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Surgical treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma: Evidence-based outcomes

Author(s): Shintaro Yamazaki, Tadatoshi Takayama
Is human hepatocellular carcinoma a hormone-responsive tumor?

Author(s): Massimo Di Maio, Bruno Daniele, Sandro Pignata, Ciro Gallo, Ermelinda De Maio, Alessandro Morabito, Maria Carmela Piccirillo, Francesco Perrone
A randomised sham controlled trial of vertebroplasty for painful acute osteoporotic vertebral fractures (VERTOS IV)

Author(s): Firanescu Cristina | Lohle Paul | de Vries Jolanda | Klazen Caroline | Juttmann Job | Clark William | van Rooij Willem
PDA+: A Personal Digital Assistant for Obesity Treatment - An RCT testing the use of technology to enhance weight loss treatment for veterans

Author(s): Duncan Jennifer | Janke E Amy | Kozak Andrea | Roehrig Megan | Russell Stephanie | McFadden H Gene | Demott Andrew | Pictor Alex | Hedeker Don | Spring Bonnie
Treatment of forefoot problems in older people: study protocol for a randomised clinical trial comparing podiatric treatment to standardised shoe advice

Author(s): van der Zwaard Babette | Elders Petra | Knol Dirk | Gorter Kees | Peeraer Louis | van der Windt Daniëlle | van der Horst Henriëtte
Phase 1 pilot study of e-mail support for people with long term conditions using the Internet

Author(s): Sheaves Bryony | Jones Ray | Williamson Graham | Chauhan Rohan
Effect of case management on neonatal mortality due to sepsis and pneumonia

Author(s): Zaidi Anita | Ganatra Hammad | Syed Sana | Cousens Simon | Lee Anne | Black Robert | Bhutta Zulfiqar | Lawn Joy
Continuity of midwifery care and gestational weight gain in obese women: a randomised controlled trial

Author(s): Nagle Cate | Skouteris Helen | Hotchin Anne | Bruce Lauren | Patterson Denise | Teale Glyn
Open reduction and internal fixation versus casting for highly comminuted and intra-articular fractures of the distal radius (ORCHID): protocol for a randomized clinical multi-center trial

Author(s): Bartl Christoph | Stengel Dirk | Bruckner Thomas | Rossion Inga | Luntz Steffen | Seiler Christoph | Gebhard Florian
A Canadian Critical Care Trials Group project in collaboration with the international forum for acute care trialists - Collaborative H1N1 Adjuvant Treatment pilot trial (CHAT): study protocol and design of a randomized controlled trial

Author(s): Burns Karen | Chant Clarence | Smith Orla | Cuthbertson Brian | Fowler Robert | Cook Deborah | Kruger Peter | Webb Steve | Alhashemi Jamal | Dominguez-Cherit Guillermo | Zala Carlos | Rubenfeld Gordon | Marshall John
Ginkgo biloba for the treatment of vitilgo vulgaris: an open label pilot clinical trial

Author(s): Szczurko Orest | Shear Neil | Taddio Anna | Boon Heather
The effect of local anaesthetic wound infiltration on chronic pain after lower limb joint replacement: A protocol for a double-blind randomised controlled trial

Author(s): Wylde Vikki | Gooberman-Hill Rachael | Horwood Jeremy | Beswick Andrew | Noble Sian | Brookes Sara | Smith Alison | Pyke Mark | Dieppe Paul | Blom Ashley
Rational choice in field archaelology

Author(s): Cătălin Pavel
Prevention of infection after knee arthroplasty

Author(s): Gorenoi, Vitali | Schönermark, Matthias P. | Hagen, Anja
The importance of growth factors for the treatment of chronic wounds in the case of diabetic foot ulcers

Author(s): Buchberger, Barbara | Follmann, Markus | Freyer, Daniela | Huppertz, Hendrik | Ehm, Alexandra | Wasem, Jürgen
Effectiveness of pharmaceutical therapy of ADHD (Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder) in adults – health technology assessment

