Table C47

KQ2: Studies Not Included for Hematologic Response

study authorHb response definitionIntervention nIntervention NProportion (%)Control nControl NProportion (%)Comments
Hesketh 2004 HB Response defined as increase ≥ 2 g/dl or a concentration ≥ 12 g/dl in albescence of RBC transfusion within previous 28 d1012286 (CI 78–94)10112084 (CI 76–92)KM – estimate Difference in Percentages 2 (CI –8–12)
Justice 2005 HB response HB≥12 g/dl or I ≥ 2 g/dl405967.78475979.66Estimated by Kaplan Meier method % reported: A 80 (67 to 92) B) 68 (52 to 83)
Additional Data
Granetto 2003 Complete if increase of Hb ≥ 2 g/dl without transfusion after 4 w5810555.246011353.09Weight 45–63 kg
Granetto 2003 326648.48387054.28Weight 70 –100 kg

From: Appendix C, Evidence Tables

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