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Research Output

2015
3 Citations (Scopus)
2014

A checklist designed to aid consistency and reproducibility of GRADE assessments: development and pilot validation

Meader, N., King, K., Llewellyn, A., Norman, G., Brown, J., Rodgers, M., Moe-Byrne, T., Higgins, J. P., Sowden, A. & Stewart, G., 24 Jul 2014, In : Systematic Reviews. 3, 1, p. 82

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

210 Citations (Scopus)

A design-by-treatment interaction model for network meta-analysis with random inconsistency effects

Jackson, D., Barrett, J. K., Rice, S., White, I. R. & Higgins, J. P. T., 29 Apr 2014, In : Statistics in Medicine.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

103 Citations (Scopus)

A general framework for the use of logistic regression models in meta-analysis

Simmonds, M. C. & Higgins, J. P., 12 May 2014, In : Statistical Methods in Medical Research.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

34 Citations (Scopus)

Allowing for uncertainty due to missing continuous outcome data in pairwise and network meta-analysis

Mavridis, D., White, I. R., Higgins, J. P. T., Cipriani, A. & Salanti, G., 13 Nov 2014, In : Statistics in Medicine.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

32 Citations (Scopus)

Assessing the impact of drinking water and sanitation on diarrhoeal disease in low- and middle-income settings: systematic review and meta-regression

Wolf, J., Prüss-Ustün, A., Cumming, O., Bartram, J., Bonjour, S., Cairncross, S., Clasen, T., Colford, J. M., Curtis, V., De France, J., Fewtrell, L., Freeman, M. C., Gordon, B., Hunter, P. R., Jeandron, A., Johnston, R. B., Mäusezahl, D., Mathers, C., Neira, M. & Higgins, J. P. T., Aug 2014, In : Tropical Medicine and International Health. 19, 8, p. 928-42 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

224 Citations (Scopus)

Characteristics of a loop of evidence that affect detection and estimation of inconsistency: a simulation study

Veroniki, A. A., Mavridis, D., Higgins, J. P. T. & Salanti, G., 19 Sep 2014, In : BMC Medical Research Methodology. 14, 12 p., 106.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

28 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

Comparative efficacy and safety of treatments for localised prostate cancer an application of network meta-analysis

Xiong, T., Turner, R. M., Wei, Y., Neal, D. E., Lyratzopoulos, G. & Higgins, J. P. T., 15 May 2014, In : BMJ Open. 4, 5, p. e004285

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

29 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluating the quality of evidence from a network meta-analysis

Salanti, G., Del Giovane, C., Chaimani, A., Caldwell, D. M. & Higgins, J. P. T., 3 Jul 2014, In : PLoS ONE. 9, 7, p. e99682

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

365 Citations (Scopus)
121 Citations (Scopus)

Evidence-based prescribing: combining network meta-analysis with multicriteria decision analysis to choose among multiple drugs

Naci, H., van Valkenhoef, G., Higgins, J. P. T., Fleurence, R. & Ades, A. E., Sep 2014, In : Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes. 7, 5, p. 787-92 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

19 Citations (Scopus)

Evidence for the selective reporting of analyses and discrepancies in clinical trials: a systematic review of cohort studies of clinical trials

Dwan, K., Altman, D. G., Clarke, M., Gamble, C., Higgins, J. P. T., Sterne, J. A. C., Williamson, P. R. & Kirkham, J. J., Jun 2014, In : PLoS Medicine. 11, 6, p. e1001666

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

96 Citations (Scopus)

Hygiene and health: systematic review of handwashing practices worldwide and update of health effects

Freeman, M. C., Stocks, M. E., Cumming, O., Jeandron, A., Higgins, J. P. T., Wolf, J., Prüss-Ustün, A., Bonjour, S., Hunter, P. R., Fewtrell, L. & Curtis, V., Aug 2014, In : Tropical Medicine and International Health. 19, 8, p. 906-16 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

170 Citations (Scopus)

Living systematic reviews: an emerging opportunity to narrow the evidence-practice gap

Elliott, J. H., Turner, T., Clavisi, O., Thomas, J., Higgins, J. P. T., Mavergames, C. & Gruen, R. L., Feb 2014, In : PLoS Medicine. 11, 2, p. e1001603

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

148 Citations (Scopus)

Predictive distributions for between-study heterogeneity and simple methods for their application in Bayesian meta-analysis

Turner, R. M., Jackson, D., Wei, Y., Thompson, S. G. & Higgins, J. P. T., 5 Dec 2014, In : Statistics in Medicine.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

85 Citations (Scopus)

Predictive distributions were developed for the extent of heterogeneity in meta-analyses of continuous outcome data

Rhodes, K. M., Turner, R. M. & Higgins, J. P. T., 7 Oct 2014, In : Journal of Clinical Epidemiology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

