Abstract: A Critical Assessment of Surveys in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery: A Systematic Review

  title={Abstract: A Critical Assessment of Surveys in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery: A Systematic Review},
  author={William H. J. Chung and Ryan A. Gudal and Jacob S. Nasser and Lin Zhong and Kevin C. Chung},
  journal={Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Global Open},
RESULTS: 145 RCTs were identified, of which fiftyseven RCTs were registered (39%). Forty-nine RCTs were included in the final analysis. Forty-three of trials (88%) had a discrepancy between registered and published outcomes 23 trials (47%) for primary outcome(s), and 37 trials (76%) for secondary outcome(s). The prevalence of unreported registered outcomes was 13% (primary) and 38% (secondary). Registered primary outcomes were published as secondary outcomes in 30% of trials. Publishing new non… 



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