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Table 2 List of 203 included studies

From: Recommendations for reporting of systematic reviews and meta-analyses of diagnostic test accuracy: a systematic review

1. A. Hoyer, O. Kuss. Meta-analysis of diagnostic tests accounting for disease prevalence: a new model using trivariate copulas. Statistics in medicine. 2015///. 34:1912
2. A.D. Kester, F. Buntinx. Meta-analysis of ROC curves. Medical Decision Making. 2000///. 20:430
3. A.H. Zwinderman, P.M. Bossuyt. We should not pool diagnostic likelihood ratios in systematic reviews. Statistics in medicine. 2008///. 27:687
4. A.K. Nikoloulopoulos. A mixed effect model for bivariate meta-analysis of diagnostic test accuracy studies using a copula representation of the random effects distribution. Statistics in medicine. 2015///. 34:3842
5. A.N.A. Tostesen, C.B. Begg. A general regression methodology for ROC curve estimation. Medical Decision Making. 1988///. 8:204
6. A.S. Midgette, T.A. Stukel, B. Littenberg. A meta-analytic method for summarizing diagnostic test performance: receiver-operating characteristic summary point estimates. Medical Decision Making. 1993///. 13:253
7. A.S. Rosman, M.A. Korsten. Application of summary receiver operating characteristic (sROC) analysis to diagnostic clinical testing. Advances in medical sciences. 2007///. 52:76
8. Alvaro Najib Atallah, Andrea Puchnick, Daniel Wu, David Carlos Shigueoka, Gianni Mara Silva dos Santos, Hernani Pinto de Jr. Lemos, Jose Eduardo Mourao, Wagner Iared. Remarks about systematic reviews of diagnostic tests. Sao Paulo medical journal = Revista paulista de medicina. 2012///. 130:279
9. Athina Tatsioni, Deborah A. Zarin, Naomi Aronson, David J. Samson, Carole R. Flamm, Christopher Schmid, Joseph Lau. Challenges in systematic reviews of diagnostic technologies. Annals of internal medicine. 2005///. 142:1048
10. B. Littenberg, L.E. Moses. Estimating diagnostic accuracy from multiple conflicting reports: a new meta-analytic method. Medical decision making: an international journal of the Society for Medical Decision Making. 1993///. 13:313
11. B. Opmeer, J. Reitsma, K. Broeze, B.W. Mol. The relation between heterogeneity in diagnostic accuracy, prevalence and patient characteristics: an illustration with individual patient data meta-analysis. Oral presentation at the 17th Cochrane Colloquium; 2009 Oct 11-14, Singapore [abstract]. #journal#. 2009///. Suppl:11
12. B.D. Thombs, E. Arthurs, G. El-Baalbaki, A. Meijer, R.C. Ziegelstein, R.J. Steele. Risk of bias from inclusion of patients who already have diagnosis of or are undergoing treatment for depression in diagnostic accuracy studies of screening tools for depression: systematic review. BMJ (Online). 2011///. 343:no
13. Behrouz Kassai, Sandrine Sonie, Nirav R. Shah, Jean Pierre Boissel. Literature search parameters marginally improved the pooled estimate accuracy for ultrasound in detecting deep venous thrombosis. Journal of clinical epidemiology. 2006///. 59:710
14. Ben A. Dwamena. Evidence-based radiology: step 3—diagnostic systematic review and meta-analysis (critical appraisal). Seminars in roentgenology. 2009///. 44:170
15. Bhurke S. Parekh, C.S. Kwok, C. Pang, L. Hooper, Y.K. Loke, J.J. Ryder, A.J. Sutton, C.B. Hing, I. Harvey, F. Song. Uptake of methods to deal with publication bias in systematic reviews has increased over time, but there is still much scope for improvement. Journal of clinical epidemiology. 2011///. 64:349
16. Brian H. Willis, Christopher J. Hyde. Estimating a test’s accuracy using tailored meta-analysis-how setting-specific data may aid study selection. Journal of clinical epidemiology. 2014///. 67:538
