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2022 Sep 15

Eur Heart J Qual Care Clin Outcomes

Meta-analysis of the Placebo and Nocebo Effects Associated with Placebo Treatment in Randomized Trials of Lipid Lowering Therapy.


Chin Y H, Lim O, Lin C, Chan Y Y, Kong G, Ng C H, Chong B, Syn N, Chan K E, Muthiah MD, Siddiqui M S, Wang J-W, Figtree G, Chan MY, Chew NWS
Eur Heart J Qual Care Clin Outcomes. 2022 Sep 15.
PMID: 36107462.


Randomized controlled trials (RCTs) of lipid-lowering therapy (LLT) in which the control groups received placebo without background LLT offer unique insights into the placebo and nocebo effects of lipid-lowering RCTs.