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Decompressive surgery of lower limbs for symmetrical diabetic peripheral neuropathy

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, July 2008
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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 (82nd percentile)
  • Average Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source

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1 news outlet

Citations

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Title
Decompressive surgery of lower limbs for symmetrical diabetic peripheral neuropathy
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, July 2008
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd006152.pub2
Pubmed ID
Authors

Vinay Chaudhry, James Russell, Allan Belzberg

Abstract

Symmetrical peripheral neuropathy is a common complication of diabetic neuropathy. No treatments are known to be effective for progressive pain and sensory loss associated with diabetic neuropathy. Alternative effective treatment strategies have been sought.

Mendeley readers

The data shown below were compiled from readership statistics for 88 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
India 1 1%
Singapore 1 1%
Unknown 86 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 17 19%
Researcher 16 18%
Student > Bachelor 11 13%
Professor 9 10%
Student > Postgraduate 8 9%
Other 20 23%
Unknown 7 8%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 51 58%
Nursing and Health Professions 9 10%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 6 7%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 2 2%
Neuroscience 2 2%
Other 5 6%
Unknown 13 15%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 7. 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 17 February 2014.
All research outputs
#1,947,085
of 12,527,093 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#4,200
of 8,923 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#32,002
of 185,987 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#99
of 190 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 12,527,093 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done well and is in the 83rd percentile: it's in the top 25% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 8,923 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 21.2. This one has gotten more attention than average, scoring higher than 54% of its peers.
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