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Complement inhibitors for age-related macular degeneration

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, January 2014
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Title
Complement inhibitors for age-related macular degeneration
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, January 2014
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd009300.pub2
Pubmed ID
Authors

Michael A Williams, Gareth J McKay, Usha Chakravarthy

Abstract

Given the relatively high prevalence of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and the increased incidence of AMD as populations age, the results of trials of novel treatments are awaited with much anticipation. The complement cascade describes a series of proteolytic reactions occurring throughout the body that generate proteins with a variety of roles including the initiation and promotion of immune reactions against foreign materials or micro-organisms. The complement cascade is normally tightly regulated, but much evidence implicates complement overactivity in AMD and so it is a logical therapeutic target in the treatment of AMD.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Germany 1 2%
United Kingdom 1 2%
United States 1 2%
Unknown 55 95%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 15 26%
Unspecified 12 21%
Researcher 10 17%
Student > Ph. D. Student 7 12%
Student > Doctoral Student 5 9%
Other 9 16%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 21 36%
Unspecified 11 19%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 6 10%
Nursing and Health Professions 5 9%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 3 5%
Other 12 21%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 2. 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 23 January 2014.
All research outputs
#7,554,549
of 12,527,219 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#7,747
of 8,923 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#113,594
of 237,278 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#150
of 178 outputs
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