Papers with 200+ citations

The following papers by Martin Bland and colleagues have 200 or more citations on the Web of Science, August 2017.

  1. Bland JM, Altman DG. (1986) Statistical methods for assessing agreement between 2 methods of clinical measurement. Lancet i, 307-310.
    Times Cited: 28,549.
    This is the most highly cited paper ever in The Lancet, next highest 9,053 citations.
    It has also been named as the 29th mostly highly paper ever, over all fields: The top 100 papers: Nature explores the most-cited research of all time by Richard Van Noorden, Brendan Maher& Regina Nuzzo.

  2. Bland JM, Altman DG. (1999) Measuring agreement in method comparison studies Statistical Methods in Medical Research 8, 135-160.
    Times cited: 3,673
    This is the most highly cited paper ever in Statistical Methods in Medical Research, next highest 1,224 citations.

  3. Altman DG, Bland JM. (1983) Measurement in medicine - the analysis of method comparison studies. Statistician 32, 307-317.
    Times Cited: 1,797.
    This is the most highly cited paper ever in The Statistician, next highest 547 citations.

  4. Bland JM, Altman DG. (1995) Multiple significance tests - the Bonferroni method (Statistics Notes series). British Medical Journal 310, 170.
    Times cited: 1,539.

  5. Bland JM, Altman DG. (1995) Comparing methods of measurement - why plotting difference against standard method is misleading. Lancet, 346, 1085-1087.
    Times cited: 1,382.

  6. Bland JM, Altman DG. (1997) Cronbach's alpha. British Medical Journal 314, 572-572.
    Times cited: 1,285.

  7. Altman DG, Bland JM. (2003) Interaction revisited: the difference between two estimates (Statistics Notes series). British Medical Journal 326, 219-219.
    Times Cited: 1,000.

  8. Bland JM, Altman DG. (1996) Measurement error. British Medical Journal 312, 106, republished because of printing errors 313, 744.
    Times cited (both versions): 738 + 222 = 960.

  9. Brown MM, Rogers J, Bland JM. (2001) Endovascular versus surgical treatment in patients with carotid stenosis in the Carotid and Vertebral Artery Transluminal Angioplasty Study (CAVATAS): a randomised trial. Lancet 413, 1729-1737.
    Times cited: 733.

  10. Altman DG, Bland JM. (1994) Diagnostic tests 1: sensitivity and specificity. British Medical Journal 308, 1552.
    Times Cited: 727.

  11. Altman DG, Bland JM. (1994) Diagnostic tests 2: predictive values. British Medical Journal 309, 102.
    Times Cited: 707.

  12. Bland JM and Altman DG. (2003) Applying the Right Statistics: Analyses of Measurement Studies. Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology, 22, 85-93.
    Times Cited: 665.
    This is the most highly cited paper ever in Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology, next highest 347 citations.

  13. Altman DG, Bland JM. (1995) Absence of evidence is not evidence of absence (Statistics Notes series). British Medical Journal 311, 485-485.
    Times cited: 634.

  14. Bland JM, Altman DG. (2007) Agreement between methods of measurement with multiple observations per individual. Journal of Biopharmaceutical Statistics 17, 571-582.
    Times Cited: 627
    This is the most highly cited paper ever in the Journal of Biopharmaceutical Statistics, next highest 155 citations.

  15. International Carotid Stenting Study investigators. Carotid artery stenting compared with endarterectomy in patients with symptomatic carotid stenosis (International Carotid Stenting Study): an interim analysis of a randomised controlled trial. Lancet 2010; 375: 98597.
    Times cited: 592.

  16. Bland JM, Altman DG. (2000) The odds ratio. British Medical Journal 320, 1468.
    Times Cited: 538.

  17. Bland JM, Altman DG. (1995) Calculating correlation-coefficients with repeated observations 1. Correlation within-subjects. British Medical6Journal 310, 486.
    Times Cited: 514.

  18. O'Brien E, Petrie J, Littler W, de Swiet M, Padfield P, O'Malley K, Jamieson M, Altman D, Bland M, Atkins N. (1990) The British-Hypertension-Society protocol for the evaluation of automated and semiautomated blood-pressure measuring devices with special reference to ambulatory systems. Journal of Hypertension 8, 607-619.
    Times cited: 443.

  19. Pijnenborg R, Bland JM, Robertson WB, Brosens I. (1983) Uteroplacental arterial changes related to interstitial trophoblast migration in early human-pregnancy. Placenta 4, 397-413.
    Times cited: 413.

  20. Altman DG, Bland JM. (1996) Detecting skewness from summary information (Statistics Notes series). British Medical Journal 313, 1200-1200.
    Times Cited: 402.

  21. Bland JM, Altman DG. (1996) Measurement error and correlation coefficients. British Medical Journal 313 41-42.
    Times Cited: 378.

  22. Bland JM, Altman DG. (1990) A note on the use of the intraclass correlation-coefficient in the evaluation of agreement between 2 methods of measurement. Computers in Biology and Medicine 20, 337-340.
    Times Cited: 356.

  23. Brooke OG, Anderson HR, Bland JM, Peacock JL, Stewart CM. (1989) Effects on birth-weight of smoking, alcohol, caffeine, socioeconomic-factors, and psychosocial stress. British Medical Journal 298, 795-801.
    Times cited: 321.

  24. Bland JM, Altman DG. (1994) Diagnostic tests 3: receiver operating characteristic plots. British Medical Journal 309, 133.
    Times Cited: 314.

  25. Bland JM, Kerry SM. (1997) Trials randomised in clusters. British Medical Journal 315, 600.
    Times Cited: 308.

  26. Davies MJ, Bland JM, Hangartner JRW, Angelini A, Thomas AC. (1989) Factors influencing the presence or absence of acute coronary-artery thrombi in sudden ischemic death. European Heart Journal 10, 203-208.
    Times cited: 295.

  27. Bland JM, Altman DG. (1994) Regression towards the mean. British Medical Journal 308, 1499.
    Times Cited: 288.

  28. Bland JM, Altman DG. (1996) Measurement error proportional to the mean. British Medical Journal 313, 106.
    Times Cited: 271.

  29. Dolin SJ, Cashman JN, Bland JM. (2002) Effectiveness of acute postoperative pain management: I. Evidence from published data. British Journal of Anaesthesia 89, 409-423.
    Times Cited: 270.

  30. Bland JM, Altman DG. (1998) Survival probabilities (the Kaplan-Meier method). British Medical Journal 317, 1572.
    Times Cited: 258.

  31. Bland JM, Altman DG. (1995) Calculating correlation coefficients with repeated observations: Part 2, correlation between subjects. British Medical Journal 310, 633.
    Times Cited: 223.

  32. Bland JM, Altman DG. (1996) Transformations, means, and confidence intervals. British Medical Journal 312, 1079.
    Times Cited: 213.

  33. Bland JM, Altman DG. (1994) Some examples of regression towards the mean. British Medical Journal 309, 780.
    Times Cited: 209.

  34. Bland JM and Altman DG. (2004) The logrank test. British Medical Journal 328, 1073.
    Times Cited: 205.

My Hirsch h index on Web of Science is 79. The h index for joint publications jointly with Doug Altman is 50.

So Doug Altman and I have the highest cited paper in five different journals: the Lancet, Statistical Methods in Medical Research, the Statistician, Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology, and the Journal of Biopharmaceutical Statistics.


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