17. Brian H. Willis, Christopher J. Hyde. What is the test’s accuracy in my practice population? Tailored meta-analysis provides a plausible estimate. Journal of clinical epidemiology. 2015///. 68:847
18. Brian H. Willis, Muireann Quigley. The assessment of the quality of reporting of meta-analyses in diagnostic research: a systematic review. BMC medical research methodology. 2011///. 11:163
19. Brian H. Willis, Muireann Quigley. Uptake of newer methodological developments and the deployment of meta-analysis in diagnostic test research: a systematic review. BMC medical research methodology. 2011///. 11:27
20. Byron C. Wallace, Christopher H. Schmid, Joseph Lau, Thomas A. Trikalinos. Meta-analyst: software for meta-analysis of binary, continuous and diagnostic data. BMC medical research methodology. 2009///. 9:80
21. C. Davenport, C. Hyde. To what extent is the clinical context considered in diagnostic test accuracy reviews?: a methodological review. Oral presentation at the 19th Cochrane Colloquium; 2011 Oct 19-22; Madrid, Spain [abstract]. #journal#. 2011///. Suppl:9
22. C. Schmid, M. Chung, A. Tatsioni, L.L. Price, J. Lau. Evaluating heterogeneity in studies of diagnostic test accuracy [abstract]. #journal#. 2006///. #volume#:58
23. C. Schmid, M. Chung, P. Chew, J. Lau. Survey of diagnostic test meta-analyses [abstract]. #journal#. 2004///. #volume#:50
24. C.B. Begg. Meta-analysis methods for diagnostic accuracy. Journal of clinical epidemiology. 2008///. 61:1081
25. C.M. Jones, T. Athanasiou. Diagnostic accuracy meta-analysis: review of an important tool in radiological research and decision making. The British journal of radiology. 2009///. 82:441
26. C.M. Rutter, C.A. Gatsonis. A hierarchical regression approach to meta-analysis of diagnostic test accuracy evaluations. Statistics in medicine. 2001///. 20:2865
27. Christiana A. Naaktgeboren, Wynanda A. van Enst, Eleanor A. Ochodo, Joris A.H. de Groot, Lotty Hooft, Mariska M. Leeflang, Patrick M. Bossuyt, Karel G.M. Moons, Johannes B. Reitsma. Systematic overview finds variation in approaches to investigating and reporting on sources of heterogeneity in systematic reviews of diagnostic studies. Journal of clinical epidemiology. 2014///. 67:1200
28. Colin B. Begg. Systematic reviews of diagnostic accuracy studies require study by study examination: first for heterogeneity, and then for sources of heterogeneity. Journal of clinical epidemiology. 2005///. 58:865
29. Constantine Gatsonis, Prashni Paliwal. Meta-analysis of diagnostic and screening test accuracy evaluations: methodologic primer. AJR.American journal of roentgenology. 2006///. 187:271
30. D. Bohning, W. Bohning, H. Holling. Revisiting Youden’s index as a useful measure of the misclassification error in meta-analysis of diagnostic studies. Statistical methods in medical research. 2008///. 17:543
31. D. Stengel, K. Bauwens, J. Sehouli, A. Ekkernkamp, F. Porzsolt. A likelihood ratio approach to meta-analysis of diagnostic studies. Journal of medical screening. 2003///. 10:47
32. D.L. Simel, P.M. Bossuyt. Differences between univariate and bivariate models for summarizing diagnostic accuracy may not be large. Journal of clinical epidemiology. 2009///. 62:1292
33. D.S. MacDonald-Jankowski, M.F. Dozier. Systematic review in diagnostic radiology. Dento maxillo facial radiology. 2001///. 30:78
34. Danielle B. Rice, Ian Shrier, Lorie A. Kloda, Andrea Benedetti, Brett D. Thombs. Methodological quality of meta-analyses of the diagnostic accuracy of depression screening tools. Journal of psychosomatic research. 2016///. 84:84
35. Danlu Liu, Jiaxin Jin, Jinhui Tian, Kehu Yang. Quality assessment and factor analysis of systematic reviews and meta-analyses of endoscopic ultrasound diagnosis. PloS one. 2015///. 10:e0120911
