Leon Bax

Summary

Affiliation: Kitasato University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Does neuromuscular electrical stimulation strengthen the quadriceps femoris? A systematic review of randomised controlled trials
    Leon Bax
    Research Center for Medical Informatics, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kitasato University, Sagamihara, Japan
    Sports Med 35:191-212. 2005
  2. pmc A systematic comparison of software dedicated to meta-analysis of causal studies
    Leon Bax
    BMC Med Res Methodol 7:40. 2007
  3. pmc Polychotomization of continuous variables in regression models based on the overall C index
    Harukazu Tsuruta
    Department of Medical Informatics, School of Allied Health Sciences, Kitasato University, Sagamihara, Kanagawa, 228 8555, Japan
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 6:41. 2006
  4. pmc Development and validation of MIX: comprehensive free software for meta-analysis of causal research data
    Leon Bax
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, UMC Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Res Methodol 6:50. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Repeatability, reproducibility, and agreement characteristics of rotating Scheimpflug photography and scanning-slit corneal topography for corneal power measurement
    Takushi Kawamorita
    Department of Orthoptics and Visual Science, Kitasato University School of Allied Health Sciences, 1 15 1 Kitasato, Sagamihara 228 8555, Japan
    J Cataract Refract Surg 35:127-33. 2009
  6. doi request reprint More than numbers: the power of graphs in meta-analysis
    Leon Bax
    Kitasato Clinical Research Center, Kitasato University, Sagamihara, Kanagawa, Japan
    Am J Epidemiol 169:249-55. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Uncertain effects of rosiglitazone on the risk for myocardial infarction and cardiovascular death
    George A Diamond
    Cedars Sinai Medical Center and David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Ann Intern Med 147:578-81. 2007

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Publications7

  1. ncbi request reprint Does neuromuscular electrical stimulation strengthen the quadriceps femoris? A systematic review of randomised controlled trials
    Leon Bax
    Research Center for Medical Informatics, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kitasato University, Sagamihara, Japan
    Sports Med 35:191-212. 2005
    ..Further research should be directed toward identifying the clinical impact at activity and participation levels and the optimal stimulation parameters of this modality...
  2. pmc A systematic comparison of software dedicated to meta-analysis of causal studies
    Leon Bax
    BMC Med Res Methodol 7:40. 2007
    ..Our objective was to systematically assess the differences in features, results, and usability of currently available meta-analysis programs...
  3. pmc Polychotomization of continuous variables in regression models based on the overall C index
    Harukazu Tsuruta
    Department of Medical Informatics, School of Allied Health Sciences, Kitasato University, Sagamihara, Kanagawa, 228 8555, Japan
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 6:41. 2006
    ..g. body temperature, blood pressure). The goal of our study was to develop a theoretical and practical method for polychotomization...
  4. pmc Development and validation of MIX: comprehensive free software for meta-analysis of causal research data
    Leon Bax
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, UMC Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Res Methodol 6:50. 2006
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  5. doi request reprint Repeatability, reproducibility, and agreement characteristics of rotating Scheimpflug photography and scanning-slit corneal topography for corneal power measurement
    Takushi Kawamorita
    Department of Orthoptics and Visual Science, Kitasato University School of Allied Health Sciences, 1 15 1 Kitasato, Sagamihara 228 8555, Japan
    J Cataract Refract Surg 35:127-33. 2009
    ..To evaluate the repeatability, reproducibility, and agreement in anterior, posterior, and in particular the total corneal power of 2 topography devices, rotating Scheimpflug photography and scanning-slit topography...
  6. doi request reprint More than numbers: the power of graphs in meta-analysis
    Leon Bax
    Kitasato Clinical Research Center, Kitasato University, Sagamihara, Kanagawa, Japan
    Am J Epidemiol 169:249-55. 2009
    ..Association between graph ratings and publication bias (censorship of studies) was poor. Meta-analysts should be selective in the graphs they choose for the exploration of their data...
  7. ncbi request reprint Uncertain effects of rosiglitazone on the risk for myocardial infarction and cardiovascular death
    George A Diamond
    Cedars Sinai Medical Center and David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Ann Intern Med 147:578-81. 2007
    ..We conclude that the risk for myocardial infarction and death from cardiovascular disease for diabetic patients taking rosiglitazone is uncertain: Neither increased nor decreased risk is established...