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

Geo-distribution of visitors to COX2DrugReview.Org

Etoricoxib 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]


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)


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

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