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Prognostic Significance of the Lymphocyte-to-Monocyte Ratio in Bladder Cancer Undergoing Radical Cystectomy: A Meta-Analysis of 5638 Individuals

Table 3

Meta-analysis of the association between LMR and clinicopathological features of bladder cancer.

CharacteristicsNo. of studiesNo. of patientsOR (95% CI)Heterogeneity
(%)

Age (≥60 vs. <60)36262.07 (1.22-3.50)0.007420.18
Gender (male vs. female)44,8181.18 (0.68-2.04)0.56700.02
Smoking status (always/current vs. never)23940.95 (0.63-1.45)0.8200.80
Differentiation (low vs. moderate/high)54,8861.60 (1.10-2.32)0.01350.19
Tumor size (>3 cm vs. <3 cm)24961.86 (0.74-4.71)0.19710.06
T stage (III-IV vs. I-II)34,3901.13 (1.01-1.28)0.0400.79
Lymph node metastasis (yes vs. no)34,3901.22 (1.06-1.39)0.00500.67
Distant metastasis (yes vs. no)11241.46 (0.37-5.73)0.59
Multiplicity (multiple vs. solitary)24961.04 (0.68-1.58)0.8600.49
Concomitant Cis (yes vs. no)24,3220.88 (0.78-0.99)0.0300.87

Cis: carcinoma in situ.

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