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Pentoxifylline for treating venous leg ulcers

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, December 2012
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (92nd percentile)
  • Above-average Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (62nd percentile)

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21 tweeters
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2 Wikipedia pages

Citations

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Title
Pentoxifylline for treating venous leg ulcers
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, December 2012
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd001733.pub3
Pubmed ID
Authors

Andrew B Jull, Bruce Arroll, Varsha Parag, Jill Waters

Abstract

Healing of venous leg ulcers is improved by the use of compression bandaging but some venous ulcers remain unhealed, and some people are unsuitable for compression therapy. Pentoxifylline, a drug which helps blood flow, has been used to treat venous leg ulcers.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Spain 1 1%
Russia 1 1%
Ukraine 1 1%
Unknown 80 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 12 14%
Student > Bachelor 10 12%
Other 10 12%
Researcher 9 11%
Student > Ph. D. Student 9 11%
Other 23 28%
Unknown 10 12%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 47 57%
Nursing and Health Professions 8 10%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 4 5%
Social Sciences 2 2%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 2 2%
Other 8 10%
Unknown 12 14%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 15. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 08 May 2020.
All research outputs
#1,252,371
of 15,046,305 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#3,489
of 11,085 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#20,548
of 258,169 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#190
of 510 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 15,046,305 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 91st percentile: it's in the top 10% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 11,085 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 22.7. This one has gotten more attention than average, scoring higher than 68% of its peers.
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