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Table 6 Example Intervention, Outcome Measure and Participant Sentences

From: Sentence retrieval for abstracts of randomized controlled trials

Patients received either diltiazem, 240 mg/day, or amlodipine, 5 mg/day, for 2 weeks followed by diltiazem, 360 mg/day, or amlodipine, 10 mg/day, for 2 weeks. Unstructured abstract, PMID: 11486240
Participants were tested under two single-dose treatment conditions: placebo and citalopram (20 mg). Unstructured abstract, PMID: 14731312
Patients with node-positive (1–3) breast cancer were assigned to open-label epirubicin/vinorelbine (EV), epirubicin/vino-relbine and sequential paclitaxel (EV/T), epirubicin/cyclophosphamide (EC) or epiru-bicin/cyclophosphamide plus sequential paclitaxel (EC/T) therapy. Method section, PMID: 14659328
Outcome Measure
Standard treadmill exercise testing was the primary efficacy assessment. Patients also recorded incidence of angina attacks and use of glyceryl trinitrate spray. Unstructured abstract, PMID: 11486240
Arterial-coronary sinus differences of substrates were measured before cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) and during early reperfusion. Design section, PMID: 12775312
The primary endpoints were overall survival (OS), relapse-free survival (RFS) and event-free survival (EFS). Unstructured abstract, PMID: 12441265
Twenty-eight healthy postmenopausal women, 16 without, and 12 with hormone replacement therapy (HRT) participated in this randomized, double-blind, cross-over study. Unstructured abstract, PMID: 15994852
Nineteen (19) young men, ages between 24 and 42, were enrolled in a single-center, institutional randomized, double-masked, crossover clinical trial. Patients and Methods section, PMID: 15321024
Twenty-four Chinese adults with type 2 diabetes participated. Unstructured abstract, PMID: 15565080
  1. Examples of sentences labeled as Intervention, Outcome Measure and Participants in Set 1.