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Table 4 Summary of included studies

From: Clinical effectiveness of fresh frozen plasma compared with fibrinogen concentrate: a systematic review

Study types and interventions FFP, n(%) Fibrinogen concentrate, n(%)
Study type N = 70   N = 21  
   RCT   15 (21.4%)   3 (14.3%)
   Comparator study   37 (52.9%)   2 (9.5%)
   Noncomparator study   18 (25.7%)   16 (76.2%)
Comparison group intervention N = 52   N = 5  
   Colloid, crystalloid or no intervention   20 (38%)   2 (40%)
   Alternative dosage or formulation   32 (62%)   0 (0%)
   Fibrinogen concentrate vs FFP   Included in adjacent column   3 (60%)
Meta-analysis N = 1   N = 0  
  1. FFP = fresh frozen plasma; RCT = randomised, controlled trial.