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Bronchial thermoplasty for moderate or severe persistent asthma in adults

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, March 2014
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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 (94th percentile)
  • Good Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (76th percentile)

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1 news outlet
policy
1 policy source
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23 tweeters

Citations

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Title
Bronchial thermoplasty for moderate or severe persistent asthma in adults
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, March 2014
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd009910.pub2
Pubmed ID
Authors

Alfons Torrego, Ivan Solà, Ana Maria Munoz, Marta Roqué i Figuls, Juan Jose Yepes-Nuñez, Pablo Alonso Coello, Vicente Plaza

Abstract

Bronchial thermoplasty is a procedure that consists of the delivery of controlled radiofrequency-generated heat via a catheter inserted into the bronchial tree of the lungs through a flexible bronchoscope. It has been suggested that bronchial thermoplasty works by reducing airway smooth muscle, thereby reducing the ability of the smooth muscle to bronchoconstrict. This treatment could then reduce asthma symptoms and exacerbations, resulting in improved asthma control and quality of life.

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 1 <1%
United States 1 <1%
Unknown 166 99%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 28 17%
Student > Bachelor 26 15%
Student > Ph. D. Student 22 13%
Researcher 17 10%
Other 12 7%
Other 35 21%
Unknown 28 17%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 79 47%
Nursing and Health Professions 25 15%
Psychology 5 3%
Environmental Science 3 2%
Computer Science 3 2%
Other 17 10%
Unknown 36 21%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 28. 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 14 January 2020.
All research outputs
#907,969
of 17,995,569 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#2,320
of 11,802 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#11,149
of 195,650 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#50
of 206 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 17,995,569 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 94th percentile: it's in the top 10% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 11,802 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 25.4. This one has done well, scoring higher than 80% of its peers.
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We're also able to compare this research output to 206 others from the same source and published within six weeks on either side of this one. This one has done well, scoring higher than 76% of its contemporaries.