36. Deville, L.M. Bouter, P.D. Bezemer, N. Yzermans, van der-Windt DAWM. Heterogeneity in systematic reviews of diagnostic studies [abstract]. #journal#. 1999///. #volume#:#pages#
37. E.C. Vamvakas. Meta-analyses of studies of the diagnostic accuracy of laboratory tests: a review of the concepts and methods. Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine. 1998///. 122:675
38. Eleanor A. Ochodo, Johannes B. Reitsma, Patrick M. Bossuyt, Mariska M.G. Leeflang. Survey revealed a lack of clarity about recommended methods for meta-analysis of diagnostic accuracy data. Journal of clinical epidemiology. 2013///. 66:1281
39. Eleanor A. Ochodo, Wynanda A. van Enst, Christiana A. Naaktgeboren, Joris A.H. de Groot, Lotty Hooft, Karel G.M. Moons, Johannes B. Reitsma, Patrick M. Bossuyt, Mariska M.G. Leeflang. Incorporating quality assessments of primary studies in the conclusions of diagnostic accuracy reviews: a cross-sectional study. BMC medical research methodology. 2014///. 14:33
40. Elodie Pambrun, Vincent Bouteloup, Rodolphe Thiebaut, Julien Asselineau, Victor de Ledinghen, Paul Perez, Steering Committee of the Transient Elastography Individual Patient Data meta-analysis Study (TE IPD Study). On the validity of meta-analyses: exhaustivity must be warranted, exclusion of duplicate patients too. Journal of clinical epidemiology. 2010///. 63:342
41. Erich P. Huang, Xiao Feng Wang, Kingshuk Roy Choudhury, Lisa M. McShane, Mithat Gonen, Jingjing Ye, Andrew J. Buckler, Paul E. Kinahan, Anthony P. Reeves, Edward F. Jackson, Alexander R. Guimaraes, Gudrun Zahlmann, Meta-Analysis Working Group. Meta-analysis of the technical performance of an imaging procedure: guidelines and statistical methodology. Statistical methods in medical research. 2015///. 24:141
42. F. Grossenbacher, M. Battaglia, A. Duss, D. Pewsner, H. Bucher, M. Egger. Searching for diagnostic text evaluations: the importance of specialist journals and databases. #journal#. 2002///. #volume#:#pages#
43. F.M. Chappell, G.M. Raab, J.M. Wardlaw. When are summary ROC curves appropriate for diagnostic meta-analyses? Statistics in medicine. 2009///. 28:2653
44. Francesco Sardanelli, Humayun Bashir, Dominik Berzaczy, Guglielmo Cannella, Ansgar Espeland, Nicola Flor, Thomas Helbich, Myriam Hunink, Dermot E. Malone, Ritse Mann, Claudia Muzzupappa, Lars J. Petersen, Katrine Riklund, Luca M. Sconfienza, Zbigniew Serafin, Sandra Spronk, Jaap Stoker, Edwin J.R. van Beek, Dierk Vorwerk, Giovanni Di Leo. The role of imaging specialists as authors of systematic reviews on diagnostic and interventional imaging and its impact on scientific quality: report from the EuroAIM Evidence-based Radiology Working Group. Radiology. 2014///. 272:533
45. Fujian Song, Khalid S. Khan, Jacqueline Dinnes, Alex J. Sutton. Asymmetric funnel plots and publication bias in meta-analyses of diagnostic accuracy. International journal of epidemiology. 2002///. 31:88
46. G. Ritchie, J. Glanville, C. Lefebvre. Do published search filters to identify diagnostic test accuracy studies perform adequately? Health information and libraries journal. 2007///. 24:188
47. Gary H. Lyman, Benjamin Djulbegovic. The challenge of systematic reviews of diagnostic and staging studies in cancer. Cancer treatment reviews. 2005///. 31:628
48. Geert Jan Geersing, Walter Bouwmeester, Peter Zuithoff, Rene Spijker, Mariska Leeflang, Karel G.M. Moons, Karel Moons. Search filters for finding prognostic and diagnostic prediction studies in Medline to enhance systematic reviews. PloS one. 2012///. 7:e32844
