Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery

(The H4-Index of Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery is 18. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 500 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-09-01 to 2023-09-01.)
Risk factors of postoperative delirium after cardiac surgery: a meta-analysis55
Blunt thoracic aortic injury – concepts and management53
The treatments and postoperative complications of esophageal cancer: a review32
Frailty and pre-frailty in cardiac surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis of 66,448 patients31
Spontaneous pneumomediastinum, pneumopericardium, pneumothorax and subcutaneous emphysema in patients with COVID-19 pneumonia, a case report31
Comparison of postoperative complications between segmentectomy and lobectomy by video-assisted thoracic surgery: a multicenter study28
The influence of postoperative albumin levels on the outcome of cardiac surgery25
Primary sarcoma of the heart: case report and literature review21
Cardiac surgery outcome during the COVID-19 pandemic: a retrospective review of the early experience in nine UK centres21
Sex-specific risk factors for early mortality and survival after surgery of acute aortic dissection type a: a retrospective observational study21
Utility of erector spinae plane block in thoracic surgery20
Learning curve in minimally invasive mitral valve surgery: a single-center experience19
From pathogenesis to treatment, a systemic review of cardiac lipoma19
Three-year experience with immediate extubation in pediatric patients after congenital cardiac surgery19
Surgical treatment of benign mediastinal teratoma: summary of experience of 108 cases18
Both the presence of a micropapillary component and the micropapillary predominant subtype predict poor prognosis after lung adenocarcinoma resection: a meta-analysis18
The impact of age on outcomes of coronary artery bypass grafting18
National survey of enhanced recovery after thoracic surgery practice in the United Kingdom and Ireland18