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Applying Quantitative Bias Analysis to Epidemiologic Data
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
AIDS is your business.
- S. Rosen, J. Simon, Jeffrey R. Vincent, W. MacLeod, Matthew P Fox, D. Thea
- Business, Medicine
- Harvard business review
- 1 February 2003
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 Ukraine… Expand
Surgical management of pulmonary carcinoid tumors: sublobar resection versus lobectomy.
- Matthew P Fox, V. V. van Berkel, M. Bousamra, Stephen Sloan, R. Martin
- American journal of surgery
- 1 February 2013
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 for… Expand
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 to… Expand
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 of… Expand
Lymph node ratio is a significant predictor of disease-specific mortality in patients undergoing esophagectomy for cancer.
- Matthew P Fox, R. Farmer, C. Scoggins, K. Mcmasters, R. Martin
- The American surgeon
- 1 May 2011
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 by… Expand
Does Donor Age and Double Versus Single Lung Transplant Affect Survival of Young Recipients?
- W. Whited, P. Henley, E. Schumer, J. Trivedi, V. V. van Berkel, Matthew P Fox
- The Annals of thoracic surgery
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 younger… Expand
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 exposure… Expand
Objective Donor Scoring System for Lung Transplantation.
- W. Whited, J. Trivedi, V. V. van Berkel, Matthew P Fox
- The Annals of thoracic surgery
- 1 February 2019
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 transplant… Expand
Optimal Therapy in Locally Advanced Esophageal Cancer: a National Cancer Database Analysis
- W. Whited, J. Trivedi, E. R. Bond, V. V. van Berkel, Matthew P Fox
- Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery
- 1 February 2018
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. In… Expand