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Table 1 Characteristics of included studies

From: Endoscopic ultrasonography compared with multidetector computed tomography for the preoperative staging of gastric cancer: a meta-analysis

Study Study type No. of patient Year EUS MHz Patient selection Blinded Reference test
Habermann et al. R 51 2004 7.5/12.0 No Yes Yes
Polkowski et al. P 88 2004 7.5/12.0 No Yes Yes
Ahn et al. P 434 2009 5/12.0 Unknown Yes Yes
SW Hwang et al. R 277 2010 5/7.5/12/20 No Unknown Yes
Furukawa et al. R 175 2011 5/7.5/12/20 No Yes Yes
Feng et al. R 610 2013 5/7.5/12/20 No Yes Yes
Fairweather et al. R 49 2015 5/10 Unknown Yes Yes
Giganti et al. P 52 2016 5/10 No Yes Yes
  1. R retrospective study, P prospective study