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World J Gastrointest Endosc. Sep 16, 2023; 15(9): 574-583
Published online Sep 16, 2023. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v15.i9.574
Table 2 Comparison of the parameters between cautery-enhanced and non-cautery enhanced approaches for endoscopic ultrasound guided gallbladder drainage

n of studies (cautery-enhanced vs non- cautery enhanced)
Pooled odds ratio (cautery-enhanced vs non-cautery enhanced) or AEs (%)
P value
Method 1: Including studies with patients in both arms only
Adverse events20.550.19-1.640.28
Clinical success21.810.50-6.610.37
Method 2: Including all studies
Adverse events9 vs 314.0% vs 37.8%(9.1%-21.0%) vs (26.5%- 50.6%)0
Clinical success11 vs 389.9% vs 93.4%(86.1%-92.7%) vs (72.8%-90.3%)0.12
Technical success11 vs 394.4% vs 93.8%26.5%-50.6%0.82