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Minimally invasive discectomy versus microdiscectomy/open discectomy for symptomatic lumbar disc herniation

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

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1 Wikipedia page

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Title
Minimally invasive discectomy versus microdiscectomy/open discectomy for symptomatic lumbar disc herniation
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, September 2014
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd010328.pub2
Pubmed ID
Authors

Mohammad R Rasouli, Vafa Rahimi-Movaghar, Farhad Shokraneh, Maziar Moradi-Lakeh, Roger Chou

Abstract

Microdiscectomy or open discectomy (MD/OD) are the standard procedures for symptomatic lumbar disc herniation and they involve removal of the portion of the intervertebral disc compressing the nerve root or spinal cord (or both) with or without the aid of a headlight loupe or microscope magnification. Potential advantages of newer minimally invasive discectomy (MID) procedures over standard MD/OD include less blood loss, less postoperative pain, shorter hospitalisation and earlier return to work.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Brazil 3 2%
Colombia 2 1%
United States 1 <1%
Saudi Arabia 1 <1%
Unknown 188 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 31 16%
Student > Bachelor 30 15%
Researcher 27 14%
Unspecified 22 11%
Student > Postgraduate 18 9%
Other 66 34%
Unknown 1 <1%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 99 51%
Unspecified 38 19%
Nursing and Health Professions 14 7%
Psychology 9 5%
Neuroscience 5 3%
Other 29 15%
Unknown 1 <1%

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 03 October 2015.
All research outputs
#2,098,530
of 12,527,219 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#4,522
of 8,923 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#35,688
of 201,887 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#117
of 209 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 12,527,219 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 56% of its peers.
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