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Research Article

The Impact of Article Length on the Number of Future Citations: A Bibliometric Analysis of General Medicine Journals

  • Matthew E. Falagas mail,

    m.falagas@aibs.gr

    Affiliations: Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences (AIBS), Marousi, Athens, Greece, Department of Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Mitera General Hospital, Hygeia Group, Athens, Greece, Department of Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Angeliki Zarkali,

    Affiliation: Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences (AIBS), Marousi, Athens, Greece

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  • Drosos E. Karageorgopoulos,

    Affiliations: Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences (AIBS), Marousi, Athens, Greece, Department of Medicine, Hygeia Hospital, Marousi, Athens, Greece, Hellenic Center of Disease Control and Prevention, Marousi, Athens, Greece

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  • Vangelis Bardakas,

    Affiliations: Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences (AIBS), Marousi, Athens, Greece, Department of Applied Mathematical and Physical Science, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece

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  • Michael N. Mavros

    Affiliation: Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences (AIBS), Marousi, Athens, Greece

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  • Published: February 06, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0049476

About the Authors

Matthew E. Falagas, Angeliki Zarkali, Drosos E. Karageorgopoulos, Vangelis Bardakas, Michael N. Mavros
Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences (AIBS), Marousi, Athens, Greece
Matthew E. Falagas
Department of Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Mitera General Hospital, Hygeia Group, Athens, Greece
Matthew E. Falagas
Department of Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
Drosos E. Karageorgopoulos
Department of Medicine, Hygeia Hospital, Marousi, Athens, Greece
Drosos E. Karageorgopoulos
Hellenic Center of Disease Control and Prevention, Marousi, Athens, Greece
Vangelis Bardakas
Department of Applied Mathematical and Physical Science, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece

Corresponding Author

Email: m.falagas@aibs.gr

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MEF DEK. Performed the experiments: AZ VB. Analyzed the data: VB MNM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MEF AZ DEK MNM. Wrote the paper: MEF AZ DEK VB MNM.