Update on the systematic review of palliative radiotherapy trials for bone metastases.

@article{Chow2012UpdateOT,
  title={Update on the systematic review of palliative radiotherapy trials for bone metastases.},
  author={Edward Chow and Liang Wei Zeng and Nadia Salvo and Kimberly Dennis and Marylin Tsao and Sharon Lutz},
  journal={Clinical oncology (Royal College of Radiologists (Great Britain))},
  year={2012},
  volume={24 2},
  pages={112-24}
}
AIMS To update previous meta-analyses of randomised palliative radiotherapy trials comparing single fractions versus multiple fractions. MATERIALS AND METHODS All published randomised controlled trials comparing single fraction versus multiple fraction schedules for the palliation of uncomplicated bone metastases were included in this analysis. Odds ratios and 95% confidence intervals were calculated for each trial. Forest plots were created using a random effects model and the Mantel… CONTINUE READING

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