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Management of solitary fibrous tumours of the pleura: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Abstract:

Background:
Solitary fibrous tumours of the pleura (SFTP), or pleural fibromas, are rare tumours that generally, but not universally, follow a benign course. Surgical resection is the standard treatment, but there are no evidence-based guidelines regarding the management of these tumours.

Methods:
Five databases were searched from inception to April 1, 2019 for studies reporting on SFTP management.

Results:
Twenty-seven studies met the inclusion criteria (1542 patient...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1183/23120541.00055-2020

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Publisher:
European Respiratory Society Publisher's website
Journal:
ERJ Open Research Journal website
Volume:
6
Issue:
3
Article number:
00055
Publication date:
2020-08-17
Acceptance date:
2020-05-26
DOI:
EISSN:
2312-0541
Pmid:
32832532
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1129405
Local pid:
pubs:1129405
Deposit date:
2020-11-13

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