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Anticoagulation therapy versus placebo for pulmonary hypertension

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, June 2014
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Title
Anticoagulation therapy versus placebo for pulmonary hypertension
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Cochrane database of systematic reviews, June 2014
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd010695.pub2
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Ifeanyi R Ezedunukwe, Hilary Enuh, Jay Nfonoyim, Collins U Enuh

Abstract

Elevation of pulmonary pressure is no longer a rare disease, given its multifactorial etiology. However data on the actual incidence of this condition are still limited, and controversies regarding its management are ongoing. Use of anticoagulation in the management of pulmonary hypertension is based on the presence of in situ thrombosis in the patient with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) and on retrospective evidence of clinical benefit. Current practice is dependent mostly on expert opinion and individualised experience. The real benefit of its use in different types of pulmonary hypertension is still debatable, and the therapeutic target of the international normalised ratio (INR) among treated patients remains inconclusive. Adverse outcomes associated with anticoagulants are significant and can include fatal haemorrhage. Justification for the use of this intervention requires critical evaluation of randomised controlled trials.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 1 <1%
France 1 <1%
Unknown 168 99%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 23 14%
Student > Bachelor 16 9%
Student > Ph. D. Student 15 9%
Researcher 14 8%
Student > Postgraduate 12 7%
Other 34 20%
Unknown 56 33%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 58 34%
Nursing and Health Professions 15 9%
Social Sciences 8 5%
Psychology 5 3%
Business, Management and Accounting 4 2%
Other 16 9%
Unknown 64 38%
Attention Score in Context

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 07 December 2019.
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#7,285,137
of 25,385,864 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#8,837
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Outputs of similar age
#64,612
of 237,076 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#161
of 228 outputs
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