Letters Section Editor: Robert M. Golub, MD, Senior Editor.
To the Editor: Dr Schroter and colleagues1 reported that a recommendation of manuscript acceptance (vs revision or rejection) was more common from reviewers suggested byauthors compared with reviewers selected by editors (odds ratio [OR], 1.6). Furthermore, author-suggested reviewers more often recommended acceptance or revision (vs rejection) compared with editor-selected reviewers (OR, 2.7).
Cummings P. Effects of Differences Between Peer Reviewers Suggested by Authors and by Editors. JAMA. 2006;296(10):1231-1232. doi:10.1001/jama.296.10.1231-a