Table 2

Median flare values (pc/ms) in subgroups and healthy fellow eyes

Centre 1 (n=120)Centre 2 (n=194)
Median (range)Median (range)p value*
Retinal detachment 17.7 (5.0–312.0) 10.2 (3.2–263.8) <0.0001
 Phakic16.0 (5.0–312.0)9.1 (3.2–263.8)
 Pseudophakic23.1 (5.4–76.1)12.4 (4.4–196.4)
 Aphakic17.4 (5.9–28.8)
No PVR redetachment 17.1 (5.0–312.0) 10.0 (3.2–263.8) <0.0001
 Phakic16.0 (5.0–312.0)8.5 (3.2–263.8)
 Pseudophakic22.3 (5.4–76.1)12.3 (4.4–126.0)
 Aphakic17.4 (5.9–28.8)
PVR redetachment 32.2 (6.9–183.9) 15.8 (8.3–196.4) 0.808
 Phakic29.6 (6.9–183.9)16.7 (9.8–187.8)
 Pseudophakic32.2 (10.6–57.6)14.8 (8.3–196.4)
Extent of detachment
 <1 quadrant7.3 (3.2–9.9)
 1 quadrant10.0 (5.4–33.0)7.6 (3.2–37.9)
 2 quadrants17.8 (5.0–107.0)10.1 (3.3–67.4)
 3 quadrants27.0 (7.2–312.0)11.9 (5.7–196.5)
 4 quadrants131.9 (17.0–292.1)62.3 (10.4–263.8)
Macula on11.4 (5.0–86.0)8.5 (3.2–49.4) 0.001
Macula off23.2 (6.9–312.0)12.0 (4.0–263.8) <0.0001
Healthy fellow eyes9.7 (3.1–29.7)6.6 (2.4–16.2) <0.0001
  • *Independent samples Mann-Whitney U test between centres. Significance level after

  • Bonferroni correction p=0.008.

  • Analysis was not performed for extent of detachment.

  • PVR, proliferative vitreoretinopathy.