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Table 3 Trials in which the numbers randomized and the numbers analyzed were inconsistent

From: Effectiveness of acupuncture for angina pectoris: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials

Study ID Comparison Outcomes TG analysis no./randomized no. CG analysis no./ randomized no.
BALLEGAARD 1990 [36] Genuine acupuncture versus sham acupuncture NTG consumption/ angina attacks 14/24 16/25
CAO JP 2002 [42] Body acupuncture plus western medicine versus western medicine DCG 26/30 21/21
DIAO LH 2006 [43] Electro-acupuncture versus Compound Danshen Pills ECG 27/30 26/30
DIAO LH (2) 2006 [43] Electro-acupuncture plus Compound Danshen Pills versus Compound Danshen Pills ECG 28/30 26/30
HUANG J2 2004 [46] Electro-acupuncture versus Compound Danshen Pills ECG 18/20 16/20
HUANG J2 (2) 2004 [46] Electro-acupuncture plus Compound Danshen Pills versus Compound Danshen Pills ECG 17/20 16/20
  1. TG: treatment group; CG: controlled group; no.: number; ECG: Electrocardiograph; DCG: Dynamic electrocardiogram; NTG: nitroglycerin.