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Bibliometric profiles of top 50 most cited articles on bioactive glass

  • Mamun Khan Sujon , Siti Noor Fazliah Mohd Noor EMAIL logo , Muhammad Azrul Bin Zabidi , Khairul Anuar Shariff and Mohammad Khursheed Alam EMAIL logo
From the journal Biomedical Glasses


Citation analysis of a certain publication acknowledges its impact on the scientific community. This study conducted a multivariate analysis of the top 50 most cited articles published on the field of Bioactive Glass. A systemic search was performed using the “All database” section of the Web of Science to retrieve the top 50 most cited original publications. The selected articles were then manually cross-matched with Elsevier Scopus and Google Scholar Database. Parameters such as article title, authorship, institution, country of publication, year, citation count, citation density, current citation index, and journal name were retrieved from Web of Science. Different ranges of citation numbers were retrieved for these publications in which 197-913 are from Web of Science, 209-962 are from Elsevier Scopus, and 269-1225 are from Google Scholar. A total of 153 authors contributed to this marked list, where Professor L.L. Hench contributed the highest number of articles (n=21). Imperial College London published the highest number of articles (n=21). In summary, this study provides a good scientometric picture of bioactive glass related publications, which illustrate the trend of biomaterials development over the years and suggests future scopes to the scientific community.


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Received: 2020-09-24
Revised: 2020-12-16
Accepted: 2020-12-26
Published Online: 2020-12-31

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