Table 1

Mean (SD) intensity of immunostaining of the retina/choroid using an anti-VEGF165 antibody

Tissue layer
Tissue category Choroidal vessels RPE Outer retina Inner retina Retinal vessels Ganglion cell layer ILM
Normal (n=12)1.6 (0.3)0.3 (0.2)00.3 (0.2)0.9 (0.2)0.1 (0.1)0
Diabetic:
No overt retinopathy (n=19)1.6 (0.2)0.1 (0.1)00.4 (0.2)1.2 (0.2)0.2 (0.1)0.1 (0.1)
 Vascular abnormalities (n=6)2.3 (0.3)0.5 (0.3)0.2 (0.2)0.3 (0.2)2.2 (0.5)1.0 (0.4)0.3 (0.2)
 PDR (n=6)2.2 (0.4)0.4 (0.3)0.6 (0.2)0.6 (0.2)3.0 (0)0.6 (0.2)0.6 (0.2)
 Laser, no PDR (n=15)1.7 (0.3)0.1 (0.1)0.3 (0.1)0.3 (0.1)1.0 (0.3)0.2 (0.1)0.1 (0.1)
  • 0 = background, 1 = weak, 2 = moderate, 3 = intense.