superiority trial


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superiority trial

A clinical trial designed to prove that the response to the investigational product is superior to a comparable active agent or placebo control.

superiority trial

A study that directly compares two treatments to see which of them achieves better results.
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In the remainder of the paper, the assumed [DELTA] used in the sample size calculation for a superiority trial will be denoted by [[DELTA].
NASDAQ:SLXP) today announced the successful completion and outcome of a multi-center superiority trial to compare the colon cleansing, patient tolerability, patient preference and safety profile of the Company's recently-approved OsmoPrep(TM) Tablets and HalfLytely(R) with Bisacodyl Tablets Bowel Prep Kit.
7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the war on HIV/AIDS begins its fourth decade, medical researchers, pharmaceutical manufacturers, patient advocates and government regulators face a new and unexpected scientific challenge: how to demonstrate the safety and efficacy of promising new antiretroviral drugs when the two traditional study designs - the superiority trial and the non-inferiority trial - are no longer useful in showing improvements in both "treatment experienced" patients and those who have never received drug therapy (treatment-naive patients).
Micell Technologies currently is conducting a second trial of the MiStent DES, DESSOLVE II; a prospective, single-blind, unbalanced randomized, controlled, multicenter superiority trial in Europe, Australia and New Zealand.
First-of-its-Kind Superiority Trial Compares Restanza to Standard of Care in Antibiotic-Resistant Pneumonia Population
The Phase 2 study was designed as a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, dose- ranging superiority trial to evaluate the safety, tolerability and efficacy of LymphoStat-B plus standard of care, versus placebo plus standard of care.