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    • Agreements between Industry and Academia on Publication Rights: A Retrospective Study of Protocols and Publications of Randomized Clinical Trials 

      Kasenda, Benjamín; von Elm, Erik; You, John J.; Bluemle, Anette; Tomonaga, Yuki; Saccilotto, Ramón; Amstutz, Alain; Bengough, Theresa; Meerpohl, Joerg J.; Stegert, Mihaela; Olu, Kelechi K.; Tikkinen, Kari; Neumann, Ignacio; Carrasco Labra, Raúl; Faulhaber, Markus; Mulla, Sohail M.; Mertz, Dominik; Akl, Elie A.; Bassler, Dirk; Busse, Jason W.; Ferreira González, Ignacio; Lamontagne, Francois; Nordmann, Alain; Gloy, Viktoria; Raatz, Heike; Moja, Lorenzo; Ebrahim, Shanil; Schandelmaier, Stefan; Sun, Xin; Vandvik, Per O.; Johnston, Bradley C.; Walter, Martín A.; Burnand, Bernard; Schwenkglenks, Matthias; Hemkens, Lars G.; Bucher, Heiner C.; Guyatt, Gordon H.; Briel, Matthias (Public Library Science, 2016)
      Background Little is known about publication agreements between industry and academic investigators in trial protocols and the consistency of these agreements with corresponding statements in publications. We aimed to ...
    • Authors seldom report the most patient-important outcomes and absolute effect measures in systematic review abstracts 

      Agarwal, Arnav; Johnston, Bradley C.; Vernooij, Robin W.M.; Carrasco Labra, Alonso; Brignardello Petersen, Romina; Neumann, Ignacio; Akl, Elie A; Sun, Xin; Briel, Matthias; Busse, Jason W.; Ebrahim, Shanil; Granados, Carlos E.; Iorio, Alfonso; Irfan, Affan; Martínez G (Elsevier USA, 2017)
      © 2016 Elsevier Inc. Objectives Explicit reporting of absolute measures is important to ensure treatment effects are correctly interpreted. We examined the extent to which authors report absolute effects for patient-important ...
    • Completion and Publication Rates of Randomized Controlled Trials in Surgery An Empirical Study 

      Rosenthal, Rachel; Kasenda, Benjamin; Dell-Kuster, Salome; Elm, Erik von; You, John; Bluemle, Anette; Tomonaga, Yuki; Saccilotto, Ramón; Amstutz, Alain; Bengough, Theresa; Meerpohl, Joerg J.; Stegert, Mihaela; Tikkinen, Kari A. O.; Neumann, Ignacio; Carrasco Labra, Alonso; Faulhaber, Markus; Sohail, Mulla; Mertz, Dominik; Akl, Elie A.; Bassler, Dirk; Busse, Jason W.; Ferreira González, Ignacio; Lamontagne, Francois; Nordmann, Alain; Gloy, Viktoria; Olu, Kelechi K.; Raatz, Heike; Moja, Lorenzo; Ebrahim, Shanil; Schandelmaier, Stefan; Sun, Xin; Vandvik, Per O.; Bradley C., Johnston; Walter, Martin A.; Burnand, Bernard; Schwenkglenks, Matthias; Hemkens, Lars G.; Bucher, Heiner C.; Guyatt, Gordon H.; Briel, Matthias (Lippicott Williams & Wilkins, 2015)
      Objective: To investigate the prevalence of discontinuation and nonpublication of surgical versus medical randomized controlled trials (RCTs) and to explore risk factors for discontinuation and nonpublication of surgical ...
    • Methodological survey of designed uneven randomization trials (DU-RANDOM): a protocol 

      Wu, Darong; Akl, Elie A.; Guyatt, Gordon H.; Devereaux, Philip J.; Brignardello Petersen, Romina; Prediger, Barbara; Patel, Krupesh; Patel, Namrata; Lu, Taoying; Zhang, Yuan; Falavigna, Maicon; Santesso, Nancy; Mustafa, Reem A.; Zhou, Qi; Briel, Matthias; Schünemann, Holger J. (BioMed Central Ltd., 2014)
      Background: Although even randomization (that is, approximately 1:1 randomization ratio in study arms) provides the greatest statistical power, designed uneven randomization (DUR), (for example, 1:2 or 1:3) is used to ...
    • Premature Discontinuation of Randomized Trials in Critical and Emergency Care: A Retrospective Cohort Study 

