Jin-hui Tian

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BACKGROUND Adjuvant intraoperative hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (IHIC) is a therapy which combines thermotherapy and intraperitoneal chemotherapy. It is theoretically powerful for patients with advanced gastric cancer (AGC), but is there evident advantage in clinical practice? We need evidence to guide our decision-making. OBJECTIVES(More)
BACKGROUND The objective of the present meta-analysis was to estimate the magnitude of survival and recurrence free benefits from different lymphadenectomy in patients with resectable gastric cancer. METHODS A comprehensive search was performed for original studies published from their inception to 2012. Two reviewers independently assessed search(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effect of ultrasonic coagulator for thyroidectomy. METHODS randomized controlled trials were searched in PubMed, EMBASE, Cochrane Library, SCI, Chinese Biomedical Database, China Academic Journals Full-Text Database, Chinese Scientific Journals Database, and China Online Journals. The authors evaluated the quality of included(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this meta-analysis was to evaluate the effects of yoga on psychologic function and quality of life (QoL) in women with breast cancer. DESIGN A systematic search of PubMed, EMBASE, the Cochrane Library, the Chinese Biomedical Literature Database, and the Chinese Digital Journals Full-text Database was carried out. Randomized control(More)
BACKGROUND Interferon-γ release assays (IGRAs) have been widely used for the diagnosis of latent and active tuberculosis in adults, but their role in diagnosing latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) in children younger than 5 years remains unclear. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the diagnostic performance of IGRAs for LTBI in children younger than 5 years. (More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Though researched for years, the prognostic role of hypoxia-inducible factor 1 alpha (HIF-1α) in gastric cancer is still controversial. We thus undertook a systematic review to assess the relationship. METHOD A systematically literature search of Pubmed, Embase, Web of Science, China Biological Medicine Disc and Cochrane Library(More)
Several studies have evaluated the possible association between antioxidants vitamins or selenium supplement and the risk of prostate cancer, but the evidence is still inconsistent. We systematically searched PubMed, EMBASE, the Cochrane Library, Science Citation Index Expanded, Chinese biomedicine literature database, and bibliographies of retrieved(More)
We performed a systematic review and meta-analysis to assess the potential of erlotinib plus platinum-based chemotherapy relative to platinum-based chemotherapy alone for advanced non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Search of PubMed, EMBASE, Web of Science, CBM, CNKI, China Wan Fang databases and the Cochrane library was performed for studies regarding(More)
BACKGROUND Our aim was to conduct a meta-analysis to compare the efficacy and safety of pemetrexed and docetaxel for non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). MATERIALS AND METHODS We systematically searched the Cochrane Library, PubMed, Embase, China Biology Medicine Database for randomized controlled trials (RCTs) comparing the efficacy and toxicities of(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Several studies suggested that pancreatic stents had some benefit during pancreatoduodenectomy (PD), but others disagree. Whether pancreatic duct stents could prevent postoperative pancreatic fistula (POPF) is still under controversy. METHODS Randomized controlled trials published before November 2012 were all aggregated, focusing(More)