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Further Comments Regarding Zha et al. “A Bibliometric Analysis of Global Research Production Pertaining to Diabetic Foot Ulcers in the Past Ten Years”

  • John L. Frater
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    Address correspondence to: John L. Frater, MD, Department of Pathology and Immunology, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 South Euclid Avenue, Box 8118, St. Louis, MO 63110-1093
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    Department of Pathology and Immunology, Washington University, St Louis, MO
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Published:August 08, 2022DOI:https://doi.org/10.1053/j.jfas.2022.07.009
      I read with interest the article entitled “A Bibliometric Analysis of Global Research Production Pertaining to Diabetic Foot Ulcers in the Past Ten Years” (
      • Zha ML
      • Cai JY
      • Chen HL.
      A bibliometric analysis of global research production pertaining to diabetic foot ulcers in the past ten years.
      ) and the follow-up commentary by YS Ho (
      • Ho YS
      Regarding Zha et al. “A bibliometric analysis of global research production pertaining to diabetic foot ulcers in the past ten years”.
      ), both of which have been published in the Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery. I thank Zha et al for their interesting study and YS Ho for his valuable comments. Although YS Ho provides a pertinent discussion of the search methodology used by Zha et al, in my opinion YS Ho's remarks about the Web of Science Core Collection (WoSCC) deserve further comment.
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