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Table 3 Characteristics of included studies-ICU-LOS/Ventilation time/Hospital-LOS

From: Comparison of whole-body computed tomography vs selective radiological imaging on outcomes in major trauma patients: a meta-analysis

  ICU-LOS Ventilation time Hospital-LOS
Author A B P value Author A B P value Author A
Huber-Wagner et al [19] 12.7 (14.7)* 11 (13.3)* 0.001 8.1 (12.4)* 7.1 (11.1)* 0.001 26.7 (27.5)* 26 (28.4)* 0.001
Sierink et al [38] 2 (0-6)† 1 (0-5)† 0.022 1 (0-3)† 0 (0-13)† 0.134 9 (3-25)† 8.5 (1-22.8)† 0.358
Weninger et al [39] 13.6 (14.3)* 16.8 (18.7)* 0.042 10.9 (15.3)* 14.3 (15.9)* 0.042 29 (29.4)* 32.5 (33.3)* 0.046
Wurmb et al [20] 8 (2-19)† 5 (1-14)† 0.157 5 (1-15)† 3 (1-12)† 0.107 NA NA NA
Hutter et al [21] 16.2 (17.3)* 16.2 (17)* 0.05 NA NA NA NA NA NA
Mao et al [43] 10.1 (9.07)* 13.81 (10.3)* 0.044 6.85 (7.2)* 10.45 (10.98)* 0.047 NA NA NA
  1. †median (IQR ); *mean (SD). SD, standard deviation; IQR, interquartile range.
  2. A, WBCT, whole-body computed tomography.
  3. B, NWBCT, no CT or only dedicated CT of one or combined body regions was done (non-whole- body CT). NA, not available.