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Review Article

The Association between Abnormal Long Noncoding RNA MALAT-1 Expression and Cancer Lymph Node Metastasis: A Meta-Analysis

Table 1

Characteristics of individual studies included in the meta-analysis.

YearSurnameEthnicityCountryCancer typeTotal numberMALAT-1 expressionDetection method
HighHigh with LNMLowLow with LNM

2015DongAsianChinaOsteosarcoma19141351TaqMan
2015Hu Asian ChinaESCC542516298SYBR Green
2015ZhangAsianChinaRCC1064633605SYBR Green
2014LiuAsianChinaPC4526111911SYBR Green
2014ZhengAsianChinaCRC14673237319TaqMan
2015PangAsianChinaPC12663466322SYBR Green
2014OkugawaAsianJapanGC15088666239TaqMan
2015HirataAsianJapanRCC50253250TaqMan

ESCC: esophageal squamous cell carcinoma; RCC: renal cell carcinoma; PC: pancreatic cancer; CRC: colorectal cancer; GC: gastric cancer.