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Table 3 Results of network and pairwise meta-analyses comparing procedures for transfusion rate

From: Intraoperative and postoperative feasibility and safety of total tubeless, tubeless, small-bore tube, and standard percutaneous nephrolithotomy: a systematic review and network meta-analysis of 16 randomized controlled trials

Procedures Network meta-analysis Pairwise meta-analysisa
OR 95% CI OR 95% CI
Standard
 Total tubeless 1.27 0.35–4.40 1.17 0.41–3.30
 Tubeless 2.94 0.73–14.06 3.79 0.75–19.20
 Small-bore tube 2.76 0.46–24.52 NA  
Total tubeless
 Tubeless 2.37 0.34–18.19 NA  
 Small-bore tube 2.39 0.24–22.21 NA  
Tubeless
 Small-bore tube 1.00 0.19–5.30 1.23 0.34–4.53
  1. CI confidence interval, OR odds ratio
  2. aFixed-effect model with Mantel-Haenszel method