Publications by authors named "Anne Rutjes"

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Pragmatic trial on inhaled corticosteroid withdrawal in patients with COPD in general practice.

NPJ Prim Care Respir Med 2020 Oct 9;30(1):43. Epub 2020 Oct 9.

Department of Primary and Community Care, Radboud University Medical Center, Radboud Institute for Health Sciences, Nijmegen, The Netherlands.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7547069PMC
October 2020

Venous thromboembolism in patients with COVID-19: Systematic review and meta-analysis.

Thromb Res 2020 Aug 12;196:67-74. Epub 2020 Aug 12.

Department of Medicine and Ageing Sciences, "G. D'Annunzio" University, Chieti-Pescara, Italy.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7420982PMC
August 2020

Computerised cognitive training for 12 or more weeks for maintaining cognitive function in cognitively healthy people in late life.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2020 02 27;2:CD012277. Epub 2020 Feb 27.

University Medical Center Utrecht, Department of Nephrology and Hypertension and Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, Heidelberglaan 100, Utrecht, Netherlands, 3584 CX.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7045394PMC
February 2020

GRADE guidelines: 21 part 1. Study design, risk of bias, and indirectness in rating the certainty across a body of evidence for test accuracy.

J Clin Epidemiol 2020 Jun 12;122:129-141. Epub 2020 Feb 12.

Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact, McMaster GRADE Centre, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario L8S4K1, Canada; Department of Medicine, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario L8S4K1, Canada; Department of Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2019.12.020DOI Listing
June 2020

GRADE guidelines: 21 part 2. Test accuracy: inconsistency, imprecision, publication bias, and other domains for rating the certainty of evidence and presenting it in evidence profiles and summary of findings tables.

J Clin Epidemiol 2020 Jun 10;122:142-152. Epub 2020 Feb 10.

Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact, McMaster GRADE Centre, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario L8S4K1, Canada; Department of Medicine, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario L8S4K1, Canada; Department of Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2019.12.021DOI Listing
June 2020

Insufficient uptake of systematic search methods in oncological clinical practice guideline: a systematic review.

BMC Med Res Methodol 2019 08 20;19(1):180. Epub 2019 Aug 20.

Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (ISPM), University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6702747PMC
August 2019

Defining ranges for certainty ratings of diagnostic accuracy: a GRADE concept paper.

J Clin Epidemiol 2020 01 18;117:138-148. Epub 2019 May 18.

Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4K1, Canada; Department of Medicine, Michael G DeGroote Cochrane Canada Centre and GRADE centre, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4K1, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2019.05.002DOI Listing
January 2020

Computerised cognitive training for preventing dementia in people with mild cognitive impairment.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2019 03 13;3:CD012279. Epub 2019 Mar 13.

Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA), University of New South Wales, Suite 407 185 Elizabeth Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia, 2000.

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March 2019

Computerised cognitive training for maintaining cognitive function in cognitively healthy people in midlife.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2019 03 13;3:CD012278. Epub 2019 Mar 13.

Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA), University of New South Wales, Suite 407 185 Elizabeth Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia, 2000.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6415131PMC
March 2019

Computerised cognitive training for maintaining cognitive function in cognitively healthy people in late life.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2019 03 13;3:CD012277. Epub 2019 Mar 13.

Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA), University of New South Wales, Suite 407 185 Elizabeth Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia, 2000.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6414816PMC
March 2019

GRADE guidelines: 22. The GRADE approach for tests and strategies-from test accuracy to patient-important outcomes and recommendations.

J Clin Epidemiol 2019 07 7;111:69-82. Epub 2019 Feb 7.

Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario L8S4K1, Canada; Department of Medicine, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario L8S4K1, Canada.

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July 2019

Identification of behaviour change techniques in deprescribing interventions: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Br J Clin Pharmacol 2018 12 22;84(12):2716-2728. Epub 2018 Sep 22.

Pharmaceutical Care Research Group, School of Pharmacy, Cavanagh Pharmacy Building, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bcp.13742DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6255994PMC
December 2018

Bleeding and venous thromboembolic events in patients with active cancer hospitalized for an acute medical illness.

Thromb Res 2018 09 6;169:44-49. Epub 2018 Jul 6.

Department of Medical, Oral and Biotechnological Sciences, Gabriele D'Annunzio University, Chieti, Italy. Electronic address:

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September 2018

The performance of non-invasive tests to rule-in and rule-out significant coronary artery stenosis in patients with stable angina: a meta-analysis focused on post-test disease probability.

Eur Heart J 2018 09;39(35):3322-3330

The Lambe Institute for Translational Medicine and Curam, National University of Ireland, Galway and Saolta University Healthcare Group, University College Hospital Galway, Newcastle Rd, Galway, Ireland.

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September 2018

Effects of multiple inherited and acquired thrombophilia on outcomes of in-vitro fertilization.

