Response to: 'Heterogeneity, consistency and model fit should be assessed in Bayesian network meta-analysis' by Wei et al.

@article{Ward2016ResponseT,
  title={Response to: 'Heterogeneity, consistency and model fit should be assessed in Bayesian network meta-analysis' by Wei et al.},
  author={Michael M. Ward and Abhijit Dasgupta and Runsheng Wang},
  journal={Annals of the rheumatic diseases},
  year={2016},
  volume={75 1},
  pages={e6}
}
We thank Wei et al for their comments on our paper on comparative efficacy of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) in the treatment of ankylosing spondylitis. Here we address their questions regarding study heterogeneity, effect modification and the fit of our models. Wei et al questioned if heterogeneity among studies could have affected our… CONTINUE READING