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Table 1 The characteristics of patients included

From: Aspiration-sclerotherapy versus laparoscopic de-roofing in the treatment of renal cysts: which is better?

AuthorCountryTreatmentSample (n)age (y/o)Male ratio (%)Mean diameter o cyst (cm)Clinical presentation (n)Follow up (m)NOS
painlumpHypertensionHematuria
Efesoy [11] 2015TurkeyAS3853.2 ± 13.757.99.5 ± 2.936   67
LD4251.1 ± 11.654.88.5 ± 2.738   
Bas [12] 2015TurkeyAS355962.87.221734357
LD14957.756.87.91191659
Shao [13] 2013ChinaAS98655.3 ± 14.753.26.3 ± 1.4494 4161127
LD20846.8 ± 11.941.87.5 ± 2.3101 1916
Agarwal [14] 2012IndiaAS2046.4 ± 9.48606.58 ± 0.85104 238
LD2044.8 ± 14.28507.28 ± 0.9493 1
Arisan [15] 2006TurkeyAS216052.46.021 4 128
LD1557409.015   
OKEK E [16] 2003UKAS650.833.36.051  177
LD750.928.68.07   
  1. AS aspiration-sclerotherapy
  2. LD laparoscopic de-roofing
  3. NOS Newcastle–Ottawa Scale