DALLAS, Sept. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (PRS) has recently been ranked as the most frequently cited medical journal in the discipline of plastic surgery, achieving a new record high Impact Factor score measuring the journal’s influence among scientific publications.
Impact Factor is a measure of how frequently the average article within a publication is cited within scientific literature over the course of a year. The Impact Factor score for a given year is calculated by dividing the total number of citations in the previous year by the total number of articles published in the last two years. For 2021, PRS has an impact factor score of 4.730, a substantial increase from its 2020 score of 4.209.
Under the leadership of Dallas plastic surgeon Rod J. Rohrich, M.D. as the Editor-in-Chief, the Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery ranks as the single most cited plastic surgery journal and number 29 out of the 210 surgical journals tracked, with this year’s score marking the fourth time in the last five years in which it has reached a new high with over 45,000 citations.
“This is not only phenomenal news, but it’s a quantum leap in terms of the influence that PRS enjoys as the specialty’s most respected journal,” says Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Rod J. Rohrich. “It’s a reflection of the hard work of the authors, editors, reviewers, editorial board and staff, without …….