While we agree with Chandra and colleagues that implementation of the Utstein conference consensus recommendations1 should facilitate comparisons of future studies, surely they do not mean to hold our study2 to a standard published after our data collection was complete. Similarly, the article by Parish et al3 that they reference was published while our manuscript was in the editorial process.
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