Thromb Res 2018 07 9;167:26-31. Epub 2018 May 9.

Department of Medical, Oral and Biotechnological Sciences, Gabriele D'Annunzio University, Chieti, Italy. Electronic address:

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July 2018

Circulating tumor markers: a guide to their appropriate clinical use | Comparative summary of recommendations from clinical practice guidelines (PART 3).

Int J Biol Markers 2017 May 4;32(2):e147-e181. Epub 2017 May 4.

Regional Center and Program for Biomarkers, Department of Clinical Pathology and Transfusion Medicine, Azienda ULSS 3 Serenissima, Venice - Italy.

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May 2017

Erratum to: Methods for evaluating medical tests and biomarkers.

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Gowri Gopalakrishna Miranda Langendam Rob Scholten Patrick Bossuyt Mariska Leeflang Anna Noel-Storr James Thomas Iain Marshall Byron Wallace Penny Whiting Clare Davenport Mariska Leeflang Gowri GopalaKrishna Isabel de Salis Sue Mallett Robert Wolff Penny Whiting Richard Riley Marie Westwood Jos Kleinen Gary Collins Hans Reitsma Karel Moons Antonia Zapf Annika Hoyer Katharina Kramer Oliver Kuss J Ensor J J Deeks E C Martin R D Riley Gerta Rücker Susanne Steinhauser Martin Schumacher Richard Riley Joie Ensor Kym Snell Brian Willis Thomas Debray Karel Moons Jon Deeks Gary Collins Lavinia Ferrante di Ruffano Brian Willis Clare Davenport Sue Mallett Sian Taylor-Phillips Chris Hyde Jon Deeks Sue Mallett Stuart A Taylor Gauraang Batnagar Sian Taylor-Phillips Lavinia Ferrante Di Ruffano Farah Seedat Aileen Clarke Jon Deeks Sarah Byron Frances Nixon Rebecca Albrow Thomas Walker Carla Deakin Chris Hyde Zhivko Zhelev Harriet Hunt Lavinia Ferrante di Ruffano Yaling Yang Lucy Abel James Buchanan 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Kym Snell Sue Mallet Jon Deeks Sudha Sundar Emma Hall Nuria Porta David Lorente Estelles Johann de Bono

Diagn Progn Res 2017 30;1:11. Epub 2017 Mar 30.

278The Institute of Cancer Research, London, UK.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6460744PMC
March 2017

Circulating tumor markers: a guide to their appropriate clinical use | Comparative summary of recommendations from clinical practice guidelines (PART 2).

Int J Biol Markers 2017 Mar 2;32(1):e1-e52. Epub 2017 Mar 2.

Regional Center and Program for Biomarkers, Department of Clinical Pathology and Transfusion Medicine, Azienda ULSS 3 Serenissima, Venice - Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5301/ijbm.5000259DOI Listing
March 2017

Circulating tumor markers: a guide to their appropriate clinical use | Comparative summary of recommendations from clinical practice guidelines (PART 1)

Int J Biol Markers 2016 12 23;31(4):e332-e367. Epub 2016 Dec 23.

Regional Center and Program for Biomarkers, Department of Clinical Pathology and Transfusion Medicine, Azienda ULSS 12 Veneziana, Venice - Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5301/jbm.5000251DOI Listing
December 2016

Primary prophylaxis for venous thromboembolism in ambulatory cancer patients receiving chemotherapy.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2016 12 1;12:CD008500. Epub 2016 Dec 1.

Centre for Systematic Reviews, Fondazione "Università G. D'Annunzio", Via dei Vestini 31, Chieti, Chieti, Italy, 66100.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD008500.pub4DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6463937PMC
December 2016

The Effects of High Insertion Torque Versus Low Insertion Torque on Marginal Bone Resorption and Implant Failure Rates: A Systematic Review With Meta-Analyses.

Implant Dent 2016 Aug;25(4):532-40

*Biomaterial Clinical and Histological Research Association, Pescara, Italy. †Scientific Director, Biomaterial Clinical Research Association, Pescara, Italy. ‡Research Fellow, Department of Medical, Oral and Biotechnological Sciences, "G. d'Annunzio" University Chieti-Pescara, Italy. §Head, Centre of Systematic Reviews, "G. d'Annunzio" University Chieti-Pescara, Italy. ¶Dean, Department of Medical, Oral and Biotechnological Sciences, "G. d'Annunzio" University Chieti-Pescara, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/ID.0000000000000422DOI Listing
August 2016

Anticipating missing reference standard data when planning diagnostic accuracy studies.

BMJ 2016 Feb 9;352:i402. Epub 2016 Feb 9.

Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, 3584 CG Utrecht, Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i402DOI Listing
February 2016

Low-molecular-weight heparin for the treatment of acute venous thromboembolism in patients with active cancer.

