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Review Article

Comparison of Fine Needle Aspiration and Fine Needle Nonaspiration Cytology of Thyroid Nodules: A Meta-Analysis

Table 3

Risk of bias assessment of included studies.

StudySequence
generation
Allocation
concealment
BlindingIncomplete
outcome data
Selective
reporting
Other
bias

de Carvalho et al. [10]LowLowLowLowLowLow
Schoedel et al. [21]LowLowLowLowLowLow
Raghuveer et al. [20] HighLowLowLowLowLow
McElvanna et al. [19]LowLowLowLowLowLow
Tauro et al. [15]LowLowLowLowLowLow
Maurya et al. [11]LowUnclearLowLowLowLow
Kamal et al. [12]LowUnclearLowLowLowLow
Mahajan and Sharma [8]LowUnclearUnclearLowLowLow
Pinki et al. [13]HighLowLowLowLowLow
Ibrahim et al. [23]LowLowLowLowLowLow
Kashi et al. [24]LowUnclearLowLowLowLow
Chowhan et al. [25]HighLowLowLowLowLow
Torabizadeh et al. [14]LowLowLowLowLowLow
Kaur et al. [26]LowLowLowLowLowLow
Torres et al. [27]LowLowLowLowLowLow
Ghosh et al. [28]LowUnclearLowLowLowLow