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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of patients in the preoperative intraretinal fluid (IRF), new IRF, and IRF(−) groups

From: Perioperative intraretinal fluid observed using optical coherence tomography in the epiretinal membrane

 Preoperative IRF(+)New IRFIRF(−)p-value
Number of eyes (patients)36 (36)49 (49)70 (70) 
Age (years)68.1 ± 6.664.6 ± 7.164.2 ± 8.20.047*
Male/Female (patients)7/2918/3125/450.171
Laterality (Right/Left)18/1822/2733/370.874
Visual acuity
 median (Snellen)0.320.320.450.008*
 mean (logMAR)0.54 ± 0.270.48 ± 0.280.38 ± 0.180.004*
CSMT (μm)428.7 ± 96.9441.1 ± 82.1426.5 ± 51.90.550
Lens status (phakic/pseudophakic)25/1149/056/14< 0.001*
Duration of surgery (minutes)42.3 ± 12.843.6 ± 12.342.5 ± 17.00.701
Combined/PPV only25/1147/254/160.004*
No stain/TA/BBG3/7/261/10/385/9/560.529
MP only/MP + ILMP11/2511/3815/550.557
ILMP area (DD)2.3 ± 1.72.6 ± 1.52.6 ± 1.50.895
  1. CSMT central subfield macular thickness, PPV pars plana vitrectomy, TA triamcinolone acetonide, BBG Brilliant Blue G, MP membrane peeling, ILMP internal limiting membrane peeling, DD Disc diameter
  2. *p < 0.05 was considered statistically significant
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