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Table 3 Methodological quality of included studies

From: The mid-term outcome of total ankle arthroplasty and ankle fusion in rheumatoid arthritis: a systematic review

Author Year Study design Subject Outcome Analysis Total consensus
   Patient evaluation on clinical relevant time points (3)* Evaluation outcome measures (8) Eligibility criteria (10) Response rate (12) Outcome definitions (16) Statistical analysis (21) Data collection (22) (0–14 points)
TAA         
van der Heide et al. 2009 0 1 0 2 1 1 1 6
Schutte et al. 2008 2 1 1 2 2 1 1 10
Nelissen et al. 2006 2 0 1 2 2 1 1 9
San Giovanni et al. 2006 1 0 1 2 1 1 1 7
Doets et al. 2006 2 0 1 2 2 2 2 11
Carlsson et al. 2005 0 0 1 2 1 0 2 6
Bonnin et al. 2004 2 0 1 2 1 1 1 8
Anderson et al. 2003 2 1 1 2 1 1 1 9
Wood et al. 2000 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 4
Mean          7.8
Arthrodesis          
Anderson et al. 2005 0 1 1 0 1 0 2 5
Kennedy et al. 2003 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 4
Shinomiya et al. 2003 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 4
De Palma et al. 2000 2 0 0 2 1 0 1 6
Lauge-Pedersen et al. 1998 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 3
Stranks et al. 1995 0 0 1 2 1 0 1 5
Moran et al. 1991 0 1 1 2 1 0 2 7
Sowa et al. 1989 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 4
Mean          4.8
  1. * = number between parentheses refers to descriptor of the methodological quality assessment system by Macdermid et al. [13].
  2. 0 = minimal 1 = intermediate and 2 = maximal score for methodological quality.
  3. Definition of each individual score is presented in Table 1.