109 Citations (Scopus)
8 Citations (Scopus)

Rate-constrained ranking and the rate-weighted AUC

Millard, L. A. C., Flach, P. A. & Higgins, J. P. T., 1 Jan 2014, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). Calders, T., Esposito, F., Hullermeier, E. & Meo, R. (eds.). PART 2 ed. Springer Verlag, Vol. 8725 LNAI. p. 386-403 18 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 8725 LNAI, no. PART 2).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

4 Citations (Scopus)

The association between proximity to animal-feeding operations and community health: A protocol for updating a systematic review

O'Connor, A. M., Auvermann, B. W., Higgins, J. P. T., Kirychuk, S. P., Sargeant, J. M., Von Essen, S. G., Glanville, J. M. & Wood, H., 8 Sep 2014, In : Systematic Reviews. 3, 1, 99.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

3 Citations (Scopus)
2013

An introduction to methodological issues when including non-randomized studies in systematic reviews on the effects of interventions.

Reeves, B. C., Higgins, J. P. T., Ramsey, C., Tugwell, P. & Wells, G. A., 24 Jan 2013, In : Research Synthesis Methods. 4, 1, p. 1-11

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Assessment of systematic effects of methodological characteristics on candidate genetic associations

Aljasir, B., Ioannidis, J. P. A., Yurkiewich, A., Moher, D., Higgins, J. P. T., Arora, P. & Little, J., 2013, In : Human Genetics. 132, 2, p. 167-78 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

3 Citations (Scopus)

Bayesian multivariate meta-analysis with multiple outcomes

Wei, Y. & Higgins, J. P. T., 2013, In : Statistics in Medicine.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

44 Citations (Scopus)

Checklists of methodological issues for review authors to consider when including non-randomized studies in systematic reviews.

Wells, G. A., Shea, B., Higgins, J. P. T., Sterne, J. A. C., Tugwell, P. & Reeves, B. C., Mar 2013, In : Research Synthesis Methods. 4, 1, p. 63-77

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Conceptual and technical challenges in network meta-analysis

Cipriani, A., Higgins, J. P. T., Geddes, J. R. & Salanti, G., 16 Jul 2013, In : Annals of Internal Medicine. 159, 2, p. 130-7 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

398 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluating the impact of imputations for missing participant outcome data in a network meta-analysis

Spineli, L. M., Higgins, J. P., Cipriani, A., Leucht, S. & Salanti, G., 2013, In : Clinical Trials.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

29 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of inconsistency in networks of interventions

Veroniki, A. A., Vasiliadis, H. S., Higgins, J. P. T. & Salanti, G., Feb 2013, In : International Journal of Epidemiology. 42, 1, p. 332-45 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

166 Citations (Scopus)

Graphical tools for network meta-analysis in STATA

Chaimani, A., Higgins, J. P. T., Mavridis, D., Spyridonos, P. & Salanti, G., 2013, In : PLoS ONE. 8, 10, p. e76654

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

783 Citations (Scopus)

Issues relating to study design and risk of bias when including non-randomized studies in systematic reviews on the effects of interventions.

Higgins, J. P. T., Ramsey, C., Reeves, B. C., Shea, B., Valentine, J. C., Tugwell, P. & Wells, G. A., Mar 2013, In : Research Synthesis Methods. 4, 1, p. 12-25

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Meta-analysis and subgroups

Borenstein, M. & Higgins, J. P. T., Apr 2013, In : Prevention Science. 14, 2, p. 134-43 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

121 Citations (Scopus)

Planning future studies based on the conditional power of a meta-analysis

Roloff, V., Higgins, J. P. T. & Sutton, A. J., 2013, In : Statistics in Medicine. 32, 1, p. 11-24 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

34 Citations (Scopus)

Reporting of industry funded study outcome data: comparison of confidential and published data on the safety and effectiveness of rhBMP-2 for spinal fusion

Rodgers, M. A., Brown, J. V. E., Heirs, M. K., Higgins, J. P. T., Mannion, R. J., Simmonds, M. C. & Stewart, L. A., 2013, In : BMJ. 346, p. f3981

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

51 Citations (Scopus)

Safety and Effectiveness of Recombinant Human Bone Morphogenetic Protein-2 for Spinal Fusion: A Meta-analysis of Individual-Participant Data

Simmonds, M. C., Brown, J. V. E., Heirs, M. K., Higgins, J. P. T., Mannion, R. J., Rodgers, M. A. & Stewart, L. A., 18 Jun 2013, In : Annals of Internal Medicine. 158, 12, p. 877-89 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

221 Citations (Scopus)

Synthesizing evidence on complex interventions: how meta-analytical, qualitative, and mixed-method approaches can contribute

Petticrew, M., Rehfuess, E., Noyes, J., Higgins, J. P. T., Mayhew, A., Pantoja, T., Shemilt, I. & Sowden, A., 14 Aug 2013, In : Journal of Clinical Epidemiology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

