Erratum. Endoscopic versus open microvascular decompression for trigeminal neuralgia: a systematic review and comparative meta-analysis

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TO THE READERSHIP: Errors appeared in the article by Zagzoog et al. (Zagzoog N, Attar A, Takroni R, et al: Endoscopic versus open microvascular decompression for trigeminal neuralgia: a systematic review and comparative meta-analysis. J Neurosurg [epub ahead of print December 7, 2018; DOI: 10.3171/2018.6.JNS172690]).

In Fig. 1, “Records excluded due to sample size less than 30 (n = 125)” should have stated “less than 10 (n = 124),” and “Full-text articles assessed for eligibility (n = 714)” should have stated “(n = 715).”

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Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses (PRISMA) flowchart of the literature search and study selection.

In the article, the first paragraph under Results, “Of these 839 articles, two independent reviewers eliminated 125 with a sample size smaller than 10 and another 692 articles not relevant to our analysis” should have stated “two independent reviewers eliminated 124.”

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The article has been corrected online as of March 22, 2019.

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INCLUDE WHEN CITING Published online March 22, 2019; DOI: 10.3171/2019.2.JNS172690a.

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    Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses (PRISMA) flowchart of the literature search and study selection.

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