Treatment Comparison

Covid-19 Lies, Damn Lies. Come to Berlin 29.08.2020 and join the Intern. Meeting to bring down Shutdown now | 8/14/2020

… guess. Nefarious motives are not necessary for these problems to occur. […] But if leaders, commentators, academics, and clinicians cannot restrain the rush to judgment in the absence of reliable evidence, the proliferation of observational treatment comparison s will hinder the goal of finding effective treatments for COVID-19 — and a great many other diseases. Thus, we see that the WHO and local public health officials are hindering advancement, by promoting …

DULERA (mometasone furoate and formoterol fumarate dihydrate) aerosol [Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.] | National Institutes of Health | 8/5/2020

… component to DULERA. Patients receiving DULERA 100 mcg/5 mcg had significantly higher increases from baseline at Week 12 in mean FEV 1 AUC (0-12 hr) compared to mometasone furoate 100 mcg (the primary treatment comparison ) and vs. placebo (both p 0.001) ( Figure 1 ). These differences were maintained through Week 26. Figure 1 shows the change from baseline post-dose serial FEV 1 evaluations in Trial 1. Figure 1 Trial …

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EVERSANA’s Data & Analytics platform to be used by ICER to conduct indirect treatment comparisons to support value assessments | PR Newswire | 7/23/2020

EVERSANA’s Data & Analytics platform to be used by ICER to conduct indirect treatment comparisons to support value assessments 00 CHICAGO EVERSANA™ , the leading provider of global commercial services to the life sciences industry, today announced a partnership with the Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (ICER) to advance standards for the usage of transparent, replicable and robust indirect treatment comparisons in health technology assessments. ICER is an independent nonprofit research …

EVERSANA’s Data & Analytics platform to be used by ICER | 7/23/2020

Analytics , Business , Data , Data Analysis , Health Economics and Outcomes Research (HEOR) , Health Technology , Partnerships , U.S. Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (ICER) EVERSANA’s Data & Analytics platform to be used by ICER to conduct indirect treatment comparison s to support value assessments CHICAGO , July 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — EVERSANA™ , the leading provider of global commercial services to the life sciences industry, today announced a partnership with the Institute for Clinical and Economic Review …

Treatment-by-center interaction was also investigated Within-tre | 6/26/2020

Treatment-by-center interaction was also investigated Within-tre Posted on by admin Treatment-by-center interaction was also GSK2245840 nmr investigated. Within-treatment comparisons were analyzed using one-sample t-tests. All treatment comparison s were made at a two-sided significance level of 0.05. The proportion of patients in each treatment group achieving a successful reduction in diastolic BP was compared using a logistic regression model with treatment and …

Does umbilical cord milking increase the risk of severe intraventricular hemorrhage in extreme preterm neonates? a multi treatment comparison | 6/25/2020

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Improving the evaluation of COPD exacerbation treatment effects by accounting for early treatment discontinuations: a post-hoc analysis of randomized clinical trials | 6/22/2020

… and discontinuation risks was found in all trials. Importantly, simulations confirmed that – with such an association – models disregarding the association risk producing biased results (  5 percentage point difference in hazard/rate ratio). For some treatment comparison s in the clinical trials, the difference in treatment effect estimates between the joint frailty and the other models was as high as 10–15 percentage points. The difference was affected by the strength of …

Which treatment is most effective for patients with Achilles tendinopathy? A living systematic review with network meta-analysis of 29 randomised controlled trials | BMJ | 6/16/2020

… meta-analyses. Characteristics of the included trials Forty-two treatments were investigated in 29 trials. Sixty-five treatment arms were included in the trials, and 40 of these included exercise therapies. There were 180 treatment comparison s in the NMAs. The majority of trials (86%) investigated midportion Achilles tendinopathy, one investigated insertional Achilles tendinopathy and three trials did not specify the location of Achilles tendinopathy. Twenty-five trials evaluated clinical outcome …

Therapeutic Alliance in Technology-Based Interventions for the Treatment of Depression: Systematic Review | 6/11/2020

… setting with no therapist contact at all [ 33 ], although it is unclear what exactly is reflected by alliance measures between a person and a program. Our results are based on one study for each treatment comparison ; thus, conclusions need to be considered with caution. Further, therapeutic alliance was assessed at different time points, ranging from 2 to 6 weeks after baseline, which adds heterogeneity to the sample. Thus, different alliance …

