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Vascular Specialist International Annual Report 2019-2020

Suh Min Kim1, Seung-Kee Min2 on behalf of the Vascular Specialist International Editors
1Department of Surgery, Chung-Ang University College of Medicine, Seoul, 2Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea

On behalf of the distinguished editors of Vascular Specialist International (VSI), we appreciate all the reviewers, authors, and readers of VSI to their valuable contributions to make a better premier journal on vascular surgery. We are going to release the annual report of the journal on the December issue and share the information of VSI. This annual report includes congratulations to the reviewer award laureate, news of the VSI, publication statistics, and citation details. We believe that accumulation of annual reports will witness the development of the VSI journal, testify the history of VSI, and encourage a positive feedback from the authors and readers.

1. WINNERS OF THE REVIEWER AWARD OF THE YEAR

Every year, we selected 3 outstanding reviewers who made substantial contributions to VSI. We recognize 2019 and 2020 winners of the reviewer award here.

WINNERS OF THE REVIEWER AWARD OF THE YEAR
  Best reviewer Most reviewer Fast reviewer
2020 Woo Sung Yun

Woo Sung Yun

Suh Min Kim

Suh Min Kim

Jun Gyo Gwon

Jun Gyo Gwon

2019 Hyung-Kee Kim

Hyung-Kee Kim

Shin-Seok Yang

Shin-Seok Yan

In Mok Jung

In Mok Jung

2. NEWLY INDEXED IN INTERNATIONAL DATABASES

There was a marked improvement in 2019. Our journal VSI was accepted for indexing in Scopus in September 2019. We are moving toward our goal, indexing in Medline and SCIE.

  • 1) Indexed in Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) in May 2019
  • 2) Indexed in Scopus in September 2019
  • 3) Previously indexed in KCI, KoMCI, KoreaMed Synapse, PubMed, PMC, ScienceCentral, WorldWideScience, Google Scholar, Crossref, and ORCID
  • 4) Under reviewing in ESCI since July 2019

3. NEW POLICIES

From this year, we started to publish an article online ahead of the print version and adopted new types of articles. We hope many authors would submit various kinds articles, which are interesting and informative to vascular specialists in the world.

2019 2020
35 (1) 35 (2) 35 (3) 35 (4) 36 (1) 36 (2) 36 (3) 36 (4)
Editorial 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1
Review 1 4 1 2 1 1 0 0
Original Article 4 2 3 5 2 5 4 4
Case Report 3 4 5 5 2 2 7 4
Technical Note 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 0
Invited Commentary - - - - 0 1 0 2
Image of Vascular Surgery - - - - 2 0 0 2
Rapid Communication - - - - 0 0 0 0
Letter to the Editor 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
Total articles/issue 10 11 10 13 11 11 14 15
Citable articles/issue 9 10 9 12 7 9 12 12
Citable articles/volume 40 40
  • 1) Advanced online publication (AOP) since May 2020
  • 2) Introduction of new article types: Invited Commentary, Rapid Communication, and Image of Vascular Surgery (shorted forms of formal Review, Original Article, and Case Report)

4. PUBLICATION STATISTICS

1) Articles

2) Nationality of authors

(1) 2019
(2) 2020

*By the nationality of corresponding author, included non-citable articles.

5. MEDALISTS OF BEST ARTICLES AMONG 2019-2020 PUBLICATIONS

1) Most cited articles
Han A, Ahn S, Min SK. Oncovascular Surgery: Essential Roles of Vascular Surgeons in Cancer Surgery. Vasc Specialist Int 2019;35:60-69.
Yoon WJ. Fenestrated Endovascular Aneurysm Repair versus Snorkel Endovascular Aneurysm Repair: Competing yet Complementary Strategies. Vasc Specialist Int 2019;35:121-128.
Lind B, Morcos O, Ferral H, et al. Endovascular Strategies in the Management of Acute Limb Ischemia. Vasc Specialist Int 2019;35:4-9.
2) Most read articles
Lind B, Morcos O, Ferral H, et al. Endovascular Strategies in the Management of Acute Limb Ischemia. Vasc Specialist Int 2019;35:4-9.
Min S, Ko IK, Yoo JJ. State-of-the-Art Strategies for the Vascularization of Three-Dimensional Engineered Organs. Vasc Specialist Int 2019;35:77-89.
Tsachiridi M, Galyfos G, Andreou A, et al. Autologous Platelet-Rich Plasma for Nonhealing Ulcers: A Comparative Study. Vasc Specialist Int 2019;35:22-27.
3) Most downloaded articles
Yie K. Achenbach Syndrome: A Benign Painful Blue Finger with Tip Sparing. Vasc Specialist Int 2019;35:251-255.
Lind B, Morcos O, Ferral H, et al. Endovascular Strategies in the Management of Acute Limb Ischemia. Vasc Specialist Int 2019;35:4-9.
Martelli E, Cho JS. Merits of and Technical Tips for Supra-Mesenteric Aortic Cross Clamping. Vasc Specialist Int 2019;35:55-59.

6. OVERALL BEST ARTICLES SINCE 1986

  • 1) Most cited article
    Cho KJ. Carbon Dioxide Angiography: Scientific Principles and Practice. Vasc Specialist Int 2015;31:67-80. (Cited by 41 articles)
  • 2) Most read article
    Kim SY, Kim TH, Choi JY, et al. Predictors for Amputation in Patients with Diabetic Foot Wound. Vasc Specialist Int 2018;34:109-116. (Read count 1,713)
  • 3) Most downloaded article
    Oh SK. Antithrombotic agents. Korean J Vasc Endovasc Surg 2003;19:230-236. (Download count 6,527)

7. CITATION INDEX

The median impact factor is 0.786 for 2018 and 0.754 for 2019 based on the Web of Science Core Collection.

Journal Information

Vascular Specialist International
March, 2021
Vol.37 No.1

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