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Table 1 The first ten journals among the top surgery journals by impact factor that required trial registration in the author instructions

From: Surgical trials and trial registers: a cross-sectional study of randomized controlled trials published in journals requiring trial registration in the author instructions

Journal Country Impact factor (JCR 2011)
Annals of Surgery USA 7.492
American Journal of Transplantation USA 6.394
Endoscopy Germany 5.210
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry UK 4.764
British Journal of Surgery UK 4.606
Journal of the American College of Surgeons USA 4.549
Archives of Surgery (JAMA Surgery since 1 January 2013) USA 4.422
Surgical Endoscopy Germany 4.013
Transplantation USA 4.003
Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases USA 3.929