Propranolol is an effective treatment for airway haemangiomas: a critical analysis and meta-analysis of published interventional studies

@inproceedings{Vlastarakos2012PropranololIA,
  title={Propranolol is an effective treatment for airway haemangiomas: a critical analysis and meta-analysis of published interventional studies},
  author={P. V. Vlastarakos and G. X. Papacharalampous and Marina Chrysostomou and E.-F. TAVOULARI and A. DELIDIS and Dimosthenis Protopapas and T. P. Nikolopoulos},
  booktitle={Acta otorhinolaryngologica Italica : organo ufficiale della Societa italiana di otorinolaringologia e chirurgia cervico-facciale},
  year={2012}
}
Haemangiomas represent the most common benign tumours in infancy, affecting 1-2% of newborns. The present meta-analysis aimed to critically review the current evidence on the efficacy of propranolol in the management of airway haemangiomas, and explore potential adverse events and treatment failures. A literature review was performed in Medline and other available database sources, along with critical analysis of pooled data. Seventeen studies were included in the analysis. No study represented… CONTINUE READING

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