FAIRFAX, Va.The Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology's impact factorthe measure of a journal's "impact" (or significance) based on the number of article citations compared to the total number of articles publishedincreased nearly 15 percent in 2010. While the journal's quality and influence has remained consistently high over the past five years, the journal's core strengths have been enhanced recently by the increased use of new media (such as podcasts), a reconfigured internationally focused editorial board and an average time-to-first decision of under 30 days for new manuscripts.
"The Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology's increased ranking reflects the journal's unflagging commitment to quality and tradition of excellence, showing it as an essential resource for interventional radiologists, radiologists, cardiologists, vascular surgeons, neurosurgeons and other clinicians across the United States and the world who need current and reliable information on every aspect of vascular and interventional radiology," said editor in chief Ziv J Haskal, M.D., FSIR. "JVIR is the highest ranked interventional radiology journal in the world. It continues to be the vigorous forum for the most novel and impactful, global, cutting-edge, basic science research, clinical reports and evidence-based medicine. JVIR science can truly provide patients with the best possible health care," he added. "Always innovative, JVIR is providing rapid, tight reviewing and early decisiongiving authors visibility for their research and readers increased access to more information through multiple new channels," said Haskal. "These results confirm JVIR's position as a lead destination for research in peripheral vascular and venous disease, oncology, women's health and all other aspects of endovascular therapy," noted the professor of radiology and surgery at the University of Maryland School of Medi
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