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Considerations and methods for placebo controls in surgical trials (ASPIRE guidelines)

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Placebo comparisons are increasingly being considered for randomised trials assessing the efficacy of surgical interventions. The aim of this Review is to provide a summary of knowledge on placebo controls in surgical trials. A placebo control is a complex type of comparison group in the surgical setting and, although powerful, presents many challenges. This Review outlines what a placebo control entails and present understanding of this tool in the context of surgery. We consider when placeb...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1016/s0140-6736(19)33137-x

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
Sub department:
Botnar Research Centre
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
Sub department:
Botnar Research Centre
Role:
Author
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Lancet Journal website
Volume:
395
Issue:
10226
Pages:
828-838
Publication date:
2020-03-07
Acceptance date:
2019-12-06
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EISSN:
1474-547X
ISSN:
0140-6736
Pmid:
32145797
Language:
English
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Review
Pubs id:
1093060
Local pid:
pubs:1093060
Deposit date:
2020-03-24

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