HIV and male circumcision--a systematic review with assessment of the quality of studies.

@article{Siegfried2005HIVAM,
  title={HIV and male circumcision--a systematic review with assessment of the quality of studies.},
  author={Nandi Louise Siegfried and M J Muller and Jon Deeks and Jimmy A. Volmink and Matthias Egger and Nicola Low and Sarah M. Walker and Pam Williamson},
  journal={The Lancet. Infectious diseases},
  year={2005},
  volume={5 3},
  pages={165-73}
}
This Cochrane systematic review assesses the evidence for an interventional effect of male circumcision in preventing acquisition of HIV-1 and HIV-2 by men through heterosexual intercourse. The review includes a comprehensive assessment of the quality of all 37 included observational studies. Studies in high-risk populations consisted of four cohort studies, 12 cross-sectional studies, and three case-control studies; general population studies consisted of one cohort study, 16 cross-sectional… CONTINUE READING

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