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Table 1 Summary of included studies

From: Decellularized versus cryopreserved pulmonary allografts for right ventricular outflow tract reconstruction during the Ross procedure: a meta-analysis of short- and long-term outcomes

References Study period Hospital Country Types of study Decellularized allograft Cryopreserved allograft
Bechtel [8] 2000–2002 University of Luebeck Germany Retrospective 23 49
Brown [11] 2000–2005 Multicenter USA Retrospective 193 665
Chauvette [9] 2011–2019 Multicenter, Canadian Ross Registry Canada Retrospective 466 31
Etnel [10] 1995–2017 Santa Case de Curitiba Brazil Retrospective/PSM 130 130
  1. PSM: Propensity-score matching