Conflicts of interest or funding of included studies not assessed

This problem is addressed in AMSTAR 1, AMSTAR 2 and MECIR. The influence of sponsorship bias from study funding and the potential conflicts of interest of trial authors should be assessed in systematic reviews.

Articles that support this problem:

Methodological quality and reporting of systematic reviews in hand and wrist pathology

2017 : Journal of hand surgery (european volume)

Tai Chi and Parkinson's disease (PD): A systematic overview of the scientific quality of the past systematic reviews

2019 : Complementary therapies in medicine

Assessing the methodological quality of systematic reviews in radiation oncology: A systematic review

2017 : Cancer epidemiology

The quality of systematic reviews in hand surgery: An analysis using AMSTAR

2014 : Plastic and reconstructive surgery

Overall confidence in the results of systematic reviews on exercise therapy for chronic low back pain: a cross-sectional analysis using the Assessing the Methodological Quality of Systematic Reviews (AMSTAR) 2 tool

2020 : Brazilian journal of physical therapy

Quality assessment of systematic reviews of vitamin D, cognition and dementia

2018 : Bjpsych open

Methodological quality of systematic reviews published in the urological literature from 1998 to 2012

2015 : The journal of urology

The landscape of systematic reviews in urology (1998 to 2015): an assessment of methodological quality

2017 : Bju international

Quality of urological systematic reviews registered in PROSPERO

2019 : Bju international

An AMSTAR assessment of the methodological quality of systematic reviews of oral healthcare interventions published in the Journal of Applied Oral Science (JAOS)

2011 : Journal of applied oral science

Prostate Artery Embolisation: Poor Design and Reporting Impact the Value of Current Systematic Reviews

2018 : European urology

Quality assessment of systematic reviews regarding the effectiveness of zygomatic implants: an overview of systematic reviews

2020 : Medicina oral, patologia oral y cirugia bucal

Quality assessment of the methods used in published opioid conversion reviews

2012 : Journal of pain & palliative care pharmacotherapy

Evaluating the quality of conduct of systematic reviews on the application of transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) for aphasia rehabilitation post-stroke

2020 : Aphasiology

Systematic Reviews in Craniofacial Trauma—Strengths and Weaknesses

2016 : Annals of plastic surgery

Synthesizing and Appraising the Quality of the Evidence on Factors Associated with Medication Adherence in Diabetes: A Systematic Review of Systematic Reviews

2017 : Value in health regional issues

The currency, completeness and quality of systematic reviews of acute management of moderate to severe traumatic brain injury: A comprehensive evidence map

2018 : Plos one [electronic resource]

The methodological quality of systematic reviews and meta-analyses on the effectiveness of non-pharmacological cancer pain management

2015 : Pain management nursing

Quality assessment of systematic reviews on alveolar ridge preservation

2013 : Journal of the american dental association

Non-communicable diseases research output in the Eastern Mediterranean region: an overview of systematic reviews

2020 : Bmc medical research methodology

Methodological quality of meta-analyses on treatments for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a cross-sectional study using the AMSTAR (Assessing the Methodological Quality of Systematic Reviews) tool

2015 : Npj primary care respiratory medicine

Methodological and reporting quality evaluation of systematic reviews on acupuncture in women with polycystic ovarian syndrome: A systematic review

2018 : Complementary therapies in clinical practice

Methodological quality of systematic reviews in subfertility: a comparison of Cochrane and non-Cochrane systematic reviews in assisted reproductive technologies

2012 : Human reproduction

Quality Assessment of Systematic Review of the Bariatric Surgery for Diabetes Mellitus

2019 : Journal of diabetes research

Systematic review adherence to methodological or reporting quality

2017 : Systematic reviews

Methodological Quality of Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis on Asthma Treatments. A Cross-Sectional Study

2020 : Annals of the american thoracic society

Not all systematic reviews are created equal

2018 : Canadian journal of occupational therapy

The Cochrane HPV vaccine review was incomplete and ignored important evidence of bias

2018 : Bmj evidence-based medicine

Quality Assessment of Systematic Reviews on the Efficacy of Oral Appliance Therapy for Adult and Pediatric Sleep-Disordered Breathing

2016 : Journal of clinical sleep medicine

Reporting of conflicts of interest from drug trials in Cochrane reviews: cross sectional study

2012 : Bmj

Methodological quality and descriptive characteristics of prosthodontic‐related systematic reviews

2013 : Journal of oral rehabilitation

Quality assessment of systematic reviews on periodontal regeneration in humans

2013 : Journal of periodontology

Methodological Quality of Systematic Reviews Relating to Performance of All-Ceramic Implant Abutments, Frameworks, and Restorations

