Photodynamic diagnosis of bladder cancer compared with white light cystoscopy: Systematic review and meta-analysis

Graham Mowatt, James N'Dow, Luke Vale, Ghulam Nabi, Charles Boachie, Jonathan A Cook, Cynthia Fraser, T R Leyshon Griffiths, Aberdeen Technology Assessment Review (TAR) Group

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Abstract

The aim of this study was to assess the test performance and clinical effectiveness of photodynamic diagnosis (PDD) compared with white light cystoscopy (WLC) in people suspected of new or recurrent bladder cancer.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3-10
Number of pages8
JournalInternational Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care
Volume27
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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Keywords

  • systematic review
  • meta-analysis
  • diagnostic tests
  • bladder cancer

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Mowatt, G., N'Dow, J., Vale, L., Nabi, G., Boachie, C., Cook, J. A., Fraser, C., Griffiths, T. R. L., & Aberdeen Technology Assessment Review (TAR) Group (2011). Photodynamic diagnosis of bladder cancer compared with white light cystoscopy: Systematic review and meta-analysis. International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care, 27(1), 3-10. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0266462310001364