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Review Article

Correlation between Serum Levels of High Mobility Group Box-1 Protein and Pancreatitis: A Meta-Analysis

Table 1

Main characteristics and methodological quality of all eligible studies.

First authorYearCountryEthnicitySample sizeGender (M/F)Age (years)MethodDiseaseNOS score
CaseControlCaseControlCaseControl

Yang [29]2013ChinaAsians727240/3238/34ELISASAP8
Shi [30]2013ChinaAsians795029/21ELISASAP/MAP6
Qu [28]2013ChinaAsians324020/1225/15ELISASAP/MAP/AP7
Zhang [31]2012ChinaAsians383018/2016/1423~8921~69ELISASAP/MAP7
Wang [32]2012ChinaAsians242016/813/7ELISASAP/MAP7
Chung [12]2012KoreaAsians252515/1015/10ELISACP7
Yu [33]2011ChinaAsians323017/1518/1229~6528~62ELISASAP/MAP7
Xia [34]2011ChinaAsians335116/1726/2536~9021~76ELISASAP/MAP8
Lu [35]2011ChinaAsians352020/1512/8ELISASAP/MAP/AP7
Lu [36]2010ChinaAsians10206/410/10ELISASAP/MAP6
Kocsis [24]2009HungaryCaucasians302019/11ELISASAP/MAP5
Yasuda [27]2006JapanAsians45813728ELISASAP6

M: male; F: female; ELISA: enzyme linked immunosorbent assay; NOS: Newcastle-Ottawa Scale; AP: acute pancreatitis; SAP: severe acute pancreatitis; MAP: mild acute pancreatitis; CP: chronic pancreatitis.