Author(s): Benkert, Diana | Krause, Klaus-Henning | Wasem, Jürgen | Aidelsburger, Pamela
Present and future of prophylactic antibiotics for severe acute pancreatitis

Author(s): Kun Jiang | Wei Huang | Xiao-Nan Yang | Qing Xia
Informative value of Patient Reported Outcomes (PRO) in Health Technology Assessment (HTA)

Author(s): Brettschneider, Christian | Lühmann, Dagmar | Raspe, Heiner
Over-, under- and misuse of pain treatment in Germany

Author(s): Dietl, Markus | Korczak, Dieter
Prevention of alcohol misuse among children, youths and young adults

Author(s): Korczak, Dieter | Steinhauser, Gerlinde | Dietl, Markus
Individual health services

Author(s): Schnell-Inderst, Petra | Hunger, Theresa | Hintringer, Katharina | Schwarzer, Ruth | Seifert-Klauss, Vanadin Regina | Gothe, Holger | Wasem, Jürgen | Siebert, Uwe
The effectiveness of interventions in workplace health promotion as to maintain the working capacity of health care personal

Author(s): Buchberger, Barbara | Heymann, Romy | Huppertz, Hendrik | Friepörtner, Katharina | Pomorin, Natalie | Wasem, Jürgen
Systematic review: proton pump inhibitors for the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux in infants

Author(s): Dorota Gieruszczak-Białek | Agata Skórka | Hanna Szajewska
Enterally Recombinant Erythropoietin Stimulates Erythropoiesis in Preterm Infants

Author(s): Yadollah Zahed-Pasha |  Mousa Ahmadpour-Kacho |  Mahmoud Hajiahmadi |  Mohammad Bagher Hossaini

Author(s): Dua Pradeep | Dua Pamila

Author(s): Lukáš Bubenko | Radomila Konečná | Gianni Nicoletto
A comparative study of streptococal infection in children with PANDAS: a case-control study

Author(s): Noorbakhsh S | Ebrahimi Taj F | Shirazi E | Shamshiri AR | Tabatabaei A
Pharmacological management of bipolar disorder

Author(s): Mahesh Rajasuriya | Varuni de Silva | Raveen Hanwella
Stochastic resonance whole body vibration reduces musculoskeletal pain: A randomized controlled trial

Author(s): Achim Elfering | Jan Thomann | Volker Schade | Lorenz Radlinger
Stroke patients’ pathways to rehabilitation in Portugal

Author(s): Silvina Santana | Patrícia Redondo | Conceição Neves | José Rente | Marta Viana | Mariana Ribeiro | Nina Szczygiel
Expectations and experiences of informal caregivers of stroke patients in Portugal

Author(s): Silvina Santana | Mariana Ribeiro | Patrícia Redondo | Marta Viana
Dopamine versus noradrenaline in septic shock

Author(s): Bo Xu | Peter Oziemski
Randomized controlled trial for an effect of catechin-enriched green tea consumption on adiponectin and cardiovascular disease risk factors

Author(s): Toshimasa Sone | Shinichi Kuriyama | Naoki Nakaya | Atsushi Hozawa | Taichi Shimazu | Kozue Nomura | Shouzo Rikimaru | Ichiro Tsuji
Evidence-Based Urology: How Does a Randomized Clinical Trial Achieve Its Designed Goals?

Author(s): Homayoun Sadeghi Bazargani | Sakineh Hajebrahimi
Between-centre differences and treatment effects in randomized controlled trials: A case study in traumatic brain injury

Author(s): Lingsma Hester | Roozenbeek Bob | Perel Pablo | Roberts Ian | Maas Andrew | Steyerberg Ewout
Effectiveness of the home-based alcohol prevention program "In control: No alcohol!": study protocol of a randomized controlled trial

Author(s): Mares Suzanne | van der Vorst Haske | Lichtwarck-Aschoff Anna | Schulten Ingrid | Verdurmen Jacqueline | Otten Roy | Engels Rutger
Computerized clinical decision support systems for primary preventive care: A decision-maker-researcher partnership systematic review of effects on process of care and patient outcomes

