Table 1

Comparison between numbers of papers published in different research areas

Intervertebral disc

Tendon

Cartilage

Kidney


Metabolism

696

2758

14,873

193,929

Biomechanics

769

3572

3996

16,275


The table gives the results of a literature search on PubMed in January 2003 using the keywords in the left-hand column together with each of the column headings. No sorting of references was performed.

Urban and Roberts Arthritis Res Ther 2003 5:120-130   doi:10.1186/ar629