To the Editor: Calls to establish a comprehensive
clinical trial registry1,2 are
welcome. As registry supporters point out, the failure to publicize full trial
data denies physicians and patients valuable information and unjustifiably
diminishes the contributions of researchers and trial participants.
Dresser R. Clinical Trial Registration and the ICMJE. JAMA. 2005;293(2):157-158. doi:10.1001/jama.293.2.157-a