MITCHELL H. GAIL, M.D.
Analysis of survival data from two studies on cardiac transplantation suggests that the assignment method used favored the transplanted group and that the improved survival in the transplanted group could be explained solely in terms of selection bias. Several alternative experimental designs are proposed.
GAIL MH. Does Cardiac Transplantation Prolong Life?: A Reassessment. Ann Intern Med. ;76:815–817. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-76-5-815
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1972;76(5):815-817.
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