Ther Adv Hematol 2021 29;12:20406207211018894. Epub 2021 May 29.
Epidemiology and Health Statistics, School and Hospital of Stomatology, Cheeloo College of Medicine, Shandong University & Shandong Key Laboratory of Oral Tissue Regeneration & Shandong Engineering Laboratory for Dental Materials and Oral Tissue Regeneration, No. 44-1, Wenhua Road West, Jinan, Shandong 250012, P.R. China.
Background: Several clinical trials have been conducted to evaluate the role of maintenance therapy in untreated diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) patients with complete response or partial response following standard immunochemotherapy; however, the effect of maintenance therapy remains uncertain, and a suitable maintenance strategy has not been determined because of the lack of direct/indirect comparisons.
Methods: We performed a systematic review and Bayesian network meta-analysis (NMA) to analyze and compare the effectiveness of different maintenance regimens in newly diagnosed DLBCL patients. We searched the , , , , and for relevant papers from inception to 18 March 2021. Read More