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Gene therapy as a novel therapeutic option in the treatment of peripheral vascular disease: systematic review and meta-analysis.

Authors
  • Ghosh, R
  • Walsh, S R
  • Tang, T Y
  • Noorani, A
  • Hayes, P D
Type
Published Article
Journal
International journal of clinical practice
Publication Date
Sep 01, 2008
Volume
62
Issue
9
Pages
1383–1390
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1111/j.1742-1241.2008.01842.x
PMID: 18657197
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The available data suggests that gene therapy confers no benefit on patients with PVD. Closer examination of the individual trials shows that several have an excessive placebo response, which may go some way to explaining our result. Further research in this area in needed.

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