M Egger

Summary

Affiliation: University of Bristol
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Bias in meta-analysis detected by a simple, graphical test
    M Egger
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol
    BMJ 315:629-34. 1997
  2. ncbi request reprint Value of flow diagrams in reports of randomized controlled trials
    M Egger
    Medical Research Council Health Services Research Collaboration, Department of Social Medicine, Canynge Hall, Whiteladies Road, Bristol BS8 2PR, England
    JAMA 285:1996-9. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Promotion of condom use in a high-risk setting in Nicaragua: a randomised controlled trial
    M Egger
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, UK
    Lancet 355:2101-5. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint Triglyceride as a risk factor for ischaemic heart disease in British men: effect of adjusting for measurement error
    M Egger
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, UK
    Atherosclerosis 143:275-84. 1999
  5. ncbi request reprint [Under the meta-scope: possibilities and limits of meta-analyses]
    M Egger
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol
    Schweiz Med Wochenschr 128:1893-901. 1998
  6. pmc Screening for chlamydial infections and the risk of ectopic pregnancy in a county in Sweden: ecological analysis
    M Egger
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 2PR
    BMJ 316:1776-80. 1998
  7. ncbi request reprint Uses and abuses of meta-analysis
    M Egger
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol
    Clin Med 1:478-84. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Epidemiological, social, diagnostic and economic evaluation of population screening for genital chlamydial infection
    N Low
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Bristol, UK
    Health Technol Assess 11:iii-iv, ix-xii, 1-165. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint HAART and the heart: changes in coronary risk factors and implications for coronary risk in men starting antiretroviral therapy
    J A C Sterne
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    J Intern Med 261:255-67. 2007
  10. pmc Reporting on quality of life in randomised controlled trials: bibliographic study
    C Sanders
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, Bristol BS8 2PR
    BMJ 317:1191-4. 1998

