Mariska M G Leeflang

Summary

Affiliation: Academic Medical Center
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Bivariate meta-analysis of predictive values of diagnostic tests can be an alternative to bivariate meta-analysis of sensitivity and specificity
    Mariska M G Leeflang
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, University of Amsterdam, PO Box 22700, Amsterdam 1100 DE, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 65:1088-97. 2012
  2. pmc Investigation of publication bias in meta-analyses of diagnostic test accuracy: a meta-epidemiological study
    W Annefloor van Enst
    Dutch Cochrane Centre and Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Res Methodol 14:70. 2014
  3. pmc Cochrane diagnostic test accuracy reviews
    Mariska M G Leeflang
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Academic Medical Center, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Syst Rev 2:82. 2013
  4. pmc Variation of a test's sensitivity and specificity with disease prevalence
    Mariska M G Leeflang
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    CMAJ 185:E537-44. 2013
  5. pmc Systematic review and meta-analysis: rapid diagnostic tests versus placental histology, microscopy and PCR for malaria in pregnant women
    Johanna H Kattenberg
    Royal Tropical Institute Koninklijk Instituut voor de Tropen KIT, KIT Biomedical Research, Parasitology Unit, AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Malar J 10:321. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Use of methodological search filters to identify diagnostic accuracy studies can lead to the omission of relevant studies
    M M G Leeflang
    Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 59:234-40. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic test accuracy may vary with prevalence: implications for evidence-based diagnosis
    Mariska M G Leeflang
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 62:5-12. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of fibronectin tests for the prediction of pre-eclampsia: a systematic review
    M M G Leeflang
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 133:12-9. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Impact of adjustment for quality on results of metaanalyses of diagnostic accuracy
    Mariska Leeflang
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Chem 53:164-72. 2007
  10. pmc Systematic reviews of diagnostic test accuracy
    Mariska M G Leeflang
    Dutch Cochrane Centre and Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Intern Med 149:889-97. 2008

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint Bivariate meta-analysis of predictive values of diagnostic tests can be an alternative to bivariate meta-analysis of sensitivity and specificity
    Mariska M G Leeflang
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, University of Amsterdam, PO Box 22700, Amsterdam 1100 DE, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 65:1088-97. 2012
    ..We propose a bivariate random-effects logitnormal model for the meta-analysis of the positive predictive value (PPV) and negative predictive value (NPV) of diagnostic tests...
  2. pmc Investigation of publication bias in meta-analyses of diagnostic test accuracy: a meta-epidemiological study
    W Annefloor van Enst
    Dutch Cochrane Centre and Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Res Methodol 14:70. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate if and how publication bias was assessed in meta-analyses of DTA, and to compare the results of various statistical methods used to assess publication bias...
  3. pmc Cochrane diagnostic test accuracy reviews
    Mariska M G Leeflang
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Academic Medical Center, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Syst Rev 2:82. 2013
    ..DTA reviews first appeared in The Cochrane Library in 2008 and are now an integral part of the work of the Collaboration. ..
  4. pmc Variation of a test's sensitivity and specificity with disease prevalence
    Mariska M G Leeflang
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    CMAJ 185:E537-44. 2013
    ..Our objective was to investigate the associations between disease prevalence and test sensitivity and specificity using studies of diagnostic accuracy...
  5. pmc Systematic review and meta-analysis: rapid diagnostic tests versus placental histology, microscopy and PCR for malaria in pregnant women
    Johanna H Kattenberg
    Royal Tropical Institute Koninklijk Instituut voor de Tropen KIT, KIT Biomedical Research, Parasitology Unit, AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Malar J 10:321. 2011
    ..Therefore, the diagnostic accuracy of rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs), detecting antigen, and molecular techniques (PCR), detecting DNA, for the diagnosis of Plasmodium infections in pregnancy was systematically reviewed...
  6. ncbi request reprint Use of methodological search filters to identify diagnostic accuracy studies can lead to the omission of relevant studies
    M M G Leeflang
    Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 59:234-40. 2006
    ..To determine the usefulness of methodological filters in search strategies for diagnostic studies in systematic reviews...
  7. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic test accuracy may vary with prevalence: implications for evidence-based diagnosis
    Mariska M G Leeflang
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 62:5-12. 2009
    ..Several studies and systematic reviews have reported results that indicate that sensitivity and specificity may vary with prevalence...
  8. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of fibronectin tests for the prediction of pre-eclampsia: a systematic review
    M M G Leeflang
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 133:12-9. 2007
    ..Fibronectin seems to be a promising marker for the prediction of pre-eclampsia, however, further studies are needed to determine whether the accuracy of this test is sufficient to be clinically relevant...
  9. ncbi request reprint Impact of adjustment for quality on results of metaanalyses of diagnostic accuracy
    Mariska Leeflang
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Chem 53:164-72. 2007
    ..We examined whether and to what extent different strategies of defining and incorporating quality of included studies affect the results of metaanalyses of diagnostic accuracy...
  10. pmc Systematic reviews of diagnostic test accuracy
    Mariska M G Leeflang
    Dutch Cochrane Centre and Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Intern Med 149:889-97. 2008
    ..Challenges that remain are the poor reporting of original diagnostic test accuracy studies and difficulties with the interpretation of the results of diagnostic test accuracy research...
  11. pmc Incorporating quality assessments of primary studies in the conclusions of diagnostic accuracy reviews: a cross-sectional study
    Eleanor A Ochodo
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Res Methodol 14:33. 2014
    ..We sought to identify to what extent the results of quality assessment of included studies are incorporated in the conclusions of diagnostic accuracy reviews...
  12. ncbi request reprint Applying Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development and Evaluation (GRADE) to diagnostic tests was challenging but doable
    Gowri Gopalakrishna
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, PO Box 22700, 1100 DE Amsterdam, The Netherlands Electronic address
    J Clin Epidemiol 67:760-8. 2014
    ..Its use in Cochrane diagnostic test accuracy reviews is new. We applied this approach to three Cochrane reviews with the aim of better understanding the application of the GRADE criteria to such reviews...
  13. ncbi request reprint Survey revealed a lack of clarity about recommended methods for meta-analysis of diagnostic accuracy data
    Eleanor A Ochodo
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands Electronic address
    J Clin Epidemiol 66:1281-8. 2013
    ..To collect reasons for selecting the methods for meta-analysis of diagnostic accuracy from authors of systematic reviews and improve guidance on recommended methods...
  14. ncbi request reprint Overinterpretation and misreporting of diagnostic accuracy studies: evidence of "spin"
    Eleanor A Ochodo
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Radiology 267:581-8. 2013
    ..To estimate the frequency of distorted presentation and overinterpretation of results in diagnostic accuracy studies...
  15. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic performance of narrowed spectrum endoscopy, autofluorescence imaging, and confocal laser endomicroscopy for optical diagnosis of colonic polyps: a meta-analysis
    Linda K Wanders
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands Translational Gastroenterology Unit, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford University, Oxford, UK
    Lancet Oncol 14:1337-47. 2013
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  16. pmc Guidelines for guideline developers: a systematic review of grading systems for medical tests
    Gowri Gopalakrishna
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Implement Sci 8:78. 2013
    ..We compared grading systems for medical tests on how they use evidence in guideline development...
  17. ncbi request reprint Bias in sensitivity and specificity caused by data-driven selection of optimal cutoff values: mechanisms, magnitude, and solutions
    Mariska M G Leeflang
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Chem 54:729-37. 2008
    ..We evaluated the magnitude of the bias in sensitivity and specificity associated with data-driven selection of cutoff values and examined potential solutions to reduce this bias...