Management of solitary fibrous tumours of the pleura: a systematic review and meta-analysis
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.
Five databases were searched from inception to April 1, 2019 for studies reporting on SFTP management.
Twenty-seven studies met the inclusion criteria (1542 patient...
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