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Compared with randomised controlled trials (RCTs) and epidemiological studies of risk factors, studies of prognosis have received rather little attention by those carrying out systematic reviews. Such studies are increasingly being attempted. Although our main emphasis in this chapter will be on studies of tumour markers, reviews of prognostic studies are also seen in other medical ﬁelds and in other types of research including epidemiological studies; see Kuijpers et al. (2004), Brocklehurst and French (1998), Ebell, White, and Weismantel (2000), Ray (1998), Sauerbrei, Blettner, and Royston (2001), and Kosmas, Tatsioni, and Ioannidis (2004).
And Davey Smith, G. (2004). Principles of and procedures for systematic reviews, In Systematic Reviews in Health Care. , M. Egger, G. Davey Smith and D. G. Altman), pp. 23–42, BMJ Books, London. 10. Kosmas, I. , and Ioannidis, J. P. (2004). Association of C677T polymorphism in the methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase gene with hypertension in pregnancy and pre-eclampsia: A meta-analysis, Journal of Hypertension, 22, 1655–1662. Systematic Review of Multiple Studies of Prognosis 17 11. , van der Windt, D.