Author(s): Souza Nathan | Sebaldt Rolf | Mackay Jean | Prorok Jeanette | Weise-Kelly Lorraine | Navarro Tamara | Wilczynski Nancy | Haynes R Brian
Displaced midshaft fractures of the clavicle: non-operative treatment versus plate fixation (Sleutel-TRIAL). A multicentre randomised controlled trial

Author(s): Stegeman Sylvia | de Jong Mireille | Sier Cornelis | Krijnen Pieta | Duijff Jan | van Thiel Tom | de Rijcke Piet | Soesman Nicolaj | Hagenaars Tjebbe | Boekhoudt Freek | de Vries Mark | Roukema Gert | Tanka Andras | van den Bremer Jephta | van der Meulen Hub | Bronkhorst Maarten | van Dijkman Bart | van Zutphen Stephan | Vos Dagmar | Schep Niels | Eversdijk Martin | van Olden Ger | van den Brand Johan | Hillen Robert | Frölke Jan Paul | Schipper Inger
Results of Clinicians Using a Therapeutic Robotic System in an Inpatient Stroke Rehabilitation Unit

Author(s): Abdullah Hussein | Tarry Cole | Lambert Cynthia | Barreca Susan | Allen Brian
The role of amputation as an outcome measure in cellular therapy for critical limb ischemia: implications for clinical trial design

Author(s): Benoit Eric | O'Donnell Thomas | Iafrati Mark | Asher Enrico | Bandyk Dennis | Hallett John | Lumsden Alan | Pearl Gregory | Roddy Sean | Vijayaraghavan Krishnaswami | Patel Amit
DiAlert: a lifestyle education programme aimed at people with a positive family history of type 2 diabetes and overweight, study protocol of a randomised controlled trial

Author(s): Heideman Wieke | Nierkens Vera | Stronks Karien | Middelkoop Barend | Twisk Jos | Verhoeff Arnoud | de Wit Maartje | Snoek Frank
The evidence for Shiatsu: a systematic review of Shiatsu and acupressure

Author(s): Robinson Nicola | Lorenc Ava | Liao Xing
Emerging therapeutic strategies to enhance HDL function

Author(s): Redondo Santiago | Martínez-González José | Urraca Concha | Tejerina Teresa
The ACCOMPLISH study. A cluster randomised trial on the cost-effectiveness of a multicomponent intervention to improve hand hygiene compliance and reduce healthcare associated infections

Author(s): Erasmus Vicki | Huis Anita | Oenema Anke | van Empelen Pepijn | Boog Matthijs | van Beeck Elise | Polinder Suzanne | Steyerberg Ewout | Richardus Jan | Vos Margreet | van Beeck Ed
A cluster-randomized controlled trial to reduce sedentary behavior and promote physical activity and health of 8-9 year olds: The Transform-Us! Study

Author(s): Salmon Jo | Arundell Lauren | Hume Clare | Brown Helen | Hesketh Kylie | Dunstan David | Daly Robin | Pearson Natalie | Cerin Ester | Moodie Marj | Sheppard Lauren | Ball Kylie | Bagley Sarah | Paw Mai Chin | Crawford David
Evaluating the effectiveness of a schools-based programme to promote exercise self-efficacy in children and young people with risk factors for obesity: Steps to active kids (STAK)

Author(s): Glazebrook Cris | Batty Martin | Mullan Nivette | MacDonald Ian | Nathan Dilip | Sayal Kapil | Smyth Alan | Yang Min | Guo Boliang | Hollis Chris
Effects of a physical education intervention on cognitive function in young children: randomized controlled pilot study

Author(s): Fisher Abigail | Boyle James | Paton James | Tomporowski Phillip | Watson Christine | McColl John | Reilly John
Internet-based prevention of posttraumatic stress symptoms in injured trauma patients: design of a randomized controlled trial

Author(s): Joanne Mouthaan | Marit Sijbrandij | Johannes B. Reitsma | Berthold P.R. Gersons | Miranda Olff
The role of group A beta hemolytic streptococcal infections in patients with tic and tourett's disorders

