• P-ISSN 0974-6846 E-ISSN 0974-5645

Indian Journal of Science and Technology


Indian Journal of Science and Technology

Year: 2019, Volume: 12, Issue: 1, Pages: 1-7

Original Article

Publication Trends of Research Articles in the Field of Osteosarcoma


Background/Objectives: The present study examines the publication trends in the field of Osteosarcoma research during 2008 to 2017. Methods/Statistical Analysis: The data have been collected from Web of Science database. The search strings were used ‘osteosarcoma’ in the Title search box, fields were used, and the time span field was selected from 2008 to 2017. Totally 6490 records were retrieved; the data downloaded and analyzed using MS office-Excel. Findings: This study identifies the year wise research output in Osteosarcoma and finds out document types, sources types, language wise publications; in this research, top fifteen sources published in Osteosarcoma research and top fifteen countries contributed. The year wise analysis shows that the data was increasing from 5.56% to 16.21%, Totally 19609 authors were contributed in Osteosarcoma research publications, among the 19609 authors, Gorlick R and Wang Y have occupied first and second place with 90 papers contributed, Zhang Y had third place with 80 papers, Picci P had fourth place with 76 contributions, remaining authors were contributed less than 75 research papers in this area; majority of the studies are collaborative contributions. Among the 97 countries contributed in this research, top fifteen countries are tabulated. China has first place with 2308 contributions, USA has seconds place with 1549 records, Japan has third place with 483 records. Among the top institutions, universities contributed more compared to other institutions. Novelty/Improvement: This research showcased the trend in Osteosarcoma research; Statistical methods were used in this study in order to analyze the evolution, and the historical development of the Osteosarcoma subject, involving some relevant aspect such as the patterns of authorship, year-wise publication and growth of publications.

Keywords: Bone Cancers, Chondrosarcoma, Monoclonal Disease, Osteosarcoma, Polyclonal Disease


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