Conflicts of interest in randomised controlled surgical trials: systematic review and qualitative and quantitative analysis

Conflicts of interest may lead to biased trial designs and unbalanced interpretation of study results. We aimed to evaluate the reporting of potential conflicts of interest in full publications of surgical randomised controlled trials (RCTs). A systematic literature search was performed in CENTRAL,...

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Main Authors: Probst Pascal, Grummich Kathrin, Klaiber Ulla, Knebel Phillip, Ulrich Alexis, Büchler Markus W., Diener Markus K.
Format: Article
Language:English
Published: De Gruyter 2016-09-01
Series:Innovative Surgical Science
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Online Access:https://doi.org/10.1515/iss-2016-0001