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Table 1 Studies included in the meta-analysis and major outcome events

From: Prognosis of cirrhotic patients admitted to intensive care unit: a meta-analysis

Study Number of cirrhotics Period of inclusion Mortality in ICU
N (%)
Mortality in hospital
N (%)
Mortality at 3 months
N (%)
Mortality at 6 months
N (%)
Transplanted at 3 months N (%)/6 months N (%) Study design Specificity of studied population
Jenq [37, 38] 188 2005–2006 95 (50.5) 137 (72.8) 154 (81.9) 157 (83.5) 0 (0.0)/0 (0.0) Prospective  
Fichet [10] 71 1995–2005 25 (35.2) 28 (39.4) NA NA 0 (0.0)/0 (0.0) Retrospective 100% stage III/IV HEa
Filloux [36] 83 2002–2006 29 (34.9) 39 (46.9) NA 47 (56.6) NA Retrospective  
Karvellas [39] 178 2003–2005 NA 91 (51.1) NA NA NA Retrospective  
Das [8] 138 2005–2008 57 (41.3) 75 (54.3) NA NA NA Retrospective  
Galbois [6] 56 1995–1998 22 (39.2) 25 (44.6) NA NA NA Retrospective  
Levesque [2, 3] 451 2005–2011 17 (38.8) 208 (46.2) 189 (76.8) 211 (85.7) 27 (5.9)/28 (6.2) (2) Prospective/(3) retrospective (2) 0% PO
(3) 100% IMV
Cavallazzi [35] 441 2003–2009 NA 213 (48.3) NA NA 15 (3.4)/15 (3.4) Retrospective  
Shawcross [40] 563 2000–2007 256 (45.5) 334 (59.3) NA NA NA Prospective  
Sauneuf [5] 89 1997–2010 64 (71.9) 74 (83.1) 77 (86.5) 77 (86.5) 0 (0.0)/2 (2.2) Retrospective 100% septic shock
Theocharidou [7] 265 2005–2012 91 (34.3) 125 (47.1) 168 (63.3) 173 (65.2) NA Retrospective  
  1. NA not available, HE hepatic encephalopathy, PO postoperative, IMV invasive mechanical ventilation
  2. aAccording to West Haven classification