Evid Based Med 2016 Apr 19;21(2):66. Epub 2016 Jan 19.

Centre for Systematic Reviews at the Fondazione Università G D'Annunzio, Chieti, Italy; Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/ebmed-2015-110305DOI Listing
April 2016

Treatment for superficial infusion thrombophlebitis of the upper extremity.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2015 Nov 20(11):CD011015. Epub 2015 Nov 20.

Department of Medical, Oral and Biotechnological Sciences, University "G. D'Annunzio" of Chieti-Pescara, via dei Vestini 31, Chieti, Italy, 66013.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6885032PMC
November 2015

Risk of major bleeding in patients with venous thromboembolism treated with rivaroxaban or with heparin and vitamin K antagonists.

Thromb Haemost 2016 Jan 29;115(2):424-32. Epub 2015 Oct 29.

Marcello Di Nisio, Department of Medical, Oral and Biotechnological Sciences, University "G. D'Annunzio" of Chieti-Pescara, via dei Vestini 31, 66013 Chieti, Italy, Tel.: +39 0328 3290020, Fax: +39 0871 357361, E-mail:

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January 2016

Intra-articular corticosteroid for knee osteoarthritis.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2015 Oct 22(10):CD005328. Epub 2015 Oct 22.

Institute of Primary Health Care (BIHAM), University of Bern, Gesellschaftsstrasse 49, Bern, Switzerland, 3012.

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October 2015

Primary prophylaxis for venous thromboembolism in patients undergoing cardiac or thoracic surgery.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2015 Jun 19(6):CD009658. Epub 2015 Jun 19.

Department of Medical, Oral and Biotechnological Sciences, University "G. D'Annunzio" of Chieti-Pescara, via dei Vestini 31, Chieti, Italy, 66013.

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June 2015

Aspiration Thrombectomy for Treatment of ST-segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction: a Meta-analysis of 26 Randomized Trials in 11,943 Patients.

Rev Esp Cardiol (Engl Ed) 2015 Sep 13;68(9):746-52. Epub 2015 May 13.

Department of Cardiology, Bern University Hospital, Bern, Switzerland. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rec.2015.01.007DOI Listing
September 2015

Dementia in patients with atrial fibrillation and the value of the Hachinski ischemic score.

Geriatr Gerontol Int 2015 Jun 14;15(6):770-7. Epub 2014 Oct 14.

Department of Medicine and Aging, Center for Aging Sciences (Ce.S.I.), Internal Medicine Unit, "University G. D'Annunzio" Foundation, Chieti, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ggi.12349DOI Listing
June 2015

Oral or transdermal opioids for osteoarthritis of the knee or hip.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2014 Sep 17(9):CD003115. Epub 2014 Sep 17.

Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (ISPM), University of Bern, Finkenhubelweg 11, Bern, Bern, Switzerland, 3012.

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September 2014

Primary prophylaxis for venous thromboembolism in ambulatory cancer patients receiving chemotherapy.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2014 Aug 29(8):CD008500. Epub 2014 Aug 29.

Department of Medical, Oral and Biotechnological Sciences, University "G. D'Annunzio" of Chieti-Pescara, via dei Vestini 31, Chieti, Italy, 66013.

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August 2014

24 weeks of Pilates-aerobic and educative training to improve body fat mass in elderly Serbian women.

Clin Interv Aging 2014 28;9:741. Epub 2014 Apr 28.

Department of Medical, Oral, and Biotechnological Sciences, University G D'Annunzio of Chieti-Pescara, Chieti, Italy ; Department of Vascular Medicine, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/CIA.S62054DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4011892PMC
December 2014

Updated method guidelines for cochrane musculoskeletal group systematic reviews and metaanalyses.

J Rheumatol 2014 Feb 1;41(2):194-205. Epub 2013 Dec 1.

From the Cochrane Musculoskeletal Group (CMSG), Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3899/jrheum.121306DOI Listing
February 2014

Comparing Haemophilus influenzae type b conjugate vaccine schedules: a systematic review and meta-analysis of vaccine trials.

Pediatr Infect Dis J 2013 Nov;32(11):1245-56

From the *Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland; †Center for Aging Sciences (Ce.S.I.), G. d'Annunzio University, Chieti, Italy; ‡Institute of General Practice and Health Services Research, University of Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland; §Department of Medical, Oral and Biotechnological Sciences, G. d'Annunzio University Foundation, Chieti, Italy; and ¶Department of Vascular Medicine, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

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November 2013

A systematic review classifies sources of bias and variation in diagnostic test accuracy studies.

J Clin Epidemiol 2013 Oct 17;66(10):1093-104. Epub 2013 Aug 17.

Kleijnen Systematic Reviews Ltd, Unit 6, Escrick Business Park, Riccall Road, Escrick, York YO19 6FD, United Kingdom.

