A meta-analysis of reflectance confocal microscopy for the diagnosis of malignant skin tumours.

@article{Xiong2016AMO,
  title={A meta-analysis of reflectance confocal microscopy for the diagnosis of malignant skin tumours.},
  author={Y D Xiong and Shu-juan Ma and Xiaocui Li and Xue-shan Zhong and Chong-yang Duan and Qing Chen},
  journal={Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology : JEADV},
  year={2016},
  volume={30 8},
  pages={1295-302}
}
Early diagnosis is extremely important for treatment and prognosis of skin cancer. Reflectance confocal microscopy (RCM) is a recently developed technique used to diagnose skin cancer. This meta-analysis was carried out to assess the accuracy of RCM for the diagnosis of malignant skin tumours. We conducted a systematic literature search of EMBASE, PubMed, the Cochrane Library and Web of Science database for relevant articles in English published up to 24 December 2015. The quality of the… CONTINUE READING
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