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Table 1 Search strategies in Medline and Embase electronic databases for sex and gender in transplantation

From: Sex and gender considerations in transplantation research: protocol for a scoping review

Ovid Medline Ovid Embase
1. Sex Factors
2. Sex Characteristics
3. ((sex or gender) adj3 (characteristic* or factor* or imbalance* or issue* or specific*)).tw,kf.
4. ((sex or gender) adj3 differenc*).ti,kf.
5. ((sex or gender) adj3 differenc*).ab. /freq = 2
6. or/1-5
7. exp cell transplantation
8. ((cell* or hematopoietic) adj3 transplant*).tw,kf.
9. 7 or 8
10. 6 and 9
11. exp. organ transplantation
12. ((cardiac or heart or hepatic or kidney* or liver or lung or organ or pancrea* or pulmon* or renal) adj3 (graft* or transplant*)).tw,kf.
13. 11 or 12
14. 6 and 13
15. Living Donors
16. Tissue Donors
17. ((cell* or cardiac or heart or hematopoietic or hepatic or kidney* or liver or lung or organ or pancrea* or pulmon* or renal) adj3 (donor* or donation*)).tw,kf.
18. or/15-17
19. 6 and 18
20. 10 or 14 or 19
1. Sex difference
2. ((sex or gender) adj3 (characteristic* or factor* or imbalance* or issue* or specific*)).tw,kw.
3. ((sex or gender) adj3 differenc*).ti,kw.
4. ((sex or gender) adj3 differenc*).ab. /freq = 2
5. or/1-4
6. exp cell transplantation
7. ((cell* or hematopoietic) adj3 transplant*).tw,kw.
8. 6 or 7
9. 5 and 8
10. exp. organ transplantation
11. ((cardiac or heart or hepatic or kidney* or liver or lung or organ or pancrea* or pulmon* or renal) adj3 (graft* or transplant*)).tw,kw.
12. 10 or 11 (
13. 5 and 12
14. living donor
15. kidney donor
16. organ donor
17. unrelated donors
18. ((cell* or cardiac or heart or hematopoietic or hepatic or kidney* or liver or lung or organ or pancrea* or pulmon* or renal) adj3 (donor* or donation*)).tw,kw.
19. or/14-18
20. 5 and 19
21. 9 or 13 or 20