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Table 1 Basic information of the subjects from included studies

From: Diagnostic accuracy of MRA and MRI for the bursal-sided partial-thickness rotator cuff tears: a meta-analysis

StudyNo. of patientsNo. of shouldersMean age (age, range)Gender (M/F)Clinical indication of shoulderMethodsFinal diagnosis of included patientsMuscle tendonQUADAS-2
Fritz et al. (2007)23823843 (18–79)150/80Underwent arthroscopic or open surgical evaluationMRIBursal-sided PTSSP-ISP8
Magee et al. (2009)15015031 (14–50)109/49Shoulder painMRA/MRIBursal-sided PTSSP11
Oh et al. (2009)363653.9 (20–77)16/20Scheduled for shoulder arthroscopic surgeryMRABursal-sided PTSSP-ISP/SSC9
Chun et al. (2010)20220251110/92Shoulder pain over 3 yearsMRABursal-sided PTAll10
Choo et al. (2012)494955.6 (19–71)22/27Shoulder discomfortMRABursal-sided PTAll9
Modi et al. (2013)10310330 (15–79)76/27Shoulder pain or instability symptomMRABursal-sided PTAll9
Lee et al. (2014)20520656.5 (1–78)98/107Undergone indirect shoulder MRA followed by arthroscopic surgeryMRABursal-sided PTSSC/SSP-ISP11
Choo et al. (2015)23123159 (21–81)97/134Shoulder discomfortMRABursal-sided PTSSP-ISP7
Farshad-Amacker et al. (2015)373747 (26–60)26/11Symptomatic shoulderMRIBursal-sided PTSSP9
Lee et al. (2015)33333356.9 (17–80)160/173Suspected of having rotator cuff lesionMRA/MRIBursal-sided PTSSP-ISP/SSC10
Lo et al. (2016)14614648.3 (19–86)95/51NRMRIBursal-sided PTAll11
Perez et al. (2018)101016.7 (14–18)10/0Shoulder pathologyMRIBursal-sided PTAll11
  1. MRA magnetic resonance angiography, MRI magnetic resonance imaging, SSP supraspinatus, SSC subscapularis, ISP infraspinatus, PT partial-thickness rotator cuff tear, M male, F female, NR not reported