These authors contributed equally to this work.
Sirolimus-based immunosuppression in liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma: A meta-analysis†
Article first published online: 21 DEC 2011
Copyright © 2011 American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
Volume 18, Issue 1, pages 62–69, January 2012
How to Cite
Liang, W., Wang, D., Ling, X., Allen Kao, A., Kong, Y., Shang, Y., Guo, Z. and He, X. (2012), Sirolimus-based immunosuppression in liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma: A meta-analysis. Liver Transpl, 18: 62–69. doi: 10.1002/lt.22441
This study was supported by the National Science and Technology Pillar Program during the 11th 5-year planning period (Key Projects 2008BAI60B02 and 2008BAI60B06) and by the Key Clinical Project from the Ministry of Health (2010159) and Science and Technology Planning Project of Guangdong Province (Key Clinical Project 2008B030301308).
- Issue published online: 21 DEC 2011
- Article first published online: 21 DEC 2011
- Accepted manuscript online: 30 SEP 2011 08:17AM EST
- Manuscript Accepted: 10 SEP 2011
- Manuscript Received: 28 MAY 2011
- National Science and Technology Pillar Program. Grant Numbers: 2008BAI60B02, 2008BAI60B06
- Key Clinical Project from the Ministry of Health. Grant Number: 2010159
- Science and Technology Planning Project of Guangdong Province. Grant Number: 2008B030301308
Additional Supporting Information may be found in the online version of this article.
|LT_22441_sm_SuppFig1.tif||19263K||Figure S1 Funnel plots for assessing publication bias. A, 1-yeaar overall survival; B, 3-year overall survival; C, 5-year overall survival; D, disease free survival; E, tumor recurrence rate; F, acute cellular rejection; G, hepatic artery thrombosis|
|LT_22441_sm_SuppFig2.tif||1187K||Figure S2 Meta-analysis of 1-year overall patient survival rate excluding study by Zhou based on random-effects model.|
|LT_22441_sm_SuppFig3.tif||1194K||Figure S3 Meta-analysis of tumor recurrence rate excluding study by Zhou based on random-effects model.|
|LT_22441_sm_SuppFig4.tif||1298K||Figure S4 Meta-analysis of acute cellular rejection excluding study by Zhou based on random-effects model.|
|LT_22441_sm_SuppFig5.tif||1187K||Figure S5 Meta-analysis of 5-year overall survival excluding study by Toso based on random-effects model.|
|LT_22441_sm_SuppTable.doc||87K||Supporting Table 1: Information about studies excluded after details reviewed|
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