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World J Gastroenterol. Aug 7, 2013; 19(29): 4808-4817
Published online Aug 7, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i29.4808
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Figure 1 QUORUM flow chart for studies.
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Figure 2 Methodological quality graph. A: Diagnosis and staging studies; B: Prognosis studies. Authors’ judgments about each methodological quality item presented as percentages across all included studies.
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Figure 3 Forrest plot for the prognosis of pancreatic carcinoma. 1Patients received operation; 2Patients did not receive operation.
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Figure 4 Hierarchical summary receiver operating characteristic curve. A: For the diagnosis of pancreatic carcinoma; B: For N staging of pancreatic carcinoma; C: For liver metastasis of pancreatic carcinoma. HSROC: Hierarchical summary receiver operating characteristic.
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Figure 5 Funnel plot based on the data of positron emission tomography/ computed tomography for the diagnosis of pancreatic carcinoma.