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Table 2 Best-evidence synthesis

From: Minimally invasive and computer-navigated total hip arthroplasty: a qualitative and systematic review of the literature

Strong evidence Consistent findings among multiple high-quality trials*
Moderate evidence Consistent findings in multiple low-quality trials and/or one high-quality trial
Limited evidence Consistent findings in at least one low-quality trial
Conflicting evidence Inconsistent findings among multiple trials (high- and/or low-quality trials)
No evidence Findings of eligible trials do not meet the criteria for one of the levels of evidence stated above, or there are no eligible trials available
  1. * Consistent findings were defined as ≥75% of the trials showing results in the same direction.