Table 2: Selected metaanalysis of GEM-based combination chemotherapy.

ReferenceNo. of ptsHR (all)HR for platinumHR for 5FU/capecitabineHR for other agents

Heinemann et al. [12]44650.91*0.850.90.99
Sultana et al. [13]99700.91
Vaccaro et al. [14]24220.870.94 (cisplatin, )0.86 ( )
0.86 (oxaliplatin, )

*ECOG PS 0-1: HR 0.76, ; ECOG PS 2: HR 1.08, .
Abbreviations: HR: hazard ratio; 5FU: fluorouracil.