Worldwide orthopaedic research activity 2010-2014: Publication rates in the top 15 orthopaedic journals related to population size and gross domestic product
Erik Hohmann, Medical School, University of Queensland, Herston 4006, Australia
Erik Hohmann, Medical School, Faculty of Health, University of Pretoria, Pretoria 0002, South Africa
Erik Hohmann, Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine, Valiant Clinic/Houston Methodist Group, Dubai 414296, United Arab Emirates
Vaida Glatt, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX 78229, United States
Kevin Tetsworth, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Royal Brisbane Hospital, Herston 4006, Australia
Kevin Tetsworth, Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Herston 4006, Australia
Author contributions: Hohmann E designed and performed the research; Hohmann E analyzed the data; Hohmann E, Glatt V and Tetsworth K wrote the paper; all authors read and approved the final manuscript.
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Correspondence to: Erik Hohmann, FRCS, FRCS (Tr&Orth), MD, PhD, Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine, Valiant Clinic/Houston Methodist Group, Dubai 414296, United Arab Emirates. email@example.com
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Received: October 25, 2016
Peer-review started: October 28, 2016
First decision: December 1, 2016
Revised: December 12, 2016
Accepted: March 23, 2017
Article in press: April 18, 2017
Published online: June 18, 2017