Thoracic perfusion of matrine as an adjuvant treatment improves the control of the malignant pleural effusions

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BACKGROUND Many studies have investigated the efficacy and safety of matrine in treating malignant pleural effusion by thoracic perfusion. This study is an analytic value of available evidence. METHODS Twelve studies were analyzed in this study. Pooled odds ratios and hazard ratio with 95 % confidence intervals were calculated using the fixed effects… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/s12957-015-0729-9

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