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Table 1 Articles with most citations (ranked by absolute count)

From: Stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) for brain metastases: a systematic review

Authors and year of publication Study description Absolute citation count Citations per year
Andrews et al. 2004 [18] RTOG 9508 randomised trial 812 81
Aoyama et al. 2006 [19] SRS ± WBRT randomised trial 527 66
Kondziolka et al. 1999 [20] WBRT ± SRS randomised trial 517 37
Flickinger et al. 1994 [21] SRS for solitary BM, multi institutional 445 22
Shaw et al. 2000 [22] RTOG protocol 90-05 393 28
Alexander et al. 1995 [23] Retrospective study 377 21
Auchter et al. 1996 [24] SRS for resectable single BM, multi institutional 344 20
Chang et al. 2009 [25] SRS ± WBRT randomised trial 314 63
Sneed et al. 2002 [26] SRS ± WBRT, multi institutional 286 26
Sneed et al. 1999 [27] SRS ± WBRT, single institution 286 20
Pirzkall et al. 1998 [28] SRS ± WBRT, single institution 229 15
Sperduto et al. 2008 [29] Prognostic score, incl. RTOG 95-08 data 216 36
Mehta et al. 1992 [30] Prospective single arm, n = 40 186 9
Bindal et al. 1996 [31] SRS vs. resection 182 10
Engenhart et al. 1993 [32] Retrospective study 178 9
Mori et al. 1998 [33] SRS for melanoma BM 169 11
Hall & Brenner 1993 [34] Radiobiology of SRS 169 8
Shiau et al. 1997 [35] Local control after SRS 165 10
Aoyama et al. 2007 [36] Neurocognitive outcome, randomised trial 163 23
Muacevic et al. 1999 [37] SRS vs. resection 163 11
Chao et al. 2001 [38] Radionecrosis vs. relapse after SRS 161 12
Adler et al. 1992 [39] Retrospective study 161 8
Sanghavi et al. 2001 [40] Multi institutional, stratified for prognosis 156 12
Sperduto et al. 2010 [41] Prognostic score, diagnosis specific 155 39
O’Neill et al. 2003 [42] SRS vs. resection 155 14
  1. RTOG: Radiation Therapy Oncology Group, SRS: stereotactic radiosurgery, WBRT: whole-brain radiotherapy, BM: brain metastases.