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To examine the contemporary epidemiology, clinical manifestations, diagnosis and causative pathogens of mucormycosis. The epidemiology of mucormycosis in the era of modern diagnostics is relatively under-explored.
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Limited data exists for epidemiology and outcomes of various agents causing mucormycosis in various clinical settings from developing countries like India.
Lyme borreliosis (LB) is an important tick-borne disease which can cause a broad range of symptoms mainly affecting the skin, the nervous system and the joints. This study aims to estimate the inciden...
We undertook a systematic review and meta-analysis examining the effectiveness of therapeutic drug monitoring (TDM) to improve clinical outcomes in anti-TNF-treated IBD patients.
We performed a systematic review and meta-analysis to assess the prevalence of colorectal cancer in patients with acute diverticulitis.
Systematic review and meta-analysis.
Mucormycosis is an invasive fungal infection affecting patients with various clinical conditions especially patients with heavy immunosuppression or patients with trauma or extensive burns...
This is an observational chart review of all patients with confirmed and probable diagnosis of mucormycosis at 19 centers across Indian hospital. Data will collect using a standardized CRF...
This project involved a systematic literature review of published trials of cereal or grain in relation to the risk of gastric cancer. Data was extracted from the publications on PubMed, E...
Objective: The investigators aim to evaluate the impact of a " limitations " section in systematic review's abstract on results' interpretation by readers. Design: Randomized ratio 1:1 c...
Restenosis is still an issue after endovascular revascularization for femoropopliteal occlusive disease. One approach to reduce the rates of restenosis and reintervention is local applicat...
Meta-analysis of randomized trials in which estimates of comparative treatment effects are visualized and interpreted from a network of interventions that may or may not have been evaluated directly against each other. Common considerations in network meta-analysis include conceptual and statistical heterogeneity and incoherence.
Works consisting of studies using a quantitative method of combining the results of independent studies (usually drawn from the published literature) and synthesizing summaries and conclusions which may be used to evaluate therapeutic effectiveness, plan new studies, etc. It is often an overview of clinical trials. It is usually called a meta-analysis by the author or sponsoring body and should be differentiated from reviews of literature.
Formal programs for assessing drug prescription against some standard. Drug utilization review may consider clinical appropriateness, cost effectiveness, and, in some cases, outcomes. Review is usually retrospective, but some analysis may be done before drugs are dispensed (as in computer systems which advise physicians when prescriptions are entered). Drug utilization review is mandated for Medicaid programs beginning in 1993.
Multi-step systematic review process used for improving safety by investigation of incidents to find what happened, why it happened, and to determine what can be done to prevent it from happening again.
The influence of study results on the chances of publication and the tendency of investigators, reviewers, and editors to submit or accept manuscripts for publication based on the direction or strength of the study findings. Publication bias has an impact on the interpretation of clinical trials and meta-analyses. Bias can be minimized by insistence by editors on high-quality research, thorough literature reviews, acknowledgement of conflicts of interest, modification of peer review practices, etc.