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Table 3 The 30 classic articles in Web of Science category of orthopedics

From: A bibliometric analysis of classic publications in web of science category of orthopedics

Rank (TC2016) Rank (C2016) Article author Article title
1 (3470) 3 (253) Harris (1969) [23] Traumatic arthritis of hip after dislocation and acetabular fractures: treatment by mold arthroplasty: an end-result study using a new method of result evaluation
2 (2169) 5 (197) Bohannon and Smith (1987) [24] Interrater reliability of a modified Ashworth scale of muscle spasticity
3 (2161) 9 (161) Insall et al. (1989) [25] Rationale of the knee society clinical rating system
4 (2115) 13 (150) Caplan (1991) [26] Mesenchymal stem cells
5 (2058) 16 (107) Constant and Murley (1987) [27] A clinical method of functional assessment of the shoulder
6 (2012) 1 (411) Kurtz et al. (2007) [22] Projections of primary and revision hip and knee arthroplasty in the United States from 2005 to 2030
7 (1870) 2 (363) Beaton et al. (2000) [28] Guidelines for the process of cross-cultural adaptation of self-report measures
8 (1817) 26 (53) Brooker et al. (1973) [29] Ectopic ossification following total hip replacement: Incidence and a method of classification
9 (1816) 18 (97) Gustilo and Anderson (1976) [30] Prevention of infection in the treatment of one thousand and twenty-five open fractures of long bones: Retrospective and prospective analyses
10 (1811) 17 (99) Roland and Morris (1983) [31] A study of the natural history of back pain. Part I. Development of a reliable and sensitive measure of disability in low-back pain
11 (1771) 15 (110) Gruen et al. (1979) [32] “Modes of failure” of cemented stem-type femoral components: A radiographic analysis of loosening
12 (1764) 8 (163) Kitaoka et al. (1994) [33] Clinical rating systems for the ankle-hindfoot, midfoot, hallux, and lesser toes
13 (1674) 10 (159) Tegner and Lysholm (1985) [34] Rating systems in the evaluation of knee ligament injuries
14 (1666) 24 (67) Mankin et al. (1971) [35] Biochemical and metabolic abnormalities in articular cartilage from osteo-arthritic human hips. II. Correlation of morphology with biochemical and metabolic data
15 (1440) 19 (85) Delee and Charnley (1976) [36] Radiological demarcation of cemented sockets in total hip replacement
16 (1394) 4 (229) Fairbank and Pynsent (2000) [37] The Oswestry Disability Index
17 (1367) 21 (80) Albrektsson et al. (1981) [38] Osseointegrated titanium implants: Requirements for ensuring a long-lasting, direct bone-to-implant anchorage in man
18 (1365) 7 (177) Ware (2000) [39] SF-36 health survey update
19 (1331) 22 (78) Outerbridge (1961) [21] The etiology of chondromalacia patellae
20 (1306) 27 (46) Neer (1972) [40] Anterior acromioplasty for chronic impingement syndrome in shoulder: A preliminary report
21 (1226) 12 (151) Ganz et al. (2003) [41] Femoroacetabular impingement: A cause for osteoarthritis of the hip
22 (1225) 23 (74) Lysholm and Gillquist (1982) [42] Evaluation of knee ligament surgery results with special emphasis on use of a scoring scale
23 (1220) 28 (39) Carter and Hayes (1977) [43] The compressive behavior of bone as a two-phase porous structure
24 (1201) 24 (67) Boden et al. (1990) [44] Abnormal magnetic-resonance scans of the lumbar spine in asymptomatic subjects: A prospective investigation
25 (1179) 14 (112) Kadaba et al. (1990) [45] Measurement of lower extremity kinematics during level walking
26 (1176) 6 (190) Sim and Wright (2005) [46] The kappa statistic in reliability studies: Use, interpretation, and sample size requirements
27 (1059) 20 (82) Enneking et al. (1993) [47] A system for the functional evaluation of reconstructive procedures after surgical treatment of tumors of the musculoskeletal system
28 (1037) 30 (32) Farndale et al. (1982) [48] A direct spectrophotometric micro-assay for sulfated glycosaminoglycans in cartilage cultures
29 (1026) 28 (39) Wakitani et al. (1994) [49] Mesenchymal cell-based repair of large, full-thickness defects of articular cartilage
30 (1010) 11 (153) Maher et al. (2003) [50] Reliability of the PEDro scale for rating quality of randomized controlled trials
  1. TC2016 total citations from Web of Science Core Collection since publication to the end of 2016, C2016 citations in 2016 only