The Journal of International
Advanced Otology
Original Article

Knowledge Mapping of Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo from 2002 to 2021: A Bibliometric Analysis


Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Beijing Friendship Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China


Clinical Center for Hearing Loss, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China


Rehabilitation Centre of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck, Beijing Rehabilitation Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China

J Int Adv Otol 2024; 20: 261-271
DOI: 10.5152/iao.2024.231290
Read: 247 Downloads: 101 Published: 23 May 2024

BACKGROUND: This article evaluated the current status and focus areas in benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) research in the world and to predict the direction of future research.

METHODS: Web of Science Core Collection were searched from January 1, 2002, to December 31, 2021. Bibliometric and statistical analysis were conducted to generate the basic information of the publications.

RESULTS: A total of 1255 publications were identified, with an increasing trend in the number of annual number of publications from 2019 to 2021. Otology & Neurotology was the most productive journal. Kim J, Kim C, and Lee J from South Korea were the top 3 productive authors. Seoul National University is the most influential institution. The top 5 cited burst keywords include recurrence, osteoporosis, bone mineral density, vitamin D deficiency, and BPPV.

CONCLUSION: The annual number of publications would continue to grow. The future research of BPPV will concentrate on osteoporosis and recurrence.

Cite this article as: Yang Y, Cui Q, Gong S. Knowledge mapping of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo from 2002 to 2021: A bibliometric analysis. J Int Adv Otol. 2024;20(3):261-271.

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