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Virtual reality simulation training for health professions trainees in gastrointestinal endoscopy

Rishad Khan, Joanne Plahouras, Bradley C Johnston, Michael A Scaffidi, Samir C Grover, Catharine M Walsh

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  • Conclusions changed

    There has been an important change to the conclusions of the review.

  • Review

    A full review, complete with results and discussion, possibly including meta-analyses to combine results across studies.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Transabdominal ultrasound and endoscopic ultrasound for diagnosis of gallbladder polyps

Sarah Z Wennmacker, Mark P Lamberts, Marcello Di Martino, Joost PH Drenth, Kurinchi Selvan Gurusamy, Cornelis JHM van Laarhoven

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  • New

    A new protocol or review that has been published in the most recent issue

  • Review

    A full review, complete with results and discussion, possibly including meta-analyses to combine results across studies.

  • Diagnostic

    A systematic review of studies assessing diagnostic test accuracy.

Mammographic density, endocrine therapy and breast cancer risk: a prognostic and predictive biomarker review

Emma C Atakpa, Mangesh A Thorat, Jack Cuzick, Adam R Brentnall

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  • New

    A new protocol or review that has been published in the most recent issue

  • Protocol

    The protocol describes the rationale, objectives, and methods that will be used in the systematic review.

  • Prognosis

    A systematic review of prognosis studies that address the probable course or future outcome(s) of people with a health problem.

Home parenteral nutrition for people with inoperable malignant bowel obstruction

Anne Marie Sowerbutts, Simon Lal, Jana Sremanakova, Andrew Clamp, Chris Todd, Gordon C Jayson, Antje Teubner, Anne‐Marie Raftery, Eileen J Sutton, Lisa Hardy, Sorrel Burden

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  • New

    A new protocol or review that has been published in the most recent issue

  • Review

    A full review, complete with results and discussion, possibly including meta-analyses to combine results across studies.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Effects of all‐trans retinoic acid (ATRA) in addition to chemotherapy for adults with acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) (non‐acute promyelocytic leukaemia (non‐APL))

Yasemin Küley‐Bagheri, Karl‐Anton Kreuzer, Ina Monsef, Michael Lübbert, Nicole Skoetz

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  • New

    A new protocol or review that has been published in the most recent issue

  • Review

    A full review, complete with results and discussion, possibly including meta-analyses to combine results across studies.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Overdiagnosis due to screening mammography for women aged 40 years and over

Gemma Jacklyn, Kevin McGeechan, Nehmat Houssami, Katy Bell, Paul P Glasziou, Alexandra Barratt

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  • New

    A new protocol or review that has been published in the most recent issue

  • Protocol

    The protocol describes the rationale, objectives, and methods that will be used in the systematic review.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Communication skills training for healthcare professionals working with people who have cancer

Philippa M Moore, Solange Rivera, Gonzalo A Bravo‐Soto, Camila Olivares, Theresa A Lawrie

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  • Review

    A full review, complete with results and discussion, possibly including meta-analyses to combine results across studies.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Pembrolizumab monotherapy versus chemotherapy for treatment of advanced urothelial carcinoma with disease progression during or following platinum‐containing chemotherapy. A Cochrane Rapid Review

Vikram Narayan, Andreas Kahlmeyer, Philipp Dahm, Nicole Skoetz, Michael C Risk, Connie Bongiorno, Neil Patel, Eu Chang Hwang, Jae Hung Jung, Gerald Gartlehner, Frank Kunath

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  • New

    A new protocol or review that has been published in the most recent issue

  • Review

    A full review, complete with results and discussion, possibly including meta-analyses to combine results across studies.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Taxanes for advanced non‐small cell lung cancer

Eva Madrid, Manuel J Barros Monge, Gerard Urrútia, Marta Roqué i Figuls, Javier Pérez Bracchiglione, Manuel Vargas Peirano, Cristóbal Nicolás Loézar Hernández, Xavier Bonfill Cosp

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  • New

    A new protocol or review that has been published in the most recent issue

  • Protocol

    The protocol describes the rationale, objectives, and methods that will be used in the systematic review.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Anticoagulation for perioperative thromboprophylaxis in people with cancer

Charbel F Matar, Lara A Kahale, Maram B Hakoum, Ibrahim G Tsolakian, Itziar Etxeandia‐Ikobaltzeta, Victor ED Yosuico, Irene Terrenato, Francesca Sperati, Maddalena Barba, Holger Schünemann, Elie A Akl

