The Quality of Reporting of Orthopaedic Randomized Trials with Use of a Checklist for Nonpharmacological Therapies
- Apixaban versus enoxaparin for thromboprophylaxis after knee replacement (ADVANCE-2): a randomised double-blind trial. // Advances in Orthopaedics;Sep2010, Vol. 2 Issue 3, p132
In this article, promising data from the second Phase III trial of the new oral Factor Xa inhibitor apixaban in patients undergoing knee arthroplasty are presented.
- Improving Clinical Trials in Dentistry. Giannobile, W.V. // Journal of Dental Research;2015 Supplement, Vol. 94, p6S
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses an assessment of randomized controlled clinical trials in leading dental journals by V. SmaÃ¯l-Faugeron and colleagues and mentions the journal will require all submitted studies have a priori clinical trial registration.
- Emerging Designs in Orthopaedics: Expertise-Based Randomized Controlled Trials. Scholtes, Vanessa A.; Nijman, Thomas H.; van Beers, Loes; Devereaux, P. J.; Poolman, Rudolf W. // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;7/18/2012 Supp1, Vol. 94-A, p24
In this article, we discuss the limitations of conventional randomized controlled trials (RCTs) in the surgical field. Surgeons are often believers in certain surgical techniques and therefore can be reluctant to learn new interventions. In expertise-based trials, the patients are randomized to...
- Use of Registries to Complement Clinical Trials in Renal Artery Stenting. Rajmony, Pannu; Sanjay, Misra // Angiology;Jun2012, Vol. 63 Issue 3, p161
The authors discuss several studies to support their opinion that the use of registry data should complement clinical trials in renal artery atherosclerotic disease management. They offer a brief history of the treatment of atherosclerotic blockages with angioplasty, coronary bypass surgery...
- The Future of Vertebroplasty: Are Randomized Controlled Trials, or Clinical Experience, the More Appropriate Guide? Andrews, Neil A. // IBMS BoneKEy;Oct2009, p351
The article focuses on vertebroplasty (VP) in randomized controlled trials (RCTs). It states that percutaneous VP is a procedure in which cements are inserted into fractured vertebra by needle to relieve pain and disability. It adds that RCTs were not effectively managed by more conservative...
- To whom do the results of the multicenter, randomized, controlled INSECT trial (ISRCTN 24023541) apply? - assessment of external validity. // BMC Surgery;2012, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p2
The article presents information on a study which analyzes the issues related to the external validity of the INSECT trial, designed as a multicenter randomized controlled trial (mRCT) to define optimal strategies for closure of sutures. It is said that aspects of external validity affect the...
- CONSORT 2010 Statement: Updated Guidelines for Reporting Parallel Group Randomised Trials. Schulz, Kenneth F.; Altman, Douglas G.; Moher, David // PLoS Clinical Trials;Mar2010, Vol. 7 Issue 3, Special section p1
The article discusses the consolidated standards of reporting trials (CONSORT) that is aimed at improving the reporting quality of randomised controlled trials. It presents the updated CONSORT 2010 statement that serves as a guideline for reporting randomised controlled trials, particularly the...
- Developing a reporting guideline for social and psychological intervention trials. Mayo-Wilson, Evan; Montgomery, Paul; Hopewell, Sally; Macdonald, Geraldine; Moher, David; Grant, Sean // British Journal of Psychiatry;Oct2013, Vol. 203 Issue 4, p250
Social and psychological interventions are often complex. Understanding randomised controlled trials (RCTs) of these complex interventions requires a detailed description of the interventions tested and the methods used to evaluate them. However, RCT reports often omit, or inadequately report,...
- Message from the Editor-in-Chief. Ortmann, O. // Archives of Gynecology & Obstetrics;Sep2014, Vol. 290 Issue 3, p397
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