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Table 3 Demographic characteristics of included studies

From: The impacts of different embolization techniques on splenic artery embolization for blunt splenic injury: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Author n Average age (year) Male/Female AAST Indication [n(%)]
Contrast blush Pseudoaneurysm Large hemoperitoneum AAST III-V
Niloy et al.[7] 45 48.0 28/17 3.0 27 (60.0) 7 (15.6) 0 (0) 31 (68.9)
Liu et al.a [10] 6 43.8 4/2 3.7 2 (33.3) 0 (0) 3 (50.0) 6 (100.0)
Ekeh et al. [11] 88 37.8 59/29 3.4 17 (19.3) 21 (23.9) 0 (0) 79 (89.8)
Liu et al. [16] 15 - - 3.4 - - - -
Franco et al.a [25] 14 44.8 13/1 3.1 8 (57.1) - - 6 (42.9)
Wu et al.a [26] 53 37.5 33/20 3.3 33 (62.3) 11 (20.8) 0 (0) -
Smith et al.a [27] 41 - - 3.1 - - - 27 (65.9)
Haan et al.a [28] 140 33.0 106/34 3.5 107 (76.4) 0 (0) 9 (6.4) 87 (62.1)
Ekeh et al.a [30] 15 36.0 11/4 3.5 8 (53.3) - - 14 (93.3)
Wu et al.a [32] 19 46.5 11/8 3.5 8 (42.1) 1 (5.3) 10 (52.6) 19 (100.0)
Edmund et al. [47] 8 35.1 7/1 4.5 5 (62.5) 0 (0) 0 (0) 8 (100.0)
Ashraf et al [48] 109 - - - - - - -
Kaseje et al. [49] 11 32.7 - - 11 (100.0) 0 (0) 0 (0) -
Haan et al. [50] 32 - - - 0 (0) 32 (100.0) 0 (0) -
Wu et al. [51] 10 - - - 8 (80.0) 0 (0) 2 (20.0) -
Bessoud et al. [52] 37 40.0 28/9 3.7 14 (37.8) 0 (0) 34 (91.9) -
Killeen et al.a [53] 53 37.6 - 3.2 - - - 42 (79.2)
Sclafani et al. [54] 60 33.9 45/15 2.9 - - - 38 (63.3)
Sclafani et al. [55] 18 - - - 18 (100.0) 0 (0) 0 (0) -
Gaarder et al.a [56] 27 31.0 21/6 3.1 14 (51.9) 0 (0) 11 (40.7) 7 (25.9)
Cooney et al.a [57] 9 39.0 6/3 3.2 6 (66.7) 0 (0) 0 (0) 9 (100.0)
Hagiwara et al. [58] 15 36.0 11/4 4.0 15 (100.0) 0 (0) 6 (40.0) 15 (100.0)
Wei et al. [59] 51 47.0 - 3.8 35 (68.6) 0 (0) 23 (45.1) 51 (100.0)
Total 876 38.8 634/242 3.4 336 (38.4) 72 (8.2) 158 (18.0) 439 (50.1)
  1. aStudy in 2nd study set
  2. “-”not mentioned; AAST: Grades of American Association for the Surgery of Trauma-Organ Injury Scale