DRE’s DOC Analytics™ Generates First-Ever Automated Network Meta-Analysis with Natural Language Question AI-Powered Search Results | Business Wire | 6/10/2020

… network meta-analysis (NMA) capabilities. DOC Analytics™ provides immediate quantitative insights into the universe of medical information using artificial intelligence/machine learning (AI/ML) and natural language processing (NLP). With the addition of indirect treatment comparison and landscape analysis using NMA, DOC Analytics™ is a critical, daily-use tool for strategic functions in life sciences companies. DOC Analytics™ empowers users to conduct analyses comprised of real-time results from clinical …

Director, Data Analytics & Evidence Synthesis - EVERSANA - Remote, NA | 6/4/2020

… teams and provide statistical expertise and methodological leadership at all stages of projects from planning to communication. Lead and support studies related to data analytics including evidence synthesis, meta-analysis, network meta-analysis, indirect treatment comparison s, real-world evidence, health economic models, trial simulation, and clinical data. Execute projects that exceed client expectations while remaining on-time and on-budget Develop and review materials for accuracy, consistency, quality, and conformity …

gemtc was upgraded to version 0.8-4 | 3/31/2020

Network Meta-Analysis Using Bayesian Methods Network meta-analyses (mixed treatment comparison s) in the Bayesian framework using JAGS. Includes methods to assess heterogeneity and inconsistency, and a number of standard visualizations. News gemtc 0.8-2 Released 2016-12-23 Update maintainer email gemtc 0.8-1 Released 2016-09-06 New features: mtc.deviance() for convenient access to deviance statistics and plots. Additional deviance statistics calculated. Bugfixes and improvements: Depend on rjags = 4-0, as JAGS 4 features are …

Biostatistician/Epidemiologist (Sydney or Burlington location) | 3/17/2020

… opportunity to grow within a company that is an established leader in the consulting industry. We have an opening for a Biostatistician/Epidemiologist to support studies related to meta-analysis, network meta-analysis, indirect treatment comparison s, health economic models, trial simulation, and exploratory analysis of clinical and real-world data. Qualifications Minimum of an undergraduate degree, preferably in Biostatistics, Statistics, Epidemiology or related field PhD or MSc preferred Strong basis …

ASCO and ESMO Publish Joint Assessment of Their Value Frameworks - The ASCO Post | 3/10/2020

… identify ways to improve each framework. The results from their analysis found that the frameworks produce comparable measures of the clinical benefits of new therapies in approximately two-thirds of the more than 100 treatment comparison s examined. It also identified factors contributing to discordant scores, suggesting potential approaches to improve convergence between the algorithmic scales. The joint analysis was published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology . 3 Methods THE ASCO …

Real-world titration support needed for patients, providers | 2/11/2020

… randomized controlled trial) using basal insulin treatments in Europe and Brazil, and the first such studies in the field of basal insulin therapy,” the researchers wrote. “The studies were intended to allow for direct treatment comparison s in a real-life setting, and also provide an opportunity to determine whether this pragmatic study design is a valid approach to investigate the impact of novel therapies on therapeutic inertia.” Researchers found that …

How to combine multiple dose levels in a study for meta-analysis | 2/8/2020

… by the first one), how you implement this technically. Depending on the question this will differ. If you want to simply lump all doses together, then as long as you can do a standard treatment comparison within the study from what you have available, you may be able to proceed with the usual estimate with standard error approach. If you want to treat doses separately, either to estimate separate effects …

Treatment Comparison for Chronic Pain | 2/7/2020

You have reached the maximum number of saved studies (100). Please remove one or more studies before adding more. Treatment Comparison for Chronic Pain The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. First Posted : February 7, 2020 Last Update Posted : February …

Evive Acquires Treatment-Guidance Tool WiserTogether | PR Newswire | 1/16/2020

… while helping Fortune 500 enterprises optimize their investments in people. With large employers and their employees, we’re on a journey toward benefits love. Contact [email protected] to learn more. About WiserTogether WiserTogether’s personalized healthcare treatment comparison software enables consumers to choose the right treatment – most effective in outcome, most personally suitable, and most cost-effective and affordable. The result is improved health and improved costs for consumers, their employers, payers …

