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Research Article

Adverse Events of Pirfenidone for the Treatment of Pulmonary Fibrosis: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials

  • Chunguo Jiang equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Chunguo Jiang, Hui Huang

    Affiliation: Department of Respiratory Medicine, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences & Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China

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  • Hui Huang equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Chunguo Jiang, Hui Huang

    Affiliation: Department of Respiratory Medicine, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences & Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China

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  • Jia Liu,

    Affiliation: Department of Respiratory Medicine, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences & Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China

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  • Yanxun Wang,

    Affiliation: Department of Respiratory Medicine, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences & Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China

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  • Zhiwei Lu,

    Affiliation: Department of Respiratory Medicine, Yijishan Hospital of Wannan Medical College, Wuhu, China

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  • Zuojun Xu mail

    xuzj@hotmail.com

    Affiliation: Department of Respiratory Medicine, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences & Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China

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  • Published: October 09, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0047024

About the Authors

Chunguo Jiang, Hui Huang, Jia Liu, Yanxun Wang, Zuojun Xu
Department of Respiratory Medicine, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences & Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China
Zhiwei Lu
Department of Respiratory Medicine, Yijishan Hospital of Wannan Medical College, Wuhu, China

Corresponding Author

Email: xuzj@hotmail.com

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CJ HH ZX. Performed the experiments: CJ HH JL YW. Analyzed the data: CJ HH ZL. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: CJ HH. Wrote the paper: CJ HH ZX.