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2020

Agreement was moderate between data-based and opinion-based predictions of biases affecting randomized trials within meta-analyses

Turner, R. M., Rhodes, K. M., Jones, H. E., Higgins, J. P. T., Haskins, J., Whiting, P. F., Hróbjartsson, A., Caldwell, D. M., Morris, R. W., Reeves, B. C., Worthington, H., Boutron, I. & Savović, J., 13 May 2020, In : Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. 125, p. 16-25 10 p.

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CINeMA: Software for semi-automated assessment of the Confidence In the results of Network Meta-Analysis

Papakonstantinou, T., Nikolakopoulou, A., Higgins, J. P. T., Egger, M. & Salanti, G., Mar 2020, In : Campbell Systematic Reviews. 15 p., e1080.

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CINeMA: An approach for assessing confidence in the results of a network meta-analysis

Nikolakopoulou, A., Higgins, J. P. T., Papakonstantinou, T., Chaimani, A., Del Giovane, C., Egger, M. & Salanti, G., 3 Apr 2020, In : PLoS Medicine. 17, 4, 19 p., e1003082.

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COVID-19 in Older People: A Rapid Clinical Review

Lithander, F. E., Neumann, S., Tenison, E., Lloyd, K., Welsh, T. J., Rodrigues, J. C. L., Higgins, J. P. T., Scourfield, L., Christensen, H., Haunton, V. J. & Henderson, E., 16 Apr 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Age and Ageing.

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Data extraction methods for systematic review (semi)automation: A living review protocol

Schmidt, L., Olorisade, K., McGuinness, L. A. & Higgins, J. P. T., 25 Mar 2020, In : F1000Research. 9, 8 p., 210.

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Impact of blinding on estimated treatment effects in randomised clinical trials: meta-epidemiological study

Moustgaard, H., Clayton, G. L., Jones, H. E., Boutron, I., Jørgensen, L., Laursen, D. LT., Paludan-Müller, P-M., Ravaud, P., Olsen, M. F., Paludan-Muller, A., Ravaud, P., Savović, J., Sterne, J. A. C., Higgins, J. P. T. & Hróbjartsson, A., 21 Jan 2020, In : BMJ. l6802.

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Methodological features of clinical pharmacokinetic–pharmacodynamic studies of antibacterials and antifungals: a systematic review

Mcaleenan, A., Ambrose, P. G., Bhavnani, S. M., Drusano, G. L., Hope, W. W., Mouton, J. W., Higgins, J. P. T. & Macgowan, A. P., 21 Feb 2020, In : Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. 16 p., dkaa005.

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The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on self-harm and suicidal behaviour: protocol for a living systematic review

John, A., Eyles, E., McGuinness, L. A., Okolie, C., Olorisade, B. K., Schmidt, L., Webb, R. T., Arensman, E., Hawton, K., Kapur, N., Moran, P., O'Connor, R. C., O’Neill, S., Gunnell, D. & Higgins, J. P. T., 25 Jun 2020, In : F1000Research. 9, 10 p., 644.

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The median and the mode as robust meta-analysis estimators in the presence of small-study effects and outliers

Hartwig, F. P., Davey Smith, G., Schmidt, A. F., Sterne, J. A. C., Higgins, J. P. T. & Bowden, J., 8 May 2020, In : Research Synthesis Methods. 11, 3, p. 397-412 16 p.

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2019

Adjusting trial results for biases in meta-analysis: combining data-based evidence on bias with detailed trial assessment

Rhodes, KM., Savović, J., Elbers, G., Jones, H., Higgins, J., Sterne, J., Welton, N. & Turner, RM., 4 Jul 2019, In : Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A. 183, 1, p. 193-209 17 p.

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Altering the availability or proximity of food, alcohol, and tobacco products to change their selection and consumption

Hollands, G. J., Carter, P., Anwer, S., King, S. E., Jebb, S. A., Ogilvie, D., Shemilt, I., Higgins, J. P. T. & Marteau, T. M., 4 Sep 2019, In : Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 9, p. CD012573 96 p.

