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Table 1 Characteristics of included studies

From: Arterial duct stent versus surgical shunt for patients with duct-dependent pulmonary circulation: a meta-analysis

Study Year Region Design Group N Age (day)* Weight (kg)* Ventricle physiology (SV/DV, n) Cardiac anomaly Conduit size (mm)* Device manufacturer Follow up (year)*
Santoro [16] 2009 Italy RC Stent 13 22 ± 39 3.2 ± 0.9 NA TOF = 2, PAIVS = 6, others = 5 3.3 ± 0.4 Medtronic 0.6 ± 0.3
Shunt 14 21 ± 30 3.3 ± 1.2 NA TOF = 6, PAIVS = 2, others = 6 4.4 ± 0.3 Gore-Tex 1 ± 0.5
Amoozgar [17] 2012 Iran RC Stent 15 56 ± 60.2 3.9 ± 2.5 4/11 TOF = 2, PA = 10, TA = 2, TGA = 1 3.8 ± 0.3 Boston, Skylor, Blazer, Abbott 0.5
Shunt 20 102.5 ± 81 5 ± 1.6 5/15 TOF = 4, PA = 9, TA = 3, DORV = 1, others = 3 NA NA 0.5
McMullan [18] 2014 USA RC Stent 13 18.3 ± 15.4 3.3 ± 2.0 2/11 TOF = 1, PA = 8, TGA = 2, others = 2 NA Abbott 0.5 (0–1)
Shunt 42 12 ± 54 3.3 ± 1.6 5/37 TOF = 7, DORV = 7, PA = 12, TA = 4, TGA = 8, others = 4 NA Gore-Tex 0.5 (0–1)
Mallula [19] 2015 USA RC Stent 13 7.3 ± 5.3 3.3 ± 0.4 0/9 PAIVS = 13 3.5 ± 0 Boston, Medtronic, Abbott 2 (0.1–6)
Shunt 16 10 ± 6.5 2.9 ± 0.5 8/5 PAIVS = 16 3.5 ± 0.3 NA 2.5 (0.3–8.5)
Glatz [20] 2018 USA RC Stent 106 9 ± 1.7 3.2 ± 0.2 42/64 PAIVS = 47, PAVSD = 18, TA = 5, PS = 36 NA NA NA
Shunt 251 6 ± 1.8 3.1 ± 0.1 139/112 PAIVS = 50, PS = 63, PAVSD = 99, TA = 39 NA NA NA
Bentham [21] 2018 UK RC Stent 83 8 ± 1.5 3.1 ± 0.1 37/44 TOF = 6, PAIVS = 23, PAVSD = 22, DORV = 6, TA = 6, TGA = 15, others = 5 3.8 ± 0.3 NA 1
Shunt 171 8 ± 1.7 3.1 ± 0.1 82/74 TOF = 18, PAIVS = 32, PAVSD = 31, DORV = 17, TA = 17, TGA = 24, others = 32 3.6 ± 0.2 Gore-Tex 1
  1. Kg kilogram, mm millimeter, yr year, RC retrospective cohorts, SV single ventricle, DV double ventricle, TOF tetralogy of fallot, PA pulmonary atresia, PAIVS pulmonary atresia with intact ventricular septum, PSVSD pulmonary stenosis with ventricular septum defect, PAVSD pulmonary atresia with ventricular septum defect, TGA transposition of great arteries, TA tricuspid atresia, DORV double outlets of right ventricle, NA not available
  2. *Continuous variables are presented as mean ± standard deviation or median (interquartile range)