Dr. Christian Röver

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  • 2024 Journal Article | 
    ​ ​How trace plots help interpret meta-analysis results​
    Röver, C. ; Rindskopf, D. & Friede, T. ​ (2024) 
    Research Synthesis Methods15(3) art. jrsm.1693​.​ DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/jrsm.1693 
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  • 2024 Journal Article | 
    ​ ​Bayesian random‐effects meta‐analysis with empirical heterogeneity priors for application in health technology assessment with very few studies​
    Lilienthal, J.; Sturtz, S.; Schürmann, C.; Maiworm, M.; Röver, C. ; Friede, T.   & Bender, R.​ (2024) 
    Research Synthesis Methods15(2) art. jrsm.1685​.​ DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/jrsm.1685 
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  • 2023 Journal Article | 
    ​ ​Using the bayesmeta R package for Bayesian random-effects meta-regression​
    Röver, C.   & Friede, T. ​ (2023) 
    Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine229 art. 107303​.​ DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cmpb.2022.107303 
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  • 2022 Journal Article | Research Paper | 
    ​ ​A straightforward meta-analysis approach for oncology phase I dose-finding studies​
    Röver, C. ; Ursino, M.; Zohar, S. & Friede, T. ​ (2022) 
    Statistics in Medicine41(20) art. sim.9484​.​ DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/sim.9484 
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  • 2022 Journal Article | Research Paper | 
    ​ ​Double arcsine transform not appropriate for meta‐analysis​
    Röver, C.   & Friede, T. ​ (2022) 
    Research Synthesis Methods13(5) art. jrsm.1591​.​ DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/jrsm.1591 
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  • 2022 Journal Article | Research Paper | 
    ​ ​Immunotherapy for people with clinically isolated syndrome or relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis: treatment response by demographic, clinical, and biomarker subgroups (PROMISE)—a systematic review protocol​
    Lehnert, T.; Köpke, S.; Rio, J.; Chard, D.; Fittipaldo, A. V.; Heesen, C. & Rahn, A. C. et al.​ (2022) 
    Systematic Reviews11(1) art. 134​.​ DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s13643-022-01997-2 
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  • 2022 Journal Article | Research Paper | 
    ​ ​COPD mortality and exacerbations in the placebo group of clinical trials over two decades: a systematic review and meta-regression​
    Andreas, S.; Röver, C. ; Heinz, J.; Taube, C. & Friede, T. ​ (2022) 
    ERJ Open Research8(1) art. 00261-2021​.​ DOI: https://doi.org/10.1183/23120541.00261-2021 
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  • 2022 Preprint
    ​ ​MetaStan: An R package for Bayesian (model-based) meta-analysis using Stan​
    Kürsad Günhan, B.; Röver, C.  & Friede, T. ​ (2022)
    Details  arXiv 
  • 2022 Journal Article | 
    ​ ​Reducing antibiotic use in uncomplicated urinary tract infections in adult women: a systematic review and individual participant data meta-analysis​
    Kaußner, Y.; Röver, C. ; Heinz, J.; Hummers, E.; Debray, T. P.; Hay, A. D. & Heytens, S. et al.​ (2022) 
    Clinical Microbiology and Infection28(12) pp. 1558​-1566​.​ DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cmi.2022.06.017 
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  • 2021 Journal Article | 
    ​ ​Bounds for the weight of external data in shrinkage estimation​
    Röver, C.   & Friede, T. ​ (2021) 
    Biometrical Journal63(5) pp. 1131​-1143​.​ DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/bimj.202000227 
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  • 2021 Journal Article | 
    ​ ​On weakly informative prior distributions for the heterogeneity parameter in Bayesian random‐effects meta‐analysis​
    Röver, C. ; Bender, R.; Dias, S.; Schmid, C. H.; Schmidli, H.; Sturtz, S. & Weber, S. et al.​ (2021) 
    Research Synthesis Methods,.​ DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/jrsm.1475 
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  • 2020 Journal Article | Research Paper | 