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Design characteristics, risk of bias, and reporting of randomised controlled trials supporting European Medicines Agency approvals of cancer drugs, 2014-2016: Cross-sectional analysis

Naci, H., Davis, C., Savović, J., Higgins, J. P. T., Sterne, J., Gyawali, B., Romo-Sandoval, X., Handley, N. & Booth, C. M., 18 Sep 2019, In : BMJ. 366, 17 p.

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Diagnostic test accuracy and cost-effectiveness of tests for codeletion of chromosomal arms 1p and 19q in people with glioma

McAleenan, A., Jones, H. E., Kernohan, A., Faulkner, C. L., Palmer, A., Dawson, S., Wragg, C., Jefferies, S., Brandner, S., Vale, L., Higgins, J. P. T. & Kurian, K. M., 1 Aug 2019, In : Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2019, 8, p. 1-25 27 p.

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Directly Acting Oral Anticoagulants for the Prevention of Stroke in Atrial Fibrillation in England and Wales: Cost-Effectiveness Model and Value of Information Analysis

Thom, H., Hollingworth, W., Sofat, R., Wang, Z., Fang, W., Bodalia, P. N., Bryden, P., Davies, P., Caldwell, D., Dias, S., Eaton, D., Higgins, J., Hingorani, A. D., Lopez-Lopez, J., Okoli, G., Richards, A., Salisbury, C., Savović, J., Stephens-Boal, A., Sterne, J. & 1 others, Welton, N., 17 Aug 2019, In : MDM Policy & Practice. 4, 2, 14 p.

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GRADE guidelines: 18. How ROBINS-I and other tools to assess risk of bias in nonrandomized studies should be used to rate the certainty of a body of evidence

GRADE Working Group, 1 Jul 2019, In : Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. 111, p. 105-114 10 p.

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Network meta-analysis of rare events using the Mantel-Haenszel method

Efthimiou, O., Rücker, G., Schwarzer, G., Higgins, J., Egger, M. & Salanti, G., 20 Jul 2019, In : Statistics in Medicine. 38, 16, p. 2992-3012 21 p.

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Prognostic value of test(S) for O 6 -methylguanine-DNA methyltransferase (MGMT) promoter methylation for predicting overall survival in people with glioblastoma treated with temozolomide

McAleenan, A., Howell, A., Kernohan, A., Faulkner, C. L., Dawson, S., Wragg, C., Jefferies, S., Brandner, S., Vale, L., Higgins, J. P. T. & Kurian, K. M., 30 Apr 2019, In : Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2019, 4, 18 p., CD013316.

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RoB 2: a revised tool for assessing risk of bias in randomised trials

Sterne, J. A. C., Savović, J., Page, M. J., Elbers, R. G., Blencowe, N. S., Boutron, I., Cates, C. J., Cheng, H-Y., Corbett, M. S., Eldridge, S. M., Emberson, J. R., Hernán, M. A., Hopewell, S., Hróbjartsson, A., Junqueira, D. R., Juni, P., Kirkham, J. J., Lasserson, T., Li, T., McAleenan, A. & 8 others, Reeves, B. C., Shepperd, S., Shrier, I., Stewart, L. A., Tilling, K., White, I. R., Whiting, P. F. & Higgins, J. P. T., 28 Aug 2019, In : BMJ. 366, 8 p., l4898.

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Synthesising quantitative evidence in systematic reviews of complex health interventions

Higgins, J., Lopez-Lopez, J. A., Becker, B., Davies, S., Dawson, S., Grimshaw, J. M., McGuinness, L., Moore, T., Rehfuess, E. A., Thomas, J. & Caldwell, D., 25 Jan 2019, In : BMJ Global Health. 4, 15 p., e000858.

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Systematic reviews in health research

Tanner-Smith, E. E., Egger, M. & Higgins, J., 1 Sep 2019, In : Research Synthesis Methods. 10, 3, p. 310-311 2 p.

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Updated guidance for trusted systematic reviews: a new edition of the Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions

Cumpston, M., Li, T., Page, M. J., Chandler, J., Welch, V. A., Higgins, J. P. & Thomas, J., 3 Oct 2019, In : Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 10 (2019), 2 p., ED000142.

