COX-2 Inhibitor Drug Review

Supplemental results to the large COX-2 inhibitor review in JAMA: "Adverse Effects of Cyclooxygenase-2 Inhibitors on Renal and Arrhythmia Events: Meta-Analysis of Randomized Trials"

Official supplemental website authorized by the executive editors of Journal of the American Medical Association


Full text of study available via JAMA




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Etoricoxib Tests for Publication Bias

TESTS FOR PUBLICATION BIAS:

[Note: be sure to read the disclaimer about tests of publication bias. Additionally, please consult meta-analysis reference books and articles for detailed description and methods]

RENAL COMPOSITE

Begg's Funnel Plot, overall (Begg's Test, p=0.69; Egger's Test p=0.003)








Begg's Funnel Plot, among journal published articles (Begg's Test, p=0.91; Egger's Test p=0.72)








*Insufficient number of non-journal trial reports to conduct a test.


Egger's Plot, overall (Egger's Test, p=0.003)








ARRHYTHMIA

Begg's Funnel Plot, overall (Begg's Test, p=0.86; Egger's Test, p=0.13)



 
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