Restoring invisible and abandoned trials: a call for people to publish the findings

BMJ. 2013 Jun 13;346:f2865. doi: 10.1136/bmj.f2865.


Unpublished and misreported studies make it difficult to determine the true value of a treatment. Peter Doshi and colleagues call for sponsors and investigators of abandoned studies to publish (or republish) and propose a system for independent publishing if sponsors fail to respond

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Early Termination of Clinical Trials*
  • Humans
  • Publishing*
  • Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic*