KSR staff publications


Bekkering GE, Kleijnen J. [Procedures and methods of benefit assessments for medicines in Germany]. Dtsch Med Wochenschr 2008;133 Suppl 7:S225-46. Full text


Bala MM, Riemsma RP, Nixon J, Kleijnen J. Systematic review of the (cost-)effectiveness of spinal cord stimulation for people with failed back surgery syndrome. Clin J Pain 2008;24(9):741-56. Abstract


Whiting P, Westwood M, Burke J, Sterne J, Glanville J. Systematic reviews of test accuracy should search a range of databases to identify primary studies. J Clin Epidemiol 2008;61(4):357-64. Abstract


Bagnall AM, Jones L, Duffy S, Riemsma RP. Spinal fixation surgery for acute traumatic spinal cord injury. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2008, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD004725. DOI: 10.1002/14651858. Full text


Hempel S, Chambers D, Bagnall AM, Forbes C. Risk factors for chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis: a systematic scoping review of multiple predictor studies. Psychol Med 2008;38(7):915-26. Abstract


Wolff R, Motschall E. [Systematic literature search]. Wien Med Wochenschr 2008;158(21-22):636; author reply 636.


Thomas S, Fayter D, Misso K, Ogilvie D, Petticrew M, Sowden A, Whitehead M, Worthy G. Population tobacco control interventions and their effects on social inequalities in smoking: systematic review. Tob Control 2008;17(4):230-7. Full text


Wolff R, Antes G. 10 Jahre Deutsches Cochrane Zentrum - von der Forschung in die Praxis. Deutsche Zeitschrift für Klinische Forschung 2008;12(05/06):28-30.


Whiting P, Sterne JAC, Westwood M, Bachmann L, Harbord R, Egger M, Deeks J. Graphical presentation of diagnostic information. BMC Med Res Methodol 2008;8(20). Full text


Morris RK, Cnossen JS, Langejans M, Robson SC, Kleijnen J, Ter Riet G, Mol BW, van der Post JA, Khan K. Serum screening with Down's syndrome markers to predict pre-eclampsia and small for gestational age: systematic review and meta-analysis. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 2008;8:33. Full text


Fayter D, Nixon J, Hartley S, Rithalia A, Butler G, Rudolf M, Glasziou P, Bland M, Stirk L, Westwood M. Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of height-screening programmes during the primary school years: a systematic review. Arch Dis Child 2008;93(4):278-84. Full text


El-Mansoury TM, Taal E, Abdel-Nasser AM, Riemsma RP, Mahfouz R, Mahmoud JA, et al. Loneliness among women with rheumatoid arthritis: a cross-cultural study in the Netherlands and Egypt. Clin Rheumatol 2008;27(9):1109-18.


Lourenco T, Armstrong N, N'Dow J, Nabi G, Deverill M, Pickard R, Vale L, MacLennan G, Fraser C, McClinton S, Wong S, Coutts A, Mowatt G, Grant A. Systematic review and economic modelling of effectiveness and cost utility of surgical treatments for men with benign prostatic enlargement. Health Technol Assess 2008;12(35):1-146. Full text


Lourenco T, Pickard R, Vale L, Grant A, Fraser C, MacLennan G, N'Dow J, Benign Prostatic Enlargement team. Alternative approaches to endoscopic ablation for benign enlargement of the prostate: systematic review of randomised controlled trials. BMJ 2008;337:a449. Full text


Lourenco T, Pickard R, Vale L, Grant A, Fraser C, MacLennan G, N'Dow J, Benign Prostatic Enlargement team. Minimally invasive treatments for benign prostatic enlargement: systematic review of randomised controlled trials. BMJ 2008;337:a1662. Full text


Cnossen JS, Morris RK, ter Riet G, Mol BWJ, van der Post JAM, Coomarasamy A, Zwinderman AH, Robson SC, Bindels PJE, Kleijnen J, Khan KS. Use of uterine artery Doppler ultrasonography to predict pre-eclampsia and intrauterine growth restriction: a systematic review and bivariable meta-analysis. CMAJ 2008;178(6):701-11. Full text


Birnie R, Bryce SD, Roome C, Dussupt V, Droop A, Lang SH, Berry PA, Hyde, CF, Lewis JL, Stower MJ, Maitland NJ, Collins AT. Gene expression profiling of human prostate cancer stem cells reveals a pro-inflammatory phenotype and the importance of extracellular matrix interactions. Genome Biol 2008;9(5):R83. Full text


Bekkering GE, Kleijnen J. Procedures and methods of benefit assessments for medicines in Germany. Eur J Health Econ 2008;9(suppl 1):5-29. Full text


Bekkering GE, Abou-Setta AM, Kleijnen J. The application of quantitative methods for identifying and exploring the presence of bias in systematic reviews: PDE-5 inhibitors for erectile dysfunction. Int J Impot Res 2008;20(3):264-77. Abstract