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Table 1 Characteristics of included studies

From: Hypertension and coronary artery ectasia: a systematic review and meta-analysis study

Study ID Year Country CAE+ CAE– Design HTN DM F.CAD Hyp Smoke BMI MMAT score
Aghajani et al. [33] 2017 Iran 27 33 Case-control 4
Akturk et al. [34] 2018 Turkey 40 40 Case-control 3
Antonopoulos et al. [35] 2016 Greece 39 41 Case-control 2
Baysal et al. [36] 2018 Turkey 32 35 Cross-sectional 3
Boles et al. [30] 2017 Sweden 16 26 Cross-sectional 2
Brunetti et al. [37] 2014 Italy 14 15 Cross-sectional 2
Demir et al. [38] 2013 Turkey 126 122 Cross-sectional 3
Dogan et al. [39] 2016 Turkey 167 150 Cross-sectional 4
Dursun et al. [22] 2015 Turkey 30 30 Cross-sectional 3
Erdogan et al. [23] 2013 Turkey 49 30 Cross-sectional 4
Farrag et al. [24] 2013 Egypt 192 2,408 Cross-sectional 3
Gok et al. [25] 2018 Turkey 52 33 Case-control 5
Ipek et al. [26] 2016 Turkey 99 1,556 Case-control 4
Isik et al. [40] 2012 Turkey 75 96 Cross-sectional 5
Iwanczyk et al. [28] 2019 Poland 27 27 Cross-sectional 3
Kalaycioglu et al. [41] 2014 Turkey 138 139 Cross-sectional 5
Karaagac et al. [42] 2014 Turkey 28 22 Case-control 2
Katritsis et al. [16] 2010 France 27 30 Cross-sectional 3
Kiris et al. [17] 2012 Turkey 34 24 Cross-sectional 4
Kiziltunc et al. [43] 2016 Turkey 41 72 Cross-sectional 3
Kundi et al. [44] 2017 Turkey 52 33 Cross-sectional 3
Liang et al. [45] 2019 China 87 90 Cross-sectional 4
Liu et al. [46] 2016 China 32 31 Case-control 3
Luo et al. [47] 2017 China 51 100 Case-control 5
Ozbek et al. [5] 2016 Turkey 117 70 Cross-sectional 4
Ozde et al. [6] 2018 Turkey 55 55 Case-control 4
Qin et al. [7] 2019 China 100 100 Cross-sectional 3
Quisi et al. [8] 2018 Turkey 51 50 Case-control 4
Sarli et al. [18] 2014 Turkey 210 100 Case-control 5
Satiroglu et al. [48] 2015 Turkey 20 28 Cross-sectional 3
Schram et al. [27] 2018 Netherland 77 154 Case-control 2
Sen et al. [19] 2014 Turkey 100 80 Case-control 5
Sen et al. [49] 2007 Turkey 67 45 Cross-sectional 3
Tuzun et al. [29] 2007 Turkey 35 35 Cross-sectional 3
Uygun et al. [50] 2019 Turkey 41 45 Cross-sectional 5
Varol et al. [51] 2009 Turkey 366 160 Case-control 3
Wang et al. [52] 2017 China 72 72 Cross-sectional 5
Yalcin et al. [9] 2015 Turkey 40 44 Cross-sectional 4
Yang et al. [10] 2013 China 131 1,269 Cross-sectional 4
Yolcu et al. [11] 2016 Turkey 62 57 Cross-sectional 3
  1. CAE+ participants with coronary artery ectasia (CAE), CAE– participants without CAE; HTN hypertension (reported in study), DM diabetes mellitus (reported in study), F.CAD family history of coronary artery disease (reported in study), Hyp hyperlipidemia (reported in study); Smoke, recent smoked (reported in study), BMI body mass index (reported in study), MMAT Mixed Method Appraisal Tool