Table 3

The results of pooled analysis
Outcome Study Risk ratio effect/Mean difference(95%CI) P Value Heterogeneity
Random effects Fixed effects I2 P Value
Frequency of recurrent dislocation [2,7-9,23-26] 0.73 [0.46, 1.16] 0.70 [0.53, 0.92] 0.01 43% 0.12
Frequency of recurrent instability/subluxation [2,7-9,23,24] 0.67 [0.25, 1.80] 0.98 [0.75, 1.28] 0.86 57% 0.07
Patient satisfaction (excellent/good) [7,23-25] 0.84 [0.71, 1.00] 0.84 [0.70, 1.00] 0.05 0 0.93
Frequency subsequent surgery required [8,25] 0.74 [0.15, 3.70] 0.94 [0.53, 1.66] 0.82 41% 0.19
Kujala score [2,7-9,23-26] 6.38 [-5.32, 18.08] 9.40 [8.18, 10.61] 0.29 98% <0.00001
Hughston VAS [23-25] -5.68 [-9.49, -1.88] -5.68 [-9.49, -1.88] 0.003 0 0.66
Tegner score [8,23-25] -1.09 [-1.54, -0.63] -1.02 [-1.19, -0.85] <0.00001 28% 0.25

Cheng et al.

Cheng et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2014 9:60   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-9-60

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