The 50 Most-Cited Articles on Polyetheretherketone (PEEK): A Bibliometric Analysis

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PEEK, Bibliometrics, Citiation Analysis, Web of Science


Objective: The aim of this study was to perform a bibliometric and visualized analysis to identify and critically assess the 50 most highly cited articles on polyetheretherketone (PEEK).

Methods: The electronic search was made to identify detailed literature sources using the Clarivate-owned Web of Science (WoS) database.  The terms used in the literature search are "polyetheretherketone", "poly ether ether ketone" and "peek".  All articles from the search results were ranked according to citation counts, and the 50 articles that received the most citations were selected. The results were summarized and processed in a spreadsheet.

Results: 380 articles were displayed due to the search, and 50 of the most cited articles were included in the present study. Schilmidin and Stawarczyk, who have 12 papers and 974 citations, were identified as the most productive and influential researchers with equal citations and publications. Dental Materials (26%) has the highest number of publications, and Germany was determined as the most productive country.

Conclusion: Considerable advancement has been made in PEEK, as demonstrated by the increase in the number of publications linked with collaboration among various authors, nations, and institutes.


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Erdinç, G. (2023). The 50 Most-Cited Articles on Polyetheretherketone (PEEK): A Bibliometric Analysis. European Journal of Therapeutics, 29(3), 404–412.



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