Types of research bias encountered in IR

Ahmed Gabr, Joseph Ralph Kallini, Kush Desai, Ryan Hickey, Bartley Thornburg, Laura Kulik, Robert J. Lewandowski, Riad Salem*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

Bias is a systemic error in studies that leads to inaccurate deductions. Relevant biases in the field of IR and interventional oncology were identified after reviewing articles published in the Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology and CardioVascular and Interventional Radiology. Biases cited in these articles were divided into three categories: preinterventional (health care access, participation, referral, and sample biases), periinterventional (contamination, investigator, and operator biases), and postinterventional (guarantee-time, lead time, loss to follow-up, recall, and reporting biases).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)546-550
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology
Volume27
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1 2016

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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