Table 1

Overview of retrieved articles in each discipline

Cardiology

1,128 (2,476)

Rheumatology

146 (309)

Pulmonology

321 (566)

Nephrology

61 (171)

Gastroenterology/Hepatology

124 (305)

Neurology

434 (1,567)

Endocrinology

973 (2,771)

Oncology

135 (304)

Haematology

135 (367)


Hypertension

414 (985)

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

68 (97)

Asthma

140 (268)

Kidney Failure

27 (99)

Hepatitis B

22 (88)

Multiple Sclerosis

65 (658)

Diabetes

447 (1,320)

Skin

45 (102)

Anemia

44 (132)

Myocardial Infarction

275 (632)

Rheumatoid Arthritis

41 (95)

Lung Carcinoma

116 (177)

Diabetic Nephropathy

11 (24)

Hepatitis C

26 (70)

Stroke

129 (334)

Obesity

349 (1,083)

Stomach

25 (63)

Leukaemia

49 (118)

Heart Failure

153 (315)

Systemic Sclerosis

3 (62)

COPD

36 (71)

Glomerulo-nephritis

9 (21)

Hepatocarcinoma

37 (53)

Alzheimer's Disease

104 (247)

Osteoporosis

123 (212)

Kidney

17 (51)

Lymphoma

34 (95)

Coronary Heart Disease

207 (386)

Fibromyalgia

15 (22)

Pulmonary Hypertension

12 (24)

Polycystic Kidney Disease

12 (20)

Inflammatory Bowel Disease

13 (41)

Epilepsy

56 (154)

Hypothyroidism

33 (80)

Bladder

22 (36)

Thrombocyto-paenia

6 (15)

Atrial Fibrillation

38 (89)

Sjögren's Syndrome

8 (18)

Pulmonary Embolism

11 (17)

Renal Artery Stenosis

0 (4)

Colon Carcinoma

24 (38)

Parkinson's Disease

69 (148)

Hyperthyroidism

16 (47)

Thyroid

16 (32)

Purpura

2 (6)

Cardiomyopathy

41 (69)

Anchilosing Spondylitis

11 (15)

Sarcoidosis

6 (9)

IgA-Nephropathy

2 (3)

AIH PBC PSC

2 (15)

Muscular Dystrophy

11 (26)

Addison/Cushing

5 (29)

Pancreas

10 (20)

Agranulo-cytosis

0 (1)


Numbers of included and (initially retrieved) articles within each discipline are provided.

For Renal Artery Stenosis and Agranulocytosis no article matched the inclusion criteria.

Oertelt-Prigione et al. BMC Medicine 2010 8:70   doi:10.1186/1741-7015-8-70

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