Radiofrequency Ablation versus Hepatic Resection for Small Hepatocellular Carcinomas: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized and Nonrandomized Controlled Trials

@inproceedings{Wang2014RadiofrequencyAV,
  title={Radiofrequency Ablation versus Hepatic Resection for Small Hepatocellular Carcinomas: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized and Nonrandomized Controlled Trials},
  author={Yingqiang Wang and Qianqian Luo and Youping Li and Shaolin Deng and Shiyou Wei and Xianglian Li},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2014}
}
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the efficacy and safety of radiofrequency ablation (RFA) versus hepatic resection (HR) for early hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) meeting the Milan criteria. METHODS A meta-analysis was conducted, and PubMed, Web of Science, the Cochrane Library, CBM, CNKI and VIP databases were systematically searched through November 2012 for randomized and nonrandomized controlled trials (RCTs and NRCTs). The Cochrane Collaboration's tool and modified MINORS score were applied to… CONTINUE READING
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