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Table 6 Assessment of study quality

From: Meta-analysis of subxiphoid approach versus lateral approach for thoracoscopic Thymectomy

StudyQuality indicators from the Newcastle-Ottawa scaleScore
 Selection   ComparabilityExposure/Outcome  
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Suda Takashi [13]YesYesNoYesYesYesYesYesYes8
Hsu C-P [12]YesYesNoYesYesNoYesYesYes7
Wang, H [15]YesYesNoYesYesYesYesYesYes8
Yano Motoki [10]YesYesNoYesYesYesYesYesYes8
Lu Qiang [9]YesYesNoYesYesYesYesYesYes8
Zhang Louqian [8]YesYesNoYesYesYesYesYesYes8
Yong Tang [14]YesYesNoYesYesNoYesYesYes7