Pediatric nephrotic syndrome with science mapping method
Keywords:Pediatric nephrotic syndrome, Bibliometrics, Scientific Mapping, Web of Science Core Collection
Aim: Pediatric nephrotic syndrome (PNS) can be seen in children of all ages. Bibliometrics is the mathematical and statistical quantitative analysis. It is essential to determine the studies carried out in any field, their development and changes in the process, and possible trends. We aim to examine the articles on Pediatric nephrotic syndrome using the science mapping technique.
Materials-Methods: The Web of Science Core Collection database was preferred in our study. The obtained data was organized and filtered. Finally, the analysis continued with 3423 articles. The reviewed 3423 articles were analyzed in two parts. First, articles, journals, researchers, institutions, and the countries were examined. Second, the intellectual structure of the subject was examined.
Results: It is seen that the first study on the subject of PNS was made in 1980. The number of scientists who published articles in the examined area is 12018. The number of studies per author is 0.285, the number of authors per study is 3.51, and the cooperation index is 3.66. USA, China, Japan, India, France, and Turkey have dominant positions and are among the leading countries. According to the analysis, Bagga A and Ghiggeri GM had the highest h-index and g-index values scores. Pediatric Nephrology and Kidney International are the most cited journals.
Conclusions: A panoramic view of a subject or discipline can be obtained with bibliometrics. Scientific mapping is one of the main areas of bibliometric analysis. With scientific mapping the relationships between universities, scientists, and scientific works at the base of scientific disciplines can be visualized.
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