Research Report for the year 2018

Scientific publications

Journal Articles:
  • Bender R, Friede T, Koch A, Kuss O, Schlattmann P, Schwarzer G, Skipka G: Methods for evidence synthesis in the case of very few studies. Res Synth Methods, 2018; 9 (3): 382-392. :
  • Das A, Roy B, Schwarzer G, Silverman MG, Ziegler O, Bandyopadhyay D, Philpotts LL, Sinha S, Blumenthal JA, Das S: Comparison of treatment options for depression in heart failure: A network meta-analysis. J Psychiatr Res, 2018; 108: 7-23. :
  • Papakonstantinou T, Nikolakopoulou A, Rücker G, Chaimani A, Schwarzer G, Egger M, Salanti G: Estimating the contribution of studies in network meta-analysis: paths, flows and streams [version 2; referees: 2 approved, 1 approved with reservations]. F1000 Research, 2018 (online). :
  • Scherer RW, Meerpohl JJ, Pfeifer N, Schmucker C, Schwarzer G, von Elm E: Full publication of results initially presented in abstracts. Cochrane Db Syst Rev, 2018; 11 (online): MR000005-MR000005. :
Short Communications:
  • Rücker G, Schwarzer G: Contribution to the discussion of "When should meta-analysis avoid making hidden normality assumptions?" Biometrical J, 2018; 60: 1071-1072. :
  • Rücker G, Schwarzer G: Differences in the placebo response between trials do not necessarily preclude network meta‚Äźanalysis Acta Psychiat Scand, 2018; 138: 615. :