Bibliometric Profile and Collaborative Networks in Scientific Research on Systemic Lupus Erythematosus in Latin America, 1982-2018

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Objective: To analyse the scientific production and collaboration networks on publications in systemic lupus erythematosus in Latin America. Materials and methods: Bibliometric study between 1982 and 2018 of journals indexed in Scopus. Data were analysed by annual production and a co-occurrence analysis of the collaboration between countries with VOSviewer was plotted. Results: 3,843 related documents on systemic lupus erythematosus were recorded between 1982 and 2018 in Scopus. An increasing trend was observed, with a significant increase in the last 20 years, the original articles being the highest percentage (75.4%). Eleven Latin American countries were identified in collaboration with 29 extra-regional countries, with Brazil, Mexico and Argentina having the highest production and scientific collaboration, mainly with the United States and Spain. Conclusion: In Latin America, there is a sustained increase in research on systemic lupus erythematosus. Brazil and Mexico generated more than half the publications and are the main collaboration network together with Argentina.

Translated title of the contributionBibliometric Profile and Collaborative Networks in Scientific Research on Systemic Lupus Erythematosus in Latin America, 1982-2018
Original languageSpanish (Peru)
JournalReumatologia Clinica
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StatePublished - Jun 2020

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