49. Georg M. Schuetz, Peter Schlattmann, Marc Dewey. Use of 3 × 2 tables with an intention to diagnose approach to assess clinical performance of diagnostic tests: meta-analytical evaluation of coronary CT angiography studies. BMJ (Clinical research ed.). 2012///. 345:e6717
50. Gerald W. Smetana, Craig A. Umscheid, Stephanie Chang, David B. Matchar. Methods guide for authors of systematic reviews of medical tests: a collaboration between the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and the Journal of General Internal Medicine. Journal of general internal medicine. 2012///. 27 Suppl 1:S1
51. Gerta Rucker, Martin Schumacher. Summary ROC curve based on a weighted Youden index for selecting an optimal cutpoint in meta-analysis of diagnostic accuracy. Statistics in medicine. 2010///. 29:3069
52. H. Chu, L. Nie, S.R. Cole, C. Poole. Meta-analysis of diagnostic accuracy studies accounting for disease prevalence: alternative parameterizations and model selection. Statistics in medicine. 2009///. 28:2384
53. H. Chu, S.R. Cole. Bivariate meta-analysis of sensitivity and specificity with sparse data: a generalized linear mixed model approach. Journal of clinical epidemiology. 2006///. 59:1331
54. H. Putter, M. Fiocco, T. Stijnen. Meta-analysis of diagnostic test accuracy studies with multiple thresholds using survival methods. Biometrical journal.Biometrische Zeitschrift. 2010///. 52:95
55. H.C. de Vet, T. van der Weijden, J.W. Muris, J. Heyrman, F. Buntinx, J.A. Knottnerus. Systematic reviews of diagnostic research. Considerations about assessment and incorporation of methodological quality. European journal of epidemiology. 2001///. 17:301
56. H.C. Vet, T. Weijden, J.W. Muris, J. Heyrman, F. Buntinx, J.A. Knottnerus. Systematic reviews of diagnostic research considerations about assessment and incorporation of methodological quality. European journal of epidemiology. 2001///. 17:301
57. Haitao Chu, Hongfei Guo, Yijie Zhou. Bivariate random effects meta-analysis of diagnostic studies using generalized linear mixed models. Medical decision making: an international journal of the Society for Medical Decision Making. 2010///. 30:499
58. Haitao Chu, Hongfei Guo. A unification of models for meta-analysis of diagnostic accuracy studies. Biostatistics (Oxford, England). 2009///. 10:201
59. Honest Honest, Khalid S. Khan. Reporting of measures of accuracy in systematic reviews of diagnostic literature. BMC health services research. 2002///. 2:4
60. I. Nicolau, D. Ling, L. Tian, C. Lienhardt, M. Pai. Quality and reporting of tuberculosis systematic reviews: Evaluation using amstar and prisma standard. American journal of epidemiology. 2011///. 173:S317
61. Issa J. Dahabreh, Mei Chung, Georgios D. Kitsios, Teruhiko Terasawa, Gowri Raman, Athina Tatsioni, Annette Tobar, Joseph Lau, Thomas A. Trikalinos, Christopher H. Schmid. Survey of the methods and reporting practices in published meta-analyses of test performance: 1987 to 2009. Research synthesis methods. 2013///. 4:242
62. J. Boissel, M. Cucherat. The meta-analysis of diagnostic test studies. European radiology. 1998///. 8:484
63. J. Burch, M. Westwood, Weiser K. Soares. Should data from case-controlled studies be included in systematic reviews alongside diagnostic cohort studies? [abstract]. #journal#. 2006///. #volume#:86
64. J. Cnossen, B.W. Mol, J. Post, Riet G. Ter. Is it necessary to perform full text papers selection by two independent reviewers in systematic reviews on diagnostic accuracy? [abstract]. #journal#. 2004///. #volume#:117
65. J. Deeks, A. Rutjes, J. Reitsma, M. Leeflang, P. Bossuyt. Statistical methods for investigating heterogeneity related to methodological quality in meta-analyses of studies of diagnostic accuracy [abstract]. #journal#. 2005///. #volume#:47
