Table 1

Patient characteristics in two groups of patients who received trabeculectomy with or without intraoperative 5-FU

Trabeculectomy with 5-FU (n=18)Control group (n=16)p Value
Age (years):
 Mean (SD)50.5 (16.1)55.8 (15.1)0.37
 Range30–7038–68
Sex:
 Female8 (45%)6 (38%)
 Male10 (55%)10 (62%)
Follow up (months)
 Mean (SD)17.4 (4.8)23.5 (1.6)
 Range12–2412–24
Preoperative IOP (mm Hg)
 Mean (SD)24.9 (4.1)24.0 (3.0)0.56
 Range18–2918–28
Number of medications (SD)1.57 (0.51)1.82 (0.26)0.2
Duration of medications (years) (SD)3.66 (3.05)4.26 (3.52)0.35