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. pmc Bias in meta-analysis detected by a simple, graphical test
    M Egger
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol
    BMJ 315:629-34. 1997
    ..We examined whether a simple test of asymmetry of funnel plots predicts discordance of results when meta-analyses are compared to large trials, and we assessed the prevalence of bias in published meta-analyses...
  2. ncbi request reprint Value of flow diagrams in reports of randomized controlled trials
    M Egger
    Medical Research Council Health Services Research Collaboration, Department of Social Medicine, Canynge Hall, Whiteladies Road, Bristol BS8 2PR, England
    JAMA 285:1996-9. 2001
    ..Diagrams of the flow of participants through a clinical trial are recommended in the Consolidated Standards for Reporting of Trials (CONSORT) statement, but it is unclear whether such flow diagrams improve the quality of trial reports...
  3. ncbi request reprint Promotion of condom use in a high-risk setting in Nicaragua: a randomised controlled trial
    M Egger
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, UK
    Lancet 355:2101-5. 2000
    ..In Latin America, motels rent rooms for commercial and non-commercial sex. We investigated the impact of providing health-education material and condoms on condom use in Managua, Nicaragua...
  4. ncbi request reprint Triglyceride as a risk factor for ischaemic heart disease in British men: effect of adjusting for measurement error
    M Egger
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, UK
    Atherosclerosis 143:275-84. 1999
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint [Under the meta-scope: possibilities and limits of meta-analyses]
    M Egger
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol
    Schweiz Med Wochenschr 128:1893-901. 1998
    ..It requires consideration of both quantitative and qualitative approaches to decision-making. Emphatic integration of these approaches characterizes the experienced, scientifically and socially competent physician...
  6. pmc Screening for chlamydial infections and the risk of ectopic pregnancy in a county in Sweden: ecological analysis
    M Egger
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 2PR
    BMJ 316:1776-80. 1998
    ..To analyse trends in rates of genital chlamydial infection and ectopic pregnancy between 1985 and 1995 in a county in Sweden...
  7. ncbi request reprint Uses and abuses of meta-analysis
    M Egger
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol
    Clin Med 1:478-84. 2001
    ..We argue that meta-analysis should be performed only within the framework of systematic reviews--that is, reviews prepared using a systematic approach to minimise bias and address the combinability of studies...
  8. ncbi request reprint Epidemiological, social, diagnostic and economic evaluation of population screening for genital chlamydial infection
    N Low
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Bristol, UK
    Health Technol Assess 11:iii-iv, ix-xii, 1-165. 2007
    ..To investigate epidemiological, social, diagnostic and economic aspects of chlamydia screening in non-genitourinary medicine settings...
  9. ncbi request reprint HAART and the heart: changes in coronary risk factors and implications for coronary risk in men starting antiretroviral therapy
    J A C Sterne
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    J Intern Med 261:255-67. 2007
    ..To estimate changes in coronary risk factors and their implications for coronary heart disease (CHD) rates in men starting highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART)...
  10. pmc Reporting on quality of life in randomised controlled trials: bibliographic study
    C Sanders
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, Bristol BS8 2PR
    BMJ 317:1191-4. 1998
    ..To examine the frequency and quality of reporting on quality of life in randomised controlled trials...
  11. ncbi request reprint The causes and effects of socio-demographic exclusions from clinical trials
    C Bartlett
    Medical Research Council Health Services Research Collaboration, Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, UK
    Health Technol Assess 9:iii-iv, ix-x, 1-152. 2005
    ..To investigate the exclusion from trials of women, older people and minority ethnic groups, focusing on two drug exemplars, statins and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)...
  12. pmc CD4(+) T cell count decreases by ethnicity among untreated patients with HIV infection in South Africa and Switzerland
    Margaret May
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, United Kingdom
    J Infect Dis 200:1729-35. 2009
    ..We analyzed CD4(+) cell count decreases in the Cape Town AIDS Cohort and the Swiss HIV Cohort Study...
  13. ncbi request reprint Funnel plots for detecting bias in meta-analysis: guidelines on choice of axis
    J A Sterne
    MRC Health Services Research Collaboration, Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, Whiteladies Road, BS8 2PR, Bristol, UK
    J Clin Epidemiol 54:1046-55. 2001
    ..We conclude that funnel plots of meta-analyses should generally use standard error as the measure of study size and ratio measures of treatment effect...
  14. pmc The chlamydia screening studies: rationale and design
    N Low
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, Whiteladies Road, Bristol BS8 2PR, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 80:342-8. 2004
    ..Screening has been recommended to reduce the prevalence and morbidity associated with genital chlamydia infection in the United Kingdom...
  15. ncbi request reprint Subgroup analyses in randomised controlled trials: quantifying the risks of false-positives and false-negatives
    S T Brookes
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, UK
    Health Technol Assess 5:1-56. 2001
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Do all men attending departments of genitourinary medicine need to be screened for non-gonococcal urethritis?
    P J Horner
    Genitourinary Medicine Section formerly incorporating the MRC Sexually Transmitted Diseases Research Group, Department of Medicine Division A, Imperial College School of Medicine, St Mary s Hospital, W2 1NY Paddington, London
    Int J STD AIDS 13:667-73. 2002
    ....
  17. doi request reprint [The Strengthening the Reporting of Observational Studies in Epidemiology (STROBE) statement: guidelines for reporting of observational studies]
    E von Elm
    Institut for Sozial und Präventivmedizin ISPM, Universitat Bern
    Internist (Berl) 49:688-93. 2008
    ..We hope that the STROBE Statement will contribute to improving the quality of reporting of observational studies...
  18. ncbi request reprint Role of Mycoplasma genitalium and Ureaplasma urealyticum in acute and chronic nongonococcal urethritis
    P Horner
    Genitourinary Medicine Section, Department of Medicine, Imperial College of Medicine, St. Mary's Hospital, Paddington, London, United Kingdom
    Clin Infect Dis 32:995-1003. 2001
    ..014). Ureaplasmas or M. genitalium were associated with both chronic NGU, which was defined as urethritis that occurred 30-92 days after the commencement of treatment (P=.028), and chronic NGU with symptoms or signs (P=.005)...
  19. pmc Incidence of severe reproductive tract complications associated with diagnosed genital chlamydial infection: the Uppsala Women's Cohort Study
    N Low
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Finkenhubelweg 11, Bern, CH 3012, Switzerland
    Sex Transm Infect 82:212-8. 2006
    ..To estimate the cumulative incidence of severe complications associated with genital chlamydia infection in the general female population...
  20. pmc Efficacy of drug eluting stents in patients with and without diabetes mellitus: indirect comparison of controlled trials
    C Stettler
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Heart 92:650-7. 2006
    ..To examine whether polymer based coronary stents eluting sirolimus or paclitaxel are equally effective in patients with and without diabetes...
  21. ncbi request reprint HIV and male circumcision--a systematic review with assessment of the quality of studies
    N Siegfried
    South African Cochrane Centre, Medical Research Council, South Africa
    Lancet Infect Dis 5:165-73. 2005
    ..Although most studies show an association between male circumcision and prevention of HIV, these results may be limited by confounding, which is unlikely to be adjusted for...
  22. pmc Mechanisms of improved survival from intensive followup in colorectal cancer: a hypothesis
    A G Renehan
    Department of Surgery, Christie Hospital NHS Trust, Wilmslow Road, Manchester M20 4BX, UK
    Br J Cancer 92:430-3. 2005
    ....
  23. pmc The correct approach to modelling and evaluating chlamydia screening
    T Roberts
    Sex Transm Infect 80:324-5. 2004