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Table 1 Study characteristics

From: Extensile lateral versus sinus tarsi approach for displaced, intra-articular calcaneal fractures: a meta-analysis

Study Type of study ELA vs. STA
Average age (years) No. of patients No. of fractures
Takasaka 2016 [22] Retrospective Not specified 20 vs. 27 23 vs. 27
Kumar 2014 [23] Prospective 30 vs. 31 21 vs. 21 23 vs. 22
Chen 2011 [24] Prospective 32 vs. 31 40 vs. 38 40 vs. 38
Wang 2015 [25] Retrospective 41 vs. 39 53 vs. 54 58 vs. 60
DeWall 2010 [26] Retrospective 41 vs. 40 41 vs. 79 42 vs. 83
Basile 2016 [27] Prospective 39 vs. 41 20 vs. 18 20 vs. 18
Kline 2013 [28] Retrospective 42 vs. 46 79 vs. 33 79 vs. 33
Yeo 2015 [29] Retrospective 42 vs. 46 60 vs. 40 60 vs. 40
Xia 2014 [30] Prospective 37 vs. 38 49 vs. 59 53 vs. 64
Wu 2012 [31] Retrospective 41 vs. 39 148 vs. 181 170 vs. 213
Weber 2008 [32] Retrospective 40 vs. 42 26 vs. 24 26 vs. 24