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Screenshot depicting Web of Science / Web of Knowledge search on Ristow-Michael within category 'Life Sciences' indicating that Ristow's work has been cited more than 1,600 times, and that his most frequently cited article was published in the New England Journal of Medicine in 1998; it was cited 278 times as of Dec 18th, 2007.
Given the results from the Web of Science / Web of Knowledge search depicted above, and given the Wikipedia rules on notability (see there, especially paragraph on 'Criteria' (3.)), unclear notability tags were subjected to removal. Michael Ristow has been cited more than 1,600 times by independent parties. His most frequently cited article was published in the New England Journal of Medicine in 1998; it was cited 278 times as of Dec 18th, 2007. Cmale (talk) 19:16, 18 December 2007 (UTC)