Among the most heated debates on #cardiotwitter is the meaning and value each of us gives to meta-analyses. The detractors of these types of studies are vocal and they don’t like to be contradicted. For them, meta-analyses amplify the noise of each individual trial and – as they say – “take the confusion to a higher level”.
During my career, I’ve been the author of some meta-analyses myself and I can truly say I understand this point of view. However, I believe it is based on the incorrect assumption that performing a meta-analysis ...
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