An Empirical Study of Bias in Randomized Controlled Trials and Non-randomized Studies of Surgical Interventions

Objectives: The aim of this dissertation was to examine bias in randomized controlled trials (RCTs) and non-randomized studies (NRS) in surgery using the literature evaluating laparoscopy and conventional (i.e. open) surgery for the treatment of colon cancer as a case study. The objectives were 1) t...

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Main Author: Sandhu, Lakhbir
Other Authors: Urbach, David R
Published: 2013
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