Author(s): Noorbakhsh S | Jalili B | Shamshiri AR | Shirazi E | Tabatabaei A | Taghipour R | Modares Fathi A
The effect of Alcoholic garlic (Allium sativum) extract on ABCA1 expression in human THP-1 macrophages

Author(s): Malekpour-Dehkordi Z | Javadi E | Doosti M | Paknejad M | Nourbakhsh M | Yassa N | Gerayesh-Nejad S | Heshmat R
Renal Cortical Thickness in Adults with Normal Renal Function Measured by Ultrasonography

Author(s): A. Adibi | A. Emami Naini | H. Salehi | M. Matinpour
Antidiabetic Plants of Iran

Author(s): Asie Shojaii | Fataneh Hashem Dabaghian | Ashrafeddin Goushegir | Mehri Abdollahi Fard
Teaching Evidence-Based Medicine More Effectively

Author(s): Zinat Nadia Hatmi | Sousan Tahvildari | Soheila Dabiran | Suraya Soheili | Ahmad Sabouri Kashani | Maedeh Raznahan
Konsensusempfehlungen zur Hormontherapie (HT) im Klimakterium und in der Postmenopause - im Auftrag des Vorstands der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Gynäkologie und Geburtshilfe

Author(s): Ortmann O | Beckmann MW | Braendle W | Brucker C | Dören M | Emons G | Geisthövel F | Kiesel L | König K | Naß-Griegoleit I | Rabe T | Windler E
Hormonal treatment for endometriosis associated pelvic pain

Author(s): Wu Shun Felix Wong | Chi Eung Danforn Lim
Effect of an office worksite-based yoga program on heart rate variability: A randomized controlled trial

Author(s): Cheema Birinder | Marshall Paul | Chang Dennis | Colagiuri Ben | Machliss Bianca
Safety and Efficacy of miltefosine alone and in combination with sodium stibogluconate and liposomal amphotericin B for the treatment of primary visceral leishmaniasis in East Africa: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Author(s): Omollo Raymond | Alexander Neal | Edwards Tansy | Khalil Eltahir | Younis Brima | Abuzaid Abuzaid | Wasunna Monique | Njoroge Njenga | Kinoti Dedan | Kirigi George | Dorlo Thomas | Ellis Sally | Balasegaram Manica | Musa Ahmed
The Active for Life Year 5 (AFLY5) school based cluster randomised controlled trial: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Author(s): Lawlor Debbie | Jago Russell | Noble Sian | Chittleborough Catherine | Campbell Rona | Mytton Julie | Howe Laura | Peters Tim | Kipping Ruth
The efficacy of computer reminders on external quality assessment for point-of-care testing in Danish general practice: rationale and methodology for two randomized trials

Author(s): Waldorff Frans | Siersma Volkert | Ertmann Ruth | Kousgaard Marius | Nielsen Anette | Felding Peter | Mosbæk Niels | Hjortsø Else | Reventlow Susanne
Strict adherence to malaria rapid test results might lead to a neglect of other dangerous diseases: a cost benefit analysis from Burkina Faso

Author(s): Bisoffi Zeno | Sirima Sodiomon | Meheus Filip | Lodesani Claudia | Gobbi Federico | Angheben Andrea | Tinto Halidou | Neya Bouma | Van den Ende Klara | Romeo Annalisa | Van den Ende Jef
Stroke patients’ pathways to rehabilitation in Portugal

Author(s): Silvina Santana | Patrícia Redondo | Conceição Neves | José Rente | Marta Viana | Mariana Ribeiro | Nina Szczygiel
Expectations and experiences of informal caregivers of stroke patients in Portugal

Author(s): Silvina Santana | Mariana Ribeiro | Patrícia Redondo | Marta Viana
Evaluating treatments in health care: The instability of a one-legged stool

Author(s): Kaplan Bonnie | Giesbrecht Gerald | Shannon Scott | McLeod Kevin
A systematic review of the effect of retention methods in population-based cohort studies

