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Table 1 The major characteristics of the included trails

From: Is gap balancing superior to measured resection technique in total knee arthroplasty? A meta-analysis

 Year of publicationStudy designSample SizeMean AgeGender (F/M)Pathologies (OA/RA)Prosthesis designLength of follow-up
GBMRGBMRGBMRGBMR
Babazadeh [15]2014RCT515269.970.237/1430/2245/550/2CR2 years
Baier [9]2014RCT192172.470.014/512/919/021/0CR6 months
Nikolaides [14]2014Prospective cohort293470.071.0NRNR20/034/0PS7 days
Luyckx [8]2012Prospective cohort484865.064.030/1834/1448/048/0PSNR
Singh [12]2012RCT262673.073.0NRNR26/026/0CR2 years
Lee HJ [13]2011RCT303068.968.928/228/226/430/0CR2 years
Pang [11]2011RCT707068.070.060/1058/1270/070/0CR2 years
Sabbioni [20]2011Prospective cohort313667.069.025/628/831/036/0CR7 days
Lee DH [24]2010RCT605666.067.057/354/260/056/0CR3 months
Tigani [19]2010Prospective cohort576667.069.042/1546/2055/164/2PS7 months
Dennis [23]2010Prospective cohort2040NRNRNRNR20/040/0PS, CR2 years
  1. GB Gap balancing, MR Measured resection, RCT Randomized controlled trials, NR Not reported, CR Cruciate-retaining prostheses, PS Posterior cruciate-stabilizing prostheses
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