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Table 1 Literatures investigation the effects of the CONUT score in patients undergoing curative resection for gastric cancer

From: Prognostic significance of the controlling nutritional status (CONUT) score in patients undergoing gastrectomy for gastric cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Study Year Country Study design Number (Male) Tumor stage Cut-off for high CONUT group Prevalence of high CONUT score End points Follow-up (median, months) Qualitya
Kuroda [7] 2018 Japan Retrospective Single center 416 (267) I: 275
II: 81
III: 60
≥4 14.9% OS
CSS
RFS
Complications
61.2 6
Zheng [8] 2018 China Retrospective Single center 532 (403) I: 165
II: 123
III: 244
0–1 (normal)
2–4 (light)
≥5 (moderate or severe)
54.7%
34.4%
10.9%
OS
RFS
60 7
Liu [9] 2018 China Retrospective Single center 697 (457) II: 194
III: 503
≥3 31.1% CSS
Complications
36 6
Ryo [13] 2018 Japan Retrospective Multi-center 626 (435) II: 281
III: 345
≥2 46.2% OS
RFS
Complications
49.2 7
Suzuki [14] 2018 Japan Retrospective Single center 211 (141) I: 132
II: 53
III: 26
≥5 17.1% OS
CSS
Complications
47 6
  1. aScore from a maximum of 9 evaluated by the Newcastle–Ottawa quality assessment scale for cohort studies. [11]
  2. CONUT Controlling nutritional status, OS Overall survival, CSS Cancer-specific survival, RFS Recurrence/relapse-free survival