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Table 3 The top 10 ranking of cited articles worldwide associated with the use of nicotine replacement therapy for tobacco cessation in Scopus

From: Estimates of global research productivity in using nicotine replacement therapy for tobacco cessation: a bibliometric study

SCRa Authors with year of publication Title Source title Cited by
1st Jorenby et al., [59] “A controlled trial of sustained-release bupropion, a nicotine patch, or both for smoking cessation” New England Journal of Medicine 1348
2nd Fiore et al., [58] “The effectiveness of the nicotine patch for smoking cessation: A meta-analysis” Journal of the American Medical Association 547
3rd Stead et al., [6] “Nicotine replacement therapy for smoking cessation” Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 536
4th Silagy et al., [63] “Meta-analysis on efficacy of nicotine replacement therapies in smoking cessation” Lancet 400
5th Benowitz and Gourlay, [56] “Cardiovascular toxicity of nicotine: Implications for nicotine replacement therapy” Journal of the American College of Cardiology 381
5th Pullan et al., [62] “Transdermal nicotine for active ulcerative colitis” New England Journal of Medicine 381
7th Joseph et al., [60] “The safety of transdermal nicotine as an aid to smoking cessation in patients with cardiac disease” New England Journal of Medicine 379
8th Benowitz et al., [57] “Nicotine absorption and cardiovascular effects with smokeless tobacco use: Comparison with cigarettes and nicotine gum” Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics 371
9th Kenford et al., [61] “Predicting smoking cessation: Who will quit with and without the nicotine patch” Journal of the American Medical Association 334
10th Stead et al. [39] “Nicotine replacement therapy for smoking cessation” Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 325
  1. SCR Standard Competition Ranking
  2. aEqual articles have the same ranking number, and then a gap is left in the ranking numbers