2021 : Journal of prosthodontics

Systematic reviews in burns care: poor quality and getting worse

2017 : Journal of burn care & research

Methodological quality of systematic reviews on influenza vaccination

2014 : Vaccine

Peer Reviewed: Quality of Systematic Reviews of Observational Nontherapeutic Studies

2010 : Preventing chronic disease

How do authors of systematic reviews deal with research malpractice and misconduct in original studies? A cross-sectional analysis of systematic reviews and survey of their authors

2016 : Bmj open

Comparison of methodological quality rating of systematic reviews on neuropathic pain using AMSTAR and R-AMSTAR

2018 : Bmc med res methodol

DPP-4 inhibitors for the treatment of type 2 diabetes: a methodology overview of systematic reviews

2019 : Acta diabetologica

Reporting of sources of funding in systematic reviews in periodontology and implant dentistry

2014 : British dental journal

Epidemiology and Reporting Characteristics of Systematic Reviews of Biomedical Research: A Cross-Sectional Study

2016 : Plos medicine

Appraising the Quality of Systematic Reviews for Age-Related Macular Degeneration Interventions: A Systematic Review

2018 : Jama ophthalmology

Clinical performance of and patient satisfaction with conventional complete dentures with different occlusal schemes: A systematic review of systematic reviews

2022 : Journal of prosthetic dentistry

Mind-body practices for cancer-related symptoms management: an overview of systematic reviews including one hundred twenty-nine meta-analyses

2022 : Supportive care in cancer

Assessing the Reporting of Harms in Systematic Reviews Focused on the Therapeutic and Cosmetic Uses of Botulinum Toxin

2023 : Clinical drug investigation

How is the quality of the available evidence on molar-incisor hypomineralization treatment? An overview of systematic reviews

2022 : Clinical oral investigations

If exercise is medicine, why don't we know the dose? An overview of systematic reviews assessing reporting quality of exercise interventions in health and disease

2022 : British journal of sports medicine

Striving for Happily Ever After: Supportive Interventions for Youth Leaving Residential Placement. A Systematic Review of Reviews

2022 : Child & adolescent mental health

Evidence Mapping Based on Systematic Reviews of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Neuropathic Pain

2023 : Neural plasticity

Chinese patent medicine Kanglaite injection for non-small-cell lung cancer: An overview of systematic reviews

2023 : Journal of ethnopharmacology

A Call for Improving Research on Pain Neuroscience Education and Chronic Pain: An Overview of Systematic Reviews

2023 : Journal of orthopaedic & sports physical therapy

Quality of systematic reviews on timing of complementary feeding for early childhood allergy prevention

2023 : Bmc medical research methodology

Digital Biomarker-Based Interventions: Systematic Review of Systematic Reviews

2022 : Journal of medical internet research

An umbrella review of systematic reviews on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on cancer prevention and management, and patient needs

2023 : Elife

Characteristics and methodological standards across systematic reviews with Meta-analysis of efficacy and/or effectiveness of influenza vaccines: an overview of reviews

2022 : Infectious diseases

Critical appraisal of systematic reviews of intervention in dentistry published between 2019-2020 using the AMSTAR 2 tool

2022 : Evidence based dentistry

Prevention of demineralization during multi-bracketed fixed orthodontic treatment: An overview of systematic reviews

2022 : International journal of paediatric dentistry

Prescription drug monitoring programs evaluation: A systematic review of reviews

2023 : Drug & alcohol dependence

Systematic reviews of convalescent plasma in COVID-19 continue to be poorly conducted and reported: a systematic review

2022 : Journal of clinical epidemiology

Efficacy and safety of acupuncture for polycystic ovary syndrome: An overview of systematic reviews

2023 : The journal of integrative medicine

Methodological quality of systematic reviews on treatments for Alzheimer's disease: a cross-sectional study

2022 : Alzheimer's research & therapy

Acupuncture and Related Therapies for Chronic Urticaria: A Critical Overview of Systematic Reviews

2022 : Evidence-based complementary & alternative medicine: ecam

Mind-body exercises for osteoarthritis: an overview of systematic reviews including 32 meta-analyses

2023 : Disability & rehabilitation

Is the quality of systematic reviews influenced by prospective registration: a methods review of systematic musculoskeletal physical therapy reviews

2022 : Journal of manual & manipulative therapy

Examining the state, quality and strength of the evidence in the research on built environments and physical activity among adults: An overview of reviews from high income countries

2022 : Health & place