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Table 1 Absolute frequency of articles identified in the identification and screening phases

From: Efficacy of cryotherapy for the treatment of cutaneous leishmaniasis: meta-analyses of clinical trials

Source Cutaneous leishmaniasis AND
Treatment Topical treatment Local treatment Local heat Heat therapy Thermal therapy Cryotherapy Cryosurgery
PubMed         
No limits 3404 228 184 11 46 26 77 24
Title/Abstract 1197 62 15 5 7 10 52 11
Experimental 175 6 2 2 2 4 13 2
OVID         
No limits 2390 7767 11601 4990 7646 12513 4557 3938
Title/Abstract 19 9820 10579 5708 5469 7196 0 1
Experimental 5 14 12 13 13 12 0 1
ScienceDirect         
No limits 6647 1309 2863 1065 1216 57 308 169
Title/Abstract 343 34 19 4 4 4 13 1
Experimental 47 12 3 3 3 4 2 0
Embase         
No limits 2249 423 167 15 61 70 20 37
Title/Abstract 154 53 13 3 5 8 0 9
Experimental 48 34 10 3 4 8 0 2
Wiley         
No limits 3749 1220 1941 781 830 32 424 265
Title/Abstract 73 7 1 1 3 0 11 6
Experimental 47 5 1 1 3 0 5 4
Scielo         
No limits 125 32 19 1 0 1 1 0
Title/Abstract 32 2 0 0 0 1 1 0
Experimental 12 2 0 0 0 1 1 0
Lilacs         
No limits 381 230 181 20 54 32 82 26
Title/Abstract 49 73 11 4 8 1 32 9
Experimental 5 19 3 1 2 1 11 0
Web of Science         
No limits 1590 200 96 14 30 21 55 17
Title/Abstract 339 43 7 3 8 11 18 2
Experimental 95 22 3 3 5 6 12 1