Risk Estimate

Known as: absolute risk 
A measure of the risk of a certain event happening. In cancer research, it is the likelihood that a person who is free of a specific type of cancer… (More)
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
BACKGROUND The effectiveness of surgery versus observation for men with localized prostate cancer detected by means of prostate… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
BACKGROUND The hemoglobin threshold at which postoperative red-cell transfusion is warranted is controversial. We conducted a… (More)
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Review
2011
Review
2011
BACKGROUND A variety of estimates of the benefits and harms of mammographic screening for breast cancer have been published and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Using a model-based approach, we estimated the probability that an individual, with a specified combination of risk factors… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND Several controlled studies provide evidence that treatment with interferon beta in patients with a first event… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND Two types of treatment are being used for patients with ruptured intracranial aneurysms: endovascular detachable-coil… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND Clopidogrel was superior to aspirin in patients with previous manifestations of atherothrombotic disease in the CAPRIE… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Floating absolute risks are an alternative way of presenting relative risk estimates for polychotomous risk factors. Instead of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND Warfarin prevents ischaemic stroke in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation, but dose adjustment, coagulation… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
Although the excess risk for birth defects among children of mothers with diabetes mellitus is well documented, there are few… (More)
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