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Prevalence of clinical trial status discrepancies: A cross-sectional study of 10,492 trials registered on both ClinicalTrials.gov and the European Union Clinical Trials Register

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Trial registries are a key source of information for clinicians and researchers. While building OpenTrials, an open database of public trial information, we identified errors and omissions in registries, including discrepancies between descriptions of the same trial in different registries. We set out to ascertain the prevalence of discrepancies in trial completion status using a cohort of trials registered on both the European Union Clinical Trials Register (EUCTR) and ClinicalTrials.gov.We ...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1371/journal.pone.0193088

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care; Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-5744-5137
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care; Primary Care Health Sciences
Oxford college:
Somerville College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-5127-4728
Publisher:
Public Library of Science Publisher's website
Journal:
PloS one Journal website
Volume:
13
Issue:
3
Pages:
e0193088
Chapter number:
e0193088
Publication date:
2018-03-07
Acceptance date:
2018-02-02
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ISSN:
1932-6203
Pubs id:
pubs:828552
URN:
uri:4efaf543-0970-49cf-9a7e-60582f162187
UUID:
uuid:4efaf543-0970-49cf-9a7e-60582f162187
Local pid:
pubs:828552
Paper number:
3
Language:
English
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