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Table 2 Clinical outcome after DLTSC and phacotrabeculectomy

From: Diode laser transscleral cyclophotocoagulation followed by phacotrabeculectomy on medically unresponsive acute primary angle closure eyes: the long-term result

Case 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Total laser energy (J) 68 100 68 90 110 76 82 90 86
IOP 1 day after laser (mmHg) 27.8 23.3 30.0 29.5 31.1 28.4 25.9 32.0 27.7
Days between procedures (depending on the corneal clarity and inflammation) 3 8 2 3 5 7 10 4 7
MMC (mg/ml, min) 0.2, 1.5 0.2, 1.0 0.2, 2.0 0.3, 2.0 0.2, 2.0 0.2, 3.0 0.2, 2.0 0.3, 2.0 0.2, 2.0
IOP before surgery (mmHg) 23.9 22.0 28.0 31.0 28.7 32.0 29.7 26.6 25.7
IOP 1 day after surgery (mmHg) 11.6 19.6 8.6 21.7 15.8 22.0 14.6 18.7 23.0
IOP 1 week after surgery (mmHg) 17.1 11.0 10.0 20.4 17.4 15.9 13.9 14.8 9.0
IOP 1 month after surgery (mmHg) 8.7 13.5 14.8 9.5 14.3 16.1 14.1 13.3 10.5
IOP 6 months after surgery (mmHg) 10.2 12.8 13.9 14.7 15.6 14.4 10.7 16.1 9.5
IOP 1 year after surgery (mmHg) 11.2 11.5 12.3 13.5 16.5 15.7 13.2 17.1 10.7
Final IOP (mmHg) (months from presentation) 13.4 (22) 14.2 (25) 15.6 (30) 12.8 (35) 14.3 (14) 16.1 (17) 12.9 (15) 18.0 (14) 13.1 (17)
Final VA (LogMAR) 0.7 1.0 0.5 0.4 0.3 0.5 0.2 0.2 0.3
  1. DLTSC: diode laser transscleral cyclophotocoagulation, IOP: intraocular pressure, MMC: mitomycin-C, VA: vision acuity.