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Table 4 List of the top 30 local citation score (LCS) articles in top 1000 cited articles on bronchoscopy

From: The top 100 most cited articles on bronchoscopy: a bibliometric analysis

Rank Article Title LCS
1a Baaklini, W.A., et al., Diagnostic yield of fiberoptic bronchoscopy in evaluating solitary pulmonary nodules. Chest, 2000. 117(4): p. 1049–1054. doi: 46
2 Schreiber, G. and D.C. McCrory, Performance characteristics of different modalities for diagnosis of suspected lung cancer - Summary of published evidence. Chest, 2003. 123(1): p. 115S–128S. doi: 29
3a Gildea, T.R., et al., Electromagnetic navigation diagnostic bronchoscopy - A prospective study. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 2006. 174(9): p. 982–989. doi: 28
4 Kurimoto, N., et al., Assessment of usefulness of endobronchial ultrasonography in determination of depth of tracheobronchial tumor invasion. Chest, 1999. 115(6): p. 1500–1506. doi: 25
5a Harrow, E.M., et al., The utility of transbronchial needle aspiration in the staging of bronchogenic carcinoma. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 2000. 161(2): p. 601–607. doi: 23
6a Eberhardt, R., et al., Multimodality bronchoscopic diagnosis of peripheral lung lesions - A randomized controlled trial. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 2007. 176(1): p. 36–41. doi: 22
7a Toma, T.P., et al., Bronchoscopic volume reduction with valve implants in patients with severe emphysema. Lancet, 2003. 361(9361): p. 931–933. doi: 21
8 Herth, F.J.F., A. Ernst, and H.D. Becker, Endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial lung biopsy in solitary pulmonary nodules and peripheral lesions. European Respiratory Journal, 2002. 20(4): p. 972–974. doi: 20
9a Schwarz, Y., et al., Real-time electromagnetic navigation bronchoscopy to peripheral lung lesions using overlaid CT images - The first human study. Chest, 2006. 129(4): p. 988–994. doi: 20
10a Kurimoto, N., et al., Endobronchial ultrasonography using a guide sheath increases the ability to diagnose peripheral pulmonary lesions endoscopically. Chest, 2004. 126(3): p. 959–965. doi: 19
11a Yasufuku, K., et al., Real-time endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration of mediastinal and hilar lymph nodes. Chest, 2004. 126(1): p. 122–128. doi: 19
12 Venmans, B.J.W., et al., Outcome of bronchial carcinoma in situ. Chest, 2000. 117(6): p. 1572–1576. doi: 18
13 Garpestad, E., et al., CT fluoroscopy guidance for transbronchial needle aspiration - An experience in 35 patients. Chest, 2001. 119(2): p. 329–332. doi: 18
14 Paone, G., et al., Endobronchial ultrasound-driven biopsy in the diagnosis of peripheral lung lesions. Chest, 2005. 128(5): p. 3551–3557. doi: 18
15 Schwarz, Y., et al., Electromagnetic navigation during flexible bronchoscopy. Respiration, 2003. 70(5): p. 516–522. doi: 17
16 Snell, G.I., et al., The potential for bronchoscopic lung volume reduction using bronchial prostheses - A pilot study. Chest, 2003. 124(3): p. 1073–1080. doi: 17
17 Shinagawa, N., et al., CT-guided transbronchial biopsy using an ultrathin bronchoscope with virtual bronchoscopic navigation. Chest, 2004. 125(3): p. 1138–1143. doi: 17
18 Haponik, E.F., S.L. Aquino, and D.J. Vining, Virtual bronchoscopy. Clinics in Chest Medicine, 1999. 20(1): p. 201 − +. doi: 16
19 Hirsch, F.R., et al., Fluorescence versus white-light bronchoscopy for detection of preneoplastic lesions: a randomized study. Journal of the National Cancer Institute, 2001. 93(18): p. 1385–1391. doi: 16
20 Herth, F.J.F., et al., Endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial lung biopsy in fluoroscopically invisible solitary pulmonary nodules - A prospective trial. Chest, 2006. 129(1): p. 147–150. doi: 16
21 Reichenberger, F., et al., The value of transbronchial needle aspiration in the diagnosis of peripheral pulmonary lesions. Chest, 1999. 116(3): p. 704–708. doi: 15
22 Hopkinson, N.S., et al., Effect of Bronchoscopic lung volume reduction on dynamic hyperinflation and exercise in emphysema. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 2005. 171(5): p. 453–460. doi: 15
23a Eberhardt, R., et al., Electromagnetic navigation diagnostic bronchoscopy in peripheral lung lesions. Chest, 2007. 131(6): p. 1800–1805. doi: 15
24 Bota, S., et al., Follow-up of bronchial precancerous lesions and carcinoma in situ using fluorescence endoscopy. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 2001. 164(9): p. 1688–1693. doi: 14
25a Herth, F., H.D. Becker, and A. Ernst, Conventional vs endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration - A randomized trial. Chest, 2004. 125(1): p. 322–325. doi: 14
26 Kikuchi, E., et al., Endobronchial ultrasonography with guide-sheath for peripheral pulmonary lesions. European Respiratory Journal, 2004. 24(4): p. 533–537. doi: 14
27 Shirakawa, T., et al., Usefulness of endobronchial ultrasonography for transbronchial lung biopsies of peripheral lung lesions. Respiration, 2004. 71(3): p. 260–268. doi: 14
28 Asahina, H., et al., Transbronchial biopsy using endobronchial ultrasonography with a guide sheath and virtual bronchoscopic navigation. Chest, 2005. 128(3): p. 1761–1765. doi: 14
29a Yasufuku, K., et al., Endobronchial ultrasound guided transbronchial needle aspiration for staging of lung cancer. Lung Cancer, 2005. 50(3): p. 347–354. doi: 14
30a Fagon, J.Y., et al., Invasive and noninvasive strategies for management of suspected ventilator-associated pneumonia - A randomized trial. Annals of Internal Medicine, 2000. 132(8): p. 621 − +. doi:,004,180-00004 13
  1. a The same articles appeared in Table 1