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Neuroinflammation in inflammatory bowel disease

Overview of attention for article published in Journal of Neuroinflammation, January 2010
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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 (91st percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (94th percentile)

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Citations

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Title
Neuroinflammation in inflammatory bowel disease
Published in
Journal of Neuroinflammation, January 2010
DOI 10.1186/1742-2094-7-37
Pubmed ID
Authors

Shaheen E Lakhan, Annette Kirchgessner

Abstract

Inflammatory bowel disease is a chronic intestinal inflammatory condition, the pathology of which is incompletely understood. Gut inflammation causes significant changes in neurally controlled gut functions including cramping, abdominal pain, fecal urgency, and explosive diarrhea. These symptoms are caused, at least in part, by prolonged hyperexcitability of enteric neurons that can occur following the resolution of colitis. Mast, enterochromaffin and other immune cells are increased in the colonic mucosa in inflammatory bowel disease and signal the presence of inflammation to the enteric nervous system. Inflammatory mediators include 5-hydroxytryptamine and cytokines, as well as reactive oxygen species and the production of oxidative stress. This review will discuss the effects of inflammation on enteric neural activity and potential therapeutic strategies that target neuroinflammation in the enteric nervous system.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 2 <1%
Singapore 1 <1%
Brazil 1 <1%
Unknown 240 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 54 22%
Researcher 36 15%
Student > Master 31 13%
Student > Bachelor 19 8%
Other 17 7%
Other 55 23%
Unknown 32 13%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 63 26%
Medicine and Dentistry 51 21%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 26 11%
Immunology and Microbiology 16 7%
Neuroscience 14 6%
Other 33 14%
Unknown 41 17%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 16. 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 10 September 2019.
All research outputs
#1,751,903
of 21,353,728 outputs
Outputs from Journal of Neuroinflammation
#204
of 2,456 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#18,469
of 209,790 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Journal of Neuroinflammation
#7
of 103 outputs
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