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Date of this Version

Winter 1-25-2021


Background: This bibliometric analysis aimed to identify and evaluate the 100 most-cited articles (T100 articles) on Sepsis syndrome.

Method: The 100 most cited Sepsis syndrome-related articles were downloaded from Elsevier Scopus on 03.11.2020. Each article were evaluated and described with the core information, 100 Most cited documents, The 10 articles of our list with the highest citation per year (CY), Annual total citation per year, Most cited countries, Top10 Country-wise scientific production, Top 10 Authors Production Over time, Top 10 Most relevant source and impacts are main subjects of the study.

Results: The top 100 publications with highly cited articles are chosen for this analysis. The years 2003 and 2005 were the most productive and positive year during this research. Most of the best-cited papers have been published in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) and in The Lancet. In the top 100 highly cited articles the title: “Intensive insulin therapy in critically ill patients” got the highest citation with 7663 and published in 2001 followed by the title "COVID-19: consider cytokine storm syndromes and immunosuppression" written by Mehta P published in 2020, got the highest total Citation per Year with 1744. The highest number of total citations per article was 5972 from the year 2016.

Conclusion: A comprehensive list of the most cited studies on Sepsis syndrome disorders can be found in this review. This current approach is a way to acknowledge the classic Septic disease articles, provide insight into international leaders, and explain patterns in research on Septic disease syndrome.

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