Robert Pickard led the peer-review process as the Associate Editor responsible for the paper.
Article first published online: 28 SEP 2012
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Neurourology and Urodynamics
Volume 31, Issue 8, pages 1223–1230, November 2012
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Hilton, P., Bryant, A., Howel, D., McColl, E., Buckley, B. S., Lucas, M., Tincello, D. G. and Armstrong, N. (2012), Assessing professional equipoise and views about a future clinical trial of invasive urodynamics prior to surgery for stress urinary incontinence in women: A survey within a mixed methods feasibility study. Neurourol. Urodyn., 31: 1223–1230. doi: 10.1002/nau.22328
Conflict of interest: none.
Ethical Approval: Favorable ethical opinion was received from Newcastle and North Tyneside No.1 Research Ethics committee on 06/01/2011 (their minute reference: 10/H0906/76).
P.H.: No current financial interests; previous chair of NICE Guideline Development Group (GDG) on urinary incontinence (UI) in women; previous member NETSCC-HTA Interventional Procedures Panel, and Clinical Evaluations and Trials Prioritization Group; previous commercial research funding for trials of surgery for stress incontinence from Gynecare (1998–2003) and Gyne Ideas (now Mpathy Medical; 2001–2003). M.L.: No current financial interests; previous member of NICE GDG on UI in women and on lower urinary tract symptoms in men; chair European Association of Urology guideline group on UI. D.G.T.: Consultancy work for Pfizer, Ethicon, Galen; research grants from Ethicon, Astellas. Chair of BSUG Research Committee. Executive Editor of BJOG, Vice-chairman of the Wellbeing of Women Research Advisory Committee. A.B., D.H., E.M., B.B., N.A.: None.
Author's Contributions: P.H. is the lead grant holder, he conceived the study, led on the protocol development, questionnaire design and writing the manuscript, and approved the final version for publication. D.H., E.M., B.B., M.L., D.G.T., N.A. are co-holders of the grant, contributed to protocol development and to writing the manuscript, and approved the final version for publication. E.M.: additionally led on questionnaire formatting. A.B., D.H.: additionally undertook the statistical analysis. N.A.: additionally led on the interview study.
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- Issue published online: 17 OCT 2012
- Article first published online: 28 SEP 2012
- Manuscript Accepted: 3 SEP 2012
- Manuscript Received: 23 JUN 2012
- National Institute for Health Research (NIHR)
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