Systematic Review
Copyright ©The Author(s) 2018.
World J Hepatol. Oct 27, 2018; 10(10): 752-760
Published online Oct 27, 2018. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v10.i10.752
Table 2 Risk of bias and quality of the studies
ReferenceStudy designConsecutive enrolmentThrombosis as pre-defined outcomeMethods use to the diagnosis of thrombosis
Shackleton et al[31]RetrospectiveYesYes, HATClinical grounds and angiography and/or surgical exploration for confirmation
López et al[32]RetrospectiveYesNoDoppler US and angiography for confirmation, post mortem second confirmation
Millis et al[33]RetrospectiveYesYes, PVTDoppler US and angiography for confirmation
Jurim et al[34]RetrospectiveYesYes, HATNot reported
Yandza et al[35]RetrospectiveYesYes, HATDoppler US
Stevens et al[36]RetrospectiveYesYes, HATDoppler US
Sabra et al[37]RetrospectiveYesYes, PVTDoppler US
Julka et al[38]RetrospectiveYesNoDoppler US and angiography for confirmation
Saad et al[39]RetrospectiveYesYes, PVTDoppler US