molecular basis of Leber congenital amaurosis  
Oscar Francisco Chacon-Camacho, Juan Carlos Zenteno 
World J Clin Cases 3(2):112-124. Published online Feb 16, 2015. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v3.i2.112
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Epilepsy associated tumors: Review article  
Marco Giulioni, Gianluca Marucci, Matteo Martinoni, Anna Federica Marliani, Francesco Toni, Fiorina Bartiromo, Lilia Volpi, Patrizia Riguzzi, Francesca Bisulli, Ilaria Naldi, Roberto Michelucci, Agostino Baruzzi, Paolo Tinuper, Guido Rubboli 
World J Clin Cases 2(11):623-641. Published online Nov 16, 2014. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v2.i11.623
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Intracranial pressure monitoring: Gold standard and recent innovations  
Deb Sanjay Nag, Seelora Sahu, Amlan Swain, Shashi Kant 
World J Clin Cases 7(13):1535-1553. Published online Jul 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i13.1535
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Coumadin ridge: An incidental finding of a left atrial pseudotumor on transthoracic echocardiography  
Aadil Mubeen Lodhi, Tin Nguyen, Christopher Bianco, Assad Movahed 
World J Clin Cases 3(9):831-834. Published online Sep 16, 2015. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v3.i9.831
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Pathways of fear and anxiety in dentistry: A review  
Ava Elizabeth Carter, Geoff Carter, Mark Boschen, Emad AlShwaimi, Roy George 
World J Clin Cases 2(11):642-653. Published online Nov 16, 2014. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v2.i11.642
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Breath-based meditation: A mechanism to restore the physiological and cognitive reserves for optimal human performance  
Kirtigandha Salwe Carter, Robert Carter III 
World J Clin Cases 4(4):99-102. Published online Apr 16, 2016. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v4.i4.99
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Fluoroscopy guided percutaneous renal access in prone position  
Gyanendra R Sharma, Pankaj N Maheshwari, Anshu G Sharma, Reeta P Maheshwari, Ritwik S Heda, Sakshi P Maheshwari 
World J Clin Cases 3(3):245-264. Published online Mar 16, 2015. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v3.i3.245
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Role of quorum sensing in bacterial infections  
Israel Castillo-Juárez, Toshinari Maeda, Edna Ayerim Mandujano-Tinoco, María Tomás, Berenice Pérez-Eretza, Silvia Julieta García-Contreras, Thomas K Wood, Rodolfo García-Contreras 
World J Clin Cases 3(7):575-598. Published online Jul 16, 2015. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v3.i7.575
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Adenoid cystic carcinoma of breast: Recent advances  
Kosuke Miyai, Mary R Schwartz, Mukul K Divatia, Rose C Anton, Yong Wook Park, Alberto G Ayala, Jae Y Ro 
World J Clin Cases 2(12):732-741. Published online Dec 16, 2014. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v2.i12.732