Ki-67 labeling index can be used as a prognostic marker in gastrointestinal stromal tumor: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

@article{Pyo2016Ki67LI,
  title={Ki-67 labeling index can be used as a prognostic marker in gastrointestinal stromal tumor: a systematic review and meta-analysis.},
  author={Jung-Soo Pyo and Guhyun Kang and Jin Hee Sohn},
  journal={The International journal of biological markers},
  year={2016},
  volume={31 2},
  pages={
          e204-10
        }
}
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to investigate the prognostic relevance of the Ki-67 labeling index (LI) in gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) through a systematic review, meta-analysis and diagnostic test accuracy review. METHOD The study included 1,967 GIST cases from 24 eligible studies. We investigated the correlation between high Ki-67 LI and survival and the proper criteria for high Ki-67 LI. In addition, a diagnostic test accuracy review was conducted to evaluate the predictive… CONTINUE READING

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