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Table 4 Meta-analysis results of postoperative nutritional status

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

Measured outcome Studies Patients OR     95% CI P Heterogeneity test P > |t|
I2 P
Albumin 6 513 0.139 − 0.282 0.560 0.517 78.6 0.000 0.688
Hemoglobin 6 513 − 2.326 − 4.491 − 0.160 0.035 95.3 0.000 0.344
Total protein 6 513 0.462 − 0.664 1.588 0.422 55.1 0.000 0.209
Vitamin B12 4 442 − 13.072 − 22.850 − 3.294 0.009 90.4 0.000 0.771
Cholesterol 4 449 − 0.610 − 5.863 4.644 0.820 49.0 0.000 0.927
Iron 3 194 3.000 − 25.634 31.634 0.837 56.8 0.000 0.958
Body weight 6 537 − 3.514 − 5.579 − 1.449 0.001 89.8 0.000 0.870