Open label RCT with 100 hospitalized patients in Iran, 50 treated with colchicine, showing shorter hospitalization time. There were no deaths. IRCT20200418047126N1.
Salehzadeh et al., 9/21/2020, Randomized Controlled Trial, Iran, Middle East, preprint, 3 authors.
hospitalization time, 22.7% lower, relative time 0.77, p = 0.001, treatment 50, control 50.
Effect extraction follows pre-specified rules
prioritizing more serious outcomes. For an individual study the most serious
outcome may have a smaller number of events and lower statistical signficance,
however this provides the strongest evidence for the most serious outcomes
when combining the results of many trials.