How Do You Tell Whether a Change in Surgical Technique Leads to a Change in Outcome? Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Prostatectomy

abstract

  • Simplistic approaches to the analysis of before/after surgical studies may lead to grossly erroneous results under the surgical learning curve. A straightforward alternative statistical method allows investigators to separate the effects of the learning curve from those of the surgical modification.

publication date

  • April 2010

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC2859681

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.juro.2009.12.034

PubMed ID

  • 20172569

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1510

end page

  • 4

volume

  • 183

number

  • 4