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Pygeum africanum for benign prostatic hyperplasia

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, January 1998
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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 (89th percentile)
  • Above-average Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (63rd percentile)

Mentioned by

blogs
1 blog
policy
1 policy source
facebook
1 Facebook page
wikipedia
1 Wikipedia page
video
2 video uploaders

Citations

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Title
Pygeum africanum for benign prostatic hyperplasia
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, January 1998
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd001044
Pubmed ID
Authors

Timothy J Wilt, Areef Ishani

Abstract

Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), nonmalignant enlargement of the prostate, can lead to obstructive and irritative lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS). The pharmacologic use of plants and herbs (phytotherapy) for the treatment of LUTS associated with BPH has been growing steadily. The extract of the African prune tree, Pygeum africanum, is one of the several phytotherapeutic agents available for the treatment of BPH.

Mendeley readers

The data shown below were compiled from readership statistics for 56 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Australia 1 2%
Poland 1 2%
Unknown 54 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 13 23%
Student > Bachelor 11 20%
Researcher 9 16%
Other 5 9%
Professor > Associate Professor 5 9%
Other 13 23%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 32 57%
Unspecified 7 13%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 6 11%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 2 4%
Immunology and Microbiology 1 2%
Other 8 14%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 13. 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 12 April 2019.
All research outputs
#1,265,448
of 13,600,958 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#3,726
of 10,670 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#20,254
of 187,847 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#74
of 205 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 13,600,958 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 90th percentile: it's in the top 10% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 10,670 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 21.1. This one has gotten more attention than average, scoring higher than 65% of its peers.
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