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Authors' reply on Cochrane reviews v industry supported meta-analyses

BMJ 2006; 333 doi: (Published 16 November 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;333:1072
  1. Anders W Jørgensen, physician1,
  2. Peter C Gøtzsche (,
  3. Jørgen Hilden, associate professor2
  1. 1Nordic Cochrane Centre, Rigshospitalet, DK-2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
  2. 2Department of Biostatistics, Panum Institute, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen

Tostad and Deeks are concerned about the impact of space restrictions on our findings.1 2 3 Firstly, we believe space restrictions should not be an excuse for omitting important details on the methods used, as it is the authors who decide what to report within any given space, and as many journals allow additional material on the web. Secondly, our research reflects what is …

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