Japan's share of research output in urology and nephrology.

  title={Japan's share of research output in urology and nephrology.},
  author={M. Motiar Rahman and Junichi Sakamoto and Tsuguya Fukui},
  journal={International journal of urology : official journal of the Japanese Urological Association},
  volume={10 6},
BACKGROUND Recent studies have documented Japan's share of articles in different biomedical fields. However, Japan's contribution to urology and nephrology is not known. METHODS Seven journals in this field with the highest impact factors were selected to obtain relevant data. In June 2002, we searched the Medline database to obtain country affiliation details of articles published in the selected journals during 1991-2000. The proportion of articles with a higher grade of evidence… CONTINUE READING

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