Suetonia C. Palmer, MBChB; Sankar D. Navaneethan, MD, MPH; Jonathan C. Craig, MBChB, DCH, MM, PhD; David W. Johnson, MBChB(Hons), PhD; Marcello Tonelli, MD, SM; Amit X. Garg, MD, PhD; Fabio Pellegrini, MSc; Pietro Ravani, MD, MSc, PhD; Meg Jardine, MBBS, PhD; Vlado Perkovic, MBBS, PhD; Giusi Graziano, PhD; Richard McGee, BMedSci, MBBCh, MM; Antonio Nicolucci, MD; Gianni Tognoni, MD; Giovanni F.M. Strippoli, MD, PhD, MPH, MM
Acknowledgment: The authors acknowledge the help of Ruth Mitchell, Trial Search Coordinator, and Narelle Willis, Managing Director, from the Cochrane Renal Group.
Potential Conflicts of Interest: Dr. Johnson: Consultancies: Amgen, Roche, Janssen-Cilag, Sandoz; Grants/grants pending, honoraria, and travel/accommodations expenses covered or reimbursed: Amgen, Roche, Janssen-Cilag; Payment for development of educational presentations including service on speakers' bureaus: Amgen, Janssen-Cilag. Dr. Tonelli: Grants/grants pending (money to institution): Amgen. Dr. Garg: Other: Ortho Biotech funds a research scholarship (unrestricted educational grant) at the University of Western Ontario that provides partial salary support to physicians pursuing additional years of research training; Dr. Tonelli has supervised some of these research projects. Dr. Jardine: Grants received (money to institution): Royal Australasian College of Physicians Servier Staff Postdoctoral Fellowship. Dr. Perkovic: Grants/grants pending (money to institution): Australian National Health and Medical Research Council Project Grants, Baxter, Johnson & Johnson, Novartis, Roche, Servier, Amgen; Honoraria: Abbott, AstraZeneca, Roche, Servier. Dr. Strippoli: Grants/grants pending (money to institution): Italian Agency for Drugs (independent research funding body for CEDOSE [Clinical Evaluation of the Dose of Erythropoietins], independently funded by Agenzia Italiana del Farmaco). Disclosures can also be viewed at www.acponline.org/authors/icmje/ConflictOfInterestForms.do?msNum=M10-0120.
Reproducible Research Statement:Study protocol, statistical code, and data set: Available from Dr. Strippoli (e-mail, email@example.com).
Requests for Single Reprints: Giovanni F.M. Strippoli, MD, PhD, MPH, MM, Department of Clinical Pharmacology and Epidemiology, Consorzio Mario Negri Sud and Diaverum Medical Scientific Office, Via Nazionale 8/a, 66030 S. Maria Imbaro, Italy; e-mail, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Current Author Addresses: Dr. Palmer: Renal Division, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Institute of Medicine, Room 550, 4 Blackfan Circle, Boston, MA 02215.
Dr. Navaneethan: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus, Mail Code Q7, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195.
Drs. Craig and McGee: Centre for Kidney Research, The Children's Hospital at Westmead, Locked Bag 4001, Westmead, New South Wales 2145, Australia.
Dr. Johnson: Department of Renal Medicine, Level 2, Ambulatory Renal and Transplant Services Building, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Ipswich Road, Woolloongabba, Brisbane, Queensland 4102, Australia.
Dr. Tonelli: University of Alberta, Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology and Immunology, Clinical Sciences Building 7-129, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2G3, Canada.
Dr. Garg: Department of Medicine and Epidemiology, University of Western Ontario and Division of Nephrology, London Health Sciences Centre, Room ELL-101, Westminster Tower, 800 Commissioners Road East, London, Ontario N6A 4G5, Canada.
Mr. Pellegrini and Drs. Graziano, Nicolucci, Tognoni, and Strippoli: Department of Clinical Pharmacology and Epidemiology, Consorzio Mario Negri Sud, Via Nazionale 8/A, 66030 S. Maria Imbaro (Chieti), Italy.
Dr. Ravani: Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, TRW Building, 3rd Floor, 3280 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 4N1, Canada.
Drs. Jardine and Perkovic: The George Institute for International Health, PO Box M201 Missenden Road, Sydney, Camperdown, New South Wales 2070, Australia.
Author Contributions: Conception and design: S.C. Palmer, S.D. Navaneethan, J.C. Craig, D.W. Johnson, G.F.M. Strippoli.
Analysis and interpretation of the data: S.C. Palmer, S.D. Navaneethan, J.C. Craig, D.W. Johnson, M. Tonelli, A.X. Garg, F. Pellegrini, P. Ravani, M. Jardine, G. Graziano, R. McGee, A. Nicolucci, G.F.M. Strippoli.
Drafting of the article: S.C. Palmer, S.D. Navaneethan, J.C. Craig, D.W. Johnson, V. Perkovic, R. McGee, G.F.M. Strippoli.
Critical revision of the article for important intellectual content: S.C. Palmer, S.D. Navaneethan, J.C. Craig, D.W. Johnson, M. Tonelli, A.X. Garg, F. Pellegrini, P. Ravani, M. Jardine, V. Perkovic, A. Nicolucci, G. Tognoni, G.F.M. Strippoli.
Final approval of the article: S.C. Palmer, S.D. Navaneethan, J.C. Craig, D.W. Johnson, M. Tonelli, A.X. Garg, F. Pellegrini, P. Ravani, M. Jardine, V. Perkovic, R. McGee, A. Nicolucci, G. Tognoni, G.F.M. Strippoli.
Provision of study materials or patients: G.F.M. Strippoli.
Statistical expertise: J.C. Craig, D.W. Johnson, F. Pellegrini, G. Graziano, R. McGee, G.F.M. Strippoli.
Administrative, technical, or logistic support: G. Tognoni.
Collection and assembly of data: S.C. Palmer, S.D. Navaneethan, F. Pellegrini, G.F.M. Strippoli.
Palmer SC, Navaneethan SD, Craig JC, Johnson DW, Tonelli M, Garg AX, et al. Meta-analysis: Erythropoiesis-Stimulating Agents in Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease. Ann Intern Med. 2010;153:23-33. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-153-1-201007060-00252
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 2010;153(1):23-33.
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