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Table 6 Relationship between PTNB and the pleural recurrence rate of the patients without sub-pleural lesions

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

Research object PTNB NPTNB Weight% RR(95%CI)
events non-events events non-events
Inoue, M. 2011 [2] 0 79 3 182 21.75 0.332 (0.017,6.356)
Kashiwabara, K. 2016 [12] 3 23 4 40 44.65 1.269 (0.308,5.231)
Moon, S.M. 2017 [7] 12 134 1 108 33.6 8.959 (1.183,67.864)
总计 15 236 8 330 100 1.829 (0.339,9.872)