Variation in outcome reporting


No common denominator: a review of outcome measures in IVF RCTs
Wilkinson J, Roberts SA, Showell M, et al. (2016) Hum Reprod doi: 10.1093/humrep/dew227

Incomplete and inconsistent reporting of maternal and fetal outcomes in infertility treatment trials
Dapuzzo L, Seitz FE, Dodson WC, et al. (2011) Fertil Steril, 95:2527–30.


Choice of primary outcomes evaluating treatment for heavy menstrual bleeding: a systematic review
Herman MC, Penninx JPM, Geomini PM, et al. (2016) BJOG, doi: 10.1111/1471-0528.14054

Variation in outcome reporting in endometriosis trials: a systematic review.
Hirsch M, Duffy JMN, Kusznir JO, et al. (2016) AJOG, 214(4): 452–64

Variations in the reporting of outcomes used in systematic reviews of treatment effectiveness research in bladder pain syndrome
Tirlapur SA,  Ni Riordain R and Khan KS (2014) EJOG, 180: 61–7

Systematic review highlights difficulty interpreting diverse clinical outcomes in abnormal uterine bleeding trials
Rahn DD, Abed H, Sung VW et al. (2011J Clin Epidemiol, 64(3): 293–300


Variations in reporting of outcomes in randomized trials on diet and physical activity in pregnancy: A systematic review
Rogozińska E, Marlin N, Yang F, et al. for i-WIP Collaborative Group (2017) JOGR; doi: 10.1111/jog.13338

A systematic review of primary outcomes and outcome measure reporting in randomized trials evaluating treatments for pre-eclampsia
Duffy JMN, Hirsch M, Gale C, et al. (2017) IJGO; doi: 10.1002/ijgo.12298

Outcome reporting across randomised controlled trials evaluating therapeutic interventions for pre-eclampsia: a systematic review
Duffy JMN, Hirsch M, Kawsar A, et al. (2017) BJOG; doi: 10.1111/1471-0528.14702

Variation in the reporting of outcomes among pregnant women with epilepsy: a systematic review.
Al Wattar BH, Placzek A, Troko J, et al. (2015) Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol; 195:193–9.

Diabetes in pregnancy outcomes: A systematic review and proposed codification of definitions
Feig DS, Corcoy R, Jensen DM, et al. (2015) Diabetes/Metabolism Research and Reviews; 31(7): 680–690

Choice of primary outcomes in randomised trials and systematic reviews evaluating interventions for preterm birth prevention: a systematic review
Meher S and Alfirevic Z (2014) BJOG; 121: 1188–96

Salutogenically focused outcomes in systematic reviews of intrapartum interventions: a systematic review of systematic reviews
Smith V, Daly D, Lundgren I, et al. (2014) Midwifery; 30(4):e151–6.

Outcome measures in studies on the use of oxytocin for the treatment of delay in labour: A systematic review
Begley CM, Gross MM, Dencker A, et al. (2014) Midwifery; 30(9):975–82.


Variability of outcome reporting in Hirschsprung’s Disease and gastroschisis: a systematic review
Allin BS, Irvine A, Patni N et al. (2016) Scientific Reports, 6:389–69.

Outcome reporting in randomized controlled trials and systematic reviews of gastroschisis treatment: a systematic review
Ross AR, Hall NJ. (2016) J Ped Surg; 51(8):1385–9.

Completeness of main outcomes across randomized trials in entire discipline: survey of chronic lung disease outcomes in preterm infants
Ioannidis JPA, Horbar JD, Ovelman CM et al. (2015BMJ; doi: 10.1136/bmj.h72

How are neonatal and maternal outcomes reported in randomised controlled trials (RCTs) in reproductive medicine? 
Braakhekke M, Kamphuis EI, Van Rumste MM, et al. (2014) Hum Reprod; 29:1211–7


General women’s health

The Need for Core Outcome Reporting in Autologous Fat Grafting for Breast Reconstruction
Agha RA, Fowler AJ, Pidgeon TE, et al. (2015) Ann Plast Surg.

Patient-Reported Outcomes of Breast Reconstruction after Mastectomy: A Systematic Review
Lee C, Sunu C, Pignone M. (2009) J Am Coll Surg; 209(1):123–33.

Assessment of cosmesis after breast reconstruction surgery: a systematic review
Potter S, Harcourt D, Cawthorn S, et al. (2011) Ann Surg Oncol; 18(3):813–23.