Corticosteroid and antiviral therapy for Bell's palsy: A network meta-analysis

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BACKGROUND Previous meta-analyses of treatments for Bell's palsy are still inconclusive due to different comparators, insufficient data, and lack of power. We therefore conducted a network meta-analysis combining direct and indirect comparisons for assessing efficacy of steroids and antiviral treatment (AVT) at 3 and 6 months. METHODS We searched Medline… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2377-11-1

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@inproceedings{Numthavaj2011CorticosteroidAA, title={Corticosteroid and antiviral therapy for Bell's palsy: A network meta-analysis}, author={Pawin Numthavaj and Ammarin Thakkinstian and Charungthai Dejthevaporn and John R Attia}, booktitle={BMC neurology}, year={2011} }