Review Article

Statin Use Is Associated with Better Prognosis of Patients with Prostate Cancer after Definite Therapies: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Cohort Studies

Figure 4

Sensitivity analysis and the detection of publication bias for included studies on the HR of the PCSM. (a) Sensitivity analysis by stepwise excluding the included studies. (b) The funnel plot. (c) The trim and fill funnel plot. (d) The filled forest plot. (e) The Galbraith plot. Effect sizes as z-scores plotted as a function of the inverse standard error for each study reported in the present study. The middle line is the line of best fit, while the upper and lower dashed lines represent the upper and lower 95% confidence limits.