Topical phenytoin for managing various ulcers: A meta-analysis

@article{Thangaraju2015TopicalPF,
  title={Topical phenytoin for managing various ulcers: A meta-analysis},
  author={Pugazhenthan Thangaraju and T. Tamilselvan and Sajitha Venkatesan and T Eswaran and Hosanna Singh and Vc Giri and M. K. Showkath Ali},
  journal={Sudan Medical Monitor},
  year={2015},
  volume={10},
  pages={63 - 67}
}
Objective: The aim of this meta-analysis was to evaluate the efficacy of topical phenytoin in the treatment of ulcers of different origin compared with other standard topical treatment. Methods: Randomized controlled trials were identified by searching PubMed, Embase, Medline, and Web of Science. Outcomes were complete wound healing rate and reduction in wound volume or surface area. Results: Thirteen studies with 980 patients were included. Topical phenytoin were associated with a… Expand
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