Effectiveness of non-pharmacological strategies in the management of type 2 diabetes in primary care: a protocol for a systematic review and network meta-analysis | BMJ | 1/13/2020

… assumption (described above) will also lead to inconsistency. We will assess loop inconsistency (disagreement between direct and indirect estimates) using the loop-specific method and design inconsistency (disagreement between studies that inform the same treatment comparison but include a different number of treatment arms) using the design-by-treatment model based on a χ 2 test. 43–46 Sensitivity analysis If sufficient studies are available, we will conduct a sensitivity …

It Is the Time to Think About a Treat-to-Target Strategy for Knee Osteoarthritis | 12/23/2019

… Matucci Cerinc 9 1 Rheumatology Unit, San Pietro Fatebenefratelli Hospital, Rome, Italy; 2 Department of Family Medicine, School of Kinesiology Western University, Western Centre for Public Health & Family, London, Ontario, Canada; 3 Center for Treatment Comparison and Integrative Analysis Division of Rheumatology, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA; 4 Department of Rheumatology, Hôpital Henri Mondor, Creteil, France; 5 Rheumatology Department, AP-HP, Saint-Antoine Hospital, Paris, France; 6 Academic Department …

Antipsychotic efficacy. Meta analysis | 12/19/2019

… we assumed a common random-e ects SD (τ) for all comparisons in the network. We tted our models in R using netmeta (version 1.0–1).20,21 Metabolic change for each parameter and each treatment comparison was estimated as mean di erence with 95% CIs. We avoided dichotomising results as statistically signi cant or not, and instead presented results with CIs to allow clinicians to gauge the range of likely …

Comment on ACR: Opioids Offer Only Minor Pain Relief in Osteoarthritis by Bruce | Physicians Weekly | 11/21/2019

… versus weak opioids, according to research presented at the annual meeting of the American College of Rheumatology, held from Nov. 8 to 13 in Atlanta. Raveendhara R. Bannuru, M.D., Ph.D., from the Center for Treatment Comparison and Integrative Analysis at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, and colleagues conducted meta-analyses of pain and function at two, four, eight, and 12 weeks and examined relevant safety outcomes for opioids among patients …

Bisphosphonates for Secondary Prevention of Osteoporotic Fractures: A Bayesian Network Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials | 11/19/2019

… the DerSimonian and Laird method with a random effects model; otherwise, the Mantel-Haenszel method with a fixed-effects model was used. Except for pair-wise meta-analyses, a network meta-analysis for indirect treatment comparison was conducted within a Bayesian framework with a random-effects model [ 19 ], which enabled specific incorporation of multiple treatments constructed from two studies that have one of the five bisphosphonates in common and combined …

Opioids only modestly improve pain relief, function in OA, not QoL | 11/18/2019

… As we know, the major treatment hurdle for osteoarthritis is that we do not have any good disease-modifying drugs for this disease,” Raveendhara R. Bannuru, MD, PhD, FAGE , director of the Center for Treatment Comparison and Integrative Analysis at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, said during a press conference. “Without effective treatment, we are left to manage patients symptomatically and the most common thing we do is manage their …

Vitamin C therapy for patients with sepsis or septic shock: a protocol for a systematic review and a network meta-analysis | BMJ | 11/13/2019

… meta-analysis using RR due to the restricted range of RR. 29 Results from the NMA will be presented as summary relative effect sizes for each possible pair of treatments. Assessment of transitivity across treatment comparison s and NMA Transitivity is a key assumption of NMA, and it can be seen as an extension of the clinical and methodological heterogeneity across comparisons. We will investigate the distribution of the possible effect …

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Comment on ACR: Opioids Offer Only Minor Pain Relief in Osteoarthritis by Bruce | Physicians Weekly | 11/21/2019

Nov 12, 2019 HealthDay 1 TUESDAY, Nov. 12, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Opioids offer minor pain relief and functional benefits in patients with osteoarthritis (OA), with smaller benefits regarding pain for strong versus weak opioids, according to research presented at the annual meeting of the American College of Rheumatology, held from Nov. 8 to 13 in Atlanta. Raveendhara R. Bannuru, M.D., Ph.D., from the Center for Treatment Comparison and Integrative Analysis …