66. J. Deeks, P. Macaskill, L. Irwig. By how much does publication bias affect the results of systematic reviews of diagnostic test accuracy? [abstract]. #journal#. 2004///. #volume#:48
67. J. Deeks, P. Macaskill, L. Irwig. Detecting publication bias in systematic reviews of diagnostic test accuracy [abstract]. #journal#. 2004///. #volume#:47
68. J. Dinnes, J. Deeks, J. Kirby, P. Roderick. A methodological review of how heterogeneity has been examined in systematic reviews of diagnostic test accuracy. Health technology assessment (Winchester, England). 2005///. 9:1
69. J. Doust, S. Sanders, P. Glasziou, E. Pietrzak. Identifying studies for systematic reviews of diagnostic tests [abstract]. #journal#. 2003///. #volume#:63
70. J. Dubourg, M. Berhouma, M. Cotton, M. Messerer. Meta-analysis of diagnostic test accuracy in neurosurgical practice. Neurosurgical focus. 2012///. 33:E5
71. J. Glanville, G. Ritchie, C. Lefebvre. How well do published search filters perform in finding diagnostic test accuracy studies? [abstract]. #journal#. 2008///. #volume#:18
72. J. Glanville, P. Whiting, J. Sterne, M. Westwood, M. Burke. Which databases should we search to identify diagnostic test accuracy studies? [abstract]. #journal#. 2007///. #volume#:294
73. J. Menke. Bivariate random-effects meta-analysis of sensitivity and specificity with SAS PROC GLIMMIX. Methods of information in medicine. 2010///. 49:54
74. J. Menten, M. Boelaert, E. Lesaffre. Bayesian meta-analysis of diagnostic tests allowing for imperfect reference standards. Statistics in medicine. 2013///. 32:5398
75. J.A. Doust, E. Pietrzak, S. Sanders, P.P. Glasziou. Identifying studies for systematic reviews of diagnostic tests was difficult due to the poor sensitivity and precision of methodologic filters and the lack of information in the abstract. Journal of clinical epidemiology. 2005///. 58:444
76. J.J. Deeks. Review on evidence-based cancer medicine—using evaluations of diagnostic tests: understanding their limitations and making the most of available evidence. Annals of Oncology. 1999///. 10:761
77. J.J. Deeks. Systematic reviews in health care: Systematic reviews of evaluations of diagnostic and screening tests. British Medical Journal. 2001///. 323:157
78. J.J. Deeks. Systematic reviews of evaluations of diagnostic and screening tests. #journal#. 2001///. #volume#:248
79. J.M. Glanville, M. Cikalo, F. Crawford, M. Dozier, P. Lowson. Handsearching for reports of diagnostic test accuracy studies: adding to the evidence base. Oral presentation at the Joint Cochrane and Campbell Colloquium; 2010 Oct 18-22; Keystone, Colorado, USA [abstract]. #journal#. 2010///. Suppl:48
80. James Hurley. Meta-analysis of clinical studies of diagnostic tests: developments in how the receiver operating characteristic “works”. Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine. 2011///. 135:1585
81. Jared M. Campbell, Miloslav Klugar, Sandrine Ding, Dennis P. Carmody, Sasja J. Hakonsen, Yuri T. Jadotte, Sarahlouise White, Zachary Munn. Diagnostic test accuracy: methods for systematic review and meta-analysis. International journal of evidence-based healthcare. 2015///. 13:154
82. Javier Zamora, Victor Abraira, Alfonso Muriel, Khalid Khan, Arri Coomarasamy. Meta-DiSc: a software for meta-analysis of test accuracy data. BMC medical research methodology. 2006///. 6:31
83. Jennifer Harbor, Cynthia Fraser, Carol Lefebvre, Julie Glanville, Sophie Beale, Charles Boachie, Steven Duffy, Rachael McCool, Lynne Smith. Reporting methodological search filter performance comparisons: a literature review. Health information and libraries journal. 2014///. 31:176
84. Jeroen G. Lijmer, Patrick M.M. Bossuyt, Siem H. Heisterkamp. Exploring sources of heterogeneity in systematic reviews of diagnostic tests. Statistics in medicine. 2002///. 21:1525
