Dec 06, 2018  · Methods and Results. A systematic review and meta‐analysis of RCT s investigating paclitaxel‐coated devices in the femoral and/or popliteal arteries was performed. The primary safety measure was all‐cause patient death. Risk ratios and risk differences were pooled with a.

Thus, we present the available evidence in terms of the efficacy and safety of different types of knotless barbed sutures in different surgeries by performing a systematic review and meta-analysis of.

We searched for RCTs that compared cardiorespiratory fitness changes resulting from HIIT versus. of literature search strategies. Abbreviation: PRISMA, Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic.

A 2018 meta. literature,” they write, “we conclude that the jury is still out regarding the contact hypothesis and its efficacy as a policy tool.” Since the publication of that meta.

Jul 27, 2010  · In a meta-analysis, Julianne Holt-Lunstad and colleagues find that individuals’ social relationships have as much influence on mortality risk as other well-established risk factors for mortality, such as smoking.

Because of the methodological complexity of network meta-analyses (NMAs), NMAs may be more vulnerable to methodological risks than conventional pair-wise meta-analysis. performed a comprehensive.

Methods. We did a systematic review and random effects meta-analysis of RCTs comparing the long-term effect (≥1 year) of low-fat and higher-fat dietary interventions on weight loss by searching MEDLINE, Embase, Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL), and Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews to identify eligible trials published from database inception up until July 31, 2014.

Jan 15, 2018  · Based on our systematic review and examination of high-quality studies on RPM, we found that remote patient monitoring showed early promise in improving outcomes for patients with select.

In the present study, we attempted a large-scale synthesis of the available epidemiological evidence under a systematic review and. 64 to complete the meta-analysis. Two investigators (SW and YD).

Methods. A systematic literature review was performed to update the relevant evidence from 2002 to 2014 on triple therapy for type 2 diabetes. A multiple-treatments network meta-analysis was.

Chinese researchers, reporting in the journal Nutrient, used a systematic literature search and review, along with a meta-analysis — a compilation of. there may exist casual relationships versus a.

Cultural Anthropology Peer Reviewed Articles Current Anthropology continues to be a transnational journal devoted to. all scholarship on human cultures and on the human, or closely related, species. Information from title page (to be typed into the peer review database): title, short. Dec 13, 2018. Indexes articles, reports, edited works, and other publications in Anthropology. Current issues of the AAA's

Applications of meta-analysis As discussed in the section concerning power analysis, computing effect size is essential to sample size determination.Nevertheless, meta analysis can not only be used for synthesizing results of past research, but also for new research studies.

The authors review and compare. Regarding the meta-analysis approach detailed in the FDA guidance (although not all the proposed FDA criteria may be fully me), there is currently substantial.

Currently available evidence from randomized controlled trials (RCT) does not support the use of nalmefene for harm reduction for people with alcohol dependence, according to a systematic review.

GRIT META-ANALYSIS 1 Much Ado about Grit: A Meta-Analytic Synthesis of the Grit Literature Marcus Credé Department of Psychology, Iowa State University [email protected] Michael C. Tynan Department of Psychology, Iowa State University [email protected] Peter D. Harms School of Management, University of Alabama [email protected] ACCEPTED FOR PUBLICATION AT:.

Photo by Alternative Heat. The journal Nature recently had an interesting meta-analysis — or quantitative literature review — about yields from organic agriculture. It’s called “Organic farming is.

Nearly all of the treatment efficacy observed in the published literature may be. to randomized control trials and meta-analyses. The references of eligible trials for this meta-analysis as well as.

Our findings suggest that vitamin D supplementation does not prevent fractures or falls, or have clinically meaningful effects on bone mineral density. There were no differences between the effects of higher and lower doses of vitamin D. There is little justification to use vitamin D supplements to maintain or improve musculoskeletal health.

A Total of 728 cases of PCa (292 with Gleason score ≥ 7 versus 436 with. 20% specificity 31. This review synthesized the current knowledge about early diagnosis of PCa with %p2PSA and Phi.

What Do Unions Do to Productivity? A Meta-Analysis CHRISTOS DOUCOULIAGOS and PATRICE LAROCHE* The impact of unions on productivity is explored using meta-analysis and meta-regression analysis.

Discrepancies on literature review. shortest vs. the longest sleep duration), the dose-response relationships, and the results of other related anthropometric measures such as annual BMI gain and.

We comprehensively assessed the effects of different MAT-related characteristics on mortality among those with OUD by a systematic review and meta-analysis. The all-cause. 1.31–1.93 vs. 5.31, −0.09.

“Meta-analyses have emerged as among the most influential types of research in the biomedical literature. Implement a review process by editors with expertise in the topic as well as in sound.

Jun 28, 2017  · Efficacy and safety of sodium‐glucose cotransporter‐2 inhibitors versus dipeptidyl peptidase‐4 inhibitors as monotherapy or add‐on to metformin in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus: A systematic review and meta‐analysis

We performed a systematic review and meta. administered (pre- versus post-injection antibiotics): QM = 2; 42, p = 0.298 and (b) the causative microorganism: QM = 0; 02, p = 0.905. This study.

History. The historical roots of meta-analysis can be traced back to 17th century studies of astronomy, while a paper published in 1904 by the statistician Karl Pearson in the British Medical Journal which collated data from several studies of typhoid inoculation is seen as the first time a meta-analytic approach was used to aggregate the outcomes of multiple clinical studies.

Methods. In the Improving Oxygen Therapy in Acute-illness (IOTA) systematic review and meta-analysis, we searched the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials, MEDLINE, Embase, HealthSTAR, LILACS, PapersFirst, and the WHO International Clinical Trials Registry from inception to Oct 25, 2017, for randomised controlled trials comparing liberal and conservative oxygen therapy in.

Inhaler device errors are common and may impact the effectiveness of the delivered drug. There is a paucity of up-to-date systematic reviews (SRs) or meta-analyses (MAs) of device errors in asthma.

CONTEXT: Kangaroo mother care (KMC) is an intervention aimed at improving outcomes among preterm and low birth weight newborns. OBJECTIVE: Conduct a systematic review and meta-analysis estimating the association between KMC and neonatal outcomes. DATA SOURCES: PubMed, Embase, Web of Science, Scopus, African Index Medicus (AIM), [Latin American and Caribbean Health Sciences.

Few studies have compared the diagnostic utility of EBUS-TB107NA using 21 versus 22 G needles. We aimed to systematically analyze all existing literature comparing. All the extracted data underwent.

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To examine the potential role of cytokines in the pathogenesis and treatment of depression, we carried out a systematic review and meta-analysis of antidepressant. to obtain a comprehensive.