Shown is the literature flow. Searches of MEDLINE and the Cochrane Central register returned 1364 citations. 1287 were excluded at the abstract level, and 77 were reviewed in full text. After full text review and including 14 studies from our previous systematic review, we finally included 34 papers (11 on prospective cohorts and 18 on randomized trials).

Figure 1Literature search and selection

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