85. Jian Kang, Rollin Brant, William A. Ghali. Statistical methods for the meta-analysis of diagnostic tests must take into account the use of surrogate standards. Journal of clinical epidemiology. 2013///. 66:566
86. Johannes B. Reitsma, Afina S. Glas, Anne W.S. Rutjes, Rob J.P.M. Scholten, Patrick M. Bossuyt, Aeilko H. Zwinderman. Bivariate analysis of sensitivity and specificity produces informative summary measures in diagnostic reviews. Journal of clinical epidemiology. 2005///. 58:982
87. Johannes B. Reitsma, Karel G.M. Moons, Patrick M.M. Bossuyt, Kristian Linnet. Systematic reviews of studies quantifying the accuracy of diagnostic tests and markers. Clinical chemistry. 2012///. 58:1534
88. Jonathan J. Deeks, Petra Macaskill, Les Irwig. The performance of tests of publication bias and other sample size effects in systematic reviews of diagnostic test accuracy was assessed. Journal of clinical epidemiology. 2005///. 58:882
89. Joris Menten, Emmanuel Lesaffre. A general framework for comparative Bayesian meta-analysis of diagnostic studies. BMC medical research methodology. 2015///. 15:70
90. Juneyoung Lee, Kyung Won Kim, Sang Hyun Choi, Jimi Huh, Seong Ho Park. Systematic review and meta-analysis of studies Evaluating diagnostic test accuracy: a practical review for clinical researchers-part II. Statistical Methods of Meta-Analysis. Korean journal of radiology. 2015///. 16:1188
91. K. Bauwens, A. Ekkernkamp, D. Stengel. QUADAS: early experience with a new methodological scoring tool for diagnostic meta-analyses [abstract]. #journal#. 2005///. #volume#:74
92. K. Russell, N. Hooton, S. Blitz, C. Spooner, J. Beach, B. Rowe. Should sensitivities derived from 2 × 1 tables be included in diagnostic systematic reviews: a review of systematic reviews [abstract]. #journal#. 2005///. #volume#:125
93. K.E. Hartmann, D.B. Matchar, S. Chang. Chapter 6: Assessing applicability of medical test studies in systematic reviews. Journal of general internal medicine. 2012///. 27:S39
94. K.S. Khan, J. Dinnes, J. Kleijnen. Systematic reviews to evaluate diagnostic tests. European Journal of Obstetrics Gynecology and Reproductive Biology. 2001///. 95:6
95. K.S. Khan, L.M. Bachmann, Riet G. Ter. Systematic reviews with individual patient data meta-analysis to evaluate diagnostic tests. European Journal of Obstetrics Gynecology and Reproductive Biology. 2003///. 108:121
96. Khalid S. Khan. Systematic reviews of diagnostic tests: a guide to methods and application. Best practice & research.Clinical obstetrics & gynecology. 2005///. 19:37
97. L. Chong, R. Sun. Methodological developments and statistic software used in diagnostic systematic reviews in China. Poster presentation at the 19th Cochrane Colloquium; 2011 Oct 19-22; Madrid, Spain [abstract]. #journal#. 2011///. Suppl:144
98. L. Irwig, A.N. Tosteson, C. Gatsonis, J. Lau, G. Colditz, T.C. Chalmers, F. Mosteller. Guidelines for meta-analyses evaluating diagnostic tests. Annals of internal medicine. 1994///. 120:667
99. L. Irwig, P. Macaskill, P. Glasziou, M. Fahey. Meta-analytic methods for diagnostic test accuracy. Journal of clinical epidemiology. 1995///. 48:119
100. L. Manchikanti, R. Derby, L. Wolfer, V. Singh, S. Datta, J.A. Hirsch. Evidence-based medicine, systematic reviews, and guidelines in interventional pain management: part 7: systematic reviews and meta-analyses of diagnostic accuracy studies. Pain physician. 2009///. 12:929
101. L.E. Moses, D. Shapiro, B. Littenberg. Combining independent studies of a diagnostic test into a summary ROC curve: data-analytic approaches and some additional considerations. Statistics in medicine. 1993///. 12:1293