124 Citations (Scopus)

The impact of study size on meta-analyses: examination of underpowered studies in Cochrane reviews

Turner, R. M., Bird, S. M. & Higgins, J. P. T., 2013, In : PLoS ONE. 8, 3, p. e59202

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

282 Citations (Scopus)

The impact of trial characteristics on premature discontinuation of antipsychotics in schizophrenia

Spineli, L. M., Leucht, S., Cipriani, A., Higgins, J. P. T. & Salanti, G., 29 Apr 2013, In : European Neuropsychopharmacology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

9 Citations (Scopus)
2012

Cognitive-behavioural interventions for children who have been sexually abused

Macdonald, G., Higgins, J. P. T., Ramchandani, P., Valentine, J. C., Bronger, L. P., Klein, P., O'Daniel, R., Pickering, M., Rademaker, B., Richardson, G. & Taylor, M., 2012, In : Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 5, p. CD001930

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

44 Citations (Scopus)
6 Citations (Scopus)

Estimating within-study covariances in multivariate meta-analysis with multiple outcomes

Wei, Y. & Higgins, J. P., 2012, In : Statistics in Medicine.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

48 Citations (Scopus)

Graphical augmentations to the funnel plot assess the impact of additional evidence on a meta-analysis

Langan, D., Higgins, J. P. T., Gregory, W. & Sutton, A. J., 2012, In : Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. 65, 5, p. 511-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

46 Citations (Scopus)

Non-invasive prenatal diagnostic test accuracy for fetal sex using cell-free DNA a review and meta-analysis

Wright, C. F., Wei, Y., Higgins, J. P. T. & Sagoo, G. S., 2012, In : BMC Research Notes. 5, p. 476

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

52 Citations (Scopus)

Predicting the extent of heterogeneity in meta-analysis, using empirical data from the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews

Turner, R. M., Davey, J., Clarke, M. J., Thompson, S. G. & Higgins, J. P., 2012, In : International Journal of Epidemiology. 41, 3, p. 818-27 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

341 Citations (Scopus)

Two-stage meta-analysis of survival data from individual participants using percentile ratios

Barrett, J. K., Farewell, V. T., Siannis, F., Tierney, J. & Higgins, J. P. T., 2012, In : Statistics in Medicine. 31, 30, p. 4296-308 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

10 Citations (Scopus)
2011

Characteristics of meta-analyses and their component studies in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews: a cross-sectional, descriptive analysis

Davey, J., Turner, R. M., Clarke, M. J. & Higgins, J. P. T., 2011, In : BMC Medical Research Methodology. 11, p. 160

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

181 Citations (Scopus)

Expressing findings from meta-analyses of continuous outcomes in terms of risks

Anzures-Cabrera, J., Sarpatwari, A. & Higgins, J. P., 2011, In : Statistics in Medicine. 30, 25, p. 2967-85 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

25 Citations (Scopus)

GRADE guidelines: 7. Rating the quality of evidence--inconsistency

Guyatt, G. H., Oxman, A. D., Kunz, R., Woodcock, J., Brozek, J., Helfand, M., Alonso-Coello, P., Glasziou, P., Jaeschke, R., Akl, E. A., Norris, S., Vist, G., Dahm, P., Shukla, V. K., Higgins, J., Falck-Ytter, Y., Schünemann, H. J. & GRADE Working Group, 2011, In : Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. 64, 12, p. 1294-302 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

902 Citations (Scopus)

Individual patient data meta-analysis of time-to-event outcomes: one-stage versus two-stage approaches for estimating the hazard ratio under a random effects model

Bowden, J., Tierney, J. F., Simmonds, M., Copas, A. J. & Higgins, J. P., Sep 2011, In : Research Synthesis Methods. 2, 3, p. 150-62 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Interpretation of random effects meta-analyses

Riley, R. D., Higgins, J. P. T. & Deeks, J. J., 2011, In : BMJ. 342, p. d549

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

954 Citations (Scopus)

Lack of evidence for the efficacy of memantine in mild Alzheimer disease

Schneider, L. S., Dagerman, K. S., Higgins, J. P. T. & McShane, R., 2011, In : Archives of Neurology. 68, 8, p. 991-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

178 Citations (Scopus)

Meta-analysis of time-to-event data: a comparison of two-stage methods

Simmonds, M. C., Tierney, J., Bowden, J. & Higgins, J. P., Sep 2011, In : Research Synthesis Methods. 2, 3, p. 139-49 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Multiplicity of data in trial reports and the reliability of meta-analyses: empirical study

Tendal, B., Nüesch, E., Higgins, J. P. T., Jüni, P. & Gøtzsche, P. C., 2011, In : BMJ. 343, p. d4829

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

28 Citations (Scopus)