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Table 2 Basic characteristics of included studies

From: Correlation between percutaneous transthoracic needle biopsy and recurrence in stage I lung cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Study object Study type Location Sample size Period Median follow-up (months) Stage tumor size (mm) Needle size therapy
PTNB NPTNB PTNB NPTNB PTNB NPTNB
Matsuguma, H. 2005 [3] Cohort stud Japan 66 224 1986,10-
2000.12
80 80 I 23.8 29.0/39.5 18 gauge Surgery
Inoue, M. 2011 [2] Cohort stud Japan 131 316 1992–2008 66.5 57.9 I 25 27 18 gauge Surgery
Asakura, K. 2012 [11] Cohort stud Japan 124 197 2002.10-
2009.02
45 42 I 19 ± 9 25 ± 9 18 gauge Surgery
Flechsig. P. 2015 [10] Cohort stud Germany 26 9 2003–2010 17 17 I Nr* nr 15 gauge Surgery chemotherapy, radiotherapy
Kashiwabara, K. 2016 [12] Cohort stud Japan 63 86 2009.04-
2014.03
43.2 43.2 I 21 27 21 gauge Surgery
Moon, S.M. 2017 [7] Cohort stud Korea 243 149 2009.01-
2010.12
54 51 I not sure not sure 18/20 gauge Surgery
Hu, C. 2018 [9] Cohort stud China 66 256 2010.01-
2014.09
not sure not sure I 25 23 18 gauge Surgery,chemotherapy
Ahn, S. Y. 2019 [8] Cohort stud Korea 540 270 2004.01-
2010.12
63.7 64.1 I 26 20 17–22 gauge Surgery