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Applying Quantitative Bias Analysis to Epidemiologic Data
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This text provides the first-ever compilation of bias analysis methods for use with epidemiologic data that address selection bias, uncontrolled confounding, and classification errors. Expand
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AIDS is your business.
If your company operates in a developing country, AIDS is your business. While Africa has received the most attention, AIDS is also spreading swiftly in other parts of the world. Russia and UkraineExpand
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Surgical management of pulmonary carcinoid tumors: sublobar resection versus lobectomy.
BACKGROUND Surgical resection of bronchopulmonary carcinoid tumors can be curative and remains the primary treatment modality. There are limited data to delineate the optimal extent of resection forExpand
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Management of gastroesophageal junction tumors.
Tumors of the gastroesophageal junction have historically been treated as either gastric or esophageal cancer depending on institutional preferences. The Siewert classification system was designed toExpand
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Prevalence of HIV in workforces in southern Africa, 2000-2001
Objectives. Most data on HIV prevalence in low-risk populations in sub-Saharan Africa are drawn from sentinel surveys of pregnant women attending antenatal clinics and are not representative ofExpand
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Lymph node ratio is a significant predictor of disease-specific mortality in patients undergoing esophagectomy for cancer.
The seventh edition of the American Joint Committee on Cancer esophageal cancer staging system classifies nodal status by the number of malignant nodes (LNMs) found. This may be confounded byExpand
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Does Donor Age and Double Versus Single Lung Transplant Affect Survival of Young Recipients?
BACKGROUND In an effort to expand the donor pool for lung transplants, numerous studies have examined the use of advanced age donors with mixed results, including decreased survival among youngerExpand
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Unmeasured and Unknown Confounders
Confounding occurs when the effect of the exposure of interest mixes with the effects of other variables that are causes of the exposure or that share common causal ancestors with the exposureExpand
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Objective Donor Scoring System for Lung Transplantation.
BACKGROUND There is no objective method to estimate post-lung transplant survival solely on the basis of cumulative donor risk factors. METHODS The United Network Organ Sharing thoracic transplantExpand
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Optimal Therapy in Locally Advanced Esophageal Cancer: a National Cancer Database Analysis
There are over 16,000 new patients diagnosed with esophageal cancer each year in the USA. With the overall 5-year survival of approximately 18%, it is one of the leading causes of cancer deaths. InExpand
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