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16 August 2021: Meta-Analysis

Prognostic Significance of Microvascular Invasion in Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Huangbao Li 1ACEF , Weiwei Pan 2AEF , Liu Xu 1BE , Dong Yin 3CDE , Shuqun Cheng 34AEFG* , Fengqing Zhao 1AEF*

DOI: 10.12659/MSM.930545

Med Sci Monit 2021; 27:e930545

Table 1 Characteristics of included studies.

StudyYearCountryTotal casesDescription of invasionType of prognosis
Takahashi et al []20 2020USA130LVIOS
Panaro et al []10 2019France79MVIDFS, OS
Jing et al []11 2019China161MVIDFS, OS
Tsuchiya et al []15 2019Japan61MVIDFS
Groot et al []21 2019USA957LVIDFS
Yamada et al []9 2018Japan352MVIOS
Fang et al []22 2018China496MVIOS
Kim et al []24 2018Korea70LVIOS
Delpero et al []29 2017France129LVIOS
Epstein et al []17 2017USA2481LVIOS
Okumura et al []12 2017Japan301MVIDFS, OS
Liu et al []23 2016China532MVIDFS, OS
Wang et al []14 2013China57MVIDFS
Crippa et al []8 2012Italy502MVIOS
Chatterjee et al []30 2012USA212LVIDFS, OS
Hong et al []28 2012USA209MVIOS
Pawlik et al []7 2007USA698MVIOS
CI – confidence interval; DFS – disease-free survival; HR – Hazard ratio; LVI – lymphovascular invasion; MVI – microvascular invasion; OS – overall survival.

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