The aim is to conduct a bibliometric analysis of scientific publications in the journal ≪Endocrinology≫ for the period 1996-2017. Material and methods. The object of the study was all the issues of the journal for 1996-2017, and the subject of the research were headings of headings and scientific publications, as well as (selectively) scientific publications or abstracts to them. Methods of research — selection, bibliographic description, grouping and system content analysis of scientific publications in the journal. Content analysis, or a quantitative analysis of documents, consists in translating mass textual information into quantitative indicators. Results. The journal published 807 scientific works during 1996-2017. The largest number of publications falls on 2012 (54 entries) and 2013 (50 entries) years. Most of the publications are original studies (66.5% of the total). The ratio between publications of original experimental and clinical studies is 1:3. The largest number of publications on clinical topics is devoted to diabetes mellitus (49.5% of the total) and thyroid pathology (24.4%). The ratio between publications on diagnosis and treatment is 1:3. The greatest number of publications on experimental topics is devoted to the thyroid (22.8% of the total), pancreas (22.8%) and adrenal (25.4%) glands. Conclusions. In the past few years, the level of publications remains stable. It is necessary to develop a comprehensive program to increase the citation of publications and obtain the impact-factor.
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