      Schandelmaier, Stefan; Elm, Erik von; You, John J.; Bluemle, Anette; Tomonaga, Yuki; Lamontagne, Francois; Saccilotto, Ramón; Amstutz, Alain; Bengough, Theresa; Meerpohl, Joerg J.; Stegert, Mihaela; Olu, Kelechi K.; Tikkinen, Kari A. O.; Neumann, Ignacio; Carrasco Labra, Alonso; Faulhaber, Markus; Mulla, Sohail M.; Mertz, Dominik; Akl, Elie A.; Sun, Xin; Bassler, Dirk; Busse, Jason W.; Ferreira González, Ignacio; Nordmann, Alain; Gloy, Viktoria; Raatz, Heike; Moja, Lorenzo; Rosenthal, Rachel; Ebrahim, Shanil; Vandvik, Per O.; Johnston, Bradley C.; Walter, Martin A.; Burnand, Bernard; Schwenkglenks, Matthias; Hemkens, Lars G.; Cook, Deborah J.; Meade, Maureen O.; Bucher, Heiner C.; Kasenda, Benjamin; Briel, Matthias (Lippicott Williams & Wilkins, 2016)
      Objectives: Randomized clinical trials that enroll patients in critical or emergency care (acute care) setting are challenging because of narrow time windows for recruitment and the inability of many patients to provide ...
    • Prevalence, Characteristics, and Publication of Discontinued Randomized Trials 

      Kasenda, Benjamin; Von Elm, Erik; You, John; Blümle, Anette; Tomonaga, Yuki; Saccilotto, Ramón; Amstutz, Alain; Bengough, Theresa; Meerpohl, Joerg J.; Stegert, Mihaela; Tikkinen, Kari A. O.; Neumann, Ignacio; Carrasco Labra, Alonso; Faulhaber, Markus; Mulla, Sohail M.; Mertz, Dominik; Akl, Elie A.; Bassler, Dirk; Busse, Jason W.; Ferreira González, Ignacio; Lamontagne, Francois; Nordmann, Alain; Gloy, Viktoria; Raatz, Heike; Moja, Lorenzo; Rosenthal, Rachel; Ebrahim, Shanil; Schandelmaier, Stefan; Xin, Sun; Vandvik, Per O.; Johnston, Bradley C.; Walter, Martin A.; Burnand, Bernard; Schwenkglenks, Matthias; Hemkens, Lars G.; Bucher, Heiner C.; Guyatt, Gordon H.; Briel, Matthias (American Medical Association., 2014)
      IMPORTANCE The discontinuation of randomized clinical trials (RCTs) raises ethical concerns and often wastes scarce research resources. The epidemiology of discontinued RCTs, however, remains unclear. OBJECTIVES To ...
    • Reporting, handling and assessing the risk of bias associated with missing participant data in systematic reviews: a methodological survey 

      Akl, Elie A.; Carrasco Labra, Alonso; Brignardello Petersen, Romina; Neumann, Ignacio; Johnston, Bradley C.; Sun, Xin; Briel, Matthias; Busse, Jason W.; Ebrahim, Shanil; Granados, Carlos E.; Iorio, Alfonso; Irfan, Affan; Martínez García, Laura; Mustafa, Reem A.; Ramírez Morera, Anggie; Selva, Anna; Solà, Iván; Sanabria, Andrea Juliana; Tikkinen, Kari A. O.; Vandvik, Per O.; Vernooij, Robin W. M.; Zazueta, Oscar E.; Zhou, Qi; Guyatt, Gordon H.; Alonso Coello, Pablo (BMJ, 2015)
      Objectives: To describe how systematic reviewers are reporting missing data for dichotomous outcomes, handling them in the analysis and assessing the risk of associated bias. Methods: We searched MEDLINE and the Cochrane ...
    • Systematic reviews do not adequately report or address missing outcome data in their analyses: a methodological survey 

      Kahale, Lara; Diab, Batoul; Brignardello Petersen, Romina; Agarwal, Arnav; Mustafa, Reem; Kwong, Joey; Neumann, Ignacio; Li, Ling; Cruz Lopes, Luciane; Briel, Matthias; Busse, Jason; Lorio, Alfonso; Vandvik, Per Olav; Alexander, Paul; Guyatt, Gordon H.; Akl, Elie (Elsevier, 2018-03-02)
      Objectives: To describe how systematic review authors report and address categories of participants with potential missing outcome data of trial participants. Study Design and Setting: Methodological survey of systematic ...
    • Systematic reviews experience major limitations in reporting absolute effects 

      Alonso Coello, Pablo; Carrasco Labra, Alonso; Brignardello Petersen, Romina; Neumann, Ignacio; Akl, Elie; Vernooij, Robin; Johnston, Brad; Sun, Xin; Briel, Matthias; Busse, Jason; Ebrahim, Shanil; Granados, Carlos; Iorio, Alfonso; Irfan, Affan; Martínez García, Laura; Mustafa, Reem; Ramírez Morers, Anggie; Selva, Anna; Solà, Iván; Sanabria, Andrea; Tikkinen, Kari; Vandvik, Per; Zazueta, Oscar; Zhang, Yuqing; Zhou, Qi; Schünemann, Holger; Guyatt, Gordon H. (Elsevier, 2016)
      Objectives: Expressing treatment effects in relative terms yields larger numbers than expressions in absolute terms, affecting the judgment of the clinicians and patients regarding the treatment options. It is uncertain ...