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Table 1 Baseline Characteristics of All Patients

From: Efficacy and safety of Ex-PRESS® mini shunt surgery versus trabeculectomy for neovascular glaucoma: a retrospective comparative study

Characteristic Ex-PRESS Trabeculectomy P value
Number of patients 14 30
 Male/Female 10/4 25/5 0.362
Age (years)
 Mean ± SD 62.8 ± 17.4 62.6 ± 15.3 0.960
 Range 29 to 88 29 to 93  
Preoperative IOP (mmHg)
 Mean ± SD 37.4 ± 9.7 35.4 ± 8.9 0.487
 Range 21.0 to 57.3 18.7 to 51.3  
Number of preoperative glaucoma drops
 Mean ± SD 4.0 ± 0.4 4.2 ± 0.5 0.301
 Range 3 to 5 3 to 5  
Follow-up period (months)
 Mean ± SD 15.7 ± 5.9 15.6 ± 12.4 0.987
 Range 2.8 to 25.1 0.3 to 24.4  
Causative disease of NVG 0.070
 Diabetic retinopathy 10 (71.4%) 24 (80.0%)  
 CRVO 4 (28.6%) 2 (6.7%)
 Others 0 4 (13.3%)
Oclular findings
 Rubeosis iridis 10 (71.4%) 20 (66.7%) 0.752
History of previous ocular surgery
 IVB injection within 3 days before surgery 11 (78.6%) 18 (60.0%) 0.226
 Cataract surgery 8 (57.1%) 17 (56.7%) 0.976
 Vitrectomy 7 (50.0%) 13 (43.3%) 0.679
  1. Abbereviations: CRVO central retinal vein occlusion, IOP intraocular pressure, IVB intravitreal bevacizmab, SD standard deviation