Hypothyroidism and related diseases: a methodological quality assessment of meta-analysis.

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Summary of "Hypothyroidism and related diseases: a methodological quality assessment of meta-analysis."

There is an increasing prevalence of hypothyroidism and there is a growing body of meta-analyses (MAs) on the association between hypothyroidism and other diseases. However, the methodological quality of the MAs significantly varies. Thus, this study aimed to evaluate and summarise data on the methodological quality of MAs on the associations between hypothyroidism and other diseases using the Assessment of Multiple Systematic Reviews (AMSTAR) scale, providing suggestions for clinical decision-making processes.


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Name: BMJ open
ISSN: 2044-6055
Pages: e024111


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