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Determining the sample size required to establish whether a medical device is non-inferior to an external benchmark

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  • Adrian Sayers Muscloskeletal Research Unit, School of Clinical Sciences, University of Bristol, Bristol, UKSchool of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Michael J Crowther Biostatistics Research Group, Department of Health Sciences, College of Medicine, Biological Sciences and Psychology, University of Leicester, Centre for Medicine, University Road, Leicester, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Andrew Judge NIHR Musculoskeletal Biomedical Research Unit, Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford, UKMRC Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Michael R Whitehouse Muscloskeletal Research Unit, School of Clinical Sciences, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Ashley W Blom Muscloskeletal Research Unit, School of Clinical Sciences, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Adrian Sayers; adrian.sayers{at}bristol.ac.uk
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Sayers A, Crowther MJ, Judge A, et al
Determining the sample size required to establish whether a medical device is non-inferior to an external benchmark

Publication history

  • Received December 1, 2016
  • Revised May 29, 2017
  • Accepted July 4, 2017
  • First published August 28, 2017.
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August 28, 2017

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