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Table 2 The ten highest cited papers in unicompartmental knee arthroplasty in relative numbers

From: The most influential papers in unicompartmental knee arthroplasty

Rank Article Citation density Level of evidence
1 Labek G, Thaler M, Janda W, Agreiter M, Stockl B. Revision rates after total joint replacement cumulative results from worldwide joint register datasets. J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2011;93B:293–297. 27,11  
2 Liddle AD, Judge A, Pandit H, Murray DW. Adverse outcomes after total and unicompartmental knee replacement in 101,330 matched patients: a study of data from the National Joint Registry. Lancet. 2014;384:1437–1445. 26,33  
3 Jamsen E, Huhtala H, Puolakka T, Moilanen T. Risk factors for infection after knee arthroplasty a register-based analysis of 43,149 cases. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2009;91A:38–47. 21,18  
4 Murray DW, Goodfellow JW, O’Connor JJ. The Oxford medial unicompartmental arthroplasty - a ten-year survival study. J Bone Joint Surg Br. 1998;80B:983–989. 20,59 IV
5 Pandit H, Jenkins C, Gill HS, Barker K, Dodd CAF, Murray DW. Minimally invasive Oxford phase 3 unicompartmental knee replacement results of 1000 cases. J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2011;93B:198–204. 18,56 II
6 Price AJ, Svard U. A second decade lifetable survival analysis of the Oxford unicompartmental knee arthroplasty. 2011;469:174–179. 17,89 IV
7 Robertsson O, Dunbar M, Pehrsson T, Knutson K, Lidgren L. Patient satisfaction after knee arthroplasty - a report on 27,372 knees operated on between 1981 and 1995 in Sweden. Acta Orthop Scand. 2000;71:262–267. 17,3  
8 Berger RA, Meneghini RM, Jacobs JJ, Sheinkop MB, Della Valle CJ. Results of unicompartmental knee arthroplasty at a minimum of ten years of follow-up. J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2005;87A:999–1006. 16,47 IV
9 Newman J, Pydisetty RV, Ackroyd C. Unicompartmental or total knee replacement the 15-year results of a prospective randomised controlled trial. J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2009;91B:52–57. 15,63 I
10 Lyons MC, MacDonald SJ, Somerville LE, Naudie DD, McCalden RW. Unicompartmental versus total knee arthroplasty database analysis: Is there a winner? Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2012;470:84–90. 14,13 II