BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology

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Edited By: Professor Khalid Khan

Impact Factor: 3.728

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2014: 9/79 (Obstetrics & Gynecology)

Online ISSN: 1471-0528

Most Cited

Most-cited to date articles from 2013 and 2014. Ranking based on data obtained from Thomson ISI Web of Science® in March 2015.


  1. Transgenerational effects of prenatal exposure to the 1944-45 Dutch famine
    Veenendaal, M. V. E.; Painter, R. C.; De Rooij, S. R.; Bossuyt, P. M. M.; Van Der Post, J. A. M.; Gluckman, P. D.; Hanson, M. A.; Roseboom, T. J.
    Volume 120, Issue 5, April-2013, Pages 548–554
  2. Aspirin in the prevention of pre-eclampsia in high-risk women: a randomised placebo-controlled PREDO Trial and a meta-analysis of randomised trials
    Villa, P. M.; Kajantie, E.; Raikkonen, K.; Pesonen, A-K; Hamalainen, E.; Vainio, M.; Taipale, P.; Laivuori, H.
    Volume 120, Issue 1, January-2013, Pages 64–74
  3. The objectives, design and implementation of the INTERGROWTH-21(st) Project
    Villar, J.; Altman, D. G.; Purwar, M.; Noble, J. A.; Knight, H. E.; Ruyan, P.; Ismail, L. Cheikh; Barros, F. C.; Lambert, A.; Papageorghiou, A. T.; Carvalho, M.; Jaffer, Y. A.; Bertino, E.; Gravett, M. G.; Bhutta, Z. A.; Kennedy, S. H.
    Volume 120, Issue SI2, September-2013, Pages 9–26
  4. Angiogenic factors combined with clinical risk factors to predict preterm pre-eclampsia in nulliparous women: a predictive test accuracy study
    Myers, J. E.; Kenny, L. C.; McCowan, L. M. E.; Chan, E. H. Y.; Dekker, G. A.; Poston, L.; Simpson, N. A. B.; North, R. A.
    Volume 120, Issue 10, September-2013, Pages 1215–1223
  5. The prevalence of urinary incontinence 20 years after childbirth: a national cohort study in singleton primiparae after vaginal or caesarean delivery
    Gyhagen, M.; Bullarbo, M.; Nielsen, T. F.; Milsom, I.
    Volume 120, Issue 2, January-2013, Pages 144–151
  6. The impact of body mass index on maternal and neonatal outcomes: a retrospective study in a UK obstetric population, 2004-2011
    Scott-Pillai, R.; Spence, D.; Cardwell, C. R.; Hunter, A.; Holmes, V. A.
    Volume 120, Issue 8, July-2013, Pages 932–939
  7. Novel biomarkers for predicting intrauterine growth restriction: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Conde-Agudelo, A.; Papageorghiou, A. T.; Kennedy, S. H.; Villar, J.
    Volume 120, Issue 6, May-2013, Pages 681–694
  8. Effects of metformin in women with polycystic ovary syndrome treated with gonadotrophins for in vitro fertilisation and intracytoplasmic sperm injection cycles: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials
    Palomba, S.; Falbo, A.; La Sala, G. B.
    Volume 120, Issue 3, February-2013, Pages 267–276
  9. Third- and fourth-degree perineal tears among primiparous women in England between 2000 and 2012: time trends and risk factors
    Gurol-Urganci, I.; Cromwell, D. A.; Edozien, L. C.; Mahmood, T. A.; Adams, E. J.; Richmond, D. H.; Templeton, A.; van der Meulen, J. H.
    Volume 120, Issue 12, November-2013, Pages 1516–1525
  10. A re-evaluation of the role of rotational forceps: retrospective comparison of maternal and perinatal outcomes following different methods of birth for malposition in the second stage of labour
    Tempest, N.; Hart, A.; Walkinshaw, S.; Hapangama, D. K.
    Volume 120, Issue 10, September-2013, Pages 1277–1284