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2018

A comparison of heterogeneity variance estimators in simulated random-effects meta-analyses

Langan, D., Higgins, J. P. T., Jackson, D., Bowden, J., Veroniki, A. A., Kontopantelis, E., Viechtbauer, W. & Simmonds, M., 6 Sep 2018, In : Research Synthesis Methods. 16 p.

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Allowing for informative missingness in aggregate data meta-analysis with continuous or binary outcomes: Extensions to metamiss

Chaimani, A., Mavridis, D., Higgins, J., Salanti, G. & White, I. R., 14 Sep 2018, In : Stata Journal. 18, 3, p. 716-740 25 p., st0540.

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Antidepressants might work for people with major depression: where do we go from here?

Cipriani, A., Salanti, G., Furukawa, T. A., Egger, M., Leucht, S., Ruhe, H. G., Turner, E. H., Atkinson, L. Z., Chaimani, A., Higgins, J. P. T., Ogawa, Y., Takeshima, N., Hayasaka, Y., Imai, H., Shinohara, K., Tajika, A., Ioannidis, J. P. A. & Geddes, J. R., 1 Jun 2018, In : Lancet Psychiatry. 5, 6, p. 461-463 3 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)

A re-evaluation of fixed effect(s) meta-analysis

Rice, K., Higgins, J. P. T. & Lumley, T., 1 Jan 2018, In : Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A. 181, 1, p. 205-227 23 p.

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Association between Risk-of-Bias Assessments and Results of Randomized Trials in Cochrane Reviews: The ROBES Meta-Epidemiologic Study

Savović, J., Turner, R. M., Mawdsley, D., Jones, H., Beynon, R., Higgins, J. & Sterne, J., 1 May 2018, In : American Journal of Epidemiology. 187, 5, p. 1113-1122 10 p., kwx344.

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Between-trial heterogeneity in meta-analyses may be partially explained by reported design characteristics

Rhodes, K. M., Turner, R. M., Savović, J., Jones, H., Mawdsley, D. & Higgins, J., Mar 2018, In : Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. 95, p. 45-54 10 p.

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B-type natriuretic peptide-guided therapy for heart failure (HF): a systematic review and meta-analysis of individual participant data (IPD) and aggregate data

Pufulete, M., Maishman, R., Dabner, L., Higgins, J., Rogers, C., Dayer, M., Macleod, J., Purdy, S., Hollingworth, W., Schou, M., Anguita-Sanchez, M., Karlström, P., Kleiner Shochat, M., McDonagh, T., Nightingale, A. & Reeves, B., 31 Jul 2018, In : Systematic Reviews. 7, 21 p., 112.

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Comparative efficacy and acceptability of 21 antidepressant drugs for the acute treatment of adults with major depressive disorder: a systematic review and network meta-analysis

Cipriani, A., Furukawa, T. A., Salanti, G., Chaimani, A., Atkinson, L. Z., Ogawa, Y., Leucht, S., Ruhe, H. G., Turner, E. H., Higgins, J., Egger, M., Takeshima, N., Hayasaka, Y., Imai, H., Shinohara, K., Tajika, A., Ioannidis, J. PA. & Geddes, J. R., 7 Apr 2018, In : Lancet. 391, 10128, p. 1357-1366 10 p.

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Dealing with effect size multiplicity in systematic reviews and meta-analyses

Lopez-Lopez, J. A., Page, M., Lipsey, M. & Higgins, J., Sep 2018, In : Research Synthesis Methods. 9, 3, p. 336-351 16 p.

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Doug Altman's legacy to Cochrane and evidence synthesis

Deeks, J. J., Hopewell, S., Moher, D., Higgins, J., Moons, K. G. M., Chandler, J. & Antes, G., 14 Sep 2018, In : Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 8, ED000127, ED000127.

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Impact of drinking water, sanitation and handwashing with soap on childhood diarrhoeal disease: updated meta-analysis and meta-regression

Wolf, J., Hunter, P. R., Freeman, M. C., Cumming, O., Clasen, T., Bartram, J., Higgins, J. P. T., Johnston, R., Medlicott, K., Boisson, S. & Prüss-Ustün, A., 1 May 2018, In : Tropical Medicine and International Health. 23, 5, p. 508-525 18 p.

