Top Cited Articles

We are delighted to share the 2019 impact factor for Regional Anesthesia & Pain Medicine of 7.015 (Journal Citation Reports, Clarivate Analytics), which ranked 2/32 in the Anesthesiology category.

The quality and impact of our journals are dependent on many different measures. We’ve provided here some of those metrics for Regional Anesthesia & Pain Medicine, to reflect the latest 2019 data, that remain important to our authors. We’ve also listed our top most cited articles from each of the last two years, free to read.

2019

Comparing two posterior quadratus lumborum block approaches with low thoracic erector spinae plane block: an anatomic study
MAY 2019 10.1136/rapm-2018-100147

Inadvertent quadriceps weakness following the pericapsular nerve group (PENG) block
MAY 2019 10.1136/rapm-2018-100354

Supra-inguinal injection for fascia iliaca compartment block results in more consistent spread towards the lumbar plexus than an infra-inguinal injection: a volunteer study
APRIL 2019 10.1136/rapm-2018-100092

Interfascial block at the serratus muscle plane versus conventional analgesia in breast surgery: a randomized controlled trial
JANUARY 2019 10.1136/rapm-2018-000004

Ultrasound-guided transmuscular quadratus lumborum block for elective cesarean section significantly reduces postoperative opioid consumption and prolongs time to first opioid request: a double-blind randomized trial
SEPTEMBER 2019 10.1136/rapm-2019-100540

Transversus thoracis muscle plane block in cardiac surgery: a pilot feasibility study
MAY 2019 10.1136/rapm-2018-100178

Percutaneous peripheral nerve stimulation for the treatment of chronic neuropathic postamputation pain: a multicenter, randomized, placebo-controlled trial
JUNE 2019 10.1136/rapm-2018-100109

Ultrasound-guided subomohyoid suprascapular nerve block and phrenic nerve involvement: a cadaveric dye study
MAY 2019 10.1136/rapm-2018-100075

Randomized comparison between interscalene and costoclavicular blocks for arthroscopic shoulder surgery
APRIL 2019 10.1136/rapm-2018-100055

Comparison of programmed intermittent bolus infusion and continuous infusion for postoperative patient-controlled analgesia with thoracic paravertebral block catheter: a randomized, double-blind, controlled trial
FEBRUARY 2019 10.1136/rapm-2018-000031

2018

Regional Anesthesia in the Patient Receiving Antithrombotic or Thrombolytic Therapy: American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine Evidence-Based Guidelines (Fourth Edition)
APRIL 2018 10.1097/AAP.0000000000000763

A Cadaveric Study Investigating the Mechanism of Action of Erector Spinae Blockade
AUGUST 2018 10.1097/AAP.0000000000000789

Erector Spinae Plane Block Versus Retrolaminar Block: A Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Anatomical Study
OCTOBER 2018 10.1097/AAP.0000000000000798

The Third American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine Practice Advisory on Local Anesthetic Systemic Toxicity: Executive Summary 2017
FEBRUARY 2018 10.1097/AAP.0000000000000720

Interfascial Plane Blocks: Back to Basics
MAY 2018 10.1097/AAP.0000000000000750

Interventional Spine and Pain Procedures in Patients on Antiplatelet and Anticoagulant Medications (Second Edition): Guidelines From the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, the European Society of Regional Anaesthesia and Pain Therapy, the American Academy of Pain Medicine, the International Neuromodulation Society, the North American Neuromodulation Society, and the World Institute of Pain
APRIL 2018 10.1097/AAP.0000000000000700

Pericapsular Nerve Group (PENG) Block for Hip Fracture
NOVEMBER 2018 10.1097/AAP.0000000000000847

Consensus Guidelines on the Use of Intravenous Ketamine Infusions for Acute Pain Management From the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, the American Academy of Pain Medicine, and the American Society of Anesthesiologists
JULY 2018 10.1097/AAP.0000000000000806

Consensus Guidelines on the Use of Intravenous Ketamine Infusions for Chronic Pain From the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, the American Academy of Pain Medicine, and the American Society of Anesthesiologists
JULY 2018 10.1097/AAP.0000000000000808

Prospective, Multicenter, Randomized, Crossover Clinical Trial Comparing the Safety and Effectiveness of Cooled Radiofrequency Ablation With Corticosteroid Injection in the Management of Knee Pain From Osteoarthritis
JANUARY 2018 10.1097/AAP.0000000000000690

Journal Metrics:

Speed
Days to first decision: 18
Days from acceptance to publication: 28

Impact
2 year Impact Factor (JCR): 7.015
SciMago Journal Rank (SJR): 2.081
Eigenfactor: 0.00818
Citescore: 8.1

Reach
2019 total Content accesses: 432,000
Altmetric score: 5,802