Randomized Control Trials


“We need to move to the next level,” says Dr. Somashekhar SP, Chairman- Surgical Oncology, MHEPL, HOD & Consultant Surgical Oncologist at the Manipal Comprehensive Cancer Centre, Bangalore. “Because you know, everybody knows the robot is there, but what is the evidence to pick it up?”

Dr. Somashekhar will take his audience at the Robotic Surgeons Council of India (and viewers of this video) on a tour of Evidence Based Medicine, as he shares his thoughts on performing a Randomized Control Trial (RCT) the correct way. Covered are how to design the clinical study, keys on successful standardization, study group sizing, decreasing selection bias, and many other factors.

Lecture, with PowerPoints, 19:57.