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Table 4 Post-operative PVO and strategy of re-operation

From: Sutureless technique versus conventional surgery in the primary treatment of total anomalous pulmonary venous connection: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Study Surgical approach Post-operative PVO(n) Strategy of post-operative PVO underwent re-operation Total number of operation(n)
Gao [8] ST
CS
2
14
NAa NA
Cui [9] ST
CS
NA NA NA
Shi [10] ST
CS
10
101
12 sutureless technique; 7 patch augmentation; 5 fibrous resectionb 792b
Yamashita [11] ST
CS
1
2
1 sutureless technique
1 fibrous resection; 1 SI
8
8
Yanagawa [12] ST
CS
1
2
No patient required re-operation
NAc
21
38
Honjo [13] ST
CS
1
6
No patient required re-operation
3 fibrous resection
8
17
Lo Rito [14] ST
CS
5
17
1 fibrous resection; 1 sutureless technique
5 fibrous resection; 7 sutureless technique
71
138
  1. a Only the numbers of PVO was available and lack of details of post-operative PVO
  2. b Strategy of post-operative PVO underwent re-operation was presented totally
  3. c Two patients in the conventional repair group underwent re-operation without description of details
  4. ST Sutureles technique group, CS Conventional surgery group, SI Stent implantation, NA Not available