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Review Article

Clinical Features and Treatments of Syphilitic Uveitis: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Table 1

Study characteristics and patient demographics.

StudyStudy designStudy periodGeographical locationNumber of patientsNumber of eyesNumber of dropouts or loss of follow-upAge (years), rangeMales (%)Ethnicity (%)

Bollemeijier (2016)Retrospective1984–2013Netherlands851391047 (27–73)82.4Caucasian (78.8), Surinam black (8.2),
African American (2.3), Asian (8.2), Surinam Indian (2.3)
Dai (2016)Retrospective2011-2012China2541Unknown53 (33–70)72Chinese (100.0)
Fonollosa (2016)Retrospective2000–2012Spain5093041 (19–76)61
Sahin (2016)Retrospective2012–2014Turkey1217043.75 (8–67)58.3Caucasian (100.0)
Tsuboi (2016)Retrospective1997–2015Japan2030441 (32.5–46.5)100Japanese (100.0)
Zhang (2016)Retrospective2012–2015China1526050 (35–68)60Chinese (100.0)
Lee (2015)Retrospective2008–2014USA1629248.5 (20–63)100Black (25.0), Hispanic
(56.2), white (12.5), others (6.2)
Moradi (2015)Retrospective1984–2014USA3561445 (24–80)74.3African American (60.0),
Caucasian (40.0)
Northey (2015)Retrospective2007–2012Australia253750% lost after 3 months41 (24–81)92
Shen (2015)Retrospective2009–2014China1321450.3 ± 5.9 (37–61)53.8Chinese (100.0)
Mathew (2014)Prospective2009–2011UK4163047.5 (20.6–75.1)90.2Caucasian (90.2), Afro
Caribbean (7.1); Arab (2.4)
Rodrigues (2014)Retrospective2012 (Mar. to Oct.)Brazil1219Unknown38.5 (28–55)91.6
Yap (2014)Retrospective2004–2009Singapore12182 only at 1 month49.5 (24–84)91.7Chinese (75.0), Malays
(16.7), Indian (8.3)
Restivo (2013)Retrospective2004–2010Italy1421046.2 ± 10.4 (26–66)92.9
Eandi (2012)RetrospectiveUSA, Europe1625Unknown40 (28–57)87.5Non-Latino white (93.8),
black (6.3)
Yang (2012)Retrospective2004–2011China1935041.8 (19–70)57.9Asian (100.0)
Balaskas (2011)Retrospective1999–2009Switzerland2642345 (33–80)69.2Caucasian (80.8), African
(15.4), Asian (3.8)
Li (2011)Retrospective1991–2009USA1324140 (30–67)100
Hughes (2010)Retrospective2006–2009Australia1319041.7 (29–29)92.3
Li (2010)Retrospective92% after 2000Not mentioned13222-3 probably lost38 (26–55)100
Kunkel (2009)Retrospective1998–2006Germany24411142.4 ± 2.5 (); 41.6 ± 3.0 ()91.7
Fonollosa (2009)Retrospective2005–2007Spain1218047 (26–76)83.3
Anshu (2008)Retrospective1995–2006Singapore2229Unknown52.7 (18–78)77.3
Hong (2007)Retrospective1992–2004Taiwan814057.7 (32–82)87.5
Parc (2007)Retrospective2001–2004France10116/10 lost after 3 months41.2 ± 9.9 (28–59)100
Tran (2005)Retrospective2001–2003France1220340 (28–56)100
Shalaby (1997)Retrospective1983–1995USA1323537 (?–?)92.3
Ormerod (2001)Retrospective1990–1993USA2140251 (29–72)61.9Black (76.2), no data (23.8)
Browning (2000)Retrospective1986–1999USA1424042 (28–69)71.4African American (78.6), Caucasian (21.4)
Villanueva (2000)Retrospective1993–1996USA20Not mentioned658 ± 14 (29–70)40Black (100.0)
Deschenes (1992)Retrospective1986–1990Canada1424UnknownMean: 50 for men, 63 for women64.3
Tamesis (1990)Retrospective1983–1989USA2536UnknownMean: 47 for men, 57 for women40

UK: United Kingdom; USA: United States of America.

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