Scientific Performance by Turkish Nephrologists

From 1960 to 2000, Turkish authors have published 840 articles in peer reviewed international journals. As evidence of the recent progress in the number and quality of the scientific work and output in Turkish Nephrology, 735 of these were published between 1990 and 2000. In 2004, a total of 224 articles by Turkish Nephrologists were published in peer-reviewed in international journals indexed by Medline. In 2006, 91 original articles were submitted by Turkish authors to the journal Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation (NDT) alone and Turkey ranked 6th after Germany amongst overall submissions to this journal.

Turkish Participation to Recent ERA-EDTA Congresses

Madrid, 1999
187abstracts submitted (15.7% of submitted abstracts) (2nd following Italy)
Nice, 2000
176 abstracts submitted (11 % of submitted abstracts) (2nd following Italy )
Vienna, 2001
179 abstracts submitted (11.7 % of submitted abstracts) (2nd following Italy). 5% of the attendance was from Turkey (4th after Italy, Germany & Poland)
Copenhagen, 2002
9% (109/1186) of oral and poster presentations made at the Congress were by Turkish authors
4 oral presentations from Turkey were award winners.
WCN, Berlin, 2003
219abstracts submitted (5.5% of submitted abstracts) (4th following Italy)
Lisbon, 2004
186abstracts submitted (10 % of submitted abstracts) (2nd following Italy) 
100abstracts accepted (8.3 % of accepted abstracts) (3rd following Poland)
Mean Score of accepted abstracts: 13
Istanbul, 2005
258 abstracts submitted (13 % of submitted abstracts)
(1st amongst 100 countries represented)
117abstracts accepted (11 % of all abstracts accepted for oral & poster presentation)
(2nd following Italy)
Glasgow, 2006
208 abstracts submitted (9.1 % of submitted abstracts)
(2nd after Italy amongst 106 countries represented)
121abstracts accepted (7.5 % of all abstracts accepted for oral & poster presentation)
(2nd following Italy)
Barcelona, 2007
187 abstracts submitted (9.5 % of submitted abstracts)
(2nd after Italy amongst 90 countries represented)
99abstracts accepted (8.3 % of all abstracts accepted for oral & poster presentation)
(2nd following Italy)
Stockholm, 2008*
111 abstracts submitted (5.6 % of submitted abstracts)
(4th after Iran amongst 117 countries represented)
48abstracts accepted (4.0 % of all abstracts accepted for oral & poster presentation)
(7th following Poland)

95 Turkish abstracts that would otherwise be submitted to ERA-EDTA were submitted to the ISPD Congress held in Istanbul on June 2008. 

Milano, 2009
147 abstracts submitted (4.1 % of submitted abstracts)
(8th after United Kingdom amongst 138 countries represented)
72 abstracts accepted (3.1 % of all abstracts accepted for oral&poster presentation)
(11th following Spain)

Munich, 2010
139 abstracts submitted (5.9 % of submitted abstracts)
(4th after Japan amongst 118 countries represented)
69 abstracts accepted (4.5 % of all abstracts accepted for oral&poster presentation)
(6th following Poland)

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