Table 4

%Studies included for meta-analysis of patients with adenocarcinoma

Seven of 12 studies in Table 4<$REFLINK> are subset analyses by histological types, and thus they are also in Table 2<$REFLINK> .

AuthorYearStageMethodAntibody/exonsCutoffMultiaNo. of patients
PositiveNegative%
IHC
McLaren et al. (48)1992NSbIHC4 Abs10ND212150.0
Harpole et al. (78)1995IIHCPAb1801NSYes498935.5
Mitsudomi et al. (7)1995I–IIIIHCDO110No373352.9
Kawasaki et al. (18)1996T <2 cmIHCRSP53NSND5314726.5
Nishio et al. (9)1996I–IIIIHCDO710No376337.0
Ishida et al. (79)1997I–IIIIHCDO720Yes456939.5
Total24242236.4
DNA
Mitsudomi et al. (74)1993I–IVSSCPX5–8ND184727.7
Isobe et al. (80)1994IDGGEX5–9Yes111936.7
Kashii et al. (31)1995I–IVSSCPX5–9ND202742.6
Mitsudomi et al. (7)1995I–IIISSCPX5–8ND234633.3
Fukuyama et al. (81)1997I–IVSSCPX5–8Yes256926.6
Huang et al. (22)1998I–IIISSCPX5–8ND187020.5
Total11527829.3
Total35770033.8
  • a Multivariate analysis.

  • b NS, not shown; ND, not done; DGGE, denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis.