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Review Article

Clinical Efficacy of Extracorporeal Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation for Adults with Cardiac Arrest: Meta-Analysis with Trial Sequential Analysis

Table 2

Results of subgroup analysis based on different standards.

CharacteristicsSurvival outcomeNeurologic outcome
NRR(95%CI)P value for heterogeneityI2 (%)P values Between subgroupsNRR(95%CI)P value for heterogeneityI2(%)P values between subgroups

 Eastern countries101.63(1.23-2.13)0.113752.23(1.52-3.27)0.0229
 Western countries11.56(0.74-3.27)NANA23.66(1.85-7.25)0.2381
Propensity score matching0.970.008
Presumed aetiology0.310.74
 Not stated51.80(1.13-2.89)0.085232.58(1.39-4.82)0.2821
Witnessed arrest0.030.23
 Not stated51.26(1.01-1.59)0.351044.08(1.46-11.37)0.0270
Study quality0.200.43
 High quality71.90(1.39-2.59)0.153742.20(1.33-3.62)0.460
 Low quality41.32(1.04-1.68)0.39133.65(1.15-11.54)0.0177

Abbreviations: N= number of participants, NA=not application, RR= relative risk, and CI=confidence interval;

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