Treatments for giant cell arteritis: Meta-analysis and assessment of estimates reliability using the fragility index.

@article{Berti2018TreatmentsFG,
  title={Treatments for giant cell arteritis: Meta-analysis and assessment of estimates reliability using the fragility index.},
  author={Alvise Berti and Divi Y K Cornec and Jose R Medina Inojosa and Eric L Matteson and Mohammad Hassan Murad},
  journal={Seminars in arthritis and rheumatism},
  year={2018},
  volume={48 1},
  pages={
          77-82
        }
}
BACKGROUND To better communicate the results of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) of giant cell arteritis (GCA), we propose the use of the fragility index (FI), which is an intuitive measure defined as the minimum number of subjects whose status would have to change (e.g., from having the outcome to not) to render a statistically significant result… CONTINUE READING