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Efficacy and Safety of Prophylactic Vaccines against Cervical HPV Infection and Diseases among Women: A Systematic Review & Meta-Analysis
BackgroundWe conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis to assess efficacy and safety of prophylactic HPV vaccines against cervical cancer precursor events in women.MethodsRandomized-controlledExpand
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Extracorporeal photopheresis in steroid-refractory acute or chronic graft-versus-host disease: results of a systematic review of prospective studies.
Acute and chronic graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) remain major obstacles for successful allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation. Extracorporeal photopheresis (ECP) modulates immune cells, suchExpand
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Single Versus Double Balloon Enteroscopy for Small Bowel Diagnostics: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
Introduction: Double balloon enteroscopy (DBE) and single balloon enteroscopy (SBE) are 2 types of commonly used balloon-assisted enteroscopic techniques for “deep enteroscopy.” Although there areExpand
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Bisphosphonates in multiple myeloma: a network meta-analysis.
BACKGROUND Bisphosphonates are specific inhibitors of osteoclastic activity and used in the treatment of patients with multiple myeloma (MM). While bisphosphonates are shown to be effective inExpand
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Survival of patients with non-small cell lung cancer without treatment: a systematic review and meta-analysis
BackgroundLung cancer is considered a terminal illness with a five-year survival rate of about 16%. Informed decision-making related to the management of a disease requires accurate prognosis of theExpand
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Do Community Health Worker Interventions Improve Rates of Screening Mammography in the United States? A Systematic Review
Background: Community health workers (CHW) are lay individuals who are trained to serve as liaisons between members of their communities and health care providers and services. Methods: A systematicExpand
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Allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation for adult acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) in first complete remission.
BACKGROUND Consolidation chemotherapy, autologous hematopoietic cell transplantation (HCT) and allogeneic HCT represent potential treatment alternatives for post-remission therapy in adult acuteExpand
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Bad reporting does not mean bad methods for randomised trials: observational study of randomised controlled trials performed by the Radiation Therapy Oncology Group
Abstract Objective To determine whether poor reporting of methods in randomised controlled trials reflects on poor methods. Design Observational study. Setting Reports of randomised controlled trialsExpand
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Platelet transfusion: a systematic review of the clinical evidence
Platelet (PLT) transfusion is indicated either prophylactically or therapeutically to reduce the risk of bleeding or to control active bleeding. Significant uncertainty exists regarding theExpand
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No evidence for efficacy of radiofrequency ablation for treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
BACKGROUND & AIMS A radiofrequency ablation technique known as Stretta was recommended by the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons as an alternative treatment forExpand
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