Meta-analysis of microsatellite instability in relation to clinicopathological characteristics and overall survival in gastric cancer.

@article{Polom2018MetaanalysisOM,
  title={Meta-analysis of microsatellite instability in relation to clinicopathological characteristics and overall survival in gastric cancer.},
  author={Karol Polom and Luigi Marano and Daniele Marrelli and Raffaele De Luca and Giandomenico Roviello and Vinno Savelli and Patrick O. B. Tan and Franco Roviello},
  journal={The British journal of surgery},
  year={2018},
  volume={105 3},
  pages={159-167}
}
BACKGROUND Several associations between microsatellite instability (MSI) and other clinicopathological factors have been reported in gastric cancer, but the results have been ambiguous. This systematic review and meta-analysis investigated the relationship between MSI and overall survival and clinicopathological characteristics of patients with gastric cancer. METHODS A systematic literature search of the PubMed, Cochrane and Ovid databases until 31 January 2016 was performed in accordance… CONTINUE READING
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