Scientific citation as an indicator of research relevance in traumatology and orthopedics on the example of the publications of the Ilizarov Center

Borzunova O.B., Malkova T.A.


The authors of the study analyzed the works on traumatology and orthopedics published by the employees of the Ilizarov Center in the period between 2008 and 2018 and their citations in scientific journals that are part of the Scopus bibliographic database. The total number of publications, the number of cited articles and the number of citations for each article in Scopus were assessed. Ranking and categories of journals that published and cited these articles, the dependence of rating indicators of publishing and citing journals, the dependence of the number of citations on the origin of journals (foreign or Russian) and on the affiliation of the authors who cited the Center’s articles were analyzed.


orthopaedics, traumatology, Ilizarov method, bibliometrics

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