Evaluation of the effectiveness of laser in situ keratomileusis and photorefractive keratectomy for myopia: a meta-analysis.

@article{Yang2003EvaluationOT,
  title={Evaluation of the effectiveness of laser in situ keratomileusis and photorefractive keratectomy for myopia: a meta-analysis.},
  author={Xin-jun Yang and Hong-tao Yan and Yutaka Nakahori},
  journal={The journal of medical investigation : JMI},
  year={2003},
  volume={50 3-4},
  pages={180-6}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effectiveness of laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) and photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) for correcting myopia. METHODS Study selection, data extraction, and quality assessment were performed by two of authors independently. Summary odds ratios and 95% confidence intervals were calculated by DerSimonian & Laird random-effects model and Mantel-Haenszel (fixed-effects) model. All calculations were based on an intention-to-treat and per protocol analysis. RESULTS… CONTINUE READING
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