Cochrane Vascular's most cited and most accessed reviews


The top ten most accessed reviews contributing to the 2018 Impact Factor were:

Clinically-indicated replacement versus routine replacement of peripheral venous catheters

Angioplasty and stenting for peripheral arterial disease of the lower limbs: an overview of Cochrane Reviews  (protocol)

Graduated compression stockings for prevention of deep vein thrombosis

Combined intermittent pneumatic leg compression and pharmacological prophylaxis for prevention of venous thromboembolism

D-dimer test for excluding the diagnosis of pulmonary embolism

Compression stockings for preventing deep vein thrombosis in airline passengers

Treatment for superficial infusion thrombophlebitis of the upper extremity

Heparin versus 0.9% sodium chloride locking for prevention of occlusion in central venous catheters in adults

Phlebotonics for venous insufficiency

Anticoagulants (extended-duration) for prevention of venous thromboembolism following total hip or knee replacement or hip fracture repair

The top most cited reviews from the Vascular Group contributing to the 2018 Impact Factor were:

Thrombolysis for acute deep vein thrombosis

Primary prophylaxis for venous thromboembolism in ambulatory cancer patients receiving chemotherapy

Vascular closure devices for femoral arterial puncture site haemostasis

D-dimer test for excluding the diagnosis of pulmonary embolism

Imaging for the exclusion of pulmonary embolism in pregnancy

Compression therapy for prevention of post-thrombotic syndrome

Corticosteroids for the treatment of Kawasaki disease in children

Exercise for intermittent claudication

Phlebotonics for venous insufficiency

Calcium channel blockers for primary Raynaud's phenomenon

Endovascular treatment for ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm