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Insulin-sensitising drugs (metformin, rosiglitazone, pioglitazone, D-chiro-inositol) for women with polycystic ovary syndrome, oligo amenorrhoea and subfertility

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, May 2012
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Title
Insulin-sensitising drugs (metformin, rosiglitazone, pioglitazone, D-chiro-inositol) for women with polycystic ovary syndrome, oligo amenorrhoea and subfertility
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, May 2012
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd003053.pub5
Pubmed ID
Authors

Thomas Tang, Jonathan M Lord, Robert J Norman, Ephia Yasmin, Adam H Balen

Abstract

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is characterised by infrequent or absent ovulation (anovulation), high levels of male hormones (hyperandrogenaemia) and high levels of insulin (hyperinsulinaemia secondary to increased insulin resistance). Hyperinsulinaemia is associated with an increase in cardiovascular risk and the development of diabetes mellitus. Insulin-sensitising agents such as metformin may be effective in treating the features of PCOS, including anovulation.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 2 <1%
Ireland 1 <1%
Turkey 1 <1%
Brazil 1 <1%
Germany 1 <1%
Unknown 239 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 48 20%
Student > Bachelor 45 18%
Student > Ph. D. Student 29 12%
Researcher 20 8%
Student > Postgraduate 16 7%
Other 50 20%
Unknown 37 15%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 133 54%
Nursing and Health Professions 21 9%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 12 5%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 10 4%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 7 3%
Other 20 8%
Unknown 42 17%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 5. 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 08 April 2019.
All research outputs
#3,825,409
of 14,596,192 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#6,596
of 11,020 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#29,919
of 123,521 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#53
of 101 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 14,596,192 research outputs across all sources so far. This one has received more attention than most of these and is in the 73rd percentile.
So far Altmetric has tracked 11,020 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 22.3. This one is in the 39th percentile – i.e., 39% of its peers scored the same or lower than it.
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