Can We Trust Studies Published by Authors With Financial Conflicts? Using the Decline of Metal-on-Metal Total Hip Arthroplasty to Investigate
Journal of Arthroplasty, 06/12/2012
Hsu JE et al. – There was a significant trend from positive to negative study outcomes over time. A similar negative trend was seen in studies written by authors with financial disclosures. Authors with financial conflicts have contributed to the increase in negative outcomes reported in the literature.