Author(s): Booker Cara | Harding Seeromanie | Benzeval Michaela
Effect of in-hospital comprehensive geriatric assessment (CGA) in older people with hip fracture. The protocol of the Trondheim Hip Fracture Trial

Author(s): Sletvold Olav | Helbostad Jorunn | Thingstad Pernille | Taraldsen Kristin | Prestmo Anders | Lamb Sarah | Aamodt Arild | Johnsen Roar | Magnussen Jon | Saltvedt Ingvild
"GINEXMAL RCT: Induction of labour versus expectant management in gestational diabetes pregnancies"

Author(s): Maso Gianpaolo | Alberico Salvatore | Wiesenfeld Uri | Ronfani Luca | Erenbourg Anna | Hadar Eran | Yogev Yariv | Hod Moshe
A randomised controlled trial for overweight and obese parents to prevent childhood obesity - Early STOPP (STockholm Obesity Prevention Program)

Author(s): Sobko Tanja | Svensson Viktoria | Ek Anna | Ekstedt Mirjam | Karlsson Håkan | Johansson Elin | Cao Yingting | Hagströmer Maria | Marcus Claude
The Home-Based Older People's Exercise (HOPE) trial: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial

Author(s): Clegg Andrew | Barber Sally | Young John | Forster Anne | Iliffe Steve
Effects of an evidence service on health-system policy makers' use of research evidence: A protocol for a randomised controlled trial

Author(s): Lavis John | Wilson Michael | Grimshaw Jeremy | Haynes R Brian | Hanna Steven | Raina Parminder | Gruen Russell | Ouimet Mathieu
Transfer of manualized Short Term Psychodynamic Psychotherapy (STPP) for social phobia into clinical practice: study protocol for a cluster-randomised controlled trial

Author(s): Wiltink Jörg | Ruckes Christian | Haselbacher Antje | Canterino Marco | Leichsenring Falk | Joraschky Peter | Leweke Frank | Pöhlmann Karin | Beutel Manfred
Comparison of early-, late-, and non-participants in a school-based asthma management program for urban high school students

Author(s): Joseph Christine | Saltzgaber Jacquelyn | Havstad Suzanne | Johnson Christine | Johnson Dayna | Peterson Edward | Alexander Gwen | Couper Mick | Ownby Dennis
Effects of an evidence service on community-based AIDS service organizations' use of research evidence: A protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Author(s): Wilson Michael | Lavis John | Grimshaw Jeremy | Haynes R Brian | Bekele Tsegaye | Rourke Sean
Pilot randomized trial of therapeutic hypothermia with serial cranial ultrasound and 18-22 month follow-up for neonatal encephalopathy in a low resource hospital setting in uganda: study protocol

Author(s): Robertson Nicola | Hagmann Cornelia | Acolet Dominique | Allen Elizabeth | Nyombi Natasha | Elbourne Diana | Costello Anthony | Jacobs Ian | Nakakeeto Margaret | Cowan Frances
Pragmatic randomised controlled trial of preferred intensity exercise in women living with depression

Author(s): Callaghan Patrick | Khalil Elizabeth | Morres Ioannis | Carter Tim
How the psychosocial context of clinical trials differs from usual care: A qualitative study of acupuncture patients

Author(s): Barlow Fiona | Scott Clare | Coghlan Beverly | Lee Philippa | White Peter | Lewith George | Bishop Felicity
Prevention of: self harm in British South Asian women: study protocol of an exploratory RCT of culturally adapted manual assisted Problem Solving Training (C- MAP)

Author(s): Husain Nusrat | Chaudhry Nasim | Durairaj Steevart | Chaudhry Imran | Khan Sarah | Husain Meher | Nagaraj Diwaker | Naeem Farooq | Waheed Waquas
Image-guided versus blind corticosteroid injections in adults with shoulder pain: A systematic review

Author(s): Soh Edmund | Li Wenyun | Ong Keh | Chen Wen | Bautista Dianne
Upper limb children action-observation training (UP-CAT): a randomised controlled trial in Hemiplegic Cerebral Palsy