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October 2013

Variation of a test's sensitivity and specificity with disease prevalence.

CMAJ 2013 Aug 24;185(11):E537-44. Epub 2013 Jun 24.

Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1503/cmaj.121286DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3735771PMC
August 2013

Letter regarding "The effects of arthroscopic joint debridement in the knee osteoarthritis: results of a meta-analysis".

Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 2015 Apr 21;23(4):1259-60. Epub 2013 Jun 21.

Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care, Im Mediapark 8, 50670, Cologne, Germany,

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April 2015

Doxycycline for osteoarthritis of the knee or hip.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2012 Nov 14;11:CD007323. Epub 2012 Nov 14.

Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Social and PreventiveMedicine, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD007323.pub3DOI Listing
November 2012

Methods to convert continuous outcomes into odds ratios of treatment response and numbers needed to treat: meta-epidemiological study.

Int J Epidemiol 2012 Oct;41(5):1445-59

Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (ISPM), University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ije/dys124DOI Listing
October 2012

Viscosupplementation for osteoarthritis of the knee: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Ann Intern Med 2012 Aug;157(3):180-91

Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Clinical Trials Unit Bern, Bern University Hospital, Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-157-3-201208070-00473DOI Listing
August 2012

Can falls risk prediction tools correctly identify fall-prone elderly rehabilitation inpatients? A systematic review and meta-analysis.

PLoS One 2012 17;7(7):e41061. Epub 2012 Jul 17.

Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3398864PMC
January 2013

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October 2012

Primary prophylaxis for venous thromboembolism in ambulatory cancer patients receiving chemotherapy.

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February 2012

Comparing pneumococcal conjugate vaccine schedules based on 3 and 2 primary doses: systematic review and meta-analysis.

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Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (ISPM), University of Bern, Switzerland.

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December 2011

Verification problems in diagnostic accuracy studies: consequences and solutions.

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August 2011

Thrombophilia and outcomes of assisted reproduction technologies: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

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Department of Medicine and Aging, Centre for Aging Sciences, Internal Medicine Unit, University G. D'Annunzio Foundation, Chieti, Italy.

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September 2011

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February 2010

Meta-analysis of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors in patients with depression and coronary heart disease.

Am J Cardiol 2011 Apr 20;107(7):972-9. Epub 2011 Jan 20.

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April 2011

Joint lavage for osteoarthritis of the knee.

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May 2010

Therapeutic ultrasound for osteoarthritis of the knee or hip.

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January 2010

The importance of allocation concealment and patient blinding in osteoarthritis trials: a meta-epidemiologic study.

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December 2009

Doxycycline for osteoarthritis of the knee or hip.

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October 2009

S-Adenosylmethionine for osteoarthritis of the knee or hip.

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October 2009

Transcutaneous electrostimulation for osteoarthritis of the knee.

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October 2009

A review of solutions for diagnostic accuracy studies with an imperfect or missing reference standard.

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Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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August 2009

The effectiveness and safety of proton radiation therapy for indications of the eye : a systematic review.

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April 2009

Meta-analysis of effect of statin treatment on risk of sudden death.

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December 2007

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February 2007

The haematocrit and platelet target in polycythemia vera.

Br J Haematol 2007 Jan 8;136(2):249-59. Epub 2006 Dec 8.

Department of Medicine and Aging, School of Medicine, and Aging Research Centre, Ce S I, Gabriele D'Annunzio University Foundation, Chieti-Pescara, Italy.

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January 2007

Reproducibility of the STARD checklist: an instrument to assess the quality of reporting of diagnostic accuracy studies.

BMC Med Res Methodol 2006 Mar 15;6:12. Epub 2006 Mar 15.

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March 2006

Evaluation of QUADAS, a tool for the quality assessment of diagnostic accuracy studies.

BMC Med Res Methodol 2006 Mar 6;6. Epub 2006 Mar 6.

MRC Health Services Research Collaboration, Department of Social Medicine, Canynge Hall, Whiteladies Road, Bristol, UK.

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March 2006

Evidence of bias and variation in diagnostic accuracy studies.

CMAJ 2006 Feb;174(4):469-76

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February 2006

Bivariate analysis of sensitivity and specificity produces informative summary measures in diagnostic reviews.

J Clin Epidemiol 2005 Oct;58(10):982-90

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October 2005

Case-control and two-gate designs in diagnostic accuracy studies.

Clin Chem 2005 Aug 16;51(8):1335-41. Epub 2005 Jun 16.

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August 2005

Quality of reporting of diagnostic accuracy studies.

Radiology 2005 May 15;235(2):347-53. Epub 2005 Mar 15.

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May 2005

A systematic review finds that diagnostic reviews fail to incorporate quality despite available tools.

J Clin Epidemiol 2005 Jan;58(1):1-12

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January 2005