ACR: Opioids Offer Only Minor Pain Relief in Osteoarthritis | 11/12/2019

Opioids offer minor pain relief and functional benefits in patients with osteoarthritis (OA), with smaller benefits regarding pain for strong versus weak opioids, according to research presented at the annual meeting of the American College of Rheumatology, held from Nov. 8 to 13 in Atlanta. Raveendhara R. Bannuru, M.D., Ph.D., from the Center for Treatment Comparison and Integrative Analysis at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, and colleagues conducted meta-analyses …

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Janssen to Present Latest Research from Robust Blood Cancer and Cardiovascular Disease Portfolios at this Year’s American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting | PR Newswire | 11/6/2019

… Multiple Myeloma: Body Weight Subgroup Analysis of COLUMBA Saturday, December 7 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. ET Abstract 2142 An Adjusted Treatment Comparison of Bortezomib/Cyclophosphamide/Dexamethasone and Bortezomib/Thalidomide/Dexamethasone from Real-World Data in … across approved indications. It was first approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in November 2013 , and today is indicated in six disease areas, including five hematologic cancers – chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) /small …

Akcea and Ionis to Present New Data for TEGSEDI and AKCEA-TTR-LRx at Two Upcoming Medical Meetings | Globe Newswire | 8/29/2019

… Mayo Clinic Poster Presentation – Tuesday, September 3, 9:45 – 10:30 a.m. & 3:30 – 4:15 p.m. CET A Feasibility Assessment for an Indirect Treatment Comparison of Inotersen Versus Patisiran for the Treatment of hATTR-PN by Megan Lewis … amyloidosis . ABOUT TEGSEDI ® (INOTERSEN) TEGSEDI was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of the polyneuropathy of hereditary transthyretin-mediated (hATTR) amyloidosis in adults. TEGSEDI, discovered and developed by Ionis …

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Janssen to Present Latest Research from Robust Blood Cancer and Cardiovascular Disease Portfolios at this Year’s American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting | PR Newswire | 11/6/2019

… which was conducted by the ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group and sponsored by the National Cancer Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health. In addition, extended follow-up by line of therapy will be … 7 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. ET Abstract 2142 An Adjusted Treatment Comparison of Bortezomib/Cyclophosphamide/Dexamethasone and Bortezomib/Thalidomide/Dexamethasone from Real-World Data in Patients with Newly Diagnosed Multiple Myeloma Who Are Transplant-Eligible …

Janssen to Present Latest Research from Robust Blood Cancer and Cardiovascular Disease Portfolios at this Year’s American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting | P&T Community | 11/6/2019

… which was conducted by the ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group and sponsored by the National Cancer Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health. In addition, extended follow-up by line of therapy will be … 7 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. ET Abstract 2142 An Adjusted Treatment Comparison of Bortezomib/Cyclophosphamide/Dexamethasone and Bortezomib/Thalidomide/Dexamethasone from Real-World Data in Patients with Newly Diagnosed Multiple Myeloma Who Are Transplant-Eligible …

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Janssen to Present Latest Research from Robust Blood Cancer and Cardiovascular Disease Portfolios at this Year’s American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting | PR Newswire | 11/6/2019

… cell lymphoma (MCL). IMBRUVICA ® , a BTK inhibitor, is jointly developed and commercialized by Janssen Biotech, Inc. and Pharmacyclics LLC, an AbbVie company. New XARELTO ® Data Focuses on Treating and Preventing Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) Across Many … 7 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. ET Abstract 2142 An Adjusted Treatment Comparison of Bortezomib/Cyclophosphamide/Dexamethasone and Bortezomib/Thalidomide/Dexamethasone from Real-World Data in Patients with Newly Diagnosed Multiple Myeloma Who Are Transplant-Eligible …

Janssen to Present Latest Research from Robust Blood Cancer and Cardiovascular Disease Portfolios at this Year’s American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting | P&T Community | 11/6/2019

… cell lymphoma (MCL). IMBRUVICA ® , a BTK inhibitor, is jointly developed and commercialized by Janssen Biotech, Inc. and Pharmacyclics LLC, an AbbVie company. New XARELTO ® Data Focuses on Treating and Preventing Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) Across Many … 7 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. ET Abstract 2142 An Adjusted Treatment Comparison of Bortezomib/Cyclophosphamide/Dexamethasone and Bortezomib/Thalidomide/Dexamethasone from Real-World Data in Patients with Newly Diagnosed Multiple Myeloma Who Are Transplant-Eligible …