102. L.M. Bachmann, P. Estermann, C. Kronenberg, Riet G. Ter. Identifying diagnostic accuracy studies in EMBASE. #journal#. 2003///. 91:341
103. L.M. Bachmann, R. Coray, P. Estermann, Riet G. Ter. Identifying diagnostic studies in MEDLINE: reducing the number needed to read. #journal#. 2002///. 9:653
104. Long Ge, Jian Cheng Wang, Jin Long Li, Li Liang, Ni An, Xin Tong Shi, Yin Chun Liu, Jin Hui Tian. The assessment of the quality of reporting of systematic reviews/meta-analyses in diagnostic tests published by authors in China. PloS one. 2014///. 9:e85908
105. Louise Preston, Christopher Carroll, Paolo Gardois, Suzy Paisley, Eva Kaltenthaler. Improving search efficiency for systematic reviews of diagnostic test accuracy: an exploratory study to assess the viability of limiting to MEDLINE, EMBASE and reference checking. Systematic reviews. 2015///. 4:82
106. Lucy A. Parker, Noemi Gomez Saez, Miquel Porta, Ildefonso Hernandez-Aguado, Blanca Lumbreras. The impact of including different study designs in meta-analyses of diagnostic accuracy studies. European journal of epidemiology. 2013///. 28:713
107. Lukas P. Staub, Suzanne Dyer, Sarah J. Lord, R.John Simes. Linking the evidence: intermediate outcomes in medical test assessments. International journal of technology assessment in health care. 2012///. 28:52
108. M. Astin, M. Brazzelli, C. Fraser, C. Counsell, G. Needham, J. Grimshaw. A sensitive MEDLINE search strategy to retrieve studies of diagnostic imaging test performance [abstract]. #journal#. 2006///. #volume#:85
109. M. Brazzelli, P. Sandercock, S. Lewis, J. Deeks. Publication bias in studies of diagnostic accuracy in the stroke literature. What is the evidence? [abstract]. #journal#. 2008///. #volume#:21
110. M. Clarke. Systematic reviews: New challenges relating to non-randomised studies and diagnostic test accuracy. Chinese Journal of Evidence-Based Medicine. 2006///. 6:236
111. M. Hellmich, K.R. Abrams, A.J. Sutton. Bayesian approaches to meta-analysis of ROC curves. Medical Decision Making. 1999///. 19:252
112. M. Kastner, N.L. Wilczynski, A.K. McKibbon, A.X. Garg, R.B. Haynes. Diagnostic test systematic reviews: bibliographic search filters (“Clinical Queries”) for diagnostic accuracy studies perform well. Journal of clinical epidemiology. 2009///. 62:974
113. M. Lassere. Pooled metaanalysis of radiographic progression: comparison of Sharp and Larsen methods. The Journal of rheumatology. 2000///. 27:269
114. M. Leeflang, P.M. Bossuyt, L. Irwig. Sensitivity and specificity do vary with disease prevalence: implications for systematic reviews of diagnostic test accuracy [abstract]. #journal#. 2007///. #volume#:111
115. M. Leeflang, R. Scholten, H. Reitsma, A. Rutjes, J. Deeks, P. Bossuyt. Incorporating methodological quality in meta-analyses of diagnostic accuracy studies [abstract]. #journal#. 2005///. #volume#:81
116. M. Leeflang, R. Scholten, R. Reitsma, H. Rutjes, P. Bossuyt. Should diagnostic search filters be used in systematic reviews? [abstract]. #journal#. 2004///. #volume#:74
117. M. Pai, L. Flores, A. Hubbard, L. Riley, J. Colford. Quality assessment in meta-analyses of diagnostic studies: what difference does email contact with authors make? [abstract]. #journal#. 2003///. #volume#:36
118. M. Pai, M. McCulloch, W. Enanoria, Jr. Colford. Systematic reviews of diagnostic test evaluations: what’s behind the scenes?. Evidence-based medicine. 2004///. 9:101
119. M. Pennant, S. Wisniewski, C. Hyde, C. Davenport, J. Deeks. A tool to improve efficiency and quality in the production of protocols for Cochrane Reviews of Diagnostic Test Accuracy. Poster presentation at the 19th Cochrane Colloquium; 2011 Oct 19-22; Madrid, Spain [abstract]. #journal#. 2011///. Suppl:65
