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An investigation of the impact of using different methods for network meta-analysis: a protocol for an empirical evaluation

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Systematic Reviews20176:119

Received: 26 April 2017

Accepted: 6 June 2017

Published: 24 June 2017

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Original Submission
26 Apr 2017 Submitted Original manuscript
12 May 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Alejandro Gonzalez
13 May 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Long Ge
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
6 Jun 2017 Editorially accepted
24 Jun 2017 Article published 10.1186/s13643-017-0511-x

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Authors’ Affiliations

School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (ISPM), University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
MRC Biostatistics Unit, Cambridge, UK
MRC Clinical Trials Unit at UCL, London, UK
Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, Canada