Pagliaro1992: Meta-analysis on Prevention of First Bleeding in Cirrhosis

Description Format Source Examples

Description

Meta-analysis on Prevention of First Bleeding in Cirrhosis comparing beta-blocker or sclerotherapy with placebo.

Format

A data frame with the following columns:

id study id
treat.exp treatment in experimental group
logOR log odds ratio
selogOR standard error of log odds ratio
bleed.exp number of bleedings in experimental group
n.cont number of observations in experimental group
bleed.plac number of bleedings in placebo group
n.plac number of observations in placebo group

Source

Pagliaro L, D’Amico G et al. (1992): Prevention of first bleeding in cirrhosis. Annals in Internal Medicine, 117, 59–70

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data(Pagliaro1992)
sclero <- subset(Pagliaro1992, treat.exp == "Sclerotherapy")

m <- metagen(logOR, selogOR, data = sclero, sm = "OR")
summary(m)

# Thompson & Sharp (1999), Table IV, method (2)
metabias(m, method = "Egger")

# Thompson & Sharp (1999), Table IV, method (3a)
metabias(m, method = "Thompson")

# Thompson & Sharp (1999), Table IV, method (3b)
update(m, method.tau = "ML")
metabias(update(m, method.tau = "ML"), method = "Thompson")

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