The Women's Interagency HIV Study
The Women's Interagency HIV Study comprises the largest U.S. cohort to date of HIV-seropositive and high-risk seronegative women and represents a rich opportunity for future studies of HIV disease progression and pathogenesis.
Cervicovaginal human papillomavirus infection in human immunodeficiency virus-1 (HIV)-positive and high-risk HIV-negative women.
- J. Palefsky, H. Minkoff, R. Burk
- Medicine, BiologyJournal of the National Cancer Institute
- 3 February 1999
Although the strongest risk factors of HPV infection among HIV-positive women were indicators of more advanced HIV-related disease, other factors commonly found in studies of HIV-negative women, including racial/ethnic background, current smoking, and age, were important in HIV- positive women as well.
Meta-analyses of randomized controlled trials.
- H. Sacks, J. Berrier, D. Reitman, V. A. Ancona-Berk, T. Chalmers
- PsychologyNew England Journal of Medicine
- 19 February 1987
It is concluded that an urgent need exists for improved methods in literature searching, quality evaluation of trials, and synthesizing of the results.
Randomized versus historical controls for clinical trials.
Inhaled Cannabis for Chronic Neuropathic Pain: A Meta-analysis of Individual Patient Data.
The Efficacy of Influenza Vaccine in Elderly Persons
- P. Groß, A. Hermogenes, H. Sacks, J. Lau, R. Levandowski
- MedicineAnnals of Internal Medicine
- 1 October 1995
The meta-analysis confirms the findings of several recent studies on the effectiveness of influenza vaccination in elderly persons and should heighten physician awareness and encourage the universal annual use of influenza vaccine in elderly Persons.
Biomarkers and outcomes of COVID-19 hospitalisations: systematic review and meta-analysis
A significant association between lymphopenia, thrombocytopenia and elevated levels of CRP, PCT, LDH, D-dimer and COVID-19 severity is found and has the potential to be used as an early biomarker to improve the management of CO VID-19 patients.
Meta-analysis: an update.
- H. Sacks, D. Reitman, D. Pagano, B. Kupelnick
- MedicineThe Mount Sinai journal of medicine, New York
- 1 May 1996
The quality of meta-analyses of randomized control trial reports in the english language literature was evaluated using a scoring method that lists 23 items in six major areas: study design, combinability, control of bias, statistical analysis, sensitivity analysis, and application of results.
Publication bias and clinical trials.
A comparison of statistical methods for combining event rates from clinical trials.
Two statistical methods for combining event rates from several studies are compared and the presence of heterogeneity influences the conclusion that the DerSimonian and Laird modified Cochran method tends to be more conservative.