Academic Abstracts 2004


Berry C, Norrie J, McMurray JJ. Is ximelagatran as effective as warfarin in reducing stroke and systemic embolism in AF? An imputed placebo analysis based on the SPORTIF trials [abstract]. Eur Heart J 2004;25(Suppl S):489.

Berry C, Hogg K, Stevenson K, Norrie J, McMurray D. Relationship between plasma C-reactive protein concentration on admission and long-term outcome in unselected hospitalized heart failure patients [abstract]. J Am Coll Cardiol 2004;43(5):229A.

Berry C, Norrie J, Hogg K. Nature and prognostic importance of anaemia in heart failure [abstract]. Eur Heart J 2004;25(Suppl S):497.

Berry C, Hogg K, Stevenson K, Brett M, Norrie J, McMurray J. Glomerular filtration rate (GFR) in heart failure (HF): Clinical predictors, relationship with serum creatinine, and prognostic importance [abstract]. Heart 2004;90(2):63.

Cook JA, Ramsay C, Fayers P. Statistical assessment of learning curve effects in a randomised controlled trial [abstract]. Clin Trials 2004;1(2):209.

Fielding S, Fayers P, McDonald A, McPherson G, Campbell MK, RECORD Study Group, [Avenell A], [Grant AM]. Quality of life data: what to do when it is missing [abstract]. Qual Life Res 2004;13(9):1520.

Grimshaw J, Thomas RE, Eccles M, MacLennan GS, Fraser C, Ramsay CR, Vale L. Guidelines can improve process and outcomes of healthcare [abstract]. J R Coll Physicians Edinb 2004;34:76-77.

McDonald A, McPherson G, Campbell MK, RECORD Study Group, [Avenell A], [Grant AM]. Could the appearance of postal questionnaires influence response?  Observations from the UK RECORD trials [abstract]. Clin Trials 2004;1(2):244.

McDonald A, Knight R, Campbell MK, Elbourne D, Cook JA, STEPS Study Group, [Entwistle VA], [Grant AM]. Strategies for Trials Enrolment and Participation Study (STEPS) [abstract]. Clin Trials 2004;1(2):251.

McPherson G, McDonald A, Campbell MK, RECORD Study Group, [Avenell A], [Grant AM]. Postal questionnaires - level of completion of the SF12 and EQ-5D observations from the UK RECORD trial [abstract]. Clin Trials 2004;1(2):236-237.

McPherson G, Campbell MK, Elbourne D. Current use of randomisation methods in clinical trials: a UK survey [abstract]. Clin Trials 2004;1(2):243.

Milne AC, Avenell A, Koretz RL. Does volitional nutritional support (VNS) improve clinical outcomes? A systematic review of randomised controlled trials [abstract]. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 2004;28(6):S17.

Mohanraj R, Norrie J, Stephen LJ. Mortality in patients with newly diagnosed epilepsy [abstract]. Epilepsia 2004;45(Suppl 7):364.

Nabi G, Yong SM, Janjua K, McPherson G, Grant A, N'Dow J. Early complications and need for re-operation following use of bowel in urinary tract reconstruction: is bladder replacement the new 'gold standard'? [abstract]. BJU Int 2004;983(S4):100-101.

Nabi G, Yong SM, McPherson G, Janjua K, Grant A, N'Dow J. Urinary tract infections following transportation of bowel segments into urinary tract: evidence from a systematic review [abstract]. BJU Int 2004;93(S4):102.

Nabi G, Yong SM, Ong E, Grant A, McPherson G, N'Dow J. A systematic review of urinary tract infections following transposition of bowel segments into urinary tract [abstract]. J Urol 2004;171(S4):24.

Nabi G, Wong S, Yong SM, Eng O, McPherson G, N'Dow J. Is bowel dysfunction a major problem after transposition of intestinal segments into the urinary tract? [abstract]. BJU Int 2004;93(S4):101.

Osman I, MacKenzie F, Norrie J, Greer IA, Norman JE. The "PRIM" study - A randomised comparison of prostaglandin with isosorbide mononitrate for pre-induction cervical ripening at term [abstract]. Journal of the Society for Gynecological Investigation 2004;11(2):285.

Osman I, Norman J, Norrie J. The PRIM Study [abstract]. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2004;191(6 Suppl S):659.

Poobalan A, Aucott L, Smith WC, Avenell A, Jung R, Broom J, Grant A. The short term benefits of weight reduction on blood pressure are not sustained: evidence from studies with long-term follow up [abstract]. Int J Obes 2004;28(Suppl 1):S73.

Rabindranath KS, Strippoli GFM, Daly C, Roderick P, Wallace S, MacLeod A. A systematic review of extracorporeal renal replacement therapy (RRT) techniques for end-stage renal disease (ESRD) [abstract]. Blood Purif 2004;22:386.

Rabindranath KS, Strippoli GFM, Daly C, Roderick P, Wallace S, MacLeod A. No differences in clinical outcomes among techniques of extracorporeal renal replacement therapy (RRT) for ESRD: the first systematic literature review [abstract]. J Am Soc Nephrol 2004;15:635A.

Stephen A, MAVIS Trial Group, [Avenell A], [Milne A.C]. Baseline results for cognitive function in relation to nutrition risk of community-living older people from the Mineral and Vitamin Intervention Study trial [abstract]. Proc Nutr Soc 2004;63(OCA):44A.

Stephen LJ, Mohanraj R, Norrie J, Brodie MJ. Mortality in people with eplilepsy [abstract]. Epilepsia 2004;45(3):64-65.

Walker AE, Johnston M, Bonetti D, Grimshaw J, Eccles MP, Steen IN, Pitts N, Shirran E. Addressing the intention-behaviour gap in evidence based healthcare practice: a case for 'action theories' [abstract]. Proc Br Psychol Soc 2004;12(1):26.

Yong SM, Nabi G, Ong E, McPherson G, Grant A, N'Dow J. Systematic review of surgery for urinary diversion, bladder reconstruction or replacement: quality assessment of literature [abstract]. J Urol 2004;171(S4):41.

Yong SM, Nabi G, Ong E, McPherson G, Grant A, N'Dow J. Orthopaedic bladder replacement or urinary diversion - is the quality of evidence good enough? [abstract]. BJU Int 2004;93(S4):100.