Dispute over Vioxx study plays out in New England journal

Kondro, Wayne
May 2006
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;5/9/2006, Vol. 174 Issue 10, p1397
Academic Journal
Reports on the controversy regarding a Canadian-led study of the anti-arthritis drug rofecoxib (Vioxx) published by the "New England Journal of Medicine" in November 2000. Accusation of the journal that the study contained misleading conclusions regarding the drug's safety; Response of the authors of the study to the accusation; Demand of the journal for a correction to the study.


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