2Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Amasya University, AmasyaTurkey
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Aim : Thrombosis and embolism during pregnancy have bad obstetric results, and diagnosis and treatment are difficult. The number of publications published about thrombosis and embolism in pregnancy has been increasing gradually. Our aim is to make a comprehensive bibliometric analysis of the literature on thrombosis and embolism during pregnancy.
Method and Methods: In this study, we downloaded the data of the publications from the Web of Science Core Collection. All items indexed in these databases between 1975 and 2019 were included. Documents produced in 2020 are excluded. While searching the database, the words 'pregnancy or pregnant', 'thrombosis or embolism' were used as keywords.
Results: We found a total of 6885 documents between 1975-2019. The documents obtained were written in 18 different languages, 90.8% of them were produced in English, followed by German with 3.4% and French with 3.1%. The majority of the documents found were original articles. The USA has made tremendous progress in the study of thrombosis and embolism during pregnancy and is still an effective country. The most prolific writer Khamastra M.A. with 85 articles from England. and the most productive university was Mcmaster University, Canada.
Conclusion: The issue of thrombosis and embolism should be considered as a widely published and cited study area in both obstetrics and cardiovascular system practice. Clinicians and researchers will be able to easily identify which articles are strong in cardiovascular system diseases and pregnancy, and in which subjects there are more citations.
Keywords: Cardiovascular syste; embolism; pregnancy; thrombosis