    ​ ​Strategies to reduce antibiotic use in women with uncomplicated urinary tract infection in primary care: protocol of a systematic review and meta-analysis including individual patient data​
    Heinz, J. ; Röver, C. ; Furaijat, G.; Kaußner, Y.; Hummers, E. ; Debray, T. & Hay, A. D et al.​ (2020) 
    BMJ Open10(10) pp. e035883​.​ DOI: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2019-035883 
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  • 2020 Journal Article | 
    ​ ​Repurposing anti-inflammasome NRTIs for improving insulin sensitivity and reducing type 2 diabetes development​
    Ambati, J.; Magagnoli, J.; Leung, H.; Wang, S.-b.; Andrews, C. A.; Fu, D. & Pandey, A. et al.​ (2020) 
    Nature Communications11(1).​ DOI: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-020-18528-z 
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  • 2020 Journal Article
    ​ ​Neutrophil Gelatinase-Associated Lipocalin Measured on Clinical Laboratory Platforms for the Prediction of Acute Kidney Injury and the Associated Need for Dialysis Therapy: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis​
    Albert, C.; Zapf, A. ; Haase, M.; Röver, C. ; Pickering, J. W.; Albert, A. & Bellomo, R. et al.​ (2020) 
    American Journal of Kidney Diseases76(6) pp. 826​-841.e1​.​ DOI: https://doi.org/10.1053/j.ajkd.2020.05.015 
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  • 2020 Journal Article | 
    ​ ​Bayesian Random-Effects Meta-Analysis Using the bayesmeta R Package​
    Röver, C. ​ (2020) 
    Journal of Statistical Software93(6).​ DOI: https://doi.org/10.18637/jss.v093.i06 
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  • 2019 Journal Article | 
    ​ ​Present criteria for prophylactic ICD implantation: Insights from the EU-CERT-ICD (Comparative Effectiveness Research to Assess the Use of Primary ProphylacTic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators in EUrope) project​
    Zabel, M. ; Schlögl, S.; Lubinski, A.; Svendsen, J. H.; Bauer, A.; Arbelo, E. & Brusich, S. et al.​ (2019) 
    Journal of Electrocardiology57 pp. S34​-S39​.​ DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jelectrocard.2019.09.001 
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  • 2019 Journal Article | 
    ​ ​Decline of COPD exacerbations in clinical trials over two decades – a systematic review and meta-regression​
    Andreas, S. ; Röver, C. ; Heinz, J. ; Straube, S. ; Watz, H. & Friede, T. ​ (2019) 
    Respiratory Research20(1).​ DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12931-019-1163-2 
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  • 2019 Journal Article | 
    ​ ​Dynamically borrowing strength from another study through shrinkage estimation​
    Röver, C.   & Friede, T. ​ (2019) 
    Statistical Methods in Medical Research29(1) pp. 293​-308​.​ DOI: https://doi.org/10.1177/0962280219833079 
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  • 2019 Journal Article
    ​ ​Sarcopenia as Prognostic Factor in Lung Cancer Patients: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis​
    BUENTZEL, J. ; HEINZ, J. ; BLECKMANN, A. ; BAUER, C.; RÖVER, C. ; BOHNENBERGER, H.   & SAHA, S. et al.​ (2019) 
    Anticancer Research39(9) pp. 4603​-4612​.​ DOI: https://doi.org/10.21873/anticanres.13640 
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  • 2019 Journal Article | 
    ​ ​Random‐effects meta‐analysis of few studies involving rare events​
    Günhan, B. K. ; Röver, C.   & Friede, T. ​ (2019) 
    Research Synthesis Methods11(1) pp. 74​-90​.​ DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/jrsm.1370 
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  • 2019 Journal Article | 
    ​ ​Likelihood-based random-effects meta-analysis with few studies: empirical and simulation studies​
    Seide, S. E.; Röver, C.   & Friede, T. ​ (2019) 
    BMC Medical Research Methodology19(1) art. 16​.​ DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12874-018-0618-3 
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  • 2018 Journal Article | 
    ​ ​Data on differential multivariable risk prediction of appropriate shock vs. competing mortality​
    Bergau, L.; Willems, R.; Sprenkeler, D. J; Fischer, T. H. ; Flevari, P.; Hasenfuß, G.   & Katsaras, D. et al.​ (2018) 
