Top cited articles

The quality and impact of our journals are dependent on many different measures. We’ve provided here some of those metrics for Journal of Clinical Pathology, to reflect the latest 2019 data, that remain important to our authors. We’ve also listed our top most cited articles from each of the last two years, free to read.


Testing algorithm for identification of patients with TRK fusion cancer
JUL 2019 10.1136/jclinpath-2018-205679

HbA1c: a review of non-glycaemic variables
JAN 2019 10.1136/jclinpath-2017-204755

Performance analysis of SiRe next-generation sequencing panel in diagnostic setting: focus on NSCLC routine samples
JAN 2019 10.1136/jclinpath-2018-205386

RAS genes in colorectal carcinoma: pathogenesis, testing guidelines and treatment implications
FEB 2019 10.1136/jclinpath-2018-205471

Circulating tumour DNA, microRNA and metabolites in cerebrospinal fluid as biomarkers for central nervous system malignancies
APR 2019 10.1136/jclinpath-2018-205414

Circular PVT1: an oncogenic non-coding RNA with emerging clinical importance
AUG 2019 10.1136/jclinpath-2019-205891

Molecular pathology of neurodegenerative diseases: principles and practice
NOV 2019 10.1136/jclinpath-2019-205952

PD-L1 expression on routine samples of non-small cell lung cancer: results and critical issues from a 1-year experience of a centralised laboratory
JUN 2019 10.1136/jclinpath-2019-205732

High kinesin family member 11 expression predicts poor prognosis in patients with clear cell renal cell carcinoma
MAY 2019 10.1136/jclinpath-2018-205390

TERT gene: its function and dysregulation in cancer
APR 2019 10.1136/jclinpath-2018-205653


MAR 2018 10.1136/jclinpath-2017-204853

Subcellular localisation of the stem cell markers OCT4, SOX2, NANOG, KLF4 and c-MYC in cancer: a review
JAN 2018 10.1136/jclinpath-2017-204815

Immune checkpoint inhibitor-induced gastrointestinal and hepatic injury: pathologists’ perspective
AUG 2018 10.1136/jclinpath-2018-205143

Cancer stem cells in colorectal cancer: a review
FEB 2018 10.1136/jclinpath-2017-204739

Three-tiered score for Ki-67 and p16(ink4a) improves accuracy and reproducibility of grading CIN lesions
NOV 2018 10.1136/jclinpath-2018-205271

A review on the Idylla platform: towards the assessment of actionable genomic alterations in one day
SEP 2018 10.1136/jclinpath-2018-205189

Clinical performance evaluation of the Idylla NRAS-BRAF mutation test on retrospectively collected formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded colorectal cancer tissue
APR 2018 10.1136/jclinpath-2017-204629

Novel genomic findings in multiple myeloma identified through routine diagnostic sequencing
OCT 2018 10.1136/jclinpath-2018-205195

CDK12: an emerging therapeutic target for cancer
NOV 2018 10.1136/jclinpath-2018-205356

Clonal T cell receptor gene rearrangements in coeliac disease: implications for diagnosing refractory coeliac disease
SEP 2018 10.1136/jclinpath-2018-205023

Journal Metrics:

Days to first decision: 22
Days from acceptance to publication: 15

2 year Impact Factor (JCR): 2.46
SciMago Journal Rank (SJR): 0.971
Eigenfactor: 0.00737
Citescore: 4.8

Total Altmetric Mentions: 647