Effectiveness of amniotic membrane transplantation combined with mitomycin C in the treatment of pterygium: a meta-analysis.

@article{Song2010EffectivenessOA,
  title={Effectiveness of amniotic membrane transplantation combined with mitomycin C in the treatment of pterygium: a meta-analysis.},
  author={Yin-wei Song and Ai-hua Yu and Xiao-Jun Cai},
  journal={International journal of ophthalmology},
  year={2010},
  volume={3 4},
  pages={352-5}
}
AIM To evaluate the recurrence rate and safety of amniotic membrane transplantation (AMT) augmented with mitomycin C (MMC) compared with amniotic membrane transplantation alone during the pterygium excision. METHODS We took a meta-analysis on this program. Pertinent studies were selected through extensive searches of the Cochrane Library, MEDLINE, EMBASE, CBMdisc, CNKI. Pooled estimates were carried out in RevMan software v.4.2. RESULTS Six trials reported postoperative recurrence rate of… CONTINUE READING