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Contributed session on diagnostic tests
Thursday, 10/Dec/2020:
3:45pm - 5:30pm

Session Chair: Nandini Dendukuri

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3:45pm - 4:00pm

Unblinded sample size re-estimation for diagnostic accuracy studies

Antonia Zapf1, Annika Hoyer2

1University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Germany; 2Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, Germany


4:00pm - 4:15pm

An alternative method for presenting risk of bias assessments in systematic review of accuracy studies

Yasaman Vali, Jenny Lee, Patrick M. Bossuyt, Mohammad Hadi Zafarmand

Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics & Bioinformatics, Amsterdam University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands


4:15pm - 4:30pm

Major depression classification based on different diagnostic interviews: A synthesis of individual participant data meta-analyses

Yin Wu1,2,3, Brooke Levis1,2,4, John P. A. Ioannidis5, Andrea Benedetti2,6, Brett D Thombs1,2,3, DEPRESsion Screening Data (DEPRESSD) Collaboration7

1Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital, Montréal, Québec, Canada; 2Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montréal, Québec, Canada; 3Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montréal, Québec, Canada; 4Centre for Prognosis Research, School of Primary, Community and Social Care, Keele University, Staffordshire, UK; 5Departments of Medicine, Health Research and Policy, Biomedical Data Science, and Statistics, Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA; 6Respiratory Epidemiology and Clinical Research Unit, McGill University Health Centre, Montréal, Québec, Canada; 7McGill University, Montréal, Québec, Canada


4:30pm - 4:45pm

What makes a good cancer biomarker? Developing a consensus

Katerina-Vanessa Savva

Imperial College London, United Kingdom


4:45pm - 5:00pm

Developing Target Product Profiles for medical tests: a methodology review

Paola Cocco1, Anam Ayaz-Shah2, Michael Paul Messenger3,4, Robert Michael West5, Bethany Shinkins1,4

1Test Evaluation Group, Academic Unit of Health Economics, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK; 2Academic Unit of Primary Care, Leeds Institute for Health Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK; 3Centre for Personalised Health and Medicine, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK; 4NIHR Leeds In Vitro Diagnostic (IVD) Co-operative, Leeds, UK; 5Leeds Institute for Health Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK


5:00pm - 5:15pm

Nonparametric Limits of Agreement for small to moderate sample sizes - a simulation study

Maria Elisabeth Frey1, Hans Christian Petersen2, Oke Gerke2,3

1Charles River Laboratories Copenhagen A/S, Lille Skensved, Denmark; 2University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark; 3Odense University Hospital, Odense, Denmark


5:15pm - 5:30pm

QUADAS-C: a tool for assessing risk of bias in comparative diagnostic accuracy studies

Bada Yang1, Penny Whiting2, Clare Davenport3,4, Jonathan Deeks3,4, Christopher Hyde5, Susan Mallett6, Yemisi Takwoingi3,4, Mariska Leeflang1

1Department of Epidemiology and Data Science, Amsterdam UMC, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands; 2Population Health Sciences, Bristol Medical School, UK; 3Test Evaluation Research Group, Institute of Applied Health Research, University of Birmingham, UK; 4NIHR Birmingham Biomedical Research Centre, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust and University of Birmingham, UK; 5Exeter Test Group, Institute of Health Research, College of Medicine and Health, University of Exeter, UK; 6UCL Centre for Medical Imaging, University College London, UK


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