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Citation Analysis of Turkey Addressing Plastic Surgery Publications
Ümran Muslu1*
1Hitit University, Çorum, Turkey
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Presented at the 4th International Symposium on Innovative Approaches in Health and Sports Sciences (ISAS WINTER-2019 (HSS)), Samsun, Turkey, Nov 22, 2019

SETSCI Conference Proceedings, 2019, 12, Page (s): 46-48 ,

Published Date: 23 December 2019    | 867     29


This study aims to make bibliometric analysis of the development of Plastic Surgery publications addressing Turkey between the years 1975 and 2017. Background: Plastic surgery publications addressing Turkey have been increasing in recent years; this study made bibliometric analysis of the number of publications and citation analysis of the issue in literature. Method: All plastic surgery publications addressing Turkey between the years 1975 and 2017 were retrieved from Web of Science (WoS; Thomson Reuters, New York, NY, USA) database using the plastic surgery key word, and bibliometric analysis was performed. Results: Totally 632 publications were found using the plastic surgery key word given in the method; 565 of these publications were articles.  Akoz T (n=25, 3.96%) and Avan M (n=25, 3.96%) were the top two authors who produced the highest number of publications in Plastic Surgery. Istanbul University (52), Hacettepe University (42 ) and Ankara Numune Training Research Hospital (38) were found to be the institutions that had the highest number of publications. 

Keywords - Turkey, plastic surgery, bibliometrics


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