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An evaluation of the feasibility, cost and value of information of a multicentre randomised controlled trial of intravenous immunoglobulin for sepsis (severe sepsis and septic shock)
Project title: An evaluation of the feasibility, cost and value of information of a multicentre randomised controlled trial of intravenous immunoglobulin for sepsis (severe sepsis and septic shock)
Call to action: 08/70 Intravenous immunoglobulin for sepsis
Research type: Evidence Synthesis
Lead Author: Dr Marta Soares
Contractor: Intensive Care National Audit & Research Centre
Co-investigators: Professor Anthony Ades, Professor David Harrison, Professor Graham Ramsay, Professor Mervyn Singer, Professor Nicky Welton, Professor Richard Beale, Professor Stephen Palmer, Professor W Sewell.
Started: May 2009 | Status: Published February 2012
Study found treatment effect of intravenous immunoglobulin on mortality for patients with severe sepsis is borderline significant with a large degree of heterogeneity in the treatment effect between individual studies.
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