Critical appraisal:Berger AC, Fierro M, Kairys JC, Berd D, Sato T, Andrel J, et al 2012 3

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Risk of bias assessment: case series

Subject selection:
Highly selected or not described (e.g. single-institution study)
Were the outcome measures blind to pre/post-intervention?
No, but objective measures used
Follow-up complete and all patients included in the analysis?
Yes (follow-up >95%)
Overall risk of bias
High risk of bias Additional comments: Please replace this text and include any additional comments in regards to your risk of bias rating


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Article
Berger AC, Fierro M, Kairys JC, Berd D, Sato T, Andrel J, et al. Lymph node ratio is an important and independent prognostic factor for patients with stage III melanoma. J Surg Oncol 2012 Jan;105(1):15-20 Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21815149.
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