    Data in Brief21 pp. 2110​-2116​.​ DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dib.2018.11.025 
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  • 2018 Journal Article | 
    ​ ​Model averaging for robust extrapolation in evidence synthesis​
    Röver, C. ; Wandel, S. & Friede, T. ​ (2018) 
    Statistics in Medicine,.​ DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/sim.7991 
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  • 2018 Journal Article | 
    ​ ​Contribution to the discussion of "When should meta-analysis avoid making hidden normality assumptions?": A Bayesian perspective.​
    Röver, C.   & Friede, T. ​ (2018) 
    Biometrical Journal,.​ DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/bimj.201800179 
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  • 2018 Journal Article | 
    ​ ​Differential multivariable risk prediction of appropriate shock versus competing mortality - A prospective cohort study to estimate benefits from ICD therapy​
    Bergau, L.; Willems, R.; Sprenkeler, D. J.; Fischer, T. H. ; Flevari, P.; Hasenfuß, G.   & Katsaras, D. et al.​ (2018) 
    International Journal of Cardiology272 pp. 102​-107​.​ DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2018.06.103 
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  • 2018 Journal Article | 
    ​ ​Recent advances in methodology for clinical trials in small populations: the InSPiRe project.​
    Friede, T. ; Posch, M.; Zohar, S.; Alberti, C.; Benda, N.; Comets, E. & Day, S. et al.​ (2018) 
    Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases13 art. 186​.​ DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s13023-018-0919-y 
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  • 2017 Journal Article | 
    ​ ​Meta-analysis of two studies in the presence of heterogeneity with applications in rare diseases.​
    Friede, T. ; Röver, C. ; Wandel, S. & Neuenschwander, B.​ (2017) 
    Biometrical journal. Biometrische Zeitschrift59(4) pp. 658​-671​.​ DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/bimj.201500236 
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  • 2017 Journal Article | 
    ​ ​Robotic versus thoracoscopic lung resection​
    Emmert, A. ; Straube, C.; Buentzel, J.   & Roever, C. ​ (2017) 
    Medicine96(35) pp. e7633​.​ DOI: https://doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000007633 
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  • 2017 Journal Article
    ​ ​Robotic versus thoracoscopic thymectomy: The current evidence​
    Buentzel, J. ; Heinz, J. ; Hinterthaner, M. ; Schöndube, F. A. ; Straube, C.; Roever, C.   & Emmert, A. ​ (2017) 
    The International Journal of Medical Robotics and Computer Assisted Surgery13(4) pp. e1847​.​ DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/rcs.v13.4 
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  • 2017 Journal Article | 
    ​ ​Thymectomy via open surgery or robotic video assisted thoracic surgery: Can a recommendation already be made?​
    Buentzel, J. ; Straube, C.; Heinz, J. ; Roever, C. ; Beham, A. ; Emmert, A. & Hinterthaner, M.  et al.​ (2017) 
    Medicine96(24) pp. e7161​.​ DOI: https://doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000007161 
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  • 2017 Journal Article | 
    ​ ​Using phase II data for the analysis of phase III studies: An application in rare diseases​
    Wandel, S.; Neuenschwander, B.; Roever, C.   & Friede, T. ​ (2017) 
    Clinical Trials14(3) pp. 277​-285​.​ DOI: https://doi.org/10.1177/1740774517699409 
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  • 2017 Journal Article | 
    ​ ​Meta-analysis of few small studies in orphan diseases​
    Friede, T. ; Roever, C. ; Wandel, S. & Neuenschwander, B.​ (2017) 
    Research Synthesis Methods8(1) pp. 79​-91​.​ DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/jrsm.1217 
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  • 2017 Journal Article | 
    ​ ​Discrete Approximation of a Mixture Distribution via Restricted Divergence​
    Roever, C.   & Friede, T. ​ (2017) 
    Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics26(1) pp. 217​-222​.​ DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/10618600.2016.1276840 
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  • 2016 Review | 
    ​ ​Systematic reviews in paediatric multiple sclerosis and Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease exemplify shortcomings in methods used to evaluate therapies in rare conditions​
    Unkel, S.; Roever, C. ; Stallard, N.; Benda, N.; Posch, M.; Zohar, S.& Friede, T. ​ (2016)
    Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases, 11​.​
    Biomed Central Ltd. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s13023-016-0402-6 
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  • 2016 Review | 
    ​ ​Gender Differences in Appropriate Shocks and Mortality among Patients with Primary Prophylactic Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis​
    Conen, D.; Arendacka, B.; Roever, C. ; Bergau, L.; Munoz, P.; Wijers, S.& Sticherling, C. et al.​ (2016)
    PLoS ONE, 11​(9).​
    Public Library Science. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0162756 
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  • 2016 Journal Article | 
    ​ ​Evidence synthesis for count distributions based on heterogeneous and incomplete aggregated data​
    Roever, C. ; Andreas, S. & Friede, T. ​ (2016) 
    Biometrical Journal58(1) pp. 170​-185​.​ DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/bimj.201300288 
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  • 2016 Conference Abstract
    ​ ​Value of microvolt T-wave alternans assessed by ergometer and pacing as predictor for shock and mortality in a large ICD cohort​
    Bergau, L.; Flevari, P.; Willems, R.; Tuinenburg, A. E.; Vos, M. A.; Munoz-Exposito, P. & Fischer, T. H. et al.​ (2016)
    European Heart Journal37 pp. 304​-305. , Rome, ITALY.
    Oxford​: Oxford Univ Press.
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  • 2015 Conference Abstract
    ​ ​Risk stratification of ICD patients for appropriate shock and mortality in a multi-centre cohort. The EU-TrigTreat study​
    Bergau, L.; Willems, R.; Tuinenburg, A. E.; Vos, M. A.; Flevari, P.; Sohns, C. & Roever, C.  et al.​ (2015)
    European Heart Journal36 pp. 8​-9. , London, ENGLAND.
    Oxford​: Oxford Univ Press.
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  • 2015 Journal Article | 
    ​ ​Parameter estimation for compact binaries with ground-based gravitational-wave observations using the LALInference software library​
    Veitch, J.; Raymond, V.; Farr, B.; Farr, W.; Graff, P.; Vitale, S. & Aylott, B. et al.​ (2015) 
    PHYSICAL REVIEW D91(4) art. 042003​.​ DOI: https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevD.91.042003 
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  • 2015 Journal Article | Research Paper
    ​ ​Extensive Acute Axonal Damage in Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Lesions​
    Pfeifenbring, S. ; Bunyan, R. F.; Metz, I. ; Roever, C. ; Huppke, P. ; Gärtner, J.   & Lucchinetti, C. F. et al.​ (2015) 
    Annals of Neurology77(4) pp. 655​-667​.​ DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/ana.24364 
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  • 2015 Journal Article
    ​ ​Efficacy of treatments for anxiety disorders: a meta-analysis​
    Bandelow, B.; Reitt, M.; Roever, C. ; Michaelis, S.; Goerlich, Y. & Wedekind, D.​ (2015) 
    International Clinical Psychopharmacology30(4) pp. 183​-192​.​ DOI: https://doi.org/10.1097/YIC.0000000000000078 
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  • 2015 Journal Article | 
    ​ ​Hartung-Knapp-Sidik-Jonkman approach and its modification for random-effects meta-analysis with few studies​
    Roever, C. ; Knapp, G. & Friede, T. ​ (2015) 
    BMC Medical Research Methodology15 art. 99​.​ DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12874-015-0091-1 
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  • 2015 Review | 
    ​ ​Changing EDSS Progression in Placebo Cohorts in Relapsing MS: A Systematic Review and Meta-Regression​
    Roever, C. ; Nicholas, R.; Straube, S.& Friede, T. ​ (2015)
    PLoS ONE, 10​(9).​
    Public Library Science. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0137052 
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  • 2014 Journal Article
