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Re: st: Meta-analysis


From   Mohammed El Faramawi <melfaram@yahoo.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Meta-analysis
Date   Mon, 17 Mar 2008 11:08:38 -0700 (PDT)

Hi
You need to  run sensitivity analysis (Comparing the
results before excluding and after including such
studies). Also, you need to run some tests to know if 
publication bias  will take place if such studies are
excluded. Hopefully this will help!
Mohammed Faramawi, MD PhD Msc MPH
Preventive Meddicne Department - Menufiya university 
Egypt
--- Sripal Kumar <sripalkumar@gmail.com> wrote:

> I was wondering what are your thoughts on meta
> analysis of trials with
> limited number of events.  Should studies with no
> events be censored
> from the analysis?
> 
> Any input is highly appreciated.
> thanks,
> Sripal.
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