Table 1

List of excluded studies

StudyReason
Active comparator trials
 Cho et al87Single dose
 DRCRN 2010 (Googe et al)88<6 months f/u
 Faghihi et al89Single dose
 Figueroa et al90Single dose
 Isaac et al91Single dose
 Paccola et al92Single dose
 Prager et al93<25 pts per arm
 Ozturk et al94Non-RCT
 Marey and Ellakwa95<6 months
 Shahin and El-Lakkany96Single dose
Pegaptanib
 Loftus et al97Quality of life data
Ranibizumab
 Ferrone and Jonisch98<25 pts per arm
Bevacizumab
 Solaiman et al99Single dose
 DRCRN—Scott et al100<25 pts per arm
 Lee101Non-RCT
 Isaac et al91Single dose
Trimacinolone
 Audren et al102Single dose (dosing study)
 Audren et al103Single dose
 Avitabile104Mixed RVO and DMO
 Bandello et al105Case report+PDR
 Bonini et al106Single dose injection technique
 Cellini et al107Single injection PSTI
 Cardillo et al108Single injection PSTI
 Chung et al109Single injection PSTI
 Dehghan et al110Single dose
 DRCRN—Chew et al 111<25 pts per arm
 Gil et al112<25 pts per arm
 Entezari et al113<6 months
 Hauser et al114Single dose
 Jonas et al115Single dose
 Joussen et al116Study protocol
 Avci and Kaderli117Anaesthetic technique
 Kang et al118Single dose
 Kim et al119Single injection and CME
 Lam et al120Single injection
 Lee121Single injection
 Maia et al122Single dose
 Massin et al123Single dose
 Mohamed et al124Post hoc analysis
 Nakamura et al125Single dose
 Spandau et al126Single dose
 Tunc127<6 months
 Verma et al128Single dose
 Wickremasinghe et al129Single dose
 Yalcinbayir et al130Single dose
Dexamethasone
 Haller et al131<6 months
 Haller et al132<25 pts per arm
 Kuppermann et al 133Mixture of macular oedema causes
 Boyer et al134Non-randomised
Fluocinolone
 Campochiaro et al135<25 pts per arm
Diclofenac
 Elbendary71<35 pts per arm
  • CME, cystoid macular edema; DMO, diabetic macular oedema PDR, proliferative diabetic retinopathy; PSTI, posterior subtenon injection; RVO, retinal vein occlusion.