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Rationale, design, and baseline characteristics of a randomized, placebo-controlled cardiovascular outcome trial of empagliflozin (EMPA-REG OUTCOME™)

Overview of attention for article published in Cardiovascular Diabetology, January 2014
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Among the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#32 of 1,175)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (95th percentile)

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Title
Rationale, design, and baseline characteristics of a randomized, placebo-controlled cardiovascular outcome trial of empagliflozin (EMPA-REG OUTCOME™)
Published in
Cardiovascular Diabetology, January 2014
DOI 10.1186/1475-2840-13-102
Pubmed ID
Authors

Bernard Zinman, Silvio E Inzucchi, John M Lachin, Christoph Wanner, Roberto Ferrari, David Fitchett, Erich Bluhmki, Stefan Hantel, Joan Kempthorne-Rawson, Jennifer Newman, Odd Johansen, Hans-Juergen Woerle, Uli C Broedl

Abstract

Evidence concerning the importance of glucose lowering in the prevention of cardiovascular (CV) outcomes remains controversial. Given the multi-faceted pathogenesis of atherosclerosis in diabetes, it is likely that any intervention to mitigate this risk must address CV risk factors beyond glycemia alone. The SGLT-2 inhibitor empagliflozin improves glucose control, body weight and blood pressure when used as monotherapy or add-on to other antihyperglycemic agents in patients with type 2 diabetes. The aim of the ongoing EMPA-REG OUTCOME™ trial is to determine the long-term CV safety of empagliflozin, as well as investigating potential benefits on macro-/microvascular outcomes.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Japan 2 <1%
Spain 1 <1%
Denmark 1 <1%
Germany 1 <1%
Unknown 276 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 45 16%
Other 32 11%
Student > Master 32 11%
Student > Ph. D. Student 26 9%
Student > Bachelor 24 9%
Other 55 20%
Unknown 67 24%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 134 48%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 22 8%
Nursing and Health Professions 16 6%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 12 4%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 8 3%
Other 16 6%
Unknown 73 26%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 35. 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 16 March 2021.
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#860,251
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