The ICMJE editors' proposal on sharing individual data collected in clinical trials: Comments


      • The ICMJE editors propose sharing deidentified data of clinical trials.
      • The proposal has important ethical reasons and will have scientific effects.
      • As asked by the editors, the present letter proposes some points for discussion.


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