Survival analysis: a practical approach.


Survival analysis is a statistical method used to calculate the probability of an event such as death or relapse of disease occurring in a patient over time. Survival analysis is important in the interpretation of clinical research, and is frequently encountered in the colorectal literature. In this article, the terminology used in survival analysis is explained, specific examples are presented, and common methods of calculation demonstrated.

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@article{Reznick1989SurvivalAA, title={Survival analysis: a practical approach.}, author={Richard Reznick and Cameron B Guest}, journal={Diseases of the colon and rectum}, year={1989}, volume={32 10}, pages={898-902} }