Milwaukee, WI (July 26, 2023) – The Scoliosis Research Society is pleased to announce their key academic journal, Spine Deformity, continues to grow in prestige and reach. This week, SRS journal publisher Springer Nature, announced our Journal Impact Factor for 2022 is 1.6 which translates to citations in 2022 to items published in 2020 and 2021 exceeded 600.
According to Clairivate, “The Journal Impact Factor (JIF) is a ratio which divides a journal’s received citations by a count of its published articles. The Impact Factor evaluates journals with a multidimensional view of a journal’s impact and influence.”
The top cited articles include:
- Ability of the Global Alignment and Proportion Score to Predict Mechanical Failure Following Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery Validation in 149 Patients With Two Year Follow up | Authors: Bari, T.J., Ohrt Nissen, S., Hansen, L.V. et al.
- Evaluating the Correlation and Performance of PROMIS to SRS Questionnaires in Adult and Pediatric Spinal Deformity Patients | Authors: Bernstein, D.N., Papuga , M.O., Sanders, J.O. et al.
- Intraoperative Computed Tomography Guided Navigation for Pediatric Spine Patients Reduced Return to Operating Room for Screw Malposition Compared With Freehand/Fluoroscopic Techniques | Authors: Baky, F.J., Milbrandt, T., Echternacht, S. et al.
- Evolution in Surgical Approach, Complications, and Outcomes in an Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery Multicenter Study Group Patient Population | Authors: Daniels, A.H., Reid, D.B.C., Tran, S.N. et al.
- Establishing consensus on the best practice guidelines for the use of bracing in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis | Authors: Roye, B.D., Simhon , M.E., Matsumoto, H. et al
Spine Deformity, is devoted exclusively to disseminating high quality research on the etiology, biomechanics, treatment and outcomes of spinal deformity topics and patients. Spine Deformity is published six times/year and John E. Lonstein, MD of Minneapolis, Minnesota, a Past President of SRS, serves as the Editor-in-Chief.
“We appreciate the hard work from Dr. Lonstein and the Deputy Editors who have worked to select the best articles relevant to spine deformity and to be thoughtful and responsive to feedback from authors and readers,” said SRS President Serena Hu, MD. “Having achieved this threshold, we expect the Spine Deformity Journal to continue to grow in its influence and impact.”
Spine Deformity currently offers 67 open access articles on a variety of topics focused on spine deformity and patients.
About Scoliosis Research Society
The Scoliosis Research Society is a non-profit, professional organization, made up of physicians and allied health personnel. Our primary focus is on providing continuing medical education for health care professionals and on funding/supporting research in spinal deformities. Founded in 1966, SRS has gained recognition as the world's premier spine deformity society. Please visit www.srs.org for further information. Also follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.