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Table 1 Summary of comparative studies included in meta-analysis

From: Contasure-needleless single incision slings versus transobturator slings (TOT/TVT-O) for female patients with stress urinary incontinence: a systematic review and meta-analysis

StudyCountryStudy periodStudy designLEInterventionSample sizeFollow-upStudy qualityDefinition of subjective cureDefinition of objective cure
TrialControlTrialControl
Dogan 2018 [23]Turkey2014–2016RCT2aC-NDLTOT89892 y4bIf the response to the (ICIQ-SF) question 5 “When does urine leak?” was “never/urine does not leak”Absence of SUI and negative CST
Fernandez 2017 [24]Spain2010–2014RCT2aC-NDLTVT-O89981 y4bVery satisfied/satisfied in questionnaire and postsurgical SSI is 0Negative CST
Franco 2014[17]Spain2006–2010CCT2bC-NDLTVT-O1311085 y9aVery satisfied/satisfied in questionnaire and postsurgical SSI is 0Negative CST
Gaber 2016 [25]UK2014–2015RCT2aC-NDLTVT-O70701 y4bVery much improved/much improved on PGI-INegative CST with full bladder
Lv 2017[26]China2014–2015RCT2aC-NDLTOT78861 y3bPGI-INot mention
Tardiu 2011[27]Spain2006–2009CCT2bC-NDLTVT-O72601 y9aVery satisfied/satisfied in questionnaire and postsurgical SSI is 0Negative CST
Xu 2017 [28]China2014–2016RCT2aC-NDLTVT-O74741y3bPostsurgical SSI is 0Absence of SUI and negative CST
  1. RCT Randomized controlled trial, CCT Case–control trials, LE Level of evidence, C-NDL Contasure-Needleless single incision slings, TVT-O Tension-free vaginal tape-obturator, TOT Transobturator tape
  2. ICIQ-SF International Consultation on Incontinence Questionnaire –Short Form, SSI Sandvik Severity Index, PGI-I Patient global impression of improvement, CST Cough stress test
  3. a Using Newcastle–Ottawa Scale (score from 0 to 9)
  4. b Using Jadad scale (score from 0 to 5)