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  • Review

    A full review, complete with results and discussion, possibly including meta-analyses to combine results across studies.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Interventions for the treatment of brain radionecrosis after radiotherapy or radiosurgery

Caroline Chung, Andrew Bryant, Paul D Brown

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  • New

    A new protocol or review that has been published in the most recent issue

  • Review

    A full review, complete with results and discussion, possibly including meta-analyses to combine results across studies.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Prophylactic abdominal drainage for pancreatic surgery

Wei Zhang, Sirong He, Yao Cheng, Jie Xia, Mingliang Lai, Nansheng Cheng, Zuojin Liu

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  • Review

    A full review, complete with results and discussion, possibly including meta-analyses to combine results across studies.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Anticoagulation for the long‐term treatment of venous thromboembolism in people with cancer

Lara A Kahale, Maram B Hakoum, Ibrahim G Tsolakian, Charbel F Matar, Irene Terrenato, Francesca Sperati, Maddalena Barba, Victor ED Yosuico, Holger Schünemann, Elie A Akl

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  • Review

    A full review, complete with results and discussion, possibly including meta-analyses to combine results across studies.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Long‐term side effects of radiotherapy, with or without chemotherapy, for glioma

Theresa A Lawrie, Jonathan Evans, David Gillespie, Sara Erridge, Luke Vale, Ashleigh Kernohan, Robin Grant

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  • Protocol

    The protocol describes the rationale, objectives, and methods that will be used in the systematic review.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Mu‐opioid antagonists for opioid‐induced bowel dysfunction in people with cancer and people receiving palliative care

Bridget Candy, Louise Jones, Victoria Vickerstaff, Philip J Larkin, Patrick Stone

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  • Conclusions changed

    There has been an important change to the conclusions of the review.

  • Review

    A full review, complete with results and discussion, possibly including meta-analyses to combine results across studies.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Anticoagulation for people with cancer and central venous catheters

Lara A Kahale, Ibrahim G Tsolakian, Maram B Hakoum, Charbel F Matar, Maddalena Barba, Victor ED Yosuico, Irene Terrenato, Francesca Sperati, Holger Schünemann, Elie A Akl

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  • Review

    A full review, complete with results and discussion, possibly including meta-analyses to combine results across studies.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Primary cryotherapy for localised or locally advanced prostate cancer

Jae Hung Jung, Michael C Risk, Robert Goldfarb, Balaji Reddy, Bernadette Coles, Philipp Dahm

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  • Conclusions changed

    There has been an important change to the conclusions of the review.

  • Review

    A full review, complete with results and discussion, possibly including meta-analyses to combine results across studies.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Taxane monotherapy regimens for the treatment of recurrent epithelial ovarian cancer

Britta K Stordal, Roshni Kalachand, Neville Hall

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  • Major change

    The protocol has been amended to reflect an important change to the objectives or scope of the proposed review.

  • Protocol

    The protocol describes the rationale, objectives, and methods that will be used in the systematic review.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Third‐line systemic chemotherapy for small cell lung cancer

Shunkichi Ikegaki, Hirotaka Matsumoto, Yuki Kataoka, Katsuya Hirano, Hiraku Tsujimoto, Yukihiko Nakata, Morihiro Katsura

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  • Protocol

    The protocol describes the rationale, objectives, and methods that will be used in the systematic review.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Bisphosphonates or RANK‐ligand‐inhibitors for men with prostate cancer and bone metastases: a Cochrane Review and network meta‐analysis

Yonas Mehari Tesfamariam, Sascha Macherey, Kathrin Kuhr, Ingrid Becker, Ina Monsef, Tina Jakob, Axel Heidenreich, Nicole Skoetz

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  • Protocol

    The protocol describes the rationale, objectives, and methods that will be used in the systematic review.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Immune checkpoint inhibitors plus chemotherapy versus chemotherapy or immunotherapy for first‐line treatment of advanced non‐small cell lung cancer: a generic protocol

Nicholas LX Syn, Raheleh Roudi, Louis Zizhao Wang, Lingzhi Wang, Marie Loh, Yiqing Huang, Sai‐Hong Ignatius Ou, Richie Soong, Alexander Drilon, Ian Wee

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  • Protocol

    The protocol describes the rationale, objectives, and methods that will be used in the systematic review.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.