Literature of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery: A Bibliometric Study

Authors

  • J. Ramakrishnan S.G. Deputy Librarian Regional Medical Library, The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
  • G. Ravi Sankar S.G. Deputy Librarian Regional Medical Library, The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Kotti Thavamani Assistant Librarian, Regional Medical Library, The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.51983/ajist-2022.12.1.3030

Keywords:

Bibliometrics, Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Bradford’s Law of Scattering, Degrees of Collaboration

Abstract

This paper contributes the literature examine inside the discipline of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. The bibliographic database specifically MEDLINE which covered in the Pub Med had been used in this look at. The literature included for the duration i.e. from the year 2001 to 2020 became considered. A total of 15711 records of literature were observed in the field of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. In the year 2020 was covered the maximum publication of records (11.7%) and the other years were showed that every year the records of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery were increased compared to the previous year’s except the year 2018. A total of 10607 records were journal articles. A total of 15233 data were in English language forming 96.96% of the total followed by; Chinese (126 records), German (124 records), French (122 records), Turkish (17 records), Italian (15 records), etc. Only three journals are needed to supply one-third of the journal articles for zone-1.  In the journal analysis “Aesthetic plastic surgery” contributed 2307 journal articles in the first position and followed by Plastic and reconstructive surgery (911) and The Journal of craniofacial surgery (698) in the second and third position respectively. The United States covered 14 core journals out of 29 core journals. 32.03% of citations listed with the term ‘Aesthetic Plastic Surgery’ in the MEDLINE database for the period of this study have more than five authors.  A total of 90.5% of papers are written by means of multi-authors and the average degree of collaboration is arrived at 0.91. 

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26-04-2022

How to Cite

Ramakrishnan, J., Ravi Sankar, G., & Thavamani, K. (2022). Literature of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery: A Bibliometric Study. Asian Journal of Information Science and Technology, 12(1), 8–17. https://doi.org/10.51983/ajist-2022.12.1.3030

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