Antifungal prophylaxis in liver transplant patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

@article{Cruciani2006AntifungalPI,
  title={Antifungal prophylaxis in liver transplant patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis.},
  author={Mario Cruciani and Carlo Mengoli and Marina Malena and Oliviero Bosco and Giovanni Serpelloni and Paolo Antonio Grossi},
  journal={Liver transplantation : official publication of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the International Liver Transplantation Society},
  year={2006},
  volume={12 5},
  pages={850-8}
}
We performed a meta-analysis to determine whether antifungal prophylaxis decreases infectious morbidity and mortality in liver transplant patients. We searched for randomized trials dealing with prophylaxis with systemic antifungal agents. We used a fixed effect model, with risk ratio (RR) and 95% confidence interval (CI); we assessed study quality for… CONTINUE READING