120. M. Wei, M. Liu. The current status of systematic reviews on diagnostic tests published in Chinese [abstract]. #journal#. 2007///. #volume#:170
121. M. Westwood, P. Whiting, J. Cooper, J. Kleijnen. Using the QUADAS tool in the conduct of systematic reviews of diagnostic tests [abstract]. #journal#. 2003///. #volume#:15
122. M. Westwood, P. Whiting. Should systematic reviews of diagnostic tests go beyond test accuracy? Poster presentation at the 16th Cochrane Colloquium: evidence in the era of globalisation; 2008 Oct 3-7; Freiburg, Germany [abstract]. Zeitschrift fur Evidenz, Fortbildung und Qualitat im Gesundheitswesen. 2008///. 102:66
123. M.D. Mitchell. Validation of the summary ROC for diagnostic test meta-analysis: a Monte Carlo simulation. Academic radiology. 2003///. 10:25
124. M.G. Myriam Hunink. Meta-analysis of diagnostic performance studies. European journal of epidemiology. 2013///. 28:711
125. M.M.G. Leeflang, R.J.P.M. Scholten, A.W.S. Rutjes, J.B. Reitsma, P.M.M. Bossuyt. Use of methodological search filters to identify diagnostic accuracy studies can lead to the omission of relevant studies. Journal of clinical epidemiology. 2006///. 59:234
126. M.M.G. Leeflang. Systematic reviews and meta-analyses of diagnostic test accuracy. Clinical Microbiology and Infection. 2014///. 20:105
127. M.P. Astin, M.G. Brazzelli, C.M. Fraser, C.E. Counsell, G. Needham, J.M. Grimshaw. Developing a sensitive search strategy in MEDLINE to retrieve studies on assessment of the diagnostic performance of imaging techniques. Radiology. 2008///. 247:365
128. M.R. De Sousa, A.L.P. Ribeiro. Systematic review and meta-analysis of diagnostic and prognostic studies: a tutorial. Arquivos brasileiros de cardiologia. 2009///. 92:235
129. M.S. Siadaty, J. Shu. Proportional odds ratio model for comparison of diagnostic tests in meta-analysis. BMC medical research methodology. 2004///. 4:27
130. Marcos R. Sousa, Antonio Luiz Ribeiro. Systematic review and meta-analysis of diagnostic and prognostic studies: a tutorial. Arquivos brasileiros de cardiologia. 2009///. 92:229
131. Marie E. Westwood, Penny F. Whiting, Jos Kleijnen. How does study quality affect the results of a diagnostic meta-analysis?. BMC medical research methodology. 2005///. 5:20
132. Mariska Leeflang, Johannes Reitsma, Rob Scholten, Anne Rutjes, Marcello Di Nisio, Jon Deeks, Patrick Bossuyt. Impact of adjustment for quality on results of metaanalyses of diagnostic accuracy. Clinical chemistry. 2007///. 53:164
133. Mariska M.G. Leeflang, Jonathan J. Deeks, Constantine Gatsonis, Patrick M.M. Bossuyt, Cochrane Diagnostic Test Accuracy Working Group. Systematic reviews of diagnostic test accuracy. Annals of internal medicine. 2008///. 149:889
134. Mariska M.G. Leeflang, Jonathan J. Deeks, Yemisi Takwoingi, Petra Macaskill. Cochrane diagnostic test accuracy reviews. Systematic reviews. 2013///. 2:82
135. Matthew D.F. McInnes, Patrick M.M. Bossuyt. Pitfalls of systematic reviews and meta-analyses in imaging research. Radiology. 2015///. 277:13
136. N. Novielli, N.J. Cooper, A.J. Sutton, K.R. Abrams. Which meta-analysis model best fits my diagnostic test data? Use of model fit statistics. Oral presentation at the 16th Cochrane Colloquium: Evidence in the era of globalization; 2008 Oct 3-7; Freiburg, Germany [abstract]. Zeitschrift fur Evidenz, Fortbildung und Qualitat im Gesundheitswesen. 2008///. 102:10
137. N.P. Johnson, K.S. Khan. Gynaecologists blaze the trail in primary studies and systematic reviews of diagnostic test accuracy. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 2009///. 49:71
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