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Statins for age-related macular degeneration

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, March 2012
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Title
Statins for age-related macular degeneration
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, March 2012
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd006927.pub3
Pubmed ID
Authors

Gehlbach P, Li T, Hatef E

Abstract

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a progressive late onset disorder of the macula affecting central vision. Age-related macular degeneration is the leading cause of blindness in people over 65 years in industrialized countries (Congdon 2003). Recent epidemiologic, genetic and pathological evidence has shown AMD shares a number of risk factors with atherosclerosis, leading to the hypothesis that statins may exert protective effects in AMD.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 21 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 4 19%
Researcher 4 19%
Student > Master 2 10%
Student > Bachelor 1 5%
Professor 1 5%
Other 5 24%
Unknown 4 19%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 8 38%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 3 14%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 1 5%
Sports and Recreations 1 5%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1 5%
Other 2 10%
Unknown 5 24%

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 17 March 2013.
All research outputs
#5,996,521
of 22,663,969 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#7,813
of 12,296 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#39,899
of 156,709 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#109
of 182 outputs
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