Critical appraisal:Foote MC, Burmeister B, Burmeister E, Bayley G, Smithers BM 2008 2
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Risk of bias assessment: case series
- 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: single-institution database, objective outcome measures, all patients included in analysis|
- Foote MC, Burmeister B, Burmeister E, Bayley G, Smithers BM. Desmoplastic melanoma: the role of radiotherapy in improving local control. ANZ J Surg 2008 Apr;78(4):273-6 Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18366400.
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