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Table 1 Eighteen publications relating to CCHOM conducted in the last 26 years

From: The Beit CURE Classification of Childhood Chronic Haematogenous Osteomyelitis—a guide to treatment

Author [reference] Year Country N Type of OM Age Blood tests XR used MRI used Microbiology reported LoT Classification used
Daoud [6] 1989 Algeria 34 CHOM P No Yes No Yes Yes No
Meier [3] 1993 Nigeria 161 CHOM P&A No Yes No Yes No Yes—own
Lauschke [2] 1994 Namibia 55 CHOM P Yes Yes No Yes No Yes—own
Tekou [25] 2000 Togo 145 Mix P No Yes No Yes No No
Bickler [7] 2000 Gambia 98 Mix P No No No No No No
Solagberu [13] 2003 Nigeria 271 Mix P&A Yes Yes No No No Yes—own
Kouame [24] 2005 Cote d’Ivoire 42 CHOM P Yes Yes No Yes No No
Nacoulma [8] 2007 Burkina Faso 102 Mix P&A Yes Yes No Yes No No
Erlap [17] 2007 Turkey 13 Mix P&A Yes Yes No No No Cierny Mader
Museru [18] 2001 Tanzania 9 Mix P No Yes No No No No
Akinyoola [19] 2008 Nigeria 47 Mix P Yes Yes No Yes Yes No
Agaja [26] 2008 Nigeria 107 Mix P&A Yes Yes No Yes No No
Liu [22] 2008 China 11 CHOM P Yes Yes No No Yes No
Beckles [1] 2010 Malawi 167 CHOM P No Yes No Yes Yes Beit CURE
Hung [13] 2010 Vietnam 376 Mix P No Yes No Yes No Yes—own
Stoesser [16] 2013 Cambodia 81 Mix P Yes Yes No Yes Yes No
Wirbel [10] 2014 Angola and Afghanistan 27 Mix P Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Ali [14] 2015 Tanzania 55 Mix P No Yes No Yes Yes Meier
  1. N number in study, OM osteomyelitis, CHOM chronic haematogenous osteomyelitis only, Mix mixed aetiology of osteomyelitis, P paediatric patients only, P&A paediatric and adult patients, XR plain radiology X-rays used, LoT length of treatment reported