Microvessel density as a prognostic factor in bladder cancer: a systematic review of literature and meta-analysis.

@article{Huang2014MicrovesselDA,
  title={Microvessel density as a prognostic factor in bladder cancer: a systematic review of literature and meta-analysis.},
  author={Juan Huang and Xuelei Ma and Xiangjun Chen and Xiaoxiao Liu and Binglan Zhang and Li Minmin and Wen Nie and Lei Zhang and Lei Liu},
  journal={Cancer biomarkers : section A of Disease markers},
  year={2014},
  volume={14 6},
  pages={
          505-14
        }
}
BACKGROUND Many studies have shown that microvessel density (MVD) could play a potential value as prognostic biomarkers of tumors. The aim of this systematic review and meta-analysis is to evaluate the association between MVD and survival in patients with bladder cancer. METHODS Relevant literature was identified using PubMed and EMBASE. The eligible studies were assessed for quality using REMAPK (REporting recommendations for tumor MARKer prognostic studies (REMARK)). The patients' clinical… CONTINUE READING
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