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Table 1 Baseline characteristics included studies

From: Timing of repair and mesh use in traumatic abdominal wall defects: a systematic review and meta-analysis of current literature

AuthorYearJournalCountryStudy periodStudy populationTAWDs meeting inclusion criteriaTAWD typeSurgery (%)
Park2018Ann Surg Treat ResKorea2006–201598All lumbar8 (89)
Pardhan2016World J SurgAustralia2003–20134444nm41 (93)
Coleman2015J Trauma Acute Care SurgUSA2002–20148080All types23 (29)
Honaker2014J Trauma Acute Care SurgUSA2007–20123838All types30 (79)
Bender2008Am J SurgUSA2001–20072525All types22 (88)
Netto2006J TraumaCanada2000–20043434Mainly posterior10 (29)
Vijayalakshmi [29]2018J Clin Diagn ResIndianm44All types4 (100)
Akbaba2015Indian J Surgnmnm33nm2 (33)
Guttenridge2014ANZ J SurgAustralia2007–201055All types4 (80)
Singal2011J Emerg Trauma ShockIndianm33All types3 (100)
Agarwal2009J Med Case RepIndianm22All types2 (100)
Kumar2004HerniaIndianm22All types2 (100)
Burt2004J TraumaUSAnm33Posterior3 (100)
Brenneman1995J TraumaCanada1992–199399All types7 (78)
Damschen1994J TraumaUSAnm54All types2 (50)
Fullerton1984J Emerg MedUSAnm22All types2 (100)
Guly1983J TraumaUKnm22All types2 (100)
Danto1976J TraumaUSAnm33All types3 (100)
Payne [30]1973J TraumaUSAnm22All types2 (100)
  1. This table shows all the characteristics of the included studies. In most studies, the majority of patients are treated surgically for their TAWD except for Coleman, Netto, and Akbaba et al. The six studies on top of the table are included in the meta-analysis
  2. nm not mentioned