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Contributed session on diagnostic tests
Friday, 11/Dec/2020:
3:10pm - 4:55pm

Session Chair: Mariska Leeflang

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3:10pm - 3:25pm

A framework to evaluate proposals to change a screening test

Sian Taylor-Phillips1,2, Lavinia Ferrante di Ruffano2, Julia Geppert1, Aileen Clarke1, Chris Hyde3, Russ Harris4, Patrick Bossuyt5, Jon Deeks2

1University of Warwick, United Kingdom; 2Birmingham University, UK; 3University of Exeter, UK; 4University of North Carolina, USA; 5University of Amsterdam, Netherlands


3:25pm - 3:40pm

Bias in diagnostic accuracy estimates due to data-driven cutoff selection: a simulation study

Brooke Levis1,2,3, Parash Mani Bhandari1,2, Dipika Neupane1,2, Brett D Thombs1,2, Andrea Benedetti1,4, DEPRESsion Screening Data {DEPRESSD} PHQ Collaboration5

1Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital, Montréal, Québec, Canada; 2Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montréal, Québec, Canada; 3Centre for Prognosis Research, School of Primary, Community and Social Care, Keele University, Staffordshire, UK; 4Respiratory Epidemiology and Clinical Research Unit, McGill University Health Centre, Montréal, Québec, Canada; 5N/A


3:40pm - 3:55pm

Graphical Enhancements to Summary Receiver Operating Characteristic Plots to Facilitate Diagnostic Test Accuracy Meta-Analysis

Amit Patel1,2, Nicola Cooper2, Suzanne Freeman2, Alex Sutton2

1Cancer Research UK Clinical Trials Unit, Institute of Cancer and Genomic Sciences, College of Medical and Dental Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham UK; 2Biostatistics Research Group, Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester UK


3:55pm - 4:10pm

Network meta-analysis of cerebrospinal fluid and blood biomarkers for the diagnosis of sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

Nicole Rübsamen, Stephanie Pape, André Karch

Institute for Epidemiology and Social Medicine, University of Münster, Domagkstraße 3, 48149 Münster, Germany


4:10pm - 4:25pm

The potential for seamless designs in traditional diagnostic research

Werner Vach1, Eric Bibiza-Freiwald2, Oke Gerke3,4, Tim Friede5, Patrick M Bossuyt6, Antonia Zapf2

1Basel Academy for Quality and Research in Medine, Basel; 2Institute of Medical Biometry and Epidemiology, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf; 3Department of Nuclear Medicine, Odense University Hospital; 4Department of Clinical Research, University of Southern Denmark; 5Department of Medical Statistics, University Medical Center Goettingen; 6Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Amsterdam University Medical Center


4:25pm - 4:40pm

Meta-analysis of diagnostic test accuracy using multivariate probit models

Enzo Cerullo1, Hayley Jones2, Terry Quinn3, Nicola Cooper1, Alex Sutton1

1NIHR Complex Reviews Support Unit, Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK; 2Population Health Sciences, Bristol Medical School, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK; 3NIHR Complex Reviews Support Unit, Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK


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