TABLE 10Blood transfusion

StudyRobotic, n/N (%)Laparoscopic, n/N (%)Open, n/N (%)
Al-Shaiji 20101213/70 (4.3)42/70 (60.0)
aAnastasiadis 20031226/230 (2.6)6/70 (8.6)
Artibani 200312345/71 (63.4)17/50 (34.0)
aBolenz 201010012/262 (4.6)4/211 (1.9)32/156 (20.5)
Brown 20041251/60 (1.7)31/60 (51.7)
Carlsson 201010458/1253 (4.6)112/485 (23.1)
Chan 20081195/660 (0.8)11/340 (3.2)
Doumerc 20101052/212 (0.9)10/502 (2.0)
Drouin 20091014/71 (5.6)5/85 (5.9)8/83 (9.6)
Ficarra 20091062/103 (1.9)15/105 (14.3)
Fornara 20041272/32 (6.3)6/32 (18.8)
Fracalanza 20081077/35 (20.0)12/26 (46.2)
aGhavamian 20061285/70 (7.1)22/70 (31.4)
Gosseine 2009914/122 (3.3)8/125 (6.4)
aGreco 20101293/150 (2.0)9/150 (6.0)
aGuazzoni 2006908/60 (13.3)32/60 (53.3)
Hu 2006925/322 (1.6)8/358 (2.2)
Joseph 20079410/754 (1.3)35/800 (4.4)
Kim 20071327/30 (23.3)10/45 (22.2)
Kordan 20101207/830 (0.8)14/414 (3.4)
Krambeck 200910815/294 (5.1)77/588 (13.1)
Lama 20091337/56 (12.5)23/59 (39.0)
Martorana 20041341/50 (2.0)5/50 (10.0)
Menon 2002950/401/40 (2.5)
Nadler 201011210/50 (20.0)45/50 (90.0)
Ou 20091134/30 (13.3)18/30 (60.0)
aPoulakis 20071372/72 (2.8)13/70 (18.6)
Rozet 20079613/133 (9.8)4/133 (3.0)
Salomon 20021403/155 (1.9)31/151 (20.5)
Tewari 20031160/20067/100 (67.0)
Predicted probability of event0.0350.0500.227
OR (95% CrI); probability outcome favours robotic prostatectomyAll studies0.71 (0.31 to 1.62); 0.780
Low-risk studies only1.45 (0.38 to 6.21); 0.257
a

Study included in the low risk of bias meta-analysis.

From: 4, Clinical effectiveness of robotic compared with laparoscopic techniques

Cover of Systematic Review and Economic Modelling of the Relative Clinical Benefit and Cost-Effectiveness of Laparoscopic Surgery and Robotic Surgery for Removal of the Prostate in Men with Localised Prostate Cancer
Systematic Review and Economic Modelling of the Relative Clinical Benefit and Cost-Effectiveness of Laparoscopic Surgery and Robotic Surgery for Removal of the Prostate in Men with Localised Prostate Cancer.
Health Technology Assessment, No. 16.41.
Ramsay C, Pickard R, Robertson C, et al.
Southampton (UK): NIHR Journals Library; 2012 Nov.
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