Journal of Vascular Surgery provides cardiothoracic, vascular, and general surgeons with the most recent information in vascular surgery. Original, peer-reviewed articles cover clinical and experimental studies, noninvasive diagnostic techniques, prostheses and vascular substitutes, microvascular surgical techniques, angiography, and endovascular management. Special issues publish papers presented at the annual joint meeting of the Journal's sponsoring societies, the Society for Vascular Surgery and The American Association for Vascular Surgery, a Chapter of the International Society for Cardiovascular Surgery. Journal of Vascular Surgery ranks in the top 9.7% of the 4,625 scientific journals most frequently cited (Science Citation Index). The Journal is also recommended for purchase in the Brandon-Hill study, Selected List of Books and Journals for the Small Medical Library (1997/98 Edition).