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5-Fluorouracil for glaucoma surgery

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, February 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 (84th percentile)
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10 tweeters
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Citations

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Readers on

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137 Mendeley
Title
5-Fluorouracil for glaucoma surgery
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, February 2014
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd001132.pub2
Pubmed ID
Authors

Elspeth Green, Mark Wilkins, Catey Bunce, Richard Wormald

Abstract

Trabeculectomy is performed as a treatment for many types of glaucoma in an attempt to lower the intraocular pressure. The surgery involves creating a channel through the sclera, through which intraocular fluid can leave the eye. If scar tissue blocks the exit of the surgically created channel, intraocular pressure rises and the operation fails. Antimetabolites such as 5-Fluorouracil (5-FU) are used to inhibit wound healing to prevent the conjunctiva scarring down on to the sclera. This is an update of a Cochrane review first published in 2000, and previously updated in 2009.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 137 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 19 14%
Student > Bachelor 19 14%
Researcher 16 12%
Other 12 9%
Student > Ph. D. Student 10 7%
Other 26 19%
Unknown 35 26%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 60 44%
Nursing and Health Professions 8 6%
Psychology 4 3%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 4 3%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 4 3%
Other 15 11%
Unknown 42 31%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 10. 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 31 January 2020.
All research outputs
#3,240,741
of 22,745,803 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#5,914
of 12,315 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#34,162
of 224,136 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#118
of 235 outputs
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