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92Medical Data Mining  2018, Vol. 1 Issue (1): 19-29    DOI: 10.12032/mdm2018002
    
Network meta-analysis of acupuncture treatment for mammary gland hyperplasia
Yi-Hua Fan1, Hui -Le Li2, Yun-Rui Jin3, Qiang Zhang4
1. Tianjin University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Tianjin, 300193; 2. Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine, Guangzhou, 510006; 3. Jiangbei District Chinese Medicine Hospital, Chongqing, 400020; 4. Cancer Hospital, the Third Affiliated Hospital of the Chinese People's Liberation Army, Military Medical University, Chongqing , 400042
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Abstract  

Objective: To evaluate the efficacy of acupuncture for the treatment of mammary gland hyperplasia. Methods: Randomized controlled trials before December 2017 in CNKI, China Biology Medicine disc, Chinese sci-tech periodical full-text database, Wanfang database, Cochrane Library, Pubmed, Embase and Web of Science were searched. The risks were evaluated by two investigators according to the Cochrane Handbook 5.1.0 criteria. Evaluation GeMTC was used for network-meta analysis. Results: A total of 43 articles were included, involving 5531 patients. Network meta-analysis results showed that there were differences in the comparison before and after treatment: acupuncture + Chinese herbal medicine vs acupuncture, acupuncture + Chinese herbal medicine vs Chinese herbal medicine, acupuncture + Chinese herbal medicine v s acupoint embedding, acupuncture + western medicine vs acupuncture, acupuncture + western medicine vs western medicine, acupuncture + western medicine vs Chinese herbal medicine, fire needle vs acupuncture, fire needle vs Chinese herbal medicine, moxibustion vs acupuncture, moxibustion vs Chinese herbal medicine, acupoint embedding line + Chinese herbal medicine vs Chinese herbal medicine, acupoint embedding line + Chinese herbal medicine vs western medicine, acupoint embedding line + Chinese herbal medicine vs acupuncture, acupoint embedding line + Chinese herbal medicine vs acupuncture + Chinese herbal medicine, acupoint embedding line + Chinese herbal medicine vs acupuncture + western medicine, acupoint embedding line + Chinese herbal medicine vs fire needle, acupoint embedding line + Chinese herbal medicine vs fire needle + Chinese herbal medicine, acupoint embedding line Chinese herbal medicine vs electroacupuncture, acupoint embedding line + Chinese herbal medicine vs acupoint embedding line, Acupoint embedding line + Chinese herbal medicine vs ear acupuncture, acupoint embedding line + Chinese herbal medicine vs moxibustion, acupoint embedding line + Chinese herbal medicine vs moxibustion + Chinese herbal medicine. Conclusion:Acupoint embedding + traditional Chinese medicine, acupuncture + western medicine is the best treatment for mammary gland hyperplasia, but the exact conclusion still needs high-quality clinical research to further verify.



Key wordsAcupuncture      Mammary gland hyperplasia      Acupuncture      Network Meta-Analysis     
Published: 30 September 2018
Corresponding Authors: Yunrui Jin, Department of Cardiology, Jiangbei District Hospital, Chongqing; No.35 Jianxin East Road, Jiangbei District, Chongqing. E-mail: jinyunrui@163.com.   
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Yi-Hua Fan, Hui -Le Li, Yun-Rui Jin, Qiang Zhang. Network meta-analysis of acupuncture treatment for mammary gland hyperplasia. 92Medical Data Mining, 2018, 1(1): 19-29.

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https://www.tmrjournals.com/mdm/EN/10.12032/mdm2018002     OR     https://www.tmrjournals.com/mdm/EN/Y2018/V1/I1/19

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