    ​ ​Reconstructing the sky location of gravitational-wave detected compact binary systems: Methodology for testing and comparison​
    Sidery, T.; Aylott, B.; Christensen, N.; Farr, B.; Farr, W.; Feroz, F. & Gair, J. et al.​ (2014) 
    PHYSICAL REVIEW D89(8) art. 084060​.​ DOI: https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevD.89.084060 
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  • 2014 Journal Article | Research Paper
    ​ ​Remote magnetic navigation for circumferential pulmonary vein ablation: single-catheter technique or additional use of a circular mapping catheter?​
    Vollmann, D.; Luethje, L. ; Seegers, J.; Sohns, C.; Sossalla, S. ; Sohns, J. M.   & Roever, C.  et al.​ (2014) 
    Journal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology41(1) pp. 65​-73​.​ DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10840-014-9912-0 
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  • 2014 Journal Article | 
    ​ ​Predictability of IL-28B-polymorphism on protease-inhibitor-based triple-therapy in chronic HCV-genotype-1 patients: A meta-analysis​
    Mechie, N.-C.; Röver, C. ; Cameron, S. & Amanzada, A. ​ (2014) 
    World Journal of Hepatology6(10) pp. 759​-765​.​ DOI: https://doi.org/10.4254/wjh.v6.i10.759 
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  • 2014 Journal Article | 
    ​ ​Interleukin-2 receptor antagonists for pediatric liver transplant recipients: A systematic review and meta-analysis of controlled studies​
    Crins, N. D.; Roever, C. ; Goralczyk, A. D. & Friede, T. ​ (2014) 
    Pediatric Transplantation18(8) pp. 839​-850​.​ DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/petr.12362 
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  • 2013 Journal Article | 
    ​ ​Explaining temporal trends in annualised relapse rates in placebo groups of randomised controlled trials in relapsing multiple sclerosis: systematic review and meta-regression​
    Steinvorth, S. M.; Roever, C. ; Schneider, S.; Nicholas, R.; Straube, S. & Friede, T. ​ (2013) 
    Multiple Sclerosis Journal19(12) pp. 1580​-1586​.​ DOI: https://doi.org/10.1177/1352458513481009 
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  • 2013 Conference Abstract
    ​ ​Comparison of disability scores and annualised relapse rates as trial outcomes in randomized, placebo controlled trials in relapsing multiple sclerosis: a systematic review​
    Roever, C. ; Nicholas, R.; Steinvorth, S.; Straube, S. & Friede, T. ​ (2013)
    Multiple Sclerosis Journal19(11) pp. 498​-499. ​29th Congress of the European-Committee-for-Treatment-and-Research-in-Multiple-Sclerosis / 18th Annual Conference of Rehabilitation in MS​, Copenhagen, DENMARK.
    London​: Sage Publications Ltd.
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  • 2012 Journal Article | 
    ​ ​Bayesian inference on EMRI signals using low frequency approximations​
    Ali, A.; Christensen, N.; Meyer, R. & Röver, C. ​ (2012) 
    Classical and Quantum Gravity29(14) pp. 145014​.​ DOI: https://doi.org/10.1088/0264-9381/29/14/145014 
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  • 2012 Conference Abstract
    ​ ​Time trends in baseline characteristics and eligibility criteria in trials in relapsing mutliple sclerosis - a systematic review and meta-analysis​
    Steinvorth, S. M.; Nicholas, R.; Roever, C. ; Schneider, S.; Straube, S. & Friede, T. ​ (2012)
    Multiple Sclerosis Journal18 pp. 474​-475. ​28th Congress of the European-Committee-for-Treatment-and-Research-in-Multiple-Sclerosis​, Lyon, FRANCE.
    London​: Sage Publications Ltd.
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  • 2003 Book Chapter
    ​ ​Implementing a new Method for Discriminant Analysis When Group Covariance Matrices are Nearly Singular​
    Pouwels, B.; Theis, W.& Röver, C. ​ (2003)
    In:​Schader, Martin; Gaul, Wolfgang; Vichi, Maurizio​ (Eds.), Between Data Science and Applied Data Analysis. Proceedings of the 26th Annual Conference of the Gesellschaft für Klassifikation e.V., University of Mannheim, July 22–24, 2002 pp. 92​-99. ​Berlin: ​Springer. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-18991-3_11 
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