Author(s): Sgandurra Giuseppina | Ferrari Adriano | Cossu Giuseppe | Guzzetta Andrea | Biagi Laura | Tosetti Michela | Fogassi Leonardo | Cioni Giovanni
Immediate vs. delayed insertion of intrauterine contraception after second trimester abortion: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Author(s): Norman Wendy | Kaczorowski Janusz | Soon Judith | Brant Rollin | Bryan Stirling | Trouton Konia | Dicus Lyda
A randomised controlled trial of extended brief intervention for alcohol dependent patients in an acute hospital setting (ADPAC)

Author(s): Owens Lynn | Butcher Graham | Gilmore Ian | Kolamunnage-Dona Ruwanthi | Oyee James | Perkins Liz | Walley Tom | Williamson Paula | Wilson Ken | Pirmohamed Munir
The Maastricht Ultrasound Shoulder pain trial (MUST): Ultrasound imaging as a diagnostic triage tool to improve management of patients with non-chronic shoulder pain in primary care

Author(s): Ottenheijm Ramon | Joore Manuela | Walenkamp Geert | Weijers René | Winkens Bjorn | Cals Jochen | de Bie Rob | Dinant Geert-Jan
Use of aromatase inhibitors to treat endometriosis-related pain symptoms: a systematic review

Author(s): Ferrero Simone | Gillott David | Venturini Pier | Remorgida Valentino
Comparing ambient, air-convection, and fluid-convection heating techniques in treating hypothermic burn patients, a clinical RCT

Author(s): Kjellman Britt-Marie | Fredrikson Mats | Glad-Mattsson Gunilla | Sjöberg Folke | Huss Fredrik
Paramedic Initiated Lisinopril For Acute Stroke Treatment (PIL-FAST): study protocol for a pilot randomised controlled trial

Author(s): Shaw Lisa | Price Christopher | McLure Sally | Howel Denise | McColl Elaine | Ford Gary
Individually integrated traditional chinese medicine approach in the management of knee osteoarthritis: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Author(s): Yuelong Cao | Hongsheng Zhan | Jian Pang | Feiyue Li | Shaojian Xu | Jinghua Gao | Zhanwang Xu | Gang Li | Ting Liu | Chaoqing Guo | Yinyu Shi
Patient education integrated with acupuncture for relief of cancer-related fatigue randomized controlled feasibility study

Author(s): Johnston Michael | Hays Ron | Subramanian Saskia | Elashoff Robert | Axe Eleanor | Li Jie-Jia | Kim Irene | Vargas Roberto | Lee Jihey | Yang LuGe | Hui Ka-Kit
Effect of deferiprone or deferoxamine on right ventricular function in thalassemia major patients with myocardial iron overload

Author(s): Smith Gillian | Alpendurada Francisco | Carpenter John | Alam Mohammed | Berdoukas Vasili | Karagiorga Markissia | Ladis Vasili | Piga Antonio | Aessopos Athanassios | Gotsis Efstathios | Tanner Mark | Westwood Mark | Galanello Renzo | Roughton Michael | Pennell Dudley
Sequential FDG-PET and induction chemotherapy in locally advanced adenocarcinoma of the Oesophago-gastric junction (AEG): The Heidelberg Imaging program in Cancer of the oesophago-gastric junction during Neoadjuvant treatment: HICON trial

Author(s): Lorenzen Sylvie | von Gall Carl | Stange Annika | Haag Georg | Weitz Jürgen | Haberkorn Uwe | Lordick Florian | Weichert Wilko | Abel Ulrich | Debus Jürgen | Jäger Dirk | Münter Marc
Exercise augmentation compared to usual care for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder: A Randomised Controlled Trial (The REAP study: Randomised Exercise Augmentation for PTSD)

Author(s): Rosenbaum Simon | Nguyen Dang | Lenehan Tom | Tiedemann Anne | van der Ploeg Hidde | Sherrington Catherine

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