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Table 3 Quality assessments of studies included in the meta-analysis

From: Short-and long-term effects of ischemic postconditioning in STEMI patients: a meta-analysis

Study Year Randomization Blinded assessment Dropout rate (%) Similar baseline
Staat 2005 yes no unclear yes
Ma 2006 yes no unclear yes
Ma 2007 yes no unclear yes
Yang 2007 yes unclear unclear yes
Laskey 2008 yes unclear 0 yes
Thibault 2008 yes single-blind 0 yes
Lin1 2010 yes no unclear yes
Lin2 2010 yes no unclear yes
Lonborg 2010 yes unclear 0.26 yes
Sorensson 2010 yes no 0.15 yes
Xue 2010 yes unclear 0 yes
Garcia 2011 yes unclear 0 yes
Liu 2011 yes unclear 0 yes
Freixa 2012 yes no 0 yes
Tarantini 2012 yes no 0.04 yes
Thuny 2102 yes no 0.19 yes
Zhao 2012 yes no 0.09 yes
Dwyer 2013 yes unclear 0.23 yes
Elzbieciak 2013 yes no 0 yes
Hahn 2013 yes no 0.04 yes
Mewton 2013 yes no 0 yes
Sorensson 2013 yes no 0 yes
Dong 2014 yes unclear 0 yes
Limalanathan 2014 yes no 0.08 yes
Waltenberger 2014 yes single-blind 0.13 yes