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Table 1 Summary of the characteristics and results of the included studies

From: Surgical management versus non-surgical management of rib fractures in chest trauma:a systematic review and meta-analysis

References Patients (rib fractures) Sex (male:female) No of Fracture ribs Study type
SM NSM SM NSM  
Ahmed.Z [1] 26 38 23:3 18:1 5 ~  8. Co
Deng [2] 16 18 NR NR > 3 Co
Doben.A.R [3] 10 11 9:1 7:4 3 in ≥2 places Co
Farquhar.J [4]. 19 36 15:4 25:11 > 3 Co
Jayle.C.P [5] 10 10 4:1 4:1 3 in ≥2 places Co
Nirula.R [6]. 30 30 NR NR NR Co
Tanka [7] 18 19 2:1 14:5 > 6 RCT
Teng [8] 32 28 NR NR ≥4 Co
Wang [9] 69 72 41:28 43:29 ≥2 RCT
Wei [10] 50 54 30:20 37:17 ≥3 Co
Xu.J [11] 17 15 12:5 12:3 ≥4 Co
Yang [12] 30 30 20:10 21:9 ≥3 Co
Zhang.Z.T [13] 56 56 37:19 31:25 2~6. Co
Zhang Y [14] 24 15 19:5 14:1 7~16 Co
  1. SM surgical management group that patients who are managed operatively,
  2. NSM non-surgical management group that patients who are managed nonoperatively
  3. NR not reported, RCT random control trail, Co cohort study