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Periodontal disease severity in subjects with dementia: A systematic review and meta-analysis
Background and objective: Despite clinical trials and reviews attempt to assess a possible relationship between dementia and periodontal disease, no meta-analysis has been performed and this issue remains undetermined. The ...
Aplicações em meta-análise sob um enfoque bayesiano usando dados médicos.
(Universidade Federal de São CarlosBRUFSCarPrograma de Pós-graduação em Estatística, 2006-03-21)
In this work, we consider the use of Meta-analysis with a Bayesian approach. Meta-analysis is a statistical technique that combines the results of di¤erent independent studies with purpose to find general conclusions. This ...
Platform-switching implants and bone preservation: A systematic review and meta-analysis
The aim of this study was to perform a systematic review and meta-analysis to evaluate the possible benefits of platform-switching (PSW) implants when compared to regular platform (RP) implants in the categories of bone ...
Arg72Pro TP53 polymorphism and cancer susceptibility: a comprehensive meta-analysis of 302 case-control studies
Arg72Pro is a common polymorphism in TP53, showing differences in its biological functions. Case-control studies have been performed to elucidate the role of Arg72Pro in cancer, although the results are conflicting and ...
C-Reactive protein and outcomes in acute coronary syndromes: a systematic review and meta-analysis
(Arquivos Brasileiros de Cardiologia, 2011-03)