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Table 1 Characteristics of studies included in meta-analysis

From: Validation of a novel reconstruction method of laparoscopic gastrectomy for proximal early gastric cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Author Year Country Sample size (LPG/LTG) Study type Surgical features reported Complications reported Nutritional status reported NOS score
Park 2018 Korea 34/46 Retrospective 8
Aburatani 2017 Japan 19/22 Retrospective 7
Nomura 2018 Japan 15/30 Prospective n/a 6
Cho 2018 Korea 38/42 Retrospective 7
Ahn 2013 Korea 43/50 Retrospective n/a 7
Sugiyama 2018 Japan 10/20 Retrospective 8
Jung 2017 Korea 92/156 Retrospective 7
Kim 2016 Korea 17/17 Prospective 8
Wang 2020 China 12/24 Retrospective n/a 7
  1. LPG laparoscopic proximal gastrectomy with double-tract reconstruction, LTG laparoscopic total gastrectomy, NOS Newcastle-Ottawa scale