blinded study

blinded study

A study in which the subject, the investigator or anyone assessing the outcome is unaware of the treatment assignment(s), which is a standard manoeuvre in a clinical trial designed to reduce potential bias.
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In a randomized, blinded study of virtual colonoscopy vs.
an AMDL director and member of the company's Scientific Advisory Board, was the first to show RSP's reliability as a tumor marker by performing a blinded study on skin biopsies of cancer patients.
Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine, January-February 2007) a retrospective blinded study of NC-stat utilization by 613 family medicine, primary care, and internal medicine ("FM/PCP/IM") physician practices was conducted.
Sponsored by CVRx, the blinded study is a prospective, randomized, multi-center clinical trial that will be conducted at up to 40 medical sites in the United States.
The blinded study is a prospective, randomized, single-blind, multi-center clinical trial being conducted at up to 75 sites in the United States involving approximately 850 patients with mild to moderate HF (NYHA Class II and III).
Amgen (Nasdaq:AMGN) and Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, a division of Wyeth (NYSE:WYE), today announced data from a long-term blinded study of anti-TNF agent in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) demonstrated that more than three quarters of patients treated with Enbrel(R) (etanercept) plus methotrexate combination therapy experienced no progression of joint damage at three years(1).
Equally unprecedented is the 90+% accuracy rate obtained on the individual level in blinded study.
Somanetics Corporation (Nasdaq:SMTS) today announced that the results of the first randomized, prospective and blinded study using the Company's INVOS(R) Cerebral Oximeter brain oxygen monitoring system showed statistically significant reductions in both stroke and the overall number of adverse clinical outcomes when the monitoring system was used to help manage regional brain blood oxygen saturation in cardiac surgery patients.
The prospective, randomized, blinded study of 197 patients who were treated by cardiac surgeon Dr.
Part II of the trial, a 90-patient blinded study comparing two doses of APF112 with current standard treatments for managing post-operative pain, is expected to begin in the near future.
The second part is a blinded study comparing two doses of APF112 with current standard treatments for post-surgical pain.
At the 30-day endpoint of this blinded study, nine of nine Carmeda-coated catheters were patent (open) for infusion and aspiration while two of eight uncoated catheters were similarly patent (p=.