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Carroll C, Papaioannou D, Rees A, et al. The Clinical Effectiveness and Safety of Prophylactic Retinal Interventions to Reduce the Risk of Retinal Detachment and Subsequent Vision Loss in Adults and Children with Stickler Syndrome: A Systematic Review. Southampton (UK): NIHR Journals Library; 2011 Apr. (Health Technology Assessment, No. 15.16.)

Appendix 2Data abstraction tables

Characteristics of included studies

Reference Manager IDStudy reference Author, date, countryStudy designDiagnostic criteriaInclusion criteria (including criteria for diagnosis)Exclusion criteria (including number excluded)Intervention group and population characteristics
Number, age, gender, ethnicity, retinal status, comorbidities, etc.
Comparison group and population characteristics
Number, age, gender, ethnicity, retinal status, comorbidities, etc.
Prophylactic intervention Description of technique and settingControl/comparison (e.g. no treatment)

Study outcomes

Reference Manager IDStudy reference Author, dateStudy duration/follow-upMeasurement details How, by whomIntervention group:
No. enrolled
No. included in analysis
No. excluded, withdrew
Comparison group:
No. enrolled
No. included in analysis
No. excluded, withdrew
Intervention group Primary outcome:
No. eyes (patients) unilateral RD
No. eyes (patients) bilateral RD
Secondary outcomes:
No with total vision loss
No. with unilateral vision loss
No with retinal tear/lesions
Time to RD or tear/lesions
Comparison group Primary outcome:
No. eyes (patients) unilateral RD
No. eyes (patients) bilateral RD
Secondary outcomes:
No with total vision loss
No. with unilateral vision loss
No with retinal tear/lesions
Time to RD or tear/lesions
Adverse effects Descriptions and frequencyNotes and new references
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The Clinical Effectiveness and Safety of Prophylactic Retinal Interventions to Reduce the Risk of Retinal Detachment and Subsequent Vision Loss in Adults and Children with Stickler Syndrome: A Systematic Review.
Health Technology Assessment, No. 15.16.
Carroll C, Papaioannou D, Rees A, et al.
Southampton (UK): NIHR Journals Library; 2011 Apr.

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