|First Author (Ref. #)||Design||Method of Adjustment||DES (n)||BMS (n)||Follow-Up (Months)||Adjusted Point Estimate at Follow-Up|
|Chieffo et al. (69)||Nonrandomized study||Propensity score matching||85||64||6||N/A||N/A|
|Erglis et al. (70)||Randomized controlled trial||Randomization||53||50||6|
|Gao et al. (71)||Prospective cohort study (DES compared with historical BMS cohort)||Propensity score matching||220||224||15||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Han et al. (72)||Prospective cohort study||Propensity score matching||178||109||35 ± 14|
|Kim et al. (74)||Prospective cohort study||Weighting with propensity score||864||353||36||N/A|
|Palmerini et al. (33)||Nonrandomized study||Propensity score as a covariate||1,111||342||24||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Schrale et al. (77)||Retrospective cohort study||Multivariate Cox regression||55||45||21 ± 14||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Tamburino et al. (78)||Nonrandomized study||Propensity score matching||611||238||36||N/A|
|Tamburino et al. (79)||Nonrandomized study||Propensity score matching||334||145||36||N/A|
n refers to the number of patients within the studies who contributed to the estimate of interest. Odds ratios and hazard ratios are reported with 95% CIs.
HR = hazard ratio; OR = odds ratio; other abbreviations as in Tables 1 to 3.