  1. Choice of primary outcomes in randomised trials and systematic reviews evaluating interventions for preterm birth prevention: a systematic review
    Meher, S.; Alfirevic, Z.
    Volume 121, Issue 10, September-2014, Pages 1188–1194
  2. Fetal scalp blood sampling during labour: is it a useful diagnostic test or a historical test that no longer has a place in modern clinical obstetrics?
    Chand Raharan, E.
    Volume 121, Issue 9, August-2014, Pages 1056–1060
  3. Association between maternal body mass index during pregnancy, short-term morbidity, and increased health service costs: a population-based study
    Denison, F. C.; Norwood, P.; Bhattacharya, S.; Duffy, A.; Mahmood, T.; Morris, C.; Raja, E. A.; Norman, J. E.; Lee, A. J.; Scotland , G.
    Volume 121, Issue 1, January-2014, Pages 72–82
  4. The management and outcomes of placenta accreta, increta, and percreta in the UK: a population-based descriptive study
    Fitzpatrick, K. E.; Sellers, S.; Spark, P.; Kurinczuk, J. J.; Brocklehurst, P.; Knight, M.
    Volume 121, Issue 1, January-2014, Pages 62–71
  5. Frequency of the congenital transmission of Trypanosoma cruzi: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Howard, E. J.; Xiong, X.; Carlier, Y.; Sosa-Estani, S.; Buekens, P.
    Volume 121, Issue 1, January-2014, Pages 22–33
  6. Pregnancy and childbirth outcomes among adolescent mothers: a World Health Organization multicountry study
    Ganchimeg, T.; Ota, E.; Morisaki, N.; Laopaiboon, M.; Lumbiganon, P.; Zhang, J.; Yamdamsuren, B.; Temmerman, M.; Say, L.; Tuncalp, Oe; Vogel, J. P.; Souza, J. P.; Mori, R.
    Volume 121, Issue SI 1, March-2014, Pages 40–48
  7. Obstetric transition: the pathway towards ending preventable maternal deaths
    Souza, J. P.; Tuncalp, Oe; Vogel, J. P.; Bohren, M.; Widmer, M.; Oladapo, O. T.; Say, L.; Guelmezoglu, A. M.; Temmerman, M.
    Volume 121, Issue SI 1, March-2014, Pages 1–4
  8. Maternal complications and perinatal mortality: findings of the World Health Organization Multicountry Survey on Maternal and Newborn Health
    Vogel, J. P.; Souza, J. P.; Mori, R.; Morisaki, N.; Lumbiganon, P.; Laopaiboon, M.; Ortiz-Panozo, E.; Hernand ez, B.; Perez-Cuevas, R.; Roy, M.; Mittal, S.; Cecatti, J. G.; Tuncalp, Oe; Guelmezoglu, A. M.
    Volume 121, Issue SI 1, March-2014, Pages 76–88
  9. Transfusion policy after severe postpartum haemorrhage: a randomised non-inferiority trial
    Prick, B. W.; Jansen, A. J. G.; Steegers, E. A. P.; Hop, W. C. J.; Essink-Bot, M. L.; Uyl-de Groot, C. A.; Akerboom, B. M. C.; van Alphen, M.; Bloemenkamp, K. W. M.; Boers, K. E.; Bremer, H. A.; Kwee, A.; van Loon, A. J.; Metz, G. C. H.; Papatsonis, D. N. M.; van der Post, J. A. M.; Porath, M. M.; Rijnders, R. J. P.; Roumen, F. J. M. E.; Scheepers, H. C. J.; Schippers, D. H.; Schuitemaker, N. W. E.; Stigter, R. H.; Woiski, M. D.; Mol, B. W. J.; van Rhenen, D. J.; Duvekot, J. J.
    Volume 121, Issue 8, July-2014, Pages 1005–1014
  10. Healthcare professional views and experiences of complementary and alternative therapies in obstetric practice in North East Scotland: a prospective questionnaire survey
    Stewart, D.; Pallivalappila, A. R.; Shetty, A.; Pand e, B.; McLay, J. S.
    Volume 121, Issue 8, July-2014, Pages 1015–1019