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Table 2 Quality assessment of the included studies using JBI Checklist for Diagnostic Test Accuracy Study

From: Global longitudinal strain for detection of cardiac iron overload in patients with thalassemia: a meta-analysis of observational studies with individual-level participant data

Studies (1)Random sampling (2)Avoidance of case control design (3)Avoidance of inappropriate exclusions (4)Blinded interpretation of index test results (5)Use of pre-specified threshold (6)Reference standard correctly classifies the target condition (7)Blinded interpretation of reference standard (8)Appropriate interval between index test and reference standard (9)Patients receiving the same reference standard (10)All the patients including in the analysis
Parsaee et al. [15] No No Yes Unclear Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Ari et al. [16] No No Yes Unclear Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Rezaeian et al. [17] Yes No Yes Unclear Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Pizzino et al. [21] No No Yes Unclear Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Hanneman et al. [23] Yes No Yes Unclear Yes Yes Yes Unclear Yes Yes
Parsaee et al. [24] No No Yes Unclear Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Garceau et al. [25] No No Yes Unclear Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Abtahi et al. [22] Yes No Yes Unclear Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Nadar et al. [26] Yes No Yes Unclear Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
El-Shanshory et al. [4] Yes No Yes Unclear Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Djer et al. [28] Yes No Yes Unclear Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Barzin et al. [29] No No Yes Unclear Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Poorzand et al. [30] Yes No Yes Unclear Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Odoardo et al. [31] No No Yes Unclear Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes