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Arthroscopic Partial Meniscectomy versus Sham Surgery for a Degenerative Meniscal Tear

Overview of attention for article published in New England Journal of Medicine, December 2013
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Title
Arthroscopic Partial Meniscectomy versus Sham Surgery for a Degenerative Meniscal Tear
Published in
New England Journal of Medicine, December 2013
DOI 10.1056/nejmoa1305189
Pubmed ID
Authors

Raine Sihvonen, Mika Paavola, Antti Malmivaara, Ari Itälä, Antti Joukainen, Heikki Nurmi, Juha Kalske, Teppo L.N. Järvinen

Abstract

Arthroscopic partial meniscectomy is one of the most common orthopedic procedures, yet rigorous evidence of its efficacy is lacking.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 17 2%
United Kingdom 4 <1%
Finland 3 <1%
Brazil 3 <1%
Denmark 2 <1%
Spain 2 <1%
Canada 2 <1%
Portugal 1 <1%
Italy 1 <1%
Other 10 1%
Unknown 843 95%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 136 15%
Other 135 15%
Student > Master 123 14%
Student > Bachelor 88 10%
Student > Doctoral Student 83 9%
Other 235 26%
Unknown 88 10%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 481 54%
Nursing and Health Professions 101 11%
Sports and Recreations 32 4%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 32 4%
Engineering 22 2%
Other 80 9%
Unknown 140 16%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 1788. 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 29 April 2021.
All research outputs
#2,769
of 17,651,001 outputs
Outputs from New England Journal of Medicine
#172
of 28,385 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#25
of 275,115 outputs
Outputs of similar age from New England Journal of Medicine
#3
of 302 outputs
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