Figure 2 is a PRISMA diagram illustrating the review of articles identified via literature search for this systematic review. 1,707records were identified through the literature search. 316 records were excluded due to a publication date prior to the year 2000. 1,391 titles were screened and 469 were excluded. 922 abstracts were screened and 196 abstracts were excluded. The remaining 726 records were retrieved and the full-text articles were assessed for eligibility. An additional 684 articles were excluded with reasons given in Appendix F. 42 articles were included in this report from the literature search and six additional records were found through hand searching for a total of 48 articles included in this review.

Figure 2PRISMA diagram for identified studies

From: Results

Cover of Local Therapies for Unresectable Primary Hepatocellular Carcinoma
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