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Table 3 The top 10 authors and co-cited authors in NMA research [n (%)]

From: A bibliometric analysis of global research output on network meta-analysis

Rank Author N (%) Co-cited Author Citations
1 Salanti G (University of Bern, Switzerland) 67 (2.4%) Higgins JPT (University of Bristol, UK) 1670
2 Welton NJ (University of Bristol, UK) 47 (1.7%) Salanti G (University of Bern, Switzerland) 1450
3 Dias S (University of Bristol, UK) 40 (1.4%) Dias S (University of Bristol, UK) 1279
4 Stone GW (Columbia University Medical Center, USA) 37 (1.3%) Lu G (University of Bristol, UK) 672
5 Ades AE (University of Bristol, UK) 36 (1.3%) Jansen JP (Tufts University School of Medicine, USA) 662
6 Jansen JP (Tufts University School of Medicine, USA) 36 (1.3%) Moher D (Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Canada) 563
7 Biondi-Zoccai G (Sapienza University of Rome, Italy) 35 (1.2%) Caldwell DM (University of Bristol, UK) 530
8 Tu YK (National Taiwan University, China Taiwan) 34 (1.2%) Palmerini T (University of Bologna, Italy) 473
9 Cipriani A (University of Oxford, UK) 33 (1.2%) White IR (MRC Clinical Trials Unit at UCL, UK) 420
10 Mavridis D (University of Ioannina, Greece) 32 (1.1%) Cipriani A (University of Oxford, UK) 406