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Vittorio Unfer, Fabio Facchinetti, Beatrice Orrù, Barbara Giordani and John Nestler

( 24 , 25 , 26 , 27 ), psychological distress ( 28 ) and ostensibly mood disorders ( 29 , 30 ). A meta-analysis also reported the association between women with PCOS and cancer of the endometrium and ovarian cancer ( 31 ). It is noteworthy that

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Lili Liu, Zhuo Shao, Ying Xia, Jiabi Qin, Yang Xiao, Zhiguang Zhou and Zubing Mei

sitagliptin increased post-meal GLP-1 levels, it did not change HbA1c, body weight or the rate of hypoglycaemia progression ( 19 ). Due to the conflicting results, we collected all the available data and conducted a meta-analysis to robustly evaluate the

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Nafiye Helvaci, Erdem Karabulut, Ahmet Ugur Demir and Bulent Okan Yildiz

fully understood, obesity, insulin resistance and hyperandrogenemia, which are the main features of PCOS, are all proposed to play a role in the development of OSA in patients with PCOS. The objective of this meta-analysis was to examine if there is an

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Isabel M Abreu, Eva Lau, Bernardo de Sousa Pinto and Davide Carvalho

subclinic* and (cardiovascular* or cardiac* or dyslipidem*) and (treat* or manage* or levothyroxine). We followed the PRISMA checklist for meta-analysis. The search was restricted to the English language, human species and randomized control trials

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Liza Haqq, James McFarlane, Gudrun Dieberg and Neil Smart

different inclusion/exclusion criteria. However, our work provides a greater number of hormonal analyses when compared with Moran's work (14) . We therefore conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis, and the primary aim was to evaluate the expected

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D Santi, A R M Granata and M Simoni

overall effect of FSH treatment of the man in couples attending ART enrolled in randomised, controlled, clinical trials (15) . This meta-analysis demonstrates that FSH treatment significantly improves spontaneous pregnancy rate, whereas no improvement of

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Huy Gia Vuong, Uyen N P Duong, Ahmed M A Altibi, Hanh T T Ngo, Thong Quang Pham, Hung Minh Tran, Greta Gandolfi and Lewis Hassell

performed a comprehensive systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies to examine the prognostic impact of molecular markers on tumor recurrence and cancer-related mortality in PTC. Materials and methods Literature search Four

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Zhou-Qing Kang, Jia-Ling Huo and Xiao-Jie Zhai

with 95% CIs. Due to the potential heterogeneity (surgery type, intervention time, blood glucose target, follow-up time, etc.) that existed among the included studies, the meta-analysis was performed with a random effects model. We used I 2 test to

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Nidan Qiao

into the potential advantages of endoscopic TS for patients with CD, especially with respect to endocrine outcomes, we conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis to evaluate studies of endoscopic TS and microscopic TS. Method Study search

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Ali Abbasi

until April 2015. The overview of this systematic literature search was conducted in accordance with the Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-analysis (PRISMA) guidelines, when applicable (12) . A manual search was also done for the