Journal article

Variation in outcome reporting and measurement tools in clinical trials of treatments for genitourinary symptoms in peri- and postmenopausal women: a systematic review.

Monica Michelle Christmas, Bonnie Song, Robin J Bell, Stamatina Iliodromiti, Caroline Mitchell, Martha Hickey, undefined International COMMA (Core OutcoMes in MenopAuse) Consortium

Menopause: The Journal of the North American Menopause Society | Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins | Published : 2020

Abstract

Importance: Genitourinary symptoms affect 40% to 60% of postmenopausal women. Evidence-based approaches to diagnosing and managing these symptoms are limited by inconsistencies in outcomes and measures used in clinical trials. Objective: The aim of the study was to systematically review all outcomes and measurement tools reported in randomized clinical trials of interventions for genitourinary symptoms associated with menopause. Evidence Review: We searched PubMed, Scopus, and the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL) up to December 2018. Randomized controlled trials with a primary or secondary outcome of genitourinary symptoms associated with menopause, English langu..

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