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COVID 19 hospitalized meta-analysis

Metcovid, 2020
RCTmethylprednisoloneplaceboCOVID 19 hospitalizedsome concern
209/207 inconclusive
  • inconclusive 8 % decrease in deaths (PE) with a moderate degree of certainty due to some concern in risk of bias

COVID-19 severe or critically meta-analysis

Edalatifard, 2020
RCTmethylprednisolonestandard of careCOVID-19 severe or criticallyhigh
34/34 conclusif
  • demonstrated 71 % decrease in deaths (PE) but with a low degree of certainty due to high risk of bias

PE: primary endpoint; (a): to be demonstrated a result must be statistically significant on a primary endpoint (with multiplicity adjustment if necessary);
Study risk of bias assessed for the study primary endpoint(s) or the main endpoints in case of no formally defined primary endpoint(s).