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Gastroenterology Research and Practice
Volume 2017, Article ID 7407506, 16 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/7407506
Review Article

Platelet Count to Spleen Diameter Ratio for the Diagnosis of Gastroesophageal Varices in Liver Cirrhosis: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

1Department of Gastroenterology, Dongfang Hospital, Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, Beijing, China
2Postgraduate College, Dalian Medical University, Dalian, China
3Department of Hospital Administration, Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, Beijing, China
4Department of Personnel, Dongfang Hospital, Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, Beijing, China
5Department of Cardiology, Wangjing Hospital, China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
6Department of Massage and Physiotherapy, Dongfang Hospital, Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, Beijing, China

Correspondence should be addressed to Qian Shen; moc.361@441dbr

Received 3 September 2016; Accepted 30 November 2016; Published 8 February 2017

Academic Editor: Nianping Feng

Copyright © 2017 Runhua Chen et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Supplementary Material

Supplementary Material includes two parts. Supplementary Table 1 described the diagnostic value of included studies. Supplementary Table 2 described the QUADAS-2 results.

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