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Challenges in Comparative Meta-Analysis of the Accuracy of Multiple Diagnostic Tests.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.) [Methods Mol Biol] 2022; Vol. 2345, pp. 299-316.

Abstract: The rapid increase in diagnostic and screening techniques has urged the need to choose among multiple diagnostic tests. For the majority of diseases, there is more than a single test available, and studies usually compare a subset of these tests. In su...

Effectiveness of antidiabetic agents for treatment of gestational diabetes: A methodological quality assessment of meta-analyses and network meta-analysis.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of diabetes investigation [J Diabetes Investig] 2021 Dec; Vol. 12 (12), pp. 2247-2258. Date of Electronic Publication: 2021 Jun 24.

Abstract: Aims/introduction: Despite there being several meta-analyses on the effects of antidiabetic agents in patients with gestational diabetes mellitus, the reliability of their findings is a concern, mainly due to undetermined methodological quality of thes...

Reporting and methodological quality of acupuncture network meta-analyses could be improved: an evidence mapping.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of clinical epidemiology [J Clin Epidemiol] 2023 Jan; Vol. 153, pp. 1-12. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Nov 06.

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Abstract: Background and Objectives: To evaluate and map the reporting and methodological quality of network meta-analysis (NMA) on acupuncture.Methods: Published acupuncture NMAs were searched through eight databases from inception to February 2022. The reporti...

Bayesian meta-analysis using SAS PROC BGLIMM.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Research synthesis methods [Res Synth Methods] 2021 Nov; Vol. 12 (6), pp. 692-700. Date of Electronic Publication: 2021 Jul 21.

Abstract: Meta-analysis is commonly used to compare two treatments. Network meta-analysis (NMA) is a powerful extension for comparing and contrasting multiple treatments simultaneously in a systematic review of multiple clinical trials. Although the practical ut...

Standard error estimation in meta-analysis of studies reporting medians.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Statistical methods in medical research [Stat Methods Med Res] 2023 Feb; Vol. 32 (2), pp. 373-388. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Nov 22.

Abstract: We consider the setting of an aggregate data meta-analysis of a continuous outcome of interest. When the distribution of the outcome is skewed, it is often the case that some primary studies report the sample mean and standard deviation of the outcome ...

Validating the Assumptions of Population Adjustment: Application of Multilevel Network Meta-regression to a Network of Treatments for Plaque Psoriasis.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Medical decision making : an international journal of the Society for Medical Decision Making [Med Decis Making] 2023 Jan; Vol. 43 (1), pp. 53-67. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Aug 23.

Abstract: Background: Network meta-analysis (NMA) and indirect comparisons combine aggregate data (AgD) from multiple studies on treatments of interest but may give biased estimates if study populations differ. Population adjustment methods such as multilevel ne...

Knowledge user survey and Delphi process to inform development of a new risk of bias tool to assess systematic reviews with network meta-analysis (RoB NMA tool).

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): BMJ evidence-based medicine [BMJ Evid Based Med] 2023 Feb; Vol. 28 (1), pp. 58-67. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Aug 10.

Abstract: Background: Network meta-analysis (NMA) is increasingly used in guideline development and other aspects of evidence-based decision-making. We aimed to develop a risk of bias (RoB) tool to assess NMAs (RoB NMA tool). An international steering committee ...

Network meta-analysis as a tool in clinical practice guidelines.

Publication Type: Report

Source(s): Surgical endoscopy [Surg Endosc] 2023 Jan; Vol. 37 (1), pp. 1-4. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Dec 01.

Vitruvian plot: a visualisation tool for multiple outcomes in network meta-analysis.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Evidence-based mental health [Evid Based Ment Health] 2022 Dec; Vol. 25 (e1), pp. e65-e70. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 May 25.

Abstract: Objective: A network meta-analysis (NMA) usually assesses multiple outcomes across several treatment comparisons. The Vitruvian plot aims to facilitate communication of multiple outcomes from NMAs to patients and clinicians.Methods: We developed this t...

Meta-DiSc 2.0: a web application for meta-analysis of diagnostic test accuracy data.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): BMC medical research methodology [BMC Med Res Methodol] 2022 Nov 28; Vol. 22 (1), pp. 306. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Nov 28.

Abstract: Background: Diagnostic evidence of the accuracy of a test for identifying a target condition of interest can be estimated using systematic approaches following standardized methodologies. Statistical methods for the meta-analysis of diagnostic test acc...

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