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Impact of placebo arms on outcomes in antidepressant trials: systematic review and meta-regression analysis

Salanti, G., Chaimani, A., Furukawa, T. A., Higgins, J. P. T., Ogawa, Y., Cipriani, A. & Egger, M., 1 Oct 2018, In : International Journal of Epidemiology. 47, 5, p. 1454-1464 11 p., dyy076.

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Label-invariant models for the analysis of meta-epidemiological data

Rhodes, K. M., Mawdsley, D., Turner, R. M., Jones, H. E., Savović, J. & Higgins, J. P. T., 15 Jan 2018, In : Statistics in Medicine. 37, 1, p. 60-70 11 p., 7491.

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MELODI: Mining Enriched Literature Objects to Derive Intermediates

Elsworth, B., Dawe, K., Vincent, E., Langdon, R., Lynch, B., Martin, R., Relton, C., Higgins, J. & Gaunt, T., Apr 2018, In : International Journal of Epidemiology. 47, 2, p. 369–379 11 p.

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Methods to calculate uncertainty in the estimated overall effect size from a random-effects meta-analysis

Veroniki, A. A., Jackson, D., Bender, R., Kuss, O., Langan, D., Higgins, J. P. T., Knapp, G. & Salanti, G., 21 Aug 2018, In : Research Synthesis Methods.

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Pre‐emptive versus non pre‐emptive kidney transplantation for end‐stage kidney disease

Olarte Parra, C., Van de Bruaene, C., Weynants, L., Nagler, E. V., McAleenan, A., Elbers, R. G., Higgins, J. & Goetghebeur, E., 10 Dec 2018, In : Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 12, 14 p., CD013073.

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Tools for assessing risk of reporting biases in studies and syntheses of studies: A systematic review

Page, M. J., McKenzie, J. E. & Higgins, J. P. T., Mar 2018, In : BMJ Open. 8, 3, 16 p., e019703.

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2017

Accounting for heterogeneity in meta-analysis using a multiplicative model—an empirical study

Mawdsley, D., Higgins, J., Sutton, A. J. & Abrams, K., Mar 2017, In : Research Synthesis Methods. 8, 1, p. 43–52 10 p.

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Additional considerations are required when preparing a protocol for a systematic review with multiple interventions

Chaimani, A., Caldwell, D., Li, T., Higgins, J. & Salanti, G., Mar 2017, In : Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. 83, p. 65–74 10 p.

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Altering the availability or proximity of food, alcohol and tobacco products to change their selection and consumption (Protocol)

Hollands, G. J., Carter, P., Shemilt, I., Marteau, T. M., Jebb, S., Higgins, J. & Ogilvie, D., 1 Mar 2017, In : Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2017, 3, 21 p., CD012573.

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Authors' response to comments from Nachman KE et al.

O'Connor, A. M., Auvermann, B. W., Dzikamunhenga, R. S., Glanville, J. M., Higgins, J. P. T., Kirychuk, S. P., Sargeant, J. M., Totton, S. C., Wood, H. & Von Essen, S. G., 23 Oct 2017, In : Systematic Reviews. 6, 1, 210.

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Authors' response to letter to the editor

Borenstein, M., Higgins, J. P. T., Hedges, L. V. & Rothstein, H. R., 1 Sep 2017, In : Research Synthesis Methods. 8, 3, 1 p.

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Basics of meta-analysis: I2 is not an absolute measure of heterogeneity

Borenstein, M., Higgins, J., Hedges, L. & Rothstein, H., Mar 2017, In : Research Synthesis Methods. 8, 1, p. 5-18 14 p.

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Biases in randomized trials: a conversation between trialists and epidemiologists

Mansournia, M. A., Higgins, J. P. T., Sterne, J. A. C. & Hernán, M. A., 1 Jan 2017, In : Epidemiology. 28, 1, p. 54-59 6 p.

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