Randomized Controlled Trials of Surgical Interventions

@article{Farrokhyar2010RandomizedCT,
  title={Randomized Controlled Trials of Surgical Interventions},
  author={F. Farrokhyar and P. Karanicolas and A. Thoma and M. {\vS}imunovi{\'c} and M. Bhandari and P. Devereaux and M. Anvari and A. Adili and G. Guyatt},
  journal={Annals of Surgery},
  year={2010},
  volume={251},
  pages={409-416}
}
  • F. Farrokhyar, P. Karanicolas, +6 authors G. Guyatt
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine
  • Annals of Surgery
  • Background and Objectives:Surgical trials pose many methodological challenges often not present in trials of medical interventions. If not properly accounted for, these challenges may introduce significant biases and threaten the validity of the results. Methods:We systematically reviewed the significance of randomized controlled trials in the evaluation of surgical interventions, discussed the methodological challenges encountered in designing and conducting randomized controlled trials of… CONTINUE READING

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