Charalambos Sismanidis

Summary

Affiliation: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Restricted randomization of ZAMSTAR: a 2 x 2 factorial cluster randomized trial
    Charalambos Sismanidis
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Clin Trials 5:316-27. 2008
  2. pmc Risk factors for house-entry by malaria vectors in a rural town and satellite villages in The Gambia
    Matthew J Kirby
    School of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Durham University, Science Laboratories, South Road, Durham DH1 3LE, UK
    Malar J 7:2. 2008
  3. pmc Trends in the prevalence and management of diagnosed type 2 diabetes 1994-2001 in England and Wales
    Simon Lusignan
    Department of Community Health Sciences, St George s Hospital Medical School, London SW17 0RE, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 6:13. 2005
  4. pmc Prevalence of tuberculosis, HIV and respiratory symptoms in two Zambian communities: implications for tuberculosis control in the era of HIV
    Helen Ayles
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 4:e5602. 2009
  5. pmc ZAMSTAR, The Zambia South Africa TB and HIV Reduction Study: design of a 2 x 2 factorial community randomized trial
    Helen M Ayles
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK, ZAMBART Project, University of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia, Africa
    Trials 9:63. 2008
  6. pmc A pivotal registration phase III, multicenter, randomized tuberculosis controlled trial: design issues and lessons learnt from the Gatifloxacin for TB (OFLOTUB) project
    Corinne S C Merle
    Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, Tropical Epidemiological Group, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK
    Trials 13:61. 2012

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Publications6

  1. doi request reprint Restricted randomization of ZAMSTAR: a 2 x 2 factorial cluster randomized trial
    Charalambos Sismanidis
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Clin Trials 5:316-27. 2008
    ..Variance reduction that can be achieved through stratification and blocking is limited. Restricted randomization is an alternative approach that ensures balanced allocation...
  2. pmc Risk factors for house-entry by malaria vectors in a rural town and satellite villages in The Gambia
    Matthew J Kirby
    School of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Durham University, Science Laboratories, South Road, Durham DH1 3LE, UK
    Malar J 7:2. 2008
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  3. pmc Trends in the prevalence and management of diagnosed type 2 diabetes 1994-2001 in England and Wales
    Simon Lusignan
    Department of Community Health Sciences, St George s Hospital Medical School, London SW17 0RE, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 6:13. 2005
    ..This study aims to document trends in the prevalence, drug treatment and recording of measures related to the management of type 2 diabetes; and to assess whether recommended targets can be met...
  4. pmc Prevalence of tuberculosis, HIV and respiratory symptoms in two Zambian communities: implications for tuberculosis control in the era of HIV
    Helen Ayles
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 4:e5602. 2009
    ..Current tuberculosis control strategies in high HIV prevalent settings are therefore based on limited epidemiological evidence and more evidence is needed from community-based surveys to inform improved policy formulation...
  5. pmc ZAMSTAR, The Zambia South Africa TB and HIV Reduction Study: design of a 2 x 2 factorial community randomized trial
    Helen M Ayles
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK, ZAMBART Project, University of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia, Africa
    Trials 9:63. 2008
    ..This paper presents the design of a community randomised trial to evaluate the impact of two complex interventions on the prevalence of tuberculosis (TB) in high HIV prevalence settings in Zambia and South Africa...
  6. pmc A pivotal registration phase III, multicenter, randomized tuberculosis controlled trial: design issues and lessons learnt from the Gatifloxacin for TB (OFLOTUB) project
    Corinne S C Merle
    Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, Tropical Epidemiological Group, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK
    Trials 13:61. 2012
    ..re-infections in the definition of the outcome? What is the optimal length of patient follow-up? Is blinding appropriate when treatment duration in test arm is shorter? What are the appropriate assumptions for sample size calculation?..