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Matching-Adjusted Indirect Comparison (MAIC) Explained

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The very best way to compare one treatment to another is a randomized control trial (RCT), but that is not always possible or every advisable. Match adjusted indirect comparison (MAIC) can offer a scientific way to compare different therapies by using sophisticated statistical methods to match the study populations from different drug trials.

Dr. Mazyar Shadman offers a clear and balanced explanation of the benefits and limitations of MAIC research.

Matching-Adjusted Indirect Comparison (MAIC) Explained